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originally posted by: Freija
a reply to: Debunkology
Hey, it would be absolutely pointless for me to argue these "ideas" with you because all those papers and facts you've published in genetics and psychiatry unquestionably supersede anything I could come up with. I'm also sure other scientists, researchers and medical professionals that have been seriously looking into this since the 1920's would have appreciated you sharing your clear and concise facts and saved them all the trouble.
You win! Discussion over.
originally posted by: Debunkology
A female that has gone under 'gender re-assignment surgery' to make them look ‘male’ is still 2.5x more likely to develop Rheumatoid Arthritis and 6x more likely to develop Lupus than natural born males because they are still fundamentally female. This is also similar considering other diseases and the effect other diseases have on each gender.
Researchers from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles measured insulin resistance and fat accumulation in the liver of four transgender women who underwent bilateral orchiectomy and were taking female hormones and eight transgender women who were only using female hormones. The researchers found that transgender women only taking hormones exhibited insulin resistance and had greater fat accumulation in the liver. According to lead researcher Michael Nelson, PhD, transgender women with the highest level of testosterone had the poorest metabolic health. The researchers also observed that the amount of fat accumulation in the liver was related to degree of insulin resistance.
Lynn Conway is a famed pioneer of microelectronics chip design. Her innovations during the 1970's at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) have impacted chip design worldwide. Many high-tech companies and computing methods have foundations in her work.
Thousands of chip designers learned their craft from Lynn's textbook Introduction to VLSI Systems, which she co-authored with Prof. Carver Mead of Caltech. Thousands more did their first VLSI design projects using the government's MOSIS prototyping system, which is based directly on Lynn's work at PARC. Much of the modern silicon chip design revolution is based on her work.
Lynn went on to win many awards and high honors, including election as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering, the highest professional recognition an engineer can receive.
Do I feel sorry for the consequences that TG people face in society as a result of THEIR choice to lie to others before they sleep with them? Hell no...a normal person doesn't do such stupid s**t.
originally posted by: deliberator
a reply to: WhiteHat
they want to change kids at impossible ages
This really demonstrates that you have no knowledge of transgender children issues. Who is "they" and what does 'impossible ages" mean?
You do realise that children do not have surgery?
the question is can we, the normal ones really identify with trans people?
Isn't this the same argument used against black Americans in the 20th century?
originally posted by: WhiteHat
...people frustrated with their own gender identity and their need to wear woman clothes over their male bodies.
there are many different things under the trans "umbrella"
Occasionally this actually happens but most often, people are not receptive to ever changing the views they maybe grew up with or are part of religious beliefs or sometimes they simply lack accurate information. It's hard to help those that don't want to be helped but you never know who that might be so it's hard for me to just roll over and give up. I don't intend to be obnoxious and apologize for the times when I come across that way. When you are knowledgeable about a subject and feel strongly about it, it is hard to avoid emotional moments. Advocating for transgender children makes this particularly true.
originally posted by: WhiteHat
a reply to: Freija
I am sorry if someone take that phrase as offensive, my intention was not to make it personally. But when we generalize things we tend to talk like that, for example "crazy cats lady" or "brain washed religious people". Now if I have ten cats I may take that expression as offensive and proceed to prove that I'm not crazy, I just love cats. Or I can shrug it off and go tend to my beloved cats.
It was in the context of things being worth of a revolution or not.
So I don't intend to clarify it any further, especially because
there are many different things under the trans "umbrella"...
--- and not all of them are genuine trans issues.
Occasionally this actually happens but most often, people are not receptive to ever changing the views they maybe grew up with or are part of religious beliefs or sometimes they simply lack accurate information. It's hard to help those that don't want to be helped...
--Maybe is not about the people who need this kind of help, but is more about trans people needing it? Maybe the reasons are a bit more selfish than "helping" people to understand?
Because I know for sure that I don't need to be helped to understand how out of a sudden I'm not a woman anymore but a "cisgender".
And I definitely cannot understand how from all the women in the world, no one is more worthy of being the woman of the year than a male who transitioned to a woman.
Did you ever think that "cisgenders" can be offended too sometimes, and their feelings might matter also?
Maybe people's resistance have something to do with that?
What is so wrong to admitting that they are "different", and go on with their lives, and let the rest of us do the same?