News | Topic: Transgender

‘No Science’ Behind Transgender Therapy For Kids, Doctors Warn

Children who struggle to match their gender identity with their biological sex should not be pushed into transgender therapies, but given treatments that help treat the underlying cause of the dysphoria, said doctors in the field.

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Misunderstanding A New Kind Of Gender Dysphoria

Lisa Marchiana, A Licensed Clinical Social Worker, discusses the trend of rapid onset gender dysphoria. Read the article here.

5 Things Every Christian Must Know About The Transgender Debate

Here are five essential things for Christians to keep in mind as we think about and speak about transgenderism. Read the article here.

MTV Scraps Gender-Specific Categories For Movie & TV Awards

Films will now compete in the same categories as TV series too, as MTV shakes up its ceremony, saying its audience ‘doesn’t see male-female dividing lines.’

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Boy Beauty

Makeup brands make history by hiring male ambassadors.

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Linda’s Story: Sexuality Transformed

From my earliest memory I wanted to be a boy instead of a girl. Somehow I just knew that if I had male genitalia, my life would be complete. As a child, I prayed repeatedly for God to make me into a boy and became obsessed with my pursuit. However, I never told my family. Though I was a tomboy growing up, no one ever knew the depth of my struggles. It was my little secret that I kept for decades. Read the full article here and check out the video!

Tinder Now Has 40 Gender Options

“A lot of the time, dating apps make some pretty unfair assumptions about exactly who you’re looking for, and sometimes even who you are. While some dating apps are set up to match men with men or women with women and different combinations of that, a lot of dating apps aren’t set up for the reality of who’s using them.” Read the full article here.

Transgenderism: A Biblical Truth and Mercy Response: Part 1

Harvest USA helps us think through an understanding of transgender issues.

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Oregon Court Allows a Person to Choose Neither Gender

An Oregon court ruling officially allowed a formerly transgender person to choose neither sex this week. Read the article here.

Transgender Confusion Goes Beyond Elementary School Bathrooms

Researcher Mark Yarhouse on why mixing politics and gender identity has only left us more confused.

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Obama Administration To Issue Guidance On Transgender Access To School Bathrooms

The Obama administration will issue guidance on Friday directing public schools to allow transgender students to use bathrooms matching their gender identity.

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Planned Parenthood Distributing Sex Change Hormones Without Assessment of Mental Health Professional

Planned Parenthood has begun distributing hormone treatments for transgender individuals in 10 states. The hormones can be acquired by a patient merely through “consent for services”, but the World Professional Association for Transgender Health says that anyone seeking a sex change should first be examined by a mental health professional to assess clients’ gender dysphoria.

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BBC Documentary to Follow Lives of Transgender Teens

In a new documentary, BBC will highlight the struggles of young transgender people as they attempt to find love post-transitioning.

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‘Coming Out’ Numbers Show Many Are Revealing Sexuality on Facebook

The rate of individuals announcing their change in sexuality is three times that of a year ago, according to Facebook.

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Teens Protest Over Transgender Student’s Use of Girls’ Bathroom, Locker Room

Students at a high school in St. Louis protested after a transgender student was told they could use the women’s restroom and locker room. Read the article here.

Elizabethtown College Introduces Gender-Inclusive Housing

Elizabethtown College will introduce its first gender-inclusive or gender-neutral housing option for students. Read the article here.

Mutilating Teenagers, to Thunderous Applause

An opinion piece featured in the National Review about the transgender movement among children.

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Understanding the Transgender Phenomenon

The leading Christian scholar on gender dysphoria defines the terms—and gives the church a way forward.

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Transgender Teen in California Kills Self After Bullying

A 16-year-old transgender student who spoke on YouTube about being bullied at school killed herself. Read the full article here.