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  • LGBTQ Town Hall Brings Out Worst in Dem Candidates [semi-satire]

    10/13/2019 10:38:14 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 13 Oct 2019 | John Semmens
    This week at CNN’s “Equality Town Hall” inspired several of the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential contenders to advocate some bad ideas. Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke vowed to “strip tax-exempt status from any religious organization that refuses to recognize gay marriage. In fact, this will be one of my top priorities as president. The Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex marriage is just as valid as a traditional marriage between a man and a woman. No one has a constitutional right to oppose this. Any who do must be punished. Imposing taxes on churches and siccing the IRS after them...
  • What the Supreme Court and a Funeral Home Can Teach Us About Civics and Dealing with Transgenders

    10/09/2019 8:59:45 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Townhall ^ | 10/09/2019 | James Gottry
    On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The case arose when Harris Funeral Homes, a fifth generation family business, was sued by the EEOC because of its sex-specific dress code. The question before the Court is whether the word “sex” in Title VII and other civil rights laws includes “transgender status.” There is much at stake. A change in the law could force organizations to open women’s shelters to biological men. It could throw open the doors of locker rooms, restrooms and showers to the opposite...
  • 'Hundreds' of young trans people seeking help to return to original sex

    10/06/2019 6:00:08 AM PDT · by grundle · 76 replies
    sky.com ^ | October 5, 2019 | Sally Lockwood
    Charlie detransitioned and went public with her story last year - and said she was stunned by the number of people she discovered in a similar position. "I'm in communication with 19 and 20-year-olds who have had full gender reassignment surgery who wish they hadn't, and their dysphoria hasn't been relieved, they don't feel better for it," she says. "They don't know what their options are now." Charlie says she has been contacted by "hundreds" of people seeking help - 30 people alone in her area of Newcastle. "I think some of the common characteristics are that they tend to...
  • Hundreds of young trans people seeking help to return to original sex

    10/05/2019 12:23:46 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 82 replies
    news.sky.com ^ | 5 October 2019 | Sally Lockwood
    Hundreds of young transgender people are seeking help to return to their original sex, Sky News has learnt. According to a charity being set up to help them, many members of the trans community are detransitioning - and the numbers may increase further.
  • Puberty Blocking Drugs Used On “Trans Kids” Have Killed More Than 6,000 People

    09/28/2019 7:21:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 47 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/28/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    Here’s a horror show of a story that you’re probably not going to see on CNN anytime soon. A report emerged on Thursday indicating that the puberty-blocking drug Leuprolide Acetate (Lupron) has resulted in tens of thousands of serious “adverse reactions” in patients, including more than six thousand deaths. That’s bad enough, but it’s even more significant when you consider that this is one of the drugs being administered by doctors to so-called “transgender children” to unnaturally prevent their normal sexual development. And the testing done on the drug by the FDA for such applications appears to be thin...
  • LGBTQ Presidential Forum: Candidates to address community changed by a decade of progress

    09/20/2019 4:23:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    NBC News OUT Politics and Policy ^ | September 19, 2019 | Tim Fitzsimons reports on LGBTQ news for NBC Out
    The last time presidential candidates gathered to address LGBTQ issues specifically was 2007. Since then, there’s been a sea change in rights and acceptance. When 10 of the Democratic candidates for president gather in Iowa on Friday evening, it will be at a forum to address issues that are top of mind for one of their party’s most reliable constituencies: the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community. The candidates — Joe Biden, Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Julián Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, Joe Sestak, Elizabeth Warren and Marianne Williamson — will take the stage at Coe College...
  • Transgenderism conquers science at Canadian Cancer Society: Cervical Cancer Screening for Men?

    09/12/2019 7:50:18 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/12/2019 | Thomas Lifson
    We live in a moment where the urge to be politically correct has conquered the major institutions of society, driving them to abandon common sense and even science.  Writing at PJ Media, Megan Fox documents the auto-beclowning of the Canadian Cancer Society, which one would normally expect to be a sober, scientifically based organization fighting one of mankind's chief scourges today.  In place of this critical mission, promotion of transgenderism has taken priority. A new ad campaign to fight cervical cancer is dominated by a transgender person who is a biological male and has no cervix. Look at the absurdity of...
  • How Obama-era social engineering transformed the military

