Birds and Bees 2.0

The following is fiction, but based on a sad, tragic reality: children are growing up in a culture with no norms, no absolutes, and no foundations but the shifting sands of desire. The “birds and the bees” are not what they used to be.

Here’s a helpful link should you get confused with gender-related terms: CLICK HERE.


Teigan’s Story

Teigan was getting ready to leave school, when at that moment, just as soon as she exited the gender-neutral bathroom, she saw what looked to be a cis gender female with a large belly. Looking down at her own sun dress, she thought to herself, “I wonder if I could look like that?”

Teigan was just like any other gender-fluid child; gender was whatever the mood of the day dictated. Although born a male, Teigan’s parents refused to impose any stereotypical roles; they encouraged role experimentation and never referred to him as “son,” only “child.” Therefore, if Teigan wanted to wear a nice dress out to dinner with her parents, then her parents would select the most appropriate ribbon for her hair. If Teigan wanted to play ball with the other boys, he would put on his Abercrombie & Fitch t-shirt and jeans and head out to the park. Teigan’s gender preferences were as fluid as water in a mountain stream, changing direction with every obstacle and shift in terrain.

Thinking of the cis female (a female who identifies as a woman/has a feminine gender identity) h- saw earlier at school, Teigan was excited to ask h- parents the question all adults dread: “Where do babies come from?” You see, there were times when Teigan wanted to be a mommy, just like the cis female h- had seen earlier. But it was the particulars of “how” that confused h-.

According to Facebook, there are over 58 different genders one could select when signing up for a new account, and Teigan knew there was no way h- could choose just one. Teigan was not a just a boy or a girl, h- was whatever h- felt that day…and that posed a problem. You see, Teigan had noticed that the only genders with large bellies (the ones with child) were typically cis females, along with the occasional gender questioning or FTM. In most cases, the one with the large belly never fluctuated gender like Teigan did. “How, then,” Teigan wondered, “could I get a big belly to show off my dress, but then wear blue jeans later with the cis boys?”

Teigan had gotten gold stars for paying attention in h- sex education classes. H- had learned all about how tadpoles and eggs become something called a parasite, or fetus… but h- was still confused. The time had come to ask his parents.

“Dad, Papa, where do babies come from, and how can I have one?” Teigan asked.

Teigan’s father’s eyes shot over at his husband’s with a look of “what do we say?” Dad sat down his latte and replied, “Papa will tell you all about it.” Papa, realizing his husband would only end up acting like a wife if he refused, agreed to give Teigan a thumbnail sketch of the new “birds and bees,” or as it’s understood today, “Birds and Bees 2.0.”

Papa began: “You see, Teigan, when a loving couple wants to have a baby, depending on their gender, sexual orientation, or surgeries that may have been performed, they might go to bed and hold each other really close. At that point, when they get really, really close, a baby is made.” Papa continued: “For others, they just go to bed and wake up the next morning, after which they decide to go have a baby made for them.”

Teigan, still a little confused, then asked, “But how can I get a big belly and have a baby, too?” With excitement, Teigan added: “It would be fun to waddle around like the cis female I saw at school – I think she was a teacher – and wear a big, pretty dress! If I fall in love and get really close can I get a big belly and have a baby, too?”

“I’m sorry, Teigan, but we haven’t evolved that far…yet,” Teigan’s other father, Dad, said. “We’ll just have to wait and see what Mrs. Clinton can do.”

Heartbroken, little Teigan began to cry. As the tears began to wash away h- sparkly blush, h- whimpered, “But I want to have a belly like those cis females who are always cis females.”

“Maybe someday,” said Papa. “Yes, maybe someday,” said Dad.

“In the meantime,” Papa asked with a smile, “why don’t we go get some ice cream?”

Awesome!” exclaimed Teigan. “What should I wear?”


My Thoughts

When I was a child, a long time ago, my dad told me the “facts of life,” which included the “birds and bees” info. Included in that awkward lecture, however, were references back to the book of Genesis, where we are told God made “male and female,” not cis male and cis female. It was certainly a simpler time.

