Posts Tagged:LGBTQ

Oklahoma Teacher of the Year Nominee Touts Transgender Book

An Oklahoma Teacher of the Year nominee, Bristow Middle School teacher Lauren Vandever, has declared that it is important to be supportive of children exploring transgender transition. “I am not transgender. I’ve never experienced being transgender or on the LGBTQ spectrum,” Vandever said. “But I definitely think it is something that is an important thing…Read More

New Infrastructure Bill Includes Non-Discrimination Clause for Grant Program

Earlier this week, the Senate passed the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill which includes a non-discrimination clause. The bill sets up a grant program but says organizations who get the money must abide by the non-discrimination clause. So-called gender identity and sexual orientation are included in this provision which may make it difficult for religious organizations…Read More

Biden administration cites ‘duty’ to uphold Title IX exemption for Christian schools

The Biden administration on Tuesday said it is required by law to uphold a Title IX exemption for religious colleges, in response to a lawsuit filed by students identifying as LGBT. Filing in an Oregon district court, the Justice Department said that religious post-secondary schools seeking to intervene in a case to defend their Title…Read More

Connecticut Girls Hit Setback, Press Forward Against Unfair ‘Trans’ Policy

A group of girl athletes are appealing a judge’s rejection of their case against a policy that allows male-born “trans” athletes to compete with females in Connecticut high school sports. After a new pro-LGBT policy was introduced to school sports in Connecticut, biological boys began competing with (and defeating) female athletes in 2017. A number…Read More

Tennessee Governor Signs Bill Protecting Women’s Sports

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill Friday that prohibits biological males from competing against females in sports. “I signed the bill to preserve women’s athletics and ensure fair competition,” Lee announced on Twitter. “This legislation responds to damaging federal policies that stand in opposition to the years of progress made under Title IX and…Read More

Iowa religious freedom bill sets ‘highest standard’ for government, backers say

An effort to restore strong religious freedom protections in Iowa has the backing of the state Catholic conference and others who say there should be a high threshold for any state interference with the free exercise of religion. While the legislation does not mention LGBT issues, LGBT advocates have tried to portray it as harmful…Read More

Biden admin plan takes aim at faith-based adoption agencies, to press Equality Act

Following the media’s projection of his victory in the 2020 presidential election, former Vice President Joe Biden has made “sweeping promises” to LGBT activists, according to The Associated Press. Biden, a Democrat, plans to “carry out virtually every proposal” that LGBT activists have pushed for in recent years, the AP said. Biden’s agenda includes allowing individuals…Read More