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Without fanfare, Obama advances transgender rights
Associated Press ^ | Jun 21, 2014 9:52 AM EDT | Lisa Leff

Posted on 06/21/2014 7:00:15 AM PDT by Olog-hai

President Barack Obama, who established his bona fides as a gay and lesbian rights champion when he endorsed same-sex marriage, has steadily extended his administration’s advocacy to the smallest and least accepted band of the LGBT rainbow: transgender Americans.

With little of the fanfare or criticism that marked his evolution into the leader Newsweek nicknamed “the first gay president,” Obama became the first chief executive to say “transgender” in a speech, to name transgender political appointees and to prohibit job bias against transgender government workers. Also in his first term, he signed hate crime legislation that became the first federal civil rights protections for transgender people in U.S. history.

Since then, the administration has quietly applied the power of the executive branch to make it easier for transgender people to update their passports, obtain health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, get treatment at Veteran’s Administration facilities and seek access to public school restrooms and sports programs—just a few of the transgender-specific policy shifts of Obama’s presidency. …

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TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: firstgaypresident; homosexualagenda; liberalagenda; obama; transgender

1 posted on 06/21/2014 7:00:15 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

God will have His rainbow back.


2 posted on 06/21/2014 7:02:04 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: Olog-hai

I stopped reading half way through the first sentence.


3 posted on 06/21/2014 7:03:55 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: Olog-hai

Transgenders weren’t born that way.

It took a scalpel.


4 posted on 06/21/2014 7:04:25 AM PDT by Scrambler Bob (You can count my felonies by looking at my FR replies.)
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To: Scrambler Bob

I won’t use the word. Gender is set at conception.


5 posted on 06/21/2014 7:06:28 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: Olog-hai
Is there anything more important to Obama than gay this or gay that?
6 posted on 06/21/2014 7:08:56 AM PDT by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: Olog-hai

“the first gay president,” is NOT a nickname.


7 posted on 06/21/2014 7:09:02 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Olog-hai

Imagine what other plans he has for the nest couple of years!


8 posted on 06/21/2014 7:09:42 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo....Sum Pro Vita - Modified Descartes)
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To: JPG

Do you think the homo crowd will take advantage of this legislation to get people they don’t like put into prison because they didn’t approve of their lifestyle? .../no S


9 posted on 06/21/2014 7:11:44 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Olog-hai

The only thing going for Obama...


10 posted on 06/21/2014 7:12:48 AM PDT by lavaroise (A well regulated gun being necessary to the state, the rights of the militia shall not be infringed)
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To: Scrambler Bob

The term ‘transgender’ does not indicate sexual reassignment surgery. It’s how they ‘define’ themselves. IOW, if a high school boy ‘feels’ he is really a girl, then he will get to use the girls’ restroom.


11 posted on 06/21/2014 7:12:50 AM PDT by Right Brother
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To: GSWarrior

Can I get protected status from the likes of Obama?


12 posted on 06/21/2014 7:12:54 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: jsanders2001

It is called police profiling. Using prisons for conversion. Libs as a new morph of sick murderers plaguing the 20th century will make their mark.


13 posted on 06/21/2014 7:14:15 AM PDT by lavaroise (A well regulated gun being necessary to the state, the rights of the militia shall not be infringed)
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To: Right Brother

> The term ‘transgender’ does not indicate sexual reassignment surgery. It’s how they ‘define’ themselves. IOW, if a high school boy ‘feels’ he is really a girl, then he will get to use the girls’ restroom.

And I’m sure some rapist will take advantage of that opportunity sooner or later.


14 posted on 06/21/2014 7:14:43 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: lavaroise

0 just keeps trying to ensure that he will go down as the worse president in U.S. history


15 posted on 06/21/2014 7:16:04 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Scrambler Bob

Indeed, and in Islam a scalp.

Forcing America to sleep with the enemy.

Obama’s Jihad.


16 posted on 06/21/2014 7:16:39 AM PDT by lavaroise (A well regulated gun being necessary to the state, the rights of the militia shall not be infringed)
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To: Olog-hai

Michelle is a trannie .... HAS to be.


17 posted on 06/21/2014 7:20:18 AM PDT by knarf (brooklyn bridge)
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To: jsanders2001

Yep. Sodom and Gomorrah will look like seminaries compared to what America will be soon.


18 posted on 06/21/2014 7:21:19 AM PDT by Right Brother
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To: jsanders2001

go down ?


19 posted on 06/21/2014 7:22:21 AM PDT by knarf (brooklyn bridge)
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To: Olog-hai

LGBT rainbow? We need to take our language back. I can pick up a Merck Manual and read about a “rainbow” of maladies. Let’s discuss the “rainbow” of pathogenic bacteria.


20 posted on 06/21/2014 7:27:02 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: JPG
Is there anything more important to Obama than gay this or gay that?

Golf.

21 posted on 06/21/2014 7:30:33 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: windsorknot

The use thereof is deliberately blasphemous, especially with regard to the description of a “rainbow” (iris) around God’s throne in Revelation 4:3 and the token of God’s covenant to never flood the earth again in Genesis 9:13-16.


