Sexist mansplainer Lord gets lynched on the social media

Last Updated: March 9, 2024By

Here’s Lord Young of Norwood Green, being sectarian and misogynist on International Women’s Day:

Suggesting that Muslim women in the UK (who wear the hijab) remove the mode of dress that they have chosen to define them, in order to show solidarity with women in a foreign country who have chosen to define themselves in another way suggests an insensitivity that is (sadly) common in the House of Lords.

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And it wasn’t long before the social media delivered his comeuppance.

A sample:

“An Englishman tells Muslim women what not to wear.

“I thought telling women what to do was ‘backwards,’ no?

“If his excuse is the solidarity with the women of Iran, could he also ask British women to make do without sanitary towels and tampons in solidarity with the women of Gaza?” (@ReemKelani on ‘X’)

“Why not ask married orthodox Jewish women to go without their wigs for an hour to show solidarity? Because you know it would be demeaibg for them. Asking Muslim women to remove their hijabs is just as demeaning, racist and offensive.” (@KathlynGadd on ‘X’)

“Happy International Mansplaining Day.” (@krishgm – yes, that Krishnan Guru-Murthy – on ‘X’)

Finally, there’s this:

I’m not sure I’d like to see that, but I’d like to know if it happens.

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