Protecting Our Girls
So I’m reading an important book right now—Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters. Abigail Shrier wrote it. If you are looking for a new book that addreses a pressing cultural issue, get this book. But beware. It is a difficult read. Shrier addresses the problem of transgenderism among young girls. For various reason, young girls are being taken captive by the belief that they need to “transition” to being boys.
Shrier points out that these girls are being exposed to these demonic forces by means of their iPhones and tablets. These influences grab hold of these young girls and don’t let go. In some states, these young girls can take testosterone supplements without their parents even knowing. After the hormone regimen, the changes become more lasting and drastic.
The most insidious detail of the book is how the transgender internet influencers turn girls away from their parents. These influencers convince these young women that the parent-child relationship hinges on the parent’s acceptance of their daughter’s gender transition. Not only are these forces leading young women to mutilate their bodies, but they are also encouraging these girls to disown those who know them best—their parents.
We must protect young women. Demons want to capture our daughters’ hearts. We cannot be uninformed. Get this book and read it. Talk to your daughters and granddaughters about it. We must be transformed by the renewing of our minds, so that we might be able to discern the will of God for our daughters (Rom 12:2).