Katy, Why Do You Censor Screenshots?

Some Gender Critical people discussing The Trans Question

Ok, so what are the pros and cons?

The main reason I do it is because I have a large platform and most of these people do not. You don’t quite know how horrible it is to get a pile on from hundreds or even thousands of people until it happens. It is quite a common Gender Critical (The politically correct term for the UK’s anti-trans movement, GC from here) tactic to target someone and all pile on at the same time so they are left feeling isolated and that they shouldn’t dare speak out again in future. I don’t want to do the same thing as them, I don’t want to stoop to their level. And importantly I don’t need to, my arguments stand up on their own, I don’t need to intimidate people into not arguing back unlike them.

What are the exceptions?

The lady who is suing Stonewall claiming that 12 year olds can’t be LGBT, something that happens to have been said routinely by anti-gay campaigners for decades and that has been repurposed in recent times to being an anti-trans argument (like all anti-gay arguments have)

Conclusion

In the end I’m just trying to do The Right Thing™ whilst combating the rising anti-trans hatred in the UK to the best of my ability. If you disagree with my methods and think all my arguments here are rubbish then you can do things your own way, I’m not an expert, just bear in mind I have a tediously large platform. I know it seems a little bit like I’m doing the “when they go low, we go high” nonsense that never really works, and to an extent I am, but without your integrity you are nothing.

Imagine if this followed you around for the rest of your life

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Katy Montgomerie

Katy Montgomerie

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