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Fox News: Women’s tech conference overrun by men claiming non-binary status

  |   By Polling+ Staff

Women walk by the Women in Tech lounge at the Collision conference in Toronto, Ontario, on June 28, 2023. (Photo by Geoff Robins / AFP) (Photo by GEOFF ROBINS/AFP via Getty Images)

Ya can’t make this stuff up.

Here’s the headline from Fox News. https://www.foxnews.com/media/womens-tech-conference-overrun-men-claiming-non-binary-draws-amused-reaction

Women’s tech conference overrun by men claiming to be ‘non-binary’ draws amused reaction: ‘I love this’

‘You have to admit it’s pretty funny watching a dude yelling about dudes being dudes’

The story says:

“A tech conference for women and non-binary workers in the field last week was overrun by men, where an organizer said some unwelcome guests falsely claimed to be “non-binary” to make it in. And some onlookers watched the ensuing outcry unfold with amusement and a lack of sympathy.

‘You have to admit it’s pretty funny watching a dude yelling about dudes being dudes,’ said “Outnumbered” guest Ben Ferguson on Wednesday.

Indeed, Cullen White, Chief Impact Officer of the group that organized the seminar, AnitaB, chastised attendees for having “lied” about their gender. 

“Outnumbered” co-host Emily Compagno said she didn’t feel any sympathy for anyone at the conference who complained about men gaming the system.

‘What do you expect?’ she asked. ‘Of course you’re going to have the whole camel eventually get into the tent, because you have been totally fine with its nose going in there.’

Panelist Dagen McDowell said she hoped those women ‘shrieking’ in their social media about what happened would be more sympathetic to figures like Riley Gaines who are against biological men participating in women’s sports.”

Ben Ferguson got it exactly right. So too Dagen McDowell. The open invitation for men to say they feel like a woman has now been accepted by all these men invading that tech conference pretending to be women.

There was no rocket science involved in seeing where this craziness would end up.