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here’s what you people sound like to me,

“being gay is not an immutable characteristic, it’s made up, these men are abusing their bodies by exposing themselves to hiv and getting prolapsed anuses, but the new calls us hateful for saying this out loud, why can’t the gays just love our disdain toward them? why can’t they just accept that normal people see them as lesser and evil beings without calling us bigots?”

the irony is palpable

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Genius genius genius exposition. Thank you.

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Thank you for putting into words what so many families are thinking.

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Mar 21, 2022·edited Mar 21, 2022

Your supposition falls at the first hurdle. I'm 3 months off being 50 and have defined as genderqueer (the older version of non-binary) for around 2 decades. Youth cult? Not in my life.

Consider this: if one has been in the position of being flooded with a given sex's defining hormones for 10 years, one has been indelibly shaped by that. The problem is only exacerbated the longer this happens. Now, I've had nearly 4 decades of this, so for me, transitioning would not be feasible. I would be unable to escape the personality changes, let alone the physical. So, for me, my true identity is trans, but I have to settle for non binary.

I grew up with no role models. I've spent a lifetime trying to be what society wants of me, and failing. I've had countless people sense something is wrong and bully or harass me. From my point of view, a young person could be on a voyage of exploration where they end up returning to the sex they were born with; they may end up transitioning; they may end up enjoying presenting ambiguously and wish to stay in this - the critical thing is, the longer they stay expressing a gender in which they don't belong and being affected by hormones incompatible with their inner understanding of themselves, the worse it'll be for them.

You also miss the point that non-binary doesn't necessarily mean genderless. It could mean having the freedom to express elements of whichever gender, depending on mood/need, as a mix or as a specific gender, without the societal expectations and baggage which always surround gender.

It's a shame your opinion is so narrow. You have the potential - as does any human - to be welcoming, kind and considerate of those around you, instead of forcing them into a box which doesn't fit. It involves no effort on your behalf. It just makes the world a tiny but nicer. Why not try it?

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Your hopeful future is predicated on there being some remnant of respect for facts and logic that will reassert itself. But I fear that transism jumped the shark almost from the outset. Once the original theory of gender dysphoria as a pathology that might be alleviated with drugs and surgeries was replaced with an all-encompassing gender ideology that applies to everyone, we moved into a world of pseudoscience. Anything goes now, and reasonableness means giving every ten year-old the body of their dreams. Our best hope is the exploding population of detransitioners…many of whom ironically settle on the non-binary label because they’re been so brainwashed that they can’t imagine who they are outside the gender framework.

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While I couldn't agree with you more about the absurdity of it all, I remain amazed at how widely accepted this already is. Trans was just one, very effective, step in the grooming, imho. Also, the narrative is quickly changing to body mod as a service and the activism is directed toward bodily autonomy (at least that's how my transIDed daughter now talks about it) Wonder what the grift will be to get it covered by insurance...?

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I'm praying for the continued momentum of sanity - cultish - quasi religion nails what it is

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This has got to be stopped.

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Hate to say it but my two daughters identify as NB and the eldest one at 18 wants her breast removed and at doctors office when I asked if she’s NB what would she be transitioning to? The Response from the nurse practitioner who is seeing my daughter was ‘well everyone chooses to expressed their gender identity in different ways.’ And insurance will pay because they are still considered trans and with gender dysphoria as a diagnosis. Bonkers

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EXCELLENT. Thank you.

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It's hard to believe there are any doctors willing to mutilate other human beings like this.

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Don't worry, the doctors will just say these people asked for it, it's on them.

Or, i just did what the therapists told me they needed. And the therapists will say, the doctors told me it was safe and appropriate.

Just following orders and raking in the cash.

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