RECENT ARTICLES ON GENDER
Finland Sees Policy Shift for Gender Dysphoria Treatment in Minors. The Society for Evidence-Based Gender Medicine has published a review of new guidelines issued by the Finnish Health Authority which back psychotherapy as the first line of treatment for minors with gender dysphoria. Read more here.
New Children’s Book Is ‘Unapologetic Rebuke’ of Transgender Agenda. Brave Books has released a children’s book called Elephants Are Not Birds, which the author calls an “unapologetic rebuke” of the transgender agenda. Read more here.
UK Crime Statistics Distorted as Offenses Are Recorded by Gender Identity Instead of Biological Sex. Crimes committed in England and Wales by men who identify as women are being recorded as offenses perpetrated by women and distorting official statistics, it has been revealed. Read more here.
Biological Male Up for Best Lead Actress Emmy. Mj Rodriguez, a biological male who identifies as female, was nominated for Best Lead Actress Emmy in a drama. Read more here.
Amazon Workers Petition Against Sale of Book on Transgender Movement Among Children. A petition has been circulated and at least two Amazon employees have resigned to protest the company’s decision to continue to sell a book they say frames young people who identify as transgender as mentally ill. Read more here.
Medical Journal: Parents Should ‘Lose Veto Power’ Over Children ‘Changing Genders.’ Governments should exclude the wishes of parents who oppose the hormonal and surgical transformation of their children, according to an article published in the Journal of Medical Ethics. Read more here.
Feminists in Scotland to Appeal Court Decision Labeling ‘Transgender Women’ as Women. Feminist campaigners will appeal a court judgment upholding a Scottish law that expanded the term “women” to include biological males who identify as females. Read more here.
Citizen Initiative Calls for Portugal to Adopt Gender Identity Legislation. A citizen initiative is calling on Portuguese lawmakers to “begin as a matter of urgency” to bring forward legislation regulating the self-determination of gender identity. Read more here.
U.S. VA Secretary Gives Cost Estimate for ‘Gender-Reassignment’ Surgery for Veterans. Veterans’ Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough estimates the bill for funding “gender reassignment” surgery for veterans could reach $30 million per year, though he said the move is a way to “spend the taxpayers’ money wisely.” Read more here.
UN LGBT Czar Says Changing Gender Is an ‘Entitlement’ Under Int’l Law. A human rights expert charged with promoting LGBT issues through the United Nations said that changing one’s sex or gender based on self-identification is an “entitlement” under international human rights law. Read more here.
Anchorage Again Requiring Women’s Shelter to Let Males Sleep Next to Abused Women. Attorneys representing a faith-based women’s shelter filed suit in federal court to again stop officials in Anchorage, Alaska from using an ordinance to force the shelter to admit males and let them sleep alongside women who have suffered physical and sexual abuse. Read more here.
L.A. Times Defends ‘Male-Appearing Genitalia’ at Spa With Women, Girls. The Los Angeles Times editorial board has defended the idea of allowing “transgender women,” who are biologically male, to display their “male-appearing genitalia” in the women’s section of the Wi Spa. Read more here.
Top Biden Officials Encourage Transgenderism in Kids. On the final day of “Pride Month,” the Biden White House hosted an online event pandering to gender-confused persons, during which top members of the administration urged children to report transgender “discrimination.” Read more here.
Transgender Sex Worker Artwork to Be Displayed in London’s Trafalgar Square. London’s famed Trafalgar Square will feature artwork depicting the faces of 850 transgender-identifying people, most of which will be cast from the faces of prostitutes and other sex workers, the London mayor’s office announced. Read more here.
UK NHS Trust Tells Transgender-Identifying Staff to Use Any Toilet or Changing Room. An NHS trust has told transgender staff to use any toilet, changing room, or shower they want, and other workers have been ordered not to object. Read more here.
VA School District Takes Fight Against Teacher to State Supreme Court. The Loudoun County school board in Virginia has appealed a judge’s order to reinstate an elementary school gym teacher who criticized a board proposal to mandate the use of transgender pronouns. Read more here.
Petition Launched to Stop Transgender-Identifying Athlete From Competing at Olympics. A petition challenging the International Olympic Committee’s transgender policy and calling for the exclusion of weightlifter Laurel Hubbard from competing in Tokyo is building with more than 21,000 signatures already added. Read more here.
UK High Court Rules Biological Male Inmates May Be Housed in Female Prisons. The UK High Court has ruled that women’s prisons can house inmates who were born male but identify as female, regardless of whether they have gone through any physical transformation. Read more here.
Argentine Senate Passes Transgender Workers Quota Bill. Argentina’s Senate has passed a bill mandating a quota of transgender-identifying workers be hired by all government agencies and provides incentives for the hiring of transgender-identifying people in the private sector. Read more here.
NZ Weightlifter Says She Was Silenced for Criticism of Transgender-Identifying Olympian. New Zealand weightlifter Tracey Lambrechs alleges that her country’s weightlifting authorities attempted to silence her over her criticism of transgender-identifying weightlifter Laurel Hubbard. Read more here.
Spain’s Govt Approves Draft Law on ‘Transgender Rights.’ The Spanish government has passed a draft law that will allow citizens over age 14 to change their gender in the official registry without documentation of any kind. Read more here.
Disney World Drops ‘Gendered Language’ From Recorded Park Greeting. Disney World in Orlando, Florida has removed “ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls” from a recorded greeting as the park pushes to be a “place where everyone is welcome.” Read more here.
Brief Argues VA Court Was Right to Uphold Teacher’s Rights Over Pronoun Policy. Virginia elementary school teacher Tanner Cross filed a brief in the Virginia Supreme Court in response to an appeal by his school district against a court order reinstating him to his teaching position after he was placed on leave for objecting to the district pronoun policy. Read more here.
Michigan State Police Issues Internal Memo on Use of Gender Pronouns. The Michigan State Police issued an internal memo which authorized employees to “include their pronouns as part of official department communication.” Read more here.
‘Gender Transition’ Regret Deserves a Voice, Says Former Patient. New York woman Grace Lidinsky-Smith said she regrets going through “gender transition” surgery and believes stories like hers need to be heard so people understand there is no “one-size-fits-all trans care.” Read more here.
UK Cabinet Office Among Latest to Announce Exit From Stonewall Diversity Scheme. The Cabinet Office is among the more high-profile UK government departments to have left Stonewall’s controversial “Diversity Champions” program. Read more here.
U.S. State Dept to Allow Passport Applicants to Select Gender Without Certifying Documents. The U.S. Department of State will now allow applicants to select their gender without medical certification if their “gender identity” does not match their biological sex. Read more here.
NJ Will House Inmates by ‘Gender Identity’ After Lawsuit. New Jersey has adopted a policy that requires state prisons to house inmates according to their “gender identity” as part of the settlement of a case brought by the ACLU. Read more here.
Biological Male Contestant Wins Miss Nevada USA. Kataluna Enriquez, a biological male who identifies as female, beat out 21 female contestants to be crowned Miss Nevada USA and will now move on to the Miss USA pageant. Read more here.
WI Birth Certificates Add Gender-Neutral Language Options for Parents. Gov. Tony Evers along with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services announced that birth certificates in Wisconsin will have a new gender-neutral option for identifying the parents of a child. Read more here.
Iowa Aquatic Center Permitted Biological Female Teen to Walk Topless, Enter Men’s Facilities Based on ‘Gender Identity.’ An Iowa public pool complex reportedly permitted a biologically female teen to walk around the facility topless and enter the men’s and boys’ changing facilities because she was said to have told them that she identifies as male. Read more here.
CA Gov Needs to Halt Mixing of Prison Populations, Women Advocates Say. A California law allowing transgender-identifying inmates to pick the prison gender of their choice has come under fire from a women’s rights group citing abuse of females by men. Read more here.
Australian Mom Brags Daughter Going Through ‘Early Menopause’ Caused by Hormone Blockers. The mother of a gender-confused child recently boasted that her daughter who identifies as a boy is going through so-called “early menopause” due to hormone blockers the child is taking. Read more here.
