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  • Canadian Court Rules against Transgender Activist Jessica Yaniv (Waxing)

    10/22/2019 10:02:33 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 5 replies
    National Review ^ | October 22, 2019 | Tobias Hoonhout
    The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal has ruled against Canadian transgender activist Jessica Yaniv in a case stemming from a complaint Yaniv filed against multiple female beauticians who refused to wax Yaniv’s male genitalia. “Self-identification does not erase physiological reality,” said Jay Cameron, a lawyer for the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms, which represented the beauticians. “Our clients do not offer the service requested. No woman should be compelled to touch male genitals against her will, irrespective of how the owner of the genitals identifies.” The Tribunal said in its decision that Yaniv had had filed the “complaints for improper...
  • Always removes feminine symbols because 'not everyone who has a period identifies as female'

    10/22/2019 12:13:44 PM PDT · by Brown Deer · 73 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Monday, October 21, 2019 | Jessica Chasmar
    Procter & Gamble’s Always feminine hygiene brand announced it is removing feminine symbols from its packaging in the name of inclusivity. “For over 35 years Always has championed girls and women, and we will continue to do so,” the company said in a statement to The Independent. “We’re also committed to diversity and inclusion, and after hearing from many people across genders and age groups, we realized that not everyone who has a period and needs to use a pad identifies as female.” The decision comes after transgender activists criticized the company for including the feminine Venus symbol on its...
  • Texas Jury: Father Cannot Stop Chemical Castration, Gender Change Of Seven-Year-Old Son

    10/22/2019 10:07:47 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 87 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/22/2019 | Ed Morrissey
    Most seven-year-olds have difficulty deciding on Christmas lists, let alone anything as permanent as gender choice. However, a jury in Texas has ruled against a father’s petition for sole custody of his twin seven-year-old boys as a means to protect one from undergoing hormonal gender-change therapy at the hands of his mother. A judge has yet to formally enter custody orders, but Jeffrey Younger will likely now be forced to refer to his son James as “Luna,” the identity his mother Ann Georgulas has used for him since enrolling him in kindergarten, and stand by as his son takes...
  • Texas father blocked from stopping gender transition of son James, 7, to girl called Luna

    10/22/2019 12:19:44 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 54 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | October 21, 2019 | Ellie Bufkin
    A jury in Texas returned a verdict on Monday that will prevent a Texas dad from intervening in the gender transition of his 7-year-old son. Jeffrey Younger had petitioned a court in Texas to grant him sole custody of his twin sons, James and Jude, in part to avoid a plan to infuse James with female hormones. James, who would like to be called Luna, has been the center of controversy in the heated debate among his parents and others. Anne Georgulas, the mother of the two boys, has advocated for James to transition into Luna and has strongly backed...
  • 'We are either full and equal women, or not': Canadian transgender cyclist, 37, defends [tr]

    10/22/2019 6:59:02 AM PDT · by C19fan · 81 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 22, 2019 | Emily Crane, and Isabella Nikolic
    A transgender cyclist who set a new world record and won her second world title on Saturday has defended herself after coming under fire from critics who say she shouldn't be allowed to compete. Rachel McKinnon, 37, won gold in the 35-39 age category sprint at the Masters Track World Championships in Manchester on Saturday. She started her sports career after transitioning in 2012 and has been criticised by pressure groups and top sportswomen. They say she has an 'unfair advantage' because her 6ft frame, inherited from when she was male, gives her more muscle mass.
  • Jury rules against dad trying to save his 7-year-old from gender ‘transition’

    10/21/2019 8:24:24 PM PDT · by Crazieman · 83 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 10/21/2019 | Madeline Jacob
    DALLAS, Texas, October 21, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – A jury has ruled against Jeffrey Younger, the father who is trying to protect his seven-year-old son, James, from chemical castration via a gender “transition.” This means James’ mother, Dr. Anne Georgulas, will be able to continue “transitioning” him into “Luna,” and now has full authority to start him on puberty blockers and eventually cross-sex hormones. The jury’s decision likely means that Mr. Younger will be required to “affirm” James as a girl, despite his religious and moral objections, and will also be forced to take a class on transgenderism. With a consensus...
  • Transgender cyclist Rachel McKinnon dominates as competitors raise questions

