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  •  True, but this is an even bigger problem (5+ / 0-)

    than just marriage.  Marriage equality would help in cases like this, but we'd still have to fight on issues like driver's licenses, legal documents, etc.  The issue of basic legal status for transgender men and women is a nightmare mess.

    Saint, n. A dead sinner revised and edited. - Ambrose Bierce

    by pico on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 01:03:19 PM PDT

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    •  It's just unimaginable (2+ / 0-)

      ..that gender distinction has such a central place in our legal system. Why, for the love of God?

      If you can find money to kill people, you can find money to help people. --Tony Benn

      by rhetoricus on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 07:46:34 PM PDT

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      •  It's the religious dogma created around that . . . (2+ / 0-)
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        Horace Boothroyd III, rhetoricus

        'god' character that is the major cause of all this crap, and it's 'his' devout followers that will fight the hardest to maintain the legal definitions just as they are, or make them even worse for all members of the LGBTQ community.

        Oh, and a Happy Easter to everyone!

        Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense. Carl Sagan

        by sjburnman on Sat Mar 30, 2013 at 11:06:50 PM PDT

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