Monthly Archives: April 2016

Milwaukee Pride Parade strips Veteran Lesbian Activist Miriam Ben-Shalom of Grand Marshall Honors

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The nameless members of the Milwaukee Pride Parade Board of Directors stripped legendary rights activist Miriam Ben-Shalom of her honored spot as Grand Marshall of the June 12, 2016 “Heroes of Pride” event after men monitoring her Facebook page noticed women had made posts there that were critical of the idea of heterosexual “male lesbians”.

Miriam Ben-Shalom will be a familiar name to Lesbian and Gay Rights activists and historians. She was the first openly homosexual individual to be reinstated into military service after serving as plaintiff in multiple lawsuits and refusing a cash settlement.

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After serving in the Israeli Army as an Armored Personnel Carrier driver, she enlisted as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army from 1974-1976, when she was dismissed on the basis of homosexuality, and served again from 1987- 1990 following her reinstatement after a decade of trials. She was then discharged, yet again, on…

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You Know You’re An Endangered Species When….

I just had my mandatory “break in service” the PO requires of PSEs every 360 days. I met with my replacement to show her where everything is in my office.  You know that the PC mentality has reached maximum penetration when you identify yourself as a lesbian to your coworker and she asks what pronouns you use….in AROOSTOOK COUNTY, MAINE. Evidently, stating you are a lesbian means you can use male pronouns. WTF!

I’ve been single for over three years now, after an 8 year relationship,  I dread trying to compose a dating profile. I now have to specify that as a lesbian, I’m looking for biological woman. Coming out to new people is certainly getting way too complicated.

Do No Harm: An interview with the founder of Youth Trans Critical Professionals

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A new organization has formed for therapists, social workers, medical doctors, educators, and other professionals concerned about the rise in transgender diagnoses among children, adolescents, and young adults. Youth Trans Critical Professionals was founded by a psychotherapist and a university professor just a few short weeks ago. The organization has a website (already publishing thought-provoking pieces from professionals), a Facebook page, a Twitter account, and many followers. If you are a professionalskeptical of the transgender youth trend, please visit the website and consider contributing to the effort. Your anonymity will be protected at your request.

4thWaveNow recently interviewed one of the founders of Youth Trans Critical Professionals. She is available to respond to your questions and remarks in the comments section below this post.

ytcp logo.pngWhy did you start this organization for professionals skeptical of the trans-kid trend? What is your personal interest in this matter?

I’m going to…

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