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Apparently, some people find our New Year Resolutions alarming. We are not sure why. We are alarmed at the state of women’s rights in 2019. We are alarmed we are having to make these resolutions. Read them and tell us what alarms you. womansplaceuk.org/new-year-resol… #sexmatters
1. Women have a right to self-organisation, to speak and to be heard free from fear of abuse, threat or vilification in public and political discourse and in academia. This should be actively facilitated by those with civic or legal responsibility for promoting equality.
2. The law must work for women
The law must be strengthened to ensure that all women who want or need single sex spaces are able to access them without resorting to extraordinary measures. Service providers should be supported in offering such services...
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What do the "reporters" who profit off of the endless transphobic hate campaign in the press think of LGBT people? They are just "unbiased" observers reporting on hate groups like "#WPUK", right? Wrong, todays #TERFLEAKS are of Joani Walsh, @DailyMailUK and @thetimes "reporter"
How did a RW reporter for the Daily Heil get into her 2 minute hate against trans ppl every week? Radicalised by Janice Turner's hateful "reporting" at the Times. Into believing Alex Jones level conspiracies about "Big Pharma", she works with "radical feminists" and "lesbians"
Classic right wing scare tactics of your "daughters are in danger!", she slips into this new hate group seamlessly, despite being a racist right wing Tory who hates LGBT people in general (Don't worry, it's coming).
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@brightonargus any ideas on why the people harassing attendees of a Brighton @Womans_Place_UK #WPUK meeting on women’s rights might have been flying the rainbow flag upside-down?
Credit to Clare Dimyon CBE for spotting that!
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1/ I respect the right to protest at #wpuk last night. But feel sad that so much well-intentioned youthful energy goes into supporting well-funded, influential conservative political agenda which comes straight from elite (as was noted in meeting). It’s not remotely radical..
2/ to prop up sexist binaries by making them essential features of oneself. As we’re all non-binary, it’s not radical to say that only some special people are. It’s not radical to suppress the testimony of abuse survivors and detransitioner and lesbians and call them names. As I
3/ left the building last night, protestors were still going strong, chanting ‘Non-binary is valid’ repeatedly & enthusiastically. I caught the eye of a homeless, desperate-looking, partially dressed man sitting against the same building, 10 yards away. He looked confused. Me too
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