Taxpayer money being used to teach "transgendered" men to talk like girls|
The University of Connecticut, which received state and federal funding, has a program to teach men who want to be pretend to be women how to talk like girls (and vice-versa, of course--no discrimination there!).
You would think this would be something easily accomplished without classes, but I guess like thespians, they want to learn from professionals!
Sylvia Wojcik was making reservations for a beach getaway in Maine when the receptionist on the other end of the line called her "ma'am." Nothing could have delighted her more.
Wojcik, 66, is transitioning from male to female. For her, that proof that she sounded like a woman was an important moment.
Wojcik has undergone several years of voice therapy, the past 18 months at the University of Connecticut's Speech and Hearing Clinic, one of a growing number of clinics with programs to teach transgender people how to sound more like the sex they identify with.
They learn not only how to change the pitch of their voice, but also its resonance (males speak more from chest, women from the head) and delivery (men tend to be more staccato, women more fluid).
It involves a lot of voice exercises - humming to find an ideal pitch, naming five words that start with the letter "T."
Five words that start with T? That sounds like the Damon Wayans "Men on Films" gay parody skit from "In Living Color!"
Roberts, a freelance copywriter, has been attending sessions since February. She expects to participate for at least another semester.
As a man, Roberts was a radio personality, voiceover artist and actor. She is now returning to the stage as an actress and doesn't want her voice to impede her winning roles.
A voice actor who will never be seen, who can still easily use a man's voice in his work, still wants his voice changed so he sounds like a girl? No irony there!
It's ridiculous that taxpayer supported foundations are being used to perpetuate people's delusions that they can change gender. It's especially Onion-like reporting given that men can easily raise their voices and women can lower them. Gay men have been doing this for years, after all. The kind of training they are looking for is at the level of spies trying to make their foreign accents sound believable, which makes the entire endeavour even more preposterous.
However, there is one activity of the clinic I fully support:
The clinic also has served some people who are not transgender, such as men who wish to sound less effeminate - a topic explored in the new documentary "Do I Sound Gay?"
Tell us what you think on Facebook.
Will the University of California create six sets of bathrooms for six genders?
Liberals: from now on, men can have vaginas and women can have penises
I am royalty born in a commoner's body and society is discriminating against me
A transcript of Christine Blasey Ford's FBI interview
What follows is a transcript of the FBI's interview with Christine Blasey Ford, given to me by a member of Senator Dianne Feinstein's office, who also assured me that the Senator's office was not involved in any way in the leak of the transcript.
Christine Blasey Ford and the mysterious case of the missing bathroom
There was a subtle fact to be learned from Christine Blasey Ford's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday. No, not merely that she lied about being afraid to fly on airplanes so she could delay the hearing as long as possible.
Christine Blasey Ford is now the leader of #MeTooFragile
Introducing the #MeTooFragile movement. It's an offshoot of the #MeToo movement, where women described what they claimed were sexual assaults in the workplace by the likes of Matt Lauer, Harvey Weinstein, Charlie Rose, Les Moonves and many others.
Trump has not violated campaign finance laws, and here's why
The media is in a frenzy louder than feeding time at the zoo over the guilty pleas by Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign manager, and Michael Cohen, Trump's (former) personal lawyer. Manafort's plea was unrelated to Trump. Cohen pleaded to tax evasion (also unrelated to Trump), but also two counts of working with Trump to violate campaign finance laws.
The war on men, part 554: "Study" claims women are superior doctors
What if we did a study on the survival rates of patients who were treated by brunette doctors and blonde doctors? Wouldn't we find that patients did better with one set of doctors, either blondes or brunettes? In that case, wouldn't it mean that blondes or brunettes make better doctors?
Dems promise to subordinate men if they retake the House
Democrats are promising that women will be the ones wearing the pants in the House if they get a majority in the November elections. That's because not only would Nancy Pelosi become speaker, but 35 women would head major committees and subcommittees. Voters who think women are better at ruling because of their gender are very, very politically aroused.
New York Times erases 52 million white people from existence
The liberal media is in such a desperate hurry to change the demographics in this country that they can't wait for rhetoric to match reality. That's why it's understandable that The New York Times claimed that America is only 60% white. In case you had doubts, they even linked to a US Census website to back up their claim. How much more authoritative can you be than that?
The only problem is that the webpage the Times linked to does not say that the US population is 60% white; it says the US population is 76% white.
How will liberals ruin Patrick Stewart's return to Star Trek?
78 year old Patrick Stewart, who played the wildly popular Captain Picard on the 1980's series Star Trek: The Next Generation, is returning to the role in a new Star Trek series.
In Venezuela, drones make the government run more effectively
Drones have many uses. They can be used to monitor pipelines. Or crops. Or scan the countryside to track wild elk, or schools of fish in the sea.
