A Week in the War on Women: Monday 16th May - Sunday 22nd May
Monday 16th May - Book & Bookshop Burning In Barcelona
Trans activists in Barcelona attacked and threatened to burn down a local book store because it hosted the authors of a book of which they disapprove.
Psychology professors, José Errasti and Marino Pérez Álvarez, authored a book called No One is Born in the Wrong Body which was published earlier this year. It questions the dogma of gender identity ideology, in particular its reliance on sex stereotypes.
A Barcelona bookshop, Casa de Libra, hosted an event at which the authors presented and discussed their work.
The event was besieged and disrupted by violent trans activists who tried to force their way into the building, clashing with police in the attempt.
Speaking to News Europe 24, José Errasti said that trans activists had threatened to burn down the bookshop with the attendees still inside.
As can be seen in the photographs and video posted by Jessica Fillol, some of the trans activists were armed with sticks and bats.
The event did go ahead but had to be curtailed early on police instruction with attendees asked to vacate the premises for security reasons.
This tweet contains video footage of police officers escorting attendees out of the store and protecting them from the trans activists outside.
According to the report in News Euro 24, the two authors were instructed to remain inside the bookshop with the window blinds drawn for their own safety. They had to wait for approximately 45 minutes for the mob outside to disperse before police could allow them to leave.
Also Today - Leave Them Kids Alone #1
NEWS.COM.AU: A museum in Sydney has defended allowing a scantily clad man in women’s underwear to play alongside small children at one of its events.
The Australian Museum held a ‘Nights at the Museum’ event in April. Photographs of the event shared on social media showed an adult male wearing a midriff revealing cropped top, a tiny mini skirt, black lace stockings and suspenders. He was kneeling on the floor, surrounded by very young children and playing with Lego.
In some photographs he was shown sitting cross-legged with his skirt ridden up so high that his underwear was clearly visible.
Social media users were disgusted that this had been allowed to happen but the museum defended its position, claiming that the man and his similarly attired companion were simply in ‘fancy dress’.
A spokesman said the Australian Museum “Is committed to being a safe place where everyone feels welcome”.
Tuesday 17th May - Leave Them Kids Alone #2
THE TIMES: A pupil has been hounded out of her own school by bullies who harassed her for upholding biological reality.
The school at the centre of this story is a private girls’ school which is a Stonewall diversity champion. Last autumn it hosted a female member of the House of Lords who spoke to pupils about transphobia in parliament.
One of the pupils challenged her implication that critical theory should be prioritised over biological reality when defining what a woman is. The politician responded by telling the girl that ‘trans people don’t have basic human rights’. The girl apologised if she had appeared rude and the pair parted on good terms.
The girl’s fellow pupils, however, rounded on her when she returned to the sixth form and she was attacked by approximately 60 other students who shouted, screamed, swore and spat at her. The girl managed to escape her tormentors but then collapsed, unable to breathe.
Initially, staff at the school were supportive of the bullied sixth-former. However, they soon withdrew their backing when other students started throwing around accusations of ‘transphobia’. The head of the sixth form actually apologised to the bullies for not providing them with a ‘safe space’.
The harassment continued with the teenager being forced to spend her break periods in the library and even having to work there if she said anything ‘provocative’ in class.
The girl left her school in December and is now studying at home.
A teacher at the school in question wrote about this incident for Transgender Trend.
“Sadly this sort of affair will be repeated again and again if we fail to see what this ideology is and the way that it operates… We have a collective responsibility to wake up and take authority over the situation. Groups like Mermaids like to advise us on our ‘duty of care’ when dealing with the issue of transgender in our schools. This has an intimidating effect on senior management. Isn’t it more the case that by kowtowing to ideology and by inviting in activists and propagandists as opposed to genuine educators we are ‘failing’ in our duty of care? If there had been no ideologue activist speaker that day our young student would most likely still be at school preparing for her A levels.”
