Only women should be able to compete in the Miss Universe Canada competition

posted at 9:27 pm on March 30, 2012 by John Hawkins

The Miss Universe Canada Pageant has run afoul of the political correctness police for refusing to allow a transsexual contestant to compete. The official reason he’s being disqualified is that he lied on the entry form and didn’t admit that he’s a transsexual — but even if he hadn’t, Miss Universe Canada doesn’t allow transsexuals to compete.

But 23-year-old Jenna Talackova was born male, and that led the Miss Universe Canada organizers to disqualify her last week as a finalist in the 61st Miss Universe Canada pageant taking place in May.

The rules of the contest run by the Donald Trump organization say entrants must be “naturally born” females.

The Vancouver woman underwent a sex change four years ago.

“She did not meet the requirements to compete despite having stated otherwise on her entry form,” said a statement from Miss Universe Canada. “We do, however, respect her goals, determination and wish her the best.”

…The disqualification has won Talackova widespread sympathy and raised the question of whether the pageant has the right to decide who is female.

Talackova is obtaining legal counsel and is expected to make a statement next week, said her spokesman, Rory Richards.

…Prof. Patrizia Gentile of Ottawa’s Carleton University, who did a dissertation on beauty pageants, equated the ban with the exclusion of blacks and Jews from pageants in earlier times. “We’re seeing more and more transgendered women wanting to be beauty contestants,” she said. “The rule is incongruent with the culture.”

Besides, she said, “Your genitalia have nothing to do with how you perform femininity.”

Who has the right to decide “who is female?” That would be God and, yes, your genitalia have EVERYTHING to do with how you “perform femininity,” even if you make the terrible mistake of having them cut off.

If Jenna Talackova wants to pretend to be a woman, that’s his right. He can “feel” like a woman, have female hormones pumped into him, and have extensive surgery that makes him look like a woman. However, all of that doesn’t change the fact that he’s still a man and men don’t want to see a man competing in a beauty pageant. This isn’t a civil rights issue or an arbitrary decision to be mean to anyone; it’s just a basic statement of fact. If plastic surgeons could add horns to a man’s head and surgically attach an udder and hooves, it wouldn’t make him into a cow, no matter how much he feels like a cow. It’s no different with your gender. If people want to pretend otherwise, that’s their choice, but it’s wrong to try to force everyone else to deny reality for the sake of political correctness.

John Hawkins is a professional writer who runs Right Wing News and Linkiest. He’s also the co-owner of the The Looking Spoon. You can hear more from John Hawkins on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, G+, You Tube, & at Pajamas Media.


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Dude!

Rusty Allen on March 30, 2012 at 9:29 PM

Does anyone know what happened to Jazz Shaw? No, I’m not asking that he be reinstated or something.

aryeung on March 30, 2012 at 9:30 PM

GLBT-ophobes!

Miss-Mister Hermaphrodite Universe next up!

profitsbeard on March 30, 2012 at 9:30 PM

Go back to Thailand.

El_Terrible on March 30, 2012 at 9:32 PM

Only women should be able to compete in the Miss Universe Canada competition

that’s somewhat of an implied characteristic, isn’t it? er…

ted c on March 30, 2012 at 9:33 PM

A whole new meaning of beauty queen.

The Adam’s Apple kind of creeps me out.

Hening on March 30, 2012 at 9:35 PM

She looks like a nice girl. Why not? Why break her heart?

a capella on March 30, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Dude!

Rusty Allen on March 30, 2012 at 9:29 PM

Looks like a lady.

Electrongod on March 30, 2012 at 9:37 PM

She’s a man, baby!

james23 on March 30, 2012 at 9:37 PM

Does anyone know what happened to Jazz Shaw? No, I’m not asking that he be reinstated or something.

aryeung on March 30, 2012 at 9:30 PM

He posted earlier today … http://hotair.com/archives/2012/03/30/chris-christie-keeps-an-eye-on-the-future/

Wassup? He owe you money?

…probably does

FlatFoot on March 30, 2012 at 9:37 PM

Let’s at least be honest. It’s not the DNA or reproductive mechanism. But when 90% of your audience goes ewwwwwwww, you’re not the right person for the job.

pedestrian on March 30, 2012 at 9:38 PM

Does anyone know what happened to Jazz Shaw?

aryeung on March 30, 2012 at 9:30 PM

He had the morning shift. Scroll down.

