Advocating for sex-based rights isn't bigotry. Threatening women who do is. "The reason the slur "TERF” has become popular is that it gives misogynists a tool to abuse & punish feminists without the stigma associated with such crude epithets as “bitches.”"
“speakers were given an hour long briefing by the.. security team. We were told what would happen if the stage were stormed by protesters, or if it became necessary to vacate the venue. This is what it now means to advocate publicly for women’s rights.”
It’s Time for Progressives to Protect Women Instead of Pronouns | Julie Bindel
"The reason the slur TERF has become popular is that it gives misogynists a tool to abuse and punish feminists without the stigma associated with such crude epithets as ‘bitches,’" writes .
"Reporters who cover such issues often tread gingerly in describing trans activists who engage in or encourage attacks against women. Sometimes they even suggest that these people have been provoked into violence."