Church must be considered an essential service
Going to church is considered in our culture as an extra, like going to the movies, or a to a play. Faith is perceived as an add-on to life and not integral to it. It isn't.
Cultural influence is powerful in determining what gender identity is interpreted to mean by young people.
I warmly commend the essays in Zionism: An Indigenous Struggle. They circumvent all such contextual obstacles and speak with such buoyant admiration to the normalcy and justice of the Zionist dream.
I too was told my sexual and gender identities were not real in high school. The difference is, I didn't have to do anything to "be myself" as a gay person.
Republicans looked to ensure the rights of Americans online, while Democrats asked tech companies to crack down harder against freedoms of expression.