Being judgemental
January 14, 2001 8:30 AM   Subscribe

Being judgemental about (presumably) religious practices again...
posted by rushmc (5 comments total)
Don't JUDGE, baby Jesus cries every time you do.

Ahm, why are there 300,000 of these men? Why are they referred to as 'she'? What does one *have* to do during puberty to be castrated? Why do they want a political party? Is there a FAQ on this?
posted by tiaka at 9:50 AM on January 14, 2001

I missed the "judgemental" part. What did I overlook?
posted by wiinga at 9:53 AM on January 14, 2001

Doing a Google-search on 'hijra', the 'eunuchs' seem muchly to be transsexuals - the connotations of which is rather different than 'eunuchs'.
posted by palnatoke at 11:08 AM on January 14, 2001

Hey! You're JUDGING! Why do you just assume that their political party will be made out of transsexuals. Republican hypocrisy at it's worse! heh. (j/k)

(Btw, that hypocrisy bit shows that all Republicans are transsexuals, and all transsexuals are republicans. Not that I *want* to JUDGE. heh.)
posted by tiaka at 12:10 PM on January 14, 2001

A lot of those eunuchs aren't, as Cecil Adams explains.
posted by rcade at 3:08 PM on January 14, 2001

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