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  • Rachel Levine tapped for health post, could be first openly transgender fed official

    01/19/2021 6:02:11 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 57 replies
    New York Post ^ | 01 19 2021 | Yaron Steinbuch
    President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine as his nominee for assistant secretary of health – and she’d be the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the US Senate. “Dr. Rachel Levine will bring the steady leadership and essential expertise we need to get people through this pandemic – no matter their zip code, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability – and meet the public health needs of our country in this critical moment and beyond,” Biden said in a statement. “She is a historic and deeply qualified choice to help lead...
  • Biden Picks Pa.'s Dr. Levine to Be Assistant Health Secretary, Would Make History If Confirmed

    01/19/2021 3:47:18 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 122 replies
    NBC 10 Philadelphia ^ | January 19, 2021 | Will Weissert
    President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate. A pediatrician and former Pennsylvania physician general, Levine was appointed to her current post by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf in 2017, making her one of the few transgender people serving in elected or appointed positions nationwide. She won past confirmation by the Republican-majority Pennsylvania Senate and has emerged as the public face of the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic. “Dr. Rachel Levine will bring the...
  • Biden promises on Day One to reinstate rule protecting transgender student use of bathrooms

    01/19/2021 3:38:43 AM PST · by USA Conservative · 20 replies
    Fox News ^ | 01.19.2020 | Brittany De Lea
    President-elect Joe Biden has promised to get straight to work after he is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, which could include swift action on federal guidance President Trump revoked that was designed to protect transgender students. The Trump administration, early in its tenure, revoked an Obama-era federal rule that extended Title IX protections to transgender students, allowing them to use bathrooms and locker rooms according to their gender identities and not just their biological sex. Biden has already begun to lay out his two-step plan to tackle the ongoing coronavirus crisis, and has...
  • How Joe Biden Will Open The Floodgates To Transgendering Public Schools

    01/18/2021 9:18:44 AM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 18, 2021 | Joy Pullman
    Because Democrats don't hesitate to use power even if they lack legitimacy, they will go farther than Obama did in pushing transgender ideology on American children over the next four years.The next several years are likely to reopen the floodgates to leftists’ long repurposing of public schools to indoctrinate children with lies about sex. According to leftist reporting, once in office Joe Biden plans to quickly use executive power to push transgenderism in schools, farther than President Obama did. In Congress, Democrats plan to prioritize legislation to do the same, potentially with Republican support, with the so-called Equality Act and...
  • Let's come together by forcing girls to play with boys who want to be girls: Biden is planning to bring us together by tearing us apart

    01/18/2021 6:45:14 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/18/2021 | Silvio Canto Jr.
    The Biden unity train leaves on Wednesday at noon. The theme is unity and coming together. Unfortunately, the Biden team is planning to bring us together by tearing us apart. This is from the AP: "Transgender athletes are getting an ally in the White House next week as they seek to participate as their identified gender in high school and college sports -- although state legislatures, Congress and the courts are all expected to have their say this year, too. Attorneys on both sides say they expect president-elect Joe Biden’s Department of Education will switch sides in two key legal...
  • NPR Touts Biden’s Promise to Advance Transgender Agenda

    01/16/2021 1:43:21 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 16 Jan 2021 | PENNY STARR
    The swearing-in this week of Sarah McBride, the first transgender woman to become a member of the Delaware State Senate, inspired taxpayer-funded National Public Radio (NPR) to interview Imara Jones, a transgender woman who rejects the assertion that there are two biological sexes. Jones runs the TransLash Media website, and her resume includes being the recipient of the Open Society Foundations Soros Equality Fellowship in 2019, a $100,000 grant for an 18-month fellowship. Jones praised President-elect Joe Biden for his public rejection of two biological sexes and embrace of gender identity, instead. “And I think that we need to have...
  • Virginia Plans For All Public Schools To Allow Boys In Girls’ Bathrooms And Sleepovers

    01/14/2021 11:56:06 AM PST · by Perseverando · 45 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 13, 2021 | Casey Chalk
    One of the most controversial and reviled of Catholic documents is Pope Pius IX’s 1864 “Syllabus of Errors,” a long list of popular opinions that the Roman pontiff strongly condemned. Placing the document within its proper historical context, Pius XI was concerned by developments in such countries as the United States, where Catholic education was increasingly restricted under what were called “Blaine amendments.” Among the “errors” Pius IX assailed in the document is the belief that “all public institutes intended for instruction… on the education of youth… should be fully subjected to the civil and political power at the pleasure...
  • California Now Requires Insurers to Pay for Breast Mutilation for Gender-Confused Teens

