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  • The new taboo: More people regret sex change and want to ‘detransition’, surgeon says

    10/22/2018 2:54:48 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 54 replies
    National Post ^ | 22 Oct 2018 | Joe Shute
    Dr. Miroslav Djordjevic says more people, particularly transgender women over 30, are asking for reversal surgery, yet their regrets remain taboo Five years ago, Professor Miroslav Djordjevic, the world-leading genital reconstructive surgeon, received a patient at his Belgrade clinic. It was a transgender patient who had surgery at a different clinic to remove male genitalia – and had since changed their mind. That was the first time Djordjevic had ever been contacted to perform a so-called “reversal” surgery. Over the next six months, another six people also approached him, similarly wanting to reverse their procedures. They came from countries all...
  • The Trump Administration Isn’t ‘Dehumanizing’ Transgender Americans

    10/22/2018 12:24:34 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 11 replies
    National Review ^ | October 22, 2018 | David French
    The administration is proposing to conform the law to the truth. Today I learned something truly new. I’d lived my life on this earth almost 49 years before I understood that federal anti-discrimination law defines human existence. Changing that law can thus literally “negate the humanity of people.” At least that’s what I’m learning in response to the news that the Trump administration is considering rolling back the Obama administration’s lawless expansion of Title IX, the federal civil-rights statute banning sex discrimination in federally funded education programs. At issue is the definition of the word “sex.” In April 2014, the...
  • Free Beacon Mocks NPR Hour on Talking to 'Dangerous Idiots' on Climate(#mealso)

    10/21/2018 7:02:44 AM PDT · by rktman · 24 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 10/21/2018 | Tim Graham
    Our friend David Rutz at the Washington Free Beacon listened to a typically one-sided hour of National Public Radio on climate change on Tuesday and wrote an article titled "NPR: How Do We Talk to the Dangerous Idiots Who Disagree With Us?" The national talk show 1A tweeted out this summation: "Climate change is a fundamental threat. The science is clear and scientists around the world agree that this a man-made problem. What, if anything, can be done to win over climate skeptics?" Rutz summarized it this way: "I listened to a remarkable bit of self-parody on National Public Radio...
  • Donnelly, Braun nearly even in Downs Center poll

    10/22/2018 11:35:31 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 15 replies
    .journalgazette.net ^ | Oct 22, 2018 | BRIAN FRANCISCO
    Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly leads Republican challenger Mike Braun by a single percentage point in polling results released Monday by the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics at Purdue University Fort Wayne. Donnelly is favored by 41 percent of likely voters, Braun by 40 percent and Libertarian Lucy Brenton by 8 percent, with 11 percent of respondents undecided. The poll of 816 likely voters was conducted Oct. 12 through 16 by SurveyUSA and has a 4.6 percent credibility interval, akin to margin of sampling error. "Whether Brenton is pulling more voters from one candidate than the other and who...
  • Poll: GOP Vermont governor has 14-point lead on Dem challenger

    Vermont's Republican governor holds a 14-point lead over his Democratic challenger in the race with roughly two weeks to go until Election Day, according to a new poll. A VPR-Vermont PBS poll released Monday showed 42 percent of respondents support Gov. Phil Scott (R) for another term, while 28 percent back Democrat Christine Hallquist, who earlier this year became the first transgender candidate to win a major party's nomination for governor. Hallquist is a former chief executive of the Vermont Electric Cooperative. ADVERTISEMENT Scott is bolstered by a strong approval rating. The poll found 45 percent of respondents approve of...
  • Disney Actress Kristen Bell blasts Prince Charming for kissing Snow White 'without her permission'

    10/21/2018 6:28:35 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 83 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10/18/2018 | By Jessica Chasmar
    Actress Kristen Bell, who played the voice of Anna in Disney’s “Frozen,” argued there are plots points in the 1930s classic “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” that could be problematic for young children. Mrs. Bell, who has two young daughters with her husband, actor Dax Shepard, told Parents magazine that she points out those problems every time she reads the book with her children. “Don’t you think that it’s weird that the prince kisses Snow White without her permission?” she said she asks her daughters. “Because you can not kiss someone if they’re sleeping!” Ms. Bell, who is working...
  • Don't you think that it's weird that the prince kisses Snow White without her permission?

