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Porn Site Bans North Carolina Users Due To State’s Anti-LGBT Laws

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posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 02:23 PM
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originally posted by: NightSkyeB4Dawn

While I can understand that some people may be upset that some States are making it a requirement that people use the bathroom that matches their birth genitalia, I do not see this issue as important as the many others that plague our country.


Percentage of transgenders: 3%

Percentage of readheads: 2%

Do you think if it was announced all Red Heads had to use specific toilets designated only for them - - it would be considered important?




posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 02:53 PM
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a reply to: Annee
Not as important as :
Older and Sicker
Or this:
The Shameful Way America Treats Its Veterans
Or this:
2016 Hunger Report

I am not criticizing people that are upset with the the bathroom issue. I personally think it is an issue that has been blown out of proportion, and many are using it to make a statement, and are not genuinely interested in correcting a problem.

I am vexed with the businesses, performers and politicians, that are riding this pony because they don't have the cojones to get on a real steed. Is is becoming no more than a dog and pony show.

IMHO.



posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 02:58 PM
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a reply to: NightSkyeB4Dawn

It is a bigger issue than bathrooms, it opens the door wide open for further abuse/discrimination.



posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 03:07 PM
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originally posted by: vonclod
a reply to: NightSkyeB4Dawn

It is a bigger issue than bathrooms, it opens the door wide open for further abuse/discrimination.


It literally opens the door wide open for women and girls to be sexually abused and discriminated against.

Don't heterosexual women have the right to privacy from men invading their public restrooms and showers?



posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 03:48 PM
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a reply to: vonclod
I am sorry. I can't make this a priority when I see all people, of all ages, all races, creeds, religions, and sexuality, suffering from hunger, homeless, and abuse; just to name a few ills, plaguing this country.

If we have people who willing to step up for the lost of ones rights, why are they starting with those issues that will create the greatest dissension?

Why don't they start with the bigger problems that affect a larger population of the masses, where there will be little contention? Where the masses can work together with them to correct some of the ills, and make things better for all?

It is very simple. They are not interested in making things better for anyone but themselves. We have become so conditioned to the tune, that we can't help but dance to the tune every time it is played. Even if they change the key, tempo, or pitch, they have us tapping our feet, and some breaking out into a full jig, every single time.



posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 04:41 PM
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This whole thing is a train wreck.
Start to finish Amtrack magnitude derailment.

First off the law being protested is not in place to punish true LGBT's. The law in NC was enacted to address a potential sexual assault. Now we could debate the Spirit of the law vs the Letter of the law and I think there is some room for that discussion but the idea was to prevent a male who is not really trans from simply dressing up as a female and hanging out in the womens room. If a women enters the restroom and feels uncomfortable then she can go to the police and the police would have a charge that they could use to address potential criminal behavior. There was not an intention to have true trans males who are dressed as women and living as women arrested for simply going to the rest room.
Now I can understand the concern because someone is going to get caught up in this when they had no criminal intent at all. I agree with the intent of the law, I would not want my wife caught in a public restroom with a criminal male who is just dressed as a female. I dont agree with the wording of the law however I think its a little to broad.

All that said the reaction from people to this law has been WAY over the top. This was not a witch hunt against trans people. Its not the end of their world or a license to just arrest Trans people. The celebrities and businesses are just looking to gain publicity.



posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 04:45 PM
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originally posted by: NightSkyeB4Dawn
a reply to: Annee
Not as important as :
Older and Sicker
Or this:
The Shameful Way America Treats Its Veterans
Or this:
2016 Hunger Report

I am not criticizing people that are upset with the the bathroom issue. I personally think it is an issue that has been blown out of proportion, . .


How about you research the medical issues transgenders have - - - for trying to hold it all in - - - instead of just being able to use a bathroom.

Think about it. YOUR Health.

And we're talking about children too. There are transgender children. Sorry, honey - - you have to hold it because someone made a law that you can't pee.

Oh yeah, and can't remember if its Miss or Tenn - - you can refuse service to a single mother for religious reasons.


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posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 04:53 PM
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originally posted by: Deny Arrogance
It literally opens the door wide open for women and girls to be sexually abused and discriminated against.

Don't heterosexual women have the right to privacy from men invading their public restrooms and showers?


So change the building codes to single stall unisex bathrooms. That covers most businesses. Locker rooms would still be an issue though. I'm honestly not sure how to solve that part, but I don't think having a transgendered person in a bathroom and looking at kids is any more an issue or any more common than gay people doing the same and that has never been a significant problem.



posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 05:03 PM
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a reply to: Deny Arrogance

In Europe they get on just fine with it.

I do see both sides to it, a woman likely will want to drop a deuce in private without men lurking or be able to change without men lurking, but it's also cultural. Ever been in a European sauna or gym locker room where it's coed and no one minds? Ever taken a whiz at a urinal while a female janitor is cleaning 5 ft away?

Happens all the time. From what I see the prude Americans take some of this stuff far too seriously. You'd think given the rhetoric that women across Europe would be getting raped/molested at an alarming rate. Not so.

Not until the refugees showed up anyway.
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posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 05:14 PM
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Why The 'Bathroom Predator' Myth Is 'Straight-Up Right-Wing B.S.'




Media Matters has repeatedly debunked the so-called bathroom predator myth, but the video released today is arguably the most concise, direct dismantling of this dangerous claim the progressive media watchdog group has undertaken to date.

Watch the brief video . . www.advocate.com...



posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 05:16 PM
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originally posted by: Dragoon01
This was not a witch hunt against trans people. Its not the end of their world or a license to just arrest Trans people.


