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Does the TUC understand what the word ‘mum’ means?

30 June 2023

10:00 PM

30 June 2023

10:00 PM

Imagine if, in 1868, when the TUC was founded, someone had told those warriors for workers’ rights that one day they would be referring to biological males as ‘mothers’. And what’s more that they would be publicly scolding anyone who dared to dissent; anyone who said: ‘Hold on – surely only women can be mums?’

They would have thought you mad.

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