Apparently tampons are now being put in the men’s loos in the Senedd, the Labour controlled Welsh Parliament, under the leadership of mask mandante, Mark Drakeford, in an attempt to help transgender Civil Servants. It would appear these have been put next to the urinals and are free of charge.
The Telegraph reports that the sign near the tampons in the Legislative centre in Cardiff reads: “These Products are provided free of charge for all those that need them, following negotiation on your behalf by the Senedd Commission Trade Union Side.”
This is getting ridiculous. Critics have dubbed it a waste of money and I’m inclined to agree.
This is part of the Welsh LGBT+ plan which is looking to do something similar to Nicola Sturgeon’s self-identification SNP reform.
Which incidentally isn’t going very well for Nicola. Remember her gender reform bill? No sooner had it been proposed and Nicola warned of its potential impact, had this potential impact being taken advantage of in the form of Isla Bryson.
Her bill would’ve enabled self-id without any medical supervision. Thankfully it appears common sense, not by her, is kicking in.
Nana Akua has criticised the decision to introduce tampons in the Senedd men's toilets Image: GB News
So this is the same Senedd who couldn’t bring it upon itself to use term women when it published a report on “people who menstruate”, the same place whose facilities such as showers and toilets are gender neutral.
And the same place that Tom Giffard, the Conservative member, said he found it “shocking that it couldn’t work out the difference between a man and a woman – particularly at a time they’re introducing quotas".
I acknowledge that we have gender neutral toilets here at GB News, which I have to admit I hate and I know the men don’t like them either, so I’m wondering who or what is behind this shift that is making both men and women feel really uncomfortable.
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Why are we pushing this direction of travel? I can’t imagine a trans man would feel comfortable buying tampons in a men’s toilet... What will obviously happen seeing as they arere free is that men will take these products home for their wives, girlfriends and daughters.
I’m all for inclusivity, but perhaps the reality is that employers are scared, the number of tribunals involving discrimination towards transgender staff has more than doubled from four to nine in 2021 to 2022. Although that is a small number, it is still rising.
Surely the obvious solution is to have a men’s toilet, a women’s toilet and a gender-neutral one. The reason why these sort of facilities are separated is for the safety of women from biological men..