Also Today - Leave Them Kids Alone #3
REDUXX: A trans-identified male has posted photographs of himself ‘breastfeeding’ his wife’s new-born baby to a Reddit site.
The r/MtF subreddit is an online community of over 150,000 trans-identified males. One user, u/AdmiralFisticuffs, published a post titled Oh my God I’m breastfeeding my daughter. He describes working with clinicians for several months prior to his wife giving birth to enable him to ‘breastfeed’ the infant. He lists the cocktail of hormones and drugs he was required to take - including the domperidone, which is not FDA approved, he procured illicitly - in order for him to ‘lactate’. He also uploaded several photos of his newborn baby latching on to his nipples.
Retired physician, Dr Maja Bowen, told Reduxx that said she had concerns about this practice. The few studies done on trans-identified males who induce lactation show no evidence that their galactorrhea is in any way equivalent to the breast milk produced by the baby’s mother.
“What comes out of a man’s nipple is not mother’s milk, but a watery substance devoid of antibodies and nutrients that are found in mother’s milk, the composition of which changes as the baby grows up. Men are not women or mothers. They are not designed to breast feed. So the question is why is this man doing this?”
The answer, as it often is in this fight: it’s a fetish.
Wednesday 18th May - Leave Them Kids Alone #4
DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA: A vulnerable teenage girl who was persuaded to transition by trans activism is now desperate to reverse the process and recover her former self.
‘Tanya’ (not her real name) was 18 years old and struggling with autism, anxiety and depression when, after a very brief consultation at a gender clinic, she was prescribed testosterone.
Her mother believes that Tanya was ‘beguiled, groomed and kidnapped’ by trans activists whom she blames for manipulating her fragile daughter to suit their agenda. She told the paper, “It is like being brainwashed in a cult and if you don't go along with it you are punished”. Tanya was persuaded to ditch her ‘hateful’ parents and move out of her family home in favour of sharing squalid digs with other trans people. She was also encouraged to crowd-fund for a double mastectomy.
Tanya took testosterone for three years. The drugs caused irreversible harm to her body; she put on weight, she grew excessive body and facial hair, her voice deepened, her hairline receded and she suffered vaginal dystrophy and dryness, causing her severe pain and requiring constant medication. Eventually, on the verge of suicide, Tanya admitted herself to a mental hospital and begged her mother for help. Now she deeply regrets her decision to transition and is struggling to reverse the process.
Her mother blames not only the trans activists who manipulated her, but the clinicians who facilitated her medicalisation. “The medical professionals who are telling teenage girls to have double mastectomies before they have reached adulthood are evil. Telling our girls that being uncomfortable in puberty is a 'medical condition' have lost their moral and ethical compass. A generation of young people are being harmed and failed.”
Also Today - Leave Them Kids Alone #5
THE TIMES: A trans lobby group has advised the Scottish government to allow children under the age of fifteen to legally change their ‘gender’.
The Scottish Trans Alliance has claimed that proposed legislation, which would allow people 16-18 to change their sex marker on official documents, is not adequate.
The organisation’s policy officer, Vic Valentine, was given the opportunity to speak to the Scottish parliament’s equalities committee about The Gender Recognition Reform Bill. Valentine told the committee that the bill needs to ‘recognise trans people under the age of 16’, claiming that ‘children and young people’ need ‘identity documents that reflect who they are and how they live their lives’.
Thursday 19th May - These Are Not Our Crimes #1
NEW YORK POST: A murder suspect arrested over a year ago is now claiming a trans identity and has been moved to a female prison.
In 2020 Alex Ray Scott was arrested for the brutal murder of a 64-year-old antique dealer, Kenneth Savinski. Prosecutors believe that Scott met Savinski on a dating site and made arrangements to visit his home. They believe he then strangled Savinski, stabbed him in the face and slit his throat.
