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Thursday, December 27, 2012

Trans Trending-Who is Transitioning


 http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCg3lUjMPQy4hbSQiDdKNPGQ (Age 16)

http://www.youtube.com/user/LaneKaiser (Age 18)

http://www.youtube.com/user/alexftm3652013 (Age 17)

http://www.youtube.com/user/rvpaduaa (Age 17)

http://www.youtube.com/user/theosjourney (Age 18)

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPfuRtqYXuMx2ZqhMSKH5fQ (Age 18)

http://www.youtube.com/user/YouGottaBeJokingz (Age 17)

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8-6dL3lrIZwdK6-hnUHG4Q (Age 20)


http://www.youtube.com/user/ACEftm018 (Age 21)

"Many still view child abuse as a self-contained horror perpetrated by freaks that exist outside the protective womb of society. They fail to see the progressive desensitizing of children and parents to adult themes – modified for children and marketed to time-poor adults as treats; exposure that makes a child more vulnerable to those seeking to exploit them.

Sexualised images surround us – Page 3, teen magazines, the barely-clad bodies of nubile celebrities – gender-roles drip-drip through the media like Chinese water-torture. We treat it all with the same indifference we would decorative foliage. When did we become so accepting?

As a society, we no longer show our children how to value themselves. We may tell them they’re more than the sum of their wardrobe, their tech collection, their social standing, but simultaneously we’re consumed by exterior appearance; the right look and the right promises get you in – regardless of quality, cost or ethics. Did we really set out to raise designer-label junkies and cosmetic surgery candidates? We’re all complicit "

It is precisely the normalization of these cockcentric hyper feminine sexualized "gender roles" consumerism is making bank on at the expense of female children. Girls who either comply with Gender Straight Jacketed purchases filling patriarchy's consumeristic pockets while also pleasing their dicks. Or girls paying homage to consumerism's medical gods who trade one for them one set of shackles for another. Either way, there is money to be made and do not think for an instant that mental illness isnt a fucking business! 

The blood of each young woman in this post and every post like this goes to fill economy's blood thirsty hourglass.

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  1. The 17 year old "yougottabejokingz" says the Canadian national health system will pay for the transition, and she hopes to get her first testosterone shot at her first appointment, when she's 18. She mentions she first heard of transgenderism while looking at the "deviant art" website, and mentions some other transitioner as an influence.

    It's hard to believe this stuff has become such an assembly line, that someone who obviously doesn't know what she's doing can be taken seriously by doctors. The only thing she mentions is that she tried dressing in girly clothes and it doesn't work.

    Are there any doctors working in that system who can actually ask her some good qualifying questions, or is this now the same thing as which smart phone to buy? I mean, if this weren't such a tragedy, this video would be hilarious. Oh, you know, I looked at this website, I don't feel right in a dress, I'm going to get a shot soon, the government will do it for free.

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  2. Can I ask at what age a person is not considered "young"? I don't recall seeing videos here of many people from about 26+, though it seems to be a bigger demograph. If you are "older" does that mean that your life and how you live it is more respected than if you are 16?

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  3. Anonymous@4:34, it's not about "respect." There's a reason people have to wait 'til 18 to do certain things, because of lack of life experience, lack of perspective, lack of the experience of making a mistake and regretting it, the conformist teen culture, etc. etc. "Respect" is such a loaded word, I think you're using it in a manipulative way. Mommy, you don't respect me, because you won't let me cut off my breasts and grow a beard. I saw it on a cool website, I want.

    I can tell you are very young. Don't tell me I don't "respect" you, young lady. I won't sign off on your mastectomy, if that's what you're talking about. Why don't you wait until you know how to talk to people without using the poor rhetorical skills of extreme youth. Freshman comp is your friend, you will learn how to express yourself better.

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  4. @5:40: Actually, you deductive skills are piss poor ;) I met my partner when I was 11, got together at 15 and we're now almost 30 and married. Seems rather odd to assume that in a country where I can legally marry and give birth at 16, that people (or should I say "kids") don't know what they're doing at that age. I did, so did my partner. "Conformist"? Please, enlighten me further as to how you arrived at your spectacularly erroneous conclusion.

    You also completely missed my point. Dirt's blog is a shrine to "the youth" to the point that it's actually rather disturbing, the level of interest and time she puts into "researching" people. I never see Dirt going after women her own age unless it's to swipe at academics. And you can't tell me it's because she's trying to save them from themselves or some rubbish like that. If she truly felt compelled to White Knight so-called victims of transitioning, she'd have a go at someone older. Y'know, someone who's lived a little and therefore carries the mantle of "I'm not a weak-minded, manipulated, depressed little teenage girl". Because by that logic, I should never have gotten with my partner at such a tender age. Must have been the influence of all those trendy lesbians running around in packs leading me on with their glamourised lifestyles! So come on, am I still too young to engage in a little tete-en-tete?

    Looks like the person here who missed out on respect-101 was youself, my dear. Haven't been called "young lady" for quite a while now, still grinning for that one, thanks for the memories! Oh, and by the way, I neither require nor desire you or anyone else signing off my mastectomy form, just as I didn't need acceptance at 15 years old. Respect is a two-way street, and looks like you, along with Dirt, are stuck in traffic.

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  5. If you cannot comment without insult then your comments will be removed.

    Also documenting what clearly is a trend isnt "going after". It is collecting what will surely go to stop this trend in the near future.

    Your admitted stunted growth also isnt something to brag about, but it is very telling of your "poor" mental health and insecurities.

    To anon1, the brain is not fully developed until age 25ish. Therefore any drug (such as hormones) will affect the brains health/function. As the Male Medical Machine isnt interested in studies on how these dangerous hormones affect developing (mostly) lesbian brains, we have no idea of the damage being done.

    dirt



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  6. @Dirt: If you think that sitting watching videos of what you call vulnerable young people and then deliberately bullying them (I recall an earlier post of yours about pronouns in which you said nothing makes "them" angrier than misgendering - something you openly admit to doing with great relish) is helping, then I put it to you that it is your reasoning and actions people should be worried about. A flagrant admission of bullying on your part; you should be utterly ashamed. I reiterate - pick on someone your own size. Or at least have the decency to elucidate on the meaning of "stunted growth".

    To the anon dissecting "respect" - do you propose that we should all follow Dirt's school of thought on the subject?

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  7. @Dirt:

    There are a lot of comments made by people who insult trans allies posting here. Why aren't you removing their comments? Or are you allowed to insult people as long as they're insulting the folks you disagree with?

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  8. Anon1 @3:56,
    It's true they do kind of infect each other over the internet. I actually think it's easier for doctors to deal with something like the trans concept,which seems cut and dried to them(and they think they can "cure"), rather than with Gay people. The irony is, many FtM's end up paired with each other and call themselves "gay men". It's pretty much a mental f--k for everybody.
    Germany

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  9. AnonX

    I agree with Dirt that is a process of commercialization, especially of girls and women. Upon careful scrutiny, how can it be anything other than a commercial enterprise in that products are advertised and sold to correct the female form which is somehow defective in its natural state.

    On one end of the spectrum we have the hyper-feminization and hyper-sexualization of teenage girls.

    “According to the U.S. Census Bureau, teens between the ages of 13 and 18 spend more than $216 billion each year, and fashion ranks in the top five spending categories.” When teens see their favorite celebrities in the newest trends the teens will go out and buy what that newest trend to be just like their favorite. Without the magazines advertising, teens would create their own trends and wear what they thought was trendy rather than the celebrity styles. Not only do teens look up to celebrities in magazines, they look up to all the younger models they see in the media. For example, in another article titled Media and Girls, it says “Over the past decade, the fashion industry has begun to use younger and younger models, and now commonly presents 12- and 13-year-old girls as if they were women.”

    http://mediaaffectteenslifestyleandfashion.blogspot.com/

    *One study reports that at age thirteen, 53% of American girls are "unhappy with their bodies." This grows to 78% by the time girls reach seventeen.
    *In movies, particularly, but also in television shows and the accompanying commercials, women's and girls' appearance is frequently commented on: 58 percent of female characters in movies had comments made about their looks, as did 28 percent in television shows and 26 percent of the female models in the accompanying commercials. Mens' and boys' appearance is talked about significantly less often in all three media: a quarter (24%) of male characters in the movies, and 10 percent and 7 percent, respectively, in television shows and commercials.
    *One in every three (37%) articles in leading teen girl magazines also included a focus on appearance, and most of the advertisements (50%) used an appeal to beauty to sell their products.
    *The commercials aimed at female viewers that ran during the television shows most often watched by teen girls also frequently used beauty as a product appeal (56% of commercials). By comparison, this is true of just 3 percent of television commercials aimed at men.

    http://depts.washington.edu/thmedia/view.cgi?section=bodyimage&page=fastfacts

    Teen fashion, makeup, botox for teenagers etc. etc. etc...$$$$$ Advertising agencies, apparel manufacturers, cosmetics, etc.

    This is a link to "17 Magazine" which is specifically directed towards teenage girls. Notice all the ads for clothing and cosmetics.

    http://www.seventeen.com/

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  10. AnonX

    On the other end of the spectrum the girls who don''t feel like "girly girls" as one seventeen "transboy" calls them see no other alternative than to actually BECOME boys. If I have little use for dresses and makeup, this must mean that I'm actually a boy because all girls should look like Barbie Dolls. This is all I see in the media, and this is what society constantly tells me. I can quickly google FTM, gender therapist, "T letter" and FTM, or "top surgery" and get hundreds of hits.

    Do people need a letter from a therapist to get SRS (sex reassignment surgery)? Well, yes and no, and it all depends on how we define "gender therapy". If people have a credit card, some therapists can Skype their "gender therapy" to them for a price.

