Medical journal’s cover calls females ‘bodies with vaginas’ to appease trans community

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A large segment of “intelligent” modern society is trying, paradoxically, to erase the reality of womanhood, all to cater to men and women who want to live life pretending to be the opposite gender.

A once highly respected British medical journal appears to have gone too far, though, making its front cover into a stark denial of women and girls as distinct, scientifically defined entities.

“Historically, the anatomy and physiology of bodies with vaginas have been neglected,” reads a large pullout quote on the front of the latest edition of The Lancet, a venerable journal founded in 1823. The quote is used as a kind of cover art, and not merely words conveying information, as if the words themselves are an artifact of a new era in which the concept of being a woman has been abolished.

The quote comes from the article “Periods on Display,” published on Sept. 1, about an exhibition on the history of periods at the Vagina Museum in London.

The use of the quote on the journal’s cover has been called “insulting and abusive” and a “misguided pursuit of woke points,” reports DailyMail.com.

Several months ago Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals in the UK drew a storm of criticism after staff were told to start using terms like “birthing parents,” “chestfeeding” and “human milk” rather than referring to “mothers'” and “breast milk.”

“Naming women as ‘bodies with vaginas’ is a new low, all in the misguided pursuit of woke points,” tweeted Dr. Madeleine Ní Dhálaigh, a UK general practitioner.

David Curtis, a professor of genetics at University College London, stated: “Just wrote the Lancet to tell them to take me off their list of statistical reviewers and cancel my subscription and never contact me about anything ever again. Absolutely inexcusable language to refer to women and girls.”

Even feminists, usually prominent allies to any anti-traditional cause, are enraged. Activist Claire Heuchan wrote: “This framing makes it sound like a coincidence that ‘bodies with vaginas’ have been neglected by medicine, as if it were not the product of a discrimination and oppression specific to the female sex. Medical misogyny… exists – and refusing to acknowledge women perpetuates it.”

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