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  • More Men Than Women Suffer From Mental Disorder, Says Study

    05/18/2016 3:59:40 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 58 replies
    Malaysia Star ^ | Wednesday, 18 May 2016 | MARTIN CARVALHO
    The number of men suffering from mental disorder is almost double compared to women in the country. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S Subramaniam said the National Morbidity Study carried out last year revealed that a total of 42,168 people sought psychiatric treatment at government hospitals for some form of mental disorder. "Of this, a total of 27,855 men suffered mental disorder compared to 14,313 women," he said in written reply to a question by Nik Mohamad Abduh Nik Abdul Aziz (PAS-Pasir Mas) in Dewan Rakyat Wednesday. He added that those between 20 and 49 years old tend to suffer...
  • The Queering of America's Future Men by Obama & Jennings (4 years later)

    05/13/2016 10:21:01 AM PDT · by OneVike · 26 replies
    PostScripts ^ | 12/8/2009 | OneVike
    After hearing about Obama's executive order that all colleges and schools k-12 will guarantee that all transgendered people will have restroom accommodations, and considering the Supreme Courts ruling of basically stating that gay people are normal, I thought some may enjoy reading what posted here 3 years ago. Then it was an excerpt, but here is the full article. I added an update in quotes to one part. The Queering of America's Future Men by Obama & Jennings (original FR post) We have all heard about the many nightmares associated with government taking over the health-care industry, but are we...
  • If Caitlyn Jenner Reverts to Bruce . . .

    05/13/2016 7:13:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 98 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 13, 2016 | Michael Brown
    Although Bruce Caitlyn Jenner’s rep is denying it, there are reports claiming that within the next few years, Caitlyn will revert to Bruce, the alleged reasons being that: 1) living as a woman has “been very hard” for him; and 2) he’s still attracted to women.If the reports are true, Jenner will not be the first person who experienced sex change regret. I wrote an article about this painful and much-ignored subject two years ago, and I certainly pray that he will find internal and external wholeness.But rather than focusing on Jenner right now, let’s think about the larger questions...
  • Lynch: States Can't 'Insist' a Man is a Man and a Woman is a Woman, If Person Feels Otherwise

    05/10/2016 8:54:49 AM PDT · by PROCON · 103 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | May 10, 2016 | Susan Jones
    (CNSNews.com) - The U.S. Justice Department is putting the feelings of transgenders -- men who think they are women and women who think they are men -- above the privacy rights of the vast majority of people who don't contest the biological facts of who they actually are. "And what we must not do, what we must never do, is turn on our neighbors, our family members, our fellow Americans for something that they cannot control and deny what makes them human," Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Monday.
  • Narcissistic personality disorder

    04/04/2016 8:36:42 PM PDT · by UnwashedPeasant · 90 replies
    Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a personality disorder in which a person is excessively preoccupied with personal adequacy, power, prestige and vanity, mentally unable to see the destructive damage they are causing to themselves and often others. People with narcissistic personality disorder are characterized by exaggerated feelings of self-importance. They have a sense of entitlement and demonstrate grandiosity in their beliefs and behavior. They have a strong need for admiration, but lack feelings of empathy. In addition to these symptoms, the person may display arrogance, show superiority, and seek power. The symptoms of narcissistic personality disorder can be similar to...
  • The Autism Racket

    03/26/2016 9:47:13 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 97 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 26, 2016 | Sierra Rayne
    During July 2008, nationally syndicated talk show host Michael Savage ignited a firestorm with his comments about autism, calling it "a fraud, a racket." In follow-up statements, Savage explained his views as being "meant to boldly awaken parents and children to the medical community's attempt to label too many children or adults as 'autistic.'" While Savage's language was blunt, his concerns over the gross over-diagnosis of autism are valid. Of course, the U.K. banned Savage from entry, in no small part because of his controversial views on autism, proving -- yet again -- that British governments, both Labour and Conservative...
  • Many European doctors still think homosexuality is a disease

    03/21/2016 9:40:30 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 87 replies
    EurActiv ^ | Mar 21, 2016 | From euroefe.es | Translated by Samuel White
    A large number of doctors in certain EU member states still view homosexuality as a disease, a report has revealed. Euroefe reports. The research also shows that there are still quite a number of healthcare professionals in several EU member states who believe LGBT people suffer from pathological diseases, said Michael OFlaherty, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA). A recent FRA report found that Bulgaria, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia are the EU countries where this misconception is most widely held. This negative view of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people held by groups of professionals...
  • Psychopathic, Narcissistic Machiavellians The traits that make con artists, ... lawyers tick.