    Online Gender Therapists provide online (Skype therapy) for a fee. By the way, I'm sure they all take credit cards.

    http://www.tssurgeryguide.com/gender-therapists.html

    Dr. Peveller will conduct therapy sessions with you online via a secured instant messenger. He has variable pricing. He offers a discount rate of $35 USD per hour session for those who don't have much money.

    I have never heard of any surgeon declining one of Dr. Peveller's letters. I have personally verified letter acceptance with several surgeons including Dr. Leis, Dr. Reed, Dr. McGinn, Dr. Medalie and Dr. Preecha.

    You can participate in sessions with Dr. Budd online in video chat, with Skype (www.skype.com). His sessions are $80 USD for 30 minutes or $155 USD for a hour.

    Dr. Bushong conducts his therapy sessions over the phone. He also can remotely monitor your hormone levels if you go to a local lab and send him the blood test results. He charges $135 USD for a 50 minute session.

    Dr. Carol Clark can have a session with you either by Skype (www.skype.com) or on the phone. As of 2012 she charges a $225 fee for the document review, session and letter, if you go to her for the secondary letter. She takes credit cards on her website.

    A "T" LETTER AND A PUPPY FOR CHRISTMAS.....

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rpzxtd_c8-o

    Gender Therapy, testosterone, "top surgery" for young females who aren't "girly" girls,, or who do not look like they stepped right out of a 17 Magazine fashion design advertisement. This is another form of the commercialization of females.

    Tucker is having an online "top surgery" fundraiser so she will look like the bare chested, sexy men at Baywatch that the girls all drool over. I want to direct the reader to the photograph of the handsome, bare chested Baywatch hunks running down the beach. This apparently is the reason why Tucker needs to go online and beg for money. Tucker is convinced that "top surgery" will make her look like a Baywatch stud.

    http://www.indiegogo.com/T-is-for-Top-Surgery

    *** Gender therapy, binders, packers, a life time of testosterone, "top surgery", "bottom surgery" = $$$$ for plastic surgeons, online gender therapists, doctors who prescribe the magical "T" or testosterone which has to be take for life to keep up a masculine appearance,.... it's all manhood in injectible form.

    Girls don't have to be either (a.) a fashionable Barbie Doll with makeup and latest styles or, (b.) a boy if they don't want to look like a Barbie Doll with frilly dresses and makeup. Both (a.) and (b.) involve the commercialization of young females, or female bodies in that products, external chemicals, and surgeries are purchased. Inherent in both (a.) and (b.) is an underlying assumption that there must be something intrinsically wrong, alien, or defective about one's own female body. In my opinion, there should be something in between the far ends of the spectrum. I've always said that it is a revolutionary act in and of itself for any girl or women to feel truly safe and comfortable with her own body. In my opinion, this is what is missing.


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  11. AnonymousX

    Alex with the glasses looks and sounds so young. In the video, she said she was teased for being a tomboy. After this, she heard from her friends that there "are surgeries" that people get. At such a young age, she already has heard about testosterone and "top surgery", and she is convinced that this is what she needs. Twenty or thirty years ago these were just tomboys who didn't feel comfortable in dresses. Now, they go to "gender therapists" and talk about going on testosterone and getting "top surgery".

    I can say with all certainty that I was more of a tomboy than this sweet young girl. I'm happy as hell that I didn't get "top surgery".

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  12. Watching six-teen year old Dylan speak is one of the most disturbing things I think I've ever watched. One of the first things that comes out of this girl's mouth is pre-hormones and pre-surgery. Her main problem from what I gather is that she doesn't want to be a gender alien/lesbian/gay, or however she describes this icky feeling she gets. Instead, she wants to be a trans boy or faggot. For some reason, she doesn't like her voice because she sounds like a girl. Then, she says, well, I am a girl. She has a boyfriend, but she says her boyfriend doesn't mind her being a boy, or something like that. I think she said she might also like girls. She seems rather strange to me.

    Gender alien/lesbian/gay is apparently bad from the expression on her face. The first part of this video is truly strange and disturbing.

    Trans boy or faggot and pre-surgery and pre-hormones are better than gender alien/lesbian/gay.

    This is one twisted sounding girl.







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  13. AnonymousX

    To all the girls in the videos...

    you are beautiful just the way you are....

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  14. 5:40 AM
    'I won't sign off on your mastectomy, if that's what you're talking about.'
    Oh look, it's the sound of somebody trying to dictate what people do to their own bodies. I understand you think people under 18 are too young to decide what happens with their bodies, which is fair enough, but if you honestly think people are not mature enough to make those decisions until they are 25, you are seriously living in a dream world where people can afford to put their lives on hold for years on end and deal with severe, disabling body dismorphia without treatment.
    11:06 PM
    Also, cool. I didn't know you could see a therapist online. Thanks for the tip, I might try this if my college counselling service doesn't get back to me soon.

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  15. Actually Anon, unless you're cutting your own breast off, you arent deciding what happens to your body, the MMM does.

    dirt

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  16. AnonymousX

    Skype Therapy....sooo cool........as long as you have a valid credit card.

    "Also, cool. I didn't know you could see a therapist online. Thanks for the tip, I might try this if my college counselling service doesn't get back to me soon."

    I imagine the counselors associated with the college would be better than online Skype therapy which is billed to a credit card. Yes, I know that college tuition, books, and living expenses aren't cheap, but I'll spend my money on some online "gender therapy" via Skype. I would hope this individual sees an actual therapist instead of paying for some online "Skype therapy".

    'I won't sign off on your mastectomy, if that's what you're talking about.'

    "Oh look, it's the sound of somebody trying to dictate what people do to their own bodies. I understand you think people under 18 are too young to decide what happens with their bodies, which is fair enough, but if you honestly think people are not mature enough to make those decisions until they are 25, you are seriously living in a dream world where people can afford to put their lives on hold for years on end and deal with severe, disabling body dismorphia without treatment."
    11:06 PM

    "Also, cool. I didn't know you could see a therapist online. Thanks for the tip, I might try this if my college counselling service doesn't get back to me soon."

    I was very uncomfortable with my breasts too. It took me years before I finally began to appreciate my female body. Please believe me when I say that it didn't happen overnight. So, to say that I know nothing about body dysphoria wouldn't be accurate.

    Since I'm assuming that this person is in college, then perhaps she is old enough to see exactly what double incision mastectomy with nipple grafting involves. After all, we are adults here. The nipples can be an erogenous zone on females, but if both areolas and nipples are literally cut off, reshaped, then sewn back on, there is a possibility of loss of sensation. Or, the nipple graft fails to take which can result in the loss of a nipple or two.

    Dr. Daniel Medalie performs FtM top surgery (double incision mastectomy with nipple grafting)

    IT’S CALLED FTM TOP SURGERY (DOUBLE INCISION MASTECTOMY WITH NIPPLE GRAFTING). THIS IS FTM "TOP SURGERY".

    http://www.surgerytheater.com/video/6423/Dr.%20Daniel%20Medalie%20performs%20FtM%20top%20surgery%20(double%20incision%20mastectomy%20with%20nipple%20grafting

    There is another surgical procedure called the keyhole, but if a female has large breasts (B or C size) cup, surgeons usually do the double incision mastectomy with nipple grafting.

    At any rate, PLEASE FIND A GOOD THERAPIST NOT ONLINE SKYPE THERAPY FROM GOD KNOWS WHO.

    Best of luck to this individual.....

    My advice, save the money for college...an education is a real investment in your future

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  17. @ Dirt 6:13 PM

    So, self-harm is a choice, but surgery by a medical professional is not?

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  18. People post a lot of awful things here, and a lot of lies. Please just remember:

    You are a beautiful person.

    You are a loved person. If don’t have a partner in your life, don’t worry, you are as likely as anyone to find the love of your life no matter how you identify, or how you transition.

    Most feminists are not as awful as the people here make them sound. Most feminists support your right to be trans and proud.

    Sex reassignment surgery has nothing in common with female genital mutilation.

    It’s up to you to decide if internalized misogyny plays a role in your transitioning. If that doesn’t feel true to you, then it’s not true.

    People here will post scary things about testosterone and sex reassignment. It’s not all untrue, but it is usually blown out of proportion. For a good resource to research this information, check out http://ftmguide.org/

    Some transmen post awful things here too. Maybe they’re angry, maybe they’re sad, maybe they’re scared. There are trans people out there who are bad people, but those are again a minority.

    If you decide to argue with people here, keep in mind that they have heard all the arguments before. They have heard pleas for understanding. They have heard our pain. They ignore it. I understand the need to argue, but know it’s not your fault if they don’t acknowledge you.

    It would be nice to have real discourse, but on this blog, comments get deleted, people ignore you and only respond by copying and pasting hateful things. This is not a place for discourse.

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  19. Online Gender Therapy....cool....

    "Also, cool. I didn't know you could see a therapist online. Thanks for the tip, I might try this if my college counselling service doesn't get back to me soon."

    Since I have Skype on my laptop, does this mean I can be an Online Gender Therapist too?

    I will charge $300 per hour..or $150 for half an hour...

    I will even Skype therapy to y'all while sitting on the toilet....

    *note to self....remember to get credit card number of poor sap first thing...

