Does anyone have an Ovarit code? by AreYouSureee in GenderCritical

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I am honestly in shock, I have seemingly been banned from the whole of reddit for being the only honest transsexual on the honest transsexual sub. They were asking if anyone was a GC transsexual which I am and then I am cornered by TIM 1 and TIM 2! Does anyone know if shadow bans are permanent?? by Vay in GenderCritical

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I’m getting an error message on your image, so I don’t know what the message you got is, but have a look at r/shadowban, where there’s info about it and, iirc, a thread you can comment in a to find out if you are actually shadowbanned.

Is this story real or fake? by Kally in GenderCritical

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I’m pretty sure that it’s fake and there was a thread on Ovarit that debunked it and found lots of other stuff that the guy had made up about himself, but I’m failing miserably at finding it, sorry.

Scotland becomes first country to make tampons and pads available for free by [deleted] in GenderCritical

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The article does, but sadly the law doesn’t. Apparently it’s just “people” who need period products.

A relevant passage from Ernest Cline's new novel, Ready Player Two by JasonNecks in GenderCritical

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How disappointing: I really liked Ready Player One, maybe I won’t bother with the sequel.

Turning tide: Target removes "Irreversible Damage" book; adds it back after protests by QueenBread in GenderCritical

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That’s great news! I wasn’t sure expecting Target to listen to the people complaining.

UK High Court to hear landmark case against discriminatory abortion law by jet199 in GenderCritical

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They were talking about this on Women’s Hour this morning. The pro-choice speaker made the very good point that most of these kinds of defects are only picked up at twenty weeks, so the mothers would only have a month to decide. If they don’t have time to do further tests (to determine the severity of the problem), think about how they could accommodate a disabled child, speak to support services, and so on then they’re more likely to panic and abort.

“Why is this lesbian refusing to suck Girldick™?!😡” : TumblrInAction by EmptyCode in GenderCritical

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I’m pretty use, given the automod comment, that they know it’s only a matter of time. I’m amazed they’ve lasted this long, though.

“Why is this lesbian refusing to suck Girldick™?!😡” : TumblrInAction by EmptyCode in GenderCritical

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Those comments, though! Very refreshing.

Nüshu: China’s secret female-only language by radmoon in GenderCritical

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Article by an expert that fills in / corrects some of the details.

The article is basically accurate and informative, but — as with many journalistic accounts of Nüshu, and Chinese writing in general — it romanticizes and exoticizes the script, and there are some errors and misinterpretations, mainly with regard to the relationship between writing and spoken language.

I just made a sub on reddit r/TRETwitter by cutenoobies in GenderCritical

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It’ll be interesting to see how long it lasts.

Is there really any room for Gay men to speak up on Gender Critical? by Kai_Decadence in GenderCritical

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There’s s/GenderCriticalGuys and s/LGBDropTheT, you might find more gay men there.

I think there’s a mixture of views about whether you’re “allowed” here, personally I’m ok with it but other women are less keen.

[Repost][Academic] Evaluation of Gender, Sex and Sexual Orientation Demographic Questionnaire Formats (18+) by PinkDonut in GenderCritical

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It’s already been posted on Ovarit.

"'Women have very little idea how much men hate them’" - What age did YOU figure out that some men hate XX? by BEB in GenderCritical

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Any chance of posting the text?

Why I can't trust Stonewall any more - UnHerd by FlickingMarvellous in GenderCritical

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Why I can’t trust Stonewall any more

Its fight for gay rights was exemplary; now its trans dogma makes it unfit to work in schools

—Jonny Best

If ever there was a lost, screwed-up gay kid who would have benefited from the existence of an organisation like Stonewall in his childhood, it was me. Bullied, lonely, and lacking any knowledge about what it meant to be gay, but feeling a vague, dark sense that the lives I saw around me were not the same as mine — I didn’t have words to describe what I felt. At around the age of 13 I retreated into myself and was taken to a child psychologist, but I refused to speak.

I was 18 when the infamous Section 28 became law in May 1988, prohibiting the ‘promotion’ of homosexuality by local authorities. I don’t know where all this promotion was taking place but it wasn’t at my Cleethorpes comprehensive, which had covered sex education in one baffling, strictly science-only lesson. Homosexuality wasn’t mentioned, let alone advertised.

In 1989, Stonewall was founded and, thanks in large part to its careful, determined work, British society began to change for the better. Life became gradually easier and happier for lesbians, bisexuals and gay men. It was a slow process. Fast-forward to 2006. I am 35, the artistic director of Queer Up North International Festival, and I have commissioned an educational theatre production addressing the issue of homophobic bullying in secondary schools. Stonewall is co-producing the project and I have been spending hours on the phone to teachers up and down the country, trying to persuade them to let Queer Up North and Stonewall into their schools.

