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  • Critical Identity Studies

    09/14/2018 9:50:32 AM PDT · by ptsal · 27 replies
    Beloit College ^ | 09-09-2018 | Staff
    The Department of Critical Identity Studies seeks to develop students’ understanding of how social identities—like race, gender, sexuality, class, dis/ability, nation, non/religiosity—have formed historically, along with the ways those identities play out in the complex and multicultural worlds in which we now live—and this includes the College's campus! Combining a variety of academic disciplines (gender and women’s studies, ethnic studies, queer studies, disability studies, postcolonial studies), Critical Identity Studies (CRIS) investigates the ways identities are shaped within structures of inequality and through systems and practices of power and resistance. From the introductory course, “Sex and Power,” to the advanced theoretical...
  • New York City to Issue 3rd Gender 'X' on Birth Certificates Amid Transgender Push

    09/14/2018 8:04:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/14/2018 | Brandon Showalter
    New York City is the most recent city to allow a third gender option on birth certificates for persons who do not identify as male or female. They will be classified as gender X. NBC News reported that the city council and board of health in the nation's largest city voted Wednesday to include the third gender marker on birth certificates as of Jan. 1, 2019. The new policy will no longer require persons who identify as such to provide a note from a doctor or a health care provider's affidavit in order to make such a change. New York...
  • Law school speaker gives controversial talk on transgender issues, incites protests

    09/13/2018 6:49:56 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 7 replies
    The Collegianur ^ | 12th September 2018 | Logan Etheredge
    Ryan T. Anderson, author of When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Moment, spoke yesterday at the T.C. Williams School of Law. Anderson was invited by the Federalist Society, a “conservative and libertarian” group of law students, to speak on the legal matters of his book. Anderson's invitation incited protests from both students and faculty. Law school dean Wendy Perdue emailed law students defending Anderson’s talk. “As an academic institution, we’re committed to open and robust discussion, and I note that, consistent with these principles, the students who invited this speaker have also invited a faculty member to respond...
  • Montclair School District Rolls Out 'All-Gender Restrooms' (New Jersey)

    09/13/2018 5:48:28 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 28 replies
    Patch ^ | Sept. 12, 2018 | Eric Kiefer
    MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Montclair Public School District is rolling out a new initiative this year: "all-gender restrooms" in each building. Superintendent Kendra Johnson alerted local parents and guardians about the restroom changes as part of a "Welcome Back" letter sent at the beginning of the school year. According to Johnson, 2018-19 will be the first year that the district has at least one "all-gender" restroom in each school building.
  • Brown U caves activists outrage r/t publishing research transgender result of peer contagion

    08/30/2018 7:46:47 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 27 replies ^ | 8/29/2018 | Grace Carr
    Brown University removed a news story it had published about research suggesting that young people’s decisions to transition from one sex to another is influenced by their peers and social media after angering the transgender community.
  • 'A baby cannot provide ... consent': Calif. lawmakers denounce infant intersex surgeries

    08/30/2018 8:31:50 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 21 replies
    NBC News ^ | August 28, 2018 | Tim Fitzsimons
    The California State Legislature approved a resolution on Tuesday denouncing medically unnecessary surgeries for intersex children. "Intersex children should be free to choose whether to undergo life-altering surgeries that irreversibly — and sometimes irreparably — cause harm," the resolution states. SCR 110 was introduced by Sen. Scott Wiener, a Democrat whose district includes San Francisco, and it was supported by Equality California, a statewide LGBTQ advocacy group, and interACT, an intersex youth advocacy organization. interACT @interACT_adv We did it. Today interACT, @eqca, and @Scott_Wiener celebrate the PASSING of the first legislation in U.S. history to name the harms of non-consensual...
  • There Is One Thing You Can’t Call Your Teacher

    08/30/2018 7:06:21 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 22 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 8-29-18 | MOTUS
    Remember when teachers were the adults in the room? Apparently that’s not always the case these days. Take the case of 10-year old Tamarion for example; his teacher punished him for addressing her (zir?) as “ma’am” – a term of respect towards the female gender until such time SJWs began creating new genders and gender neutrality rules. This was his punishment: writing “ma’am” over 200 times – 4 columns, both sides of the page.Now I don’t pretend to know what grievance the teacher was attempting to redress by instructing her young student to cease and desist. It could be ageism,...
  • Democrats adopt gender nonbinary language to charter

