Anti-abortion news outfit LifeSite said it’s been locked out of Twitter for tweeting a link to an article about a transgender activist who still has male genitalia complaining about being turned away by a gynecologist.

Jessica Yaniv — a transgender woman — made headlines earlier this year after filing numerous human rights complaints against salons in Canada that refused to wax Yaniv’s still-male genitalia. Last week, in a since-deleted tweet, Yaniv was miffed over a gynecology office that apparently refused service to the transgender activist:

What did LifeSite’s tweet say?

LifeSite provided a screenshot of its own tweet along with Twitter’s directive to take it down: The tweet reads: “Trans activist Jonathan ‘Jessica’ Yaniv ‘shocked…confused’ gynaecologist won’t see him” and then provides a link to a story, the outfit said.

LifeSite said Twitter called the tweet a “violation” of “Twitter rules” and gave the outfit the option to delete the tweet and reactivate its account immediately. But LifeSite said it’s appealing the ruling, which offers no explanation regarding what rules the outfit violated.

TheBlaze on Monday reached out to Twitter for an explanation, specifically asking the social media giant if the words “Jonathan” or “him” led to LifeSite’s lockout — but Twitter didn’t immediately reply to TheBlaze’s inquiry. Ricky Gervais sure didn’t hold back

(Excerpt) Read more at:



Copyright © 2013 - 2020 West Wave Publishing, LTD