An overall useful book, somewhat crippled by a departure from the explanation of gender found in the Bible.
Highlighting sex differences is good. And it is also bad. I have tried to learn when they should count. Because enumerating sex differences can help and hurt.
On average on every trait, men and women are more similar than different, but that doesn’t make the differences irrelevant.
CDC study: 3 in 5 teenage girls feel sad and hopeless, more than 1 in 4 have seriously considered suicide, up nearly 60% from 2011. The best response is to pray
Newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Jackson couldn’t answer, “What is a woman?” But she is not the only one who should have a hard time with that question.
Recent headlines proclaim medical breakthroughs which will enable lesbian couples to bear children together. The headlines make for a sensational news cycle, but are misleading in claiming that the sexually dimorphic (that is, needing both male and female) reproductive process has been circumvented.
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.
This game, like the other recent ones, have displayed repeated opportunities to marvel at the achievement of the male body. But absent was any of the usual exploitation of the female body to sell things. The female body was respected. And we were free to celebrate the male.
Our being made male and female is an important part of being made in God’s Image. Yet being male and female isn’t unique to humans, but is found throughout creation, including in plants and flowers. This means that the human gift of gender goes far beyond just maleness and femaleness.