Again: not all women end up giving birth, but only women give birth. Adult female humans. Not all monkeys are chimps, but all chimps are mothers, er, monkeys. Capiche? Women don’t want to be called “birthing people” instead of mothers to preserve the feelings of the minority of men who identify as women. If a pregnant transman (woman who identifies as a man) wants to call herself a birthing person instead of a mother, that’s her perogative, but shouldn’t be imposed on all women. How dare people like you reduce women to “birthing people” and “uterus-havers” instead of letting them have a label that captures the reality of their whole being? I don’t see men labelled as prostate-havers, do you? No, they get to continue to call themselves men while hideous labels are applied to women.

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