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PFLP Hijacker #LeilaKhaled is not a model of #WomensRights. She is a violator of #HumanRights.

Her PFLP comrades also exploit human rights & were this year arrested for murdering 17 yr old #RinaShnerb

Where's Rina's picture?

#WomensRightsAreHumanRights
#WomensMarch (1/n)
#WomensMarch isn't the 1st time that #WomensRights are perverted w/ #HumanRights violators like #LeilaKhaled

Female #terrorists are regularly glorified as role models for women by Palestinian NGOs, many funded by European gov'ts. #WATCH (2/n)
See #Thread on #LeilaKhaled's 5 PFLP comrades arrested for murdering 17 yr old #RinaShnerb. They worked for European-funded NGOs & claimed to promote #HumanRights. (3/n)

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My ex gf is a supporter of trans rights mainly because she knows me more than anything although she's quite liberally minded. Well before I've told her bits and pieces and tonight I told her everything I've seen about the trans movement. Non of it is lies as there is hard........
Evidence from the mouths of those who have made threats or been violent towards woman. Laughs and mocks people's illnesses and their passing. Readily turn on people even within their own community who is ascribed as having 'wrongthink'. Wishes to remove the use of transsexual....
To remove the separation between untransitioning TW and transitioning. Appropriate the words women by instead replacing with Cis and also the word Lesbian as well. Women can have penises these day and lesbians are transphobic for not being into ladydick. Finally they have........
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Young #lesbians are part of the reason I resist the trans ideology. As a lesbian who came out in the 80s I have seen trans activists co-opt our struggles and orgs while shaming & guilt-tripping young lesbians into accepting "lady-cock" or even pressuring them into transitioning.
There are worldwide issues with #lesbians being shamed and abused by trans ppl and I won't support #lesbophobia or an abusive ideology that denies the biological reality of sexed bodies and same-sex attraction.
lesbian-rights-nz.org/shame-receipts/
Lesbians have been fighting for our spaces for decades. The assault on lesbian communities has only gotten worse.
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Motion to review policies for use of city's community spaces was just discussed at council. It's @kristynwongtam's motion. KWT said goal is "to fix this, so it [a woman (Meghan Murphy) speaking at a library abt #WomensRights] doesn't happen again." app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgen…
KTW said she didn't agree w @vbowlestpl's/the @torontolibrary bd decision to allow Meghan Murphy to speak yesterday.Added an amendment(item 1) to the motion to include consultations w LGBTQ stakeholders. The review will be of policies for all (!) city facilities' community spaces
The motion passed 20 to 1.
Note that just two years ago there was a review of the TPL's booking policy. globalnews.ca/news/3910781/t…
You can watch the seven-minute discussion starting at 2:39:25 and ending at 2:46:37 in the video of the meeting.
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You know how we got here to begin with makes me sick.

Trump sexual predator telling Kavanaugh angry drunk rapist to sue his victims for liable!

@GOP keeping records hidden during the hearings so they could overthrow #WomensRights!

#ImpeachTheMF #MeToo

He lied about knowing #DeborahRamirez & we undoubtedly know he lied about raping #ChristineBlaseyFord!

I came out with my story of #WhyIDidntReport after keeping it in since I was 16 all because of the bravery of #ChristineBlaseyFord.

#ImpeachKavanaugh #TimesUp #ImpeachTheMF
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Jill Abigail, an 80yr old feminist and veteran @NZGreens member wrote an opinion piece for the Green Party publication Te Awa questioning the current neglect of women’s sex-based rights in the party in favour of pushing gender identity ideology... 1/
The piece has since been pulled down, condemned by co-leader @MaramaDavidson , and caused a ruckus in the party. You can read it here: lesbian-rights-nz.org/2019/09/02/the…
This morning Jill spoke to RNZ about the situation and about her concerns. Thank you for being a brave, strong voice for women, Jill. Speak Up For Women supports you completely. #solidarity #speakupNZ #womensrights rnz.co.nz/audio/player?a…
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At same period the UK Authorities, banks & state owned companies all converged with their plans to take our home, our car & our money, my mother's #DWP welfare benefit was also targeted on several occasions, the worst being what happened at #Adecco #Guardian #TheTimes #GMB
My mother was seeking #employment & arranged an appointment with #OfficeAngels who she was already registered with & had worked for, for years. However, the time & date of the appointment was at a similar time to that of her sign on with the #DWP. #Jobseekersallowance #Jobseekers
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Let me ask @realDonaldTrump, should these women have gone home for asking for Freedom?

