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It’s sad watching the CBC gleefully leap down the risible gender identity rabbit hole.  Although, it would seem, they do so with a reckless certitude heedless of their duty to reporting important credible news for the nation.

“Social media is full of posts this month by Canadian airlines celebrating pride. There’s aWestJet TikTok video showing a plane flying over a rainbow,Sunwing andAir Transat tweets promoting LGBTQ vacation hot spots and, on Instagram,Flair Airlines is wishing everyone “Happy Pride.”

But non-binary Canadians with travel plans feel excluded from those Pride celebrations. 

That’s because the airlines still don’t offer passengers a gender-neutral X option when booking flights online. Instead, they must choose male or female. The airlines are promising change, but some transgender advocates, including Gemma Hickey of St. John’s, N.L., say they’re getting fed up with the wait. 

“It’s very hypocritical for these airlines to be promoting inclusivity and celebrating pride when they’re marginalizing a group of us within that community who, for a long time, have existed on the fringes,” said Hickey.”

Why should airlines have to provide options that cater to people with erroneous views of the physical reality we all share?  We are all either male or female.  This is been a fact since the inception of the species of human beings.

Is your identity that fucking fragile that a drop down box is marginalizing you?  Apparently so.

As a non-binary person, Hickey uses the pronoun they and doesn’t identify exclusively as male or female. 

Gemma Hickey of St. John’s, N.L., received a Canadian passport with an X gender designation in 2018. They’re still waiting for many airlines to adopt the gender category. (Submitted by Gemma Hickey)

In 2017, the federal government introduced a third, X gender designation for passports. Hickeyreceived one the following year and immediately began lobbying Canada’s major airlines to adopt the X option as well. 

“They’ve had time to make the changes,” said Hickey. “It feels like I’m not part of society. I’m not represented.”

Yes.  People with delusions about reality shouldn’t be validated.  Yet the Nothing-Burger whinging continues…

That’s how Iz Lloyd felt when flying with WestJet last month from Calgary to Halifax. Lloyd, who is non-binary, said theywere forced to identify as male or female to book their flight and check in online. 

Lloyd, who has an X gender designation on their passport, said they learned at the airport that people who identify as non-binary must show up in person to check in. 

“If men had to check in at the gate and they couldn’t check in online, people would lose their mind … but the trans community is expected to put up with it.”

Iz Lloyd of Halifax, who is non-binary, asked WestJet to remove its posts on social media about pride month after Lloyd was forced to choose a male or female designation to board a flight. (Dave Laughlin/CBC)

The following week, Lloyd asked WestJet to pull its social media posts about pride. The posts, however, remain online. 

“Companies are really bad with rainbow washing of, you know, ‘We’re so inclusive, we’re so good, look at us, give us money, like, we are the best,'” said Lloyd. “But if you aren’t actually putting in the work, you don’t get to say that.”

You make a special case of yourself and then wonder why you have to jump through extra hoops.

DUH.

The victimhood is extra poignant when it is self inflicted.

“Air Canada spokesperson, Peter Fitzpatrick said the airline plans to introduce the X option soon and aims to add gender-neutral options at check-in next month.

“Adding these options is a complex task and it has really only been made possible by the relatively recent installation of a whole new reservation system,” Fitzpatrick wrote in an email. 

Hickey hopes that next year, all the airlines’ gender options will align with their pride marketing.

“It remains to be seen if these changes will be made. I look forward to the day that they do, and I’ll certainly keep holding their feet to the fire until the day comes.”

Lloyd said they would like to see the federal government step in to ensure airlines incorporate the X gender category.

“If it is a legal marker, it needs to be followed,” they said. “The government should be putting in some baseline rules.”

Transport Canada said it does not regulate airlines’ booking and check-in systems.”

Useless Queer Activism at its finest – making the airlines bend the knee to their customers magical gender demands.  I’m so very glad the CBC business desk found this worthy of reporting.

 

 

Hey parents you can start the child grooming process early with the help of CBC kids.  This helpful section will indoctrinate your child into the hollow vacuum that is gender ideology and all the pathological self hatred that goes along with it.  Children need stability in their formative years.  Introducing them to the ever shifting sands of gender nonsense is not doing them any favours.

There are male and female pronouns.  They correspond to the physical reality we encounter in society.  Someone’s feelings about their sex can never change what their sex is.

How you feel about your sex is irrelevant.  You are either male or female.  The term Non-Binary is nothing-burger.  It is a meaningless sexist term that has no bearing on the real world.  Why sexist?  Ask yourself, what is it to be to be a female or male?  Automatically a list of societal sex stereotypes will appear in your consciousness.

Men and Women have personalities.  Those claiming special identities should look into developing an actually interesting persona instead of making the rest of society play word games to appease them.  More to the point, children do not to need look to adults with a paucity of personality on how to order their world.

Actually gender is about boys and girls.  In society we have a set of gender stereotypes prescribed for males and female in society.  Gender is mostly socially constructed arbitrary bullshit that is often a hindrance in the development of well rounded boys and girls.  People from both sexes are free to enact gender traits/stereotypes either side of the binary.  Enacting or following a particular set of gendered norms is simply that – it cannot and will not ever change your sex.

Gender Identity is nonsense that has subverted the idea of gender non conformity and the idea of having a personality and has replaced them with a fragile construction of basing your self worth on the validation and approval of others.  In other words, a recipe for childhood disaster, because no other person is obligated to validate your subjective gender feelings.  CBC Kids, how about let’s not groom children into the grievance/validation negative self spiral?

*Sigh* Can we not confuse children with millions of terms for people who lack adequate personality formation?  That would be great.  A big No Thank You to CBC kids and their program for destabilizing childhood identity formation.

