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Gender Critical Feminism
Feminism is the movement to liberate women from patriarchy. We stand up for the rights of women to control our own bodies as individuals and to control women-only spaces as a class.
Women are adult human females. We do not believe that men can become women by 'feeling' like women or 'identifying' as women. We condemn the erasure of females and female-only spaces, the silencing of critical thinking, the cancelling of feminists and critics, the denial of biological reality and of sex-based oppression. We oppose the 'cotton ceiling' and the pressure on lesbians to have sex with men. Women are oppressed to exploit their biological sex characteristics, and women have a right to a movement that is about their own liberation from that oppression. We resist the redefinition of both "women" and "feminism" to make them serve men.
"Women do not decide at some point in adulthood that they would like other people to understand them to be women, because being a woman is not an ‘identity.’ Women’s experience does not resemble that of men who adopt the ‘gender identity’ of being female or being women in any respect. The idea of ‘gender identity’ disappears biology and all the experiences that those with female biology have of being reared in a caste system based on sex." –Sheila Jeffreys, Gender Hurts
"The key thing to understand about trans rights activism is that, unlike gay rights activism, it is not just a movement seeking to ensure that trans people are not discriminated against. It is, rather, a movement committed to a fundamental reconceptualization of the very idea of what makes someone a man or a woman. In theory, this equally affects both men and women, but in practice, almost all the social pressure is coming from trans women towards the idea of ‘woman’ and the rights of women." –Jane Clare Jones
And yet none of the TRA are yelling about how he is misgendering him or about you can't judge self id.
Clip from yesterday's debate: https://twitter.com/markthehibby/status/1635751805236936704
This guy can't even TRA right. He also said in response, "our prison service has a policy, of course, where
any womanany man, forgive me, that has a history of violence against women can't be in a female prison". Looks like he thinks trans women are men too! 🤭 Considering Kate Forbes has been reported to her party for saying "a trans woman is a biological male who identifies as a woman" (I don't think she was specifically referring to Isla Bryson as this article suggests) , surely the blue-haired squad will call for his suspension too?
And here's HY in 2019 while justice secretary: https://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/humza-yousaf-criminal-suspects-able-self-identify-gender-78048
Sounds like a hate crime if he had his way!
Ha, yes, too bad the Hate Crime Act won't come into force until at least 2024! 😂
He helped set up the gender self-id system. The system that says that if a man identifies as a woman that is all that is necessary for him to have legal status as a woman. That means he can't disavow any trans woman (TIM) and he can't disclaim the statistics that trans women (TIMs) have a much higher sexual assault offending rate than other males.
And when they set up the self-id system, didn't they claim no man without mental illness (which they call cis man) would exploit it to get to rape women?
This just makes them look very, very stupid.