During an episode of his show “Real Time,” Bill Maher went off on the transgender movement in an epic rant that follows a pattern indicating that the host has begun to turn against the left’s more radical ideas.
While still preaching tolerance for those who claim to be transgender, Maher questioned why so many children have begun to identify as trans and stated that it should be okay to ask questions about the relatively new social phenomenon.
“If something about the human race is changing at a previously unprecedented rate, we have to at least discuss it,” he said. “Broken down over time, the LGBT population of America seems to be roughly doubling every generation.”
Citing a recent Gallup poll, Maher noted that less than 1% of Americans born prior to 1946 identified as LGBT. According to the same poll, 2.6% of Baby Boomers consider themselves LGBT; 4.2% of Gen Xers do; 10.5% of Millennials do, and 20.8% of Gen Zers do.
“Which means if we follow this trajectory, we will all be gay in 2054,” Maher joked.
“When things change this much, this fast, people are allowed to ask, ‘What’s up with that?’ All the babies are in the wrong bodies?” he asked.
LGBT activists and radical leftists refuse to allow anyone to question the transgender movement, considering any questions about the transgender trend among children to be hateful, even when parents object to the chemical and surgical castration of children.
Maher condemned this censorship of the subject, insisting that people have a right to wonder what is going on and should not be silenced by accusations from radical activists.
“Someone needs to say it: Not everything’s about you,” he said. “And it’s okay to ask questions about something that’s very new and involves children. The answer can’t always be that anyone from a marginalized community is automatically right, trump card, mic drop, end of discussion. Because we’re literally experimenting on children.”
Maher went on to mention that Sweden and Finland have banned puberty blockers from being administered to children, and noted that commonsense suggests “there’s going to be problems” when doctors try to “reverse the course of raging hormones.”
Many on the right believe that the transgender trend among children and teens is being encouraged by outside actors and social conditioning, and is damaging to children who are simply confused or just going through natural phases. Maher seemed to notice the same phenomenon, as he stated that he wondered why it is common for families in Los Angeles to have transgender children, and likely not so common in a place like Youngstown, Ohio.
“If this spike in trans children is all natural, why is it regional?” he asked. “Either Ohio is shaming them or California is creating them… If we can’t admit that in certain enclaves there was some level of trendiness to the idea of being anything other than straight, then this is not a serious, science-based discussion. It’s a blow being struck in the culture wars using children as cannon fodder.”