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[quote] People aren't talking nearly enough about the Equality Act that Biden says he'll enact within 100 days of taking office.

[quote] This act changes the definition of "sex" in the 1964 Civil Rights Act to include "gender identity." This will make all sex-based rights impossible to enforce.

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by Anonymousreply 22217 hours ago

[quote] Read the whole Equality Act for yourself below. It is pretty nightmarish.

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by Anonymousreply 1Last Saturday at 4:57 PM

[quote] By including "gender identity" WITHIN the definition of "sex", as opposed to making gender identity a separate protected category, all sex-based rights and protections will be based solely on the sex someone merely "identifies" with, regardless of their actual biological sex.

by Anonymousreply 2Last Saturday at 4:57 PM

Miss me yet?

by Anonymousreply 3Last Saturday at 4:58 PM

[quote] This means access to sports at public institutions, public bathrooms & locker rooms, prisons, shelters, scholarships, etc., that are supposed to be for females must include anyone who identifies as female.

[quote] This essentially erases any material definition of "female" and "woman."

by Anonymousreply 4Last Saturday at 4:58 PM

[quote] See this thread below for a detailed assessment of how the Equality Act affects sex-based rights. Link to the paper is provided as well.

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by Anonymousreply 5Last Saturday at 4:58 PM

This is exactly why progressive Democrats are as dangerous as Trump Republicans. This shit really has to stop.

by Anonymousreply 6Last Saturday at 5:00 PM

[quote]People aren't talking nearly enough about the Equality Act that Biden says he'll enact within 100 days of taking office.

Can he actually enact anything without Congress? The Senate is still under Republican control.

by Anonymousreply 7Last Saturday at 5:00 PM

[quote] Lesbian and gay sexualities also disappear here. Sexual orientation is criticised as transphobic. This disappears sexism, and people’s *sex*ualities (388).

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by Anonymousreply 8Last Saturday at 5:03 PM

What happened to the top part of this thread?

by Anonymousreply 9Last Saturday at 5:03 PM


by Anonymousreply 10Last Saturday at 5:04 PM


by Anonymousreply 11Last Saturday at 5:04 PM

This is dangerous. Leave it to a straight guy to pass something that erases gay rights and women's rights.

by Anonymousreply 12Last Saturday at 5:04 PM

This is dangerous. Leave it to a straight guy to pass something that erases gay rights and women's rights.

by Anonymousreply 13Last Saturday at 5:04 PM

[bold] Can biological males be lesbians? [/bold]

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by Anonymousreply 14Last Saturday at 5:05 PM

[quote] Legislating that gender identity overrides sex-based rights without exception is hasty, misguided, and contributes to female subordination. There are better ways to protect LGBT *and* sex-based rights. Distinct protections for gender status, sexual orientation, and sex

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by Anonymousreply 15Last Saturday at 5:05 PM

Write your senators, congress people, representatives!

by Anonymousreply 16Last Saturday at 5:06 PM

[quote] Support for the Equality Act reflects: a) policy capture, b) confusion regarding sex and gender, and c) sexist disregard for females. The bill is both unacceptable and unnecessary.

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by Anonymousreply 17Last Saturday at 5:07 PM

[quote] Burt answers a series of frequently asked questions in response to her article, in the supplementary material here

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by Anonymousreply 18Last Saturday at 5:08 PM

[quote] This is dangerous. Leave it to a straight guy to pass something that erases gay rights and women's rights.

Not sure how this impacts gay rights, but yes, on women's rights definitely.

by Anonymousreply 19Last Saturday at 5:10 PM

Trannies are the enemy of the people. They’re disgusting

by Anonymousreply 20Last Saturday at 5:11 PM

[bold] Amend The US "Equality Act" [/bold]

[quote] Protections for lesbians, gays and bisexuals are long overdue, but this bill devastates women's rights

[quote] Since 1974, when U.S. Representatives Bella Abzug and Ed Koch first introduced the Equality Act (H.R.14752) in the House, to 2019 when the Equality Act (H.R. 5) passed the House for the first time (but was ignored by the Senate), lesbians, gays and bisexuals have been working to get ‘sexual orientation’ included in federal civil rights protections, specifically the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Depending on whether you look at housing or public accommodations, 27 or 28 states still lack protections for sexual orientation—meaning LGB people can be denied housing or services based on their sexuality, with no recourse to federal civil rights remedies. Those protections are urgently needed.

[quote] But since 2007, ‘gender identity’ has been included along with ‘sexual orientation’ in the repeatedly introduced Equality Act (EA), and crucially, H.R. 5 bears little resemblance to the EA of 1974.

[quote] Unfortunately, in the current EA, ‘gender identity’ is conflated with ‘sex’ in the proposal, effectively decimating women’s rights.

[quote] We’ve united with Feminists in Struggle and others to form the Coalition for Feminist Amendments to the Equality Act, and have written to the Senate stating why we believe that the EA should be amended. We reproduce that letter here for your information, and encourage supporters to write and call both their Senators and Representatives, urging them to support the Feminist Amendments to the Equality Act developed by Feminists in Struggle, and supported by LGB Alliance USA.

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by Anonymousreply 21Last Saturday at 5:13 PM

[quote]Not sure how this impacts gay rights

It erases gender, therefore it is no longer considered a male/male relationship. You will be considered Person A and Person B. There will no longer be "homo"sexuality because same sex will not be recognized.

by Anonymousreply 22Last Saturday at 5:13 PM

Given Biden's stance on gay rights, I can't imagine he would enact anything that would be harmful to them. Then again, I have not read the entire Bill, only sections of it.

by Anonymousreply 23Last Saturday at 5:15 PM

November 9th, 2020

To members of the U.S. Senate,

The late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg devoted her life to fighting for legal protections on the basis of biological sex. Congress should honor that legacy, and the legacy of so many other women who’ve fought to secure our rights, but most importantly, Congress has a duty to uphold our most basic human rights protections. The current version of the Equality Act (HR 5), now pending in the Senate Judiciary Committee, will risk erasing sex as a protected class in law, weakening protections and undermining the existing rights of females as a unique class, and the progress that’s been made toward achieving equality.

The Coalition for Feminist Amendments to the Equality Act (“CoFA”) is a national alliance of feminist and LGB organizations and individuals. We write to urge hearings on our proposal to amend the Equality Act (to receive testimony on its many problematic provisions), and to provide vital input on how those issues may be fixed. The Feminist Amendments expands civil rights laws to cover lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender, and other individuals who don’t conform to gender stereotypes (roles traditionally imposed based on one’s sex), while continuing to uphold sex-based protections. In doing so, everyone’s rights are protected.

We support many of the positive provisions put forth by the Equality Act. Federal statutory protections for lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals based on sexual orientation are long overdue. We applaud the closure of the loophole that allows the use of religious freedom as legal grounds to allow any person to flout civil rights laws.

At the same time, the Equality Act’s attempt to protect transgender individuals from discrimination — through the creation of “gender identity” as a protected class — creates ambiguity, confusion, and a conflict of rights that must be addressed. The term “gender identity” is subjective, in that it describes a state of mind that may or may not be manifested in dress, grooming, or behavior. This subjectivity opens a loophole ripe for abuse. As it’s used in HR-5, the term provides no objective test useful to a court, which will ultimately litigate the conflicts sure to arise from this legislation. Failure to address these conflicts will threaten long-settled statutory and case law developed to protect the rights of females as a distinctive class.