    02/27/2016 5:34:34 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 21 replies
    Slate ^ | 22 Feb, 2016 | Maria Konnikova
    Here's a question most anyone who learns I am researching confidence artists asks me: Are con artists clinical psychopaths-or are they just slightly more devious versions of our more conniving selves? Is it a qualitative difference between our small daily deceptions and the wiles of the confidence man, or is it just a simple matter of degree? 
 Robert Hare's Psychopathy Checklist-Revised, the most common assessment tool for antisocial, psychopathic behavior, looks for things like responsibility, remorse, pathological lying, manipulativeness, cunning, promiscuity and general impulsiveness, superficial charm, grandiosity, and the like. Score high enough, and you are labeled psychopathic,
 or...
  • California considers banning anorexic models

    02/22/2016 7:06:10 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 34 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | February 22, 2016 | Melody Gutierrez
    California would ban anorexic models under a bill introduced Monday in the state Legislature. Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-San Rafael, said AB2539 is an effort to reduce the number of eating disorders among models by creating industry health standards and requiring modeling agencies to be licensed by the California Labor Commissioner. Under the legislation, models would need a physician’s certificate attesting that they don’t suffer from an eating disorder, which agencies would be required to keep on file or face a fine.
  • When a 52-year-old man decides he is a 6-year-old girl: California gives a do-it-yourself guide

    12/15/2015 8:25:19 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/15/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    The denial of reality has become a civil right, at least in the eyes of the left and the parts of our governmental apparatus in its control.  See, for example, this handy-dandy do-it-yourself guide to getting your gender changed on a California driver’s license, Social Security account, passport, or even birth certificate.  Orwell imagined only a dystopia in which people could retroactively be made unpersons, but now we can retroactively change the facts of birth. This level of madness portends the destruction of our civilization, and coincidentally or not, we face a certain percentage (one? five? twenty? who knows?)...
  • Transgender AND Transager: 52 Year-Old Father Lives as a 6 Year-Old Girl

    12/08/2015 5:00:47 PM PST · by cripplecreek · 92 replies
    mrctv.org ^ | December 7, 2015 | Ashley Rae Goldenberg
    Forget being transgender like Caitlyn Jenner or transracial like Rachel Dolezal, there’s a new “trans” frontier: people who are transage. In an interview with the gay news site The Daily Xtra, Stefonknee (formerly Paul) Wolscht details his struggles with being a male-to-female transgender person. The Daily Xtra video, however, glosses over a tiny bit of important information about Wolscht: he thinks he is actually a six year-old girl—not just a woman, but a six year-old girl—stuck in the body of a 50-something man. At age 46, Wolscht deserted his wife and his seven children to live his “true” life. “There’s...
  • It's official: 'Homophobia' now a mental disorder!

    11/22/2015 2:31:10 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 78 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 11/22/2015 | Paul Bremmer
    'Snapping' author David Kupelian blasts new effort by 'loony left' to silence conservatives If you think there might be something wrong with homosexuality, you most likely have a mental disorder, according to a recent study by a team of Italian researchers.Discussing the study, lead researcher Emmanuele A. Jannini, M.D., stated: “After discussing for centuries if homosexuality is to be considered a disease, for the first time we demonstrated that the real disease to be cured is homophobia, associated with potentially severe psychopathologies.”That’s right. The research team specifically found that “psychoticism,” “immature defense mechanisms” and a “fearful attachment style” were associated...
  • Chelsea Manning suing because she 'feels like a freak and a weirdo' over two-inch prison haircut

