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Did Sanders say that a woman cannot be president or that that women in general lack the abilities? No. While some headlines – including this question's title – claim that, this is not what Warren accused Sanders of: Sanders responded that he did not believe a woman could win. This is not a claim regarding women's inherent abilities, but a claim about ...


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According to the 1930 version of Stack Exchange, Popular Questions Answered: What are the clothing colors for baby boys and girls? According to a traditional color scheme, which is of unknown origin, baby boys are properly dressed in pink clothing and baby girls in blue, although in some parts of the country, particularly in the Southern States, this ...


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Reliable information about this case is hard to find because there is a publication ban on the family identity and on discussion of the child's gender change. However here is a reliable report which I am fairly certain is the same case. Even reading the parts available without paying: A B.C. father who has been a vocal critic of his transgender child’s ...


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This is the study the article mentions. Does the study have those conclusions? Not really. The experimental results could equally be explained by a simpler conclusion, that people are less likely to ask others out when they feel disappointed, deflated or embarrassed by something (in this case, the public revelation of a poor test result). The researchers ...


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@tim's answer is excellent, but I'd like to address the question from a different angle. This question's request for "earlier sources" is problematic. There were only two people present in the conversation, and they disagree. Any other claim of either verification or refutation is at best secondhand. Since more direct evidence isn't available, it might be ...


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As of March 2017, the top rated woman is Yifan Hou, with rank of 117 and a rating of 2649. The 100th ranked player is Evgeniy Najer (male), with a rating of 2659. Therefore, currently it is true that no women are in the 100 top rated active players, although historically Yifan Hou had a higher rating and then appeared on the open list of top 100 players.


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I would like to present the same evidence as DavePhD's answer, but with a different summary of what it indicates. In summary: NYC recognises 3 genders on Birth Certificates (M, F, and X) The number 31 probably comes from a list of gender-related terms which are not "legally recognised genders" There may be contexts where more than 3 options are recognised ...


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No, Peterson is wrong on all points Quick background: Jordan Peterson is employed at the University of Toronto, in Ontario. This is important because that determines which laws he operates under in his employment at the university. On to the claim... The claim by Peterson is two-fold. First it mentions Canada, and then "English Common Law", a kind ...


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As of today, there are no women among the top 100 rated players. Ratings are changing and Hou Yifan who is currently ranked No. 117 in the March 2017 FIDE World Rankings (https://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?event=8602980) is a female player that could become again soon part of the top 100. Judit Polgár was the No. 8 player in the July 2005 FIDE World ...


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This claim originated in a 1987 paper by Jo Paoletti, a researcher in American Studies, and was presented in expanded form in a 2012 book by the same author. In these publications, Paoletti did not argue that pink and blue had been reversed, but only that their use had been inconsistent prior to the 1950s. It is unclear how and when this initial argument ...


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No This study gives evidence that women in Norway who are already managers might be better leaders than men based off 5 criteria. Right off the bat I see two issues that give me cause for concern. "In Norway" When dealing with something such as "what makes a good leader", every answer is going to be dependent upon who is being led. This study does give ...


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It's pretty obviously a conspiracy theory rooted in transmisogyny and racism. Now, your question is a bit vague on what exactly the claim is. "chromosome abnormality" seems to indicate that Michelle Obama is intersex, while most of the rant from Jones as well as the comments from Rivers seem to indicate that Michelle Obama is trans. Proving the absence of ...


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tl;dr- This claim is true. It may sound weird that some biological males are castrated and then raised as though they were female, however it's been done to address a birth defect where genitals aren't properly formed. A recent survey suggests that this practice is in decline. Other studies show that sex-specific biology affects behavior in ways that ...


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Studies The Standards of Care for the Health of Transsexual, Transgender, and Gender-Nonconforming People has a good summary of studies (starting at page 229 (PDF page 65)). All quotes are from the standard of care (not in order though), and I linked to those studies that I could find freely available online for easy reference. These studies measure more ...


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Yes. Once you dig through the censorship issues and publication bans, the actual court order says this: It is declared under the Family Law Act that: (a) AB is exclusively entitled to consent to medical treatment for gender dysphoria and to take any necessary legal proceedings in relation to such medical treatment; (b) Pursuant to para. 201(2)(b), AB is ...


