Where Are the Men?

A Public-School Teacher Confronts Gender Illusions & Sexual Reality

A new school year has begun, and teachers swell with excitement, hoping to mold the young into virtuous citizens. Then reality intrudes as teachers find themselves fighting an uphill battle against forces much larger than themselves. I was reminded of this battle in the high school where I teach as the results of the 2019 Student Council election were announced.

As the announcement concluded, I couldn't help asking my students, "Did you notice anything about the results?" Silence. I prodded more: "Anything stand out?" Silence. I gave them a hint: "Did you notice anything about the ratio of male to female?" Finally a young man apparently felt I had given him permission to say what he...


is a classical educator, furniture-maker, and vicar at All Saints Lutheran Church (LCMS) in Charlotte, North Carolina. He also taught high school history for thirteen years and studied at Messiah College, Reformed Theological Seminary, and Winthrop University. In addition to Salvo, Josh has written for Areo, FORMA, Front Porch Republic, Mere Orthodoxy, Public Discourse, Quillette, The Imaginative Conservative, Touchstone, and is a frequent guest on Issues, Etc. Radio Show/Podcast.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #52, Spring 2020 Copyright © 2023 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo52/where-are-the-men


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