May 12, 2017

Gad Saad: The Truth About The Transgender Bill

Faith GoldyArchive

Canada's Gender Identity Bill C-16 is on the verge of becoming a reality. If passed, Bill C-16 would make it illegal to discriminate on the basis of gender identity or expression, and amend the Criminal Code and Human Rights Act to extend hate speech laws to add protections for gender identity and expression. 

Critically, the bill also amends the sentencing principles section of the code so that a person's gender identity or expression can be considered an aggravating circumstance by a judge during sentencing.

This week, Concordia University Research Chair in Evolutionary Behavioural Sciences and Darwinian Consumption Professor Gad Saad acted as a witness before the Standing Senate Committee tasked with considering the bill.

Watch as I sit down with Professor Saad to discuss how the passage of C-16 would affect academia, university life, and free speech.

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commented 2017-05-14 10:12:21 -0400
HENRY REARDON commented 11 hours ago
“…Maybe THAT would help emphasize how ludicrous all this “gender identity” baloney truly is and shame the activists out of pushing that nonsense. Maybe.”

Maybe, if we were dealing with sane, normal people that would happen but we’re not, we’re dealing with people who have an assortment of emotional problems and mental disorders. As well, these ‘people’ have traded in fact, logic, reason, common sense and moral absolutes for their moral relativism and their liberalism, which is in fact Marxism in aid of Globalism…and then there’s the ones with gender dysphoria, otherwise known as the gender confused…
As little as five years ago those ‘re-education camps’ would have seemed bizarre to associate with Canada, as bizarre as laws being forced on us to give these mentally disturbed ‘people’ approval and more and more ‘special rights’, or the laws coming soon to a neighbourhood near you to put us in jail for speaking out against the terrible threat of Islam and Moslems.
Since Justin and his Globalist comrades began their destruction of Canada, arrest and re-education camps, or even death-by-bullet for speaking out doesn’t seem so bizarre or far-fetched…we’re goin’ down that road!
commented 2017-05-14 00:46:37 -0400
Henry Reardon, you are on to something!
Though I’m in my forties, I may insist people pretend I’m 85 years old; and, I expect for everyone to accept I no longer have a filter…. people of a certain age get away with it all the time. I will also demand senior discounts where ever I go. When someone confronts me on the obvious, I will tell them that I feel I should be treated as octogenarian & if society doesn’t agree, I will demand that my MP do everything possible to pass a private Members Bill to support my delusion. Anyone who tells me that I need therapy, I will accuse them of bullying, and I will scream that they denying my rights to be accepted as the 85 year old I desperately wish to be! Oh, I will also expect a subsidy for bladder control products; hair tinting and anything else I deem reasonable!
commented 2017-05-13 22:55:27 -0400
On a lighter note, I saw an interesting idea in a conservative blog a few weeks when this same issue of gender identity and pronouns came up. Someone (jokingly) said that he was going to tell the world that he identified as a cruise missile and was going to demand that everyone address his as His Missileness (or something equally silly). I think he was on to something: if C-16 passes, we should all tell people we identify as something completely preposterous and make up an even more preposterous pronoun and then insist that we will press charges against anyone who doesn’t address us that way.

Maybe THAT would help emphasize how ludicrous all this “gender identity” baloney truly is and shame the activists out of pushing that nonsense. Maybe.
commented 2017-05-13 22:49:24 -0400
Never, in my most pessimistic moments, did I imagine that this kind of insanity would become LAW in this country. I’m actually starting to think about where I can go if these laws actually get passed and are enforced. The problem is that I can’t think of anywhere else I’d be comfortable in that doesn’t have the same surreal nonsense on the horizon.

I’ve never been a member of any political party but I’m beginning to deeply regret that I did not join one in time to at least help influence it in a saner direction. Perhaps if more of us had actually joined (or supported) the Conservative Party in 2015, we wouldn’t be on the brink of falling down the rabbit hole.

I’m especially concerned as an Ontarian. We have a radical lesbian Premier who must know her chances of staying Premier next year are somewhere between slim and none so she’s going to use her majority to do as much damage – er, “effect as much social change” – as she can while she’s still in power. That’s why she’s going full steam ahead on Bill 89. The federal scene is no better with our nitwit PM latching on to every SJW cause that’s out there while enjoying a majority himself. Who is going to STOP this nonsense? Not our Senate from the sounds of it. Barring some successful court challenges – which I would NOT take for granted – the only hope we have is that sensible governments will replace Wynne and Trudeau and repeal the legislation they have passed. Frankly, I don’t have a lot of confidence that will happen.

