Two athletes who were born males placed first and second in state track championship events for high school girls, causing anger among other competitors and parents who say they had an unfair advantage over the girls.
The Sunday conference comes after “Keep MA Safe” — a group dedicated to repealing Massachusetts’ 2016 bill that allows transgenders to use the restroom according to their preferred gender — started a petition to repeal the law.
You don’t have to share Jack Phillips’ religious views to believe that the state should just leave him alone, and the couple should engage a baker who supports their preferences, or doesn’t care either way.
“We’re perceived as being this state that’s really open, and accepting — woke, to use the current term. But [these students are] still, at this young age, not feeling this connection.”
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 Monday that a Colorado baker’s right to exercise his religion had been denied when a state agency penalized him for declining, based on his religious beliefs, to create a custom cake for a same-sex wedding.
Parents are calling the material “too much, too soon” and age-inappropriate while San Diego officials defend the curriculum by arguing that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention supports the lesson plans.
School districts in Australia are seriously considering banning books for children that include the words “boy” and “girl” because they don’t want young children ascribing to gender stereotypes.
The Department of Public Safety has now been officially deputized as the Vermont bathroom police with the power to inspect toilet signs, punish businesses that are not in compliance, and even revoke someone’s business license for the outrageous act of tacking a silhouette of a guy in pants and a woman in a dress to the door of their loo.
If Christine Hallquist wins the Democratic primary on Aug. 14 she will become the country’s first transgender gubernatorial candidate to represent a major party on the ballot. The Democrat supports universal healthcare, a taxed and regulated marijuana market and a $15 minimum wage.
Ontario issued its first gender neutral birth certificate Tuesday, meaning Canadian citizens living in the province of Ontario will now be able to remove gender from their certificate of birth or note whichever gender accords with their chosen identity.
If the bill becomes law, it could punish the speech of religious leaders who preach chastity and maintain that sexual activity should be limited to marriage between one man and one woman. It could also punish religiously-affiliated counseling services who counsel patients who do not wish to act upon their same-sex attraction.