Regardless of the understanding of the roots of gender dysphoria in psychology and biology, there is a perfectly Mormon explanation for how the phenomenon of the transgender individual could occur. Unlike the perceived threat to eternal marriage posed by the idea of Gay marriage, transgender identity is no threat to Mormon doctrine as we know it, whatsoever.
“If you stand in a position of authority and you lose one of those, you’re on shaky ground. Lose two, and you’re asking for trouble. Lose all three? You’re staring in the face of rebellion.” – James Patterson on recent remarks by Jeffrey R. Holland and what they say about modern Mormonism
“Chopped into Little Pieces”: Why Some Commonly Accepted Mormon Beliefs About Sex Are Incoherent and Damaging
Jacob Baker looks at the nonsensical and damaging reasoning that make it possible for devastating events like those in the recent Honor Code controversy at BYU to occur.