If you want a sign of the times, here it is: The Telegraph reports that an unidentified gal had a sex-change years ago, took hormones more recently which reactivated his/her female reproductive system, and gave birth six-ish months ago. There’s no correct response to reading that – part of you wants to say “NO!” And part of you wants to say “yeah, so?” And part of you wants to say “well, good for shim.” It’s believed that this person lives in the Midlands, which means nothing to us here in the U.S., with his-or-her long-term-relationship-gender-unidentified-partner.
From what the Tele has mentioned, the guy-or-gal never had their uterus removed, and hormones were able to reactivate it.
(If anyone in the UK knows more about this than us or understands it better, feel free to set us straight in the comments!)
David Norgrove, who was chair of the Family Court Review Panel in England and once fought to have grandparents be a part of a child’s life after a divorce, has come out in grand fashion today suggesting that parents not be given equal weight in family courts. Instead, it is the child’s best interest that will be considered – regardless of the “meaningful relationship” that Norgrove himself previously suggested.
One of the particularly odd zings is: “No legislation should be introduced that creates or risks creating the perception that there is a parental right to substantially shared or equal time for both parents.”
Last June, douchebag 23 year old Ryan Ward tore through the streets of Manchester, England with his 3 year old son sitting on the gas tank of …
So get this – even though women of the household might feel as if they’re the victim of sexism more often – they actually pass sexist attitudes down to their children more often than fathers.
The study can be read in the Psicothema journal – right there, in black and white. And Spanish. It was conducted by Dr Maite Garaigordobil, of the University of the Basque Country in Spain. The study included 1,455 children ages 11-17, along with their 764 mothers and 648 fathers.
You know you’ve really underachieved when at any point in your life, your own father suggests that you should have killed yourself.
This is the case with 76 year …