We’re proud to partner with UK charity Mermaids with a limited edition Mermaids Cookie. With every cookie sold, 50p will go to the charity to support their helpline, providing support for transgender and gender diverse young people and their families.
Available at participating stores, whilst stocks last.
It sounds so lovely, doesn’t it? Evoking images of feel-good Disney cartoons, Peter Pan and children’s bedtime books.
In reality, it’s a charity that promotes the castration of young boys.
Let’s repeat that; there is an organisation in the UK, with charitable status, promoting the castration of children.
One supposes the workshop to decide the name quickly moved past “The Eunuch Society” or “Castrato Revival Association” as options.
And Starcunts has chosen this as its cause du jour.
It’s not as if the world really needed another reason to boycott Starcunts; the quality of their hot beverages is no better than instant coffee, made drinkable only by infusion of vast quantities of flavoured syrup. The food on offer is over-priced and inedible. The saccharine jazz and blues soundtracks polluting their outlets makes a Michael Bublé loop tape seem tolerable.
And now they are donating money to permanently disfigure children in devastatingly life-changing ways.
There is reason for hope, though.
Yesterday, the English High Court ruled that a police investigation into a joke about transgenderism was not only unwarranted and unlawful, but sinister and a very serious over-reach.
Regular people, by which I mean anyone who doesn’t spend their life on Twitter, working in media or attending fringe political meetings, are waking up to the real-life implications of this insane attempt to destroy societal norms without any serious discussion of the long term impacts.
2020 looks to be the year where some adult supervision occurs.
Finally, this movement could probably find a more articulate, less Godwin-invoking spokesman, but this will do as a start: