The word "mother" was removed from the Scottish government lexicon after it was apparently lobbied by Stonewall to have it scrubbed and replaced by "inclusive" language. A Freedom of Information (FOI) request completed by BBC journalist and radio host Stephen Nolan revealed that Stonewall, a primarily transgender rights activist organization,
From one mother who loves her kids, but imagines another life
Mothers are often both martyrs and assassins in the eyes of female children
When gender-neutral language does more harm than good
They claim the word is "not inclusive"
When we erase the word “woman”, we erase women’s material reality.
One woman's viral Twitter story has others opening up about their experiences