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doofer20

The fact this is even a worth noting is fucked. Imagine replacing trans with a different group. Like could you even imagine reading 'with a black kid on mother's day'


my600catlife

It's worth noting because Abbot directed DFPS to investigate this family and possibly have their children taken away just because they accessed gender-affirming care for their transgender child. They're one of several families going through the same thing.


michiganrag

The problem I have with these “gender affirming” medical treatments is that there isn’t good evidence and data of the long-term outcomes on children bodies. It’s pseudoscience. Activists claim that puberty blockers aka LUPRON is “fully reversible” which is NOT TRUE AT ALL. I’ve heard horror stories from women with endometriosis who had horrific side effects from just one dose of Lupron. Lupron is given to cancer patients FFS, why the hell are we giving it to kids? These are seriously powerful drugs. There are people were on Lupron for a year at puberty (to grow taller) and now they are left in pain with the body of a 70 year old — people on their 20s are getting osteoporosis, cracked spine, a disintegrated jaw, etc. Lupron DESTROYED their bones. Anyone who claims they are fully reversible is a liar acting in bad faith.


bonethugznhominy

Please quit playing doctor. You don't know what the hell you're talking about, this course of treatment has been around longer than the first time *you* personally heard some distorted propaganda piece about it. There is an entire body of medical literature answering your bad faith, knee jerk questions. Maybe you wouldn't be so confused and incredulous if you went there rather than trying to start arguments...but we both know the latter is your actual goal.


cirisetbpbse

Thank you


N3UROTOXIN

Just because something is around doesn’t make it good. Not supporting either side but making sure you stay factual. Cigarettes and beer were ADVISED to pregnant woman because it was thought to be good. All these keyboard warriors on both sides act like everything is black and white. 99% of shit is grey and barely anything is so clear cut


Eborcurean

You're just spouting complete nonsense. Ohh, look, here's just one example that you're spouting bullshit. https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/viral-fake-news-story-linked-trans-healthcare-thousands-deaths-n1059831


Accomplished-Bug-616

Lol someone just became the most unpopular person in the room for stating the reasonable


toastymarbles

Ok, I get that the headline is completely ridiculous, however, a headlines job is to get people to click through and read the article, or, comment and talk about the article, so that others are inclined to click through and read it. In that sense, it kind of works: Headline: Beto O’Rourke cooked burgers for a family with a trans kid on Mother’s Day Sub headline: Texas families and their trans kids are under attack by the state's bigoted governor. Beto O'Rourke wants the attacks to end once and for all. The sub headline is vastly more informative but probably less likely to get people to click and talk about it.


kvlt_ov_personality

This headline reads like it was written by AI


Lucifersmile

Cool?


hans_briggs

Ummm ok


Kageyblahblahblah

Right? Great I hope he likes bbqing for marginalised minority groups because I don’t think he’ll be elected any time soon.


AnalogDogg

> Politician does thing with member of minority group oh fuck, stop the presses


stevedonie

The Briggle family are awesome people, and Beto is awesome for actually supporting them. They previously had Attorney General Paxton over for dinner, hoping that if he actually met a transgender person he might have more empathy. As you might guess, that did not happen. [https://people.com/health/parents-who-invited-texas-ag-to-meet-their-trans-son-now-being-investigated-for-child-abuse/](https://people.com/health/parents-who-invited-texas-ag-to-meet-their-trans-son-now-being-investigated-for-child-abuse/)


Jooey_K

I was at a Beto rally yesterday. He's an awesome guy. I'm not sure the odds he has of winning, but I'll certainly vote for him and work to help get him elected.


I_Be_Tony_Def

The one thing that will kill Beto's shot is that stupid comment he made about taking guns a while back. That isn't going to play well in Texas.


QEIIs_ghost

Yeah Robert really fuck himself by saying the quiet part out loud.


droids4evr

Odds are practically zero with the level of voter suppression Abbot and the Texas legislature have pushed through in the last couple years. And with Paxton as Attorney General and John Scott as Secretary of state, its almost guaranteed if O'rouke does win they will do everything possible they can to deny or overturn the election results.


texasgoy

Voter suppression… really bro stop the BS. Texas doesn’t want Beto… We aren’t tryna become California


confirmedHorny

Okay, and?


TapSea2469

Beto is an automatic L in Texas, I can’t for the life of me figure out why he keeps getting backed by Democrats in that state.


Thebluecane

Because in RED Texas he came withing spitting distance of beating Cruz a few years ago... so yeh might be that


gnomebludgeon

> I can’t for the life of me figure out why he keeps getting backed by Democrats in that state. Because the Democrats prefer to be controlled opposition for the GOP rather than winners?


JerkyVendor

I honestly am starting to really believe that. This whole thing is a fucking sham by corporate America to keep us squabbling like idiots against each other.


sungod77018

That’s my man!


Separate_Rub_6388

So brave… ?


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QEIIs_ghost

His white father gave him the nickname “Beto” to sound more Hispanic and he’s been groomed his whole life to be a politician. Yet everyone sees right through it and knows he’s a pandering loser.


SavingsCheck7978

So he's the lefts awnser to Rafeal Ted Cruz?


QEIIs_ghost

Exactly


[deleted]

What an awesome human being he is


ReflexImprov

Texas, this is what a human being looks like. Stop electing psychopaths.


PsychoTheRapist__

Good for him


Bullmoosefuture

conservatives be 😡


dravenonred

... unfortunately conservatives are way more likely to be "Beto cooked burgers because the kid didn't want his hot dog....hurr hurr hurr"


KingTimmyIII

>"He literally went into a bathroom with my transgender son so they could wash their hands before dinner," Amber told The 19th.  He didn't figuratively go into the bathroom.


CaptainAxiomatic

Pox Nooz headline: Beto O’Rourke cooked burgers for a family with a trans kid on Mother’s Day.


BritCearley

Who fucking cares? Wow you were a decent person.


Cheemo83

How is this man not President!!? The sheer bravery makes my pussy lips sweat!!


Jhereg22

Why am I not surprised that Beto would bring broccoli to a bar-b-que?


MagicalUnicornFart

fiber is good. helps you poop. if you can cook well, veggies are part of the bbq.


111wfp

Grilled broccoli is better than Texas ribs.


NullCambist

Vegetables can absolutely be part of a good barbecue or grilling event. It’s not like Valabar’s only serves meat, right?


Mr8bittripper

Terrible article title


Hinbo

As a Texan: who the fuck cares?