November 15, 2017

POLL: 77% of College-Educated Democrats Think Sex Not Determined at Birth

Kristin TateRebel Buzz Contributor

The vast majority of Democrats with a four-year college degree believe that men can become women and women can become men — just because they say so. 

Pew revealed the shocking stat in a new poll.

The questions asked of participants were: 

Which statement comes closer to your views, even if neither is exactly right?

Is whether someone is a man or a woman determined by the sex they were assigned at birth?

Can someone be a man or a woman even if that is different from the sex they were assigned at birth?

From Pew's findings: 

The survey also finds that Democrats with a bachelor’s degree or more education are more likely than other Democrats to say a person’s gender can be different from the sex they were assigned at birth. About three-quarters (77 per cent) of Democrats with a bachelor’s degree or more say this, compared with 60 per cent of Democrats with some college and 57 per cent of those with a high school diploma or less. No such divide exists among Republicans.

Democrats’ views also differ by race and ethnicity. Some 55 per cent of black Democrats and 41 per cent of Hispanic Democrats say a person’s gender is determined by their sex assigned at birth, a view shared by just 24 per cent of white Democrats.

Millennials are somewhat more likely than older generations to say someone can be a man or a woman, even if that is different from the sex they were assigned at birth. Half of Millennials say this, compared with roughly four-in-ten Gen Xers (41 per cent), Boomers (43 per cent) and members of the Silent Generation (37 per cent). However, this generational gap goes away when partisanship is taken into account. 

Republicans, on the other hand, would prefer to rely on doctors and parents when it comes to determining gender. 

One of the core issues in this debate is the difference between sex and gender. Sex is biologically determined at birth, whereas many argue that gender is a social construct.

So technically, under this premise, a person's sex could be female while their gender is male. Transgender individuals can identify as a gender that doesn't match up with their biological anatomy. 

The left has been quick to normalize transgenderism. Yet at the same time, progressives criticize individuals who identify as "transracial" as appropriating another person's culture. On Tuesday we we reported about a white Florida man who self-identifies as Filipino. It is unclear why choosing to live as a different gender is celebrated, while choosing to live as a different race is looked down upon. 

Pew's poll on attitudes toward gender was released as the nation debates a slew of related issues, including whether or not taxpayers should be forced to subsidize gender reassignment surgeries for military members and inmates. The gender that individuals privately choose to identify with has little impact on the rest of us — but when the government starts forcing us to subsidize those decisions by footing surgery bills, the debate takes on new significance. 

Whatever the case, it is clear that an increasing percentage of left-leaning Americans are beginning to see gender as fluid and separate from a person's sex. It still remains to be seen how this will impact our society and tax expenditures over time. 

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commented 2017-11-16 13:37:50 -0500
This poll is interesting, among the more interesting things is that Republicans aren’t nearly as opposed as they seem (57-40 "too far’ vs “not far enough or about right”), pretty impressive given their demoraphics. Overall, 66% say response is “about right” or “not far enough” indicating broad support.

Interesting to see how support is stronger among those who actually know trans individuals. Indicates that the remaining opposition is at least partly due to the same “fear of the other” as other social phenomena.
commented 2017-11-16 13:28:15 -0500
Canadian Mongrel commented 18 hours ago

So I count 8 genders, six of which are rare or non-existent. So…yup…science says there are two genders.

“science” doesn’t arbitrarily discard rare situations. By your own math, “science” says 8, plus or minus nonviable situations (YO is the only one that is completely nonviable).

You acknowledge non-binary situations occur. Thus, arguments predicated on a purely binary biological phenomenon are invalid based on their very premise – you can’t simply cherry pick the data you like1
commented 2017-11-16 09:30:14 -0500
Gender “assigned” at birth? So, parts are snapped on or off depending upon the temperament of the doctor or parents? You are born with either female or male equipment unless you are a hermaphrodite. Its not assigning. Its what it is.

Sex and gender not the same? Give me a beak! If this was 200 years ago they would be arguing how many angels can dance on the head of a pin. Your sex is your gender. Period.

