HBS “Classic Transsexuals” who Bully

A Facebook friend asked me if I was aware of what Jennifer Usher who blogs at Just Jennifer was saying about me.

Now I generally try to ignore  the “Classic Trannie Skank” Bullies who were too fucked up to make it on the Jerry Springer Show, but I’m aware of being one of Jennifer Usher’s prime targets.

Many of them claim to be conservative Christians which sort of explains their propensity for constant lying and general thuggishness.

Oh did I mention how much they love to Red Bait?

The “Classic Trannie Skank Bullies” were a major reason why I told Sharon and Lisa to stop publishing my pieces.

Now there is a grain of truth to some of the stuff Usher wrote about me.  In the 1990s when I was on Usenet I was in a bad place, my life was at a low point and I was drinking too much.  In my defense I wasn’t that much nastier than most of the people posting on the News Groups.

I left the News Groups after about a year, when I saw how vicious the bullying became, how damaging it was.

Eventually Tina and I founded WBT, which stood for Women Born Transsexual.  It was a shot at both the psychopathologizers and at the radfems who proclaim themselves to be womyn born womyn.

A lot of the “Trannie Skank” Bullies picked up on WBT, came to the mailing list and were disappointed when they found themselves banned after a couple of days.

If I recall correctly Usher lasted all of three posts.

About that time Charlotte Goiar, popped up and joined the list.  Goiar proposed we start calling transsexualism the Benjamin Syndrome.  Tina and I roared at that proposition as Benjamin Syndrome abbreviated to BS which, at least in America, stands for Bull Shit.

Goiar last just about as long on WBT as Usher did.

We had various other bigots on the WBT list, many if not all of them thought themselves to be purer and realer than other sisters who had the same surgery they had.  I thought they were pure BS and not Benjamin Syndrome.

Many of them were blatantly homophobic towards lesbian and bisexual sisters.

From:  Laura’s Harry Benjamin Syndrome HBS: A Peer Review

As the owner of a Transsexual,Transgender web site I have always provided the latest information on Transsexual research on my site long before HBS was first uttered. So the research on HBS sites was very familiar to me. In order to learn more I joined the Official Yahoo HBS Support Group. What I learned had little to do with HBS. It instead turned out to be an anti-GLBT group. People who asked simple questions and needed support, were diagnosed by militant members as being transgendered, perverts and fetishists. Gays and lesbians were also denigrated with frequent slurs. In fact those who did support GLBT rights were banned simply for supporting them. Several that were diagnosed by those without medical degrees were affirmed post-ops with similar stories to mine. One thing Yahoos HBS groups are not is an HBS Support Group. The group moderator defends the constant anti-GLBT slurs as member venting. While I have the posts to prove this it isn’t necesarry yet as you can visit the group to see for yourself. You can also see the posts against this site and my users who were members there. The group banned all of them and wrongly diagnosed us all as Transgendered (post-ban of course) including several Post-ops. Interestingly enough they were already diagnosed by well qualified Gender Therapists With Gender Identity Disorder and Transsexualism. Apparantly Charlotte Goiar can dignose anyone without a medical exam or license or even a history of the individual. She also believes that if you are born with the condition that it disappears if you have been married or are a non-op for medical reasons. NO professional would say this. You either are born with it or you are not.

Starting in January 2007 I started to receive email that first indicated something was very wrong. Users told tales of verbal abuse by members of the Yahoo HBS group. Many were depressed and shaken. Some had even attempted suicide blaming the group members for their distress. Of course there was no way to confirm this. Letters started to arrive from therapists on my HBS therapist list asking to be removed. As that list increased in size I began to ask why. Most liked the basic idea of HBS and accepted the research done was on Transsexualism by their collegues. Their objection was to the “disparaging teminology and total lack of objectivity”. Many had not only Transsexual clients but Transgenderists as well. As one therapist put it “HBS is not about transgenderism it is about transsexualism. Yet the author is clearly anti-trangender and makes it a part of the thesis for her medical Syndrome. Disparaging remarks have no place in such documentation”. Another wrote: “Usually only the medical profession creates new medical syndromes. I cannot seem to find the authors medical credentials. The person seems to be a layman which makes their qualifications for diagnosis and the HB Syndrome itself invalid”. The list has since been removed , Still another therapist said that the professional signatures gathered By Charlotte Goiar (Guren) was in fact on a document about Transsexualism not an endorsement of HBS. Read the title on the page.

