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79. What does gender identity have to do with alimony?
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  - Ex-wife becomes a man; ex-husband seeks end to alimony youngdem  Mar-28-07 06:48 AM   #0 
  - I don't think so.  no_hypocrisy   Mar-28-07 06:54 AM   #1 
  - He does have a point n/t  malaise   Mar-28-07 07:27 AM   #2 
  - Men also receive alimony so he doesn't have a point. They are ex-s  xultar   Mar-28-07 09:20 AM   #14 
  - What point is that?  ThomCat   Mar-28-07 12:15 PM   #27 
  - Men do occasionally receive alimony too.  atommom   Mar-28-07 07:40 AM   #3 
  - Where did Julio get the money for the operation? Roach is paying over $1000 a month  cryingshame   Mar-28-07 07:54 AM   #4 
  - this has probably tweaked the husband's ego more than his pocket.  genevat   Mar-28-07 08:03 AM   #5 
  - ohh yeah  Donnachaidh   Mar-28-07 10:06 AM   #21 
  - Ding, ding, ding! Exactamundo!  kath   Mar-28-07 12:53 PM   #34 
  - Alimony is a recognition that one partner gave up time and effort  hedgehog   Mar-28-07 08:12 AM   #6 
  - Perfect definition of alimony !  Crayson   Mar-28-07 08:20 AM   #8 
     - you mean that financial choice  DerBeppo   Mar-28-07 12:23 PM   #29 
        - Oh, please  Chovexani   Mar-30-07 09:57 PM   #85 
           - Exactly. Scumbags are scumbags no matter what gender or race N/T  ends_dont_justify   Mar-31-07 01:59 AM   #87 
           - Ad hominem much?  lumberjack_jeff   Mar-31-07 10:41 AM   #91 
  - Alimony is not predicated on gender (sex, really)  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-28-07 08:19 AM   #7 
  - I Wonder What Was the Listed Cause of the Divorce?  Crisco   Mar-28-07 08:37 AM   #9 
  - Maybe Julio never should have married in the first place.  The Stranger   Mar-28-07 09:13 AM   #11 
  - I was wondering about that, but who gets married assuming that they will get divorced?  hedgehog   Mar-28-07 09:18 AM   #13 
  - But SOCIETY...forces marriage and people try to fit in. Why do you think there are closets  xultar   Mar-28-07 09:21 AM   #15 
  - Certainly Julio & Roach Are From a Less Open Generation  Crisco   Mar-28-07 11:29 AM   #23 
  - Considering When He Was Born  Crisco   Mar-28-07 11:34 AM   #24 
  - Orientation, not preference.  Zhade   Mar-28-07 05:43 PM   #57 
  - Welcome to the Patriarchy  lwfern   Mar-28-07 08:57 AM   #10 
  - Wow, nice ad hominem attacks on the husband.  The Stranger   Mar-28-07 09:14 AM   #12 
  - It's not his body.  lwfern   Mar-28-07 09:32 AM   #16 
  - Cynically, I would guess it has zero to do with the operation  salin   Mar-28-07 09:34 AM   #17 
  - I'd call you right  Centered   Mar-28-07 03:29 PM   #46 
  - after the divorce  DerBeppo   Mar-28-07 12:24 PM   #30 
  - sorry, was using "their money" to mean the ex's money  lwfern   Mar-28-07 02:31 PM   #41 
  - Sure. The reason is money. He doesn't want to have to pay someone else's expenses.  The Stranger   Mar-28-07 01:20 PM   #36 
  - He doesn't want to honor the agreement he signed  wicket   Mar-28-07 03:12 PM   #44 
     - Not wanting to pay your ex-wife does not a homophobe make.  The Stranger   Mar-28-07 03:55 PM   #48 
        - Where did I say ANYTHING about being a homophobe????  wicket   Mar-28-07 03:58 PM   #50 
  - Well said  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Mar-28-07 08:45 PM   #63 
  - No, but it's his money- and he specifically said he had no problem with her having the sex change.  Dutch   Apr-01-07 08:46 AM   #94 
  - Where?  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-28-07 09:36 AM   #18 
  - I know...right? Buhwawawa! Other than being mad his wife is a man and him  xultar   Mar-28-07 09:36 AM   #19 
  - no, it's not obvious  DanWithAngel   Mar-28-07 12:40 PM   #32 
     - "he should not be paying any money to anyone now " Why NOT, pray tell? n/t  Scout   Mar-29-07 01:15 PM   #74 
        - tell me why he IS and HAS been paying money?  DanWithAngel   Mar-29-07 04:30 PM   #75 
           - I asked you first, but...  Scout   Mar-29-07 08:31 PM   #76 
  - Accusing someone of being a homophobe and being "threatened" is not an attack?  The Stranger   Mar-28-07 01:23 PM   #38 
  - What ad hominem attack?  ThomCat   Mar-28-07 12:19 PM   #28 
  - Accusing him of being a homophobe and having such low self esteem as to be "threatened."  The Stranger   Mar-28-07 01:22 PM   #37 
     - Actually, it seems pretty obvious that he's prejudiced  ThomCat   Mar-28-07 01:33 PM   #39 
