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"So. Baptist Mom Has Some Really Fabulous Comebacks To Some Really Terrible Questions" (pro-"trans")
Upworthy ^ | Alana Karsch

Posted on 07/29/2014 4:13:52 PM PDT by Faith Presses On

How much do I love this video? Let me count the ways...

1. She's a mom who takes stereotypes and kicks 'em to the curb.

2. The story she tells is R-E-A-L, REAL. No apologies. She's serving up realness, people.

3. "I'm a conservative Southern Baptist from Alabama." 'Nuff said.

4. I just really love it.

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


TOPICS: Current Events; General Discusssion; Moral Issues
KEYWORDS: childabuse; homosexualagenda; transgender
Having lived as a lesbian and having had some "gender confusion" as a child, I have believed that such feelings are to an extent fostered by parents or caregivers. I have been reaching out as a Christian to a woman trying to become a man, who has become with a man trying to become a woman, and not surprisingly to me the man, in his late 30's, has a very controlling and demanding mother, and the woman's mother has similarly attempted to control her daughter in the past.
1 posted on 07/29/2014 4:13:52 PM PDT by Faith Presses On
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To: Faith Presses On

Hang on... I got lost in your comment... so this is a woman, right?


2 posted on 07/29/2014 4:21:55 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: GeronL

Oh sorry. My comment is in response to a video at the link, which is of a mother who identifies as Southern Baptist and talks of her young son, whom she says was miserable until he “transitioned” into a girl.


3 posted on 07/29/2014 4:26:34 PM PDT by Faith Presses On
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To: Faith Presses On

She is a child abuser if she allows or encourages him to think he is a girl and she is insane if she thinks others should accept that and treat him as if he was a girl.


4 posted on 07/29/2014 4:29:12 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Faith Presses On

Hey, I tell my kids that maybe being a little confused is normal. Your body gets so pumped fill of chemicals and hormones that you’re going to have strange thoughts.
I also told them that it would be child abuse for me to allow them to follow up on these strange feelings. It is a parents duty to raise healthy children, to guide them thru the strange thoughts onto the right path. Not allow them to indulge their every strange desire.


5 posted on 07/29/2014 4:29:55 PM PDT by vpintheak (I will not comply!)
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To: vpintheak

Well said. Please teach others this truth. It’s been lost.


6 posted on 07/29/2014 4:37:24 PM PDT by avenir (I'm pessimistic about man, but I'm optimistic about GOD!)
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To: Faith Presses On

I don’t normally see a lot of pro-tranny propaganda here on FR.


7 posted on 07/29/2014 5:00:09 PM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: Faith Presses On; Admin Moderator
Oh sorry. My comment is in response to a video at the link, which is of a mother who identifies as Southern Baptist and talks of her young son, whom she says was miserable until he “transitioned” into a girl.

So in other words you're going to bat for people who treat their children's psychological issues with... body mutilation.

AM, clean-up in aisle four!

8 posted on 07/29/2014 5:12:18 PM PDT by Yossarian
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To: Faith Presses On

You post a lot of provocative things usually taking the lib point of view. For garbage like this, you really do need to post a barf alert. That video wasted time from my life I will never get back.

I have been reading Philippians. Verse 4:8 says: 8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.

That video was none of those things.


9 posted on 07/29/2014 5:13:12 PM PDT by Waryone
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To: DesertRhino

I can’t afford a Corvette, so I’m going to start sleeping in the garage so I can BECOME one!


10 posted on 07/29/2014 5:13:37 PM PDT by rickomatic
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To: Faith Presses On
Having lived as a lesbian and having had some "gender confusion" as a child, I have believed that such feelings are to an extent fostered by parents or caregivers.

With all due respect, the scriptures does not say these issues are "confusion" or the result of someone else's actions towards a person. They are a result of sin and a progression of sin in one's life. As a Christian you, and the rest of us, should rejoice that God has lead you from this life and helping to draw you closer through His Son, our Lord Jesus. But it's important that we call it what it is-SIN. For the only way that we can find healing and forgiveness is through confessing OUR sin.

11 posted on 07/29/2014 5:23:41 PM PDT by HarleyD ("... letters are weighty, but his .. presence is weak, and his speech of no account.")
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To: HarleyD
For the only way that we can find healing and forgiveness is through confessing OUR sin.

Amen! "Through My Fault, Through My fault, Through My Most Grievous Fault", as they say.
12 posted on 07/29/2014 5:29:56 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Yossarian

No, if you read my comment, I am not going to bat for those who believe in transgenderism. I am a Bible-believing Christian, and the woman whom the Lord wants me to reach out to who is trying to become a man knows where I stand on it. She got very angry at me for referring to her as she, but I will not ever call her a “he.”

