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Where we Agree and Disagree with C-16

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,

Steele & Drex Live Radio Interview for CKNW

  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

An Unusual Alliance

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.

A Conservative Defense of Women’s Rights

(as seen in the National Review) Sometimes it’s hard to be a woman. It’s especially hard when everyone around you seems confused about what it even means to be a woman, and when people claim that a biological distinction between the sexes no longer matters

The Voyeurism Epidemic

In February of 2015, the Vancouver Province ran a story on the rise of voyeurism in B.C., my home province, with the headline “How can we get men to stop doing this?” The sober reality is that the crime of voyeurism, almost always by males,

Size of the Transgender Population and Why It Matters

The inclusiveness and ambiguity with which the descriptor “transgender” is being used in the public sphere can make estimates as to prevalence very difficult. In this article we will review some of the best studies to arrive at a useful working estimate as to the

Male-Pattern Sexuality in Transwomen in Ontario Study

Sex-Differences and Segregation Why do we segregate men and women’s change rooms? Why do we have a problem with men and women being naked next to one another, changing or showering? (I am not referring to situations where there are separate stalls.) For a small

What Kind of Evidence Should Be Admitted?

A quick perusal of the articles here at WOMAN Means Something should evidence that we believe there are larger things at play than washrooms and change rooms in Bill C-16; the very group identity of women is under attack. However, we do believe that the protections of