90 Miles From Tyranny : Critics Attack Mother’s Day as ‘Offensive’ Because It’s A ‘Gendered Holiday’

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Critics Attack Mother’s Day as ‘Offensive’ Because It’s A ‘Gendered Holiday’

Is it a full moon because the moon-bats are out today...

This was inevitable: Social-justice warriors are now saying that Mother’s Day is gender-exclusionary.

Writing in the Toronto Star, columnist Emma Teitel says that such “gendered holidays” are “generally a drag for non-binary parents who don’t identify with a single gender.”

There’s even a proposed “Non Binary Parents Day” (July 17), Teitel notes. But she has a different idea: Getting rid of both Mother’s and Father’s Day, and, “in the spirit of both inclusivity and selfishness,” opting for a gender-neutral “Guardians Day.”

“A guardian can be a mom, a dad, a non-binary parent, a grandparent, an aunt, an uncle, a pet owner, or why the heck not—somebody who takes really good care of his houseplants,” she writes.

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2 comments:

  1. Can we just start punching these stupid fuckers in the face now?
    You fuck with Mothers day and you're fucking with my Mother.
    That will generally get you punched in the face.

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