According to a recent talk I heard, 11% of American adolescents now experience same-sex attraction (SSA). In fact, another study found that 7.6% of millenials now identify as gay. These numbers are extremely high historically. I have monitored the prevalence of same-sex attraction using only reliable studies (read: like not The Kinsey Report). Up until about ten years ago, the …
An attractive writer’s entertaining prose in the New York Times only thinly masks the harsh reality of his hopelessness. The stark confessions of our culture’s new kind of hero.
A friendship is tested when a man, determined to get surgical changes to reinforce the choice to live as a woman. What does this friend do?
A Christian’s story of how to engage with those with whom we disagree.
People feel comfortable saying, “I have a woman’s body but I am a man inside.” Yet how do we indeed come to know ourselves inside? Can we know who we are without any help from the outside, like from our bodies or our friends or our Creator? A moment’s thought should undo this falsehood.
We just put a bathroom in our basement. But we know that those who come may be muddy.
I meet a lot of Christians looking for answers about transgenderism. Many feel like they don’t know where to begin. The best treatments are going to attempt to give you a framework through which to understand some of these issues. That deeper look can help you to navigate the strange terrain. If you are looking for such reliable and understandable books to help, here are the best three I have encountered.
A few years ago, Tim was a troubled 20-something year old. One day Tim learned about transgenderism and thought, “This is it!” Tim became certain that living as the other gender was the answer to his troubles. So he changed his name to Darlene, marched down to the nearest doctor’s office and got a quick diagnosis of gender dysphoria, which allowed him to start taking hormones to make his body change. But Tim didn’t realize the trouble to his body that this would bring.
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?
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.