Bette Midler Sparks Huge Backlash As She Wades Into Debate Over Use Of Word ‘Women’ In Controversial Plea

Due to her involvement in the discussion surrounding the global “women,” Bette Midler has faced backlash on social media.

The 76-year-old Hocus Pocus actress stirred much controversy when she made the divisive claim that women are now referred to as “birthing people,” “menstruators,” or “people with vaginas”.

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“WOMEN OF THE WORLD! We are being stripped of our rights over our bodies, our lives and even of our name! They don’t call us ‘women’ anymore; they call us ‘birthing people’ or ‘menstruators’, and even ‘people with vaginas’! Don’t let them erase you! Every human on earth owes you!”

Responding to her tweet some tweeps argued that these new terms were only used to open up the spectrum to include non-binaries and transgenders who also undergo these bodily functions.

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“It’s because not only women menstruate, give birth, or have vaginas. Trans men do all of these things, as do non-binary folks. I love you so much, Bette, but you gotta do better here,” a fan said.

“No. Don’t fall for the anti-trans panic fake nonsense. No one is erasing women,” said another.

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