A providential conversation with a Trinitarian theologian briefly explores who we are. I love hanging around these exotic beasts, as they have thought long and hard about the meaning of the great Three in One. As such, they stand as caretakers of one of the keys to the universe.
I knew that something had gone down. He came back with that look, that faraway look, like he belonged to another country. I had seen that look before, and those times it meant something crazy was coming.
The Gift of Gender, a new non-profit corporation in the state of Pennsylvania, is born.
If gender comes from being made in God’s image, and we as men and women in relationship are an analogy of the hidden relations of Trinity of Persons in the One God, then why are there only two genders?
The simple verses of Genesis 2, explaining how women were made in the image of God, proclaim vital truths about who we are. Do you realize what a gift you are in being made as a woman or a man?
Last week, two Wisconsin citizens sued their state Department of Health Services for not covering their sex-change operations under Medicaid, stating that science backs them up. What does the science really say?
The Endocrine Society’s position statement on transgender health promises that “considerable scientific evidence has emerged demonstrating a durable biological element underlying gender identity.” The Society uses these results to advise insurance companies to cover sex changes operations. I am still waiting to see the “considerable scientific evidence” of a biologically based gender identity apart from one’s biological sex.
With the passing of California Assembly Bill 2943 last Thursday, I will soon become an outlaw in the state of California and my book will be illegal to sell there.
Great Britain, ‘great’ in many ways, is also ahead of America in the disintegration of gender. Transgender (Talking Points series), by Vaughan Roberts, reflects this greater experience. It understands gender dysphoria from a Christian Creation-Fall-Redemption framework.
As the weather heats up, along with the controversy surrounding gender issues, Affirming Gender is hitting the road for a season of speaking and presentations. This year, we are choosing audiences of a particular kind of influence to address. I am veritably gay (in the old sense of the word—you remember, like how Maria used it in West Side Story) at the thought of talking to these influencers.