    01/05/2021 9:47:30 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 01/05/2021 | Tyler O' Neill
    Just before the end of 2020, California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara issued an order stating that insurance companies cannot refuse to pay for a minor girl’s mastectomy just because she isn’t 18 yet. He reached this conclusion by defining the surgical removal of healthy breasts and the “creation of a male chest” as medically “necessary” for girls suffering from gender dysphoria (the painful sense of identifying with the gender opposite their biological sex) rather than “cosmetic.” This means that a gender dysphoric girl’s healthy chest would be considered “abnormal” if she identifies as male. “For far too long, individuals diagnosed...
  • Tulsi Gabbard's Bill to ban biological men from women's sports gains bipartisan support in Congress

    12/30/2020 8:57:06 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 53 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | 12/30/2020 | Benjamin Zeisloft
    Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) introduced legislation to ban biological males from participating in women’s sports.Gabbard, a Democrat who ran for the 2020 presidential nomination for her party, is the sponsor of H.R. 8932, the “Protect Women’s Sports Act,” alongside Reps. Markwayne Mullin, (R-Okla.), Bill Flores (R-Texas), Bill Johnson (R-Ohio), Rep. Alexander Mooney (R-W.V.), and Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.).The legislation aims “to provide that for purposes of determining compliance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 in athletics, sex shall be determined on the basis of biological sex as determined at birth by a physician.”In a joint press release...
  • Medical Journal: Hide Everybody’s Sex Because A Handful Of Trans People Get Bottom Surgery

    12/29/2020 8:53:39 AM PST · by Kaslin · 48 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 29, 2020 | Chad Felix Greene
    Bottom Surgery What we are seeing is an effort to deprioritize the facts of biological sex to accommodate an incredibly tiny and unrepresentative number of transgender activists.The New England Journal of Medicine has published a paper that argues since sex designations on birth certificates could emotionally hurt transgender and intersex people, the information should not appear on the document. The premise behind the idea is that “assigned sex” should appear “below the line,” allowing it to be used in vital statistics but not identify the individual on the document itself. The argument is built on claims the Supreme Court has...
  • Megan Rapinoe, Billie Jean King & 174 female athletes sign brief supporting trans women in sports

    12/26/2020 8:26:44 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 143 replies
    LGBTQ Nation ^ | December 22, 2020 | Alex Bollinger
    Megan Rapinoe, Billie Jean King, and 174 other female athletes signed an amicus brief in support of transgender girls and women playing sports as their gender identity. “As women and LGBTQ+ athletes,” says their brief, they “submit that all youth deserve an equal opportunity to participate in sports alongside their peers. Such equal opportunity benefits the entire sports community.” The brief was filed in Hecox v. Little, a lawsuit brought against the state of Idaho, which passed a law this year banning transgender girls and women from competing in school sports as girls and women. The law also allows for...
  • The New England Journal of Medicine is now fully woke: In the latest issue of the NEMJ, authors have written that it’s time to do away with putting a newborn baby’s biological sex on birth certificates

    12/18/2020 5:58:38 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/18/2020 | Andrea Widburg
    Although it’s seemingly good news that there’s a Wuhan virus vaccine available, not everyone is embracing it. After all, they’ve seen the medical establishment, from Fauci on down, make one mistake after another during this difficult year. Worse, many in the medical establishment are proving to be insane as only leftists can be. The latest example is the once prestigious and reliable New England Medical Journal, which published an article declaring biological sex irrelevant.In the latest issue of the NEMJ, two doctors and a lawyer have written that it’s time to do away with putting a newborn baby’s biological sex...
  • Court: Ohio must allow gender changes on birth certificates

    12/16/2020 4:33:42 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 39 replies
    Dissociated Press ^ | December 16, 2020 | Julie Carr Smyth
    Ohio can’t keep refusing to allow people to change the gender listings on their birth certificates, a federal court ruled Wednesday. In response to a lawsuit brought by four transgender people, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio found Ohio’s birth certificate rule imposed by the state Department of Health and the Office of Vital Statistics is unconstitutional. The state was weighing an appeal. Judge Michael Watson rejected the state of Ohio’s arguments that the policy helped prevent fraud and maintain a historically accurate record of its citizenry. He called such justifications “nothing more than thinly veiled...
  • A Landmark Lawsuit for Gender-Confused Minors. The British High Court bans puberty-blocking drugs for under-16s.

