might add to this later but for now a couple of posts that I mostly agree with.
From a thread at gendertrender
We just thought he would grow up to be a lesbian. How ignorant we were.
This makes my blood run cold. This girl should have been told that there was nothing wrong with her or any girl who wants something other than the whole pink princess thing. There is nothing wrong with being a girl who has ordinary human interests. There is nothing wrong with a girl growing up to be a woman who is attracted to other women.
But there is something very evil about destroying girls who want to be human by telling them they must really be a “boy”.
Men, innocent even when known to be guilty. Women, always to blame.
Many things wrong with the telegraph article but the double standards are particularly blatant. No “suspected” or “alleged” when talking about the mother. The glossing over of the actions of the violent abusive male. Seeking out people who describe him as normal and his victims as asking for it. Disgraceful