They were complaining about their status in America?

#womensrights
#WomensRightsAreHumanRights
@realDonaldTrump Should Mohammed Ali been asked to go home for speaking out?

@realDonaldTrump Should the #Irish have been asked to go home?

#GoHome
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Before you defend the mullahs in #Iran & stop efforts to hold them accountable--know the struggle of the #Iranian people & their pains and sufferings as described by imprisoned #humanrights activist #GolrokhIraee women.ncr-iran.org/2019/01/06/gol… 1/18
We, who tolerated the pain, the poverty, the fall into the depths of fundamentalism, and over a century of tyranny. We, who were lashed but stood up. We, who lost our people but survived. We, who spread our empty tablecloths but carried on.

#Iran #FreeIran
2/18
By the grave of our pens, we sang the song of freedom & did not relent. Now we're pounding at the trembling pillars of fundamentalism. Until the cracks in the wall of theocracy r widened, we shall stand, even if the hangman’s poisonous dagger pierces in2 our body..

#Iran
3/18
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Reading some @NASAhistory, and was curious who this was...
Her name is Poppy Northcutt, and she's the first female engineer to work in Mission Control at @NASA_Johnson #Apollo8.
For half a century, pop culture has immortalized a group of quick-thinking, pocket-protected men as the face of NASA’s mission control room during the Apollo program. But amid this sea of men, was one woman: Frances “Poppy” Northcutt, engineer and return-to-Earth specialist #NASA
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As a Christian clergy who celebrates all the spiritual paths that lead to Love; as a woman who was unable to conceive and who grieved for years; as an aunt and grandmother who thinks children are precious, I am #ProChoice AND #ProLife
There is more than one religion practiced in this nation and no religious point of view should guide our legal processes. In fact Jesus, who is the mentor for my Christian faith, healed a woman suffering with a reproductive issue—a hemorrhaging womb—for twelve years #WomensRights
Jesus' model of compassion and love for those on the margins and those needing healing and health care drives my commitment to health care for all, and my pro-choice position. #WomensRights #ReproductiveRights #LoveTransforms
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@womensmarch Since you're still lying about women's concerns about the #EqualityAct, let me clarify: As currently written, Equality Act guts women's sex-based protections by redefining sex to include sex stereotypes, "mannerisms," and gender identity (aka "sex stereotypes 2.0").
@womensmarch When the law can't "see" sex--like when #EqualityAct equates sex, gender identity, sex stereotypes, and mannerisms--the law can't be used to fight sexism. What feminists are asking is that the law protect transgender people AS transgender people, AND protect women as a sex class
@womensmarch This is, FYI, what so-called "TERFs" get tarred and feathered for saying: We want trans people to be protected from violence, discrimination, and harassment. We also know that sex matters. We want to protect the rights of women and girls, too.
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#Alabama, #Ohio, #Missouri, and #Georgia have begun the @GOP's orchestrated attack on women with restrictive abortion laws.

Make NO mistake this is NOT about protecting life. It is a hostile GOP and their #WarOnWomen restricting #WomensReproductiveRights and #WomensHealth.
Highly restrictive abortion laws are not associated with lower abortion rates! Whether legal or prohibited the number of abortions taking place remains relatively unchanged. Highly restrictive abortion laws simply prevent SAFE abortions.
In countries where abortion is completely banned or permitted only to save the woman’s life or preserve her physical health, only 1 in 4 abortions were safe; whereas, in countries where abortion is legal on broader grounds, nearly 9 in 10 abortions were done safely.
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2/ Exposing #ProudBoys corruption IS resisting fascism.

Exposure is disruptive to fascists like @MrAndyNgo who portray all those resisting fascism as violent so they can peddle their hatred under #1A.

They make no mention of violence endorsed by #PB/#PP members.
3/ What you can do:

1. Support data collection, analysis and educating the public on far right extremism.

patreon.com/ashkenaz89

2. #Resist fascist propaganda.

