Gender 

Men and women are different but it’s complicated

Just recently, Germaine Greer made the news by saying that transgendered women are not real women. When you need the obvious stating, it’s always good to get an Australian to do it. Yet the question, ‘what is a woman?’, gets to the root of many modern issues and to the foundations of building a biblical view of men and women. The dispute ranges across all the disciplines (it would be a mistake to single out theology as necessarily any worse or better than other subject) including the sciences. Despite the growing awareness of…

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Gender 

Intersex: A short primer

There was a time (actually not all that long ago) where it seemed that the issue of gender was fairly straightforward, there were two of them, one male and one female. Yet humans are far more complicated than that. This relates not so much to the issue of sexuality as the web of topics around gender dysphoria, where the person lives with a sense of severe disconnection between their sense of self and their physical biology and transgenderism. For more on gender dysphoria listen to this conversation between Mark Yarhouse and Melinda…

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