More importantly, “gender” or “gender identity” is conflated with “sex” throughout the bill, and risks eliminating sex as a protected class in civil rights law. Merging two distinct groups — who have different sets of experiences, discrimination and marginalization — is detrimental to preserving human rights protections currently afforded to females as a uniquely subjugated class.

Female only facilities are an important legacy of women’s organizing, key to the protection of the female sex against male-pattern violence and to the broader participation of women in public life. It’s vital that these basic human rights provisions remain in place.

by Anonymousreply 24Last Saturday at 5:15 PM

Male-pattern violence against females is so well-documented that Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act in an attempt to protect them from sexual and physical assault. However, such predatory violence remains pervasive as demonstrated by the “Me Too” movement and numerous well-documented instances of such violations by males in the entertainment business, the military, and even Congress. A Swedish study showed that this pattern of behavior is not mitigated by male-to-female sex reassignment surgery.

Moreover, the current bill’s “gender identity” provisions require that males who identify as women, including those with intact male genitalia (85-90% of males who identify as women retain male genitalia), must be admitted, solely on the basis of “self-identification,” into female facilities, such as, rape crisis centers, battered women’s shelters, homeless shelters, prisons, hospital rooms, communal showers, changing rooms, restrooms, and nursing homes.

Social scientists and international policy bodies have underscored the importance of maintaining separate statistics based on sex, as a key means of tracking disparities between the sexes, recording accurate data, and measuring our progress on addressing sex-based discrimination. In addition, there are multiple instances, such as within the context of health care, where having accurate information about a person’s sex, is vital, even life-saving.

by Anonymousreply 25Last Saturday at 5:16 PM

By eliminating sex as a protected class, the bill, as currently written, would:

· Undermine targeted remedies for the exclusion or under-representation of women and girls in education, and in jobs and professions traditionally held by men

· Eradicate competitive women’s sports by undermining Title IX protections

· Make it impossible to measure (and remedy) disparity between the sexes, such as the pay gap and domestic violence

· Prevent the gathering of accurate crime and health statistics

See attached fact sheets for more information on the impact of erasing sex as a protected class in civil rights law, by allowing the concept of “gender” or “gender identity” to override “sex.”

The Feminist Amendments eliminate “gender identity” and instead establish two new categories in civil rights law: “sexual orientation” and “sex-stereotyping.” Doing so more effectively protects all classes, while not negating sex-based protections.

These amendments contain clear definitions of “sex” and “sex-stereotyping,” that will preserve female facilities and programs, allowing women and girls to participate fully in public life. (See attached.)

At the same time, the Feminist Amendments protect lesbians, gay men, bisexuals (and all people who don’t conform to imposed gender roles and stereotypes), including transgender people, from discrimination in employment, housing, credit, and in places of public accommodation.

These amendments also allow for the establishment of “gender neutral” facilities for individuals who may feel safer or more comfortable in such spaces, so long as the availability and access to female only facilities is not diminished. Thus, these amendments allow each protected class to continue to make progress toward achieving true equality.

One hundred years after women’s suffrage, women still get paid less, are denied equal opportunities in the workplace, and continue to be underrepresented in many fields and positions of economic and political leadership in our society, because of their sex. Females still suffer disproportionately from domestic violence and rape because of their sex. Discrimination on the basis of sex will not end if we eliminate sex as a stand-alone protected class.

No Senate action should be taken on the Equality Act without hearings to gather evidence on the conflicts outlined in this letter. We offer the Feminist Amendments to the Equality Act as our contribution to this much needed work.

We and members of our constituent organizations are prepared to sit down with you and members of your staff to discuss our concerns and appropriate strategies we might collaborate on to secure the hearing anticipated in the previous paragraph.

It is our fervent wish that you honor the legacy of our most revered jurist RBG by adopting the Feminist Amendments to the Equality Act to continue her fight to protect women and girls on the basis of sex.

by Anonymousreply 26Last Saturday at 5:16 PM

r23, he has repeatedly vowed to pass it within the first 100 days of his presidency.

by Anonymousreply 27Last Saturday at 5:18 PM

And nobody can speak against this. Nobody ever censored themselves when opposing gay rights but nobody can oppose trannys.

by Anonymousreply 28Last Saturday at 5:20 PM

If this passes, as is, homosexuality ceases to exist under the law, including protections thereof. The only protected class becomes "gender identity", which is a theology that only hard core religious fundamentalists and trannies believe in.

by Anonymousreply 29Last Saturday at 5:21 PM

What's stopping you speaking against this R28?

by Anonymousreply 30Last Saturday at 5:21 PM

They slipped that transing kids legislature in there. Nobody will fight that except Republicans who’ll get dismissed. Democrats need to stand up against this. Gay Democrats especially!

by Anonymousreply 31Last Saturday at 5:21 PM

Comparison of Original Equality Act and Feminist Amendments.02.07.20

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by Anonymousreply 32Last Saturday at 5:25 PM

This is the man in make-up who's causing the trouble

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by Anonymousreply 33Last Saturday at 5:25 PM

r30, they dox, harass, attack, engage in firing campaigns, and have deplatformed everyone who speaks not just out against their agenda but simply questions their dogma.

This is incomplete and some of the links are gone because the sites keep removing anything critical to the trans agenda, but here's a partial list of people who have been silenced:

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by Anonymousreply 34Last Saturday at 5:29 PM

[quote] …I can't imagine he would enact anything…

People of his age men can't cope with subtleties and complex argument.

They are facing their mortality (ie the descent into senility and death).

by Anonymousreply 35Last Saturday at 5:29 PM

A big part of the reason why average liberal Democrats are going along with this trans monstrosity is because of the LGB before the T. They think T has to do with sexual orientation (or something) and that all gay people and trans are the same thing, with the trans just being "extra gay". They have no idea what the real deal with the T is and all the mainstream platforms censor content and shut down accounts that provide counter points.

by Anonymousreply 36Last Saturday at 5:31 PM

Joe's heart is in the right place, but he often seems awkward on the subject of LGBTQ.

by Anonymousreply 37Last Saturday at 5:35 PM

I am writing Kamala Harris and Dianne Feinstein as my Senators and both Senators from Arizona Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly.

by Anonymousreply 38Last Saturday at 5:36 PM

If there is no legal definition for bio sex, there is no legal definition for same sex orientation. Simple as that.

by Anonymousreply 39Last Saturday at 5:39 PM

Goodby to you! Goodbye to everything I thought I knew!

by Anonymousreply 40Last Saturday at 5:40 PM

This will never get passed.

by Anonymousreply 41Last Saturday at 5:41 PM

I've grown to accept that this kind of stuff is the reason Trump happened and the reason a new Trump will be coming soon. The rise in conservative politics around the world isn't a coincidence. People would rather vote for a Republican than somebody who does this shit.

by Anonymousreply 42Last Saturday at 5:43 PM

r31, you just gave the game away by admitting that Republicans will oppose this. Because they hate gays AND trans people. Admit you're a freeper troll. Btw, most of the posts in this thread are coming from the OP

by Anonymousreply 43Last Saturday at 5:44 PM

r41, he has an entire page on his campaign website promoting it. The "Equality" Act has been part of his platform from Day 1:

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by Anonymousreply 44Last Saturday at 5:44 PM

r39, no...if that were the case, then we wouldn't have needed protected class status to begin with. The default goes back to heterosexuals who "behave and present as their assigned gender".

by Anonymousreply 45Last Saturday at 5:45 PM

I still maintain that the trans are a fleeting trend. It's a new decade and the trans trend only really started around 2015. If they're as much of a part of "the discussion" in 2030 as they are now, THEN I'll start to worry.

by Anonymousreply 46Last Saturday at 5:47 PM

Everyone except the far left and far ideologues who actually know what is in this bill are against it, even if they oppose it for different reasons. However, if the Democrats take the Senate they will absolutely bring it to the floor, probably or without a huge push back against it. Which doesn't mean we shouldn't make the effort. We have to or we won't be able to later because our rights to oppose "gender identity" will be gone.

r46, then, you don't know the money behind the trans agenda.

