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  • I'm fighting prejudice, says transgender man who's four months PREGNANT

    01/14/2017 9:15:14 PM PST · by Lorianne · 51 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 13 January 2017 | Paul Bracchi
    It is now almost impossible for Mrs Edgeworth to look at the pictures of Paige as a little girl without feeling tearful. Paige will soon be 21. But she has changed her name by deed poll to Hayden Cross and has been living legally as a man for the past three years after starting gender reassignment on the NHS, a process which has left Hayden with a deeper voice and facial hair. It has also bitterly divided his family and left him estranged from those who love him. Mrs Edgeworth told the Mail poignantly: ‘She’s asked me to call her...
  • Anonymous American Donor Funds ‘Some Girls Have Penises, Some Boys Vaginas’ Poster Campaign

    01/13/2017 12:44:34 AM PST · by detective · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12 Jan 2017 | Nick Hallett
    A poster campaign depicting naked children with genitalia of the opposite sex has hit cities across northern Spain thanks to an anonymous American donor. The posters, which declare that some girls have penises and some boys have vulvas, have appeared at bus stops and metro stations across the Basque Country and Navarre. Created by transgender advocacy group Chrysallis Euskal Herria, the images have appeared in major cities such as Pamplona, San Sebastián, Bilbao and Vitoria, with the backing of local government. They show four naked children holding hands, including one boy with female genitalia and one girl with male genitalia....
  • California Pays For Murderers Sex-Change

    01/12/2017 3:49:58 PM PST · by SeanG200 · 27 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 12, 2017 | John and Ken
    John and Ken detail just how out of control California's (and really, society as a whole) "fiscal common sense" is and why we as a state will stay in the red. So when a friend says schools are broke... point this story out to them: >>>>>>> California taxpayers will be funding a convicted murder's sex change operation, according to the prisoner's attorneys. Shiloh Heavenly Quine, 57, who is serving a life sentence for murder, will be receiving "sex-reassignment surgery" and will be transferred to a women's prison, the Los Angeles Times reported. The state of California will cover much of...
  • Report: Trans Jenner to Attend Donald Trump’s Inauguration

    01/11/2017 11:06:13 PM PST · by ErikJohnsky · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/11/2017 | Jerome Hudson
    Gold medal Olympian turned reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as Bruce Jenner, has reportedly accepted an invitation to attend Donald Trump’s inauguration. Jenner, who previously praised Trump during a contentious election campaign, will be among the many high-profile figures to travel to Washington, D.C. for the January 20 event, UsWeekly reports.
  • The Anti-Science Mainstreaming of Mental Illness

    01/08/2017 5:23:02 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Townhall ^ | 01/05/2017 | Ben Shapiro
    On Tuesday, the U.K.'s Daily Mail reported that 23-year-old Anna Teshu of Staten Island, New York, has gone missing. Teshu's 15 minutes of fame began in 2015 when she was featured on the internet because her boyfriend was walking her around on a leash in public. Her boyfriend said: "The collar is like a ring for most couples. They use rings, we have a collar." Teshu reportedly enjoyed spending time in a puppy cage, as well. She explained, "The first time I put on a collar I thought, 'Now I need to find someone for the other end.'" That same...
  • Texas Transgender Bathroom Bill Triggers National Speculation

    01/07/2017 4:41:07 PM PST · by ColdOne · 68 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 1/7/17 | Lana Shadwick
    The transgender bathroom battle is being hit straight-on in the Lone Star State. A state senator has pre-filed a bill which she says “seeks to put an end to a controversy that began in Washington D.C.” National media outlets are already speculating on whether the fight will be similar to the one in North Carolina. Texas State Senator Lois W. Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) filed Senate Bill 6, the “Texas Privacy Act” which she says is “a bid to address the personal privacy concerns of many Texans.” Kolkhorst called herself “a longtime privacy advocate” and added, “This bill is written not to...
  • Transgender man sues Catholic hospital for canceling 'medically necessary' hysterectomy

