Number times a transwomen has been assaulted in a men’s bathrooms is ZERO

“Trans people just want to pee; keep the men’s room gender free!”

Reply from Michigan State RE: Closure of the Women’s Lounge

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I was so incensed by the news that Michigan State’s women’s lounge was closing in favor of something more “inclusive” that I wrote the university’s president imploring her to re-open it. I kept it short and to-the-point:

This is the reply I received:

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An Open Letter to Michigan State re: The Women’s Lounge You’re Destroying

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Dear Michigan State University,

The first thing you should knowabout me is that I’ve looked up to you as an institution since I was a child. If there is such a thing as a legacy MSU student, I was one—the third generation in my family to be offered admission at MSU and accept. I graduated from Michigan State’s professional writing program in 2009 with high honors, and I have proudly represented my alma mater since.

The second thing you should know about me is that I am a woman, a fact that has had a profound impact on my life experiences in general and those I had in college in particular.

I come from a small town in northern Michigan, so it was not until college that I learned to fear walking alone at night. It was not until college that I experienced walking to a party and being followed…

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Preserve Women’s Spaces

Women’s safe spaces are under attack by transactivists and MRAs. Please Sign.

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I was just reading an article about how a self-proclaimed men’s rights activist got Michigan State to close their women-only lounge based on cries of “discrimination against men.” When you’re done hurling plates against the wall, sign this petition to reopen the lounge and provide a safe space for women.

Please repost!

Also, feel free to write the university’s president Lou Anna K. Simon here:

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New YMCA guidelines support adult males in gaining access to women’s locker rooms if they say the magic words, “I identify as a woman”.

Transwoman caught taking photos of women in Target dressing room. Sigh