Sumar calls the appointment of Isabel García as head of the Women’s Institute “shameful” | Society | EUROtoday

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

Sumar’s spokesperson on feminism, equality and LGTBI rights and freedoms, Elizabeth Duval, has described the appointment of Isabel García as head of the Women’s Institute as “shameful”. “This appointment by the Ministry of Equality is shameful and sends a regrettable message. The Women’s Institute cannot be directed by someone who supports the conspiracy to erase women and criticizes the dictatorship queer”, Duval, who’s a part of the provisional management of Sumar till the holding of its meeting, has indicated on X (previously Twitter).

The spokesperson for Más Madrid within the Madrid Assembly, Manuela Bergerot, has additionally thought of the appointment a “bad decision.” “The Ministry of Equality must continue to delve deeper into LGTBI and Trans rights. Even more so now, when governments like Madrid are cutting them,” he stated on the social community X.

The Trans Platform Federation and Euforia Trans-Allied Families have requested this Thursday the Minister of Equality, Ana Redondo, to “revoke” the appointment of the brand new director and, in her place, “put in charge a woman who defends all women, including trans women.” In this sense, the teams have denounced that García “has maintained openly transphobic and anti-trans rights speeches during the processing of the Trans Law” and have indicated that “the cuts in trans rights carried out by Ayuso, with the repeal of fundamental aspects of the trans and LGTBI laws of the Community of Madrid and the arguments put forward for this, are within the same ideological frameworks that Isabel García defends.”

Along these strains, the senator from Más Madrid and trans activist, Carla Antonelli, has additionally criticized the election of Isabel García, who has “vexed” the group, on the head of this division assigned to Equality, together with the label ‘#SoNo’ . The Women’s Institute ought to be for each lady and this lady has singled out trans girls, harassed and insulted us,” she lamented.