Suffer the Women

 

In the push for trans rights, inclusivity,  and tolerance, one group is expected to sacrifice and kowtow more than any other: biological women. Both straight and lesbian women — the language they use to identify themselves, their safe spaces, their dating preferences — are all under attack in ways we do not see happening to men.

This week, the Randolph High School girls’ volleyball team was punished for speaking out against a transgender student in their locker room. This student, who is unnamed, allegedly made inappropriate remarks to the girls as they were changing. When the girls spoke out, they were not only put under investigation for “harassment” (under Vermont law, a student can go into whatever bathroom/locker room that matches their “gender identity”) and the team was relegated to change privately in a single bathroom stall.

Blake Allen, one of the girls on the team, said ‘I feel like for stating my opinion — that I don’t want a biological man changing with me — that I should not have harassment charges or bullying charges. They should all be dropped.” The district investigation continues, however:

School officials sent out another email informing parents they are looking into allegations that the volleyball girls harassed the transgender student.

Lisa Floyd, Randolph High School co-president, said that when policies are violated, disciplinary action consistent with the school’s rules will be applied, adding that students’ safety is the ‘district’s top priority.’

According to the policies of the Vermont Agency of Education, ‘the use of restrooms and locker rooms by transgender students require school to consider numerous facts,’ the agency said.

The agency states in their policy that ‘a transgender student should not be required to use a locker room or restroom that conflicts with the student’s gender identity.’

The school’s investigation is ongoing.

Allen and the Randolph High girls volleyball team are just the latest victims of the radical trans push that seems to disproportionately impact women. As Dana Loesch wrote on Twitter, “After years of being told to listen to gut instinct, when women feel uncomfortable being with men in locker rooms/bathrooms women are shamed, bullied, called sexist slurs. When men demand women’s spaces for their comfort they are immediately accommodated.”

It began, as it always does, with language. The word “woman” and “mother” is being replaced with vague, Orwellian terms like “menstruator,” “uterus-haver,” “and people with a vagina.” Even vagina is problematic, with guides wanting to refer to the vagina as “front hole” and “breastfeeding” replaced by “chestfeeding.” Men can be pregnant and have babies, we’re told. Women and mothers are, at best, superfluous. Or simply vessels for gay couples to adopt, claiming surrogacy is their “right” and should be covered by insurance (the next step, naturally, is forcing women to be surrogates).

Then it moved on to our sports and our safe spaces.

Do you remember the “All men are rapists/sexist” movement of a few years ago? All men were, because of the patriarchy, culpable for the abuses and crimes of the rest. How quickly the left seems to have forgotten their once adamant belief that all men are dangerous.

Protests erupted in Los Angeles when a fully intact trans woman exposed his penis to women and girls at a spa. People defended the trans woman’s “right” to expose male genitalia to uncomfortable women and minors. But if a non-trans man, say, urinated publicly in front of school children, he’d be arrested as a sex offender.

In Loudoun County, Va., a transgender student sexually assaulted a girl in a high school bathroom. That assault was covered up by the district and the trans student was moved to another school where they assaulted another girl. Loudoun Sheriff confirmed the school was made aware of the assault in July, something the school denied at the time. In October 2021, “a Virginia juvenile-court judge found…that there was sufficient evidence to conclude that a transgender teenager sexually assaulted the female student. The victim’s father told the Daily Wire that the male student forcibly sodomized his ninth-grade daughter in a school bathroom while wearing a skirt. When the father tried to tell the school board about the incident at a meeting, he was arrested for disorderly conduct.”

Lesbians report increasing social pressure and accusations of transphobia for declining to date trans women. Jennie (not her real name) tells the BBC:

“I’ve had someone saying they would rather kill me than Hitler,” says 24-year-old Jennie*.

“They said they would strangle me with a belt if they were in a room with me and Hitler. That was so bizarrely violent, just because I won’t have sex with trans women.”

Jennie is a lesbian woman. She says she is only sexually attracted to women who are biologically female and have vaginas. She therefore only has sex and relationships with women who are biologically female.

