Category: Sexual Orientation

YouTube’s Transgender Problem

In our information age, companies such as Google and YouTube allow ideas to spread more quickly and farther than our ancestors would have thought possible. But there is a dark side to the information age. A small but significant minority — those who own social-media sites that all of us rely on — can dictate what viewpoints, ideas, and even facts to hide from the public.

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Liberal Catholics to LGBT activists in new video: ‘We’re transforming the Church from the bottom up’

NEW YORK, June 22, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) ― A group of Catholic activists have created a video of their personal speeches to Catholics who identify as LGBT to substitute for a canceled conference.

Outreach 2020 was supposed to be an “LGBTQ Catholic ministry gathering” taking place at New York’s Fordham University between June 18 and June 20 this year. It was canceled due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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Trump’s top law enforcement officer supports Idaho banning men from women’s sports

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 22, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) ― The U.S. Justice Department is backing Idaho’s Fairness in Women’s Sports Act against a legal challenge made on behalf of male athletes who call themselves female and want to compete against women.

On Friday, June 19, the Department of Justice filed a statement of interest in Idaho federal court supporting the state’s legislation.

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Are we headed toward a federal version of the Utah Compromise on LGBTQ rights?

Congress is currently considering two bills that would add sexual orientation- and gender identity-based protections to federal civil rights law. The Equality Act, which passed the House in May 2019, would do so without expanding faith-based exemptions. The Fairness for All Act, which was introduced in December, seeks to pair new rights for the LGBTQ community with new rights for people of faith.

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The world market for sex reassignment surgery is growing

Over the past few years, the number of transitions has increased nearly four times. According to figures from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, more than 3,000 trans masculine and trans feminine surgeries were conducted in 2016. The number of gender confirmation surgeries from male to female is 3 times greater than female to male surgeries. In 2019, male to female sex reassignment surgery accounted for a revenue of over US$184.6 million.

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