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[–] Kevina [OP] 29 points Edited

This story perfectly highlights almost all the problems with trans ideology. Grossly sexist stereotypes, homophobia, comorbidities, unrealistic expectations and on and on. Thank goddess that no on was pushing trans when I was a young tomboy.

Edit: pro tip for any lurkers, its ok for girls to have short hair and wear boys clothes and do "boy" things. All those things become girl things when girls do them.

How many of us have said this, "Thank goddess that trans wasn't a thing when I was young" ?! So. many. of. us. So it makes me wonder....are they just sterilizing non-conforming, free-thinking girls so that they don't grow up into non-conforming, independent, bold, free-thinking, powerful women?? Not in a conspiracy theory way of course, just in a social bias way--trying to get rid of all the females who won't sit quietly indoors and make sandwiches for the men.

Hmm, interesting… incredibly heartbreaking, but it’s interesting how both Matthias and Cox id as trans, yet their identical twins do not. Especially since scientists and TRAs are peddling the idea that transgenderism is due to an underexposure/overexposure to prenatal hormones.

I get it though, they are sick of people treating them as the same person and want to differentiate themselves

This. It's not unusual for siblings to want to carve out their own niche in some way, whether it's as "the girly one", "the tomboyish one", "the one who gets top grades", "the athletic one", etc. The pressure to carve out your own niche is probably even worse when you're a twin.

I have identical twins and have always gone for different clothing, names, tried to fit in as much 1:1 time as possible. And due to other factors they are in different schools, so different friends and have ended up with different hobbies, and we’ve often done separate bday parties/play dates etc.

So they’ve probably been treated more as individuals than many identical twins have, both by us and the rest of the world (school/friends etc).

Yet still if one declares she likes something, the other will declare she hates it and insists she loves something else. Their need to stake their identity as opposite to each other is a huge need to them. And this need effects everything: food choices, colour preferences, clothing, toys, one insists on morning showers, the other evening baths, even toothpaste/mouth wash etc have to be separate and as different as possible…. So for twins who grow up with matchy names and clothes and sharing bday parties and schools and friends, that need to show how different they are from their twin must be overwhelming.

Archive link: https://archive.ph/nQGv7 I can't read the full article without an account, so I archived it.

It's so sad to read...there are similarities to my tomboy childhood and I wish kids would just have the freedom to be who they are without wanting to take hormones, get surgeries, etc.

Oh look, an autistic girl who felt wrong in her body and doesnt like feminine things...

The charity Just Like Us did independent research, surveying almost 3,000 pupils, and found that nearly half of young people have had little to zero positive messaging about things like same-sex relationships, sexual orientation, sexual identity and gender identity in the past year.>

Example of their research which is then used by other charities

https://www.teachwire.net/news/lgbt-education-why-we-celebrate-school-diversity-week

The article writes that they volunteer for a charity called "Just like us". I have looked at the accounts of this charity ( which you can do by going to the Charity Commission website and searching for the charity there. Just Like us is funded partly by a law firm and they have a least one lawyer from this firm on their board of trustees. They also work closely with a market research firm so they can "research" the of experiences of children who they come into contact with by talking to schools. I have also looked at the website of this charity. I noticed that all of the young women on their website who called themselves lesbians also called themselves she/ her when they introduced themselves and also had long hair.