In the article, titled "Fourteen years ago and now," Mr. Sandeen says
"I remember coming out in early 2003 as a transsexual – that’s what we called ourselves back then. When those of us who called ourselves transsexual also called ourselves transgender, it was actually kind of political – we were also identifying ourselves as falling under a transgender umbrella of gender nonconforming people."This quote pretty much sums up what the transgender movement is really all about. First off, it is not about being "transsexual." Mr. Sandeen may have called himself a "transsexual," but he is not, and never was remotely a transsexual. He may have even been able to find some doctor who is willing to rubber stamp his fantasies, but he has been a life long member of the "They Will Take My Penis When They Pry it From My Cold Dead Fingers" club. He occasionally flirts with the idea of SRS, but has made no real move in that direction. Even during the period when the VA was supposedly going to cover it. He has had an orchidectomy, rendering him an eunuch, and has tried to pass this off as sex reassignment surgery, but he still retains his penis.
Next he states that he also called himself "transgender" he connects that with being "gender non-conforming." This is where the truth really begins to come out. First off, being transsexual is NOT remotely about being "gender non-conforming." It is quite the opposite. It is about being fully the gender, and sex, that you really are. Here Mr. Sandeen is letting the secret out. Transgender is really all a scam.
The transgender movement has tried, for some time, to use transsexualism as, in effect, their "beard." That is, they have claimed to be "transsexual" to justify their demands. But they are not transsexual, and in fact, have no desire to be anything other than what they were born as. They only want to be "gender non-conforming." In order to be that, they must remain their birth gender. They may claim to "really" be a gender different from what they were assigned at birth, but this is simply not the case.
Take Mr. Sandeen, for example. He served about 20 years in the United States Navy. If his "true" gender had been female, he would have probably not made it through one tour of duty. He would have not been able to fit in to the male culture that military service requires of men. He would not have been able to tolerate being forced to dress and shower with other men. I remember how much I dreaded changing during high school PE. I went out of my way to avoid showering when others were present during the one semester I lived in a dorm with communal showers. The rest of the time, I lived in what was either a dorm with "suites" where you had the bathroom to yourself, or in a dorm that was originally a women's dorm, where the showers had individual stalls.
All of this brings us to the big secret. Transgender people, for the most part, do not really want to be what they claim. They want to retain their birth gender, and more often than not, their birth sex. In many cases, when they do change their sex, they seem to regret, and they go out of their way to make sure that others know their birth sex. For them, it is not about actually being "their true gender and proper sex," but is about forcing people to "accept" them as something they work very hard to not actually be.
People who identify a transgender seem to have this compulsion to force people to both see them as their birth sex and gender, but treat them as the opposite. They want to invade spaces where they really don't belong, and increasingly, to expose their bodies while demanding people pretend that their genitals are something that they are not.
Transsexuals are disgusted by the idea of having someone see them naked before their surgery. I remember having to endure being examined by the surgeons who performed my SRS. It was excruciating. But when I went in for a follow-up, and had a rather handsome young doctor removing stitches, his face right up in my privates, I suddenly realized that it did not bother me at all.
SRS does make a world of different for those who actually need it. For those who don't. it just makes them rather miserable.