A recent article in the New York Times demands our attention. The headline: “Sex Does Not Mean Gender. Equating Them Erases Trans Lives.”
The author argues that sex should not be equated with gender—because gender is a socially-constructed reality that does not have anything to do with biological sex.
But basic reality is indeed tied integrally and inseparably from biology. In sex—as male and female—we are looking at basic reality, part of the created order.
The author goes on to state: “In fact, stop using sex-based words to refer to people at all. They’re words for bodies, not for people with hearts and souls and minds.”
But keep this in mind—we are created as individuals who are a unity— body and soul.
We are who we are, including our bodies, because God made us this way and He made us in His image.Read More »