Skip to comments.What fuels transgender backlash? (CNN shocked at reader response to story)
Posted on 09/30/2011 4:51:30 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
(CNN) -- Tuesday's CNN.com story about transgender children and their families shed light on an emotional topic and provoked strong response.
"Transgender kids: Painful quest to be who they are" centered on identity, gender, health, parenting and child development. It's not unusual for a popular story on CNN.com to have hundreds or thousands of responses, but the overwhelmingly negative tone of Tuesday's comments raised the question about the root of the hostility. What exactly provoked such harsh opinions?
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I believe people should be able to do what they want.
Even if they are nuts.
ah, but you are not ALLOWED to say or even think they are “nuts” or else YOU will be branded as a hater
THAT is the issue. Shove it ino ur faces, flaunt it, and brand us if we flinch or look away. Thought control.
Notice the use of language to blur the line between a person born with a disorder and someone who consciously chooses to mutilate themselves. Lose the battle for language and lose the culture war - similar to the problem the U.S. has with the seeming inability of the government to identify radical Islamists as a military enemy.
yea but the problem, is that these two women are not hurting themselves they’re having this little boy injected so as not to have the boy go through male puberty and have been bringing him up as a girl.
This is a classic case of the child needing to he taken away from these nuts.
These two freaks then should be jailed for child abuse.
and this goes to show as another story did last week that homosexuals are not in their right mind and should not be able to get a hold of kids
Clueless! When a suicidal child wants to be who he is by killing himself, responsible adults don’t support and assist in the suicide. When an addicted child wants to be who she is by injecting heroin into her veins, a responsible adult doesn’t escort her to her dealer and then help to hold the needle steady. Yet when mentally disturbed children want to mutilate their bodies, these journalists don’t understand why a story supportive of these unhealthy desires draws hostility.
The harsh opinions come from the fact that decent parents see our duty to our kids as including guidance and not just unthinking “support”. Children need adults in their lives, and liberals have abandoned (or never accepted) their responsibility to act as adults.
This is obviously a social disease, brought on by our twisted culture. As old Bob Grant used to say, "It's sick out there and getting sicker." And it is.
CNN did nto even tell the whole story but have you noticed how many of these stories are now coming out about homosexuals raising kids?
Last week a woman has a child, she then said she was a man, had her boy say Daddy, then raised the boy as a girl.
Then send the poor kid off to school and tells the school the boy should use the girls bathroom as he is a girl.
Does that make any sense?
It is time for these freaks to seek mental help, none of this “well I know one they’re nice I have no problem with them”
This pro queer, cross dressing biased liberal corrupt media is so out of touch with reality.
Craziest part of your statement which is a true statement,is that we have ratios of like 5 people attempting to tell 95 how they should react and behave. Of that 95 its pretty split between those opposed to being told how to think and those who don’t care if they’re told.
less than 5 I’d say
There was a report out yesterday saying the census lied about how many homosexuals and so called couples there were in America.
They added the numbers to make it look like there are more homosexuals than there is.
All of this homosexuality agenda, cross dressing, sex with kids etc has to stop.
No more encouragement from Hollywood, press etc . Telling these people it is normal for a man to dress as a woman to be now a lesbian is certainly a mental problem
Another sign (as if we needed any) of a decadent, indulgent, selfish society.
I haven’t seen any stories about woman-trapped-in-man’s-body originating from Ethiopia and Somalia lately, have you? It seems that a daily struggle for survival tends to focus the mind and doesn’t leave room for flights of fantasy.
Maybe it’s the recognition that repackaging insanity does not serve a society’s best interests. And maybe it’s rebellion at the elitist notion that common folk are so stupid they’ll believe that little boys in dresses are normal.
In other words, maybe it’s a gross disconnect between the perverted salons of the self-appointed cultural trendsetters and the living rooms of people who work for their money.
“I believe people should be able to do what they want.
Even if they are nuts.”
That isn’t authentic freedom, because their rights end where mine begin.
