I think you give too little credit to the masses to be honest.For now. As long as he is in prison it will keep coming up every so often in the news. The detail will fade from people's memories. It will become 'Enoch jailed for x months/years for refusing to refer to a child as 'They''.
That is the reality here.
Argue all you like. But you won't change how the masses will view this.
I'm sure some people will believe that, mainly because they can't be arsed actually reading an article on the subject.