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  • Transgender Man Gives Birth to his Female Transgender Partner’s Baby

    09/23/2016 12:35:39 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 71 replies
    Metro (UK) ^ | Friday 23 Sep 2016 | Harley Tamplin
    Fernando Machado and Diane Rodriguez have become a father and mother after Fernando, who was born Maria, gave birth to a healthy baby. Neither he nor Diane, who used to be a man, has undergone gender reassignment surgery, meaning they were able to conceive. Fernando told the BBC about his range of emotions when they found out about the pregnancy. Diane added: ‘Being a mother was never something I thought I would do because I am a transsexual.’ Last year, the Mirror reported that the pair met via social media, and Fernando moved to Ecuador from Venezuela to be with...
  • Mispronouncing Student’s Name Now a ‘Microaggression’

    09/23/2016 7:02:36 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 99 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 22, 2016 | Dr. Susan Berry
    A campaign initiated by the National Association for Bilingual Education and the Santa Clara County Office of Education says a teacher who mispronounces a student’s name is causing a negative emotional state that can lead to poor academic success. The campaign, titled “My Name, My Identity: A Declaration of Self,” says “Did you know that mispronouncing a student’s name negates the identity of the student? This can lead to anxiety and resentment which can hinder academic progress.” Rita Kohli, an assistant professor of education at the University of California at Riverside, told NEA Today – the publication of the National...
  • NCAA Wants Men in Women's Restrooms & Locker Rooms

    09/20/2016 7:27:15 PM PDT · by PROCON · 55 replies
    afa.net ^ | Sep. 20, 2016 | Tim Wildmon
    This past week the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) pulled all championship events out of North Carolina for the 2016-2017 season simply because that state passed a law, known as HB 2, which requires men and women to use the restroom or locker room corresponding to the gender on their birth certificate. In essence, the North Carolina legislature said men use the men's room and ladies use the ladies room. By doing this, North Carolina was simply protecting women and children from sexual predators and voyeurs. Along with punishing North Carolina, the NCAA is forcing all potential championship host sites...
  • 'I'm a non-binary 10-year-old'

    09/19/2016 7:42:58 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 84 replies
    BBC ^ | September 18, 2016 | Leo
    Leo is 10 years old. For most of his life he's lived as a girl, but this summer he began to speak openly about his sense that this didn't feel quite right. With research help for his parents, he's decided he is non-binary - in his case, both masculine and feminine - though for the moment he dresses as a boy and has taken a male name. This is Leo's story in his own words. I'm not a boy. I thought I was a boy, because I'm not entirely a girl. We tried that for a bit, and I thought:...
  • Alexis Arquette Dead At Age 47

    09/11/2016 12:23:23 PM PDT · by drewh · 59 replies
    Radar Online ^ | Posted on Sep 11, 2016 @ 13:41PM | By Radar Staff
    Alexis Arquette died Sunday morning, RadarOnline.com has learned. The transgender activist passed while surrounded by her family, according to her brother Richmond’s Facebook post. Other details remain unclear. 1473614851 A source close to the Arquettes told Radar, “she was in a coma for four days at Cedars and no one was allowed to see her except for family.” Arquette was born Robert, and transitioned from male to female in 2006. The entertainer’s transition was documented in Alexis Arquette: She’s My Brother. David, Patricia and Rosanna Arquette have not commented yet.
  • Why Lena Dunham Actually Is 'A Sack of Flaming Garbage'

    09/08/2016 9:12:30 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 71 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 8, 2016 | Deborah C. Tyler
    Lena Dunham is in the contrite phase in her franchise of rapid-cycling self-exploration layered with the dehumanizing bigotry and filth she regularly discharges into American culture. She was back in the news recently for past degrading remarks against Asian-Americans regarding rape. Dunham's specialty is monetizing the entertainment value of rape. She had previously received a rebuke from the Anti-Defamation League for belching out shopworn bigotries about Jewish men being cheap momma's boys. In today's episode of Lena's excretions, she offered a shallow, silly apology to Odell Beckham for being "unfair" in assuming he had snubbed her at a gala. Lena...
  • Clinton unveils plans to address mental illness in U.S.

