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Old 5th October 2019, 09:42 PM   #1
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"Rainbow tick" tries to blackmail NZ Uni

Actually kind of not blackmail as the uni could just tell them to **** off, which I would, but they can't really or the uni would look bad.

Short intro

Rainbow tick is a self appointed, non-elected, self proclaimed authoriser to organisations to say they are rainbow friendly.

Basically organisations give them 3k a year to get to put a "tick" on their promos to say they don't hate the gays and trans.

University which has the tick, hires out hall to feminists, but apparently they are bad feminists, as opposed to good feminists. TERFS.

Threats follow.

As an aside, I think anyone who has to pay someone to show they don't hate trans people is a bit of an idiot

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/edu...ent-goes-ahead


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Massey University Rainbow Tick likely to be reviewed if controversial 'feminist' event goes ahead

Massey University may lose its Rainbow Tick if it hosts a controversial radical "feminist" event at its Wellington campus in November.

Rainbow Tick is a business that allocates an accreditation for organisations that complete a diversity and inclusion assessment process.

Massey received its accreditation in August 2017.

However, Rainbow Tick acting president Martin King said the university's plan to host an anti-transgender "feminist" event would likely trigger a review of its Rainbow Tick certification.

"Feminism 2020" has been organised by Speak Up For Women, a group which has campaigned against gender self-identification on birth certificates and the inclusion of transgender women in women's sport.

Speakers include Canadian blogger Meghan Murphy, who has been banned from Twitter for violating its "hateful conduct" policy.

King said Rainbow Tick "absolutely" did not support groups that incited "any conversation that is anti-trans".

Based on the information Rainbow Tick had, the Feminism 2020 organisers were one of those groups.

Rainbow Tick was in conversation with Massey about the event.

UniQ president Jaden Brooks said it was a "really clear way of Massey saying they [don't] care about their trans students".

"We don't need flags and posters, we need this hate group to not be speaking on campus."

On Monday UniQ, which was an advocacy group for rainbow people on campus, met to discuss the event booking.

The recent Counting Ourselves data showed how vulnerable the community was to discrimination.

Brooks said the students association was working with UniQ and external organisations to start a petition calling for Massey to cancel the event, and he was considering complaining to Rainbow Tick.

On Tuesday a Massey University spokesperson said it would "not be making any further comment at this time".
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Old 6th October 2019, 01:18 AM   #2
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The university should tell them to stick their tick where the sun doesn't shine.
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Old 6th October 2019, 01:40 AM   #3
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Just read a bit about this Rainbow tick, talk about money for old rope. What a sweet business. Commercialisation of a list, hats off to them making some money in this way.

Uni should (if it gets to that point) tell them to stick the tick where the sun don't shine and plaster their websites with rainbow coloured ticks!
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Old 6th October 2019, 01:52 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by Darat View Post
Just read a bit about this Rainbow tick, talk about money for old rope. What a sweet business. Commercialisation of a list, hats off to them making some money in this way.

Uni should (if it gets to that point) tell them to stick the tick where the sun don't shine and plaster their websites with rainbow coloured ticks!
Agree totally. I would. Most businesses could.

But a bit late now the uni. They need to cuddle the full on "inclusive". And the majority of punters fall for this stuff without looking at what it actually is.

They jumped in on the **** without realising how dumb it is.

They do that, they just end up annoying certain people

Reap what you sew and all that.
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Old 6th October 2019, 07:09 AM   #5
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First, "Rainbow Tick" sounds like a terrible supervillain.
Second, I will certify any business that gives me a mere $1000 as friendly to this particular gay and will grant them a rainbow monkeyface to demonstrate it.
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Old 6th October 2019, 07:16 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
First, "Rainbow Tick" sounds like a terrible supervillain.
Second, I will certify any business that gives me a mere $1000 as friendly to this particular gay and will grant them a rainbow monkeyface to demonstrate it.
At first, I though rainbow ticks had invaded New Zealend.

This is not how you respect LGTBTTQ+ communities. Let them live their lives as good citizens and stop putting stupid checkmarks to show that they are welcome in this particular place. We should be inclusive not illusive.

I don't even know why these groups exist...
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Old 6th October 2019, 12:08 PM   #7
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This "Rainbow tick" thing sounds like a protection racket.

"Nice uni you got here. Be a shame if anyone thought you were homophobes. 60 quid a week would fix that."
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Old 6th October 2019, 01:02 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
First, "Rainbow Tick" sounds like a terrible supervillain.
My first thought was the inhabitant of a hitherto unknown dimension related to the "My Little Pony" universe, like the one where the main ponies are rainbow colored girls at a private school (That's a real thing).

That's what you get for sitting through 8 seasons of MLP with two granddaughters, 9th and final season coming to Netflix soon. "Rainbow Dash" is the older one's favorite.
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Old 6th October 2019, 07:52 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by shemp View Post
This "Rainbow tick" thing sounds like a protection racket.

"Nice uni you got here. Be a shame if anyone thought you were homophobes. 60 quid a week would fix that."
That’s exactly what Ithought.
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Old 6th October 2019, 07:58 PM   #10
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I was assuming that a Rainbow tick was some kind of parasitic arachnid.

erm. Maybe I was right? Perhaps a parasitic organisation rather than a parasitic organism.
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Transextortionist needs to be added to the ever growing rainbow letters. Not just covered in the plus thin.
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
First, "Rainbow Tick" sounds like a terrible supervillain.
Second, I will certify any business that gives me a mere $1000 as friendly to this particular gay and will grant them a rainbow monkeyface to demonstrate it.
Whoah! A Rainbow Monkeyface! Take my ******* money, now!
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So an LGBT advocacy group threatens to withdraw its endorsement after a university agrees to host an anti-trans event? Color me supremely unimpressed.
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So an LGBT advocacy group threatens to withdraw its endorsement after a university agrees to host an anti-trans event? Color me supremely unimpressed.
All good

I guess any female studies lectures should be run by Rainbow Tick as well to get the go ahead they aren't against their views.

