Goodbye to IAmCait thank gawsh

So today in news, Caitlyn Jenners “reality” show has been canceled. I didnt watch & I dont care to honestly I find Caitlyn pretty insufferable & annoying as the rest of the Jenner-Kardsahian-West people
She’s a hypocrite. she supports some obvious pro-lbgtq+ policies, but she ignores the fact that her support of the RNC directly hurts the very trans people she calls herself an ambassador for. Plus I think someone that lived as a white man with all the privilege associated w/ that , she seems incredibly out of touch w/ any womens issues or LGBTQ issues…I mean…Trump is no friend of the trans community, good gawsh. Of course shes not relatable
Her saying “Conservatives care for the lbgtq community” says it all…especially when we’re facing the most hateful GOP platform in history. If only all the Kardashians could get off the media thatd be great

http://jezebel.com/i-am-cait-reportedly-canceled-after-two-seasons-because-1784868084?utm_medium=sharefromsite&utm_source=Jezebel_facebook

 

parents fight for transgender child’s access to bathrooms…or is that the issue?

Before anyone jumps on me, I support transgender rights & equality, I also have a degree in both gender studies as well as sociology so I often think in terms of societal impact as well as gender issues. I do believe children can know if they’re LGBTQ at young ages however I am concerned about the trend I see of parents who in their zest to be supportive, to be allies, or to just show how “alternative” they are, they may also be pushing children into boxes in which they do not belong.. Children develop in stages & they are pretty fluid at young ages. Off course children should be supported as they explore their identities in all ways. In this instance though I am bit concerned…This mother says her child “acted feminine, flamboyant and dramatic at 2.”
Children are gender neutral until they’re around 3 or 4 – at two a child doesn’t identify one way or another with self and gender. If you put a two year old boy in a dress, he’s not going to freak out because he doesn’t know that its not a boy’s article of clothing, yet. He trusts his mother. Mom and Dad are their first role models. Maybe to her he wasn’t acting like she expected a boy to act, and tried to reshape him. Children should be allowed to be themselves, not forced into a gender box simply because the mother thinks they act too “feminine.” I’ve known little boys who wanted their Mom’s to put makeup on them when she was putting it on – I’ve known little boys who walked around in their mother’s high heels for fun – but to them, it wasn’t identified with gender – it was just something adults did and they wanted to try it. Those little boys are masculine, heterosexual men today. It wasn’t a precursor to a future identity change. I was a tomboy when I was a kid. That didn’t mean I wanted to be a boy. I would have hated my parents later in life if they forced me to be someone I wasn’t. As if I wasn’t good enough as me. We’re all made who we are, give children the freedom to make those critical, life-changing decisions. Additionally sexuality is pretty fluid throughout child development and not everyone knows who they are or accepts themselves as they are until adult years. The choice of ones identity & sexuality should be one that the individual makes, not the parents.
Here is the article this blog is a response to

thoughts on Jill Stein

In the interest of fairness ;0 This is from an internet comment on Jill Steins page, valid point! (I am actually voting for HRC, sorry)

“In all sincerity and with all due respect, Dr. Stein, what is your plan if Donald Trump is elected president? You have qualms about Hillary Clinton – Some may be valid, others may not – but at this point it will be her or Trump sitting in the chair come January 20th and everything you are doing is actively aiding Trump in his ambition of winning. I admire much of what you stand for, but do you honestly believe the country will be better off with Trump in the White House than Clinton? Do you believe yourself and the Green Party will be able to accomplish MORE in the next 4 years working with a President Trump than a President Clinton? Until I hear a realistic plan about how you intend to actually make Americans lives better under a Trump Presidency I can not view your campaign or any information you disseminate as anything but aiding and abetting the singularly greatest threat to this country in a century if not ever.”

farewell Bernie

“By these measures, any objective observer will conclude that – based on her ideas and her leadership – Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the United States. The choice is not even close.” – Bernie Sanders

I think people saying “but he hasnt conceded!” after this statement are seriously deluded. Theres no secret coded language here folks & if Bernie was just giving lip service thatd be a very bad statement to make on his part. Hes not that dumb. While I’m REALLY disappointed, I think looking for some secret plot twist thats not there is childs thinking.(and believe me Id love to see a roll call vote end w/ him win or Hillary forced to drop out — but nothing is showing us that is whats going to happen). (maybe we as people could demand it though. Have YOU called the DNC yet? I have) .
The RNC may not all like Trump but they’re united behind him. Lets be active intelligent voters at least. I’m not saying vote for HRC per se, but I dont think there’s time to drum up the same fervor for Jill Stein & a vote for her would be more of a statement vote than an expectation she will win, my opinion. Either way whomever you vote for vote smart. If Hillary loses it’ll only be her own fault. She probably would have gotten the nomination WITHOUT dirty politics, which is another sad truth.

