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“A response to my Leftie friend who agrees with my criticisms of gender identity ideology & politics but is too afraid to say so openly for fear of losing his “woke” Leftie and transgender friends. – By Priya Reddy

Thanks for sharing your concerns as one of the few leftie friends I have who had the courage to be honest about these controversial and conflicting issues. I appreciate your encouragement. Some leftie friends have told me privately they support my posts but can’t like, comment or share them. They’re also too afraid too.

Fear… should be a red flag. What are you afraid of exactly? Losing your friends? I understand that’s a strong disincentive to speaking up, but ultimately it’s your own conscience you have to answer to.  I’ve lost some friends over these issues over the years… and yes that can be hurtful but I’m more worried about losing my basic human rights and far more concerned about this unprecedented backlash to feminism and frontal attack on sex based legal rights for females, as well as on scientific integrity, freedom of speech, our fundamental Constitutional principles and protections, and even on objectivity itself.  The totality of which has serious human rights impacts, political and totalitarian implications.

By the way, we are not discussing individuals or your transgender friends or mine for that matter. We are discussing ideology, and it’s political implications. Any and every ideology can be subject to critical thinking.  Gender identity ideology is not above criticism.   No ideology, religion, belief system is above examination – not even feminisms as there appears to be varying interpretations of feminism.   If you have been following my posts then you would know that transgender political discourse is extremely misogynistic and often violently so towards women for even acknowledging biological facts or their social relevance and political implications.  I’ve posted many articles about political extremism in the gender identity movement so you should know that it is now unfortunately dominated by MRA (alt Right Men’s Rights Activists) ..who hate women so much they use hate speech to vilify non compliant women as “terfs” and threaten to beat and kill “terfs” who dare to assert their own ideas or boundaries.  Nothing “woke” about that is there?

I refuse to normalize this injustice or any other injustice on any issue. I don’t care whether my stance is popular or not. Facts are facts whether they are popular or not. The truth is more important than peer approval or group think. Facts are more important than feelings.

The Right recognizes female biology but seeks to control and criminalize it. The Left denies the material fact of the female sex altogether and also seeks to define its parameters.  Neither approach is respectful or helpful to the female sex and both pose a significant threat to women’s hard won rights.  That’s not acceptable. Enemies of women are not my friends. There’s nothing friendly about being complicit in this unprecedented assault on women’s rights. That’s like being silent about racist aggression which also makes one complicit with abuse.

Normalizing Leftist collusion and complicity with a violently hateful misogynistic fascistic movement is sheer cowardice and a drastic moral/ethical/political compromise I would never make.  It’s ironic that I’ve been accused of vilifying the Left.. when the social scene you have described is exactly what I was referring to when I said contemporary “woke” identarian Left… or the postmodern queer theory indoctrinated academic Left… which now dominates nearly all politically Left identified groups with few exceptions.   Making that self evident observation is not “vilifying” the Left. The liberal left has shown us they they are unwilling to think rationally, critically or fairly about these issues. Rather, the Left has revealed a strong preference for dogma, irrational pseudo religious, unscientific beliefs and vicious authoritarian tendencies, as well as an ugly virulent misogyny.

Any political ideology or culture that requires us to be silent and afraid instead of aligned with our own secular rational ethical principles – is seriously problematic…. and should be vigorously questioned.  Am I afraid of hurting people’s feelings? Does saying “the earth is round” hurt the feelings of flat earthers? Maybe… but why would I give a fuck? I’m not afraid to hurt the Patriarchy’s feelings either… regardless of what new form Patriarchy assumes, or how it rebrands itself as a “woke” radical leftist civil rights breakthrough.

I personally don’t find cowardice, nihilism, cultish irrationality, misogyny, science denialism, and violent totalitarian tendencies combined with sheer unadulterated stupidity… to be attractive qualities. I would not be comfortable around people like that no matter how artsy and clever they were.   Being a useless morally corrupted ethical failure is a buzzkill for me I guess.

That’s why I avoid most Left, Anarchist or radical events unless it’s specific to an issue like torture, war, climate change, Palestine, Police brutality, etc. for example.   I just can’t trust anyone who shows signs of being indoctrinated and possibly fascistic.

