While always admonishing the public to “follow the science” about such things as COVID-19 and global warming, leftist opinionmakers turn around and come out with statements like: “not all people with periods are women.”
And when this highly suspect “fact” comes from social media writers at Tampon brand Tampax, count on some strong reactions from … women.
The New York Post reported that the brand, owned by global supercompany Procter & Gamble, posted the insane message on Sept. 15, and since then it has spurred fierce debate, with some saying the company is alienating actual, biological females who don’t want to redefine their gender to accommodate men who wish they were women.
“Fact: Not all women have periods,” the tweet proclaims. “Also a fact: Not all people with periods are women. Let’s celebrate the diversity of all people who bleed!” Further clouding the issue, Tampax included the tags #mythbusting, #periodtruths and #transisbeautiful.
The tweet has prompted some real women to boycott the brand.
“This ad is misogynistic and advocates erasing women. So goodbye 4ever!!!” one critic wrote.
Others slammed the message as “anti-woman.”
“I’m genuinely interested to know who at @Tampax thought it might be a good idea to gamble your entire client base (Biological Women) against this anti-factual and anti-woman, virtue vomit,” said another critic.
Meanwhile, others praised the company for being inclusive of the trans community — and blasted those who took issue with the message.
“Lovely as always to see bigots absolutely bewildered that the world has left them behind and science didn’t permanently freeze during their 5th grade biology class in 1983,” one person wrote in defense of Tampax, as if biology has discovered since 1983 that men can in fact turn themselves female