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School Refuses to Use Grad's Transgender Name
Newser ^ | 06/05/2013 | By Evann Gastaldo

Posted on 06/05/2013 12:12:32 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd

Issak Wolfe had the ACLU on his side, to no avail

 

(Newser) – When Issak Wolfe walks in his Pennsylvania high school's graduation ceremony Friday, he won't hear his name read aloud as he accepts his diploma. Instead, he'll hear his legal—female—name, Sierra Stambaugh, the York Dispatch reports. Wolfe is transgender, and Red Lion Area High School has refused his request to read the male name he now uses, despite Wolfe's backing from the ACLU. The district's position: A diploma is a legal document and needs to carry a legal name; Wolfe is legally changing his name, but hasn't completed the process yet since he just turned 18 in April.

But Wolfe hoped that, even if his diploma carried his birth name, his chosen name could be read aloud. The principal rejected his request, so the ACLU took the issue to the school board, which last week decided to uphold the principal's decision, the Patriot-News reports. (Wolfe was accompanied by more than 50 supporters and a petition bearing 2,000 signatures when he attended the board meeting, NBC Philadelphia reports.) The district will, however, allow Wolfe to wear a black cap and gown with the rest of the male students, rather than the yellow one worn by the female students. Wolfe was previously in the news in April, when his principal listed him on the prom queen ballot, rather than the prom king ballot as he had requested.

 

 


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: education; homosexualagenda
Holy Carp!


1 posted on 06/05/2013 12:12:32 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

Life used to be so much more simple.


2 posted on 06/05/2013 12:14:00 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were Iviolated...)
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To: Responsibility2nd

She needs to grow a pair and get over it!


3 posted on 06/05/2013 12:14:14 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Responsibility2nd
Red Lion Area High School has refused his request to read the male name he now uses, despite Wolfe's backing from the ACLU.

Which, as we all know, has now replaced God as the ultimate authority on social mores.

4 posted on 06/05/2013 12:18:20 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: Responsibility2nd

Of course “he” won’t hear “his” name ... he’s a she, was at the instant of her conception, and will be until she’s dead ... no matter what manner of mutilations she hires surgeons to perform on her.


5 posted on 06/05/2013 12:18:44 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: TexasCajun

Should read “rather than the Prom King ballot which she DEMANDED.”


6 posted on 06/05/2013 12:19:52 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: TexasCajun

Should read “rather than the Prom King ballot which she DEMANDED.”


7 posted on 06/05/2013 12:20:04 PM PDT by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Responsibility2nd

I bet if someone punches her in the mouth, she’ll go back to being a girl.


8 posted on 06/05/2013 12:20:10 PM PDT by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: Responsibility2nd
We are the land of the mentally disturbed.
9 posted on 06/05/2013 12:20:57 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Responsibility2nd

The useless article did not specify what it was born with between its legs, so if it has ovaries and the plumbing that goes with it, then she is a female and nothing can ever change that fact. She can attach whatever she wants to her hips but she ain’t ever going to be a he. Gender is in your genes, not your head. What a waste.


10 posted on 06/05/2013 12:22:05 PM PDT by soycd
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To: Responsibility2nd
Wolfe is transgender

Malarky.

There is no such thing as "transgender". It is a made-up concept to cover for someone who has a sick mind and unnatural desires (the Bible is pretty clear about those unnatural affections/desires).

There are a relatively tiny number of folks who are born with a chromosomal issue where they might have some sex traits of both genders - but still, they are at the root, fundamentally one gender or another. But again - this is extremely rare.

This is not one of those cases. This is a case where a girl isn't happy being a girl, so she wants to be treated like a boy. Period.

I am glad this school is sticking to the law.

11 posted on 06/05/2013 12:23:20 PM PDT by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: Responsibility2nd
When Issak Wolfe walks in his Pennsylvania high school's graduation ceremony Friday, he won't hear his name read aloud as he accepts his diploma. Instead, he'll hear his legal—female—name

These people are delusional. Being born a particular sex means that IS the sex you are. You can 'decide' you're another sex, but it doesn't change it. You can surgically mutalatee yourself into the appearance of another sex, but is still doesn't change what you are.

So the question becomes-

If these people are delusional into believing they are something they are not, why are we forced to be enablers to their delusion?

12 posted on 06/05/2013 12:26:29 PM PDT by MamaTexan (I am not a citizen of the United States, I am a citizen of the several States)
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To: soycd

You are correct in that the left has redefined the language.

“Transgender” is nothing more than the recipient of expensive cosmetic surgery in the extreme, and a cross dresser in the milder cases.


