The problem is not rooming-in but the loneliness of mothers

After the sad story of the baby who died next to his mother at the Pertini in Rome, for some the solution is to keep the babies in the nurseries and not in the room. But rooming-in was strongly advocated by women who used to be separated from their babies in hospital. It is, if anything, a question of allowing new mothers to have a spouse or wife to assist them. Especially in times of understaffing

Starting with the very painful case of the newborn baby who died at the Pertini hospital in Rome -probably by accidental suffocation, the judiciary will ascertain the causes: it could also be 'cot death' or something else- many and many conclude that rooming-in is a dangerous and wrong practice and that babies should stay in nurseries. I remember, however, that in the past women fought hard for rooming-in and for more than obvious reasons: not to be separated from the newborn after the long cohabitation [...].

Sex and gender: JK Rowling's essay

In her text, the writer explains in detail the reasons why she felt the need to address the trans issue, defying the violence of activists. A manifesto-writer for gender critical feminism translated into Italian by Alessandra Asteriti

Attacking JK Rowling can now also be a business. The latest initiative is that of a young Canadian imbecile art book creator who has decided to de-rowling Harry Potter by publishing a special edition of the saga on the cover of which the author's name disappears: $170 per copy for a despicable abuse of power. Let him keep all the copies in stock. Back to the serious stuff: in June 2020 JK Rowling published an essay on her website detailing her position [...].

Femelliste, a gender critical 'sister' platform is born in France

Harassed, insulted, mocked, threatened: French feminists have collected and catalogued the attacks transactivists have suffered for years. And they have set up an information and training site against the dictatorship of transgender ideology

The name of the site is a play on words that cannot be translated into Italian. The site's creators inform that it has already been used by animal feminists such as Posie Parker, Nicole Roelens and the Boucherie Abolition collective. It would make one think of anti-specism, it is actually more and in some respects a little different. 'Femelle' in French means the female animal (for the human one, the same word as woman, femme, is used). Since they fight for sexual rights [...]

The debate on puberty blockers also opens in Italy - finally!

Breaking the silence is the Italian Psychoanalytic Society, which is calling for an open scientific debate on these treatments, which it defines as 'experimental', not supported by adequate studies and at great ethical risk because they predetermine the fate of girls and boys

Much later than in the Great North of Europe, Great Britain, Australia, and some US states - which have abruptly put the brakes on the use of puberty blockers as a 'therapy' for girls and boys with gender non-conforming behaviour - Italy too is finally breaking its silence with a letter addressed to the government by the Italian Psychoanalytic Society, which calls for caution and the opening of a public scientific discussion. Below we reproduce interviews conducted by Marina Terragni for Il Foglio and [...].

Italian psychoanalysts: stop puberty blockers

The Italian Psychoanalytic Society criticises puberty blockers for children: dangerous and experimental treatment. And joins gender critical feminists and parents in calling for scientific data and a public debate on the best treatment for children suffering from gender dysphoria

For years we gender critical feminists have been fighting against the scandal of the medicalisation of children in the name of gender identity. And for years we have been branded as fascists, reactionaries, bigots. Today at last an accredited Italian scientific society, the Italian Psychoanalytic Society (SPI), is taking a stand, joining us in raising a cry of alarm: the use of puberty blockers is an experimental treatment that has no solid scientific basis, and causes serious side effects. Above all, in most cases dysphoria [...]

UK: health service backs down on 'transgender maternity' services after midwives revolt

Fighting is needed: in Great Britain midwives and nurses are rebelling against the announced opening of courses and wards dedicated to the pregnancy and birth of 'trans and non-binary' people. And the NHS stops the initiative. Meanwhile, in the USA there is talk of uterus transplants between living people: donor women for the benefit of men who wish to have 'female physiological experiences'. The old patriarchal dream: to take the place of women. Today acted out by neo-patriarchs T

Fighting serves. The revolt of midwives and nurses has foiled the English National Health Service's (NHS) plan to organise dedicated 'transgender maternity' services. On 16 December, an advertisement had appeared to recruit staff to manage the training of 'trans and non-binary people giving birth' in 40 NHS maternity services, an announcement that provoked an immediate reaction from midwives. A group of around 300 nurses, midwives and psychologists wrote an open letter to Lizzie [...]

I thought my son -4 years old- was trans: I was wrong

Lesbian mother and 'true believer' of the queer cult accompanies and authorises her child to identify as female. Until she realises she was wrong because of ideology. Weeping over her mistake today, she has embarked on a path of 'healing' together with him who has returned to calling himself male. An enlightening testimony

I was a true believer.I was a social justice activist before the social justice movement took over the world. I was at the forefront of introducing the concept of intersectionality in progressive organisations and convincing people to share their pronouns. My friends and I felt like the "cool" ones, the vanguard of a revolutionary work that would change the world, that would achieve what people within the social justice movement call "liberation [...]