    01/07/2017 3:19:52 PM PST · by NYer · 64 replies
    rt ^ | January 7, 2017
    A transgender man is suing a Catholic hospital in New Jersey for canceling his hysterectomy surgery after his doctor deemed the procedure “medically necessary” as part of his sex transition. The surgery was scheduled at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Paterson, but an administrator canceled the operation because of the hospital’s religious affiliation.A lawsuit filed on Thursday claims that a Catholic hospital denied a transgender man a hysterectomy due to ethical and religious directives from the US Conference of Bishops. The man, Jionni Conforti alleges that doing so violated his patient’s bill of rights that states hospitals will provide medical services...
  • TRANSGENDER POLITICS UNMASKED

    01/06/2017 3:09:31 PM PST · by heterosupremacist · 3 replies
    http://www.catholicleague.org ^ | 01/06/2017 | Bill Donohue
    Bill Donohue comments on a woman who sued a Catholic hospital for refusing to change her sex: The mainstream media are floating a fake news story. They are saying that a “man filed suit against a Catholic hospital in New Jersey on Thursday for refusing to allow a surgeon to perform a hysterectomy on him at the facility.” But a man cannot have a hysterectomy—only those with a womb can. They are called women. I was slightly dishonest. The sentence I quoted, from an AP story, began by saying “A transgender man….” The really dishonest people are those in the...
  • U.K. schools to offer kids sex-change book as transitioning tool

    01/06/2017 8:00:51 AM PST · by kevcol · 17 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 3, 2017 | Douglas Ernst
    The United Kingdom’s Department for Education will allow some primary schools to offer students a booklet on “medical transitioning” called “Can I Tell You About Gender Diversity?” LGBT activist CJ Atkinson’s latest book in a the “Can I Tell You About…?” series by Jessica Kingsley Publishers will be offered to students in late January, but the decision has already ignited protests from government officials and religious leaders. The material will be read by children as young as seven years old. . . . “Can I Tell You About Gender Diversity?” includes information on hormone blockers, gender dysphoria, and the use...
  • Transgender man: Catholic hospital denied my hysterectomy (MEGA-BARF)

    A transgender man sued a Roman Catholic hospital on Thursday, saying it cited religion in refusing to allow his surgeon to perform a hysterectomy as part of his sex transition.
  • [Originally broadcast March 17, 2005 Retitled by blogger "Papa Giorgio"] McGill University Student L

    01/05/2017 4:37:44 PM PST · by SeanG200 · 8 replies
    Retitled and copied by Retitled by blogger "Papa Giorgio" YouTube ^ | Originally broadcast March 17, 2005 and retitled | Originally broadcast March 17, 2005 retitled and copied by blogger "Papa Giorgio" YouTube account
    <p>Higher education teaches them a hate-filled Feminist dogma that heterosexuality is a "social construct," males are violent predators, and sex with a man is rape. Millions of gullible girls are falling into a diabolical trap intended to make them pursue careers instead of families. As I have said, the purpose is to depopulate and destabilize society by destroying its fundamental building block, the family.</p>
  • New SA (South Australia) Policy for Transgender Students

    01/05/2017 1:36:13 PM PST · by blackbetty59 · 14 replies
    Sky News ^ | January 5, 2017 | AAP
    Transgender school students will be able to use their preferred names, wear the uniform and use the toilets of their choice under a new Education Department policy. They will also be able to sleep alongside students of the gender they identify with on school camps. - See more at: http://www.skynews.com.au/news/national/sa/2017/01/05/new-sa-policy-for-transgender-students.html#sthash.ovb0spL2.dpuf
  • The next stop on the trans-train: Making yourself disabled

    01/04/2017 5:40:50 PM PST · by 198ml · 20 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 1/4/16 | Nate Madden
    A man calling himself “One Hand Jason” cut his right arm off because he felt like he was really disabled. His hand was more or less a “birth defect,” according to body modification website ModBlog. Jason trained in first aid for months and eventually severed his arm with a power tool. He also allowed people to think it was an accident for years. If you think this is wrong in any way, you’re a bigot — at least if you follow trans-logic to its natural conclusions.
  • Planned Parenthood (Maine Family Planning) Offers Transgender Services

