Sunday Social - open chat! by NutterButterFlutter in LGBDropTheT

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Saidit is back online, I see

Kurt Cobain is trans now by xandit in LGBDropTheT

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More gay erasure by xandit in LGBDropTheT

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I think you need to be logged in. Or use nitter.

Why am I not surprised that a YouTuber who considers himself something of a "queer" historian frequently lies about history? by RippoffOfLove in LGBDropTheT

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Haha yeah well it's no surprise the gender nutters think that Mulan was some kind of trans man. After all, she was different from the other women! And everyone knows that all women are the same!!

"Many gay men and bisexuals who are often silent have benefited from trans activists": you are a bunch of ungrateful bastards. More poorly concealed propaganda. by Lovebirds_fury in LGBDropTheT

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How do they still claim that trans activists are so effective at fighting for same-sex rights when same-sex approval continues to decline while the trans rights movement grows? It's an utter lie.

Why am I not surprised that a YouTuber who considers himself something of a "queer" historian frequently lies about history? by RippoffOfLove in LGBDropTheT

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Who has time to sit and watch these every week?

Cult members.

How much time and money does it require of him to produce his garbage content?

There's apparently money in churning out this kind of content. I mean, the biggest investment would be research and clearly these creators aren't interested in accuracy. In the case of Somerton, there's a number floating around Twitter, people are speculating he was making 6 figures from Patreon alone. I'm not entirely sure if it's true or not, but hbomberguy retweeted a couple of these claims so maybe I'm missing something obvious.

I'm a bi women that leans much more towards women. I was banned from lgbt ainbow and actuallesbians subreddits within a day. Anyone experience something similar?? by Newbie27 in LGB

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We have given up diversity of thought on the internet in exchange for convenience. Every single niche thing had its own independently-run forum, now all the discussions are happening on Reddit and Discord. No need to make a new account every time you want to post something, and the centralization makes discovering content outside your bubble easier, but what we're allowed to say online is effectively governed by a much smaller number of people. Reddit has a LONG history of cracking down on communities and members with certain differing views, gender being one of them. They also seem keen on making sure all subreddit moderators hold their views as well. As pointed out on X formerly known as Twitter, it's not because Reddit is concerned with being in advertisers' good graces.

Being on the internet really made me realize just how male centric and male worshipping the world really is.

Yes, but also this is magnified by the fact that the largest online communities have more control than ever before and happen to be run primarily by men who don't care about women. My guess is that the world is slightly less bad than the current landscape of the web makes it appear.

Did you learn something new this week? Please share! by NutterButterFlutter in LGB

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I've learned that I could stop showing up for work and not get fired, demonstrated by my coworker.

"I just prefer guys who are guys" BIGOTRY by TransspeciesUnicorn in LGBDropTheT

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I tend to avoid a lot of queer spaces that are predominantly cis for this exact reason. It really sucks feeling unsafe in a place where many people pretend to ooze acceptance.

I have an idea that you're going to LOVE. Here it goes...

LGB//TQ+

This is what happens when LGB people try to have a space focused on sexuality by NutterButterFlutter in LGBDropTheT

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They are proud to invade spaces.

Being a lesbian is alllllllllllll about gender identity ladies by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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Hey, wanna bump genders?

Please sign Peter Tatchell’s trans liberation petition- but do read the comments first 😂🤭 by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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Hahaha I saw this on twitter already but it's still funny

https://www.change.org/p/trans-liberation-now/u/31926105

Gayden gets trolled by her Grindr date by [deleted] in LGBDropTheT

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As long as they keep chanting that TWAW and TMAM they should absolutely expect this kind of confusion.

She came out... as asexual by RedJackal in LGBDropTheT

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Asexual meaning anything other than "no interest in sex whatsoever" is so incredibly pointless. And don't even get me started on "demisexuality" as a label. Can we please stop pretending that almost everyone is constantly having no-strings-attached sex for their entire lives?

As someone who identifies as a brain surgeon, I know exactly how she feels by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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Did these people only learn about gay culture on Netflix series and Yaoi?

Yes.

As someone who identifies as a brain surgeon, I know exactly how she feels by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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Literally the only time straight women find it difficult to find a hook up. Oh, and it's society's fault? Congrats, you transitioned to being an incel.

Black trans women are the backbone of everything in the universe. True. by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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Is there an echo in there?

