Aided by national media and the education establishment, President Barack Obama is using federal agencies to push special treatment for transgender persons — people who want to ignore their biological sex and live life as the opposite sex.
Some have sex-change operations, but most don’t. Now Obama’s administration has authorized use of Medicare funds for those surgeries, and some states are including those as benefits under Obamacare.
The term covers what commonly is known as cross-dressing or drag queens. It overlaps with homosexual behaviors but is a different category. “Transgender” is the “T” is the acronym LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender).
Most media rarely covered years of the behind-the-scenes efforts. That’s why most Americans see this as a suddenly erupting movement, not as a developing issue but full-grown and reaching into government, the workplace, schools of all level and supportive media coverage.