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(1) USS Gerald Ford has no Urinals - to suit Trans minority rather than Hetero majority
(2) No urinals on the new Navy aircraft carrier
(3) Military scrambles for transgender policy after Trump tweets
(4) Arizona School blockades urinals after girls squat to urinate in front of the boys
(5) Arizona leftists perverting the school system - Michael Reagan {son of Ronald Reagan}
(6) Gay mag  boss says Transwomen who use female change rooms should be charged with "indecent exposure"
(7) Comments on Trump Trans Ban from Army Times Facebook

(1) USS Gerald Ford has no Urinals - to suit Trans minority rather than Hetero majority

The Navy's newest, most sophisticated aircraft carrier doesn't have urinals

July 29, 2017

Military & Defense Team

Amid all its upgrades and advances, the US Navy's newest aircraft
carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford, is lacking one feature: urinals.

Every bathroom on the Ford is, for the first time, gender-neutral,
equipped with flush toilets and stalls, according to Navy Times.

Bathroom-design experts have said sit-down toilets are less sanitary and
take up more space, and most of the Ford's crew members are men. (Women
are only about 18% of the Navy.)

But the Navy has said getting rid of urinals has advantages for current
and future operations.

Making every bathroom accessible to all of the ship's sailors will make
things more convenient for sailors, the Navy has said. And bathrooms
that can be used by either gender mean the Navy can reassign them
without making any design changes, should the crew's makeup change.

"This is designed to give the ship flexibility because there aren’t any
berthing areas that are dedicated to one sex or the other," Operations
Specialist 1st Class Kaylea Motsenbocker told Navy Times. "So if this
space was needed for males, we could shift the females to other berthing
areas and make this all male without any modification being necessary."

Other changes include redesigned sleeping areas with fewer beds in each
room, different spaces for sleeping and recreation, wider passageways,
better gyms, better air conditioning, and more efficient light bulbs.
USB ports have been installed to make it easier for sailors to charge
cellphones and other devices.

Beyond the bathrooms, the Ford — which is the first Ford-class aircraft
carrier — has 23 new or modified technologies.

The ship's island is smaller and farther back on the flight deck,
allowing more space for air operations. Inside, the traditional throttle
system has been switched out for an updated, one-of-a-kind touch-screen
display. "This ship can basically drive itself," Petty Officer 1st Class
Jose Triana told CNN.

In addition to carrying more aircraft, the Ford will also use the
Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System rather than steam power used on
Nimitz-class ships. The EMALS system is designed to offer more control
and precision when launching aircraft and will be used despite President
Donald Trump's vocal objection earlier this year.

The EMALS system is also part of the Ford's switch to electrical power.
The ship will be able to produce three times as much power as
Nimitz-class ships, and the Navy has said replacing steam-powered
systems with electrical ones will open space for future technologies.

USS Gerald FordUS Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aidan P.

Flight operations will also use the Advanced Arresting Gear system to
recover aircraft. The AAG system will allow Ford-class ships to work
with air systems that Nimitz-class ships are not interoperable with.

(2) No urinals on the new Navy aircraft carrier

By: Peter Rathmell    July 21

170408-N-WZ792-198 NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (April 8, 2017) The future USS
Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) underway on its own power for the first time.
The first-of-class ship -- the first new U.S. aircraft carrier design in
40 years -- will spend several days conducting builder's sea trials, a
comprehensive test of many of the ship's key systems and technologies.
(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ridge
Leoni/Released) The new aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford has all sorts of
high-tech gear equipped for 21st century naval warfare. But there is one
thing that male sailors will notice is no longer available: Urinals.

For the first time, every bathroom on the Ford — known throughout
military circles as a head — is designed to be "gender-neutral," meaning
all of the urinals have been replaced with flush toilets and stalls,
Navy officials say.

The vast majority of the 5,000-plus sailors who will deploy aboard the
carrier Ford are men, as women account for only about 18 percent of
sailors in the Navy.