What are we doing to our children? What kind of harvest are we going to reap after sowing such seeds of confusion? Are all the options we’re creating in order to satisfy and coddle a morally bankrupt and confused generation going to strengthen familial bonds? Will the term family even survive the next generation?

God’s Thoughts

And [Jesus] answered and said to them, “Have you not read that He who made [them] at the beginning ‘made them male and female,’ “and said, ‘For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh‘? So then, they are no longer two but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let not man separate.” – Matthew 19:4-6 NKJV

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14 responses to “Birds and Bees 2.0

  1. Your post reminded me of this scripture: 1 Corinthians (NKJV) For God is not the author of confusion but of peace, as in all the churches of the saints. A grandmother of six, I’ve seen so much confusion as our grandchildren hear opinions from some of the people whose thoughts are not based on biblical truths. Thankfully, their parents continue to keep communication open and make sure they do know God’s word on life’s issues. Thank you for this post.

  2. hope855

    Thank you for preaching the truth! It’s a sad day when children don’t even know what their sex is because they’re not taught biblical principles.

  3. It is such a sad time for our young people. They are so getting hit with all kinds of lies from the enemy. To think these are our future law makers and our future. With all of the world advances we are more away from reality. Lies are truth and the truth is a lie according to the “modern thinkers” of our day.

    All I know is that while I have no children of my own I am both aunt and adopted aunt to quite a few children. I pray for them, I let them know I am here for them, and I will love them no matter what they say or do. Why? Because Jesus did the same thing with me. I am a life transformed so I know that He can.

    I also pray for the young people who are believers that they will continue to blaze a forest fire of hope for their friends. I pray that the young believer will be brave and speak truth to their friends. As I watch our young believers rise to these occasions I see the church reignited with Holy Spirit anointing and many breakthroughs because of the young believers.

  4. (Heavy sigh from me) In our tribe there is a great controversy with progressives (they used to be called liberals, I guess progressive sounds better) over this issue. They are promoting a view–that God created gays and transgendered people–which lacks both scientific and theological backing. My heart aches for the LBGT community because they are being taught a lie by those who profess to know Jesus. It’s sad, so very sad….

  5. There is nothing wrong with the LGBTQ+ community. Nothing. Again, I assure you, nothing. We are totally normal people. We are not being fed lies. How is finding your true self a lie? How is sexuality a lie? No, sweet, charming, aggravating Christians, if your god exists, he created us. And we ain’t goin nowhere.

    • Man, it took you a long time to finally read this post, Scarlet! I was expecting you to leave a comment a long time ago 😉

      • Some of your followers have really old-fashioned ideas

      • Some things change, some don’t. You know, Scarlet, I would love to talk through this with you, but I know there’s a lot of emotion on your side of the computer screen (or smartphone). Please understand that in order to discuss this stuff we would have to stay cool, calm, and collected, however. I would not stoop to calling you names or insulting your intelligence, and I would expect the same courtesy in return. That’s the way adults communicate, as you understand. Are you willing? I mean, is it just possible some of those “old-fashioned” ideas are not just ideas, but truth? Is it possible that even though we may differ on theology, there are some biological facts that feelings don’t change?

        Well, I know you can’t stand what I believe, and anything I say may do nothing more than ignite you. Yet, even though it might be work (mentally and emotionally), I’m willing to hear your arguments if you will let me discuss them with you in a logical, deliberative fashion. Neither one of us wants to be ignorant of the other’s views, correct?

        That’s my suggestion.

      • Fine, as long as you leave my sexuality out of it.

      • I’m not sure what you mean by that. I can discuss the subject of sexuality without specifically addressing your own, personal activity and preferences, if that’s what you’re talking about.

      • Please. I’m tired of talking about it, quite frankly

      • OK. That’s fine. I appreciate you taking the time to comment all that you have. But if you ever fell like you want to talk with a person like me on this side of the debate, one who won’t argue with you, call you names, or be mean, here’s my email address: PastorACBaker@yahoo.com

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