I am so depressed by all this and just don't have the energy or desire to participate in this thread. Today, the ignorant and uninformed get a break from me to stay that way because my batteries are low and my spirit tired.

I must, however, address the quoted comment above. This is absolutely 100% a witch hunt against trans people with trans youth and their parents efforts trying to raise healthy and successful children being the most severely impacted by this Republican jihad.

This "witch hunt" is part of the official Republican National Committee Platform

Amid consideration in state legislatures of “papers to pee” bathroom bills aimed against transgender students, the Republican National Committee has approved a resolution endorsing the legislation.

The resolution, approved under the chairmanship of Reince Priebus, condemns as “governmental overreach” the Obama administration’s interpretation of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to prohibit discrimination against transgender students.

“The Republican National Committee calls on the Department of Education to rescind its interpretation of Title IX that wrongly includes facility use issues by transgender students,” the resolution says. The “whereas” portion of the resolution defines gender as “the physical condition of being male or female,” saying gender is identified at birth and can be confirmed with a DNA test — which is contrary to the experience of transgender people.

The resolution also specifies Congress never included the term “gender identity” under Title IX and identifies courts that have ruled the gender provisions under the law don’t apply to transgender students.


This is a complicated issue. For a more comprehensive discussion, please read the 29 page thread on this same subject here:

North Carolina Loses 400 Jobs as PayPal Pulls Facility over ‘Bathroom Bill’

This is relevant:




posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 05:23 PM
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a reply to: Annee
They don't have to hold it. Children are allowed to accompany their parents into any gender bathroom. Adult transgenders have access to a bathroom, if they choose not to use the bathroom available to them, that is also their choice.

At the end of the day, someone is going to be inconvenienced, whether it is those that are for, or those that are against.

This is not a life or death matter, and as far as medical issues are concerned regarding holding you urine, I think nurses hold the record on that one.

I don't have anything more to add to this thread. I just don't see this issue as being that important and it is not on my priority list. Personally, I just feel I have to pick my battles, and I think we have bigger fish to fry.



posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 05:29 PM
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originally posted by: NightSkyeB4Dawn
a reply to: Annee
They don't have to hold it. Children are allowed to accompany their parents into any gender bathroom. Adult transgenders have access to a bathroom, if they choose not to use the bathroom available to them, that is also their choice.


Good copout. How about teens. How about a beautiful m/f teen girl.

Now I see. You agree with physical gender.

Has nothing to do with other issues in the world.



posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 05:41 PM
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a reply to: Annee

Your decimal point is in the wrong position.

It's not .03 percent it's under .003.

So a better example of transgender numbers is, Jill Stein got a higher percentage of votes for president in 2012 then there are transgenderes in America.



posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 05:41 PM
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Someone explain to me how a thread about people not getting their porn is important? This is a ridiculous thread and I am ashamed of ATS right now. Literally who cares...get a damn VPN if you need porn so badly.

I don't care what the issue is when someone tries to push me or my state around I am going to double down out of spite. Nothing makes me dig in like some entity trying to manipulate me.

Regardless, I don't want some freak in the bathroom with me.

I can understand the need for this law.
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posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 05:53 PM
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Regardless, I don't want some freak in the bathroom with me.


That's really not the issue here. One way or another you're going to have "freaks" in the bathroom with you at some point. If you support this bill, then the freaks in the men's room with you are going to stand out because they'll look like women, instead of freaks that you won't even notice, because they look like men.



posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 05:53 PM
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originally posted by: gator2001
a reply to: Krazysh0t



Basically it states that if you are born with a penis, you use the men's room. Vagina? Women's room.

NC's governor stated that that it prevent "women" with a penis from using the bathroom and taking showers with girls.

What a crazy idea, born with a pecker, use a urinal, born with a vagina, use the women's restroom. Who came up with such an insane idea?

BTW, women don't have peckers. Just because you go thru surgery to add one later on in life doesn't make you a man, just as if I went out and got breast implants, I wouldn't be a woman, I'd be a man who went and got plastic hooters.

But in the end, I don't care much who's in the restroom with me. Doesn't anyone follow the rule of avoid eye contact and stare straight forward?
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posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 06:15 PM
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I'll just leave this here.




The state legislature of Tennessee would be much better off passing a bill to protect women from the harassment of Jeremy Durham, who has been “exiled” from the House in response to allegations that he sexually harassed thirty-four different women. House Speaker Beth Harwell had Durham’s office moved across the street and limited his access to the House building after Attorney General Herbert Slatery issued a warning that declared Durham “a continuing risk to unsuspecting women who are employed by or interact with the legislature.” occupydemocrats.com...


Jeremy Durham banished after AG probe finds 'inappropriate physical contact'
www.tennessean.com...

Can we start feeding the lions again?
K~
edit on 12-4-2016 by aethertek because: New link before the usual BS about the source



posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 06:30 PM
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originally posted by: windword
a reply to: Metallicus




Regardless, I don't want some freak in the bathroom with me.


That's really not the issue here. One way or another you're going to have "freaks" in the bathroom with you at some point. If you support this bill, then the freaks in the men's room with you are going to stand out because they'll look like women, instead of freaks that you won't even notice, because they look like men.



It is safer to have the freaks that dress like women in my bathroom than in with my wife and daughter. I don't want men in with my female family members.



posted on Apr, 12 2016 @ 06:55 PM
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originally posted by: Metallicus
It is safer to have the freaks that dress like women in my bathroom than in with my wife and daughter. I don't want men in with my female family members.


Either women who dress like men, or men who dress like women are going to be in the bathroom with your wife and daughter. Unless you take the position that all transgendered people use male bathrooms. Which do you prefer?

Do you want someone to dress like a woman with your family, or do you want women who think they're men to be in there with them?



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