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  20. It's interesting that the first girl says she's going to do videos on borderline personality disorder. People with severe borderline can sometimes switch between gender identities, which means her GID could just be a symptom of BPD. I really hope her gender therapist will take that into account :/

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  21. My niece has a lot of female friends who are coming out in droves as being lesbians. Is that a trend too? Just because being trans back in the 80's or whatever wasn't talked about didn't mean it didn't exist. We have the internet now and the resources for trans people, so sure it might seem like "everybody's" doing it or following a trend. If we had the technology in the 80's, there would have been lots of trans folks.
    I personally don't see anything wrong with trans people or trans men in general. Sure, there might be some people who may be confused and consider transitioning. Hell, my niece has female friends "coming out" as lesbians all over the place. Sure, some might just think they are lesbians but for the most part, they really are lesbians. Same with trans folks.
    I think it's wrong to sit anad judge people when you haven't walked a day in their shoes.
    Five years ago one of my best friends got breast implants because her girlfriend likes big breasts and thought she would look good with big breasts. I have no problem with that either. Wouldn't it be wrong to sit and ridicule them for it? Sit and tell them how wrong they are? Call what they're doing a trend? I can go on and on but you get the point. Hell, my sister has even talked about maybe getting breast implants. Should I sit and down her for it? No!
    I don't date men and never have but I don't sit and bash men. I don't think all men are pigs. None of the men, either straight or gay, are pigs. I've known plenty of women in my life who were more piggish than some men that I have met in life.
    Anyways, that's what I have on my mind.

    Happy New Year to everyone.

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  22. Lissa M. is living in a dream world because I can tell you that men ARE "pigs," and if they say they're not, they're LYING or gay! I also wouldn't date an FtM if we were the last two people on Earth because I couldn't love someone who had her breasts removed in the name of male priviledge anymore than I could someone who had their legs cut-off to get disability from the government. So yes, those freaks on YouTube are all misogynists, so much so that I REFUSE to watch their videos, and I hope their lives are very short in comparison to those of proud, butch women like me who don't even bother trying tweek bodies that are healthy, whole, and natural.

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  23. @ Lisa M,
    I agree that it's wrong to judge someone without having walk in their shoes, but how do you know we haven't? A lot if us recognise ourselfs in what this girls in the videos are talking about. I live with gender dysphoria everyday, so I would never judge anybody else for experiencing the same thing. This girls might have been bullied their whole lives for being to butch, they might have been told everyday growing up how real girls wear nailpolish, love pink, don't like sports etc, they might have been ignored by their own parents because they were to ashamed to be seen with their failed dotters and so on. To ignore the fact that gender dysphoria has a million better explanations than being born in the wrong body, is definitly not going to help this girls, and you probably don't believe this, but some of us actually want to help them. I say some of us, because I can tell from the comments that it's not everybody who disagrees with the trans thing who actually want to help this girls.

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  24. Put the bong down "Lisa" dear you're embarrassing yourself AGAIN!

    Can always depend on "lisa" for drunken,nonsensical deranged posts.

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  25. "My niece has a lot of female friends who are coming out in droves as being lesbians"
    LIAR.

    "Hell, my niece has female friends "coming out" as lesbians all over the place."
    Yeah, we heard your bullshit the first time.

    "Five years ago one of my best friends got breast implants because her girlfriend likes big breasts and thought she would look good with big breasts."
    Liar.

    "Hell, my sister has even talked about maybe getting breast implants."
    Liar. You don't have a sister.

    Lisa aka weirdo male you're very poor liar and make-er-upper.

    "Anyways, that's what I have on my mind."
    LOL. Too easy...

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  26. Lisa M,
    Where are the females coming out in droves as Lesbians?
    It's hard to know what would have happened in the 80's if we'd had internet. I know for those of us in rural areas back then, just getting your hands on a gay-themed book was a big deal, and a Gay bookstore was Heaven.
    But, society is still giving Lesbians the same bullshit message as back then - that we are the bottom of the barrel, good for nothing/freaks and that 2 women can't even have sex together- who can blame these girls for not wanting to be that?
    The reason that many(especially the 40+ Lesbians) are looking so critically at FtM, is because we've been there, and it's really only later in life that you realize how much BS you actually internalized. They are "transitioning" to something (anything)other than female, but not male by a long shot. Also, no one knows what the long-term effects of testosterone will be on the female body.
    I know lots of FtM think we have "sour grapes", but I can say I honestly thank God we didn't have this trend going on when I was younger, and that I never had a partner encouraging me into it.
    Germany

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  27. We just have to say "liar" after every statement to make something untrue? Sweet. I never knew it was so easy.

    "The reason that many(especially the 40+ Lesbians) are looking so critically at FtM, is because we've been there"

    Liar

    "They are "transitioning" to something (anything)other than female, but not male by a long shot."

    Liar

    "Also, no one knows what the long-term effects of testosterone will be on the female body."

    Liar

    "I honestly thank God we didn't have this trend going on when I was younger, and that I never had a partner encouraging me into it. "

    Yeah, people don't encourage transitioning if someone doesn't want to transition. Stop making shit up.

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  28. "People post a lot of awful things here, and a lot of lies. Please just remember:

    You are a beautiful person.

    You are a loved person. If don’t have a partner in your life, don’t worry, you are as likely as anyone to find the love of your life no matter how you identify, or how you transition.

    Most feminists are not as awful as the people here make them sound. Most feminists support your right to be trans and proud.

    Sex reassignment surgery has nothing in common with female genital mutilation.

    It’s up to you to decide if internalized misogyny plays a role in your transitioning. If that doesn’t feel true to you, then it’s not true.

    People here will post scary things about testosterone and sex reassignment. It’s not all untrue, but it is usually blown out of proportion. For a good resource to research this information, check out http://ftmguide.org/

    Some transmen post awful things here too. Maybe they’re angry, maybe they’re sad, maybe they’re scared. There are trans people out there who are bad people, but those are again a minority.

    If you decide to argue with people here, keep in mind that they have heard all the arguments before. They have heard pleas for understanding. They have heard our pain. They ignore it. I understand the need to argue, but know it’s not your fault if they don’t acknowledge you.

    It would be nice to have real discourse, but on this blog, comments get deleted, people ignore you and only respond by copying and pasting hateful things. This is not a place for discourse."

    "You are a beautiful person."

    Yes, women are beautiful and powerful, but females aren't complete without surgery or an external source of chemicals and/or hormones to (a.) enhance sex based stereotypical views of beauty and femininity, or (b.) surgically and/or chemically alter healthy female anatomy/reproductive systems and erase female identity itself.

    "Most feminists are not as awful as the people here make them sound. Most feminists support your right to be trans and proud."

    "What I see here are typical asshole feminist bitches who know nothing about FTMs, what they go through mentally, physically and emotionally with their bodies and sense of self. ...ugly ass cow. bitch, bitch....BITCH...fuggly ass dyke. Fuck off you bulldagging bitch."

    http://dirtywhiteboi67.blogspot.com/2012/08/ftm-where-self-hating-women-and-hatred.html

    "I hope you die in a fire."

    http://dirtywhiteboi67.blogspot.com/2012/05/another-frightening-article-on.html

    If transwoman Monica K. Roberts isn't calling women "fish" or "fishy", then he is thinking about pimp slapping them.

    "Some of my young sistahs that wish to transition either don’t have the funds or don’t want to give hormone replacement therapy the time required to make them look ‘fishy’."

    "They are hostile to any other t-girl that comes into their turf that’s prettier, smarter, younger, more popular or `fishy’ looking than they are."

    TransGriot: Kat Pimp Slaps Transphobic Radical Lesbian Feminist

    Anthony G. Casebeer:

    "Pimp slap is not enough here: a nice homerun swing to the head with a 38 oz Louisville Slugger is more in order...It's personal, and if I ever saw her on my windshield I'd be wiping blood off my white Buick.."

    Monica Roberts:

    "and add a silver steak to the heart for good measure?"

    http://gendertrender.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/monica-violence-1.jpg

    “the very idea that I propose challenges the idea that feminism is even about women.”

    ~ Antonia D’orsay, M2T (Misogynist to Transmisogynist) and self-described sociopath

    “when you say things like ‘this harms women’ or ‘this is bad for women’ or post anything with a picture of a uterus or a vuvla [sic] cupcake or whatever and talk about women women women, you’re being a cissexist asshole.”

    ~ Cydne, Gender Delusionist at inflateablefilth

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  29. "Sex reassignment surgery has nothing in common with female genital mutilation."

    What some members of the trans community and their allies have finally admitted:

    (1.) Culture, peer pressure, etc. might influence one's decision to transition.

    (2.) Internalized misogyny might play a role in one's desire to "transition".

    (3.) It's possible to regret "transitioning" (surgery and testosterone).

    Culture and internalized misogyny definitely play a significant role in FGM (female genital mutilation).

    Is there any other surgical procedure that so radically alters healthy female breasts than FTM "top surgery"?

    Males generally have smaller nipples and areolas. We can't have that on a transman. So, both areolas and nipples are often cut off then reshaped down to size. Then, both healthy breasts are completely removed. After this, the re-sized areolas and nipples are sewn back on. Loss of sensation to the nipples might occur. As to "bottom surgery", a surgeon can't just tack a penis onto a biological female. It usually takes multiple surgeries and requires skin being grafted from other parts of the body. Of course, skin taken from the arm, thigh, or where ever isn't erectile tissue. This six to eight inches of skin from the arm or wherever has to be sewn onto the pubic area. Also, lengthening of the female urethra comes with its own set of issues. As I understand it, there is no guarantee that there won't be some loss of sensation. Not every transman has loss of sensation, but there is a possibility of it occurring.

    I ask the reader to carefully look at the extent to which healthy female breasts, genitals, and reproductive systems are radically altered. If we are wrong about FTM (female to male) transitioning, it looks like a form of violence being carried out on the female sex.




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  30. Dirt, can I post this from gendertrender?

    http://gendertrender.wordpress.com/

    "What was the top GenderTrend of 2012?