    01/03/2017 5:32:45 PM PST · by Chickensoup · 13 replies
    Planned Parenthood ^ | 01.03.17 | chickensoup
    Open Door Transgender Health Care ...because it's time. Maine Family Planning staff provides compassionate, confidential health services, regardless of your gender identity or expression. Whatever decisions you make about your health, we listen and provide support without judgment. Transgender Health Services at Maine Family Planning include: •Hormonal transition therapy & monitoring for trans people 18 years old & over •Onsite self-injection lessons & supplies for hormone injections •Referrals to specialty providers & community resources, including mental, behavioral, & medical providers •Annual exams, preventive care, birth control & safer sex supplies, and STD testing & treatment for patients of any gender...
  • Orwellian "Harassment" Policies Threaten Free Speech

    01/02/2017 5:47:08 PM PST · by ResistanceMedia · 13 replies
    ResistanceMedia.org ^ | January 2, 2017
    One of the most common arguments in favor of school district transgender "non-discrimination" policies is that such policies prevent "bullying" and "harassment." But what is bullying and harassment? Definitions are often so broad and all-encompassing that people end up being severely penalized for "harassment" when all they did was speak their mind. Real-life examples of how "harassment" is really an excuse for censorship are abundant. In Massachusetts, a renowned urologist was fired by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center because he sent emails to hospital officials expressing concerns about the hospital's "aggressive promotion of and involvement in LGBT activities ... and...
  • Texas judge halts federal transgender health protections

    12/31/2016 5:12:21 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 31, 2016 7:07 PM EST | Paul J. Weber
    A federal judge in Texas on Saturday ordered a halt to another Obama administration effort to strengthen transgender rights, this time over health rules that social conservatives say could force doctors to violate their religious beliefs. The latest injunction signed by U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor comes four months after he blocked a higher-profile new set of transgender protections — a federal directive that required public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms consistent with their gender identity. Several of the Republican-controlled states that brought that lawsuit, including Texas, also sued over the health regulations that were finalized in May....
  • Court strikes down harmful transgender mandate

    12/31/2016 2:51:38 PM PST · by NYer · 44 replies
    Becket Fund ^ | December 31, 2016 | Melinda Skea
    Court strikes down harmful transgender mandate Ruling protects children and doctors, hospitals from federal regulationFor Immediate Release: December 31, 2016Media Contact: Melinda Skea | media@becketfund.org | 202-349-7224WASHINGTON, D.C. – Moments ago a Texas court protected the rights of families and their doctors to make medical decisions for their child free from government bureaucrats’ interference.The court ruling comes after eight states, an association of almost 18,000 doctors, and a Catholic hospital system challenged a federal regulation that requires doctors to perform gender transition procedures on children, even if the doctor believes the treatment could harm the child. Doctors who followed their...
  • HIDDEN CAMERA: "Transgender" Dog Prank

    12/30/2016 2:15:39 PM PST · by StevenCrowder · 31 replies
    www.LouderWithCrowder.com ^ | 12/30/2016 | Steven Crowder
    This video is pretty self-explanatory. People are incredibly tolerant of any form of self-identification nowadays. We dare not ask questions. Also, little rat-dogs are allowed in food establishments. Who knew? But what if a 90lbs Dogo Argentino identifies as a lap-dog? What are the rules then? Hilarity ensues... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFwVjPrN2MM
  • ‘Pronouns matter!': This School Is Handing Out Pins With Preferred Personal Pronouns