Pocahontas and Krazy Kamala shamelessly pander for Nutroots support
The "Netroots", which are derisively--and very accurately--called the "Nutroots" by some, are hard-left activists who provides the ready foot soldiers when the Left goes to electoral war. So would-be 2020 Democratic Presidential candidates appeared before them, each trying to appear more insanely left wing than the other, in an attempt to curry favor with the certifiably politically insane.
Experts predict that men, women, & heterosexuals will sweep the midterm elections
The New York Times loves to write about identity groups, but only certain ones. So if you're heterosexual, a man who is certain he's a man, or, increasingly, a woman whose certain she's a woman, you're not going to find a lot of articles about your identity group in the Times, unless, of course, your identity group has been "oppressing" other identity groups.
Let's all thank Sarah Jeong for showing us what liberals think of white people
Anti-white racism is endemic among liberals. For liberals, it is permissible to show disdain for white people in a way that would be totally, totally unacceptable to show for blacks, hispanics, or people of other "colors" of the liberal rainbow.
The liberal media is the enemy of the rule of law and civil society
The liberal media is unused to anyone fighting back. It feels it should feel free to attack, defend, define, and distort as it sees fit, because of the First Amendment, but feels that anyone else exercising their First Amendment rights is "encouraging violence against the media". But what the media ignores is its own role in fomenting law-breaking and hatred.
Lib media worries about crime wave in Mexico "caused" by America
We all know about cross-border crime on the Mexico border. But what we don't know, according to the liberal media, is that the crime is all one-way: Mexico does not export crime to America, but America causes crime in Mexico. A lot of it! Who knew?
Brainwashed children being used to sue government over global warming
The Supreme Court allowed a lawsuit against the government to proceed alleging that the government has caused "global warming" which has harmed the teenage litigants. I think these kids are the environmental equivalent of suicide bombers, set to detonate within our legal system in the hopes of destroying industry and commerce.
New Hampshire working hard to make state less white
New Hampshire has a problem. A big one. The state is 94% white. Business leaders claim that they have trouble filling jobs, so they are trying to attract people to the state--blacks, hispanics, and other minorities. Just not white people.
NYT writes obits of long dead women & minorities, but no Holocaust victims
It is a rule that organizations can declare themselves virtuous by admitting that they were less than virtuous in the past (but note: this only works for liberal organizations). It's based on the tried and true self-criticism theory of Maoist China that (theoretically) allows people to reclaim their virtuousness by confessing past incorrect thoughts or modes of behavior. That's why The New York Times is making a big splash by saying that not only did it discriminate against women and minorities in the past in life, but even after they died, by not giving their deaths the publicity they deserved. Therefore, the Times had begun to write a series of obituaries for "notable" women and minorities who died a long time ago.
Kirsten Gillibrand tacks hard left for 2020 to compensate for extreme whiteness
New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has a problem. She wants to be the Democratic nominee for President in 2020.
Is Elizabeth Warren having an affair with New York Magazine?
Is Elizabeth Warren having an extra-marital affair with New York Magazine? I only ask because the NYM just published a 7,200 word opus to the American Native senator from Massachuetts that reads like a deranged love letter, seeking to turn an old, wrinkled leftist with even older, more wrinkled leftist ideas, into the fresh young face for America in 2020.
Libs demand tax cut for tampons
Whoever said that feminists weren't supply siders? Feminists and their fellow travellers are demanding that tampons be tax free.
Young, dumb teenage girls form doomsday cult to fight "global warming"
The bestselling computer game of 2018 is called Far Cry 5. It features a militant doomsday cult which takes over parts of America and tries to forcibly convince everyone that the world is about to end. That could never happen for real in America, could it?
Lib racists salivate over "brown skinned" UC Merced, ignoring the 37% graduation rate
Liberals love skin color, as long as it is not white. That's why the New York Times had a glowing article about the University of California at Merced, which is majority hispanic.
Judicial nominee pulled because of opposition to "Multiculturalism"
President Trump was forced to pull the nomination of Ryan Bounds for a federal circuit judgeship on the Ninth Circuit because of the judge's writings decades ago against so-called "multiculturalism" while a student at Stanford. GOP senators Tim Scott and Marco Rubio objected to the nominee's writings.
Europe, showing no understanding of antitrust, fines Google five billion dollars
Europe is very good at regulating. Less so at creating. That's why Europe has fined Google five billion dollars for allegedly monopolistic behavior related to Google's Android operating system on phones and tablet devices, while failing to produce continental alternatives of its own.
When did America decide to defend Montenegro and the Baltic States?
Does anyone remember the public debate where America decided to defend Montenegro, by adding that nation to the NATO alliance? I don't.
Search Topic Areas
o Phony global warming
o Gun control
o Hillary Rotten Clinton
o Homosexual agenda
o Illegal aliens
o Jeb Bush
o Marco Rubio
o Pop culture
o Radical islam
o Rand Paul
o Reverse Racism
o Scott Walker
o Ted Cruz
o Transvestite agenda
NewsMachete.com Copyright 2015