Stonewall Allegedly ‘Coerces’ UK Employers to Champion Transgender Agenda. LGBT lobby group Stonewall has been accused of coercing public bodies into promoting transgender ideology. Read more here.
UK Think Tank Set to Challenge Forstater Victory in Legal Battle Over Transgender Beliefs. The Centre for Global Development is set to return to court after losing an appeal in the case of Maya Forstater, a woman whose employment was ended due to her belief that people cannot change their biological sex. Read more here.
Spanish Law Allows Changing Registered Sex Simply by Requesting It. The Spanish government approved the LGTBI draft law which includes a controversial transgender regulation whereby no medical or legal report will be needed to process a “sex change” in the registry. Read more here.
SCOTUS Declines to Take Up Transgender Bathroom Case. The Supreme Court declined to take up a case over a Virginia school board’s policy on transgender bathroom use, leaving in place a lower court’s ruling that the school unconstitutionally discriminated against a biologically female student who was denied access to the boy’s bathroom. Read more here.
CA Spa Member Erupts After Alleging Male Exposed Himself to Little Girls. Social media had an outpouring of support for a woman who became enraged with the staff of a Los Angeles spa after she said a biological male entered the women’s section and exposed his genitalia while there were little girls present. Read more here.
Ohio House Erupts Over Amendment Banning Biological Males From Women’s Sports. Chaos erupted on the Ohio House floor when a lawmaker proposed an amendment that would ban biological males from participating in women’s sports; the amendment passed 54-40. Read more here.
Tennessee Sued Over New Transgender Bathroom Sign Law. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit challenging Tennessee’s first-of-its-kind law that requires businesses and government facilities to post signs if they let transgender-identifying people use multi-person public bathrooms of their choice. Read more here.
Biden Admin’s Expansion of Title IX Could Hurt Women. The Biden administration’s expansion of Title IX protections could end up hurting women’s sports and contradicting the purpose of the statute, legal experts have said. Read more here.
Biden Ed Dept Releases Letter Warning Teachers Against Transgender Discrimination. The U.S. Department of Education has sent a letter to schools across the nation informing them of a recent policy change extending Title IX protections to LGBT students and providing examples of actions that now constitute discrimination. Read more here.
Cuomo Signs Law Allowing Gender-Neutral Options on NYS Documents. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law providing options for genders beyond male and female on official state documents. Read more here.
UK Gender Clinic Appeals Ruling That Minors Under 16 Cannot Consent to ‘Gender Transition.’ The Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust is appealing a court ruling that held that minors under 16 cannot consent to experimental puberty-blocking drugs as part of a medicalized “gender transition.” Read more here.
Eligibility Rule Keeps Transgender-Identified Runner Out of Olympic Trials. Runner CeCe Telfer, a biological male who identifies as female, will not be allowed to compete in the women’s 400-meter hurdles at the U.S. Olympic trials because Telfer has not met the testosterone level eligibility requirements. Read more here.
U.S. Army Backs Off Chaplain Threatened With Reprimand After Questioning Mental Fitness of Transgender-Identifying Troops. The U.S. Army backed off from punishing a chaplain who questioned in a Facebook post whether transgender-identifying people possess the mental fitness to serve in the military. Read more here.
U.S. Startup Sells ‘Trans’ and ‘Gender-Nonconforming’ Underwear for Up to $88 Per Pair. New startup company Urbody is selling “trans,” “non-binary,” and “gender non-conforming” underwear for up to $88 apiece and seeks to inspire “acceptance, self-love, and gender freedom.” Read more here.
ACLU Demands Uber Eats Stop ‘Misgendering’ and ‘Deadnaming’ Transgender-Identifying Drivers. The American Civil Liberties Union said it is demanding that Uber Eats stop “misgendering” and “deadnaming” its transgender drivers as this causes them to be harassed when the app shows the driver’s former name to customers. Read more here.
LA Gov Vetoes Bill Requiring Athletes to Compete Based on Biological Sex. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards vetoed a bill that would have barred biological male athletes from competing against biological females at sporting events for public institutions. Read more here.
NZ PM Backs Biological Male Athlete Competing in Women’s Olympic Weightlifting. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has thrown her support behind a former men’s weightlifting competitor who now identities as a woman. Read more here.
Former Olympian Who Lost Records to Hubbard Says Biological Male Athletes Will ‘Knock Women Out of Sport.’ Retired New Zealand weightlifter and former Olympian Tracey Lambrechs warned that transgender-identifying athletes will eventually “knock women out of sport” unless action is taken. Read more here.
Report: Tongan Woman Denied Chance to Compete in Olympics Because of Transgender-Identifying Weightlifter. According to reports, Kuinini ‘Nini’ Manumua, 21, was likely bumped out of Olympics contention because Laurel Hubbard, a biological male who identifies as female, entered to represent New Zealand in Tokyo. Read more here.
VA Moving to Cover ‘Gender-Affirming Surgery.’ The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is moving to make “gender-affirming surgeries” covered by the department’s healthcare, Secretary Denis McDonough announced. Read more here.
First Openly Transgender-Identifying Athlete Will Compete for NZ in Olympics. New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is set to make history as the first transgender-identifying person to participate in the Olympics. Read more here.
UK LBGT Charity Calls on Teachers to Say ‘Learner’ Instead of ‘Boy’ and ‘Girl.’ The LGBTQ+ charity Stonewall has told teachers in Britain to ditch the terms “boys” and “girls” and refer to pupils with the gender-neutral “learners.” Read more here.
Safeguarding Officer Sidelined by UK Gender Clinic for Raising Safety Concerns. Lead safeguarding officer Sonia Appleby says staff at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust’s Gender Identity Development Service were discouraged from speaking to her after she reported concerns over the use of puberty blockers to senior staff. Read more here.
New Documentary Sheds Light on Gender Identity Industry Pushing Surgery on Minors. A new documentary released by the Center for Bioethics and Culture Network seeks to expose how some in the medical industry are pushing hesitant parents to medically and surgically “transition” their children. Read more here.
WI Assembly Passes Bill Banning Biological Males in Female Sports. The Wisconsin Assembly voted to pass two proposals banning biological male athletes from participating in girls’ and women’s sports. Read more here.
Court Fines Baker for Refusing to Make ‘Gender Transition’ Cake. A court in Denver, Colorado fined local bakery Masterpiece Cakeshop $500 after co-owner Jack Phillips refused to make a cake celebrating a “gender transition.” Read more here.
DOJ Challenges Arkansas, West Virginia Transgender Laws. The U.S. Department of Justice has filed statements of interest in two lawsuits challenging Arkansas and West Virginia laws pertaining to people who identify as transgender, saying the laws violate the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment. Read more here.
MO College Asks Appeals Court to Halt Biden Order Opening Dorms, Showers to Opposite Sex. Attorneys representing College of the Ozarks asked the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals to halt a Biden administration directive that would force the private Christian college to open up its sex-specific dorms and showers to members of the opposite sex. Read more here.
Colorado Baker to Appeal Court’s Decision Punishing Him for Not Designing ‘Gender Transition’ Cake. Attorneys for Colorado Baker Jack Phillips announced they will appeal the decision of a Colorado court punishing Phillips for not designing a “gender transition” cake. Read more here.
Legal Action Threatened Against UK Police Forces Over Stonewall Links. Police forces have been told that they face legal action if they do not leave Stonewall’s controversial “Diversity Champions” scheme. Read more here.
Florida School Board Opposes State Law Protecting Women’s Sports. School board members in Broward County, Florida have said they do not support the new state law that protects female athletes from competing against biological males who “identify” as women. Read more here.
Biden Admin Doubles Down on Expanding Title IX to Cover Transgender Students. The Biden Department of Education said that the protections in the 1972 civil rights rule that prohibits sex-based discrimination in schools will now also cover people who identify as transgender. Read more here.
Tolkien Seminar to Address ‘Transgender Realities in the Lord of the Rings.’ The Tolkien Society has announced that one topic to be addressed at the 2021 Summer Seminar will be “Gondor in Transition: A Brief Introduction to Transgender Realities in The Lord of the Rings.” Read more here.