    08/30/2019 11:25:39 AM PDT · by PROCON · 26 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | August 26, 2019 | James Hasson
    In 2016, Anthony Kurta, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for military personnel policy, announced, “There will be mixed genitalia in military bathrooms, showers, and billeting." On a conference call with Army Colonel Ron Crews and others, Kurta explained that the new policy allowing transgender soldiers to serve according to their “gender identities” rather than their biological sex meant that a person whose gender identity and biological sex did not match would be allowed to use the barracks of the opposite sex. It also meant that transgender soldiers would be evaluated not according to the physical standards appropriate for their...
  • Obama Judge Rules Medicaid Must Pay For Transgender Sex Reassignment Surgery

    08/22/2019 10:22:09 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 77 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | August 22, 2019 | Staff
    An Obama-appointed federal judge is forcing Wisconsin taxpayers to provide costly sex reassignment surgery and hormonal procedures for low-income transgender residents who get free medical care from the government. In a recently issued ruling U.S. District Judge William M. Conley writes that Medicaid, the publicly funded insurance that covers 65.7 million poor people, cannot deny the medical treatment needs of those suffering from “gender dysphoria.” Officials estimate it will cost up to $1.2 million annually to provide transgender Medicaid recipients in the Badger State with treatments such as “gender confirmation” surgery, including elective mastectomies, hysterectomies, genital reconstruction and breast augmentation....
  • Ricky Gervais Smeared as Transphobic for Saying Women Shouldn’t be Forced to Wax Trans Woman’s...

    07/23/2019 3:19:17 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 23, 2019 | Ben Kew
    British actor-comedian Ricky Gervais has been branded “transphobic” by LGBT activists after he defended the right of women not to wax the testicles of a transgender person who identifies as a woman. The debate started after Gervais weighed in on a recent controversy in Canada, where an immigrant woman who ran a Brazilian waxing business was forced to shut down after being sued for refusing to wax a transgender woman’s genitalia. Another fifteen other female business owners have also been taken to court by the same trans individual, who argues that their refusal amounts to gender discrimination.
  • Parental Involvement: The Kryptonite to the Radical Transgender Agenda in Public Schools

    06/24/2019 3:36:35 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 24, 2019 | Amy Haywood
    Across the nation, local school districts are pushing radical transgender education policies on public school children of all ages. Worse still, some policies even encourage teachers to hide a child’s gender transition from his parents. Three shocking examples from Texas, California, and Virginia show how it’s happening and what parents can do to stop it.In 2016, Fort Worth Independent School District (FWISD) Superintendent Kent Scribner unilaterally imposed transgender guidelines on his entire school district in North Texas. The mandatory guidelines he approved—without a board vote or public comment—encouraged students and school personnel to keep transgender status secret from parents. After...
  • Pediatric gender clinics: We may look back and ask 'what were we thinking?'

    06/21/2019 6:39:22 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 23 replies
    StarTribune (Minneapolis) ^ | 6/20/2019 | Katherine Kersten
    In April 2019 the Twin Cities’ flagship facility for pediatric care, Children’s Minnesota, launched a clinic for transgender and “gender diverse” young people. Ironically, within days of that opening, the Times of London reported that five clinicians at the Tavistock Centre’s Gender Identity Development Service — England’s only National Health Service pediatric gender-identity clinic — had resigned “as a matter of conscience.” The clinicians expressed “alarm over the number of adolescents being prescribed body-altering drugs” at Tavistock. “This experimental treatment” is being performed on “very vulnerable children, who have experienced mental health difficulties, abuse, family trauma” that are often “whitewashed”...
  • Appeals court lets Trump’s military transgender ban stand while judge reconsiders case

    06/14/2019 2:34:59 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    LA Times ^ | June 14, 2019 | Maura Dolan
    A San Francisco-based federal appeals court ordered a judge Friday to reconsider her ruling against President Trump’s decision to ban transgender people from the military. In a unanimous, unsigned order, a three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals told a federal district judge in the state of Washington to take into account executive privileges in reweighing her decision. The U.S. Supreme Court put a hold on the judge’s nationwide injunction in January, allowing the ban to take effect while the government appealed to the 9th Circuit. Friday’s decision continued that hold. Gay rights lawyers who brought the...
  • Poll: Majority Oppose Transgender Athletes on Opposite-Sex Teams

    06/05/2019 8:55:40 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 61 replies
    PJ Media ^ | June 4, 2019 | Matt Margolis
    In his last year in office, Barack Obama unilaterally reinterpreted Title IX in order to bully public schools into letting biological males play on girls' sports teams and use their bathroom and changing facilities or risk losing federal funding. As a result, the issue of biological males who “identify” as female playing on girls sports teams has become an increasing problem, even though Trump officially reversed this guidance in October 2018 . We’ve reported on a number of stories here at PJ Media of biological males who are breaking records by playing on girls' or women’s teams. In April, a...
  • Judge Rules High School Girls MUST Shower With Boys, says Girls Have No Right To Privacy