    Here are a few to get you started…


    Transgender: Not a disorder but still life threatening
    Ladystick

    Use of word female = transphobic

    Gays and Lesbians oppress heterosexual men

    Male access to cosmetic use of estrogen a matter of Women’s Reproductive Rights

    Dykes banned from Dyke Marches

    State “Gender Identity” statutes override Federal Title IX rights for Women

    Purple too feminine a color for boys

    End of DADT leads to drop in funding for LGBT Military advocacy groups- they merge and are handed over to transgenders

    Free sex changes for men who decapitate women

    Associated Press stylebook bans use of word homophobia- transphobia still ok

    Cotton Ceiling seminars held by Planned Parenthood to re-educate Lesbians into accepting the peen

    All female public gatherings banned in UK

    Transgender and MRA activists join forces, merge against women and feminists

    Transfeminism = Mansfeminism

    WPATH, Trans activists, “Queer Studies” academics call for banning of women’s books they have not yet read

    Feminist conferences critical of sex-role stereotypes blacklisted by mainstream feminist press for fear of hurting men’s feelings

    Lesbian and Women’s workshops banned by National Gay and Lesbian Task Force

    Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation fetes men who refer to women as “fish”, lesbians as “dysfunctional”, and who threaten to “bitch slap” Lesbians

    18-month-olds diagnosed as Transgender

    APA declares WPATH Standards of Care unscientific and poorly cited

    Julie Bindel, Germaine Greer, and Sheila Jeffreys treated like shit- oh wait no, that’s every year

    Middle-aged military men win the right to sauna with high school girls and participate on women’s junior college sports teams

    Boys can be Girl Scouts but only if they “feel” female and adopt sex-role stereotypes

    “Reproductive Brain Sex”- it’s almost a thing

    Questioning sex roles = Exterminating men

    Tampons = Transphobic

    Vast popular surge of gender-critical feminism "

    http://gendertrender.wordpress.com/

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  31. "Yeah, people don't encourage transitioning if someone doesn't want to transition. Stop making shit up."

    Yes, please stop making **it up.

    Where do these 15, 16, and 17 year old girls hear about binders, "T" (testosterone), and "top surgery". They are talking about "T" at age 16, and they can buy binders online. Teenage girls can even get free used binders.

    "Why does "In a Bind" focus on youth?Youth represent the most overlooked members of the trans community. They often don't have a voice or money of their own. If they don't have a supportive family and at least moderate financial means, it can be almost impossible for them to obtain a new binder on their own.

    "In a Bind" strives to create a feeling of "taking care of our own" within the trans adult community by giving them the opportunity to help these young people. All of our binders are sent to youth ages 21 and younger. See the side panel for organizations that serve adults. "

    http://www.inabind.transactiveonline.org/get.php



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  32. "Yeah, people don't encourage transitioning if someone doesn't want to transition. Stop making shit up."

    Again, please stop making this **it up.

    Testosterone is simply called "T" now, and the internet is saturated with youtube videos of young women on "T". "Online gender therapy" didn't exist ten years ago, but people can access it now. By the way, what exactly goes on in "online gender therapy"?

    To state that older transmen and/or trans activists/trans blogs/websites, and the medical establishment (numerous online advertisements from plastic surgeons, gender therapists, doctors etc.) don't influence one's decision to "transition" is so ridiculous as to laughable.

    Where do these 15, 16, and 17 year old girls hear about binders, "T" (testosterone), and "top surgery". They are talking about "T" at age 16, and they can buy binders online. Teenage girls can even get free used binders.

    "Why does "In a Bind" focus on youth? Youth represent the most overlooked members of the trans community. They often don't have a voice or money of their own. If they don't have a supportive family and at least moderate financial means, it can be almost impossible for them to obtain a new binder on their own.

    "In a Bind" strives to create a feeling of "taking care of our own" within the trans adult community by giving them the opportunity to help these young people. All of our binders are sent to youth ages 21 and younger. See the side panel for organizations that serve adults. "

    http://www.inabind.transactiveonline.org/get.php

    On this blog, both Dirt and I have discussed how wearing binders for long stretches of time can mis-align the ribs and cause other health problems.

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  33. To the individual from Germany...thank you...

    "Where are the females coming out in droves as Lesbians?
    It's hard to know what would have happened in the 80's if we'd had internet. I know for those of us in rural areas back then, just getting your hands on a gay-themed book was a big deal, and a Gay bookstore was Heaven.
    But, society is still giving Lesbians the same bullshit message as back then - that we are the bottom of the barrel, good for nothing/freaks and that 2 women can't even have sex together- who can blame these girls for not wanting to be that?
    The reason that many(especially the 40+ Lesbians) are looking so critically at FtM, is because we've been there, and it's really only later in life that you realize how much BS you actually internalized. They are "transitioning" to something (anything)other than female, but not male by a long shot. Also, no one knows what the long-term effects of testosterone will be on the female body.
    I know lots of FtM think we have "sour grapes", but I can say I honestly thank God we didn't have this trend going on when I was younger, and that I never had a partner encouraging me into it.

    Germany"


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  34. @12:19: All female public gatherings banned in UK

    Have I missed something? Did Cancer Research ban Race for Life last year or is that a massively inaccurate statement that has been constructed to fit a cause?

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  35. @Wut

    Gendertrender has a flair for the sensational. That particular line is that female only gatherings, i.e. gatherings that only include women born women could be rendered illegal in the UK if challenged legally.

    http://www.thefword.org.uk/blog/2012/05/legalities_of_e

    ^ For some further reading.

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  36. @Avid-reader

    Christ, I thought that RadFem2012 stuff was dead and buried. Thanks for clearing that up, I thought that may have been what GenderTrender's wildly negligent statement was about.

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  37. "The reason that many(especially the 40+ Lesbians) are looking so critically at FtM, is because we've been there"

    Liar

    No, this is often far more true than not. For example, I'm sure I was much more of a rambunctious tomboy at age ten or eleven than Chaz Bono ever was. Unlike Chaz, my parents could never get me to put on a dress. When Chaz Bono was wearing dresses onstage, I was playing baseball. For awhile, I envied my older brother and thought I'd have more freedom and fun as a boy. I never bought into the standard transgender talking points about how cool and trendy "transitioning" is. I'm so glad that I kept my breasts. It took years, but I love my female body, and I am thankful that I'm female.



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  38. You FTM's are traitors to the females of our species. You have chickened out, you have no 'balls' ironically.

    It's too hard to be women for you. Well, guess what sisters, it's hard for all of us. Look, I'm not against you as individuals, and I feel deeply for your pain and confusion. Welcome to life as a lesbian. We are despised world-over, and it takes enormous courage to face that reality.

    But you never pass as men, ever. I can spot you a mile away. From your child-bearing hips to your soft, soulful eyes, you are always women to me. Albeit confused and hurt women, but females all the same.

    Let me clue you in on straight women--they will always want a real man. You will always be considered second-rate or defective. No woman wants a 'man' who will have to fight for every little scrap because that means she will have to do without herself. Now, you may pick up low-income straight chicks on occasion bu tthe minute a decent straight guy with a job comes along you will be out in the cold.

    No penis and no money means no honey.

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  39. @ 6:08 PM

    Hahahahahaha

    Holy shit.

    Fucking... just.... hahahaaaaa

    Oh my god you are awful. And so very wrong.

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  40. @ 4:22 PM

    This is a thing so many trans-deniers don't get.

    Being a tomboy is not the same as being trans.

    Being depressed is not the defining quality of being trans.

    Being envious of another gender is not the same as being trans.

    You can have similar experiences to a trans person and not be trans.

    You can be a tomboy who is depressed and envious of men and be a straight woman, too. Just because you share some experiences with another person, doesn't mean you know what's best for them. Not every tomboy in the world should come out as lesbians, and not every tomboy who grows up to be trans should have to be lesbians either.

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  41. "Gendertrender has a flair for the sensational. That particular line is that female only gatherings, i.e. gatherings that only include women born women could be rendered illegal in the UK if challenged legally."

    "Christ, I thought that RadFem2012 stuff was dead and buried. Thanks for clearing that up, I thought that may have been what GenderTrender's wildly negligent statement was about."

    "To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize"...Voltaire

    Or, God Knows what the bitchezs might say if we aren't there to monitor them.

    Sheila Jeffreys writes at the Guardian: Let us be free to debate transgenderism without being accused of ‘hate speech’

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/may/29/transgenderism-hate-speech?CMP=twt_gu

    Rainsinger writes at the new Liberation Collective

    http://liberationcollective.wordpress.com/2012/06/02/radfem-2012-trans-acting-like-a-lynch-mob/

    Radfem 2012 and Conway Hall's ethics

    http://davinasquirrel.wordpress.com/2012/06/02/radfem2012-and-conway-halls-ethics/

    FCM writes at femonade

    http://factcheckme.wordpress.com/2012/05/26/moron-surveillance/

    Squash women only events.....done......now, spray them like insects

    Raid Bug Spray, RidFem...same thing....

    "RIDFEM, Kills Radfems Instantly"

    "Trans Activists - A Family Company"

    Sheila Jeffreys and Janice Raymond's photos are on this can of RidFem insecticide.

    GET YOUR CAN OF RIDFEM HERE....

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=3042989746089&set=a.1030604477715.2007291.1003456955&type=1&ref=notif&notif_t=like&theater

    copy and paste url...

    "Gendertrender has a flair for the sensational."

    "GenderTrender's wildly negligent statement was about..."

    Nothing sensational or wildly negligent about pretending to spray middle aged females with a can of RIDFEM. It's all in good fun. Trans are the most persecuted people on the whole planet, no most persecuted and oppressed in the entire universe...and we better believe it.

    Transgender appears to be slowly unraveling bit by bit. Ask the mothers of the 17 year old girls in Olympia, Washington what they think of Colleen Francis parading his penis around the women's facilities. Or, watch this video in its entirety without flinching because the level of misogyny almost assaults the senses.

