Monday, June 8, 2009

so disgusting.

Some really sad and disgusting comments were made on the Rob, Arnie and Dawn morning show last week. see below...

ROB WILLIAMS [11:12]: This is a weird person who is demanding attention. And when it’s a child, all it takes is a hug, maybe some tough love or anything in between. When your little boy said, ‘Mommy, I want to walk around in a dress.’ You tell them no cause that’s not what boys do. But that’s not what we’re doing in this culture.

IE STATES [13:27]: If my son, God forbid, if my son put on a pair of high heels, I would probably hit him with one of my shoes. I would throw a shoe at him. Because you know what? Boys don’t wear high heels. And in my house, they definitely don’t wear high heels.

ROB WILLIAMS [17:45]: Dawn, they are freaks. They are abnormal. Not because they’re girls trapped in boys bodies but because they have a mental disorder that needs to be somehow gotten out of them. That’s where therapy could help them.

ROB WILLIAMS [18:15]: Or because they were molested. You know a lot of times these transgenders were molested. And you need to work with them on that. The point is you don’t allow the behavior. You cure the cause!

ARNIE STATES [21:30]: You got a boy saying, ‘I wanna wear dresses.’ I’m going to look at him and go, ‘You know what? You’re a little idiot! You little dumbass! Look, you are a boy! Boys don’t wear dresses.’

ARNIE STATES [29:22]: You know, my favorite part about hearing these stories about the kids in high school, who the entire high school caters around, lets the boy wear the dress. I look forward to when they go out into society and society beats them down. And they end up in therapy.

words don't quite do justice to the anger i feel over things like this being said. its completely unacceptable, not just because of how hateful and judgemental, but even more so because it is directed towards children. Obviously this hits closer to home for me than it does for some, because of Candice. it just makes me so sad, that people can be so hateful and judgemental, when they probably have never met a transgender person, or maybe they have, and they didn't know. i really don't even have the proper words to describe everything i am feeling.

1 comment:

Emily CD87 said...

this almost made me cry. I'm from a different part of the country. is this a radio show in your area?