A Bathroom Story That Doesn’t Involve The “Bathroom Bill” Meme

By: Wednesday May 22, 2013 7:19 pm

There’s an interesting, but sad story found on the Army Times website entitled West Point sergeant charged with filming naked female cadets. From the article: A sergeant first class on the staff of the United States Military Academy at West Point faces charges for allegedly filming numerous female cadets without their consent, sometimes when they [...]

Leaving Notes On Arizona’s Bathroom Doors

By: Wednesday April 3, 2013 8:57 pm

While on layover at Phoenix’s airport waiting for her flight to yet another city to attend yet another meeting, OutServe-SLDN‘s Executive Director Allyson Robinson taped the following sign on one of the airport’s bathroom doors: Dear Arizona, A transgender woman used this restroom today and everything is fine. No one was bothered and nothing bad [...]

The Proposed Arizona “Papers Please” Law For Trans Women

By: Thursday March 21, 2013 9:20 pm

Update: From Arizona attorney Abby Jensen: Latest word is that SB1432 was controlled by another committee whose chair would not give it up for Kavanagh to use for his “papers to pee” striker amendment. So, now, he’s looking for another bill to use. As a result, tracking that bill number won’t help us. Instead, we [...]

The “Bathroom Bill” Meme: Addressing Thomas Lee Benson’s Story

By: Friday February 24, 2012 1:00 pm

There is a logical fallacy called Argument By Generalization, where a broad conclusion from a small number of perhaps unrepresentative cases occurs. And, there is a related logical fallacyArgument By Selective Observation, which is also called Cherry Picking. It’s the enumeration of circumstances that support ones point of view, or as the philosopher Francis Bacon [...]

One Example Of A Tool To Fight The “Bathroom Bill” Meme Before Us All

By: Monday January 30, 2012 11:07 pm

We, as human beings, tend to think in boxes. I remember going through Total Quality Management training in the Navy (which the Navy renamed Total Quality Leadership training), and remember hearing that phrase “paradigm shift.” You know, the Broedling embraced concept of: Fundamental change in an individual’s or a society’s view of how things work [...]

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