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-UPDATE: Houston Passes Transgender ‘Special Rights’ Ordinance

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Here’s an update on the ‘Transgender Restroom Choice’ issue we posted on earlier this week.  Houston, Texas became the first major city in America to require businesses to make allowance for transgender restroom choice. The City Council went ahead and passed the special rights ordinance on Wednesday over the objections of thousands of citizens and […]

-Federal Appeals Court Rules Against DOMA

Friday, October 19th, 2012

                                            (Photo credit: Wikipedia) From the Huffington Post: NEW YORK — Saying the gay population has "suffered a history of discrimination," a divided federal appeals court in Manhattan ruled Thursday that a federal law defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman was unconstitutional, adding fuel to an issue expected to reach […]

-California: Student Sues Over Reparative Therapy Ban

Friday, October 5th, 2012

From the Huffington Post: A Southern California college student who claims he reversed his own homosexuality with reparative therapy has filed a lawsuit against California for its ban on "gay cures." Aaron Blitzer, of Culver City, is studying to be an ex-gay therapist and says, along with two other co-plaintiff therapists, that the ban prevents […]

-California: Now All Counseling of Teens Must be Supportive of Homosexuality?

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

  ( Gov. Jerry Brown: Wikipedia) On Sunday (September 30), California Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law a controversial ban on counseling and therapy for youth that is not affirming of same-sex attraction. It is now illegal in California for counselors in the state to provide therapy to a minor that might want help in […]

-Senate Votes to Expand ‘Hate Crimes’ to Include “gender identity, sexual orientation”

Saturday, July 18th, 2009

The Senate passed the so-called ‘hate crimes’ bill on Thursday that expands Federal hate crimes laws to include homosexual and transgender folk. The bill was included as an amendment to a defense appropriations bill in order to get it passed. Some Christian leaders have been concerned that the legislation might criminalize preaching against homosexuality as […]