Tag: transgender

7-year-old whose mother tried to force a gender ‘transition’ chooses to attend school as a boy

So he doesn’t identify as a girl? James Younger, the 7-year-old at the heart of the Texas transgender custody battle that incited a national debate, has decided to attend school as a boy under his given name. A Facebook post from the Save James account, run by friends and family, reads: “Going to school. This […]

Trump Says That Transgender People Will Not Be Allowed in the Military

WASHINGTON — President Trump announced on Wednesday that the United States will not “accept or allow” transgender people in the United States military, saying American forces “must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory” and could not afford to accommodate them.   Mr. Trump made the surprise declaration in a series of posts on Twitter, […]

Texas lawmakers clash over contentious transgender bathroom bill

Less than two months after failing to pass a “bathroom bill” restricting access for transgender people, Texas lawmakers are trying again amid fierce opposition from Democrats, civil rights groups and leading businesses.   A special legislative session will start on Tuesday in Austin. Among the main items on the agenda is a measure to limit […]

Transgender issue causing a stir in Wisc. schools

A pro-family leader in Wisconsin remains hopeful lawmakers in Madison will approve a measure she says could prevent exploitation of children in public schools.   The issue of allowing transgender students in public schools to use bathrooms and locker rooms of the biologically opposite sex has roiled communities across Wisconsin. Now – if a proposed […]