Jennie doesn’t think this should be controversial, but not everyone agrees. She has been described as transphobic, a genital fetishist, a pervert and a “terf” – a trans exclusionary radical feminist.

Death threats for not wanting relationships with trans women.

J.K. Rowling, the Harry Potter author, has received death threats and been under scrutiny for years for being a “terf” for standing up for biological women, their jobs, their freedoms, and their safe spaces. She writes about why she persists despite cancellations and death threats and social media outrage mobs:

Firstly, I have a charitable trust that focuses on alleviating social deprivation in Scotland, with a particular emphasis on women and children. Among other things, my trust supports projects for female prisoners and for survivors of domestic and sexual abuse. I also fund medical research into MS, a disease that behaves very differently in men and women. It’s been clear to me for a while that the new trans activism is having (or is likely to have, if all its demands are met) a significant impact on many of the causes I support, because it’s pushing to erode the legal definition of sex and replace it with gender.

The second reason is that I’m an ex-teacher and the founder of a children’s charity, which gives me an interest in both education and safeguarding. Like many others, I have deep concerns about the effect the trans rights movement is having on both.

The third is that, as a much-banned author, I’m interested in freedom of speech and have publicly defended it, even unto Donald Trump.

The fourth is where things start to get truly personal. I’m concerned about the huge explosion in young women wishing to transition and also about the increasing numbers who seem to be detransitioning (returning to their original sex), because they regret taking steps that have, in some cases, altered their bodies irrevocably, and taken away their fertility. Some say they decided to transition after realising they were same-sex attracted, and that transitioning was partly driven by homophobia, either in society or in their families.

Lia Thomas, the University of Pennsylvania transgender swimmer who is still biologically male, broke several records and left teammates in tears while on the team. Thomas was nominated by Penn as “woman of the year” in July. In Rugby, a transgender player injured three other girls during a match, prompting for calls to adopt the World Rugby Law rule prohibiting transgender women “because of the size, force and power-producing advantages conferred by testosterone during puberty and adolescence, and the resultant player welfare risks serious injuries.”

Transgender MMA fighter Fallon Fox fractured an opponent’s skull in a match that lasted all of two minutes. Her opponent, Tamikka Brents “received seven staples to her head, and also suffered a concussion. She was overpowered by Fox to an extent that even the orbital bone inside her skull was fractured.”

Where are the feminists? The ones who rallied for safe spaces and equality and protections for women? Some, like J.K. Rowling, have spoken out and remained vocal on the issue despite the threats and outrage. Many have remained silent or turned their backs on years of feminist ideology in favor of letting men who identify as women take away our identities, our opportunities, our safety.

We rarely, if ever, hear of female-to-male trans individuals wreaking havoc in male spaces, demanding men be reduced to “prostate owners” or “penis-havers.” They don’t take away men’s athletic opportunities or records. They don’t rape men in school restrooms.

The entire burden of the trans ideology falls on women. We’re expected to shut up and take it, in the name of “tolerance” and “equity” while new stories of women and girls suffering or being punished at the hands of the trans ideology drop every week. The word woman means something, something specific. And the trans activists know it, which is why they seek to obfuscate, diminish, and destroy it.

Enough is enough.

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  1. Jimmy Carter Member
    Jimmy Carter
    @JimmyCarter

    Until the “trans” has the surgery, He ain’t nothing but a dude that wants attention. 

     

    Amy Curtis: That assault was covered up by the district and the trans student was moved to another school where they he assaulted another girl.

     

    Amy Curtis: The word woman means something, something specific.

    So do “he” and “she.” 

     

     

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  2. Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patriot) Member
    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patriot)
    @ArizonaPatriot

    The entire burden does not fall on women.  Men who oppose the trans madness are vilified and punished, too.

    I do agree that it’s worse for women, due to their vulnerability.

