REPORT: BYU 'Human Development' Course Features the 'Genderbread Person,' Says Jesus Was 'Not Masculine'

College, one might say, has changed. Whereas secondary schools once served as sophisticated training grounds, they appear to have transformed into more elementary institutions.


Case in point: Young adults in Utah are learning about themselves by way of a mythical cookie.

Allegedly, that is.

On Facebook recently, Natalie Cline — a Utah State Board of Education member and congregant of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) — posted a photo from a course at Church-affiliated Brigham Young University.

Her caption:

(A) student texted [this] picture to her mom during her Human Development class at BYU Provo just THIS MORNING…

Natalie linked to what she explained was the lecture’s full slide deck as well as a three-minute audio clip.

The photo accompanying her post revealed a projected image in a large university classroom. Its focus: a drawing of “The Gingerbread Person,” alternately known as The Genderbread Person.

As seen in the image, terms are tied by arrows to the confected creature. The word “Sex” points to Mr./Ms. Cookie’s crotch; “Expression” outlines his/her body; “Identity” fills the progressive pastry’s rainbow-colored brain; and “Orientation is in the baked being’s heart.

To the right of the woke wafer are in-depth descriptions:

Gender Identity — ranges from Woman to Genderqueer to Man.
Gender identity is how you, in your head, think about yourself. It’s the chemistry that composes you (e.g., hormonal levels) and how you interpret what that means.

Gender Expression — ranges from Feminine to Androgynous to Masculine.
Gender expression is how you demonstrate your gender (based on traditional gender roles) through the ways you act, dress, behave, and interact.

Biological Sex — ranges from Female to Intersex to Male.
Biological sex refers to the objectively measurable organs, hormones, and chromosomes. Female = vagina, ovaries, XX chromosomes; male = penis, testes, XY chromosomes; intersex = a combination of the two.

Sexual Orientation — ranges from Heterosexual to Bisexual to Homosexual.
Sexual orientation is who you are physically, spiritually, and emotionally attracted to, based on their sex/gender in relation to your own.


It seems to me the above is a bit half-baked. If gender identity is defined by both “the chemistry that composes you” and “how you interpret what that means,” then your chemical composition plays no part; how you interpret things is the sole defining component. And the area directly linking “woman” to “man” leaves out lots of interpretive possibilities. Furthermore, if sexual orientation is based on one’s identity relative to the identity of others — which can be anything any person interprets it to be — then sexual orientation cannot simply exist linearly between heterosexual and homosexual.

After all:

Not to mention:


BYU seems a smidge behind the times. Maybe they should bake a better cookie.

Meanwhile, the professor evidently believes he or she has had a religious revelation. Back to Natalie’s post:

(The) student texted…this key takeaway from the teacher: “Not masculine, not feminine, Christlike. Androgyny is the key.”

This is blasphemous and goes completely against gospel doctrine. These teachings are not endorsed by the Church or BYU, but by wolves in sheep’s clothing that wish to devour the flock.

It may go against LDS doctrine, but it’s right in sync with modern cultural theology. And given that, the course name is correct: It’s all part and parcel of humanity’s new phase of development.



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