Holland also puts the brakes on 'trans children'

The 2006 study on which the so-called 'Dutch protocol' exported worldwide is based - the administration of puberty blockers to minors with gender non-conforming behaviour - was financed by the pharmaceutical company that produces the blockers, and has been discredited several times. As in the UK, Sweden, Finland, even in that country they are now calling for a stop to these 'therapies' that cause serious damage to health.

The treatment of children with gender dysphoria with puberty blockers is called the 'Dutch protocol'. And it is based on a single study from 2006 that introduced the concept of 'sex change for transgender children' and was allegedly financed by Ferring Pharmaceuticals, the company that markets tryptorelin, the drug with which the natural development of girls and boys is stopped. This was revealed in a report by journalist Jan Kuitenbrouwer and sociologist Peter Vasterman recently published in the NRC Handelsblad, [...].
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14 November 2021
Radical Feminism for the 21st Century: An Anthology
Edited by Elizabeth Miller, the essay "Spinning and Weaving: Radical Feminism for the 21st century" brings together contributions from women all over the world. It outlines means and goals for the ultimate liberation from patriarchal oppression.
"Spinning" and "weaving": the time of the crisis Covid, by slowing down the pace of everyday life, has offered us this precious opportunity, opening up unusual spaces for reflection and attentive looks at the present-future. "Spinning and Weaving: Radical Feminism for the 21st century", edited by Elizabeth Miller, collects contributions from women around the world outlining Radical Feminism for the 21st century. What is the text about? What findings emerge? What are women in the world saying? We ask Elizabeth Miller who [...]
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7 October 2021
We women, the 'Privileged
Transactivism defines being born a woman as a 'privilege' that must also be open to those who have not had this unspeakable good fortune. It's the old envious story, or patriarchy. But talking about privilege is a step forward in clarity. If the world needs women more and more, then the real women will be 'them'.
There is something good here. In these years we are resisting the invasion of being a woman by men. In reality it is just the latest figure in the old envious story of all time, or patriarchy. Men have always wanted to appropriate the being-woman and her creative power, exploiting women's bodies in every way and occupying the centre of the world. The good thing is that today language reveals this movement in all its clarity. Today a significant number of men are asking to [...]
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23 September 2021
Purpose of the veil: to show off what it conceals
Veiling is pornographic in itself. Because it highlights what it conceals: sex. And it divides women into good and bad. Liberals who speak of "choice" perpetuate a patriarchal practice of which gender identity is the ultimate expression.
There is one thing that Covid has proved: a masked society does not work. Supporters of the veil were immediately enthusiastic: "Yes, you see, the mask is like the burqa, but yes, it's the same, it's fun to feel more laïcard (secularist), what do you think?". But comparing surgical mask/full face veil is more or less like comparing a nose scarf on a cold winter's day and a burqa(...) Same with the statement that the Afghan burqa protects women from sexual harassment [...].
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24 August 2021
Italian Taliban
Four femicides in 24 hours: Talibans are not only in Afghanistan. Everywhere in the world one sex is oppressing the other, and violence is a function of domination. We cannot consider our Afghan sisters as "us" and "them". The fight for women's freedom is one and the same.
Four femicides in 24 hours. Four women were killed by men related to them - husbands, fathers, boyfriends, former partners - simply because they were women. A mother and a daughter in Carpiano, near Milan. A wife in the province of Bologna. A girl, killed by her former boyfriend, in Aci Trezza, in the province of Catania. The details of such events are useless if not to confirm, once again, the inefficacy of the measures of protection: those who should [...]
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24 August 2021
Italian Taliban
4 feminicides in 24 hours: Taliban not only in Afghanistan. Everywhere in the world one sex oppresses the other, and violence is a function of domination. Let us not think of the Afghan sisters in terms of 'us' and 'them'. The struggle for women's freedom is one
4 feminicides in 24 hours. Four women killed by men close to them - husbands, fathers, boyfriends, ex- because they were women. A mother and a daughter in Carpiano, near Milan. A wife in the province of Bologna. A girl killed by her ex-boyfriend in Aci Trezza, in the province of Catania. The chronicle details are useless if not to confirm, once again, the ineffectiveness of the protection measures: the dismissed do not go away, the denounced on the loose are enraged, the alarms launched by the [...].
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13 April 2021
Omissis on Malika
Malika's story is horrifying, that's for sure. When expressions like 'I'll cut your throat' run around in a family, things are going very badly indeed. These are probably common expressions when it comes to domestic violence. And violence against women is an incredibly widespread phenomenon. Only this time, unlike usual, the verbal violence was recorded and broadcast online and on TV. Malika Chalhy has a brother called Samir, her father is called Aberrazak (the origin is Moroccan). The [...]
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27 January 2021
With the 'right' to surrogacy, gays seek a place in patriarchy
Today, 27 January, the Constitutional Court is due to rule on the right of a male couple who have resorted to surrogacy to be recognised as both "fathers" of the child. The orientation expressed in 2019 by a ruling of the Court of Cassation in United Sections was to allow recognition at the registry office to the biological father only, leaving open for the (or the) partner the possibility of resorting to the institute of adoption in special cases, a procedure to be instructed at the Court [...].
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