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  • Dr. Phil Guest: 16-Year-Old African-American Girl Who identifies as White (transracial)

    10/25/2018 6:41:13 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 101 replies
    Sixteen-year-old Treasure is African-American and says she aligns herself with a group of people who are “perfect” just like her: Caucasians. “I’m white. I’m a Caucasian because everything about me is different from an African-American,” the teen says, explaining that she has naturally straight hair that doesn’t require a weave, that her nose is small, and that her lips are the perfect size. “When it comes to black people, I think they’re all ugly, and I have nothing in common with them.” Treasure continues, explaining why she believes she is white – and better than black people. “I believe that...
  • Bacon Lovers Beware! Cured Meats May Triple Likelihood Of Manic Behavior

    09/11/2018 7:40:00 AM PDT · by rktman · 87 replies
    studyfinds.org ^ | 9/10/2018 | Terra Marquette
    Hold the bacon! If you are a fan of beef jerky, salami, hot dogs and other cured meats, you may be putting yourself at risk for manic episodes, according to a new study. Researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have discovered an apparent link between consumption of nitrate-cured meats and hospitalization for mania, an elevated mood characterized by hyperactivity, euphoria and insomnia. Manic episodes, which are associated with bipolar disorder and schizoaffective disorder, may last for weeks or months and can lead to delusional thinking and risk-taking behavior. Researchers seeking to find what factors, other than genetics,...
  • Transplaining: I'm a cisgender man. How do I tell my friends and family my partner is transgender?

    07/03/2018 12:17:54 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 110 replies
    Mic ^ | July 3, 2018 | Serena Daniari
    I’m a 35-year-old man and I’ve always identified as straight. I’ve been married twice and been in many relationships with genetic women but it never worked out. Recently, I’ve discovered my attraction to trans women. I’m not ashamed, but I am nervous for my friends and family to meet my amazing and beautiful transgender partner. How should I break it to them? I want to commend you for expressing your truth because it takes tremendous courage, particularly while living in a society that has very rigid notions of what masculinity looks and behaves like. In the trans community, we sometimes...
  • Extreme body modification: Amputees risk death by cutting off own limbs (Sex "reassignment" too)

    06/17/2018 8:35:47 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 43 replies
    Daily Star ^ | 16th June 2018 | Tom Fish
    Forget extreme plastic surgery, tattoos and piercings - a minority are taking body modification to the next level - by voluntarily cutting off their own limbs. A body modifier has exclusively revealed how his "extra" limbs feel alien, and has resorted to the drastic measure of self-mutilation - because he actually want to be disabled. Dr. Michael First, a professor of psychiatry at Columbia University, has led investigations into this bizarre and extremely rare psychiatric condition which he is calling body integrity identity disorder (BIID). Also known as amputee identity disorder, it gives people a fierce desire to rid themselves...
  • Maryland tunnel digger accused of killing pal feared North Korea missile attack

    05/31/2018 5:38:11 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 53 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | May 31, 2018 | Nicole Hensley
    Maryland tunnel digger accused of killing pal feared North Korea missile attack By Nicole Hensley May 31, 2018 | 7:45 PM A man was charged in the death of a pal killed while digging a secret network of tunnels under his Maryland home he hoped would save him from North Korea’s budding nuclear missile program, according to his lawyer. After months of nuclear weapon tests by the isolated nation last year, 27-year-old Daniel Beckwitt began construction on an underground bunker to protect himself from a possible intercontinental ballistic missile attack at his Bethesda property. The digger’s paranoia was fueled by...
  • California Newborn DNA Database Shocks Parents

    05/14/2018 10:00:59 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 34 replies
    CBS Sacramento ^ | May 14, 2018
    SACRAMENTO - DNA is back in the spotlight, cracking cold cases. But questions are being raised after the state spent decades collecting the DNA of infants without parents realizing it. California has been collecting newborn blood samples since 1983. Many parents were shocked to hear their children’s blood is being stored in a state database, and possibly even sold to outside researchers. Pricking the toes newborns, to test their blood for certain disorders. The remaining blood becomes “property of the state,” and could be shared with outside researchers. “I feel like that’s something that should have been discussed with us,...
  • What you should know about oppositional defiant disorder

    01/03/2018 6:21:18 PM PST · by aimhigh · 24 replies
    Medical News Today ^ | 01/02/2018 | Aaron Kandola
    Conduct disorders describe a group of mental and behavioral disorders characterized by persistent patterns of behavior considered to be irritable, argumentative, aggressive, or disobedient. To be classified as having a conduct disorder, a pers on must display these behaviors to a much greater extent than their peers. Examples of behaviors that can result from a conduct disorder include: frequent lying aggressive and violent behavior vandalism persistent theft alcohol or drug use
  • Nutritionists says water only diet is most dangerous ever

    12/26/2017 7:31:14 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 143 replies
    luxoraleader.com ^ | December 26, 2017
    Eating disorder expert Joanne Labiner likened Water Fasting to conditions like anorexia and said it should be avoided, especially at a time of year when people are considering slimming down after Christmas. She said: ‘It can be so bad for your organs. That’s why people with anorexia can die of a heart attack. Their body feeds on their heart. ‘Our body thinks it’s an emergency and tries to prevent that fat storage from being used up, and it feeds on the muscle’. On social media site Twitter dieters claimed that the Water Fast left their skin looking ‘amazing’. ... NHS...
  • ... 'Gaming disorder' is added as a mental health condition by the World Health Organisation