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A recent study found a high rate of suicidal ideation & a decrease in gender dysphoria in children & teenagers when treated with hormones - Psychiatric Co-Morbidities, Sexual Orientation, and Impact of Therapeutic Interventions in a Gender Non-Conforming Pediatric Practice: The prevalence of psychiatric co-morbidities, suicidal ideation, and self-...


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Yes (and no) Jordan Peterson's main premise is that he should not be forced to use pronouns he sees as ideological - see his interview on The Joe Rogan Experience. In this interview on LBC, he explains that since Bill C-16 would be interpreted in line with the Ontario Human Rights Code (see below) and that clearly states use of "contentious" pronouns he ...


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Grip Strength When testing grip strength, a median young adult man is stronger than about 98%+ of young adult women. Even the top fraction of female athletes as a population are only slightly stronger than median young men. Hand-grip strength of young men, women and highly trained female athletes, Eur J Appl Physiol (2007) 99:415–421, DOI: 10.1007/s00421-...


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A Google image search suggests it comes from Villa Next Door: Graduation Show 2017; Royal Academy of Art, The Hague and is part of the portfolio created by an artist, Jaimy Gail. Since it is described as a graduation show for an academy, it was presumably produced as part of a course at the academy. Due to the attention the picture has been getting, the ...


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Here's an independent verification of the leak, analyzed in further detail: http://gizmodo.com/almost-none-of-the-women-in-the-ashley-madison-database-1725558944 While you can remain skeptical of this source, as well, you could also download the data leak yourself and analyze the data. Similar to faking the moon landing, it would take more effort to ...


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This number seems to come from here: The prevalence of suicide attempts among respondents to the National Transgender Discrimination Survey (NTDS), conducted by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and National Center for Transgender Equality, is 41 percent, which vastly exceeds the 4.6 percent of the overall U.S. population who report a lifetime ...


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There is an official document on an official New York City website, which is a publication of the New York City Commission on Human Rights: BILL DE BLASIO, Mayor • CARMELYN P. MALALIS, Commissioner/Chair The document is titled, according to the URL, "Gender ID Card 2015". The document lists the following 31 descriptors: It is not stated that ...


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From your source: Like any unscientific gender test, it's accurate about half the time 50% isn't much, you might as well flip a coin. Also from your source: Many things factor into the shape and size of the belly during pregnancy, though gender does not make the list as far as medical science is concerned. So even your source admits that this is ...


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Not in Russia - boys/blue & girls/red association has been around for 200+ years. The Soviet/Russian official theory is (wiki/source): Обычай перевязывать новорождённых мальчиков голубой лентой, а новорождённых девочек красной восходит к вышеупомянутому указу Павла I награждать каждого родившегося великого князя при крещении орденом Святого Андрея ...


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I can think of a pretty good example that disproves the theory. Women in Classical Japan (c. 900-1000AD) were famous for their literary art. To choose two famous examples, Murasaki Shikibu wrote "The Tale of Genji" (once called "the world's first novel") and Sei Shonagon wrote a famous diary called "The Pillow Book." "The Tale of Genji" is probably one of ...


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It is not as accurate to claim that on average full-time working women earn just 77 cents for every dollar a man earns. A more accurate claim using the proper mathmatical nomenclature would be ... In 2011, the median full-time year-round* working female age 15+ earned 77 percent of what the median full-time year-round working male age 15+ earned. *[...


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I sincerely hope someone finds a newer result, but one of the textbook studies for this is one from 1978, and repeated in 1982 with nearly identical results. The study was set at Florida State University, and had people of both genders asking strangers one of three questions: Would you go out with me tonight? Would you come over to my apartment tonight? ...


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There are only a limited number of studies on this, with a limited sample size. None of them seem to check if children "changed their gender", but if they still match the criteria for GID. Here is one looking at 25 girls, only 15 of which actually met the criteria for GID. At follow-up, 3 met the criteria (12% of the 25 girls total, some of which did not ...


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Until the IRS rule requiring SS to claim dependents, the usual time to get a SS # was when you applied to your first job. A person who never applied for a job might not ever have applied. In the early '80s I filed jointly with a wife who had her own SS#. In correspondence with the IRS the pair of us were referred to collectively as my SS, our name was ...


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