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Second UK woman comes forward to say she was criminally investigated for 'misgendering' child of a transgender person

The country appears to have a serious problem on its hands

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A United Kingdom woman revealed that authorities investigated her after she called the child of a transgender activist by the wrong gender.

This is the second woman in as many months to come forward and reveal that they have been the subject of a criminal investigation for "misgendering" a person.

What are the details?

Caroline Farrow, a British journalist, revealed the incident on her Twitter page.

Farrow, who appeared on a September episode of "Good Morning Britain," spoke with transgender activist Susie Green, who reports to have a "trans child."

Directly after the discussion, Farrow said she inadvertently referred to the child with the wrong gender pronoun while posting a few remarks about the discussion on Twitter. Green took issue with this and apparently reported it to police.

Farrow revealed what happened next in a series of tweets.

"Had a message from Guildford police tonight about my tweets following an appearance on @GMB with Susie Green and Piers Morgan," she wrote. "Susie Green has reported me for misgendering her daughter."

Police reportedly told Farrow that they would be interviewing her "under caution for misgendering" the child.

"I have pointed out to the police that I am a Catholic journalist/commentator and it is my religious belief that a person cannot change sex," she wrote in a subsequent tweet. "That we are in the middle of a national conversation about what it means to be male and what it means to be female."

Farrow also revealed that she has been subjected to harassment online because of the misgendering.

"There are real questions to be asked about how much power and influence Susie Green is able to exercise over the police force," Farrow noted. "A man doxed my children & ex. Made violent & sexually humiliating threats. Nothing done."

Farrow maintained her position that she did absolutely nothing wrong.

"I have done nothing wrong, nothing illegal, and will happily do jail time for my right to say that people cannot change sex," she insisted.

"'You misgendered Susie Green's daughter.' In the U.K., using the wrong nouns/pronouns constitutes police intervention. Very clear who the bigots are in this situation. I am raging and will not take this quietly," Farrow added.

The investigation is apparently ongoing.

What else?

In February, a U.K. mom was arrested and jailed for several hours after referring to a transgender activist as a man.

Thirty-eight year-old Kate Scottow of Hertfordshire said that officers visited her home and took her to a police station for questioning over a Twitter exchange with Stephanie Hayden, the trans activist.

"I was arrested in my home by three officers, with my autistic 10-year-old daughter and breastfed 20-month-old son present," Scottow said. "I was then detained for seven hours in a cell with no sanitary products (which I said I needed) before being interviewed then later released under investigation."

Scottow said that she was arrested for "harassment and malicious communications."

Scottow insisted that she did not harass or defame Hayden because she holds a "genuine and reasonable belief" that men and women "cannot practically speaking change sex."

You can read more about the incredible incident here.

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