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30 November 2023
Born of a surrogate mother
Olivia Maurel, 32, was born to a surrogate mother and today she is fighting on the front line against the practice, which she describes as 'atrocious' and 'monstrous'. She always knew something was wrong with her family. She suffers from depression, has had problems with alcoholism and has attempted suicide several times. Only recently has she discovered the truth about her origins and that she suffered the trauma of abandonment. "To no child," she says, "should what happened to me ever happen again."
Commercial or 'altruistic' surrogacy must be abolished. These are the words of Olivia Maurel, born in December 1991 in Kentucky by traditional surrogacy (i.e. in which the oocyte also belongs to the 'surrogate mother', ed.), who recounted her experience in a conference at the parliament of the Czech Republic. Today, married with two children in Cannes, 'proud to be a feminist' as we read on her X page, she fights against surrogacy. Her testimony, very valuable as there are still very few [...]
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11 September 2023
Female wombs in male bodies
The envious dream of all time -to be able to have children without women, to erase mothers, in short, the Grail- is getting closer and closer to being realised: in five to ten years' time, even biologically male trans people will be able to receive a womb transplant and conduct a gestation. An 'inclusive' wish-right that would improve their quality of life and alleviate the symptoms of dysphoria. While the lives and health of girls and boys born from these practices are of no concern to bioethicists
Euronews reports on the rapid progress of research on the uterus transplantation front, with particular reference to the request of trans MtF people whose bodies remain biologically male, while FtM people, if they retain their female genital apparatus, can undertake a pregnancy like any other woman: the 'pregnant fathers' that the mainstream press likes to report on are none other than women who self-identify as men. In the article, which we translate here, women are referred to as cis- women, suffixed [...]
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4 August 2023
Lesbian motherhood: open letter to Kathleen Stock
The gender critical philosopher says she is concerned about the rights of lesbian mothers being denied 'by the Meloni government'. But it was the judiciary and not the government that decided that only biological mothers can appear on birth certificates. In order for the law to recognise sexual difference in procreation, it is necessary for homosexual women to break the front with wealthy gay males who resort to surrogacy: homogeny is just ideology
We have been following closely and sisterly the story of Kathleen Stock, gender critical philosopher, author among others of Material Girls: Why Reality Matters for Feminism (Little, Brown Book Group, 2021) and former lecturer at the University of Sussex persecuted by transactivists: we have told her story here. Together with Martina Navratilova and Julie Bindel Stock she recently founded The Lesbian Project with the aim of reaffirming the specificity of lesbian identity. The aim of the project is 'to stop the disappearance of lesbians in the rainbow soup and to give [...]
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3 August 2023
The 'right' to have a slave: Hagar and the womb for rent
For days, the supporters of the GPA have been jubilantly spreading the 'news': even God allows a woman to bear children for others, as the biblical account of Sarah -wife of Abraham unable to conceive- and her servant Hagar who lent her womb shows. So today, too, temporary slaves are being claimed: a real ethical and political short-circuit. And an autogoal. Also because the Genesis account should be read in its entirety
For days on social media, the supporters of the womb for rent, in particular many LGBT+ activists and their supporters, have been reviving the story of the slave girl Hagar and her son Ishmael (Genesis 16 and 21) to support the lawfulness and goodness of their cause. The meaning would be: even God allows a woman to bear a child for others. So: nothing wrong with our claim. In fact, we too are entitled to have female slaves. A logical, political and ethical short-circuit. They do not know [...]
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2 August 2023
Escaping trans madness
'I want it to be known that there is hope. Young people with 'gender dysphoria' and their families can be helped with a psychological course,' writes American psychiatrist Miriam Grossman in her latest book. Explaining in detail and empathically her therapeutic proposal. And indicating in the hammering propaganda of the transcult the most insidious obstacle
Miriam Grossman is an American psychiatrist. The following is an edited extract published by Gender Clinic News of her new essay Lost in Trans Nation: A Child Psychiatrist's Guide Out of the Madness. It is a very interesting and 'empathetic' read, especially for those families facing the problem of a teenage daughter/daughter with 'gender discomfort'. James sports a scruffy beard. Sarah wears skirts and doesn't bother with pronouns. Taylor wants to talk about college, not the [...]
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29 July 2023
Making babies in vitro: The Economist special
The weekly acknowledges the high failure rate of assisted fertilisation and explains the new techniques -from gametogenesis to mitochondrial replacement- wishing for rapid progress. But it is silent on the risks to children's health. And it does not speak of infertility prevention: a commitment that would damage the enormous business
The weekly magazine The Economist devotes a long special to the subject of assisted reproduction, entitled Making Babymaking Better, first of all acknowledging that although performance has been improving the number of failures of these techniques is still very high. On average 7-8 attempts out of 10 fail, a number of failures that increases in parallel with the age of the woman: menopause is a process that only occurs in human females and some whale species. The [...]