As a result of these findings I wrote a public letter to Charlotte Goiar with suggestions to improve it as I wanted HBS to succeed. Her reply was co-operative at first, and she agreed to label her SOC as a proposal rather than medical fact. Other HBS sites still list them as facts however which is dangerous. Major damage has already been done to people as a result of being told “NOT to obtain therapy”. I replied to Charlottes reply but it was rejected while being submitted to her group. I later found out I was banned for not silencing a user in my forums for speaking her mind. Certainly I don’t tell Charlotte how to run her anti-LGBT hate group. In the days that followed Charlotte’s Moderator attacked my forums and it’s users under several fake names with all kinds of anti-transgender rhetoric, while telling users they were’nt prejudiced. This despite the fact anyone can see the venom in her groups posts. While Charlotte disavows hate her users still denigrate this site and me personally in her group. Why, because I pointed out that the LGBT slurs and anti-transgender messages in HBS docucments were going to have a negative effect on HBS itself? It already has. No Medical Professional or Therapist is going to back a Syndrome based on subectivity, hate and prejudice.In fact the (Ama) American Medical Association, just wrote a document banning prejudice against those with gender Identity and Transgender issues. Doctors will not discriminate to validate HBS as written.

When I started this Blog members of the cast of the bad reality TV show “Classic Trannie Skanks” flocked here thinking they might have found a new recruit.

They varied in their approaches.  Some like Cassandra took the high road and others who had been thrown off the mailing list took the low.

At first I even tried to treat HBS the new and improved name for Charlotte Goiar’s BS as something reasonable people might use instead of Transsexual.

I soon realized this was a mistake.

I also started searching on some of the trolls and discovered Andrea James had files on a number of them, files that often included detailed descriptions of their MO and in some cases included their pictures.

People like Jennifer Usher have a history and have pissed enough people off over the years that many sordid details of their life are available on line.

Sometimes people have negative things in their past and change for the better, other times they simply get worse.

But back to the photos of some of these bullies. Many of them  regularly viciously criticize the appearance of others while the pictures of them often show show them be bizarrely ugly.  Reading their trashings of various transgender or transsexual people one would think the people doing the reading were beautiful or supremely passable.  Instead many of these people are the sort who seriously stand to benefit from anti-discrimination laws that are expansive enough to protect transgender folks who are of the group that identifies as gender queers.

Instead they bully anyone who stands up for laws that might make their lives easier.

Autumn Sandeen has been the target for far more and much worse bullying from these Jerry Springer Show rejects than I have.

Aria Blue, one of the cast members of “Classic Trannie Skanks” had a particularly vicious blog until someone decided to punch back with a Blog titled Aria Blues which featured a post titled “The Rape of Autumn Sandeen”.

Shortly after that the Aria Blue Blog disappeared from public view and like many hate sites is viewable only by “friends”.

This is sort of the way  many hate groups like Aryan Nation operate, with certain forums and site only open to fellow bigots and bullies.

A few months ago one of their favorite targets, Autumn Sandeen was able to legally to change her birth certificate without  having had full SRS.  T to M people are allowed to make these official changes based on top surgery. Considering how birth certificates are becoming necessary to obtain identification including  a passport, which is now required to go to  either Canada or Mexico, I have come to view having the ability to change these documents as a basic human right.

I consider legal identification a human right.

I couldn’t believe the fury this stirred among the cast of “Classic Trannie Skanks”.  You would have thought some one was physically abusing them.

They started all sorts of violations of Autumn’s privacy, including some that were of questionable legality.

Some overstepped that border and a blog maintained by SA-ET fell into the same twilight zone that the Aria Blue Blog fell into.

The worst thing about the bullies from the reality show “Classic Trannie Skanks” is that they do real harm to their victims.

Many of us have been bullied from childhood and as a result suffer from PTSD or things like agoraphobia and a tendency to slide into depression.

Some have other similar diagnoses and take medications to deal with the anxiety brought on by encountering abuse like the abuse that is stock and trade of the “Classic Trannie Skank Show”.

Others self medicate, and have substance issues but pushing people, belittling them is stock and trade for the “Classic Trannie Skank” gang.

