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Fallen idol

Germaine Greer falls foul of the speech-policing tranny state

23 April 2016

9:00 AM

23 April 2016

9:00 AM

Back when she was a sassy feminist, complete with 1970s shag hair and a repartee in man-bashing one-liners, I bet Germaine Greer never imagined she’d one day get into trouble for saying that truck drivers with penises are not women.

And yet it’s happened. On Q&A, Greer, who in the past had to say ‘men hate women’ or praise Mao Tse-tung in order to get starched observers choking on their chiantis, caused outrage by saying: ‘If you’re a 50-year-old truck driver who’s had four children with a wife and you’ve decided the whole time you’ve been a woman, I think you’re...

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