    08/29/2016 10:49:44 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 85 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 29,2016 | UPI
    BROOKLYN, N.Y., Aug. 29 (UPI) — Hillary Clinton on Monday released a six-part plan to address nearly 50 million Americans afflicted with mental health problems. “Americans with mental health conditions and their families need our support,” she said in her proposal that runs more than 5,000 words. “The economic impact of mental illness is enormous – at nearly $200 billion per year nationwide in lost earnings] —and the human cost is worse.
  • August Hate mail and comments from liberals

    08/24/2016 5:40:55 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 36 replies
    AND NOW: LIBERAL HATE MAIL! Here are some of the Email and comments on youtube and my blog I got for this month. Eric131313 : CAPITALIST PIG! F***K YOU AND DONALD TRUMP! AND UR GREEDY SYSTEM!! Kay B writes: I guess your butt hurt still losing the debate about Sarah Palin and communism with sammy Jeans. Racist nut. Vampiressondaprowlq sez: Oh go away! Stay off my channel you fascist libertarian nut! Who's funding your blog! TELL ME! I'll FIND OUT!! TELL ME WHO YOUR RIGHT WING BACKER ARE AND WHO IS PAYING YOU TO LIE FASCIST RIGHT WING HYPOCRITE!! Wez...
  • Suspect killed by police in Milwaukee feared for his life

    08/18/2016 1:38:20 PM PDT · by Penelope Dreadful · 71 replies
    via Twitter ^ | August 18, 2016 | Penelope Dreadful
    Here’s some news! Poor Old Sylville Smith, the dead Milwaukee Thug, was getting a “crazy check!” "Brookins stated that his grandson suffered from mental health issues and was receiving Social Security benefits related to his mental disability. He went on to write in his letter that as a youth and adult, Smith suffered from diminished “comprehension and understanding.” His grandson was in special needs classes in elementary school and middle school . . ." http://rollingout.com/2016/08/18/suspect-killed-police-milwaukee-fear-life/ What is a “crazy check?” The problem is that so many young people, especially men, are claiming they are nuts. Yes, this is the biggest...
  • She 'loved life': Grieving father wrote openly about suicide and mental illness in daughter’s obit

    08/18/2016 10:13:58 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 41 replies
    WaPo ^ | August 18, 2016 | Colby Skowitz
    Only hours after he learned his only daughter was dead, Ed Shoener sat down to write her obituary. It felt like one way he could still take care of his little girl. He and his wife, Ruth, had been steeling themselves for this day since Katie’s first hospitalization more than 11 years ago. He knew immediately why the police were at his doorstep the night of Aug. 3. Yet nothing prepares a parent for the details about how their child ended her life. But if Shoener, a deacon at his Catholic church, learned anything watching his daughter’s long struggle with...
  • Johnny Depp mutilated himself in jealous rage over Amber Heard

    08/15/2016 2:36:43 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 125 replies
    A grisly photo shows Johnny Depp’s hand with the tip of one bloody finger missing after he mutilated himself during a jealous rage over suspicions that much-younger wife Amber Heard was cheating on him with a rival actor, according to a new report Monday. The “Pirates of the Caribbean” star also dipped his bloody stump in blue paint and used it to scrawl the names of Heard and her suspected paramour, Billy Bob Thornton, on a mirror, according to TMZ. The image of Depp’s bloody and disfigured digit was posted under a police-tape-style caution saying “WARNING: GRUESOME PHOTO,” and can...
  • Some great leaders had mental illness-it may have helped (Pro-Hillary piece?)

    08/11/2016 5:45:57 AM PDT · by libertarian27 · 65 replies
    AP ^ | Aug 11, 2016 | Seht Borenstein
    Some of America's greatest leaders in history have had mental health problems and it may have helped in times of crisis, psychiatrists and psychologists said. Presidents Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy, along with Civil War generals Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman and civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., all struggled with mental health issues, often depression, said Tufts University psychiatry professor Dr. Nassir Ghaemi, who has written about historical figures' psychological issues. He also points to British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and India's Mahatma Gandhi as major historical figures who thrived while having emotional issues.
  • Chelsea Manning's newest demands: Sex change treatment, help to fight suicide

