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Those of us who have been keeping an eye on so-called “#GCRFs”, and other assorted #transphobes, have noticed that over the course of this year the conspiracy theories that these bigots are spinning out have become more and more convoluted as they seize upon...

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more and more fanciful notions trying to explain why, in the UK, trans people exist, get to use single sex services matching our gender identity, and do actually have the protections in law that we do

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The latest concept that’s been stolen, twisted, and shoe-horned into their ever-growing mountain of lies is that of ‘regulatory capture’ – the claim that bodies that are responsible for producing guidelines, or enforcing them or the law have been overtaken...

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So, I've waded through the Evangelical Alliance's new pastoral "guidelines" for interacting with trans people (ughh, the things I do to expose #transphobic #ciswits to the world), and let's just say it's time to tear this particular sh*t-bag a new hole.

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So, straight off the bat, first page of text, the use of #language is . . . well, yeah, see for yourself:

"It is important to remember that transgender is not simply an issue to be debated;" - p5, #Transformed

*sigh*

When such language gets reinforced by insisting...

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Read 176 tweets
So.

Time for something a little different, and an idea I’ve been toying with—a look at how #transphobes try to frame their narrative within a claim that they are only “concerned” about trans people existing.

I think it’s safe to say that every trans person in the...

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community who isn’t a #transphobic arserag can now spot whenever the usual #hate groups and individuals deploy their dog-whistles to denigrate trans people, especially trans women, but it is all too easy to forget that for the average cis person with no experience of...

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this the comments and phrases that #transphobes come out with can come across as bizarre, or non-sequiturs, or even occasionally even reasonable. That person, because they have no experience of this, doesn’t see those comments as the attacks they are, and so can’t...

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