transgender teen faces challenge

Aug 10, 2008 | Posted by: Dyssonance | Full story: www.lohud.com

Michael Arone has been called every pejorative someone could direct at a transgender teen.

Arone, a North Rockland school district 10th-grader, is a male transgender teen who publicly goes by Melissa Andrews and prefers to be referred to as a female.

Arone said classmates have routinely called her "faggot," "she-male," "it" and "queer" in response to her wearing eye shadow and lipstick, straightening her shoulder-length brown hair and carrying a purse to school.

"She's dealing with a hate crime," said her mother, Patricia Arone, 37. "That's the only way to say it, it's hate."

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Sean hannity

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Well that's his fault for being who he isn't and that's what he gets for pushing his lifestyle and fetish upon people.

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What fetish, and where was she pushing?

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Sean hannity wrote:
Well that's his fault for being who he isn't and that's what he gets for pushing his lifestyle and fetish upon people.
Wrong. Your's and society's ignorance and prejudice is NOT "her" fault. And she is being who she IS, not who she isn't. Just because people don't understand transgenderism does not give anyone the right to harrass them.

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I'm curious to know just how someone manages to be what they aren't.
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Well blame him for acting the way he is and blame him for all the problems that he is causing to the people in the school and putting burden on the school board and the school system. It's his fault for being open and for being open, you make yourself a target and partly to blame.

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I'm curious to know just how someone manages to be what they aren't.
That's pretty simple to do. Just look at how Sean continues to morph from one screen name to another! He is constant, however, in that he continues to be an uneducated jerk!

I just don't get it with why folks have a problem with someone like Melissa. Just exactly how does this person effect anyone else? Is it because folks like Sean are so insecure in their own sexuality that they fear transgenderism just might rub off on them or that they just might be attracted to them?

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That's pretty simple to do. Just look at how Sean continues to morph from one screen name to another! He is constant, however, in that he continues to be an uneducated jerk!
I just don't get it with why folks have a problem with someone like Melissa. Just exactly how does this person effect anyone else? Is it because folks like Sean are so insecure in their own sexuality that they fear transgenderism just might rub off on them or that they just might be attracted to them?
I don't get it either. But some people just start acting in a way that looks suspiciously like fear when they see that notions they take for granted aren't universal. Like the whole heteronormativity thing. They certainly don't seem to understand that this is our world too.

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Sean hannity wrote:
Well blame him for acting the way he is and blame him for all the problems that he is causing to the people in the school and putting burden on the school board and the school system. It's his fault for being open and for being open, you make yourself a target and partly to blame.
Wrong again. No one should have to hide who they are just to make the ignorant and prejudiced comfortable. They see someone they don't undestand and they lash out, and that is NOT her fault. You cannot justify harrassment this way and you cannot blame the victim.
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Then stop blaming someone else for your own actions. Stop scapegoating someone else because they don't like you and they don't want nothing with you. The fact that this IT knew that people at his school don't like him and don't want to deal with him. You can't blame the school because that's taking the easy way out and the only one responsible was IT for It's actions and what IT caused.
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That's basically what the trannies like to do, Blame someone for something they did and caused. They keep blaming someone else for who they are and what they are. They blame others all because what they do, how they act and what they are.

They would rather blame someone else then admit that they are the reason why they cause so many people to hate them and don't want to deal with them. The way they act, society doesn't want to doesn't want to deal with them. The way they demand so much, society wants to throw them out or throw them to the wolf's.

They are basically scapegoating others for their own deeds and actions. They lied and mislead people so much, that they are blaming others because they are not sympathetic to their lying and delusional lifestyle.

This is why society does not want to deal with you trannies. They would rather make you disappear and never to be seen in society.

Also, Stop scapegoating others and stop blaming others because they don't like you and are not tolerant of you. Stop blaming others because they don't like you. No one likes you and no one wants to deal with you nut cases. Stop shaming others because the more people you shame them, the more their gona hate your @ss and not want to deal with you delusional people.

Oh and BTW, I can see through your shame tactic and I have already exposed your tactic of shaming people of their bigotry. Your shaming of me don't work and it's useless and pointless because people will see it for what it is, a pointless way to make people feel more hatred towards you trannie nuts.
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Don't blame people for their hatred, blame yourself for who you are.

