Twitter Rolls Back Their Policy Prohibiting People from “Dead Naming” or “Misgendering” Trans People

Twitter Rolls Back Their Policy Prohibiting People from “Dead Naming” or “Misgendering” Trans People

Awesome policy reversal if true!

I was suspended from Twitter (prior to Musk) for mentioning that Rachel Levine is a MAN. And he is. Rachel Levine is Richard Levine.

I didn’t even know what “dead naming” and “misgendering” meant, never heard the terms, until a few years ago when transgenderism became a huge topic online.

Of course, most of the media journalists, which lean left, are upset by this change of policy. I’m not. I think it’s great. 🥰🤗🤩

(Link): Twitter removes policy against deadnaming transgender people 

Excerpts:

by Barbara Ortutay

Twitter has quietly removed a policy against the “targeted misgendering or deadnaming of transgender individuals,” raising concerns that the Elon Musk-owned platform is becoming less safe for marginalized groups.

Twitter enacted the policy against deadnaming, or using a transgender person’s name before they transitioned, as well as purposefully using the wrong gender for someone as a form of harassment, in 2018.

On Monday, Twitter also said it will only put warning labels on some tweets that are “potentially” in violation of its rules against hateful conduct. Previously, the tweets were removed.

It was in this policy update that Twitter appears to have deleted the line against deadnaming from its rules.

(Link): Twitter quietly reversed its policies to allow for intentional deadnaming and misgendering

The policy, which dates back to 2018, disappeared without explanation.

April 18, 2023
by Karissa Bell

Twitter has, once again, quietly updated a significant policy without explanation. The company appears to have changed its hateful conduct policy to remove a section that protected transgender people from misgendering and deadnaming, in a move spotted by GLAAD.

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The BBC Changed A Woman’s Story About Being Raped So That The Pronouns In The Story Were in Line With the Perp’s Transgender Identity

The BBC Changed A Woman’s Story About Being Raped So That The Pronouns In The Story Were in Line With the Perp’s Transgender Identity

Stories like this one is one reason why, whenever leftists, progressives, or Democrats claim to be so concerned about sexism (and pitch fits about the appearance of sexism among Republicans and conservatives) I never take them seriously:

(Link):  BBC accused of altering alleged rape victim’s quote to avoid ‘misgendering’ transgender male attacker

June 1, 2022
by T. Hamilton

The woke BBC is being accused of outrageously altering an alleged rape victim’s quotes by replacing pronouns to be more inclusive in an effort to protect her transgender attacker from “misgendering.”

The Times of London broke the story that the British media outlet previously quoted a woman who claimed she was raped by a transgender male and then altered her words to be politically correct. Her quotes were part of a report from 2021 on lesbians who have been “coerced into sex with transgender women.”

The story was published on Oct. 26, 2021. It covered a lesbian campaign called “Get the L Out.” Gay women were candidly asked about their sexual relationships with transgender women.

Three women gave interviews to the BBC for the story. It was headlined, “We’re being pressured into sex by some trans women.” One of the women who was interviewed for the piece claimed she was raped during an encounter.

… “The woman referred to her alleged rapist as ‘him’ but insiders said that her words were changed to avoid ‘misgendering’ the abuser in an article on the corporation’s website,” the Times of London reported.

“The BBC article replaced every reference to ‘he’ or ‘him’ with ‘they’ or ‘them’. A source said the quote was the subject of heated debate prior to publication. Some journalists argued that the quote should remain intact, while others said it should reflect the trans woman’s preferred she/her pronouns,” the outlet noted.

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