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It's 126 pages and an easy read. It's divided into 7 parts: (1) an introduction to "transgenderism" including recent events like Dave Chapelle; (2) a look at the erasure of the word woman; (3) the legal abolition of sex; (4) how the legal abolition of sex affects women and girls; (5) how media and tech companies shape the discourse around "gender identity"; (6) the "gender identity" industry, including some of the key financial backers of the movement and the way corporations have gotten behind it as a way to seem like they care; and (7) the global campaign to protect sex-based rights.

She touches on many of the issues we talk about daily on Ovarit, from the money behind the transgender cause to the crimes of TIMs and men, to sports, to crime and health statistics, to the erasure of women legally and in language.... She also directly references many women writers and activists who have been working on this issue, and a nod to Glinner as well. It just seemed like a nice act of female solidarity (we're all working together) and also helped to dispel the idea that criticisms of gender identity exclusively come from conservative / right-leaning people (she also addresses the smearing of feminists as conservatives in the book).

Most interesting to me was the section looking at the legal abolition of sex because it gives a very good overview of the legal situation in the United States. I am not a legal scholar and I sometimes find all the court cases and their implications confusing, and she really spells it out clearly. In particular it really made me realize how much our judicial system has failed women by kicking the can down the road and declining to take on cases with complex issues that might help our cause. And it's depressing to realize what's going on in some of the lower courts and the way the Biden administration has misrepresented things and over-reached with "gender identity". She occasionally talks about what is going on in other countries (usually the UK) but this is a US-focused book.

I highly recommend this book, and I'm curious if this is something that we could organize to send legislators in the US the way SexMatters sent Helen Joyce's Trans to UK parliament members. Admittedly, I'm collecting books that, if the authoritarian left gets their way, would be banned at best, or at worst get me pulled in for questioning or arrested. I'm happy to add this book to my collection because I want to support Kara, but also it is more proof, in print, that left-leaning feminists (and left-leaning people in general) object to gender identity. Whether gender identity falls apart in 3 years or 30 or 300, I think this book will be a key primary source for people to make sense of the madness that is "transgenderism".

Also: Ovarit gets a mention on page 65 as one of the places that TIM's crimes are accurately recorded and reported as being male crimes (not women's crimes), so congrats to the ThisNeverHappens circle especially!

It's 126 pages and an easy read. It's divided into 7 parts: (1) an introduction to "transgenderism" including recent events like Dave Chapelle; (2) a look at the erasure of the word woman; (3) the legal abolition of sex; (4) how the legal abolition of sex affects women and girls; (5) how media and tech companies shape the discourse around "gender identity"; (6) the "gender identity" industry, including some of the key financial backers of the movement and the way corporations have gotten behind it as a way to seem like they care; and (7) the global campaign to protect sex-based rights. She touches on many of the issues we talk about daily on Ovarit, from the money behind the transgender cause to the crimes of TIMs and men, to sports, to crime and health statistics, to the erasure of women legally and in language.... She also directly references many women writers and activists who have been working on this issue, and a nod to Glinner as well. It just seemed like a nice act of female solidarity (we're all working together) and also helped to dispel the idea that criticisms of gender identity exclusively come from conservative / right-leaning people (she also addresses the smearing of feminists as conservatives in the book). Most interesting to me was the section looking at the legal abolition of sex because it gives a very good overview of the legal situation in the United States. I am not a legal scholar and I sometimes find all the court cases and their implications confusing, and she really spells it out clearly. In particular it really made me realize how much our judicial system has failed women by kicking the can down the road and declining to take on cases with complex issues that might help our cause. And it's depressing to realize what's going on in some of the lower courts and the way the Biden administration has misrepresented things and over-reached with "gender identity". She occasionally talks about what is going on in other countries (usually the UK) but this is a US-focused book. **I highly recommend this book**, and I'm curious if this is something that we could organize to send legislators in the US the way SexMatters sent Helen Joyce's *Trans* to UK parliament members. Admittedly, I'm collecting books that, if the authoritarian left gets their way, would be banned at best, or at worst get me pulled in for questioning or arrested. I'm happy to add this book to my collection because I want to support Kara, but also it is more proof, in print, that left-leaning feminists (and left-leaning people in general) object to gender identity. Whether gender identity falls apart in 3 years or 30 or 300, I think this book will be a key primary source for people to make sense of the madness that is "transgenderism". Also: Ovarit gets a mention on page 65 as one of the places that TIM's crimes are accurately recorded and reported as being male crimes (not women's crimes), so congrats to the ThisNeverHappens circle especially!

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If you haven't left a review on Amazon please go do it.

Yes, she's already got reviews on Amazon calling her a right wing bigot. Undoubtedly from people who have no idea who she is or let alone read her book.

she also addresses the smearing of feminists as conservatives in the book

I'm very interested to know what she says about this. Do you have time to share a bit of it?

I don’t have it right in front of me but she covers the basics in the section about media / tech. Part of the labeling comes from TRAs as they call us bigots etc, and part of it is just a general but somewhat understandable impression because the only people willing to listen are Tucker Carlson, the Heritage Foundation, etc. She says that she ties to go on NBC and other more liberal outlets, but they won’t allow feminist perspectives or any perspectives that go against the party line.