On September 29, 2019, Self-identified feminist journalist Meghan Murphy gave a talk about her feelings regarding transgender women and feminism. It drew strong criticism across Canada and head-scratching abroad. Murphy’s thesis is that transgender women are men because being transgender is “in fact” an impossibility and that transgender people put cisgender people at risk, with an especially vicious focus on transgender women. Her talk drew a small audience of 45 given in a Toronto public library branch, attracting an estimated 1,000 protesters who camped outside and read books by Trans authors, sparking widespread debate about where the line stands between … Continue reading Canadian Libraries And Universities Abdicating From Discrimination Responsibilities Enable It
Is Canada’s unregulated online hate propaganda targeting transgender people contributing to the 81% rise in crimes targeting transgender people in the UK?
Equal rights charity Stonewall estimated that two in five trans people had experienced a hate crime or incident in the past year. Continue reading Is Canada Contributing To The UK Anti-Trans Violence?
When you claim denying a publicly-available service for women to trans women is justified or even legal in Canada you are lying. Continue reading Meghan Murphy you are misleading your audience
It’s not the name calling that gets anti-transgender activists in trouble, it’s the harassment. It’s the incitement of hatred. It’s the acts of prohibited discrimination. Continue reading It’s the hatred and the harassment, stupid
I was there, and I hold the Vancouver Public Library and the City of Vancouver responsible for knowingly taking part in Feminist Current and Meghan Murphy publishing hatred to the internet from their facilities. Continue reading I was at a Meghan Murphy / Lee Lakeman event at my public library