Twitter Suspends User for Saying A Man Cannot Get Pregnant (May 2021)
Before I get to the Links about this news story, I’d like to reiterate, that I believe this is why I was suspended from Twitter (about seven months ago now).
Side note: when I say ‘suspend,’ this term seems to confuse some people. Yes, my SoloLoner account is still visible, but it is FROZEN. Last time I attempted to log in, a message popped up saying I could not retweet or tweet new material from that account – and I was taken to a blank page, if I recall correctly.
An accompanying e-mail informed me that to re-gain full access, I’d quite possibly have to delete a tweet that Twitter felt “broke their rules.” I did not re-log back in to try to figure out exactly WHICH tweet it was, but I am betting on the one where I mentioned that a biological man cannot be and is not a woman.
Side note 2: as I’ve explained before, I don’t much care if those born biological men want to live as women. If you’re an adult, and that is how you choose to live your life, I don’t much care. I don’t hate Trans people.
What I object to are things like biological women’s safety being put to risk over this phenomenon of some in the Trans community pushing their agenda (see more links about that here),
bullying people into using certain sets of pronouns,
and companies or culture trying to censor or cancel anyone who points out biological facts of science, such as, biological men are not physically, biologically capable of giving birth to a baby.
And for perfectly reasonable views like those, people will get harassed online by some Trans and their “allies” or be booted off some wack-a-doodle, far left views pushing platforms, such as Twitter.
Having said that, here are the links:
“The hateful tweet (which I [Francisco José Contreras, deputy to Spain’s far-right Vox Party] was forced to delete) was one that said: ′′A man cannot get pregnant. A man has no womb or eggs”,” Contreras wrote in response to the move. “You can see this is already fascist biology. Next time I’ll try 2 + 2 = 4.”
…So what was it that the Spanish politician wrote that was so hateful? Did he use the n-word or defend antisemitism? Nope. He commented on a recent news item announcing the birth of a child to a transgender parent, saying that a man can’t become pregnant because they lack a uterus or eggs.
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….Contreras said in a Facebook post on May 11 that he had received a message from Twitter which informed him that he had violated its policies on “hate speech” for the remarks.”
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The problem with any sort of fact-checking operation is that it quickly becomes tyrannical when someone decides that they are now the arbiters of what is or isn’t factual. And that’s what we’re seeing here.
Twitter and Facebook, along with most of the social media giants, have adopted the platforms of the LGBT agenda and Black Lives Matter, along with the Green New Deal and pretty much every other liberal activist group out there.
Rather than monitoring people’s speech for factual inaccuracies, they have created a system of rules where political opinions replace science and insufficiently woke commentary is flushed down the memory hole.
At most, what Contreras said could be considered rude, assuming you find that failing to refer to someone with gender dysphoria as the gender they “identify” as is problematic.
But beyond that, what he really pointed out is basic medical science.
A lot goes into creating a baby, and ovaries, fallopian tubes, and a womb to allow normal gestation are requirements. Whether gender dysphoria remains a medical condition or a “lifestyle choice” is a topic that is still debated among various medical associations.
How that statement winds up being classified as “hate speech” is precisely what’s wrong with the tyrannical approach that Twitter takes toward fact-checking and censorship.
This page also mentions my problems with Twitter apparently blocking me for tweeting about Trans topics:
(Link): Twitter Really Doesn’t Want You Knowing About Those Hunter Biden Laptop Videos – they’re a Democrat Platform