    08/25/2018 12:50:49 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 37 replies
    CNN ^ | August 25, 2018 | Adam Levy
    Democratic National Committee members adopted language to their charter and rules Saturday to include gender self-identification and gender nonbinary members. The new wording amends the party's charter requirement that all committees and like bodies be divided equally between men and women to account for members who don't identify with either gender. The language now says committees "shall be as equally divided as practicable between men and women (determined by gender self-identification) meaning that the variance between men and women in the group cannot exceed one (1)." Gender nonbinary members will not be counted as either male or female, "and the...
  • Gender Confusion: A Tool of the Left

    08/18/2018 4:27:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 08/18/2018 | By Peter Skurkiss
    The Democratic Party has gone off the deep end in many more ways than just pushing socialism. One sign is the fanatical embrace of identity politics, which has become the hallmark of the Party of Obama (POO). Look at Vermont. There, the Democrats' primary race for governor was won by Christine Hallquist. What is unusual is that Hallquist calls himself a "transgender woman." To put it more accurately and without any politically correct gloss, Hallquist is a male pretending to be a woman. His pretending isn't all that convincing, as evidenced by this YouTube clip from Time magazine. CLICK ABOVE...
  • When Feminism Is White Supremacy in Heels

    08/18/2018 5:45:27 AM PDT · by C19fan · 44 replies
    Harper's Bazaar ^ | August 16, 2018 | Rachel Elizabeth Cargle
    When I heard about the tragic murder of 18-year-old Nia Wilson, who was stabbed to death in an unprovoked attack in Oakland last month, I could feel my heart begin to bleed. My community of black women were grieving yet again. As we grappled with the realities of Nia’s death, I began to use Instagram to facilitate a discussion and flesh out questions like: How many more black women and girls must die before mainstream media considers it a worthy story to cover? How could they possibly take away her white male murderer so gently in handcuffs, while black men...
  • Massachusetts Republican beats trans driver’s license bill by forcing votes on all 73 genders

    08/17/2018 8:45:46 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 53 replies
    Life Site ^ | Aug. 16, 2018 | Calvin Freiburger
    Legislation to add a “Gender X” option to driver’s license should have been a straightforward task in the far-left state of Massachusetts, but one Republican lawmaker managed to derail the bill by taking transgender ideology to its furthest extreme. The state Senate voted in June to approve the measure, which would have also extended the option to learner’s permits and state identification cards. No documentation would have been required to prove an applicant is neither male nor female. “It’s a milestone,” bill sponsor Sen. Karen Spilka, a Democrat, said at the time. Despite the state House of Representatives being just...
  • How Dare Catholic Hospitals Protect the Unborn!

    08/11/2018 5:00:43 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 1 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/11/18 | Michael R. Shannon
    FiveThirtyEight reporters use bias and selective ‘facts’ to color how they report their “hard numbers,” and appear to have a bone of contention with Catholic hospitals in the US. is an Opposition Media website that assures us of its superiority and authority: “FiveThirtyEight uses statistical analysis — hard numbers — to tell compelling stories about elections, politics, sports, science, economics and culture.” What that glowing description leaves out is that FiveThirtyEight reporters also use bias and selective ‘facts’ to color how they report their “hard numbers.” And speaking of firmness, the website appears to have a bone of contention...
  • Hungary Discontinues Gender Studies Programs: ‘Ideology, Not Science’

    08/10/2018 5:49:47 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 Aug 2018 | Thomas D. Williams Ph.d
    The Hungarian government is discontinuing programs in gender studies at state-run universities after determining the programs serve no identifiable purpose and are based on “ideology rather than science.” Bence Rétvári, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Human Resources (EMMI), said that university degrees must be rooted in a scientific basis, whereas gender studies, “like Marxist-Leninism,” are more aptly termed ideology than science, and are inappropriate matter for university-level education. A spokesman for the Hungarian government told Breitbart News that there is no demand for gender studies graduates in the Hungarian job market.
  • The War On Traditional Gender Identity

