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    Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 36,576
    I was referring to the photo caption but you both make valid points. The ignorance comes in threes, I suppose.
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    mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 28,625
    And when someone first hears how it’s determined which Sunday it’ll fall on, they give the “really?” response with that look on their face where they’re pondering the Pagan implications. 
    Keep me honest, but I think Christmas is linked to the pagan calendar (solstice) but Easter is linked to the Jewish lunar calendar, which tells them when to celebrate Passover.  And Passover is the same week as Good Friday.  That's why the day moves. 

    Although there is certainly something pagan about connecting it to the lunar cycle. 
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    Merkin BallerMerkin Baller Posts: 10,475
    mrussel1 said:
    And when someone first hears how it’s determined which Sunday it’ll fall on, they give the “really?” response with that look on their face where they’re pondering the Pagan implications. 
    Keep me honest, but I think Christmas is linked to the pagan calendar (solstice) but Easter is linked to the Jewish lunar calendar, which tells them when to celebrate Passover.  And Passover is the same week as Good Friday.  That's why the day moves. 

    Although there is certainly something pagan about connecting it to the lunar cycle. 
    I believe you’re right in that Passover dictates when Easter falls & Christmas evolved from the solstice celebration, & in the end both are based around the lunar cycle. 
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    VitalogensiaVitalogensia Posts: 1,923
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    mrussel1 said:
    And when someone first hears how it’s determined which Sunday it’ll fall on, they give the “really?” response with that look on their face where they’re pondering the Pagan implications. 
    Keep me honest, but I think Christmas is linked to the pagan calendar (solstice) but Easter is linked to the Jewish lunar calendar, which tells them when to celebrate Passover.  And Passover is the same week as Good Friday.  That's why the day moves. 

    Although there is certainly something pagan about connecting it to the lunar cycle. 
    I've done research on this, and it's complicated.  Easter is known as a “moveable feast.”  Instead of having a fixed date like Christmas, Easter occurs in accordance to a lunisolar calendar – one that describes both the solar time of year as well as moon phases.  Easter is supposed to follow a full moon after the Spring equinox (between March 22nd and April 25th) and on a Sunday if you’re a Western Christian. Also, no one know when Jesus was actually born or died, but The First Council of Nicaea decided to separate computus (determine when Easter is) from Jewish tradition in AD 325. Due to the impending completion of Cyril of Alexandria’s 95-year Easter table, Dionysius Exiguus created his Easter tables in AD 525, setting the date of Easter from AD 532 to 626. (On top of that, Dionysius Exiguus created the use of “AD.”)  Beda Venerabilis championed Dionysius Exiguus’s work, and continued his Easter cycle through AD 721, and so on and so on.  (To compliment Dionysius Exiguus’s use of AD, Beda Venerabilis also created “BC” to denote “Before Christ.”)  Then you have to add in the Gregorian calendar being implemented in 1582, and leap days/years (which is another whole thing in itself), as well as the countries/societies that adhered to the Julian calendar until relatively recently, like the 1700s.  

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    mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 28,625
    mrussel1 said:
    And when someone first hears how it’s determined which Sunday it’ll fall on, they give the “really?” response with that look on their face where they’re pondering the Pagan implications. 
    Keep me honest, but I think Christmas is linked to the pagan calendar (solstice) but Easter is linked to the Jewish lunar calendar, which tells them when to celebrate Passover.  And Passover is the same week as Good Friday.  That's why the day moves. 

    Although there is certainly something pagan about connecting it to the lunar cycle. 
    I've done research on this, and it's complicated.  Easter is known as a “moveable feast.”  Instead of having a fixed date like Christmas, Easter occurs in accordance to a lunisolar calendar – one that describes both the solar time of year as well as moon phases.  Easter is supposed to follow a full moon after the Spring equinox (between March 22nd and April 25th) and on a Sunday if you’re a Western Christian. Also, no one know when Jesus was actually born or died, but theThe First Council of Nicaea decided to separate computus (determine when Easter is) from Jewish tradition in AD 325. Due to the impending completion of Cyril of Alexandria’s 95-year Easter table, Dionysius Exiguus created his Easter tables in AD 525, setting the date of Easter from AD 532 to 626. (On top of that, Dionysius Exiguus created the use of “AD.”)  Beda Venerabilis championed Dionysius Exiguus’s work, and continued his Easter cycle through AD 721.  (o compliment Dionysius Exiguus’s use of AD, Beda Venerabilis also created “BC” to denote “Before Christ.”)  Then you have to add in the Gregorian calendar being implemented in 1582, and leap days, as well as the countries/societies that adhered to the Julian calendar until relatively recently, like the 1700s.  

