Sandra Fluke also wants sex change operations covered

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  1. Cassie Smith profile image66
    Cassie Smithposted 6 years ago

    In an article Fluck cowrote with Karen Ho in the Georgetown Journal of Gender Law, she writes "Transgender persons wishing to undergo the gender reassignment process frequently face heterosexist employer health insurance policies that label the surgery as cosmetic or medically unnecessary and therefore uncovered."

    Okay, so now we have a new word that applies to health insurance: HETEROSEXIST. Learn it big_smile

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      Brenda Durhamposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Nope, not gonna even consider it a valid word until the other side learns the word heterophobia and places it in the dictionary alongside all those liberal-coined re-definitions.

      And thanks for the info.  Looks like Fluke's real agenda is being revealed.

    2. livelonger profile image93
      livelongerposted 6 years agoin reply to this
    3. Ralph Deeds profile image66
      Ralph Deedsposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      What about brain transplants? Check into it.

      1. lovemychris profile image66
        lovemychrisposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Henry Hyde's wife had brain surgery.....courtesy of tax payers....wonder why she is worth it, but not everybody??

  2. Uninvited Writer profile image80
    Uninvited Writerposted 6 years ago

    So, now it is your mission to attack everything the woman has ever said just because Rush insulted her?

    Wow, the woman has opinions that differs from you... how dare she?

    1. Evan G Rogers profile image72
      Evan G Rogersposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Forums are where people go to address opinions.

      If you can't handle it, then leave.

  3. lovemychris profile image66
    lovemychrisposted 6 years ago

    I think Rosanne speaks for a lot of Americans:

    "i refuse to STOOP DOWN far enough to debate any republican candidate."

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      Longhunterposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      No, but she'll grab her crotch when she's singing the National Anthem. Now there's a person to admire. roll

      Of course, I would turn my back on Obama rather than shake his hand. lol

  4. lovemychris profile image66
    lovemychrisposted 6 years ago

    THIS is their idea of being a human being:

    "Patricia Heaton was having her Twitter Fans send condoms to Fluke over her testimony on womans health care"

    This woman, who has fakeness all over her body?? Gender reasignment? How about buying new body parts to make yourself look sexy?
    And then WE have to pay for the viagra of her boyfriends!

    1. profile image0
      Longhunterposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Just think, LMC. If we each sent Fluke a condom, she'd be set and wouldn't have to spend her time testifying to Congress. She could become a lawyer then we could all dislike her equally.

  5. Mighty Mom profile image81
    Mighty Momposted 6 years ago

    The Georgetown Journal of Gender Law.
    I have the latest issue in my bathroom.
    Doesn't every good heterosexist?
    smile

  6. profile image0
    The Writers Dogposted 6 years ago

    As a pre-op transsexual in Australia, I have to have private health cover to have my gender corrective surgery in my own country. Our Labour (Socialist) Government has just made it harder for regular working class people to be able to afford this.

    Now my best (only?) option is to travel to Singapore where I can have the surgery done at a cheaper price for the same quality result.

    1. Josak profile image59
      Josakposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Wow this idiocy of calling labor governments socialist has spread to Australia too? I am not a big Gillard fan but if you think she is actually a socialist you need to go do some serious reading.

  7. bankscottage profile image95
    bankscottageposted 6 years ago

    She argues she wants the government involved in getting her birth control pills paid for.  She would be the same one that argues to keep the government out of her bedroom.  And, if she got pregnant, it is her body, and she will decide if she will have an abortion.  The government should keep their nose out of her business.

    1. Druid Dude profile image61
      Druid Dudeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      She can cover her own sex change.

    2. lovemychris profile image66
      lovemychrisposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Is there some reason you are picking on birth control? Cause you do know insurance pays for a lot of healh coverage. Why do you have a problem with birth control?

      1. profile image0
        Longhunterposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Why do you expect an organization that doesn't believe in birth control to pay for it?

