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Transgender ABC new editor switches from man, to woman, to man
Metro News ^ | 08/09/2013 | Morgan Rousseau

Posted on 08/09/2013 9:43:14 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

ABC News editor Don Ennis suffered a very public identity crisis by switching his gender twice in a three-month period, and posting a workplace memo attributing his actions to amnesia.

According to a report by The New York Post, Ennis started dressing as a woman and going by the name “Dawn” in May, but recently switched back to being a “just another boring straight guy.”

In a memo posted to the newsroom bulletin board Friday and first obtained by the website NewsBlues.com, Ennis called the episode a “transient global amnesia” and said he accused his wife of playing “some kind of cruel joke, dressing me up in a wig and bra and making fake ID’s with the name ‘Dawn’ on it. Seriously.”

The memo went on to say:

“It became obvious this was not the case once I took off the bra — and discovered two reasons I was wearing one,” he said, referring to his hormone-induced breasts.

“I thought it was 1999 . . . and I was sure as hell that I was a man,” Ennis said in the e-mail titled “Not Reportable, Very Confirmed.”

“Fortunately, my memories of the last 14 years have since returned. But what did not return was my identity as Dawn,” said Ennis, who had been wearing lipstick, skirts and heels.

“I am writing to let you know I’m changing my name . . . to Don Ennis. That will be my name again, now and forever. And it appears I’m not transgender after all.

“I have retained the much different mind-set I had in 1999: I am now totally, completely, unabashedly male in my mind, despite my physical attributes,” he said.

“I’m asking all of you who accepted me as a transgender to now understand: I was misdiagnosed.

“I am already using the men’s room and dressing accordingly,” he noted.

“It’s so odd to be experiencing this from the other side; as recently as last Friday, I felt I was indeed a woman, in my mind, body and soul.

“Even though I will not wear the wig or the makeup or the skirts again, I promise to remain a strong straight ally, a supporter of diversity and an advocate for equal rights and other LGBT issues including same-sex marriage.”


TOPICS: Society; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: abcdisneynews; abcnews; disorders; glbtabcdisney; transgender; waltsrotatingcorpse

1 posted on 08/09/2013 9:43:14 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

No, it’s not a mental illness or anything.


2 posted on 08/09/2013 9:44:47 AM PDT by RC one
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To: RC one

I wonder ... What if he/she changes his/her mind again?


3 posted on 08/09/2013 9:48:00 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind; Revolting cat!
“I am already using the men’s room and dressing accordingly,” he noted.

Spoken as if this is some kind of accomplishment.

4 posted on 08/09/2013 9:48:38 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: SeekAndFind
These are the wise media voices we should listen to?


5 posted on 08/09/2013 9:49:53 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: SeekAndFind

Did they have to perform an addadictomy?


6 posted on 08/09/2013 9:50:04 AM PDT by babble-on
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To: a fool in paradise
Spoken as if this is some kind of accomplishment.

Well, I thought it was pretty dang good when I managed it. Of course, I was four...

7 posted on 08/09/2013 9:51:10 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: SeekAndFind

So he wasn’t really transgender, he was just cross-dressing.

He was certainly better looking as a woman.


8 posted on 08/09/2013 9:51:19 AM PDT by SandyInSeattle (The Cardinals chose wisely.)
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To: RC one

Pure Mental Illness


9 posted on 08/09/2013 9:53:02 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: SeekAndFind

Al Franken goes through this every morning.


10 posted on 08/09/2013 9:53:10 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: RC one

She’s got some crazy eyes.


11 posted on 08/09/2013 9:55:19 AM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: babble-on

RE: Did they have to perform an addadictomy?

With the way he/she keeps changing his/her mind? I say he/she needs a special procedure to screw and unscrew it like a light bulb depending on his/her current state of mind.


12 posted on 08/09/2013 9:55:48 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
Hey! ...So, I'm an idiot. ...Stop Laughing!


13 posted on 08/09/2013 9:59:41 AM PDT by TexasCajun (Creepy-Ass Cracka -- Don't Call Me Cracker)
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To: SeekAndFind

Get help Don.


14 posted on 08/09/2013 10:01:08 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: babble-on

Ding ding ding — we have a winner. That is the funniest comment I’ve heard/read in weeks!


15 posted on 08/09/2013 10:03:34 AM PDT by USNA74
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To: SeekAndFind

It is really quite cruel to push the notion that ANYONE is born in a body not intended by God. If this grown man is (embarrassingly) confused, what of the young men and women growing up in this twisted framework of “acceptance” that actually encourages them to believe Satan’s lie, and daring to be proud of it?

“But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days.”-—2 Tim: 3

People need straight-up truth from believers in Christ Jesus. If we are his ambassadors, how can we in any way encourage them to believe lies? I find this very difficult personally, because I’m a teacher-pleasing little suck-up from way back. When I boldly stand in the Truth and get blowback, I worry if I was just being a jerk. Am I alone in struggling with this? Oswald Chambers said something about how we worry what our obedience will cost OTHERS? Ouch, that just NAILS me!

God is working in my heart, so eventually I’ll mature in this. The drive to mature is to be able to love God and others. We cannot offer delusions to others and call that love, right?


16 posted on 08/09/2013 10:04:02 AM PDT by avenir (I'm pessimistic about man, but I'm optimistic about GOD!)
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To: SeekAndFind

guilty. guilty. guilty.


17 posted on 08/09/2013 10:09:04 AM PDT by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: avenir

If one is a Christian serious about his/her faith, here is a pertinent command from the Bible:

Deuteronomy 22:5

“A woman shall not wear a man’s garment, nor shall a man put on a woman’s cloak, for whoever does these things is an abomination to the Lord your God.” ( New English Version)


18 posted on 08/09/2013 10:09:07 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: Menehune56

RE: Get help Don.

