Maybe There Is Hope for Sane Folks in the Gender Identity Debate

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The debate over transgenderism and gender identity has been a fierce one. Over the past few years, the so-called progressive left has been on a mission to persuade the country that men can become women and women can become men.

The endeavor to blur the lines between the sexes has been supported by the government, in entertainment, the media, and higher learning institutions. Indeed, there is also an aggressive effort to indoctrinate small children into believing in this insane ideology.

While the conversation over these issues has been quite fiery, it has also become quite ridiculous at times. But there are indications that those who have a rational view on the matter might not have lost the battle just yet.

WPA Intelligence conducted a survey showing that almost a quarter of Democratic voters believe that men can get pregnant. “The percentage rose when only including women, and a whopping 36% of white, college-educated female Democrats concurred,” according to The Daily Wire.

“Overall, few Americans think men can get pregnant,” said WPA Intelligence Managing Director Conor Maguire. “But with 36% of a core Democratic constituency (college-educated white Democratic women) and one out of five Democrat voters believing this, one can see why Democratic leaders coddle the radical gender theory movement.”

The conversation over whether men can carry children has been a critical component of progressive ideology. In essence, they are attempting to erase women. This is especially apparent in their efforts to shame people into referring to pregnant women as “birthing people,” instead of “mothers.”

Some of these people are rather passionate about the idea that anyone can become pregnant. Remember that exchange between Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) when he asked Khiara Bridges, an expert witness, as to whether she was referring to women when she used the term “people with a capacity for pregnancy?”

Bridges responded by essentially accusing the senator of opening the door to violence against transgender individuals.

Nevertheless, the findings of WPA Intelligence’s study might seem daunting at first. If a quarter of Democrats actually believe that men can become pregnant, doesn’t this show an increase in the number of folks who believe such silliness?

Perhaps, but these people are still outnumbered – even among people who share their political beliefs. Despite how it looks, this is a promising development for the rest of the country, which has not quite lost its mind when it comes to gender identity.

Furthermore, a Pew Research survey published in June showed that the percentage of voters who believe sex is determined by their sex assigned at birth was 60 percent, a six-point increase from what it was in 2017.

There is still ample room for the sane folks to win this battle. We have seen a tremendous backlash against the campaign to influence young minds in schools when it comes to transgenderism. It’s been a decent start, but the momentum must continue because the hard left is far from throwing in the towel. In fact, even though leftists are promoting this ideology in the culture and government, I believe the primary battlefield is taking place in the classroom.

Arizona has already passed comprehensive school choice measures. Texas might be poised to do the same. This will make it easier for parents to shield their kids from attempts to brainwash them into believing that gender and sex are fluid concepts. But those opposing the transgender movement have to be aware of every method by which progressives are trying to influence the children to prevent them from creating a new generation of Americans who are confused about sex and gender. Otherwise, these numbers could change in a way that is not favorable.


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