On Thursday, televangelist Pat
Robertson advised a mother to love her transgender child.
Robertson, an ardent opponent of gay
rights, gave his advice during The 700 Club's Bring It On-Line
segment, in which he answers viewers' questions.
“My youngest child – thirty years
old – just told us that he is transgender, a male-to-female,” a
viewer named Diana wrote. “As Christians, how do we handle this
Robertson told the woman to have her
child consult a doctor.
“He should have some tests and things
done, just to help him,” Robertson said. “Because this is a
pretty permanent deal, they cut off your male member and you can't
get it back, and they give you hormones and so forth.”
“I don't think if somebody is a true
transgender, we should condemn them. I mean, that's just the way it
“The guy's 30 years old. I mean,
he's an adult. So, what can you do except love him. Alright,”
Robertson added. (The video is embedded on this page. Visit
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