TERFS AND MRAS.

Peter Wynn
2 min readFeb 6, 2024

“Leftists call me stupid. Supporting trump, opposing action on climate change…. Call me the dumbest man in Australia.” These were the words of right-wing Outsiders on Sky News Presenter Rowan Dean. Yet, there are TERFS in some women’s rights movements who are quoting other nonsense from not just Rowan Dean, but anti-feminist Rita Panahi, amongst others.

These women are deluded if they believe that voting Labor out in Queensland will see a return to women’s rights as they want them. A women’s right that Labor helped establish was women’s reproductive rights, by removing abortion from the Criminal Code. A few LNP politicians crossed the floor and voted with Labor, but there were some puerile misogynistic speeches delivered by Shadow Ministers, such as Jarryd Bleijie, who claimed that he didn’t see why it was different to kill a baby in 2018, to what it was in 1918, when it was added to the criminal code. The Religious Right, which has numerous members in the LNP, is like the far-right Republicans in the USA! They are those who claim that pregnancy from rape is a divine gift or “God’s way of comforting rape victims.” Okay, current Opposition Leader David Crisafulli has said that he won’t be reversing it, BUT a member of the Religious Right, Amanda Stoker, who was also opposed to Marriage Equality, has been preselected for the safe Liberal seat of Oodgeroo, and if she was elected, I could not see her remaining silent on this issue.

Surely, the threat of the loss of women’s reproductive rights is a far more serious threat to women’s rights than allowing transwomen, who, if they medically transition, are not easily capable of an erection, into women’s spaces!

What TERFs forget is, Men’s Rights Activists are those who want equal access to their children after a divorce and some resort to violence. Transwomen want to be accepted into women’s spaces as women. They are NOT two halves of the same walnut!

And most importantly, the right-wing will NOT compromise on women’s issues in the way that the left will.

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Peter Wynn

Diagnosed with autism at 35. Explained a lifetime of difference.