    10/18/2018 5:23:59 PM PDT · by FrankLea · 119 replies
    Trending Views ^ | 10/18/2018 | Frank
    Actress Kristen Bell raises controversial questions about Snow White, consent, and it's all tied into the #MeToo movement. She may have forgotten that it's just a movie. When it's 2018 and nothing surprises you anymore, then it's no wonder a 38-year-old Kristen Bell is asking kids if they think it's weird that Snow White gets kissed in her sleep. Nevermind the fact that it's a fictional children's movie that kids love, but that doesn't matter. Bell just wants to be a nuisance and make people roll their eyes. Her bizarre point was made on the Parents.com website. To answer her...
  • Kristen Bell Is Worried Disney Princesses Are Teaching Her Kids Bad Lessons, and She Has a Point

    10/17/2018 5:06:47 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 66 replies
    Pop Sugar ^ | October 17, 2018 | MURPHY MORONEY
    Although Kristen Bell absolutely loves reading to her kids before bed, she admits she's sometimes skeptical about the "lessons" her girls — 3-year-old Delta and 5-year-old Lincoln — are learning from Disney princesses. "[Story time is] truly my favorite part of the day," Kristen told Parents. "I glance away from the book and see their brains working while we're all cuddled up like meerkats." The 38-year-old actress says that despite playing Anna in Frozen, she has reservations about some of the messages in the older princess stories. This is a modal window.The media could not be loaded, either because the...
  • SAG Awards host Kristen Bell makes a thinly-veiled swipe at Melania Trump

    01/21/2018 10:23:24 PM PST · by ZagFan · 31 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 01-21-2018 | Ollie Gillman
    Kristen Bell has made a thinly-veiled swipe at Melania Trump in her opening speech at the SAG Awards. Referencing how the show was using all-female hosts - and that she was the first on stage - Bell took an opportunity to mock the First Lady's campaign to stop cyber bullying. 'I think my first initiative as First Lady will be cyber-bullying, because I have yet to see any progress made on that problem quite yet.'
  • Professor: Snow White, Sleeping Beauty Promote 'Sexual Assault on an Unconscious Person'

    01/09/2018 10:19:33 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 01/09/2018 | Faith Moore
    I’m finding it kind of hard to keep up with all the rules about sex. On the one hand, it seems like we’re all supposed to be free to have sex with whomever we want, whenever we want, however we want (regardless of whether either party is married, knows one another, or intends to call in the morning). On the other hand, in order to actually have sex, we’re apparently required to obtain written consent — witnessed by a lawyer and signed in triplicate — or else it’s rape. So, are we having all the sex? Or aren’t we?It occurs...
  • Mayor of DC to Pick Up the Bill for Halloween Drag Queen Footrace

    10/17/2018 5:14:02 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    The Activist Mommy ^ | October 16, 2018 | The Activist Mommy
    This story originally appeared on the website LGBTQ nation under the headline DC Mayor will pay for 100 drag queens to run a footrace through city streets.If you saw that without knowing the source, you’d probably guess it was from a conservative site, likely because the title openly addresses the fact that the mayor is using taxpayer dollars to fund a footrace for drag queens, something that is certainly outrageous on many levels.The fact that this title is written glowingly, not for shock value, shows you exactly how great the ideological gap is between progressives and conservatives.Conservatives have the wild...
  • Cory Booker says Canada is ‘out-Americaning’ the U.S., and gets immediate blowback

    10/19/2018 4:13:03 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 30 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 19th October 2018 | Carlos Garcia
    Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) was blasted on social media for comments he made about Canada being more American than the United States was. Booker was speaking to students at Allen University in South Carolina to help get out the vote for Democrats ahead of the midterm elections. He said that other countries, including Canada, were “out-Americaning” the U.S. by providing cheaper college opportunities. “Other people talking about college debt, you’ve got to be kidding me,” Booker said. “Every country we are competing with is driving down the cost of college,” Booker claimed. “Germany – it cost between zero and four...
  • Ocasio-Cortez refuses to endorse Bernie Sanders 2020 run

    10/19/2018 6:35:42 PM PDT · by Libloather · 48 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/18/18 | Gregg Re
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the Democratic socialist congressional candidate who has spent weeks campaigning with fellow socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, on Thursday refused to endorse his prospective candidacy in the 2020 presidential race. Ocasio-Cortez, 29, worked as an organizer for Sanders' failed presidential campaign in 2016 before winning in a surprise upset over longtime establishment Rep. Joe Crowley, D-N.Y., in the state's 14th Congressional District primary in May. "She’ll see what the field looks like," Corbin Trent, Ocasio-Cortez’s communications director, said in an interview with Politico. "She’s focused on 2018, [Bernie’s] focused on 2018. We’re all focused on 2018."
  • Nancy Pelosi: There Will Be ‘Collateral Damage’ to Those Who Disagree with Us

