Progressives call themselves that because they believe they’re continually moving the culture forward, and here are a couple of progressive rules posted recently that might just push you over the edge.

First up is the Equality Institute, which says in its bio it exists to produce “creative projects to prevent violence against women.” And they’re certainly being creative.

We’re not going to say anything because that would make us transphobic, but y’all have at it:

OK, if you’re going to insist on saying pregnant women, at least spell womxn correctly:

Why would it be spelled womxn? We’re old enough to remember feminists calling themselves womyn, but this is a new one.

BBC News reports:

Like women, womxn refers to females, but it is an attempt to get away from patriarchal language.

Dr Clara Bradbury-Rance, fellow at King’s College London, said the spelling “stems from a longstanding objection to the word woman as it comes from man, and the linguistic roots of the word mean that it really does come from the word man”.

The word is also supposed to be inclusive of trans women, and some non-binary people.

But how is it pronounced? “I’ve heard womxn pronounced in lots of different ways. I’ve heard some pronounce it ‘wo-minx’,” Dr Bradbury-Rance says.


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