13 posted on 06/05/2013 12:28:08 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Responsibility2nd

Fine! Apparently someone else will have to correct Evann Gastaldo’s writing because no one at Newser is capable of doing so:

“When Issak Wolfe walks in HER Pennsylvania high school’s graduation ceremony Friday, SHE won’t hear HER name read aloud as SHE accepts HER diploma. Instead, SHE’ll hear HER legal—female—name, Sierra Stambaugh, the York Dispatch reports. Wolfe is transgender, and Red Lion Area High School has refused HER request to read the male name SHE now uses, despite Wolfe’s backing from the ACLU. The district’s position: A diploma is a legal document and needs to carry a legal name; Wolfe is legally changing HER name, but hasn’t completed the process yet since SHE just turned 18 in April.

But Wolfe hoped that, even if HER diploma carried HER birth name, HER chosen name could be read aloud. The principal rejected HER request, so the ACLU took the issue to the school board, which last week decided to uphold the principal’s decision, the Patriot-News reports. (Wolfe was accompanied by more than 50 supporters and a petition bearing 2,000 signatures when SHE attended the board meeting, NBC Philadelphia reports.) The district will, however, allow Wolfe to wear a black cap and gown with the rest of the male students, rather than the yellow one worn by the female students. Wolfe was previously in the news in April, when HER principal listed HER on the prom queen ballot, rather than the prom king ballot as SHE had requested.”

There. I have removed some of the ‘stupid’ for everyone.


14 posted on 06/05/2013 12:28:11 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: TheBattman

Why would a woman want to be a man in this day and age. Men are marginalized, castigated, wussified, and dismissed.


15 posted on 06/05/2013 12:28:20 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: DoughtyOne

yep, and we’re supposed to be liberal and let this boy/girl/it make any demands, because the ACLU is involved. And because the trans/whatever people are an officially recognized aggrieved group.

i wonder if its parents are liberal, and if its parents encouraged this and got the ACLU involved.

Why does the issue of gay rights, trans rights, have to be forced into every area of society? it has to be forced into school graduations now. Liberals love this kind of stuff. why?


16 posted on 06/05/2013 12:28:30 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: SpaceBar

And in both cases the individual is mentally disturbed, and the commies trying to tip over the apple cart of society think it’s fun to encourage them, for the community agitation it provides, and the destruction of the traditional family unit. A twofer if you will.


17 posted on 06/05/2013 12:31:28 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Responsibility2nd

Let me guess; “he” hasn’t had “his” ovaries, uterus or breasts removed.


18 posted on 06/05/2013 12:33:37 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

STAN: Or woman.

REG: Why don't you shut up about women, Stan. You're putting us off.

STAN: Women have a perfect right to play a part in our movement, Reg.

FRANCIS: Why are you always on about women, Stan?

STAN: I want to be one.

REG: What?

STAN: I want to be a woman. From now on, I want you all to call me ‘Loretta’.

REG: What?!

LORETTA: It's my right as a man.

JUDITH: Well, why do you want to be Loretta, Stan?

LORETTA: I want to have babies.

REG: You want to have babies?!

LORETTA: It's every man's right to have babies if he wants them.

REG: But... you can't have babies.

LORETTA: Don't you oppress me.

REG: I'm not oppressing you, Stan. You haven't got a womb! Where's the foetus going to gestate?! You going to keep it in a box?!

19 posted on 06/05/2013 12:33:42 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: soycd

Actually Gender is in your grammar, Sex is in your genes. :)


20 posted on 06/05/2013 12:37:53 PM PDT by Borges
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Democrats love chaos. They can’t stand the idea we have a nice stable mom and pop society. All these science fiction movies where they display these utterly chaotic societies, that’s their vision of the future.

Note some of the rooms the ‘star’ characters live in. In the latest version of ‘Total Recall’, notice the walls and the rooms in particular. It’s total filth. I wouldn’t live like that.

You have to wonder what motivates these folks. I’ll bet they don’t live like that. Do they honestly expect us to? Frankly, I think the answer is yes. They expect large portions of society to degenerate into that.


21 posted on 06/05/2013 12:38:48 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were Iviolated...)
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To: Responsibility2nd

if it’s not her legal name, it’s only a nickname, and it should not be read or put on her diploma. i sure didn’t hear “absolootezer0” read when i crossed the stage.

she should also remember that for many legal documents, job applications, if she’s arrested.. she’ll still have to put her birth name as an AKA. she’ll always be known as having had that name.


22 posted on 06/05/2013 12:41:24 PM PDT by absolootezer0 (2x divorced tattooed pierced harley hatin meghan mccain luvin' REAL beer drinkin' smoker ..what?)
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To: Responsibility2nd

HER legal name IS FEMALE. IF SHE wants to have a male name, go to COURT AND CHANGE IT.

Then they will read your name.


23 posted on 06/05/2013 12:45:53 PM PDT by struggle
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To: DoughtyOne

“Wolfe is transgender,”

She is mentally ill.

But the perpetual adolescents who are passing themselves off as adults, go along and encourage these fantasies just as they have been “educated” to do. Perception trumps reality in LaLa Land.

