Tag: LGBTQ

Education secretary says all schools will be given support to teach LGBT-inclusive lessons amidst protests

Education secretary Gavin Williamson has pledged the government’s support for schools teaching LGBT-inclusive relationship and sex education. Williamson said that the government will be “supporting and backing every single school” as they prepare for the roll-out of a mandatory LGBT-inclusive curriculum. From September 2020, every primary school child will learn about different types of families, […]

4 STATES REQUIRE SCHOOLS TEACH LGBT HISTORY

Starting in the 2020–2021 school year LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) history will be part of the curriculum in Illinois public schools. Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the law Aug. 9 making Illinois the fourth state to mandate teaching LGBT history after California, New Jersey and Colorado.  The law mandates that history classes in […]

LGBTQ history curriculum will now be taught in Illinois schools

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law on Friday a bill that ensures the contributions of LGBTQ people are taught in public schools. House Bill 246 was introduced by Rep. Anna Moeller to amend the school code to add a more inclusive history curriculum. “In public schools only, the teaching of history shall include a study of the […]

Pope has appointed ‘many’ pro-LGBT cardinals, bishops

In advance of one of the world’s largest homosexual “Pride” parades, Fr. James Martin, SJ celebrated a pre-parade Mass during which he told “LGBT Catholics” to be hopeful because Pope Francis has “LGBT friends” and has “appointed many LGBT-supportive cardinals, archbishops, and bishops.” Fr. Martin is a consultor to the Vatican’s communications office who campaigns […]

‘Stunningly bizarre’: Ohio public library cancels LGBT Pride event after backlash

An Ohio public library canceled an LGBT Pride week event after it sparked outrage from the Republican speaker of the state House. Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder sent a letter to the Ohio Library Council on Friday demanding that the Licking County Library in Newark stop a planned Pride week event. The event, aimed at […]

Methodists edge toward breakup over LGBT policies

Under one scenario, many centrists and liberals would leave en masse to form a new denomination — a potentially complex endeavor. There’s at least one area of agreement among conservative, centrist and liberal leaders in the United Methodist Church: America’s largest mainline Protestant denomination is on a path toward likely breakup over differences on same-sex […]

Parents ID’d as problem in school LGBT promotions

A Christian organization in the United Kingdom, where the LGBT agenda is advancing in public and private schools, is revealing what one school chief thinks about parents. They’re the opposition. They’re the “problem.” The Christian Legal Centre’s Roger Kisa noted that Parliament approved new draft regulations for the nation’s “Relationships and Sex Education” schooling requirements. They […]

Female HS student files civil rights complaint: ‘I felt very violated’ changing in locker room when transgender student was ‘looking at me’

 Attorneys for a female Pennsylvania high school student filed a federal complaint last week alleging her privacy was violated and that she was subjected to sexual harassment when a transgender student was using the same locker room, WNEP-TV reported. The Honesdale High School incident occurred at the beginning of this school year, according to […]

South African court rules Dutch Reformed Church’s gay marriage ban is unconstitutional

A court in South Africa ruled Friday that the Dutch Reformed Church’s rules against same-sex marriage are “unlawful and invalid.” The decision comes from the bench of the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria led by Judge Joseph Raulinga, which reversed a decision to not recognize same-sex marriage in the church that was made by the […]

Illinois lawmaker pushes for ‘nondiscriminatory’ textbooks that highlight LGBT

A bill that would require school textbooks purchased with certain state funds to highlight the contributions of LGBT individuals to American history and culture is making its way through the Illinois House. “Historically, they’ve been ignored, and either deliberately or inadvertently left out of our history books,” said state Rep. Anna Moeller, an Elgin Democrat […]