Fallon on March 30, 2012 at 9:39 PM

You have to admit, she’s pretty hot…

cam2 on March 30, 2012 at 9:39 PM

So long as those bulges under her shirt aren’t water balloons, what’s the big deal?

MelonCollie on March 30, 2012 at 9:39 PM

Besides, she said, “Your genitalia have nothing to do with how you perform femininity.”

Just ask the Women of the Democrat Party; they have neither femininity nor genitalia of any sort.

BobMbx on March 30, 2012 at 9:41 PM

I believe the only reason a lot of this happens is for the shock value. If people didn’t make such a big deal out of it, most of these people wouldn’t even do such a thing. I believe many of them are trying to “get back at” parents or society or simply trying to shock them. So if someones says “I’m really a woman in a man’s body” and everyone is all “ho, hum, whatever, have a nice life”, I have a feeling the notion wouldn’t really occur to so many.

For the very few that have a deep psych issue and have convinced themselves they are the wrong gender, it is probably better to just let them humor themselves than to resist it and risk them getting all psycho on society. Just let them go ahead and mess themselves up all they want but please, just shut up about it. Nobody cares about the current state of your private parts.

crosspatch on March 30, 2012 at 9:41 PM

“If I had a son…she would look like Jenna Talackova” – ?

Electrongod on March 30, 2012 at 9:41 PM

It’s just a little p3nis…let the girl strut big Canadian meanies.

DHChron on March 30, 2012 at 9:41 PM

This seems akin to blood packing, or performance enhancing steroids.

He’s outta there.

WryTrvllr on March 30, 2012 at 9:41 PM

Didn’t this shemale already compete in some tranny beauty competition before ?
Did that competition allow any natural born females to compete ?

burrata on March 30, 2012 at 9:41 PM

One big problem I have with these folks is that they “change their sex”, but then…they do not identify themselves as that “new sex”, but as a special, protected class of person called a “transgendered”.

To wit: Is Chaz Bono now just a middle-aged white guy? No. He goes around as an Transgendered Activist. This is his new identity.

He doesn’t go around just dealing with and living as simply another middle-aged white guy like me.

Opposite Day on March 30, 2012 at 9:42 PM

This man puts Debbie Shultz to shame

DHChron on March 30, 2012 at 9:43 PM

Too bad they found out before the ex-dude won. That would have been a much more entertaining story.

farsighted on March 30, 2012 at 9:43 PM

Make it stop.

Mimzey on March 30, 2012 at 9:43 PM

Just when we thought we’d get out of the bedroom, they draaag us back in.

OkieDoc on March 30, 2012 at 9:44 PM

I wish I could find via the Wayback Machine something I wrote on Free Republic in the late ’90s about how the radical LGBT or GLBT or BLT w/Cheese movement would, if allowed to continue unabated, result in children someday being taught to question the concept of gender, and to consider that it is a social construct that has nothing to do with biology.

In short: Told you so.

But that’s OK, right folks? It’s the economy that’s important. All of this social schtuff will wait. After all, the libertines are standing down until we get the budget balanced, aren’t they?

L.N. Smithee on March 30, 2012 at 9:44 PM

Maybe because to be a womb-man (commonly called wo’man)one requires a womb. Just because you get some implants and remove the tallywhacker doesn’t making you a wo’man. It makes you a surgically modified male.

Case closed.

HotAirian on March 30, 2012 at 9:44 PM

That creature is the product of some of that Evil Scientist science… ain’t it.

 

What do you call a feminized transsexual with a strap on?

– Nostalgic.

FlatFoot on March 30, 2012 at 9:45 PM

At Townhall.com, Dr Michael Brown destroyed the arguments in favor of transsexual surgeries/treatments with logic & compassion:

http://townhall.com/columnists/michaelbrown/2011/10/03/the_girl_who_thought_she_was_a_werewolf_vampire

itsnotaboutme on March 30, 2012 at 9:46 PM

Can somebody tell me who the babe is in the thumbnail pic before I read the accompanying article?

Client Number Nine on March 30, 2012 at 9:47 PM

Do they have a bench press portion in these pageants? Or is it stictly bathing suites, talent, and evening gowns??

