Fox News contributor calls trans women a “social contagion”

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Citation From the March 14, 2023, edition of Fox News' The Ingraham Angle

LAURA INGRAHAM (HOST): Mollie, more than any other visual that I have seen recently, that image of Drew Barrymore kneeling on the ground to a TikTok trans influencer really does take the cake. 

MOLLIE HEMINGWAY (CONTRIBUTOR): It's just so sad to see that women's movement, which went from talking about equal opportunity for women or about what women could achieve, now is teaching this idea that men can be anything they want to, including women, and they can do it better than women can. I cannot think of a better metaphor than this image of Drew Barrymore sublimating herself on her knees to this dude in lady face. And it's, you know, it's just -- it's embarrassing to see just as a female, as a woman.

INGRAHAM: Well, Ned, I think this looked very choreographed, this was well thought out. I mean, she's got everyone talking about her show that perhaps not a lot of people talk about. Again, I've always been a fan of hers. But I think Molly captures it well. It is truly a sad moment for the feminists of 2023 to look at the landscape and say, “Alright, girls, celebrate a biological man taking your slots for all these different positions."

NED RYUN (GUEST): No, absolutely. I mean, the rise of transgenderism signals the total collapse, complete failure of the post-modern feminist movement. They used to fight tooth and nail for the Equal Rights Amendment, Title IX, gender parity, to now watch biological males compete in women's sport, win in women's sport, win female beauty contests, have Dylan advising women on how to be a woman.


But, Laura, I think it's also commentary on our culture and society that we're actually celebrating this mental instability. I mean, what does that say about us that we're celebrating people that are cutting off body parts, that are injecting themselves with all kinds of drugs and hormones to destroy who God made them to be? And you have people sitting there, clapping and barking like circus seals in approval. I mean, I think we're in a real state and problem here in this country when we're celebrating mental instability when we should actually be encouraging these people to seek mental and psychological help. 


INGRAHAM: Mollie, again, the -- Dylan Mulvaney was saying it's my chosen family that supports you. The message there being kids, time to push away mom and dad and the old notions of the nuclear family for this new, new, new normal that is much more welcoming accepting and modern. And it's attractive to a lot of people.

HEMINGWAY: Well, it's a social contagion right now that this is happening. One of the people pictured there is someone clearly going through mental duress, claiming that he's a female.