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[–] TheHamburglar 1 points 16 points (+17|-1) ago 

Not on your life. I consider myself to be very supportive of alternative lifestyles but I consider trans to be a mental disorder and as shitty as that is I would never vote for one.

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[–] SpaceRosa 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

I think opinions remain much too divided on it.

I'm no American, but I'm fairly certain it's preferred presidential candidates have as few obvious vulnerabilities as possible. If they were open, their opposition would be quick to say "is this the kind of person you want running our country?" and if they weren't, but were later outed, there'd be uproar because "they lied". Politicans seize anything they can get to discredit their opposition. Transgenderism is seen by many as being sick in the head, with hormones and surgery pandering to it, so it would be extremely easy target for anyone looking to attack their opponent. This being the case, it seems unlikely that kind of person would have the opportunity in the first place, much less get in.

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[–] rogerthat 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Are you kidding? We just allowed gay marriage, 40 years after the gay rights movement started in earnest. I think trans people will have much, much longer to go before they're accepted in the mainstream.

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[–] McDonagh 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

I don't think so, and i'm a supporter of trans-rights.

Hell, I don't even think America would be ready for an openly homosexual president. A large number of Americans are quite conservative when it comes to social values, I know that the typical 'WASP' voter associated with the Republican party would be massively unlikely to support a trans candidate on moral grounds alone.

Maybe in a decade or two the issue of transgender will become less polarising (similar to the growth in support for gay rights) and then perhaps America would be ready.

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[–] oregano 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Not for awhile. Trans acceptance is growing, but not enough to win an election in the US. I assume you were talking about the US by the way. Somewhere else, maybe. But not here.

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[–] Gaterbate 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

As it stands right now, no. There are way too many people that don't understand it or are scared of it. Maybe some day in the future when people become a bit more accepting

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[–] Lucious_The_Limp 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago  (edited ago)

Have there even been any trans mayors, governors, senators,congressmen? If not then I am pretty sure the answer would be a big no.

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[–] escapefromredditbay 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

they're as ready as an anything president. i.e. there's going to be a lot of bickering, campaigning, they might be evil anyways and there's still going to be people who hate them.

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