“You talkin’ to me?” — Dawn


19 posted on 08/09/2013 10:10:05 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
This guy is not "transgendered" but mentally ill. Usually before any permanent surgical alterations are made and presumably hormone treatments are given the "transgendered" have to live as the opposite sex for a year (cross dress). Will Obamacare pay for these gender bender shenanigans?
20 posted on 08/09/2013 10:11:12 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: SeekAndFind

No matter what this clown ever does it’ll always be inaccurate to refer to him as a man


21 posted on 08/09/2013 10:12:30 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: SeekAndFind
“I thought it was 1999 . . . and I was sure as hell that I was a man...Fortunately, my memories of the last 14 years have since returned. But what did not return was my identity as Dawn...”

IMO demon possessed. It is gone or hiding, for now. They rarely go away for good on their own. He should run, not walk, to church. The next time he becomes "Dawn" "she" may take certain steps to prevent him from escaping, er, intact a second time.

22 posted on 08/09/2013 10:14:44 AM PDT by jboot (It can happen here because it IS happening here.)
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To: muir_redwoods

RE: it’ll always be inaccurate to refer to him as a man

What does his chromosome make-up tell us?


23 posted on 08/09/2013 10:15:42 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: miss marmelstein

It’s the stuff of nightmares.


24 posted on 08/09/2013 10:20:02 AM PDT by RC one
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To: miss marmelstein

and God Bless John Wayne.


25 posted on 08/09/2013 10:21:08 AM PDT by RC one
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To: RC one

You bet! The Duke is the best. I wonder if he was a lost cause loser...


26 posted on 08/09/2013 10:25:11 AM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: SeekAndFind

I think it just figured out that it couldn’t get laid as a woman. Time to go back to just being a fag.


27 posted on 08/09/2013 10:25:15 AM PDT by shelterguy
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To: RC one

Gosh! I got your post mixed up with a Civil War post. My apologies.


28 posted on 08/09/2013 10:26:41 AM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Looks like he had his “Mrs. Garrison” moment:

MRS. GARRISON
Hello doctor, looks like I need an abortion.

DOCTOR
...an abortion?

MRS. GARRISON
Yeah, I’ve got one growing inside me.
Now, are you gonna scramble its brains
or just vacuum it out? ...If you want
you can just scramble it and I’ll queef
it out myself.

DOCTOR
Mmister Garrison-

MRS. GARRISON
Mrs. Garrison.

DOCTOR
Mmrs. Garrison, you can’t have an abortion.

MRS. GARRISON
Don’t you tell me what I can and can’t
do with my body! A woman has a right
to choose!

DOCTOR
No, I mean you’re physically unable
to have an abortion, because you can’t
get pergnant.

MRS. GARRISON
But I missed my period.

DOCTOR
You can’t have periods either. You
had a sex change, Mr. Garrison, but
you don’t have ovaries or a womb. You
don’t produce eggs.

MRS. GARRISON
You mean, I’ll never know what it feels
like to have a baby growing inside me
and then scramble its brains and vacuum
it out?

DOCTOR
N-that’s right.

MRS. GARRISON
But I paid five thousand dollars to
be a woman. This would mean I I’m not
really a woman. Ih, I’m just a... a
I’m just a guy with a mutilated penis!

DOCTOR
Basically, yes.

MRS. GARRISON
...Oh boy, do I feel like a jackass.


29 posted on 08/09/2013 10:28:02 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: miss marmelstein; RC one
I think John Wayne is relevant to this thread.... JOHN WAYNE BOBBIT. If you don't remember him, look him up here

30 posted on 08/09/2013 10:33:22 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

LOL. I was referring to the original John Wayne however. apparently miss marmlestein has taken some grief from freepers for being a fan of the Duke.


31 posted on 08/09/2013 10:39:26 AM PDT by RC one
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To: SeekAndFind
VELCRO?
32 posted on 08/09/2013 10:44:29 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: SeekAndFind

Gender jumping doesn’t cure a person of idiot.


33 posted on 08/09/2013 10:45:15 AM PDT by novemberslady (Texas For President)
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To: SeekAndFind

Perhaps s-he should keep the clothes, etc., just in case.

Many have bad hair days.

S-he could have bad gender days. By keeping the clothes, etc., s-he could dress according to the daily mood.


34 posted on 08/09/2013 10:55:54 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: TomGuy
Probably a good idea to identify male/females by cromosomes? You know, libs...that science we backward Christians reject?

35 posted on 08/09/2013 11:07:29 AM PDT by Phillyred
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To: SeekAndFind

Just wait until he decides he’s a pony.

So just to confirm.

You can choose your sex, but unless you are a Leftist you can’t yet choose your race, and no one can yet choose their species.


36 posted on 08/09/2013 11:11:24 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: SampleMan
Just wait until he decides he’s a pony.

hahahaha
that's great
37 posted on 08/09/2013 11:15:40 AM PDT by novemberslady (Texas For President)
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To: SeekAndFind

Gotta wonder if he switched from bottled water to tap and back again...

There are all sorts of weird chemicals inthe tap water of big cities these days...

One of the reasons Metrosexuals live in Metropolitan areas.....


38 posted on 08/09/2013 11:16:30 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: SeekAndFind

Agreed. This makes sense if one starts with GOD, not man. God can say what man is or is not because he is our Creator. He made us male and female, period.

Any other “story” is from the serpent.


39 posted on 08/09/2013 12:19:45 PM PDT by avenir (I'm pessimistic about man, but I'm optimistic about GOD!)
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