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originally posted by: Xtrozero
originally posted by: Cuervo
Just as soon as you're ready to see a therapist, alienate yourself from most of the people you know, balance your hormones, buy a decent wardrobe, go through months of electrolysis or laser, flip your junk inside out, and then present yourself for the world to harass.
Totally worth getting a peek at a woman peeing, right?!
You are being very insensitive defining what I need to be like.
originally posted by: ketsuko
No one has yet addressed this:I have also seen people, like myself, worried that in order to make one person feel better about themselves, we make everyone else uncomfortable. I'm not worried about the transgender girl being a predator so much as I'm upset that all the other adolescent girls who are already uncomfortable enough with their bodies will now be having to expose themselves to what looks like an adolescent boy, too. Doesn't matter what you tell them; it matters what they see.
So you make the majority feel as bad as the transgender did in accommodating the transgender.
By the same token do you really want your kids to go to school with Frankenfurter and Carmen Miranda lookalikes
originally posted by: Deaf Alien
a reply to: Xtrozero
Can you see boys taking therapy for a while, dressing up like women, trying to change their bodies and risking ridicule just to take a peek in girl's bathroom which they won't see anything in the first place!
edit - aah from the post above me I saw what you did there. Never mind. Moving on lol.
originally posted by: honested3
I am a transwoman speaking on behalf of something that seems to confuse some of you. Nobody is 100% of any gender, it is a sliding scale. Don't believe me then just look around you. If gender was a binary (aka the gender binary) then all boys and girls would literally act the same, have you never seen or heard of a tomboy or a flamboyant man?
Gender is a social construct, gender isn't what is between your legs but what is between your ears. I think the "craziness" you are all seeing is you are confusing gender with genitalia. Yes the majority of people are assigned male or female genitalia at birth (we wont even dive into intersex people because your minds would explode) But if you think that is all that defines gender that you are ultimately wrong.
What they are teaching is wonderful, it shows that it is totally fine to be a tomboy who identifies as female, or a tomboy who identifies as male. It also says if you are a flamboyant but identify as male or female that is also totally fine. I know this concept is confusing and probably scary to many of you folks but it is only another part of Humanity. I for one know that I would have been spared a lot of pain and humilation if the schools I went to taught these things
A bit of science: Did you know all fetuses begin as female, it is when they receive or do not receive the Y chromosome that they continue on with their assigned sex. In some cases the brain may remain XX but the body becomes XY and vice versa, you are then transgender! Genderfluid takes it even further by saying you don't have to pick a certain gender and stay there, you can identify as male today or female tomorrow, and even androgynous later on. Most people laugh at this and make jokes about identifying as a dog or giraffe etc, but may I remind you these conditions are real.
Yesterday homoesexuality was considered insanity and unnatural, today it is the same with transgenderism. So please keep in mind Transgender people are in fact people and have feelings and thoughts just like you, hearing that we are insane or that we have some hidden agenda is both ignorant and bigoted.
What would you rather have? Children being taught that its not just a gender binary and overall being more welcoming of others and allowing them to express themselves without fear of being labeled as sub-human (like most transgender folks are) Or would you rather they be taught the binary that many of you think you fit into? Its open mindeness and tolerance versus bigotry and ignorance. How is this even up for debate?
originally posted by: Sremmos80
a reply to: DYepes
Yet another person that has the belief that this wrong founded in religion but wants science to prove that it isn't "perverted'.
What science and facts shows that it doesn't happen?
originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: Xtrozero
One would think this would be the answer - a bathroom and shower facility for a single use since it's unlikely you are going to have more than one transgender at a time needing to use it.
But, the simple commonsense approach doesn't achieve the social engineering they want.
originally posted by: Unity_99
a reply to: honested3
You are a woman if you were born with xx genetics. There are a few exceptions such as children who were gender switched due to birth defects, but even that is hard to pull off with the children in the program I watched, it was clearly the wrong approach. Pretty messe dup kid that ended up committing suicide. Some individuals are homosexual or bisexual. But they're still the xx or xy at birth.