Skip to main content

conservative Christians and the 'the liberal agenda'

Using religion as a façade to mask prejudice is a practice that is truly reprehensible.

The religious right uses their moral belief system to decry the “LGBT agenda” which is, according to them, presumably immoral. But this belief is based exactly on what evidence?

Are some transgender people involved in the sex trade? Yes

Are some cis-gendered people involved in the sex trade? Yes

Transgender people cover the gamut like the rest of society and we don’t make up a monolithic group. All you need to do is read the blogs on T-Central to see the stark differences in style, focus and content.

The religious right and now increasingly the white supremacist alt-right alongside them, are pushing back on what they like to term the “transgender agenda” which is of course part of the wider "liberal agenda". These agendas mostly consist of live and let live and let God do the judging. Hence I would tell these fickle Pharisees to mind their own beeswax and worry about their own lives but these people just can’t do that.

Social conservatism is driven by one thing: fear of change. If you are a religious person what difference does it make to you what someone wears or who they love or what they believe?

The best example to give to others is living your life honorably and with dignity and hopefully that will inspire them by leading by example. But by using hateful discrimination the only thing you can guarantee is push back and disdain.

All I want to do is disown these people because they give religion and what it should really stand for a bad name.

As a side note this classless clown of a President elect is doing his best to drag the office into the mud by proposing he continue to appear on the Celebrity Apprentice. While I am not a trained mental health professional, I think I am on solid ground when I state that there is clearly something severely wrong with this 70 year old narcissist.

Comments

  1. with apologies to Marian I didn't mean to erase her comment. I don't keep comments from trolls on this blog and I can smell them a mile away. Marian if you want to re-post your comment please do...

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

how times change

How times have changed.

Whereas transition was something not to even contemplate for us, here is a young trans person who felt the opposite pressure. She looks and sounds extremely passable but decided it wasn't for her despite the social media presence of young transitioners potentially inspiring her to.

We are all different and I happen to think she's rather a smart cookie as well...


my last post

This will be my last post.

When I wrote recently that this blog had another seven years of life in it I was trying to convince myself that it was true. It was in fact a little bit of self delusion.

With almost 3,000 posts to date I have accomplished what I set out to do which was to heal myself and in the process share some of the struggle I had been through with others on the chance they might find some value in my words. After seven years of writing, my life still isn't perfect; no one's is. But I have discovered a path forward completely free of the trappings which society would have had me adopt so I could fit in.

Over the last 25 years of my life I have turned over every stone I could find while exploring this topic and in the process realized that we haven't even begun to scratch the surface of this deeply complex subject. What I have ultimately learned is that my instincts have more value than what someone who isn't gender dysphoric writes about me. We are very …

feeling sexy

Here are the results of a recent survey of genetic women:

“A new hairdo, walking in heels and a glowing tan are among the things that make a woman feel sexy. Freshly applied lipstick, newly-shaved legs and a little black dress also have a positive effect on the psyche”

Are you surprised? I’m not because it is exactly the same list that makes transgender women feel sexy.

For a long time the idea was pandered about that transsexualism was rooted exclusively in aberrant sexuality. But of course you cannot separate the sexuality from the individual because that forms part of their overall makeup and the fact that genetic and transsexual women overlap here surprises no one.

We should also add here that women aren't always thinking about sex and neither are transgender women.

Pre transition transsexuals would not readily admit they found these things sexy because they were afraid to be seen as perverted men in front of gatekeepers who understood nothing about their condition.

Today we kn…