‘It was meant to be a protest against the new law that people can just choose what gender they identify as, which could lead to men infiltrating women’s safe spaces,’ said their leader. ‘We thought we’d make the point by turning up at a men-only event claiming to be men, insisting they had to let us in.’
‘Unfortunately, the guy on the front desk didn’t get the significance at all, and just let us in because he thought we actually were men. I’m almost as furious as I would have been if we’d been kept out.’
She said she was returning to her women’s empowerment collective safe space to consider her next move, which she described as ‘a three pipe problem’, but this time without Speedos.