False Positives

The Dangerous "Science" Behind Gender Transitioning

From the beginning, proponents of the sexual revolution have wrapped themselves in the mantle of science, especially social science. For example, in the 1950s, the "Kinsey Reports" helped normalize a range of sexual behaviors. They were also the source of the still-often-quoted "statistic" that 10 percent of people are same-sex oriented. Both that figure and the methodology behind Kinsey's "research" have long been discredited. Still, that 10 percent number has stuck in many people's heads.

A new wave of studies in recent years paints a rosy picture of the benefits of medical transitions for people with gender dysphoria. So much so that, as Paul Dirks recently wrote at Public Discourse,...

 

John Stonestreet is president of the Colson Center and co-host of BreakPoint, the daily commentary on culture begun by Chuck Colson.

Roberto Rivera is a Senior Fellow of the Chuck Colson Center and a columnist for BreakPoint.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #59, Winter 2021 Copyright © 2022 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo59/false-positives

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