    11/09/2015 4:20:51 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 70 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 9, 2015 | Hannah Parry
    * Manning has been fighting for two years to be able to grow her hair to fit her female identity * Military has agreed to allow her hormone treatments and speech therapy but draws a hard line on her hair * Lawyer says Chelsea is caused 'significant anxiety' by having to wear her hair short * Manning says being forced to keep her hair a 2 inches makes her feel like a 'freak and a weirdo' * The former intelligence analyst is now planning to sue the army over the decision * Manning was sentenced to 35 years in jail...
  • Psychologist blinds woman with drain cleaner - because she wanted to be disabled

    10/01/2015 1:30:05 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 44 replies
    Mirror (UK) ^ | 1 Oct 2015 | Tom Midlane
    For most people becoming blind would be a living nightmare - but for Jewel Shuping it was the fulfilment of a lifelong dream. Jewel has Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID), a condition in which able-bodied people believe they are meant to be disabled. Her need to lose her sight was so strong that in 2006 she decided to blind herself - by having a sympathetic psychologist pour DRAIN CLEANER into her eyes. According to Jewel, her fascination with blindness began early in childhood. She said: "When I was young my mother would find me walking in the halls at night,...
  • Who the hell is Chelsea Manning?

    03/01/2015 9:30:28 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 1, 2015 | E. M. Cadwaladr
    Recently, a friend sent me an article he was furious about. The title was: Hormone treatment approved for Chelsea Manning. The innocent question that popped into my head was: Who the hell is Chelsea Manning? Chelsea, it turns out, is none other than Bradley Manning, the Army intelligence analyst who turned over classified information to WikiLeaks in 2010. Well at least I think that Chelsea is just Bradley in a stupid-looking wig; others apparently hold some different views. The articles title pretty well summarized the rest of the pathetic story. A more apt title would have been: US Army...
  • My Gender Is 'Fill In The Blank'

    02/28/2015 7:20:57 AM PST · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 28, 2015 | Michael Brown
    Now that Time Magazine has told us that transgender is the new black, Im going to say something politically incorrect: Your gender is not whatever you think it is. Put another way, there is no such thing as, My gender is fill in the blank.Unfortunately, Facebook didnt get the memo, and so, according to APs Martha Mendoza, Facebook users who don't fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option: fill in the blank. (Yes, I know this sounds crazy, but its true.)One year ago, I...
  • Transgender Woman to Be Pennsylvania's Physician General

    01/27/2015 7:17:47 AM PST · by PROCON · 62 replies
    newsmax ^ | Jan. 27, 2015 | Andrea Billups
    A transgender physician will soon become Pennsylvania's new physician general, the Washington Blade reported. Dr. Rachel Levine, an expert in adolescent eating disorders and behavior health, was nominated for the Commonwealth's highest medical post by progressive Gov. Tom Wolf. She made her transition from man to woman five years ago, and with her appointment will become "the highest-ranking transgender person to ever hold a position within state government," the Blade said. Levine graduated from Harvard College and Tulane University Medical School, and has practiced pediatrics and psychiatry for about three decades, PennLive reported. She has been a physician at Penn...
  • Planned Parenthood: Abortionists Tend to Have Nightmares

    01/05/2015 8:15:08 PM PST · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Clinic Quotes ^ | April 22, 2013 | Sarah Terzo
    A 1977 paper presented to the annual meeting of Planned Parenthood physicians said the following about their abortionists: As the doctor tends to take responsibility and assume guilt for the procedure, she or he may have disturbing undercurrent ruminations or dreams. Nancy B Kaltreider , M.D., Sadja Goldsmith, M.D., MPH, and Alan J Margolis, M.D. Second Trimester Abortion by Dilation and Extraction (D&E) Surgical Technique and Psychological Reactions, unpublished paper, P6 Rachel M MacNair, PhD. Achieving Peace in the Abortion War (New York: iUniverse, 2009) 13 Many former (and some current) abortion providers have spoken about horrible nightmares of aborted...
  • US researchers identify gene network linked to autism