Teen Girl Urges Adults to Stop Being ‘Cowardly,’ Speak Out Against Gender Policies to Protect Kids. A teenage girl whose comments before the Loudoun County School Board in Virginia went viral says she was compelled to speak up because there are “too many cowardly adults who are remaining quiet about this issue.” Read more here.
Gender-Neutral ‘Theyby’ Turns Five as Mom Now Says Child Is a Boy. Author and sociologist Kyl Myers says that her “gender-neutral theyby” has reportedly decided that he is a boy and has asked his parents to use he/him pronouns. Read more here.
Head of Melbourne U Says Free Speech Doesn’t Override Transgender Safety. Melbourne University Vice Chancellor Duncan Maskell has warned staff that their right to academic freedom does not give them license to write or say things that cause harm to people who identify as transgender. Read more here.
Baptist Church Ordains First Known Transgender-Identifying Pastor. An Indiana congregation affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has ordained who is believed to be the first confirmed transgender-identifying pastor in the denomination’s history. Read more here.
Two Australian Federal Ministers Back Motion Calling for ‘Wait-and-See’ Treatment for Children With Gender Dysphoria. Two federal ministers have backed a One Nation motion condemning the use of medical treatment for children with gender dysphoria. Read more here.
Gender Recognition Act Passes New York Legislature. Lawmakers in New York passed a bill that would allow New Yorkers who do not identify as male or female to mark their gender as “X” on official state documents, including their driver’s license and birth certificate. Read more here.
School District to Challenge Reinstatement of Teacher in Opposition to Transgender Policy. A Virginia school district has pledged to appeal a judge’s order to reinstate a teacher who opposed their transgender policy of requiring faculty and staff address students by their preferred gender pronouns. Read more here.
Stonewall: Ditch ‘Mother’ for ‘Parent Who Has Given Birth.’ UK lobbying group Stonewall is advising employers wishing to be included in the Workplace Equality Index to swap the term “mother” for “parent who has given birth.” Read more here.
Stonewall Accused of Attempting to Silence Attorney Who Defends Biological Sex. A lawyer is suing UK diversity charity Stonewall, arguing the charity applied pressure to have her investigated for affirming men cannot become women. Read more here.
Anglican Ministers in Sydney to Avoid Gendered Language. The Sydney Anglicans will encourage ministers to call “gender diverse” parishioners by their preferred names, provide unisex bathrooms and avoid gendered language such as “ladies and gentlemen.” Read more here.
Stonewall Co-Founder Says ‘Disparage and Mislead’ Tactics Causing Groups to Shed Support. Stonewall co-founder turned critic Simon Fanshawe has hit out at the LGBT lobby group’s “divisive” actions as a host of organizations leave its “Diversity Champions” program. Read more here.
HHS Secretary Struggles to Define Term ‘Birthing People.’ When asked in a congressional hearing about the term “birthing people,” Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra struggled to describe what it means. Read more here.
Gender-Critical Views Are Protected, UK Appeals Tribunal Rules. The gender-critical views of a researcher who lost her job after tweeting that “transgender women” could not change their biological sex are a protected philosophical belief under the Equality Act, a judge-led panel has ruled. Read more here.
Gallup Poll: 51% Say ‘Changing One’s Gender’ Is ‘Morally Wrong.’ A slim majority of U.S. adults consider it “morally wrong” to “change” one’s gender, a Gallup Poll found. Read more here.
DeSantis: ‘For Sure’ I’d Sign Bill Banning Transgender Surgeries for Minors. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, when asked this week if he would sign a bill banning transgender surgeries for minors, answered succinctly, “That would be something that I would sign for sure.” Read more here.
Virginia Teen Slams School Board’s Transgender Locker Room Policy. A teenager who attended Loudoun County Public Schools in Virginia is joining the pushback against the school board for embracing the transgender agenda at the expense of female safety. Read more here.
New Documentary Asks ‘What’s the Rush to Reassign Gender’ in Children. An upcoming video documentary challenges the widely accepted notion that children should be free to choose their gender, often against the will of their parents. Read more here.
Scottish Law Student Cleared of Misconduct After Affirming Biological Sex. A student at the University of Abertay in Dundee, Scotland has been cleared of misconduct after being investigated for saying “women have vaginas.” Read more here.
HRC Suing Florida Gov Over Transgender Sports Law. The Human Rights Campaign is suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for signing legislation that protects female athletes from unfair competition with biological men who identify as women. Read more here.
Senator Grills NCAA President Over Support for Men in Women’s Sports. Sen. Ted Cruz grilled the president of the NCAA over the nonprofit’s threats to pull out of states that do not allow transgender-identifying students to participate in girls’ sports. Read more here.
Parents Praise Teacher Suspended for Saying He Won’t Use Transgender Pronouns. Parents in a Virginia county continue to rally around a gym teacher who was suspended for saying he wouldn’t call children who identify as transgender by their new preferred names and pronouns. Read more here.
Top Canadian Politician Asks Forgiveness for ‘Cisgender’ Privilege. In a social media post, a top Canadian Conservative Party MP asked for “forgiveness” because of her “cis/straight/white” privilege. Read more here.
Court Orders School Board to Reinstate Teacher Suspended for Opposing Pronoun Policy. A Virginia court is ordering the Loudoun County School Board to immediately reinstate a gym teacher who was placed on leave after opposing transgender polices at a school board meeting. Read more here.
Biden’s Ed Sec Says Transgender-Identifying Athletes ‘Deserve’ to Compete in Sports. U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona backs biological men who identify as women competing in women’s sports despite evidence that men have a physiological advantage. Read more here.
Disney+ Promo Claims Marvel Supervillain Is ‘Gender-Fluid.’ The Marvel character Loki (as played by Tom Hiddleston) will be portrayed as “gender-fluid” and able to change sex as he morphs in the standalone Disney+ series. Read more here.
Committee to Address Safety of Transgender-Identifying Inmates Behind Bars. Officials in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania are worried about the safety of transgender-identifying inmates in the Allegheny County Jail and are forming a committee to address the issue. Read more here.
Nickelodeon to Feature First Transgender-Identified Teen. Six months after launching a “Trans Youth Acting Challenge,” the children’s programming network Nickelodeon is set to feature a transgender-identified teenager as a guest star on one of its live-action television shows. Read more here.
Biden Expresses Support for ‘Brave’ Youth Who Identify as Transgender. President Joe Biden tweeted a “Pride” message complimenting young people with gender dysphoria by referring to them as “brave.” Read more here.
ACLU Attorney: ‘Absolutely Fair’ for Biological Males to Compete With Females. An attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union called the wave of state legislation to try to protect female athletes in high school and college from unfair competition with biological males “discrimination.” Read more here.
Biden Budget Refers to Mothers as ‘Birthing People.’ The text of President Joe Biden’s $6 trillion budget refers to mothers as “birthing people.” Read more here.
NSW Party to Introduce Bill Banning ‘Gender Reassignment’ for Minors. The Christian Democratic Party will introduce a bill into the New South Wales Parliament to ban experimental gender reassignment treatments on children. Read more here.
Virginia Teacher Files Lawsuit Over Alleged Retaliatory Suspension. A Virginia teacher has filed a lawsuit against the district that suspended him for voicing objections to a policy requiring teachers to address students with their chosen pronouns rather than the ones consistent with their biological sex. Read more here.
HRC to Sue Florida After Gov Signs Bill Protecting Women’s Sports. Human Rights Campaign president Alphonso David announced the organization will sue the state of Florida after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation designed to protect women’s sports. Read more here.
Confessed Murderer in Spain Declares He’s a Woman and Could Be Sent to Women’s Prison. Five days after the Canary Islands passed a law recognizing transgender identity, confessed murderer Jonathan Robayna claimed he felt like a woman and could possibly serve his time in a women’s prison. Read more here.
