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Today’s talking point

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IS going ‘woke’ the best way for the WI to embrace new members, or the best way to lose them?

‘The WI welcomed me to the sisterhood’ features as the cover story on the July/August edition of WI Life, the organisation’s magazine. We are invited to meet Petra, transgender speaker and activist who is ‘overwhelmed by the WI’s welcome’. 

All very encouraging for Petra, no doubt, but will celebrating biological men be this (once) traditional women’s group undoing? There’s not much thought for the wives and children and the long-term mental effect of dealing with their husband’s or father’s denial of his sex.

In the absence of such traditional concerns and compassion, maybe the WI should go the whole hog and come out as the TI or Trans Institute?

Feel free to discuss this or anything else on your mind. 

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