7 Reasons Why the Transgender Revolution Will Fail

By Michael Brown Published on July 20, 2018

I earnestly hope and pray that every child and adult struggling with gender identity issues will find wholeness, peace, and happiness from the inside out. I earnestly hope and pray that we will live to see the day when every person who feels trapped inside the wrong body will find internal resolution without hormones and radical surgery. At the same time, I wholeheartedly oppose the transgender revolution and predict that, ultimately, it will fail. Here’s why.

1) The Transgender Revolution is Oppressive

As reported on July 16 on LifesiteNews, “Failing to refer to a gender-confused student, professor, or staffer by his or her ‘preferred’ pronouns could become a fireable or expulsion-worthy offense at the University of Minnesota, according to proposed guidelines currently under consideration.”

It is not enough to allow a biological male to identify as a female. Hardly. Society must conform, or else. If “he” now identifies as “she” (or “xe” or “ze”) and you fail to use the right pronoun, you will be punished.

This is already the law in New York City. And Canada has taken steps to make this kind of enforced speech the law across the country.

This cannot succeed in the long-term. Society will push back.

2) The Transgender Revolution is Irrational

As a result of trans activism, tampons are now available in some college men’s bathrooms. After all, we are told, men menstruate as well!

Yes, a woman who identifies as a man but still gets her monthly period is actually a menstruating man.

And we are supposed to believe this nonsense? We are supposed to shake our heads and say, “How nice”? I don’t think so.

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Recently, however, trans activists have taken things to a new depth of irrationality. Men who identify as women have declared that they get their periods too — just differently! So, other biological realities must now be redefined as well, and a monthly cycle is no longer a physical event.

To quote a “trans girl” directly: “Nobody teaches trans girls about our periods. We just get these weird times where we’re moody and crampy and sad and we don’t know why and just chalk it up to another reason we’re not good enough in life.

“So, just so you all know: Trans. Girls. Get. Periods.”

Enough said. This is beyond irrational.

3) The Transgender Revolution is Unhealthy

Trans advocates tell us that failure to diagnose and treat gender dysphoria will result in depression, suicide, or other forms of self-harm. And I’m sure that, in some cases, post-hormone and post-surgery, many individuals are more satisfied with their quality of life.

Others would point to the high percentage of suicides after surgery, along with the substantial number of people who experience sex-change regret.

But there’s more to be concerned about. A recent headline on a gay website announced, “Hormone therapy linked to dangerous health issues in trans women.” Yes, “Researchers set out to examine heart and circulatory health in transgender people, and found that transgender women face a greater chance of strokes, heart attacks, and blood clots compared to their non-transgender counterparts.”

And what about kids who are put on hormone blockers before puberty, then put on a life-long regimen of hormonal therapy? What will the ill effects be?

4) The Transgender Revolution is Extreme

Scarlett Johannson, one of the biggest female names on the big screen, recently felt the wrath of transgender activists, withdrawing from her starring role as a trans man after protests. How dare a woman actor play the role of a trans man when there are plenty of trans men who can play the role.

But isn’t this what actors do? It’s one thing for a white man to paint his face in order to play the role of a black man.

But actors act. They play all kinds of roles that are unrelated to their private lives. They play villains and thieves. They play athletes and politicians. They play liars and saints, good guys and bad guys. They play super heroes and super criminals. They play aliens and vampires. And all that is acceptable — unless they play a trans person.

Enough said.

5) The Transgender Revolution is Dangerous

When you insist that a biological male who identifies as a female has the “right” to use a women’s bathroom, locker room, and dressing room, you are asking for trouble.

A headline from England stated, “Transgender prisoner who was put in a female jail despite not having sex-change surgery ‘sexually assaulted four women inmates before being moved to a male prison’.”

So, a biological male with male organs intact (and obviously, still attracted to women) was put in a women’s prison. The results were inevitable. Should we be surprised?