    12/29/2016 1:43:18 PM PST · by kevcol · 90 replies
    The Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | December 29, 2016 | Amber Randall
    The pins read “My pronouns are” followed by either “he, him, his,” “she, her, hers” or “they, them, theirs.” A sign at the library declares that mis-gendering a person can have dangerous consequences and can “invalidate someone’s identity.” “Because gender is, itself, fluid and up to the individual,” the sign reads. “Each person has the right to identify their own pronouns, and we encourage you to ask before assuming someone’s gender. Pronouns matter!”
  • Growing number of kids in Denmark change their gender

    12/28/2016 11:04:45 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    TheLocal.dk ^ | 28 December 2016 10:38 CET+01:00
    More than twice as many minors as expected have expressed a desire to change their gender this year. Since January, the Sexology Clinic in Copenhagen has offered hormone treatment to minors who feel like they were born in the wrong body. […] In Denmark, children as young as 12 can receive hormone suppressors, also known as puberty blockers, to stunt the growth of sexual organs and suppress developments like facial hair for boys and menstruation for girls. The effects of the blockers are reversible. Once minors reach the age of 16, they can receive full hormone treatment that is largely...
  • Growing up transgender in NJ

    12/27/2016 6:07:32 PM PST · by Coleus · 53 replies
    bergen record ^ | April 16, 2016 | Abbott Koloff, Andrew Wyrich and Monsy Alvarado
    A 13-year-old transgender boy from Woodcliff Lake described feeling isolated as he watched friends do something as simple as going to the bathroom at school, while he used a restroom in the nurse’s office.Other North Jersey teenagers said they wondered whether they were alone before they researched what it means to be transgender. A 7-year-old girl expressed questions about her gender identity, and her parents are helping her find out whether she is a boy or a girl. And an 11-year-old boy who has been bullied drew a self-portrait as half boy and half girl.“This is how I feel,” he...
  • 8-year-old transgender boy barred from Cub Scouts

    12/27/2016 2:39:13 PM PST · by SMGFan · 116 replies
    NorthJersey ^ | December 27, 2016
    From the moment he joined, 8-year-old Joe Maldonado eagerly looked forward to camping trips and science projects as a member of the Cub Scouts. But his expectations were dashed after his mother said she received a phone call from a scouting official who told her that Joe would no longer be allowed to participate because he was born a girl. Kristie Maldonado said she was stunned because her son had been a member of Cub Scout Pack 87 in Secaucus for about a month, and his transgender status had not been a secret. But some parents complained, an official from...
  • Incarnation or Reincarnation

    12/22/2016 1:28:17 PM PST · by truthxchange · 3 replies
    www.truthXchange.com ^ | December 22, 2016 | Dr. Peter Jones
    Incarnation or Reincarnation? The “no crying” chubby little thing in the manger, captured with Hallmark brilliance, fails to express the essence of the event that took place in human history two millennia ago. That event profoundly impacts our idea of human identity, about which we hear so many theories two thousand years later. Backed by “deeply researched progressive” laws, we now proudly affirm our right to self-identify, changing or creating our identity by the slightest whim or fantasy. Some now claim to be animals. The “otherkin” community, for example, believes they have a non-human or animal soul or ancestry, inherited...
  • Why We Put a Transgender Girl on the Cover of National Geographic

    12/22/2016 10:38:33 AM PST · by detective · 120 replies
    National Geographic ^ | December 22, 2016 | Susan Goldberg
    Lots of people are talking about Avery Jackson, a nine-year-old girl from Kansas City who is the first transgender person to appear on the cover of National Geographic. Since we shared photos of the cover of our special issue on gender on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, tens of thousands of people have weighed in with opinions, from expressions of pride and gratitude to utter fury. More than a few have vowed to cancel their subscriptions.
  • A Conservative Defense of Transgender Rights (National Review)

    12/21/2016 6:42:08 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 92 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/17/2016
    Kentucky governor Matt Bevin said last week that he hopes the Kentucky legislature won’t consider a transgender-bathroom bill in the upcoming legislative session; according to Bevin, “the last thing we need is more government rules.” He’s absolutely right, and I think it’s worth offering a conservative defense of transgender rights — which ought to be a conservative issue. On the American political spectrum, conservatism is the mind-your-own-business ideology. I know smoking is unhealthy, but I enjoy smoking, and my health is none of your business. I know motorcycles can be dangerous, but I like the wind in my hair; whether...
  • Movement for Third Gender Option 'Exploding' in U.S.

