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Glennfs wrote: Fri Jun 17, 2022 12:11 pm
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Reminder: Christopher Rufo is the Manhattan Institute/Heritage Foundation original anti-CRT propagandist.

Manhattan Institute is infamous for The Bell Curve.

Toldja many many moons ago. These anti-CRT people and anti-LGBTQ people are the same bunch of WSs.

They also are not hiding their propaganda strategy and are putting it in full view. Be advised: the WS marks on this board will fall for it just like they fell for these anti-CRT and anti-LGBTQ bills.

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Glennfs wrote: Fri Jun 17, 2022 11:12 am So progressives want to stack the courts for noble reasons. While conservatives reasons are nefarious.
Sigh
You ONLY want conservative judges. Any cheating way of getting there is good with you. Refuse to let Democratic Presidents put any judges on the court.

Your excuse? "The Dems would do the same thing!" Except they haven't.
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gounion wrote: Sat Jun 18, 2022 6:36 am You ONLY want conservative judges. Any cheating way of getting there is good with you. Refuse to let Democratic Presidents put any judges on the court.

Your excuse? "The Dems would do the same thing!" Except they haven't.
McConnell did nothing illegal or unconstitutional it was unethical but well within his legal and constitutional rights.
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Yes your precious Democrats who only have fresh air and sunshine emit from their backsides would have done the exact same thing.
Except they would have held a fake hearing after which they would have had a fake vote in which any Republican nominee would have been defeated
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Glennfs wrote: Sat Jun 18, 2022 7:36 am McConnell did nothing illegal or unconstitutional it was unethical but well within his legal and constitutional rights.
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Yes your precious Democrats who only have fresh air and sunshine emit from their backsides would have done the exact same thing.
Except they would have held a fake hearing after which they would have had a fake vote in which any Republican nominee would have been defeated
Yeah cause they always vote 100% against any GOP nominees
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gounion wrote: Sat Jun 18, 2022 8:51 am Yeah cause they always vote 100% against any GOP nominees
No they just falsely accuse them of rape.
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Glennfs wrote: Sat Jun 18, 2022 9:40 am No they just falsely accuse them of rape.
Oh? Lord knows Republicans would never do such a thing. They'd never, for instance, accuse Joe Biden of being a pedophile. ]

Hypocrite.

BTW, many Republican Senators said they believed the accusations against Kav, but that they don't consider being a rapist to be a problem for Republicans. After all, Donald Trump is President.
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As dumbshits like Glennfs, JoeMemphis, and greengrass ramble on about sports, this is what their politicians are doing.

Tried to tell these overwhelmingly white-conservative LGBTQs they are the first on the chopping block, and have been since these people's German cousins did it to Ernst Rohm. And yet they stand up for Donald Trump, Jr. Never underestimate the depths of depravity of white conservatism, including gay white conservatism.

Any white conservatism.

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If one or more of us on this board, us patriots, are NOT DEAD on November 8th or 9th or whatever, it WONT be because of anything cons do or dont do, it will be because we got lucky or we defended ourselves.
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Glennfs wrote: Fri Jun 10, 2022 8:20 am… what age is appropriate to introduce or discuss adult issues with children …
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Glennfs wrote: Fri Jun 10, 2022 8:20 am... what age is appropriate to introduce or discuss adult issues with children ...
Watch this TikTok by Soogia1

https://www.tiktok.com/@soogia1/video/7 ... 0597760298 - Are you telling me that at 8 and 10 years old you didn't know marriages and relationships existed?
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carmenjonze wrote: Mon Jun 20, 2022 1:23 am Watch this TikTok by Soogia1

https://www.tiktok.com/@soogia1/video/7 ... 0597760298 - Are you telling me that at 8 and 10 years old you didn't know marriages and relationships existed?
I was gonna say that of course righty is immature and childish when it comes to sex, relationships and especially communication.

I bet board con was AGHAST at Janet Jackson's bare breast too.
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Libertas wrote: Mon Jun 20, 2022 10:14 am I was gonna say that of course righty is immature and childish when it comes to sex, relationships and especially communication.

I bet board con was AGHAST at Janet Jackson's bare breast too.
Yes, for many, it was publicly "offensive".

Of course, pornhub suggests that they're not quite as averse to pornography as they'd have us believe.
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How Republicans Are Waging War on Transgender Coloradans - Colorado Times Recorder
This year has seen nearly 240 anti-LGBTQ bills introduced across the country, the bulk of them targeting transgender people’s access to gender-affirming health care, ability to participate in school sports, and in Oklahoma, to use the bathroom that aligns with their gender identity. The moral panic over the existence of transgender people has manifested itself in a renewed interest by conservatives in drag queen events, rekindling the performative hand-wringing and protesting of 2018.