I don't think that word means what you think it means, or "A third of Britons don’t know that transgender women were born male"—The Telegraph, August 6th by wafflegaff in LGBDropTheT

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The confusion is intentional. "Trans women are women." "There's no such thing as biologically male." To know what a transwoman is is to begin to understand the implications of self ID. It's really that simple.

Gen Failed on /r/ lgbtttttttttttttt by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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I have invited people to edit the very first section of the Human entry on Wikipedia to remove any references to bipedalism since some humans do not have two working legs. Exceptions don't prove anything. There are two sexes. And that used to be a given, back when they asserted that sex and gender were different.

From one man to a bunch of others: *Why* are men so fascinated with lesbians? by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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Any more on-the-nose and they would get banned

Ah the nostalgia for gentler times when one was a zygote by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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Are there any queers in the theatre tonight? Get them up against the wall

Sunday Social - open chat! by NutterButterFlutter in LGBDropTheT

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From what I've seen with federated services in general, most servers fall into one of two camps. Either they're pretty well moderated and will block servers that host content that they have a problem with, or they're a "free speech" server that is filled with edgelords posting hateful content with no merit whatsoever. I think you're right that posting in the "but my free speech" servers would be a waste of breath. Plus the optics of associating with these people would be less than favorable.

In theory, there could be a server that focuses on good-faith discussion of controversial topics, but I don't know of any. That would be a good place for "recruitment." Such a place might not get blocked for as many servers, either.

Fearmongering and cult tactics by Lovebirds_fury in LGBDropTheT

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Ugh, yeah I can't stand this "argument," if you can call it that. As long as the TQ+ are eroding LGB approval, it really doesn't matter that some of our "allies" are against same sex marriage. But that's the other thing, we're not allied. They got their reasons to oppose the trans rights movement, we* got ours. Sometimes they overlap.

Also good for you getting out of there. I was never a JW myself but I am very familiar with them due to a loved one being involved. The org has caused a lot of destruction in my life and to a lesser extent continues to do so.

* "We" as in DTT. I want to emphasize that I am not same sex attracted and do not speak for anyone who is.

Oh! And check out this comment of mine if you haven't seen it.

TRAs on AGB congratulate themselves that all LGB people who legitimately disagree with them are really right-wing trolls pretending to be gay. by JulienMayfair in LGBDropTheT

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I don’t think all of them are actual people. There are several other countries that have a vested interest in our being divided and they have known for a long time how to push peoples buttons because it weakens us and our resolve.

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Yep... Russia loves this tactic.

😂 I think you got it backwards.

"countries want us divided because blah blah wah"

Same sex marriage was accomplished without the help TQ+. This need for unity is not mutual. To me it just makes more sense if hostile countries are backing the gender crap. And if it takes out the LGB movement in the process, even better for them. The alternative is that the side constantly trying to rewrite history is fighting against Putin. Or that Putin isn't bolstering the side that will happily turn young adults into lifelong medical patients. Give me a break.

The LGB vs. TQ+ timeline by JulienMayfair in LGBDropTheT

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Taking it slow would require that the movement stand up to scrutiny, which it's incapable of. Their only growth tool is threatening to call individuals bigots and transphobes for not adhering to their beliefs. I admit, it's quite an effective tool. But these words are losing their power.

Example of "forced teaming" - r/lgbt post with 1.7k upvotes claims, "not a single one of us has rights til all of us has rights" by reluctant_commenter in LGBDropTheT

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If it's any comfort, from the comment sections I've seen on this app, the majority of the lgbtq+ community is against removing the t.

lol. How is anyone so ignorant to the fact that these subs are heavily moderated and any slightly dissenting opinions are removed? ...unless you're telling OP not to care since there are very few "drop the T" folks? If that's the case please continue.

That’s just it kiddo - we want nothing to do with the LGBT community by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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If us trans people are eliminated, there's ALWAYS a boogie man. YOU ARE NEXT. You will always BE next. They hate you. You aren't IN with them.

This one line hits these points on the BITE Model:

  • Behavior #18: Instill dependency and obedience
  • Thought #1d: Organize people into us vs. them (insiders vs. outsiders)
  • Emotional #5c: Instill fear, such as fear of Enemies
  • Emotional #5e: Instill fear, such as fear of Leaving or being shunned by the group

I don't think I'll ever be able to stop working by NutterButterFlutter in LGB

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I only started my career a few years ago and I'm making decent money. Just bought a house and that's going to eat up a good portion of my income. But in my industry, it's normal to make more with experience so that's how I've justified it. If I continue on my current trajectory, I'll be alright. But many Americans won't be as fortunate, I think. Things look pretty bleak.

