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Joseph Backholm

Joseph Backholm

Joseph Backholm is senior fellow for Biblical worldview and strategic engagement at the Family Research Council. Previously, he served as a legislative attorney and spent 10 years as the president and general counsel of the Family Policy Institute of Washington. He also served as legal counsel and director of What Would You Say? at the Colson Center for Christian Worldview where he developed and launched a YouTube channel of the same name. His YouTube life began when he identified as a 6-foot-5 Chinese woman in a series of YouTube videos exploring the logic of gender identity. He and his wife Brook have four children.

Articles by Joseph Backholm
A win for the status quo

A win for the status quo

Joseph Backholm | But Election Day also revealed a country drifting apart

Joseph Backholm | What should we think of President Biden’s marijuana pardons?

Joseph Backholm | How racism morphs into “social justice”

Joseph Backholm | Let’s address this issue honestly


Joseph Backholm | Adam Schiff’s “infertility” bill focuses on adult desires at the expense of children

Joseph Backholm | The golden state launches an “emergency” attack on parental rights

Joseph Backholm | Remembering how we ended up with a reversal of Roe

Joseph Backholm | Our culture’s gospel of tolerance has destroyed the ability to identify threats to children

Joseph Backholm | Pride Month reveals the tremendous privilege enjoyed by LGBTQ advocates

Joseph Backholm | Oklahoma’s governor and lawmakers put a stop to nonbinary gender markers on birth certificates