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Home Front: Culture Wars
Trans Activists Silence The Science So They Can Claim It's On Their Side
2019-05-23
[The Federalist] According to legend, Galileo defiantly muttered "and yet it moves" after the Inquisition forced him to abjure his Copernican views. Although unverified, this story became a popular anecdote in the history of science, giving voice to the passionate love for inquiry and truth, even in the face of dogmatic threats of violence.

If the transgender movement has its way, we shall soon see many more like Galileo, forced by today’s ideologues and inquisitions to deny the plain truth of science and reason. For example, Ray Blanchard, a leading researcher on human sexuality, was recently suspended from Twitter for the clinically correct statement that "Transsexualism and milder forms of gender dysphoria are types of mental disorder." After an outcry, his account was restored, but the message had already been sent‐thoughtcrime will be punished, even, perhaps especially, if it is true.

This might be dismissed as another Twitter tempest in a teapot, were it not part of a trend of trans activists targeting scientists and researchers who reach politically inconvenient conclusions. Another respected researcher, Kenneth Zucker, was defamed and wrongly fired when trans activists smeared him. Lisa Littman, whose qualitative research identified the phenomenon of rapid-onset gender dysphoria, was vilified and lost a consulting position.
Posted by:Besoeker

#2  The numerous gifts of identity politics and entitlement beckon.
Posted by: Besoeker   2019-05-23 08:22  

#1  An individual who either cannot or will not reconcile themselves to physical reality is delusional. END. OF. STORY.
Posted by: Cesare   2019-05-23 07:57  

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