I would recommend moving though. I recently dated someone who moved here (northern Midwest) from a large city closer to the east coast and she was amazed at how relatively cheap rent was here.

This was the guy from a viral Dr. Phil who got in trouble for speaking out. Turns out he's gay, and lawyered up. by xandit in LGBDropTheT

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Great video. Watched the whole thing. Just have a thought on how Mr. Shelton engaged with the other guests on Dr Phil.

We all know not to bother saying things like "sex and gender are the same thing" to TRAs, right? Gender has been redefined. Is it worth it to re-redefine it? I don't think it is. In my opinion, when they say "sex and gender are two different things," it's better to respond with, "you're right! Gender is completely irrelevant and sex is real and important."

TRA's prove this point constantly, even in the Dr Phil clip. Who menstruates? Ask a gender cultist and you'll get a pointless response that doesn't answer the question. Because they want to frame it in terms of gender that is completely irrelevant to the discussion. Sex is relevant. Females menstruate.

No matter what you're talking about, gender is nearly never relevant. That's why there are loads of questions on r/askreddit directed at particular sexes (whether they're addressed as penis-havers/uterus-havers or simply as men/women) and virtually none directed at people who identify as men or identify as women. Because any question that can be asked only to people who identify a particular way might as well be opened up to all people. Let me illustrate: what do all people who identify as women have in common? They're human. That's it. You know who else is human? People who identify as men. Because gender isn't relevant.

Rant over.

More historical erasure by xandit in LGBDropTheT

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That's ridiculous. Aren't memes supposed to be funny or at the very least a tad amusing? I'm not laughing. Is misinformation a meme? Also my last question in my previous comment still applies. These fucking guys 🤦

More historical erasure by xandit in LGBDropTheT

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Uhhhh that was their response to getting called out? Not just removing the picture entirely? Wow.

Yes, it's "obvious." But I don't think that's intentional. To my untrained eye, it looks like somebody unskilled made an honest attempt at making it look realistic.

But let's give them the benefit of the doubt. Let's suppose it was meant to look obvious. My first question is, "why do it?" I'm going to be extremely generous and assume once again for the sake of argument that they have a perfectly sound answer to that question. My next question: "Why oh why would you think that that would ever be perceived as a good look when your critics accuse you of trying to rewrite history???"

Estonia legalizes same-sex marriage! by NutterButterFlutter in LGBDropTheT

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Let's fucking GOOO!!! 🎉

Sunday Social - open chat! by NutterButterFlutter in LGBDropTheT

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I think 2 is a good middle ground

Dana Rivers / David Warfield has finally been sentenced for murders of Charlotte Reed, Patricia Wright, and their son Benny by NutterButterFlutter in LGBDropTheT

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Let me guess, this contributes to the female violent crime statistic?

Target selling pride month merchandise with QUEER slur...can you imagine them selling shirts with the N word for black history month? by xandit in LGBDropTheT

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You may be right. But even so if conservative views are misinterpreted, the outcome could potentially be closer to my prediction anyway.

Target selling pride month merchandise with QUEER slur...can you imagine them selling shirts with the N word for black history month? by xandit in LGBDropTheT

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The left will use this as fuel to hate the intolerance of the right and will ultimately double down, even if in the short term it looks like they're backing down. And I can't really blame them. Republicans oppose the trans movement. That's all I have in common with them, really. They get everything else wrong. There's no nuance. There's no discussion that doesn't fall back on the bible somehow. And they're just plain full of hate. If we're going to win hearts and minds, hate needs to be left out of it.

Her trans husband fooled her into believing she’s a lesbian by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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Holy shit. That is so obviously written by one of them. Is it just me or is it exclusively men that obsess over the smell of vaginas??

Her trans husband fooled her into believing she’s a lesbian by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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It was well received on actuallesbians

I wonder why.

Also love the implication that men are inherently aggressive. Any outliers are actually trans women who don't know it yet!

It's a new user. I don't have any reason to believe this is an actual woman recounting an actual life experience. Reads like a fanfic for trans women to get off to.

