As I have said before, if a guy wants to call himself a woman, that’s up to him. If he insists we have to call him a woman, that’s up to us.
No one wishes ill against Dylan Mulvaney. He will have enough mental and physical pain to deal with when he realises what a terrible mistake he has made. What people object to is being forced to comply with other people’s delusions.
We are not expected to agree if a man says he identifies as a poached egg. We are expected to agree if a man says he identifies as a woman, a claim that is just as contrary to reality. When advertising for commercial products is used to strengthen this expectation, is is unsurprising that people who know that men are not women will choose to take their business elsewhere.