    08/10/2016 11:32:58 AM PDT · by PROCON · 31 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | Aug. 9, 2016 | PAUL BEDARD
    Chelsea Manning, the jailed transgender Army soldier convicted of leaking classified information to WikiLeaks, is demanding that the service give her "adequate treatment" for her "gender dysphoria" and recent suicide attempt. Manning's supporters on Wednesday plan to unveil 115,000 petition signatures to the Secretary of the Army demanding the special medical treatment. They also want the Army to drop charges stemming from her July 5 suicide attempt. In a statement alerting the media to the Wednesday event, the head of a group supporting Manning said that the military is mistreating the jailed soldier formerly known as Bradley Manning.
  • Don't call Trump 'crazy' says Patrick Kennedy - it's a slur on mental health issues

    08/09/2016 11:18:34 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 36 replies
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | 8/9/2016 | Nikki Schwab, U.s. Political Reporter For Dailymail.com
    Mental health advocate and former Rep. Patrick Kennedy made a plea in the Washington Post urging people to stop calling Donald Trump 'crazy.'The son of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy started his op-ed by detailing a number of names the Republican nominee has been called: 'crazy,' 'psychopath,' not 'sane,' having a 'screw lose' and suffering from 'narcissistic personality disorder' – none of which are actually diagnosed.'With all of this damaging rhetoric floating around in our national political discourse, especially what we hear from and about Trump, it’s no wonder that people remain silent and the suffering continues,' Kennedy argued.(snip)'And believe...
  • Nike airs first commercial featuring a transgender athlete during Olympics

    08/09/2016 10:17:41 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 38 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 8/9/2016 | Nichol Bitette
    They just did it.Nike debuted the sneaker company's first ever commercial featuring a transgender athlete. The latest ad shows Chris Mosier, the first transgender athlete to make the U.S. men's Olympic team, comparing his transition to the brand's "Just Do It" mindset.The 35-year-old duathlete began his transition 2010 and called making it on the Olympic team as a man "a dream come true.""I didn't know if I would be competitive against men; I just did it. Every success that I've had since then has shown me that anything is really possible," Mosier said in a statement. "By not stopping myself,...
  • 'I just want to be treated like everyone else'-meet the Blackburn vampire who sleeps in a coffin and

    08/09/2016 2:20:15 PM PDT · by plain talk · 36 replies
    Lancashire Telegraph ^ | August 9, 2016
    Title: 'I just want to be treated like everyone else' - meet the Blackburn vampire who sleeps in a coffin and drinks blood A MAN who lives as a vampire has said he ‘just wants to be treated like everyone else’. Darkness Vlad Tepes, who said he had been living as a vampire for 13 years, sleeps in a custom made-to-measure coffin. He said he had also drunk cow and pig’s blood, as well as a human blood substitute. Darkness said until recently he had very few problems from other people. However this changed when he went for a drink...
  • People in homosexual ‘marriages’ almost 3 times more likely to commit suicide: study

    08/06/2016 9:45:54 AM PDT · by Petrosius · 81 replies
    Life Site News ^ | August 5, 2016 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    Aug. 5, 2016 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Homosexuals who “marry” each other are almost three times more likely to commit suicide than their heterosexual counterparts, even in very gay-friendly Sweden, according to a study published in the May issue of the European Journal of Epidemiology. The authors of the study noted that social intolerance of homosexual behavior could not so easily be blamed for increased suicide risk, given that Sweden is known for its accepting attitude towards same-sex relationships. “Even in a country with a comparatively tolerant climate regarding homosexuality such as Sweden, same-sex married individuals evidence a higher risk for suicide...
  • Is Hillary Clinton Mentally Ill?

    08/05/2016 2:02:03 PM PDT · by Boomer · 63 replies
    Boomer ^ | Aug. 5, 2016 | Self
    While watching her in a pre-arranged and set up press conference (basically political theater) this morning she was unable to accept what the FBI Director had said about her being guilty of wrongdoing with the email scandal. I found it fascinating to watch her deny doing anything wrong although the rest of the planet by now knows she was 100% guilty. She also took credit for sending 30,000 emails during her four years as Sec. of State instead of crediting her office and assistants who actually sent the bulk of them. Of course she would then be saying she let...
  • Somali in London knife attack-police said was-mentally ill ‘recommended Jihad terror books’

