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Started by DoubleEntendre on Oct 12, 2018 1:32:22 PM
The Wrong Side of History

Since I'm clearly on the wrong side of history, and we're not allowed to talk about certain things as it might upset certain posters, I'm off now.

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FrankieTeardrop - 12 Oct 2018 13:34:41 (#1 of 70)

I think the whole country is really pleased to have self ID. I’ve seen no discussion or opinion that disagrees with this.

Eligelis - 12 Oct 2018 13:36:23 (#2 of 70)

Er... Bye?

freddy - 12 Oct 2018 13:38:13 (#3 of 70)

Indeed, such is the total agreement any discussion is both superfluous and indeed provocative.

Arjuna - 12 Oct 2018 13:38:37 (#4 of 70)

Its simply incredible that with all the bun fights that go about Corbyn, Israel, Palestine, etc that this is the one topic that is banned and banned at a time when Parliament will soon be discussing the issue.

Quite simply, what are you afraid of?

supadjg - 12 Oct 2018 13:40:24 (#5 of 70)

#1 Very true, everyone agrees that Trans Women Are Women. Not remotely controversial statement.

freddy - 12 Oct 2018 13:40:53 (#6 of 70)

Because the less people know about it the more they like it.The more they know about it the less they like it.

machiavelli - 12 Oct 2018 13:43:50 (#7 of 70)

May I say how Brave and Stunning this thread is?

moto748 - 12 Oct 2018 13:46:42 (#8 of 70)

You can indeed, mach, but I'm finding it hard to give a shit.

machiavelli - 12 Oct 2018 13:47:06 (#9 of 70)

StammtischMentality - 12 Oct 2018 13:48:58 (#10 of 70)

I'm off as well. I've been looking for an excuse more than anything, this'll do.

mountebank - 12 Oct 2018 13:49:46 (#11 of 70)

I'm weighing it up but might be joining you.

fenderstrat - 12 Oct 2018 13:51:20 (#12 of 70)

? Something about trans?

supadjg - 12 Oct 2018 13:56:28 (#13 of 70)

I hope people stay around until we get some idea as to what was so offensive on the last thread

As #4 says, there are umpteen posts on this site that call politicians/celebrities/other posters/etc... “fucking cunts” or worse.

monkeymadchick - 12 Oct 2018 13:59:54 (#14 of 70)

So - I actually think the Mods may have had a point.

Less than a year ago I came to these boards to ask what a TERF was, I genuinely did not know. (If anybody can be arsed trawling my history to find and link to the actual post - go wild). Since that year I have been educated.

I do not agree with the GRA as it stands and seek to have assurances from the Government,and any party that I am a member of, that sex based rights ( and therefore sex based safe guarding) will be upheld and enshrined in any law going forward. I also think the cotton ceiling is the most rapey thing I have ever seen outside South Africa and I will fight for my own damn right to define my own damn boundaries in my own damn bed.

However, the Internet is an extension of the real world. Now, more than ever, online content defines our reality in how we see the world and interact with others. They can’t be separated. We need to find a way to have an open, fair and honest discussion about this topic without resorting to abuse and hurt. I am looking at both sides on this. I do think there were those on the thread who - probably from anger at not being listened too - crossed several lines. There was also quite a collective confirmation bias going on, wasn't there?

I hope that I'm not a TERF - apart form the sexual boundary thing I don't seek to exclude trans from anything and expect to be beside, behind or in front of any trans folk who need my support in any human rights battle they face - but I also hope that my genuine concerns, and they are genuine, can be raised and examined without the need for clackwanking nasty, bollocking mud slinging...

I'm staying. I'm in the Fantasy Football league anyway and hope to maintain my mid-table mediocrity for a third successive year.

Oh, and Stonewall are cunts.

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moto748 - 12 Oct 2018 14:02:31 (#16 of 70)

#9 That's great! I'm no FZ expert, mach, what album is it from?

frantastic - 12 Oct 2018 14:07:21 (#17 of 70)

I have missed this entirely, am I lucky?

FleurDuMal - 12 Oct 2018 14:10:17 (#18 of 70)

Good post, monkey.

I'll say on here, what I said on there. Within reason, I'm happy for people to live and dress as they want to, and if someone wants to be called 'she', then I can go along with it. However, (and I said this on the other thread), it seems that this agenda has been hijacked by a group of noisy and aggressive people, and - as ever - the people who just want to quietly get on with their lives without hassle are being out-shouted.

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bignosebignose - 12 Oct 2018 14:13:27 (#20 of 70)

Fucks sake. See y'all on MN, I registered as bignosebignose there a while ago but haven't been posting while the discussion was allowed here.

This is not a flounce, just a decamping for one topic.

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