 

I post this letter written to Alberta Health Services regarding the experience one Albertan woman had in the context of the language being used in a letter to her regarding pap testing.  She has given me permission to reprint her letter in hopes that more Albertan women will also write to Alberta Health Services or the Alberta Public Ombudsmen to tell them in no uncertain terms that erasing females from our healthcare system is an unacceptable practice.

   “To Whom It May Concern,

     I hope this finds you well. I am lodging a formal complaint re: the language used in a recent letter from the AHS in regards to pap testing.

      The letter asks, “Who should have a pap test?” and the answer is “women and people with a cervix”. All “people with cervixes” are women so this sub setting of women informs me that AHS is now practicing Gender Ideology as opposed to neutral, clear and scientific language one expects from an institution dealing with medicine. As the AHS now defines women as an identity what the author should have written was “cis women and people with cervixes”. That would clarify for all readers that the AHS has joined the zeitgeist which allows men to identify as women, teaches children they have a “gender identity”, and dehumanizes women by “queering” our language from mothers to “birthing parents”.

      I AM a woman.

     I do not identify as a woman. I do not like the word “woman” being disappeared in order to be more “inclusive”. Inclusive to who? Not to me. Not to women from religions who do not believe in “gender” and/or whose beliefs dictate a separation of men from women in public spaces. Not to women with mental health issues like Dementia or Alzheimer’s. Not to women who have depression and anxiety as girls and women are called dehumanizing/disassociative terms like “bleeders”, “menstruators”, “birthing bodies”, “pregnant people”, “bodies with a vagina”, “cervix owners”, “chest feeders”, “womb carriers” etc. by institutions supposedly serving our health & the health of our children.

     And this adaptation does not serve women and girls for whom English is a second language and who already have far more challenges navigating a medical lingo which is now also “queering language” in the name of equity. I assume that this wording was brought in as a part of a formal Diversity, Equity and Inclusion policy. Yet the vast majority of indigenous women generally do not like being called “native womb carriers” and many black women are not overly fond of being called “black birthing bodies”, both terms I have recently seen used by institutions in the medicine and publishing fields.

     Ostensibly this linguistic split is to support the women and girls identifying out of their sex class and into Identitarianism, a belief system which all of society, no matter what reasons they have to resist, are being made to affirm. While this is being framed as a help to women/girls who it really helps is men who now can identify into every sphere of the hard-won sex-based rights of girls and women with no more than a magical declaration: “I am a woman.” It is via this linguistic practice that a woman who was raped in BC was compelled by the court to call the man who raped her by “she” and “her” pronouns while giving her testimony.

     In the same vein, convicted rapists and violent men are now living in women’s prisons throughout Canada where, if we’re interested in Equity, indigenous women are very over represented. So, were putting rapists and violent men into prisons to bunk down with the indigenous women we’re supposed to be practicing reconciliation with? That seems counter intuitive!

    This process of identifying also allows men/boys access to any women/girl’s sex-based space or sport. For example, in the US this weekend a 29-year-old man (ranked 838th in the men’s division) stole a woman’s skateboarding title & prize money from a 13-year-old girl because he identifies as a woman. That couldn’t happen without Gender Ideology, an ideology which the AHS is now promoting in it’s communications. As the AHS serves all women and girls, it would also do well to remember the lesbian population. When the AHS practices Gender Ideology by reframing women as an identity you cement a belief system where men are women on demand.

     So heterosexual men who identify as women now demand sexual relations from lesbians under the auspices of “breaking the cotton ceiling”. When those women have to courage to refuse, they are called bigots and transphobes. Sometimes they lose their jobs and are cancelled. Sometimes, as in the case of Allison Bailey, a black lesbian barrister in the UK, you have to go to court for stating the truth. Finally, did it occur to anyone at the AHS that women with cervix cancer themselves might be upset at the term “people with a cervix”.

     Every girl and women on this planet understands the immense challenges of our sex but to be dehumanized from the material reality of being a woman when fighting for your life because you are a woman is a grotesque charade. Shame on the AHS for adopting and enforcing this de-facto religion which is both misogynistic and anti reality. This belief system is decoupling our youth and mentally ill from reality and turning them into life long medical patients because of a supposed “identity” and forcing all of us, even women fighting cervical cancer, to go along with it.”

We have to act now folks.  This toxic gender ideology will not go away on its on.

The forced birth brigade has won a major victory against women and their rights with the repeal of Roe vs Wade.  Surprisingly much of the woke world has magically remembered what a woman is and how sex based oppression works in our society.  Please also note identifying as a man and demanding your reproductive healthcare isn’t a viable strategy because, as based feminist women have been saying since the beginning, it is impossible to ‘identify’ into or out of your sex class.

Of course, when it comes to making the rules, progressive men think that it is completely okay to put male sex offenders in female prisons because of male gender feelings.  It is heartbreaking, yet unsurprising, to see how little male politicians and their progressive allies value women and their safety.

It all comes down to the safety of women in society.  Women will get abortions regardless of their legality – now the accessible safe options will be removed for many women in the US.  Women will die because of lack of access to reproductive healthcare.

What will the progressive side do about this tragedy?  Probably close to fuck all because they cannot even define what a woman is.  The mainstream Left dropped the ball, embracing divisively specious gender ideology instead of defending the rights, boundaries, and spaces of females in society.  So instead of fighting against the reactionary Right we had to fight viscous internecine battles over intrinsically stupid issues like gender self identification.  Way to go our team!

Perhaps it is a clarifying moment though where women can plainly see the issues that face them and choose to fight for and defend their place in society.  Those who want to embrace the post modern queer theory bullshite can go off to their woolly debates and whinge-circles of who is in the most oppressed.  With the idiot chaff intersectionally faffing about, the adult women and men in the room can get down to the real work of restoring female autonomy and boundaries in our society.

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