Tag: LGBTQ

Doctor ousted for talking about risks of LGBT behavior

The decision by the board of directors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center regarding Dr. Paul Church, who also is on the faculty of Harvard Medical School, was reported by Mass Resistance, a team of activists who have been monitoring the long-running case.   WND recently reported the board was holding a hearing on Church’s […]

Houston faith leaders gear up for new transgender fight

The coalition of pastors from Houston who defeated lesbian Mayor Annise Parker’s transgender-rights ordinance – a fight that included her subpoenas of sermons – now are volunteering to help pastors in Dallas oppose a similar measure.   “We will work with Dallas pastors to determine how to appropriately respond to the wholesale catering by city […]

First VA transgender clinic opens in Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WKYC) – The Cleveland VA Medical Center will open the first VA clinic specifically dedicated to the healthcare needs of transgender veterans.   It will provide transgender veterans with primary care, hormonal therapy, mental health care and social work services. All of the providers in the clinic have a special interest in transgender […]

Obama supports altering Civil Rights Act to ban LGBT discrimination

The White House endorsed legislation Tuesday that would amend the 1964 Civil Rights Act to ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.   White House press secretary Josh Earnest said the Obama administration had been reviewing the bill “for several weeks.”   “Upon that review it is now clear that the […]

Houston ‘bathroom bill’: Voters reject LGBT ordinance

Houston voters have rejected moves to enact protections for transgender and gay people after a divisive campaign that has lasted more than a year. The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance would have extended protection over housing, employment and other areas. Voters rejected the ordinance by a margin of 62% to 38%, Houston news channel KHOU reported. […]

Same-Sex Marriage in Post-Christian America

Gay Marriage is Now a Constitutional Right in the United States. What’s Next? By Rick Brinegar   On Friday, June 26, 2015 in a 5 to 4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed LGBT Americans’ “constitutional” right to wed. By prohibiting states from refusing to recognize the legitimacy of marriages between people of the same […]

Houston’s Proposed Bathroom Ordinance for Transgenders ‘Endangers Women and Girls,’ Group Says

A group opposed to a proposed ordinance that would allow transgendered people to use any bathroom they consider consistent with their gender identity has launched a radio campaign in Houston, Texas, to defeat the so-called “bathroom ordinance.”   Campaign for Houston, which was organized to defeat the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), kicked off its […]

Samantha Power: U.S. Injecting LGBT Rights ‘Into the DNA of the United Nations’

The United Nations Security Council on Monday held its first-ever meeting on the persecution of homosexuals by Islamic State terrorists — the same terrorists who are slaughtering Christians and forcing women and young girls into sexual slavery.   But Monday’s focus was all on LGBT “rights and issues.”   “It was a very moving meeting,” […]

‘Ultra-Orthodox school snubs Rivlin over his support for LGBT community’

An ultra-Orthodox school told President Reuven Rivlin that his presence was not welcome on its grounds due to his public embrace of the gay and lesbian community following the stabbings at a Jerusalem pride parade earlier this month.   According to Army Radio, the president was forced to cancel his planned official visit after the […]

Gay Pride Promotion in the Workplace

American Corporations Celebrate LGBT Pride By Rick Brinegar   A medical doctor has been expelled from his hospital for speaking against the hospital’s promotion of high-risk sexual behavior common to the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender community. The hospital had pushed the staff to promote and be involved in pro-LGBT activities, such as Boston’s annual “Gay […]