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by Anonymousreply 47Last Saturday at 5:52 PM

How can lgb people be protected under this “equality act” when it also erases their very existence?

by Anonymousreply 48Last Saturday at 5:52 PM

You're not trans until you get sex-reassignment surgery. I understand it's expensive, but- you're not a man til you have a penis.

Maybe someday insurance will pay for it.

by Anonymousreply 49Last Saturday at 5:53 PM

Trans people aren't a trend and there were trans people well before 2015. Only a stupid person would say that. Republicans said that same thing about gays, because they're too dumb to understand that gays have always been around.

r48, it doesn't, except according to right-wing Milo trolls.

by Anonymousreply 50Last Saturday at 5:53 PM

R49, There are no legal provisions as to what a trans woman is. If you identify yourself as a woman, you are one. No questions asked

by Anonymousreply 51Last Saturday at 5:55 PM

r47 linked to a biased right-wing site:

Uncommon Ground is a platform for voices critical of political orthodoxy, for secularists, feminists and activists with positions deemed inconvenient or sidelined by the more dominant left-leaning media outlets.

by Anonymousreply 52Last Saturday at 5:55 PM

R38 lmk what Kamala replies! What a correspondence you’ll have. Oh and Dianne too. Oh and I suppose why not also the two senators from Arizona.

by Anonymousreply 53Last Saturday at 5:59 PM

If it passes then 2022 will be a blood bath for Democrats.

by Anonymousreply 54Last Saturday at 6:02 PM

The anti-gay anti-woman troll is AGAIN spreading lies about liberal publications and pro-LGB groups. All you do is LIE. Why would anyone except differently of you, when you refuse to even admit what sex you are? Keep lying, keep on, the more you post, the more people who aren't crazy see exactly what you are.

by Anonymousreply 55Last Saturday at 6:03 PM

r55 is lying. These right-wing trolls just want to divide gay people and trans people. They are motivated by hating people who are different, that's what always motivates the right.

by Anonymousreply 56Last Saturday at 6:04 PM

"People would rather vote for a Republican than somebody who does this shit."

LOL. Pretty no one votes for the president based on stuff like this - the rest of the world is not as obsessed with trans people as much as right-wing trolls at the datalounge are. Most Republicans don't even know any trans people.

by Anonymousreply 57Last Saturday at 6:06 PM

The Trans terrorists had a longtime Twitter account shut down this week called Intersex Facts, which, as one might guess, simply dispelled myths and confusion about Differential Sex Disorders, as advocacy for people with those disorders. They shut it down because TRAs love to tell LIES that conflate DSDs with Trans and their account was getting in the way of the Trans propaganda.

by Anonymousreply 58Last Saturday at 6:06 PM

Psycho Tranny, stop genociding gay children and, then, maybe we can talk.

by Anonymousreply 59Last Saturday at 6:07 PM

"The Trans terrorists had a longtime Twitter account shut down this week called Intersex Facts, which, as one might guess, simply dispelled myths and confusion about Differential Sex Disorders, as advocacy for people with those disorders. They shut it down because TRAs love to tell LIES that conflate DSDs with Trans and their account was getting in the way of the Trans propaganda."

The right-wing terrorists love to bash minorities and then claim that they're the real victims when people call them out.

by Anonymousreply 60Last Saturday at 6:09 PM

r59, no one is genociding gay children except your fellow conservatives. They support ex-gay therapy and drive their gay kids to suicide with their homophobic hate.

Trans people aren't the enemy - Republicans are

by Anonymousreply 61Last Saturday at 6:11 PM

I'm certain AOC is eager to support this nonsensical bill!

by Anonymousreply 62Last Saturday at 6:11 PM

Please stop calling people “right wing” just because they see the loony trans agenda for what it is. You’re either an idiot or you’re being totally disingenuous.

by Anonymousreply 63Last Saturday at 6:12 PM

[quote] I still maintain that the trans are a fleeting trend. It's a new decade and the trans trend only really started around 2015

The ignorant Bleeding Hearts think they're doing the right thing by supporting this trend

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by Anonymousreply 64Last Saturday at 6:13 PM

You know, it really couldn't have worked out better to destroy gay rights than if the entire T movement had been supported by anti-gay rights people and pharma companies who would make easy money off lifetime medications that required no research and development.

But, of course, you'd have to be a crazed tinhat nutjob to believe that people could have such a long-term devious and malicious plans...

[quote]In American politics, the Southern strategy was a Republican Party electoral strategy to increase political support among white voters in the South by appealing to racism against African Americans...Republican politicians developed strategies that successfully contributed to the political realignment of many white, conservative voters in the South who had traditionally supported the Democratic Party rather than the Republican Party. It also helped to push the Republican Party much more to the right

[quote]The "Southern Strategy" refers primarily to "top down" narratives of the political realignment of the South which suggest that Republican leaders consciously appealed to many white Southerners' racial grievances in order to gain their support.

Oh wait...

by Anonymousreply 65Last Saturday at 6:13 PM

Yes, R63. Those who resort to that name calling know exactly what they are doing. Do not let them shut down the conversation— Muriel will do that soon enough.

by Anonymousreply 66Last Saturday at 6:13 PM

r66, you're engaging in name calling by attacking trans people. Criticizing hatemongers like you isn't shutting down the conversation - you're shutting down the conversation by saying people aren't allowed to criticize you.

r64, just because people are talking about trans issues more doesn't mean it's a "trend" - using that logic homosexuality is also a "trend" because it was considering a taboo topic until relatively recently in history.

by Anonymousreply 67Last Saturday at 6:16 PM

[quote] Trans people aren't a trend and there were trans people well before 2015. Only a stupid person would say that.

You know goddamned well that there IS INDEED a trans TREND happening, and that it started in the last decade. It’s why trans people are everywhere, overrepresented in media and pop culture, and why Biden said “trans rights are the civil rights of our time”, and why the whole phenomenon of Sudden Onset Gender Dysphoria started happening to autistic girls who spend too much time online.

Do NOT play dumb.

by Anonymousreply 68Last Saturday at 6:17 PM

r63, please stop repeating right-wing talking points while objecting to being called a conservative. It's liberals who support gay AND trans rights. Conservatives hate gays AND trans people. Liberals and gays support the equality act - conservatives are against it.

by Anonymousreply 69Last Saturday at 6:17 PM

Blocking you now, freak @ R69.

by Anonymousreply 70Last Saturday at 6:19 PM

r68, everything you said about trans people could be said about gays by conservative. EVERYTHING. They always say gays are overrepresented and they say things like "In my day, it was the love that dare not speak its name, now people won't shut up about it"

And most trans people aren't "autistic girls" - you just made that up, stupid.

by Anonymousreply 71Last Saturday at 6:19 PM

[quote] Trans people aren't a trend and there were trans people well before 2015

No. Those people were drag queens and transvestites and they kept to the themselves.

