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  • California Family Supports 4-Year-Old’s Decision To Transition From Male To Female

    07/06/2015 9:36:41 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 57 replies
    Fox Nation ^ | 07/06/15 | Kerry Picket
    Some parents are preparing to transition their children from one gender to the other as early as pre-school. National Public Radio interviews one Oakland, Calif. family with a young child who started life out as “Jack” but became “Jackie” by age four.
  • At Age 3 — Transitioning From Jack To Jackie

    07/04/2015 5:33:31 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 88 replies
    NPR ^ | 07/04/2015 | Eric Westervelt
    What would you do if your 3-year-old son told you assuredly that he wanted to be a girl? An Oakland, Cali. couple told their child it was OK, and a sad boy become a joyful little girl. It's controlled after-school anarchy at the Christian-Carter household. Seven-year-old Chloe has rolled herself up in an exercise mat in the living room of the family's lovely Oakland, Calif., home. "Look I'm a burrito," Chloe shouts. Her 4-year-old sister, Jackie, swoops in for a bite — and a hard push. "Ow!" Chloe shouts. "Mom! Jackie pushed me!" Just two sisters playing, occasionally sparring, as...
  • We Are All Californians Now

    07/02/2015 4:28:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 2, 2015 | Victor Davis Hanson
    California keeps reminding us what has gone astray with America in recent years. The state is in the midst of a crippling four-year-old drought. Yet California has built almost no major northern or central mountain reservoirs since the New Melones Dam of 1979. That added nearly 3 million acre-feet to the state's storage reserves -- a critical project that was almost canceled by endless environmental lawsuits and protests. Although California has almost doubled in population since the dam's construction, its politicians apparently decided that completing more northern and Sierra Nevada water projects was passé. So the parched state now prays...
  • Churches Could Lose Tax Exemption Over Gay Marriage

    06/30/2015 10:40:19 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 27 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 30, 2015 | Daniel John Sobieski
    Lost in the celebrations over universal gay marriage, like abortion, being deemed a right found in the “penumbras and emanations” of the Constitution is the chilling effect the ruling has on religious liberty. In a telling exchange between the Obama administration’s Solicitor General Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. and Justice Samuel Alito, detailed by Tom Blumer at Newsbusters.com, in which Verrilli admitted that churches could lose their tax exemptions if they refuse to perform gay weddings: Justice Alito: Well, in the Bob Jones case, the Court held that a college was not entitled to tax­exempt status if it opposed interracial marriage...
  • Gay Marriage Vs. Religious Liberty

    04/30/2015 10:04:08 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 30, 2015 | Daniel John Sobieski
    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case to determine whether the Constitution requires states to issue same-sex marriage licenses and requires other states to honor same-sex marriages performed in those states. A primary argument by the plaintiffs is that gay marriage is covered under the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment and that if straights can marry, then so can gays. The counterargument is that marriage is a privilege and not a right, a union of one man and one woman sanctioned over millennia by virtually every culture and country over time as the stable...
  • The “journey” of a 10 year old transgender child. Somebody call the cops

    06/28/2015 2:35:50 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 70 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | June 28, 2015 | JAZZ SHAW
    This is a disturbing, or perhaps better described as heartbreaking story which popped up this weekend and set off all sorts of alarm bells for me. NBC News is featuring the tale of a child named Lia (until recently, Liam) who is being fully encouraged and supported by his parents on a “journey” to become a girl. The child is ten years old and began this “trip” at the age of five. We moved from Indiana to New Hampshire when Lia was 4. She was still wearing boys’ clothes and playing with trucks through preschool, but she really wanted girl...
  • State Department Officially Calls Iran’s Forced Sex Change Surgeries ‘Confirmation’

    06/27/2015 8:22:56 PM PDT · by massmike · 24 replies
    http://dailycaller.com/ ^ | 06/27/2015 | Ivan Plis
    A report issued Thursday by the Department of State repeatedly refers to sex reassignment surgery in Iran as “gender-confirmation surgery.” Iran has a well-documented record of coercing gay and lesbian people into having the gender reassignment surgery, that is, disrupting rather than “confirming” the gender identity of hundreds per year. Since homosexuality can be punishable by death in Iran, known homosexual men tend to accept the government-subsidized surgery to become women, and vice versa. By referring to the surgeries as “gender confirmation,” rather than the much more widespread and morally neutral “sex reassignment surgery,” the State Department seems to be...
  • NYC bill would require some bathrooms to be gender-neutral

