Harvard professor who refuses to use the term ‘pregnant people’ and insists on ‘woman’ is accused of transphobia by her woke Ivy League colleague

A Harvard professor of evolutionary biology has been slammed by her department’s diversity head for rejecting the term ‘pregnant people’ and insisting on referring to people as male or female instead. 

Carole Hooven, who has been at the university for 20 years and received multiple teaching awards, spoke of feeling ‘frustrated’ at the atmosphere in academia.

She told Fox News on Wednesday that she was dismayed at the insistence on politically correct terminology, which she felt was misguided. 

University professors were discouraged from using the words male and female, and referring to pregnant women, she said. The terms were deemed offensive to the transgender and LGBTQ community. 

‘I’ve been feeling pretty frustrated over the last five years or so. It’s been gradual,’ she said.

Carole Hooven, a Harvard professor of evolutionary biology, on Wednesday appeared on Fox News to discuss her concern about politically correct language ‘infiltrating’ her classrooms

‘This kind of ideology has been infiltrating science. It’s infiltrating my classroom, to some extent.’

Hooven said that her lessons were focused on hormones and behavior, sex and sex differences

On July 13 she published a widely acclaimed book, ‘T: The Story of Testosterone, the Hormone That Dominates and Divides Us’. 

She continued: ‘Part of that science is teaching the facts. 

‘And the facts are that there are in fact two sexes – there are male and female – and those sexes are designated by the kind of gametes we produce.

‘Do we make eggs, big sex cells, or little sex cells, sperm. And that’s how we know whether someone is male or female.

‘And the ideology seems to be that biology really isn’t as important as how somebody feels about themselves, or feels their sex to be.’

Earlier this week reporter Katie Herzog, writing for Bari Weiss’ Substack newsletter, spoke with one student at a med school in the University of California system who says instructors are too scared to acknowledge the existence of two different sexes because it ‘can be considered transphobic.’ 

The student, identified only as Lauren, told Herzog: ‘I think there’s a small percentage of instructors who are true believers [in woke ideology], but most of them are probably just scared of their students.’  

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Arizona: Healthcare Workers Rally Against COVID-19 Jab Mandates – Employees REQUIRED To Show Proof of Jab By November 1st

In Phoenix, Arizona, healthcare workers and supporters of medical freedom rallied against mandatory vaccines at the Arizona State Capitol.

Banner Health which is Arizona’s largest private employer and Honor health have both announced that proof of vaccination will be a requirement of employment.

If employees cannot show proof of vaccination by November 1st, they will be terminated. Honor health was Arizona’s ninth-largest employer in 2019, with 11,919 employees to Banner’s 44,718.

Over 50,000 people will be coerced into taking this experimental vaccine if they want to keep their jobs.

On Wednesday, nearly 1,000 healthcare workers, including nurses in their scrubs rallied against medical coercion in over 100-degree heat and high humidity, after the heavy storms. Arizona Gubernatorial Candidate Kari Lake spoke at this event and reminded those on the frontlines that we live in the United States of America, not Communist China.

After her speech, Lake told :

When I heard about this rally being held by brave nurses and medical professionals who are willing to risk their livelihoods to stand up against tyranny, I wanted to do whatever I could to support them.
 
This is not a position that anyone wants to be put in, but these kind of mandates threaten our freedom and liberty in ways we’ve never seen before.
 
Some estimates came in at over 1,000 in attendance by the end of the rally and I can tell you from being there that the vast majority were nurses.
 
Having that many show up in the middle of a weekday in the July heat made it a huge success. People are ready to stand up and fight for their freedom, even if it means losing their jobs.

I think we will be successful if we continue to put the pressure on. These mandates are creating two classes of citizens and it’s time to call this what it is, medical coercion. 

Kari Lake has put medical freedom at the top of her platform on her website. To her, this is “liberty vs. tyranny”.

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Gov. DeSantis Leads the Way: ‘In Florida There Will Be No Lockdowns, No School Closures, No Restrictions, No Mandates’ (VIDEO)

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) on Friday held a press conference at Two Meatballs in the Kitchen restaurant in Cape Coral.