This new breed of transvestites want to change the language and the laws.

by Anonymousreply 72Last Saturday at 6:20 PM

One cannot support gay rights and trans rights at the same time. Trans actively are trying to wipe out the gay community and erase them from their own movement. Except of course the lesbians that trannys want to tuck, they can stay.

You will learn that soon enough.

by Anonymousreply 73Last Saturday at 6:20 PM


by Anonymousreply 74Last Saturday at 6:21 PM

This gay liberal is against it, R69. Your angle is very transparent.

by Anonymousreply 75Last Saturday at 6:22 PM

[bold] LESBIANS. If You're Not a Woman You Can't Be One. [/bold]

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by Anonymousreply 76Last Saturday at 6:22 PM

r72, conservatives think gays should keep their sexuality to themselves. And of course there were trans people before 2015.

r73, almost all people who support gay rights support trans rights. Trans people aren't wiping out gays at all, in fact gays outnumber trans people. You reactionaries are too stupid to do the math. Gay identity has not gone down over time.

r75, your angle is transparent. You're not a liberal. You're a Milo troll.

by Anonymousreply 77Last Saturday at 6:24 PM

[quote]You will learn that soon enough.

You’ve been warned.

by Anonymousreply 78Last Saturday at 6:24 PM

All the things you trolls are saying about trans people are things conservatives said about gays. Wanting to change the language and the laws? LOL. Conservatives always say stuff like "In my day, gay meant happy. Why did gays ruin that word?"

What's hysterical is that trans people make up less than 1% of the population yet conservatives are so scared of them and act like they're taking over.

by Anonymousreply 79Last Saturday at 6:26 PM

Trans must stop sterilizing lgb kids. I cannot wait until they grow up and start suing the shit out their their doctors and homophobic parents.

by Anonymousreply 80Last Saturday at 6:26 PM

R79, Except TRAd really are trying to change laws and words. That’s inrefutable.

by Anonymousreply 81Last Saturday at 6:27 PM

r81. gays changed laws. Gays changed words. Gay marriage was illegal. Now it's not. Gay meant happy. Now it means homosexual. But conservatives are resistant to change. They think it's bad.

by Anonymousreply 82Last Saturday at 6:29 PM

r54, I know far left democrats (on everything but identity politics) and have heard from plenty of others who voted for congressional Republicans in this past election entirely because of the threat of this bill.

by Anonymousreply 83Last Saturday at 6:29 PM

r83, funny, I don't know a single person who did. It's almost like people are making shit up to back up their agenda.

by Anonymousreply 84Last Saturday at 6:30 PM

How did the trans community gain traction so fast? This just seems nuts. Are conservatives pulling the levers and progressives are too stupid to see the bigger picture?

by Anonymousreply 85Last Saturday at 6:30 PM

r85, conservatives are the ones ranting against trans people. Like you.

by Anonymousreply 86Last Saturday at 6:31 PM

[quote] there were trans people before 2015.

Those transvestites didn't commit as much crime as this new wave of Discretionary Transvestites.

A lot of these new 'Discretionary Transvestites' only decide to go transvestite after they've been charged with their crime.

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by Anonymousreply 87Last Saturday at 6:32 PM

I'm not conservative.

by Anonymousreply 88Last Saturday at 6:32 PM

You don’t need to defend yourself R88!

by Anonymousreply 89Last Saturday at 6:33 PM

r87 just linked to a right-wing, agenda-driven site. There is no evidence that trans people commit more crimes than anyone else. Funny how gays would support using anecdotal evidence to slam people, how would you like it if conservatives used Jeffrey Dahmer against us?

by Anonymousreply 90Last Saturday at 6:34 PM

r85, see the article @ r47. It looks fast, but Martine Rothblatt created the blueprint for this plan in the 1970s.

by Anonymousreply 91Last Saturday at 6:39 PM

The Trans brigade is working hard to silence gay men and women. It won't end well for the homophobic Trans movement. Gay man and women will continue to fight for their rights.

by Anonymousreply 92Last Saturday at 6:42 PM


by Anonymousreply 93Last Saturday at 6:43 PM

R82, Gay marriage became a reality after about 20 or so years of public debate and changing public opinions.not because some gay power players decided to force their will on everybody else one day. Gay rights were fought for in the court of public opinion, the same can’t be said for trans rights and to their forcing companies not to explicitly advertise feminine products like tampons to women.

Nobody can debate this trans bullshit. It’s nothing like the gay movement, it’s a Trojan horse.

by Anonymousreply 94Last Saturday at 6:43 PM

Yes, it is a Trojan horse in the middle of the current Woke War.

by Anonymousreply 95Last Saturday at 6:44 PM

r94, conservatives believe that the supreme court and "gay activists" forced gay rights on people. You are forgetting all those anti-gay ballot initiatives that passed, a lot of people do not like gays. Btw, no one FORCED a tampon company to do anything. They chose to be more inclusive, and right-wingers bitched about it.

The same people who bitch about "Woke" policies are conservatives who hate gays. Wake up and get some self-awareness.

by Anonymousreply 96Last Saturday at 6:45 PM

Everyone has got to start speaking up, while we still can.

by Anonymousreply 97Last Saturday at 6:48 PM

This was five years ago.

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by Anonymousreply 98Last Saturday at 6:51 PM

Gays weren’t afraid to debate. TRAs run from debate like their lives depend on it.

by Anonymousreply 99Last Saturday at 6:51 PM

r97, we should start speaking out against conservatives who want to make the world worse for gays and trans people

r99 is living in his own reality.

by Anonymousreply 100Last Saturday at 6:52 PM

Can you imagine if gays demanded David bridal or some other shit like that to removes the words “wedding” and “bride and groom” from their advertisements so we can feel more included? Lmfao

by Anonymousreply 101Last Saturday at 6:53 PM

r101, conservatives said the same thing. "How dare gays call their relationships marriage? Call it a civil union"

by Anonymousreply 102Last Saturday at 6:54 PM

“ conservatives believe that the supreme court and "gay activists" forced gay rights on people. You are forgetting all those anti-gay ballot initiatives that passed”

Maybe the FRC types do but most were pretty much over it by the time it became legal. Gays did the work and changed perceptions. We didn’t hide behind other people and “quietly” change laws so we don’t draw attention to ourselves.

We can win debates because our movement wasn’t forced on people playing make believe.

by Anonymousreply 103Last Saturday at 6:55 PM

R102, That wasn’t just conservatives, dear. Hillary Clinton and Biden said the same thing. It’s no surprise that they now support the “equality” act as well.

by Anonymousreply 104Last Saturday at 6:57 PM

They didn't "evolve" on shit.

by Anonymousreply 105Last Saturday at 6:57 PM

r104, they changed their views. Duh. Conservatives didn't. Bill views on gays were liberal at the time.

by Anonymousreply 106Last Saturday at 6:58 PM

The Milo clones will complain about the Clintons or trans people while sucking up to the conservatives who compared gay marriage to a person marrying an animal

by Anonymousreply 107Last Saturday at 6:58 PM

[quote] Magdalen Berns responds to Arielle Scarcella’s diplomatic question "Where do we draw the line when it comes to respect for ones sexuality and respect for ones gender?" with a critical perspective on the "cotton ceiling" (the claim that lesbians who refuse to validate the gender identity of heterosexual MtT people, by pretending not to be lesbians, are "transphobic") and the antithetical relationship between the LG (i.e. homosexuals) and QT ("queer"/"questioning" and transgender) "liberation" movements.

