Skip to comments.The left's control over the language of sexuality finally meets resistance
Posted on 06/23/2023 7:06:21 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
George Orwell taught us that control over the terms used to discuss consequential subjects is a key element of tyranny. It's a lesson that the left took to heart as a weapon, not as a caution against despotism.
No better example exists today than the language of sex, which the left has asserted control over, immensely assisted by its dominance of the major media organs. Calling genital mutilation "gender-affirming care" is the most blatant example of bizarro-world terminology since calling abortion "reproductive health care" and its advocacy as "choice." Virtually the entire medical, academic, and journalistic establishments employ the term "gender-affirming care" now.
But finally, there is a growing movement that has attracted at least one piece of critical support in fighting back. It started yesterday with a grassroots tweet from a therapist named James Esses:
Yesterday, after posting a Tweet saying that I reject the word ‘cis’ and don’t wish to be called it, I receive a slew of messages from trans activists calling me “cissy” and telling me that I am ‘cis’ “whether or not I like it”.
Just imagine if the roles were reversed. — James Esses (@JamesEsses) June 20, 202
When his point was picked up and extended to policy at Twitter (at least according to its owner, Elon Musk), attention to the term exploded:
Repeated, targeted harassment against any account will cause the harassing accounts to receive, at minimum, temporary suspensions.
The words “cis” or “cisgender” are considered slurs on this platform. — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) June 21, 2023
My understanding of the import of the term "cis-" is that it denies any status as normal to what has been normal since the dawn of human consciousness:
(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...
its not hate, it’s biology.
It’s mental illness. Serious mental illness ... and sane people go right along with the pandering and the acceptance of the mentally ill’s delusions as reality.
Twitter has canceled it, next will be FB and Reddit (if we keep pushing them on it)...
Sex is NOT “assigned at birth”, it is DETERMINED at birth by identifying genitals and or chromosomal composition.
As verbs the difference between determine and assign is that determine is to set the limits of while assign is to designate or set apart something for some purpose.
I believe "cis" was originally a geographical term. The Romans called northern Italy Cisalpine Gaul--Gaul on "this side," or southeast of the Alps--while what is now France, on the other side, was Transalpine Gaul.
I am familiar with the terms “cis” from organic chemistry. Cis means same side and trans means other side indicating the bonded direction of a substituent group which influences the molecules chemical properties..
Sex is not “determined” at birth either. It occurs when life begins, at the moment of conception.
These other terms are created and used by fringe people desperate to imagine them selves as mentally healthy, when actually they have serious problems.
Oh, so Volkmar Sigusch is a pedophile.
it denies any status as normal to what has been normal since the dawn of human consciousness:
and there it is...
For thousands and thousands of years is has been “determined” by MAN at birth as it was only at that time man could know.
I wasn’t referring to the “determination” by the almighty!
It’s one of the stupidest misapplications of a term ever.
I am a Conspiracy Theorist.
My pronouns are: I / Told / You So
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