Bathroom design experts say water closets with seated toilets are less
sanitary and take up far more space than wall-mounted urinals.

Nevertheless, the Navy says there are advantages to eliminating urinals.

It will allow the Navy to quickly and efficiently change a head’s
assigned gender, so depending on the ship’s demographics at the time,
berthing areas can be switched between male and female to accommodate
the crew’s needs.

"This is designed to give the ship flexibility because there aren’t any
berthing areas that are dedicated to one sex or the other," Operations
Specialist 1st Class Kaylea Motsenbocker told Navy Times recently.

Every head on the Ford is being integrated into a berthing, she said.

(3) Military scrambles for transgender policy after Trump tweets

By: Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s tweets declaring transgender
people unwelcome in the armed forces have plunged the Pentagon into a
legal and moral quagmire, sparking a flurry of meetings to devise a new
policy that could lead to hundreds of service members being discharged.

Months after officially allowing transgender troops to serve openly in
the military, the department may be forced to throw out those who
willingly came forward after being promised they’d be protected.

A team of military lawyers has been pulled together to deal with the
matter, Adm. Paul Zukunft, the Coast Guard commandant, said at the
Center For Strategic and International Studies this week. These lawyers
are working with the White House to flesh out some of the issues, and
they’re bolstered by a Pentagon working group that had initially been
set up to advance the implementation of the Obama administration’s
year-old repeal of a transgender ban.

Now, they must deal with whatever new post-tweet policy emerges,
according to the officials, who weren’t authorized to speak publicly on
the matter and requested anonymity.

Pentagon chief spokeswoman Dana White confirmed that talks between the
White House and the Pentagon to work out the details of a new
transgender policy have begun. Although it’s unclear what the result
will be, the discussions illustrate that Trump’s aides aren’t writing
off his three-tweet salvo last week as an isolated outburst but as
guidance for an upheaval in one of the military’s most sensitive equal
rights questions.

Whatever the final policy, court challenges are likely. And the
personnel, health care and fairness issues sure to ensue may compel some
soldiers, sailors and others to hide their identities and live a lie to
remain in the military.

It’s a scenario that raises the specter of the now-defunct "don’t ask,
don’t tell" policy that once governed gays in the military. While the
1993 compromise banned gay men and women from serving, it essentially
safeguarded their places in the ranks as long as they kept their
homosexuality hidden. More than 13,000 were discharged after the policy
was enacted. While many others remained, they were forced to keep their
sexuality in the closet.

Now, asks Sarah Warbelow, legal director for the Human Rights Campaign,
"Are they going to go on a witch hunt?"

The Pentagon working group had been studying health care questions and
how and when transgender people might be allowed to enlist. Now its
members and the military’s legal experts must contemplate forcing out
transgender troops, including many who have served multiple combat tours.

If Trump stands by his tweet and the Pentagon is told to beginning
discharging transgender service members, officials must address several
questions: Who would be thrown out? What type of discharge would they
receive? How long of a grace period would they have before leaving?

There also is no uniform method of tracking transgender troops across
the services. That raises another challenge. Will the Pentagon target
service members who have already asked to have their sex changed in the
personnel system? Or would the crackdown expand to anyone who simply
sought counseling on the issue?

Warbelow questioned where the effort would end. People could be
scrutinized for how they look or dress. For example, she suggested,
could female troops be suspect for wearing clothing considered "too

Trump’s tweets last week were direct. He said the government won’t
accept or allow transgender individuals to serve "in any capacity" in
the military. "Our military must be focused on decisive and overwhelming
victory and cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and
disruption that transgender in the military would entail," he wrote.

Estimates of the number of transgender troops in the service vary
widely. A Rand Corp. study said roughly 2,500 transgender personnel may
be serving in the active duty military, and 1,500 in the reserves. It
estimated only 30 to 130 active duty troops out of a force of 1.3
million would seek transition-related health care each year. Costs could
be $2.4 million to $8.4 million, it estimated.