    IT’S CALLED FTM TOP SURGERY (DOUBLE INCISION MASTECTOMY WITH NIPPLE GRAFTING). THIS IS FTM "TOP SURGERY".

    http://www.surgerytheater.com/video/6423/Dr.%20Daniel%20Medalie%20performs%20FtM%20top%20surgery%20(double%20incision%20mastectomy%20with%20nipple%20grafting

    I agree that gendertrender might have a flair for the sensational, but trans is turning into an Orwellian nightmare for girls and women. Some of us have made a choice to stop pretending that it's not happening.

    Girls and women do matter.




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  42. @ 6:23 PM

    What do you think Orwellian means?

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  43. Trans Youth Equality...

    Telling kids and parents what to say.

    http://www.transyouthequality.org/documents/Rosetta_Stone_1.pdf

    http://www.transyouthequality.org/documents/Rosetta_Stone_2.pdf


    http://www.transyouthequality.org/binding.html


    "Most of our guys like to bind... more correctly put, they want to and need to bind. Who really likes it! It's satisfying in some ways but it can be tight, and restricting and make you sweat! But here are a few tips since many of you have to wear one for now! "

    "Do not wear the binder more then 12 hours at a time, 8-10 hours is best, take it off when at home or in private times. Bind as little as you can get yourself to. Never sleep in your binder."

    It's good that they tell the kids not to bind for more than 12 hours at a time, but THESE ARE STILL CHILDREN. So, on one hand they say "Most of our guys like to bind...more correctly put, they want to and need to bind." Then, they say don't bind for long periods of time. Again, these are children, and their skeletons, joints, muscles, and organs are developing. Let's get them in the habit of binding their breasts. Besides, when do children listen to everything that adults say anyway. Why not tell them NOT to bind in the first place. No, they can't do this to "transgender youth"

    This part of the paragraph is most interesting.....this is a website for trans youth....

    "If you hear a rattling or wheezing in your lungs this means you have been wearing it too long or too tight. Take it off and cough hard a few times. If you hear rattling continue for a day or two, please call your doctor. Speak to your parents, if you are out to them. If not tell them anyway about the rattling even if you choose not to say how it happened. You could get pneumonia from this. "

    Perhaps they should simply say it's best not to bind, especially since your body and skeleton is developing. Can't do that....

    Youth Social Group
    For gender non-conforming kids and their siblings
    For ages 2-18 -- Free time together, activities, chat, music, baking, support,
    email to sign up at contact@transyouthequality.org
    or call 207-478-4087

    http://www.transyouthequality.org/services.html

    It says, "For ages 2-18". Are two year old children really "transgender"? This is utter nonsense to me. That is barely out of diapers.

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  44. I love how the lesbians posting here just continue to assume all FtMs want to sleep with women. There's plenty of us who never identified as lesbian, and who want to be with men. So, please stop telling us we're really lesbians.

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  45. @6:23: So you think there's nothing negligent about making such broad sweeping statements like GenderTrender did, implying that councils across the land have done away with women-only days at the local swimming pool or the WRI have been banned from having baking competitions? Next zumba classes will be made illegal! All utter nonsense, I'm sure you'll agree. About as much nonsense as claiming public female events have been banned in the UK.

    Bless Jefferys and her wee cotten socks, not understanding that if she wishes to criticize others then she must be willing to be criticized herself... A failure to grasp the basic concept of Academia 101 if nothing else. Then again, it's another academic failure to partake in debate without opposition, so for someone like Jefferys to choose to take the stand at an event which quite happily exercises exclusion policies (pretty hard to have an open debate when you restrict participation) shows her to be nothing short of a hypocrite. Jefferys has become a laughing stock because her academic methodology and practice is flawed, regardless of her stance and opinion. Any academic taking part in an event which deliberately excludes anyone should be absolutely ashamed of themselves, or has Jefferys forgotten about the history of women in education? Has she got it so good now that she is in a position to police her audience?

    By all means criticize transgender, but for academics to do so and then hide behind a cloak of privacy is disgusting.

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  46. @Anonymous on January 2, 2013 6:43 PM

    The so-called "gay transman" is the absolute most DISTURBING phenomenon I have ever seen in my life!!! How much more of a misogynist can one be than to say, "I'd rather be read as a gay male than to be ANY type of a woman?!?" I just cannot, for the life of me, understand why a person would go through all those expensive procedures, only to be considered a QUEER as a male!!! At least a lesbian is almost 0% likely to spread the AIDS virus by doing such activities!!! No doctor in his RIGHT MIND shoud prescribe testosterone to a female with even a 1% chance of loving a biological male (or even another FtM) in that way, because lesbianism is 1,000 times healthier than male homosexuality (AKA "sodomy")!!! What kind of a world are we living in when STRAIGHT WOMEN would rather be considered GAY MALES?!?!?!? I asked several of those freaks that very question, but was always considered a hater for doing so. I just wish "Dirt" could shed some light on that phenomenon because they are the most misogynistic FtM's I have ever seen!!!

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  47. "So you think there's nothing negligent about making such broad sweeping statements like GenderTrender did, implying that councils across the land have done away with women-only days at the local swimming pool or the WRI have been banned from having baking competitions? "

    What is this individual referring to?

    So, you think there's nothing negligent about 45 year old men parading their penis in front of 17year old girls? HERE IS THE POLICE REPORT.

    http://www.adfmedia.org/files/EvergreenPoliceReport.pdf

    I hate to disagree with this smart ass, but this wasn't funny for the teenage girls. Also, the mothers in Olympia, Washington don't think it's funny either. The girl's swim team means nothing to the trans activists because middle aged males who transtition at age 40 are more important than girls.

    So, you think there's nothing negligent about portraying females you don't agree with as insects to be sprayed? RIDFEM, KILLS RADFEMS INSTANTLY!

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=3042989746089&set=a.1030604477715.2007291.1003456955&type=1&ref=notif&notif_t=like&theater

    So, you think there's nothing negligent about "online gender therapy"?

    So, you think there's nothing negligent about used binders for teenager girls when we know that binding has potential health risks?

    Did someone mention Sheila Jeffreys? Hurry, get out the RIDFEM bug spray.

    "Jefferys has become a laughing stock because her academic methodology and practice is flawed, regardless of her stance and opinion."

    Please explain to me what specifically is flawed about her last two books which got fairly good reviews.

    "Beauty and Misogyny: Harmful Cultural Practices in the West"
    bySheila Jeffreys 2005

    "The Industrial Vagina: The Political Economy of the Global Sex Trade" 2009

    By the way, Sheila Jeffreys is not the only trans critical person on the planet. When the trans activists need someone to rant and rave about, Jeffreys is an easy target. Moreover, a person doesn't have to spend twenty or thirty years in academia to recognize bull **it when he or she steps in it.

    PLEASE EXPLAIN THIS FLAWED LOGIC. A 6' 8" 230 LB. 50 YEAR OLD EX MILITARY MAN IS ALLOWED TO PLAY BASKETBALL WITH TWENTY YEAR OLD COLLEGE GIRLS.

    Since we are on the subject of laughing stocks as in what is and isn't hilarious, this is the epitome of being a real ass and a laughing stock. A fifty year old heterosexual old, six-foot-eight, 230 lb man embarking on his women’s junior college basketball career after having his California birth certificate changed to “female” on November 30. Look at the 18 photographs.

    http://www.news10.net/sports/article/219854/3/PHOTOS-66-transsexual-basketball-player-makes-college-debut


    I don't mean to disrespect 50 year old Robert Ludwig who wants to play with twenty year old college girls, but why are rational people supposed to go along with this charade? I'm reminded of the Danish fairy tale "The Emperor's New Clothes" in that we are supposed to ignore what even a child can see is nothing but a fanciful sham and farce. Again, one doesn't have to be from academia to recognize nonsense.

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  48. S
    did not think that the girl i fell in love with shortly after we finally together after being friends for so long would want to become a man..... its makeing me depressed kinda want to rage quit if she dose transition. i do not know how to deal with this situation

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  49. Iris,
    I really think it again comes down in part to the message society gives everyone, and wanting to belong to a certain group - society tells us 2 women can't even have sex together(so who wants to be a Lesbian?), but what does it say about gay men? They have the most sex of anyone, even more than heteros. I wouldn't call anyone a "freak". But FtM's pair with each other as "gay men".
    Germany

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  50. Anon 6:08,
    They are not really traitors, they are labile young women who I think really believe they've found a "cure" for what ails them. To varying degrees, they can "pass" out in society as male, which is easier and more comfortable for them and society. I think they get mostly screwed in their intimate relationships, where secondary male sexual characteristics only get you so far with a straight woman. If they've gotten the "bottom surgery" they've messed up the sensation in what should be one of life's great pleasures.
    Germany

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  51. Iris,

    You sound delusional. From your mighty lesbian podium, you decree who can love and be loved, attract and be attracted to? Finding actual love is a beautiful thing, and if someone has to go through "transition" to be able to love themselves and find love with another, who are you to say that it's not OK, just because it isn't OK for you?

    Also, you seem quite confused about the transmission of HIV. Being a lesbian is not some sort of automatic immunity. HIV is transmitted through blood, semen, breast milk, vaginal fluid and rectal mucus. There are many ways to contract and transmit it, the most common of which is through needles via drug use. Nobody be they straight, gay, lesbian or something else, is immune to the potential of base stupidity.

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  52. Dear Anon who hasn't bothered to address my comment by my username,

    It's fairly obvious that you have no idea what GenderTrender's comment was about. I am merely pointing out that public female gatherings have not been banned in the UK, as shown by the frankly ridiculous examples I have given. You, however, have cited an incident that happened to take place in the US, not the UK. So really, your point is moot. A trans woman in Washington "waving her penis" in around in changing rooms has literally nothing to do with GenderTrender's woefully pathetic statement, which I believe is very tenuously linked to an event which was due to be hosted thousands of miles away that was called off for a number of reasons, some of which have to do with the UK's incitement of hatred laws (something which doesn't exist in the US), and the rest to do with a Humanist venue waking up and realising there is nothing Humanist about hosting an event which operated a ruthless exclusion policy.