    06/26/2015 12:02:23 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 26, 2015 2:28 PM EDT | Michael Balsamo
    Aiming to curb gender bias and harassment in New York City, officials are readying a plan that would require businesses to convert some restrooms to gender-neutral facilities. Legislation is being introduced that would require publicly available, single-occupancy restrooms in both public and private buildings to be designated as gender-neutral. It would also amend the language of some city laws, including the plumbing code, which requires separate lavatories for men and women. “This is a very important issue,” said New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer, whose office is releasing a report Friday recommending the changes. “It’s time to help individuals who...
  • Marriage Annuled after Groom Turns Out to be a Woman (Jerusalem, Israel)

    06/25/2015 5:07:33 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    INN ^ | 6/25/2015, 2:02 PM | Hezki Ezra
    The Jerusalem Rabbinate was forced this week to announce the nullification of a marriage it had performed, when it became clear that the groom was actually a transgender man, thus making the marriage invalid according to Jewish law. The saga began when the couple approached the Rabbinate to register for marriage. The Rabbinate saw that the woman was pregnant, and the man claimed the fetus was his child. […] However, two weeks later, the Rabbinate received information that the man married had not actually been born a man, and was previously a woman who had sex reassignment surgery in 2013....
  • Obama Logic? Racism is Genetic, Gender is a Choice [Critical Race Theory = Black Racism]

    06/23/2015 9:49:47 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 5 replies
    GOP USA ^ | 6/23/2015 | Cliff Kincaid
    Our pro-cross dressing President apparently doesn’t think people have DNA that makes them male or female. But he has just told an interviewer that white people and others have DNA that makes them racist and that American institutions are racist, too. These claims are described by our media as “bold” rather than bizarre racial slurs. CNN reported that Obama, during an appearance on a comedy show, said “the legacy of slavery, Jim Crow, discrimination” exists in institutions and casts “a long shadow and that’s still part of our DNA that’s passed on.” The host, comedian Marc Maron, has been a...
  • Bruce Jenner & the Transgender Question (body dimorphism)

    06/21/2015 7:14:24 AM PDT · by OldCountryBoy · 5 replies
    Ascension Presents (YouTube) ^ | June 10, 2015 | Fr. Mike Schmitz
    Here is how Father Mike Schmitz, a priest for the Diocese of Duluth, MN, explains society's acceptance of trans-gender. He breaks it down pretty well...
  • From Moral Relativism to Reality Relativism

    06/20/2015 7:18:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 20, 2015 | Michael Brown
    For the last few decades, our culture has warmly embraced moral relativism, where right and wrong are determined based on our feelings, and so there is nothing absolute. Morality is entirely relative, which means that you can have your morality and I can have mine. Today, we have moved from moral relativism to reality relativism, where not only morality but everything is determined by how I feel, so you can have your reality and I can have mine.This is not a matter of a dangerous descent down a slippery slope. This is a matter of falling off the cliff entirely....
  • Nevada to offer transgender health coverage starting July 1

    06/18/2015 1:45:58 PM PDT · by redreno · 30 replies
    http://www.reviewjournal.com ^ | 06/18/2015 | By SANDRA CHEREB
    CARSON CITY — State employees and covered family members will have health coverage for gender reassignment and other transgender procedures under a new insurance policy that takes effect July 1. The Public Employee Benefits Program board voted in November to remove language in the state’s self-funded and HMO plans that specifically excluded therapy for gender dysphoria. Brock Maylath, president of the advocacy group Transgender Allies Group, on Wednesday hailed the change as a “significant step” for the transgender community. Previous language in the state insurance design plan excluded treatment designed to alter physical characteristics and any other treatment related to...
  • Transgenderism: a pathogenic meme