The very point of universities is they are places of open debate.
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So an LGBT advocacy group threatens to withdraw its endorsement after a university agrees to host an anti-trans event? Color me supremely unimpressed.
What is anti-trans about the event?
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So an LGBT advocacy group threatens to withdraw its endorsement after a university agrees to host an anti-trans event? Color me supremely unimpressed.
a Rule of So post? Color Me unimpressed. Supremely.
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Originally Posted by 8enotto View Post
Transextortionist needs to be added to the ever growing rainbow letters. Not just covered in the plus thin.
"Sextortion" sounds like it ought to be much more fun than anything in this story.
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Originally Posted by Strawberry View Post
What is anti-trans about the event?
Meghan Murphy will be attending as a panelist. She's the feminist that got banned from Twitter by Yaniv. You can google the backstory on that if you're so inclined.

Censorship, the trans just love it, love it to bits and silencing anyone who questions their dogma is the only way they're able to operate.

Just for fun

Meghan Murphy starts out with Thunberg and segues into trans kids.

https://spectator.us/listen-children-climate-change/
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Meghan Murphy will be attending as a panelist. She's the feminist that got banned from Twitter by Yaniv. You can google the backstory on that if you're so inclined.

Censorship, the trans just love it, love it to bits and silencing anyone who questions their dogma is the only way they're able to operate.

Just for fun

Meghan Murphy starts out with Thunberg and segues into trans kids.

https://spectator.us/listen-children-climate-change/
Ms Murphy sounds interesting. If silencing independent feminist voices like hers is necessary in order to avoid being anti-trans then maybe it's time to admit that the trans lobby is merely a male backlash movement.

It's quite clever the way this particular bunch of misogynistic men have managed to wrap themselves up in the rainbow flag and pass themselves off as progressive. However its increasingly clear that their motivation is anti-female, not pro-trans.
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Originally Posted by Strawberry View Post
Ms Murphy sounds interesting. If silencing independent feminist voices like hers is necessary in order to avoid being anti-trans then maybe it's time to admit that the trans lobby is merely a male backlash movement.

It's quite clever the way this particular bunch of misogynistic men have managed to wrap themselves up in the rainbow flag and pass themselves off as progressive. However its increasingly clear that their motivation is anti-female, not pro-trans.

um, there are female trans as well, not sure why you decided to focus just on the males
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um, there are female trans as well, not sure why you decided to focus just on the males
It always ends up being men at fault in the end.

Apparently.
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Did they intend the name of their organization to connote a disease-carrying, blood-sucking, and morbidly tenacious parasite?

Or was that just a happy coincidence?
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Originally Posted by cullennz View Post
All good

I guess any female studies lectures should be run by Rainbow Tick as well to get the go ahead they aren't against their views.

The very point of universities is they are places of open debate.
That's why we should devote equal space to Boko Haram, Chem Trail conspiracy theorists, organizations claiming that rape should not be a crime, and the Vivisect cullennz Now crowd; because people should hear all sides.

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Ms Murphy sounds interesting. If silencing independent feminist voices like hers is necessary in order to avoid being anti-trans then maybe it's time to admit that the trans lobby is merely a male backlash movement.
Yes, naturally there's no appreciable difference between "silencing" someone and withdrawing your endorsement after an organization tries to assemble a group of live human beings in one place who are devoted to removing your personal rights.

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Originally Posted by Shadowdweller View Post
and the Vivisect cullennz Now crowd
Now you're just being ridiculously hyperbolic; we're willing to wait until Xmas.
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um, there are female trans as well, not sure why you decided to focus just on the males
Because the trans lobby only ever focus on the males.
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That's why we should devote equal space to Boko Haram, Chem Trail conspiracy theorists, organizations claiming that rape should not be a crime, and the Vivisect cullennz Now crowd; because people should hear all sides.

Yes, naturally there's no appreciable difference between "silencing" someone and withdrawing your endorsement after an organization tries to assemble a group of live human beings in one place who are devoted to removing your personal rights.
What rights are these women trying to remove from trans people?
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Originally Posted by Strawberry View Post
Ms Murphy sounds interesting. If silencing independent feminist voices like hers is necessary in order to avoid being anti-trans then maybe it's time to admit that the trans lobby is merely a male backlash movement.

It's quite clever the way this particular bunch of misogynistic men have managed to wrap themselves up in the rainbow flag and pass themselves off as progressive. However its increasingly clear that their motivation is anti-female, not pro-trans.
She could be interesting, I suppose. Ive always seen her as a privileged white girl whining about how oppressed she is but I've never, even for a moment, thought she should be shut down for her views.

A male backlash movement ? I wouldn't go that far. MTF are defiantly not male in the conventional sense of the word nor are they female either. We can talk about, we can say, trans women are women, but I've never met anyone who truly believes this. Most people just sort of nod their heads in agreement out of fear of being labeled a....let's go with a conservative, shall we ?
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What rights are these women trying to remove from trans people?
The right to compete in women's sports ...and kick ass ?
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