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THREAD: Re #MartinaNavratilova arguing that it's unfair for trans-women to compete in women’s sport, this is just one of a number of stories that seep into the debate - or lack of - on the redefinition of the Gender Recognition Act. The new GRA, will allow people

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to 'identify' as a sex, which means, for example, anyone would be able to access women’s & girls’ private, formerly single-sex, spaces—toilets, changing rooms, rape-crisis centres etc. by simply saying they identify as a woman. To be explicitly clear, this isn't about
being anti-trans, or denigrating the trans community, which has, and still does, face some of the most toxic and unacceptable abuse. It's about one group being given a platform that affects the lives of another group, without any opportunity for debate. And it's a legitimate
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Great win for intersex rights in Europe, two orgs are cited, ILGA Europe and OII Europe. Given TERF intersex "advocates" often claim to speak for intersex ppl and demand trans ppl and allies are silent. I wonder what they have to say about trans rights....
ILGA Europe are a multipurpose LGBTQI rights org, so understandably are pro-trans...
OII and ILGA host groups of intersex advocates from organizations all over Europe, and they've made three combined statements of what they want. The Malta statement in 2013, Riga statement in 2014, and Vienna in 2017. What do these say?
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1/ Vancouver #DykeMarch website hacked (by a transwoman, apparently.) Website vancouverdykemarch.com is now offline. Problem is, when #transwomen take over women's spaces, they don't know when to stop. It was not enough to take over organizing the march. medium.com/@ms.liz.mars/c…
2/ It's not enough for trans-identified males to take over the march and kick out anyone who their spies identified as a #terf. Now they are going after those who did not do enough to forcibly remove #lesbians from #dykemarch.
3/ Next they will go after those who did not do enough to forcibly remove the ones who did not do enough to forcibly remove #lesbians from #dykemarch. Wait and watch.
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@SurvivorsnetBtn @RASASC_London @survivorstrust @Danvers07943910 @ObjectUK @BrightonSurvivorsNET “In the light of a highly disturbing increase of #transphobia locally & nationally…” IF everything anybody says or does is #transphobia, of course you can say it is rising. Any reputable statistics?
@SurvivorsnetBtn @RASASC_London @survivorstrust @Danvers07943910 @ObjectUK “…so the date @Womans_Place_UK event feels like a concerted effort to make #trans ppl, & particularly #transwomen, feel #intimidated and #invalidated” Is it the position of SN that the sensitivities of #transwomen mean that #democracy should be suspended any time they say so?
@SurvivorsnetBtn @RASASC_London @survivorstrust @Danvers07943910 @ObjectUK @Womans_Place_UK #Transwomen do face special challenges but they remain #bio #logical #males but it is fine for them #Gender express as ‘women’ but with the best will in the world, they remain #bio #logically #male @WomenEqualities @Commonswomequ @PennyMordaunt @MariaMillerUK @LesleySemmens
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