Skip to comments.Canadian man legally changes gender to save $1,000 on car insurance
Posted on 07/31/2018 7:03:33 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
ALBERTA, July 30, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) An anonymous car shopper in Alberta known only as David isnt transgendered, but pretending to be helped him save a lot of money on his car insurance.
Earlier this month CBC News spoke with David, who explained how he came up with the idea while shopping for a new Chevrolet Cruze. His insurance company told him it would come with a premium of about $4,500 per year due to previous tickets and a collision. If he was a woman, he learned, that cost would only be $3,400.
"I was pretty angry about that. And I didn't feel like getting screwed over any more," said David, who was 23 at the time. "So I asked them to change my gender on my auto policy, and she's like, we can't do that."
So David told his doctor Id like to identify as a woman. The doctor wrote him a note confirming his decision, which he then submitted to Albertas provincial government (which has since made it even easier to legally change genders). A few weeks later, it sent him a new, female birth certificate.
"I was quite shocked, but I was also relieved," said David, who wound up getting the lower premium and saving approximately $91 per month. "I felt like I beat the system. I felt like I won."
David stressed that the stunt was neither a political statement nor an expression of gender confusion; it was solely to take advantage of a loophole.
"I'm a man, 100 per cent. Legally, I'm a woman," he said. "I did it for cheaper car insurance."
Insurance Bureau of Canada spokesman Steve Kee frowns upon such incidents, warning that it constitutes making a fraudulent claim and could impact you for any future insurance application that you make, or any other aspect of your life." Thats why David has chosen not to share his real name while telling his story.
Car insurance tends to be more expensive for men because women are less likely to have car accidents, get speeding tickets, or be arrested for drunk driving, Esurance explains. Regardless, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled in 2011 that charging the different sexes different premiums is a form of discrimination.
The Daily Wire notes that the story has offended pro-LGBT activists such as former Trans Alliance Society chair Marie Little, who complained that it casts doubt on everybody else's motives for making those changes.
"Whether he says, 'I didn't mean to do harm to the trans community,' is irrelevant because the impact is very real to a community that is already quite vulnerable," Marni Panas, a trans woman, told CBC News.
Critics quoted by the CBC did not explain how exactly it harmed gender-confused individuals, however, nor did they address the fact that Davids stunt was only possible thanks to rules that deny gender has any objective, externally-verifiable standard.
He’s changed his gender, what, 8 times now? He’s going to run out of genders soon.
Every man has his price, I guess....at least he bid high. A whopping $1,000.
Progressive probably has an app for that.
Does GEICO know about this?.........................
Now, it would be GALCO...
How else can we use their gender politics and save money?
I think it would be absolutely hilarious if we ended up with a country of 95% females by birth certificate.
Sounds like the guy scored a win for true Social Justice.
“Can switching to female really save you 15% or more on car insurance?”
And nothing can be done about it! Insane fools changed the law so it directly contradicts human nature, and this is the result. More power to the guy and to the men who join women’s teams and win.
There is absolutely no way that sanity will ever restored.
Specially-privileged government-certified victims absolutely trump everything else, including sanity.
Apparently it does!.......................But he’s in Canada, so it’s easier there..................
Couldn’t he just go to GEICO.
Now he will qualify to get government contracts for a female owned businesses without having to set up a sham ownership structure.
Yeah, but he is now a DUI waiting to happen since every guy he meets will now be buying him free drinks
>>”I’m a man, 100 per cent. Legally, I’m a woman,” he said. “I did it for cheaper car insurance.”<<
Women’t restrooms, showers in gyms — dude, you have open access to ALL “women only” facilities (which are sexist anyway).
Go back to college and start applying for female-only scholarships. Join a woman’s sports league.
Run with it “honey.”
“I think it would be absolutely hilarious if we ended up with a country of 95% females by birth certificate”
So like Affirmative Action after the Fraud, Title IX will no longer have any place in America.
Try mentioning that affirmative action is no longer needed after a black became president to any Rat politician, and they will tell you that as sure as Clarence Thomas is an Uncle Tom, we still NEED AA.
And of course Title IX.
>>More power to the guy and to the men who join womens teams and win.<<
In 10 years there will be no born females on womens’ teams.
Title IX will be a bigger joke than it was.
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