To play this tranny game is like talking to the man who “hears” voices. To him, they’re real, he’s actually hearing them even though the rest of us can’t because they don’t exist outside of his head.

If we acknowledge his reality as being equal to true reality (there are no voices) then everything becomes mud.

Nothing’s true and nothing’s false.

What do you do then?

You call it moral relativism and celebrate peversity!


24 posted on 06/05/2013 12:45:59 PM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Poor mixed-up girl.


25 posted on 06/05/2013 12:46:10 PM PDT by Tax-chick (The Commie Plot Theory of Everything. Give it a try - you'll be surprised how often it makes sense.)
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To: TexasCajun

She’s wishing to grow a pair, but since God didn’t give her male genitals, she just can’t seem to manage to outdo Him. It’s silly to try, because even when we do change His plan, we muck it up pretty seriously.


26 posted on 06/05/2013 12:51:14 PM PDT by FamiliarFace
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To: FamiliarFace
It's the small pieces, those pesky X & Y Chromosomes.

There is no medical procedure to add or remove those little things!

27 posted on 06/05/2013 12:54:26 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun

Yepper! You speak the truth!


28 posted on 06/05/2013 12:57:30 PM PDT by FamiliarFace
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To: Responsibility2nd
Wolfe is transgender

No such thing.

29 posted on 06/05/2013 12:58:38 PM PDT by Jim Noble (When strong, avoid them. Attack their weaknesses. Emerge to their surprise.)
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To: Stormdog
“Wolfe is transgender,”

She is mentally ill.  But the perpetual adolescents who are passing themselves off as adults, go along and encourage these fantasies just as they have been “educated” to do. Perception trumps reality in LaLa Land.  To play this tranny game is like talking to the man who “hears” voices. To him, they’re real, he’s actually hearing them even though the rest of us can’t because they don’t exist outside of his head.  If we acknowledge his reality as being equal to true reality (there are no voices) then everything becomes mud.  Nothing’s true and nothing’s false.

What do you do then?  You call it moral relativism and celebrate perversity!


Interesting post.  I say that because it really does nail down what the Democrat mindset is.  In the world of chaos, moral relativsm and perversity are the only true constants.

Terming voices and no-voices as both being normal, that in and of itself is a perversion of truth.  It is morally relative in that each person or behavior is considered to be normal, no matter their condition.

Thus a stark raving lunatic is normal.  A 45 year old who messes with 7 year old girls, is normal.  A person who wants a relationship with a goat is normal.  A democrat is 'normal'.

A white wall is thus messy to some people, and that's normal.  You can take anything you like and flip it, and it's normal.

One person steals, the other doesn't.  Both normal.

There is no right or wrong.  There is no better or worse ideology, other than the fact that acceptance of this concept as your belief system, is the ultimate perfection.

So today there are ultimately two choices.

1. morality
2. immorality

30 posted on 06/05/2013 1:01:55 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Funny thing happened on the way to the Constitution burning, Lefties rights were Iviolated...)
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To: Responsibility2nd
The district will, however, allow Wolfe to wear a black cap and gown with the rest of the male students, rather than the yellow one worn by the female students.

The district will, however, allow Wolfe to wear a black cap and gown with the rest of male students, rather than the yellow one worn by the rest of the female students.

There fixed it.

31 posted on 06/05/2013 1:02:56 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: fwdude

He’s probably accepting donations for an addadictomy.


32 posted on 06/05/2013 1:07:02 PM PDT by Sender (It's never too late to be who you could have been.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Another completely deranged freak claiming to be what it is not after undergoing genital mutilation butchery.


33 posted on 06/05/2013 1:12:53 PM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

It is not a “he”.


34 posted on 06/05/2013 1:35:42 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Jim Noble
Wolfe is transgender
No such thing.

Yeah the proper term is disfigurement.

35 posted on 06/05/2013 1:40:01 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Resolute Conservative

High school kid?
What parents would consent and fund such atrocity?


36 posted on 06/05/2013 2:36:33 PM PDT by SisterK (Micah 6:8)
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To: TexasCajun
It's the small pieces, those pesky X & Y Chromosomes.

Males XY, Females XX. One copy of the X is typically inactive. Trying to fake having a Y with hormones is just that...fakery. The development process that determines male or female is influenced by testosterone during early fetal development. There are phenotypic changes to bone structure and brain development. Changes you can't undo on a whim. The pelvic configuration and skull structure will be female.

37 posted on 06/05/2013 3:41:57 PM PDT by Myrddin
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To: Responsibility2nd; Chode; Slings and Arrows

Boy George had a son! Or is it daughter? whatever


38 posted on 06/05/2013 6:55:04 PM PDT by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana
whatever
39 posted on 06/05/2013 6:57:55 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Stormdog

Abibify or other antipsychotics can make those voices go away. I wonder if there’s a drug that works on transgender delusions?


40 posted on 06/05/2013 8:35:40 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein)
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