    05/31/2019 4:35:12 PM PDT · by Morgana · 142 replies
    pcmustdie.com ^ | May 30, 2019 | STAFF
    A federal court permitted a lawsuit to proceed against an Illinois school district that allows high school boys to use girls’ locker rooms, restrooms and showers in order to accommodate transgender students. But girls who don’t want to be seen naked by boys got bad news, College Fix reports. The judge ruled that they have no right to “visual bodily privacy” if the government says so. Dozens of families sued the Chicago-area Township High School District 211 three years ago due to its policy letting students as young as 14 choose to use the locker rooms of the opposite sex....
  • 2+2=5 Under The Democrat’s Equality Act

    05/25/2019 12:23:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 25, 2019 | Lawrence Meyers
    In George Orwell’s 1984, everyman Winston Smith is tortured and brainwashed into truly believing that 2+2=5. Orwell’s message was that an unfettered State would eventually maintain the population in such propaganda-induced fear of its power that people would deny objective reality. Such was the power of the Party and doublethink – it weakened individual liberty. Conform or else. By instilling fear in its subjects, the State crushes the intellectual notion of objective reality. So it goes with the Democrat’s passage of The Equality Act last week. The legislation adds “gender identity” to the list of protected classes under federal civil...
  • Nickelodeon Actor Michael D. Cohen Reveals He Transitioned 20 Years Ago: 'This Is Who I Am'

    05/25/2019 10:40:59 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 73 replies
    People ^ | May 23, 2019 | JOELLE GOLDSTEIN
    Michael D. Cohen is embracing his truth. This week, the Nickelodeon actor, who has starred as “Schwoz” on Henry Danger since 2014, revealed that he transitioned female to male nearly 20 years ago. Cohen, 43, tells PEOPLE that he felt he was assigned the wrong gender at birth and decided to transition to male and align with his “core being and essence” on April 26, 2000 — just before his acting career took off. Michael D. Cohen is embracing his truth. This week, the Nickelodeon actor, who has starred as “Schwoz” on Henry Danger since 2014, revealed that he transitioned...
  • Trans Activists Silence The Science So They Can Claim It’s On Their Side

    05/22/2019 10:59:03 AM PDT · by detective · 25 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 22, 2019 | Nathanael Blake
    It's telling that, in order to claim that science is on their side, trans activists need to bully actual scientists into silence about what the data and human experience actually suggests. According to legend, Galileo defiantly muttered “and yet it moves” after the Inquisition forced him to abjure his Copernican views. Although unverified, this story became a popular anecdote in the history of science, giving voice to the passionate love for inquiry and truth, even in the face of dogmatic threats of violence. If the transgender movement has its way, we shall soon see many more like Galileo, forced by...
  • Trans Powerlifter Stripped Of Titles In Women’s Championships

    05/12/2019 2:56:48 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 68 replies
    Hot Air ^ | May 11, 2019 | Jazz Shaw
    This is the latest in our apparently endless series of stories covering the destruction of competitive women’s sports by the introduction of “transgender women” into the events. This time we’re back to the sport of weightlifting. A transgender powerlifter named Mary Gregory recently “dominated” the field at a Powerlifting Federation competition last month, smashing four world records for that weight class in the process. This had the actual women competing in the event understandably upset and protests were lodged. But after an investigation was conducted, the federation chairman posted an announcement saying that the record lifts were being taken off...
  • Pediatrician Warns 'Equality Act' Would Strip Parental Rights, Force Catholic Hospitals Out...

    05/12/2019 11:26:51 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 12, 2019 | Timothy Meads
    Full title: Pediatrician Warns 'Equality Act' Would Strip Parental Rights, Force Catholic Hospitals Out of Business, and End Girls' Sports The Daily Signal sat down with Dr. Michelle Cretella, a pediatrician and executive director of the American College of Pediatricians, to discuss the "Equality Act" and its impact it would have on parental rights, doctors' oath to do no harm to patients, as well as the effect it would have on Faith-based organization who oppose transgender ideology, and even its impact girls' sports. Dr. Cretella warned the "Equality Act," despite its name, would unfairly strip parents and moral conscientious health...