    Jesus Christ, why couldn't they just pick one day like the gays did on March 31st??
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    VitalogensiaVitalogensia Posts: 1,923
    mrussel1 said:
    mrussel1 said:
    And when someone first hears how it’s determined which Sunday it’ll fall on, they give the “really?” response with that look on their face where they’re pondering the Pagan implications. 
    Keep me honest, but I think Christmas is linked to the pagan calendar (solstice) but Easter is linked to the Jewish lunar calendar, which tells them when to celebrate Passover.  And Passover is the same week as Good Friday.  That's why the day moves. 

    Although there is certainly something pagan about connecting it to the lunar cycle. 
    I've done research on this, and it's complicated.  Easter is known as a “moveable feast.”  Instead of having a fixed date like Christmas, Easter occurs in accordance to a lunisolar calendar – one that describes both the solar time of year as well as moon phases.  Easter is supposed to follow a full moon after the Spring equinox (between March 22nd and April 25th) and on a Sunday if you’re a Western Christian. Also, no one know when Jesus was actually born or died, but theThe First Council of Nicaea decided to separate computus (determine when Easter is) from Jewish tradition in AD 325. Due to the impending completion of Cyril of Alexandria’s 95-year Easter table, Dionysius Exiguus created his Easter tables in AD 525, setting the date of Easter from AD 532 to 626. (On top of that, Dionysius Exiguus created the use of “AD.”)  Beda Venerabilis championed Dionysius Exiguus’s work, and continued his Easter cycle through AD 721.  (o compliment Dionysius Exiguus’s use of AD, Beda Venerabilis also created “BC” to denote “Before Christ.”)  Then you have to add in the Gregorian calendar being implemented in 1582, and leap days, as well as the countries/societies that adhered to the Julian calendar until relatively recently, like the 1700s.  

    Jesus Christ, why couldn't they just pick one day like the gays did on March 31st??
    Well what's the fun in not complicating things beyond rationality?!
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    mickeyratmickeyrat up my ass, like Chadwick was up his Posts: 35,684
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    cincybearcatcincybearcat Posts: 16,086
    mrussel1 said:
    mrussel1 said:
    And when someone first hears how it’s determined which Sunday it’ll fall on, they give the “really?” response with that look on their face where they’re pondering the Pagan implications. 
    Keep me honest, but I think Christmas is linked to the pagan calendar (solstice) but Easter is linked to the Jewish lunar calendar, which tells them when to celebrate Passover.  And Passover is the same week as Good Friday.  That's why the day moves. 

    Although there is certainly something pagan about connecting it to the lunar cycle. 
    I've done research on this, and it's complicated.  Easter is known as a “moveable feast.”  Instead of having a fixed date like Christmas, Easter occurs in accordance to a lunisolar calendar – one that describes both the solar time of year as well as moon phases.  Easter is supposed to follow a full moon after the Spring equinox (between March 22nd and April 25th) and on a Sunday if you’re a Western Christian. Also, no one know when Jesus was actually born or died, but theThe First Council of Nicaea decided to separate computus (determine when Easter is) from Jewish tradition in AD 325. Due to the impending completion of Cyril of Alexandria’s 95-year Easter table, Dionysius Exiguus created his Easter tables in AD 525, setting the date of Easter from AD 532 to 626. (On top of that, Dionysius Exiguus created the use of “AD.”)  Beda Venerabilis championed Dionysius Exiguus’s work, and continued his Easter cycle through AD 721.  (o compliment Dionysius Exiguus’s use of AD, Beda Venerabilis also created “BC” to denote “Before Christ.”)  Then you have to add in the Gregorian calendar being implemented in 1582, and leap days, as well as the countries/societies that adhered to the Julian calendar until relatively recently, like the 1700s.  

    Jesus Christ, why couldn't they just pick one day like the gays did on March 31st??
    I was not offended by this easter/transgendered day thing.  But why is the transgendered day not moved to a day in June?  I mean if we are going to have a month...why not consolidate those days that are arbitrary?
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    mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 28,625
    mrussel1 said:
    mrussel1 said:
    And when someone first hears how it’s determined which Sunday it’ll fall on, they give the “really?” response with that look on their face where they’re pondering the Pagan implications. 
    Keep me honest, but I think Christmas is linked to the pagan calendar (solstice) but Easter is linked to the Jewish lunar calendar, which tells them when to celebrate Passover.  And Passover is the same week as Good Friday.  That's why the day moves. 

