Why is it that ‘non-binary’ people are always lumped in with women? Why not males and non-binary people as a category?
Why is it that services and spaces reserved for women also include non-binary identities?
Women have fought hard for sex-based rights for millennia and now we are back to the place where any male, who says he is female or non-binary, can once again encroach on women’s only awards, scholarships, services and spaces.
Founded with the purpose of giving rural students in years 10, 11 and 12 the chance to explore Canberra’s halls of power, Country to Canberra’s annual leadership competition will award a young woman or non-binary person with an all-expenses-paid trip to Canberra to rub shoulders with Canberra’s politicians and CEOs, undertake leadership training, advocate on key issues, tour Parliament and more.
The program includes networking and lectures from influential leaders, including the Prime Minister.
The attempt to appear inclusive means that biological females can be robbed of their rightful position if a non-binary male wants to steal a place.
Binary spokeswoman, Kirralie Smith, said it was almost comical.
“Why bother? Why not call it what it is, a program for anyone,” she said.
“Any person who wants to game the system can. Males are not females, regardless of trendy labels such as non-binary.
“Women have been disadvantaged throughout the ages and finally we reached a place where there were programs and incentives for female participation in the workplace and politics.
“Extremists have now hijacked those advances with a woke agenda that once again disadvantages biological females.”