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originally posted by: ThirdEyeofHorus
a reply to: Phage
I really don't have any more time tonight to devote to this but if you want I will find some materials on values clarification and also common core/sex ed materials
have to say good night for now.
originally posted by: Shamrock6
a reply to: Sargeras
Since you demonstrate a complete lack of understanding as to what "gender identity" is actual defined as, you could probably give us the answer to your question.
I would be willing to wager any amount of money that were some hairy ape of a man to announce "I'm a woman today" for the sole purpose of using a women's locker room, he would wind up arrested and lose whatever court battle ensued.
Since announcing one is feeling like a woman this Tuesday is not, strangely enough, what gender identity means.
I really appreciate this post because it is the clearest explanation of all the new language concerning gender identity. Thank you.
originally posted by: Freija
a reply to: Talorc
This is a lovely post. I have no idea what the hell it means. What's your "identity"? No list now - you only get to pick one.
Why, when we are discussing facets of personality and psychological make up, would we not specify those elements we are talking about when it is indeed the combination of those adjectives that make a whole.
You are right, male isn't an "identity", it refers to anatomical sex. On the other hand, "man" or "boy" are identities. They're also genders. Masculine and feminine are qualities we assign to the expressions of gender.
Language evolves. Usage changes. "Gender identity" refers to a person's own internalized sense of being a boy/man, girl/woman. Everyone has this sense of self of being one or the other or sometimes neither or both. You can't really tell someone they don't know what they are to themselves. How could you?
How a person outwardly displays their internalized sense of what they are or how they present themselves to be perceived by others is called their gender expression. Are these such radical terms and concepts you have to get lost in semantics because you fail to keep up with a discussion? It's just a diversion.
originally posted by: dismanrc
Unless of course it is a conservative idea then we must persecute and destroy the low-sum bigot scum.
They don't say I want to be a girl/boy, they say they ARE a girl/boy. When this is expressed consistently, persistently and insistently over time, that's when professionals start considering gender dysphoria.
More and more I am agreeing with the theory that while liberals and conservatives use the same language/words, our definitions are wildly different and that is why we can't have a conversation about anything.
originally posted by: RainbowPhoenix
“I got news for President Barack Obama,” Texas’ Port Neches-Groves Superintendent Rodney Canvass told 12News. “He ain’t my president and he can’t tell me what to do. The letter is going straight into the paper shredder.”
"I got news for" and "He ain't my president"...LMFAO!!!! This guy is a superintendent of schools????? Hey guys wanna have some fun?? Go ahead say those two lines in your best hillbilly voice, I laugh every time oh and for good measure top it off with a good hee-haaaw.
Would you be able to tell me the difference between making fun of a transgender person or making fun of someone from the south? Because I'm having a hard time distinguishing one bigotry from the other.
originally posted by: Shamrock6
a reply to: ketsuko
They have always been there.
So why do we need a law that tells them they're not allowed to be there anymore?
originally posted by: Spiramirabilis
I notice that southerners have been a little extra touchy lately - it's hands off the south now?