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originally posted by: Autorico
Don't u be talkin' sh# about my dog.
originally posted by: odzeandennz
a reply to: Golantrevize
well, for one you can't change your sex, no matter how many operations you have, your chromosomes will never be ambiguous.
second, how can nature seemingly get everything right throughout the universe except that the only mistake is in the intricacies of reproduction which took billions of years to perfect, and puts mostly women in men's bodies mainly in Western countries and only in the late 20th century.
i guess this phenomenon escaped every great thinkers, philosophers, medical doctors, biologists, and scientists since we created language and maths... unlikely but..
i think it's just your brain being smart enough to say our species can't change their sex, or nature doesn't make 'just' this mistake and only in humans.
i , like you, will be gladly to call 'tom', 'tina', if it makes him happy, but all 3 of us know if he's in a burning building and needs to scream loud enough to be rescued, which voice he/she will use.
originally posted by: Autorico
a reply to: AugustusMasonicus
I like small dogs and all, but chihuahua's are hate bundled in short fur and teeth.
originally posted by: Woodcarver
Homosexuals, trans-sexuals, hermaphrodites, physically handicapped, physically malformed, even racism, and tribalism, are all natural, because they exist in nature.
originally posted by: Golantrevize
Its been bothering me a lot. Not the fact that there is transgenders but the fact that it disgusts me so much. I have all my life been accepting of others and tried to have empathy for everyone that is marginalized may it be illigal immigrants, gays, racial profiling etc..
Now I still feel that transgenders have a right to be and respesct everything about them. Its just that I find it so abnormal, so weird. Anyone else ever had to fight against their nature in order to accept others? Im kind of bummed that it does not come as normaly as respecting gays and lesbians.
originally posted by: Jefferton
I will admit openly that I am very uncomfortable with trans people as well.
Not sure why, not proud of it, but can't change my views.
I feel very sorry for them that they can't be happy as the gender they were born.
I will never fully understand them.
Don't beat youself up over it. You can't help how you feel.
originally posted by: s3cz0ne
a reply to: research100
I don't disagree with anything you've said here. My question is why the Hell has this become such a huge societal issue? Trans people represent probably less than 1% of the US population and I would imagine most just want to be left alone along with wanting nothing to do with the "movement". What bothers me is that some people will perceive honest mistakes as a slight at best or intentional malice at worst. Don't get me wrong, there are assholes out there. Always have been and always will be. I can also imagine that alot of trans people feel the same way about other people as I, MYOFB, IE - Just leave me the F alone and I'll reciprocate!