WryTrvllr on March 30, 2012 at 9:47 PM

One more person that doesn’t need birth control, sterilization or the Morning after pill..

Would there be a morning after with her?
Anyone, within the reach of my voice?

Electrongod on March 30, 2012 at 9:49 PM

Meat Gazer.

freedomplow on March 30, 2012 at 9:49 PM

so what about pro-life women who are , after all, only “men with breasts”?

mittens on March 30, 2012 at 9:49 PM

One big problem I have with these folks is that they “change their sex”, but then…they do not identify themselves as that “new sex”, but as a special, protected class of person called a “transgendered”.

He doesn’t go around just dealing with and living as simply another middle-aged white guy like me.
Opposite Day on March 30, 2012 at 9:42 PM

Don’t you think that’s at least in part because people won’t recognize them as such? Look at the reactions above.

cam2 on March 30, 2012 at 9:49 PM

Besides, she said, “Your genitalia have nothing to do with how you perform femininity.”

Just ask the Women of the Democrat Party; they have neither femininity nor genitalia of any sort.

BobMbx on March 30, 2012 at 9:41 PM

Most seem to be brainwashed Liberals, although the hardcore feministas hate being women.

Gladtobehere on March 30, 2012 at 9:49 PM

Opposite Day on March 30, 2012 at 9:42 PM

Your take makes such perfect sense to me. I was just sitting here shaking my head and you hit it right on the head, thank you! We just can’t keep making categories of special interest groups. And, for the record, I’m not homophobic, racist, transgender hater, blah, blah, blah, blah, blah. I guess I’m one of a vanishing special interest group, someone who works, loves home, family and country. But, in my world, that makes me important, so what should I be asking for?

waterytart on March 30, 2012 at 9:50 PM

Forget pageants – wait until we have to let them in the military.

Rebar on March 30, 2012 at 9:51 PM

All liberal beta-males just want to tuck and dance like Buffalo Bill in Silence of the Lambs.

They want to.

Roy Rogers on March 30, 2012 at 9:51 PM

One more person that doesn’t need birth control, sterilization or the Morning after pill..

Would there be a morning after with her?
Anyone, within the reach of my voice?

Electrongod on March 30, 2012 at 9:49 PM

The morning after: Honey, I have something to share with you. I started life as a ….

Gladtobehere on March 30, 2012 at 9:52 PM

Forget pageants – wait until we have to let them in the military.

Rebar on March 30, 2012 at 9:51 PM

On the front line…

Electrongod on March 30, 2012 at 9:52 PM

that’s somewhat of an implied characteristic, isn’t it? er…

ted c on March 30, 2012 at 9:33 PM

That would be the “Miss” in Miss Universe Canada, eh? Oh well. I suppose Miss is antiquated since MS is more gender neutral and less restrictive if you happen to be a guy who looks a lot like a… Miss.

Slainte on March 30, 2012 at 9:52 PM

So, a guy’s holding a gun to your head, and you have to choose between Hillary Clinton and Jenna Talackova…

EddieC on March 30, 2012 at 9:53 PM

Let me guess, for the talent portion of the competition she sings the Lumberjack song.

SPCOlympics on March 30, 2012 at 9:53 PM

It takes some balls to pull a stunt like that.

EddieC on March 30, 2012 at 9:54 PM

The morning after: Honey, I have something to share with you. I started life as a ….

Gladtobehere on March 30, 2012 at 9:52 PM

“I kinda knew there was something….*cough* different with you when you kept calling me your b!tch.”

Electrongod on March 30, 2012 at 9:54 PM

“It’s a man, baby!”
- Austin Powers

St Gaudens on March 30, 2012 at 9:55 PM

The official reason he’s being disqualified is that he lied on the entry form and didn’t admit that he’s a transsexual — but even if he hadn’t, Miss Universe Canada doesn’t allow transsexuals to compete.
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Well then,at least there is some Canadian Common Sense,ahem,left!!

canopfor on March 30, 2012 at 9:55 PM

It’s all in the genes:
If you have a “Y,”
You cannot comply.
.
End of story.

ExpressoBold on March 30, 2012 at 9:56 PM

So, a guy’s holding a gun to your head, and you have to choose between Hillary Clinton and Jenna Talackova…

EddieC on March 30, 2012 at 9:53 PM

Just pull the trigger, please.

