Massachusetts now allows people to declare "gender you consider yourself to be" on drivers licenses and official state IDs. Huge implications in society.The madness continues: The "transgender agenda" moves forward.
Massachusetts has just taken the extremely radical step of allowing a person's actual sex to be replaced with "the gender that the individual considers himself or herself to be" on official drivers' licenses and other state-issued identity cards! This was announced last week by Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) chief Rachel Kaprielian, a pro-homosexual activist and former state rep who was appointed to the position last May by Gov. Deval Patrick.
Rachel Kaprielian resigned her state House seat representing Watertown in May to run the RMV for fiercely pro-homosexual Gov. Deval Patrick. As a state rep, Kaprielian had been a reliable pro-abortion, pro-homosexual vote on a wide range of issues, often angering her constituents. In 2005 she was rated 100% by Planned Parenthood, attended a fundraiser for the national homosexual group "Human Rights Campaign", and sponsored various pro-homosexual bills in the Legislature.
But no one thought that she would go this far, that she was committed to changing society this radically. The following letter was sent by Kaprielian to the homosexual lobby group MassEquality confirming the new policy:
[Link to actual letter.]
January 21, 2009
Marc Solomon MassEquality 11 Beacon Street Suite 1125 Boston, MA 02108 Re:Amending Gender Designation on Licenses and ID Cards
Dear Mr. Solomon:
The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles has amended its policy to enable transgendered individuals to more easily change the gender designation on their licenses and identity cards.
Under this new policy, it is no longer necessary to submit medical proof of sex reassignment surgery. The agency understands that this requirement is often very difficult, if not impossible, for many individuals to satisfy. Under the new policy, an individual who wishes to change the gender marker will submit an updated application together with a Gender Designation Change Form, signed by him or her and a medical provider attesting to the gender that the individual considers himself or herself to be.
In addition, the Registry of Motor Vehicles will no longer require an individual to provide an amended birth certificate in support of the new gender designation marker. I believe these changes are fair, reasonable and sensible. The next edition of the Registry of Motor Vehicles Driver's Manual will reflect the agency's policy amendments. If you have any questions about these changes, please feel free to contact me.
Sincerely Rachel Kaprielian Registrar of Motor Vehicles
Enormous implications for society
This change has huge implications for society. Essentially, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts has decided that for legal purposes of identification, a person's actual sex is meaningless. The gender "you consider yourself to be" is now officially used. This is madness. But it's now the state policy.
A man using a women's restroom or women's locker room would now show police a legal, official Massachusetts identification that he "is a woman". He could get this on the basis of "the gender he considers himself to be" with the agreement of a "medical provider". A male elementary school teacher can start coming to school wearing women's clothes and using the girls' rest rooms or locker rooms. And this will extend everywhere throughout society, in businesses, public accommodations, schools, and everywhere else.
This is just the latest step of the radical homosexual movement. Next they'll move on to the even more far-reaching "Transgender Rights and Hate Crimes" bill being filed in the legislature again this session. [See our report here.]
Policy change was "implemented quietly"
According to reports in homosexual newspapers, Kaprielian has been working behind the scenes with various extremely radical homosexual / transgender activist groups, including the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC), MassEquality, and Jennifer Levi, the director of the Transgender Rights Project at Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders (GLAD). It was also coordinated by openly homosexual state Rep. Carl Sciortino (D-Medford) who once disrupted a Catholic Mass with his homosexual lover to protest the Church's stand against same-sex "marriage".
"This is the culmination of an education process," Levi told the homosexual newspaper Bay Windows.
According to Bay Windows, "the policy change was implemented quietly", and was clearly meant to help mainstream the transgender movement in general society, particularly in situations requiring legal identification.
MassResistance had exposed previous RMV policy
The Mass. RMV already had a radical policy in this regard, but it was rarely used. Back in 2006 MassResistance reported that people getting their drivers licenses renewed started seeing a check-off box for "change of gender". This allowed people to have their gender designation changed, but required fairly extensive medical proof of so-called "sex reassignment surgery" or a birth certificate reflecting a person's gender change.
This policy was apparently started under Dan Grabauskas, an open homosexual appointed by Gov. Mitt Romney to run the Registry of Motor Vehicles. However, hard-core homosexual and transgender activists now consider this requirement too onerous to fit their ideology of "fluid" gender identification and have vigorously pushed for this new rule.
TAKE ACTION NOW:
Don't just stand still while your government does these hideous things.
LET THEM KNOW how you feel about this!
Mass. Registry of Motor Vehicles: Phone Numbers Web form contact page
Gov. Deval Patrick: Phone: 617-725-4006 Governor's office contact page.
This fight is becoming extremely serious.
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