My future looks like one where I will have to wear a gag to keep from blurting out something that will offend some SJW lunatic or do a stretch in a re-education camp where I will undergo mandatory treatment for my “delusions” of thinking that there are just two genders, not 30 or 50 or however many the theorists have postulated. Or maybe they’ll just shoot me. Surely it won’t take too many people who resist this dozens-of-genders nonsense before the SJWs decide sterner measures are needed than just “re-education”. Lenin started with putting his opponents in camps for 3 years but Stalin soon ratcheted that up to 5, then 8, then 25 years as standard sentences for not “getting with the program”. Can Canada be far behind? Is the lunacy of the SJWs any less than the lunacy of the Marxists?
commented 2017-05-13 18:25:49 -0400
Has that ONtario trans bill been passed yet?
commented 2017-05-13 16:22:06 -0400
This is a matter of legislating insanity ans if it ever becomes law it will collide with (all) religious belief so hard the state will rattle when the lawsuits fly. This will be the trickiest bit of selective enforcement ( to avoid the obvious conflict with certain religions) ever seen and in the doing will expose the government as the main source of official discrimination – even worse than it is now with it’s bigoted enforcement of hate laws.
commented 2017-05-13 14:32:25 -0400
You can’t spell “tyranny” without T-R-A-N-N-Y.

That’s about as deep is my reasoning is, today.
commented 2017-05-13 12:30:22 -0400
Under Trudeau’s rule, One Man One Woman is nothing more than a perversion. Trudeau with the help of people like Wynne, is organizing the death of the White Race. He desires a population of Migrant slave like morons, controlled by the myth of Islam.
Canada would be a better place without Him and Them.
commented 2017-05-13 12:28:47 -0400
A world gone or going MAD, and led by the asshole feminist Justin bin Fucking Trudeau!
commented 2017-05-13 09:57:10 -0400
The Baby Doc government does not care about trans-issues, anymore than it cares about muslims. C16 and M103 are not about the welfare of these groups like Baby Doc pretends, but about controlling criticism of regressive policies. The regressives cannot blatantly state the people are not allowed freedom to dissent and opposition parties are not allowed to oppose. Hence covert strategies like C16 and M103 to invalidate dissent.

This is just a continuation of tactics started with special political consideration for First Nations. They cannot be now criticized or challenged, and whatever made up spiritual activity the chiefs formulate must be accepted, even by the rank and file Indians who know better…example being the ‘Sacred Fire’ to block pipelines. Yet the regressives have done nothing tangible to better Indians, because they don’t care about Indians.

These three groups are just fronts to silence people. Orwell’s ‘1984’ is often cited, but I think ‘Animal Farm’ is the more accurate prediction of society today.
commented 2017-05-13 02:47:23 -0400
Oh stop pussy footing. All of you who previously commented on this are still dodging the giant elephant in the room. This is ALL about legitimizing pedophilia. Blessed be his name.
commented 2017-05-13 01:03:04 -0400
Theryn Meyer gave a very impressive testimony at that senate hearing as well.
Most of the senators were more interested in their moral masturbating than any information from two experts, Dr. Gad Saad and transgender woman Theryn Meyer. The moral outrage of one Liberal senator was so off the mark that it begs the question, where do they get these people who are supposed to be our ‘sober second thought’, and boy are we in for a bad time.
commented 2017-05-13 00:18:48 -0400
“Death by a thousand cuts”. Wasted time, energy and lives on nonsensical bafflegab while the world burns down around us. Reason, truth and morality-its now all relative, whatever you want it to be.
commented 2017-05-12 23:47:47 -0400
Cultural Marxism gone mad, Post Modernist terrorists running rampant, Tyranny of the Minority – By Proxy, this is an alien world I’m living in compared to the one one I was born into, before the Space Age…alien and ugly…soon to implode.
commented 2017-05-12 23:15:00 -0400
Thanks for the report Faith, I always enjoy listening to Professor Saad.
If this legislation is passed, there will be far reaching consequences our society isn’t prepared for; which the crafters of the bill are counting on. I hope C-16 is defeated.
commented 2017-05-12 22:01:36 -0400
This puts the inmates i charge of the justice system. We are devolving as a culture when we cater to the psychological illness in others.