Gladtobehere on March 30, 2012 at 9:56 PM

If it has tits, you must acquit! :D

The Evil Doctor K on March 30, 2012 at 9:57 PM

It’s all in the genes:
If you have a “Y,”
You cannot comply.
.
End of story.

ExpressoBold on March 30, 2012 at 9:56 PM

If the gene doesn’t fit, you can’t convict.

Gladtobehere on March 30, 2012 at 9:57 PM

“Only women should be able to compete in the Miss Universe Canada competition”

How about celery stalks? Celery should be allowed to compete.

Maybe because to be a womb-man (commonly called wo’man)one requires a womb. Just because you get some implants and remove the tallywhacker doesn’t making you a wo’man. It makes you a surgically modified male.

Case closed.

HotAirian on March 30, 2012 at 9:44 PM

What bugs me is that they don’t get a “monthly visitor” and have to endure the cramps, back aches, bloating, fatigue, and crying jags and other annoyances that goes with it, yet they want to be thought of as females.

TigerPaw on March 30, 2012 at 9:57 PM

O/T, oh boy,sumpin is up at the Conservative Ranch!
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Gingrich told reporters that he,

Romney and Santorum have spoken and have made a broad political agreement

@PoliticalTickerStory
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canopfor on March 30, 2012 at 9:58 PM

At Townhall.com, Dr Michael Brown destroyed the arguments in favor of transsexual surgeries/treatments with logic & compassion:

http://townhall.com/columnists/michaelbrown/2011/10/03/the_girl_who_thought_she_was_a_werewolf_vampire

itsnotaboutme on March 30, 2012 at 9:46 PM

Michael Brown? You mean the same Michael Brown who this article, condemning Hillary Clinton for giving a speech in which she said that countries shouldn’t kill or imprison people simply for being gay?

http://townhall.com/columnists/michaelbrown/2011/12/15/hillary_clintons_gay_rights_speech_and_american_hypocrisy

The same Michael Brown who wrote this article, comparing gay marriage to that of bestiality and forced rape marriages?

http://townhall.com/columnists/michaelbrown/2011/09/19/the_man_who_married_the_goat_and_reflections_on_the_meaning_of_marriage

The guy who said that Christians in the U.S. need to be as devoted to their religion as the 9/11 hijackers were to Islam?

http://townhall.com/columnists/michaelbrown/2011/09/14/are_we_as_devoted_as_the_911_terrorists

Yeah, I don’t take a word this guy says seriously, and neither should anyone else.

theoddmanout on March 30, 2012 at 9:58 PM

Lola? Is that you?

predator on March 30, 2012 at 9:59 PM

Lola? Is that you?

predator on March 30, 2012 at 9:59 PM

L-O-L-A Lola.

La la la Lola

SlaveDog on March 30, 2012 at 10:00 PM

Scorpions He’s a Woman, She’s a Man-Tokyo Tapes
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3e0dW0QqNqQ&feature=related

canopfor on March 30, 2012 at 10:00 PM

Liberal hypocrites!!! Of COURSE former males should be allowed to serve as Miss Universe. And I thought America was the crassest nation on Earth!

minnesoter on March 30, 2012 at 10:00 PM

Lola? Is that you?

predator on March 30, 2012 at 9:59 PM

predator:Lol:)

canopfor on March 30, 2012 at 10:01 PM

Well, nobody’s perfect.

Emperor Norton on March 30, 2012 at 10:02 PM

The morning after: Honey, I have something to share with you. I started life as a ….

Gladtobehere on March 30, 2012 at 9:52 PM

“I kinda knew there was something….*cough* different with you when you kept calling me your b!tch.”

Electrongod on March 30, 2012 at 9:54 PM

Are you sure she’s just not a bossy type?

Gladtobehere on March 30, 2012 at 10:02 PM

Can somebody tell me who the babe is in the thumbnail pic before I read the accompanying article?

Client Number Nine on March 30, 2012 at 9:47 PM

.
You mean on the front page? That’s her – Jenna Talackova.

ExpressoBold on March 30, 2012 at 10:03 PM

Evening, canopfor. How’s everything?

predator on March 30, 2012 at 10:03 PM

Well, nobody’s perfect.

