The Trans Movement Is Failing Where the Gay-Rights Movement Succeeded
By abandoning the libertarian ‘live and let live’ approach, transgender activists are alienating Americans.
The transgender and gay-rights movements are often lumped together — including in the very acronym LGBT — so many observers assume that the transgender cause will follow a similar trajectory. But there’s a reason why transgender activists won’t experience the level of rapid success that gay-rights activists enjoyed over the past several decades.
Broad acceptance of gay marriage represented one of the most extraordinary shifts of public opinion on a major social issue in American history. In...