We are playing with fire here, and there will likely be many, many casualties before we wake up.

In the States, Planet Fitness sided against a female, former sexual assault victim who protested against the presence of a man (identified here as “Mr. Rice”) in the locker room. As explained in the case being brought by Liberty Counsel, “This is not the only incident with Mr. Rice known to Planet Fitness. Another woman reported that he exposed his naked body to her in the women’s locker room at this location. In another instance, he was involved in an argument with another woman over use of the tanning room. Misogynist, anti-woman harassment should have no place in Planet Fitness locations, and violates Florida law.”

6) The Transgender Revolution is Unnatural

There are fundamental, undeniable differences between men and women, which is why there is an increasing pushback against biological males competing against biological females.

Even among some feminists and lesbians, there is resistance to trans women being accepted as females. And it is for good reason. A biological male will never be a female.

7) The Transgender Revolution is an Attack on Children

Trans advocates would tell us that they are helping children, that they are saving them many years of grief and pain and confusion. In reality, for every child they might help (and even at that, in a temporary, non-holistic way) they are confusing many more children — innocent, tender kids.

As the Daily Mail asked, “Are children as young as 11 really capable of making life-changing decisions about their gender?”

We are playing with fire here, and there will likely be many, many casualties before we wake up.

There is much more that could be said, but here’s a final reflection. For decades now, billions of dollars have been invested to discover a cure for cancer. Chemotherapy is not sufficient. Radiation treatment only goes so far. Other “cures” fall short of the mark.

In the same spirit, let us continue to pursue better treatments for those diagnosed with gender dysphoria. Surely there is a better way than hormone blockers for children, double mastectomies and sex-change surgery for older teens, and hormones for life.

Let’s work toward this while firmly resisting the transgender revolution. We owe it to our kids and grandkids.

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  • Patmos

    Alfred Kinsey is right up there with wretches like Margaret Sanger who have set the Western world onto a path towards a new dark age. Even the most cursory exploration into what these people were about reveals nothing less than a real horror show. That their rise runs right alongside a church in apostasy, or at least a church of lukewarm faith, is no coincidence. When you push The Holy Spirit out, there are plenty of other things willing and able to fill that void.

    • Chip Crawford

      I follow closely until you talk about a church in apostasy … They do coincide with that for sure, where that is the case. However, I hope you are not saying that the Church at large is in apostasy or at least of lukewarm faith across the board ? Hopefully that is not true where your are. But if so, I hope you are aware there are many companies of believers under God’s command other than yours and perhaps within your knowledge. He is able to relocate believers and reorient their identification when things no longer feel in line. He’s done that with me and more than once, so all need to be aware that God can refresh you and that there are groups of believers alive to God, walking in victory and growth.

  • Gary Ney

    There are things in the world I do not understand, in the least. Homosexuality and the transgender thing are right at the top, along with pedophiles, rightfully so. All of humanity was created in the image and likeness of our Creator and there is nothing, absolutely nothing about the fore mentioned that contains any image or likeness to God. The word “devil” comes from a root, diabolical, and all of what we see in the world today is nothing more than Satan’s corruption of minds with no sense of God within them. To further the issue, these minds truly believe they can convince the rest of their foolishness, an ego feeding proposition Satan delights in. The more direct push back against such by the vast majority of people who will not be intimated or fear of reprisal by the godless is what is expected. This is not about tolerance or even love of our enemy, rather, this is the battle of hearts and minds that Christ properly advised will be our calling.

  • Trilemma

    The “Transgender Revolution” has been going on for decades. I don’t see any signs of failure. In fact, the Miss Universe Pageant 2018 will have a transgender contestant representing Spain. That looks like success to me.

    It could be argued that Christianity should have failed for the same 7 reasons but it’s still around.

    • GLT

      “It could be argued that Christianity should have failed for the same 7 reasons,…”

      Really? I would be interested to see you try.

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