Surveillance video is said to show Scott leaving Savinski’s home with the victim’s credit cards and cash in his hand and wearing a jacket belonging to the dead man. Two days later Scott walked into a Manhattan police station and told detectives, “I think I may have killed someone last night”.
Scott, who is originally from Oklahoma had been under investigation for child molestation there. In September 2018 he was accused of forcing a co-worker's five-year-old son to engage in sexual acts. The Daily Mail suggests that he had ‘fled’ his hometown to escape the charges of lewd molestation. The New York Post reports that Scott was ‘hiding out’ in NYC after allegedly removing his GPS ankle monitor.
At the time of his arrest for the murder of Kenneth Savinski in January 2020, Scott was booked as a male.
Scott is now claiming a trans identity and is said to be ‘transitioning’. When he appeared at Manhattan Supreme Court on Wednesday his lawyer addressed with female pronouns. Prison records now list him as ‘female’ and indicate that he is being held in a women’s facility.
Scott has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder, grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property. He has been held without bail since his arrest and is due to appear in court again next month.
Also Today - These Are Not Our Crimes #2
LIVERPOOL ECHO: Two males have been found guilty of child abduction with news reports obfuscating the sex of one of the perpetrators.
‘Ava’ Jones (28) and Trevor Carr (40) abducted a 12-year-old girl outside a busy railway station in Wigan and held her at a campsite in Wales.
During the trial, it transpired that Jones had been in touch with the girl for months prior to the abduction. According to news reports, “Their early conversation revolved mostly around anime - which is Japanese animation - as well as discussing gender identity”.
Judge Tom Gilbart said that Jones had ‘preyed upon the insecurities’ of the child and told him, “Your behaviour in the build up to the offence can be categorised as grooming. You knew full well what you were doing was wrong”.
Both the Manchester Evening News and The Liverpool Echo refer to Jones with female pronouns and use the name ‘Ava’ throughout their articles.
If it wasn’t for the accompanying photograph, readers would have no idea that ‘Ava’ is male and that a woman did not perpetrate this crime.
Friday 20th May - Surfin’ TRA
THE POST MILLENNIAL: A trans-identified male longboard surfer has stolen titles from female competitors at the WA state championships.
In November 2021 we reported on Sasha Jane Lowerson, a trans-identified male who began ‘identifying as a woman’ at the age of 42.
Prior to this ‘transition’, Lowerson was one of Australia’s leading longboard surfers. He competed as Ryan Egan and in 2019 won the WA longboard state championship. One of the articles reporting on the event describes Egan as having a wife and daughter and is accompanied by a photograph.
This World Surf League page details Ryan Egan’s successes in the Men’s Longboard Tour prior to his transition. It lists him as being six feet tall and weighing 187 lbs.
This week Lowerson, again, took part in the West Coast Suspensions Longboard and Logger State Championships. This time, however, he competed in the women’s events.
Not surprisingly, he won both the Open Women’s and Open Logger divisions by considerable margins.
Saturday 21st May - Leave Them Kids Alone #6
REDUXX: A WPATH Advisor and CSU Professor is a leading member of a hardcore fetish website hosting child sexual abuse fantasies.
Last week, Reduxx published a horrifying article which revealed links between The World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) and a hardcore fetish website called The Eunuch Archive. This site hosts over 3,000 pieces of fictional child pornography detailing the rape, torture, and murder of children with themes around castration and the stunting of puberty.
Now Reduxx are able to name three of the men involved in the site, all of them respected academics with links to WPATH.
Thomas W. Johnson is a Professor Emeritus at California State University, an anthropologist whose research involved ‘gender dysphoria beyond the male-female binary’. For over 20 years he has been an active member of The Eunuch Archive.
Two other men named are Richard J. Wassersug, an honorary professor in the Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences at the University of British Columbia, and Krister H. Willette. They have both been active in The Eunuch Archive community for over two decades.
