Maria Miller and 'minority feminists'

(19 Posts)
Clonakiltylil Thu 04-Feb-16 08:36:03

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/maria-miller-says-only-hostility-to-transgender-report-came-from-women-purporting-to-be-feminists-a6830406.html

This is insulting, really insulting.

CultureSucksDownWords Thu 04-Feb-16 09:12:19

What is this woman's agenda, and why? I really don't get her hatred of feminists who don't agree with her on every opinion. It's so rude to say "purporting" to be a feminist. Presumably she'd say that Germaine Greer is purporting to be a feminist?!

I despair of the way that women's rights are being trampled over by a tiny minority of people, who actually don't need to trample over women's rights to protect their own rights.

Monison Thu 04-Feb-16 09:24:38

Oh this is dreadful - and just reinforces the narrative that anyone objecting to the dominant trans narrative is objecting to trans individuals being treated well - which is bloody well isn't. It is breathtaking how the physical impossibility of changing biological sex has been overcome in this discourse. How can she not see that threat to women's rights? Not at all surprised the right-wingers were silent. The trans narrative is after all deeply conservative: reinforcing strict gender roles, and leaving the word 'man' free to define only the most masculine agents in our society. The must love it!

cailindana Thu 04-Feb-16 09:41:36

Wow she's a total idiot.

PalmerViolet Thu 04-Feb-16 16:54:47

Maria Miller who, despite urging Shiny Dave to push forward with same sex marriage, has managed to vote against or be absent from every single piece of LGB legislation since she became Minister for Equalities?

Maria Miller who has never apologised properly for her egregious expenses claims, and her fiddling of the system in order to not have to pay CGT on the £1million+ profit she made on a house sale? Who threatened other ministers during the investigation?

Christ alone knows what she has on Cameron, but it must be good.. feminist, my arse.

antimatter Thu 04-Feb-16 17:25:18

PalmerViolet - that is abysmal!
Who can hold her to to account for her lack of professional conduct?

oh, I forgot, she is a politician!

PalmerViolet Thu 04-Feb-16 17:31:49

When she was being investigated by the commissioners about her blatant expenses fiddling, she threatened them.

She's a fucking peach.

AskBasil Thu 04-Feb-16 19:26:54

She's a twat.

Next

venusinscorpio Thu 04-Feb-16 21:05:00

She really is an utter idiot.

This was a great tweet to her though:

Your ability to identify who is a feminist is as flawed as your ability to identify who is a woman

twitter.com/ClassOfWomen/status/691216552432115712

MrsToddsShortcut Fri 05-Feb-16 00:26:49

It's classic 'attack is the best form of defence' . She must know how unreasonable this whole self-sex determination thing is (as opposed to gender) and to deflect from herself she's throwing feminists to the wolves. It works because the media love a bit of 'feminazi' action and an opportunity to bash women.

antimatter Fri 05-Feb-16 09:13:54

oh yes, ganging up on feminist is an easy and inexpensive distraction technique

megletthesecond Fri 05-Feb-16 09:20:14

MM hates women full stop. Want maintenance from your abusive / violent XP? Maria agrees that you should pay for the monthly service because you cannot reach a 'collaborative agreement'.

I agree that she has major dirt on someone.

VestalVirgin Wed 24-Feb-16 10:25:42

I despair of the way that women's rights are being trampled over by a tiny minority of people, who actually don't need to trample over women's rights to protect their own rights.

Males don't just want their rights, they want their sweet, sweet male privilege in addition to that. Even those who believe themselves to be women.

See also: The so called Men's Right's Activist - they are actually Men's Privileges Activists.

BathtimeFunkster Wed 24-Feb-16 10:29:41

See also: The so called Men's Right's Activist - they are actually Men's Privileges Activists.

<a light dawns>

Of course they are! You're so right.

How did I fail to notice that before?

PosieReturningParker Wed 24-Feb-16 16:02:31

She is a shite faced expense generating thieving pile of crap, and a tory.

QueenLaBeefah Wed 24-Feb-16 16:08:17

She's a fucking arse.

EBearhug Thu 25-Feb-16 02:29:25

I have no idea why so many of my neighbours voted for her, but they must have done - her majority only reduced a bit at the last election. I don't feel like there would be any point contacting my MP about anything, because she's Maria Miller.

PlonitbatPlonit Thu 25-Feb-16 11:12:25

This event on the Transgender prisoner review is coming up. I'm not able to go, but Mumsnetters with concerns should consider going and asking relevant questions www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/trans-in-the-criminal-justice-system-tickets-21669894237

ArcheryAnnie Thu 25-Feb-16 12:51:52

Thanks for the link, Plonit.

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