Ive seen some other comments like “they must have had something on him.” Something…worse than what they have on….Hillary? I doubt that. I think they certainly used dirty politics & dishonesty. I also think he took the opportunity to still enact change from within the party to influence the platform & still get to be there.Unfortunately right now the only thing an investigation would affect is the Democrat side of this election. I think an investigation needs to happen sure but I think election Hillary & making the next 4 yrs very uncomfortable for her could also be fun. OR more fun would be her getting elected & then investigated & impeached in disgrace but I”m getting ahead of myself. Sure I want Bernie as President. But Bernie had to want that too.

Trump critical thinking questions, this is a test

So food for thought to Trump supporters…hes going to make America “great” again. Whats wrong with it? Besides the fact theres a Democratic black man as President I mean? Healthcare? Well yes this has gone up & thats a shame on the part of the industry. Will Trump be putting in regulations to minimize price gouging? Or just doing away w/ Obamacare? I get that people dont like being required to have health ins but come on, you need it. If you dont want it, would you be willing to sign something to the effect that you will liable for any & all emergency healthcare costs & wont seek taxpayer help for an ER Bill should it happen? (my idea for a compromise) Cant have cake & eat it both ways. Either you want government involvement out or you dont..

Also, so Trump is going to “bring back jobs.” How will he be accomplishing this? Will he & his billionaire buddies stop outsourcing to third world countries and start manufacturing in America? (highly doubt it), so again I ask-for your critical thinking practice,- what jobs have you been deprived of that hes “Bringing back”?

I hear lots of anti-immigrant rhetoric (but oddly nothing ab sending jobs overseas on his part, his family’s companies & other billionaires like him) but not much actual ideas. I live in a state filled with immigrants. And I myself have never wanted for the jobs they commonly work in. Please point me to the person that didnt become a lawyer or doctor because an immigrant stole that job & we’ll talk. ‪#‎FoodForThought‬

Also the fact that ths man claims that “everyone will be equal” but makes no promises to pass the ERA or any legislation to make this happen does not go unnoticed I hope. Yes you can treat everyone equal based on “merits” but that ignores the reality of a lot of things (privilege, discrimination, different populations limited access to things that would pull them up by their boot straps. A meritocracy does not see these things or factor them in unfortunately)

Just my 2 cents. Or 10. LOL. I’m not asking for a flamewar or even a response. I”m asking you to ponder & really think ab the claims he makes before declaring them to be true

“The United States is the only developed nation in the world without guaranteed, paid parental leave. A democratic, civilized society should guarantee these benefits for the working families and middle class of our country.” – Bernie Sanders

 Once upon a time when Americans had more unions and better worker protections a man could make enough to support his family so his wife wouldn’t have to work. Now both parents have to work full-time to raise a family. Meanwhile corporations and billionaires have grown wealthy enough to buy up our Democracy right out from under our noses. Bernie might be “The People’s” last chance. Otherwise, next stop… Welcome to Fascism.”

Internet response from random person “You mean back when Americans lived within their means???”

SS “People lived within their means then because their means were a fairer representation of their labor and CEOs didn’t make several hundred times more per hour than their lowest paid employee.”

Before world war two, men were paid a “family wage” ..post ww2 when women joined the workforce they were viewed as cheap labor bc they didn’t “need” to work, hence the trend through this very day of women earning less than men in some fields, even for the same job. This is also more women then men are in poverty and more women are on welfare, typically single mothers bc society gives men far more if a pass on nit taking care of their children than women get, so more often it is women caring for kids, daycare, school, dr appts etc. This is steeped in history and by no means a “conspiracy theory ” nor anything to do with people not living within their means rent, gas and food prices do not increase with people’s earnings nor the other way around