Is it a sin to be transgendered, transsexual, or gender-queer? What does the Bible have to say about a person changing their sexual identity or affiliation? Is it okay for a man or woman to have sex-change surgery or to cross-dress? What if a man feels like a woman or vice versa?
The term transgender or transsexual generally means that a person feels as if he or she identifies with a different gender than their assigned (born) sex, or desires to be a different gender. Transgender or transsexual behavior can include sex-change surgery, cross-dressing (drag queen or king), acting like the opposite sex, and more. Some other related terms of sexual or gender confusion include gender identity disorder (GID), androgyne, bigender, pangender, third gender, and gender-neutral.
The Bible does address this issue in a few passages. However, I should note that this article is not going to address the issue of a person being born with both sexual parts (also called hermaphrodites), as this is a different issue altogether. Rather, this article is dealing with the following:
What the Bible says about transgender or transsexual behavior. How society is being brainwashed to experiment with or accept transsexualism. How to turn away from this sin and trust in Christ for salvation. What does the Bible Say About Transgender or Transsexual Behavior?
The first reference to human sexuality in all of the Bible occurs in the book
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