Skip to comments.Brighton (UK) Council adopts new “Mx.” title for its transgender population
Posted on 05/04/2013 1:35:52 PM PDT by Olog-hai
A council is to include the title Mx. on its official forms to be more accommodating to the trans-community.
Campaigners say that Mx., short for Mixter, is a gender-neutral alternative to Mr., Mrs., Ms. and Miss.
Brighton and Hove city councils trans-equality panel previously pointed out that the gender part of forms allows people to say if they are male, female or other. It said the lack of options in the title field does not provide for people who do not identify as male or female.
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Not just ridiculous but obnoxious, extremely obnoxious. If heterosexuals went on like this, liberals would be screaming bloody hell. How about we have a heterosexual parade...heterosexual rights..have celebrities come out as ‘heterosexual’...oh a sport star has come out as a heterosexual... have mandatory heterosexual teaching in schools...
I would love it. I wish there was some way to organize parades around the country on the same day.
If Antoine Dodson and David Bowie could come out as heterosexual, anything’s possible.
“that is short for Mxyzptlk”
You must be as old as I am! Mr. Mxyztplk was the comic relief that Superman readers needed after the Man of Steel had battled Lex Luthor for issue after issue.
Do you remember when he legally changed his name and won election as mayor of Metropolis? Voters chose Maxy Z. Toplik without knowing why or how. Superman had his hands full undoing the unintended consequences of Toplik using fifth dimensional magic to solve crime & other urban problems.
Guess how Superman tricked him into saying his new name backwards.
I always wondered why Mxyzptlk never tried to take on Darkseid.
MS = misery
There is normal and abnormal.
Is there a new abnormal?
What? “It” isn’t good enough for them?
I’m Probably older- 1949. . But there was no villain like Brainiac. Gosh, he shrunk the kryptonian city of kandor and put it in a bottle. That’s power.
I can imagine how soup got mister Mxyzptlk to say his new name backwards. Kill Pot z yxam. Did he make him want to ban marijuana?
No, I’m older, 1948. Superman played a vagrant hauled into court where Toplik was judge and demanded his name. “Kilpot Xyxam!” Toplik replied, “Very well, Mr. Kilpot Xyxam, I hereby sentence you to thirty days and....suddenly I have the strangest feeling!”
Soup shows his caped costume & the rapidly disappearing Toplik vows, “You got me this time, Superman, but I’ll be back!”
That should be “Zyxam”. It’s been fifty years......
I'm for it, whatever the motivation of the Brighton Council. It means less confusion for the rest of us, anyway.
Mx? (snort) Just put a “?” in front of the name. It is every bit as informative.
How things change.
In the 60’s Brighton and Hove was a safe Conservative seat that Prime Ministers used.
It was Conservative Central....:^)
The term “It” can work here. As in “It’s Pat!”
then in 1994, Alcubierre proposed a method for changing the geometry of space by creating a wave which would cause the fabric of space ahead of a spacecraft to contract, and the space behind it to expand. The ship would then ride this wave inside a region of flat space known as a warp bubble, and would not move within this bubble, but instead be carried along as the region itself moves due to the actions of the drive. So Jack Kirby was ahead of his time..