April Fools. There is no LGB Day of Vengeance.
There has never been a day of vengeance for lesbian, gay, and bisexual people.
There never, ever was such a Day. It did not happen. We are joking but not laughing.
No one has ever even scheduled a day of actual vengeance, to our knowledge. Not even at the height of the AIDS crisis. It is not a thing. Was never a thing.
LGB people have made great strides in America, and much of the world, for decades exactly by not seeking revenge on straight people for the harms done to themselves.
Although violence born of frustration initiated the LGB freedom movement at Stonewall, that movement ultimately adopted nonviolence as a principle in order to highlight the violence done to themselves.*
Transgender activism and its cousin category for fancy straight people, “queer” activism, have impressed a dominant narrative on society and media that they are uniquely vulnerable to violence. In turn, this supposed vulnerability justifies preemptive violence by themselves, against anyone they denounce as one of their persecutors.
The violence is committed on children. Children are murdered. Mostly, they are impressed, recruited, and groomed into a cult of magical thinking in which “sex change” is supposed to be literal, and available to children too young to consent to sex acts. Children young enough to “be a dog” all afternoon are believed to be sincere in their desire for sterilizing regimens of puberty blockade and surgery. Audrey Elizabeth Hale is not an outlier, she is an illustration of the violence being done to the bodies of children all the time.
Most of these children are LGB.
We consider this to be an ongoing, actual, literal, not-kidding daily genocide of LGB Americans. Josef Mengele did sex change vivisections of children and was charged with war crimes for sterilizing “lesser” humans. If not for dubious “consent” as defined by the cult of the trans child, obtained through emotional suicide blackmail, it would be actual genocide in international law. We don’t care who liberates these victims from the gender abbatoirs, we just want them liberated.
WE DEMAND THEIR IMMEDIATE LIBERATION.
We stand to reward their liberators with our approval of the liberation, i.e. gratitude, no matter who they are. Shame on everyone who has participated in this travesty.
We demand the liberation of lesbians from forced heteronormativity in the form of “transbians.”
Violence is committed against female athletes denied fair competition, and this violence has been enabled by a compliant media, all in violation of the plain text and reasonable meaning of Title IX legislation. Pronouns and lipstick are not magic. They do not transubstantiate a penis. They do not transform human bodies from male to female or vice versa. We demand to know what material difference exists between William Thomas wagging his penis in women’s faces in the locker room and Lia Thomas wagging his penis in women’s faces in the locker room. We demand to know the difference between a man named William cheating at sports and a man named Lia cheating at sports.
On that note: we can report, thanks to alert readers, that although Lia Thomas recently underwent a full or partial orchiectomy (removal of his testicles), his social media trail shows evidence of continued fetish activity. We mention it here only to illustrate the point that even without his testicles, Pornsick Willie could still beat every woman in the pool at 500 meters if he tried.
Violence is committed against every woman housed in a prison cell with a man. Really, who thought this was a good idea? Why, none other than the American Civil Liberties Union, which refuses to prioritize the rights of actual women over men who call themselves women, because the ACLU believes they are exactly the same kind of person. Literally, as though from a bible of sorts. Results are predictable: Rape. Violence. Pregnancies. Silencing. California passed an actual law to do this. And Canada. Oh Canada.
We could go on, and exhaust the reader with examples of, for instance, men creeping on women in bathrooms using a transgender identity, raping women using a transgender identity, creeping in their rape recovery group therapy sessions, raping them in their rape shelters, outright murdering women for saying “no” to their sexual advances even after surgery, battering women, “kettling” and physically attacking women over their public objections to this nonsense etc etc etc. The violence is all one-sided in the transgender debate, which has never even been allowed as a debate, because of course “this is not a debate,” because the underlying logic can’t withstand five minutes of actual, factual, rational, evidence-based debate.
We could go on, but then we would be accused of the “Gish gallop.” Duane Gish was a creationist who perfected the debate technique of rattling off context-free facts and half-baked references in order to fool people into believing what they already wanted to believe. We in fact recognize this huckster act in the “gender journey” being sold to the public as a positive force. We also recognize the supreme power of belief over fact in the success of this capitalist enterprise, “gender,” every time we are accused of Gish galloping because we have so very many examples of this violence. We have kept receipts for years now. And we are not the ones who seem to think Australopithecus was transgender, or a hermaphrodite.
The most pernicious violence of all has been done to reason and free speech. We are aghast watching a political party and its entire cultural infrastructure turn into the face of censorship against feminists, leftists, progressives, children, and LGB Americans who object to gender ideology. Social media harassment and silencing of anyone who raises their head above this parapet certaintly has their approval, apparently.
