Julie Jaman, 80, was giving a speech about her experience in Port Townsend, Washington, when angry trans protestors ripped down suffragette flag before chanting loudly over her.
- Julie Jaman, 80, has been a regular for 35 years at the Mountain View pool in the City of Port Townsend, Washington state – but has now been banned
- She was made aware of the trans worker, Clementine Adams, being in the changing room while she was taking a shower after taking a dip
- While addressing people who supported her, Jaman was heckled by trans activists who ripped down her suffragette flags
- The senior could be seen looking scared as she asked ‘are we gonna get beaten up?’ and begged someone to call the police
- During the incident last week Jaman said she ‘heard a man’s voice’ and confronted the woman (sic) about whether or not she (sic) ‘had a penis’
- Police were called and took details of the incident in order to file a report Pool bosses say Jaman was barred due to several incidents, not just this one
Former tennis star Martina Navratilova has led the backlash over the decision to appoint a man as Scotland’s first “period dignity officer”.
Critics say the job, which involves promoting access to free sanitary products in schools and colleges across the Tay region, should have gone to a woman.
On August 11, Branch announced she had split from her husband of three years, Patrick Carney, drummer for The Black Keys. In a tweet, she accused him of cheating.
Then, the following day, Branch was arrested for domestic assault after slapping Carney.
At 2am on the morning of August 11, within an hour of Branch posting her now-deleted tweet and hours before she confirmed the split in her official statement, police were called to her and Carney’s home in Nashville for a possible domestic disturbance.
According to court documents, Branch admitted to slapping Carney in the face “one or two times”.
She was taken into custody with a $1000 bail. According to TMZ, she was released early because she is breastfeeding their six-month-old.
[ed: Women should be aware that this is quite a common scenario. Gone are the days when DV laws were used to protect women from male violence. Now they are increasingly weaponised against women by men who want to keep angry women in their place and have no actual fears for their safety.]
In decision quashed by federal court, citizenship application was rejected despite father’s name on birth certificate and Medicare card.
In a decision quashed by the federal court, the overseas-born mother of the child was told the department did not have proof of a biological link to the father – despite his name being listed on the girl’s birth certificate and Medicare card, his payment of child support and photos of the pair together.
Michaela Rhode, the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre’s gender clinic coordinator, represented the mother, and said requests for DNA tests in citizenship cases for children when one parent is on a temporary visa or seeking asylum and the other is an Australian citizen had become increasingly common over the past five years.
“Even if we provide an overwhelming amount of evidence that meets the legal requirement for citizenship to be recognised and support that there is a parent-child relationship, they’re still pushing for the DNA test,” she said.
She said if a woman had fled a violent relationship, re-engaging with a perpetrator had significant risks.
Under Australia’s Citizenship Act, a child born in Australia is a citizen if a parent of the person is a citizen.
According to the Federal Court decision, the mother – who first made the citizenship application for her child in 2017 – did not have a valid visa at the time of her daughter’s birth in Melbourne in 2015.
The child’s lawyers later told the federal court that the decision “has the practical effect” of leaving the girl “stateless”.
Transgender people who medically detransition — those who stop or switch gender-affirming hormone therapy or who undergo a reversal of a surgical reconstruction — report feeling stigmatized by clinicians and receiving inadequate professional support, researchers have found. As a result, such patients often avoid healthcare at the time they stop undergoing medical interventions, and many consider their overall care to be “suboptimal.”
According to historian Bettany Hughes, of all written and recorded history, only 0.5% is about women despite women consistently making up about 50% of the population.
But that hasn’t stopped the trans-historians of trans-history. Armed with sexist stereotypes, they have been marching through history’s great women, so kindly “correcting” the record of their lives where they have determined one or another wasn’t sufficiently “womanly” enough. All in the name of smashing the gender binary, of course.
The most recent example of this is the Sainted Joan of Arc. Joan was a French heroine that led the French army to victory against the English in 1429, purportedly after receiving divine guidance to do so. As she led troops into battle, she donned more practical men’s clothes and armor. After being captured by the English in 1430, she was tried in a kangaroo court on charges of witchcraft, heresy, and defying the divine law for having dressed as a man. She was burned alive in 1431 at the age of 19.