    08/05/2016 2:49:12 PM PDT · by wtd · 17 replies
    Fox News World ^ | August 5, 2016 | Heat Street
    Somali in London knife attack whom police said was just mentally ill ‘recommended Jihad terror books’ Miles Goslett – The British authorities have said Zakaria Bulhan – the 19-year-old Norwegian man of Somali descent arrested on suspicion of murdering American tourist Darlene Horton in London on Wednesday night and stabbing five others – does not necessarily have any links to Islamic terrorism. However, Heat Street has found evidence that a person using the same name – Zakaria Bulhan – has listed at least one book advocating violent jihadism in their personal account on the Good Reads website since 2014....
  • Seattle doctor sentenced to 49 years after killing partner, son

    07/30/2016 6:50:55 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 37 replies
    Seattle PI ^ | July 29, 2016 | LYNSI BURTON
    After nearly a week of testimony and consideration given to the punishment he will face, a Seattle doctor who admitted to murdering his partner and their toddler son was sentenced to 49 years in prison -- the maximum allowed. Louis Chen, 44, pleaded guilty to reduced charges in February, wanting to avoid a trial. He was sentenced Friday by King County Superior Court Judge Bill Bowman. Chen's defense attorneys spent this week arguing that his mental problems -- and a possibly psychosis-inducing intake of cough syrup -- fueled actions he would otherwise have never committed. On those grounds, they lobbied...
  • Navy to Name Ship After Gay Rights Activist Harvey Milk

    07/28/2016 12:39:41 PM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 161 replies
    USNI ^ | 7/27/16
    The Navy is set to name a ship after the gay rights icon and San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, according to a Congressional notification obtained by USNI News.
  • Transgender woman to speak at Democratic National Convention

    07/28/2016 1:03:29 PM PDT · by PROCON · 62 replies
    UPI.com ^ | July 28, 2016 | Andrew V. Pestano
    PHILADELPHIA, July 28 (UPI) -- Sarah McBride, a 25-year-old, will become the first openly transgender person to address a major political party convention when she speaks at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday. McBride works as the national press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign and was previously an intern in the White House Office of Public Engagement, the first openly transgender woman to hold the position.
  • Demonic Possession as a Physical Ailment

    07/24/2016 8:33:58 PM PDT · by NRx · 15 replies
    Fr. Ted's Blog ^ | 07-12-2016 | Fr. Ted Bobosh
    The Gospel lesson in our current lectionary for the 5th Sunday after Pentecost is Matthew 8:28-9:1 in which Christ encounters two men possessed by demons.   At the time when the Orthodox Gospel lectionary was being formed, a story of Christ exorcising demons must have been very popular.  For in the current lectionary, the parallel version of this story from Luke’s Gospel (8:26-39) is read also on the 21st Sunday after Pentecost.   Since we have a lectionary that repeats every year, it is interesting that they thought this miracle important enough to proclaim twice during the church year...
  • Chelsea Manning: 'I am okay' after suicide attempt

    07/12/2016 11:15:20 AM PDT · by PROCON · 58 replies
    CNN ^ | July 12, 2016 | Euan McKirdy
    (CNN)U.S. Army soldier Chelsea Manning, imprisoned for leaking classified documents, has tweeted a message confirming her health and safety following a suicide attempt. "I am okay. I'm glad to be alive. Thank you all for your love. I will get through this," she wrote on the social media site, adding the hashtag, #standwithchelsea
  • Democrats Select First Transgender Nominees in Colorado and Utah

    06/29/2016 2:50:51 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 59 replies
    Roll Call ^ | June 29, 2016 | Eric Garcia
    Democrats in Utah and Colorado will have their first transgender nominees in the general election. In Utah, Misty Snow, a resident of Salt Lake City, outpaced marriage counselor Jonathan Swinton by almost 19 points, earning the right to take on Republican Sen. Mike Lee in November. Snow said her platform is inspired by Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders. She supports a $15 minimum wage, paid family leave and criminal justice reform. In a statement after her win, Snow remarked on the nature of the campaign. "While I’m not running on the basis of being a trans woman, my experiences as...
  • Paper Retracted After Incorrectly Labeling Conservatives

