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Obama admin first to host ‘transgender’ meeting at White House
Life Site News ^ | May 5, 2011 | CHRISTINE DHANAGOM

Posted on 05/05/2011 4:00:36 PM PDT by NYer

WASHINGTON, DC, May 5, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - This past Friday, the Obama Administration became the first administration ever to host a meeting at the White House focusing exclusively on the discussion of federal policy related to “transgender” issues.

According to a report in the Washington Blade, the meeting, which was hosted by the Office of Public Engagement (OPE), was attended by transgender activists and White House officials from the White House Domestic Policy Council, the Office of Cabinet Affairs, the Office of Public Engagement, and the counsel’s office, among others. The president himself was not in attendance, however.

“While transgender issues have been covered in previous OPE meetings, and transgender leaders have been included in other OPE meetings, this would be the first time OPE has held a meeting solely focused on transgender issues,” Shin Inouye, a White House spokesperson, said.

Beyond general information about who would be in attendance, the White House reportedly would not reveal any further information.

“This meeting, like most OPE meetings, is closed to press and off the record,” said Inouye.

Mara Keisling, executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, revealed to the Blade that her organization had been invited to the meeting. She would not give any information about what specific policy issues she intended to raise, but commented that employment policy, access to health care, military policy and immigration detention standards were all issues of concern for her organization.

“We’re not prioritizing them in that way, and I’m not going to prioritize them that way just so you can have a good story,” Keisling said.

Michael Silverman, executive director for the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund, told the news service that employment was a “top priority” in the transgender community.

Homosexual activists have been lobbying the president to issue an Executive Order barring workplace discrimination on the basis of “sexual orientation.” Homosexual groups such as Equality Matters and the Human Rights Campaign have come out in support of such an Executive Order.

Keisling’s Center for Transgender Equality claims on its website that a “disproportionate amount” of such discrimination is targeted against “transgender” individuals.

“As the American economy worsens, the discrimination faced by transgender people is becoming even more acute,” says the organization. “Often forced into already unstable jobs and careers, and often facing compounding bias because of race or age, the economic well-being of transgender people is being challenged today like never before. The federal government has a responsibility to protect people from discrimination.”

Obama has demonstrated his sympathy for transgender issues in the past, declaring June to be “National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month.” Last January, he also became the first President to select a transgender appointee when he named Amanda Simpson to the position of Senior Technical Advisor to the Department of Commerce.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: armyofsodom; firstgaypresident; homosexualagenda; moralabsolutes; obama; pinkpanthers; sodomrising; transagenda; transgender

1 posted on 05/05/2011 4:00:41 PM PDT by NYer
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To: wagglebee
“This meeting, like most OPE meetings, is closed to press and off the record,” said Inouye.

That's ok! We'll bookmark the article and resurrect it next year as we draw closer to the elections. The web is more powerful than the media.

2 posted on 05/05/2011 4:02:04 PM PDT by NYer ("Be kind to every person you meet. For every person is fighting a great battle." St. Ephraim)
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To: NYer

No good with pics and the “ I`d hit it “ comments !


3 posted on 05/05/2011 4:02:31 PM PDT by Para-Ord.45
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To: NYer
Welcome to the freak show.


4 posted on 05/05/2011 4:02:53 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a long history of tolerance." ~Hussein Obama, June 4, 2009, Cairo, Egypt)
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To: Para-Ord.45

* without pics


5 posted on 05/05/2011 4:02:53 PM PDT by Para-Ord.45
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To: NYer

Obama is the first transgender president. Just ask Larry Sinclair.


6 posted on 05/05/2011 4:03:22 PM PDT by Hardraade (I want gigaton warheads now!!)
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To: NYer

Closed to press and off the record. Not America’s white house anymore.


7 posted on 05/05/2011 4:05:07 PM PDT by hedgetrimmer
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8 posted on 05/05/2011 4:05:38 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: NYer

Princess Boy Convention


9 posted on 05/05/2011 4:06:43 PM PDT by Carley (We will not tire. We will not falter. We will not fail. W, 9/20/01)
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To: NYer

I still do not understand how sexual perversion (homosexuality) and mental\emotional illness (transgender and the rest of their GLBT related classifications) attained the status of minority groups.

