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10 Nov 2012 03:03 AM   |   2986 clicks   |   Daily Record (UK)
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Lsherm    [TotalFark]  
The mystery complainer demanded the event be cancelled - and wanted the bar owners prosecuted for sexism.

Is that actually a crime in Scotland?

10 Nov 2012 12:00 AM
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MaudlinMutantMollusk    [TotalFark]  
It was one of the contestants who complained

/the winner was actually a woman dressed as a man dressed a s a woman

10 Nov 2012 12:21 AM
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FNG    [TotalFark]  
Although I DNRTFA, *runs off for eye bleach*

10 Nov 2012 12:32 AM
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L.D. Ablo    [TotalFark]  
worldofwonder.net

10 Nov 2012 12:41 AM
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log_jammin     
prosecute the complainer for discrimination against cross dressers.

10 Nov 2012 01:30 AM
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Porous Horace     
This is probably not a good thread in which to bemoan the loss of Bill Tarmey.

10 Nov 2012 03:04 AM
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Cyrus the Mediocre    [TotalFark]  
Cross-dressing men + alcohol = a good time for all

10 Nov 2012 03:06 AM
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Apos     
3.bp.blogspot.com

10 Nov 2012 03:13 AM
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Kaiku     
So wait...

Ugliest woman contest with real women = sexist and apparently illegal.
Ugliest woman contest with men in drag = funny and lawful.

I'm not entirely sure I grasp the logic here. Couldn't men dressing up as women for the purpose of mocking "ugly" women be considered sexist? Would using real women be okay if it were other real women doing the judging?

10 Nov 2012 03:16 AM
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Fista-Phobia     
multiply.com

10 Nov 2012 03:22 AM
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GreenSun     
Lol, sensitive Sally!

10 Nov 2012 03:22 AM
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shpritz     

Kaiku: So wait...

Ugliest woman contest with real women = sexist and apparently illegal.
Ugliest woman contest with men in drag = funny and lawful.

I'm not entirely sure I grasp the logic here. Couldn't men dressing up as women for the purpose of mocking "ugly" women be considered sexist? Would using real women be okay if it were other real women doing the judging?


When you makes offending people illegal logic is one of the first things to go out the window.

10 Nov 2012 03:23 AM
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hh     
There can be only one.

10 Nov 2012 03:34 AM
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redmid17     

shpritz: Kaiku: So wait...

Ugliest woman contest with real women = sexist and apparently illegal.
Ugliest woman contest with men in drag = funny and lawful.

I'm not entirely sure I grasp the logic here. Couldn't men dressing up as women for the purpose of mocking "ugly" women be considered sexist? Would using real women be okay if it were other real women doing the judging?

When you makes offending people illegal deal with women logic is one of the first things to go out the window.


ftfy

10 Nov 2012 03:37 AM
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Resident Muslim     
I'm so glad we have political correctectness to protect us.
Thank you, PC!

/if I was a really ugly person, I'd feel even worse if I was denied to at least win in an ugliest person contest.
//throw momma from the train
///goonies
////slash-moms

10 Nov 2012 04:00 AM
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ShannonKW     

Cyrus the Mediocre: Cross-dressing men + alcohol = a good time for all


Try running with a different crowd.

10 Nov 2012 04:01 AM
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Summoner101     
Was there a dance party?

media3.washingtonpost.com

/I can't tell which one is the real one!

10 Nov 2012 04:11 AM
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mutterfark     

MaudlinMutantMollusk: It was one of the contestants who complained

/the winner was actually a woman dressed as a man dressed a s a woman


And was the victor\victoria?

10 Nov 2012 04:19 AM
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Nrokreffefp     

Lsherm: The mystery complainer demanded the event be cancelled - and wanted the bar owners prosecuted for sexism.

Is that actually a crime in Scotland?


You can tell the difference in Scotland?

10 Nov 2012 04:25 AM
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alienated     
Okay, I get it Fark modmins.
You think greeining things about any kind of trans folks is funny, you get a laugh out of it.
You are wrong, and you know it. Dont be well .