    06/18/2016 4:53:33 PM PDT · by CriticalJ · 14 replies
    Wonder how many times the original was sited on MSNBC. Conservative political beliefs not linked to psychotic traits, as study claimed Researchers have fixed a number of papers after mistakenly reporting that people who hold conservative political beliefs are more likely to exhibit traits associated with psychoticism, such as authoritarianism and tough-mindedness. As one of the notices specifies, now it appears that liberal political beliefs are linked with psychoticism. That paper also swapped ideologies when reporting on people higher in neuroticism and social desirability (falsely claiming that you have socially desirable qualities); the original paper said those traits are linked...
  • Let's not jump to conclusions about Orlando

    06/14/2016 2:05:40 PM PDT · by chuckles · 59 replies
    vanity | 06-14-2016 | chuckles
    I just wanted to stop and take a breath here before the media hand feeds us a meme that will live forever in people's minds. The initial attack in Orlando brought several meme's out of the woodwork but what stuck initially was the shooters name was Arab so bing, bang, boom, there's the answer. I agree Islam is from the devil and deserves much scrutiny for any philosophy that condones killing women, homosexuals, Christians, all infidels, and of course other Muslims that don't think just like you do. And of course, the automatic gun control effort rears it's ugly head...
  • Total Narrative Reversal? – Pulse Nightclub Massacre Was Not an LGBT Motivated Attack

    06/14/2016 6:18:30 AM PDT · by detective · 57 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | June 14, 2016 | Sundance
    We said yesterday the secret to the motive will be found behind Noor Zahi Salman, the second wife (current wife) of Omar Mateen. Why? Simply because she is transparently not presented within the MSM story. In essence she appears as the beard of Omar. The New York Daily News outlines the reality that terrorist Omar Mateen was gay. Remember, the Orlando nightclub, Pulse, is approximately 85 miles from his home with his wife Noor Salman, and their 3-year-old son.
  • Lena Dunham: 'Donald Trump is a hell hound'

    06/12/2016 3:27:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 74 replies
    Xpose ^ | June 12, 2016
    Lena Dunham has launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump, calling the Republican Presidential candidate a "hell hound". The Girls creator and star, who has publicly supported Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton since the start of her campaign, has been critical of the billionaire since he launched his bid for the White House. And at TheWrap's Power Women Breakfast in New York on Thursday (09Jun16), the actress did not hold back when talking about Trump. Calling him a "maniacal, misogynist, racist, Islamophobic, ableist, transphobic hell hound", she went on to reveal she frequently laughs at the controversial politician. "I think we...
  • Liberals, Not Conservatives, Express More Psychoticism

    06/11/2016 12:13:51 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 12 replies
    Reason ^ | 10 Jun, 2016 | Ronald Bailey
    Social science can be so amusing. There is a bit of a contretemps over several recent articles that used datasets supposedly measuring the personality traits of liberals and conservatives which has resulted in several abashed corrections. The researchers used the data in an effort to show that personality traits are not the cause of political attitudes, but instead both are correlated with some other factor, most likely genetic. Interesting enough. This finding is not what is being corrected. ..... The original article, "Correlation not Causation: The Relationship between Personality Traits and Political Ideologies," in the American Journal of Political Science...
  • Christian Rocker’ Left Wife, Children After Embracing Homosexuality

    06/11/2016 10:18:10 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 74 replies
    Christian News ^ | Saturday, June 11, 2016 | Heather Clark
    During an appearance on ABC’s “The View” on Friday, Everyday Sunday’s Trey Pearson, who released a letter last week to fans in which he came out as a homosexual, outlined that he has left his wife after deciding to no longer fight against having feelings for men. As previously reported, Pearson, known for the hit songs “Find Me Tonight,” “Wake Up! Wake Up!” and “Best Night of Our Lives,” wrote in his public letter that he has come to believe that he has been wrong for subduing his emotions. “I have been suppressing these attractions and feelings since adolescence,” he...
  • [October 17, 2015] Chaz Bono struggling to find a permanent partner because he 'repels' women

