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NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) recently posted a tweet supportive of women who identify as men in recognition of International Men’s Day.
“There’s no one way to be a man,” it wrote. “Men who get their periods are men. Men who get pregnant and give birth are men. Trans and non-binary men belong. #InternationalMensDay”
While the post generated over 16,000 likes, it also drew over 24,000 comments, many of which expressed bewilderment and disgust.
“Stop trying to hijack a day that’s supposed to recognize men, their achievements, their struggles and all the good they put out into the world,” one woman wrote.
“Can you please tell me where the man’s uterus is that carries the baby? I didn’t learn that in one of my medical college classes,” another asked.
“There’s no one way to be a circle. Circles that have straight edges are still circles. Circles that have corners are still circles. Triangles and squares belong,” one man jested.
“There actually is one way to be a man. Have an X and a Y chromosome. Science!” another declared.
The religious liberties organization Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) also took note of the tweet, expressing concern over the group’s mindset in light of its lawsuit against a Christian-owned funeral director. The case is currently before the U.S. Supreme Court.
As previously reported, the ACLU filed suit against RG & GR Harris Funeral Homes in
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