Stonewall Urges Employers to Drop Term ‘Mother’ to Boost Equality Ranking. UK activist group Stonewall has advised organizations to replace the term “mother” with “parent who has given birth” to help boost their ranking on an equality leaderboard. Read more here.
Maine Lawmakers Mull Bill to Allow Prison Assignments Based on Gender Identity. Lawmakers in Maine are considering legislation that would allow incarcerated individuals in the state to be assigned cells according to their gender identity instead of biological sex. Read more here.
Pastor Targeted Over Opposition to Transgender Policies. The Loudoun County Democratic Committee targeted a local pastor after he spoke out against the school district’s abusive and destructive treatment of children through new transgender-affirming policies. Read more here.
Psychiatrist Says Transgender Medicalization Is a ‘Folly’ That Will ‘Collapse.’ A renowned psychiatrist argues that the contemporary “folly” of transgender medicalization will “collapse, just as the eugenics folly collapsed.” Read more here.
Women Speak Out About Gender Laws Allowing Men in Women’s Prisons. Former and current female inmates from states like California and Washington are speaking out about gender laws which allow biologically male inmates who identify as female to share prison cells with them. Read more here.
U.S. Teacher Opposing New Transgender Rules Fights Suspension. A northern Virginia gym teacher is fighting his suspension after he spoke out at a school board meeting against proposed policies to address students who identify as transgender by their preferred pronouns. Read more here.
Florida Gov Signs Bill Banning Biological Males From Female Sports. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation that bans biological male athletes from competing in women’s and girls’ sports. Read more here.
‘Flood’ of Public Bodies Exit Stonewall Scheme. Several high-profile public bodies are leaving Stonewall’s ‘Diversity Champions’ program in the UK, citing concerns over Stonewall’s aggressive promotion of transgender ideology. Read more here.
Canadian Coast Guard Moving Toward Gender-Neutral Uniforms. The Canadian Coast Guard uniform catalogue has moved to “non-binary labeling” of uniforms so that cadets don’t have to “adhere to constraints of being identified as either male or female.” Read more here.
Biological Male Weightlifter in Olympics Is ‘Like a Bad Joke,’ Competitor Says. Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard, a biological male who identifies as female, competing in the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games is “like a bad joke” to female athletes, a rival weightlifter said in an interview. Read more here.
UK Schools Give Boys’ Names to Girls Without Parents’ Knowledge. UK schools are using boys’ names for girls as young as 13 and recording them on official documents, a newspaper investigation has revealed. Read more here.
Teacher Suspended After Refusing to Affirm ‘That a Biological Boy Can Be a Girl.’ An elementary school physical education teacher in Virginia was placed on leave after an explosive speech in which he told his school board he wouldn’t “affirm that a biological boy can be a girl and vice versa.” Read more here.
ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Arkansas Ban on Puberty Blockers for Kids. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the state of Arkansas in federal court, arguing that a new law banning hormonal and surgical “gender-transitioning” of minors is unconstitutional. Read more here.
Texas Transgender Sports Bill Fails to Meet Crucial Deadline. A Texas bill that would have mandated student athletes play on sports teams based on their biological sex ran out of time for consideration during this year’s legislative session. Read more here.
Japanese Court Rules Restricting Toilet Use to Biological Sex Is Legal. A Japanese court ruled that it was legal for the trade ministry to impose restrictions on a biological male official’s use of women’s restrooms. Read more here.
USA Today Edits Teen Girl’s Op-Ed for ‘Hurtful’ Language. USA Today is under fire after altering an op-ed written by a Connecticut girl on competing against biological males, adding an editor’s note to the top apologizing for “hurtful” language used in the piece, specifically targeting the word “male.” Read more here.
Catholic League Responds to ‘Flawed’ Gallup Poll on Transgender Issues. Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, claimed that a recent Gallup poll on transgender issues contained deceptive questioning. Read more here.
‘Transyouth’ Expert: Kids Should Decide Whether to Undergo ‘Life-Altering’ Surgery. Video footage posted on social media shows a transgender-affirming medical professional arguing that children should be able to choose to undergo “sex reassignment” procedures because they “most of the time make good decisions.” Read more here.
‘Man’ and ‘Woman’ Branded ‘Microaggressions’ in University Guidance. University of Edinburgh lecturers have been told not to use the words “man” or “woman” as they might offend students who identify as transgender or “non-binary.” Read more here.
Male Political Candidates in Mexican State Use Gender Ideology to File as Transgender ‘Women.’ To avoid being left out of the 2021 Mexican elections because of a constitutional principle of “gender parity,” 18 male candidates in Tlaxcala have filed for candidacy as transgender “women.” Read more here.
Whistleblower Tells of Disciplinary Threats and Hostility Over Gender Clinic Report. A top psychiatrist who exposed inadequacies at England’s NHS gender identity clinic for children has spoken of the resistance he faced from senior staff when he questioned poor clinical practices. Read more here.
Spanish Lawmakers Reject ‘Transgender Rights’ Bill. Lawmakers in Spain voted against a bill that would have allowed transgender people to legally change their gender without medical or psychological interventions. Read more here.
NYC Employees Forced to Complete Gender Identity Training. Employees in New York City must complete a mandatory online training session that teaches that society defines people by their reproductive organs. Read more here.
Biological Male Wins Women’s Golf Event. A biological male golfer who identifies as female has recorded a mini-tour victory and is awaiting word about being qualified to join the LPGA. Read more here.
Transgender Movement Featured on ‘60 Minutes.’ CBS News’ “60 Minutes” ran a segment about transgender issues facing today’s young people in America which featured, in part, individuals who identified as transgender and decided to reverse course after taking hormones and undergoing surgery. Read more here.
Scholar Removed From APA Email Group for Saying There Are Only Two Sexes. An emeritus professor of psychology and neuroscience at Duke University has been removed from an American Psychological Association email group for suggesting there are only two sexes. Read more here.
March Held in Ukraine to Support ‘Transgender Rights.’ Crowds gathered in Kiev, Ukraine waving flags and chanting as they called on the government to change legislation they see as discriminatory toward people who identify as transgender. Read more here.
Britain’s Equalities Watchdog Quits Stonewall’s ‘Diversity Champions’ Program. The Equality and Human Rights Commission has left Stonewall’s “Diversity Champions” program amid concerns that it creates a “culture of fear” among employees who disagree with transgender policies. Read more here.
Ruling in Washington Case Reveals Male Rapists Housed in Women’s Prisons. Newly released court records corroborate a whistleblower report that a biological male serial rapist who claims to identify as female is being housed in the Washington Correctional Center for Women. Read more here.
TN Gov Signs Law to Prohibit ‘Gender Reassignment’ Treatment for Minors. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed legislation into law that prohibits treating minors with life-altering drug treatment or surgery. Read more here.
Survey Reveals Brits Reject Transgender Ideology. A poll of more than 2,000 adults done by the Campaign for Common Sense revealed that the British public largely rejects transgender ideology. Read more here.
U of Essex Apologizes to Professor Over Seminar Cancellation. The University of Essex has apologized to a professor whose seminar was cancelled after protestors labeled her as a “transphobe.” Read more here.
CMDA Refines Position Statement on Treating Patients With Gender Dysphoria. Christian Medical and Dental Associations released an updated statement on transgender identification that leaders hope will inform its 20,000 members as well as the general public. Read more here.
Google Docs Will Prompt Use of ‘Gender-Neutral’ Language to Avoid Offending Anyone. A new feature in Google Docs will prompt users to write in gender-neutral language in an attempt to avoid offending anyone in the workplace. Read more here.
TN Gov Signs Bathroom Bill for Schools. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has signed legislation prohibiting people who identify as transgender from using multi-person restroom facilities that don’t align with their biological sex. Read more here.
Biological Males Allowed to Play Women’s Rugby in France. The French Rugby Federation will allow biological men who identify as women to play women’s rugby as of next season, going against World Rugby’s guidelines. Read more here.
New TN Law Requires Businesses to Post Sign if Bathrooms Can Be Used Based on Gender Identity. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed legislation into law that requires businesses to publicly post policy signs showing that they allow people who identify as transgender to access bathrooms that match their gender identity. Read more here.
