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“'Blessed' by our creator with male genitalia and a female brain I struggled to relate to a society that saw me as male until age 40 when I transitioned to live as a woman. It was an authentic mid-life transition to integrate my mind and body that many who knew me supported and even called courageous, inspiring and ethical. But this uniquely personal act through the eyes of the 99.5 percent of people who are blessed to have their gender and sex match has been seen as a political act, a psychological disorder, a character flaw, a weakness, a perversion and a sin.”
“It is a hateful position that can twist this AMA-approved surgical intervention for a birth incongruity into a 'mutilation.' Like all the [Roman Catholic] church policy that flows from the precept of 'Natural Law' (sex exists only within heterosexual marriage for procreation), we find that this policy follows neither nature (as science shows) nor law (as an equal protection).”
“... looking at everything as us and them, black and white, male or female is limiting and dangerous.”