Category: LGBT

Gov. Kevin Stitt speaks at a press conference at the state Capitol on Sept. 24. Stitt signed a bill into law this week that restricts access to public-school bathrooms and locker rooms to a person's birth sex.

Oklahoma’s Gov. Stitt signs bill restricting school bathrooms to birth sex, effective immediately

An Oklahoma bill limiting access to public-school bathrooms by a person’s birth sex is now law. School districts and charter schools that don’t comply face a 5% deduction in their state funding. That could subtract thousands to millions of dollars, depending on the school system. Gov. Kevin Stitt signed Senate Bill 615 into law Wednesday. An emergency provision in the […]

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Clark Memorial Library at Shawnee State University (Photo by T. Strickland/Wikimedia Commons)

University to Pay Christian Prof $400,000 after Disciplining Him for Not Using Trans Pronoun

A Christian professor who claims he was threatened with punishment by university officials in Ohio for refusing to use the preferred pronouns of a trans-identified student has secured the right to avoid using pronouns that conflict with his beliefs after years of litigation. Shawnee State University philosophy professor Nick Meriwether reached a settlement with school officials Thursday in which the […]

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NYC Mayor Fires Christian Education Advisor over Her Biblical Views on Gender, Sexuality

New York City Mayor Eric Adams has fired an education advisor from the city’s Panel for Education Policy after the New York Daily News reported on some of her past writings on gender and sexuality. The Rev. Kathlyn Barrett-Layne, who leads Staten Island’s Reach Out and Touch Ministries, was initially one of nine appointees to NYC’s Panel for Education Policy […]

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A Texas judge recently issued a temporary injunction to prevent state agencies from conducting investigations into the use of transgender treatments on children (Photo courtesy: ©Getty Images/Natasaadzic)

Texas judge temporarily blocks investigations into parents of transgender kids

A Texas judge on Friday issued an injunction against enforcement of the governor’s order to investigate gender-affirming care as child abuse, handing opponents of the policy a temporary victory. District Judge Amy Clark Meachum wrote that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Feb. 22 directive to the Department of Family and Protective Services was beyond the scope of his authority and unconstitutional. The directive was given […]

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