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Bette Midler Says 'Birthing People' Tweet 'Wasn't About' Trans Exclusion

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when she suggested women are being stripped of their name and are instead being called "menstruators" and "birthing people." Trans supporters called out Midler for her comments while thousands of others supported her stance.She has once again weighed into the debate and attempted to quell the furor by stating in a new tweet that her original tweet was a stance on a recent New York Times article.

Not everyone was satisfied with Midler's explanation, though, as some in the comments section suggested she was missing the point.PEOPLE OF THE WORLD!

My tweet about women was a response to this fascinating and well written piece in the NYT on July 3rd.

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