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by Anonymousreply 108Last Saturday at 7:00 PM

[bold] The Boxer Ceiling: Woke Homophobia & the Abuse of Gay Men by Trans Activists [/bold]

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by Anonymousreply 109Last Saturday at 7:01 PM

Yawn, the anti-trans trolls can't make an argument that doesn't involve parroting conservative talking points or linking to TERF videos on youtube.

by Anonymousreply 110Last Saturday at 7:01 PM

R106, That’s precisely the point. Gay rights were fought over and ruthlessly debated. They weren’t forced on us in a “don’t you question this or you’re a fucking bigot” the way the trans movement operates

TRAs are fucking terrified of public debate because they would never win it.

by Anonymousreply 111Last Saturday at 7:02 PM

Once again, the Einstein at r109is trying to pretend trans people are the biggest threat to gays and not conservatives

by Anonymousreply 112Last Saturday at 7:02 PM

"TRAs are fucking terrified of public debate because they would never win it."

They're not, actually but you seem terrified to admit that you're a reactionary who is recycling right-wing talking points. And if calling people bigots is bad....I guess all the gays who called conservative homophobes bigots are bad, too. You freepers don't seem to understand the freedom of speech means freedom to call out bigotry.

by Anonymousreply 113Last Saturday at 7:04 PM

[quote] Mainstream trans activism is usually based on Queer Theory and Poststructuralism. Although its perhaps unintentional on behalf of a lot of its proponents, it often leads to downright homophobic, sexist, and pseudoscientific rhetoric.

[quote] Curating the hottest takes from trans rights activists, queer theorists, and liberal feminists.

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by Anonymousreply 114Last Saturday at 7:05 PM

There needs to be a new political party that protects gays from the left wing and the right wing.

by Anonymousreply 115Last Saturday at 7:05 PM

r115, there is a party that stands up for gay rights. It's the Democratic Party. Milo clones want to pretend that liberals are their enemies because they aren't bright.

by Anonymousreply 116Last Saturday at 7:07 PM

Remember how JK Rowling got attacked? Most people didn’t even know what she actually said and if they do, why what she said is wrong. They just know they’re supposed to find it detestable and not to question it.

TRAs are nazis.

by Anonymousreply 117Last Saturday at 7:07 PM

I could only read so many of the Tweets at R109. How does Twitter not ban THOSE freaks, but instead ban people who say things like “Biological sex is unchangeable”?

by Anonymousreply 118Last Saturday at 7:08 PM

"Remember how JK Rowling got attacked? Most people didn’t even know what she actually said and if they do, why what she said is wrong. They just know they’re supposed to find it detestable and not to question it."

She was criticized because she said bigoted things. She also retweeted and liked comments from a right-winger who supports conversion therapy.

by Anonymousreply 119Last Saturday at 7:10 PM

r118, because the men who run Twitter agree with them. Their homophobia is horrifying, really.

by Anonymousreply 120Last Saturday at 7:11 PM

r120, they're not homophobic but your idol JK is homophobic and transphobic

by Anonymousreply 121Last Saturday at 7:12 PM

[bold] The Huffington Post Prints an Article that States the Mental and Physical Health of Trans Girls Should be Prioritized Over GNC Gay Boys [/bold]

[quote] the most interesting thing about this article is that the author presents a completely callous attitude about the emotional health and even physical safety of effeminate gay boys. It’s not shocking a trans person would hold this view. Human beings put their own before others, it’s just the way it is. It is shocking that The Huffington Post would promote such an anti-gay article.

[quote] Why would we not worry about preventing a gay boy from outgrowing gender dysphoria by putting him on hormone blockers because he was socially transitioned as a 5-year-old child?

[quote] A gnc (gender nonconforming) child that may have grown out of dysphoria would now be sterilized and permanently altered by synthetic hormones. They may not even know they ever could have been happy as a most likely gay, lesbian, bisexual or even non-trans straight adult.

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by Anonymousreply 122Last Saturday at 7:14 PM


Seriously, how can it be allowed?

by Anonymousreply 123Last Saturday at 7:14 PM

r122 = this biased blog I posted misinterpreted a HuffPost article, I'll use it to claim they're against gays when they're actually pro-gay

by Anonymousreply 124Last Saturday at 7:16 PM

Oh I think congress will jump at the chance to fuck over women r7.

The growing equality of women clearly has set off some insanity for anyone to consider removing protections like this.

by Anonymousreply 125Last Saturday at 7:16 PM

The tranny agenda has always been to erase gay men.

by Anonymousreply 126Last Saturday at 7:17 PM

“ I guess all the gays who called conservative homophobes bigots are bad”

If the only argument the gay community had for gay marriage was that the opposing side was bigoted then yes, that would have been bad.

by Anonymousreply 127Last Saturday at 7:18 PM

WRONG R57. This is indeed a large part of why Trump won in 2016. In the two years before that you couldn't turn anywhere without seeing or hearing some mention of Bruce Jenner's trans-formation. With Robyn Roberts and others doing softball interviews. The Chrisssstians freaked out and chose ANYONE besides Clinton...

by Anonymousreply 128Last Saturday at 7:18 PM

r123, Twitter and all of the companies who are supporting the trans agenda are HOMOPHOBIC. Trans IS homophobia! Misogyny is the root of homophobia, hence, their grotesque attacks on women. No one embraces this kind of rigid, regressive, hateful gender ideology unless they hate gender non-conforming people.

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by Anonymousreply 129Last Saturday at 7:19 PM

R129 calls trans people hysterical while engaging in hysterical, untrue arguments.

Supporting trans people is not anti-gay. Most people who support gay rights support trans rights as well, the conservatives who hate gays are also against trans people. The anti-trans idiots don't want to admit they're conservatives so they'll pretend as if hating trans people is liberal or pro-gay when its not.

by Anonymousreply 130Last Saturday at 7:26 PM

R128, that is so dumb. Christians who hate trans people were already going to vote for Trump.

by Anonymousreply 131Last Saturday at 7:27 PM

[quote] The Huffington Post Prints an Article that States the Mental and Physical Health of Trans Girls Should be Prioritized Over GNC Gay Boys

Because they're the same damn thing you transphobic cisf@gg0t!

by Anonymousreply 132Last Saturday at 7:29 PM

R114, following that account before it (inevitably ) gets deleted. Thanks!

by Anonymousreply 133Last Saturday at 7:29 PM

R127, that was our argument and it was a correct one. People who are against gays ARE bigoted and deserve to be labeled as such. So are anti-trans people

by Anonymousreply 134Last Saturday at 7:29 PM

[bold] RE: "Are genital preferences transphobic?" [/bold]

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by Anonymousreply 135Last Saturday at 7:29 PM

R117, the Nazis are people who hate gays and trans people

by Anonymousreply 136Last Saturday at 7:30 PM

I guess YouTube videos are the only argument you have. LOL. Republicans are dumb.

by Anonymousreply 137Last Saturday at 7:30 PM

R134, No Ma’am . That’s trans revisionism just like Marsha P Johnson being the founder of the gay movement.

by Anonymousreply 138Last Saturday at 7:31 PM

r138, if you block it, you find that it's the only "person" defending this homophobic garbage bill.

by Anonymousreply 139Last Saturday at 7:37 PM

R138, I guess telling the truth is "revisionism"

Homophobes are bigots, and we were right to call them that.