    I admit to a bit of schaudenfreude in seeing the feminists hoist on the petard of their own foolish ideology, particularly their denial of sex differences and hostility to sex roles, especially motherhood.  This does not, however, change my opposition to the entire perverted trans agenda.

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  3. Juliana Member
    Juliana
    @Juliana

    The girls on the volleyball team should quit all together. I know that is a tough decision, but what is the alternative? Be charged with bullying? Know that any team records are tainted? Women need to stand up to this. If the University  of Pennsylvania was unable to field a swim team, do you think policies might have been changed?

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  4. AMD Texas Coolidge
    AMD Texas
    @DarinJohnson

    “The entire burden of the trans ideology falls on women. We’re expected to shut up and take it, in the name of “tolerance” and “equity” while new stories of women and girls suffering or being punished at the hands of the trans ideology drop every week. The word woman means something, something specific. And the trans activists know it, which is why they seek to obfuscate, diminish, and destroy it”

    No, it doesn’t fall entirely on women. There are a lot of men that are out there fighting with you.

     

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  5. Charlotte Member
    Charlotte
    @Charlotte

    Amy Curtis: The word “woman” and “mother” is being replaced with vague, Orwellian terms like “menstruator”, “uterus-haver”, “and people with a vagina.” Even vagina is problematic, with guides wanting to refer to the vagina as “front hole” and “breastfeeding” replaced by “chestfeeding”.

    Aside from the very real and very serious societal implications of trans madness, it’s all just so gross.

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  6. Vance Richards Member
    Vance Richards
    @VanceRichards

    Jimmy Carter (View Comment):
    Until the “trans” has the surgery, He ain’t nothing but a dude that wants attention. 

    And after he has surgery he is a dude with a nasty scar.

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  7. Full Size Tabby Member
    Full Size Tabby
    @FullSizeTabby

    Vance Richards (View Comment):

    Jimmy Carter (View Comment):
    Until the “trans” has the surgery, He ain’t nothing but a dude that wants attention.

    And after he has surgery he is a dude with a nasty scar.

    Dudeness in every single cell in his (remaining) body per embedded DNA.

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  8. Buckpasser Member
    Buckpasser
    @Buckpasser

    We are too lenient with people who have severe mental issues.  (That would be anyone who is or supports the “trans” movement)

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  9. Stad Coolidge
    Stad
    @Stad

    Jimmy Carter (View Comment):
    Until the “trans” has the surgery, He ain’t nothing but a dude that wants attention.  to be naked along with naked teenage girls.

    I kinda like my version better, but that’s just me . . .

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  10. Stad Coolidge
    Stad
    @Stad

    Whatever happened to “the greatest good for the greatest number?”

    I guess the left is calling it “minority rights” that one teenage boy’s “feelings” trumps the safety and feelings of a dozen young women . . .

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  11. DaveSchmidt Coolidge
    DaveSchmidt
    @DaveSchmidt

    Vance Richards (View Comment):

    Jimmy Carter (View Comment):
    Until the “trans” has the surgery, He ain’t nothing but a dude that wants attention.

    And after he has surgery he is a dude with a nasty scar.

    Who still wants attention. 

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  12. Peckish Cedar Coolidge
    Peckish Cedar
    @PeckishCedar

    It is simple toxic masculinity in action.  The Left has figured out a way to reverse female rights just like they flim-flammed some minorities into demanding segregation and racial conformity.  The last thing a woman or minority should ever do is give away what so many fought and suffered to gain.  

    The “rights”, comfort, and feelings of one lying dude trumps a whole team of real women.  Amazing.   Wake up ladies!!

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  13. Henry Castaigne Member
    Henry Castaigne
    @HenryCastaigne

    Leftists don’t see individuals, they see groups. Thusly, in an interaction between trans and cis people, the trans person is always right the cis person is always wrong, This is an abominable ideology that denies justice. It treats genuine victims like Tom Robinson in To Kill a Mockingbird. Tom individually is innocent. But because he happens to be a different race he must be guilty because blacks  as a collective are presumed guilty. 

