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Former MS lawmaker says supporters of trans rights should be executed

Reading Time: 3 minutes Robert Foster, a former Mississippi lawmaker and gubernatorial candidate whose Christian faith has always been a large part of his identity, says that anyone who supports transgender rights should be executed via firing squad. The Republican—though, admit it, you already knew that before I said it—made the remark on Twitter Thursday night: Some of y’all […]

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Louisiana lawmaker: My pastor urged me to file a “Don’t Say Gay” bill

Reading Time: 2 minutes A week after Florida passed its “Don’t Say Gay” bill, Louisiana State Rep. Dodie Horton has introduced a similar bill that goes even further. Horton’s House Bill 837 would ban all discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity through 8th grade while also prohibiting all K-12 teachers from even mentioning their own orientation or identity. […]

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The secular humanist’s guide to trans advocacy

Reading Time: 16 minutes I really didn’t want to have to write this piece. Amid pandemic and Russia’s war in Ukraine, along with famines, the ravages of climate change, and other global conflicts, did the U.S. really need to exacerbate human trauma by introducing so much harmful legislation lately? Gosh. Even writing that, it’s hard to pin down which […]

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Why I wish I’d transitioned when I was 12

Reading Time: 7 minutes Texas Governor Greg Abbott has ordered that parents of trans children be prosecuted as child abusers. The Biden administration has mobilized against the order, and the ACLU is suing, but the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services has begun investigations of some parents. A district judge has now blocked these investigations pending a March […]

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‘Don’t say gay’ legislation would ban discussion of LGBTQ issues in Florida classrooms

Reading Time: 5 minutes Earlier this month, a Florida House committee approved two bills intended to prevent teachers from talking about LGBTQ issues or people. Equality Florida reported that what is being called “Don’t say gay” legislation will: Stigmatize LGBTQ people, isolate LGBTQ kids, and make teachers fearful of providing a safe, inclusive classroom. It added: This is just […]

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Pastor: Canada’s conversion therapy ban will ‘further dismantle Western civilization’

Reading Time: 4 minutes If Pawlawski’s name sounds familiar, it’s because of international publicity he attracted for his defiance of measures introduced in Canada to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. When police broke up one of his services he called them “Nazis.“ Subsequently, Calgary’s “plague rat” pastor at the Street Church and The Cave of Adullam, narrowly escaped jail time […]