How Not To Do Research

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How Not To Do Research

From everyone’s favorite internet troll:

“There has been something of an ongoing debate online over the origins of what can be called the “Transgender Paradigm.”  The rather notorious kook and gender fascist Mr. “Cristan Williams” has tried to claim that the term has a long history, and that the fact that the term, and the movement that has pushed it as an umbrella term arose pretty much starting in the mid-Nineties is a “myth.”  Mr. Williams has provided quite a bit of highly questionable (at best) evidence, and has tried to bury opponents in an heap of ad hominem attacks and arrogance.”

The next bit is awesome:

Her representation of the data is iron-clad. Right? I mean… just look at it: “… ‘transgender’ is completely absent until around 1990.” OMG!

Or, maybe she doesn’t understand how to use the tool she’s citing as being proof that “… ‘transgender’ is completely absent until around 1990.”

Let’s just recheck that dataset:

She titled her research effort:

 

Case closed, eh?

 

I know this troll’s game, Fox “News” plays it too!

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