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December 31st, 2018, 9:53 am

Transgender wrestler wins second straight Texas girls' high school title
Beggs is in the process of transitioning from female to male and taking a low-dose of testosterone.
It was his steroid therapy treatments while wrestling girls that stirred a fierce debate about competitive fairness and transgender rights last season. It’s been a lot quieter since last year when his march to a state championship was dogged by a last-minute lawsuit that tried to stop him.
Beggs had asked to wrestle in the boys’ division, but the rules for Texas public high schools require athletes to compete under the gender on their birth certificate.
 
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January 25th, 2019, 10:51 am

Transgender woman sues over ‘false personation’ arrest
NYPD charged a transgender woman with false personation — or knowingly misrepresenting her identity
 
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January 25th, 2019, 12:26 pm

Moroccan man fears for safety after arrested wearing a dress
to clarify, he seems to have been arrested for something else and happened to be wearing a dress at the time
 
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January 27th, 2019, 11:15 pm

trans-black woman on british tv
Phillip ended the interview by stating: "Race and colour is much more than skin deep."
Phillip is correct: if you have white skin but identify as black, then black you are. And vice versa

I'd remind Phillip of the old song: "If you can judge a man by the color of his skin, then mister you're a better man than I"
update: she wants a baby
 
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January 27th, 2019, 11:26 pm

It is not nice to make fun of people with mental disorders. She clearly has several.
 
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January 28th, 2019, 7:17 am

It is not nice to make fun of people with mental disorders. She clearly has several.
Until very recently, bigots viewed gender dysphoria as a mental disorder.
It seems that transracial people still face that same bigotry.
You wouldn't label a man who identifies as a woman as having a mental disorder (or maybe you would).
We had a story recently about the Church of England offering something like a baptism service for transgendered people to celebrate their new identity, so it comes as no surprise that a transblack person would undergo a similar rite.
And no one bats an eyelid when transgendered people undergo plastic surgery
 
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January 28th, 2019, 9:38 am

Isn't she doing that for media attention (and money)?
 
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February 10th, 2019, 6:34 am

Prisons to get transgender wings in UK
the transgenders didn't find that acceptable for bathrooms so I'm not sure they'll find it acceptable for prisons.
 
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February 10th, 2019, 7:07 am

Isn't she doing that for media attention (and money)?
I usually hold that back until most other explanations have been ruled out.
 
 
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