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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 09:44 AM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
Also arm length can make a big difference in a...

Also arm length can make a big difference in a lot of shots.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 09:42 AM
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Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
I really wish you would stop making assumptions...

I really wish you would stop making assumptions about what I believe and what I desire.

Given that we are a sexually dysmorphic species, and that our brains are strongly wired for pattern...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th June 2022, 09:23 AM
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Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
I don't think any of us disagree with you on...

I don't think any of us disagree with you on that. There are many, many situations (outside of sports as well) where physical biological differences are irrelevant. And in those situations, it does...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 01:23 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
That is completely accurate. Transwomen are men,...

That is completely accurate. Transwomen are men, transmen are women. No scare quotes required.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd June 2022, 01:15 PM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
I don't really care how it is "defined". No...

I don't really care how it is "defined". No matter what term you use, no matter how draped in euphemism and obfuscating language... at the end of the day, reality exists. And in reality, males and...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 21st June 2022, 09:52 AM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
I thought this article...

I thought this article (https://www.transgendertrend.com/school-lgbt-club/) discussing LGBT Clubs in school, and affirmation in general, to be a good read. The author is a gay male, who was bullied...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 11:36 AM
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Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
It's a sop to one of the argumentative talking...

It's a sop to one of the argumentative talking points I've run across. We talk about the very definite and well known, well-studied differences in male and female athletic performance, and the role...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 11:18 AM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
We're starting to hear about trans-exclusionary...

We're starting to hear about trans-exclusionary gay males. Males who are exclusively attracted to other males are now being smeared as "bigots" who have "genital fetishes" also.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 11:16 AM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
Also ignores the fact that this approach uses...

Also ignores the fact that this approach uses females as sacrificial guinea pigs, without any care whatsoever for the harm faced... at least until some really "well-measured" and "detailed study" can...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 11:11 AM
Replies: 640
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Posted By Emily's Cat
You're sidestepping, and once again failing to...

You're sidestepping, and once again failing to answer a clear and direct question.

I (and others) object to being FORCIBLY cast as a subset of our own sex class, and having our sex class extended...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th June 2022, 11:04 AM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
Nah. That was your misdirection on the topic. ...

Nah. That was your misdirection on the topic. Let me remind you of the quote that set it off:



And since the material information seems to elude you, NO MEETINGS WERE HELD WITH OPPOSITIONAL...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th June 2022, 11:43 AM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
:eye-poppi So... female, the half of the...

:eye-poppi

So... female, the half of the population that has been systematically oppressed and abused by the other half for millennia, who are raped, sexually assaulted, and domestically abused by...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th June 2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
What issues affect both of those groups but do...

What issues affect both of those groups but do NOT affect people born male who don't have identity issues nor people born female that do have identity issues?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th June 2022, 04:48 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
Seconded. And added to my lexicon!

Seconded.

And added to my lexicon!
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 16th June 2022, 04:46 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
Out of the entirety of my post, you - a male -...

Out of the entirety of my post, you - a male - have chosen to fixate on one very small portion... and proceed to insinuate that I - a female - am blowing it all out of proportion, being hysterical,...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th June 2022, 03:39 PM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
Identity in every other sense is absolutely...

Identity in every other sense is absolutely malleable in children. A big element of puberty is the solidification of identity from a psychological perspective. Teens "try on" different...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th June 2022, 02:59 PM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
Good analogy, and yes, Mumblethrax already...

Good analogy, and yes, Mumblethrax already responded, and yes, it's a fair point.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th June 2022, 02:53 PM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
FWIW, I think most rational people think it's...

FWIW, I think most rational people think it's crazy. Some just feel that it's best to play along for whatever reason.



This gets into two specific topics. One of them is congenital...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th June 2022, 02:36 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
Midol refers to its customers as "menstruators"...

Midol refers to its customers as "menstruators" (https://www.midol.com/period-apology)
Tampax celebrating "people who bleed"...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 15th June 2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
Things I never thought I'd have to say: ...

Things I never thought I'd have to say:

Expecting females to have spaced to change or be vulnerable without the presence of males is not "special pleading". Wanting female inmates to be housed...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th June 2022, 03:18 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
It would probably help. Your interaction style...

It would probably help. Your interaction style comes across as quite oppositional. Pretty much everyone who has interacted with you in this thread is reading your posts to say something that you...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th June 2022, 03:06 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
I'm not following you. Males go though male...

I'm not following you. Males go though male puberty. Females go through female puberty. It's impossible for a male to go through female puberty. You get that right? You do understand how puberty...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th June 2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
Interesting tactic... taking a quote out of...

Interesting tactic... taking a quote out of context to argue that the response was out of context?

Let's review:



Note: This IS the context. This IS your one-line response to Zig pointing...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th June 2022, 02:57 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
There are several other female posters who share...

There are several other female posters who share our views. But at some point, we all get tired of having to constantly guard our rights and safety against people (in this case predominantly male)...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th June 2022, 02:53 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
It was never a prophecy, it was a pretty...

It was never a prophecy, it was a pretty straightforward reporting of what activists had already been saying well before Gervais got on stage. Which is what made the outrage so spectacularly funny. ...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th June 2022, 02:51 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
Actually, no, a whole lot of females do NOT...

Actually, no, a whole lot of females do NOT understand the implication. There's been research presented here multiple times that demonstrates that when it is made clear to females that the majority...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th June 2022, 02:48 PM
Replies: 640
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Posted By Emily's Cat
Caster Semenya is a male with the CCSD of 5-ARD. ...