    Please, good reviews? Are these reviews star-based on Amazon by any chance? Here is a snippet from a peer-reviewed journal article which reviews The Industrial Vagina

    While The Industrial Vagina is systematic in its evaluation of the
    social, economic and cultural pressures and problems confronting women, it is less so in its treatment of the beliefs, feelings, attitudes and claims of women working in the industry. Jeffreys speaks almost exclusively in the passive voice when talking about women in the sex industry: they are always ‘prostituted women’. Their quotes appear here and there, but they are offered more as testimony to Jeffreys’s conclusions than as the data on which her conclusions are based.


    Bad academic practice right there. It's called twisting the facts to suit your theory. By no means I am disputing that Jefferys is successful, but honestly, am I going to look at reviews online which anyone (such as yourself with your charming overuse of the caps lock key) can and have written, or am I going to read the material for myself and look at peer-reviews?

    Transgendered people are not and should not be immune from criticism, but typing in caps lock and throwing information which is irrelevant (let me reiterate lest you fail to grasp it yet again - the UK is not the US) to a discussion does not advance critical thinking at all. Going back to the original point, GenderTrender's comment is and always will be laughably wrong. Next time the local women's guild meet up for a stitch 'n bitch session I'll make sure to inform them that they are doing so on the wrong side of the law.

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  53. To the one who said I'm "delusional," I would like to say that lesbianism is, BY FAR, the HEALTHIEST lifestyle any person could ever have because it involves the LOWEST amount of testosterone, so why in Heaven's name, would I want to do just the opposite by injecting it into my system?!? I'm not even open to the idea of having a disgusting baby BOY, since my body would have to make that nasty hormone in addition to all the other pain of pregnancy/childbirth, thus lowering my life expectancy in the process. I also have NO INTEREST IN SEX WHAT-SO-EVER, and as a result, I am a proud VIRGIN lesbian who is only open to non-sexual friendships with XX females who are not FtM freaks! The male body is DISGUSTING ENOUGH when merely the consequence of being born XY, so I find it utterly APPALLING when the grossness (i.e. body hair, baldness, oily skin, musty sweat odor, etc.) is due to something a female DID to herself and continues to do every week!!! I DESPISE the male gender, so much so that, like I said, I don't want to EVER have relations with them (or worse yet, have one grow inside me), and because of this, I almost NEVER get a cold (been 14 months since my last one, before which it had been 20, knock-on-wood), let alone an STD or more serious ailment!!! I REFUSE to take care of disgusting MALES when they're sick as a result of their own uncleanliness (i.e. not washing their hands nearly as often as we do) because it's bad enough I only have 75% of my life to enjoy not being "on the rag" that I don't need their disgusting, testosterone-laden, Y-chromosome-carrying viruses in my virgin female system!!! So yes, I am VIOLENTLY OPPOSED to being in a relationship with a man, an FtM, an MtF, or even an intersexed person, because the M is the problem!

    Proud Butch Woman,
    Iris (Goddess of the Rainbow)

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  54. P.S. - Anon on January 2, 2013 6:29 PMage 2 isn't "barely out of diapers for boys," it's still VERY MUCH IN THEM for the vast majority!!! There are more baby diapers in the landfill because of BOYS, who poop more and wear them longer, so I want ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to do with that gender (or any resemblance thereof).

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  55. P.S. - Anon on January 2, 2013 6:29 PM, Age 2 isn't "barely out of diapers for boys," it's still VERY MUCH IN THEM for the vast majority!!! There are more baby diapers in the landfill because of BOYS, who poop more and wear them longer, so I want ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to do with that gender (or any resemblance thereof).

    Proud Butch Woman,
    Iris (Goddess of the Rainbow)

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  56. And for me, Iris has just summed up why I will never respect those with her beliefs. Disgusting.

    PS: I am not lesbian, trans, bi or whatever you want to label me as. I am a human, and as such I am disgusted that the filth spewing from her mouth is cheered on and accepted.

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  57. Dear Iris,

    I'm terribly sorry that you feel distraught that a male played a part in bringing you into the world though it is warming to see that you are a fan of eugenics. And that you're unable to see you can't spell female without an "m". It must be awful for you to live with the mentality of a ten year old child in a playground who is scared of catching cooties, using a medium such as the internet which was created by a man to express yourself. Part of you must wither inside every time you log on.

    Yours sincerely with all my pity,

    Someone who hasn't vomited in over a decade, has a very active sex life and frequently sits next to men on the bus.

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  58. Wutt
    said @ 6:23

    "So you think there's nothing negligent about making such broad sweeping statements like GenderTrender did, implying that councils across the land have done away with women-only days at the local swimming pool or the WRI have been banned from having baking competitions? Next zumba classes will be made illegal! All utter nonsense, I'm sure you'll agree. About as much nonsense as claiming public female events have been banned in the UK."

    I didn't bring up the subject of local swimming pools, or what is and isn't considered negligent.

    "So you think there's nothing negligent about making such broad sweeping statements like GenderTrender did, implying that councils across the land have done away with women-only days at the local swimming pool or the WRI have been banned from having baking competitions?"

    ..."women-only days at the local swimming pool"

    and what is "councils across the lands"

    ...what councils and what jurisdiction?

    "It's fairly obvious that you have no idea what GenderTrender's comment was about."

    I don't live in the UK, but I do know that Conway Hall caved into trans activist pressure. Apparently, Conway Hall in London which once booked the facist National Front doesn't think that women should gather to discuss our unique needs (reproductive health, rape, misogyny, etc.) without male to female transsexuals and other males telling the women exactly what we need to know. Trans activists were gloating over this victory. So, while it might be true that public female events have not been officially banned in the UK, trans activists will stomp their feet and demand access to female gatherings any time they feel neglected. On this side of the pond, we have seen more than our share of this excursion into female space.

    "Next time the local women's guild meet up for a stitch 'n bitch session I'll make sure to inform them that they are doing so on the wrong side of the law."

    "local women's guild meet up for a stitch 'n bitch session"

    ....how sexist sounding...women sitting around stitch 'n and bitchen...









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  59. I admit that Iris did go a bit over board on her rant, but I can see where she is coming from.

    I'm a butch lesbian, and I don't hate all men. Indeed, there are some men that I respect. However, when I look around at everything destructive in the world (war, violence, enormous inequality etc.) it's a fact that war etc. is primarily a male fixation.

    Considering the enormous brutality inflicted upon the female sex by males, sometimes women just have to vent their frustrations.

    I don't excuse her comments, but these words are nothing compared to the constant war being carried out against women.

    Who is Iris? Iris isn't like any person I know.

    Butch lesbian since forever.....

    I don't hate all men, but I always put women first.



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  60. Councils across the land means councils across the land. It can't be made any simpler than that, unless I were to draw a picture for you. Google women-only days and you'll find that every council in all areas of the UK host women-only sessions at their leisure facilities. My ghast is flabbered at you needing your hand held to find out this information.

    Yes the National Front used Conway Hall. In 1974. RadFem wanted to book it in 2012. I assume that you can count the time difference between then and now, yes? And maybe do a little homework into when Hate Speech laws came into effect in the UK? Here's a hint - it was after 1974.

    You've honestly never heard of a Stitch 'n Bitch? How terribly sexist of women to appropriate words and form safe spaces in which to use them!

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  61. Iris is a former YouTuber who created a channel named "Irisom" in the summer of 2007 after deleting one that contained the name Cyrus (in addition to Iris and virus) for several reasons:

    1.) it was too long and therefore a burden to log-in with so many letters
    2.) I was beginning to see the light about this whole FtM TransTrender thing

    See, once upon a time, I thought I wanted nothing more than to live my life as a "male" with no P-word (I mean, what's the point of creating a fake version of a body part whose name is a CURSE WORD?). But then, after watching a few videos of these freaks for whom I'd previously felt pity and a sense of identity, since we all had short hair and a fear of dresses in common, I began to see the utter misogyny. I didn't ALWAYS hate men, but then as I watched more videos and read more at henrymakow.com, as well as in the audio of the sermons at faithfulwordbaptist.org, I began to see that the very things I hated most about these FtM's pretty much echoed, in a different way, by such radical men. I then decided to continue on in my quest to die a virgin, my V-word never penetrated by a P-word, but WITHOUT the formerly much-wanted testosterone and chest surgery. And when I discovered this blog, it was music to my ears, since I'd deleted my YouTube account so that those freaks would stop emailing me about how "hateful" my comments were. Besides, I never liked the name "Cyrus" anyway, whether or not it had been Miley and Billy Ray's surname.

    Proud Butch Woman,
    Iris (Goddess of the Rainbow)

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  62. @Wutt

    "Google women-only days and you'll find that every council in all areas of the UK host women-only sessions at their leisure facilities."

    In the U.S., we have women-only facilities too, but this isn't my point.

    Please define "woman", and does this include male to female transsexuals whether pre-op with penis or post-op? As I stated earlier, I'm not from the UK. There have been a couple of interesting developments in the U.S. surrounding gender identity. There are different definitions of the word woman, and there is no concensus that I'm aware of. For example, in Washington State, because one biological male stated he is female, he felt entitled to free reign in the girl's and women's sauna. It does appear that the ONLY reason Colleen Francis (Clay Scott Francis) wasn't arrested for exposing his penis to a 17 year old girl was because of gender identity laws in Washington State. That is, because he says he is a woman, he is entitled to the same access to women's facilities even if he has a penis. He was catered to because of gender identity laws.

