Tag: LGBTQ

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, […]

ACLU Leader Quits, Urges Transgender Compromise, After Men Enter Daughters’ Restroom

The head of the ACLU in Georgia has launched her own advocacy group because she can’t explain to her daughters why the ACLU is forcing communities to open women’s bathrooms, locker rooms and changing room to men who claim to be women. “I have shared my personal experience of having taken my elementary school age […]

Obama Cites Scripture To Defend School Bathrooms Rule

President Barack Obama defended his decision to open up bathrooms to students of both sexes based on preference, citing his religious faith as a reason he decided to do it. “My reading of scripture tells me that that [the] Golden Rule is pretty high up there in terms of my Christian belief,” he said during […]

Pressure unrelenting to normalize LGBT on big screen

A media critic says Hollywood is getting pressured into producing more LGBT-friendly movies.   According to The Hollywood Reporter, the activist group GLAAD gave Disney, Paramount and Warner Bros. failing grades as a GLAAD spokeswoman was quoted as saying “Hollywood’s films lag far behind any other form of media when it comes to portrayals of […]

Obama’s gender ‘identity’ rules go beyond bathrooms, showers

President Obama’s edict requiring all public schools to open girls’ bathrooms, showers and other facilities to males who self-identify as female will lead to sexual chaos and confusion among children, critics predict.   Few media outlets are reporting the extent of the policy as described in the president’s new “guidelines” but once people find out […]