Sunday Social - open chat! by NutterButterFlutter in LGBDropTheT

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I think ultimately Reddit is going to survive this change. Alternatives will see some major growth, but will likely never overtake Reddit. I hope I'm wrong, Reddit sucks the big one.

Haha. Partner turning into a woman, help! by Chocolatepudding in LGBDropTheT

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Obsessing over this stuff is just plain unhealthy and serves no point. Really? Your partner changed pronouns and now you're dysphoric? It's sad.

They're all too queer even for a queer person 🤣 by Chocolatepudding in LGBDropTheT

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Autism and transgenderism, name a more iconic duo.

How do they survive in this cruel world? by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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I am so, so, so, so SICK of trans people calling bi people gay

Target selling pride month merchandise with QUEER slur...can you imagine them selling shirts with the N word for black history month? by xandit in LGBDropTheT

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As long as there are more people buying this trash than there are people who recognize how fucked up it is, nothing will change.

Help I have a very low opinion of gay men TW homophobic by Chocolatepudding in LGBDropTheT

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Why was it removed? It seems plenty on topic for r/gaytransguys

Because straight people make up the majority of the population of course by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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Cognitive dissonance: the thread.

The answer that they're all avoiding is that gender isn't real and sex is.

reminder of who and why we exist by xandit in LGBDropTheT

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If that's what unity and celebration sounds like, I want to steer clear of it.

Gender and the Scientology playbook by JulienMayfair in LGBDropTheT

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Gender theory as it exists today has a few cult qualities. I've mentioned this before, but I recommend studying the BITE model. It was developed by Dr Steven Hassan, who is regarded as an expert on cults and mind control. Since you mention Scientology, he was a special guest on Leah Remini's TV series Scientology and the Aftermath.

Hassan has noticed some of these similarities too (source 1 | source 2), but as far as I know he hasn't gotten too involved in the trans debate.

How does she tell her boyfriend he’s - surprise! - actually a big gay? by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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I'm also worried abt tainting his idea of the LGBT community

She thinks she represents a community that she identified into.

The sheer silliness of lesbians naming their penises 🤣 almost feels offensive to share it here, tw/apologies! by Chocolatepudding in LGBDropTheT

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Where's the "Not all lesbians have penises, you know!" comment?

Idiotic straight couple in desperate need of queer counselling by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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All I have to say is "bi/gay"

Sex with TiF brings revelation to gay man - but not the one she was hoping for by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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My guess is because T's get to have their own spaces where they can talk among themselves and most allies would respect that boundary.

This fucking ugly-ass mess by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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Design by committee

Oh the delicious mouth watering irony by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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Why must they always force themselves into groups that they perceive as hostile towards them? If you feel unwelcome, that's because you are and you should leave.

ClubQ Club Colorado Shooting by MyLongestJourney in LGBDropTheT

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No matter the motivation, my heart goes out to the friends and families who lost a loved one in this tragic event.

"We are family, I got all my they/thems with me..." by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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lmao the gif of Walter White is accidentally a perfect depiction of the situation. For those unfamiliar or who don't remember how this scene plays out, here it is. And Walt is the bad guy.

Stonewall urges employers to give trans staff two email addresses so they can swap gender identities by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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2 work emails = human rights

Kids are not being transitioned and other lies by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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I get it, I really do. Like, how can anybody do something like this to a child? But like any cult, they think they're doing the right thing. Be mad at the people at the top. Big pharma and every LGB org that changed direction circa 2014. They're the ones who are responsible for this tragic mess.

And the LGBTIQQAAXYZWTF girls go: do do doo do doo do do do dooooo by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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You are a gay guy in a gay guy bar. Those places were made *for* you!

No they weren't!

Are you gay, are you male. If yes then you are not invading.

Heterosexual female actually, if you read the post.

The continuing saga of Kiwi Farms: suddenly dropped by their ISP by Musky in TumblrInAction

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This is not the way the internet is meant to be.

The kids are not okay by [deleted] in LGBDropTheT

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I like to think that reasonably smart people simply choose not to sign up for twitter.

Anyway, follow me on twitter

'Packers - Not Just for Dysphoria Relief!' - the lies these girls tell themselves and each other by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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You're an impostor and you should feel like an impostor.

Fellow ladies, never hesitate to be yourself online - "Sure Jan" edition by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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Either that or propaganda trying to sell people on the idea that it's easier to date as trans. As a form of, dare I say, "grooming"... I feel that word is pretty overused these days but is definitely applicable in communities like egg_irl and the like.