In 2009 these three men presented research they co-authored at a conference hosted by WPATH. The following year, their presentation was published in an academic journal issued by WPATH. In 2011 Wassersug, Willette, and Johnson were, again, invited to speak at a WPATH conference. In 2016, Johnson claimed to have partially re-written WPATH’s Standards of Care at the specific request of its president, Eli Coleman.
In December 2021 WPATH released a draft version of its 8th edition Standards of Care (SOC8) document. It included the new category of ‘eunuch’ as a protected ‘gender identity’. “Eunuch-identified people may share with other gender-diverse people a desire for reduction or elimination of masculine physical features, masculine genitals, or genital functioning.”
Also Today - Having Your Cake…
THE TELEGRAPH: A trans-identified male is likely to take up a peerage using the privilege of primogeniture.
Even though Matilda (formerly Matthew) Simon is now legally a woman, he inherited and retains the Barony of Wythenshawe, a title only passed to the first male-born heir.
He now seems set to become a heredity peer in the House of Lords, having been granted permission to contest the next by-election for one the upper chamber’s 92 hereditary seats. He is only able to contest a seat by being male.
Simon has an older sister.
The Gender Recognition Act 2004 includes a provision, “The descent of any peerage or dignity or title of honour will take place as if a person recognised in the acquired gender were still of the birth gender. The same rule applies to any property that passes with it.” In other words, males who transition and can still take advantage of sexist primogeniture laws that prioritise them over females.
It seems that ‘trans women are women’, except when it suits them not to be.
Sunday 22nd May - Hey, Teacher…
THE SUNDAY TIMES: A teacher has written about the pernicious influence of gender ideology in schools and the need for clear, evidence-based DfE guidance.
A science teacher with over 10 years experience has written about their experience at a secondary school in Oxfordshire.
Last year, a 14-year-old girl in year 9 began identifying as trans, wanting to be addressed with they/them pronouns and called by a male name. The school has no coherent policy on ‘gender identity’ so, as head of Year 9, this teacher telephoned the girl’s parents and discovered that she was seeing a therapist. On the therapist’s clear instruction, the girl’s mother asked that school staff continue to use her daughter’s real name and refer to her as female. This message was conveyed to the girl’s teachers who agreed to the parent’s wishes.
However, members of the teaching staff began to experience hostility from pupils with the girl’s class tutor becoming a particular target. Water was poured all over his chair, the word ‘transphobe’ was scrawled on the whiteboard in his classroom and he was constantly heckled in class for ‘misgendering’.
The article’s author arranged a ‘restorative conversation’ with the pupils as their head of year. But the children arrived prepared with unwavering opinions harvested straight from social media. Even the school’s head saw no reason the staff shouldn’t indulge the girl’s ‘gender identity’.
The teacher describes a ‘cultural shift’ at the school over the coming year.
“Some teenagers would say: ‘Why can’t I be non-binary’ or ‘why can’t I be a boy?’ Children seemed to feel emboldened, absolutely certain that there was only correct point of view. The school seemed to be reinforcing this. If a teenager questioned the prevailing view among their peers and said: ‘You can’t just become a boy, you can’t change your sex’, then they could be sent to the pastoral hub and it might be suggested they undertake an LGBT course. Around the same time, more children in the lower years were starting to question their gender identity. It began to feel like a social contagion was spreading through the school.”
Eventually, this teacher felt compelled to move on to a different school.
“I don’t blame the school for its chaotic approach; the arguments about gender identity and biological sex have become a fearsome culture war. Teachers lack the training and information to cope… That is why it is imperative that the Department for Education (DfE) gives clear guidelines for schools on how to tackle this problem; it should be a policy that is evidence-based and universal. That is the only way to calm the anger bubbling up in classrooms and to allow teachers to get on with their jobs.
I chose this profession because I wanted to impart knowledge; that’s about more than teaching my subject, it’s considering a child’s wellbeing and their mental health too. I believe that most teachers feel the same way. But in the current climate, this is becoming increasingly hard to do.”
See you next week.