Oh I forgot.  It is rude for me to call these “sisters “”Trannie Skanks”.  Actually it is rude to the Transgender sex workers and  prostitutes who are too often the victims of violent crimes who are commonly called names like that.

Further and something I find particularly humorous having seen many of your pictures are your claims of being “intersex”.

From Aria Blues:

I have never seen a more clear cut case “penis envy”, and not of the female kind. No woman would ever attack a person this way. The obvious fraud being that none of these hidden harpies are transitioned, stealth, corrected or any of the handy catch phrases that they claim signifies a “classic transsexual “. Not one of them! Want to know why? Read on.

” i refuse to disclose the details of my genetics. i fear it would complicate the issue, and only aid the transgender movement in appropriating intersexed individuals.” – Anonymous-T-Girl


When I read shit from Jennifer Usher I want to ask:

What’s with the bullying?

What are you doing?  Are ya’ll wanking off and engaging in fantasy role playing games while sadistically abusing real live TS/TG sisters, who are out there working to make the world a little better?

What the Fuck?

This is the same sort of sick sadistic bullying that causes people, both children and adults to commit suicide.

Punching back seems to work.

It’s caused a few of you cockroaches to run back into your cracks like you just saw some one turn on the lights with a can of Raid in their hands.

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Jenna Talackova, Transgender Beauty Queen, Fights World Health Organization

From The Huffington Post:  http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2012/10/13/jenna-talackova-transgender-petition_n_1963991.html


Jenna Talackova, the transgender beauty queen famous for fighting for her right to compete in Miss Universe Canada, has picked a new battle with the World Health Organization and its classification of transsexualism as a mental illness.

In an online petition titled “World Health Organization: Trans people aren’t sick!” Tackalova aims to collect 35,000 names to put pressure on the WHO to change its transsexualism classification.

“This is such an important issue,” Talackova posted on Facebook. “Please join me in signing this petition, and encouraging others to as well.”

The World Health Organization considers transsexualism a gender identity disorder, a subset class of general adult mental and behavioural disorders.

According to its manual of “International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems”:

F64.2 | Gender identity disorder of childhood A disorder, usually first manifest during early childhood (and always well before puberty), characterized by a persistent and intense distress about assigned sex, together with a desire to be (or insistence that one is) of the other sex. There is a persistent preoccupation with the dress and activities of the opposite sex and repudiation of the individual’s own sex. The diagnosis requires a profound disturbance of the normal gender identity; mere tomboyishness in girls or girlish behaviour in boys is not sufficient.

As of Saturday, 31,000 people from across North America have signed the form.

Continue reading at:  http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2012/10/13/jenna-talackova-transgender-petition_n_1963991.html

Click here to sign petition.

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Professor Joy Ladin brings her memoir of transition to DCJCC

From Metro Weekly:  http://www.metroweekly.com/arts_entertainment/events/?ak=7811

By Will O’Bryan
Published on October 11, 2012

Professors are supposed to be smart. That’s why they’re professors. Certainly, Joy Ladin is no dummy. The literature professor waited until she’d secured tenure before advising her dean at New York’s Jewish Yeshiva University that she would be transitioning, fully expressing her female identity. No more Professor Jay.

She wasn’t expecting the fallout, mild as it was. Everything would be just fine – as long as she didn’t set foot on campus.

”The university wanted me to go away for a while,” Ladin recalls. ”All I had to do was not do my job. It’s a situation many academics would kill for.”

But for Ladin, it was too much to ask.

”I’d never experienced discrimination before. I was completely unprepared for it. It just hurt. There were a couple blocks on planet Earth where I wasn’t allowed to go, two blocks where I was considered too horrible to be seen,” she says, adding that while her gender is an integral part of her, it’s still only part. ”My identity as a teacher is a very important part, too.”

Today, Ladin believes she is the first openly transgender employee at an Orthodox Jewish institution, and is sharing that experience and more in her memoir, Through the Door of Life. On Sunday, Oct. 14, she’ll be in D.C. as a guest of the Hyman S. & Freda Bernstein Jewish Literary Festival at the Washington, D.C., Jewish Community Center.

