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The modern trans movement is telling women to pretend that saying “I am a woman” changes male strangers from potential threats to people so benign women shouldn’t even notice they’re there.

This movement is getting women to numb themselves against their sense of danger.
I mean, are we all not still in agreement that women should watch out for men in public places? That a woman alone, if approached by or confined with a man, should wake up, take notice, and extricate herself?

Strange men are threats.

That’s still a self-evident truth, yes?
Most TW look more like men than women.

We can’t see or hear their “sense of gender.”

We just see a man; we’re neither blind nor psychic.

We see the people we’ve been taught since childhood to be wary of. And it was reasonable and prudent for our parents to teach us that.
Women are being given advice on the caliber of, “If someone you don’t know calls and asks for your credit card number, give it to them because you just don’t know what they’re going through.”

It’s insane.
“If you look both ways before crossing the street, it could make someone feel like you think they’re a bad driver. And that’s an act of hate.”
“What if that hitchhiker you drove past was suicidal? What if he’s dead right now because you didn’t stop?

Hitchhikers have a high suicide rate, you know.”
Caring about our own safety isn’t bigotry.

We are allowed to be cautious. We are told to be cautious.

When dealing with male strangers, caution is neither extraordinary nor irrational.
We’re not being asked to ignore our sense of danger around TW. We’re being told that we have to give male strangers the benefit of the doubt when our lives are on the line.
And our answer to that, obviously, is an emphatic NO.

No, we will NOT pretend, RIGHT DOWN TO OUR SENSE OF SELF-PRESERVATION, that TW and men are two distinctly different things.
And, no, I won’t apologize for prioritizing my personal safety over that of a stranger.

That stranger puts his femininity on in the morning. He makes a CHOICE to do that.

*I* have no choice. So, yes. I get to be the protected person in this scenario.
And this stranger went through male puberty. He is bigger and stronger than me, than most women.

I need that protection more than he does.

And my children? Are we really being told that a grown man needs to be guarded more than a child needs to be protected FROM grown men?
A man can make cosmetic changes to look more like a woman. He can, to a significant degree, affect feminine role performance.

He cannot change the fact that he was born of the sex that women must take precautions and hold certain boundaries against.
And it’s not his fault. And I agree that there’s no fairness in the lottery of genetics.

Believe it or not, I DO have sympathy for that fact.

But this isn’t women’s fault, either. We didn’t sentence you to be male.

We shouldn’t and will not surrender our armor because of it.
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