    12/18/2016 9:36:23 AM PST · by ColdOne · 108 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | 12/15/16 | Mary Emily O'Hara
    When Oregon resident Jamie Shupe quietly walked into a Portland, Oregon, courthouse this June and received permission to change their gender from female to "non-binary," they did so without the assistance of any nonprofit or national transgender advocacy group. Shupe's successful legal change to a third gender stunned the national LGBTQ community; many intersex and gender nonconforming people had dreamed of someday being able to opt out of "male" and "female" gender designations, but no one thought it could be done so easily. In the six months since Shupe became the first legally non-binary U.S. citizen, the amount of people...
  • Gender-fluid times require education, acceptance

    12/17/2016 7:38:43 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 72 replies
    Santa Cruz Sentinel ^ | 12/17/16 | Tammerlin Drummond
    Kris Gambardella didn’t know Feral Pines, one of the 36 people who died in the Dec. 2 Ghost Ship fire in Oakland. But when Pines, a 29-year-old transgender woman, was identified in official accounts by the male name she had been given at birth, Gambardella, who is a trans man, took it personally.
  • ‘National Geographic’ just made history with its new cover (Transgender BS)

    12/17/2016 3:46:10 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 99 replies
    Fusion ^ | 12/16/2016
    As part of its January 2017 issue exploring our evolving understandings and definitions of gender, National Geographic is featuring nine-year-old transgender rights activist Avery Jackson on its cover—the first time a trans person has made the cover of the magazine. Jackson rose to stardom last year when she began documenting her transition with “Avery Chats,” a series of YouTube videos describing how she came to understand her identity at such a young age and eventually came out to her parents as trans. “When I was born, doctors said I was a boy, but I knew in my heart I was...
  • National Geographic and Katie Couric Chronicle the GENDER REVOLUTION with Moving 2-Hour Documentary

    12/15/2016 1:49:50 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 73 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 12/15/2016 | Business Wire
    It used to appear so simple for many of us: you were a boy or you were a girl. Girls wore pink, and boys wore blue; girls played with dolls, and boys played with trucks. Yet around the globe, these traditional notions of gender are changing rapidly, and labels are no longer so clear cut. National Geographic sets out to explore this evolving concept of gender through the lens of science, society and culture in the groundbreaking new two-hour documentary GENDER REVOLUTION: A JOURNEY WITH KATIE COURIC, premiering Monday, Feb. 6, at 9/8c. Produced by Katie Couric Media with National...
  • 529 parents support transgender student in Dripping Springs (TX) bathroom controversy

    12/13/2016 7:20:22 AM PST · by bgill · 36 replies
    keyetv ^ | Dec. 12, 2016 | Bettie Cross
    529 people signed a letter of support for the third grader and many of them were quick to stand and be counted during the public forum section of the meeting. But about a dozen people remained seated and the conservative nonprofit, Texas Values says their voices need to continue to be heard. Texas Values and some parents in the Dripping Springs Independent School District submitted a Public Information Act Request to DSISD requesting all communication between district employees regarding the bathroom issue including emails about the school district's decision to allow the third grader to use the girls' bathroom.
  • Oxford Students Told to Use ‘Ze’ Instead of ‘He’ or ‘She’

    12/12/2016 5:53:22 PM PST · by ErikJohnsky
    Breitbart London ^ | 12/12 | Donna Rachel Edmunds
    Students at Oxford University have been told to use the pronoun “ze” rather than “he” or “she” to eliminate discrimination against transgender people. Guidance offered in a leaflet by the students’ union advises against using traditional pronouns, arguing that doing so suggests there are only two genders. Deliberately using the wrong pronoun for a transgendered person is an offence under the union’s code of conduct. Peter Tatchell, an LGBT rights campaigner, has welcomed the move, telling Mail Online: “It is a positive thing to not always emphasise gender divisions and barriers.”
  • New Crossdream life