    06/18/2015 12:10:32 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 16 replies
    Mercatornet ^ | 6/18/5 | Paul McHugh
    For forty years as the University Distinguished Service Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Medical School—twenty-six of which were also spent as Psychiatrist in Chief of Johns Hopkins Hospital—I’ve been studying people who claim to be transgender. Over that time, I’ve watched the phenomenon change and expand in remarkable ways.A rare issue of a few men—both homosexual and heterosexual men, including some who sought sex-change surgery because they were erotically aroused by the thought or image of themselves as women—has spread to include women as well as men. Even young boys and girls have begun to present themselves as of...
  • (New Essay by) Johns Hopkins Psychiatrist: It Is Starkly, Nakedly False That Sex Change Is Possible

    06/17/2015 9:11:58 AM PDT · by xzins · 66 replies
    CNS ^ | June 17, 2015 | Paul McHugh
    The idea that one’s sex is a feeling, not a fact, has permeated our culture and is leaving casualties in its wake. Gender dysphoria should be treated with psychotherapy, not surgery. For forty years as the University Distinguished Service Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Medical School—twenty-six of which were also spent as Psychiatrist in Chief of Johns Hopkins Hospital—I’ve been studying people who claim to be transgender. Over that time, I’ve watched the phenomenon change and expand in remarkable ways. A rare issue of a few men—both homosexual and heterosexual men, including some who sought sex-change surgery because they...
  • The New Girl in School: Transgender Surgery at 18

    06/16/2015 12:12:13 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 52 replies
    New York Times ^ | June 16, 2015 | ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS
    ... It is a transgender moment. President Obama was hailed just for saying the word “transgender” in his State of the Union speech this year, in a list of people who should not be discriminated against. They are characters in popular television shows. Bruce Jenner’s transition from male sex symbol to a comely female named Caitlyn has elevated her back to her public profile as a gold-medal decathlete at the 1976 Summer Olympics. With growing tolerance, the question is no longer whether gender reassignment is an option, but rather, how young should it begin. While no law prohibits minors from...
  • If You Can Be Transgender Why Can’t You be Transracial?

    06/16/2015 10:41:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 16, 2015 | Michael Brown
    I do not for a moment want to minimize the very real struggles of those who identify as transgender nor do I want to ignore those individuals who have genuine biological or genetic abnormalities. I simply want to state once again – really, I want to shout it from the rooftops – that perception does not change reality, and so Bruce Jenner is no more a woman than Rachel Dolezal is black. In the last week, a steady stream of articles has drawn comparisons, both positive and negative, between Jenner and Dolezal, with not a few stating that Dolezal’s actions...
  • How Do You Know You’re a Woman?

    06/15/2015 9:07:47 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 99 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | Ann Friedman | June 12, 2015
    A few years ago, a colleague of mine asked me, “How do you know you’re a woman?” I had no idea how to answer her. I was enough of a feminist to know I couldn’t just list things like, “I’ve been called a girl since birth. I get a period. I like wearing lipstick.” But it also seemed disingenuous to say that I felt most like a woman when I was making tough decisions at work or lifting something heavy. Ultimately, I decided, I “just know” that I’m a woman. It’s no coincidence that the colleague who asked is transgender....
  • Pennsylvania Teachers Attend Mosque [semi-satire]

    06/15/2015 10:24:05 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 2 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 13 June 2015 | John Semmens
    About 50 teachers and administrators of the Lebanon School District in Pennsylvania got paid time off to attend Islamic religious training. Teacher Lara Book called the day “amazing. Even though the rituals are different what came through loud and clear is that all religions want the same thing.” While the ACLU is normally “johnny-on-the-spot” to protest any show of religion in a public space, especially one where taxpayer resources may be unconstitutionally used to promulgate a faith, spokesman Betram Petty found no problem with this event. “The whole separation of church and state thing is a western way of thinking,”...
  • Just don’t call me Bruce!

