Category: Sexual Orientation
A clinical counselor who has worked with over 4,000 serial predators is urging parents to be vigilant after a Texas library hosted a Drag Queen Story Hour for kids featuring a reader who has a criminal record.
Parents in Texas discovered that David Lee Richardson, who goes by the drag name “Miss Kitty Litter” and has been participating in Drag Queen Story Hour events for the Austin Public Library System over the past year, has a criminal record for prostitution.
This is not the first case of a library inviting Drag Queen Story Hour readers with a criminal history to read to and interact with young children. Two men charged with sexually assaulting a child were allowed to read to children at a library in Houston last year.Read More
Students with Different Gender Identities are 4 Times More Likely to Develop Mental Health Issues, New Study Finds
A groundbreaking survey on the mental health of gender-minority college students found that individuals who don’t identify with the gender they were assigned at birth face a much higher risk of developing mental health issues than their peers.
With “Gender Minority Mental Health in the U.S.: Results of a National Survey on College Campuses,” whose findings were published Friday in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, researchers set out to “describe the mental health inequities and the magnitude of inequities within this population, and then within subgroups of gender minority students,” the study’s lead author Sarah Ketchen Lipson told the Daily News.Read More
Teachers and staff in a Florida school district will be given additional diversity training after a high school math instructor refused to call a transgender student by her chosen gender identity.
First Coast News in Jacksonville reports that teacher Thomas Caggiano wrote in an email to the student “I will NOT refer to you with female pronouns … If this is not acceptable for you, change classes.”Read More
Girls Volleyball Coach Dissents on Trans Inclusion: League Imposing ‘Elevated Level of Risk’ on Teens
The trend of gender-confused males entering ladies’ athletics has spread to Hawaii, where one high school volleyball coach is speaking out on behalf of girls’ safety and the rights of their parents.
During last week’s girls volleyball opener in Pukalani, the Kamehameha Schools Maui team was joined by a new member, who suited up but didn’t play, Maui News reported: a former member of KSM boys junior varsity volleyball team who now “identifies” as female (whose identity is being kept anonymous).Read More
Limiting marriage to a relationship between a man and a woman will remain China’s legal position, a parliament spokesman said on Wednesday, ruling out following neighboring Taiwan in allowing same-sex marriage, despite pressure from activists.Read More
On Aug. 16, R. G. and G. R. Harris Funeral Homes filed its brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, urging the court not to interpret the word “sex” in federal nondiscrimination law to include “gender identity” because doing so will cause problems in employment law, reduce bodily privacy protections for everyone, and erode equal opportunities for women and girls.Read More
Virginia’s Gloucester County School Board will appeal a federal judge’s finding that its bathroom policy unlawfully discriminates against transgender studentsRead More
The co-creator of “Veggie Tales” says it’s only a matter of time before Christian filmmakers are forced to take a stand on LGBT issues.
Phil Vischer told the Christian Post that modern children’s entertainment is so saturated with LGBT themes that practicing Christian creators will need to address the issue.Read More
It’s about time. A national inquiry into the safety and ethics of transgender medicine in Australia will be conducted by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians with the backing of Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt.
At the moment there are no nationally agreed standards, although guidelines issued by Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital gender clinic have been referred to as the “Australian standards”. However, this document, which has been described as the “most progressive” in the world by Victoria’s Minister for Health, has not been approved by the National Health and Medical Research Council.Read More
Justice Dept. reiterates it believes federal employment discrimination law doesn’t protect transgender workers
The Trump administration reiterated to the Supreme Court on Friday that it does not believe that federal employment law that bans discrimination based on sex also encompasses discrimination based on transgender status.Read More
It was a cold Friday night in January when Sherrie Laurie, director of the Hope Center — a Christian homeless shelter in downtown Anchorage, Alaska — was called down to the floor to deal with a disruptive “man in a nightgown” who was “very inebriated, with a big gash down his face.” Laurie recognized the man, whom she had seen in men’s clothing before, she tells me by phone. Though the individual professes a female gender identity, he was over six feet tall and “very large.” And Laurie was in no doubt about his sex.Read More
Bruce “Caitlyn” Jenner and his 22-year-old transgender “girlfriend,” a male who goes by “Sophia,” claim they want to experience motherhood, according to an article recently posted on activistmommy.com. According to the U.K. Mirror, Jenner, who has already fathered six biological children and four stepkids, says he’s “never had the chance to bring a child up in the role of a mother, which [he’s] always dreamed of doing.”
Another trans couple, Precious and Myles Brady Davis, who announced in July 2019 that they will soon become parents, said, “We hope once again that through sharing our story individuals are inspired to see that all kinds of families exist in our world and should be celebrated.”
Media outlets, of course, praise these transgender pairs, touting their desires and experiences as vital steps toward normalizing the transgender lifestyle. But what about children who are raised in such environments? Are they celebrating these lifestyle choices?Read More