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No compromise is possible on the issue of "transwomen are women". No, transwomen are not women. They are men with a mental disorder called gender dysphoria, and they deserve protection in keeping with their mental disorder. Sensible voices tried to stop the Gender Recognition Act in 2004, but were outvoted by "equalities liberals". This "discussion" will never end except by the recognition that the UK Parliament made a mistake in passing the GRA. It should be repealed. A number of transsexuals recognise that they cannot "change sex" and that the GRA is a disruptive piece of legislation. It conspicuously includes clauses which confuse "sex" and "gender" - very sloppy legal usage. Miranda Yardley, a "gender-critical transsexual" with a compelling analysis of feminist issues, agrees: http://mirandayardley.com/en/why-the-gender-recognition-act-2004-should-...