Category archive

Fact Checking - page 4

InfoWars: California Green Party “Slaps” “Cisgendered” Men!

in Cristan Williams/Fact Checking/Politics

Or not. Perhaps you’ve seen this image floating around the Internets today:   As InfoWars reports, “The California Green Party is attracting controversy after posting an image on its official Instagram page which promotes ‘free slaps’ to be metered out to ‘straight white men’.” However, when this image came out, the California Green Party didn’t…

Keep Reading

Media Supports Demonizing of Trans Children, Silent on Trans Reparative Therapy

in Fact Checking/Marti Abernathey/Opinion

The United Kingdom’s conservative weekly magazine, The Spectator, recently published a post written by Brendan O’Neill (Editor of Sp!ked).  The piece’s title gives you a hint to its tone:  Trans activists are effectively experimenting on children. Could there be anything crueler? Can you think of anything more cruel than telling a five-year-old boy who likes…

Keep Reading

As #LeelahAlcorn’s mom talks to CNN, Leelah’s Reddit posts come back to haunt her

in Cristan Williams/Fact Checking/Featured

While her mom talks to CNN to profess her love and support, Leelah’s Reddit posts paint a homelife defined by bullying and fear. Much has been written about Leelah Alcorn’s suicide note* which identifies conversion therapy and unsupportive parents as contributing factors to what happened to Leelah. Under the weight of public condemnation, Leelah’s mother, Carla Alcron told CNN that…

Keep Reading

Fact Checking Janice Raymond: The NCHCT Report

in Cristan Williams/Fact Checking/History

It has long been asserted that the iconic TERF opinion leader, Janice Raymond, played a part in bringing an end to the public and private coverage of transgender medical care, resulting in measurable death and suffering within the trans community. Unsurprisingly, Raymond rejects any assertion that she has blood on her hands. Over on TheTERFs.com,…

Keep Reading

Equivocation And Lies In Lisa Vogel’s August 18th Statement

in Autumn Sandeen/Fact Checking

(Added emphasis to specific statements by Lisa Vogel and/or official MichFest press releases and documents is added throughout the piece with bolded orange text.) Lisa Vogel posted an official Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival (MichFest) statement on her Facebook page on August 18th, 2014. The statement is in regards to MichFest and the long-running womyn-born-womyn policy/intention…

Keep Reading

BREAKING: due to Target’s trans policy, voyeur accessed women’s changing room?

in Cristan Williams/Fact Checking/Media Watch

A case of voyeurism that has gripped the media was initially reported on a local Idaho news station: A man who identifies as a transgender woman has been arrested after they took photos of other women inside of the changing room at Target in Ammon. On Monday the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Ammon Target…

Keep Reading