What difference will the Equality Act make? In every single state, overnight, all of the following will become illegal.


A devout Muslim woman enters a U.S. airport, dressed in a burka. She's randomly selected for a pat-down & requests a female.

As long as a male TSA agent has announced he is a woman, he does the pat down. /2
An employer creates a lactation room for breastfeeding mothers, which only women may enter. Some enter alone and others enter accompanied by female coworkers.

Now, a bio male wants entry. All he needs is to claim female identity. Now, employer cannot exclude him. /3
A preschool has a policy that only female teachers can accompany little girls to the bathroom.

All a biologically male employee need do is announce he is also a woman, and the employer cannot bar him from accompanying little girls to the bathroom. /4
A police department has a policy that only female officers conduct cavity searches of female arrestees.

That policy is now illegal unless it also includes males with a female gender "identity." /5
The kind, decent and sensitive transgender adults that I know (and I know many) would never take advantage of this policy. But there are plenty of bad people out there who would -- mostly, non-transgender. All of them, biological males. /6
And in each case, there is only one kind of victim: women and girls.

A question for the U.S. Congress: What are America's women and girls worth to you? /7

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12 Feb
It's become commonplace to poke fun at the silly hypocrisy of media and Big Tech 'fact checkers.' The situation is actually far more dire than people realize.

Here's my own experience. /1
On Jan 20, I read Biden's EO on Gender Identity and tweeted my legal opinion: it would force public high schools to allow bio boys onto girls' teams, beginning the end of girls' sports.

I was proven right faster than I imagined. On Feb 2, the Administration confirmed this. /2
Nonetheless, within *days*, two news organizations (@usatoday and @newsweek) 'fact checked' my legal opinion & branded it 'false' or 'missing context.' That is absurd, not only bc it was an opinion (and correct!) but bc it takes time to know how the EO will be enforced. /3
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14 Jan
So, before a non-leftist can be published in MSM, they will now review everything he/she has ever written or said to see if that *person* is worth ‘platforming.’ This is passing stupid. /1
First, it forces us to score *people* and not just an idea (as if we’re in any position to sum up each other’s entire work/worth). Second, it discourages ever expressing an opinion that would deviate from your ideological tribe (risking estrangement from both camps) /2
Third, it fortifies the walls around ideological camps — so readers can never come across opinions they don’t already hold. Fourth, it encourages the childish and impossible standard that there are the ‘pristine,’ who never express things they might regret, and the cancelled. /3
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17 Dec 20
The burgeoning medical scandal that goes by "teen transgender medicine," which I've been investigating for the last year, has changed my view on American exceptionalism. I am, and will always be, extremely proud to be an American. /1
But the UK press has been willing to take a hard look at the evidence of an epidemic of teen girls suddenly transitioning for reasons other than gender dysphoria. The US legacy media has not. /2

The High Court's decision was a scathing indictment of system of transgender medicine that pushes teens through hasty protocols and highly risky treatments - protocols & treatments identical to our own. Who cares? We're American, we know right from wrong... /3
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29 Oct 20
Think we don't have a serious problem w censorship in America?

Here's what it's like to write a book that takes the entirely common sense view - supported by dozens of experts & most Americans - that gender transition among teen girls is risky & should only proceed w caution. 1/
Amazon blocked my publisher from sponsoring ads for my book, while allowing ads for books that pushed the contrary view -- that is, books that argue that gender transition for teens is without serious risk. wsj.com/articles/amazo… /2
All of the legacy media outlets refused journalists' requests to review my book. Even Kirkus, which reviews 10,000 titles per year, declined to review it - even though it was the #1 book in several Amazon categories based on sales.
feministcurrent.com/2020/08/30/bla… /3
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14 Oct 20
In August, the National Association of Science Writers (@ScienceWriters) expelled a member of its online discussion group for mentioning my book, IRREVERSIBLE DAMAGE, and @LisaLittman1, the public health researcher who did the original study that the book is based upon. /1
I spoke to Sean Scott, the man who was expelled from the group. When he mentioned my book, he wasn't even sure he agreed with it. "I thought it might be something I might want to write about or at least talk about, and I was banned," he told me. /2
Since then, I have tried to get a mainstream journalist to take this up. The NASW isn't a preschool and its members are NOT right-wingers. They are professionals who report on scientific matters. The older members were appalled. One tipped me off, another confirmed. /3
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18 Sep 20
Here's a call I got from a mom just yesterday:

At 12, daughter decides with her friends that she's trans. Mom not on board. Daughter had always been very girly - more girly than the non-feminine mom was comfortable with.

At 14, daughter pushes for hormones & surgery.
Daughter discovers that if she "opens up" to her pro-transition step-mom & therapist that mom is a "transphobe," that she's not "safe" with mom as a trans teen, she
gets everyone's attention.

At 14, frustrated with mom, daughter tells step-mom that living with mom puts her at risk of suicide. Social workers and therapists leap in to 'help.' Step-mom only too happy to let her get hormones and surgeries. Mom now at risk of losing custody.

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