        - Not even close -- There is no evidence. Just one poster's unjustified ad hominem attacks.  The Stranger   Mar-28-07 03:54 PM   #47 
           - You don't think  ThomCat   Mar-28-07 03:57 PM   #49 
           - He is going to court over alimony payments.  The Stranger   Mar-29-07 12:15 PM   #71 
              - And he's using her transgendered status to do it.  ThomCat   Mar-29-07 01:06 PM   #73 
              - does anyone here know this guy?  SemperEadem   Apr-01-07 08:56 AM   #95 
           - The evidence is right in the article.  lwfern   Mar-29-07 05:48 AM   #70 
  - Which husband...  heliarc   Mar-31-07 08:11 PM   #93 
  - Looks like Julio wants to join the patriarchy...  policypunk   Mar-28-07 09:38 AM   #20 
  - 'scuze me.  lumberjack_jeff   Mar-31-07 12:34 AM   #86 
  - What a dicksmack.  BlueIris   Mar-28-07 10:47 AM   #22 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-28-07 12:42 PM   #33 
  - The things we don't know...  UncleSepp   Mar-28-07 12:04 PM   #25 
  - Hi UncleSepp  Crisco   Mar-28-07 12:56 PM   #35 
  - Hi Crisco  UncleSepp   Mar-28-07 04:41 PM   #52 
     - I Did Consider the Social Aspects  Crisco   Mar-28-07 08:41 PM   #62 
        - Florida doesn't recognize gender change w.r.t. marriage  UncleSepp   Mar-30-07 05:36 PM   #80 
  - Well said.. thank you for posting that  SemperEadem   Apr-01-07 09:17 AM   #96 
  - This is why I hate Alimony.  qwlauren35   Mar-28-07 12:05 PM   #26 
  - agreed 100% -nt-  DerBeppo   Mar-28-07 12:26 PM   #31 
  - It's not "paying" them, so much as "compensating" them  lwfern   Mar-28-07 03:03 PM   #42 
     - That's only one case...  qwlauren35   Mar-29-07 12:45 PM   #72 
     - Is working and earning money the most imprtant than in a family?  Bonobo   Mar-31-07 02:14 AM   #88 
  - This sets a new standard for "married the wrong person"  slackmaster   Mar-28-07 01:42 PM   #40 
  - That's not what alimony is.  lwfern   Mar-28-07 03:06 PM   #43 
  - Earnings power and needs can both contribute to calculating alimony  slackmaster   Mar-28-07 03:18 PM   #45 
     - I think you have Excellent Points. n/t  Megahurtz   Mar-28-07 04:05 PM   #51 
     - Discrimination against transgendered people makes up for it  UncleSepp   Mar-28-07 05:04 PM   #53 
        - That may be true - Financial disability is a factor as well  slackmaster   Mar-28-07 05:41 PM   #56 
        - i agree w. unclesepp  pitohui   Mar-28-07 08:54 PM   #64 
           - Thanks :-)  UncleSepp   Mar-30-07 05:41 PM   #81 
  - non sequitur  SemperEadem   Apr-01-07 09:25 AM   #97 
  - "that person"  LostinVA   Mar-28-07 05:06 PM   #54 
  - *nodnod* Some good wishes those are.  UncleSepp   Mar-28-07 07:14 PM   #60 
  - Julio should lose just for his terrible-fanfic last name!  Zhade   Mar-28-07 05:14 PM   #55 
  - I didn't notice that the first reading!  LostinVA   Mar-28-07 05:52 PM   #58 
  - oh c'mon, it's hella better than julia ROACH!!!!  pitohui   Mar-28-07 08:59 PM   #65 
  - I would not pay another dime in alimony. The original husband is  ncteechur   Mar-28-07 06:25 PM   #59 
  - Really? So now straights want to cash in on both sides of discrimination  Harvey Korman   Mar-28-07 07:59 PM   #61 
  - Simple!! The ex-husband should cut off his woo-hoo and then "she" could sue "he"  VegasWolf   Mar-28-07 09:01 PM   #66 
  - It is not always women who receive alimony.  MrsGrumpy   Mar-28-07 09:26 PM   #67 
     - Sorry you didn't see the pun intended. nt  VegasWolf   Mar-28-07 09:47 PM   #68 
        - I don't see a pun at all.  MrsGrumpy   Mar-28-07 09:55 PM   #69 
           - Nah! You just assumed a very literal interpretation that was not intended. nt  VegasWolf   Mar-30-07 12:26 AM   #78 
  - I think Julio's economic situation must have improved a great deal...  ALiberalSailor   Mar-30-07 12:11 AM   #77 
  - It costs about what a used car costs  UncleSepp   Mar-30-07 05:45 PM   #82 
  - What does gender identity have to do with alimony?  goodhue   Mar-30-07 11:25 AM   #79 
  - hell if I know  barb162   Mar-31-07 02:31 AM   #89 
  - thank you  SemperEadem   Apr-01-07 09:28 AM   #98 
  - I'm a woman and I think alimony is a really sexist concept  pink-o   Mar-30-07 07:10 PM   #83 
  - Strong supporter of ERA here  slackmaster   Mar-30-07 07:11 PM   #84 
  - Think about the older women who've given up any possibility  JerseygirlCT   Mar-31-07 08:09 PM   #92 
  - Sorry, I can't help having a "Duh, It's Florida" moment here  entanglement   Mar-31-07 03:07 AM   #90 
 

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