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Hey parents you can start the child grooming process early with the help of CBC kids.  This helpful section will indoctrinate your child into the hollow vacuum that is gender ideology and all the pathological self hatred that goes along with it.  Children need stability in their formative years.  Introducing them to the ever shifting sands of gender nonsense is not doing them any favours.

There are male and female pronouns.  They correspond to the physical reality we encounter in society.  Someone’s feelings about their sex can never change what their sex is.

How you feel about your sex is irrelevant.  You are either male or female.  The term Non-Binary is nothing-burger.  It is a meaningless sexist term that has no bearing on the real world.  Why sexist?  Ask yourself, what is it to be to be a female or male?  Automatically a list of societal sex stereotypes will appear in your consciousness.

Men and Women have personalities.  Those claiming special identities should look into developing an actually interesting persona instead of making the rest of society play word games to appease them.  More to the point, children do not to need look to adults with a paucity of personality on how to order their world.

Actually gender is about boys and girls.  In society we have a set of gender stereotypes prescribed for males and female in society.  Gender is mostly socially constructed arbitrary bullshit that is often a hindrance in the development of well rounded boys and girls.  People from both sexes are free to enact gender traits/stereotypes either side of the binary.  Enacting or following a particular set of gendered norms is simply that – it cannot and will not ever change your sex.

Gender Identity is nonsense that has subverted the idea of gender non conformity and the idea of having a personality and has replaced them with a fragile construction of basing your self worth on the validation and approval of others.  In other words, a recipe for childhood disaster, because no other person is obligated to validate your subjective gender feelings.  CBC Kids, how about let’s not groom children into the grievance/validation negative self spiral?

*Sigh* Can we not confuse children with millions of terms for people who lack adequate personality formation?  That would be great.  A big No Thank You to CBC kids and their program for destabilizing childhood identity formation.

 

From the Canadian Government’s news realease

“The legislation proposes four new Criminal Code offences that would prohibit:

  • causing another person to undergo conversion therapy
  • removing a minor from Canada to subject them to conversion therapy abroad
  • profiting from providing conversion therapy
  • advertising or promoting conversion therapy

The proposed legislation would also authorize courts to order the seizure of conversion therapy advertisements or to order their removal from computer systems or the Internet.

This bill expands on Bill C-6, adopted by the House of Commons in the previous Parliament. It does so by protecting all Canadians—regardless of their age—from the well-documented harms of conversion therapy practices.

Conversion therapy practices aim to change an individual’s sexual orientation to heterosexual, to change an individual’s gender identity to cisgender, or to change their gender expression to match the sex they were assigned at birth. They harm and further stigmatize sexual and gender-diverse persons and undermine their equality and dignity. They reflect myths and stereotypes about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and Two-Spirit (LGBTQ2) communities, particularly that their sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression are wrong. These harmful practices also reinforce heteronormative and cis-normative ideas, as well as gender-conformity on LGBTQ2 individuals.

The practice can take various forms, including counselling and behavioural modification. Conversion therapy practices are discriminatory and have been proven to be harmful to the physical, mental and social well-being of the victim, even for adults who consented to it.

Criminal law reform is an important step in protecting the equality and dignity of LGBTQ2 persons, but more remains to be done. The Government of Canada is committed to working with provinces, territories, municipalities, survivors and stakeholders to ensure that Canada is a country where everyone—regardless of their gender expression, gender identity, or sexual orientation—can live equally and freely.”

The Federal Liberals are going full steam ahead with the gender ideology bullshit.  It just passed the in the House of Commons unanimously – because our Conservative opposition has jello instead of a spine.

It looks like we’re trying to codify the ‘gendered soul’ into law in Canada.  Of all the nebulous concepts that don’t need the state backing them up, it at the head of the list.  This bill had better not be lumping the therapy that actually helps children be comfortable in their own body without surgery of hormones into an unlawful category.  The notion that watchful waiting and other material reality confirming therapies are unlawful is just fucking crazy.

From The Canadian Gender report:

“Ken Zucker, Ph.D. C.Psych and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto presented a discussion of the differences in developmental trajectories for children with gender dysphoria at the 24th Congress of the World Association of Sexual Health, in October 2019, Mexico City. The following information is summarized and quoted from his presentation.

