The Man Who Would Be Jester

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First he said:

* “Homosexual transsexuals tend to have a short time horizon, with certain pleasure in the present worth great risks for the future.”jester.jpg

* “Prostitution is the single most common occupation that homosexual transsexuals in our study admitted to.”

* “The more resourceful and attractive transsexual prostitutes are call girls.”

* “Nearly all the homosexual transsexuals I know work as escorts after they have their surgery.”

* “As for shoplifting, homosexual transsexuals are not especially well suited as much as especially motivated. For many, their taste in clothing is much more expensive than their income allows.”

* “Do they get married? … homosexual transsexuals are not very successful at finding desirable men willing to commit to them.”

* “When I began writing this book, I had never known a homosexual transsexual who married.”

* “They wanted to get their surgery (if they had not had it yet) and meet a nice, attractive, and financially stable heterosexual man who would marry them and take care of them … When I was conducting my study of homosexual transsexuals, I routinely asked them if they knew anyone who had realized this dream. No one did.”

* “Many of the transsexuals we interviewed in the course of this study were more attractive than the average genetic female.”

* “Gay transsexuals are boy crazy.”

* “When I have discussed the theory that homosexual transsexuals are a type of gay man, I have met resistance. I was surprised at this, for the idea is neither new nor, it seemed to me, controversial.”

excerpts from “The Man Who Would Be Queen; The science of gender-bending and transsexualism”

But erasing transwomen isn’t enough! Next stop, bisexualville, … all aboard!!!

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* Although there are clearly men who call themselves “bisexual” and who have sex with both men and women, both scientists and laypeople have long been skeptical that men with bisexual arousal patterns exist. Kurt Freund, who invented penile plethysmography, related that he was never able to find a subset of men who appeared to be bisexual in the lab. Although their data are less scientific, gay men share Freund’s skepticism. They have a saying: “You’re either gay, straight, or lying.” In contrast, many women are bisexual, at least in their sexual arousal patterns.

O.K., So what’s the latest from our favorite quack/scientist/jester, J. Michael Bailey?

“Whether women describe themselves as straight or lesbian, “Their sexual
arousal seems to be relatively indiscriminate – they get aroused by both male and female images,” Dr. Bailey said. “I’m not even sure females have a sexual orientation. But they have sexual preferences. Women are very picky, and most choose to have sex with men.” -J. Michael Bailey
Pas de Deux of Sexuality Is Written in the Genes

How can anyone take this man seriously anymore?

I guess you “lesbians” out there just need a good piece of manhood, and you’ll go straight.

Sorry, I can’t help ya though, I gotta go sex myself up, turn a few tricks, then settle down with a nice man.

Um, ya.
– h/t Scientific American

Marti Abernathey is the founder of the Transadvocate and the previous managing editor. Abernathey has worn many different hats, including that of podcaster, activist, and radiologic technologist. She's been a part of various internet radio ventures such as TSR Live!, The T-Party, and The Radical Trannies, TransFM, and Sodium Pentathol Sunday. As an advocate she's previously been involved with the Indiana Transgender Rights Advocacy Alliance, Rock Indiana Campaign for Equality, and the National Transgender Advocacy Coalition. She's taken vital roles as a grass roots community organizer in The Indianapolis Tax Day Protest (2003), The Indy Pride HRC Protest (2004), Transgender Day of Remembrance (2004), Indiana's Witch Hunt (2005), and the Rally At The Statehouse (the largest ever GLBT protest in Indiana - 3/2005). In 2008 she was a delegate from Indiana to the Democratic National Convention and a member of Barack Obama's LGBT Steering and Policy Committee.

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