The Explosion In Queer Sexuality Among Kids Is Not A Natural Trend

Mar 2, 2021 by

by Chad Felix Greene, The Federalist: For young American women, it appears queer identity may just be the newest fashion trend they are eager to show off on social media. A new Gallup poll published on Feb. 24 shows 1 in 6 Gen Z adults identify as LGBT. These results represent a remarkable jump from 2017, when 4.5 percent of Americans identified as LGBT, a number that has now risen to 5.6 percent just three years later. […]  The increase is indeed dramatic, yet it doesn’t fully tell the...

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LGBT: an elegy for the L and G

Mar 1, 2021 by

by Debbie Hayton, UnHerd: The LGBT community is expanding. The Office of National Statistics found that the proportion of the UK population — aged 16 years and over — publicly identifying as lesbian, gay or bisexual increased from 1.5% to 2.0% between 2012 and 2017. In a separate study of 15,349 American adults published this week, Gallup estimated that 5.6% now identify as LGBT. But drilling down into the data, an astonishing 15.9% of 18- to 24-year-olds were huddled under the LGBT rainbow....

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Increase in LGBT identity in the West, “herd mentality”, and the church’s response

Mar 1, 2021 by

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream: On Saturday (27 February) veteran journalist Matthew Parris indicated his firm support for requiring children with gender dysphoria to wait until adulthood before undergoing life-changing hormone and surgery treatment. In an article in the Times [£] the columnist and presenter argued against a long-established trope of LGBT activists, that same sex attraction, and a ‘trans’ person’s sense that gender does not conform to biological sex, are innate and...

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ACNA repudiates claims that it has changed its teachings on human sexuality

Feb 28, 2021 by

from Anglican Ink: In January of this year, the College of Bishops released a statement on human sexuality and identity which reiterated the biblical position that the Province was founded upon in 2009, a position fully aligned with the Jerusalem Declaration and Lambeth 1.10. While the culture in North America has moved further away from the biblical understanding of sexuality and human identity, the Anglican Church in North America has not moved. This week, a lay person dissented from the...

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Gallup and Major Media Report LGBT Identity is Growing. Is That Really a Thing?

Feb 27, 2021 by

by Glenn T Stanton, Focus on the Family: The Gallup polling organization is now reporting its new research indicates that 5.6% of U.S. adults now “identifying as LGBT.” They add, “The current estimate is up from 4.5% in Gallup’s previous update based on 2017 data.” This number was only 3.5% in 2012. Are more people really “gay” than in years past? Given the growing political and moral significance of this topic in culture today, it is essential all Americans ask what data like this actually...

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Cracks within Anglican Communion widens over same-sex relationships

Feb 27, 2021 by

by Jeckonia Otieno, The Standard: The fabric connecting the African Anglican Communion to the West seems to be tearing like the temple curtain at Jesus’ death. This is after the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) wrote a terse letter to the Anglican Church of North America over the issue of same-sex relationships. The letter signed by Archbishop Henry Ndukuba, the Primate of the Nigerian church comes after a statement by the College of Bishops of Anglican Church in North America (ACNA),...

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