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  • Conservative think tanker comes out as a woman, shares love of 'wine, gender fluidity and BDSM'

    10/13/2018 10:14:00 AM PDT · by kevcol · 67 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | October 13, 2018 | Allison Elyse Gualtieri
    A longtime foreign policy expert and conservative scholar is re-introducing herself to Washington. Giselle Donnelly is publicly acknowledging her gender identity after a career built as Thomas Donnelly, according to a report in the Washington Post. Donnelly, who spent decades hiding her gender and years in self-reflection, is now living openly as a trans woman. The 65-year-old is a resident fellow in defense and security studies at the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank, has been supportive of her transition. AEI executives said that Donnelly is the same person with the same principles that had always made her a...
  • Half of transgender male teens have attempted suicide, study finds

    09/13/2018 11:26:53 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 67 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | September 13, 2018 | by Reuters
    Transgender adolescents are far more likely to attempt suicide than teens whose identity matches their sex assigned at birth, and trans male youth are especially at risk, a U.S. study suggests. Roughly half of transgender teens who identify as male but were assigned a female gender at birth have attempted suicide at least once, the study found. And 42 percent of adolescents who don’t identify exclusively as male or female have at least one prior suicide attempt. About 30 percent of trans female teens - who identify as female but have birth certificates that label them as male - have...
  • New study angers transgenders for claiming they have at least ONE mental disorder

    09/04/2018 8:37:04 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 38 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 9/4/18 | USA Features
    PC Science: A newly released study is angering the transgender community for concluding that most young people who ‘come out’ as trans have at least one mental disorder. In the study, which was published at PLoS ONE and focused primarily on female teens, assistant professor of behavioral and social sciences at Brown University Lisa Littman found that 87 percent of young people were reported by their parents to have come out as trans after an increased amount of time spent on social media and the Internet and after “cluster outbreaks” of gender dysphoria among groups of friends.
  • The Transgender Language War

    08/30/2018 5:27:25 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 49 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | August 29, 2018 | Abigail Shrier
    If you want to control people’s thoughts, begin by commandeering their words. Taking this Orwellian lesson to heart, Virginia’s Fairfax County public school system recently stripped the phrase “biological gender” from its family life curriculum, replacing it with “sex assigned at birth.” Without permitting parents to opt out, public schools across the country are teaching children that “gender” is neither binary nor biological. It’s closer to a mental state: a question of how girllike or boylike you feel. Students will fall anywhere along a gender spectrum, according to these educators. So how girllike does any girl feel? The answer might...
  • 9-year-old Denver boy dies by suicide after being bullied at school, mother says

    08/27/2018 7:27:40 PM PDT · by the_daug · 98 replies
    CBS News ^ | August 27, 2018, 12:12 PM | By Caitlin O'Kane CBS News
    A Denver mom says her 9-year-old son died by suicide in their home on Thursday after experiencing bullying in school. She is now sharing the story in hopes of shining a light on bullying and suicide, KDVR reports. Leia Pierce says bullying was a factor in the death of her son, Jamel Myles, who started fourth grade just last week. Over the summer, Jamel came out to his mother as gay, she said. "(H)e looked so scared when he told me. He was like, 'Mom I'm gay.' And I thought he was playing, so I looked back because I was...
  • 9-year-old Denver boy dies by suicide after being bullied at school, mother says

    08/27/2018 2:51:32 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 74 replies
    CBS ^ | August 27, 2018
    Denver mom says her 9-year-old son died by suicide in their home on Thursday after experiencing bullying in school. She is now sharing the story in hopes of shining a light on bullying and suicide, KDVR reports. Leia Pierce says bullying was a factor in the death of her son, Jamel Myles, who started fourth grade just last week. Over the summer, Jamel came out to his mother as gay, she said. "(H)e looked so scared when he told me. He was like, 'Mom I'm gay.' And I thought he was playing, so I looked back because I was driving,...
  • The United Methodist Church Has Appointed A Transgender Deacon