The study found 18 other countries allow transgender people to serve
openly in the military. "In no case was there any evidence of an effect
on the operational effectiveness, operational readiness, or cohesion of
the force," Rand said.

After Trump’s tweets, Zukunft the commandant said, "the first thing we
did is we reached out to all 13 members of the Coast Guard who have come
out." But any reassurance Pentagon officials offered may prove hollow
under a new policy.

Since last year, transgender service members have been able to serve
openly in the military, receive medical care and start formally changing
their gender identifications in the Pentagon’s personnel system. About
five weeks ago, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis gave military chiefs more
time to determine if allowing transgender people to enlist would affect
force readiness or effectiveness.

Trump’s pronouncement triggered bipartisan denunciations. Military and
other officials described it as the latest example of Trump’s
administration struggling to translate the commander-in-chief’s Twitter
proclamations into actual policy. Until the Pentagon gets a new policy
directive in writing, Gen. Joseph Dunford, the Joint Chiefs of Staff
chairman, and other military leaders have said nothing will change.

(4) Arizona School blockades urinals after girls squat to urinate in front of the boys


Arizona Elementary School blockades all urinals in boy’s bathrooms after
multiple incidents involving female "transgender" children

March 28, 2014

Tucson Unified School District officials held a meeting for parents
Wednesday – closed to media cameras and recorders- in response to
ongoing issues surrounding elementary school restroom use by children
classified as transgender, KOLD Tucson News Now reports.

Anna Henry Elementary in Tucson has blocked off all urinals in boys
restrooms for the time being, following multiple incidents of girls who
identify as male reportedly squatting over the urinals to void, pulling
down their underwear in front of boys, and causing privacy issues with
boys who were upset by girls watching them urinate. Closing the urinals
to all students of both sexes has been the district’s immediate solution
until privacy partitions are installed between all the urinals so that
the girls can continue to use them in expression of their personal
identification with male reproductive biology.

 From KOLD :

"Susan Wright said her 10-year old son was using the urinal when a
student he identified as a female walked in on him.  Concerned parent
Danya Ayers said she knew of another incident where a boy was very
uncomfortable after a child he knew as a girl removed her underpants in
front of him.

"My son won’t even let me go in the bathroom with him, he won’t let a
female teacher go in with him, this did not make him comfortable," said

TUSD officials held a meeting at Anna Henry Elementary to discuss
transgender student issues.  The district spent over $1,000 to hire
national experts to discuss what being a transgender meant.  The experts
would also train staff members and act as consultants."

Parents of the transgender children said that boys who did not want to
share urinals with girls should use "alternative bathrooms". From KVOA:
"One parent said "If your child is not comfortable using the bathroom,
ask them to use the alternative bathroom."

Anna Henry Elementary has roughly 400 students. Between one to two
percent are officially classified as "transgender’ according to a KVOA

Several parents quoted in the news reports make clear that they are not
at all bigoted or "anti-LGBT". Comments on the news articles from
parents and family of students (see screen-caps below) seem to indicate
the main upset is caused by girls actually squatting over the now closed
urinals to void in full view of the boys.

The "National expert" hired by the district is paid speaker Kim Pearson
of the fringe group Trans Youth Family Allies (TYFA), which she
co-founded with male transsexual Jen Burleton, who was ejected from the
org after the suicide of TYFA teen Ian Benson. Pearson has been charged
with falsifying data on gender-nonconforming children. TYFA is funded by
adult crossdressers and transgenders who support Pearson’s philosophy
that gender nonconforming children should be used to "take the sex out"
of the public face of the transgender movement. TYFA president Andrea
James famously posted pictures of sexologist Michael Bailey’s elementary
school aged daughter with captions calling the child a "cocksucker".

Carol Grimsby, executive director of Arizona’s Wingspan LGBT  also made
an appearance, although a radio interview following up the meeting gave
the impression that she was confused and ill-equipped to answer parent’s
concerns on either side of the issue.