22 posted on 06/21/2014 7:30:34 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
All of the homosexual variants, trans gender, gay lesbian, etc. are promoted by Obama and his administration so often that I see it as an obsession on his part in particular and the rest of the socialist democrats in general. The pushing is beyond political usefulness at this point as they already have locked in the votes of the homosexuals.

With Obama, homosexual life is an ever present reality which touches him to the core. It is personal.

I fully expect that when the occasion affords Obama the opportunity to either sponsor or perform a gay marriage in the White House, he will do so. It would certainly not surprise me if such a same sex marriage has already taken place and remains another unreported event by the USA socialist press. Obama is so involved with the issue that he will continue to try and validate his promotion of everything that relates to the homosexual life.

23 posted on 06/21/2014 7:37:26 AM PDT by mountainfolk (God Bless the United States of America and the Republic for which it stands.)
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To: Olog-hai

Science deniers. You are born with a set of chromosomes establishing if you are a male or a female. Odd that global warming is accepted by the liberals as established scientific doctrine but the science of genetics is ignored.


24 posted on 06/21/2014 7:40:21 AM PDT by artichokegrower
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To: jsanders2001

Transgendered people are not homosexuals.


25 posted on 06/21/2014 7:46:54 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: Olog-hai

‘Trangenders’.
Formerly known on a saner planet as ‘carnival freaks’.


26 posted on 06/21/2014 7:49:27 AM PDT by Carl LaFong (The. Media. Is.The. Enemy.)
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To: Olog-hai
Future Article Obama Advances Pedophile Rights

The permanent Obama aristocracy announced today new federal protections for those with "inter-generational" sexual preference.

"I have evolved from my former outdated position on people we used to stigmatise as pedophiles. I am pleased to mandate in law the special protections these vulnerable Americans have previously been denied and so richly deserve." "People with "inter-generational" sexual preference are not free to choose whom they love, any more than all the other sexual preferences we have championed and protected over the past decade."

27 posted on 06/21/2014 7:59:30 AM PDT by Buffalo Bob
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To: Olog-hai

His Indonesian tranny nanny Turdi will be so pleased...


28 posted on 06/21/2014 8:11:38 AM PDT by null and void (In this war, the front line is at your front door...)
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To: Olog-hai

He advances the detriment of civilization.


29 posted on 06/21/2014 8:13:15 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: JPG

Gas prices have doubled since his coronation, but he’s still more concerned about Colorado grouse than jobs or fuel prices.
Oh, and he’s been pretty busy babysitting the tens of thousands Mexican and Central American kids he invited over, and bribing their parents to take them back.
And re-naming the Redskins and school lunches—oh yeah, and pooh-poohing the dozens of scandals sprouting like toad stools—and lots of other important stuff is taking up a lot of his time
Other than those things, yeah—if he were any more homo he’d burst into flames.


30 posted on 06/21/2014 8:30:55 AM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: Right Brother

I thought trannies had to have had the surgery to change their sex in order to be official transgendered persons. If not, what a huge cluster* “I can’t come to work today, I have PMS,” he said.

I lived in San Francisco for years, knew many gay people, most of whom were OK neighbors, fellow employees in the workplace, fellow students at a school I went to —a professional school, all adults. Often, I couldn’t tell who was gay.

Had lunch with a woman friend at a nice upscale restaurant. She pointed out “women” at a nearby table who were, she knew, actually men. Yuk. My stomach turned, but I turned away and ignored them. All went well UNTIL we needed to use the LADIES ROOM. And guess who was in there with us. That was horrible, and we were adult women, not easily shocked. I cannot imagine what a dreadful experience that would be for youngsters.

These places can’t put in a third restroom for those who cannot figure out which sex they are?

As for trannies, they have to be among the most screwed up people on the planet. Unconscionable to let them have surgery before they reach both puberty and 21. And unconscionable for Medicare, Medicaid, and Obmacare to pay for it — at the expense of seniors, btw, who have paid into the system for a lifetime and now face reductions in promised services.

I don’t really give a hoot if some guy wants to cut off his plumbing. I do give a hoot if I’m expected to pay for it. And I do give a hoot if he uses the ladies room.
Barfarooney!!!


31 posted on 06/21/2014 9:39:58 AM PDT by Veto! (OpInions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: Olog-hai

transgender is a misnomer. There can be no such thing. God never created one. Yes, sometimes there are birth defects (mutations), but don’t blame God for those. Man and sin are responsible for that.

transgender = mentally ill, before or after any surgery. With “after surgery”, you have indisputable proof.

THESE PEOPLE (LGBT) ARE NOT “NORMAL”. They are sick, literally.


32 posted on 06/21/2014 9:58:01 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: Olog-hai

Helping his family along


33 posted on 06/21/2014 7:41:28 PM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: Olog-hai

These people are so few in number. I would imagine there are fewer transsexuals than there are homosexuals and lesbians.

God help us all.


34 posted on 06/21/2014 9:35:06 PM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Well......Bye.)
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