“Get ready for Lauren Boebert to call you all groomers,” joked drag queen Laura Menorah during the Colorado Democratic Party’s fifth annual Obama Gala on June 4.

The “groomer” slur began gaining traction in right-wing media spaces in April of this year, popularized by influencers like Charlie Kirk and Douglas County’s own anti-trans bigot and election denier Joe Oltmann, who in addition to spreading lies and disinformation about the 2020 election has claimed that public educators are “recruiting kids to be gay.” Critics and commentators noted that such rhetoric was likely to inspire violence against the LGBTQ community and pride events this year — they were right.


Menorah and U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO).
Most recently, 31 members of the neo-Nazi outfit Patriot Front were arrested while attempting to allegedly disrupt a pride event in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho — three arrestees were from Colorado. In Washington, 27-year-old Tyler Dinsmoor was arrested for making threats of violence against LGBTQ people. In April, a Brooklyn gay bar was the site of an arson attack.

Despite the potential for widespread anti-gay pogroms, politicians have found political capital in attacks against the marginalized LGBTQ community. In Florida, Governor Ron DeSantis has moved to not just deny transition-related health care for trans youth, but also to deny Medicaid coverage of gender-affirming health care for adults. In Texas, Governor Greg Abbot has ordered the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate parents of transgender children. Texas legislator, Rep. Bryan Slaton (R), has proposed legislation to ban minors from attending drag shows.
Most recently, Republican legislators have expressed outrage over recent drag events at the Denver Botanic Gardens and a community center in Highlands Ranch.

While there is a significant difference between drag queens and transgender people, politicians and pundits constantly conflate the two, using sensational drag performances as a cudgel to attack the marginal social acceptance of the broader LGBTQ community.
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Anti-LGBTQ threats, fueled by internet’s far right ‘machine,’ shut down trans rights and drag events - NBC News
The threats mostly aimed to shut down events for transgender rights and drag performances, which have become frequent targets of extremists, militias and far-right personalities during June, which is Pride Month.

Inundated with threats during Pride Month, LGBTQ+ rights advocates and allies have been forced to cancel events and involve local law enforcement authorities after a group of white nationalists were arrested outside a Pride event in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho.

California state Sen. Scott Wiener said he was at a supermarket Sunday when he was alerted by a staff member not to return to his home before calling police. Wiener, who had joked on Twitter about making “Drag Queen 101 part of the K-12 curriculum” in response to a tweet last week by a Texas state House representative announcing a bill seeking to ban drag shows in the presence of minors, had received an email saying there was a bomb in his house.

Bomb-sniffing dogs had to clear Wiener’s apartment before he went back in.

“There is a very orchestrated network of right-wing accounts and personalities to coordinate on whatever the current attack message is and who’s going to be targeted. And they have an army of social media trolls who amplify their messages,” he said in a phone interview. “It’s a very orchestrated attack machine.”

The bomb scare directed at the state senator’s home was just one of several threats and intimidation tactics aimed at LGBTQ activists in the last week, some just hours after the high-profile arrests of 31 members of the white nationalist group Patriot Front in Idaho on Saturday.

The threats mostly aimed to shut down events for transgender rights and drag performances, which have become frequent targets of extremists, militias and far-right personalities during June, which is Pride Month. They come as more than 200 bills targeting LGBTQ people have been filed across the United States this year.

Far-right influencers and militias have been particularly focused in the last month on “Drag Queen Story Hour” events, which have been hosted at libraries throughout the U.S. since 2015.

Discussion of such events has spiked online. Mentions of drag queen story hour on Twitter increased 777% in the last month, according to data provided to NBC News by the social media intelligence company Zignal Labs.
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R is for Rainbow! 🌈 Rainbow flags have been waving in honor of the LGBTQIA+ community since 1978. These symbols continue to evolve and take new forms, like the 2018 Progress Pride Flag by Daniel Quasar. Together, let's learn what each of these colors represent! #PrideMonth

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The Humiliating Practice of Sex-Testing Female Athletes - NYT
One day in June 2014, Dutee Chand was cooling down after a set of 200-meter sprints when she received a call from the director of the Athletics Federation of India, asking her to meet him in Delhi. Chand, then 18 and one of India’s fastest runners, was preparing for the coming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, her first big international event as an adult. Earlier that month, Chand won gold in both the 200-meter sprint and the 4-by-400-meter relay at the Asian Junior Athletics Championships in Taipei, Taiwan, so her hopes for Scotland were high.