I believe, though, that you can’t engage in a public debate if you’re not even listening to it. The things in liberal media are what all liberals, Democrats, atheists and Obama are actually thinking, but exactly. You also don’t have to read or watch what I post, which I will identify in the title as coming from a liberal source or viewpoint.


13 posted on 07/29/2014 5:34:03 PM PDT by Faith Presses On
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To: HarleyD

I agree. I have confessed my sins, including homosexual acts and thoughts. Nobody else did them. But as Christians we know that parents influence children, and as such it seems that, for instance, that the cases profiled in the media of boys wanting to become girls (and started to receive hormones as children) the mothers have been seriously invested in it after proclaiming their initial opposition.


14 posted on 07/29/2014 5:41:40 PM PDT by Faith Presses On
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To: DesertRhino
This mother asserts — sincerely, I believe — that gender confusion in children has nothing to do with sex. Assuming this is true, why do these parents allow themselves and their children's stories to be co-opted by the gay rights people? There probably are some children whose sex differentiation in utero was screwed up and who have real physiological problems that cause gender confusion. While I cannot imagine lopping off genitals is the solution, I don't claim there isn't a real problem.

Parents of children with gender identity problems should STAY AWAY from gay rights groups. Such groups want to use these poor children and their hapless parents to advance their own political agendas.

15 posted on 07/29/2014 5:41:50 PM PDT by utahagen
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To: DesertRhino

I noted it was “pro-trans” to warn people of that. As I wrote in my comment, as a young girl I experienced some “gender confusion” and that was in that I “played pretend” usually as a man, and later as a teen seemed to naturally wear more masculine clothes such as T-shirts. But by the grace of God I began to embrace being a woman, and to see even young children today embracing becoming what they’re not and people like Barbara Walters uncritically promoting it sickens me. The woman I know who wants to become a man is a mess in so many ways, but I hope and pray she is attracted to the peace in my life. She hasn’t turned away from me although she knows I don’t approve, and says I’m a true friend to her.


16 posted on 07/29/2014 5:51:04 PM PDT by Faith Presses On
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To: Waryone

I’ve only recently posted some things from liberal points of view, which I identify as such. What this story is is the REALITY in our country and it’s getting worse ever faster. We most often post news on these issues, but once it’s news that fight is usually over. To post what liberals say is to know what they’re thinking and planning, and this is a site for considering what to do politically. These sites, as I mentioned to someone else, tell us in detail what atheists, liberals, Democrats, etc., are thinking and indicate what they want to do next and the arguments they’ll use, which is something news reports gloss over or put a nice face on.


17 posted on 07/29/2014 5:58:00 PM PDT by Faith Presses On
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To: Faith Presses On
"I have been reaching out as a Christian to a woman trying to become a man, who has become with a man trying to become a woman"

Wait...what...?

18 posted on 07/29/2014 6:10:11 PM PDT by Sam's Army
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To: rickomatic
I can’t afford a Corvette, so I’m going to start sleeping in the garage so I can BECOME one!

And I'll cozy up to the bay next to you and wait until I become an F350, and together we'll insist on nothing to eat except gasoline, of course, while insisting the bigoted taxpayers pay for our upkeep.

19 posted on 07/29/2014 6:26:30 PM PDT by Prospero (Si Deus trucido mihi, ego etiam fides Deus.)
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To: Faith Presses On

I am pretty sure this is the nastiest video I have seen on FR. The whole gay thing has cost lives and serious terminal illness to my close family members. Society in decline produces decadence, that is all there is to say.


20 posted on 07/29/2014 6:33:24 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: Waryone
St. Paul's letter to the Philippians, chapter 4:8 says:
Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.

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Wonderful words from Our Lord to us through St. Paul's letter to the Philippians.

21 posted on 07/29/2014 6:39:28 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: Sam's Army

Yes, sorry. LOL. I meant to type that this woman taking hormones to become a man has started dating a man taking hormones to become a woman.


22 posted on 07/29/2014 6:41:45 PM PDT by Faith Presses On
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To: FlyingEagle
I am pretty sure this is the nastiest video I have seen on FR. The whole gay thing has cost lives and serious terminal illness to my close family members. Society in decline produces decadence, that is all there is to say.

Since homosexuality or bisexuality is a choice, it's a double hurt to family and friends.

We really aren't any worse (or better) than we were 10,000 years ago. The human race reached the one billion mark in 1800 and now, in 2014 we are six billion and counting.

