Popular Newspaper Columnist Fired for Saying There Are Only Two Sexes

A columnist for the Denver Post, which ranks 30th in circulation in the United States, was fired after disagreeing with those claiming there are more than two sexes.

Jon Caldara

Jon Caldara, president of the Independence Institute, explained that he had been fired for making the politically incorrect statements. Oddly enough, the debate in this realm typically focuses on multitudinous genders, which leftists have divorced from biological sex. That there are only two biological sexes has hardly been in dispute, but making the concrete statements about science led to Caldara’s dismissal nonetheless.

Caldara said, “What seemed to be the last straw for my column was my insistence that there are only two sexes and my frustration that to be inclusive of the transgendered (even that word isn’t allowed) we must lose our right to free speech.”

In his apparently controversial column, Caldera wrote…

“There are only two sexes, identified by an XX or XY chromosome. That is the very definition of binary. The AP ruling it isn’t so doesn’t change science. It’s a premeditative attempt to change culture and policy. It’s activism,”

The Denver Post doesn’t like science or think it’s appropriate, it seems, because Caldara was given the ax.

In an interview with Westword published Monday, Caldara said he was fired for the remarks.

He said, “Megan told me I was the page’s most-read columnist. But there’s now a permanently and perpetually offended class, and in order to speak, you need to use their terminology. There’s a whole lot of you-can’t-say-that-ism going on right now.”

The Denver Post confirmed that Caldara was fired, but will not comment on why.


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