    06/15/2015 8:49:48 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 15 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 6/15/15 | Ed Wood
    It was a perfect diversion during this, another pre-election campaign season. While ISIS continues to dominate the Middle East, Christians continue to be beheaded, Iran develops its nuclear bomb and secret trade Javelin 1976agreements are being pushed through Congress, all media attention is directed elsewhere. At the 1976 Summer Olympics, Bruce Jenner won a gold medal and broke an Olympic world record, scoring 8,634 points in the decathlon. He was more famous than Mohammed Ali! A good looking guy, he did it all! Twice married, once with the mother of the famous Kardashian sisters although they were sired prior to...
  • Surprise: transgender “woman” beats tar out of a woman opponent in the ring

    06/11/2015 2:35:23 PM PDT · by NYer · 77 replies
    WDTPRS ^ | June 11, 2015 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    Here’s a real surprise…A man… bit cut up… beat the stuffing out of a woman.From Libertarian Republic (the video is brutal): Transgender MMA [c’mon… MALE] Fighter Destroys Female OpponentCritics are scrutinizing mixed martial arts (MMA) competitor Fallon Fox, after the transgender fighter gave her opponent a concussion and broke her eye socket.Fox defeated her opponent, Tamikka Brents, by TKO at 2:17 of the first round of their match. Brent’s eye injury resulted in a damaged orbital bone that required seven staples.In a post-fight interview this week, Brents told Whoa TV, “I’ve never felt so overpowered ever in my life.”  [That’s...
  • Feds give transgender prof $30k to study history of ‘black transness’ in America

    06/09/2015 7:33:49 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 22 replies
    EAG News ^ | June 8, 2015 | Victor Skinner
    A black transgender assistant professor at Cornell just got $30,000 from the government to write a book about the history of “black transness” in America. [Snip] Snorton said he plans to put his fellowship money to good use answering important questions about “the relation between how we think about blackness and something we would call transness … a kind of open-ended, non-normative gender articulation,” he told the Chronicle. “What do these stories of gender revelation and gender transformation (in the Schomburg archives) tell us about the politics of integration and our understanding of the period, referred to as the long...
  • Transgender people should use bathroom of gender they identify as, U.S. government urges

    06/09/2015 6:20:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 73 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 06/09/2015 | By Lisa Rein
    The federal government is strongly urging employers to give transgender employees access to bathrooms that correspond to their gender identity, marking a new policy front in the fast-moving campaign for transgender equality. In a four-page Guide to Restroom Access for Transgender Workers, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration advises employers on “Best Practices” concerning restroom access for these employees: “… It is essential for employees to be able to work in a manner consistent with how they live the rest of their daily lives, based on their gender identity,” the guide says. “Restricting employees to using only restrooms that are...
  • Caitlyn Jenner can use the ladies’ room (as per new OSHA mandate)

    06/09/2015 5:44:58 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 45 replies
    NY Post ^ | June 9, 2015 | Bob Fredericks
    It’s official — Caitlyn Jenner can now use the ladies’ room. The US Department of Labor has issued guidelines to private businesses that say transgender employees should be allowed to decide for themselves whether to use the men’s or ladies’ room. “The core belief underlying these policies is that all employees should be permitted to use the facilities that correspond with their gender identity,” according to OSHA guidelines released by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration of the Labor Department. The National Center for Transgender Equality had requested the guidance.
  • The Search for the Best Estimate of the Transgender Population (0.3%)

    When Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as Bruce Jenner, unveiled her new name, appearance and TV show last week, it shined a light on transgender Americans. But much about the community, such as its size, remains opaque.The main reason is that the United States Census Bureau and other keepers of official records do not ask about gender identity. Also, gender identity can be fluid and hard to define in a multiple-choice list. There are now more than 50 gender options on Facebook, for instance.Some researchers are also concerned that the number is undercounted because of a reluctance among some transgender people...
  • New York Times Has Hissy Fit, Demands Transgender Troops

    06/08/2015 6:23:08 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 44 replies
    PJ Tatler ^ | June 5, 2015 | Michael Walsh
    Always forward! Not resting on its gay-marriage laurels, and while still celebrating the bravery of a man in drag, the house organ of crazy modern “liberalism” now stamps its high-heeled combat boots...[snip]...Let’s face it: we’ve wandered into the realm of barking insanity at this point, as the Left tries to linguistically (and thus politically) redefine the most elemental aspect of our physical nature. All part of Critical Theory: attack everything and anything. And with America’s defenders now running away even faster than the Iraqi Army, who is left to stop them?
  • Transgender woman says bar refused to serve her