    12/22/2017 3:19:51 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 38 replies
    The draft wording of its diagnostic manual says someone has a gaming disorder if ‘gaming takes precedence over other life interests’. The unhealthy behaviour will have had to continue for at least a year before diagnosis is confirmed. The agency has not listed other conditions linked to technology, such as so-called smartphone or internet addiction, due to a lack of evidence they are ‘real disorders’.  However the New Scientist quoted Vladimir Poznyak, at the WHO’s Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse as saying: ‘Health professionals need to recognise that gaming disorder may have serious health consequences. ‘Most people who...
  • Millennials are narcissistic? The evidence is not so simple

    11/17/2017 9:09:59 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 22 replies
    BBC News ^ | November 17, 2017 | by Christian Jarrett
    At the next table in the cafe where I was working this morning, a young woman spent a whole hour talking excitedly to her older companion about herself, her hopes and aspirations for her job, her romantic relationship and her home. It was hard to avoid the impression that she thought herself the centre of the Universe, her dreams eminently fascinating and important. Is this simply what young people or “millennials” (people born after 1980) are like these days? Fuelled by the endless opportunity for self-promotion and self-reflection on social media, combined with a wider culture that’s arguably placed greater...
  • The woman who can’t forget (Some people can remember every single event in their life)

    11/08/2017 7:44:55 AM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 42 replies
    BBC ^ | 11/08/2017 | Sarah Keating
    ---SNIP--- Considering most people’s earliest memories don’t start until around the age of four, it would be easy to assume that Sharrock’s description was a nostalgic daydream, rather than a real memory. But then again, the 27-year-old from Brisbane, Australia doesn’t have a memory like most people – she has been diagnosed with a rare syndrome called ‘Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory’, or HSAM, also known as hyperthymesia. This unique neurological condition means that Sharrock can recall every single thing she did on any given date.
  • Report: TX Gunman Escaped From Mental Health Facility In 2012

    11/07/2017 11:56:23 AM PST · by ForYourChildren · 112 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 11/07/2017 | Amber Athey
    Devin P. Kelley, the gunman who killed 26 people in a Texas church, reportedly escaped from a mental health facility in 2012. According to Channel 2 Houston, Kelley was institutionalized while he was in the U.S. Air Force after being charged with assaulting his wife and baby stepson. A 2012 police report shows that he escaped from the psychiatric hospital after making death threats against his superiors in the Air Force and trying to smuggle weapons onto the base where he was stationed. Kelley escaped from Peak Behavioral Health Services, a facility in New Mexico, and was caught by police...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Charlottesville Killer was Schizophrenic

    08/15/2017 9:14:06 AM PDT · by detective · 67 replies
    Front Page ^ | August 14, 2017 | Daniel Greenfield
    Personally, I've never been very impressed by the, "He's mentally" excuse. It's fairly consistently trotted out as a defense for ISIS terrorists who go on rampages in Europe. The French authorities have already announced that the driver who rammed his car into a pizzeria killing a little girl is not a terrorist, but suffers from mental illness. It's unknown as of this moment if he's Muslim, but a number of past Muslim terrorists have had a history of mental illness. But the media left is fairly selective in taking that into account.
  • Transgender Man Self-Identifies As Disable And A Lesbian

    08/11/2017 6:34:50 AM PDT · by Morgana · 41 replies
    The Doctor of Common Sense ^ | August 10, 2017 | E. T. Williams
    Transgender Man Self-Identifies As Disable And A Lesbian
  • How the Left Hijacked the American Psychiatric Association and Normalized Personality Disorders

    07/17/2017 9:06:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/17/2017 | Mark A. Hewitt
    Breitbart:  Trump Defense Department Delays Obama’s Transgender Push in the Military.  “The Pentagon is working to delay the July 1 deadline to fully implement the Obama-initiated policy that one year ago lifted the ban on transgender individuals serving in the U.S. military.”  While the Pentagon directive to allow transgender men and women to join the military faces an indefinite delay this may be a good time to review just how America was ensnared with this Obama-era policy. The evidence is clear—the American Left succeeded in lobbying the American Psychiatric Association (APA) to eliminate some of the sexual identity disorders...
  • Nude Transgender Children Campaign Battles Facebook Censors

    01/12/2017 9:08:11 AM PST · by Morgana · 43 replies
    stoptranschauvinism.wordpress.com ^ | January 11, 2017 | staff
    A Transgender Children’s advocacy campaign titled “There are girls with penises and boys with vulvas!” which features imagery of naked children’s genitalia was censored by Facebook, the group complained. From El Pais: “A new public awareness campaign by the Basque advocacy group Chrysallis Euskal Herria, an association of families with transgender children, has hit the bus shelters and subway stations of the Basque Country and Navarre, in northern Spain. The campaign was funded by an anonymous donor from New York with Basque family roots, who donated €28,000 in exchange for assurances that his or her identity would remain under wraps,...
  • The next stop on the trans-train: Making yourself disabled

    01/04/2017 5:40:50 PM PST · by 198ml · 20 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 1/4/16 | Nate Madden
    A man calling himself “One Hand Jason” cut his right arm off because he felt like he was really disabled. His hand was more or less a “birth defect,” according to body modification website ModBlog. Jason trained in first aid for months and eventually severed his arm with a power tool. He also allowed people to think it was an accident for years. If you think this is wrong in any way, you’re a bigot — at least if you follow trans-logic to its natural conclusions.
  • 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...