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Right-Wing & Anti-Trans Feminist YouTube Shooter Conspiracy

in Fact Checking/Politics/Rani Baker

Yes, they worked to make people believe the YouTube Shooter was a trans woman and the mainstream media didn’t want you to know, but that’s a symptom of a larger problem. On April 3rd, 2018, an armed shooter opened fire at the Youtube headquarters in California. Shortly afterward, as is becoming an epidemic in our…

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Slate wants you to be concerned that, “A Disproportionate Number of Autistic Youth Are Transgender.” Here’s why that concern is BS.

in Cristan Williams/Fact Checking

Here’s how Slate begins its article on the concerning trend of autistic people being diagnosed as trans: Gender specialists first noticed decades ago that a large number of people who seek treatment for gender dysphoria also seemed to have autistic traits. Research on this phenomenon goes back to at least the 1990s, when the first case…

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You’re very wrong about trans kids

in #DiscoSexology/Cristan Williams/Fact Checking

Having learned that the mainstream publication The Atlantic has paid professional anti-trans concern troll Jesse Singal to write about trans issues, I want to address his well-worn arguments before he can make them. To do so, I will assert and then substantiate a few things: The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) IV…

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Are Misogynist, Homophobe, & TERF slurs?

in Cristan Williams/Fact Checking/Pop

Into the nexus of the ‘gay alt-right feminist’ movement I received notice that an opinion leader in the sex essentialist activist community had linked to one of my articles titled, You Might be a TERF if… The article lists explicit instances of ideological hate and real-life violence (up to and including attempted murder) carried out in…

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An Australian Media Corporation Takes a Punch at Trans Youth, Using the ‘60 Minutes’ Brand

in Fact Checking/Kellie Winters

On September 10, the Australian media giant, Nine Entertainment, aired a long-anticipated news report “about what can go wrong when doctors misdiagnose a child as transgender.” The story headlined their Australian version of the American CBS program, “60 Minutes,” describing a teen youth, Patrick Mitchell, who had socially and hormonally transitioned from male to female,…

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Women’s privacy is under attack

in Fact Checking/Marian Aanerud

You may have heard that a clothing-optional spa in Toronto turned away a trans woman and that has caused a stir. What you may not understand is why she was turned away. Articles explaining the situation often completely omit one very important detail: the trans woman who was booked at the spa was not planning…

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