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Contribution: Why I decided to stand up for women

Index ID: WISUW — Publication date: May 30th, 2024

Note: Contribution for the book "The Women Who Wouldn’t Wheesht" published by Constable (Little, Brown Book Group). It was also published by The Times on May 29th, 2024, one day before the publication, to promote the book.
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By the standards of my world, I was a heretic. I’d come to believe that the socio-political movement insisting “trans women are women” was neither kind nor tolerant, but in fact profoundly misogynistic, regressive, dangerous in some of its objectives and nakedly authoritarian in its tactics.

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