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Born this way: Stories of young transgender children
CBS News ^ | June 8, 2014

Posted on 06/08/2014 9:21:19 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Our Cover Story this morning deals with children grappling with a very grown-up issue: gender identity -- boys or girls believing they're the opposite sex, saying they were born this way. Here's Rita Braver:

She could be any 12-year-old girl, hanging out with her mom and sister, but Zoey was biologically born a boy.

"So how did you handle it when people related to you as a boy?" asked Braver.

"Yeah, I always get upset," she replied. "I would be like, 'No, I'm not a boy. I'm a girl. You know, like, I like the color pink, I scream like a girl. I act like a girl. I breathe like a girl. I'm not a boy.""

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: childabuse; homosexualagenda

1 posted on 06/08/2014 9:21:19 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

To paraphrase John Wayne, “Life’s hard. It’s harder when you’re trangendered.”

Maybe this is a rare “born like that” case. But, the MSM glorifies it as if it’s something to aspire to, to prey on uncertain youth in their vulnerable years.


2 posted on 06/08/2014 9:23:33 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Horrible how the left is getting away with this.


3 posted on 06/08/2014 9:26:58 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Okay, help me out here…the reporterette (unless shes a boy too) said that Zoey was “biologically born a boy.”

Is there any other way to be born besides biologically?


4 posted on 06/08/2014 9:30:47 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Do NOT suffer fools gladly…and message boards are full contact arenas)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Children don’t feel male or female until their hormones kick in. They are vulnerable to influence. “Honey, don’t you feel like you’re a little girl trapped in a body with that horrible, nasty penis thing?”


5 posted on 06/08/2014 9:35:03 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Does it seem like the transsexual issue is being pushed by the sycophant media?


6 posted on 06/08/2014 9:36:51 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: C. Edmund Wright

Physically born a boy. Mentally born a girl. To answer your question...


7 posted on 06/08/2014 9:43:11 AM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

That's a guy dressed up like a Sheila!

8 posted on 06/08/2014 9:43:50 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
No, I'm not a boy. I'm a girl. You know, like, I like the color pink, I scream like a girl. I act like a girl. I breathe like a girl. I'm not a boy."

Trogolodytes...

9 posted on 06/08/2014 9:44:30 AM PDT by Homer1
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“hanging out with her mom and sister”

WHERE IS THE FATHER? HOW DOES DAD FEEL ABOUT THIS?

CC


10 posted on 06/08/2014 9:46:24 AM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: Homer1

Now look who’s enforcing gender roles. personalities and even ewhat colors you’re supposed to like...


11 posted on 06/08/2014 9:46:48 AM PDT by Homer1
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To: gunsequalfreedom

uhhhhh…….it was not a serious question. I was making a point that you apparently missed.


12 posted on 06/08/2014 9:46:58 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Do NOT suffer fools gladly…and message boards are full contact arenas)
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To: ColdOne
Horrible how the left is getting away with this.

Obama started this.
Who would have believed just a few short years ago that the Democrat party and their ass-kissing buds in the media would be glorifying degeneracy and celebrating sexual abnormality.

Not really surprising since many Democrat politicians and much of the bi-coastal media are homosexual.
Would you ever believe you would see the day when homosexuality in all it's destructive forms would trump religion in our courts of law?

13 posted on 06/08/2014 9:49:09 AM PDT by Larry381 (The Media Have Become the Enemy of the American people...Pat Caddell)
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To: Homer1
we've gone from "don't play with dolls Johnny, dolls are for girls" to "it's ok if Johnny wants to play with a doll" to "johnny wants to play with dolls -- he must be a girl trapped in boy's body, let's all pretend he's a girl."

positively barbaric

14 posted on 06/08/2014 9:52:26 AM PDT by Homer1
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Castration would cure many of these problems.


15 posted on 06/08/2014 9:54:02 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

When I was six I wanted to be a boy. I liked my hair short. I wore dungarees. I had only brothers and wanted to tag along and play with them, whatever they were doing. They had more privileges (because they were older, but I thought because they were male.) I even wished I could pee standing up. I GREW OUT OF IT! I grew up to date boys, marry (happily) and conceive, carry and bear beautiful children. I SHUDDER TO THINK what would happen today if I were being raised by “progressive” parent(s). Mutilated, pumped with artificial hormones, sterile.


16 posted on 06/08/2014 10:00:29 AM PDT by informavoracious (Open your eyes, people!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I’m a girl. You know, like, I like the color pink, I scream like a girl. I act like a girl. I breathe like a girl. I’m not a boy.””
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and has your 12 year old body started to menstruate yet ???

get back to me when you do that “like a girl” thing...


17 posted on 06/08/2014 10:03:51 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; All

It seems that homosexuality has won the day. Can bestiality be far behind?


18 posted on 06/08/2014 10:10:22 AM PDT by davisfh
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To: Celtic Conservative

As usual, the father is nowhere to be found. The child’s single mother decided to accept this.

