You cannot justify removing women’s rights from trans women when they need them for the same reason that cis women do

If you aren’t allowed to talk about the misogyny you face then you will not be able to combat it

The Problem

1) At most two of the following can be true:

a) The people who face misogyny are those whose “sex” is “female”
b) Trans women’s “sex” is “male”
c) Trans women…


They’ll angrily tell you that they oppose both it and its reform, but none of them can tell you what it does or what the reforms would do.

The Scottish government recently released the results of its second consultation into reforming the Gender Recognition Act (GRA). Again, just like the…


A lot of the argument about GC transphobia revolves around who is a “real woman”, but that’s uninteresting compared to their policies

Here are a list of mainstream “Gender Critical” beliefs and positions that are unambiguously transphobic:

  1. Wanting to ban trans women and girls from the women’s spaces that they…


Answering one of my most asked questions

Some Gender Critical people discussing The Trans Question

I often post screenshots of ridiculous, stupid and horrific things that transphobes, Gender Critical people, bigots etc say on Twitter with the goal of either laughing at them or debunking them or just showing the world how hateful lots of these people are…


I often get asked who to follow, so here are some recommendations on various platforms! Click on their names for a link!

Platforms

YouTube

Nikkie de Jager — NikkieTutorials

“Nikkie de Jager, better known by her YouTube channel name NikkieTutorials, is a Dutch makeup artist and beauty vlogger. She gained online popularity…


Please note this article discusses violent transphobia

Unknown Woman, 19th of February 2020, Sheffield, UK

Attempted murder, victim survived, attacker jailed for 5 years [source]

Unknown Woman, 8th of April 2020, Jakarta, Indonesia


Addressing a common “Gender Critical” argument

It is worth noting that Gender Critical people always write “transwomen” rather than trans women to try and communicate their belief that trans women are not women

This isn’t just a tongue twister, this is a serious and surprisingly not that rare “Gender Critical” (GC) argument against the assertion that trans women are women. The argument goes: if you are asserting that trans women are a type of women, then you…


Some thoughts on engaging with misogynists, homophobes and transphobes

I spend a lot of time (too much) arguing with people on the internet, mainly in favour of feminism, LGBT rights and atheism. I want to discuss a specific type of argument that I come up against a lot, one that…


A list of the rights that trans people are missing in order to be equal to cis people around the world.

This is a live document and is not exhaustive. If you know of a right missing in your country, or you have an article to back up one mentioned…


On Sunday the 28th of June celebrity and activist Jameela Jamil deleted all of her tweets from before 2020. Shortly after, on Wednesday the 22nd of July, comedian Josie Long deleted all of her tweets completely. I know what you’re thinking. This, of course, can only mean one thing: that…

Katy Montgomerie

Katy is a feminist, LGBT rights advocate, atheist, metalhead, insect enthusiast and trans woman

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