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  • American Idol 2014--Live Thread

    01/14/2014 10:59:55 AM PST · by silent_jonny · 8,524 replies
  • Victoria Kolakowski, Transgender Candidate, Leads

    11/04/2010 11:44:45 AM PDT · by VU4G10 · 26 replies
    SF Chronicle ^ | 11.04.10 | Bob Egelko, Chronicle Staff Writer
    An Alameda County Superior Court election remained undecided Wednesday, with Victoria Kolakowski - who would become the nation's first transgender judge - holding a slight lead over John Creighton. Kolakowski, an administrative law judge for the state Public Utilities Commission, led Creighton, a deputy district attorney, by 50.22 to 48.77 percent, or 3,300 votes out of 230,000 total votes cast, the county registrar's office reported.
  • Rachel Maddow’s Hot High School Yearbook Photo

    07/09/2010 10:02:35 AM PDT · by Qbert · 67 replies · 7+ views
    Daily Caller ^ | 7/9/2010 | UnAmericana via Daily Caller
    UnAmericana has this photo of a young Rachel Maddow and in case you haven’t caught the Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC lately, TheDC has provided you with the striking contrast.
  • Rachel Maddow, reluctant sex symbol

    03/01/2009 3:46:20 PM PST · by presidio9 · 186 replies · 9,475+ views
    Salon ^ | Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009 | Judy Berman
    Why do we -- men and women, gay and straight -- find Rachel Maddow sexy? Daphne Merkin's "Butch Fatale" about the newly minted MSNBC icon, hidden among the overpriced handbag porn and fluffy profiles of last weekend's New York Times T style magazine, is more complicated than it appears. As Merkin writes, it isn't often that mainstream culture celebrates the attractiveness of butch lesbians. Sure, we admire femmes like Portia de Rossi and Lindsay Lohan. But for the most part, lesbians who wear suits, cut their hair short or otherwise don't conform to traditional standards of beauty -- the Ellen...
  • Cakewalk Crowd Abandons Bush

    01/05/2007 5:06:00 AM PST · by Thorin · 89 replies · 2,279+ views ^ | 1/05/06 | Pat Buchanan
    Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan, said a rueful John F. Kennedy after the Bay of Pigs. George W. Bush knows today whereof his predecessor spoke. For as he prepares to "surge" 20,000 more U.S. troops into a war even he concedes we "are not winning," his erstwhile acolytes have begun to abandon him to salvage their own tattered reputations. Case in point, the neoconservatives. As the Iraq war heads into its fifth year, more than half a dozen have confessed to Vanity Fair's David Rose their abject despair over how the Bushites mismanaged the war...
  • Is the Bush Doctrine Dead?

    10/17/2006 11:17:19 AM PDT · by NapkinUser · 25 replies · 1,177+ views
    HumanEventsOnline ^ | Oct 17, 2006 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    Between Sept. 11, 2001, and his State of the Union Address in 2002, George W. Bush had America in the palm of his hand. But in that speech, Bush blew it. Singling out Iran, Iraq and North Korea as state sponsors of terror seeking weapons of mass destruction, Bush yoked them together in an "axis of evil" and issued this ultimatum: "I will not wait on events, while dangers gather. I will not stand by, as peril draws closer and closer. The United States of America will not permit the world's most dangerous regimes to threaten us with the world's...
  • Transgender policy to be tested (school labels 5yr-old "gender confused" -will be raised as a girl)

    07/19/2006 7:20:21 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 147 replies · 2,941+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | Thu, Jul. 13, 2006 | ROBERTO SANTIAGO
    Few will know this genetic truth, because the 5-year-old's parents and school administrators have agreed that it's in his best interest to blend in as a female. Mental health professionals have diagnosed Pat - not his real name - with gender dysphoria, a condition in which a person believes that he or she is the opposite gender. After two years of examination, they have determined that he is not simply effeminate or going through a phase. "Gender dysphoria can take place during a fetus' development in the womb," said noted gender specialist and sexologist Marilyn Volker, Ph.D., of Miami. While...
  • Caption Pic of Hillary Clinton

    07/10/2006 8:02:53 PM PDT · by AmericanMade1776 · 46 replies · 1,701+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | July 10 , 2006
    Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., right, higs Pat Boone of New York Monday, July 10, 2006 at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, as Boone introduced Clinton to the people gathered for a national convention for ACORN, the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
  • GENDER IDENTITY: 5-year-old 'girl' starting school is really a boy

    07/10/2006 11:32:19 AM PDT · by rightinthemiddle · 133 replies · 2,441+ views
    The Miami Herald ^ | July 10, 2006 | Roberto Santiago
    Broward County schools' progressive policy on transgendered children will be tested by the admission to kindergarten this fall of a boy who believes that he's a girl. BY ROBERTO SANTIAGO One little girl entering Broward County kindergarten this fall is actually a boy. Few will know this genetic truth, because the 5-year-old's parents and school administrators have agreed that it's in his best interest to blend in as a female. Mental health professionals have diagnosed Pat -- not his real name -- with gender dysphoria, a condition in which a person believes that he or she is the opposite...
  • Europe's Juvenile Idiots Start Religious War

    02/06/2006 9:13:10 PM PST · by boryeulb · 52 replies · 1,538+ views ^ | Feb 7, 2006 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    That demagogues and agitators are exploiting those cartoons of Mohammed to advance a war of civilizations and expel Europeans from the Middle East seems undeniable. But that does not excuse the paralyzing stupidity of that Danish paper in running those cartoons -- or the arrogant irresponsibility of European newspapers in plastering those cartoons all over their front pages. The storm first broke last September, when Jyllands-Posten published 12 caricatures of Mohammed, including a lampoon of the Prophet with a terrorist bomb as a turban. In the Islamic faith, any depiction of the face of Mohammed is forbidden. The Danish paper...
  • Gender test ordered in divorce case (Wonder Woman, aka Victor Victoria, Texas)

    03/02/2004 11:52:15 PM PST · by Diddle E. Squat · 30 replies · 1,765+ views
    Her driver's license indicates she's a man, but Linda Gail Carter insists she's a woman. On Tuesday, a judge ordered Carter to undergo genetic testing to determine her true sex as part of her lawsuit to dissolve her marriage to another woman. Following a request by Carter's wife, Constance D. Gonzales, state Family Court Judge Lisa Millard ordered the testing and placed a gag order in the case. In another twist, one of Carter's former employees claimed Carter has been using her former male name and dressing as a man. The employee claimed he and his wife were married in...