    12/12/2016 10:57:45 AM PST · by Morgana · 16 replies
    http://crossdreamlife.lefora.com/ ^ | December 12, 2016 | staff
    FReepers one of my facebook groups passed this on and I'm passing it on to you. This site is called crossdreamlife.com it's motto is "Some boys have a girl on the inside". Not for the faint hearted.
  • FOX 5 uncovers disturbing info about DC police Sergeant Jessica Hawkins

    12/11/2016 7:39:08 AM PST · by kevcol · 64 replies
    FOX 5 ^ | December 9, 2016 | fox5dc.com staff
    <p>WASHINGTON - A D.C. police officer who rose to a pivotal role within the police department was suspended, but is now back on the streets after taking under-aged interns to a bar and even worse.</p> <p>She was born Billy, but is now Sergeant Jessica Hawkins, and her coming out as a transgender woman has been chronicled by many local and national media outlets.</p>
  • Academy says 'gender fluid' actor can be nominated in both male and female categories

    12/10/2016 7:44:33 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/10/2016 | Rick Moran
    The Actors Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has determined that a woman born as a man can be nominated in both male and female categories. Sigh. The Wrap: Kelly Mantle, a gender-fluid performer who was a contestant on the sixth season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” has made Oscar history as the first potential nominee eligible in both male and female categories, TheWrap has learned. Mantle plays a transgender prostitute in “Confessions of a Womanizer,” a Miguel Ali indie from Harbor House Films starring Andrew Lawrence and Gary Busey. The film’s producers ran into a...
  • Naval Academy Hosting ‘Transgender 101’ Training for Midshipmen

    12/07/2016 11:08:47 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 62 replies
    Naval Academy Hosting ‘Transgender 101’ Training for Midshipmen Academy says 'safe space' training is in demand for 'millennial' midshipmen BY: Elizabeth Harrington December 7, 2016 1:45 pm The U.S. Naval Academy is bringing in Google employees to provide voluntary “Transgender 101” training to midshipmen this week as part of an ongoing “safe space” training series. The academy’s Center for Teaching and Learning is holding two events on Friday, one for faculty and staff and another for midshipmen. The hour and a half-long workshops will be hosted by Marnie Florin and Kevin Perry, who are “transgender trainers” for Google. Midshipmen and...
  • Creepy sex offender who thinks he is a 5-year-old girl appeared in court clutching baby doll

    12/08/2016 8:53:01 AM PST · by Morgana · 41 replies
    dailyrecord.co.uk ^ | December 6, 2016 | Chris Dyer
    Jorven Seren, 55, who was born a man but asked to be addressed as a woman throughout the hearing, was arrested after being seen kissing a child outside a cafe. A middle-aged sex offender who believes he is a five-year-old girl was arrested after kissing a child outside a cafe - and brought his doll with him to court. Creepy Jorven Seren, who is said to believe he is a five-year-old girl, was born a man but asked to be addressed as a woman throughout the hearing - while he sat in the dock hugging a large doll. The 55-year-old...
  • FAU students call man caught secretly recording women in bathroom "creepy"

    12/08/2016 8:32:44 AM PST · by Morgana · 21 replies
    cbs12.com ^ | November 30, 2016 | Yaremi Farinas
    BOCA RATON, Fl. (CBS12) — A Greenacres man is accused of secretly videotaping women inside a bathroom at Florida Atlantic University's main campus. Campus police said there are multiple victims. "That's crazy that that is just now being discovered. It's really creepy," said Nickey Banks. FAU Sophomore Banks spends about four days a week studying out of this engineering building. It's the same building where officers said they caught 20-year-old Alexis Garcia hiding inside a stall in the women's bathroom. Police said during a two-week time span, Garcia secretly recorded women as they used the restroom. Last Wednesday someone called...
  • COURT FILING: IN ARMY'S EYES, CHELSEA MANNING STILL A MAN