The percentage of fools, aholes, jerks and morons is still the same as it was 50,000 years ago. However, with so many MORE humans on the planet the idiocy IS much bigger simply because of numbers.

23 posted on 07/29/2014 6:43:49 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: FlyingEagle

I couldn’t agree with you more.


24 posted on 07/29/2014 6:44:14 PM PDT by Faith Presses On
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To: GeronL

Quite a few times in my childhood I was pretty sure I was a pony.


25 posted on 07/29/2014 7:22:28 PM PDT by lastchance (People)
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To: lastchance

Nowadays you’d have been saddled and living in a barn within days.


26 posted on 07/29/2014 7:30:18 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Faith Presses On

It seems the traditional (barf alert) would work for something as disgusting as this video. Your use of (pro-trans) in the title can mean anything or nothing. A good old fashioned (barf alert) would make it unambiguously clear, this isn’t really about a So. Baptist mom with good comebacks. This is a shame filled woman who has abandoned her child to reprehensible parenting. Her sin is ever before her, but she has decided to come up with some “fabulous” responses in an attempt to allay her guilt.

If I had any idea that was the subject of this video, I would never have bothered to watch. You can see sin and sinners worshipped all over the media. There are even more people out there trying to make excuses for them. No one needs to tell me what the godless atheists, liberals and democrats think. There is nothing new under the sun. People have been trying to get away with sin since the Garden of Eden.

Next time a clear barf alert would be appreciated.


27 posted on 07/29/2014 8:18:03 PM PDT by Waryone
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To: Faith Presses On

Upworthy is Buzzfeed for the brain-damaged.


28 posted on 07/29/2014 8:19:21 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Faith Presses On

Correction: Huffpo for the brain-damaged.


29 posted on 07/29/2014 8:19:48 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Waryone
It seems the traditional (barf alert) would work for something as disgusting as this video. Your use of (pro-trans) in the title can mean anything or nothing. A good old fashioned (barf alert) would make it unambiguously clear, this isn’t really about a So. Baptist mom with good comebacks. This is a shame filled woman who has abandoned her child to reprehensible parenting. Her sin is ever before her, but she has decided to come up with some “fabulous” responses in an attempt to allay her guilt. If I had any idea that was the subject of this video, I would never have bothered to watch. You can see sin and sinners worshipped all over the media. There are even more people out there trying to make excuses for them. No one needs to tell me what the godless atheists, liberals and democrats think. There is nothing new under the sun. People have been trying to get away with sin since the Garden of Eden. Next time a clear barf alert would be appreciated.

Well stated. Fortunately I only wasted about 30 seconds of my life watching this bilge. I have no desire to either "understand" or "join in the dialogue" on this subject. Pass.....

30 posted on 07/29/2014 10:13:34 PM PDT by awelliott (What one generation tolerates, the next embraces....)
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To: GeronL

Wasn’t that a plot of a movie? “Fifty Shades of The Old Gray Mare.”.


31 posted on 07/29/2014 11:18:06 PM PDT by lastchance (People)
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To: vpintheak

I appreciate your way of approaching the subject with kids!


32 posted on 07/29/2014 11:49:59 PM PDT by octex
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To: lastchance

Wasn’t that a plot of a movie? “Fifty Shades of The Old Gray Mare.”.

...you could be right...but you know, movies today, well, they ‘ain’t what they used to be...’


33 posted on 07/30/2014 9:30:18 AM PDT by IrishBrigade (')
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To: lastchance

lol


34 posted on 07/30/2014 9:43:29 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: IrishBrigade

And they are not getting any better.


35 posted on 07/30/2014 10:56:54 AM PDT by lastchance (People)
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To: Faith Presses On

While you and I will probably never agree about Catholicism I applaud the missionary work you have undertaken and pray for your continued courage and any success.

I also agree that it’s important to remain informed (via sources such as you posted) about what the “other side” is up to. How they think. What are their common arguments. I think sometimes we can become too complacent in our FR bubble, and also overly confindent in the strength of our arguments because of the protections we enjoy here. It’s good to remain challenged if only to keep the mind sharp for the eventual conflict in the real world.

With all that said, I have read your post #1 multiple times and I really don’t understand what you were saying there. Please repost.


36 posted on 07/30/2014 11:43:53 AM PDT by FourtySeven (47)
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To: octex

Hey. It’s a parents job to speak the Truth to their kids and raise God fearing adults!
Bless you.


