Skip to comments.Transgender ABC new editor switches from man, to woman, to man
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 IDs 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 Im changing my name . . . to Don Ennis. That will be my name again, now and forever. And it appears Im 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.
Im asking all of you who accepted me as a transgender to now understand: I was misdiagnosed.
I am already using the mens room and dressing accordingly, he noted.
Its 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.
No, it’s not a mental illness or anything.
I wonder ... What if he/she changes his/her mind again?
Spoken as if this is some kind of accomplishment.
Did they have to perform an addadictomy?
Well, I thought it was pretty dang good when I managed it. Of course, I was four...
So he wasn’t really transgender, he was just cross-dressing.
He was certainly better looking as a woman.
Pure Mental Illness
Al Franken goes through this every morning.
She’s got some crazy eyes.
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.
Get help Don.
Ding ding ding — we have a winner. That is the funniest comment I’ve heard/read in weeks!
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?
guilty. guilty. guilty.
If one is a Christian serious about his/her faith, here is a pertinent command from the Bible:
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)
RE: Get help Don.
“You talkin’ to me?” — Dawn
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