    Atticus Finch provided immense evidence that Tom was innocent but the jury decided that the narrative of the collective was more important. 

    It reminds of a saying by Ann Rand that racism is the stupidest form of collectivism. It also reminds of Solzhenitsyn when he mentioned that rapists and thieves were more respected than political prisoners because the rapists and thieves were victims of society and thus not really guilty. The idea of white privilege is about the same. It is a way to deny the inherent equality that is given to all men, women and the other things. 

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  14. Charles Mark Member
    Charles Mark
    @CharlesMark

    Since the effective collapse of communism it’s adherents and admirers have sought to attack western civilisation from the inside, by doing everything they can to destroy the nuclear family and to erase social norms. In this they have been enormously successful already . The transgender stuff is the icing on the cake for them and proves that there is no radical change that can’t be shoved down people’s throats in the names of diversity and inclusion. 

     

     

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  15. Front Seat Cat Member
    Front Seat Cat
    @FrontSeatCat

    Amy – I am convinced the goal is to eliminate all that is good, right and true – the attack is spiritual.  Women hold the wombs of the next generation.  Whatever and whoever you believe in spiritually, reproduction, love, marriage and children are under attack.  These are God’s pillars – of civilization as we know it.  The elimination of these pillars is the devil’s goal – and we recognize it as Christians.  Thank you for your outstanding post and keep calling attention to these attacks.

    https://onepeterfive.com/sister-lucia-final-confrontation-between-the-lord-and-satan-will-be-over-family-and-marriage/

    Please read the link – I find it hard to believe myself but here we are………..

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  16. ElizabethJ Coolidge
    ElizabethJ
    @ElizabethJ

    AMD Texas (View Comment):

    “The entire burden of the trans ideology falls on women. We’re expected to shut up and take it, in the name of “tolerance” and “equity” while new stories of women and girls suffering or being punished at the hands of the trans ideology drop every week. The word woman means something, something specific. And the trans activists know it, which is why they seek to obfuscate, diminish, and destroy it”

    No, it doesn’t fall entirely on women. There are a lot of men that are out there fighting with you.

    And it’s great that they are. We need the help. But the harmful effects of fake women are nearly exclusively confined to real women, gay or straight, and worse yet young women and girls. Men have not had their private, safe spaces invaded, suffered sexual molestation or rape, had their bodies caricatured, had their sports literally muscled away from them, and had their very names and identities erased. Fake men, AKA women, are not doing this to men. But men pretending to be women are doing it to the real women and demanding the women be happy with it.

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  17. Caryn Thatcher
    Caryn
    @Caryn

    ElizabethJ (View Comment):

    AMD Texas (View Comment):

    “The entire burden of the trans ideology falls on women. We’re expected to shut up and take it, in the name of “tolerance” and “equity” while new stories of women and girls suffering or being punished at the hands of the trans ideology drop every week. The word woman means something, something specific. And the trans activists know it, which is why they seek to obfuscate, diminish, and destroy it”

    No, it doesn’t fall entirely on women. There are a lot of men that are out there fighting with you.

    And it’s great that they are. We need the help. But the harmful effects of fake women are nearly exclusively confined to real women, gay or straight, and worse yet young women and girls. Men have not had their private, safe spaces invaded, suffered sexual molestation or rape, had their bodies caricatured, had their sports literally muscled away from them, and had their very names and identities erased. Fake men, AKA women, are not doing this to men. But men pretending to be women are doing it to the real women and demanding the women be happy with it.

    I’ll add something tragic to this.  Young women–in staggeringly huge numbers–are also being sacrificed on an altar of “equality” in mutilating themselves into faux “men.”  The surgeries to make men into “women” are far more successful in appearance than those to turn girls into “men.”  They become truly mutilated, sterile, neither male nor female in appearance or function.  That’s the biggest abomination and crime against womanhood.

