On May 10th I was privileged to give testimony to the the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs on Bill C-16 along with Meghan Murphy (Feminist Current) and Hilla Kerner (Vancouver Rape Relief and Women’s Shelter). Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee for Bill
Full PDF version Summary Submitted to Senate Committee Consent is a crucial component of privacy that empowers individuals and affirms human dignity. It is consent that permits us to receive and express intimacy. It is consent that regulates our respect for the privacy of others.
In the media our campaign has been portrayed as being against trans-rights, or even against trans individuals. Neither of these are true and we want to clarify why we are against aspects of gender-based rights legislation like C-16, what aspects we have no problem with,
We want to get Canada talking about Bill C-16. So we are offering $350 worth of Amazon.ca gift cards to inspire Canadians to write and submit articles and letters to Canadian news outlets and websites. The rules are simple: i. Write an article or opinion
Asscheman, A long-term follow-up study of mortality in transsexuals receiving treatment with cross-sex hormones. (2011) My note: As a generalization, the longer the follow-up on transitioned individuals, the greater the risks and worse the outcomes. This is recognized in the literature, but only rarely by
In an article for Time, Belinda Luscombe chronicles some of the challenges that present when women (and in this case, young girls) are scared of using the bathroom with some transwomen. This sort of thing is happening, and will happen in greater and greater numbers
One of the things I have been saying in the mass media, which is absolutely blowing up right now, is that I love, value, and respect Trans and De-Trans individuals. The mass-media trans-narrative wants to present me as a hater, and I’m willing to take that
On Monday, February 6th I joined Lynda Steele and Drex on their CKNW radio show. I enjoyed the back and forth, slightly adversarial format. It allows for a clear presentation of our position free from mass-media bias and tampering, which was particularly egregious with
Chad Felix Greene, a gay Jewish conservative man, has recently (02/04/2017) written an excellent account of his own experiences finding his masculinity in the midst of boyhood gender confusion. Please click on the full link to read his story. Here are some excerpts: Had I
This is coming out of the States, and we are building on this pioneering work here at WOMAN Means Something. Thanks for your work on behalf of all women and those who want to protect them, Kara Dansky.