5 Things Every Christian Must Know About the Transgender Debate

Andrew T. Walker: The transgender debate is becoming all-encompassing. Issues such as education, law, government, entertainment all fall in the crosshairs of the transgender debate, and our culture moves with such speed that working out how to respond seems overwhelming, if not impossible. So here are five essential things for Christians to keep in mind as we think about and speak about transgenderism. Disagreeing with transgenderism does not mean denying the pain of gender dysphoria. There’s an enormous difference between the political aspects of the culture war surrounding transgenderism and the reality that there are precious persons who have genuine struggles with gender dysphoria — a condition where a person senses that their gender identity (how they feel about being male or female) may not align with their biological sex and experiences emotional distress as a result. While we resist the attempt being made at a cultural and legal level to view gender as a matter of choice, we must

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