    12/30/2014 11:55:35 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies
    FOX News ^ | December 30, 2014 | FoxNews.com
    U.S. scientists have identified a molecular network of genes known to contribute to autism spectrum disorders, and they say their finding may help uncover new genes linked to these conditions. "The study of autism disorders is extremely challenging due to the large number of clinical mutations that occur in hundreds of different human genes associated with autism," study author Michael Snyder, genetics and personalized medicine professor at Stanford University, said in a news release. "We therefore wanted to see to what extent shared molecular pathways are perturbed by the diverse set of mutations linked to autism in the hope of...
  • Brains of People with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Offer Clues About Disorder

    12/03/2014 11:08:37 AM PST · by Seizethecarp · 55 replies
    New York Times ^ | November 24, 2014 | David Tuller
    Patients with chronic fatigue syndrome are accustomed to disappointment. The cause of the disorder remains unknown; it can be difficult to diagnose, and treatment options are few. Many patients are still told to seek psychiatric help. But two recent studies one from investigators at Stanford a few weeks ago and another from a Japanese research team published earlier this year have found that the brains of people with chronic fatigue syndrome differ from those of healthy people, strengthening the argument that serious physiological dysfunctions are at the root of the condition. Both studies were small, however, and their...
  • [Photos] Aspiring Model Spent $45,000 Transforming Herself into a Sex Doll

    09/21/2014 3:47:49 PM PDT · by walford · 80 replies
    Mad World News ^ | September 18, 2014 | Sean Brown
    An aspiring model spent massive amounts of money on plastic surgery in order to make herself look like a real-life sex doll. French native Victoria Wild dropped $45,000 on the multiple surgeries, which the model proudly said that her goal was to look like a bimbo doll. She may be pleased with her new look, but in all honesty she looks like she belongs in a circus tent. Her surgical enhancements include; three pounds of breast implants, rhinoplasty, implants in her buttocks, lip implants that make her look like a sucker fish, and of course Botox to make sure she...
  • Obamacare Now Covers Gender Reasignment Surgeries

    08/25/2014 9:46:42 AM PDT · by lbryce · 23 replies
    Breibart ^ | August 25, 2014 | Wynton Hall
    Transgender Americans seeking gender reassignment surgeries are finding relief through Obamacare, The Daily Beast reported on Monday. Federal laws banning health insurance discrimination against transgender people, combined with Obamacare's ban on denying coverage for those with pre-existing conditions, have paved a path for transgender patients who wish to make the transition from one gender to another. "The federal anti-discrimination regulations have yet to be written, but California insurance regulators have said that companies must treat transgender patients the same as other patients," reports The Daily Beast. "For example, if plans cover hormones for post-menopausal women, they must also cover them...
  • Autism Diagnoses Surge by 30 Percent in Kids, CDC Reports

    03/27/2014 12:44:21 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 184 replies
    NBC News ^ | 03/27/2014 | Maggie Fox
    e latest look at autism in the U.S. shows a startling 30 percent jump among 8-year-olds diagnosed with the disorder in a two-year period, to one in every 68 children. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which did the survey, says the numbers almost certainly reflect more awareness and diagnosis of kids who would have been missed in years past. The new estimate for 2010 was a jump from one in 88 children in 2008, the last year for which numbers had been available. The number of children diagnosed with autism continues to rise, the agencys Dr. Coleen Boyle...
  • Student Suspended for Taking Razor From Classmate (Who Was Self-Harming)

    03/20/2014 11:55:06 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 64 replies
    WAVY ^ | Thursday, March 20, 2014 | Andy Fox
    We teach kids that honesty is the best policy, but at one Virginia Beach middle school it might be better to keep the truth to yourself. Last Thursday at Bayside Middle School, sixth grader Adrionna Harris came to the aide of a classmate who was cutting his arm. She faces expulsion for taking a razor from the student, throwing it away and convincing him what he was doing wasnt right. She thought she was doing the right thing, so on Friday she told the school administration what happened. The way school officials responded led to this question: was the schools...
  • Gay and bisexual boys are more likely to abuse steroids

