And that is as unsubstantiated as anything you've posted.
'Empowered' is a word that has wide and accurate applications in many aspects of life. Labeling the word as 'psychobabble' does not make it so.
'Culture wargame That's another beauty, right up there with 'The War on Christmas', a Fox News meme to stir up the rubes.
All that's going on here is that some conservatives are losing their shit, AKA 'we can't do anything anymore', because some people are being called out for behaving like assholes.