    PLEASE READ THE POLICE REPORT.

    http://www.adfmedia.org/files/EvergreenPoliceReport.pdf

    However, if a man walked in off the street and exposed his penis to a 17 year old girl, he probably would be arrested. Please note that on this police report, sex is "F", but if we scroll on down it says that this girl complained to her mother that she saw a person with male genitalia.

    Colleen Francis, is NOT intersex. He is an ex-military heterosexual male who was married a couple of times and fathered children.

    About a month ago, a fifty year old transwoman was allowed to play basketball with college age women. Fortunately, he is post op transwoman and the women don't have to see his penis, but he used to play on a men's team when he was younger. It's my understanding that the time he spent playing men's basketball doesn't count towards the total time that he is eligible to play. Because he is male, there is a glaring height and weight difference between this individual and the female players.

    Am I to assume that trans activists in the UK have never challenged "women-only sessions at their leisure facilities"? This has occured in the U.S.




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  63. @Wutt

    "Please, good reviews? Are these reviews star-based on Amazon by any chance? Here is a snippet from a peer-reviewed journal article which reviews The Industrial Vagina."

    Since I'm an educated person who graduated from the University of California, I know what peer review is. What peer review journal did this snippet appear in? One mediocre peer review out of ten books and scores of articles is not sufficient to condemn the totality of anyone's work. Professor Jeffreys might have her flaws, but she courageously speaks her mind, and she offers us some unique insight into taboo subjects others dare to speak to. For this, I'm very grateful.

    I know that transgender believe that Janice Raymond and Sheila Jeffreys are evil incarnate, but they speak truth to power. It's so refreshing to read something original.

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  64. "Also, you seem quite confused about the transmission of HIV. Being a lesbian is not some sort of automatic immunity. HIV is transmitted through blood, semen, breast milk, vaginal fluid and rectal mucus. There are many ways to contract and transmit it, the most common of which is through needles via drug use. Nobody be they straight, gay, lesbian or something else, is immune to the potential of base stupidity."

    First, perhaps this person should tell this to "gay transmen" (female to males who still like penis) because I'm sure they ARE at risk for HIV. Second, I'm not the least bit confused about the transmission of HIV. "Gay transmen" probably end up being bottoms most of the time, and I'm sure this person knows that receptive anal or vaginal sex is an efficient way to transmit the virus.

    Unless a woman is an IV drug user, the vast majority of women contract the HIV virus from sex with men. What does this have to do with lesbians? Well, it goes likes this. Some women who call themselves lesbian also have sex with males, or used to have sex with males such as ex boyfriends or ex husbands. This is no secret, and it's been going on for as long as anyone can remember. Actual female to female transmission of the virus is rare, and according to my research, there have been only one or two suspected cases of this mode of transmission. It's easier for a male to pass the virus to a woman than for a woman to pass the virus to a man. The virus is more concentrated in semen than vaginal secretions.
    Blood contains the highest concentration of the virus, followed by semen, vaginal fluids, and breast milk.

    "The risk of transmitting HIV from men to women is much higher than from women to men. This is in part because of the much larger surface area of the vagina and cervix compared to the areas of the penis where transmission can happen (foreskin, urethra and small tears on the head of the penis). Women are exposed to considerable amounts of seminal fluid during sex, if ejaculation occurs. The vagina is particularly vulnerable to invasion by bacteria, viruses and other germs. It is an ideal place for bacteria to grow, as it is warm and moist. It also provides an easy entrance into the body. Women with low levels of the hormone estrogen may be at increased risk for transmission of HIV because low strogen levels directly affect the vaginal wall, making it thinner so HIV can more easily pass through the wall."

    http://www.catie.ca/fact-sheets/epidemiology/women-and-biology-hiv-transmission

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  65. Also, you seem quite confused about the transmission of HIV. Being a lesbian is not some sort of automatic immunity.

    *Actual female to female transmission is possible, but rare. There have only been a couple of suspected cases. If they don't know the HIV status of a partner, ALL WOMEN SHOULD PRACTICE SAFE SEX. There are some online safe sex guides for lesbians that suggest dental dams to keep vaginal secretions out of the mouth, latex gloves, and condoms for sex toys. ***Simply google safe sex and lesbian for advice. ***People need to know their HIV status. I'm a lesbian, and I got tested because I think everyone should get tested. I'm HIV negative. I've never had sex with men, and I've never done IV drugs. They were giving out free tests at a Gay Pride event and I took the test. They swab the inside of your mouth, and twenty minutes later you have the results. It's completely painless.

    *Again, upon careful scrutiny, the vast majority of lesbians who contract HIV get the virus exactly the same way as straight or bisexual women do. That is, through IV drug use or sex with men. Below is an example.

    At age 29, Tonya Rasberry, a lesbian woman of color, learned she was HIV-positive. She contracted the virus from her late husband, the father of her three children.

    http://www.edgeboston.com/health_fitness/hiv_aids/132486/despite_popular_misconceptions,_lesbians_are_at_risk_for_hiv

    *Unless she is an IV drug user, common sense tells us that the more male sex partners a woman has the greater her risk of HIV. To lecture lesbians on safre sex while "gay transmen" are screwing men is a tad ridiculous. Still, this person is right in that all women (lesbians, bisexual, heterosexual) are at risk.

    Women, know your status...

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  66. To Wutt and all the ladies at Stitch 'n Bitch:

    Please accept my sincerest apologies. I wasn't aware that there was an actual group called "Stitch 'n Bitch". I'm used to the term sewing circle, so I might appear a tad over the hill. I can barely sew on a button, but I've always admired the patience and skill required to sew intricate and beautiful quilts and other fine art work.

    http://stitchnbitch.org/

    Please look at the graphic on the left side of the webpage of the scantly dressed woman in the white hat and very short white dress. She is twirling around a red ball of yarn as if it were a lasoo. She looks like a retro pin up girl from the 1950s. In my opinion, this particular graphic does look sexist. I'm not saying that any specific group of Stitch 'n Bitch is sexist, but this graphic on their website does seem a bit sexist to me. This is just my opinion.

    "Once you've decided on a time and place, try not to change it. Since many members of Stitch 'n Bitches won't come every week, it's good to establish yourself at the same Bat time and the same Bat channel every week -- it makes it easier for people to show up whenever they can make it."

    http://stitchnbitch.org/How-to-Start-a-Stitch-n-Bitch.html

    What is up with saying "members of Stitch 'n Bitches".....if a man said "members of Stitch 'n Bitches" what would people think of this..

    At any rate, please keep on stitching...

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  67. I would like to follow up on Stitch 'n Bitch because I don't want anyone to get the impression that I have anything against them. I know little to nothing about sewing, and I didn't even know that there was a group called Stitch 'n Bitch. I've always thought of them as sewing circles.

    Other than the retro looking logo of the woman in the short white dress which looks a little odd to me, I have nothing against these groups. I think if a man uses the term "stitch 'n bitch" as if a group of women is doing nothing but stitching and bitching, this might have some sexist undertones. Women are gossiping harpies. If a woman wants to say stitch and bitch, I say go for it sister.

    http://stitchnbitch.org/

    Ladies, please keep on sewing, and I apologize.

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  68. Bigots

    really....

    Some of the 16 and 17 year old girls in the youtube videos are on track to get what are essentially elective masectomies on their healthy female bodies. Many are already binding their breasts, and are talking about "T".

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  69. I stumbled upon this blog after some people I know had their pictures used here without consent. Not only was I disappointed to learn that, but I am also saddened just reading some of the comments posted here. Though there is some freedom of speech on the Internet, there is a level of hatred here that is uncalled for.
    The media occasionally presents us with stories of transgendered people, but also feeds into stereotypes. The terrible part is that these people are a minority- though there are some who cannot or choose not to have surgery in the region in question, they probably won't go around waving their genitals at young girls. The few that would give anyone who does not strictly identify as their birth gender a bad reputation, much like how media portrayal of terrorists who have been found has led to fear and hatred against the innocent majority of the Muslim community.
    The word "misogynist" pops up frequently here, and seems to even be sprinkled into comments to gain approval. Ironically, this rallying cry is coupled with some individuals displaying misandry. It is understandable that past events have a major role in shaping future views, but I cannot see what would lead someone to slap a label on a gender just because of bad experiences.
    In addition, many comments refer to transgendered boys and men as females, using female pronouns and going as far to call them "little girls" in another post. Doing so is incredibly demeaning and discredits much of what these individuals stand for. There are those who decide that this fits them to a T, dive right in and demand treatment, and regret this- and then there are those who know exactly who they are, but what they are on the outside denies that of them. For the people in the second camp, many aspects of life make for a living nightmare, especially from puberty onwards. Those who have thought long and hard about this, perhaps denied it for a period of months or even years, did not make an arbitrary decision- to be transgendered is not something that should be thought of as a decision any more that orientation is. I see that this blog is run by someone who identifies as a butch lesbian, and should by all means know that one does not merely choose to identify as something. Those who do are only making things difficult for those who have a real discrepancy between their body and their mind, attaching more terrible stigma to transfolk in an already unaccepting world.
    Though it is an age of majority, 18 is a long time for some people to have to wait- however, this allows for longer time to be absolutely sure that they truly need to transition for their own well-being, and not because they saw it on the internet and thought it was cool. When they are absolutely sure, they have the right to identify as what they please, and at 18 they have the right to surgically act upon it, and should be able to without such scathing scrutiny.
    Transgenderism is a long, torturous road for those who travel on it. There are ups and downs, and it comes with a heavy load to bear. No one in their right mind who fully understands the consequences would "choose" to take this path as part of their life.
    Taking productive time away from yourself to look for photographs and videos of these young people and publicly castigate them for being trans only shows an extreme level of immaturity. You are not above them, nor are they above you, for what you or they identify as. Not every FtM is a "lesbian"; in fact, it is incorrect to refer to a male as such, regardless of the sex of their body.
    Transgenderism is something I wouldn't wish upon my worst enemy, and the pain it brings is something one can never comprehend unless they have experienced it.
    Please, live and let live. It is petty to bash these young men for having the courage to be themselves. I wish the best in life and love for each and every one of you, and hope that you may return the love to all those you encounter.

