Tag: LGBTQ

Thirty-year Christian Worker Fired After Opposing “Gay Marriage”

By all accounts, Charles Rhoads, Jr. was an excellent worker. After 30-plus years of employment at SPX Flow Technology’s site in Rochester, New York, he was an experienced man who’d been promoted and enjoyed excellent performance reviews. But that didn’t stop SPX from unceremoniously firing him last year — after he expressed opposition to faux […]

Congressman Who Read Anti-Gay Bible Verse Prays for Orlando Victims’ Loved Ones

The Georgia congressman who last month read a Bible verse to the House Republican Conference calling for the death of homosexuals stands by his actions, without regrets. But he told CQ that he and his wife are praying for the loved ones of those killed in a mass shooting at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida, […]

Now boys can wear skirts to school – as new ‘gender neutral’ uniforms introduced

Eighty state schools are allowing boys to wear skirts and girls to wear trousers under new government-funded “gender neutral” uniform policies.   The schools have either dropped references to girls and boys in their dress codes or have rewritten their uniform policy to say that pupils as young as five can dress in the uniform in […]

FBI to investigate if Orlando gunman’s sexuality was a motive in shooting

The FBI has told members of the LGBT community it will pursue accounts that the Orlando nightclub shooter was partially motivated by internal conflict over his own sexuality, the Guardian has learned.   A conference call held late on Monday pulled together representatives from the FBI and departments of justice and homeland security with 358 […]

Thousands march for LGBTI rights in Warsaw amid rising hostility

Thousands of people have marched with rainbow flags through Warsaw in a sign of defiance against a rising tide of extremism under Poland’s nationalist Law and Justice government.   Speeches at the start of the Equality parade – which began at the symbolic Palace of Culture and ended with a “beach party” across the Vistula […]

Ukraine Shields Gay Rights Parade From Repeat of Violence

KIEV, Ukraine — Gay rights groups in Ukraine celebrated a milestone on Sunday — holding a parade without being chased or attacked by right-wing opponents. But the march, in Kiev, was guarded by police and security forces who sealed off much of the city center and warned participants not to linger afterward.   About 2,000 […]

Voters oust powerful pro-LGBT ruling party in Mexico

After 86 years of domination in Mexico’s state governments, the country’s Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) suffered a landslide defeat in recent elections, with the unprecedented upset coming shortly after Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto launched a new initiative to amend the constitution to legalize same-sex “marriage” nationwide.   Public outrage over the PRI member president’s […]

Oregon court allows person to change sex from ‘female’ to ‘non-binary’

An Oregon judge ruled Friday that a transgender person can legally change their sex to “non-binary” rather than male or female in what legal experts believe is a first in the United States.   Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge Amy Holmes Hehn legally changed 52-year-old Jamie Shupe’s sex from “female” to non-binary.   Nancy Haque, […]

Target CEO Clings To Transgender Mixed-Sex Changing Room Plan, Despite $10 billion Loss

Target’s CEO Brian Cornell refused to change course when confronted this week by shareholders who are alarmed by his expensive push for a transgender, mixed-sex changing-room policy that has helped wipe out almost 20 percent of the company’s value. Cornell told the annual meeting of investors that the company intend to stick with the April […]

Pride in London: What you need to know about the annual LGBT festival and parade

Pride in London is one of the world’s biggest LGBT celebrations, with thousands of revellers taking part in the parades and performances across the British capital. Here is everything you need to know about the festival and parade.   When does it start?   What’s on during the festival?   The festival includes theatre, dance, […]