The calumny that LGBT people are a risk to children is alive and well, and I don’t want what I write here to give succour to those who perpetuate it. But here’s the thing: the Stonewall of today is not the Stonewall I so admired a decade ago. If I were on the phone to those teachers today, I’d advise them not to have Stonewall in their schools.

The government also appears to have spotted that something is wrong. It has issued guidance prohibiting schools from working with external organisations that “reinforce damaging stereotypes, for instance by suggesting that children might be a different gender based on their personality and interests or the clothes they prefer to wear”. The government doesn’t say which organisations it has in mind, but several established LGBT organisations — including Stonewall — produce materials that would appear to fall foul of the new rules. 

The original Stonewall proceeded from a premise which gradually found support across the political spectrum: that the experience of same-sex desire is morally neutral and therefore not a just basis for discrimination. Stonewall’s campaigns to equalise the age of consent, overturn the ban on gays and lesbians in the military, and secure civil partnerships and equal marriage, all gathered social and political support on this basis.

But since beginning to campaign on trans issues in 2015, Stonewall has faced more complex, specialised questions than in its first 26 years, during which it campaigned solely on matters relating to sexual orientation.

The foundational proposition of modern trans politics is that sex — boundaried, binary, and stubbornly unchangeable — should be replaced with the more malleable concept of ‘gender identity’ — the belief that we all have an innate, irreducible (and unverifiable) sense of our gender, unrelated to biological sex.

The marginalisation of sex in trans activism sits uneasily with the centrality of sex to lesbian and gay activism. I’m a gay man which means I experience sexual desire for male bodies — not for people who ‘identify as’ men (who could be male or female). But the solidarity between LGB and T people has tended to mean more to us than any underlying conceptual frictions; Queer Up North had this solidarity at its heart and trans artists and performers were central to the work we did. 

But when Stonewall decided to campaign on trans issues as well as sexual orientation issues, these conceptual frictions had to be resolved into a coherent policy platform. Stonewall’s response to these complexities was to adopt wholly the precepts of trans politics; the de-emphasis of sex and the promotion of innate gender identity. This has led to some contorted positions with damaging real-world effects.

For example, it has led Stonewall to reconfigure homosexual desire. This is not immediately apparent from Stonewall’s glossary, which, for example, describes a lesbian as a woman who is attracted to other women. But the glossary doesn’t offer a definition of ‘woman’ because Stonewall is keen to dodge the implications of its replacement of biological sex with self-reported gender identity — namely that a woman is a person of either sex who ‘identifies’ as a woman. It follows inexorably that lesbians must now accept that — to use the phrase beloved of trans activists and their woke allies — “some women have penises”. You don’t have to know much about lesbianism to appreciate that the absence of penis is fundamental to the concept. When a group of lesbians protested at London’s Pride parade in 2018, Stonewall showed them no sympathy. This issue is causing distress and anger for many people, including young women just finding their feet in the lesbian community.

Its new policy platform has also led Stonewall to look both ways on the issue of gender stereotypes. On the one hand, Stonewall produces excellent materials encouraging young people to explore their lives beyond the boundaries of gendered expectations. On the other, its promotion of gender identity reinforces those same gender stereotypes; a biological male who reports having the gender identity ‘woman’ cannot explain the claim without gender stereotypes. This is not a problem within the specific domain of trans politics, but Stonewall now claims that everyone has a gender identity, and therefore everyone identifies, in some way, with gender stereotypes. While Stonewall continues to make this claim it will continue to be on the wrong side of the government’s new schools guidance.

Having adopted such radical, far-reaching new policies, rather than seek to persuade wider society of their value, Stonewall has sought to silence opposition and enforce submission by labelling heretics — such as women who want to retain the sex-based rights secured by the 2010 Equality Act, and lesbians who reject the concept of the ‘female penis’ — as ‘transphobic’, placing them on the same moral level as racists.

A substantial, and increasing, number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people have had enough of Stonewall’s dogmatism. The founding in 2019 of the LGB Alliance, a grassroots, lesbian-led lobbying group which rejects gender identity, is responding to the demand for alternative thinking.

Stonewall’s brand is powerful — but brands are illusory, and Stonewall’s masks the socially divisive and damaging effects of its current policies. Politicians, schools, NGOs and major corporations routinely subcontract their judgment on LGBT issues to Stonewall, persuaded that whatever Stonewall says is ‘best practice’ must be right. But they should learn to be more cautious, because the new Stonewall is a vastly different organisation from the one which gradually earned their trust.