    Although there is certainly something pagan about connecting it to the lunar cycle. 
    I've done research on this, and it's complicated.  Easter is known as a “moveable feast.”  Instead of having a fixed date like Christmas, Easter occurs in accordance to a lunisolar calendar – one that describes both the solar time of year as well as moon phases.  Easter is supposed to follow a full moon after the Spring equinox (between March 22nd and April 25th) and on a Sunday if you’re a Western Christian. Also, no one know when Jesus was actually born or died, but theThe First Council of Nicaea decided to separate computus (determine when Easter is) from Jewish tradition in AD 325. Due to the impending completion of Cyril of Alexandria’s 95-year Easter table, Dionysius Exiguus created his Easter tables in AD 525, setting the date of Easter from AD 532 to 626. (On top of that, Dionysius Exiguus created the use of “AD.”)  Beda Venerabilis championed Dionysius Exiguus’s work, and continued his Easter cycle through AD 721.  (o compliment Dionysius Exiguus’s use of AD, Beda Venerabilis also created “BC” to denote “Before Christ.”)  Then you have to add in the Gregorian calendar being implemented in 1582, and leap days, as well as the countries/societies that adhered to the Julian calendar until relatively recently, like the 1700s.  

    Jesus Christ, why couldn't they just pick one day like the gays did on March 31st??
    I was not offended by this easter/transgendered day thing.  But why is the transgendered day not moved to a day in June?  I mean if we are going to have a month...why not consolidate those days that are arbitrary?
    What is the significance of June?
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    VitalogensiaVitalogensia Posts: 1,923
    mrussel1 said:
    mrussel1 said:
    And when someone first hears how it’s determined which Sunday it’ll fall on, they give the “really?” response with that look on their face where they’re pondering the Pagan implications. 
    Keep me honest, but I think Christmas is linked to the pagan calendar (solstice) but Easter is linked to the Jewish lunar calendar, which tells them when to celebrate Passover.  And Passover is the same week as Good Friday.  That's why the day moves. 

    Although there is certainly something pagan about connecting it to the lunar cycle. 
    I've done research on this, and it's complicated.  Easter is known as a “moveable feast.”  Instead of having a fixed date like Christmas, Easter occurs in accordance to a lunisolar calendar – one that describes both the solar time of year as well as moon phases.  Easter is supposed to follow a full moon after the Spring equinox (between March 22nd and April 25th) and on a Sunday if you’re a Western Christian. Also, no one know when Jesus was actually born or died, but theThe First Council of Nicaea decided to separate computus (determine when Easter is) from Jewish tradition in AD 325. Due to the impending completion of Cyril of Alexandria’s 95-year Easter table, Dionysius Exiguus created his Easter tables in AD 525, setting the date of Easter from AD 532 to 626. (On top of that, Dionysius Exiguus created the use of “AD.”)  Beda Venerabilis championed Dionysius Exiguus’s work, and continued his Easter cycle through AD 721.  (o compliment Dionysius Exiguus’s use of AD, Beda Venerabilis also created “BC” to denote “Before Christ.”)  Then you have to add in the Gregorian calendar being implemented in 1582, and leap days, as well as the countries/societies that adhered to the Julian calendar until relatively recently, like the 1700s.  

    Jesus Christ, why couldn't they just pick one day like the gays did on March 31st??
    I was not offended by this easter/transgendered day thing.  But why is the transgendered day not moved to a day in June?  I mean if we are going to have a month...why not consolidate those days that are arbitrary?
    International Transgender Day of Visibility was established in 2009.  Why should they move the day they celebrate because you find it arbitrary?
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    OnWis97OnWis97 St. Paul, MN Posts: 4,822
    Next year Easter is on 4-20. That won't generate the outrage this did but it should lead to some amusement.
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    The JugglerThe Juggler Behind that bush over there. Posts: 47,248
    You might say this whole Easter/Transgender Day thing maga blew up over the weekend is a tad......hmmmm.......what's the word I am looking for?


    Oh right...

    Disingenuous. Shocking. 


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    Halifax2TheMaxHalifax2TheMax Posts: 36,576
    You might say this whole Easter/Transgender Day thing maga blew up over the weekend is a tad......hmmmm.......what's the word I am looking for?


    Oh right...

    Disingenuous. Shocking. 


