YOU report Joanna Cherry being abused as a “transphobic b****” at a campaign event (, Jun 12).

Imagine anyone being abused like this just for asserting the long-fought-for rights of women?

When will these sad people realise that you can never gain “equality” by riding roughshod over the status of others?

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I’m sick fed up of having to explain that we don’t want penises in women’s spaces, nor male bodies in women’s sport, men can’t give birth, women don’t have penises, and those who do give birth are mothers and not “birthing parents”, and “they, them” are plurals not singular pronouns. And to those who disagree, tough; it’s you who is out of touch with reality.

Thank God (whosoever that is) for those prominent citizens like Cherry and Rowling. More power to them.

Jim Taylor