Emperor Norton on March 30, 2012 at 10:02 PM

Ha. You had to go way back for that one.

SlaveDog on March 30, 2012 at 10:03 PM

“And for the talent portion of the show, I’m going to pee while standing.”

EddieC on March 30, 2012 at 10:04 PM

Well, nobody’s perfect.

Emperor Norton on March 30, 2012 at 10:02 PM

Classic line from the end of Some Like it Hot. Very good reference.

Gladtobehere on March 30, 2012 at 10:04 PM

Hot Air continues its slide…

MadisonConservative on March 30, 2012 at 10:05 PM

You mean on the front page? That’s her – Jenna Talackova.

ExpressoBold on March 30, 2012 at 10:03 PM

Talackova. Russian for “tallywhacker?”

Igor R. we need a clarification.

predator on March 30, 2012 at 10:05 PM

Hitch-hiked her way across the U.S.A.
Plucked her eyebrows on the way
Shaved her legs and then he was a she
She said, hey babe, take a walk on the wild side,
Said, hey honey, take a walk on the wild side.
-Lou Reed

OkieDoc on March 30, 2012 at 10:06 PM

O/T
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WASHINGTON | Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:54pm EDT
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates has closed the Dubai office of the National Democratic Institute, a U.S.-funded pro-democracy group that was the subject of a crackdown in Egypt, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.(More…..)

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/31/us-emirates-usa-ngo-idUSBRE82U01D20120331
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canopfor on March 30, 2012 at 10:06 PM

The rules of the contest run by the Donald Trump organization say entrants must be “naturally born” females.

That’s right. Just as the President of the United States must be a “natural born citizen,” Miss Universe Canada must be a “naturally born female”–according to Article 1, Section 2, clause 5 of the Offiicial Pageant Rules.

Donald Trump. You can’t make this stuff up.

Emperor Norton on March 30, 2012 at 10:07 PM

Hot Air continues its slide…

MadisonConservative on March 30, 2012 at 10:05 PM

MadisonConservative:Just remember,….”Slippery When Wet”!:)
(sarc)

canopfor on March 30, 2012 at 10:08 PM

The rules of the contest run by the Donald Trump organization say entrants must be “naturally born” females.

That’s right. Just as the President of the United States must be a “natural born citizen,” Miss Universe Canada must be a “naturally born female”–according to Article 1, Section 2, clause 5 of the Offiicial Pageant Rules.

Donald Trump. You can’t make this stuff up.

Emperor Norton on March 30, 2012 at 10:07 PM

Are you sure that Michelle is a “natural born female”?

Gladtobehere on March 30, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Hot Air continues its slide…

MadisonConservative on March 30, 2012 at 10:05 PM

Sliding right off the bar stool.

SlaveDog on March 30, 2012 at 10:10 PM

Evening, canopfor. How’s everything?

predator on March 30, 2012 at 10:03 PM

predator:A-1,busy with the grandson,he leaves tomorrow,
(thank-gawd…I Kid)!:)

canopfor on March 30, 2012 at 10:11 PM

Fast forward 30 years. Aaahh, seemed like a good idea at the time…

IndyTim on March 30, 2012 at 10:12 PM

Talackova. Russian for “tallywhacker?”

Igor R. we need a clarification.

predator on March 30, 2012 at 10:05 PM

.
OH! I thought it meant “Like a Virgin” in Russian.

ExpressoBold on March 30, 2012 at 10:13 PM

Get bent, gender bender. Go vie for Miss Altered Universe.

rayra on March 30, 2012 at 10:17 PM

Hot Air continues its slide…

MadisonConservative on March 30, 2012 at 10:05 PM

Agreed. Not sure what you’re referring to exactly, but I’ve been disappointed in the quality of blog posts lately.

Anyway, I’m not a fan of this John Hawkins guy, who sounds like he ought to be contributing to WND or hosting his own version of the Morton Downey, Jr Show. Hawkins is just posting fluff to get like-minded readers all riled up. Who is selecting the bloggers?

Now I’m starting to miss Jazz Shaw and his blog posts about pennies, etc. that at least made me think. I complained about his punctuation this morning, but I’ll take Jazz any day over this Hawkins clown.