Caster Semenya is a male with the CCSD of 5-ARD. It's extremely likely that at birth and through childhood they had exterior genitals that appeared to be female. During puberty, they would have...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th June 2022, 02:25 PM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
Says a male who is not at all affected by this. ...

Says a male who is not at all affected by this.

On the other hand... the females forced to share prison cells with males with fully functional penises seem to think it's a pretty real problem. So...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 13th June 2022, 02:17 PM
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Posted By Emily's Cat
How much veracity do you grant to someone who was...

How much veracity do you grant to someone who was born into a wealthy family, grew up in wealth and privilege, has only ever experienced wealth and privilege... but identifies themself as working...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th June 2022, 04:06 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
I'm curious who you think the weirdos are in this...

I'm curious who you think the weirdos are in this situation.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th June 2022, 04:04 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
It's been entertaining. I truly adore witnessing...

It's been entertaining. I truly adore witnessing Brits interact, and both Helen Joyce and Helen Staniland are so intelligent.

Watching the inevitable piranha attack of OJ has been hilarious. The...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 8th June 2022, 03:33 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,392
Posted By Emily's Cat
I didn't say that a bicycle with only one wheel...

I didn't say that a bicycle with only one wheel has two wheels. Read it again.



This is pretty damned analogous to what you're doing. You're saying that the definitions of male and female are...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 03:49 PM
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Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
It's also conflating use to halt an inappropriate...

It's also conflating use to halt an inappropriate precocious puberty and use to interrupt a perfectly normal puberty.

FFS, it's nearly as bad as claiming that sumatriptan has been used to treat...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
The approved primary indication is for cancer -...

The approved primary indication is for cancer - that's what it "says on the tin". There is an approved secondary indication for precocious puberty.

They are NOT approved for use as puberty...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 03:41 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,392
Posted By Emily's Cat
Hmm. It's foolish to try to force bicycles into...

Hmm. It's foolish to try to force bicycles into having two wheels, because it isn't the physical reality... because this manufacturer over here had a production line error that ended up missing the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 03:35 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,392
Posted By Emily's Cat
I suspect you're right. That's who I was...

I suspect you're right. That's who I was thinking of, but I couldn't recall the name.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 12:49 PM
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Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
No. They're approved as treatment for precocious...

No. They're approved as treatment for precocious puberty. Their use for gender dysphoria is off-label.

Why do you keep conflating precocious puberty with transgender stuff?
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 12:43 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,392
Posted By Emily's Cat
Nope, wrong from the start. There are males,...

Nope, wrong from the start. There are males, some of whom are reproductively capable and some of whom are not. There are females, some of whom are reproductively capable and some of whom are not. ...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,392
Posted By Emily's Cat
But, mumblethrax already rejected that! Don't...

But, mumblethrax already rejected that! Don't you know that they believe they know what they're talking about based on the talking points they've accepted as truth?

I wonder if mumblethrax...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 10:44 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
Just for absolute clarity, since we're in the...

Just for absolute clarity, since we're in the world of "technically correct" arguments...

If a female child takes blockers at the onset of puberty, and then moves on to estrogen suppressors and...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 10:36 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
Actually, no, it's not true. Not in the way that...

Actually, no, it's not true. Not in the way that is implied. What is implied and claimed by trans activists is that the effects of puberty blockers are completely reversible, and if you stop taking...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 10:27 AM
Replies: 640
Views: 11,765
Posted By Emily's Cat
FYI, that's actually NOT what the drugs say on...

FYI, that's actually NOT what the drugs say on the tin. Their approved usage is as treatment for cancer. They are used off-label to block puberty. The most commonly used puberty blocker is Lupron,...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,392
Posted By Emily's Cat
I'd like to reiterate the bit that you skipped:

I'd like to reiterate the bit that you skipped:
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 10:23 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,392
Posted By Emily's Cat
I'm curious who. I follow @DaysGoByGoBy (detrans...

I'm curious who. I follow @DaysGoByGoBy (detrans XX/XY mosaic), @XO83766320 (Turner Syndrome), and @CAISFiles (CAIS, obviously).
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 10:07 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,392
Posted By Emily's Cat
Yep. And it's creating a situation where people...

Yep. And it's creating a situation where people with actual real DSDs are having trouble attaining proper treatment because their caregivers end up assuming that it's an "identity". Unless they...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 10:03 AM
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Views: 3,392
Posted By Emily's Cat
I follow and interact with several people with...

I follow and interact with several people with CCSDs, and am related to one. The treatment is incredibly dehumanizing, and it's presenting a barrier to getting appropriate medical care.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,392
Posted By Emily's Cat
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14767...

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/14767058.2018.1429372

Correction to the original article. It was observed in ONE rabbit, which was a chimera.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 09:58 AM
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Views: 3,392
Posted By Emily's Cat
It's hypothetically possible in chimeric or...

It's hypothetically possible in chimeric or mosaic hermaphrodites. Which are, of course, two individuals mixed together. They contain more than one distinct set of genetic material. To the best of...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 09:52 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 3,392
Posted By Emily's Cat
A spayed dog's anatomy is still arranged around...

A spayed dog's anatomy is still arranged around the production of ova, even though some of those organs have been removed. This is a shallow argument, and it's completely inane.


None of which...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 09:42 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 4,330
Posted By Emily's Cat
Distinction between utility and behavior. All of...

Distinction between utility and behavior. All of your listed elements are about utility, as well as about sex. But the 'norms of masculinity and femininity' would usually be interpreted to imply...
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