Some of this pretentious tripe just has to be quoted. Sorry:-
A row has broken out at the University of Manchester after its students’ union toilets were “de-gendered”.
Temporary signs have made the “ladies” simply “toilets”, while the “gents” have become “toilets with urinals”…
……the student union said it was needed to tackle transphobia.
Welfare officer Jennie Killip told the BBC: “If you were born female, still present quite feminine, but define as a man you should be able to go into the men’s toilets – if that’s how you define.
“You don’t necessarily have had to have gender reassignment surgery, but you could just define yourself as a man, feel very masculine in yourself, feel that in fact being a woman is not who you are.”
And what’s the place doing with “35,000” students anyway? I thought it was a University, not a small city. Mine had about 10,000 when I was up, and we thought that was big – alhough it was moderated somewhat by us being parcelled out to various august institutions for living and drinking and shagging socialising purposes.
Of course, a strictly libertarian stance might be taken that one can “feel that one is” [the buggers use “define as” : gosh what a two-edged sword the English Lanuage is] whichever sex one likes to be. Except that if you are a man but “define as” (I never heard that before! What lovely, lovely, priceless twaddle! ) a woman, you can’t be f****d: and I guess if you are a woman but you “define as” a woman, you’re about as much use to your “partner” [who I presume “defines as” a woman, and whom you can’t f**k either] as a one-legged man at an arse-kicking-party.
Right: we’ve thrown smelly squashed tomatoes and bad eggs at the fascist lefties…now comes the philosophy bit:-
Problems would arise though when it comes to behaving in ways that have evolved largely by consent, such as what toilets one ought to go in. Segregated toilets (which is to say, in public spaces and places with public character like offices and factories etc, as opposed to family homes) are really a voluntary product of “Free Institutions”, and have probably always existed in some form.
Perhaps feminazi-toiletwatch is another assault-tactic on the existence of free institutions, and these “trans” people (who ought to be receiving boisterous assistance and lots of free alcohol from their mates instead of being encouraged to parade their particular hangups) are merely a stalking-horse for the erasure of more of ordinary Western civilisation.
I wonder what the good burghers of Manchester make of it?
Come to think of it…..two “lesbians” wanting a pee:- which one goes into the Men’s, and how can we tell?