    06/08/2015 12:28:04 PM PDT · by redreno · 52 replies
    http://www.reviewjournal.com ^ | June 8, 2015 - 11:20amUpdated June 8, 2015 - 11:38am | By ERIKA FLORES
    A transgender woman said Tempe Tavern in Tempe, Ariz., refused to serve her Saturday. The woman said she walked into the bar to get a soda and instead was kicked out. “All I wanted to do was see a horse race and have a drink,” Briana Sandy said. But Sandy said she didn’t expect what happened. “‘I can’t serve you any drinks,’ and I go, ‘What? What’s the problem?’ And she goes, ‘We don’t serve your kind,’ and I’m like, I didn’t just hear that. And then all of a sudden, this guy, who was I guess the bouncer, walked...
  • Lindsey Graham's GOP tent is big enough for Caitlyn Jenner

    06/07/2015 7:52:31 AM PDT · by VinL · 71 replies
    CNN ^ | 5/7/2015 | Eric Bradner
    Lindsey Graham says he'd welcome Caitlyn Jenner as a political ally. He'd work with Democrats on entitlement reforms. And he'd lower climate-harming emissions to address global warming. As long as you agree there's "too much debt, too many terrorists," the South Carolina senator and 2016 presidential contender says there's room in his Republican Party for you. "Here's what I would say to the talk show hosts: In the eyes of radical Islam, they hate you as much as they hate Caitlyn Jenner," Graham said. "They hate us all because we won't agree to their view of religion. So America, we...
  • Transgender Children’s Books Fill a Void and Break a Taboo

    06/07/2015 6:17:50 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 28 replies
    New York Times ^ | June 6, 2015 | ALEXANDRA ALTER
    Sam Martin was browsing in a Boston record store 23 years ago when an unusual photography book caught his eye. Mr. Martin flipped through its pages, which featured portraits and interviews with women who had become men, and started to cry. “I thought, ‘Oh, my God, I’m not the only one,’ ” said Mr. Martin, 43, who started transitioning to male from female after he bought the book. “When I was growing up, I never saw people like me in movies or books.” Mr. Martin is now on a mission to change that. He belongs to a small group of...
  • When The Wicked Rule A Nation

    06/06/2015 5:24:26 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 48 replies
    Fox News - Rapture Ready ^ | Published May 15, 2015 | By Todd Starnes - Geri Ungurean
    None of us would have guessed that America would be a modern Sodom and Gomorrah in these final days of history. We knew that Obama was a Marxist/Socialist, and that was disturbing enough. We knew that he had close ties with Planned Parenthood, and that his voting record in the Senate was termed “left” of Ted Kennedy. That spoke volumes. Now, in his final term, Obama is wreaking havoc with our country and specifically with our children. I read recently, that he threatened to cut school lunch funding if schools did not comply with his transgender program. Now I see...
  • VIDEO: Conservative Lesbian Goes Nuclear On Transgender Activist... Live On-Air

    06/06/2015 10:57:51 AM PDT · by StevenCrowder · 39 replies
    LouderWithCrowder.com ^ | 06/06/2015 | Steven Crowder
    This week got pretty intense on Louder With Crowder. Scratch that; things got really intense. JJ Marie Gufreda is the voice heard representing the transgender activism side. Cynthia Yockey of AConservativeLesbian.com is the one heard representing the Lesbian side. You may be surprised to hear that many gay/lesbians feel that the transgender movement has hijacked their civil rights struggle. CYNTHIA: He is not biologically, he is not scientifically a woman. He is a woman only on the basis of his mental illness. On the basis of delusion. … These men enter all women spaces and refuse to leave. So women,...
  • Is Caitlyn Jenner the Beginning of the End for Women's Sports?