DeSantis led the way and said there will be no lockdowns, restrictions or mandates in the Sunshine State.

“In Florida, there will be no lockdowns, there will be no school closures, there will be no restrictions and no mandates in the state of Florida,” DeSantis said to cheers.

DeSantis also announced an executive order protecting the right of parents to choose whether or not their children wear a mask at school.

“I want to see my kids smiling. I want them having fun,” DeSantis said.

 

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Florida man, 76, is jailed for performing botched CASTRATION on a man he met on eunuch fetish website – after officers found victim’s testicles in a jar on a bedside table

 A Florida pensioner is expected to spend two years behind bars after he was charged for castrating a man he met on a eunuch fetish website. 

Gary Jon Vanryswyk, 76, performed the botched procedure on the 55-year-old male back in August 2019 after they connected on eunuch.com. 

The man – who has not been publicly identified – had to be airlifted to Tampa General Hospital’s trauma unit after the three-hour-long operation left him bleeding uncontrollably from the groin. 

On Thursday, Vanryswyk pleaded no contest to unlicensed practice of a health care profession resulting in serious bodily injury, documents obtained by DailyMail.com show.

He had previously pleaded not guilty to the charges, records show. 

The charge carries a maximum 15-year prison term, but The Smoking Gun reported that Vanryswyk could be free as soon as 2023. 

According to charging documents, officers arrived at Van Ryswyk’s home in Sebring on the evening of August 18, 2019 after he dialed 911. He subsequently confessed to having performed ‘a castration on a male subject within the residence’. 

Cops found the man with a blood-soaked towel pressed up against his groin and quickly called for medical help. 

Inside the home, officers also seized a range of bloodied medical tools, including scissors, scalpels, clamps and a surgical stapler
Evidence photo shows bloody surgical scissors from the court case of Gary Van Ryswyk, who castrated a man at his Sebring
 

Cops discovered that one of the property’s bedrooms had been converted into a  makeshift operating theater and they located the man’s severed testicles inside of a a pink jar placed atop a bedside table. 

Inside the home, officers also seized a range of bloodied medical tools, including scissors, scalpels, clamps and a surgical stapler.

Shocking photos obtained by The Smoking Gun through a Freedom of Information Act request show the grisly scene with blood covering the tile floors and filling toilet bowls – as well as the array of medical equipment.  

In the bedroom, there was also a camera set up on a tripod and spare memory cards to record the horrific castration. 

The man was purportedly told by Vanryswyk that the procedure would ‘take around 45 minutes’. However, he quickly started to notice that Vanryswyk was ‘constantly fumbling and dropping stuff.’

The procedure stretched on for more than three hours, with blood covering the walls and floor of the room. 

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Protesters Vandalize L.A. Mayor Garcetti’s Home After He Signs Anti-Camping Law Targeting Homeless Encampments

Protesters showed up at the home of Los Angeles Democratic Mayor Eric Garcetti on Thursday night hours after he signed a new anti-camping law that prohibits people from pitching tents near homeless shelters, daycare centers, schools, under- and overpasses, freeways, libraries, and parks.

According to the Los Angeles Police Department, the action started peacefully at about 7:30 p.m. with about 50 demonstrators. Hours later, officers in riot gear were reportedly deployed to disperse the crowd.

“No one was in danger. Our role last night was to facilitate a peaceful protest and make sure that everyone’s First Amendment rights were protected,” said LAPD Lt. Rex Ingram, per CBSLA. “Unfortunately around midnight, they were a little bit loud and boisterous, and were getting a little out of hand, and that’s why we decided to give them a dispersal order.”

Police made no arrests and said there were no confrontations.

According to CBSLA, “some damage was left to the property, including vulgar graffiti on the outer pillars that were covered up with paper to be cleaned up later Friday morning.” Lt. Ingram told the outlet there was also “a bunch of toilet paper on the trees” and that a felony vandalism investigation was underway.

 

Damage also included broken windows, a report broadcast on KFI radio said.

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Starting July 30, every Minnesotan who gets vaccinated will get $100! All you have to do is roll up your sleeves.

