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|Sex Change Regret
While some might find the story laughable, I personally find it tragic: Don Ennis, an experienced TV news producer was fired from his job, allegedly for performance-related issues, after reappearing as Dawn Stacey Ennis, marking his third gender change since last year.
With little sympathy, one website reported, "A television producer who has changed his gender three times has now more time on his hands to know who she or he is."
Worse still, the New York Daily News, apparently forgetting that Ennis had lived almost all of his life as a male, announced, "Dawn Ennis was canned weeks after her latest transition from her male persona,
What? It was not Don Ennis who was the "male persona"; it was Dawn Ennis who was the "female persona." And Don is a he, not a she. In fact, before his wife left him when he became Dawn the first time around, they had been married for 17 years and had three kids.
It would appear that Ennis is quite troubled and in need of serious help, but even to suggest such a thing is to be branded transphobic and hateful.
To all who pull the "transphobia" card, I urge you to reconsider your rhetoric. Sometimes compassion causes us to ask the hard questions rather than simply to affirm someone in their gender confusion.
Let's not forget that in May, 2013, when Don suddenly appeared at work in a black dress as Dawn, he claimed to have "an unusual hormone imbalance."
And he wrote: "Please understand this is not a game of dress-up, or make-believe, it is my affirmation of who I now am and what I must do to be happy, in response to a soul-crushing secret that my wife and I have been dealing with for more than seven years, mostly in secret."
Three months later, when he reverted back to Don, " read more