    06/05/2015 1:13:31 PM PDT · by cdga5for4 · 39 replies
    The ProScoutSports LLC blog ^ | June 5, 2015 | Todd Starowitz
    In 2011, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) produced a handbook titled, "NCAA Inclusion of Transgender Student-Athletes." (https://goo.gl/bCnGuE) Seemingly ahead of the curve on what has become a hot-button issue, the NCAA's Office of Inclusion (yes, there is such an office at the NCAA) states that the governing body "seeks to establish and maintain an inclusive culture that fosters equitable participation for student-athletes and career opportunities for coaches and administrators from diverse backgrounds." In 2012, 6-foot-8, 220-pound Gabrielle Ludgwig, who was then 50-years-old, became what was reportedly "the first transsexual athlete to play college sports as both genders" as a...
  • Bowing to the Big Lie of Bruce Jenner

    06/05/2015 7:49:31 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 54 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 5, 2015 | Brent Bozell
    The story of Bruce Jenner declaring against human reality that he's a woman was already a tired old story, exhausted last month in a one-hour prime-time ABC "news" special. But that's not how the grand pooh-bahs of our news and entertainment media see it. They can't get enough. Deconstruction is a tonic. And so the Kardashian-Jenner Inc. rollout continues, a perfect combination of shameless TV hucksterism and a leftist revolt against the old-fashioned notion of natural humanity. How yesterday. We know -- everyone knows -- Vanity Fair rolled out a new cover of Bruce Jenner gaudily underdressed as a woman...
  • True Freedom;Our Exodus...Jenner pt 3

    Bruce Jenner is an object lesson for my generation, a living parable of a failed philosophy of freedom, and the miserable and deformed end of it. Who of my age doesn’t remember the powerful images of the Olympian Jenner as a kind of symbol of virility, accomplishment, potential and achievement. In that smiling, confident, all-American face grinning from the Wheaties Cereal box, a generation demoralized by the Carter Malaise, and by the failure of our politicians to uphold the victory in Viet Nam, and the seeming collapse of our culture into moral anarchy, we were encouraged that there was still...
  • Ex-Transgender Warns Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner 'Suicide Is Always a Risk' When Changing Gender Identity

    06/05/2015 6:56:50 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 06/05/2015 | Michael Gryboski
    A man who identifies as ex-transgender has expressed "caution" regarding former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner's decision to change his gender identity to become "Caitlyn." Walt Heyer, author and blogger with The Federalist, stated in an interview Tuesday with CNN that while Caitlyn Jenner may feel great at present "this doesn't always last." "The surgeons can make it look like you changed genders but the fact of the matter is it's all cosmetic surgery. There's really no actual gender change," Heyer asserted during an interview with CNN's Carol Costello "I felt like I had been duped, tricked, and it wasn't really...
  • How Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner masterfully played us for suckers

    06/05/2015 6:49:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    The Week ^ | 06/05/2015 | Damon Linker
    We're all suckers. That's what dawned on me suddenly the other night. I'd just filed a column on how some social conservative writers are responding to Caitlyn Jenner's coming out as a woman on the cover of Vanity Fair. I hadn't given in to the sanctimony that's characterized so much of the commentary about Jenner and her transgender struggles, but I did try to explain why many liberals are inclined to refrain from judgment and even to celebrate this watershed moment in American culture. And then it hit me: Like everyone who's talked, written, posted, and tweeted about this event,...
  • Transgender Surgery Isn't the Solution [Surgery increases likelihood of Suicide 20X]

    06/05/2015 4:48:54 AM PDT · by St_Thomas_Aquinas · 34 replies
    WSJ ^ | 6/12/2014 | Paul McHugh
    A 2011 study at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden produced the most illuminating results yet regarding the transgendered, evidence that should give advocates pause. The long-term study—up to 30 years—followed 324 people who had sex-reassignment surgery. The study revealed that beginning about 10 years after having the surgery, the transgendered began to experience increasing mental difficulties. Most shockingly, their suicide mortality rose almost 20-fold above the comparable nontransgender population.
  • Thousands Sign Shocking Petition To Strip Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner Of His/Her Olympic Gold Medal