10 Nov 2012 04:38 AM
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ZeroTheHero     
That's not gonna make anyone in Glasgow smile...

10 Nov 2012 04:40 AM
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DerAppie     
Came for this:

www.steveiowa.com

Leaving dissatisfied.

10 Nov 2012 04:44 AM
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monty666    [TotalFark]  

DerAppie: Came for this:

[www.steveiowa.com image 266x319]

Leaving dissatisfied.


What, you want a fat Yale drama grad in a white cowboyish suit to stick a burning cigar up your rear end? That's gotta be a bummer for you, pally.

10 Nov 2012 04:48 AM
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Slaxl    [TotalFark]  

Kaiku: So wait...

Ugliest woman contest with real women = sexist and apparently illegal.
Ugliest woman contest with men in drag = funny and lawful.

I'm not entirely sure I grasp the logic here. Couldn't men dressing up as women for the purpose of mocking "ugly" women be considered sexist? Would using real women be okay if it were other real women doing the judging?


People having fun and hurting no one = fine
Making ugly people feel bad = bad

Not that I agree it should be illegal, but still, it's fine.

10 Nov 2012 05:01 AM
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DerAppie     

monty666: DerAppie: Came for this:

[www.steveiowa.com image 266x319]

Leaving dissatisfied.

What, you want a fat Yale drama grad in a white cowboyish suit to stick a burning cigar up your rear end? That's gotta be a bummer for you, pally.


I've seen farkers come for weirder shiat.

10 Nov 2012 05:26 AM
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Fark_Guy_Rob     
So let me get this straight....

It's *NOT* sexist, because 'ONLY MEN' are allowed to compete? Gotcha. That makes sooo much sense.

10 Nov 2012 05:39 AM
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DerAppie     

Fark_Guy_Rob: So let me get this straight....

It's *NOT* sexist, because 'ONLY MEN' are allowed to compete? Gotcha. That makes sooo much sense.


Of course, they were only wearing make-up to make up some mocking stereotype of what a woman is. It's not as if they pretended they were black.

/Blah blah blah, making your face black isn't racism
//Get over it
/Preventive slashies

10 Nov 2012 05:54 AM
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Day_Old_Dutchie     

Nrokreffefp: Lsherm: The mystery complainer demanded the event be cancelled - and wanted the bar owners prosecuted for sexism.

Is that actually a crime in Scotland?

You can tell the difference in Scotland?


Donald, where's yer troosers?

10 Nov 2012 06:04 AM
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thrgd456     
Nanny state indeed

10 Nov 2012 06:29 AM
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Kibbler     
Um, party on, Glasgow.

10 Nov 2012 06:43 AM
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orbister     
What an ugly tranny might look like:

news.bbcimg.co.uk

10 Nov 2012 06:51 AM
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Coming on a Bicycle     
Ok. Now replace every mention of 'dressing up as a woman' with 'dressing up as a black person', and see if you're still amused. If not, why not? Because women haven't historically been used as chattel and/or maimed, raped or killed? Oh.

10 Nov 2012 07:01 AM
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Agarista     
heh. Boss Hogg.

10 Nov 2012 07:11 AM
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StrikitRich    [TotalFark]  
www.sillylobster.com

Silly cow must not like hot wings.

10 Nov 2012 07:19 AM
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KrispyKritter    [TotalFark]  

Coming on a Bicycle: Ok. Now replace every mention of 'dressing up as a woman' with 'dressing up as a black person', and see if you're still amused. If not, why not? Because women haven't historically been used as chattel and/or maimed, raped or killed? Oh.


you're so dark and edgy!

10 Nov 2012 07:30 AM
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leevis     

DerAppie: Came for this:

[www.steveiowa.com image 266x319]

Leaving dissatisfied.


Agarista: heh. Boss Hogg.


I think the article's writer did that on purpose.

10 Nov 2012 07:36 AM
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FirstNationalBastard    [TotalFark]  
Milton Berle is one of History's greatest monsters.

10 Nov 2012 07:52 AM
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TheWizard     

alienated: Okay, I get it Fark modmins.
You think greeining things about any kind of trans folks is funny, you get a laugh out of it.
You are wrong, and you know it. Dont be well .


