Right now, America has a record number of jobs available.


“Help Wanted” signs are everywhere. Yet, the labor-participation rate remains low, and women in particular are slow to return to the workforce.


Since February 2020, more than 1.6 million women have gone “missing” from the economy, and some are questioning the need to ever go back. Vice President Kamala Harris has called the situation a “national emergency.” And, according to Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and many economists, it’s a “problem” that needs to be fixed.


But with so many jobs available to take, is the decrease in the female labor-participation rate really problematic—or, is it the reflection of a choice? We discuss it on this week’s three-year anniversary of “Problematic Women,” and also hear the profound personal testimony of Laura Perry, a woman who struggled with her gender identity, underwent gender-transition surgery, and after all that, realized that she still didn’t feel whole.


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  1. Taras Coolidge

    The first 43 minutes consist of Laura Perry’s revelatory monologue about how she transitioned to male and back again.  It’s a must listen.

    One thing it has in common with other accounts is the failure of psychologists to look into exactly why she was unhappy as a woman, instead of merely rubberstamping her request to transition.

    And then, of course, once women have transitioned, they become rabid advocates for transgenderism, desperately trying to convince themselves that they made the right decision.

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