    12/06/2016 1:46:02 PM PST · by PROCON · 31 replies
    AP ^ | Dec. 6, 2016 | DAVID DISHNEAU
    A military prison psychologist has refused to recommend that Chelsea Manning's gender be changed to female in her Army service record, complicating the transgender soldier's quest to wear a feminine hairstyle at the men's prison where she is serving a 35-year sentence for leaking classified information, according to a court document. Manning's American Civil Liberties Union lawyers disclosed the decision in a filing Monday in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The document says the chief of the Mental Health Division at the Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, prison declined Manning's Nov. 4 request to update her gender in the...
  • Dem bill requires TSA to develop transgender screening plan

    12/02/2016 10:30:21 AM PST · by kevcol · 29 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | December 2, 2016 | Pete Kasperowicz
    Rep. Kathleen Rice, D-N.Y., introduced legislation this week aimed at changing airport security screening procedures for transgender people. . . . Rice and other Democrats said machines require screeners to select "male" or "female" in order to configure the scanner for each person. "This protocol may be well-suited to screen some cisgender passengers, but they do so at the expense of singling out transgender or gender nonconforming individuals whose physical appearances may not necessarily match their biological sex," Democrats wrote. "Cisgender" is a term that refers to anyone who isn't transgender.
  • Emails: LGBT law cost N. Carolina project with 700 jobs

    12/02/2016 9:58:35 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 2, 2016 12:26 PM EST
    Internal emails show that city and state officials blame a North Carolina law limiting LGBT protections for a company’s decision to pick another state for a new project that includes 700 jobs. The Charlotte Observer reports it obtained emails showing the law known as HB2 was cited as a key factor in CoStar Group’s decision not to put its hub in Charlotte. …
  • EPA: Gender Is ‘Male, Female, a Blend of Both, or Neither’

    11/30/2016 8:28:29 AM PST · by kevcol · 53 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | November 30, 2016 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The Environmental Protection Agency is entering its second phase of a data project to collect information on the sexual orientation of its employees. The Sexual Orientation Gender Identity (SOGI) pilot program allows EPA employees to voluntarily disclose their gender identity and sexual orientation, information that the agency says is “crucial” to an “inclusive” workplace. . . . The agency directed its employees to definitions of gender identity and expression from the Human Rights Campaign.
  • Transgender Officer Banned From Event She Helped Organize

    11/24/2016 1:00:14 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 31 replies
    A transgender police officer who helped organize San Diego’s Transgender Day of Awareness was turned away from the event when she tried to attend in her police uniform. ... Later, she attempted to attend the event herself but was asked to leave. She says she was told her uniform could upset others.
  • Students Organize ‘S***-In’ Protest for Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

    11/21/2016 1:09:36 PM PST · by Morgana · 46 replies
    BREITBART ^ | November 21, 2016 | Tom Ciccotta
    Students at the prestigious University of Massachusetts, Amherst, are participating in a week-long “s***-in” demonstration, occupying restrooms in an administrative building to demand more gender-neutral bathrooms on campus. The “s***-in” was led by Amherst’s Gender Liberation Union, a campus group that successfully gathered over 220 students to occupy bathroom stalls in the school’s administrative building. Justin Killian, a gender and sexuality major at Amherst, organized the protest event. Kilian, speaking to The Huffington Post, argued that Massachusett’s transgender bathroom legislation only does so much. “We have legal protections in Massachusetts that allow people to use any bathroom they feel comfortable...
  • Transgender cyclist is top female finisher at El Tour de Tucson

    11/21/2016 12:26:00 PM PST · by fightin kentuckian · 88 replies
    Tucson.com ^ | 11/21/2016 | Ezra Amacher
    Determined was a good word to describe Jillian Bearden, who won the women’s 106-mile race in 4:36.07. Bearden, who is transgender, rode for the Southern Arizona Gender Alliance — SAGA — to promote gender inclusion within cycling. Saturday marked the 36-year-old’s first El Tour, which is Southern Arizona’s largest participatory sporting event.
  • Kerry: ‘Hatred and Bigotry’ Against Transgenders is ‘a Global Challenge’

