Young Women, We’re No Longer Safe in America

I’ve never thought of myself as a feminist, that is because I’ve never felt as though my rights were threatened due to my biological sex. But that has certainly changed under the Biden Administration.

No, I’m not being dramatic – it is no longer safe to be a young woman in America. We are not protected.

Sweeping changes made to Title IX (a Federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities) are going into effect August 1st, and have left young women vulnerable without protection or legal recourse.

With these changes, males can enter female bathrooms, locker rooms, and living facilities. Access is granted under the guise of rights for those with a transgender identity. In practice, this allows creeps to enter intimate areas with a valid excuse and the protection of Title IX.

Under the new version of Title IX, men can strip nude in the presence of women with no recourse. This isn’t a hypothetical scenario; it’s the unsettling reality which leaves women completely unprotected.

If this isn’t already shocking, let me draw your attention to the fact that this doesn’t just apply to colleges; it extends to K-12 education as well. Title IX addresses any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance, including K-12 school, higher education, career education, education for pregnant and parenting students, sexual harassment protections, and standardized testing.

This will have a major impact, on a major demographic, throughout all areas of American life. One might think with such an impact, these changes would be up for a national debate. Yet Congress did not debate this. Not one lawmaker voted on this. Instead, President Joe Biden backdoored this sweeping, radical and chilling regulation through his Education Secretary as an agency regulation. This practically secret, massive change serves a narrow ideological agenda at the expense of the masses.

What’s at stake is nothing short of the safety and dignity of America’s young women. The very protections put in place under original Title IX rules to safeguard our rights are now being weaponized against us. It’s a twisted reality where those who speak out against this injustice are labeled as discriminatory.

So to all those who previously championed women’s empowerment but now remain silent: Was it nothing more than a trend for you? Was that all just virtue signaling? Have you abandoned your care and concern for us?

There has never been a greater need for true, pure feminists to shout from the rooftops about this injustice. (Encyclopedia Britannica: Feminism, the belief in social, economic, and political equality of the sexes.) For the immediate time being, we must view our interactions in politics, government, and culture through this lens (admittedly this is reactionary, but we have no choice!)

You may be disgusted or disillusioned with the political process, but we cannot afford to sit on the sidelines or worse, support candidates who turn a blind eye to these issues or actively perpetuate them. Whether it’s Donald Trump or someone else who demonstrates a commitment to restoring sanity and fairness to our educational institutions, that’s where our support must lie.

We must speak up, protect the young women of America, and act to create a system that upholds fairness, dignity, and safety for all.


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