    12/16/2020 4:39:34 AM PST · by karpov · 4 replies
    National Review ^ | December 15, 2020 | Madeline Kearns
    There is perhaps no aspect of the gender-identity debate more emotionally fraught than the question of what to do about children who say they are transgender. In recent years, lavishly funded transgender-lobby groups have fought hard to implement what they claim is a medical “pause button” whereby gender-dysphoric children and young people are administered “puberty-blocking” drugs that, activists claim, buy these minors more time on the road to transition. Only the most pernicious of euphemisms can justify such a gung-ho approach to this medical intervention. For not only are these drugs experimental, but they are also, in almost every instance,...
  • Transgender tyranny is getting chaotic, like the French Revolution

    12/15/2020 10:42:22 PM PST · by xomething · 21 replies
    lifesitenews ^ | 12/15/2020 | Joseph Shaw
    December 15, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — The debate about transgender persons has been transformed in the U.K. by a ruling of the High Court that children of 13 or less are very unlikely to be capable to giving consent to “puberty-blocker” drugs, and consent from older children is also fraught with difficulty. As the homosexual newspaper Pink News put it: Puberty blockers are widely deemed safe, reversible and medically necessary, lawyers for the Tavistock [medical clinic] maintained. Lawyers for [plaintiffs] Bell and Mrs A argued that trans teens should have to go before a court before being able to access the...
  • Transgender activists call for ALL children to be put on puberty blockers

    12/14/2020 10:25:55 PM PST · by rickmichaels · 51 replies
    The Post Millennial ^ | Dec. 13, 2020 | Staff
    Transgender extremist activists are calling for all children to be put on puberty blockers because “If children can't consent to puberty blockers which pause any permanent changes even with the relevant professional evaluation, how can they consent to the permanent and irreversible changes that come with their own puberty with no professional evaluation whatsoever?" According to her YouTube page “Lauren McNamara, better known online as Zinnia Jones (or simply ZJ), is an atheist American YouTuber. She has posted numerous videos critical of religion, especially in regards to its attitudes towards LGBT people. Zinnia is openly transgender and has been on...
  • Study: Male Athletes Transitioning to Female Retain Massive Strength Advantage Despite Hormone Therapy

    12/14/2020 1:51:59 PM PST · by xomething · 58 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/14/2020 | Penny Star
    A study published in Sports Medicine found that testosterone blockers taken by biological men who want to live as women do not significantly diminish their strength and gives them an advantage when competing against biological women in sports. The study found that elite male athletes are around 10 to 13 percent faster than female athletes and the difference in sports like bowling cricket balls, hitting long drives, and weightlifting is even greater — 29 percent to 52 percent. “Performance differences larger than 20 percent are generally present when considering sports and activities that involve extensive upper body contributions,” the study...
  • 'It's not about cancel culture': Hedwig and the Angry Inch postponed after trans-led petition

    12/12/2020 9:08:39 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Kelly Burke
    The show’s creators have said the role should be ‘open to anyone’, after the casting of Hugh Sheridan in a Sydney production drew ire from sectors of the queer communityThe creators of the show Hedwig and the Angry Inch have weighed in to a casting row that led to the producers of an upcoming Australian production pulling the show from January’s Sydney festival. In a statement on Wednesday, John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Task said they did not believe the title role was a trans character, and the role should be “open to anyone who can tackle it and, more...
  • Democrat Tulsi Gabbard Introduces Bill That Would Ban Biological Males From Women’s Sports

    12/12/2020 8:56:23 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 84 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | 12/12/2020 | Ryan Saavedra
    Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) introduced legislation this week that would specify that Title IX, which protects people from being discriminated against based on sex in education programs that receive federal funding, be applied based on a person’s biological sex as determined at birth by a physician. Gabbard introduced the bipartisan bill, dubbed the “Protect Women’s Sports Act,” with Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) on Thursday. The bill seeks to protect “the sex-based intention of Title IX protections by reaffirming the biological sex-based distinctions between men and women in athletics.” The bill would prevent organizations which allow biological males to compete against...
  • The Bizarre Brainwashing Campaign to Convince Men They're Women

    12/12/2020 8:26:10 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/12/2020 | Ben Bartee
    "I ate civilization. It poisoned me; I was defiled. And then," he added in a lower tone, "I ate my own wickedness."—Aldous Huxley, Brave New WorldAs Aldous Huxley said it would be, the Brave New World is foisted upon us.Enter "sissy hypno," a fascinating and eerie steampunk-style mass-scale psychosocial "movement" (for lack of a better word) that encourages men to renounce their masculine identity and become — as the term is used in the LGBTQ4GF150+ community — a "sissy."The term "sissy" has a long colloquial use dating back to the 1890s. In its original conception (and the way it was...