How dare you make your own thing, when we tell you to get out and make your own thing!! by [deleted] in LGBDropTheT

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They've always been intertwined? Gaslight much?

What future does LGBDTT have (and perhaps even SaidIt), now that Cloudflare has dropped KiwiFarms? by NutterButterFlutter in LGBDropTheT

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Oh, and the dark web is always an option, not difficult to set up a very basic forum on an .onion site if necessary.

Way ahead of you ;)

"How do same-sex attracted children work? That seems dodgy." and more - r/transgenderUK ponders the existence of same-sex attraction by reluctant_commenter in LGBDropTheT

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That top comment's homophobia is the unintentional answer to the OOP's rhetorical question. Amazing.

A bigtop circus of comments on /r/lgbt: Apparently I am transphobic because I do not want to date a non-binary person by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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"After all, what justification is there for a word which is simply the opposite of some other word? A word contains its opposite in itself. Take 'good,' for instance. If you have a word like 'good,' what need is there for a word like 'bad'? 'Ungood' will do just as well-- better, because it's an exact opposite, which the other is not."

Mans and unmans. It's the only exact opposite.

Sunday Social - open chat! by NutterButterFlutter in LGBDropTheT

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If you want to talk about the tq make your own post

Love it! 😂

LGB Alliance listed as a "hateful and extremist group" by some org called "Global Project Against Hate and Extremism" by reluctant_commenter in LGBDropTheT

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[The LGBA] was described by the Labour Campaign for Trans Rights as transphobic...

You don't say! It's too bad that I'd describe the Labour Campaign for Trans Rights as homophobic.

(also this is the actual report. The OP link is to an article about the report? This org makes no sense.)

True Believer: I thought my 4 year old was transgender. I was wrong. - Substack article by Parents with Inconvenient Truths about Trans (PITT) by reluctant_commenter in LGBDropTheT

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The last paragraph about leaving the old worldview behind and rebuilding from the ground up sounds exactly like how I felt when I left my religion. And I don't think that's a coincidence.

Also the requirement of friends and family to fully approve of the transition or they lose all contact with the kid is very culty.

deleted comments on a post show how the actuallesbians reddit mods are mostly men in dresses & comments from real lesbians with lady parts who have grievances are removed, because their complaints go against the narrative that lesbians must be open to dating someone with a lady-penis by [deleted] in TumblrInAction

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This has sadly been going on for a long time. I really feel for young lesbians that have no idea how much dissent there is because all they see are the comments that the tyrant mods haven't deleted.

ANNOUNCEMENT: re-opening the sub (preparation) by [deleted] in LGBDropTheT

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I'm sorry, what was free?

⚠️ IMPORTANT UPDATE, PLEASE READ AND GIVE INPUT!⚠️ by [deleted] in LGBDropTheT

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I'll have to see if I can set up an anonymous account on discord, I'll DM you if/when I get that figured out.

⚠️ IMPORTANT UPDATE, PLEASE READ AND GIVE INPUT!⚠️ by [deleted] in LGBDropTheT

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That's good to know about Ovarit. Though it looks like all Porkbun provides is standard WhoIs protection (someone correct me if I'm wrong), which only works as long as nobody's trying to sue you. Njalla gets around this by being the "owner" of the domain. Here's what their FAQ page has to say:

We're not actually a domain name registration service, we're a customer to these. We sit in between the domain name registration service and you, acting as a privacy shield. When you purchase a domain name through Njalla, we own it for you. However, the agreement between us grants you full usage rights to the domain. Whenever you want to, you can transfer the ownership to yourself or some other party.

⚠️ IMPORTANT UPDATE, PLEASE READ AND GIVE INPUT!⚠️ by [deleted] in LGBDropTheT

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someone is going to have to bite the bullet and register some degree of personal info in order to reserve us a domain name

I think we should try Njalla before we resort to that. Unless anyone is willing to take one for the team. Do we still have a working relationship with LGBA?

I don't know about getting servers set up, how hosting works ... all that technical stuff is beyond me.

I am ready to help with this.

⚠️ IMPORTANT UPDATE, PLEASE READ AND GIVE INPUT!⚠️ by [deleted] in LGBDropTheT

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so I guess they're one of the ones that will hold onto it for a while after it expires?

