“You can’t help but worry. It’s had a huge impact on me.”
Even being a feminist scholar won’t protect you if you don’t display the proper level of wokeness.
The College Fix reports:
‘Transphobic’ feminist professor gets bodyguards due to threats from activists
A feminist professor from Oxford University had to resort to bodyguards after receiving threats from transgender activists.
The radicals were miffed that Selina Todd had written on her website that transgender individuals “sometimes harm the rights of women,” according to a report by the New York Post.
“Like every other gender critical feminist I know,” Todd wrote, “I encountered the current debate about whether transgender people should be able to self-identify as such (without fulfilling other legal and medical requirements) from the instinctive standpoint that I wanted to support transpeople’s rights.
“But after months of research, I concluded that this position would harm the rights of women, because so often what is being asked for is free access to women-only spaces.”
Soon after, faculty began receiving messages demanding Todd be fired. A pair of students informed the prof about potential threats they saw in email groups. After investigating, Oxford officials provided Todd with security for the remainder of the school year.
From the story:
“I get frightened by the threats in lectures,” she told the [Telegraph]. “You can’t help but worry. It’s had a huge impact on me. You don’t expect to be defending yourself the whole time from complaints or threats of violence.”
Todd said the presence of “two big burly guys” at her lectures is designed to protect her from threats verified by the school — and quite a handful of students who recently began showing up in trans activists T-shirts and calling her “transphobic.” …
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