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October 29th, 2017, 7:13 am

britain's government has taken the UN to task for being transphobic
Saying ‘pregnant women’ may exclude transsexuals, UK Govt tells UN
A UN human rights treaty should replace “pregnant women” with “pregnant people” to avoid offending transsexuals, the UK Government has said.
 
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October 31st, 2017, 7:15 am

DIY gender confirmation surgery in australia

"sex change" became "gender reassignment" and now "gender confirmation"
You know which sex you are and just need the surgery to confirm it
 
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November 4th, 2017, 7:38 am

meanwhile a restaurant in texas has made it clear that transgenders are welcome
those who identify as a man can use the bathroom with a picture of bruce jenner when he identified as a man
those who identify as a woman can use the bathroom with a picture of caitlyn jenner who identifies as a woman
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November 6th, 2017, 8:35 pm

Caitlyn Jenner Is Reportedly Dating a 21-Year-Old College Student 

the college student is also transitioning male-to-female, and was inspired to transition by watching caitlyn on tv
 
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November 13th, 2017, 10:50 pm

Not like a possum?
 
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November 14th, 2017, 8:46 am

uk news
A teacher has been suspended for referring to a transgender boy as a girl during class
The maths teacher said that he accidentally told the teenager and another pupil “well done girls” when he saw they were working hard.
 
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November 14th, 2017, 9:00 am

bbc beard quiz

q2:
In the 19th Century there was a brief fashion for women to simulate having a beard. How was this achieved?
  • By wearing a false beard made from goat hair
  • By tying the hair under the chin
  • By painting a beard on
 
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November 14th, 2017, 10:31 am

ppauper wrote:
bbc beard quiz

q2:
In the 19th Century there was a brief fashion for women to simulate having a beard. How was this achieved?
  • By wearing a false beard made from alpaca hair
  • By tying the hair under the chin
  • By painting a beard on

How follyicle. It will never catch on.
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November 14th, 2017, 5:58 pm

ISayMoo wrote:
Not like a possum?

lots of people play possum if that counts
 
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November 14th, 2017, 6:22 pm

ppauper wrote:
uk news
A teacher has been suspended for referring to a transgender boy as a girl during class
The maths teacher said that he accidentally told the teenager and another pupil “well done girls” when he saw they were working hard.

“You stupid child!” was good enough for me...
 
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November 14th, 2017, 8:27 pm

He's Christian, and his name is Joshua. What could possibly go wrong?
 
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November 14th, 2017, 9:56 pm

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November 15th, 2017, 6:50 am

Paul wrote:
ppauper wrote:
uk news
A teacher has been suspended for referring to a transgender boy as a girl during class
The maths teacher said that he accidentally told the teenager and another pupil “well done girls” when he saw they were working hard.


“You stupid child!” was good enough for me...

indeed, but what happens when a pupil identifies as a possum, or a poodle, or an elf? The teacher would get suspended for mis-species-ing (there's probably a term from zoology for that)
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