Tag: LGBTQ

Susan Rice: U.S. Must Integrate LGBT Rights into Gov’t and Foreign Policy

National Security Advisor Susan Rice told students at American University in a speech on LGBT rights Wednesday that the “United States must continue to integrate LGBT rights into our government and foreign policy,” including “creating a more diverse national security workforce.” “This is an issue that I’m particularly passionate about, and one that President Obama has prioritized,” […]

Human Rights Campaign Scores Cities Based on LGBTQ-Inclusive Policies

The Human Rights Campaign released its Municipal Equity Index this week, which scores U.S. cities according to whether their laws and policies are inclusive of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) people. “At a time when many states have failed to extend LGBTQ-inclusive laws and policies, cities are stepping up to ensure that all citizens are […]

Another state tells churches to shut up about transgenders

For a second time in just weeks, a state finds itself on defense in a legal action triggered by its attempt to dictate what ministers and others say inside their churches.   In America. Home of the First Amendment’s protection for freedom of speech and freedom of religion.   The newest case was filed against […]

Rabbis, religious leaders ask LGBT community for forgiveness

Rabbis, educators and community leaders in the religious community published a video on Saturday night in which they apologized before Yom Kippur for the poor treatment of the LGBT community this past Jewish year by their colleagues.   The video is in keeping with Jewish tradition of seeking forgiveness for wrongs committed against one’s neighbors […]

Prophetic Fulfillments of 2015 Part 1

Prophesied Events before the Second Coming By Rick Brinegar   In the year 2015, many important steps were taken toward the fulfillment of several major prophecies given for the times just ahead. Here are several events that are prophesied to occur just before the Second Coming of Jesus Christ:   A global economy will be […]

Navy Requires All Sailors to Undergo Transgender Education by July 2017

An all-Navy message sent out Tuesday says that all sailors will be required to undergo transgender behavioral education by July 2017. Starting Nov. 1, the training will educate sailors about the Navy’s new transgender policy that allows transgenders to serve in the military, Military.com reported.   “This training will emphasize policies and expectations of personal behavior,” […]

Fed report: Amend laws so ‘gay’ rights trump faith

The Obama administration long has been forcing Christians and others of faith to violate their beliefs to accommodate “nondiscrimination” laws that give special privileges to homosexuals and transgendered persons, and now a federal commission has proposed codifying the practice.   WND has reported several times on the Obama effort to turn the Constitution’s protections for […]

Same-sex attraction ‘safe space’ – at Bible college!

Biola University, considered one of the most conservative evangelical Christian universities in the nation, has announced the creation of a “purposeful, community-focused program” for students with same-sex attractions.   A spokesman told WND the program does not in any way conflict with the doctrinal statement that, in italics and bold-face type on its website, affirms, […]

State Supreme Court jumps into open-restrooms fight

The Virginia Supreme Court has agreed to look into a dispute over a local school district’s adoption of protections for “sexual orientation,” “gender identity” and even “gender expression.”   The move should be viewed as a warning to other districts, according to Liberty Counsel, which brought the case against the the Fairfax County School Board […]

Churches could be forced to comply with transgender law

The law, which goes into effect in October, does not specifically mention churches or other houses of worship. However, the attorney general, along with the government commission assigned to enforce the law, have a different point of view.   Attorney General Maura Healey wrote that places of public accommodation include: “auditoriums, convention centers, lecture halls, […]