Random Quotations – LGBTQ – Feb. 2nd, 2018

Five items in total…

“Changes to the way the federal prison system treats transgender prisoners mean offenders will now be placed in a men’s or women’s facility, based on how they self-identify… Correctional staff must also address transgender inmates by their preferred name and pronoun and offenders will be allowed to shop for both men’s or women’s items from the correctional service’s approved catalogue, regardless of their anatomy or the gender on their identification documents.” – Cdn. Press, “Federal transgender inmates to be housed, addressed according to their gender identity” – National Post, Jan. 31st, 2018.

“A Toronto doctor has raised eyebrows and criticism for writing most transgender-identifying children grow out of those feelings… And he says the strongest opposition is from adult transgenders intervening in the lives of children to further their own agenda.” – Kevin Connor, “Transgenders grow out of it: Doc” – Toronto Sun, Jan. 21st, 2018.

“… ‘harassment’ refers to Neufeld’s outspoken public criticism of curriculum supplements now in district use, known as SOGI 123 (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity). These materials promote, among other things, the concept that gender is fluid, untethered from biological sex, tenets Neufeld has, since the fall of 2017, publicly criticized as unscientific theory.” – Barbara Kay, “B.C. school official protests ‘transgender education’ – and pays the price” – National Post, Jan. 24th, 2018.

“Leclerc Communication, the owner of Quebec City radio station BLVD 102.1, announced on Monday it has ended André Arthur’s contract… Arthur hosted the show Arthur le Midi. The radio host, who has courted controversy before, had shocked audiences a few days ago by reportedly calling St-Jean St. “boulevard sida au cœur du quartier gai” (The AIDS boulevard in the heart of the gay district).” – Montreal Gazette, reproduced by the National post in “Quebec City radio host André Arthur fired after shocking on-air comments”, Jan 30th, 2018.

“A report from The College Fix this week highlights a new language resource guide from the Catholic University of Dayton that encourages students to stop using gendered terms such as ‘husband’ and ‘wife.’ Instead, the guide suggests that students use the gender-neutral alternatives ‘spouse,’ ‘partner,’ and ‘significant other’… The guide, which was created by the University of Dayton’s Women’s Center, encouraged students to removed gendered language from all of their speech…” – Tom Ciccottai, “Catholic University of Dayton warns against terms ‘husband, wife’ because they aren’t gender-inclusive” – Breitbart, Feb. 1st, 2018.

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