Not sure if namecheap does this domain parking thing. And to be frank, trying to snatch it up when it expires is not a great plan.

I don't know anything about how Tor/onion or I2P / P2P works.

The appeal of Tor/I2P is that the host can be anonymous. That makes it possible to self-host without exposing the server's IP (and therefore general physical location and possibly personal identity of whoever owns the hardware). Domains on these networks aren't registered in the same way that domains on the clear net are registered, either. No need to provide PII for a domain. That's the short of it.

This comes back to the initial conversation on privacy and trust. This all started moving because Saidit was no longer considered trustworthy, after all. Private conversations on here can be read by site admins. But they can probably be read by the hosting provider, which is likely a third party. The plan was to put that trust in rDrama and their hosting provider instead. And with the links being posted by Carp, that trust was perhaps misplaced. So if you ask me, going forward we should eliminate these middlemen at the very least. If we're paying for a hosting platform, the people managing the hosting service should be people inside our community. If we want to limit access even further than that, then we should consider self hosting.

I'm up for exploring hosting platforms since it would be no worse for privacy than rDrama running everything. And as long as expressing the views held here is legal in the countries that we're doing business in, total anonymity isn't super important. Just enough anonymity that the crazies can't identify us.

-edit-

I should also add that I think users' anonymity should be valued over their privacy. If you want private conversations, seek out an E2E encrypted platform outside of saidit. Assume everything posted here is public.

⚠️ IMPORTANT UPDATE, PLEASE READ AND GIVE INPUT!⚠️ by [deleted] in LGBDropTheT

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The readme for saidit is straightforward enough for me to follow (same with rDrama, now that I look at it). And while Python isn't the language I'm most comfortable in, I'm familiar enough that I could even potentially modify saidit or rDrama to suite our needs. Don't want to make any promises that I can't keep, but I am interested in helping.

⚠️ IMPORTANT UPDATE, PLEASE READ AND GIVE INPUT!⚠️ by [deleted] in LGBDropTheT

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Like Namecheap or GoDaddy or those other companies, I'm assuming you mean.

Bingo! GoDaddy was the exact registrar I was thinking of. It's a nice feature if you legitimately forget to renew a domain, but would be an additional obstacle for us.

If you have any articles/sources you'd recommend

This is the one I was reading that mentions Njalla. Which I was willing to mention by name because it (Njalla) was developed by The Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde.

Before the news dropped that s/lgbdropthet was working with rDrama, the other option I was researching was Tor's .onion or I2P (or both). These solutions (at least on their own) would absolutely suck for visibility, but would be great for anonymity.

⚠️ IMPORTANT UPDATE, PLEASE READ AND GIVE INPUT!⚠️ by [deleted] in LGBDropTheT

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Hey, don't panic. I think it's more important that the current domain hasn't been established yet. The biggest concern in my opinion is establishing that our space is one domain and then having to move down the road because rDrama owns it. So it's good we're talking about it now.

It can technically be sniped like that after the expiration, but there will likely be others that think to do the same. And they will almost certainly have worse intentions than anyone at rDrama. Also some registrars renew expired domains and park it for the owner in case they decide they wish to renew it after the fact. Just something to be aware of. So yeah, I would NOT count on sniping the domain.

The other two options are either coordinate with someone at rDrama to transfer the domain, or cut your losses and find a new domain. Better to do that sooner rather than later.

On the topic of anonymity- in doing some research, it's possible to remain anonymous but I don't think you can also truly own the domain in that case. There's Njalla for example. May be a worthwhile compromise.

⚠️ IMPORTANT UPDATE, PLEASE READ AND GIVE INPUT!⚠️ by [deleted] in LGBDropTheT

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Saidit itself is open source.

⚠️ IMPORTANT UPDATE, PLEASE READ AND GIVE INPUT!⚠️ by [deleted] in LGBDropTheT

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The domains aren't in our possession? That is not ideal.

Tranny is transphobic towards another tranny. by GrilledTofu in TumblrInAction

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I can only speculate, but this is either quite old or possibly fake. What stands out to me is that OOP is supposedly so deep in the gender cult ("both of them are women and lesbians, just like me or any other cis lesbians") but she says "transwoman." Leaving out the space in trans woman is quite the faux pas that I'm sure Lia would have educated OOP on before this post came to be.

