I consider myself fairly tolerant and somewhat educated. I cannot stand racism, at a level usually reserved for minorities rather than a white American male of European descent. I fully support rights for homosexuals, though I define my stance as supporting gay civil unions rather than gay marriage because I prefer to support legal rights rather than religious ones. Remember, it doesn't matter if you're married in the eyes of the church; the state won't recognize it until you complete your legal requirements by filing the license and certificate.
But there are some things I just don't understand. I don't get transgender people at all.
So, if you're a man dressed as a woman doing two shows a night, you're a drag queen. If you actually have the surgery, you're a transsexual. Apparently if you just like wearing women's underwear, you're either a pervert or are strongly in touch with your feminine side; I don't have an opinion there. But if you want to dress like a woman and change your name, you're "transgender"?
What's the point of that? If you grew up thinking you were a woman in a man's body, why not go that last step and become a woman? Until then all you're doing is playing a role.
Are you doing it so you can use the woman's locker room? As a male teenager I'd have understood that, but the first time you try to shower there you're going to get kicked out. Then what? You sue them because they're not recognizing your new gender?
Chastity Bono first came out as a lesbian, then she had a sex change operation, and is now Chaz Bono. He's a guy.
Bradley Manning says he's now Chelsea Manning, and he's undergoing hormone therapy. There's been no indication he plans to change his sex to female. He's a guy, too.
Bruce Jenner says he's been a woman for most of his life. He's changed his name to Caitlyn, but is not planning on a sex change and self-identifies as "asexual." He's also a guy.
Okay, internet. Attack. Explain. And try to keep your emotions in check.
Feel free to share this around the web. Neither Treyarch nor Microsoft will allow direct contact to report cheaters. I reported him in the game and filed a complaint through Xbox, but we've all done that before and never know if anything happens. If anyone wants to see the entire game from any player's perspective, I've saved it in my game channel.
Sequence of events captured:
1. Startup turning on God Mode, Infinite Ammo, and Invisibility
2. Killing sc0shi - 1st person
3. Killing sc0shi - 2nd person; she can't see him
4. Killing sc0shi - 3rd person; neither can we
5. Mod menu - Scorestreak
6. Mod menu - Real Carepackage Gun
7. Real Carepackage Gun - 3rd person; ten free packages
This is a rare game for me since most of my kills were with a pistol.
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