BRIBE TIME: BIDEN WANTS TO HAND OUT $100 — OF YOUR TAX MONEY — TO NEWLY VACCINATED

President Biden on Thursday called on state and local governments to use funds from his $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan to offer $100 payments to individuals in order to incentivize coronavirus vaccinations.

The payments would be offered to newly vaccinated Americans to provide “an extra incentive to boost vaccination rates, protect communities, and save lives,” the Treasury Department said in an announcement Thursday afternoon.

“Treasury stands ready to give technical assistance to state and local governments so that they may use the funds effectively to support increased vaccination in their communities, and Treasury will partner with the Department of Health and Human Services throughout this effort,” it said.

The $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief law, which Biden signed in March, included $350 billion in funding to assist state, territorial and local governments in battling the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

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EXCLUSIVE: Covid cases are falling in EVERY age group in England and fastest in 20-somethings in ‘very good’ sign that third wave has been beaten as daily cases drop for the SEVENTH day in a row

  • EXCLUSIVE: Department of Health data shows Covid cases are now falling in every age group in England
  • They are dropping fastest among adults in their twenties, by around 15 per cent in a day
  • And are also falling among over-80s who have all received at least two doses of the Covid vaccineCoronavirus cases are now falling across all age groups, according to official data which boosts hopes that the end of England’s third wave may now be in sight.

    Top scientists advising the Government warned it was ‘almost inevitable’ daily infections would spiral to 100,000 next month, with one even warning they could reach double this figure.

    But in an unexpected twist which has puzzled scientists, cases have actually fallen every day for the past week — with yesterday’s count being just half of what it was a week ago.

     

    Department of Health data today revealed that infection rates are now ticking downwards in every age group in England, dipping fastest among twenty-somethings.

    Experts said the downturn in cases was a ‘very good’ sign because it adds to mounting evidence that the third wave is in retreat. But they cautioned more data was needed before they could be certain the drop is permanent, and cases won’t tick up again following July 19 ‘Freedom Day’.

    In another glimmer of hope, researchers also believe England’s hospitalisations will start to fall by the end of the week — mirroring a similar trend as seen in Scotland.

    Figures show admission rates are already falling in Scotland, where cases began to drop around eight days after the country’s football team were knocked out of Euro 2020. Likewise, England’s drop in Covid infections began on July 19 — eight days after the Three Lions lost on penalties in an historic final against Italy.   

    Several members of SAGE have said a fall in Covid admissions would mark the beginning of the end of the third wave. But the number of infected patients needing medical care is still rising — albeit at a slower rate than it was.

    It comes after a senior Government minister last night claimed Covid’s grip on the UK was ‘all over bar the shouting’. Pointing to the consistent declining trend in infections, they added: ‘Covid is on the point of becoming something you live with.’

    But SAGE modeller Professor Mike Tildesley today said the pandemic isn’t all over ‘quite yet’ and warned the effects of Freedom Day are still yet to be seen in the data.

    Boris Johnson said it was ‘too early’ to draw conclusions about the fall in the number of people testing positive for the virus.

    It came as Britain recorded another 27,734 Covid cases today, down 37 per cent in a week for the seventh day in a row. But hospitalisations still rose and deaths increased by a quarter week-on-week. 

    In other Covid news:

    • Ministers backed dropping quarantine rules for fully-vaccinated travellers from the EU and US today, as well as expats who received their inoculations abroad;
    • And announced cruise holidays will be back on the cards from next month, allowing Britons to again board ships bound for popular European holiday destinations;
    • It came as angry Britons continued flying to Spain today despite warnings the country could be moved to the ‘amber-plus’ list leaving them facing 10-day quarantine upon their return;
    • Amid Britain’s Covid cases continuing to fall SAGE advisers said the crisis hasn’t ended ‘quite yet’ adding the seven days of falling cases could be down to people being unwilling to get tested for their holidays; 
    • Office for National Statistics report today found Covid survivors who get re-infected have lower viral loads than when they first became unwell, which may help stop the virus from spreading;
    • And NHS England to get its first ever female boss after Departing chief executive Sir Simon Stevens’ deputy beats former Test and Trace boss Dido Harding to the top role.

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