How on earth does what abnormal sexual acts you commit qualify you for special rights?


10 posted on 05/05/2011 4:08:18 PM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: NYer

Finally! The country will surely get back on track now.


11 posted on 05/05/2011 4:09:43 PM PDT by SaveTheChief
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To: NYer

Obama shoring up his political base of fags, molesters, queers, democrats and other degenerates.


12 posted on 05/05/2011 4:13:13 PM PDT by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: SaveTheChief
Finally! The country will surely get back on track now.

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Exactly! Now, if we can just raise gas prices another five or ten dollars per gallon, add more government subsidized trains/public transportation, and outlaw all fats and sugar in food, we'll be moving in the right direction.

13 posted on 05/05/2011 4:17:01 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: NYer

I guess this is some of that “important” stuff he needs to deal with instead of the COLB “silliness”.


14 posted on 05/05/2011 4:17:08 PM PDT by Magic Fingers
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To: NYer

Obama probably figured the transgender community needed some inspiration after that beat-down one of them took at the McDonald’s in Baltimore.


15 posted on 05/05/2011 4:24:42 PM PDT by Bed_Zeppelin
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To: NYer

Did the president find any he liked? Who is in the limo with him?


16 posted on 05/05/2011 4:26:01 PM PDT by abovethefray
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To: NYer

Another middle finger from The Won to America.


17 posted on 05/05/2011 4:29:36 PM PDT by hattend (Obama is better than OJ... He found a killer while on the golf course.)
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To: NYer

Would that be Glen or Glenda?


18 posted on 05/05/2011 4:33:32 PM PDT by dainbramaged (Courage is fear holding on a minute longer - George S. Patton)
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To: JudyinCanada

I still do not understand how sexual perversion (homosexuality) and mental\emotional illness (transgender and the rest of their GLBT related classifications) attained the status of minority groups.

I would say the biggest reason is pity. One doesn’t have to love one to act sympathetic to them, while, in the meantime, one can tell a group of gay rights activists have stopped by your Church based on how they act. In fact, they’re blessed for the fact that most of the religious crowd has actually delivered very little retaliation at them.


19 posted on 05/05/2011 4:38:50 PM PDT by Morpheus2009 (I pity the fool - Mr. T)
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To: broken_arrow1

“Obama has demonstrated his sympathy for transgender issues in the past, declaring June to be “National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month.”

Does this mean that June 14th, Flag Day, is officially renamed Fag Day?


20 posted on 05/05/2011 4:41:01 PM PDT by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: Morpheus2009

It’s not pity.

It’s nothing but stinking cowardice.


21 posted on 05/05/2011 4:44:51 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: little jeremiah

I will admit that cowardice is the better word for someone who buys whatever they please with their money while the rest of us have to endure the junk as part of the public: school, healthcare, and who knows what else.


22 posted on 05/05/2011 4:51:05 PM PDT by Morpheus2009 (I pity the fool - Mr. T)
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To: NYer

I doubt the administration will have any difficulty releasing photos of this....


23 posted on 05/05/2011 4:53:47 PM PDT by gopno1
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To: Morpheus2009

At this point the entire ship of evil clowns in DC are all alike. THere are very few principles Rs but their number is so small they can’t do much. And they certainly can’t do what is needed, against the Dems, Rinos, lobbyists, entrenched bureaucrats in every agency, department, office, etc etc.

IMO the only way things will turn around in the right direction is some kind of divine intervention and/or natural law kicking in. This Titanic just is not going to switch directions without help.


24 posted on 05/05/2011 5:04:02 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: wagglebee

so we have a bunch of confused weirdo’s going to a house which has housed many great men and then this donkey invites these mentally confused people

Look for you trolls reading this and I know you troll because you have no life and nothing better to do.

