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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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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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Every version of this story that I see can be traced to a single English language book, which tells it as follows. The Fish Market Gate (Baluq Khaneh Qapusi), as its name indicates, was the headquarters of the palace fishermen, who kept their fishing tackle in a rudely raftered room over the gate and whose fishing station was within watching distance from ...


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Does New York actually have stricter voting restrictions than Georgia? Rather than trying to come up with some objective measure of voting restrictions, I'll cover the claims, the regulations, and where NY and Georgia are moving relative to themselves. The claim is a combination of cherry picking, whataboutism, and lies about election security. As we'll see,...


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There is a Turkish translation in Latin script of Abdurrahman Efendi's "Topkapi Sarayi Hümayunu" available at this link I don't have time to read the whole thing... The balikhane gate was indeed the one where viziers and other statesmen who had fallen out of grace were sent either for their execution or into exile. (Istanbul Ansiklopedisi, vol. 6, ...


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