    06/04/2015 12:05:43 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 88 replies
    Yahoo Celebrity News ^ | 06/04/2015 | By Rachel Pilcher
    While the overall reaction to Caitlyn Jenner's introduction has been overwhelmingly positive, restoring our faith in the world and making Caitlyn herself feel 'humbled' and extremely happy, there are some who haven't reacted quite so well. In fact, a shocking petition has now been started urging the International Olympic Committee to actually REVOKE her incredible 1976 Olympic gold medal, as they claim she was "in violation of committee rules." Yes, really. The 65-year-old won the medal for the decathlon in the 1976 Montreal Olympics, but now some are suggesting that she should give back the medal. And by some, we...
  • ...Being transgender is a ‘mental disorder - biologically impossible’

    06/04/2015 12:03:22 PM PDT · by Truth29 · 51 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | June 3, 2015 | Carmine Sabia
    The former psychiatrist in chief for Johns Hopkins Hospital is pouring rain on the Bruce Jenner “Call Me Caitlyn” parade that’s sure to have the former Olympic athlete’s cheerleaders steaming. Not only does Dr. Paul R. McHugh consider changing sexes “biologically impossible,” he thinks being what is popularly called “transgender” these days is actually a “mental disorder.” McHugh, who has authored six books and at least 125 peer-reviewed medical journal articles, made the statements in a piece he penned for the Wall Street Journal that argued surgery is not the solution for patients who want to live life as the...
  • Bruce Jenner’s Transformation Is A Lose-Lose For Liberal Ideology

    06/04/2015 10:29:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 06/04/2015 | Daniel Davis
    Judging from the new cover of Vanity Fair, it appears that Bruce Jenner’s highly publicized transformation to purported womanhood has finally reached its climax. The title reads, “Call me Caitlyn.” The actual meaning? “Call me woman.” As we’ve seen in recent months, the transgender movement sees itself as the next civil-rights frontier. It clearly hopes to copy the LGBT movement in winning public approval by securing more and more media exposure. But as the movement makes its public appeal, some internal contradictions in liberal sexual ideology are quickly emerging. One major contradiction looms large for the transgender movement, and it...
  • Repentant Transsexual Warns Jenner: The ‘Hangover’ Is Coming

    06/03/2015 9:02:08 PM PDT · by Mozilla · 57 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 3, 2015 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    Amidst the media euphoria surrounding the former Bruce Jenner’s gender reassignment surgery and cover photo on Vanity Fair, a 74-year-old transsexual who deeply regrets his decision has come forward to caution those who think that transgenderism solves people’s psychosexual problems. In a CNN interview on Tuesday, Walt Heyer warned viewers that the relief accompanying gender reassignment surgery doesn’t last. After Jenner expressed exhilaration over the Vanity Fair cover, Heyer responded that such elation is normal, but transient. Heyer acknowledged that “this is really the most exciting time in a transgender’s life.” It is, he said, “the debut,” when “all the...
  • Huckabee downplays comments on transgender people

    06/03/2015 9:04:02 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 3, 2015 10:59 PM EDT | Andrew DeMillo
    Downplaying a joke he made earlier this year about transgender people, Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said Wednesday that he believes voters are more concerned about his thoughts on other issues such as the economy. The former Arkansas governor, who returned to his home state for a fundraising swing, declined to elaborate on the comments he made during a speech in February to the National Religious Broadcasters Association in Nashville. During those remarks, Huckabee objected to local ordinances that he said would allow transgender people access to restrooms based on their gender identity. …
  • Pataki on Huckabee’s Transgender Comments: We Should Show Respect Instead of Mockery

    06/03/2015 7:32:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 06/03/2015 | Josh Feldman
    In reacting to recent comments by Mike Huckabee about transgender individuals, GOP candidate George Pataki said everyone should be showing respect for people who make those choices, not mockery.Huckabee made the comments months ago, but they’ve received lots of attention today because, thanks to Caitlyn Jenner, trans issues are back in the news. Huckabee joked about identifying himself as female in high school so that he could shower with the girls in the locker room.Pataki told Wolf Blitzer on CNN earlier that Huckabee’s comments were clearly in jest, but did go on to say, “We should give people their...
  • Bruce ‘Caitlyn’ Jenner Needs Our Prayers, Not Our Applause