Of course, I’m sure any properly feminized father would support his son/daughter/thing’s bold decision to mutilate himself/herself/itself. We’re not going to let something as silly as a biological fact define who we are, right? THE SCIENCE IS IN!

In any sane society, children like this would be given therapy and placed in a foster home, and the “parents” would be charged with child abuse.


19 posted on 06/08/2014 10:13:52 AM PDT by Cato in PA (Resist!)
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To: Larry381
Obama started this.

Gotta give Clinton credit for at least offering a cigar to Monica whereas hussein would have offered one to Monty.

20 posted on 06/08/2014 10:18:46 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

They are not “born this way”

Mental illness comes later


21 posted on 06/08/2014 10:21:47 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Cato in PA

the leftists say that we are a ‘hetero-normative” society, and that this is bad to have such social norms.

The leftists also say that we are too hung up with genitalia in the trans-sexual discussions.

One the one hand, the left dismisses the idea of gender norms or social norms. On the other hand, they claim that a boy who behaves according to female social norms is a girl.

I don’t understand the liberal mind.

I also cringe at the thought of sexual identity choices in pre pubescent children.

If someone really feels like a girl trapped in a boy’s body and all that, this subject is best explored with mental health professionals when one is an adult. This subject has no place among children, in my opinion.

And it wouldn’t be an issue if a child did not have liberal enabling parents.


22 posted on 06/08/2014 10:22:32 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego (et o)
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To: Gen.Blather

Giving children “sex-change” hormone drugs should be a crime.


23 posted on 06/08/2014 10:23:05 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Homer1

and they probably will never let the kid change his mind


24 posted on 06/08/2014 10:23:39 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Larry381

There a many things today I wouldn’t have thought I would see. :(


25 posted on 06/08/2014 10:36:25 AM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11))
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The glorification of self-mutilation. If it’s the appropriate remedy, why are their addiction and suicides rates so high? Where’s the compassion then?


26 posted on 06/08/2014 10:45:29 AM PDT by Spok ("What're you going to believe-me or your own eyes?" -Marx (Groucho))
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“Yeah, I always get upset,” she replied. “I would be like, ‘No, I’m not a boy. I’m a girl. You know, like, I like the color pink, I scream like a girl. I act like a girl. I breathe like a girl. I’m not a boy.””

And yet the same loony leftists that support this nutcase kid are the same ones that then despise “gender stereotyping” by companies that sell pink toys to girls or feature ads where girls are actually engaging in girly things?

Hilarious though that being a “girl” has nothing to do with your biology, but is nothing more than a series of social cues that some dude can mimic.


27 posted on 06/08/2014 10:45:51 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: Tennessee Nana
"and has your 12 year old body started to menstruate yet ???

get back to me when you do that “like a girl” thing..."

 

That about sums it up...Facts are hard for perverts to deal with.

28 posted on 06/08/2014 11:04:41 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: VanDeKoik; PoloSec

I breathe like a girl.
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don’t boys have lungs too ???

Just what is supposedly the difference ???

LOL


29 posted on 06/08/2014 11:07:09 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: VanDeKoik; PoloSec

I like the color pink
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so do some other boys...

they wear pink dress shirts etc

but they admit to masculinity...

and they like girls...

and consider them the opposite sex...

I like blue..

and I use to play cars with my brother...

and I wear jeans...

does that make me a boy ???

Has ANYONE had the guts and concern for this child enough to get in HIS face and ask him just WHY he thinks hes a girl ???

or WHO TOLD HIM he was ???


30 posted on 06/08/2014 11:12:43 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Millstones.


31 posted on 06/08/2014 11:30:37 AM PDT by lastchance ("Nisi credideritis, non intelligetis" St. Augustine)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I raised tomboys - girls who play outdoors and get muddy - but they are definitely girls. I also raised boys, and on occasion they have worn and even liked pink, but I have never thought “oh, he likes the pink shirt, I should castrate my son”. These parents are child abusers, and the physicians are engaged in a particularly sick form of malpractice. Just as it’s wrong to amputate the legs from a person with body identity disorder, it’s wrong to amputate genitalia simply because of mental illness (and, yes, denying reality is mental illness).


32 posted on 06/08/2014 11:41:32 AM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

” Born like that” covers a multitude of birth defects- ALL of which medical science tries to FIX! You don’t lop off baby’s head because it has hydrocephalus, and you don’t lop off a toddlers penis because he thinks he’s a girl. You help him, psychologically. If your two year old insists he’s a dog, you don’t feed him on the floor and walk him on a leash, but if he thinks he’s a girl you dress him in ruffles and bows and call him ‘she’? This mental illness- like homosexuality- has become a politically protected disability.
Funny how brain/thinking aberrations are ‘hands off’, but bodies can be mutilated to match the aberrant thinking.


33 posted on 06/08/2014 11:48:16 AM PDT by ClearBlueSky (When anyone says its not about Islam...it's about Islam. That death cult must be eradicated.)
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To: Larry381; ColdOne; C. Edmund Wright; gunsequalfreedom; Oldeconomybuyer
Romans Chapter 1:18-32(Hint: it leaves no room for the imagination as to the utter sinfulness and evilness of those who are Homosexuals):

18 For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;

19 Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them.

