LGBT activists are coming for your children

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Dr. Michael L. Brown - Guest Columnist

Michael BrownIt's sad that LGBT activists have been far more visionary than many of us who identify as conservative Christians and who claim to care about future generations.

Do you need to lock your doors and windows at night because a homosexual predator is coming after your kids? That is absolutely not what I mean when I say that LGBT activists are coming for your children.

I'm talking about educators and government leaders; I'm talking about celebrities and judges; I'm talking about people of influence who want to indoctrinate your children even before they get to school.

I'm talking about an all-out war for the minds and hearts of your kids.

Are you equipped and ready to do what is best for these little ones?

By all means, as parents, we should teach our kids to be kind to all, especially to those who seem different and are ostracized by their peers.

And we should teach by word and example that bullying is always wrong. In other words, we don't need to teach gay is good in order to teach that bullying is bad. In the same way, we don't need to push every boy to be a football player and every girl to be a ballerina to combat transgender activism.

But you better believe that we need to take a stand for our kids – in the schools; in the world of entertainment and social media; in the courts; in the churches – if we want to keep them safe from this destructive and deceptive indoctrination.

Consider that there are YouTube channels dedicated to teaching pre-school children that you can be a boy or a girl or neither or both, also trying to teach them the meaning of words like queer.

Kids this age can barely tell the difference between fantasy and reality (they play with dolls and toys as if they were real creatures), and they have virtually no understanding of sexuality or romantic attraction. Some even think they are dogs and like to walk on all fours and bark. Yet activists want to indoctrinate them with the latest LGBT talking points. This is so wrong.

I documented years ago how groups like GLSEN were going after elementary school children with "Terminology Game Cards" that quizzed students and teachers on terms like Biological Sex, Gender Identity, Gender Role, Transgender, Gender Expression, Sexual Orientation, Heterosexism, Transphobia, Asexual, Bisexual, Lesbian, Gay, Transsexual, Intersexual, Androgyny, Cross Dresser, Genderqueer, Gender Non-Conforming, Queer, LGBTQ, Sexual Reassignment Surgery, D/L (Down Low), MSM (Men Who Have Sex with Men).

And the average mom and dad probably have no clue that their little seven-year-old daughter just learned to distinguish between Genderqueer and Gender Non-Conforming in school today.

This is absolute madness.

Of course, I understand what motivates the activists and educators.

They want to teach "tolerance" and they want a child who does not appear to be "gender conforming" to realize that their insides might not be in harmony with their outsides.

But that doesn't make what they're doing right, nor does it make it helpful. And the best motivation in the world cannot change falsehood into truth.

That being said, it is clear that LGBT activists and their allies have had ample motivation to change the thinking of Americans, beginning with our children, and already in 1995, lesbian author Patricia Nell Warren stated, "Whoever captures the kids owns the future." (Published in The Advocate, October 3, 1995, p. 80, in the article "Future Shock.")

How sad that these activists have been far more visionary than many of us who identify as conservative Christians and who claim to care about future generations.

Frankly, I don't doubt that we care; I do doubt that we have been on the alert.

It is becoming increasingly common for women who partially transitioned to men to give birth to their children and even nurse them – as was graphically illustrated in a recent article on – while a recent headline stated, "Is this the world's most modern family? Man who used to be a woman gives birth to a baby by woman who used to be a man." (Caution: Above linked article contains highly offensive images.)

What effect will this have on the children? How will the child feel as it grows up and marries and has children yet knows that its "father" is actually its mother?

In keeping with this confusion, the hit ABC show Modern Family has now added a transgender child actor to its cast.

How fitting (and ironic) that Modern Family will now feature an eight-year-old boy who is actually a girl. And your kids are taking all this in.

Over in Norway, "A proposed bill in the Norwegian Parliament would allow people to change their legal gender online within a matter of minutes."

And the word "people" includes childrenas young as six years old. Yes, a child that young would have the ability to make a decision officially changing their legal gender.

How can this be?

Incredibly, "The bill is expected to pass with few objections when it goes to a vote this summer. Norwegians would just have to go online and simply 'tick a box' to change their legal gender."

Back here in the States, the Obama administration is ready to punish schools that will not force a 15-year-old girl to share a locker room and shower with a 15-year-old boy who identifies as a girl. This is why I say that LGBT activists (and their allies) are coming after your children.

Perhaps we can learn from the people of Mexico who recently rallied in more than 130 cities and drew crowds of over 200,000 in Mexico City alone, as they stood against redefining marriage and family in their country.

And we can do this without hating anyone. In fact, love requires us to act. Our children's future is at stake.

Dr. Michael Brown, a Jewish believer in Jesus, is a biblical scholar, apologist, worldwide speaker, and activist. He is the host of the nationally syndicated, talk radio program "Line of Fire," and he serves as president of FIRE School of Ministry in Concord, NC, as well as adjunct professor at a number of seminaries. He is the author of 25 books, most recently "Can You Be Gay and Christian?" 

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