Tag: LGBTQ

Next U.S. president to be decided in bathroom

President Obama’s bathroom “obsession” now has spread into the 2016 presidential race, which offers a clear choice on whether gender-segregated public school restrooms and facilities must be open to students based on their “gender identity.”   It was the Washington Post that reported likely Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton favors the order Obama issued to […]

Norway set to make changing gender easier with ‘breakthrough’ bill

People who want to change gender in Norway may no longer be required to undergo any surgery or physical transformation if a ground-breaking healthcare bill gets the go-ahead.   Since the 1970s, gaining official gender reassignment in Norway has involved psychiatric exams, hormone treatment and surgery resulting in irreversible sterilisations.   But Norway’s health ministry has now […]

Disagreements slow Pentagon’s plan to allow transgender service members

Months before Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the Pentagon would take steps toward allowing transgender people to serve openly in the military, Army Staff Sgt. Patricia King last year became what she believes is the first openly transgender member of the infantry.   While official Pentagon policy still forbids openly transgender personnel, her commanders have […]

North Carolina, Texas Reject Obama’s “Transgender” Directive

In the immediate wake of the Obama administration’s letter to school administrators Friday dictating “transgender” policy, at least two states have already issued statements saying they will not comply. The Texas statement, issued by the lieutenant governor, called the administration’s directive “blackmail,” while the North Carolina statement, also issued by the lieutenant governor, called it […]

bathroom law

They must let transgender students use bathrooms consistent with their chosen gender identity.   Public schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity, according to an Obama administration directive issued amid a court fight between the federal government and North Carolina.   The guidance from leaders […]

Feds Promote Rainbow Badges for Teachers, Staff at Public Schools to Identify as LGBT ‘Allies’

The federal government’s anti-bullying website posted a blog last month touting the OUT for Safe Schools program started by homosexual activists in the Los Angeles, Calif., public schools where “rainbow badges” are worn by teachers and staff to identify them as “allies” of lesbian, gay, bi-sexual or transgender students.   “School continues to be a dangerous place […]

Target CEO Defends Pro-Transgender Policy, Stocks Crash Down Another $2 Billion

The CEO of retail giant Target is zig-zagging between the many customers who are angered by his decision to open single-sex bathrooms to the other sex, the gender-identity progressives who pushed for the disastrous transgender policy, and the Wall Street stock-pickers who have chopped roughly $4.5 billion off the company’s value.   “We’re going to […]

Italy overrules Church with green light for gay unions

Italy on Wednesday joined the rest of the Western world in extending legal recognition to same-sex relationships with parliament overwhelmingly backing gay civil unions after a long battle to overcome opposition led by the Catholic church.   Lawmakers in the lower-house Chamber of Deputies voted 372-51 in favour of the legislation with 99 abstentions after […]

Texas is the next state to fight over transgender bathroom rules

Both Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) and Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) have now gotten involved in the dustup over one school district’s policy aimed at accommodating transgender students, ramping up state pressure to reverse it.   Patrick on Monday called for Forth Worth school Superintendent Kent Scribner to resign over his decision to allow students […]

DOJ Files Lawsuit Challenging North Carolina Bathroom Law

The Department of Justice has filed its own lawsuit and upped the ante in a fight between the federal government and North Carolina’s governor in the legal battle over the state’s law regarding access to bathrooms.   In the suit, the Justice Department said the law “stigmatizes and singles out transgender employees, results in their […]