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Old Today, 01:02 PM   #1241
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Perhaps my transwomen friends are lying to me. Why would they do that I wonder?
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The most charitable interpretation to you and to them is that you may have misunderstood what they were saying.

Requiring surgery for restroom access makes no sense to me. Surgery is only provided to those whose trans gender identity has been shown to be clear and persistent by someone living as the other gender for a few years or so. Obviously to achieve that people need to be able to live as the other gender and not be blocked from doing so.
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Originally Posted by Earthborn View Post
The most charitable interpretation to you and to them is that you may have misunderstood what they were saying.

Requiring surgery for restroom access makes no sense to me. Surgery is only provided to those whose trans gender identity has been shown to be clear and persistent by someone living as the other gender for a few years or so. Obviously to achieve that people need to be able to live as the other gender and not be blocked from doing so.
Why is the eligibility for surgery so stringent?

Restructuring our laws and social norms to accommodate the gatekeeping for what amounts to cosmetic surgery seems like a wild and irresponsible overreaction. Especially when this restructuring mostly involves women's rights.
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I really do not think I have any comprehension problems when someone is telling me factual stuff in clear English.
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Old Today, 02:09 PM   #1245
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Originally Posted by Rolfe View Post
I don't like them because they lie. And because they're pretty much a men's rights publication, with gay men and transwomen their only concern.


Are you suggesting that the mediabiasfactcheck.com service is itself lying, when it rates Pink News' factual reporting to be generally of high factual truth?


If so, then firstly that would seem to be one heck of a meta mind-****; but secondly, I'd suggest that some supporting evidence for your claim might be in order.
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