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Thank you, JL. This is indeed uplifting, after I was so negative with the previous bad news. Those high school girls are setting the bar, and showing that not all the young people are captured. Well done to them. Just say no.

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What a week! Thanks!

Momentous stuff, amazingly from Canada, but respect to all those individual ladies demonstrating in the UK (too far away in Bulgaria to join unfortunately).

Fair play to the Daily Mail for covering that bastard. Their picture of him alongside lily-livered Starmer is a nice touch.

The Times covered the Glasgow library business as, happily, JKR has been making a fuss.

But I also really enjoyed the OwlKitty clip. Must check their other stuff.

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As always it’s as if we’re pushing a giant boulder up a steep hill then along comes JL with his good news bulletin and all’s right with the world again. Thank you, JL.

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Thanks for cheering us up as ever, JL. 😎

One of my main concerns at the moment is the Irish Referendum so really pleased to see the great march in Dublin which unfortunately I couldn't make. But lovely to read the other stories and well done the ladies at London Bridge and in Scotland.

Dusty

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Thanks JL. That really is a massive dose of much needed good news. Some real signs of progress happening. 👏

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Feb 7Liked by JL

Thanks JL, always great to get a counterbalance to the grimness.

That Rip Curl story is amazing. Despite the Bud Light debacle (among others) they insist on repeating the same mistake and they get the same result. As always with Gender ideology, as soon as you take it out of the tiny circle of 'true believers' and put it out into the real world, it falls apart - but the 'true believers' have to keep the faith and keep trying to "enlighten" the rest of us.

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Feb 6Liked by JL

I can sleep tonight. Thank you JL. X

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This ^^^^ was HUGE for us in the U.S.!

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Let’s add the NYT opinion piece by Pamela Paul!!

https://www.nytimes.com/2024/02/02/opinion/transgender-children-gender-dysphoria.html

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A good good news supplement JL, but I am still feeling very grumpy after the bad news one. For me, it is not satisfying enough to see the ladies resisting the nonsense, I want to see heads roll. I want to identify every decision maker in those sporting bodies, that put the ideology ahead of fairness, and for them to be sacked and never employed in any sporting capacity again. One bit on news, that I have just come across in the Times has perked me up though. That spineless git, Marcial Boo has left the Equality and Human Rights Commission as chief ­executive.

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Many thanks JL. A right cracker of an edition :-)

Re: Network Rail/Shane Andrews please allow me to share this amusing cartoon (link hosted on imgbb) https://ibb.co/6Dbr15j

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I write a Substack, Just the Business, about New Zealand listed companies, the NZ economy, banking and regulation. It isn't often that my concern over women's rights overlaps with my professional life, but it did in this case because the company that owns Rip Curl, KMD Brands is listed on NZX. This was my column yesterday: https://justthebusinessjennyruth.substack.com/p/kmds-rip-curl-joins-the-trans-lobby

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Feb 7Liked by JL

As always 🌹

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All good. As a trans widow, with data on 56 of us, my message to Graham is, sorry, but David/Debbie Hayton does not deserve to be addressed with female pronouns. The therapist who put a chair in the middle of the room, daring him to move it and "go for it" was a charlatan. This is the truth. Does he have a sister? Did he "come" in her purloined panties? Like this woman whose story is told in my voice? Get real Graham and Andrew Doyle. We just can't "do pronouns" because the flip side stories of "the good ones" are the sisters, the ex-wives, the mothers and fathers of:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsdtoDHlXUM&t=1s

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Feb 7·edited Feb 7Liked by JL

Thanks as always JL, our moment to feel optimistic and hopeful

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Feb 7·edited Feb 7Liked by JL

Firstly, thank you, JL, for the good news. This bit must come as some relief after hours spent, elbows deep, scraping the barrels of narcissistic effluent that infuses so many fog-addled minds.

I wonder if it would be ethical for high school "trans" athletes to be administered something that replicates menstruation once a month. No pain no gain.

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