Gender

J. K. Rowling’s Birthday — Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull’s Billboard Removed – Politics Article

J. K. Rowling in New York City, 2016 (Andrew Kelly/Reuters) Today is J. K. Rowling’s birthday. Until recently, the author was most famous for writing Harry Potter, the best-selling book series in history. These days, though, she is more famous for her alleged “transphobia”; i.e., her statements about the biological reality of sex and women’s-only spaces, which have sparked the ire of transgender activists and extremists. To celebrate her birthday, a woman’s-rights campaigner, Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull, paid around $1,600 for an…

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The Growing Non-Reporting of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender – Politics Article

By Chris Cooper and Michael Bitzer The Increasing Relevance of a Footnote Both of us spend a lot of time with the North Carolina voter registration and voter history files. When we present data, evidence, and analyses from these files, we usually provide a small footnote that indicates something like “*we exclude a small number of voters for which demographic data are not available” or acknowledge that a portion of voters don’t report their classification. Over the past few months,…

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The biggest divide in Canadian politics? Men vs. Women. – Politics Article

Philippe J. Fournier: If only men voted, the Liberal and Conservatives would be in a statistical tie. Only women: the Liberals win a crushing 226 seats. Although it is not necessarily a new phenomenon in this country, polling numbers of late have revealed a stark divide in voting intentions between male and female Canadians. While I was aware of that fact from past polls, the latest federal figures from EKOS Research Associates published earlier last week caught me a little off guard:…

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It would suck if the next Democratic debate is all white, but there’s still diversity to be proud of – Politics Article

Even in her exit, Sen. Harris reminded voters of her wit and her toughness. She knows how mix it up in the political arena, which is just one reason she has a long and bright future ahead of her as a leader of national stature. I’m not going to address the varied reasons why Sen. Harris fell out of the top tier of candidates and decided to leave the race. For full disclosure, I’m on record as being a supporter of…

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James Younger & Transgender Issues — Summary: The Tragedy of the ‘Trans’ Child – Politics Article

A bathroom sign in Durham, N.C., in 2016. (Jonathan Drake/Reuters) Have you been following the Times of London’s reporting on the medical scandal at Britain’s largest gender youth clinic? In America, things are worse. “In Texas, the case of James Younger points to a disturbing trend the treatment of gender-confused youth,” I write in a lengthy special report for National Review, our latest cover story: out now. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2 percent of American high…

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