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mental defectives

I want to feature another example of a right wing website's opinion of transgender people and how it finds ways to discredit them as mentally ill defectives. This is not by any means the only such site and there are others.

There are people who are never going to even make an attempt to understand. If they don’t relate to something then it must all be false and they always manage to find an expert witness who they can stand in front of the cameras to defend their position. For example Walt Heyer now apparently represents their role model of the repentant transitioner who finally saw the light.

The supposition is that people who question their birth gender are somehow mentally ill; whether they do something about it or not. This faction of society has always existed and always will but then so will transgender people because both types have been on this planet since humanity has resided here.

This is why I wrote about critical thinking the other day. You need to get past all of the roadblocks and think for yourself because no matter what there are always going to be skeptics who can’t be reasoned with. They will continue to believe the earth is flat even when you show them otherwise.

The simple litmus test should be that if the person is happier and better adjusted afterwards then presumably they have done the right thing.

The article can be found here.


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