    02/04/2014 6:52:53 PM PST · by ilovesarah2012 · 32 replies
    sun-sentinel.com ^ | February 3, 2014 | Will Boggs MD
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Gay and bisexual boys are almost six times as likely as their heterosexual peers to misuse steroids, according to a new study. "What was most surprising to us was the magnitude of the disparities that emerged between sexual minority and heterosexual boys," Aaron J. Blashill from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston told Reuters Health in an email. Upwards of 5 percent of adolescent boys use anabolic-androgenic steroids to enhance strength, athletic performance, and muscle size, but nobody had studied the association between sexual orientation and steroid abuse before, Blashill and his colleague Steven A. Safren...
  • Sexual revolution leaving American women plagued by anxiety disorders

    01/25/2014 10:06:17 AM PST · by usalady · 101 replies
    Examiner ^ | Jan, 24, 2013 | Martha
    In spite of their advances in education and the workforce anxiety disorders are replacing happiness for American women. Sexual liberation was supposed to bring equality for females that expected fulfillment with the freedom to pursue lust without expecting committed relationships.
  • Portland schools cancel speaker who calls homosexuality a 'mental illness'

    01/16/2014 7:47:54 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 43 replies
    http://www.nwcn.com ^ | January 16, 2014 | Reggie Aqui, KGW Staff
    He touts himself as an educator, psychologist, political scientist and pan-Africanist. Those credentials were apparently enough to get Umar Johnson invited to speak at two Portland schools. But now, the District is rescinding the invitation and is calling his words unacceptable. Johnson was supposed to speak Thursday about educational issues in the African-American community at the Self Enhancement Inc Academy that contracts with the district, and at Jefferson High School. One day earlier, the Oregonian, showed Portland Public Schools videos on the web where a man identified as Umar Johnson shares his views on gay people. I see homosexuality as...
  • Adam Lanza's Computer Contained Files on Mass Shootings, Pedophilia Advocacy

    12/30/2013 9:27:38 PM PST · by Nachum · 96 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/30/13 | AWR Hawkins
    Among the thousands of documents Connecticut police released December 27 related to the heinous crime at Sandy Hook Elementary, the contents and files of Adam Lanza's computer include files on mass shootings, mass murders, pedophiles' rights, and a man/boy love story. According to police reports contained within the documents, Lanza's laptop computer contained "hundreds of bookmarks," a number of which were for "mass murder killing spree" and "mass murders." His desktop had a "document written showing the prerequisites for mass murder spreadsheet." Lanza's desktop also had a "document written advocating pedophiles' rights" and a "screenplay or script describing a relationship...
  • Is pedophilia a sexual orientation?

    12/29/2013 2:59:28 PM PST · by Salman · 114 replies
    The Toronto Star ^ | Dec 22 2013 | Laura Kane
    Pedophilia has been widely viewed as a psychological disorder triggered by early childhood trauma. Now, many experts see it as a biologically rooted condition that does not change like a sexual orientation thanks largely to a decade of research by Dr. James Cantor at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. Cantors team has found that pedophiles share a number of physical characteristics, including differences in brain wiring. Its now thought that about 1 to 5 per cent of men are pedophiles, meaning they are primarily attracted to children. These findings have been widely accepted among scientists, but...
  • Vanity: Human Rights Camp : Gay is not a choice,to suggest otherwise is harmful. [ Birth Defect? ]

    12/29/2013 1:44:58 PM PST · by NoLibZone · 93 replies
    NLZ
    "We know that being gay is not a choice someone makes, and that to suggest otherwise can be incredibly harmful." Is HRC saying being gay is a birth defect?
  • Singer Susan Boyle reveals she has Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism

    12/08/2013 1:16:34 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 57 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 12/08/2013 | BY DAVID HARDING
    Susan Boyle revealed she has Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism. The Scottish singer who shot to worldwide fame in 2009 with her jaw-dropping performance on "Britain's Got Talent" was diagnosed last year, but has now decided to reveal her news publicly for the first time. Speaking to the Observer newspaper, Boyle said, "It was the wrong diagnosis when I was a kid. "I was told I had brain damage. I always knew it was an unfair label. Now I have a clearer understanding of what's wrong and I feel relieved and a bit more relaxed about myself." Asperger's has...
  • Pittsburgh Man Thinks He's a Dog, Goes By Name 'Boomer'