    06/10/2016 4:05:56 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 138 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | October 17, 2015
    Chaz Bono cannot find love because he “repels” women. Lovelorn Bono, 46, says he has been out on dates but just cannot connect with the opposite sex even though the transgender LGBT advocate was once a member of the opposite sex. The reality star son of Cher has been struggling to find a permanent partner after splitting with Jennifer Elia in 2011. “I seem to repel women that I am attracted to,” Bono told Confidenti@l at the Les Girls charity fund-raiser in Los Angeles.” He says, “I have been single for four years, which has been a great thing and...
  • Epic Correction of the Decade [liberals, not conservatives, tend toward psychosis]

    06/10/2016 6:31:20 AM PDT · by pabianice · 13 replies
    Powerline ^ | 6/8/16 | Hayward
    Hoo-wee, the New York Times will really have to extend itself to top the boner and mother-of-all-corrections at the American Journal of Political Science... The authors regret that there is an error in the published version of “Correlation not Causation: The Relationship between Personality Traits and Political Ideologies” American Journal of Political Science 56 (1), 34–51. The interpretation of the coding of the political attitude items in the descriptive and preliminary analyses portion of the manuscript was exactly reversed... The erroneous results represented some of the larger correlations between personality and politics ever reported; they were reported and interpreted, repeatedly,...
  • A Second Look At "Mental Health" -

    06/08/2016 10:43:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 8, 2016 | Jack Kerwick
    Whenever a shooting event, like the murder-suicide at UCLA, gains national notoriety, there is much wailing and gnashing of teeth over “our” alleged failure to deal adequately with issues of “mental health.” Tragically, it is the rarest of figures who dares to challenge this consensus. But challenge it we must, for as innocuous as the term sounds, “mental health” is fraught with philosophically problematic assumptions and implications. First, the sole reason for concluding that, say, Mainak Sarkar, the UCLA gunman, is “mentally ill” is that he became a murderer. Yet this in turn logically implies that anyone who murders is...
  • Here we go again: another has-been Celebutard is coming out as Trans. . .

    06/08/2016 5:40:34 AM PDT · by Salgak · 104 replies
    Radar Online ^ | 6/8/16 | Radar Staff
    Move over, Caitlyn Jenner. RadarOnline.com has learned that Richard Simmons is the latest Hollywood star to secretly undergo a sex change! The National ENQUIRER broke the explosive news today with a jaw-dropping cover story that features never-before-seen photos of Simmons living as his female identity, Fiona. The incredible pictures of Simmons, 67, with flowing brunette locks and womanly curves are photoshop-free. And a friend of the exercise guru insisted, “[This is] not just Richard Simmons in drag. This is Richard dressed as a softly spoken woman named Fiona!”
  • Soon everyone may be “suffering” from a mental illness

    06/04/2016 9:26:58 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 29 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 6/4/16 | Doug Book
    The Malleus Maleficarum is a 15th century text which instructed Inquisitors in the proper methods of identifying, trying and executing witches. Many years ago, renowned psychiatrist Thomas Szasz (1920-2012) used the example of the Malleus to write: "In the days of the Malleus, if the physician could find no evidence of natural illness, he was expected to find evidence of witchcraft.” “Today,” continued Szasz, “…if he cannot diagnose organic illness, he is expected to diagnose mental illness." Szasz was joined by other psychiatrists and educators in believing that the “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders V” (DSM 5) published...
  • Transgender NC veteran takes photo in bathroom to defy HB2

    06/03/2016 1:00:20 PM PDT · by Morgana · 26 replies
    wncn.com ^ | June 3, 2016 | Alex Giles, WBTV
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – Charlotte resident Janice Allison refuses to abide by the bathroom principles laid out in North Carolina’s House Bill 2. A military veteran and transgender woman herself, she made her stance on the law clear at last week’s Charlotte City Council meeting. HB2 overturned a non-discrimination local ordinance passed by the Charlotte City Council to expand protections to the LGBT community, including a clause to allow people to choose the bathroom or locker room of their gender identification. Allison was born a man, but identifies as a woman. To make a statement, she took a photo of...
  • U.K. Man Takes ‘Holiday From Being Human’ to Live as Goat