Tasmania Rules Against Women-Only Spaces for LGB Alliance by wafflegaff in LGBDropTheT

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Transforming Tasmania, a group campaigning for the “legal recognition of gender identity, argued against lesbians’ right to single-sex spaces. Spokesperson Charlie Burton claims that “ultimately it’s denying the reality of the existence of transwomen, in fact all trans people.”

They exist, they're simply not welcome. I can't put it any more politely than that.

Transman posts on AGB celebrating the SCOTUS threat to gay marriage, suggests that it is deserved because AGB is "transphobic" by reluctant_commenter in LGBDropTheT

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These comments, man... Someone states the obvious, she comes back with "This proves my point! Look how hateful you are!"

Mermaids charity challenges LGB Alliance UK's charitable status - tribunal scheduled for September 9-16, 2022 by reluctant_commenter in LGBDropTheT

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Unintentional indeed. Oops!

Mermaids charity challenges LGB Alliance UK's charitable status - tribunal scheduled for September 9-16, 2022 by reluctant_commenter in LGBDropTheT

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Who made Mermaids the authority on what is considered charitable? This viscous attack doesn't seem very charitable in my humble opinion.

Fascist demagoguery by NerveActive in TumblrInAction

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I'm sure Putin is cheering on gender nonsense as it helps divide the west even more. I mean, not being able to define what a woman is? Come on. The KGB wouldn't have ever dreamed of such chaos.

Awwwwww such a wholesome post on /r/actuallynolesbians by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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OOP is mistaking politeness for approval. I would be absolutely terrified to reveal my genuine views in a situation like this. And what happens if I'm found to be a transphobe? Do I also have my DMs shared on Reddit for all to see?

So I've been on Tik Tok.....They are still coming for us and shaming us by Hannibalboy93 in LGBDropTheT

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Yes. And not only that, she expects to be perceived as a gay man. Who can represent gay men in general, since she apparently is one.

Mod update June 30th: where do we go next? by [deleted] in LGBDropTheT

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Dang, you move fast! No concerns from me- let's do it!

Invites/requests for other Approved users by [deleted] in LGBDropTheT

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Alma_Esmeraude - Yes.

LouisBMerde - Yes, due to modmail.

Lurker685 - No, unless there's some modmail or something to go with this request. (edit: no.)

Peak_Condition - Yes. I'm replying to this comment specifically for this user. The reason being is that I saw them standing up for a detrans person on TiA. The inconsistent activity is a red flag, but I've considered the reason this sub went private and in my opinion there's no harm in approving them. Don't know them at all, nor could I find a matching account on Reddit. But my vote is "yes."

Sadbisexual - No.

Transitioning "the biggest mistake of my life" by jet199 in TumblrInAction

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Not cool.

Invites/requests for other Approved users by [deleted] in LGBDropTheT

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boypower - Yes.

Its_maam - No.

NotAdamShepherd - No.

PassionateIntensity - Not sure, abstaining

skylands - No.

Just a little vent about birth control in a gay couple's relationship by Chunkeeguy in LGBDropTheT

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You mean to tell me the pill doesn't generate a vagina forcefield!?

Invites/requests for other Approved users by [deleted] in LGBDropTheT

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SickOfThisShit - Yes.

SilverWolf - Yes.

Socialjustus - Yes.

Mod update June 24th: future of the sub by [deleted] in LGBDropTheT

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I personally don't have a preference which solution we go with. It'd be nice to "own" the data and all that, but my privacy isn't currently a concern as I assume everything I say on this platform is public. And as for the "compromised" admins, as long as we have a back up place to regroup if something happens, I'm fine with staying here. And deciding where that should be is out of scope for this thread.

For the 2nd part, I think the reddit style works better because so many posts are links and traditional forum software wouldn't lend itself as well to that content.

Mod update June 24th: future of the sub by [deleted] in LGBDropTheT

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I'd still be happy to assist with this if this is the route we go. I self-host a ton of web services and I'm a programmer by profession. That takes care of the know-how :)

As for hosting, I have some ideas. I'll leave it at that for now.

r/Tumblrinaction has been banned. by CancelPower in LGBDropTheT

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Interesting. I wouldn't expect astroturf mods to declare reddit dead. Then again, the timing seems too perfect. As if this was an attempt to get ahead of banning tumblrinaction and socialjusticeinaction to limit the discussion somewhat. I can only speculate.