    11/12/2013 1:16:24 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 63 replies
    Good Morning America ^ | | Wed, Nov 6, 2013 10:34 AM EST | SUSAN DONALDSON JAMES
    Born Gary Matthews, the retired technology worker and a self-confessed "nerd" thinks he is a dog. The 48-year-old wears a dog collar, eats dog food from a bowl his favorite is Pedigree and loves milk bones and dog cookies. "I don't eat dog food every day," Matthews told ABCNews.com "It's a special thing for me to do once in awhile to get closer to feeling like a canine. I eat the canned kind. It's not bad -- it tastes OK. I eat regular human food, too, like pizza." But he has the most fun wearing his dog suit,...
  • Autism signs 'present in first months' of life

    11/07/2013 8:23:53 AM PST · by Seizethecarp · 57 replies
    BBC ^ | November 6, 2013 | Helen Briggs
    Autism can be identified in babies as young as two months, early research suggests. US researchers analysed how infants looked at faces from birth to the age of three. They found children later diagnosed with autism had shown diminished eye contact - a hallmark of autism - in the first few months of life. The findings, reported in Nature, raised hope for early interventions to tackle autism, said a UK expert. In the study, researchers led by Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta used eye-tracking technology to measure the way babies looked at and responded to social clues. They...
  • Belgian killed by euthanasia after a botched sex change operation

    10/01/2013 3:31:48 AM PDT · by markomalley · 37 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 10/1/2013 | Bruno Waterfield
    Nathan, born Nancy, Verhelst, 44, was given legal euthanasia, most likely a lethal injection, on Monday afternoon on the grounds of "unbearable psychological suffering". Wim Distelmans, the doctor who carried out the euthanasia, is the same doctor who late last year gave lethal injections to deaf twins who were frightened they were also going blind. "I was the girl that nobody wanted," Mr Verhelst told Het Laatste Nieuws newspaper in the hours before her death. "While my brothers were celebrated, I got a storage room above the garage as a bedroom. 'If only you had been a boy', my mother...
  • Not a diagnosis: Voices in head more common than thought

    09/18/2013 7:33:02 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 34 replies
    NBC ^ | 17 hours ago | JoNel Aleccia,
    As more details emerge about Alexis, Lieberman said he was concerned that the shooting renews worries for people with mental illness and once again raises questions about how society treats disorders. I think it immediately arouses fears and enhances stigma about people with mental illness, that theyre psychotic killers and wackos running amok, Lieberman said. Its unfortunate.
  • New treatment for sexual dysfunction (for men and women)

    08/26/2013 12:18:39 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 31 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 8/25/2013 | Lisbeth Roy, D.O.
    The O-Shot for women and the Priapus Shot for men are made from platelet-rich plasma (PRP) sourced from your own blood, which is then activated, to heal aged and damaged tissue of the sex organs. PRP therapy is nothing new its been used for the popular Vampire Facelift, and for decades to treat athletic injuries and promote healing after certain procedures but those same healing properties are now helping giving patients a boost...in the bedroom. Heres how it works: Local anesthetic cream is applied to the injection sites and then PRP is injected at those precise locations. These...
  • I am Chelsea Manning. I am female

    08/22/2013 8:24:01 AM PDT · by markomalley · 98 replies
    NBC ^ | 8-22-2013
    As I transition into this next phase of my life, I want everyone to know the real me, Manning said in a statement read during an exclusive TODAY show interview with lawyer David Coombs. I am Chelsea Manning. I am a female. Given the way I have felt since childhood, I want to begin hormone therapy as soon as possible. While Fort Leavenworth, the prison where Manning will serve her sentence, does not offer hormone therapy, Coombs told host Savannah Guthrie he would fight to ensure his client received the medical treatment she needed. He also said he and Manning...
  • Revealed: California killer who abducted teenage girl is shot dead in Idaho wilderness

