The Fawcett Society: shutting women up in the name of feminism

“Some people believe that girls who like football need puberty blockers. We believe they need football boots.”

“It is a very important issue and I can understand where the anxiety comes from. I see many cases of women… Suzanne Moore was a case in point.

Women who have found themselves on the wrong side of this issue and as a result lose their jobs or feel that they are being silenced.

My response is that it is inequitable from their point of view but freedom of speech is not an unqualified right.

It is a balancing task between those two interests and we do not want to silence women, we do not want to shut women out of this discussion.It is also important that we exercise free speech responsibly.”

Nevermind the iceberg lets move the deckchairs

We have not had the chance to answer all of the questions but let me just say if you have had a answer …. because we are going to have to move on. This is all rather fast. If you haven’t had a answer, we will send you an answer after the meeting

Why does any of this matter?




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