    Try asking them what gender the Easter bunny is.
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    cincybearcatcincybearcat Posts: 16,086
    mrussel1 said:
    mrussel1 said:
    And when someone first hears how it’s determined which Sunday it’ll fall on, they give the “really?” response with that look on their face where they’re pondering the Pagan implications. 
    Keep me honest, but I think Christmas is linked to the pagan calendar (solstice) but Easter is linked to the Jewish lunar calendar, which tells them when to celebrate Passover.  And Passover is the same week as Good Friday.  That's why the day moves. 

    Although there is certainly something pagan about connecting it to the lunar cycle. 
    I've done research on this, and it's complicated.  Easter is known as a “moveable feast.”  Instead of having a fixed date like Christmas, Easter occurs in accordance to a lunisolar calendar – one that describes both the solar time of year as well as moon phases.  Easter is supposed to follow a full moon after the Spring equinox (between March 22nd and April 25th) and on a Sunday if you’re a Western Christian. Also, no one know when Jesus was actually born or died, but theThe First Council of Nicaea decided to separate computus (determine when Easter is) from Jewish tradition in AD 325. Due to the impending completion of Cyril of Alexandria’s 95-year Easter table, Dionysius Exiguus created his Easter tables in AD 525, setting the date of Easter from AD 532 to 626. (On top of that, Dionysius Exiguus created the use of “AD.”)  Beda Venerabilis championed Dionysius Exiguus’s work, and continued his Easter cycle through AD 721.  (o compliment Dionysius Exiguus’s use of AD, Beda Venerabilis also created “BC” to denote “Before Christ.”)  Then you have to add in the Gregorian calendar being implemented in 1582, and leap days, as well as the countries/societies that adhered to the Julian calendar until relatively recently, like the 1700s.  

    Jesus Christ, why couldn't they just pick one day like the gays did on March 31st??
    I was not offended by this easter/transgendered day thing.  But why is the transgendered day not moved to a day in June?  I mean if we are going to have a month...why not consolidate those days that are arbitrary?
    International Transgender Day of Visibility was established in 2009.  Why should they move the day they celebrate because you find it arbitrary?
    I just meant it would make sense in Pride month no?
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    cincybearcatcincybearcat Posts: 16,086
    OnWis97 said:
    Next year Easter is on 4-20. That won't generate the outrage this did but it should lead to some amusement.
    Hahahaha
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    cincybearcatcincybearcat Posts: 16,086
    mrussel1 said:
    mrussel1 said:
    And when someone first hears how it’s determined which Sunday it’ll fall on, they give the “really?” response with that look on their face where they’re pondering the Pagan implications. 
    Keep me honest, but I think Christmas is linked to the pagan calendar (solstice) but Easter is linked to the Jewish lunar calendar, which tells them when to celebrate Passover.  And Passover is the same week as Good Friday.  That's why the day moves. 

    Although there is certainly something pagan about connecting it to the lunar cycle. 
    I've done research on this, and it's complicated.  Easter is known as a “moveable feast.”  Instead of having a fixed date like Christmas, Easter occurs in accordance to a lunisolar calendar – one that describes both the solar time of year as well as moon phases.  Easter is supposed to follow a full moon after the Spring equinox (between March 22nd and April 25th) and on a Sunday if you’re a Western Christian. Also, no one know when Jesus was actually born or died, but theThe First Council of Nicaea decided to separate computus (determine when Easter is) from Jewish tradition in AD 325. Due to the impending completion of Cyril of Alexandria’s 95-year Easter table, Dionysius Exiguus created his Easter tables in AD 525, setting the date of Easter from AD 532 to 626. (On top of that, Dionysius Exiguus created the use of “AD.”)  Beda Venerabilis championed Dionysius Exiguus’s work, and continued his Easter cycle through AD 721.  (o compliment Dionysius Exiguus’s use of AD, Beda Venerabilis also created “BC” to denote “Before Christ.”)  Then you have to add in the Gregorian calendar being implemented in 1582, and leap days, as well as the countries/societies that adhered to the Julian calendar until relatively recently, like the 1700s.  