    08/11/2013 9:30:44 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 47 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 8-11-13 | Lydia Warren, Michael Zennie and Jessica Jerreat
    Full Title: Revealed: California killer who abducted teenage girl is shot dead in Idaho wilderness 18 years TO THE DAY after his own father committed suicide while holding another 16-year-old hostage James DiMaggio's kidnapping of 16-year-old Hannah Anderson, whom was said to have a 'crush on,' could be a horrific case of history repeating itself, it has been revealed. DiMaggio's father, also named James DiMaggio, shockingly killed himself 18 years ago to the day that DiMaggio was shot dead by an FBI agent in the Idaho wilderness. Hannah was found safe and is expected to be reunited with her father...
  • SoCal Doctor Diagnoses Man as Gay, Patient Says

    08/09/2013 11:34:32 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 38 replies
    NBC News ^ | Friday, Aug 9, 2013 | Chris Henao and Kim Baldonado
    The patient, who is gay, doesn't have a problem with his sexual orientation listed on his medical chart, but does take issue with it being labeled a "chronic condition"A patient said a Southern California doctor diagnosed him with "Homosexual behavior" during his first visit to the office for a check-up. Earlier this year, Matthew Moore started seeing a new doctor who suggested he undergo a complete physical. The tests revealed he was B-12 deficient, and had high blood pressure and high cholesterol -- conditions that he called "normal for me." When Moore, who is openly gay, went back to the...
  • Transgender ABC new editor switches from man, to woman, to man

    08/09/2013 9:43:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    Metro News ^ | 08/09/2013 | Morgan Rousseau
    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...
  • ABC newsman who switched genders wants to switch back (Mainstream news Editor)

    08/06/2013 6:28:52 AM PDT · by equalator · 88 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 8-6-2013
    ABC News editor Don Ennis strolled into the newsroom in May wearing a little black dress and an auburn wig and announced he was transgender and splitting from his wife. He wanted to be called Dawn. But now he says he suffered from a two-day bout of amnesia that has made him realize he wants to live his life again as Don.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...
  • This is civil rights? Pro-family leaders react to California schools transgender settlement

    07/29/2013 12:55:09 PM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    Life Site ^ | Kirsten Andersen
    ARCADIA, CA, July 26, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) Pro-family leaders reacted with stunned disbelief this week to the news of a settlement in the case of a Southern California girl whose parents filed a federal civil rights complaint against their local school district after their daughter was not allowed to sleep in a hotel room full of boys during field trips, despite her belief that she is a boy trapped in a girl's body. After two years of investigation by the Obama administration's Department of Justice, the Arcadia Unified School District agreed to a settlement in which they admit no wrongdoing,...
  • Anthony Weiners sexual behavior may have underlying issues (No, really? REALLY?!?)

    07/24/2013 10:06:16 PM PDT · by Yossarian · 88 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 7/24/2013 | Lena H. Sun and Meeri Kim
    The lewd behavior that New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner engaged in suggests he is struggling with more than bad behavior and could be dealing with a variety of issues driving his problematic sexual behavior, experts said. But doctors, clinical psychologists and sex therapists differ on the role of biology, as well as issues such as anxiety, depression and insecurity. Fred Berlin, director of the Sexual Behaviors Consultation Unit at Johns Hopkins Hospital, said many of his patients exhibit behavior similar to Weiners, although he and other experts cautioned that they could not speak to the former congressmans specific situation....
  • Now transgender teenage lovebirds are in love after they BOTH had gender reassignment surgery

    07/23/2013 1:28:14 AM PDT · by Pinkbell · 79 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 22, 2013
    Teenagers Arin Andrews and Katie Hill look like any normal young couple posing in their swimwear. It is hard to believe that just two years ago Arin was a girl called Emerald, and Katie was a boy called Luke. Arin, 17, and Katie, 19, from Tulsa, Oklahoma, have both undergone surgeries to change their gender and now are enjoying being in their bodies they always wished for. Just over a year ago Katie, a university student, had gender reassignment surgery, thanks to an amazing $35,000 donation from an anonymous donor who read her story in a local newspaper. Now, Arin,...
  • I live like a disabled person even though I'm physically healthy and now want a surgeon to cut my