FWIW, I couldn’t care less if transexuals want to compete in Miss Universe pageants. If they can score well in all the competition categories, then fine. There shouldn’t be any special treatment or discrimination, especially if they present themselves and live as women. What’s the outrage about?

bluegill on March 30, 2012 at 10:18 PM

Who has the right to decide “who is female?” That would be God and, yes, your genitalia have EVERYTHING to do with how you “perform femininity,” even if you make the terrible mistake of having them cut off.

Woo! I was afraid I’d never see this level of “tell it like it is” on HA again.

Pattosensei on March 30, 2012 at 10:18 PM

Who has the right to decide “who is female?” That would be God

Since when did he/she/it (God) appoint YOU to be his spokesperson?

If your god decides such things then let it come down here and tell transsexuals they can’t switch genders.

But of course he never will because your god is as real as Poseidon and the rest of you Christian bigots put yourself up on your high horse and think you can pass judgment on others because they were born different than you and you’re too ignorant to try to understand them, rather you’d prefer to label and hate.

The only difference I see between muslims and christians is that the muslims back their hate/bigotry with violence.

thinkagain on March 30, 2012 at 10:19 PM

Besides, she said, “Your genitalia have nothing to do with how you perform femininity.”

This cracks me up, because for a woman, it is everything. Come talk to me about performing femininity when a fully formed human comes out of you.

Kristamatic on March 30, 2012 at 10:19 PM

Well, Trump can just change the rules. I want to see her him it win.

a capella on March 30, 2012 at 10:20 PM

Woo! I was afraid I’d never see this level of “tell it like it is” on HA again.

Pattosensei on March 30, 2012 at 10:18 PM

It’s primary season.

a capella on March 30, 2012 at 10:22 PM

There has to be rules in life.

TX-96 on March 30, 2012 at 10:24 PM

Have you heard of babies born with BOTH sets of genitals? Do you know that the clitoris and the penis are the same organ–just different sizes? Do you know that some women have much larger than usual clitorises? Do you know that some men have penises so small that they are smaller than some women’s clitorises? Gender is not so simple.

I would hate to see the pageant FORCED by the government to admit transwomen, but there are beauty pageants in other parts of the world that have VOLUNTARILY admitted transwomen. There is more than one viable definition of “woman”.

Some people have known ever since they were little children that they were a boy and not a girl or vice versa. Doesn’t our faith teach us that the spirit is more important than the flesh and that who we truly are is a matter of spirit and not flesh? To say that God determines gender by flesh over spirit goes against what we believe about spirit and flesh, does it not?

I have a friend who is a transwoman and she is a true lady, not a man despite the birth defect that made her appear to be male. When a baby is born with an extra finger do we say “God wants him to have that extra finger, don’t cut it off, you’re mocking God” or do we correct the birth defect? My friend’s male body was a birth defect and after many years she finally worked up the courage to get it fixed. If you say that God wanted her to remain in her birth-defected condition I rebuke that false statement in the name of Jesus. Someone born missing legs can have artificial legs to use and we don’t say “It’s perverted to use those artificial legs, it’s gross and against God’s will, let her go through life in the legless condition God made her”.

GKChesterton on March 30, 2012 at 10:26 PM

thinkagain on March 30, 2012 at 10:19 PM

God eventually will come down here, most won’t like it when he does either. Aside from that, when this fake woman’s ovaries start kicking out eggs that can be fertilized in her womb, then we might consider calling it a woman. Until then, he’s nothing more than a surgically mutilated man unhappy with the way he was born.

Pattosensei on March 30, 2012 at 10:26 PM

It’s primary season.

a capella on March 30, 2012 at 10:22 PM

Seen too much weak-kneed responses to certain social norms being attacked recently. People are too afraid of being labeled bigots. Liberals are going to call Christians bigots regardless, no need to pull punches.

Pattosensei on March 30, 2012 at 10:28 PM

Thank you, John Hawkins. I appreciate someone actually having the courage to point out the obvious. We don’t all have to pretend along with those who insist that we are prejudiced or bigoted if we don’t indulge their fantasy life. People devote a great deal of time to the subject of ‘bullying’ these days. Some of the most egregious and rapacious bullying I’ve ever seen has come from those progressives who insist that we SHOULD NECESSARILY help create the fantasy of those who desire to change their gender.