KVOA reports that "Many parents left the meeting feeling uneasy and
unsatisfied with TUSD’s response to the issue.  School officials said
they were still discussing how they would handle matters for the
district as a whole."

(5) Arizona leftists perverting the school system - Michael Reagan {son of Ronald Reagan}

Unisex School Bathrooms in Ariz. Miss the Point

By Michael Reagan {son of Ronald Reagan}

Monday, 26 May 2014 10:51 AM

Maybe one reason Americans are so concerned about the quality of the
education their children are receiving, is they are constantly bombarded
with news stories that call into real question the quality of the
educators in charge of the education.

The latest example comes to us from Tucson, Ariz. There Tucson Unified
School District lawyers have ruled the school system must allow young
students to use any bathroom they choose regardless of the sexual
equipment God gave them.

At first I thought that maybe Tucson education was so bad and the
pressure to enhance "self–esteem" so high that the school district
didn’t want to stigmatize those students who didn’t possess enough
reading comprehension to distinguish between "Boys" and "Girls."

But that’s not the case after all. It’s just another example of leftists
perverting the school system and using it to indoctrinate defenseless
young people. It would seem to me that before changing a policy as basic
as who gets to use the boys room, the administration would ask a simple
question: How will this contribute to educating our children?

Short answer for this policy: It won’t. In fact the change will confuse
and distract school children in an effort to appease the sexual far
left. One really must question the inner motivation of these sexual
fanatics. In Tucson they want to make bathrooms a free–fire zone and in
other areas of the U.S., they are working to ban the overwhelmingly
successful — and optional — boys–only and girls–only classroom.

In fact the only same–sex arrangements the left supports are found in

Jonathan Scruggs of the Alliance Defending Freedom points out the legal
reasoning the Tucson lawyers used is both faulty and ignorant. In a 2009
ruling the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals — normally the left’s favorite
black–robed potentates — ruled that public schools can use common sense
and separate bathrooms by sex "for safety reasons" without violating
Title IX.

Scruggs comment was, "No court has held that schools or other
institutions must allow students to access opposite-sex restrooms or
changing areas."

Naturally parents who support the natural order are enraged and appalled
by the policy change. They packed a school meeting to protest the
unnecessary change. There they learned that at least at one elementary
school the great minds in the administration had blocked all urinals in
the boys and told the customers to use only the stalls.

The final goal, unless sanity prevails, will be for all the urinals to
have there own little fenced in area. Your tax dollars at work.

Michael Reagan is the son of President Ronald Reagan. He is president of
The Reagan Legacy Foundation and chairman of the League of American Voters.

(6) Gay mag  boss says Transwomen who use female change rooms should be charged with "indecent exposure"

Gay magazine boss says transwomen who use female change rooms should be
charged with "indecent exposure"

July 25, 2017

Benjamin Cohen, CEO of Pink News, announced on Twitter that he believes
any transwomen who has visible facial hair – even those who are legally
"female"- should be charged and prosecuted as sex offenders if they use
female change rooms.

The surprise announcement took place in an exchange with NewStatesman
editor Helen Lewis, in response to her op-ed in The Times titled "A Man
Can’t Just Say He Has Turned Into A Woman". Lewis wrote the piece
addressing the feminist backlash against UK’s proposed "self
identification" Gender Identity process, which would allow any man at
the stroke of a pen to be legally regarded as "female" to access women’s
change rooms, scholarships, hospital wards, sports competitions, abuse
shelters, jail cells, etc.

You can read her piece here (paywall):

Benjamin Cohen, a gay anti-feminist activist who has used his platform
to lobby against the rights of lesbians to hold female-only events on
the grounds that they discriminate against the sexual rights of
heterosexual males, initiated the exchange after publishing the
following article on his Pink News site:

Cohen then tweeted at Helen Lewis from his @benjamincohen account,
asking "Why do people like @helenlewis always turn trans rights into
"someone with a beard exposing their penis in the women’s changing
room?" He included a screen cap with the following quote from her article:

"What the government proposes is a radical rewriting of our
understanding of identity: now it’s a question of an internal essence- a
soul, if you will. Being a woman or a man is now entirely in your head.
In this climate, who would challenge someone with a beard exposing their
penis in a women’s changing room?

