Transgender Regret Stories and Where to Hear Them

Talk about regrets of folks who have transitioned to the gender opposite to their body of birth is liable to draw a blank stare from people today, maybe from you too. What? You have never heard of anybody regretting such a decision (or, more painfully, their parents’ decision) to adopt a self-chosen gender? You think that there are only stories …

Beyond Zebra–Explaining LGBTQQCIAAPPP, Part II

You may feel confused or like you cannot keep up. There is a reason for that. In the last post, I started to explain the letters in the inevitable proliferation of categories when God’s image categories of man and woman in relationship are rejected. We got through C. Let’s start out easy with perhaps the clearest term of all:   …

Public Service Announcement: Explaining the letters: LGBTQQCIAAPPP

For those who feel behind, I thought it helpful to explain the letters of our now LGBTQQCIAAPPP culture. I will not stoop to jokes about deli sandwiches or Campbell’s soup competitions, but just give you straight definitions…well, reasonably straight. As straight as one can be on the subject. So if you have been afraid to ask what the initials mean, you …

My Transgender Wakeup Moment

Have you ever looked up and suddenly wondered, how on earth did I get to where I am at this moment? How has it happened that I am doing what I am doing right now?   I had that moment on a high school stage.   It all started with Liz. Liz was a whirlwind of a girl. She was …

The Tragedy Deepens

The percentage of people experiencing inner alienation is making a massive climb before our very eyes. Far more children than ever before, encouraged by parents and administrators, are feeling like they are trapped in the wrong body. Is anybody seeing what this rapid rise implies?

Didn’t Jesus Understand Hair Dye?

Everyone seems to agree that Jesus Christ’s most sublime, wonderful teaching is found in the Sermon on the Mount. But the part about not swearing oaths does not get much attention. According to Matthew 5, Jesus said, “Do not even swear by your head, because you cannot make one hair white or black.” Well, you might politely murmur, “Jesus is …

How SOGI Laws are About To Change Your Life

Do you know what SOGI laws are? That stands for Sexual Orientation Gender Identity laws, and they are about to change your life. They concern securing gay identity and chosen gender identity as legally protected classes, while promoting penalties for people with convictions that we are created male and female and that male and female are created for each other. …

When to Answer “Yes” to a Transgendered Person

When a friend or loved one finally discloses to us the struggle that they have had with their gender, whether it be simply feelings of gender dysphoria or a revelation that they have had hormone treatments or are now considering surgery, it is an important moment. What should be our response if we want to help our friend?   Of …

National Geographic Gender Minimizing Masquerading as Science

Today we have a guest to AffirmingGender.com, Nicholas Black, Education & Resources Director of Harvest USA. Nick gives us a very thoughtful and helpful analysis of one of the articles in the recent National Geographic issue on gender. Here’s Nick…   Ever since I was a kid I have been a long-time reader of the National Geographic magazine. So I …