37 posted on 07/30/2014 1:21:48 PM PDT by vpintheak (I will not comply!)
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To: awelliott

Well, point duly noted, and I apologize if you watched something you didn’t want to. If I post from an antichristian source, I try to put that in parantheses (and use scare quotes), but I was unfamiliar with Upworthy and thought others would be, too. So I tried “(pro-transgender),” but with the length of the title, the FR program wouldn’t accept it. It also just happened to be that the blog post or whatever introducing the video doesn’t say much about it, and I also have never or just rarely posted video here (I believe I posted one Christian testimony). In the future if I do post another video and it should be antichristian, I’ll make sure to look for a source where the content is talked about, re-title it, or something if the source or viewpoint can’t be clearly posted in the title.


38 posted on 07/30/2014 6:47:42 PM PDT by Faith Presses On
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To: FourtySeven

I agree you may be right about our disagreements on Catholicism, but thank you for the encouragement. It’s appreciated.

On my first post, I can’t look at it and post at the same time from my particular phone, but I was first talking of “gender confusion” I had as a small child up to my teenage years. I had always pretended as a child when taking on roles that I was male. Then in my teen years I basically usually wore jeans and a T-shirt. Then later in my post, I talked about a woman who is taking male hormones who I’ve been reaching out to as a Christian. She has recently been dating a man taking female hormones, and she mentioned to me how this man’s mother dominates his life to the point of keeping track of him and greatly exaggerating her health problems to get her to do things for him. And then I noted that in the probably at least six cases I’ve ever looked deeply into (in newspapers or on TV) of young “transgendered” boys, their mother have all expressed a short time of being against the idea, Cont’d


39 posted on 07/30/2014 7:01:48 PM PDT by Faith Presses On
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To: FourtySeven

after which they most enthusiastically supported it. I remember with one family profiled on Dateline, the young boy started to question whether he wanted to go through with “transitioning” and the mother actually expressed a lot of disappointment, and the boy then went back to wanting the “transition.” I couldn’t believe that that part of the story was merely reported without any questions being raised on what was going on with the boy’s doubts and the mother’s deep disappointment over them.


40 posted on 07/30/2014 7:06:50 PM PDT by Faith Presses On
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To: Faith Presses On

Do you know any “normal” people?


41 posted on 07/30/2014 7:09:14 PM PDT by steve86 ( Acerbic by nature, not nurture)
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To: Faith Presses On
Well, point duly noted, and I apologize if you watched something you didn’t want to. If I post from an antichristian source, I try to put that in parantheses (and use scare quotes), but I was unfamiliar with Upworthy and thought others would be, too. So I tried “(pro-transgender),” but with the length of the title, the FR program wouldn’t accept it. It also just happened to be that the blog post or whatever introducing the video doesn’t say much about it, and I also have never or just rarely posted video here (I believe I posted one Christian testimony). In the future if I do post another video and it should be antichristian, I’ll make sure to look for a source where the content is talked about, re-title it, or something if the source or viewpoint can’t be clearly posted in the title.

No apology is necessary, and my harsh response was directed toward the subject matter, not toward you. I was a bit confused by the title, but when I saw the site "upworthy" I assumed it was something from a Christian perspective. It didn't take long to figure out otherwise, so it wasn't a big deal. It was an honest misunderstanding, and if all you ever do is make me waste 30 seconds, then we can probably still be friends. }8^D

Take care....

42 posted on 07/30/2014 10:08:50 PM PDT by awelliott (What one generation tolerates, the next embraces....)
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To: GeronL

“so this is a woman, right?”

who knows


43 posted on 07/30/2014 10:20:33 PM PDT by Morgana ( Always a bit of truth in dark humor.)
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To: Morgana

lol


44 posted on 07/30/2014 10:23:01 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Faith Presses On

You are exactly the correct person to draw attention to these matters.

It’s a horrifying situation when well meaning adults foster a sinful and unnatural environment that encourages children and teens to go down this path.

A path you obviously know and have rejected.

As Christians, we can’t confuse compassion and sin. We all have inborn inclinations that are not good. All of us. An inclination toward sexual sin is common, not rare. That some inclinations involve same-sex attractions should make no difference to us. This is not more sinful or misguided than adulterous behaviors or common lewd behaviors. It’s all wrong. We all have to fight against these inclinations.

Thanks for your post.


45 posted on 07/31/2014 7:49:15 PM PDT by Gingersnap
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To: Faith Presses On
I watched the video and feel pity for the child. The mother, who describes herself as conservative, is obviously also confused. It's no wonder she isn't able to deal with her child's confusion.
46 posted on 07/31/2014 8:00:05 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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