A recent example would be the defunding of the Vancouver Rape Shelter for maintaining a female only space, though they referred transgender identified makes to other shelters. This female safe space for victims of trauma was harassed, targeted, and threatened by transgender extremists and finally defunded by the city with capitulated to pressure from transgender extremists.  Just ask yourself… what kind of psychotic fascist piece of shit feels entitled to threaten a rape shelter for women victimized by male violence, who have absolutely no where else to go?

These vulnerable often penniless women are not privileged graduates with degrees in gender studies (Post modernist queer theory is the academic origin of gender identity ideology) ..as these traumatized women are the victims of gender identity ideology and its advocates and supporters. They can’t simply “identify” their way out of being female rape victims or negate the threat of male violence by identifying as men.

You know why the article below is from a Conservative magazine? Because the liberal/Left press and media outlets has chosen to ignore the dark ugly side of gender identity ideology and transgender politics.  How can anyone respect such shameful pathetic cowardice? The liberal & “progressive” media are fully complicit with a misogynistic ideology that has now metastasized into violent extremism and even domestic terrorism as transgender extremists target women with violence much the way anti choice extremists on the Right threaten non compliant women with violence.

How could the sane, rational and ethical among us (regardless of where we see ourselves on the political spectrum) … legitimate or even tolerate these horrid alarming developments? As the old saying goes, “if you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem.”   We have lost our fear, refuse to be bullied and don’t give a fuck about hurting the enemy’s feelings. In fact we plan to cut off the enemy’s head (not like physically… but metaphorically…) just like Uma Thurman’s determined character did in my favorite film, Kill Bill Vol. I. as she sliced her way through her opposition.

We the people, will collectively continue to resist this morally degenerate slide into the abyss of totalitarianism at any cost and also leave a figurative trail of bodies in our wake.”

 

 

From the National Review, the article Priya Reddy menions –

“Despite boycotts, threats, and a slaughtered rat nailed to its front door, this Canadian women’s shelter soldiers on.  

This week, staff of the Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter (VRRWS) in British Columbia found messages such as “Kill TERFS,” “F*** TERFS,” and — what else? — “Trans women are women” scrawled across their windows and walls. (“TERF,” for “trans-exclusionary radical feminist,” is a generally derogatory term for feminists who do not believe certain things about transgenderism.) This is not the first time something like this has happened. Three weeks ago, a woman seeking the shelter’s services was alarmed to find a dead rat nailed to the front door.

“The women who come to our support groups are rape victims and battered women,” says Hilla Kerner, VRRWS’s spokeswoman, who has worked at the shelter for 14 years. “One of them said to me, ‘Haven’t we suffered enough?’”

Kerner spoke to me by phone, explaining that though the staff at the shelter called the non-emergency law-enforcement line to report the vandalism, they think it unlikely, or rather “mission impossible,” that they’ll find the culprit. In any case, they have bigger and more important things to worry about, such as operating their 24-hour crisis line and helping to shelter women escaping domestic violence and prostitution. Indeed, it is striking that — unlike many trans activists — Kerner draws a distinction between language and behavior:

We deal with real violence and physical violence, so I don’t want to blur the real threat on women’s lives and real dangers to women’s safety [with] abusive and intimidating language . . . This is not the same level of threatened violence.

Founded in 1973, VRRWS is the oldest rape-relief center in Canada. Their staff is a collective made up of 20 women who serve around 1,200 women every year. Some of the staff are paid, others are volunteers, but they all do a lot of voluntary work. “Because you cannot change the world Monday to Friday, 9 to 5,” Kerner explains. “It’s a full-time life.”

VRRWS’s mission is inspired by feminist philosophy. Specifically, by the belief that women — meaning the female sex — are born into an oppressed class. This is why their peer-support groups and housing programs are reserved for those who are “born female” and who therefore have “shared experience.” Beyond sex-based services, VRRWS’s staff are generally happy to assist people of both sexes and all gender identities insofar as they can. For instance, Kerner recalls an instance when “someone called and said they were a transgender woman — which means they were born male — and we made sure that they were safe.”

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