UK Government Says the Term ‘Pregnant Woman’ Should Not Be Used – Here’s Why

UK Government Says the Term ‘Pregnant Woman’ Should Not Be Used – Here’s Why October 23, 2017

Pregnant woman being examine by a doctor with a stethoscope isolated on white

2017.  It keeps getting weirder and weirder.   The Australian reports:

The UK government says the term “pregnant woman” should not be used in a UN treaty because it “excludes” transgender people.

Feminists reacted with outrage to what they said was the latest example of “making women unmentionable” in the name of transgender equality.

The statement comes in Britain’s official submission on proposed amendments to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, to which the UK has been a signatory since 1976. The UN treaty says a “pregnant woman” must be protected, including not being subject to the death penalty.

Yet in the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office submission, Britain opposes the term “pregnant woman” because it may “exclude transgender people who have given birth”. The suggested term is “pregnant people”.

Okay, so what is wrong with people?  There have been 2 cases in the UK of women who have “transitioned to men” — but still had their womb and ovaries – who’ve given birth.   In other words, they are women who have given birth.  That’s hardly a big deal.

I almost never agree with feminists, but prominent feminist writer Sarah Ditum said it best: “This isn’t inclusion. This is making women unmentionable. Having a female body and knowing what that means for reproduction doesn’t make you ‘exclusionary’. Forcing us to decorously scrub out any reference to our sex on pain of being called bigots is an insult.”


For years, feminists and liberals have told us there’s no differences between the sexes — of course, if that were true, there’d be ZERO need to transition.  The left is getting nuttier and nuttier and it’s sort of fun to see them turn on each other.  Eventually, people are going to get sick of all this non-sense.

Hat Tip: The Australian

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