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This is the first of several letters written by the patient. I have definite opinions about this situation, as a nurse and someone who is familiar with how intensive care is delivered.
I also have definite opinions about anyone deciding that a trans person unrelated to this case is responsible in anyway for the sensible decision the hospital made simply because they have practise privileges there.
Let’s review—the patient essentially declared her intention to harass any trans staff — this alone is unacceptable, it’s possible to disagree with someone’s belief whilst treating them with dignity and humanity. The patient also demanded entirely female only care for a stay that would involve major surgery and therefore, would require a stay in intensive care, which isn’t private or amenable to same-sex care delivery. Regarding the incident of the individual entering her room, the hospital did say it shouldn’t have happened and they are investigating.
The outrage mob would have you believe that the hospital denied the surgery because it was denying female only care, when in reality it cancelled the surgery because it could not accommodate the request to provide only female hospital staff during her ICU stay.
Having carefully read her letters I have little sympathy for her and think she is transphobic and that many who call themselves GC are indeed bigots who simply hate men pretending to promote reproductive class when in reality they harbour hatred.
Could the patient have requested a chaperone, the hospital in one of the letters mentioned the possibility of working together to find a mutually agreeable solution. This seems more about targeted harassment than finding a way to receive dignified and safe care.
Can you promote sex based rights without harassing and vilifying a group of people? How about do that? Because none of this helps female people, really. And I’m getting tired of the deliberate misrepresentation on every incident like this that emerges, coming from the ‘gender critical’ community, which has lately devolved into a tabloidesque hyperbolic mob.
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