NCAA Caves, Will Allow States Who Require Sports Based on Sex to Host Events. Despite threatening to pull events from states with limits on athletes who identify as transgender, the NCAA will allow tournaments in Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas which have laws requiring sports participation be based on biological sex. Read more here.
Chaplain Advocacy Group Urges Army to Back Off Chaplain Charged for Questioning Transgender Policy. An advocacy group of U.S. military chaplains urged the Army to back off a chaplain who was reprimanded for commenting on Facebook that gender dysphoria is a mental illness that disqualifies from military service. Read more here.
Church of Sweden Announces It’s a ‘Trans’ Church. The Church of Sweden, Europe’s largest Lutheran denomination, has announced in an open letter to people who identify as transgender that the church considers itself “trans.” Read more here.
EHRC Chief: Abuse for Gender Critical Beliefs Must End. The new chairwoman of the UK’s Equality and Human Rights Commission has said people should not have to fear ridicule for expressing the belief that it is not possible to change biological sex. Read more here.
Company Sells Crocheted Prosthetic Penises to Pin to Underwear. A San Diego-based company is selling crocheted prosthetic penises for children who identify as transgender as an alternative to silicone prosthetics which “do not come in sizes appropriate for smaller bodies.” Read more here.
Biden Admin Extends Humanitarian Exceptions to Migrants Who Identify as Transgender. More migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border are being granted humanitarian exceptions because they are considered the most vulnerable, including people who identify as transgender. Read more here.
Nine Transgender Athletes Hope to Compete in 2021 Summer Olympics. At least nine individuals who identify as transgender — seven biological men and two biological women — hope to compete at the Olympics in July in Tokyo. Read more here.
UK Ministers Tell Architects All New Buildings Must Have Separate Restrooms for Men and Women. Public buildings in the UK will have to have separate ‘ladies’ and ‘gents’ lavatories in the future in a blow for campaigners who want more gender-neutral facilities. Read more here.
CA Bill Forces Stores to Sell Gender-Fluid Clothes and Toys. A California bill that would force retail stores to sell gender-neutral clothes and toys in a separate section sailed through two committees and is favored to pass a third. Read more here.
UK Schools Are Actively Supporting Kids’ ‘Gender Transition’ Without Telling Parents. Schools in the UK are increasingly sanctioning the use of male names for girls as young as 13 without the consent of their parents. Read more here.
Scottish Student Faces Expulsion for Stating Biological Fact. Final year law student Lisa Keogh faces formal disciplinary action from Abertay University in Dundee, Scotland for her alleged “offensive” and “discriminatory” comments affirming biological differences between men and women. Read more here.
Twitter Suspends Spanish MP for Saying Men Can’t Get Pregnant. A Spanish MP was temporarily suspended by Twitter for calling out a news article that claimed a pregnant man gave birth to a child. Read more here.
Texas Lawmakers Intentionally Derailed Bill to Ban Child ‘Gender Transitioning,’ Insiders Say. A bill banning chemical and surgical “sex changes” for children younger than 18 failed to be scheduled for a vote in the Texas House after stall tactics were deployed, according to activists and insiders. Read more here.
Instagram Now Allows Users to Select Up to Four Pronouns. Instagram users will now be able to list their preferred pronouns on their profiles, with the image-sharing app allowing for up to four pronouns to be displayed. Read more here.
ACLU Claims Republicans Want to ‘Kill’ Transgender Kids. American Civil Liberties Union lawyer Chase Strangio suggested that Republican lawmakers are trying to kill off youth who identify as transgender by backing bills that limit “gender reassignment” procedures and protect the integrity of women’s athletics. Read more here.
Women’s Rights Campaigners to EHRC: ‘Remove Stonewall Muzzle.’ Campaigners who reject transgender ideology have called on the UK Equality and Human Rights Commission to end its support of LGBT lobby group Stonewall. Read more here.
Scottish Transgender Guidance for Schools Deemed Contrary to Human Rights Law. Schools in Scotland which affirm a child’s transgender identity without informing their parents could be breaking the law, a leading human rights lawyer has said. Read more here.
ELCA Becomes First Mainline U.S. Denomination to Elect Transgender Bishop. A regional body of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has elected the first openly transgender bishop in the denomination’s history. Read more here.
School Board President Doubles Down on Need to ‘Support Trans Kids.’ A Washington state school district is circling the wagons amid complaints over a teacher who read a transgender-affirming children’s book to first-grade students. Read more here.
Biden HHS Redefines Sex as Non-Biological in New ‘Anti-Discrimination’ Rule Change. The Biden administration is reversing a rule initiated by former President Trump that defined “sex” as biological in an effort to prevent “discrimination” against people who identify as transgender in health care practices, the Department of Health and Human Services announced. Read more here.
APP: Biden Policy Redefining Sex Puts Doctors at Risk. American Principles Project President Terry Schilling called President Biden’s policy redefining sex a “total nightmare” which is “basically forcing doctors to do off-label treatment for gender dysphoria.” Read more here.
Canada Adds Gender Identity Questions to 2021 Census. Statistics Canada has added two new questions to the 2021 census asking a person’s sex at birth and their current gender. Read more here.
Female Weightlifters Allegedly Told to ‘Be Quiet’ About Transgender Competitors. Former Olympic weightlifter Tracey Lambrechs said female athletes are being told to silence complaints about transgender New Zealand athlete Laurel Hubbard competing in women’s weightlifting competitions. Read more here.
Biological Male Weightlifter Who Identifies as Female Poised to Become First Transgender Olympian. Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard, a biological male who identifies as female and has competed against women for several years, is poised to become the first-ever transgender athlete to compete in the Olympic Games. Read more here.
Tennessee Legislature Passes Ban on Cross-Sex Hormones for Minors. The Tennessee legislature has passed a healthcare bill that bars the prescribing of cross-sex hormones to minors with gender dysphoria. Read more here.
U.S. Congresswoman Refers to Pregnant Women as ‘Birthing People.’ Missouri Rep. Cori Bush referred to women as “birthing people” during an oversight committee hearing. Read more here.
MT Gov Signs Bill Requiring Surgery Before Amending Gender on Birth Certificate. Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte has signed a bill restricting people who identify as transgender from changing the gender designation on their birth certificate unless they obtain “gender confirmation” surgery. Read more here.
Israeli Transgender Parents Can Be Registered as ‘Parent’ on Birth Certificate. Transgender parents can now be registered simply as their child’s parent, without any specification of gender such as “mother” or “father”, on their child’s birth certificate, after a landmark decision by the High Court of Justice. Read more here.
Utah Affirms Right to Change Sex on Birth Certificate. The Utah Supreme Court affirmed the right of people who identify as transgender to change their sex designation on birth certificates. Read more here.
Swedish Hospital Halts ‘Gender Transitioning’ for Children Under 16. Swedish doctors will no longer prescribe hormones or drugs to halt or delay puberty for children under the age of 16 as part of “gender transitioning” procedures. Read more here.
EHRC: UK Equality Act Protects Transgender-Critical Beliefs. Holding to the belief that biology determines whether a person is a man or a woman is protected under the Equality Act, the UK Equality and Human Rights Commission has said. Read more here.
Amazon, Libraries Pressured to Ban Transgender-Critical Book. Public libraries and retail giant Amazon have faced increasing pressure to ban a book that’s critical of transgender ideology amid what the author calls a rising culture of censorship. Read more here.
Biden Admin Preparing to Confront States on Transgender Bills. The Biden administration is preparing to directly confront the flood of LGBT-related bills proliferating in state legislatures, according to the Human Rights Campaign. Read more here.
Scottish University Staff Given List of Banned Transgender ‘Microinsults.’ Edinburgh University has drawn up a list of “microaggressions” that staff cannot use because they “negate or nullify the thoughts, feelings or lived reality of trans and non-binary people.” Read more here.
Process of Changing Legal Gender Declaration Now Costs Just £5 in UK. The cost of changing one’s legal gender designation in the UK has been reduced from £140 to £5 as the government seeks to make the process more affordable. Read more here.
