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Adele's 'I Love Being a Woman' BRIT Awards Speech Sparks Transphobia Debate

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Twitter. "That last comment, though ambiguous, could be perceived as TERF-y. Please no."Wrote another detractor: "Who'd have thought #Adele was a transphobe and would use her platform to call for the destruction of the trans community.

Especially the confused teenagers."#ADELE: “i really love being a woman and being a female artist” #Brits pic.twitter.com/w63u7DyCuoWhile the hot takes that Adele had expressed an even remotely transphobic sentiment were in a minority, they did not go by unnoticed.Feminist and childbirth author Milli Hill, who has faced backlash for own comments on the trans community, was among those who joined the ensuing debate."Hopefully anyone who had any doubt that we are in the grip of a harmful ideology will have their eyes fully opened by seeing how controversial it has become for a woman to say, 'I love being a woman,'" Hill tweeted.Countering Hill's post, other Twitter users saw a risk in Adele's comments being hijacked and reshaped as an attack on the trans people to push agendas."Seeing people like Milli using the words of Adele, who has shown time and time again her support for the LGBTQ+ community, just shows they will use anything they can as a weapon in their attack on trans people," wrote one viewer.Seeing people like Milli using the words of Adele, who has shown time and time again her support for the LGBTQ+ community, just shows they will use anything they can as a weapon in their attack on trans people. @Adele would not want her words used in such a way.

https://t.co/O2SPWwNoSBEchoing that sentiment, another person commented: "Adele's been away from the UK too long if she thinks she can say she loves being female and the terfs won't take that as some twisted victory in their hate.

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