DALLAS, Texas — An expert panel at a Christian conference — held days before a transgender person murdered six at a Christian school in Nashville — explored what participants presented as the harmful effects of transgender ideology on human relationships and American society.
The Christian Post’s “Unmasking Gender Ideology: Protecting Babies, Confronting Transgenderism” was hosted and held at First Baptist Dallas last Thursday with nearly 170 people in attendance.
Brandon Showalter, journalist who hosts the podcast “indoctrination of the generationwhich covers the impact of transgender ideology on children, moderated the conference. The event delved into various aspects of transgenderism, including its impact on areas such as medicine, politics, law, education, religion, and women in the prison system.
“a long time coming”
“It shapes language, it shapes law, it shapes health care, it shapes our relationships,” said Mary Rice Hesson, a fellow at the Center for Ethics and Public Policy in Washington, D.C. A global phenomenon spread since I started researching the topic years ago.
I noticed that the ideology has shifted from something mentioned in The International Bill of Gender Rights This “failed” when in 1996 official government policy was passed in less than 30 years. She attributed the speed of its spread to the left’s takeover of major cultural institutions amid a general decline in religion that leaves many “still searching for meaning” without an answer.
“Fast forward to today,” she said. “Here we have the same beliefs that are now the policy of the Biden administration. And make no mistake, this is a belief system; it is a belief in who we are as human beings.”
Hasson went on to note that the BSA falters under the inclusion of “gender identity” among its protections, which she said is a “quite personal” feeling that must be “proclaimed” because it cannot be. Tested or proven.
“When you classify that legal category, what you’re doing is making sure that women in particular are going to lose all those rights that we got through laws that protect against sex discrimination,” she said. “So, it’s dangerous for women.”
“And make no mistake, this is a belief system; it is a belief in who we are as human beings.”
“But it is also conditioning because this is being pushed through the education system. It is conditioning people to believe something It is fundamentally inconsistent with Christian beliefs. So, this was a long time coming, but it had a profound impact.”
Ami Ichikawa, who spent half a decade in a California state prison as a prisoner and is now driving Woman II Woman Another way the ideology harms women, the prison advocacy group said, is through legislation like California Senate Bill 132. These laws allow biological men into women’s prisons, which it said could change the prison dynamic in dangerous ways.
I offered a story serial rapist An extradition from Texas who reportedly declared himself a woman after mutilating himself so he could be housed in a California women’s prison before SB132 was passed.
“He brought male politics with him from prison,” Ishikawa said, claiming that the inmate demanded racial segregation. “And women don’t play politics like men. We don’t separate us because of race, gang affiliation, or crime level.”
She noted that since SB132 went into effect in 2021, biological males who have not undergone transgender treatment are allowed to enter California women’s prisons. The women who communicate with her from within suggest the culture of these facilities became unknown Since she was imprisoned, and that some inmates are being punished for talking about it.
Another member, Jennifer Lall, founder and president of the Center for Bioethics and Culture Network, said transgender ideology had caused a seismic shift in the medical profession.
“Medicine — like academics, like media, like cultural elites — has been taken over,” she said, adding that the doctor-patient relationship is increasingly becoming one of “health care provider” and “client.”
Lal, who has spent 20 years nursing pediatric critical care, said medicine has “lost its way” in history before, but she still hopes to course-correct thanks to “whistleblowers, lawsuits and collective collective votes.”
Dr. Andre van Mol, is board certified Family doctorHe echoed the solution by saying, “The problem is ideological appropriation [of] medical organizations, legislators, the media as a whole and not just the academic world.” He claimed that much of the medical intervention for transgender children is based on “junk science.”
“There is decades of literature showing an enormous likelihood that someone with gender dysphoria will have underlying health problems, adverse childhood experiences, poor family dynamics, and an over-representation of ASD — and that these all precede gender dysphoria,” Van Moll said.
He added, “There is always a more honest answer to gender dysphoria or confusion in a minor than chemical sterilization and mutilation.” “What they need to do is address those core issues.”
“Attacking the very idea of truth”
said Jeff Myers, Ph. D., who serves as president of The Summit, a Christian apologist and nonprofit organization in the world. He recently co-authored with Showalter a free e-book titledExpose the lie of sex. “
Acknowledging that trans ideology seems to have spread rapidly in culture in recent years, Myers traces its philosophical roots to the idea that “there is no objective reality that can be known,” which he said forms the basis of postmodernism that has been simmering in academia for decades.
Myers described such a worldview: “Reality does not exist, and we describe it in words.” “Words are truth if there is no reality outside the words we use; however, our use of words makes reality, it does not reveal reality. So, instead of saying people should look for the ‘truth’, now people say you should say “Your truth” “.
“This is the case now [people] They have their own reality, and if they can gain political power… they can insist that everyone acknowledge their reality or be punished.”
Language breaks down, Myers warned, when words become subjective, not only are words like “male” and “female” stripped of their meaning, but even definitions of “liberty” and “justice” become relative and subject to authority.
“So, it’s no longer the case that people have their own reality,” he said. “It is a case now that they have their own reality, and if they can get political power—because the word ‘justice’ doesn’t mean anything anymore—then they can insist that everyone acknowledge their reality or be punished. This is the situation we find ourselves in.”
“If you can convince people of absurdities,” Murray added, paraphrasing Voltaire, “you can get them to commit atrocities.”