14/03/2020 · 7:26 pm
If you weren’t aware; the Scottish Government’s consultation on GRA reform ends on 17th March.
Anyone in Scotland – indeed, anyone in the UK (or anywhere in the world) can respond. More weight will be given to the responses of people living inside Scotland, but anyone can give their views.
The last two or three years have been a growing wave of anti-trans feeling which has been made “respectable” to the general public by articles and comments by women perceived as speaking as part of mainstream UK feminism when they attack trans women.
They are not speaking as feminists at all when they attack women for being trans: they are just coming out with a rigamarole of nonsense and lies, which I strongly believe is inspired by the US Christian Right promoting anti-trans campaigning.
- Supporting women who are trans is feminism: nothing more, nothing less.
- Disregarding men who are trans and insisting that they are “really” women is sexism and homophobia: nothng more, nothing less.
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Tagged as cisgender, Engender, gender recognition, Gender Recognition Act, Gender Recognition Certificate, GRA Reform, GRC, National Records of Scotland, Scottish government, Scottish Prison Service, Sisters Scotland, trans, trans equality, transgender
21/01/2017 · 11:48 pm
For Donald Trump to be elected President by the electoral college – losing the popular vote by a margin wider than any in over a century – is grotesque in many ways, not least that enough American voters in enough states wanted a grossly-unqualified man to be their President instead of a highly-qualified woman.
Donald Trump’s most profitable venture as a “businessman” was a fraud for which he was due to appear in court on 29th November; when he was declared winner, he hastily paid a $25M settlement. Donald Trump’s businesses have gone bankrupt six times, he’s failed to pay his subcontractors, may well be massively in debt, and was in breach of the Constitution that he swore to uphold yesterday even before he put his hand on his mother’s Bible.
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Filed under Trump University, US Politics
Tagged as Donald Trump, emoluments clause, Engender, Love Trumps Hate, Menie, Mike Pence, Order of Perpetual Indulgence, President of the United States, Scottish Greens, sexual assault, Susan Rae, Trump University, US Constitution, We Shall Overcomb, Women's Equality Party, Women's March