Father Arrested for Publicly Denouncing His Child’s ‘Gender Transition’ Released on Bail. A father in Canada has been released from jail after he was arrested for breaking a gag order prohibiting him from publicly objecting to his daughter’s “gender transition.” Read more here.
Over 400 Belgians Officially Changed Gender Identity in 2020. Last year, 414 people officially changed their gender identity in Belgium, showing a major shift in the number of changes to the official gender registration since the Transgender Law was adopted. Read more here.
Two Ohio Bills Would Ban Athletes From Competing Based on Gender Identity. Two bills in the Ohio Statehouse would require students to participate in sports based on biological sex or play on co-ed teams. Read more here.
Judge: Transgender Activists Have Too Much Say Over Expanding ‘Hate Crime’ Laws. Transgender campaigners in the UK are being given too great a say over expanding hate crime laws at the expense of the wider public’s views, a top judge has said. Read more here.
Florida Legislature Promises Retaliation Against NCAA Threats Over Transgender Sports Bill. Should the NCAA decide to pull championship hosting rights or other events due to a pending Florida law requiring athletes to compete on teams based on their biological sex, then the Florida legislature will see fit to pull tax dollars from going to the organization or any business entity boycotting the state over the law. Read more here.
Jenner Opposes Biological Males Participating in Women’s Sports. Former Olympic gold medalist and biological male who identifies as female Caitlyn Jenner has come out against allowing biological males to participate in women’s sports, saying that it would not be “fair.” Read more here.
Twitter User Posts About Double Mastectomy Regret. Twitter user “Eden – @mothergender” has gone viral after posting a heartbreaking thread describing transgender regret. Read more here.
Australia Protests Against Gender Clinics. Concerned parents and health care workers staged Australia’s first protest against gender clinics in Brisbane, Melbourne and Hobart. Read more here.
NZ Govt to Make It Easier to Change Sex on Birth Certificate. The government of New Zealand is rolling out a number of changes to make it easier for people who identify as transgender to legally change their sex on their birth certificate. Read more here.
West Virginia Gov Signs Transgender Sports Bill. West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice signed into law a bill that prohibits biological males from playing on women’s sports teams in public middle schools, high schools and universities. Read more here.
Florida Legislature Passes Transgender Sports Bill. Florida lawmakers have passed a bill which prohibits biological males from playing on female public school sports teams. Read more here.
North Macedonia to Recognize Identity of Transgender People. Law changes approved by the government of North Macedonia aim to amend the Law on Birth Registry to allow people to more easily change their sex designation on identification documents to reflect their gender identity. Read more here.
‘Existential Challenge’ Alleged If Employment Tribunal Ruling Overturned. Overturning a ruling finding a company was justified in terminating an employee for her beliefs about sex and gender risks creating a “two tier” system of protection for biological women and biological men who identify as women, a tribunal has heard. Read more here.
HUD Drops Proposal to Ban Transgender-Identified Men From Women-Only Shelters. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that it will be scrapping a Trump-era proposed rule that would have allowed federally-funded shelters to ban transgender-identified men from staying in women-only shelters. Read more here.
Nonprofit Donates Thousands of ‘Inclusive’ Books to Elementary Schools in CA. The superintendent of San Diego Unified School District sent an email to parents announcing that the nonprofit Gender Nation would be donating 2,000 “age-appropriate LGBTQ+ inclusive” books to schools in SDUSD. Read more here.
Female Athletes Appeal Dismissal of Complaints Against Biological Males in Women’s Sports. Four female athletes are appealing a federal court’s ruling that dismissed their challenge to a policy allowing biological males to compete in girls’ and women’s sports. Read more here.
British Woman Appeals Ruling Against Her for Saying Men Can’t Be Women. A British woman who was terminated from her job after expressing that men cannot become women is appealing her case after a judge ruled against her, stating that her views are “unworthy of respect” in a democracy. Read more here.
Female Detransitioner Says Gender Dysphoria Must Be Treated Like Mental Health Issue. A former transgender-identified woman who has detransitioned is stressing the importance of treating those struggling with gender dysphoria “the same way we would treat any other young person who’s struggling with mental health issues.” Read more here.
Pixar Releases Casting Call for Transgender Teen Character. Pixar Animation Studios recently sent out a casting call for an actress to play a character that is a 14-year-old transgender female in an upcoming animation movie. Read more here.
Judge Tosses Suit That Sought to Bar Biological Males From Competing in Girls’ Sports. A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit in Connecticut that sought to prevent biological males from competing in girls’ high school sports in the state. Read more here.
Gender-Neutral Toilets Could Be Mandatory in All Victorian Workplaces. Gender-neutral toilets could soon be mandatory in all workplaces in Victoria, Australia if an upcoming work safety probe deems it necessary. Read more here.
Alabama Gov Signs Transgender Sports Law. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a bill into law that bans biological males from being able to compete against girls in high school sports. Read more here.
Doctor Who Lost Job After Transgender Objection Warns About ‘Conversion Therapy’ Ban. A UK doctor who made national headlines when he lost his job after objecting to transgender terminology has sounded a note of caution over a plan to outlaw “conversion therapy.” Read more here.
Parents Launch Mobile Campaign Warning Against Transgender Medicalization. A new mobile billboard campaign in Los Angeles, California is highlighting the story of Keira Bell, a young British detransitioner who won a court battle against a gender clinic that encouraged her to take puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones, which she wound up regretting. Read more here.
CDC Director Uses Gender-Neutral Language to Discuss ‘Pregnant Persons.’ Instead of referring to “pregnant women,” Centers for Disease Control Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky utilized the terms “pregnant persons” and “pregnant people” while discussing a medical study on receiving the COVID vaccine during pregnancy. Read more here.
Kansas Governor Vetoes Transgender Sports Bill. Kansas Governor Laura Kelly rejected a bill that would bar male students from competing against females in high school and college sports. Read more here.
Louisiana Gov Calls Transgender Restriction Bills ‘Discriminatory.’ Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said that he will oppose legislative proposals to add new medical and sports restrictions on youth who identify as transgender, calling the measures “unnecessary and discriminatory.” Read more here.
Corporations Target Texas for Bills That Protect Girls’ Sports, Ban ‘Gender Reassignment.’ Over 40 businesses are actively opposing Texas bills that ban ‘gender reassignment’ treatment for minors and protect women’s sports. Read more here.
Police: Male Rape Suspects in Scotland Allowed to ‘Self-Identify’ as Female. Critics are raising the alarm about a policy allowing those suspected of rape in Scotland to self-identify as female. Read more here.
North Dakota Gov Vetoes Transgender Sports Bill. North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum vetoed a bill that would ban biological males from playing in girls’ sports. Read more here.
South Africa Seeks to Change ID System to Recognize ‘Nonbinary’ Citizens. South Africa is revising the way in which it issues national identity numbers in order to recognize different gender identities. Read more here.
Conservative Group Slams Poll Suggesting Most Americans Oppose Transgender Sports Laws. The American Principles Project has criticized a highly-publicized poll which claimed that most Americans oppose laws barring biological males from competing in women’s and girls’ sports, labeling it an “outlier” to other surveys on the issue. Read more here.
Montana Transgender Sports Bill Advances. The Montana legislature voted to advance a bill that would require participation in school and university sports to be based on the athlete’s biological sex. Read more here.
Transgender Candidate Running for Governor of California. Caitlyn Jenner, a biological male who identifies as female, is running for governor of California. Read more here.
Biden Moves to Force Doctors to Perform ‘Gender Reassignment’ Surgeries Against Objections. President Joe Biden filed an appeal seeking to force doctors and hospitals to perform potentially harmful transgender-related procedures and surgeries even if they hold objections. Read more here.
NJ Adds ‘X’ Gender Option for Driver’s Licenses, ID Cards. New Jersey has added an “X” gender option for driver’s licenses and identification cards for residents who identify as “nonbinary” or who do not want to specify male or female. Read more here.