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17 July 2023
Vagina? No. It's called an 'extra hole'
Woke language claims to be inclusive at the exclusive expense of women, who must literally disappear: pregnancy, breastfeeding, female sex organs can no longer be named so as not to offend the trans and non-binary ultra-minorities. It is the latest ridiculous move of the dying patriarchy that has built itself up from the very beginning on the marginalisation and erasure of the feminine. It still tries, but it will not succeed
Transactivists are ridiculous: in order not to 'offend' the ultra-exiguous minority of women who declare themselves male while retaining the female genital organ, the vagina can no longer be called that. Bonus hole, extra hole: this is the term. Even front hole no longer suffices: its unserviceability must be better emphasised. A relentless work to erase women from language and the symbolic, a move in extremis by the patriarchy that has built itself from the beginning on the erasure and abjection of the feminine, [...].
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28 June 2023
On the risks of the ROPA method
The technique used by an increasing number of lesbian couples consists of using the oocyte of one to make an embryo that will then be inserted into the womb of the other who will carry the pregnancy. This practice is physically and psychologically dangerous both for the two women and for the child that will be born. This is why
In our recent communiqué Per il vero bene dei bambini (For the true good of the children) we expressed our concern about the increasing use by female couples of the ROPA technique (Recepción de ovocitos de la pareja), i.e. the transfer of the fertilised oocyte of one into the womb of the other who will carry out the gestation. For this stance we have received acclaim, some insults and many requests for information and sources. What does the ROPA method consist of and what are its risks? For the [...]
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2 June 2023
Who cooked Adam Smith's dinner? For a RadFem economic theory, speech by Sheila Jeffreys
The traditional economy based on the 'rational' homo oeconomicus never takes into account the base of the iceberg: the huge amount of unpaid female labour without which the system simply would not stand. The necessary change does not come from the inclusion of more women in a model that is based on aggression, gambling and risk, but from a new paradigm that places the value of people, relationships and care at the centre
At a recent seminar organised by Women's Declaration International as part of its Radical Feminist Perspectives series, Sheila Jeffreys -former professor of political science at the University of Melbourne and one of the founders of the global WDI network- gave a talk on Rad Fem Economic Theory (the entire meeting can be viewed here). Jeffrey started from a text she wrote in 2010, on the heels of the global financial crisis. It was called 'Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner', whose thought completely omitted the [...]
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22 May 2023
Transgender: the victory of Puer Aeternus
An evolution of the unisex who struggled against gender stereotypes, the 'gender' phenomenon among adolescents expresses the attempt to escape the biological debt-obligation and the need to feel disengaged from stepmotherly nature. But the transgender person is by no means his or her own creator: if anything, he or she is subservient to a totipotent 'spirit' that enslaves the mind and psyche. And the gay movement that advocates puerile simulation fails to see that it is precisely homosexual identity that comes off worst
Transgender ideology goes beyond the transsexual claim of the construction of sex by subtraction or addition of something from a matrix, because it challenges the very existence of the male and the female, and especially the latter, making the female gender a product of educational norms, DIY craftsmanship, beauty shop, chemical laboratory, surgical table. Both appeal to the 'truth' of the omnipotent creation of the sexes, destitute of actual reality. Young women in particular are unfortunately fertile ground [...].
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15 May 2023
Jama: when men give birth
In an incredible, recently published study, the American Medical Association's journal, one of the most important in the field, tries to give scientific backing to the idea that childbirth is not just a female experience. Because if it were exclusive, it would also be exclusionary. An operation on language in collision with reality
As we know, there are words that can no longer be used, especially in international scientific documents and studies. At the top of the list of tabooed words are all the terms that have to do with female difference understood as the exclusive possibility of giving birth to human beings, and thus: 'woman' -if biologically understood and not open to define persons not born women-, 'mother' and 'maternal', 'breast', with reference to breast-feeding, and so on. The operation on language aims to qualify [...].
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21 April 2023
Puberty blockers: pure experimentation on children's skin
Two very recent scientific studies show that in the absence of rigorous research and trials demonstrating long-term effects, the treatment of gender-nonconforming minors with drugs and surgery is entirely experimental and unethical. Even on dysphoria diagnoses there are no validating criteria and the risk of error is very high with dramatic consequences on the lives of the very young. But in Italy these 'therapies' do not stop
Two very recent studies -one published on 17 April by the scientific journal Acta Paediatrica and entitled A systematic review of hormone treatment for children with gender dysphoria and recommendations for research, the other made public on 14 April by Current Sexual Health Reports, entitled Current Concerns About Gender-Affirming Therapy in Adolescents- point to the pharmacological and surgical 'therapies' for children with gender non-conforming behaviour. by Current Sexual Health Reports, titled Current Concerns About Gender-Affirming Therapy in Adolescents- focus on pharmacological and surgical 'therapies' for girls and boys with gender non-conforming behaviour -recourse to puberty blockers, sex-cross hormones and scalpels-. Here [...]
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