Dr Zucker based his analysis on a review of a number of follow up studies for persistence and desistance rates. He categorized therapeutic approaches designed to reduce gender dysphoria into 3 different types:

  • Treatment 1:  Assessment, “watchful waiting”
  • Treatment 2:  Assessment, active treatment of many kinds (recommendations to parents to implement in the naturalistic environment, behavior therapy, play therapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, group therapy, etc., etc.)
  • Treatment 3: Gender Social Transition

“The follow-up studies summarized so far, by and large, collected data on children who were assessed (and sometimes treated) prior to the emergence, around the mid-2000s, of pre-pubertal gender social transition as an alternative type of psychosocial treatment designed to reduce gender dysphoria: a treatment that parents may have instituted on their own, in consultation with a clinician, or on the advice of a clinician or some other type of professional (e.g., a teacher).”

The very low persistence rates in the case of Treatments 1 and 2 show that gender identity becomes more congruent with birth-assigned sex in the majority of cases.

To compare the persistence and desistance rates of children who received a gender-affirming care approach characterized by social gender transitioning, Dr Zucker used data from Steensma et al. (2013) which reported a systematic follow-up study of children in which some children were classified as having had either a partial or a complete social transition prior to puberty.

The relationship between social gender transition and the follow-up persistence and desistance rates is striking. Among desisters, almost none of the natal boys had socially transitioned. Almost 45% of the persistors, however, had partially or completely socially transitioned, yet their gender dysphoria had not resolved. 

Social transition in relation to persistence and desistance was not as strong among the girls. Almost 60% of the persistors had socially transitioned. A significant number of desisters had socially transitioned as well, although Dr Zucker cautioned that the definition of social transition used by Steensma probably captured some girls where the social transition metric may have been very broad (e.g., change in hair-style or clothing style).

Dr Zucker predicts that as new samples of socially transitioned children become available, the rate of persistence will be much higher when compared to the older studies, where most of the children received either Treatment 1 or Treatment 2. Of the 3rd type of treatment, social gender transition, he commented that it offers a different approach that leads to desistance: the gender dysphoria dissipates because the child is now living in the “desired” gender; however, for desistance to remain stable, it will often, if not always, require biomedical treatment (life-long hormone therapy with or without gender-affirming surgery).

There are many possible pathways to desistance, which leads to the parental conundrum: which therapeutic approach does one take to reduce gender dysphoria? This is what the contemporary parent (and clinician) must decide.”

This is some authentically scary shit.  Parents could be arrested for wanting effective means of treatment for their children.  This isn’t good my fellow Canadians, and let us hope that the Senate can add some clarity to this proposed nightmare of a bill.

Pretty much this.  Distilled down to what the mantra’s are all about.  The control of women and the foregrounding of male desire.

Kathleen Lowrey is one the few and the brave women inside the University of Alberta that manage to retain an authentically feminist outlook.  Furthermore, her criticisms of the new gender ideology are spot on and her insights are useful in understanding the ontology of transactivism in academic and real-world settings.

Sex, Ptolemaic Style

“The pervasiveness of this formula helps to explain the widespread enthusiasm for gender identity ideology in the academy. The relevant flippages are of at least three kinds. First is the reversal of the sex:gender relation as it is commonly understood. Ordinarily sex has primacy. It is the biological given upon which the cultural constructions of gender are elaborated. In gender identity ideology, the terms are reversed. Gender is essential, and sex is the unsteady social construct. Second is the relation of men to women. Conventionally, the social standing of men is understood to be privileged relative to that of women. This relationship is reversed in gender identity ideology. Trans identified men (“transwomen”) are figured as vulnerable relative to women and are even described as the most vulnerable of all women. Third, the quotidian apprehension is that children develop their gender identities as they grow up and engage with and adjust to cultural norms. Under gender identity ideology, it is asserted that children know from very young ages exactly their gender identities independent of cultural conditioning. As a corollary, adult men who express gender identities late in life that appear to be wholly fashioned out of sexist cultural norms about femininity have in fact been real women–the very realest of women–all along. The department colleague who was my most enthusiastic denouncer placed two signs on her office door after I put up gender critical feminist messaging on mine: “trans rights are human rights” and “transwomen are women.” She understood very well the messaging required of a “trans ally” and displayed it quite correctly.

Gender critical feminists like me notice, of course, that one infinitely more often sees and hears the slogan “transwomen are women” than its counterpart “transmen are men.” To understand why this is the case, you’d have to pay attention to patterns of power in the world rather than to Ptolemaic valence-flipping. One of the signs on my office door that most infuriated feminist academic women colleagues on social media described the parallels between men’s rights activism and trans rights activism. Many feminist academic women clearly saw it as their moral and intellectual duty to decry this assertion.”

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