Florida Senate Considers Abandoning Bill Banning Biological Males From Female Sports. A Florida Senate panel put off considering the Fairness in Women’s Sports Act, indicating that the upper chamber was reluctant to advance the bill. Read more here.
Kids’ Cartoon ‘Bluey’ Blasted for Not Having Gender Diverse Characters. The children’s cartoon “Bluey” came under fire by a critic who decried the lack of “disabled, queer, poor, gender diverse, dogs of colour and single-parent dog families” in the cast. Read more here.
Christian College Sues Biden Admin Over Transgender Mandate. A Christian college is taking the Biden administration to court over a directive mandating the college end its single-sex dorms and bathrooms. Read more here.
Disney Parks Debut ‘Gender Flexible’ Costumes. Disney Parks will be introducing “gender flexible” costumes for its non-binary cast members and will also “begin removing gender references for staff costumes.” Read more here.
North Dakota’s Transgender Sports Bill Goes to Governor. The North Dakota legislature passed a bill banning students from playing on sports teams that don’t match the sex of their original birth certificate. Read more here.
Women’s Prize for Fiction Blasted for Nominating a Man. The Women’s Prize for Fiction has been sharply criticized for including a male author in its nominee list for this year’s prize. Read more here.
B.C. Dad Jailed Six Months After Violating Gag Order in Daughter’s “Gender Transitioning” Case. The father of a biological female who identifies as male has been sentenced to six months in jail and a $30,000 fine for criminal contempt after violating publication and identification bans imposed in the “gender transitioning” case of his daughter. Read more here.
British Study: ‘Doctors Risk Patient Safety by Confusing Sex and Gender.’ Senior medical researchers from the University of St. Andrews say the significance of biological sex is being ignored by some medical practitioners which can result in “ineffective” or “inappropriate” treatments. Read more here.
Texas Senate Approves Transgender Sports Bill. The Texas Senate approved legislation prohibiting biological males from competing in girls’ and women’s sports. Read more here.
Hulu Documentary Peddles Gender Propaganda to Normalize Transgender Athletes. Disney-owned Hulu will begin streaming “Changing the Game” this summer, a documentary on biological boys and girls in high school who wish to compete in sporting events of the opposite sex. Read more here.
Amazon Reverses Ban on Book About Transgenderism. Author Maria Keffler received correspondence from Amazon explaining that the scrubbing of her book helping parents sever the influences of gender ideology was an “error,” and the listing will be reactivated. Read more here.
Florida House Passes Bill Restricting Girls’ Sports. The Florida House of Representatives voted 77-40 to pass legislation prohibiting biological males from playing girls’ sports. Read more here.
RFU Under Fire for Ignoring Risks to Women in Proposed Transgender Policy. The Rugby Football Union has been warned that its proposed transgender policy puts women at risk by allowing men to play in the women’s game. Read more here.
Alabama Legislators Introduce Ban on Puberty Blockers for Minors. Alabama lawmakers are proposing legislation to prohibit the administration or issuance of puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones to minors. Read more here.
Transgender Sports Bill to Become Law in West Virginia. West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice commented on a new bill that would require middle and high school athletes to participate in sports based on their biological sex, saying that he would “let it become law or sign it.” Read more here.
Alabama Passes Transgender Sports Bill. The Alabama state legislature passed a bill that would prohibit K-12 schools from allowing biological males to participate in girls’ sports. Read more here.
Texas Bill Would Make ‘Gender Change’ for Minors Illegal. Texas lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it illegal for minors to receive puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones or medical procedures or surgeries that would assist in a “gender transition.” Read more here.
NCAA to Pull Championships From States That Don’t Allow Biological Males in Women’s Sports. The National Collegiate Athletic Association announced that it “firmly and unequivocally supports” the inclusion of transgender athletes in college sports competitions and vows to pull championship events out of states that disagree. Read more here.
Quebec Appealing Court Decision That Helps Transgender Teens Change Legal Docs. The Quebec government wants the province’s highest court to ensure teenagers seeking to change their sex designation on official documents get approval from a health professional first. Read more here.
Amazon Quietly Pulls Second Book on Transgenderism. Amazon gave “no contact, no warning, no reason” before pulling a second book critical of transgender identity theory from its online store. Read more here.
UK Student Wins Payout and Apology Over ‘Transphobic’ Tweets. Huddersfield University has been forced to apologize and pay compensation to one of its students after subjecting him to a prolonged disciplinary process for tweets critical of radical gender ideology. Read more here.
New UAE Law Allows ‘Gender Reassignment’ Surgery. A new Medical Liability Law was enacted in the United Arab Emirates to allow “gender reassignment” surgery. Read more here.
More Than 30 States Now Considering Bills to Ban Biological Males From Girls’ Sports. More than 30 states are now considering legislation that would ban boys and men who “identify as female” from participating in girls and women’s sports. Read more here.
U.S. Ed Dept Denies Request to Affirm Title IX Male/Female Sex. The Biden Department of Education has denied a request by the Women’s Liberation Front to affirm that Title IX regulations will be enforced based on a definition of “sex” as male/female biological sex and not a perceived gender identity. Read more here.
NC Lawmakers Move to Protect Youth From Transgender Drugs, Surgeries. Three North Carolina lawmakers recently introduced legislation that would bar doctors from prescribing puberty-blocking drugs to or performing “gender transition” surgeries on individuals younger than 21. Read more here.
Virginia Transgender Athlete Bill Heads to Governor. The West Virginia legislature has approved a bill that would ban biological males from competing in female sports in middle and high schools and colleges in the state. Read more here.
Transgender Activist Warns ‘Children Will Die’ if States Ban ‘Gender-Affirming Care.’ Transgender activist Willow Breshears claimed that states banning “gender-affirming care” for kids who identify as a gender other than their biological sex will cause a surge in child deaths. Read more here.
East African Bishops Oppose Gender Theory. The bishops of Kenya and Ethiopia have opposed a report by experts commissioned by the UN relating to “the protection of homosexual and transgender persons” and are denouncing an attempt to impose gender theory on member states. Read more here.
Nestle, Mars Call Bans on Biological Boys in Girls’ Sports ‘Discriminatory.’ Nestle, Mars and two other major food companies said in a USA Today opinion piece that they oppose state-level bills that prohibit biological boys from playing on girls’ teams and will speak out against similar “draconian” legislation that impacts children. Read more here.
Bournemouth Council Rejects ‘Gender-Neutral’ Language. Bournemouth Council in England has voted against a motion which proposed dropping masculine and feminine terms, including “Chairman” and “Mr.” and “Mrs.,” for “Chair” and “Mx.” Read more here.
Green Party Councilor Resigns Over Party’s ‘Complicity’ in Transgender Activists’ Bullying. A Green Party councilor in the UK has resigned from his party over its alleged support for radical gender ideology and its failure to tackle bullying by transgender activists within the party. Read more here.
‘Gender Transition’ Treatments Now Banned in Arkansas. The Arkansas General Assembly voted to enact a ban on “gender transition” treatment and surgery for minors, overriding a veto by Governor Asa Hutchinson. Read more here.
DOJ: Schools Violate Law by Not Allowing Boys on Girls’ Teams. The Biden Justice Department says in a new memo that federal law and Supreme Court precedent requires schools to allow biological boys who identify as girls to play on girls’ sports teams. Read more here.
Arkansas Gov Vetoes Ban on ‘Gender Transitioning’ Treatment for Minors. Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson vetoed a bill that would ban doctors from performing “gender transition” surgery or offering puberty blockers or cross-sex hormones to minors. Read more here.
Levine: Transgender Drugs, Surgeries for Minors ‘Health Equity Issue.’ Rachel Levine, assistant secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services and a male-to-female transgender, criticized efforts in some states to ban minors from obtaining transgender drugs and surgeries, saying such bans constitute a “health equity issue.” Read more here.
California Prisons Grapple With Hundreds of Transgender Inmates Requesting New Housing. Since passing legislation which gave transgender, intersex and nonbinary inmates the right, regardless of anatomy, to choose whether to be housed in a male or female prison, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has received 261 requests for transfers. Read more here.