3. Care for your community.

4. Support countering violent extremism #CVE nonprofits like @lighttuponlight.
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If you are in NYC I highly recommend this show. It talks about the very personal ways the Constitution has affected one woman and the other women in her family. We all need to be thinking about who is interpreting the constitution. #WomensRights #Choice stitcher.com/podcast/wnyc/n…
The conservative majority on the Supreme Court are now ALL men, from ONE faction, of ONE denomination of ONE religion.
Fun fact. The night I went @HillaryClinton was in the audience.
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Thank you @DAvallone for telling the story of you brave mom— it is because of Woman like her that woman like me have been afforded the right to bodily autonomy for most of my life
I want to remind people what illegal, back alley abortions look like— the consequences that comes with this power grab of #WomensRights

Geri Santoro, 29 year old mother of 2 daughters, abused by her husband— In 1963, she left her husband w/her daughters #MyBodyMyChoice
Geri Santoro moved back to her hometown, began working to support her family, had an affair w/a married co-worker & became pregnant

#WomensRightsAreHumansRights
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Dear Liberal Men:
The women in your life are tired--shit storm laws are coming down hard and fast that are aimed at US & we are doing ALL the heavy lifting. ALL of it. While simultaneously #Resisting every other cluster f*ck coming at the country,
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#Womensrights #men #allies
working, raising kids, and everything else.

You know that scene in #WonderWoman where Steve and the guys held the car door on their shoulders so that Wonder Woman could launch off of it?

BE STEVE.
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#men #resist
Men are equally responsible for pregnancies. You need to step up and fight this with us b/c we are taking flak from every angle right now.

Be an ally. Be loud. Make yourself heard. Hold the damn door for us to launch from.

#BeSteve
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#resist #women #Ohio #Georgia
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Thread: Late Abortions | 3rd Trimester Abortions. Please take a moment to educate yourself.

#ProLife #ProChoice #AbortionRights #TruthMatters #TrumpLiesEveryTimeHeSpeaks #TheResistance #ImpeachDonaldTrump #R #QAnon #MAGA #KAG #POTUS #WWG1WGA
Pretendent Drumpf revived on Sat. night what is fast becoming a standard, and inaccurate, refrain about doctors 𝑒𝑥𝑒𝑐𝑢𝑡𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑏𝑎𝑏𝑖𝑒𝑠 during an hour long speech at a rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

#ProLife #ProChoice #AbortionRights #TrumpLies #R #QAnon #MAGA #POTUS
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08/03 is the International Day of Women's Rights.
Some #fiercewomen did not have the rights we have today, but they went ahead & challenged the society by doing #science!
⤵️15 profiles of women from the card game by @cunterview fierce-women.net #WomensRights #STEM #IWD2019
Hypathia was a philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician, who lived in the 4th century BC in Alexandria. The first documented woman mathematician, she may have been the first "witch" to have been executed because of her intellectual endeavor. #WomenInSTEM bbvaopenmind.com/en/science/mat…
Maria Gaetana Agnesi was a mathematician, philosopher, theologian, and humanitarian, who lived in Milan in the 18th century.
She was the first woman to write a mathematics handbook and be appointed as a mathematics professor at a university! #WomenInSTEM scientificamerican.com/article/maria-…
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The level of the debates in France regarding French Muslim women, part 878678678678. Sportswear brand Decathlon decided to release a sport headscarf gear (basically a sort of hood/Cap) so that hijabi women can practice sport and be comfortable. #ReligiousFreedom
Of course, this led to a big outcry on how Decathlon is condoning so called women oppression and radical Islam (usual arguments). The Minister of Health declared that such a vision is contrary to the French values.
None of this surprises me. Back in 2016, then Minister of Women’s Rights, Families and Childhood compared women who willingly wear the Islamic headscarf to “American n****** who accepted slavery” and described Islamic fashion as “irresponsible”.
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THREAD - TALE OF A TROLLING ISLAMIST MISOGYNIST PAEDOPHILE 1. So after being trolled via Twitter, I connected to my email and discovered that a horrible .... had left comments (which went for approval) on my blog which were subsequently emailed to me via WordPress.
2. LADIES AND GENTS. let me introduce you to Taylor aka galileo1439 galileo1439.wordpress.com EXAMPLE #1 Calling for violence against #Ahmadi and #Sufi #Muslims #Takfir
3. EXAMPLE #2 On a blog about sexual violence against children by #Islamists during the Algerian civil war ---- this-------- #WomensRights #ChildRights
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Yes #SmashBrahmanicalPatriarchy and every other kind of patriarchy, misogyny & #sexism regardless of the caste, class, race or religion that habits it. And they all do. But this poster #JackDorsey held was interesting for a number of reasons which I will discuss in this thread.
2/ Firstly, the picture on this poster of a #Dalit woman, reinforces upper-caste, discriminatory, caste stereotypes that holds that the lower caste are dark skinned with Afroid hair & facial features. We all know this untrue. There is no way you can identify caste by color!
3/ In fact it is this kind of stereotype about what Dalit women look like and do, which Jack's poster reinforces, that Dalit women in India have been fighting. #jackinindia
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