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You obviously know nothing of transgendered people and your snarky use of the word "IT" shows nothing more than your own ignorance and bigotry. And as to your claims... If you don't like someone, then stay away from them. Simple as that. Why inject yourself into the person's life, by following them around and throwing insults at them? It seems to me that kids bully because they are afraid of what they don't understand. When a kid can't be herself AND feel safe in school, then something is obviously wrong with this society. Melissa Andrews should be able to be who she is without fear of ridicule and abuse. Just because someone doesn'y mesh with the majorities ideas of "normal" does not give the majority the right to persecute them.
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Then stop blaming someone else for your own actions. Stop scapegoating someone else because they don't like you and they don't want nothing with you. The fact that this IT knew that people at his school don't like him and don't want to deal with him. You can't blame the school because that's taking the easy way out and the only one responsible was IT for It's actions and what IT caused.

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Oh and BTW, I can see through your shame tactic and I have already exposed your tactic of shaming people of their bigotry. Your shaming of me don't work and it's useless and pointless because people will see it for what it is, a pointless way to make people feel more hatred towards you trannie nuts.
YOU seem to have a lot of hatred for a lifestyle that you have nothing to do with. What are you so afraid of? Let people live thier life in peace, and you live the way you want to. No one is trying to give you a sex change, so why get so angry?

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Don't blame people for their hatred, blame yourself for who you are.
That statement makes no sense. People can hate whoever they want to hate, but when they are slinging insults at someone, it's THIER fault. So, do you also think that when a man hits his wife, it's HER fault?

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Sean hannity wrote:
Then stop blaming someone else for your own actions. Stop scapegoating someone else because they don't like you and they don't want nothing with you. The fact that this IT knew that people at his school don't like him and don't want to deal with him. You can't blame the school because that's taking the easy way out and the only one responsible was IT for It's actions and what IT caused.
Actually I blame people like you for this child's problems in school. People like you teach their children to hate anyone or anything that is different from your limited view of "normal and moral". This is why so many GLBT kids commit suicide, get into drugs/alcohol etc...

This child is not an "IT", but you sure are...A Big IT.
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I blame the trannies for bring it on themselves and I blame the trannies for blaming people like me for not like them and me and Society don't like you people and don't want to do anything with you people.

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Sean hannity wrote:
I blame the trannies for bring it on themselves and I blame the trannies for blaming people like me for not like them and me and Society don't like you people and don't want to do anything with you people.
Wow, guy, a lot of BLAMING going on in that post. Again, you think people deserve abuse, that they somehow bring it on themselves? Do you think an abused child also deserves what he or she gets?

And, since when do you speak for Society? You speak only for yourself. I personally have no problem with transgendered people, and it is arrogant of you to assume that everyone shares your narrow and bigoted view.

You seem to think that disliking someone is grounds for ridicule and abuse. If you don't like someone, stay out of thier lives, and get on with your own.

And instead of beating your dead horse, why not come up with something new to say?

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They lied and mislead people so much, that they are blaming others because they are not sympathetic to their lying and delusional lifestyle.
This is why society does not want to deal with you trannies. They would rather make you disappear and never to be seen in society.
Yes, a person lies when they are open to others about the fact that they feel like a different gender than the one they are physically. It is lying to be truthful, yes?
Also, Stop scapegoating others and stop blaming others because they don't like you and are not tolerant of you. Stop blaming others because they don't like you. No one likes you and no one wants to deal with you nut cases. Stop shaming others because the more people you shame them, the more their gona hate your @ss and not want to deal with you delusional people.
Nobody is scapegoating here. The only blame that exists is on the perpetrators of the name calling. I don't care if she was a trans-dimensional alien, she, nor any other child, deserves to be teased for any reason.

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I blame the trannies for bring it on themselves and I blame the trannies for blaming people like me for not like them and me and Society don't like you people and don't want to do anything with you people.
And just how does a transgendered person bring it on themselves? What have they done to deserve your brand of hatred? Are you that insecure in your own sexuality?

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And just how does a transgendered person bring it on themselves? What have they done to deserve your brand of hatred? Are you that insecure in your own sexuality?
It's obvious, isn't it? He feels the world should conform to HIS narrow view... I guess no one told him you can't force your ideals on others.

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