I don’t care if they change their gender,that’s entirely their own affair, but the rest of society shouldn’t have to pay for it, and we shouldn’t have to indulge their desire to live out a fantasy and ‘play along’. We also shouldn’t have to change every aspect of our society to accommodate that fantasy. The GIRL Scouts is an organization developed for young GIRLS. Women’s beauty pageants were developed for women to compete with other women for a title… not against surgically created women-like men.

I’m reminded of the young man, a transvestite ( perhaps its more accurate to call him a ‘female impersonator’ as I don’t know that he dresses as a women when he’s not working) rather than a trans-sexual at this point, as far as I know, who has recently captured the attention of the fashion world and models women’s clothing on some of the most high end runways in the world. I remember when models were supposed to be just that… models whom women around the world tried to emulate, particularly in the way they wore fashions. While the fashion houses and designers are within their rights to hire him to impersonate a woman on the runway and model women’s clothing, I can’t imagine any woman wanting to emulate a MAN modeling fashion intended for women.

While these individuals have a right to do what they do to themselves, society should not have to remake itself, thus denying everyone else their reality, just to indulge the fantasy life of these few.

thatsafactjack on March 30, 2012 at 10:32 PM

The difference between men and boys is the price of their toys!
“That’s one expensive set of toys ya got there son”!

angrymike on March 30, 2012 at 10:34 PM

There has to be rules in life.

TX-96 on March 30, 2012 at 10:24 PM

A man’s got to know his limitations.

a capella on March 30, 2012 at 10:35 PM

Michael Brown? You mean the same Michael Brown who this article, condemning Hillary Clinton for giving a speech in which she said that countries shouldn’t kill or imprison people simply for being gay?

http://townhall.com/columnists/michaelbrown/2011/12/15/hillary_clintons_gay_rights_speech_and_american_hypocrisy

The same Michael Brown who wrote this article, comparing gay marriage to that of bestiality and forced rape marriages?

http://townhall.com/columnists/michaelbrown/2011/09/19/the_man_who_married_the_goat_and_reflections_on_the_meaning_of_marriage

The guy who said that Christians in the U.S. need to be as devoted to their religion as the 9/11 hijackers were to Islam?

http://townhall.com/columnists/michaelbrown/2011/09/14/are_we_as_devoted_as_the_911_terrorists

Yeah, I don’t take a word this guy says seriously, and neither should anyone else.

theoddmanout on March 30, 2012 at 9:58 PM

From the first article on Hillary Clinton’s speech:

She rightly stated that, “It is [a] violation of human rights when people are beaten or killed because of their sexual orientation, or because they do not conform to cultural norms about how men and women should look or behave.” But this was only the tip of the iceberg.

Since you lied about what he wrote in the first link, I can’t be bothered to check the others. He did criticize other aspects of her speech.

Fenris on March 30, 2012 at 10:35 PM

Monty Python fans…

txhsmom on March 30, 2012 at 10:36 PM

I went to high school with a past Miss Gay America. He looked like a girl back then too.

GoodBoy on March 30, 2012 at 10:40 PM

Monty Python fans…

txhsmom on March 30, 2012 at 10:36 PM

My buddy and I at work told everyone about life of Brian. None of them had seen it. We looked everywhere and finally got a copy. Such a great flick. “blessed are the cheese makers”.

Rusty Allen on March 30, 2012 at 10:43 PM

The only way to be a believable FTM enough to get through a bathing suit competition involves a forkload of surgical and chemical alterations. More than most beauty contests tend to tolerate in their born-female contestants. What’s the point of a beauty contest open to a Rosie O’Donnell clone who can afford extensive plastic surgery?

Sekhmet on March 30, 2012 at 10:44 PM

Hot Air continues its slide…

MadisonConservative on March 30, 2012 at 10:05 PM

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Good Lord, that is some mighty strong bait! It got bluegill with one chomp!

ExpressoBold on March 30, 2012 at 10:46 PM

Good Lord, that is some mighty strong bait! It got bluegill with one chomp!

ExpressoBold on March 30, 2012 at 10:46 PM

I found it too ambiguous to comment on. There’s no indication as to whether it is the article itself, the position the writer takes, the tone, or whether it is something in the comments that is contributing to the slide. Not to mention what the slide itself is.

Pattosensei on March 30, 2012 at 10:48 PM

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