Don’t forget, in addition to punishing you for expressing an opinion, or even for simply not “celebrating” their perversity/mental illness,
they want to push this on YOUR KIDS against your will,
and if you resist that, you will also be punished.
I understand what you’re saying but the percentage of elitists is much greater than that sub group.
I won’t let them change your privates.
Do what they want to them selves, not to another.
When did parents put the kids in charge? Too many parents want to be friends, don’t want the responsibility of being a parent or are self-centered.
Children need structure, discipline and love. When they don’t get these things they act out - and they continue this pattern for the rest of their lives.
Is it any wonder why the boy is screwed up? This is what happens when you allow homosexuals to adopt. Sick sick sick.
The lesbian who plays the father role says, (while wearing his/her tie), that “What we are doing to Tammy is injecting ...”
They should be arrested and the child removed.
The facts of the case. Reports of child abuse often garner harsh opinions; the better question would be why this story wouldn't receive disapproval.
i’ll be branded a hater? that’s ok. i am.
i absolutely hate deviate, amoral behavior with a hard passion.
hey... they just want us to be who we are... don’t they?
aren’t they open minded enough to accept me for who i am??
males cannot become female and females cannot become males no matter how they mutilate themselves.
It’s a fact.
Denial is stupid.
Adults should be able to do what they want, not kids. And if you want your penis cut off, use your own money, not mine.
Let me rephrase in case you missed the point I was trying to make:
That isnt authentic freedom, because their rights end where those of another begin.
IronJack has nailed it flush in a single swing of the hammer!!
Liberalism in its many shapes and forms is a mental disorder.
Human beings are being turned into robots so that they are no longer allowed to have thoughts of their own. Political correctness is simply the dark side wearing a disguise of God.
The politically correct tools that are being used to "save" mankind are the very tools that will destroy it.
Transgender freaks need to remember that houses have a closet for a reason.
Communists think that way, due to their evolutionary materialist worldview.
There is an example of a prominent Marxist with a robot dog that would respond to certain commands. The marxist commented that the difference between the robot dog, a real dog, and a human was just a matter of degree. They all respond to stimulus according to their material makeup.
Another comment - “political correctness” was originally termed “cultural Marxism”, but like always, the left has to lie about what they’re doing, so changed it to the more acceptable term.
the left always plays that name game.
homosexuals , call them gay as it sounds more positive.
Dream act is the amnesty,
undocumented is illegals
increased revenue is increase taxes
it goes on and on
hell they used to be called progressives but that become a dirty word so they used liberal and now reverting back to progressive.
Well to me always it will be homosexuals, queers, illegals
increased taxes etc.
The press even FOX plays their game but like hell will I
If these “mothers” had given him a spanking in public, they’d be branded abusers. Yet injecting him with hormones to turn him into a girl is given a pass and even celebrated!
CNN is full of twisted freaks.
The left puts a pretty mask on the vilest of passions.
Abortion is the brutal dismembering of a human infant while it's still alive (without as much as an aspirin to dull the pain).
The left refers to this action as "Choice." Who can be against a word like "Choice?"
Homosexuality is two grown adults lusting after the genitals of another from the the same sex. The males are attracted to other mens anuses, are are also known to eat the feces of their sex partners.
The left refers to this behavior as "Gay. " Who can be against a word like "Gay?"
Those who have never done anything for anyone - not even themselves, believe they should wallow in the financial harvest of another who has labored all of his/her adult life.
The left refers to this as "Sharing" Who can be against a word like "Sharing"
Once the mask is removed, the horrors and the ugliness of the left wings agenda is exposed.
Oh, "ask", are you? Really? What happens when they politely decline?
Who can be against a word like "Fair"?
Words matter. Expose the lies underneath the words, and the left ends up standing naked for the whole world to see.
My old tagline:
“To defeat the left, expose the left”
There’s another reason to be concerned about this. I’ve heard of quite a few cases where serial killers where forced to dress as girls by their mothers when they were children. It could be a contributing factor; I know I would sure harbor some pent up hostility later in life if that had been done to me.