Complete article at:  http://www.metroweekly.com/arts_entertainment/events/?ak=7811

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‘The courage to say no to misogyny’: Statement on the attack against 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai

From Rabble Canada:  http://rabble.ca/news/2012/10/shooting-14-year-old-malala-yousafzai-disgusting-attempt-silence-girl-who-condemned-mis

By Malalai Joya
October 13, 2012

Malala Yousafzai remains in hospital after being shot in the head by members of a faction of the Taliban in Pakistan. Only 14, Yousafzai received international notoriety soon after her “Diary of a Pakistani Schoolgirl” was published by the BBC in 2009.

Owais Tohid, writing for the Christian Science Monitor, reported that young Malala was motivated by another women’s rights activist with the same namesake: 

“The first time I met Malala, a couple of years ago, I asked her what her name signified. She answered: ‘Probably, a hero like the Afghan heroine Malalai [of Maiwand] or Malalai Joya. I want to be a social activist and an honest politician like her,’ she said, smiling. Ms. Joya, a 30-something activist, politician, and writer who was bitterly critical of both the Taliban and the Karzai regime, was at one point dubbed the bravest woman of Afghanistan.”

Malalai Joya, now 34, has survived numerous assassination attempts and in 2007 was suspended from the Afghan Parliament because of her criticisms of warlords, fundamentalists and the NATO occupation of Afghanistan. Joya sent rabble.ca the following statement on the shooting of Yousafzai.

On the attack against 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai

Once again we see a crime against women by dark-minded and brutal fundamentalists. Malala Yousafzai was shot by Pakistani Taliban because she did not remain silent about the ongoing crimes and brutalities against women; because, despite her young age, she had the consciousness to stand for her rights and say ‘no’ to the terrorism and misogyny of the creatures of the Stone Age.

I strongly condemn this disgraceful act of targeting an innocent 14-year-old girl. This is the real nature of Afghan and Pakistani fundamentalist Taliban. These dirty rascals pose as ‘manly’ but this heinous crime shows how unmanly and disgusting they are to kill a defenseless young girl.

Malala was targeted because, in her limited capacity, she wanted to inform the world about the brutalities going on against women by extremists. She wanted to wake up the women of the rural areas of Pakistan to stand up and defend their due rights.

Continue reading at:  http://rabble.ca/news/2012/10/shooting-14-year-old-malala-yousafzai-disgusting-attempt-silence-girl-who-condemned-mis

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On Our Radar – Abstinence Only Sex Education, The American Version Of The Taliban

From The New Civil Rights Movement:  http://thenewcivilrightsmovement.com/on-our-radar-abstinence-only-sex-non-education-the-american-version-of-the-taliban/news/2012/10/14/51042

by Jean Ann Esselink
on October 14, 2012

In Pakistan, the Taliban tries to keep girls uneducated and sexually repressed with beatings and bullets. In America, congress does the same thing with money. Today, abstinence only sex education and the lives it destroys, are On Our Radar. 

They asked for Malala by name before one of them shot her in the head. That is what the press reported about the horrific incident in Mingora, Pakistan, that has incensed the world. Taliban religious zealots boasted of targeting Malala Yousufzai, a 14-year-old Pakistani activist, who made a name for herself advocating for girls to go to school. In Pakistan’s Swat Valley, men with guns and whips and acid punish girls for the crime of wanting to educate themselves.

I suspect that most of you reading On Our Radar today will agree that 14-year-old Malala is a child. Perhaps you will say “adolescent,”  but by no stretch of the imagination do we consider Malala an adult. Few people will make the judgment that Malala, at 14, carries any responsibility for what happened to her because she was “old enough to know what she was getting into.” We would find such an attitude uninformed, insensitive, perhaps bordering on cruel.

Remember how you feel now about Malala’s age and level of responsibility for her actions, it will be important later.

In America men don’t use violence to keep girls from being educated; they use money. This week, the very week Malala was shot for her insistence that women deserve to be educated, Orin Hatch, a Mormon Senator from Utah, got his five million dollar wish to make sure some 14-year-old American girls aren’t educated either. Against a backdrop of exploding deficits, with our lawmakers unable to name a single program worthy of being cut, the Department of Health and Human Services, which didn’t ask for, and didn’t want the money, awarded grants worth a total of five million taxpayer dollars to fund abstinence only sex “education” programs.

Continue reading at:  http://thenewcivilrightsmovement.com/on-our-radar-abstinence-only-sex-non-education-the-american-version-of-the-taliban/news/2012/10/14/51042

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