It seems to me that the UK is full of more feminists who do not subscribe so fully to transgender ideology than is the US, is this true and why? by Huyhuy in GenderCritical

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Lots of good answers here, I’d also add (from a UK perspective) that it’s a bandwidth issue. In the US, there are a lot of ongoing battles (maternal health care access, abortion/contraception access, parental leave) that are done deals in the UK, so women in the UK have far more bandwidth to spare for trans-related issues.

Is the Guardian peaking? by Britishbulldog in GenderCritical

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I have a theory on this, based on the fact that a woke friend of mine considers the Guardian irredeemably transphobic. I think they’ve tried their best to be woke, been told it’s not good enough, and gone “fuck it, let’s be truthful instead”.

Where did Spinster go? by Lizzythelezzo in GenderCritical

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It’s working fine for me.

How not to make it obvious you hate women | Excelpope by [deleted] in GenderCritical

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If you’re enjoying his writing, I recommend “Transubstantiation”.

Piers Clashes With Trans Supporter Over JK Rowling's Controversial New Book | Good Morning Britain by [deleted] in GenderCritical

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God, Butterworth is an irritating little git. I’m convinced that he’s on Piers’ payroll, with instructions to be smug and splutter a lot while never actually saying anything sensible. It’s the only explanation.

Conservative UK GC women - a group for you! by BEB in GenderCritical

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Ah, ok then.

Conservative UK GC women - a group for you! by BEB in GenderCritical

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Are you involved? How do you square it with the CWA’s TWAW stance?

What are some good and valuable sources to determine that there are only two genders? by XacidD2708 in GenderCritical

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Do you mean sexes? I’m pretty sure they’ve made up hundreds of different genders by now.

https://fairplayforwomen.com/chromosomes-biological-sex-gender/

Excluding transwomen from womanhood perpetrates the idea that there's a wrong way to be a woman! by RedditHatesLesbians in GenderCritical

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Is there some set of core experiences distinctive of womanhood, some shared set of adventures and exploits that every woman will encounter on her journey from diapers to the grave?

Yes, there is. It’s called being female. Next question?

r/periods got brigaded today. how long till they go the way of r/pcos? by spicyramen in GenderCritical

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Great comments, though!

40% of people under 25 in Scotland think it should be made a criminal offence to say a man cannot become a woman by jet199 in GenderCritical

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If you want to see what other bonkers things people agree with north of the border: https://wingsoverscotland.com/darwins-failures/

(I doubt it’s just Scotland, by any means!)

That last one is just... whaaaaaat?

Is anyone else having issues with Ovarit crashing? Chapo chat discovered us and threatened to doxx. by iguanidae in GenderCritical

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It’s been a bit wobbly for the last day or so. The admins have said it’s something at their end, not an external attack, and they’re working on it.

Ovarit.com server down? by madderthanhell in GenderCritical

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I was getting “server not found” for a while, then I got on for a few minutes, now I’m getting “internal server error”. Some people reporting the same on Spinster.

Good luck, Ovarit admins!

Saidit is hosted on a pro-transgender host. Ovarit is run by women, for women. I highly recommend it. Getting DDOSed, it could be a matter of time this place gets the boot too. by AshleyBackwoods in GenderCritical

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I think it’s only invite-only for the beta phase. They’re planning to open it up when they’re happy it’s stable and safe.

And there are plenty of codes for the asking.

I think I was just raped and I really need support by DevianttKitten in GenderCritical

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You have done nothing wrong. Make sure that you remember that.

A lot of countries have sexual assault support lines, is there one you could call/message?

US: https://www.rainn.org/ UK: https://rapecrisis.org.uk/

**LGB Alliance** US Forming by lairacunda in GenderCritical

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Afraid not. Stonewall tweeted yesterday, it was an error.

Trans women pose no threat to cis women, but we pose a threat to them if we make them outcasts: UTTER BULLSHIT. by GConly in GenderCritical

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What absolute tosh. I did find one correct sentence in amongst all the bollocks:

the major threat to women, straight or not, cis- or not, always was and still is straight men

I’m not sure why she thinks them putting on a wig changes that, though.

How long do you think this post in r/science will last? by LasagnaRossa in GenderCritical

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I went and had a look at the removed comments, but they’re pretty much just the mods enforcing rule 8 (no anecdotes): refreshing to see!