20 For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:

21 Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.

22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,

23 And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.

24 Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves:

25 Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.

26 For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:

27 And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.

28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;

29 Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,

30 Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,

31 Without understanding, covenant breakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful:

32 Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.

34 posted on 06/08/2014 11:53:12 AM PDT by itsahoot (Voting for a Progressive RINO is the same as voting for any other Tyrant.)
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To: Menehune56

It’s funny, in a sick way. If gender neutrality is the goal then promoting transgender-ism is only going to make boys switch to girls, and girls to boys- and you STILL have two different sexes( only swapped). Guess they haven’t figured a way to suggest children are born with NO sexual identity at all...yet.If that happens, if sexual identity is completely erased, then the human race ends. Probably the ultimate goal.


35 posted on 06/08/2014 12:01:14 PM PDT by ClearBlueSky (When anyone says its not about Islam...it's about Islam. That death cult must be eradicated.)
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To: ColdOne
Horrible how the left is getting away with this.

They do it with leftist media propagandists, leftist educators indoctrinators.

36 posted on 06/08/2014 12:08:04 PM PDT by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: Larry381

“Obama started this.”

Started WAY before Obama.


37 posted on 06/08/2014 12:11:02 PM PDT by TexasGator
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To: Homer1
we've gone from "don't play with dolls Johnny, dolls are for girls" to "it's ok if Johnny wants to play with a doll" to "johnny wants to play with dolls -- he must be a girl trapped in boy's body, let's all pretend he's a girl."

I really wish people would pay more attention to brain research. A couple of years ago, it was determined that the human brain does not completely sync-up (make all connections) until about 25 for females, and 27-28 for males. If we now know this, such drastic, yes drastic, surgeries such as "gender reassignment" should not be done until the person is fully capable of understanding the ramifications of such surgery. That young children are being so confused by this and allowed to play-out being other than the gender they were born as, is a sin. That's it -- we are in a state of sin for pushing such things and allowing such things to happen.

I also have a problem with the number of suicides that occur in the "transgender" category. I guess that is something else that we should just allow to happen. I suppose it would never occur to these people, that those of us who think we should not be doing this to young children, are actually the compassionate ones.

38 posted on 06/08/2014 12:40:08 PM PDT by LibertarianLiz
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To: Cowboy Bob

No, they want that.


39 posted on 06/08/2014 12:50:58 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: ColdOne
Even more horrible is that we're letting them get away with it.

Scouts Out! Cavalry Ho!

40 posted on 06/08/2014 12:56:42 PM PDT by wku man (Veterans, it's up to us to save the Republic...let's roll.)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

I’ve noticed that a huge number of these “transgendered” is a boy who thinks he is a girl. I don’t hear much about girls who think they are boys.
Could the “transgendered” be a result of boys being told they are bad or inferior and identifying in a way that is more socially acceptable? Or in this case, applauded?


41 posted on 06/08/2014 1:06:13 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: Homer1

A child too young to get a tan or ears pierced without permission can decide to start life altering chemical treatment, a decade or more before “it” is allowed to touch alcohol or tobacco.
Insanity.


42 posted on 06/08/2014 1:15:38 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: tbw2

It’s probably more to do with something in our water or diet removing the testosterone from boys…….tofu, maybe flouride….you hear all kinds of things.

But you’re right, seems to be lot more shemales than heshes…..


43 posted on 06/08/2014 2:02:49 PM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (Do NOT suffer fools gladly…and message boards are full contact arenas)
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To: C. Edmund Wright

They’ve recently linked the rise of autism with women taking anti-depressants during pregnancy. It affects the mother’s brain, and now we know it affects the child’s as well.

I wouldn’t be surprised if long term contraceptive use or injectables that are designed to last for months at a time end up altering the hormonal development of sons in the mother.


44 posted on 06/08/2014 3:23:52 PM PDT by tbw2
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To: C. Edmund Wright

I know you were making a point. I just used your point to another point. Not a view I hold by the way. Just explaining the thinking that is behind the question you posed when making your point.


45 posted on 06/08/2014 8:33:46 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: itsahoot

Why did I get so many Bible quotes? Not that I mind, just curious.


46 posted on 06/08/2014 8:36:55 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Demon.


47 posted on 06/08/2014 8:39:27 PM PDT by ourworldawry
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To: gunsequalfreedom
Not that I mind, just curious.

Looked like you had an interest in the thread, just wanted to point out that we suffer because we rejoice in the sinful vice that God hates.

The other day a story on Drudge pretty much summed up just how perverse our society has became. A couple was arrested out side a wedding fornicating on the lawn helping to get the coupe off to a good start I guess.

48 posted on 06/08/2014 10:56:01 PM PDT by itsahoot (Voting for a Progressive RINO is the same as voting for any other Tyrant.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

‘Zoey’ actually looks like a girl.


49 posted on 06/09/2014 7:11:14 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Well......Bye.)
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