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‘Genderqueer’ rising: Colleges welcome kids who identify as neither male nor female
Washington Times ^ | AP

Posted on 11/30/2013 10:24:21 PM PST by Morgana

OAKLAND, Calif. — The weekly meetings of Mouthing Off!, a group for students at Mills College in Oakland, Calif., who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender, always start the same way. Members take turns going around the room saying their names and the personal pronouns they want others to use when referring to them — she, he or something else.

It’s an exercise that might seem superfluous given that Mills, a small and leafy liberal arts school historically referred to as the Vassar of the West, only admits women as undergraduates. Yet increasingly, the “shes” and “hers” that dominate the introductions are keeping third-person company with “they,” ”ze” and other neutral alternatives meant to convey a more generous notion of gender.

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TOPICS: Society; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: barf; homosexualagenda; mentallyill; moralabsolutes

1 posted on 11/30/2013 10:24:21 PM PST by Morgana
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To: Morgana

Remember when we used to keep the kooks in institutions ? Now they’re on college campuses (and often called “Professor”).


2 posted on 11/30/2013 10:30:03 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

That’s not the worse part. In about 4? years some of these people will be out teaching this crap to our kids in the school systems. The rest will enter the workforce and demand the same treatment they got at this/these university(ies).


3 posted on 11/30/2013 10:34:01 PM PST by Morgana (Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

That divorce can’t come soon enough for me.


4 posted on 11/30/2013 10:40:56 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: Morgana

“’zee’ and other neutral alternatives”

They’ve already copped to “queer” so how about “freaks”?


5 posted on 11/30/2013 10:44:15 PM PST by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: Morgana

You are witnessing just one element of the fall of western civilization. I guess it had to happen sometime. The only question is how it will be 5-10-20 years from now.
These are the day when I am quite happy to be old.


6 posted on 11/30/2013 10:47:50 PM PST by AlexW
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To: fieldmarshaldj

There’s a term normal people have been calling people like that for decades .... Wierdos.


7 posted on 11/30/2013 10:51:56 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: tumblindice

Gender neutral....Just another way to get attention for the me, me’ me crowd...if that’s the case they won’t mind people pulling ther shorts down to verify as needed then...I guess they live in LaLaLand where you can have a penis and still be called a female....freaks


8 posted on 11/30/2013 10:56:30 PM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Morgana

That’s OK. I was recently in a high school for very high performing students. Posted all around the halls was a notice for a “Queerology” program. Good thing I’d already eaten lunch hours before.


9 posted on 11/30/2013 11:05:19 PM PST by EinNYC
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To: EinNYC

Going by your name, are you still in NYC? Was it a NYC school?


10 posted on 11/30/2013 11:25:15 PM PST by wastedyears (The Ender's Game movie was a stupendous, colossal, galactic failure to me.)
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To: wastedyears

Yes it was.


11 posted on 11/30/2013 11:26:48 PM PST by EinNYC
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To: Morgana

The world sees us as crazy and on a very rapid decline. (I can’t fathom why we’re letting this happen to us. )


12 posted on 11/30/2013 11:29:29 PM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: Morgana

Anyone else thinking of investing in offshore rehab centers for desperate parents of children who are mentally disabled in this manner? There’s a fortune to be made, I tell you.


13 posted on 11/30/2013 11:50:50 PM PST by EternalHope13
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To: Morgana

All the Mills College alumni I’ve met had confessed to it being a nearly 100% lesbian or bi environment back in the 90s. It’s probably further degenerated into who knows what.


14 posted on 11/30/2013 11:59:56 PM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Morgana

Young adults are so immature these days that even admitting to gender is to “mature” for them to do. They are like a toddler girl who is confused why her male playmate has a snake...


15 posted on 12/01/2013 12:11:18 AM PST by GraceG
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To: Morgana
Genderqueer people may identify as one or more of the following:
16 posted on 12/01/2013 12:29:20 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper (What we said when we said what we said was. Period. End of story.)
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To: Morgana

“she, he or something else.”

How about She’it...


17 posted on 12/01/2013 12:41:25 AM PST by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: EternalHope13

Too much controversy. Instead a doctor friend of mine keeps threatening to quit his ER practice and open a Botox and laser tattoo removal clinic. Cash only business and a lot more people will need that than getting straightened out.


18 posted on 12/01/2013 2:09:37 AM PST by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: EinNYC

Wasn’t that bad when I was in the NYC public education system for 13 years.


19 posted on 12/01/2013 2:10:20 AM PST by wastedyears (The Ender's Game movie was a stupendous, colossal, galactic failure to me.)
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To: USNBandit

Buddy of mine from 3rd grade became a physician (ob/gyn). He gave up his practice 6 or 7 years ago and joined the investment firm of a guy he met in undergrad.

Just gave it up, and quit his office with 3 doctors (he was not the senior doctor), because of insurance. He said he was lucky to bring home 80k a year, working 60 hour work weeks, and on call the rest of the time. Just wasn’t worth it for him anymore.


20 posted on 12/01/2013 2:58:09 AM PST by esoxmagnum (Turtles don't win fights, they just turtle up. Victory belongs to the aggressor, not the turtle.)
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To: Morgana

More cracks in the foundations of America caused by the enemies within.


21 posted on 12/01/2013 4:41:16 AM PST by ronnie raygun
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To: Morgana

If you haven’t learned if you are a boy or girl, are you really college material?


22 posted on 12/01/2013 6:09:43 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: TexasCajun

Hell, you aren’t fit for KINDERGARTEN if you can’t tell that much.


23 posted on 12/01/2013 7:39:13 AM PST by EternalHope13
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To: Morgana
Skylar Crownover, male lesbian ... ... has it all figured out - how to score big time in an all girls school.
24 posted on 12/01/2013 8:03:12 AM PST by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of ObamaÂ’s America)
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To: Morgana

Now with more crazy in every box ... and they're gender-free!

25 posted on 12/01/2013 9:02:08 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: wastedyears

You probably put your time in before the Reign of Terror under Bloombutt. I can mark an exact sharp line between when I so totally enjoyed teaching and when it became a daily horror, when disgruntled students who had not done their work could write false statements against you which would be believed over anything you said. They will tell you to your face, “I gonna git you fired, b__ch!” if they fail an exam they did not study for or get a failing grade for cutting, not submitting any work, disrupting class instead of taking notes, etc. Who knows what it will be like under SuperLibbie DiBlasio? I’m sure it won’t be pleasant either, not at all. This is a case study “When Non-Educator Politicians Get Involved in Education.” The students are not accountable for anything, the entire burden is placed on the teacher.


26 posted on 12/01/2013 9:45:33 AM PST by EinNYC
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To: EinNYC

For the most part, yeah. Considering 9/11 happened right at the beginning of the school year, I put another 3 years in when Doomberg was mayor. High school was a bad time for me.


27 posted on 12/01/2013 12:04:20 PM PST by wastedyears (The Ender's Game movie was a stupendous, colossal, galactic failure to me.)
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