    Jesus Christ, why couldn't they just pick one day like the gays did on March 31st??
    I was not offended by this easter/transgendered day thing.  But why is the transgendered day not moved to a day in June?  I mean if we are going to have a month...why not consolidate those days that are arbitrary?
    International Transgender Day of Visibility was established in 2009.  Why should they move the day they celebrate because you find it arbitrary?
    I guess I should say I don't really care, I was just trying to have a conversation as it struck me.  Since international it makes less sense to move it anyhow, I didn't even think about international vs national.  And by arbitrary I just meant it was simply a selected day, unlike June 19th for juneteenth.  Though I guess I don't know for sure, was March 31st picked due to a specific event?
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    mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 28,625
    mrussel1 said:
    mrussel1 said:
    And when someone first hears how it’s determined which Sunday it’ll fall on, they give the “really?” response with that look on their face where they’re pondering the Pagan implications. 
    Keep me honest, but I think Christmas is linked to the pagan calendar (solstice) but Easter is linked to the Jewish lunar calendar, which tells them when to celebrate Passover.  And Passover is the same week as Good Friday.  That's why the day moves. 

    Although there is certainly something pagan about connecting it to the lunar cycle. 
    I've done research on this, and it's complicated.  Easter is known as a “moveable feast.”  Instead of having a fixed date like Christmas, Easter occurs in accordance to a lunisolar calendar – one that describes both the solar time of year as well as moon phases.  Easter is supposed to follow a full moon after the Spring equinox (between March 22nd and April 25th) and on a Sunday if you’re a Western Christian. Also, no one know when Jesus was actually born or died, but theThe First Council of Nicaea decided to separate computus (determine when Easter is) from Jewish tradition in AD 325. Due to the impending completion of Cyril of Alexandria’s 95-year Easter table, Dionysius Exiguus created his Easter tables in AD 525, setting the date of Easter from AD 532 to 626. (On top of that, Dionysius Exiguus created the use of “AD.”)  Beda Venerabilis championed Dionysius Exiguus’s work, and continued his Easter cycle through AD 721.  (o compliment Dionysius Exiguus’s use of AD, Beda Venerabilis also created “BC” to denote “Before Christ.”)  Then you have to add in the Gregorian calendar being implemented in 1582, and leap days, as well as the countries/societies that adhered to the Julian calendar until relatively recently, like the 1700s.  

    Jesus Christ, why couldn't they just pick one day like the gays did on March 31st??
    I was not offended by this easter/transgendered day thing.  But why is the transgendered day not moved to a day in June?  I mean if we are going to have a month...why not consolidate those days that are arbitrary?
    International Transgender Day of Visibility was established in 2009.  Why should they move the day they celebrate because you find it arbitrary?
    I guess I should say I don't really care, I was just trying to have a conversation as it struck me.  Since international it makes less sense to move it anyhow, I didn't even think about international vs national.  And by arbitrary I just meant it was simply a selected day, unlike June 19th for juneteenth.  Though I guess I don't know for sure, was March 31st picked due to a specific event?
    I don't know either.  But I think the main point is that it's been the 31st for 15 years or something.  It just so happens to fall on Easter this year, giving Fox something to cry about for 3 or 4 days.  As if it actually harms Christians and they couldn't celebrate Easter exactly as they planned.  
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    mrussel1 said:
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    And when someone first hears how it’s determined which Sunday it’ll fall on, they give the “really?” response with that look on their face where they’re pondering the Pagan implications. 
    Keep me honest, but I think Christmas is linked to the pagan calendar (solstice) but Easter is linked to the Jewish lunar calendar, which tells them when to celebrate Passover.  And Passover is the same week as Good Friday.  That's why the day moves. 

    Although there is certainly something pagan about connecting it to the lunar cycle. 
    I've done research on this, and it's complicated.  Easter is known as a “moveable feast.”  Instead of having a fixed date like Christmas, Easter occurs in accordance to a lunisolar calendar – one that describes both the solar time of year as well as moon phases.  Easter is supposed to follow a full moon after the Spring equinox (between March 22nd and April 25th) and on a Sunday if you’re a Western Christian. Also, no one know when Jesus was actually born or died, but theThe First Council of Nicaea decided to separate computus (determine when Easter is) from Jewish tradition in AD 325. Due to the impending completion of Cyril of Alexandria’s 95-year Easter table, Dionysius Exiguus created his Easter tables in AD 525, setting the date of Easter from AD 532 to 626. (On top of that, Dionysius Exiguus created the use of “AD.”)  Beda Venerabilis championed Dionysius Exiguus’s work, and continued his Easter cycle through AD 721.  (o compliment Dionysius Exiguus’s use of AD, Beda Venerabilis also created “BC” to denote “Before Christ.”)  Then you have to add in the Gregorian calendar being implemented in 1582, and leap days, as well as the countries/societies that adhered to the Julian calendar until relatively recently, like the 1700s.  

