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This article is written by Nicky Reid who in her first sentence declares their identity as a “Queer pro-lie anarchist”.  I think that if you happen to be writing an piece to be published, wouldn’t it be better to let your thoughts and ideas carry your message rather than stating which camp you happen to belong to?

I’m surprised/not-surprised that Counterpunch would publish this person’s work, but there was a time when CP was about giving a voice to intelligent authors who had serious arguments that added breadth and depth to many an important topic.  Instead what we are presented with is scattered unhinged whinging about how terrible everything is and that the only solution is burning it all down.  A small sample:

“Me too. I say that Queer people and our allies on the left start putting our priorities into challenging these scumbags to put up or shut up by thinking big, acting small, and weaponizing our own communities against their institutions.

The best revenge against judicial tyranny is secession and we’ve seen this theory wielded with fantastic results in the form of sanctuary states and sanctuary cities. Local governments who simply refuse to comply with the feds on issues as far-ranging as gun rights and marijuana have exposed their powers for the hopped-up illusions that they really are and rendered them totally impotent in the face of communities who quite simply resist being governed by any authority figure they didn’t vote for.

Let’s take this ethic to the next level by organizing intentional communities across the map around shared ideals like communes and gayborhoods and turning them into sanctuaries from any power that exists outside them. Let’s create a quilt work of Queer autonomous zones and feminist autonomous zones and Black Power autonomous zones and Boogaloo autonomous zones and polygamist autonomous zones and tweaker autonomous zones.”

Really?  Because the public good is well served by the destruction of the institutions that maintain the public good?  Because creating ‘autonomous zones’ isn’t a recipe for chaos and lawlessness that will hurt everyone not ready to go all in on the “bloody tooth and nail” routine?

Tearing all of society down because *you* inside your bullshit queerness are having an ‘unhappy’ is insanity. Calm the fuck down.

The same goes for you Counterpunch, calm down and stop printing such aggressively stupid articles.

Canada’s Green party has been performing some fairly amazing political seppuku as of late. For a party that lost 4% of its popular vote from the 2019 election to the 2021 election to take a shit on Canadian women with a news release like this firmly cements the Green Party into a disassociated, irrelevant clown-shoe politic. The mighty two seats they have are now at risk as they plant their boot firmly on the neck of Canadian women, proudly proclaiming their misogyny in the cockamamie discourse of queer identity politics. The Greens have set up a master class on how easy it is cloak the discrimination against Canadian adult human females (women) in a glitzy faux-progressive garb.

Make no mistake. This is not in anyway a genuinely progressive stance to take, and by any reasonable metric is just a feeble attempt to whinge and wound-gather some grievances for the faithful to rally around.

Let’s take a look at the press release directly from the Canadian Green Party’s website.


“While general levels of acceptance and access to services have improved for 2SLGBTQIA+ people in Canada, homophobia, biphobia, intersexism and transphobia are still rampant and oppressive, the interim Green Party Leader Amita Kuttner said today.”

We are oppressed.  It’s actually pretty good but dammit, you can’t focus on what is good in Canadian society.  Instead, let’s play name all the manufactured identities (biphobia? intersexism?) and say that times are terrible – rampant and oppressive even.  Ask the average Canadian about the rampant biphobia and intersexism crisis – I’m betting unless you win the find a woke person lottery, they won’t have the foggiest notion of what the heck you happen to be talking about.

  “Anti-trans hate is on the rise around the world, driven by far-right ideology and organizations,” said Dr. Kuttner, the first transgender person to lead a national political party in Canada.”

  Well that is some amaze-balls level bullshit right here.  I invite you, Dear Readers, to survey the “FAR-RIGHT” organizations that are leading the anti-trans hate parade.  Let’s take a look at a sample of those organizations said to be driven by ‘far-right’ ideology  –

Fair Play for Women (UK) “We are concerned that, in the rush to reform transgender laws and policies, women’s voices are not being heard or listened to. Led by a full time director, supported by a team of volunteers with skills in many different disciplines, without any corporate sponsorship or formal funding, we work hard to bring this issue to public attention.  Women get called transphobic for simply asking questions. Women are afraid to speak out, and fear for their jobs and reputation if they do. We provide the safe platform necessary for women and men to voice their concerns, share their experiences and access expert knowledge and resources.  Our aim is to facilitate the much-needed factual discussion about the importance of sex-based policies for women and to provide policy makers with the guidance they need for evidence-based policy making that is fair for all”.

CaWsbar Canada –  “We believe that protecting women’s and girls’ sex-based rights is the most pressing social issue facing us today.

Although sex is a protected characteristic within our Charter of Rights and Freedoms, in 2017, the Canadian Human Rights Act was amended to include “gender identity or expression” as a category protected against discrimination (Bill C-16).  This amendment was adopted without substantial due diligence or meaningful consultation with women’s advocacy groups.  The reality of such an amendment  — which does not precisely define what “gender identity or expression” means, instead relying on a vague concept of “internal sense” of oneself — is that a male may simply declare himself to be a woman (gender self-identification), and demand he be granted all of the hard-won rights and protections women have fought for over the decades. This includes the right to access female-only spaces, services and resources.Such an amendment also means that “woman” is reduced to a meaningless, equally undefinable  concept. The harmful outcome of having “woman” or “girl” no longer accurately defined in public policy as “biological female” is that women’s and girls’ sex-based rights and protections will be lost forever.”