The West, unfortunately, has become more and more a society of navel gazers, trying to find lint where none exists,
commented 2017-11-16 08:33:52 -0500
Not surprising, they have no clue where their food comes from either.
commented 2017-11-16 07:57:35 -0500
“77% of College-Educated Democrats Think Sex Not Determined at Birth”

News Flash! Just out!
77% of College-Educated Democrats are dolts.
commented 2017-11-16 04:59:23 -0500
Drew Wakariuk commented 4 hours ago
“Once again i ask the progressives why if Gender can be fluid and based on feelings , then why can’t race be the same? You either accept Biology or you do not. ’’

Excellent point.
commented 2017-11-16 03:39:29 -0500
Jeez… I sure hope none of those “24 per cent of white Democrats” ever make into med school… Or, rather, I never ever have need of their “doctoring skills” …
commented 2017-11-16 00:33:44 -0500
Once again i ask the progressives why if Gender can be fluid and based on feelings , then why can’t race be the same? You either accept Biology or you do not.
commented 2017-11-16 00:32:45 -0500
Mongrel you forgot about the other 24 that the left made up in their pea brains. Still waiting for some SJW to explain them all to me??
commented 2017-11-15 23:34:00 -0500
Damn! Here I thought college people had an educated brain. So now DNA is a questionable commodity?
For those lacking brain activity & are gender confused – pull down your panties & take a peek!
What arrogantly ignorant dipsh*ts!
commented 2017-11-15 23:00:07 -0500
Golly. I do all my home renovations, body work on my car, fixing everything that breaks, my finances, driving my own car, having a beer, cooking, cleaning, washing the dishes, having a glass of wine, so I guess that makes my gender a what?

Seriously though, these kids are talking about who they have sex with. They have no religious or spiritual foundation and many, if not most come from dysfunctional or broken families or have had trauma in their early years thus leading them to have dysfunctional sexual tendencies.
commented 2017-11-15 22:15:24 -0500
This is also a condemnation of families led by women – if a male had been present perhaps those limp wristed and weak dicked boys would actually have become men.

So feminazis – if you want someday to have at least one man in your family you had better “man up” – otherwise your loving Johnnie might become “Joanie”.
commented 2017-11-15 21:58:42 -0500
That’s a fairly definitive condemnation of the US college system. never was there a generation of grads so ignorant of objective fact.
commented 2017-11-15 19:36:06 -0500
Ocum’s razor.

Diploid: XX = female XY = male This is the vast majority of humans

Tripoid: XXX = superfemale XXY = possible transgender This is quite rare.

Haploid: X = weak female Y = dead male. This is extremely rare.

Tetraploid: XXXX and XXXY, dead on delivery.

So I count 8 genders, six of which are rare or non-existent. So…yup…science says there are two genders.
commented 2017-11-15 18:15:08 -0500
The liberal mentality reminds me of the paper dolls that we used to play with when I was a child. Just attach a piece of clothing from the opposite sex and presto you are no longer a girl but a boy.

These people shouldn’t be allowed to breed.

God made male and female only, and anything else is made up by man’s wishful thinking!
commented 2017-11-15 17:58:38 -0500
Human history has been through many evolutionary stages; the stone age, the bronze age, the iron age, the dark ages, the middle ages, the steam age, the industrial age, the atomic age, but apparently we now live in the age of nincompoop. It goes by many other names as well; the age of stupid, the age of political correctness, the age of feelings, snowflakes, triggering, safe spaces, etc., but it all comes down to the same thing: rational thoughts, logic, facts, and common sense have all gone out the window. The world is dominated by idiots.
commented 2017-11-15 17:37:14 -0500
SEX IS NOT ASSIGNED AT BIRTH YOU ARE BORN AS A BOY OR A GIRL AND THIS IS HOW YOU CAN TELL IF IT’S A BOY OR A GIRL … A BOY HAS A JIGGER AND GIRL DOES NOT…IT’S SIMPLE…IF YOU STAND TO PEE YOUR A BOY IF YOU SIT TO PEE YOUR A GIRL…..IF YOU SHAKE IT YOUR A BOY AND IF YOU WIPE IT YOUR A GIRL……IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ,,,,,LEAVE THEM IN THE COMMENTS AND I’LL ANSWER THEM.
FROM CANADA
commented 2017-11-15 17:02:43 -0500
Hyacinth, so true!
commented 2017-11-15 16:47:31 -0500
The Democrats as with the Liberals (the political left) avoid reality at all cost, their delusions make their life tolerable.
commented 2017-11-15 15:52:09 -0500
… Once you deny that life obviously begins at conception, reality is no further consequence.