    06/03/2015 7:01:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 73 replies
    National Review ^ | 06/03/2015 | David French
    A surgically damaged man appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair, and the applause is mandatory. There are some who call this latest turn in the sexual revolution “radical” or “transformative.” Yet, in reality, the only thing radical about Bruce Jenner’s transformation into “Caitlyn” is the harm to his body, inflicted in a desperate quest to be something that he’s most assuredly not: a woman. The transgender movement is but one small branch of the immense, self-regarding tree of the sexual revolution, and since it shares the same logic as such cultural catastrophes as no-fault divorce and abortion on...
  • Left Exploits Mental Illness to Push PC Agenda (Jenner)

    06/02/2015 3:14:16 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 50 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | June 2, 2015 | Ben Shapiro
    My grandfather was deeply mentally ill. He spent nearly a year in a psychiatric institution after being diagnosed with bipolar disorder; he heard the radio talking to him. He became suicidal. He spent years battling the condition, until he was prescribed lithium. For the next several decades, the medication brought his mental illness under control. Nothing would have been crueler to my grandfather than had society told him that his delusions were correct — that the radio was, in fact, talking to him; that the curtains were indeed threatening him; that he was normal, and that it was the stereotypes...
  • Look at What The Godforsaken, Misbegotten Liberal Left Wing Has Done To My Once Shining America

    06/02/2015 3:00:41 PM PDT · by lbryce · 55 replies
  • Becoming disabled by choice, not chance:‘Transabled’ people feel like impostors in their fully worki

    06/02/2015 11:15:59 AM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 88 replies
    The National Post ^ | 06/02/2015 | Sarah Boesveld
    OTTAWA — When he cut off his right arm with a “very sharp power tool,” a man who now calls himself One Hand Jason let everyone believe it was an accident. But he had for months tried different means of cutting and crushing the limb that never quite felt like his own, training himself on first aid so he wouldn’t bleed to death, even practicing on animal parts sourced from a butcher. “My goal was to get the job done with no hope of reconstruction or re-attachment, and I wanted some method that I could actually bring myself to do,”...
  • Bruce Jenner Is Not Brave

    06/02/2015 9:29:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 82 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 06/02/2015 | Nicole Russell
    It’s hard to decide what’s more frustrating about Bruce Jenner’s decision play-act a woman named Caitlin: that we’re all supposed to ooh and aww over his new feminine face or curvy breasts (that look perkier than most), or that we’re supposed to act like this is at once fantastic and normal, brave and routine. Unfortunately for Jenner and society, it is neither. This is not only devastating for him, but for our culture—and the fact that few people will view it that way, and this publication will most likely get slammed for saying so, proves the point even more. What’s...
  • ESPN to Honor Bruce Jenner With Arthur Ashe Award For Courage At ESPYS

    06/02/2015 9:26:58 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 58 replies
    Brietbart ^ | June 2, 2015 | Robert Wilde
    At the 1976 summer Olympics in Montréal, Bruce Jenner won the gold medal for the men’s decathlon, setting a world record with 8616 points. In July, Jenner will be honored with another award, this time for a much different “achievement.” On Monday, Time reported that at ESPN’s ESPY Awards, the former world’s greatest male athlete will receive the acclaimed Arthur Ashe Award for coming out as a transgender.
  • President Barack Obama Tweets Caitlyn Jenner And Congratulates Her

    06/02/2015 1:32:26 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 53 replies
    Inquisitir ^ | June 2, 2015 | Margaret Minnicks
    The President of the United States, like millions of other people, tweeted Caitlyn Jenner today after the unveiling of the cover of Vanity Fair. After enduring hours of facial feminization surgery, breast augmentation, and hormone therapy, the one-time Olympic gold medalist poses on the cover in a one-piece white corseted lingerie outfit that reportedly cost $300. The caption reads, “Call Me Caitlyn.” [Snip] According to E! Online, the president reached out to Caitlyn Jenner to congratulate her on her “courage” hours after the reveal of Jenner’s cover photo. President Obama’s tweet was among the tweets that Caitlyn received on the...