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A Christian school had kids write letters persuading a friend to stop being gay

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Christian Academy of Louisville in Kentucky told students to write letters urging a fictional gay friend to renounce homosexuality. The assignment, which was due on Thursday, came to light after a parent of one of the students shared screenshots of the rubric with a friend, who then posted them online. The assignment was apparently […]

Posted inPolitics

Michigan lawmaker blasts GOP colleague’s Christian bigotry in viral speech

Reading Time: 4 minutes In a rousing speech that no politician should ever have to give, Michigan State Sen. Mallory McMorrow denounced an attack against her by a conservative Christian politician who falsely accused her of being a “groomer” because she supports LGBTQ rights and schools teaching a comprehensive version of U.S. history instead of the white-washed, dumbed-down kind […]

Posted inLGBTQ News

Teachers at UK Catholic school vote to strike after gay author’s speaking ban

Reading Time: 4 minutes Last month a campaign by Christian homophobes, supported by a Muslim psychologist, succeeded in having Simon James Green, an award-winning British writer LGBT+ fiction, banned from addressing pupils at two Catholic schools. According to Church Militant, Green intended discussing one of his books, Noah Can’t Even, which it claims is “blasphemous” and akin to “child […]

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Well, Boris Johnson, here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten us into!

Reading Time: 4 minutes From Brexit through to the Partygate scandal, Britain’s posturing prat of a prime minister managed to turn the UK into an international laughing stock—and he’s now landed the country in another pickle over the cancellation of an international LGBT+ conference his own administration organized. Last year, the Conservative government called on businesses and individuals to […]

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Dithering UK government does a second U-turn on conversion therapy in a matter of hours

Reading Time: 4 minutes Left reeling by the outrage that followed his announcement that his government would not, after all, ban the practice of conversion therapy, which attempts to change an individual’s sexual orientation or gender identity, Boris Johnson did a hasty retreat, promising that a ban would go ahead. According to The Guardian, yesterday (Thursday) a government spokesperson […]