Trans people are right to call you a bigot, as well.

by Anonymousreply 140Last Saturday at 7:38 PM

R140, YOU may have. But that’s not how public perceptions changed.

by Anonymousreply 141Last Saturday at 7:39 PM

R114's link to the curatorial site of trans activist rants is like falling down Alice in Wonderland's rabbit hole, only more insane.

Below is one gem that stuck out. Really, there's no debating with people who won't recognise gender.

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by Anonymousreply 142Last Saturday at 7:40 PM

R142 would rather link to TERF and conservative sites.

by Anonymousreply 143Last Saturday at 7:41 PM

Homosexuality is NOT bigotry. The word 'woman' is not bigotry. However, calling homosexual orientations "genital fetishes" is HOMOPHOBIA and describing women as "black birthing bodies" "cervix havers" "chestfeeders" "ovary bearers" is MISOGYNY. The Trans dogma, itself, is BIGOTRY against LGB and all women. You're in a hate group.

by Anonymousreply 144Last Saturday at 7:51 PM

R144, you're the one in a hate group. You're a conservative who makes unfair generalizations about trans people because bring bigoted towards minorities is what conservatives do.

Homophobia is comparing gay marriage to a person marrying an animal like your fellow conservatives did

Homophobia is voting to amend the constitution to discriminate against gays like your fellow conservatives did

Homophobia is saying gay people deserve to die of AIDS like your idol Pat Buchanan did

Homophobia is saying that gays aren't fit to serve in the military like conservatives do

Trans people didn't do those things, conservatives did

by Anonymousreply 145Last Saturday at 7:58 PM

Human can't change sex and women aren't their reproductive organs or bodily functions.

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by Anonymousreply 146Last Saturday at 8:31 PM

It is harder to repeal bad legislation than it is to pass good legislation.

by Anonymousreply 147Last Saturday at 8:46 PM

Luckily Grandpa Joe has galloping dementia and does not know what day it is.

by Anonymousreply 148Last Saturday at 8:46 PM

Even if that were true, R148, how is that an upside.

by Anonymousreply 149Last Saturday at 9:12 PM

I feel like they've all signed a loyalty oath.

by Anonymousreply 150Last Saturday at 9:25 PM

Facts are Forbidden in Transland

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by Anonymousreply 151Last Saturday at 10:01 PM

The anti-gay troll made 40 posts in this thread attacking LGB rights.

by Anonymousreply 152Last Saturday at 10:51 PM

Quoting from a post elsewhere:

Here is how the EA redefines sex.

"(4) SEX.—The term ‘sex’ includes—

“(A) a sex stereotype;

“(B) pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition;

“(C) sexual orientation or gender identity; and

“(D) sex characteristics, including intersex traits.

To make matters worse, the EA defines says that access to sex-specific facilities, programs and provisions should be based on "gender identity" rather than biological sex, and defines "gender identity" as follows:

“(2) GENDER IDENTITY.—The term ‘gender identity’ means the gender-related identity, appearance, mannerisms, or other gender-related characteristics of an individual, regardless of the individual’s designated sex at birth."

This worrying language means that males….acting out their fantasies would have more right to use female spaces, to participate in female sports and to obtain female services like gynecological care, female-only roommates in nursing homes and intimate hospital or home care from female-only aides and nurses than most …. girls and women who do not have a "gender identity" and do not spend [their] lives performing femininity and conforming to regressive sex stereotypes through our "appearance, mannerisms or other gender-related characteristics."

Finally, though this whole bill is built around "gender identity" and the meaning of "gender identity" in turn is dependent on having a clear definition of what the hell "gender" means, nowhere in the EA is "gender" defined. The bill doesn't even attempt to define it!

The EA has to be one of the most poorly-written, confusing, confounding pieces of legislation ever written in the English language. Yet it sailed through the House, 236-173.

by Anonymousreply 153Last Saturday at 11:20 PM

In response to one poster worried about Biden's vow to pass the Equality Act within 100 days of taking office, the r148 trans-activist said,

[quote] Luckily Grandpa Joe has galloping dementia and does not know what day it is

Why is that “luckily” r148? What group is that “lucky” for?

by Anonymousreply 154Last Sunday at 5:10 AM

The "all the things you guys say about trans are things conservatives say about gays" argument doesn't work here. Conservatives oppose gays because of religious reasons, that is literally the only reason. Chances are if you're not a jesus freak or you didn't grow up a jesus freak then you don't hate gay people. However, the reasons gay people hate trans people are directly tied to how they are negatively impacting our own identity. They have taken over our community and our civil rights movement, hijacked the discussions and made themselves the center of the acronym LGBT, and pushed gay men to the back (some even claiming that gay men are the least oppressed minority). They've been working to pass legislation that allows a parent to force gay children to transition into women if that parent doesn't agree with homosexuality. They've manipulated charity groups so that money to would go to causes like fighting homophobic laws in other countries now goes exclusively to trans people.

Conservatives hating gays and gays hating trans people are not comparable in the slightest. Gay people only affect conservatives by challenging what their religion tells them is right. Trans people affect gay people by actively working to oppress us and turn our fight for civil rights into something they can use for their own benefit. The only way conservatives hating gays and gays hating trans people are comparable is that they both center around hate, but sometimes it's okay to hate someone when that someone is actively trying to erase who you are and your community's civil rights battles for their own personal gain.

by Anonymousreply 155Last Sunday at 5:28 AM

Nearly every post on here is written by just two people.

How weird

by Anonymousreply 156Last Sunday at 5:35 AM

Some appropriate soundtrack music.

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by Anonymousreply 158Last Sunday at 7:07 AM

So will this actually allow all men to barge into all women's bathrooms every time they want to pee or perv??

Would this bill passage instantly allow any teenage boy or grown man to go into the women's locker room at 24 Hour Fitness and just sit there to enjoy the disrobing and showering?

Could a just-convicted rapist simply verbalize, "I'm a gal...put me in that cell with those women for the next 10 years, not in a men's prison please."??

Do a million legal protections then have to get enacted so these examples don't occur?? Businesses allowed to make enforceable bathroom rules? Jails and prisons and hospitals can create a different set of legally enforced guidelines??

by Anonymousreply 159Last Sunday at 7:38 AM

Everywhere the Trans goes discord and lunacy follow.

Drop the T.

by Anonymousreply 160Last Sunday at 7:48 AM

The trans movement:

[quote]has been [italic]devastatingly[/italic] successful at convincing the majority of left-leaning people that [italic]anyone[/italic] who raises concerns about the trans rights movement is motivated by nothing but pure baseless bigotry and spite, and that there are no legitimate questions or concerns that need to be given full public consideration before they start determining public policy

The trans loon on this thread does not debate any issue raised. The trans loon has one, and only one, tactic— to repeat, over and over the following accusations: “You’re just recycling/parroting/regurgitating:

“right-wing talking points”

“Republican talking points”

“freeper talking points”

Or: “You are a Nazi/Milo clone/conservative/TERF/transphobe.” That’s about the extent of this troll's argumentation.

