Tag: LGBTQ

Obama’s Attorney General: ‘Gender Identity’ More Important Than Sexual Privacy, Opponents Are Like Racists

Attorney General Janet Lynch argued May 9 that any one person’s desire to choose a male or female “gender identity” is more important than Americans’ right to sexual privacy in shared public facilities, such as bathrooms and school locker rooms.   “This action is about a great deal more than just bathrooms,” Lynch declared Monday, […]

Liberty Counsel’s Mat Staver: Some of the Transgender Bathroom Advocates Are Pedophiles

Mat Staver, founder and president of the conservative litigation and education group Liberty Counsel, said that some of the people pushing “bathroom” bills to allow biological males to use female showers, locker rooms, and bathrooms, are sexual predators, including “pedophiles.”   “This is a common-sense provision. The fact is we know sexual assaults occur, they […]

Dozens of gay and lesbian Methodist clergy come out

Dozens of United Methodist clergy members came out as lesbian, gay or bisexual on Monday, defying their church’s ban on “self-avowed practicing homosexuals” serving in ministry and essentially daring their supervisors to discipline them.   In a public letter posted online, 111 pastors, deacons, elders and candidates for ministry said church rules require “that we […]

Pat Robertson: ‘We’re Going to Destroy Any Semblance of Christian Morality That Exists in Our Country’

Pat Robertson, host of the “700 Club,” said Thursday that the recent movement to force public schools and buildings to allow transgender people to use the bathrooms and locker rooms that correspond with their gender identity is “a tempest in a teapot” and another progressive attempt “to destroy the Judeo-Christian fabric of America.”   “If […]

All-gender bathroom bill passes California Assembly

reaking with Republican-led states and cities that have moved to restrict bathroom use, the California Assembly on Monday passed legislation requiring all single-stall bathrooms to be open to people of any gender.   As the plight of transgender people has opened a new front in civil rights fights, some elected officials have sought to require […]

Obama Threatens North Carolina on Bathroom Privacy, Pushes ‘Gender Fluid’ Society

President Barack Obama’s deputies have told the North Carolina Governor that all single-sex public bathrooms — including those in K-12 schools — must be opened to people of both sexes by Monday to prevent “discrimination” against the roughly 1-in-2,400 American adults who say they’re transgender.   If the state doesn’t give up Americans’ right to […]

Justice Department Says NC’s ‘Bathroom Law’ Violates Civil Rights – ABC News

The department gave the state until Monday to respond to the letter “by confirming that the State will not comply with or implement HB2.”   A Justice Department source tells ABC News that the Justice Department hopes that the state will comply with the letter voluntarily. If the state does not, the source said that […]

Bathroom confusion gathering momentum

he issue of whether or not transgenders can use bathrooms for the opposite biological sex could well be headed to the Supreme Court, following a decision by the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. And in California, parents and students are privately battling out the issue at their local school.   The Fourth Circuit ruled […]

In N.Y., White House poised to create first monument to gay rights struggle

President Obama is poised to declare the first-ever national monument recognizing the struggle for gay rights, singling out a sliver of green space and part of the surrounding Greenwich Village neighborhood as the birthplace of America’s modern gay liberation movement.   While most national monuments have highlighted iconic wild landscapes or historic sites from centuries […]

Citizens, leaders push back against Target

An Alabama town will have free legal assistance if activists file a legal challenge to their transgender bathroom ordinance.   Citizens and city leaders in Oxford, Alabama, expressed their concern last week about Target’s policy that allows men to use women’s restrooms and fitting rooms. That’s the same policy that has been the subject of […]