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Transsexual sportswriter Mike Penner, a.k.a., Christine Daniels, commits suicide
NY Daily NEws ^ | Nov 28, 2009 | Tracy Connor

Posted on 11/28/2009 8:13:50 PM PST by tcrlaf

A Los Angeles sportswriter who stunned readers with the announcement that he was a transsexual - and then later abandoned his sex change plans - has committed suicide.

Los Angeles Times veteran Mike Penner, 52, was found dead at his home, the paper reported Saturday.

In 2007, Penner made headlines around the world by announcing in a column for the paper that he planned to live life as a woman named Christine Daniels.

"Today I leave for a few weeks' vacation, and when I return, I will come back in yet another incarnation. As Christine," he wrote.

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gay; reporter; suicide; transexual
Things that make you want go hmmmm....
1 posted on 11/28/2009 8:13:53 PM PST by tcrlaf
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To: tcrlaf

At least his suffering is over.


2 posted on 11/28/2009 8:15:22 PM PST by Mad_Tom_Rackham (It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government -- Thomas Payne)
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To: tcrlaf

RIP


3 posted on 11/28/2009 8:17:48 PM PST by nralife (Sarah doesn't know it's a damn show! She thinks it's a damn fight!)
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To: Mad_Tom_Rackham

Mayhap his suffering has only begun.


4 posted on 11/28/2009 8:18:04 PM PST by doc1019 (Obama, not so much.)
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To: tcrlaf
Penner, who was taking female hormones but never had sex change surgery, didn't publicly explain his decision.

female hormones are nothing to mess around with.

5 posted on 11/28/2009 8:20:30 PM PST by MarMema (chains we can believe in)
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To: tcrlaf

Rest in peace.


6 posted on 11/28/2009 8:21:17 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (ALSO SPRACH ZEROTHUSTRA)
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To: tcrlaf

Who could have seen this coming?


7 posted on 11/28/2009 8:21:22 PM PST by massmike (...So this is what happens when OJ's jury elects the president....)
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To: tcrlaf

For those who make all these changes to their identity.......be it with dozens of plastic surgeries (a la Michael Jackson) or this sports writer with a sex change operation......their “freedom” to try to be what they are not only brings dispair, not fulfillment.


8 posted on 11/28/2009 8:21:41 PM PST by TMA62 (TMA62)
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To: tcrlaf

RIP. May the Lord heal your tortured soul.


9 posted on 11/28/2009 8:23:42 PM PST by Ancient Drive (DRINK COFFEE! - Do Stupid Things Faster with More Energy!)
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To: tcrlaf
he was a transsexual

It was his death style choice.

10 posted on 11/28/2009 8:26:57 PM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: tcrlaf
http://www.massresistance.org/docs/gen/09a/rmv_trans/LA_times_reporter.html PhotobucketPhotobucket
11 posted on 11/28/2009 8:27:28 PM PST by massmike (...So this is what happens when OJ's jury elects the president....)
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To: tcrlaf
"Today I leave for a few weeks' vacation, and when I return, I will come back in yet another incarnation. As Christine," he wrote.

They must have forgotten to tell him about PMS.

12 posted on 11/28/2009 8:31:18 PM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: massmike

He was a fairly unattractive female. Plus , the weight gain didnt help much. That might have been part of the problem.


13 posted on 11/28/2009 8:34:50 PM PST by Nonstatist
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To: tcrlaf
"Transsexual sportswriter Mike Penner, a.k.a., Christine Daniels, commits suicide.

So what?

14 posted on 11/28/2009 8:36:57 PM PST by blackbart.223 (I live in Northern Nevada. Reid doesn't represent me.)
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To: Nonstatist
"He was a fairly unattractive female. Plus , the weight gain didnt help much. That might have been part of the problem."

The liberals will be claiming the he/she committed suicide because conservatives didn't accept him/her, and caused him/her to be depressed. Frankly, I believe it was the very perversions that he/she practiced that drove him/her over the edge. Nobody can really live happily as a sexual deviate, in fact homos and other sexual deviates have the highest rate of suicide of any other group. There is a price to pay for playing with the nature God gave to us.

15 posted on 11/28/2009 8:44:49 PM PST by jiminycricket000
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To: MarMema

“female hormones are nothing to mess around with.”

Especially when they’ve got a 9 iron; just ask Tiger Woods.


16 posted on 11/28/2009 8:46:43 PM PST by PLMerite (Ride to the sound of the Guns - I'll probably need help.)
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To: jiminycricket000
Whatever was bothering him about himself before the shots was bothering him afterwards. All that damage to his body, for nothing.

It was, in a way, very childish to jump over the pond that way, like all you were doing was getting a hair cut. Sad, sad and sad.

17 posted on 11/28/2009 8:50:28 PM PST by Nonstatist
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To: Nonstatist

-He was a fairly unattractive female.-

He STILL didn’t look as bad as Chastity Bono.


18 posted on 11/28/2009 8:51:58 PM PST by massmike (...So this is what happens when OJ's jury elects the president....)
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To: PLMerite

“Especially when they’ve got a 9 iron; just ask Tiger Woods.”

ROFLMAO! YES YES, IT WAS THERE!


19 posted on 11/28/2009 8:53:16 PM PST by jocon307
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To: tcrlaf

May God ease this man’s suffering at last and fill him with the Lord’s Grace and love.


20 posted on 11/28/2009 8:57:52 PM PST by Wpin (I do not regret my admiration for W)
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To: tcrlaf

Poor man. Honestly, I feel sorry for him. Another man that bought the vicious lie about “living honestly”.