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  70. Wow, "Max," you sure are long-winded for a "man," rotflmao!!! Nobody gets their panties in a bunch like that if there isn't some grain of truth in what has been said about them (or what they "stand for"), and there isn't a damn thing you can do about the fact that people like me and "Dirt" DO NOT and WILL NOT consider you "male," EVER!!! My definition of male is someone created for the purpose of impregnating a woman (female being one created with the ability to get pregnant), and there is NOTHING YOU COULD EVER SAY OR DO, Maxine, that would redefine those terms in my head or that of any other sane person! Welcome to the world of LOOKS AND BEHAVIOR DO NOT DETERMINE SEX, DUMBASS!!!!!!!

    Proud Butch Woman,
    Iris (GoddESS of the Rainbow)

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  71. @Iris:
    Interesting. My name is neither Max, nor is it Maxine- Max is a nickname, and the latter is a girls' name. Your usage of it is a rather pathetic attempt at insulting me.
    What we have here is an ad hominem attack, which isn't helpful in presenting an opinion as a sane or logical person. The long-windedness of my typing is trained from a young age; it comes with the territory of writing programs.

    Rest assured, my undergarments are in no way affected by any of this. I feel sorry for you, though- something terrible must have happened to make you feel the need to rant about transgendered men, and even men in general.

    Defending TG folk on a hateful blog does not give you the right to assume my gender or sex. I have no wish to alter your close-minded definitions because they are pointless, but merely to give you a chance to see how ridiculous your hatred is.

    A lady of your maturity has neither the right to call me female without even knowing me, nor to call me a dumbass. The brain is what accounts for gender, just as it does sexual orientation. Perhaps someday you will wake up and realize that getting all angry because some boys and girls don't have bodies to match is downright silly.

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  72. Max,
    In any kind of a critical discussion, people will have very differing viewpoints. Those different from yours are not "hate".
    I firmly believe that there is an FtM "trend" going on in the Western World right now. I don't believe there is any way to stem it. I think it will take about a generation to slow down, when the next generation sees how the FtM's of today end up looking/living.
    Germany

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  73. Of course a discussion will have at least two differing viewpoints. However, many of the comments here (from both sides, might I add) are clearly hate-based and off the wall.
    I agree that there appears to be a disturbing trend amongst people who then turn out not to be TG at all, but that isn't what I am seeing here. I think that would make for a very interesting discussion if hate could be factored out of the equation.

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  74. @Max

    What kind of screw ball statement is this?

    "Not every FtM is a "lesbian"; in fact, it is incorrect to refer to a male as such, regardless of the sex of their body."

    Again, I could care less if a female prefers men or women. However, it really is rather amusing how biological females who "transition" define themselves. I am aware that some FTM transmen are attracted to men even after they "transition". In this case, they aren't plain old fashioned straight women, but are magically called "gay men". Even when they still have plain old fashioned penis in vagina sex (many FTMs opt out of bottom surgery because of cost and multiple surgeries), they like to fool themselves into thinking they are males having sex with men. We know it's a delusional joke, but don't tell them this. Although they might have a strong attraction to other females, NEVER refer to them as lesbians. A human born female who has an attraction to other women is NEVER a lesbian. This is by far the worst insult of all. It's all bazaar and so utterly Orwellian, but we all have to go along with this grand self delusion.

    I want the reader to carefully think about this. As to sex, even with testosterone, the female anatomy is different than the male reproductive system. A phalloplasty on a biological female doesn't really create a fully functioning penis. If some sensation isn't lost after "bottom surgery" which requires multiple surgeries and skin grafts, are people aware of how transmen still receive sexual pleasure? It's all very simple. If sensation is still intact after "bottom surgery", a FTM transman still receives sexual pleasure through the clitoris EXACTLY like all other biological females. The so-called "penis" which is surgically constructed from six to eight inches of skin taken from the arm or other part of the body is essentially sewn above the existing clitoris. It's possible to have loss of orgasm due to scar tissue covering the clitoris after surgery, but they still have orgasm through the clitoris like all females.

    In the metaidoioplasty the clitoris is released from its position and moved forward, and in some cases the urethra is lengthened to end at the tip of the neophallus. Yes, testosterone enlarges the clitoris, but even with metaidoioplasty the average length is only about two to three inches and isn't large enough for penetration. It's less traumatic for the body than phalloplasty in that skin doesn't have to be grafted from another part of the body, but any time a surgeon takes a scalpel to sensitve genitals, infection and some loss of sensation is possible.

    It's important to remember that the penis is part of the male reproductive tract, and it ejaculates unlike a metaidioplasty or phalloplast on a biological female. FTMs orgasm is primarily through the clitoris (unless some sensation is lost because of the surgery), but for some strange reason, FTMs apparently trick themselves into thinking that their sexual response is exactly like a biological male. It's utter horse sh**, but just go along with it all. At any rate, NEVER call a biological female who "transitions" a lesbian if she is into women, and never imply she is a straight woman if she still likes men. It's almost laughable, but they are serious about it.

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  75. @ Anonymous 4:22 PM

    "This is a thing so many trans-deniers don't get.

    Being a tomboy is not the same as being trans."

    I'm sorry to burst this individual's sparkling trans bubble of grand mystical illusion, but this isn't entirely true. Some people have been brainwashed into believing this. Upon careful scrutiny, the only difference between a tomboy at age twelve or thirteen years of age and a "transgender" labelled girl at the same age is simply one of definition. If we look at specific behaviors such as rough and tumble play and a preference for boy toys and clothes, there is little if any difference. Trans is nothing more than a socially constructed label similar to tomboy. However, this person does have a point in that "transgender" biological females are some times given puberty suppressing drugs, "T" (testosterone), and often undergo mastectomies while us old fashioned tomboys have more sense than to mutilate our female genitals, or to chemically alter our reproductive systems.

    Trans-deniers, trans-deniers....trans-deniers....trans-deniers...trans-deniers

    Dirt and I have been called trans-deniers so many times that I've lost count.

    I've always stated that gender non-conforming people, or brave souls who have stepped outside the boundaries of traditional sex roles, have always existed. Trans like to think they are special in this regard, but it's all a carefully crafted illusion like every thing else. (1.) Gender non-conforming rebels weren't always called "trans" or transgender.
    (2.) These intrepid people weren't always given puberty suppressing drugs, cross gender hormones, or had their healthy breasts and genitals surgically altered.



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  76. New Development.....

    "Dr Richard Curtis, who was born Vanda Zadorozny, but had a sex change in 2005, is being investigated by the General Medical Council, after at least three separate complaints.

    The London-based GP is accused of prescribing sex change hormones “to several patients” that were not appropriate and also ignoring restrictions placed on his practice.

    In one case reportedly under investigation by the GMC, the doctors’ regulator, a woman complained she regretted undergoing treatment, which included having a double mastectomy and taking hormones.

    In another case, it was alleged Dr Curtis prescribed sex change drugs to patients under 18, without the specialist knowledge or skills to do so.

    It is alleged that Dr Curtis, who provides private treatment to patients pursuing “gender reassignment”, failed to follow accepted standards of care."

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/9784545/Dr-Richard-Curtis-transsexual-doctor-faces-investigation.html

    "A woman who alleges that she was inappropriately prescribed sex-changing hormones and then wrongly underwent a double mastectomy is one of several complaints being investigated by the General Medical Council about the doctor who oversaw her aborted gender reassignment, the Guardian has learned."

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2013/jan/06/transexualism-gender-reassignment-richard-curtis



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  77. I don't know where the ftm's will fit in regarding sex and relationships, which is none of my business, although I feel sorry for the young and misinformed.

    As a gay woman, it never fails to astonish me as to how straight women adore the penis. These women seem to have centered their entire lives around penis, with the penis with a good job and nice car the most prized of all.

    There is nothing a ftm can offer a straight woman as they will not settle for latex or plastic. No straight woman will prefer a dildo over a real penis, ever.

    And regarding your dating gay men, they are even more obsessed with the penis. You may be a novelty of a sort but forget about any long term relationships, or any respect, either. They want a good-looking man with a real penis as well.
    If you ftm's are going to be selling this notion of transsexualism then it is your responsibily to inform young, naive girls as to the lack of attraction that many will have for them.
    Just be honest, that's all.

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  78. That's EXACTLY what I tried to tell them in 2007-2010, Anon on January 8, 2013 6:24 PM. But they just dismissed me as a hater and made videos about me to rally their fellow FtM's to do the same. I used to tell them that, no matter WHAT THEY DID, they would NEVER have the reproductive abilities of an XY male, and that with women (certainly not me) being so hung-up on having babies, they would NEVER be attractive to a truly heterosexual woman for more than a brief period of time. I know that I would most certainly be disappointed to discover such a counterfeit if I were into men, because at least they don't CHOOSE to be hairy, bald, musty-smelling, acne-scarred, and just all-together UGLY thanks to testosterone. So I would have to say that the FtM is the worst of both worlds: disgustingly ugly like a man but without the protective height and fatherhood potential. They THINK they're avoiding a life as a person with 2 strikes aginst them (womanhood and homosexuality), when in reality, they're condemning themselves to a life of loneliness, lies, and shame because they cannot be 100% "themselves" with anyone, considering their female history, and their bodies are in NO WAY desirable to either gender!

    Proud Butch Woman,
    Iris (Goddess of the Rainbow)

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