Caitlyn Jenner is on the cover of Vanity Fair, people far and wide are admiring her, and social conservatives—even the heterodox ones, from Brendan O’Neill to Rod Dreher—are not impressed.
One liberalish counter-response does an admirable job of taking their concerns seriously, and it comes from an unexpected source—oh I’m just kidding, it’s obviously Damon Linker.
A TV show can present a minority group as "respectable" or as people who are as screwed up as anyone else. Transparent goes with option two.
A transgender pastor's story
Somehow my shaking fingers kept pushing the buttons on the phone. All I could think as a voice answered was, “God help me.”“Hello,” I said. “This is Eric Swenson. Is Reverend Greene there?” Maybe there was still a chance that I could leave a message.
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