An incredible story of an inspiring, powerful woman.
… Until now.
On August 11, London-based theatre Shakespeare’s Globe announced it’s upcoming play I, Joan, which would re-write her story to make her non-binary who utilized ‘they/them’ pronouns.
While it is true that Joan defied the world’s expectations of her, play writer Charlie Josephine’s implication that she was less of a woman for doing so only reinforces these societal expectations of what a woman should be.
Calling Joan “they” instead of “she” does nothing to question the gender binary. Rather than acknowledging that Joan was a woman who overcame the expectations imposed upon her because of her sex, Joesphine suggests that being a woman is nothing more than adherence to those very expectations.
Unfortunately, Joan is not the only woman who has had her womanhood stripped from her for not conforming to their stereotypical sex-role.
A blog post referred to the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale, by he/him pronouns because she sometimes called herself a “man of action” and a “man of science,” and had a close, documented relationship with a female friend. They argued that it was far more likely that she was a man than a lesbian.
The author of Little Women, Louisa May Alcott, has also been described as “trans” by both activists and Queer news outlet LGBTQ Nation. A tweet from earlier this year wracked up over 34,000 likes after a round-bespectacled gender special firmly declared Alcott was transgender.
Many of the kids who come through Dale Tolliday’s clinic are boys, aged between 10 and 13. They often have two things in common: they watch porn, and they have a hypermasculine father who denigrates, abuses and, in some cases, physically harms their mother.
When they see men mistreating women sexually on screen, and have no counterbalance in real life, they think that’s the way relationships work.
Tolliday leads a government-run clinic, New Street Services, that treats 10- to 17-year-olds who display problematic, harmful sexual behaviours. There are around 1000 confirmed reports of so-called PHSB in NSW each year, and he believes that is the tip of the iceberg. “The scale is enormous,” he said.
It happens in schools, in social settings and in homes. Occasionally, it gets to court. Earlier this year, a boy was found guilty of choking his high school girlfriend. This week, a court heard about a consensual encounter between two 16-year-old schoolmates that turned into a protracted rape, which also involved choking.
Choking is commonplace; intentionally choking without consent became an offence in 2018. Between 2019 and 2021, the number of charges grew from 560 to 1200, Bureau of Crime Statistics and Reporting statistics show.
There should have been only one response from the literary world when JK Rowling was threatened with death by a terrorist supporter after tweeting her support for Sir Salman Rushdie: Unity against such obviously dangerous criminal behaviour.
The death threat against Rowling came in a reply to her tweet after learning of Rushdie’s stabbing on Friday at the Chautauqua Institution in New York state where she posted: ‘Horrifying news. Feeling very sick right now. Let him be ok.’
The Iran-supporting Islamic extremist Meer Asif Aziz, a political activist and student based in Karachi, Pakistan responded with the chilling reply: ‘Don’t worry you are next.’
Aziz also described Rushdie’s alleged attacker Hadi Matar as a ‘revolutionary Shia fighter’.
Astonishingly, after making a formal complaint, Rowling even received an email from the social media platform that read: ‘After reviewing the available information, we determined that there were no violations of the Twitter rules in the content you reported.’
It took Rowling to post a screenshot of that response juxtaposed with Twitter’s own guidelines, which clearly state violence cannot be threatened against individuals or groups and terrorism cannot be promoted, for action to be taken.
The irony is, of course, that if you go against the woke orthodoxy of the US tech giants you can be banned in a flash.
Mary Catherine Starr is an artist, mother and yoga teacher. She has built a following of over 225,000 people on Instagram through comic-book style illustrations that depict married life and motherhood.
Last week however, Starr began receiving abuse and death threats after some of her comics found a new audience on Twitter.
Many of her pretty illustrations have been widely shared on all corners of the internet and according to the Know Your Meme website, her most popular post to date from January 2022 depicts a dad buying fast food and being labelled as a ‘fun dad’, versus a mum labelled as a ‘lazy mum’.