21 posted on 11/28/2009 9:13:49 PM PST by DesScorp
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To: Nonstatist

The medical community is culpable in all of this.
Their acceptance of this as anything other than a mental disorder is immoral.


22 posted on 11/28/2009 9:24:52 PM PST by mabelkitty
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To: Mad_Tom_Rackham

I wonder what he/she/it will appear as in the afterlife...

Something to think about, methinks.


23 posted on 11/28/2009 9:54:10 PM PST by gogogodzilla (Live free or die!)
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To: tcrlaf
Mental illness is not "cured" by affirming the subject's delusion or amputating a healthy body part.
24 posted on 11/28/2009 9:56:40 PM PST by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck. (Let them eat arugula!))
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To: doc1019
Send the ACLU a Christmas card this year.. Make sure it says CHRISTMAS

There is an email going around and there will be tens of thousands (HOPEFULLY) dumped on their office this Christmas season.

They WILL open them because a lot of their mail is donations.

Take up their time and give them a massive headache

I just printed off an 8x10 MERRY CHRISTMAS Celebrate the Birthday of Our LORD JESUS and put it into a standard #10 business envelope so it wouldn't look like a card. I also used a security envelope so they couldn't see through and know there wasn't a check.

I suggest passing this great idea to EVERYONE in your email friends list... make this a CHRISTMAS the ACLU will never forget!

Their Address
ACLU
125 BROAD STREET
18th Floor
NEW YORK, NY 10004

25 posted on 11/28/2009 9:57:43 PM PST by Bob Eimiller (appeasement "it's the idea that if you feed the alligator he will eat you last." Winston Churchill)
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To: Eagles6

You can’t say that being gay is a mental illness, anymore. The PC Police will charge you with a hate crime, if you do.


26 posted on 11/28/2009 10:16:06 PM PST by tcrlaf ("Hope" is the most Evil of all Evils"-Neitzsche)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

God is good.....God will judge this man.....he’s in good hands.....his suffering is over on this earth...


27 posted on 11/28/2009 10:27:01 PM PST by cherry
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To: tcrlaf
It goes without saying that someone that considers himself/herself/itself to be a transsexual has deep psychological problems, which is a nice way of saying that they are frickin’ crazy. He was dead before he ever committed suicide.
28 posted on 11/28/2009 10:34:57 PM PST by Nosterrex
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To: Wpin
"May God ease this man’s suffering at last and fill him with the Lord’s Grace and love."

That's a kind and caring prayer for a fellow human being who was obviously confused and very much in pain. All I can add to it is a sincere...Amen.

29 posted on 11/29/2009 2:13:10 AM PST by Mila
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To: tcrlaf
OK.

I should care about this story and this neurotic individual exactly why?

30 posted on 11/29/2009 2:27:35 AM PST by Publius6961 (…he's not America, he's an employee who hasn't risen to minimal expectations.)
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To: tcrlaf

Hopefully Mike Penner starts a movement within the transsexual community.


31 posted on 11/29/2009 3:01:14 AM PST by Joe Boucher (This marxist punk has got to go.)
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To: Bob Eimiller
Quit spamming every fracking thread, we get it!

CC

32 posted on 11/29/2009 4:46:09 AM PST by Celtic Conservative (Calling illegal aliens "undocumented workers" is like calling drug dealers "unlicensed pharmacists")
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To: tcrlaf

We are not far from that being actually true.


33 posted on 11/29/2009 7:35:31 AM PST by Eagles6 ( Typical White Guy: Christian, Constitutionalist, Heterosexual, Redneck. (Let them eat arugula!))
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To: tcrlaf

transsexuals and other homosexuals are the most to be pitied. They have no hope of ever getting therapy or being at peace with themselves when the PC inmates are running the asylum.

The end of liberalism is death. It brings death and ONLY death.


34 posted on 11/29/2009 3:14:23 PM PST by Soothesayer (The United States of America Rest in Peace November 4 2008)
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To: tcrlaf

Just another day in the paradise that is a sexual deviant’s life. Yeah, let’s teach our kids to celebrate all this ‘diversity’ stuff.


35 posted on 11/29/2009 3:18:30 PM PST by JustaDumbBlonde
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To: tcrlaf

Must’ve found out like others who have gender identity issues that changing didn’t make him any happier than he was before? IMHO Psychiatry did a grave disservice to these people when they stopped describing these things as mental illnesses!


36 posted on 11/29/2009 5:05:14 PM PST by chris_bdba
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To: tcrlaf

May God have mercy on Mike Penner - a sinner like all of us - and may his body in the afterlife be perfect and as it should be.


37 posted on 12/01/2009 9:41:08 PM PST by Screaming_Gerbil (The light at the end of the tunnel might be a muzzle flash...)
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To: Mila

I know what it’s like to hurt,and I hope he’s resting peacefully and is in G-d’s care.


38 posted on 12/09/2009 1:19:09 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Blessed Be The Name Of The Lord,For His Name Alone Is Exaulted)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN
"I know what it’s like to hurt,and I hope he’s resting peacefully and is in G-d’s care."

I'm very sorry to learn that you've experienced something painful, I hope that you are doing much better now.

39 posted on 12/09/2009 4:05:00 PM PST by Mila
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To: Mila

Thank you for your kind words,Mila.


40 posted on 12/11/2009 11:19:13 AM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Blessed Be The Name Of The Lord,For His Name Alone Is Exaulted)
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