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Letters

  • Anti-LGBT pediatricians bloc designated a hate group

    To the Editor: In their letters in Friday’s and Tuesday’s Mercury, Mr. Gotchey and Mr. Dikeman quote inform-ation from the American College of Pediatricians in support of their bias against transgender children. It should be noted that the .

  • ‘Everybody Counts’ will be lots of fun and very helpful

    To the Editor: Everyone in the community is invited to the fifth event organ-ized by Everybody Counts this Saturday, Aug. 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Douglass Community Center and Douglass Center Annex at Ninth and Yuma streets.&.

  • ‘Everybody Counts’ will be lots of fun and very helpful

    ‘Everybody Counts’ will be lots of fun and very helpful To the Editor: Everyone in the community is invited to the fifth event organized by Everybody Counts this Saturday, Aug. 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Douglass Community .

  • Anti-LGBT pediatricians bloc designated a hate group

    To the Editor: In their letters in Friday’s and Tuesday’s Mercury, Mr. Gotchey and Mr. Dikeman quote information from the American College of Pediatricians in support of their bias against transgender children. It should be noted that the .

  • Dentistry’s ‘huge sign’ is boastful, inappropriate

    To the Editor: In front of the office of Family and Implant Dentistry at 1305 Westloop, a huge sign has been displayed for many months. It states that Family and Implant Dentistry has been chosen as the No. 1 dentist of 2015 and 2016. .

  • Anti LGBT physicians’ group has political agenda

    To the Editor: I must point out that the American College of Pedia-tricians, quoted by Tim Gotchey and Michael Dikeman as a reliable source of information on gender identity and bathroom use, is a small group of socially conservative pediatricians .

  • Thanks again for supporting Manhattan Municipal Band

    To the Editor: On behalf of the 100-plus members of the 96th Manhattan Municipal Band, I thank you all for attending our concerts and supporting this tremendous Manhattan tradition. I know all of us on stage really enjoyed performing for .

  • People should speak up against transgender policy

    To the Editor: I appreciate and support the letter in the July 29 Mercury by Tim Gotchey titled “If you object to transgender policy for schools, speak up.” His letter was reassuring when it cited a publication from the American College .

  • Shanline’s contributions worth remembering

    To the Editor: Last week, we lost a person who was important in Manhattan over the past 50 years. Rix Shanline was a leading mental provider and a leader in theater. As a social worker, he was important in the development .

  • There’s more to gender than sex

    This is in response to the two points (neither of them “facts”) that Tim Gotchey cited in his letter to the editor July 29 regarding the new guidance on school accommodations for transgender students that will soon go into effect. In .

  • Such ignorance could lead to harm

    To the Editor: Mr. Gotchey’s letter to the editor in Friday’s paper is rife with errors. First, a person can indeed change his or her gender. Second, there is absolutely no correlation between the circum-stances of Ms. Dolezal .

  • Racial disparity in arrests is wrong and must stop

    To the Editor: Ordinarily I do not respond to anything people may say about a letter I have written. But this time I feel compelled to because the response of Myron Calhoun is typical of some whites today. It is .


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