    Jesus Christ, why couldn't they just pick one day like the gays did on March 31st??
    I was not offended by this easter/transgendered day thing.  But why is the transgendered day not moved to a day in June?  I mean if we are going to have a month...why not consolidate those days that are arbitrary?
    International Transgender Day of Visibility was established in 2009.  Why should they move the day they celebrate because you find it arbitrary?
    I guess I should say I don't really care, I was just trying to have a conversation as it struck me.  Since international it makes less sense to move it anyhow, I didn't even think about international vs national.  And by arbitrary I just meant it was simply a selected day, unlike June 19th for juneteenth.  Though I guess I don't know for sure, was March 31st picked due to a specific event?
    I don't know either.  But I think the main point is that it's been the 31st for 15 years or something.  It just so happens to fall on Easter this year, giving Fox something to cry about for 3 or 4 days.  As if it actually harms Christians and they couldn't celebrate Easter exactly as they planned.  
    Yup I get that for sure.  Interesting that June has been pride month since 1970 (I had no idea it was that long ago).  I am surprised they didn;t pick a day in June then to begin with, probably the international aspect.
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    I could only find this statement regarding why March 31st was chosen, so I'm not sure of the accuracy: "[Rachel] Crandall-Crocker selected the day at the end of March to give it space from the day of remembrance [which is Transgender Day of Remembrance, on November 20th] and Pride Month in June, which celebrates all types of LGBTQ+ people."
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    I could only find this statement regarding why March 31st was chosen, so I'm not sure of the accuracy: "[Rachel] Crandall-Crocker selected the day at the end of March to give it space from the day of remembrance [which is Transgender Day of Remembrance, on November 20th] and Pride Month in June, which celebrates all types of LGBTQ+ people."
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    Interesting.  Thanks.  So chosen specifically to have space between it and pride month.  
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    I could only find this statement regarding why March 31st was chosen, so I'm not sure of the accuracy: "[Rachel] Crandall-Crocker selected the day at the end of March to give it space from the day of remembrance [which is Transgender Day of Remembrance, on November 20th] and Pride Month in June, which celebrates all types of LGBTQ+ people."
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    Interesting.  Thanks.  So chosen specifically to have space between it and pride month.  
    Or more specifically,  to piss off conservatives 
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    Next year Easter is on 4-20. That won't generate the outrage this did but it should lead to some amusement.
    cue the "jesus stoned to the bejesus" memes...
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    mrussel1 said:
    I could only find this statement regarding why March 31st was chosen, so I'm not sure of the accuracy: "[Rachel] Crandall-Crocker selected the day at the end of March to give it space from the day of remembrance [which is Transgender Day of Remembrance, on November 20th] and Pride Month in June, which celebrates all types of LGBTQ+ people."
    Transgender Day of Visibility: When was it first celebrated? | wcnc.com


    Interesting.  Thanks.  So chosen specifically to have space between it and pride month.  
    Or more specifically,  to piss off conservatives 
    sadly, i think the lgbtq+ community pisses off conservatives simply by being alive. 
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    mrussel1 said:
    I could only find this statement regarding why March 31st was chosen, so I'm not sure of the accuracy: "[Rachel] Crandall-Crocker selected the day at the end of March to give it space from the day of remembrance [which is Transgender Day of Remembrance, on November 20th] and Pride Month in June, which celebrates all types of LGBTQ+ people."
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    Interesting.  Thanks.  So chosen specifically to have space between it and pride month.  
    Or more specifically,  to piss off conservatives 
    sadly, i think the lgbtq+ community pisses off conservatives simply by being alive. 
    Not just “conservatives.” Most “religious” folks.
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    mrussel1 said:
    I could only find this statement regarding why March 31st was chosen, so I'm not sure of the accuracy: "[Rachel] Crandall-Crocker selected the day at the end of March to give it space from the day of remembrance [which is Transgender Day of Remembrance, on November 20th] and Pride Month in June, which celebrates all types of LGBTQ+ people."
    Transgender Day of Visibility: When was it first celebrated? | wcnc.com


    Interesting.  Thanks.  So chosen specifically to have space between it and pride month.  
    Or more specifically,  to piss off conservatives 
    sadly, i think the lgbtq+ community pisses off conservatives simply by being alive. 
    Not just “conservatives.” Most “religious” folks.
    i'd say the majority of conservatives are probably religious folks. you don't hear too many conservatives telling you god isn't real.
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