Are there many Skeptics here? by strandkrypa in GenderCritical

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Skeptics in the UK is a social / discussion movement that started around the turn of the century. It’s more about debunking things like homeopathy and conspiracy theories.

http://london.skepticsinthepub.org/Default.aspx/21/About-Us

Are there many Skeptics here? by strandkrypa in GenderCritical

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Thanks for the text. I think I had seen it before, but didn’t remember the bit about Skeptics.

Are there many Skeptics here? by strandkrypa in GenderCritical

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“Mumsnet is to British transphobia,” she wrote “what 4Chan is to American fascism.”

Hahahaha! What?

Tell you, this woman’s reading different media sources to me if she thinks the TERFs won over a year ago.

Such a posture positions queer theory and activism as individualistic, narcissistic and thus somehow fundamentally un-British.

This is very well put, though.

I think it’s entirely plausible that her theory re: Skeptics is at least partially correct. Thinking back to the days of Skeptics In The Pub, it was mostly lefty (which fits) but I think also mostly male (which doesn’t).

Might be more accurate to say that the same aspects of the British mindset that led to Skeptics also leads to gender criticality?

Wonder if this peaked her? by [deleted] in GenderCritical

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Oh look, bardfin.

(Also, that post is nearly a year old. They’re really scraping the barrel for stuff to get women’s subs banned, aren’t they?)

Edit: the deleted comments: such hatred!

Are there many Skeptics here? by strandkrypa in GenderCritical

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The article’s paywalled.

Anecdotally, the one of my friends that I know to be GC (saw a Reddit comment by him) is a long-term Skeptic, and I’ve been... Skeptic-adjacent? for a long time, went to a few meetings back in the day.

I’m now wondering about sounding out my other Skeptic friends, if I ever get to see them in person again!

Homosexual Recruitment Has Arrived by shufflepofty in GenderCritical

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By the same logic, heterosexual recruitment has also arrived.

Don’t get me wrong, TRAs are out of order on this as so many other issues, I just think it’s an odd thing to focus on.

do you own a vagina? by Lingenfelter in GenderCritical

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For just six low monthly payments, you too can own a vagina!

We need an organised strategy rather than just complaining by Esseteee in GenderCritical

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I think she’s joining in with someone else’s suit, rather than appealing, but I can’t remember where I saw that.

We need an organised strategy rather than just complaining by Esseteee in GenderCritical

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If you’re in the UK, get in touch with Baroness Nicholson. She’s in the early stages of setting up (not sure how settled the name is) the Campaign for Restoring the Rights of Woman, which so far is just letter writing but might come to more. There are also several groups like Fair Play who’re working on various campaigns.

In the US, there’s an org whose name escapes me (something like Rights4Women? Their logo is a fist maybe with a star?) that’s campaigning about the changes to the US Equality Act. Sorry for vague info, searching is giving me lots of results for the UK EA. If I find it, I’ll edit with a link.

Edit: got the name entirely wrong, it’s Feminists In Struggle (FIST): https://feministstruggle.org/2020/05/07/fist-launches-endorsement-drive-for-feminist-amendments-to-the-equality-act/

TRAs support school shooter because he was targeting transaphobes by BrokenEarth in GenderCritical

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She: the shooter is a TIF.

"netflix is now owned by Abbott Laboratories, maker of Lupron aka puberty blockers so expect more of this propoganda" by [deleted] in GenderCritical

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8.6% Netflix, 15.7% Abbott.

"netflix is now owned by Abbott Laboratories, maker of Lupron aka puberty blockers so expect more of this propoganda" by [deleted] in GenderCritical

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That is a huge exaggeration, if not completely untrue.

Capital Global Research Investors owns 8.6% of Netflix shares, and also owns 15.7% of Abbott shares. Edit: And also owns shares in many, many other companies.

Abbott does not own any of Netflix, and the holding in it that CGRI owns is unlikely to be large enough to give any editorial control.

6 TW talk menstruaion. Ooh - let's all play: 6 White people talk being black; or 6 tone- deaf people talk being concert pianists... by Echoofmiles in GenderCritical

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Not if taken as medically directed, but they play around with their doses.

Has anyone else noticed that the narrative of dysphoria has changed? by mambean in GenderCritical

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Yes, same here. I think it’s a big part of why they keep trying to silence us, to stop people from learning about AGP.

r/transgender talks about potential rugby ban, suggests trans women are weaker than cis women by RadioSilence in GenderCritical

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The comments are hilarious. The Guardian, which has taken money to write pro-trans articles, is transphobic?

Has anyone else noticed that the narrative of dysphoria has changed? by mambean in GenderCritical

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All this, plus the fact that most normal people think of HSTS when they hear the phrase “trans woman”, and have no idea that most of them are (intact) AGP.

