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05-09-2020, 02:06   #31
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Various countries including Mumbai as per the article linked have gone to the trouble of changing the stick figures on their traffic lights to that of a female.

The problem with that is, would that not indicate that only woman can cross and visa versa.

Also is it actually a woman just because she's wearing a dress? Cue the collective indignation and fury and warbling about how gender is a social construct. Or something.
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The marketing guys must have been pissing themselves with laughter when they came up with this!
Funny enough, they are slow off the mark doing that, gender free sanitary items have existed for a while according to a quick google.. I imagine that in the near future laughing about this will be as frowned upon as it is now to poke fun at someone over race or ability etc. It's human nature to sometimes get nervous over change.. I'm terrible for it tbh, i still use real butter!.
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Also is it actually a woman just because she's wearing a dress? Cue the collective indignation and fury and warbling about how gender is a social construct. Or something.
I'd be more worried as it looks like the lady in green may have snapped her leg and have difficulty crossing the road.
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I think she looks like she's busting for a piss.
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Also is it actually a woman just because she's wearing a dress? Cue the collective indignation and fury and warbling about how gender is a social construct. Or something.
Would you be allowed wear a dress that short in Mumbai, I'd reckon it's a coat
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I reckon its a trapezoidal sandwich board.

Fk me, but I wish I could get back to sleep!
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https://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA20...of-wokeism.htm

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05-09-2020, 08:52   #38
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Full Stops. Apparently full stops used in text messaging and the like are offensive to young people. Too much on the passive/aggressive side.Source.
Not so much "woke" as a generation who can't use punctuation correctly, or spell in many cases.
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05-09-2020, 08:58   #39
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Various countries including Mumbai as per the article linked have gone to the trouble of changing the stick figures on their traffic lights to that of a female.

The problem with that is, would that not indicate that only woman can cross and visa versa.

The bad thing is women in India often wear saris so this is a western centric depiction of women. The good thing is men and women both wear pajama kurta which this icon looks like. So it all works out in the end
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Superdrug has launched 'inclusive' sanitary towels, removing any indication from them that they are for women. Pink packaging etc. Now they are for 'people who menstruate'.
Good job Superdrug. Caving in to the psychopathic mob and joining the campaign to erase aspects of biological womanhood.

Not a bit sinister.
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Good job Superdrug. Caving in to the psychopathic mob and joining the campaign to erase aspects of biological womanhood.

Not a bit sinister.
They're not caving in, I guarantee to them they are simply taking advantage of a marketing opportunity and one upping their competition! Cash is king and corporate decision makers couldn't give a fcuk about anything but the bottom line!
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So American wannabes on here, who's the Wokeist of Twitterland today?
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Good job Superdrug. Caving in to the psychopathic mob and joining the campaign to erase aspects of biological womanhood.

Not a bit sinister.
What’s “biologically female” about pink packaging?
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What’s “biologically female” about pink packaging?
Haha. Good man Emmet. Having "your pronouns" in your sig.

Great stuff
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