Chand was raised in Gopalpur, a rural village in eastern India with only intermittent electricity. The family home was a small mud hut, with no running water or toilet. Her parents, weavers who earned less than $8 a week laboring on a government-issued loom, were illiterate. They had not imagined a different life for their seven children, but Chand had other ideas. Now, as she took the five-hour bus ride to Delhi from a training center in Punjab, she thought about her impending move to Bangalore for a new training program. She wondered if she would make friends, and how she’d manage there without her beloved coach, who had long been by her side, strategizing about how best to run each race and joking to help her relax whenever she was nervous. She thought little of the meeting in Delhi, because she assumed it was for a doping test.
Chand had no idea that her extraordinary showing in Taipei and at a national championship earlier that month had prompted competitors and coaches to tell the federation that her physique seemed suspiciously masculine: Her muscles were too pronounced, her stride was too impressive for someone who was only five feet tall. The doctor would later deny that the ultrasound was a response to those reports, saying he ordered the scan only because Chand had previously complained of chronic abdominal pain. She contends she never had any such pain.

Three days after the ultrasound, the federation sent a letter titled “Subject: Gender Verification Issue” to the Indian government’s sports author­ity. “It has been brought to the notice of the undersigned that there are definite doubts regarding the gender of an Athlete Ms. Dutee Chand,” the letter read. It also noted that in the past, such cases “have brought embarrassment to the fair name of sports in India.” The letter requested the author­ities perform a “gender verification test” on Chand.

Shortly after, Chand says, she was sent to a private hospital in Bangalore, where a curt woman drew her blood to measure her level of natural testosterone, though Chand had no idea that was what was being measured. Chand also underwent a chromosome analysis, an M.R.I. and a gynecological exam that she found mortifying. To evaluate the effects of high testosterone, the international athletic association’s protocol involves measuring and palpating the clitoris, vagina and labia, as well as evaluating breast size and pubic hair scored on an illustrated five-grade scale.

The tests were meant to identify competitors whose chromosomes, hormones, genitalia, reproductive organs or secondary sex characteristics don’t develop or align in the typical way. The word “hermaphrodite” is considered stigmatizing, so physicians and advocates instead use the term “intersex” or refer to the condition as D.S.D., which stands for either a disorder or a difference of sex development. Estimates of the number of intersex people vary widely, ranging from one in 5,000 to one in 60, because experts dispute which of the myriad conditions to include and how to tally them accurately. Some intersex women, for instance, have XX chromosomes and ovaries, but because of a genetic quirk are born with ambiguous genitalia, neither male nor female. Others have XY chromosomes and undescended testes, but a mutation affecting a key enzyme makes them appear female at birth; they’re raised as girls, though at puberty, rising testosterone levels spur a deeper voice, an elongated clitoris and increased muscle mass. Still other intersex women have XY chromosomes and internal testes but appear female their whole lives, developing rounded hips and breasts, because their cells are insensitive to testosterone. They, like others, may never know their sex development was unusual, unless they’re tested for infertility — or to compete in world-class sports.

When Chand’s results came in a few days later, the doctor said her “male hormone” levels were too high, meaning she produced more androgens, mostly testosterone, than most women did. The typical female range is roughly 1.0 to 3.3 nanomoles of testosterone per liter of blood, about one-tenth that of typical males. Chand’s level is not publicly known, but it was above the 10-nanomoles-per-liter threshold that the I.A.A.F. set for female competitors because that level is within the “male range.” As a result, officials said, she could no longer race.
This is the problem with this kind of invasive testing. It's to limit competition, not encourage it. Nobody starts handwringing about "unfairness" to women and girls until somebody who doesn't conform to the Barbie phenotype starts losing.

As long as the odd-girl loses, they're fine with it. When she starts winning, they look up her dress with punitive intent. Voyeurs like Glennfs are of this same mentality.
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carmenjonze wrote: Wed Jun 22, 2022 12:46 pm The Humiliating Practice of Sex-Testing Female Athletes - NYT

This is the problem with this kind of invasive testing. It's to limit competition, not encourage it. Nobody starts handwringing about "unfairness" to women and girls until somebody who doesn't conform to the Barbie phenotype starts losing.

As long as the odd-girl loses, they're fine with it. When she starts winning, they look up her dress with punitive intent. Voyeurs like Glennfs are of this same mentality.
Have you been following the developments from world swimming's governing body?

FINA's new policy basically bars transgender women who have gone through puberty as a male from participating in women's events. The full policy can be found here - https://resources.fina.org/fina/documen ... FINAL-.pdf
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Ted wrote: Wed Jun 22, 2022 1:57 pm Have you been following the developments from world swimming's governing body?
I have, yes.

It's fear-based bandwagonism.

Cis women do not need protection from trans women, and we don't need FINA to hold the door for us in order to rationalize their irrational TERF ideology.
FINA's new policy basically bars transgender women who have gone through puberty as a male from participating in women's events. The full policy can be found here - https://resources.fina.org/fina/documen ... FINAL-.pdf
Seen that, thank you.

States are also trying to ban and/or criminalize any kind of gender-related care for trans children, and out children who may be talking to a teacher about their situation.

So one can probably see where this is headed, which is the social-conservative goal of forced cisgenderism.
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