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With “Defenders” Like This…

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Alice Dreger Destroys Academic Freedom in Order to Save It It is an old adage that “crime, once exposed, has no refuge but in audacity.” This appears to be the thinking behind Alice Dreger’s latest attempt to stifle criticism of J. Michael Bailey’s pseudoscience in the name of “academic freedom”. Joelle Ruby Ryan recently issued…

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Freak Of The Week: The Tabloid Media

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Give ’em an act with lots of flash in it And the reaction will be passionate Give ’em the old hocus pocus …. Give ’em the old three ring circus” — Richard Gere as Billy Flynn in the song “Razzle Dazzle” from the movie “Chicago” What the hell is up with being trans? Seriously, why…

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Taking The Good With The Bad

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According to KTVB.com, Idaho Inmate Jennifer Spencer has won a small battle in the fight to get hormone replacement therapy in prison. While this is definitely a win for humane treatment of prisoners  and for transsexuals that are incarcerated in Idaho, I have to wonder  what the blacklash will be. These are the kind of…

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Three Card Monte, Bailey Style

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I’m getting rather tired of posting about this, but J. Michael Bailey is at it again. He posted “Transsexual Smokescreen: Ignoring Science In “The Man Who Would Be Queen” at Scientific Blogging.com. The post is a microcosm of the disingenuous nature of this man. He’s said in multiple forums: (from the KQED Forum interview) I…

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Science and Ideology: The Blanchard-Bailey-Lawrence Model of Transsexuality

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By Élise Hendrick (reprinted with permission) Autogynaephiles, Homosexuals, and Fabricators: The Blanchard-Bailey-Lawrence Taxonomy of Trans Women I. A Hypothetical Let us suppose that someone claimed to have found that rape is primarily a function of the sexuality and presentation of the victim, and proposed a binary taxonomy of rape victims: (1) The provoker: Provoker-type rape…

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Christ Commands You To Get Your Ass Kicked!

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From the Evangelical Bible: I Fundamentalists: 1 And Christ said “if you’re a transsexual, you’re doomed. 2You deserve to be raped or sexually assaulted.” Or so it would seem from the Jesus blogosphere : “If I may put this delicately, will these bathrooms make any concessions to that biological reality formerly known as “sexuality?” You…

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