  8. Uninvited Writer profile image80
    Uninvited Writerposted 6 years ago

    Lol, she is not talking about her own lol

    1. Druid Dude profile image61
      Druid Dudeposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you. I don't want a sex change, don't know any one who does, but it seems like this would fall in the category of Elective Surgery. Should we also pay for facelifts and tummy tucks?

      1. Uninvited Writer profile image80
        Uninvited Writerposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Did i say it was not?

  9. Shanna11 profile image93
    Shanna11posted 6 years ago

    I find the double standard interesting:

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/0 … d%3D141460


    I don't condone the use of derogatory words against females, but I find it interesting that RFK's allusion to one woman being a prostitute is being virtually ignored, but when Rush does it--- it makes me wonder, is than issue about something that is truly offensive to women everywhere? Or is this just a smear campaign on one political party?

  10. Ralph Deeds profile image66
    Ralph Deedsposted 6 years ago

    140 COMPANIES DROP LIMBAUGH-he may be "dead meat!" Let's hope so.
    ThinkProgress has obtained an internal memo from Premiere Radio Networks listing 96 national companies that have “specifically asked” their advertisments not be played during the Rush Limbaugh Show. Premiere is the distributor of Limbaugh’s program. The advertisers have also requested to be excluded from other right-wing hosts including Michael Savage, Glenn Beck and Sean Hannity. According to the memo, the listed companies’ advertisements should be excluded from these programs because they have been “deemed to be offensive.”

    The existence of the memo was first reported over the weekend by Radio-info.com, an industry newsletter. Radio-info did not publish the full list of companies. The memo was posted website of the Traffic Directors Guild of America, an association of professionals who distribute paid advertisements to radio stations. It was quickly deleted but ThinkProgress obtained a copy from a Google snapshot of the site taken on March 9.

    Previously, ThinkProgress has reported that 50 companies requested their advertising be pulled from the Rush Limbaugh show following his sexist attacks on Sandra Fluke. The publication of the memo adds an additional 90 companies to the list of companies that have dropped Limbaugh:

        21st Century Insurance • Hotels.com • Rite Aid • Ace Hardware • Honda • Robitussin • Acura • IBM • Sam Adams • Advance Auto Parts • Icy Hot • Sam’s Club • Advil (All products) • Intuit/Small Business • Schiff – Digestive Advantage • Alacer/Emergen-C • Schiff – Mega Red • Allegra (all products) • Johnson & Johnson (All Brands) • Schiff – Move Free • Kohl’s • Schiff – Sustenex • Ally Bank • La Quinta • Scotts Miracle-Gro (all products) • American Express • Lifetime • Autozone • Little Caesars • Sony • Lowe’s • State Farm • British Petroleum • Luxottica • Staples • Bullfrog Sunblock • Macy’s • Sterling/Kay Jared Jewelers • Caltrate • MasterCard • Subway • Centrum • McDonalds • Takeda Uloric • Chapstick • Midas • The Home Depot • Clorox (Pinesol/Homecare) • Napa Auto Parts • ThermaCare • Cortizone • National Realtor • Toyota • DeVry • NBC-TV • Discover Card • Office Depot • Twinings of London • Domino’s Pizza • Office Max • Tyson/Wright Brand Bacon • Exxon/Exxon Mobil • One Main Financial • Unisom • Farmers Insurance • United Healthcare • Ford • Orkin • U.S. Army • Outback • U. S. Postal Service • General Motors (All products -GM Certified Service • Chevy • Onstar • Cadillac • etc) • Preparation H • Visa • Gold Bond (all products • ProNutrients (all products) • Walgreens • Grainger • Progressive Insurance • Wal-Mart • Green Mountain Coffee • Prudential • Wells Fargo • Hallmark • Radio Shack • Wrigley • H&R Block • Rent-A-Center • Yahoo!

    Check out all 140 companies (plus their statements, when available) on our Pinterest.

    http://thinkprogress.org/media/2012/03/ … -limbaugh/

    1. lovemychris profile image66
      lovemychrisposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Next is Fox news...NOW they are calling Derrick Bell a racist???

      Murdoch/Limbaugh/Fox....

      the axis of evil. 2 down, 1 to go.

 
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