If you are born with a penis then you are a boy, if you are born with a vagina then you are a girl.

Hell even kindergarten cop has a kid saying this so cut the crap of how you think you were born and get a grip of your life and accept who you are and that does not mean having parts of your body chopped off sicko’s


25 posted on 05/05/2011 5:08:01 PM PDT by manc (Shame on all who voted for the repeal of DADT, who supported it or never tried to stop it. Traitors)
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To: NYer

exactly

keep this nearer the election and show the public just how sick these idiots are.


26 posted on 05/05/2011 5:08:45 PM PDT by manc (Shame on all who voted for the repeal of DADT, who supported it or never tried to stop it. Traitors)
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To: JudyinCanada

a man say gets off sexually in an unnatrual way and he thinks he should be given the same rights as a normal couple

A man or a woman are born a certain way and this person thinks getting things cut off or adding makes them what they want .talk about mentally confused or sick people and now they demand equal rights

even sicker is the muppets which have no problem with them and then defend these people instead of trying to get them mental help


27 posted on 05/05/2011 5:11:20 PM PDT by manc (Shame on all who voted for the repeal of DADT, who supported it or never tried to stop it. Traitors)
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To: NYer

They go in one way and out another way.


28 posted on 05/05/2011 5:13:16 PM PDT by reg45
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To: NYer

They go into The White House one way and out another way.


29 posted on 05/05/2011 5:14:12 PM PDT by reg45
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To: South40; All
Amanda = A man...duh!


30 posted on 05/05/2011 5:25:45 PM PDT by montag813 (http://www.facebook,com/StandWithArizona)
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To: montag813
Amanda = A man...duh!

lol! That could be the reason he chose to use that name.

31 posted on 05/05/2011 6:04:57 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a long history of tolerance." ~Hussein Obama, June 4, 2009, Cairo, Egypt)
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To: South40

Eboo is jealous


32 posted on 05/05/2011 6:30:10 PM PDT by MissDairyGoodnessVT (I am keeping the faith, I have not finished my course and I am fighting for the good)
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To: massmike
The president himself was not in attendance, however.

Yeah, why just hand that photo op to the Republican candidates?

33 posted on 05/06/2011 8:47:36 AM PDT by Albion Wilde (Thank you, Dubya and U.S. Military. You did not falter. You did not fail.)
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To: NYer
Obama became the first President to select a transgender appointee when he named Amanda Simpson to the position of Senior Technical Advisor to the Department of Commerce.

...it is no wonder the Government cannot operate "for the people" they are all there to advance their own personal agendas and "we the people" have become the minority. Next we'll see them lower the age of consent....they are going after our children of course.

34 posted on 05/06/2011 8:54:16 AM PDT by caww
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To: manc
Trouble is we have seriously deranged people running our country and it's going to get worse. The infiltration of mentally unstable people making decisions is frightening to say the least. They'll all be appointing their own people so this cancer will grow.....
35 posted on 05/06/2011 8:57:44 AM PDT by caww
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To: caww

exactly , you’re so right and that is their goal

I read the commie manifesto of 1963 and people would have to read it to believe it , sickening at how far they have come and the have only comes this far due to the cowards on the right who shut up about their agenda


36 posted on 05/06/2011 9:08:16 AM PDT by manc (Shame on all who voted for the repeal of DADT, who supported it or never tried to stop it. Traitors)
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To: Stormdog

The jerk just had to use my birth month to celebrate perversion,didn’t he?


37 posted on 05/06/2011 9:16:00 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Fear can hold you prisoner.Hope can set you free.(Shawshank Redemption))
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To: manc

Still...all this reflects the mindset and crippled thoughts of our country’s fall into a cesspool. we have these people because people chose them...Americans choose those who do the chooosing. Sad state our country is in morally...might as well say it’s done in that respect. Anything goes now...it’s just a matter ofchnagin the laws...and of course they are certainly doing just that. Chipping away until the whole thing will fall under it’s own weight.


38 posted on 05/06/2011 9:23:49 AM PDT by caww
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