Friday, May 17, 2019

It’s So Simple When You Let Mother Nature Take the Lead

And then there’s this little gem: (emphasis mine)

A "transgender man" entered a hospital with severe abdominal pains. Because she was identified as a man, the doctors naturally did not think to treat her for labor and delivery, so she tragically lost the baby. Rather than emphasizing the danger of placing gender identity over biological sex, both the journal and The Washington Post made the absurd claim that the hospital should not have ruled out pregnancy for a man.

Of course they shouldn’t have ruled out pregnancy for a man – because that would just be crazy!

"He was rightly classified as a man" in the medical records and appears masculine, Dr. Daphna Stroumsa at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, wrote in the journal article. "But that classification threw us off from considering his actual medical needs."

No, the “classification” did not throw the medical staff off, it was the patient’s insistence that she was a he that did that. You may be able to fool yourself and your doctors but you can’t fool Mother Nature.

It’s science

"The point is not what's happened to this particular individual but this is an example of what happened to transgender people interacting with the health care system," she added.

The Washington Post's Marilynn Marchione argued that this case should make doctors aware of the "blurred lines" in medicine.

The “blurred lines” are not in medicine, but in the politically charged miasma of society at large where the absurd and insane have been embraced and treated as “normal” by people who ought to know better.

Citing the journal article, she claimed that the case "points to larger issues about assigning labels or making assumptions in a society increasingly confronting gender variations in sports, entertainment and government.

Funny thing: “assigning labels or making assumptions in a society increasingly confronting gender variations in sports, entertainment and government” (as if those are three different things) is an altogether new First World problem. Because apparently we don’t already have enough problems.

Thankfully there is a glimmer of hope that people are finally beginning to treat this newly embraced malady the old world way – through DNA testing: XX, you’re female, XY, you’re male.

So when “Mary” Gregory had her titles stripped after blowing everyone out of the water and setting records for her age and weight class at a 100% Raw Powerlifting Federation match she was naturally upset. But officials were clear:

“Mary” Gregory, at “her” weight-lifting event – the orchid nail polish would have fooled me too

“She put down female. Clearly, she’s not a female,” said Paul Bossi, 100% Raw Powerlifting Federation’s president. “Not biologically anyways.”

“In our rules, we go by biological,” he said. “According to the rules, she can only lift in the men’s division. … I’m not trying to hurt anyone’s feelings but I have to follow the rules.”

Do you see how simple it is when we just go with nature’s rules?

I don’t care how much you love it, it’s still not butter