    11/21/2016 6:17:17 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 46 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | November 21, 2016 | 8:46 AM EST | CNSNews.com Staff
    Secretary of State John Kerry marked Sunday as the “Transgender Day of Remembrance” and warned the world that violence against transgender persons “fueled by hatred and bigotry” is “a global challenge.” “Transgender persons around the world are targeted by rising levels of violence fueled by hatred and bigotry,” said Kerry. “This is a global challenge and we all must do more to protect transgender persons on the basis of equality and dignity.” …
  • Jordan Peterson Debate on Bill C-16

    11/20/2016 11:38:05 PM PST · by who_would_fardels_bear · 3 replies
    YouTube ^ | 19 November 2016 | Creepy Crawly
    The debate at the University of Toronto Faculty of Arts & Science Forum examining Bill C-16 and the Ontario Human Rights Code held on Sat Nov 19th 2016 between Prof Jordan B. Peterson on one side and Dr. Brenda Cossman/Dr. Mary K Bryson on the other. Debate moderated by Prof. Mayo Moran & foreword by David Cameron Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Science. Please take a look at and subscribe to Prof Peterson's YouTube channel if you have not already done so. Jordan Peterson
  • Transgender on Tinder? Now You Can Identify Yourself That Way

    11/19/2016 1:22:53 AM PST · by ErikJohnsky · 9 replies
    New York Times ^ | 11/15 | Liam Stack
    Tinder, the popular dating app, has updated its options to allow users to choose transgender or gender-nonconforming identities. ... The company previously allowed users to pick from one of two genders — either man or woman — but will now let them choose from almost 40 options, including Transgender Woman, Transgender Man, Transmasculine, Two-Spirit, Neutrois, Non-Binary and Other. If none of those fit, users can write in their own. The update, which was released on Tuesday, was designed in consultation with transgender community leaders and other prominent transgender people, including the activists Andrea James and Nick Adams and several entertainers...
  • Montana woman (man) charged with raping a minor (major barf)

    11/18/2016 7:18:42 PM PST · by Morgana · 13 replies
    ktvq.com ^ | November 18, 2016 | Lena Blietz
    BOZEMAN - A 28-year-old transgender woman is charged with raping a minor. According to court documents, Aliea Rose Brown, formally known as Albert Allen Brown, identifies a woman but is still legally a man. Brown had been living with a 15-year-old girl’s family and was involved in a sexual relationship with the girl. The girl's mother and mother's boyfriend were allegedly aware of the relationship. Brown is a registered sex offender for having sex with a 10-year-old during the early 2000s. Brown was approximately 12 years old at the time and was still identifying as a male.
  • Mom sues her 17-year-old daughter(son)for getting a male-to-female sex change without her permission

    11/18/2016 2:55:54 AM PST · by Morgana · 42 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | November 18, 2016 | Emily Crane For Dailymail.com
    A Minnesota mother has sued her 17-year-old daughter claiming she started undergoing a male to female gender transition without her permission. Anmarie Calgaro filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against her daughter and several agencies and health-care providers claiming her parental rights had been infringed when they helped the teen facilitate the sex-reassignment treatment without her knowledge. Calgaro - who refers to her child as a male - claims she was not consulted or informed in any way about the treatments before they started. Scroll down for video
  • Tinder Now Offers 37 Genders Claiming ‘Gender Is a Complex Conversation’

    11/17/2016 8:32:06 PM PST · by kevcol · 41 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | November 17, 2016 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The dating app Tinder now offers its users the choice of 37 different genders, as its founder claims that gender is a “complex conversation.” The lengthy list includes “Pangender,” which “can (or not)” be infinite. “We want to make sure everyone has the ability to meet someone new that can have a profound impact on their lives,” said Tinder CEO Sean Rad.