The supposedly horrible thing JK Rowling said was simply this: I know and love many transwomen and I support trans people's rights to fully live their lives as they wish, but transwomen are not women.

by Anonymousreply 161Last Sunday at 8:42 AM

r159, Yes, all of those things will now be protected in law and many of them are actually already legal through stealth legislation. In other countries where this has already been allowed to happen and in our own prisons where this has been enacted, as one might expect, the number of rapes and other assaults against women have sky rocketed. Additionally, in Canada, it is now impossible to get any crime/health data (and other data more important to women like equal pay and domestic violence) that is of any use whatsoever because its no longer broken down by sex but by gender feels. Per the FBI, Gay men are still victims of the most hate crimes of any group in the country. 4 women a day are murdered by men, in the US. So, it's not a hate crime to assault or kill a woman for being female, despite murder being the number one cause of death of pregnant women, but it will be a hate crime to misgender a man who claims he's a woman.

by Anonymousreply 162Last Sunday at 10:38 AM

Most sensical gays started arranging plans to flee the country the second Trump pushed through that new judge at the last minute. I suggest those who haven't gotten their ducks in a line by now do it ASAP. America is not a safe place to be a gay man right now.

by Anonymousreply 163Last Sunday at 10:40 AM

r163, what about the entire generation of gay boys who are being castrated and forced to live as girls?

by Anonymousreply 164Last Sunday at 10:46 AM

[quote]A big part of the reason why average liberal Democrats are going along with this trans monstrosity is because of the LGB before the T. They think T has to do with sexual orientation (or something) and that all gay people and trans are the same thing, with the trans just being "extra gay".

Bingo r36, which is why the trans latched onto the LGB, because they knew this would be an easy bandwagon to slip their goals through without anyone noticing. It's also why the straights go along with the trans nonsense, because they fear they'll be seen as anti-gay if they say "hold on a minute, this doesn't sound right". This is why the LGB in particular need to speak out against this monstrosity.

by Anonymousreply 165Last Sunday at 11:32 AM

R165, with a complete media blackout, vast corporate sponsorship and the Democrats all having signed what seem to be loyalty oaths to the Trans Industry, how are we supposed to bring awareness to the fact that LGB does not support this at all?

by Anonymousreply 166Last Sunday at 1:16 PM

People who pay attention know that LGB don't support this. The ones that don't have their heads in the sand.

by Anonymousreply 167Last Sunday at 1:25 PM

R119, Rowling didn't say anything bigoted, you misogynist. She said women menstruate - which is a fact. Only women menstruate - that is also a fact.

She has stood up for same-sex attraction, while trans activists attack it. She has brought attention to the way in which the transitioning of young people is often used as a form of gay conversion therapy. So, fuck you, you misogynistic, homophobic bigot.

by Anonymousreply 168Last Sunday at 1:31 PM

I really do not understand how any gay person is supporting gay genocide or attacking anyone who stands up for gay rights and biological facts.

by Anonymousreply 169Last Sunday at 1:34 PM

R166, I dunno, I'm not American, I'm from the UK. Can you meet with your senator, the way we can meet our MPs? In the meantime, tell all the straights you know that we gays don't support this gender identity nonsense and we're attracted to our own sex, not gender. Support the few voices that are speaking out publicly, be active online. Keep informed about developments on the trans nonsense around the world.

by Anonymousreply 170Last Sunday at 1:37 PM

Yes you can, R170. Call your senator. Check out “coffee talks” too if your senator has one.

by Anonymousreply 171Last Sunday at 1:41 PM

R170, no, we can’t meet with Senators. A lot of them even keep their phones turned off so you can’t leave messages and, when they do have someone answer, there’s no way to know if the info you share actually gets to them. Writing to them results in form letters being sent back. The only way to have a voice is through lobbying groups and in the US, as elsewhere, all of the former gay rights groups have been taken over by the Trans Industry. With social media censoring all discussion in opposition, the only real option is huge letter writing and phone campaigns with enough people participating that their opinions can’t be ignored. But how do you get the information to the people who agree when there is a social media and regular media blackout?

by Anonymousreply 172Last Sunday at 1:41 PM

R171, I don’t know anything about “coffee talks”-?

by Anonymousreply 173Last Sunday at 1:42 PM

“ Would this bill passage instantly allow any teenage boy or grown man to go into the women's locker room at 24 Hour Fitness and just sit there to enjoy the disrobing and showering?”

R159 by this logic you would have gay men banned from gyms because they could ‘just sit there to enjoy the disrobing and showering?’. Which is so patronizing to women because the subtext of your point is that you feel women as victims but not men.

And yes I will agree with other posters, you ATLs (anti trans loons) are all aligned with right wing philosophy. And you’re helping to further their cause. Round of applause.

by Anonymousreply 174Last Sunday at 1:43 PM

Trans women are NOT women!

by Anonymousreply 175Last Sunday at 1:45 PM

I’ll believe trans “women“ are women when I see one get pregnant and have an abortion.

by Anonymousreply 176Last Sunday at 1:48 PM
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by Anonymousreply 177Last Sunday at 1:49 PM

[quote] … no, we can’t meet with Senators…

The politicians in my country HATE meeting the voters. It's much more comfortable for them to follow the ratbags on Twitter than meet a genuine ordinary voter.

by Anonymousreply 178Last Sunday at 1:51 PM

R177, I’ve heard really bad things about how he pandered and lied to black constituents and then voted without hesitation against them.

by Anonymousreply 179Last Sunday at 1:54 PM

It’s an example. Just google “coffee with my senator”.

by Anonymousreply 180Last Sunday at 1:54 PM

Typical tranny: constantly brags about being " a strong, brave woman", yet, unemployed & lives off disability checks, food stamps & "Go Fund Me" accounts.

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by Anonymousreply 181Last Sunday at 1:55 PM

R181, shudder

by Anonymousreply 182Last Sunday at 1:56 PM

Buzz, your girlfriend ... woof!

by Anonymousreply 183Last Sunday at 1:59 PM

R174 has no idea what it means to be a woman. He thinks if he says "right wing" enough times then we'll have to accept that lesbians have penises.

by Anonymousreply 184Last Sunday at 2:09 PM

More from our lovely Manchelle, what a glamorous life she leads!

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by Anonymousreply 185Last Sunday at 2:21 PM

Oh look! OP's post is grayed out ... ! Typical.

by Anonymousreply 186Last Sunday at 2:40 PM

Of course they mostly look like bitchy fat girls instead of the ideal of a Barbie doll come to life.

by Anonymousreply 187Last Sunday at 2:42 PM

Gotta wonder why posts about Gay Rights are being censored on a gay website, made by gay people for gay people to discuss topics of gay interest like maintaining our civil rights.

by Anonymousreply 188Last Sunday at 2:43 PM

The OP, again:

[quote] People aren't talking nearly enough about the Equality Act that Biden says he'll enact within 100 days of taking office.

[quote] This act changes the definition of "sex" in the 1964 Civil Rights Act to include "gender identity." This will make all sex-based rights impossible to enforce.