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  18. Columbo Member
    Columbo
    @Columbo

    Charlotte (View Comment):

    Amy Curtis: The word “woman” and “mother” is being replaced with vague, Orwellian terms like “menstruator”, “uterus-haver”, “and people with a vagina.” Even vagina is problematic, with guides wanting to refer to the vagina as “front hole” and “breastfeeding” replaced by “chestfeeding”.

    Aside from the very real and very serious societal implications of trans madness, it’s all just so gross.

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  19. I Walton Member
    I Walton
    @IWalton

    What is amazing is that we all put up with it.  Complain in places like here, but it goes on and most folks still send their kids to these schools and most don’t raise hell.   They’re winning folks.

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  20. TBA Coolidge
    TBA
    @RobtGilsdorf

    Amy Curtis: It began, as it always does, with language. The word “woman” and “mother” is being replaced with vague, Orwellian terms like “menstruator,” “uterus-haver,” “and people with a vagina.” Even vagina is problematic, with guides wanting to refer to the vagina as “front hole” and “breastfeeding” replaced by “chestfeeding.”

    It does begin there, doesn’t it. 

    With the dupe-phemisms, then the think-pieces, then the education foot soldiers, and then it becomes normalized through repetition in writing and speaking until our tongues betray our minds as a matter of course. 

    I am starting to realize that being a jerk early is the only way to not be a victim later. 

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  21. CarolJoy, Not So Easy To Kill Coolidge
    CarolJoy, Not So Easy To Kill
    @CarolJoy

    This scenario was already fully in effect in Calif, with the exception that illegal latinos  were the protected class. Meanwhile legitimate citizens were supposed to put up with theft and  manslaughter without complaint.

    If you complained, you were racist.

    How this could be, and how this philosophy could transition into the “civil rights for the trans gendered,” I don’t know.

    Kanye has been parading around with Candace Owens – both of them wearing “White Lives Matter” tee shirts.

    Now we need to have some “Women Born As Women Matter Too” tees available.

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  22. CarolJoy, Not So Easy To Kill Coolidge
    CarolJoy, Not So Easy To Kill
    @CarolJoy

    Front Seat Cat (View Comment):

    Amy – I am convinced the goal is to eliminate all that is good, right and true – the attack is spiritual. Women hold the wombs of the next generation. Whatever and whoever you believe in spiritually, reproduction, love, marriage and children are under attack. These are God’s pillars – of civilization as we know it. The elimination of these pillars is the devil’s goal – and we recognize it as Christians. Thank you for your outstanding post and keep calling attention to these attacks.

    https://onepeterfive.com/sister-lucia-final-confrontation-between-the-lord-and-satan-will-be-over-family-and-marriage/

    Please read the link – I find it hard to believe myself but here we are………..

    I know as a youngster how we were told the Pope was supposed to read our Lady of Fatima’s last message at a given time in the 1960’s.

    That moment came and went. Little was said. Then it was revealed that the Pope had read the final message and was so appalled he refused to speak about what he read. Supposedly he spent the next few days in prayers and tears.

    Anyway, I am off to check out this link.

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  23. AMD Texas Coolidge
    AMD Texas
    @DarinJohnson

    ElizabethJ (View Comment):

    AMD Texas (View Comment):

    “The entire burden of the trans ideology falls on women. We’re expected to shut up and take it, in the name of “tolerance” and “equity” while new stories of women and girls suffering or being punished at the hands of the trans ideology drop every week. The word woman means something, something specific. And the trans activists know it, which is why they seek to obfuscate, diminish, and destroy it”

    No, it doesn’t fall entirely on women. There are a lot of men that are out there fighting with you.

    And it’s great that they are. We need the help. But the harmful effects of fake women are nearly exclusively confined to real women, gay or straight, and worse yet young women and girls. Men have not had their private, safe spaces invaded, suffered sexual molestation or rape, had their bodies caricatured, had their sports literally muscled away from them, and had their very names and identities erased. Fake men, AKA women, are not doing this to men. But men pretending to be women are doing it to the real women and demanding the women be happy with it.

    I agree that most of the harm does fall on women in this case and I did not argue to the contrary. 

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