    06/02/2016 5:27:19 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 34 replies
    Christiannews.net ^ | 6/2/16 | Heather Clark
    LONDON — Amid discussion about transgender accommodations, and following reports of men in the U.K. who live as dogs in their private lives as a means of escapism, another story has emerged—this time about a man in London who took a “holiday from being human” to live as a goat. Thomas Thwaites, 35, details his research project to live as a goat in the Swiss Alps in his book “GoatMan: How I Took a Holiday from Being Human,” which was released on May 17. “The dazzling success of The Toaster Project, including TV appearances and an international book tour, leaves...
  • EXCLUSIVE: 'We would love a baby together': World's first pregnant man weds

    06/01/2016 2:04:54 PM PDT · by traumer · 42 replies
    Thomas Beatie's eyes filled with tears as he watched his beautiful bride Amber walk down the aisle just behind his beaming seven-year-old daughter Susan, scattering rose petals. His sons Austin and Jensen, dressed identically in little black suits and striped ties, stood nearby nervously checking the wedding bands in their care. To the casual observer, 42-year-old Beatie and 46-year-old Nichols looked like any other couple tying the knot. Yet Thomas was no ordinary groom - in 2008 he made headlines as the world's first pregnant man. Beatie was born female but started hormone treatment at 23 to become a man....
  • Dead Alive: Rare Mental Illness Called Walking Corpse Syndrome Makes People Think They're Dead

    05/31/2016 8:21:14 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 60 replies
    medicaldaily.com ^ | Jaleesa Baulkman
    People with the condition are known to have any of a number of delusions that range from believing they have no organs, blood or body parts to insisting they are actually dead even though they are very much still breathing. In even more rare cases of what is also known as walking corpse syndrome, people with the condition consider themselves immortal. Although walking corpse syndrome is considered extremely rare, its exact prevalence is unknown. One Hong Kong study involving 349 psychogeriatric patients suggests the condition afflicts about 0.57 percent of the population. Another study conducted in Mexico in 2010, which...
  • Transgender people likely victims in bathrooms, not perpetrators

    05/31/2016 6:10:25 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 38 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | May 30, 2016
    It’s a classic case of fearing the wrong thing Real danger is to transgendered population insidiously presented as a threat We are works in progress, often defying fixed categorization
  • Transgender Woman Says She Was Harassed and Told to Leave After Using Bathroom at NJ McDonald's

    05/26/2016 12:20:19 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 60 replies
    NBC10 ^ | May 25, 2016
    A Delaware transgender woman says she was harassed and told to leave a Gloucester County McDonald’s after she used the women's restroom. Misty Hill, 42, of Wilmington, Delaware, told NBC10 she was using the women’s restroom at a McDonald’s in Paulsboro, New Jersey Wednesday around 4:30 p.m. Hill, who says she transitioned and has been living as a woman for a little over a year, told NBC10 she was wearing cargo pants and didn’t have any makeup on when she used the restroom. Read more: http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Transgender-Woman-McDonalds-Bathroom-Paulsboro-New-Jersey--380907081.html#ixzz49n7kKiyo Follow us: @nbcphiladelphia on Twitter | NBCPhiladelphia on Facebook
  • The Baker Act, America's communist Gulag

    05/16/2016 10:32:41 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 33 replies
    Mainestategop ^ | Brian Ball
    The Baker act, also known as the Florida Mental Health Act of 1971, Florida Statute 394.451-394.47891 or commonly known as the Baker Act. A draconian and unjust law that allows the involuntary institutionalization and examination of an individual for any reason at all. The Baker Act allows for involuntary examination (what some call emergency or involuntary commitment). It can be initiated by judges, law enforcement officials, physicians, or mental health professionals. There must be evidence that the person possibly has a mental illness or is a harm to self, harm to others or self neglectful. Truthfully these standards are...
  • Caitlyn Jenner Experienced ‘Sex Change Regret,’ Might De-Transition, Biographer Says

    05/12/2016 2:29:43 AM PDT · by detective · 137 replies
    The Wrap ^ | May 11, 2016 | Tim Kenneally
    “It hasn’t been easy for Caitlyn, it’s been very hard,” Ian Halperin recalls one source telling him Caitlyn Jenner, who announced her transition from man to woman last year, has considered de-transitioning, the author of a new book about the Kardashian family told TheWrap on Wednesday. Ian Halperin, the author of “Kardashian Dynasty: The Controversial Rise of America’s Royal Family,” said that, while researching his book, multiple sources told him that the former Olympian had been miserable for months and has considered transitioning back to a man. “One source confirmed to me Caitlyn has made whispers of ‘sex change regret,’...
  • All Muslim Terrorists are Crazy