Is there anything we can do to build on J K Rowling going public? by spinningIntelligence in GenderCritical

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In the UK, Baroness Nicholson is trying to put together some sort of campaigning organisation. It’s still very early stages, but hopefully something will come of it soon.

The detransitioners: what happens when trans men want to be women again? by questioningtw in GenderCritical

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Oh, interesting. Maybe left hand - right hand issues?

The detransitioners: what happens when trans men want to be women again? by questioningtw in GenderCritical

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It looks like that was just a glitch: they’re back again now.

Transitioning spouses by Yellowlamp in GenderCritical

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Is it not that most TIFs are lesbians, whereas late-presenting TIMs tend to be straight AGP?

Do we know the effects of puberty blockers on childrens' bodies? by blackrainbow in GenderCritical

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You poor thing! I hope you continue to be mostly healthy, and at least now you know what’s causing your problems.

Do we know the effects of puberty blockers on childrens' bodies? by blackrainbow in GenderCritical

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This is an interesting article about the medium-term side effects on the women who were given Luperon for precocious puberty: https://www.statnews.com/2017/02/02/lupron-puberty-children-health-problems/

Look at the wheels turn when TRAs try to invent a new way to describe women, because only women have periods by leparsdon in GenderCritical

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Someone did, it got banned.

Weird...Google amp tells me r/GC was banned because it was "unmoderated." by fuckingsealions in GenderCritical

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There was one particular post that got a bit weird, iirc. There was a post here a couple of days ago asking the same question, and the mods gave their version of what happened: have a look back for it. (Sorry, I’d go and find it for you but seddit on mobile browser is sub-optimal.)

Out of the loop, when did this all start? by [deleted] in GenderCritical

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This is quite a good overview: https://janeclarejones.com/2018/11/13/the-annals-of-the-terf-wars/

(And it’s only got worse since then.)

Have you seen the new Bodyform ad? by [deleted] in GenderCritical

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It’s brilliant, isn’t it?

Are there any female-only subs left on Reddit? by RIP_r_GenderCritical in GenderCritical

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r/ActualWomen is still up, but I doubt it will be for long.

Telegraph: 'Niche' transgender ideology 'corrosive' to society, says report by womenopausal in GenderCritical

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This post goes into some detail about why both the polls that say the public is pro self ID and the ones that say it is anti are flawed.

(The whole blog is worth a look, it’s written by a male GC pollster.)

Can anybody still in r/trollGC add me? It’s private by Snackisnoo in GenderCritical

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I think dontdoxxmebro is one, not sure if it’s one or two x’s.

They banned R/ blatant misogyny by [deleted] in GenderCritical

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Nah, bwa is very TRA. I found GC when I got rape threats for saying “but you need a uterus to have a period” in the comments there.

Telegraph: 'Niche' transgender ideology 'corrosive' to society, says report by womenopausal in GenderCritical

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You can download the Civitas report here: https://civitas.org.uk/content/files/2454-A-The-Corrosive-Impact-of-TI-ppi-110-WEB.pdf

It’s worth a read.

I already like it here :P by pink_lioness in GenderCritical

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Oh, that makes sense!

I’m on iOS, so no app for me.

Argument with boyfriend last night about Reddit's censorship of women, and he called me a transphobe by sosorreal in GenderCritical

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Honestly, in your situation I’d be out of there.

I know what you mean about caring for him: I care for my husband, he’s not a bad person and we’re friends. Definitely feels more like a housemate than a spouse, though, these days.

Argument with boyfriend last night about Reddit's censorship of women, and he called me a transphobe by sosorreal in GenderCritical

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You absolutely are not a bad person, but I’m not surprised you wonder if you’re crazy. It’s incredibly hard when otherwise rational people suddenly start spewing pseudoscience.

I’m in a similar boat to you, but with over a decade of marriage behind me. We’ve been sleeping in separate rooms since the JKR thing, and... I really don’t miss him, but I’d miss my house and animals if I left. No idea how it’s going to play out for me. Fingers crossed it turns out well for you.

I already like it here :P by pink_lioness in GenderCritical

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I’m finding it a bit weird/redundant that there’s a big block of text about the sub at the top of each post.

The Jessica Jonathan Yaniv situation summarized, and why it remains important by WrongToy in GenderCritical

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You know, there are some people for whom “it” seems appropriate. I’d never thought of it, but...

Yeah... by Lulu in GenderCritical

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I hope she keeps walking a very careful line: it does more good for her to make very moderate statements that make (normal) people go “well, yes, obviously that’s true” than for her to go all out and get banned from Twitter.