    10/21/2019 6:26:17 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 77 replies
    NY Post ^ | October 21, 2019 | 8:44pm | Mollie Walker
    Transgender cyclist Rachel McKinnon continues to dominate women’s cycling. It has not been an easy ride. Last weekend at the Masters Track Cycling World Championships in Manchester, England, the 37-year-old Canadian first set a world record in qualifying for the 35-39 age category 200-meter sprint, then went on to defend her title in the finals. Her success, however, has been overshadowed by frustrated competitors. In an interview with Sky News, former cycling champion Victoria Hood said, “It is not complicated. The science is there and it says that it is unfair. The male body, which has been through male puberty,...
  • Man Investigated For Hate Crime For Refusing To Sleep With Trans Person

    10/21/2019 9:00:58 AM PDT · by Its All Over Except ... · 44 replies
    YouTube ^ | 10/21/2019 | Tim Pool
    No matter how I address this story and the controversy surrounding it I will get attacked from the left. Leftists, feminists, TERFS, whatever you want to call it, Intersectionalists they are gonna criticize me no matter what for simply talking about this...
  • Biological Male Sets World Record For Women’s Cycling

    10/21/2019 8:55:29 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 101 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 20, 2019 | PETER HASSON
    Biologically male cyclist Rachel McKinnon won a women’s world championship Saturday. McKinnon, representing Canada, won goldfor the sprint event in the women’s 35-39 age category at the 2019 Masters Track Cycling World Championships in Manchester, England. McKinnon set a women’s world record in the qualifying event, the BBC reported. McKinnon, a philosophy professor at the College of Charleston, won the same event in 2018. McKinnon told Sky News in an interview that aired Friday that it would be unfair if the cyclist was kept out of women’s events. “So, if we want to say, that I believe you’re a woman for all of society, except for...
  • 6 Crazy School District Responses To Parents Mad About LGBT Indoctrination Of Preschoolers

    10/19/2019 5:52:50 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    The Federalist ^ | Octopber 18, 2019 | Joy Pullman
    An Illinois school district's leaders heard from upset parents after the children started talking about what they were learning about LGBT sex in school. They responded so badly, they should resign.Last week I wrote about a suburban Chicago school district’s Oct. 7-11 week of LGBT curriculum as an example of what the state legislature has required all Illinois public schools to teach starting next July. Although the Evanston/Skokie school district is in a very liberal area, not all parents were comfortable with their preschoolers being taught, among other things, that polyamorous families are equivalent to families of sexually faithful married...
  • Georgia School District Forced to Revoke Transgender Policy Following Backlash

    10/18/2019 4:03:32 PM PDT · by Monrose72 · 20 replies
    NN ^ | 10-18-19 | Paul Whitehead
    A school district in Georgia has been forced to revoke rules they recently imposed to accommodate transgender students after an outcry from concerned parents.The Pickens County School District said on Wednesday they would be returning to their traditional bathroom policies until they can consult with law enforcement.The statement read:"There have been many serious safety concerns raised in the past few days. School board members, staff, and students have been threatened due to the administration's implementation of Adams vs. St. John's County School District."
  • Celebrate Your Kid’s Transition. Don’t Grieve It. (barf alert)

    10/18/2019 1:56:34 PM PDT · by karpov · 51 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 18, 2019 | Meredith Talusan
    Shortly before my gender assignment surgery in 2002, my father told me that he was grieving the loss of his first-born son. My first impulse was to comfort him. We talked about his feelings one afternoon and I reassured him that he wasn’t losing me. I thought this was my duty; after all, he had supported my transition, defending me against bigoted relatives (even as he stumbled over my pronouns and told me I needed to be less argumentative if I planned to live as a woman). Still, I counted myself lucky that he and other members of my immediate...
  • A Mother’s Plea Over Transgender Athletes in Women's Sports

    10/14/2019 4:03:28 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 79 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/14/2019 | Jazz shaw
    There was a rather heartbreaking op-ed in the New York Post on Sunday that’s probably worth your time to read. It was written by Cheryl Radachowsky, a Connecticut mother of a daughter, Alanna Smith, who is a rising star in high school track and field competition, particularly the 100, 200 and 400-meter sprinting events. But like too many parents of promising young female athletes, she is watching her daughter’s collegiate dreams be derailed by a pair of boys who “identify” as girls, though they have never had hormone therapy or surgery.Cheryl first goes through all of the studies that...
  • TV networks to air commercial depicting menstruating men and boys…