    08/10/2018 10:49:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies ^ | August 10, 2018 | Brent Bozell and Tim Graham
    The Political Correctness Police, starting with the perpetually victimized GLAAD (the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) and a group called 50/50 by 2020, are trying to impose quotas on everything Hollywood does. Leftist fascism is not on the march. It is galloping. They are part of an open letter signed by titans of the Hollywood left that demands an "unprecedented cultural moment." They demand the entertainment elite "use its power to improve the lives of trans people by changing America's understanding about who trans people are." GLAAD claims there were no transgender characters in 109 movies released by major...
  • 'The world is going mad' Pret's gingerbread men made gender neutral

    08/09/2018 6:28:24 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 17 replies
    Daily Star ^ | August 4, 2018 | Jack Andrews
    Pret a Manger introduced female character Annie alongside a male snack Godfrey but decided to rebrand them as gingerbread biscuits. Lovers of the snack have blasted the sandwich chain and labelled it PC madness. Annoyed customers took to Twitter to vent their frustrations with many asking why they just couldn’t be called a gingerbread man and gingerbread woman. One posted: “The world is going mad it’s a biscuit. “We will end up calling them ‘the gingerbread treat shaped like a person that you can have one of once a week as they are too high in calories for a daily...
  • Harvard sorority to close in response to policy on single-gender clubs

    08/05/2018 7:05:33 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 36 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | August 5, 2018 | Jeremy C. Fox
    A national sorority has announced that its Harvard University chapter will close, in what appears to be the first dissolution of a student organization in response to the Ivy League school’s adoption two years ago of penalties for members of single-gender student clubs. The Zeta Phi-Cambridge Area chapter of the Delta Gamma organization voted in May to relinquish its charter, and after a 60-day comment period, leaders of the national organization voted unanimously to close the chapter, according to a statement. A Delta Gamma spokeswoman and leaders of the Harvard chapter could not be reached for comment Sunday evening. The...
  • Canadian man legally changes gender to save $1,000 on car insurance

    07/31/2018 7:03:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 07/30/2018 | Calvin Freiburger
    ALBERTA, July 30, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – An anonymous car shopper in Alberta known only as “David” isn’t transgendered, but pretending to be helped him save a lot of money on his car insurance. Earlier this month CBC News spoke with David, who explained how he came up with the idea while shopping for a new Chevrolet Cruze. His insurance company told him it would come with a premium of about $4,500 per year due to previous tickets and a collision. If he was a woman, he learned, that cost would only be $3,400. "I was pretty angry about that. And...
  • Federal judge orders Wisconsin to pay for gender reassignment surgeries

    07/26/2018 6:40:39 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 44 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 26, 2018 | Aris Folley
    A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Wisconsin to cover the costs for gender reassignment surgeries for two transgender Medicaid recipients. Wisconsin residents Cody Flack and Sara Ann Makenzie filed a lawsuit in April over a state rule adopted in 1996 that denied coverage for undefined "transsexual" surgeries, according to The Associated Press. In the suit, Flack and Makenzie argued that the state rule denying them coverage for surgeries to treat their gender dysphoria is a violation of the Affordable Care Act and their rights to equal protection. They argued that the treatment they are seeking is medically necessary, according to...
  • Deranged Democrats’ Debut “Theybies”

    07/23/2018 11:19:56 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 18 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/23/18 | Judi McLeod
    Meanwhile, If the debut of the “Theybies” isn’t a clarion call for home schooling, then nothing is Have you ever heard members of either the Bernie Sanders’ ‘Democrat Socialists’ or Nancy Pelosi’s ‘Progressive Socialists’ refer to migrant children separated from their parents at the border as “Theybies”? Of course not! “Theybies” is the name Democrats of all stripes reserve exclusively for American children, the ones they work so hard to see transgendered at grade school. “Theybies” is the birth child of hypocritical Democrats who claim to own a monopoly on loving children.
  • Are you ready for ‘Theybies?’ Kids raised to choose their own gender

    07/20/2018 7:56:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    Hot Air ^ | July 20, 2018 | John Sexton
    NBC published this video report yesterday about a family in Cambridge, Massachusetts which has decided to raise their 3-year-old twins as “theybies.” That’s a thing, apparently, albeit with a relatively small number of people thus far. The idea is to raise kids without ever referring to them as boys or girls, he or her, or any other binary gender language. NBC reports only a few hundred parents nationwide are taking this path at present. Even if it’s really a few thousand, that not very significant in the scheme of things. As someone who believes there are innate differences between boys...