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Whatever help we can do for Keira , for us , we will do it JL. ❤️🙏

Thanks for the (umm - Misognyst collation)

Very deep one this time, since You have covered the legal side of things JL.

It's so mad, how can a man claim Womanhood, just how ? And why should we feel insecure all the time. Don't this men have an ounce of shame left in a single drop of their blood ? No dignity ? Why be a woman when you hate one.

Gender ideology has no logic.

I wish Tulsi Gabbard replaces useless Biden. I really did hope for that. She could have helped us win the TERF war. God they are literally erasing the use of word mother and woman ?

F off 🛑

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Ah that's a question I often find myself wondering... why are so many of these guys determined to be validated as women when they have nothing but for contempt for us. I'm sure people much cleverer than I could explain the psychology behind it! Something to do with their taking pleasure in our erasure and supplication, perhaps? The genuine transwomen I know and love have nothing but the utmost respect and affection for women - it's always the fetishists and play actors who seem to hate us, isn't it?

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Very well reasoned JL, Thanks for always being patient with me while explaining. You are right, trans friends in real life have a respect which is mutually shared with women. However there have been cases reported of trans identifying men , raping women , in the same real life. Besides all the ongoing nasty online abuse makes one think. I am sure You will help me to understand better , because I still fail to see the logic in identifying as a woman when all you do is hate her.

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Oh I'm as baffled as you, lovely Gauri! I guess it comes down to plain old fashioned misogyny. They hate us for all the same reasons other men hate us... A fear / jealousy / awe of our ability to create life which in turn leads to a fear / jealousy / awe of our bodies maybe? Resentment because they want us and can't have us? Or they hate us just because they can? I guess way back when Christianity did its bit to encourage misogyny - everything was Eve's fault! And these days, of course, it is exacerbated socially and culturally. The truth is that trans identified males are no different from other males; some resent and hate us, some are good guys who respect and support us. (And we can't know the difference until it's too late and so we need to keep them ALL out of our spaces.) As for understanding why men are so determined to be validated as women when they hate women... I honestly don't know. My guess would be that nothing denigrates women more than men consuming their very existence? It's a PhD thesis waiting to happen!

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Thanks for this truly JL. I mean this again, You are best , calm and patient while Explaining things to me and guiding me through all these questions in loop. Again feeling at home with You 😘

I will wait for the real PHD thesis. Go for it JL, You can do it. Waiting for You next article excitedly. (pssttt: Yours are the best). Till then good luck to all of us to deal with the Misognysts

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Your kind words & encouragement are, as always, a tonic! Thank you so much, lovely. Take good care ❤😘 xx

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I honestly think that a lot of it boils down to being able to exercise "duping delight". Think about it - men who already had narcissistic &/or sociopathic tendencies now have a socially accepted, ready-made narrative to follow. Not only that, it's an entrée to a currently Teflon-coated "identity" with a great many social benefits for those who are prepared to exploit them. A great deal of it is about power and control.

So much the better if it also happens to enable the scratching of a fetishistic itch, I guess.

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Jan 11, 2021Liked by Graham Linehan, JL

Shocking & enraging!

Since been made aware of this vicious assault on children’s & women’s basic safety & rights - thanks to JKR, KB & you, GL, I have started (& will continue) to contribute to crowd-funds that protect these rights. Here’s to good things in 2021!

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Abigail Shrier is brilliant

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Did you see the critique of Jolyon Maugham in current issue of Private Eye? https://i.ibb.co/QrGC5hP/20210113-214221-2.jpg

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Yes, marvellous isn't it? And I saw JoMo throwing a subsequent hissy fit on Twitter which was almost as funny! 😁

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