New House legislation includes bills that would allow “transgender students” access to gender-separated school facilities, programs and activities, ban the use of “eminent domain” seizure of land for natural gas pipelines, and further decriminalize the use of mind-altering drugs.
Parents used to worry about “peer pressure” encouraging their kids to experiment with alcohol or drugs, or to have sex. Now, they have to worry that it may encourage their kids to change sex altogether.
“Using the word ‘family’ in this sense bothers me too,” wrote another employee, who felt excluded by the term because she was neither married nor a parent. “It smacks of the ‘family values’ agenda by the right wing, which is absolutely homophobic by its very definition.”
Earlier this month, a Virginia school board voted unanimously to fire a teacher after he refused to comply with administrators’ orders to use a female student’s preferred masculine pronouns.
If Americans do not push back effectively against attempts to restrict speech and suppress religious exercise, any one of us might find ourselves being punished for living according to our beliefs.
Over 1,000 persons have signed a petition demanding that Chow resign from student government or face a recall. She also has faced pushback on social media.
More than a dozen Michigan lawmakers support a resolution in the state’s House of Representatives pressuring fast-food chains like McDonald’s to eliminate “gender-classified” toys from their children’s meals.
President Donald Trump’s administration is considering defining gender as a static, unchangeable, biological fact that is designated at birth and can never be altered.
A biological male who identifies as a transgender woman won a women’s world championship cycling event on Sunday.
The country-turned-pop star has famously kept silent on politics over the years, but everything changed as of Monday, when she posted an endorsement of two Democratic candidates for office on her Instagram account.
The champion of Vermont’s LGBT movement for her status as the first major party transgender gubernatorial candidate in the nation is now throwing her hat into the systemic racism debate.