  Canadian Gender Report“We believe that more open discussion is needed on these issues. We are not influenced by religious or political affiliations and would rather focus on objective research and evidence on the topic of gender transition for children and young people.This site is for everyone who is concerned about why the numbers of gender non-conforming children being referred to gender clinics is skyrocketing in high-income countries around the world.The site is for everyone who questions why adolescents may suddenly identify as a different gender and how the identity politics movement is being promoted to children and youth in our schools and on social media. It is for anyone concerned about the new trend to teach ideology as fact and the emergence of policies and laws that people are fearful of challenging because they may be labelled “transphobic”.

See.  SEE!!!!!! These organizations are completely run on HATE AND FASCISM and most likely are in league with the rotten reanimated corpse of HITLER himself to make the world and everyone in it ‘transphobic’.  The links are there, go an judge for yourself how right wing and hate filled these sites are.  I think that, given a use of a small portion of one’s critical faculties, it is quite clearly evident that the claims by Amita Kuttner are false, not to mention risibly hyperbolic.

“It is not as recognized as other forms of hate; education around trans people is so minimal that even major instances of transphobia aren’t noticed, and are often defended.”

Ah, here we go with the magic standpoint epistemology. Or, how to make ‘irrefutable’ claims that are outside the realm of critical knowledge based thinking.  And, the ever present spectre of “transphobia” is duly mentioned which in fact, can mean anything – from not using the correct pronoun to correctly identifying the sex of an individual (the haaaaaaaate is evvveeeerrrrywheeeere).  When you hear the word ‘transphobia’ know that it can mean everything and anything depending on the speaker and the context he or she uses.  It is a weasel word that is usually deployed to scare people into silence and end meaningful discussion before it can start.  In this case, you know all that malignant oppression and transphobia that you cannot see or find evidence for…  yeah, don’t believe your eyes or your critical faculties, rather, believe in the special story that I am telling.  It has extra truth value because I happen to part of this oppressed sub-set of society.  *eye roll* 

  “Speaking on the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, Dr. Kuttner said: “From a personal lived perspective as an intersectionally marginalized person, the anti-trans hatred is open and unabashed, consistently more brazen than the micro-aggressions and implicit bias problems around my other identities, and general issues with cis and heteronormativity.”

Lived perspective huh?


  Could you please define what you are calling anti-trans hatred?  It seems that your accuracy with defining hate and hate groups could be an issue in this context.  Might it be like the stickers recently found in Ottawa?  Because if so, my narrative is going to be about how full of coercive bullshite you are…wait… I don’t need a ‘narrative’ I’ll use the publically available factual information to *demonstrate* my case. 

Because all I see are facts being posted because here in reality facts matter.  Women are adult human females and to somehow interpret that statement is “anti-trans” would mean by definition that trans rights are inherently “anti-woman”.   Also in the verboten stickers are messages about Keeping Prisons Single Sex – You know that old anti-trans hate chestnut of not wanting male prisoners in female prisons… 

   When dealing with (faux) progressive claims like “anti-trans hatred” it is critically important to interrogate exactly what they mean.  Because back in real, ostensibly Liberal society, *disagreement* is not hatred.  The statement that natal males should not be female prison is a position grounded in material fact and the sad reality of male violence against women.   The judgement that female safety should never be placed behind male gender feelings is yet again, a statement based on reasoned argument, not some sort of “seething hatred” and “anti-trans” bigotry (how it is often framed by trans activists and unfortunately the media here in Canada).

  “We don’t talk enough about trans joy. Being trans is a beautiful experience. All of the negative experiences so often discussed – the suicides, the misery – are due to systemic problems and hatred.”

Says the person who has just spent the last three paragraphs focusing on the devastating oppression and dark hatred that apparently is the norm here in Canada. 

   Pro-Tip: Amara, being told your demands are unreasonable isn’t hate.  Neither is acknowledging that in society rights can come into conflict with another and need to be honestly discussed in society to come to reasonable accommodation between the affected groups.  Or, you could just continue with the hyperbole and continue with the trans efforts to erase women (adult human females) from society.  Given the shitkicking you took last election, doubling down on erasing the female half of the electorate *might* not be the big-brain play you think it is.

“Dr. Kuttner called on the government to establish permanent funding for the LGBTQ Secretariat and invest in 2SLGBTQIA+ organizations to combat gender-based violence. “Canada needs a national strategy to address gender-based hate preemptively, before it escalates into a movement succeeding at removing our hard won rights,” they said. “We have strategies for combating other forms of hate – this should be no different.”

A Ministry for the Defense of the ONE TRUE GENDER IDEOLOGY?  No thank you.  No special ministries for you until you manage to define *exactly* what you mean by hate. 

   You could look at the currently government funded “anti-hate” group and throw your definitely not faux-progressive energy that way.  A match made in revolutionary heaven…

   “Green Party parliamentary leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands) said: “On this International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, I am deeply aware that too many people still are exposed to hate and discrimination because of who they are. Those of us who are not part of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community need to stand in solidarity with those who are marginalized and abused.”

Oh Elizabeth, just look at what they’ve done with all your hard work and commitment to actual green issues.   Do you feel the tire treads from the gender ideology bus on your back?  It’s gotta be such a slap in the face to see your party fling itself away from the tenuous toehold it had on being a credible mainstream political party.  Do you go home at night and try to imagine in which “green future” do you see a government responsibly putting male sex offenders in female prison?

   Good luck with that.







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