    07/18/2018 8:23:51 AM PDT · by bkopto · 49 replies
    The Aquila Report ^ | 7/16/2018 | Julie Zauzmer
    Barclay, a transgender person who identifies as neither male nor female and thus uses the pronoun “they,” was commissioned on Sunday as the first non-binary member of the clergy in the United Methodist Church. The United Methodist Church is one of the largest denominations in America, falling behind only the Catholic Church and the Southern Baptist Convention. The mainline Protestant denomination has been bitterly divided over sexuality and gender identity: Its official rules say clergy must either be celibate or in heterosexual marriages, and can perform only such marriages, but American bishops have ordained gay and transgender clergy before, and...
  • SWAMPSCOTT PRINCIPAL OUT ON LEAVE

    02/28/2018 6:11:30 AM PST · by outpostinmass2 · 75 replies
    item live ^ | 2/28/18
    Principal Shannon Daniels, 52, formerly Tom Daniels, announced three weeks ago that they’re transgender and would be presenting as female going forward. Daniels, a Swampscott resident, who became the school’s principal in 2012, identifies as both male and female and prefers “they/them” pronouns for a gender-fluid identity, but plans to become fully transitioned to female. “Principal Daniels is on a temporary leave of absence,” wrote Superintendent Pamela Angelakis and Swampscott Police Chief Ronald Madigan in a correspondence to Stanley families. The email was shared with The Item by a Swampscott resident who wishes to remain anonymous. There is also a...
  • Frightening Things You Don't Hear About Gender Dysphoria

    12/11/2017 8:38:54 AM PST · by fwdude · 38 replies
    Barbwire ^ | 11 December 2017 | Laurie Higgins
    “Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.” ~ Voltaire School administrators and board members terrified of expensive lawsuits are capitulating to the demands of gender confused adolescents. Parents are capitulating to the disordered thinking of their children, terrified that if they don’t, their children will commit suicide. Their fears are stoked by a deeply flawed study that is grossly misunderstood. Academia, the arts, and the professional medical and mental health communities are controlled by Leftists who affirm the nonsensical “trans” ideology. And the mainstream press—not known for deep thinking—swallows and regurgitates any Leftist nonsense that...
  • Children as young as THREE are being read books questioning their gender (tr)

    12/03/2017 8:21:40 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 40 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | December 3, 2017 | SEBASTIAN MURPHY-BATES
    Nurseries are encouraging children to question their gender by reading them stories that challenge male and female stereotypes. Books including characters who believe the are the wrong gender will be read to children as young as three after LGBT inclusion group Educate and Celebrate put them on nursery and primary school reading lists. One features a teddy bear named Thomas, who says 'in my heart, I've always known that I am a girl teddy', according to The Sunday Times. Educate and Celebrate, which was funded by the the Department for Education, has backed dozens of schools in adopting gender-neutral toilets...
  • 12-Year-Old Transgender Boy Began Transition to Female, Changed Mind Two Years Later

    09/08/2017 10:54:11 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 73 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | 9/8/17 | Alex Griswold
    In an upcoming episode of the Australian "60 Minutes," a 12-year-old transgender boy details how he began the transition to a become a girl, only to change his mind two years later. As a young child, Patrick Mitchell had always wanted to be a girl, the Independent reported. "You wish you could just change everything about you, you just see any girl and you say, ‘I'd kill to be like that,'" Mitchell told interviewers. After speaking with doctors, Mitchell was diagnosed with gender dysphoria and began taking estrogen hormones in anticipation of a full transition. Mitchell grew out his hair...
  • Trans soldiers to attend MTV Video Music Awards

    08/27/2017 3:58:36 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 28 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | August 26, 2017 | Beatrice Verhoeven
    GLAAD President Sarah Kate Ellis will walk the red carpet at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) with LGBTQ service members in response to Donald Trump signing a directive banning transgender military recruits Friday evening.
  • My ‘Sex Change’ Was a Myth. Why Trying to Change One’s Sex Will Always Fail.