    10/18/2018 1:05:22 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 97 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 10-18-2018 | Joel B. Pollak
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) told a gathering at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Sunday that there may have to be “collateral damage” to those Americans who do not agree with the Democratic Party agenda. Pelosi was being interviewed onstage by Paul Krugman, the left-wing New York Times columnist and Nobel economic laureate who predicted, the day Donald Trump won the presidency, that Trump would trigger “a global recession, with no end in sight.” In a long, rambling monologue, during which she stumbled on her words and appeared to lose her train of thought, Pelosi said:...
  • Feminist on The View: I would vote for a rapist if he’s pro-choice

    10/17/2018 7:35:58 PM PDT · by Morgana · 43 replies
    Clinic Quotes ^ | October 1, 2018 | Sarah Terzo
    The following dialog took place on The View: JOY BEHAR: Hillary is in a quandary in my opinion, because she’s talking about violence against women and sexual harassment and all that stuff and her husband has a checkered past to put it mildly, so she is in a bind….. PAULA FARIS: There are accusations but there are three women that claim that he did things to them that they didn’t want. One of them is Paula Jones…. Juanita Broaddrick, Kathleen Willey. They say that he either exposed himself to them, raped them or groped them. These are three accusations…. BEHAR:...
  • How FINGER LENGTH could reveal your sexuality: Study finds women with more 'male' hands

    10/17/2018 6:38:48 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 52 replies
    www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | Published: 04:52 EDT, 17 October 2018 | Updated: 06:36 EDT, 17 October 2018 | By Tim Stickings
    Researchers looked at pairs of identical twins where one of each set was straight The homosexual twin tended to have a more 'male' hand with differing fingers Essex University scientists said the differences may be determined in the womb _____________________________________________________________________ The length of a person's fingers could provide a clue to their sexuality, with women whose ring fingers are longer than their index digits more likely to be lesbian, a study has suggested. Researchers at Essex University looked at sets of identical twins where one of the siblings was heterosexual. They found that the homosexual twin tended to have a...
  • Chick-fil-A, Papa John’s and In-N-Out Burger: Spare us your fast-food righteousness

    08/13/2012 8:28:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies
    The Washington Post's Post Local ^ | August 13, 2012 | Petula Dvorak
    Since when does serving up junk food give someone a license to preach? Politics and all things fried, fatty and fast are becoming intertwined to the point of absurdity. We’ve got the Papa John’s pizza guys weighing in on the health-care debate, while the burger slingers out west at In-N-Out can’t serve up a cheeseburger without a Bible verse. The craziness of fast-food commentary on social issues became obvious to me when I stumbled into a totally earnest discussion at a party last week by a bunch of Washingtonians who personally support the right to same-sex marriage, but are also...
  • FAKE NEWS AUTOPSY

    10/17/2018 5:37:19 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 15 replies
    Ann Coulter Dot Com ^ | 17 Oct 2018 | Ann Coulter
    Whenever Donald Trump talks about fake news, there are howls of indignation from the establishment media. We're told that the very mention of "fake news" is a direct attack on our democracy, that the alternative is "darkness," that it led to the dismemberment and murder of Jamal Khashoggi, and that, yes, every once in a while there might be a typo, but if you mean the media intentionally report false information, that is dangerous demagoguery. I present CNN's Ana Cabrera. On Sunday night, Cabrera launched a premeditated, vicious, racist lie about President Trump, then proceeded to discuss the false story...
  • 25 Reasons I’m Not a Democrat

    10/15/2018 5:40:09 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 32 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 15 Oct 2018 | John Hawkins
    There are a lot of reasons I’m not a Democrat. For example, I believe that… 1. Jesus, America, and capitalism have been the three greatest forces of good in world history. 2. An attractive woman posing with an AR-15 beats a screaming feminist in a pussy hat 10 times out of 10. 3. You can’t #believeallwomen or #believeallmen; you have to #believetheevidence. 4. It’s wrong and disgusting to harass people in restaurants and at their home just because you disagree with them politically. Also if you block traffic to get attention for your cause, whatever it may be, I am...
  • Sex Pistol Johnny Rotten sports a Make America Great Again t-shirt

    10/15/2018 7:48:26 AM PDT · by dennisw · 18 replies
    UK DAILY MAIL ^ | 14 October 2018 | Sophie Law
    Anarchy in the USA: Sex Pistol Johnny Rotten sports a Make America Great Again t-shirt as he puffs on a cigarette before a gig in New Orleans John Lyden, best known as Johnny rotten, was spotted wearing the Trump shirt He looked dishevelled as he puffed on a cigarette ahead of a New Orleans gig The Sex Pistols frontman has publicly supported the controversial president Former Sex Pistols frontman has been causing anarchy in the USA after he was caught sporting a Make America Great Again T-shirt as he puffed on a cigarette. John Lyden, best known for his alter...