    05/12/2016 2:13:36 AM PDT · by detective · 21 replies
    Front Page ^ | May 11, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    A Muslim terrorist stabbed four people at a train station near Munich while screaming, “Allahu Akbar”. In between proclaiming the glory of Allah, he also shouted that his victims were all “unbelievers”. A woman heard him say, “Infidel, you must die”. The German authorities came to the inescapable conclusion that the attack had nothing to do with Islam. Instead the Muslim terrorist had been “mentally ill” and was probably not even fit to stand trial. The Koran wasn’t to blame. It was the fault of his psychological problems. This isn’t surprising. It’s a well known fact that there is no...
  • Ted Cruz poised to challenge Trump in Texas

    05/11/2016 3:29:02 PM PDT · by maggief · 251 replies
    POLITICO ^ | May 11, 2016 | KYLE CHENEY
    Ted Cruz isn’t giving up. While Donald Trump dispatches three advisers to Texas’s convention in Dallas this week and makes a pitch for party unity, his team will be running up against a Cruz operation that is still maneuvering to stuff the state’s delegation with allies the senator could call on to snub the presumptive nominee. “We have a busy weekend planned,” said a source familiar with the Cruz campaign’s plans. Cruz is scheduled to deliver an address at the Texas convention after a week of hinting he could jump back into the presidential contest and urging activists to thwart...
  • Man Seeks Restraining Order Against God?

    05/07/2016 5:27:24 PM PDT · by NYer · 24 replies
    Women of Grace ^ | May 6, 2016 | SBrinkmann
    After reading this article, you will have officially “heard everything.” Yes, a man really has petitioned a court to issue a restraining order against God because of how unkindly He has been treating him.The Times of Israel is reporting on the story of a man who petitioned the Haifa Magistrate’s Court to issue a restraining order against God because He had been treating in a particularly unkind way.The man argued that “over a three-year period God, had exhibited a seriously negative attitude toward him, although details of just what divine mischief he had borne the brunt of were not mentioned...
  • WBZ traffic reporter is now telling the world who she really is

    05/05/2016 9:22:49 AM PDT · by pabianice · 67 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | 5/5/16 | Sweeney
    Frustrated commuters are familiar with the deep voice of Scott Eck, who reports from the skies in the WBZ NewsRadio 1030 helicopter, describing traffic snarls during rush hour every weekday morning and afternoon. On Wednesday morning, the 45-year-old reporter signed off using a new name: Kristen Eck. Eck’s gender transition may have surprised listeners, but it wasn’t news to family and friends. Eck picked out her new name two years ago and began the process of transitioning a year ago, and now she’s telling the world who she really is. “All of it’s been difficult: Hiding it, feeling ashamed, not...
  • Cruz Says He's Still Within Reach of the Nomination if He Loses Indiana

    05/03/2016 12:36:59 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 123 replies
    KABC ^ | May 02, 2016 | Jessica Hopper
    With Indiana primary voters headed to the polls in less than 24 hours, Ted Cruz said he will "absolutely" have a path to victory even if he loses the next GOP presidential nominating contest. "We intend to do absolutely everything possible to win tomorrow. It's gonna be up to the people of Indiana," Cruz told ABC News while campaigning in Osceola, Indiana. "The polls have been all over the place. There has literally been a 30-point swing depending on what poll you are looking at. We are neck-and-neck right now in the state of Indiana."
  • Target stock plummets as “transgender” bathroom boycott swells to over one million

    04/30/2016 7:34:41 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 93 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/29/2016 | Jazz Shaw
    When retail giant Target announced their new policy of allowing anyone to use whichever bathroom they wish in their stores it was completely predictable that a firestorm was going to follow… and boy howdy, has it ever. While the SJW crowd cheered the decision, realists around the country signaled their collective displeasure with a boycott of the store spearheaded by The American Family Association. In a relatively short time, more than one million people had signed on to the protest. (Fox News) More than one million people have decided they will no longer buy their Nutter Butters or Wet...