Already happening in the US where Martine Rothblatt has been deemed the highest paid “female” CEO. Yeah, Martine is a male who is paid higher than any other female CEO because he is a male who has benefited from male privilege. THAT is why HE is paid higher than all females. By putting him, a MALE, at the top of the list, all the obstacles overcome by those ACTUAL female executives mean nothing – and this is not the only list which erases male privilege by putting a transwoman on top. So, we in the US need to see this list as a warning of what is already unfurling on our society….
A controversy around the subject of trans-inclusion is currently rumbling in the Labour Party: the question of whether trans-identified males, with or without a Gender Recognition Certificate, should be able to access women-only shortlists or become Women’s Officers, or take advantage of initiatives such as the Jo Cox Women in Leadership programme to encourage women into politics. A crowdfunder has been set up to legally challenge the Labour Party’s acceptance (without consultation or debate) of trans self-ID, and there is now a counter-petition accusing all those involved of transphobia. This has been followed by what seems to be a hit-list giving details of Labour members with ‘transphobic’ Twitter accounts, and two women have already been suspended from the party based on this evidence.
What is sometimes forgotten in this argument is the reason that women-only initiatives exist in the first place. AWS and similar schemes are necessary in order to…
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