That’s why feminists have raised the alarm over the move to
self-identification, along with some older trans people who fear that
"trendsters" will erode the goodwill they have worked hard to aquire."

Helen Lewis responded, "Hi Ben, as a man I don’t expect you to get how
much women value single-sex spaces for safety reasons. But I would
expect you to listen."

The Twitter exchange

Benjamin Cohen responded in no uncertain terms: he believes transwomen
with visible facial hair should be prosecuted as sex offenders. He
stated: "Your example" [of a male with facial hair disrobing in women’s
change rooms] would still be indecent exposure, so why link it to trans

(7) Comments on Trump Trans Ban from Army Times Facebook

A sample of comments form Army Times Facebook,

He was advised by his top generals. Have served myself. I believe it is
the right decision. And no one is taking their rights away from being
transsexual. They can still be transsexual just not in the military.

The point of the article is that Trump is correct, these people are not
fit for duty. They have to take constant hormone injections to keep
themselves in the manner of which they want to be. If they can’t get
those injections, hormonal imbalances could become a threat to the
forces. If they become suicidal that is a mission problem and they could
become dangerous to others like the rest of the insane people who go on
mass shootings. This is not Obamas military anymore.

He did not come to this conclusion on his own. Many military leaders
that have protected this country came to this conclusion and there
right! Even if we say it is not a mental health issue! The medications
they are in should make them non deployable! Last time I checked if your
non deployable your not joining!

Even if that were true! Which it is not! Pill form for trans people is
least effective way. So that leaves what treatment? You think that’s
gonna be available in the back of striker? Your nuts.

Liam Strausbaugh They’re are typically on heavier doses of either
testosterone or estrogen. These are hormones that have a huge impact on
the brains chemistry and effect everything from muscle and fat
distribution to moods and behavior. Even if they’re allowed to be
deployed, just like soldiers with certain levels of ptsd, doesn’t mean
they should.

Excellent decision. The taxpayers should not be burdened with a mental
patient who wants to have a sexual identity change surgery.

Women in the military do not want to shower next to men and men do not
want to shower next to what was once a woman who thinks she’s a man
because she’s a mental case

Praise the leaders….If you actually read the article Trump isn’t the
only one who decided this, a lot of high ranking officers and leaders
also came to this conclusion and they all agreed. It costs the
government a lot of money and if you haven’t been in the military before
don’t act like you know anything about what goes on behind close doors.
More to it than you think.

Gallus, sorry for straying off topic. It’s rare to see Trump doing
something right for once.

Hecate Says:

July 27, 2017 at 5:16 pm

I’ve been involved with the military in one form or another all my life.
My father was 20 plus years Navy. A sailor with a Vietnam deployment. My
ex hubby was 20 plus years Army. Cavalry officer that served on the
east/west german border during the cold war and a 2005 Iraq deployment.

The military is not a social experiment ground. The military is not
where you seek your individuality. It is not there to validate you. Hold
you up as special and unique. It is not the place you flaunt your
‘differentness’. These things, as a matter of fact, detract from the
cohesiveness that is required for the military to operate successfully.
Espirit de corps, the fuel that powers our military members to such a
great degree, comes from unity, brotherhood, and a sense of inherent
knowing that all are equal.

The military is not Walmart. Special concessions for employment are not
made. The policy has always been strict physical/mental wellbeing as
these issues impact readiness.

You want to know how this type of social contagion impacts your
military? Stop listening to the talking heads on your tv and twitter
feeds spouting their bullshit rhetoric, and start listening to your

Your service members tell you loud and clear what destroys readiness,
tears down espirit de corps, and makes units dysfunctional.

Listen to them.

Peter Myers