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A Big Win in the USA: Stating the bleedin’ obvious

in Health/Zoe Brain

By Zoe Brain   NCD 140.3, Transsexual Surgery Docket No. A-13-47 NCD Ruling No. 2 December 2, 2013 BOARD RULING THAT NCD RECORD IS NOT COMPLETE AND ADEQUATE TO SUPPORT THE VALIDITY OF THE NCD The aggrieved party also argues that the NCD when issued was invalid and unsupported by the NCD record. The aggrieved…

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50,000 Deaths

in Featured/History/Opinion/Zoe Brain

Technology on the Social and Ethical Aspects of Transsexual Surgery By Janice G. Raymond Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Women’s Studies Hampshire College/University of Massachusetts Amherst, Massachusetts June, 1980 Note: If you’re looking for the article that proves that Raymond helped strip insurance coverage of trans care from public and private insurers, that article…

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They’ve Got Form (Part I)

in Featured/Opinion/Zoe Brain

Regarding the recent brouhaha over Julie Burchill’s recent article in the Observer, republished (and then taken down) on the Guardian website, and re-re-published at her request in the Telegraph, an article referring to Trans people as “Shims” and “She-males”, “Dicks in chick’s clothing” etc… The Guardian said it best, the last time this happened. Or rather, one of the…

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The Observer Screws Up

in Featured/Opinion/Zoe Brain

There are things one does not do in a national newspaper. One does not call Blacks “uppity ni**ers”. One does not state as fact that Yids drink the blood of Christian children. And one does not publish articles like this one. Starting with a quote illustrating a complete lack of anything redolent of white feminist privilege…

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Not Quite Another One…

in Featured/Zoe Brain

Girl is born looking like a Boy. She tries to be a Boy. Fails, but can fake it well. She has to to try to have some kind of normal life. Later, she finds out her body isn’t as male as everyone (including her) thought. She’s in-between, so can live as the woman she always…

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Paging Dr Mengele

in Featured/Zoe Brain

I’m working on getting a good idiomatic English translation of Streit um elfjährige Transsexuelle: Alex soll in die Psychiatrie – taz.de But in summary….. A Nurse decides (probably on religious grounds) that transsexuality is due to parental upbringing, so the eleven year old child will be confined to a locked ward in a mental hospital…

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