Actually it was funny because someone called the police for "sexism".
But don't get your boxer/panties in a bunch.

10 Nov 2012 08:22 AM
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UncleStumpy     

alienated: Okay, I get it Fark modmins.
You think greeining things about any kind of trans folks is funny, you get a laugh out of it.
You are wrong, and you know it. Dont be well .


you are dumb

really really dumb

for real

10 Nov 2012 08:32 AM
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wellreadneck    [TotalFark]  

FirstNationalBastard: Milton Berle had is one of History's greatest monsters.


While we're objectifying people, we might as well treat him like a piece of meat, too.

10 Nov 2012 08:36 AM
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Evil Mackerel     
Did Glen Close win?

10 Nov 2012 09:26 AM
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Slaxl    [TotalFark]  

orbister: What an ugly tranny might look like:

[news.bbcimg.co.uk image 512x288]


Wow, wtf is up with her... everything?

10 Nov 2012 09:35 AM
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WhippingBoy     

Coming on a Bicycle: Ok. Now replace every mention of 'dressing up as a woman' with 'dressing up as a black person', and see if you're still amused. If not, why not? Because women haven't historically been used as chattel and/or maimed, raped or killed? Oh.


images.sofrep.com

Check your privilege!

10 Nov 2012 09:59 AM
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GF named my left testicle thundercles     

WhippingBoy: Coming on a Bicycle: Ok. Now replace every mention of 'dressing up as a woman' with 'dressing up as a black person', and see if you're still amused. If not, why not? Because women haven't historically been used as chattel and/or maimed, raped or killed? Oh.

[images.sofrep.com image 660x435]

Check your privilege!


throw this photo in too
i1172.photobucket.com

10 Nov 2012 10:07 AM
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The One True TheDavid     
log_jammin:

prosecute the complainer for discrimination against cross dressers.

"Trannies are people just like you!1!!"

10 Nov 2012 10:27 AM
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The One True TheDavid     
Coming on a Bicycle:

Ok. Now replace every mention of 'dressing up as a woman' with 'dressing up as a black person', and see if you're still amused. If not, why not? Because women haven't historically been used as chattel and/or maimed, raped or killed? Oh.

I get it: you think "MTF" transsexuals ought to be punished for dressing like they feel.

What did that big bad tranny do you, snookums?

I think transsexuality is a pathetic delusion, but I'd never forbid them to cross-dress. For one thing, they're fun to point & giggle at.

10 Nov 2012 10:34 AM
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The One True TheDavid     

Kaiku: So wait...

Ugliest woman contest with real women = sexist and apparently illegal.
Ugliest woman contest with men in drag = funny and lawful.

I'm not entirely sure I grasp the logic here. Couldn't men dressing up as women for the purpose of mocking "ugly" women be considered sexist? Would using real women be okay if it were other real women doing the judging?


Look at it this way: most "MTF" trannies are manly-looking in an unpretty way even after they "transition." These guys in drag are manly-looking in an unpretty way without bothering with hormones & surgery.

Feel better now?

10 Nov 2012 10:37 AM
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The One True TheDavid     
Resident Muslim:

/if I was a really ugly person, I'd feel even worse if I was denied to at least win in an ugliest person contest.

"Damn, I'm not even UGLY enough!"

Somehow I don't see it. This is one contest I wouldn't mind losing.

10 Nov 2012 10:39 AM
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The One True TheDavid     
Slaxl:

People having fun and hurting no one = fine
Making ugly people feel bad = bad

Not that I agree it should be illegal, but still, it's fine.


Ugly women should not allowed to be spectators at such a contest, so they won't be offended.

10 Nov 2012 10:42 AM
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The One True TheDavid     
Nrokreffefp:

Lsherm: The mystery complainer demanded the event be cancelled - and wanted the bar owners prosecuted for sexism.

Is that actually a crime in Scotland?

You can tell the difference in Scotland?


You're thinking of Wales.

10 Nov 2012 10:42 AM
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