Sexual Ethics

Moral bar slipping in U.S., Gallup poll finds

"67 percent approve of homosexuality, compared to 40 percent in 2001; 69 percent approve of premarital sex, compared to 53 percent in 2001; 76 percent of Americans say divorce is morally acceptable, compared to 59 percent in 2001; and 65 percent of Americans approve of childbirth outside of marriage, compared to 45 percent in 2002 when Gallup added the practice to its poll." BPNews

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In the Transgender Debate, Conservatives Can’t Compromise the Truth

"I can acknowledge that gender dysphoria is a 'persistent aspect of humanity,' but I will not concede that gender dysphoria trumps biology, and I don’t think our culture should cease efforts towards 'ending' the dangerous notion that men or women should amputate healthy organs in the quest to sculpt their bodies to become something they’re not." National Review

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United Methodist Church Leadership Endorses Plan to Soften Stance Against Homosexuality

"Over the past couple of years, the UMC has sought a resolution to the debate over its official position against homosexuality, gay marriage, and the ordination of openly gay individuals. In February 2019, the denomination will hold a special session of General Conference to determine what, if any, changes they will make to their official position on LGBT issues." CPost

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The disturbing rise of genderless babies

"In a piece in this month’s issue of The Cut, the author, Alex Morris, explores the idea of raising babies who are 'theybies': neither boy nor girl. As the "theybe" grows, the baby will determine his or her own gender, choose it when the baby wants, and then live that way — at which point, the parents will go along." W. Examiner

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Mental health experts question claims in Defense Secretary Jim Mattis’ transgender study

"The Pentagon’s claim that the scientific evidence is at best 'unclear' for treatment of gender dysphoria, the condition of being unhappy in your current gender, and that treatment may not relieve serious risks such as suicide is not the current medical consensus, according to the American Psychiatric Association and American Psychological Association." W.Examiner

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