As Michael Shellenberger told Congress on Tuesday, at the very same moment Twitter was removing thousands of tweets discussing an announced “Trans Day of Vengeance” the day after a school shooting by a “trans man”:
“There's a famous saying that ‘You're entitled to your own opinions but not to your own facts.’ In fact, we're entitled to our own facts under the First Amendment. We can't even agree on what a woman is. We're not going to be able to legislate particular content moderation. And so we need to move forward with transparency.”
The mob that shows up to silence and abuse women whenever they gather to speak about the violence against themselves is not protesting “facism” or “the alt-right” or any other such nonsense. The mob are shock troops for this facile cause; they exist to prevent transparency of Big Pharma and sex lobotomy surgeons. A well-funded lobbying industry exists to prevent transparency about everything “gender identity.” Transparency is the only “trans” thing that is not allowed to exist, anymore.**
We watch “antifascists” busy harassing women; other than some anti-oil protests, the entire “progressive movement” has united under an unintelligible banner and demanded we all salute it, recite the creed, use the pronouns under the all-consuming rubric of Social Justice. But then Uganda passes actual, real, not-imaginary anti-gay genocide laws and this Social Justice Movement™ is too busy defending TikTok and Jeffrey Marsh to say altogether much about it. Huh.
This is not justice, it is violence. Violence committed within and against the movement we once loved and called our own. This turn has been extremely deleterious on American society, to say nothing of the cultural imperialism abroad committed in the name of “transgender identity.”
When we were becoming “gender critical” amid the long march of “gender identity” through our institutions in recent years, we already had evidence of harm and intent to harm, i.e. actual violence. We yelled about it. We got cancelled. We got fired. We got suspended. We didn’t care. We didn’t shut up. And slowly, but surely, our voices began to matter. Facts began to matter. The New York Times and the Times of London began their due dilligence. Whistleblowers and detransitioners began to get heard, and it started to matter, just a few seconds ago, in historical time.
It mattered in Finland and Norway and Sweden and France and Britain as the puberty blocker experiment was called to a halt. It mattered it the form of state legislation to end the cult of the transgender child. It mattered in the resignation of Nicola Sturgeon and her husband from the Scottish National Party. It mattered to sports organizations. It mattered enough that the aforementioned well-heeled lobby and institutional culture of “trans rights” has gone into overdrive, screeching at full volume that Actual Murder Of Trans People™ is imminent.
We accept no blame for the actions of Audrey Elizabeth Hale, or the next Audrey Elizabeth Hale, or the previous Audrey Elizabeth Hales.
We blame the stochastic terrorism of left wing gender ideologists who are high on their own narcissistic supply. We blame the endless hyping of supposed suicide threats, creating actually-suicidal people. We blame the endless psychological projection of disordered personalities and their constant elevation in media. We blame the culmination of human rights success and the faddish turn to a hot new product line. We blame the endless doomcasting of a deranged apocalyptic cult. “TRANS COMMUNITY IN FEAR AFTER NASHVILLE” read the headlines from a media that, for once, seems to have no stomach for a juicy manifesto. But they are right to fear, because they know the mask is off now.
We have by now observed, read about, or participated in, scores of public events wherein we were accused of wanting trans people to die, by people wishing we would die. Usually with sound equipment. What we have never seen, not even once? “Trans rights activists” singing We Shall Overcome. Instead it is always all like this, right here. Every stinking time.
Here cometh the reckoning. It is not vengeance, at least not the vengeance of TERFs or the right wing or the Kremlin or white supremacist cisheteropatriarchy. It is, in their own words, THE TRANS DAY OF VENGEANCE. For Nashville. For the crimes of violence by one of them. This is their fault. They blame us, but they did it to themselves. Are doing it to themselves.
“Drag Floyd” will probably not happen. Instead, we are watching the transgender Jonestown in progress because gender-heaven on earth has been denied to them. The Gender Heaven’s Gate cult leaders are handing out the cyanide to their castrated acolytes in jumpsuits. They dream of gassing the TERFs, preferably in camps, but sarin gas in a subway tunnel will do just fine for the gender jihadis.
It’s their world now. We just live in it.
* ‘Queer Nation’ was vigilantism, complicating this history beyond the scope of our essay. Stormie De Larverie was a lesbian and we will award $10 million prize money to the historian who finds the primary source in which she, or Malcolm Michaels Jr. aka Marsha P. Johnson, ever “identified” themselves as trans anything during their lifetimes
** Except for “transsexual,” which was deprecated for “transgender” because fun fact, almost 90 percent of men who identify as transgender prefer to keep their penises and be “women”
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People who need to make up their own special words aren't actually anything new
I totally agree with this article! I would like a shorter less accusatory tone so I could share. And I think it is a crying shame we even need to be in this fight but I also agree time to pick a side!