    08/23/2017 11:06:11 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 40 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 23 August 2017 | Walt Heyer
    Recently, during a radio show on which I appeared as a guest, a caller posed a question I frequently get asked: “Do the administration of cross-gender hormones and genital surgery change a boy into a girl or a girl into a boy?” The answer is simple: biologically, not at all. Underneath all the cosmetic procedures, vocal training, and hair growth or hair removal lies a physical reality. Biologically, the person has not changed from a man into a woman or vice versa. Sex is an indelible fact of a person’s biology. Specifically, it describes one’s biological makeup with respect to...
  • CA Parents Sue School for Treating 7-Year-Old Transgender ‘Girl’ Like a Boy

    08/04/2017 2:24:22 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 67 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 4,2017 | Joel B. Pollak
    The complaint alleges that the Heritage Oak Private Education school in Yorba Linda “unlawfully discriminated against Nikki,” and elaborates: “Heritage Oak repudiated Nikki’s core identity. It refused to use the name, pronoun, and gender corresponding to Nikki’s gender identity, required Nikki to wear the boy’s uniform and use the boy’s restroom, and failed to address the bullying that Nikki was subjected to because of her gender identity and gender expression.” The complaint also describes the harm that Nikki allegedly suffered: Seven-year-old Nikki became depressed and talked about self-harm; she isolated herself socially and would not play with other children at...
  • 1st sex reassignment inmate says women's prison is 'torture'

    03/23/2017 4:56:44 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 45 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 3/22/2017 | Dno Thompson
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The first U.S. inmate to have taxpayer-funded sex reassignment surgery says she's been mistreated since being transferred to a California women's prison, where she now has a beard and mustache because officials have denied her a razor. In a hand-written federal court filing, convicted killer Shiloh Heavenly Quine called her new housing at the Central California Women's Facility in Chowchilla a "torture unit." She said she's unnecessarily isolated from other inmates and denied basic items. (snip) Quine, 57, had the surgery she had long sought in January and was moved from a men's prison last month. She...
  • Boy Scouts of America to begin accepting transgender boys

    01/30/2017 5:02:38 PM PST · by SMGFan · 30 replies
    Yahoo Reuters ^ | January 30, 2017
    The Boy Scouts of America said on Monday the group would begin accepting transgender boys, bucking its more than a century-old practice of using the gender stated on a birth certificate to determine eligibility. "Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the gender identity indicated on the application," Boy Scouts of America communications director Effie Delimarkos said in an emailed statement. Delimarkos' cited shifting definitions of gender under state laws, which can "vary widely from state to state," in explaining the change.
  • The transgender bathroom case arrives at the Supreme Court

    01/11/2017 7:23:43 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/11/2017 | Jazz Shaw
    Back in October I wrote about the announcement that the Supreme Court would be hearing the case of G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board. This is the long awaited “transgender bathroom law” challenge to the Obama administration’s reinterpretation of Title IX law which sought to morph the definition of “sex” to include the SJW concept of gender identity. At the time I expressed concern over both how a split court might rule on the science behind the question as well as the possibility that they would dodge the fundamental questions entirely and choose to narrowly rule on the legal...
  • Growing number of kids in Denmark change their gender

    12/28/2016 11:04:45 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    TheLocal.dk ^ | 28 December 2016 10:38 CET+01:00
    More than twice as many minors as expected have expressed a desire to change their gender this year. Since January, the Sexology Clinic in Copenhagen has offered hormone treatment to minors who feel like they were born in the wrong body. […] In Denmark, children as young as 12 can receive hormone suppressors, also known as puberty blockers, to stunt the growth of sexual organs and suppress developments like facial hair for boys and menstruation for girls. The effects of the blockers are reversible. Once minors reach the age of 16, they can receive full hormone treatment that is largely...
  • Gender-fluid times require education, acceptance

    12/17/2016 7:38:43 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 72 replies
    Santa Cruz Sentinel ^ | 12/17/16 | Tammerlin Drummond
    Kris Gambardella didn’t know Feral Pines, one of the 36 people who died in the Dec. 2 Ghost Ship fire in Oakland. But when Pines, a 29-year-old transgender woman, was identified in official accounts by the male name she had been given at birth, Gambardella, who is a trans man, took it personally.
  • Chelsea Manning attempts suicide for the second time

    11/04/2016 6:36:31 PM PDT · by PROCON · 63 replies
    AP ^ | Nov. 4, 2016
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Chelsea Manning attempted suicide for the second time in recent months while the transgender soldier remains imprisoned in Kansas for leaking classified information, two of her attorneys said Friday. Attorneys Vincent Ward and Chase Strangio declined to divulge details of Manning’s suicide attempt last month at a military prison at Kansas’ Fort Leavenworth. Wayne Hall, an Army spokesman, said medical privacy laws barred him from discussing the matter.