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by Anonymousreply 189Last Sunday at 2:45 PM

Women’s rights are toast, too, if this passes.

by Anonymousreply 190Last Sunday at 2:46 PM

I am really disgusted that Muriel is allowing these anti-gay bigots to continue squelching discussion of subjects this important to us.

by Anonymousreply 191Last Sunday at 2:49 PM

OP isn't grayed out.

by Anonymousreply 192Last Sunday at 4:43 PM

r192, it was.

by Anonymousreply 193Last Sunday at 4:57 PM

It's greyed-out for me. And I'm in Australia!

by Anonymousreply 194Last Sunday at 6:39 PM

It's greyed out for me again.

by Anonymousreply 195Last Sunday at 6:54 PM

[quote]All the things you trolls are saying about trans people are things conservatives said about gays.

I highly doubt that conservatives were accusing us of feeding kids puberty blockers.

But yes, we should just blindly accept what another group is trying to do because someone talked shit about us in the past.

Thanks again for your valuable input, False Equivalence Troll.

by Anonymousreply 196Last Sunday at 8:53 PM

R196 mmmmm gay-straight conversion camps? You make this very easy.

by Anonymousreply 197Last Sunday at 10:25 PM

If you switch out sex for gender, sex rights for women disappear, as does same sex attraction. What this means is gays and lesbians cease to exist. This is dangerous, very dangerous. It needs to be taken seriously. Time to roll up your sleeves and fight for our rights.

by Anonymousreply 198Last Sunday at 10:47 PM

R31 We are fighting our fight on two fronts: 1. erasing sex means erasing same sex attraction so lesbians and gay men cease to exist. 2. allowing transing kids means allowing transing GAY children, children who would otherwise grow up to be fully functional gay and lesbian adults. It's literally gay conversion therapy.

by Anonymousreply 199Last Sunday at 10:51 PM

R188 Because the TRAs and their supporters hate logic and opposing views. They shut down all discussion, as usual. The only way to get their point across is to silence others.

by Anonymousreply 200Last Sunday at 10:53 PM

We lost a real hero in Magdalen Berns.

by Anonymousreply 201Last Sunday at 11:12 PM

R172 Please consider contributing to LGB alliance. They work hard for LGB rights, unlike all other LGBT oganizations that just care about trans rights.

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by Anonymousreply 202Last Sunday at 11:41 PM

Trannys are mentally ill freaks for sure, but a s gay man I don't see them as any threat ...just a disgusting sick mess. And it's not a surprised that so many trannys get murdered by straight men. What tragic losers they are.

by Anonymousreply 203Last Sunday at 11:51 PM

[quote] It's literally gay conversion therapy.

Bring it on. Anything to rid the world of transphobic cisf@gs like you who won’t fuck my manpussy.

by Anonymousreply 204Last Monday at 1:39 AM

To undo the gray out, you need to WW the OP.

by Anonymousreply 205Last Monday at 3:47 AM

R203 They are a threat to us, in the sense that they are trying to undo our civil rights and take over our community.

by Anonymousreply 206Last Monday at 3:53 AM

“ Let us say unequivocally that the statements of newly launched organisations that seek to defend biology or fight gender identity and expression do not represent the wider LGBTI+ community nor feminists in Ireland. More importantly, they are not organisations at all, they have no governance, no accountability, and are simply Twitter accounts.”

“ In summation they stand against trans, women’s and gay rights by aligning themselves with far right tropes and stances.”

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by Anonymousreply 207Last Monday at 7:28 AM

Anything that calls itself LGBTI+ doesn't represent me in any way, r207.

by Anonymousreply 208Last Monday at 7:35 AM

Tr-nscult misogynists and homophobes do not speak for gays and women. We will not be intimidated by your pseudoscientific quackery. We will not be intimidated by your pseudo-intellectual double-talk. We will not be intimidated by attempts to defame progressive voices silenced for speaking out against tr-ns propaganda as “right wing.” And we will most definitely not stand idly by while future generations of gay people are put at risk of sterilization.

And that vandalism of the gay pride flag constitutes a hate crime in and of itself.

by Anonymousreply 209Last Monday at 7:46 AM

R209 dial down the hysterics it would be more believable. Didn’t you run this by the committee of you and the other two people on Twitter that set up all these fake ‘LGB Alliance’ accounts?

by Anonymousreply 210Last Monday at 8:37 AM

“Hysterics” is a sexist slur. The bigotry never stops with the tr-ns cultists, from rebranding the emasculation of Gay Black Men as a civil rights movement to the open celebration of violence against women.

by Anonymousreply 211Last Monday at 8:41 AM

^^ Is this bitch for real?

You need to go for a walk or something and get off Twitter it’s not good for you. Go talk to your family or friends (if u have any) about something other than ‘TR-NS’ (lol) and turn your life around. Because you’re going in the wrong direction.

by Anonymousreply 212Last Monday at 9:10 AM

It's probably Matt, r212, and yeah, he's for real, not to mention more than a little bigoted and mentally ... confused. All you can do is shake your head and walk away and hope he gets help.

by Anonymousreply 213Last Monday at 9:35 AM

I will not be lectured by a misogynistic homophobic xenophobe who is too lazy to spell out the word you.

by Anonymousreply 214Last Monday at 10:02 AM

There was a recent Jezehell article on plans to make misogyny a hate crime in the UK. At a bare minimum, you would expect the commenters on a feminist website to welcome this news. Instead, the very first comment was that this was worrying, because the UK is transphobic and this law might be used to oppress trans "women".

SJWs are beyond parody at this point. They don't seem to understand that they've gone so far to the left that they've swung all the way around back to the right. The criticism Jezehell launched at Pete Buttigieg for not being LGBTQRSTUV enough is a prime example - why did they single him out? Why didn't they publish articles about how Kamala and her husband aren't the right sort of "straight"?

by Anonymousreply 215Last Monday at 1:27 PM

R215 I’m not saying I agree with all those takedowns but you can’t recognize the inherent contradiction in a gay man supposedly representing gay interests that’s very publicly Christian? And I don’t mean spiritual I mean subscribing to Christian organizations within the US. Now c’mon now.

by Anonymousreply 216Last Monday at 3:07 PM

There was apparently a toddler’s genderqueer-coming-out party at a church recently. It’s making the rounds online.

Tim Dillon summed it up thusly:

[quote] The video of the toddler being forced to come out to a room full of people in a weird church setting is incredibly uncomfortable to watch. It’s not at all how sexuality/gender identity should develop. It’s clearly performative for the mother. @kittypurrzog agrees with me

Katie Herzog, formerly of The Stranger (Seattle), follows up:

[quote] Definitely. The only thing toddlers should be forced to do is pageants.

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by Anonymousreply 217Last Monday at 3:18 PM

These children are like vegan cats: you know somebody else is calling the shots here.

by Anonymousreply 218Last Monday at 4:13 PM

R217 That toddler’s genderqueer-coming-out party can be seen here at 23 November

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by Anonymousreply 219Last Monday at 5:07 PM

This is child abuse. After this, only gay men and lesbians should be allowed anywhere near children.

by Anonymousreply 220Last Tuesday at 2:21 AM

73-year-old Irish "TERF" goes viral on Twitter:

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by Anonymousreply 221Last Tuesday at 1:28 PM

Good for her.

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