    07/17/2013 9:22:58 AM PDT · by Irenic · 74 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 17 July 2013 | Ulla Kloster
    I live like a disabled person even though I'm physically healthy... and now want a surgeon to cut my spinal cord: Rare condition has made woman, 58, disown her legs * Chloe knew at 4 she was different and wanted to live as a disabled person * She wanted to wear leg braces like her aunt, hurt in an accident * Aged 9, she caused an accident to stop her own legs from working * Now she enjoys the excitement of downhill skiing - because she might fall * She spends most of her time in a wheelchair, but is...
  • Transgender at 6: For Tyler and his parents, no second thoughts

    07/12/2013 9:36:20 AM PDT · by markomalley · 45 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 7-11-2013
    Yes, Tyler is still a boy. Thats what people who heard about him have wondered. After a Maryland couple decided to listen to their 5-year-old daughters urgent and persistent insistence that she was a boy, after a psychiatrist told them it would be healthy to let the child live as a boy, after they let him pick a boy name and found a school that would enroll the child in kindergarten as a boy last year, Tylers parents have had no second thoughts. Its not a phase, said his mother, Jean. Anyone who meets him says, Yeah, thats a boy....
  • ADHD Drugs Don't Boost Kids' Grades

    07/10/2013 1:46:20 PM PDT · by neverdem · 43 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | July 8, 2013 | SHIRLEY S. WANG
    Studies of Children With Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Find Little Change It's no longer shocking to hear of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorderand others simply facing a big testtaking ADHD medicine to boost their performance in school. But new studies point to a problem: There's little evidence that the drugs actually improve academic outcomes. Stimulants used to treat ADHD like Ritalin and Adderall are sometimes called "cognitive enhancers" because they have been shown in a number of studies to improve attention, concentration and even certain types of memory in the short-term. Similar drugs were given to World War II soldiers to...
  • Mom hopes transgender child will help others be free

    06/23/2013 7:19:55 AM PDT · by mkleesma · 79 replies
    The Toronto Star ^ | 06/23/13 | Francine Kopun
    Danielle Sheridan, age 8, was born a boy. Before she was 3, she began telling her parents she was a girl. It wasn't a phase. She was insistent. She identified with Cinderella. She wanted to grow up and marry a prince. She began dressing like a girl at home. We kept it in our home only because of our fear of society. We wanted her to be happy, but we wanted her to be safe, said her mom, Leah Sheridan, 35. Finally, her daughter said she didnt want to live if she had to live as a boy. She said...
  • Amphetamines for All

    06/17/2013 10:21:54 AM PDT · by eagleye85 · 21 replies
    Eagleye Blog ^ | June 17, 2013 | Bethany Stotts
    In a cutting new article for the Wall Street Journal, two professors criticize the American Psychiatric Association for loosening the standards by which Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is diagnosed. This, they argue, will make such diagnoses more likely and increase the amphetamine usage of the general public. Symptoms of ADHD remain the same in the new edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, but with some changes: The difference is that in the previous version of the manual, the first symptoms of ADHD needed to be evident by age 7 for a diagnosis to be made....
  • Cross-dressing "transgender" boy becomes prom queen at Mass. high school!

    06/04/2013 11:20:08 AM PDT · by massmike · 29 replies
    massresistance.org ^ | 06/04/2013 | n/a
    A senior boy at Middleborough High School in Middleborough, Mass. -- who started coming to school dressed as a girl during his sophomore year -- became the school's "prom queen" last week. Fox News in Boston did the first report on this, and it was a gushing pro-transgender puff piece -- referring to the boy as "she" -- with no contrasting opinion included at all. The Fox anchorwoman was totally "with the program." Fox News began its report describing the boy the "a girl whose growing achievement is the end of a journey that she started years earlier." Fox went...