    10/13/2019 9:41:15 AM PDT · by a little elbow grease · 108 replies ^ | 10/13/19 | Kane
    Several TV networks have agreed to air an underwear commercial portraying a surreal world where men and boys menstruate. The ad opens with an anguished young teenage boy sheepishly telling his dad, “I think I got my period.” Dad later hugs him and tells him, “It’s just part of growing up.” Many of the nine rapid-fire vignettes in the one-minute, 20-second ad are jarring: a man rolls over in bed, revealing blood-stained sheets; in a public bathroom, a man passes a tampon to another beneath a toilet stall partition; and a man walks through a locker room with a tampon...
  • Warren Applauds Transgender 9-Year-Old, Suggests Child Choose Education Secretary

    10/11/2019 12:54:32 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 72 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/10/19
    Democrat presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) applauded a nine-year-old child who claims to be transgender during Thursday night’s CNN Equality Town Hall, and she suggested that the child assist her with choosing her education secretary, should she be elected. “I want to make sure that the person I think is the right secretary of education meets you and hears your story, and then I want you to tell me if you think that’s the right person and then we’ll make the deal,” Warren said.
  • “You’re Trying To Change The Meaning Of Sex”: Oral arguments heating up at the Supreme Court

    10/09/2019 8:43:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 42 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/09/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    The oral arguments at the Supreme Court in the case of Harris Funeral Homes v. EEOC and two other cases involving LGBT employment issues seem to indicate that we’re heading toward yet another set of close decisions split along partisan lines. If you’ve been following our ongoing coverage of the case here, you’re already aware that the dispute in Harris involves a funeral director named Aimee Stephens who was fired after announcing that he was transgender and planned to begin living and dressing as a woman on the job. Two other cases deal with gay workers who were allegedly...
  • Transgender Men Ads Lead to 8-Point Voter Swing to Repub Matt Bevin from Dem Andy Beshear

    10/08/2019 11:53:19 AM PDT · by xzins · 112 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8 Oct 19 | DR. SUSAN BERRY
    A conservative group notes polling data shows an eight-point swing in voters’ shift to incumbent GOP Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin from Democrat candidate Andy Beshear after they view ads highlighting Beshear’s support of biological men competing in women’s sports. The Campaign for American Principles (CAP) states: The ads are moving voters in an incredible way — the chart below represents over 2,000 respondents. The gray bar represents Bevin’s support among voters BEFORE seeing the ad and the blue bar is Bevin’s support from voters AFTER seeing the ad. For voters 45-54, Bevin sees an 8pt increase in support, 55-64 give...
  • Tampa ban on counseling for minors with unwanted same-sex attraction, gender confusion struck down

    10/08/2019 7:53:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/07/2019 | Brandon Showalter
    A Tampa city ordinance banning counseling for minors with unwanted same-sex attraction and gender confusion has been overturned in federal court. In a Friday ruling from the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Judge William F. Jung issued an order granting summary judgment to Christian legal group Liberty Counsel in its lawsuit to invalidate an ordinance in the city of Tampa that prohibited voluntary talk therapy for minors experiencing unwanted sexual feelings and attractions and gender identity confusion. The group represented Robert Vazzo, a marriage and family therapist, and New Hearts Outreach Tampa Bay, a Christian...
  • ‘Hundreds’ Of Transgender People Want To Go Back To Their Birth Sex, Says Formerly Trans Woman

    10/07/2019 8:25:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/07/2019 | Joy Pullmann
    At age 17, Charlie Evans lived as a boy, binding her chest and shaving her head. A decade later, in 2018, she publicly stopped being transgender. In the year since then, she’s been contacted by “hundreds” of transgender people looking to do the same, she recently told the United Kingdom’s Sky News.The people contacting her “tend to be around their mid-20s, they’re mostly female and mostly same-sex attracted, and often autistic as well,” Evans said.In the past decade, the United Kingdom has seen a 4,500 percent increase (not a typo) in girls identifying as transgender. Brown University last year...
  • Girls are skipping school to avoid sharing gender neutral toilets with boys (tr)

    10/06/2019 11:32:22 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 61 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | October 5, 2019 | Sanchez Manning
    Gender-neutral toilets in schools have left girls feeling unsafe and even put their health at risk, parents and teachers have warned. Girls who are menstruating are so anxious about sharing facilities with boys that some are staying at home for fear of being made to feel 'period shame'. With a growing number of both primary and secondary schools installing unisex toilets, some girls are risking infections by refusing to urinate all day. Others are so fearful they have stopped drinking liquids at school.