Transgender Star Urges Children to ‘Cheer On’ Transgender Friends. Nickelodeon star Michael D. Cohen issued a message to children urging them to celebrate friends who exhibit transgender behavior. Read more here.
NICE: Evidence for Puberty Blocker Use Very Low. The evidence for using puberty-blocking drugs to treat young people struggling with their gender identity is “very low,” an official review by the UK’s National Institute of Health and Care Excellence has found. Read more here.
Pentagon Announces New Transgender Service Member Policies. The Pentagon announced their latest policies and regulations regarding transgender people in the military. Read more here.
New York Sued for Not Offering ‘X’ Gender Option on Public Assistance Registration. New York is facing a lawsuit filed by people who identify as nonbinary and argue that they face discrimination because the state requires them to indicate that they are either male or female to receive public welfare benefits. Read more here.
‘Star Wars’ Introduces ‘Transgender, Non-Binary’ Jedi Knights. “Star Wars” marked the Transgender Day of Visibility by featuring two transgender, non-binary Jedi Knights on the new cover for Marvel’s “Star Wars: The High Republic” comic series. Read more here.
CNN Clarifies Claim ‘There Is No Consensus Criteria for Assigning Sex at Birth.’ CNN was forced to issue a “clarification” to a widely mocked piece that claimed “there is no consensus criteria for assigning sex at birth” while discussing transgender athletes playing women’s sports. Read more here.
Montana Senate Advances Sports Bill. The Montana Senate advanced a bill that would require athletes to participate in school and college sports according to their biological sex but amended it to be voided if federal funding is at risk. Read more here.
Irish Colleges to Offer Gender Identity Training Program for Staff. Five colleges in Ireland have teamed up to roll out a gender identity and diversity training program for staff. Read more here.
Peru’s Gender Identity Law Advances in Congress. Peru’s parliamentary commission approved a bill which would allow individuals who identify as a different gender than their biological sex to change their name and birth identity before the National Registry of Identification and Civil Status. Read more here.
Attorney Says Father Who Spoke Out Against Child’s ‘Gender Reassignment’ Is ‘Prisoner of Conscience.’ A Canadian man held in jail without bail for challenging his government’s position on transgender treatments for children is a “prisoner of conscience,” according to his attorney. Read more here.
Arkansas Passes ‘Save Adolescents From Experimentation Act.’ The Arkansas legislature has passed the “Arkansas Save Adolescents From Experimentation (SAFE) Act” which prohibits physicians from providing “gender transition” treatments to minors. Read more here.
CNN Report on Transgender Laws Claims ‘No Consensus Criteria’ for Determining Gender at Birth. A CNN report documenting policies about transgender rights across the nation claimed that there was no consensus on the criteria to “assign sex at birth.” Read more here.
Scot Gender Clinic Criticized for Misleading Kids Over Puberty Blockers. An NHS gender clinic in Scotland is under fire for misleading young people about the effects of experimental puberty-blocking drugs. Read more here.
Tennessee Gov Moves to Protect Girls Sports. Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee signed a bill to “preserve women’s athletics and ensure fair competition” by separating sports by biological sex as opposed to gender identity. Read more here.
LinkedIn Embraces Trend for Gender Pronoun Option on Profiles. Professional networking site LinkedIn will now let users add their preferred gender pronouns to accounts in the United States, Britain, Sweden, Canada and Ireland. Read more here.
Noem Signs Executive Orders Related to Women’s Sports. South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem passed on signing a bill to bar biological males from competing in women’s sports, instead issuing executive orders in the bill’s place. Read more here.
Joe Biden Displays Transgender Flags at the White House to Celebrate ‘Day of Visibility.’ White House Director of Political Strategy and Outreach Emmy Ruiz announced Biden would display the pastel pink and blue and transgender flag at the White House. Biden also released a statement to celebrate the day. Read more here.
SD Gov Issues Final Veto on Transgender Sports Bill. South Dakota governor Kristi Noem officially vetoed a bill restricting girls’ sports at public schools to biological female students, hours after the state House voted 67-2 to override Noem’s initial style and form veto. Read more here.
Iowa Poll: Plurality Supports School Bathroom Use Matching Birth Gender. A plurality of Iowans supports requiring students to use bathrooms according to one’s birth gender regardless of their gender identity, according to the latest Des Moines Register/Mediacom Iowa Poll. Read more here.
UK High Court Rules Parents Can Consent to Children Receiving Puberty Blockers. Children in the UK can get puberty-blocking drugs without the need to go to court as long as their parents agree to the treatment, a High Court judge has said. Read more here.
University’s Pronoun Policy May Have Violated First Amendment, Court Rules. An Ohio university may have violated the free speech and religious freedom rights of a Christian philosophy professor by requiring him to refer to a biological male student with feminine pronouns and a feminine title, a court has ruled. Read more here.
UN Panel on Equality Struggles to Find Consensus on Gender Identity. The Commission on the Status of Women has called for a sharp increase of women in global decision-making in their final document adopted that saw a refusal to address issues of gender identity. Read more here.
Rome School Adopts Policy Allowing Students to Change Name Based on Gender Identity. The Ripetta school of art in Rome recently joined a handful of high schools in Italy that give students who identify as transgender the right to be known by a name other than the one they were given at birth. Read more here.
Judge Permits Scottish Govt to Redefine ‘Woman.’ A judge has ruled that the Scottish government was legally permitted to classify as female men who identify as women in a law designed to address the number of women on public boards. Read more here.
Arkansas Gov Signs Bill Requiring Sports Participation Be Based on Biological Sex. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed into law a bill banning biological males from participating in women’s sports. Read more here.
Pro-Transgender Activists Attack BBC for Quoting Group That Opposes ‘Self-Declared’ Gender. LGBT activists have hit out at the BBC for publishing an article quoting the LGB Alliance, which said the current push to ban so-called “conversion therapy” was being used as “political cover to promote an affirmation-only approach to gender identity.” Read more here.
UK Equalities Minister: ‘Conversion Therapy’ Ban Will Apply to Transgender Individuals. Equalities Minister Liz Truss confirmed that the transgender community will be protected under plans to outlaw so-called “conversion therapy.” Read more here.
Passenger Accuses TSA of Being ‘Transphobic.’ A biological male who identifies as female is accusing the U.S. Transportation Security Administration of being “transphobic” after a recent encounter at an airport. Read more here.
U.S. Senate Confirms Transgender Official for Key Post. The U.S. Senate confirmed Rachel Levine to be the nation’s assistant secretary of health. Levine is the first openly transgender federal official to win Senate confirmation. Read more here.
UK Study Finds Children Usually Go on From Puberty Blockers to ‘Sex-Swap’ Drugs. NHS England’s gender identity clinic for children has revealed that the “great majority” of young people who take puberty blockers move on to “cross-sex” hormones. Read more here.
Ed Student Reinstated Following Suspension for Affirming Biological Sex. A New York university education student was reinstated to his program after previously being suspended for saying, “A man is a man; a woman is a woman.” Read more here.
Canadian Father Who Objected to Daughter Taking Testosterone Denied Release From Jail. A Canadian father jailed for contempt of court after voicing objections to his teenage daughter being prescribed testosterone as part of an experimental gender transition was denied bail and isn’t expected to be released until next month. Read more here.
Noem Sends Back Transgender Athletes Bill for Changes. Gov. Kristi Noem returned a bill designed to prevent biological men from competing in biological women’s sports back to her state legislature for modification. Read more here.
Ohio Public School District Spends $134K on Permits for ‘Gender-Neutral’ Bathrooms. A public school district in the suburbs of Columbus, Ohio has spent more than $134,000 in legal fees to obtain a permit to install only gender-neutral bathrooms in six of its new facilities, in violation of state code. Read more here.
Noem Announces Nationwide Coalition to Protect Women’s Sports. South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem announced at a press conference that she is launching a nationwide coalition of stakeholders to push for preserving Title IX’s protection for female athletes. Read more here.
Reporter: Saying ‘Biological Males’ Is a ‘Serious Anti-Trans Slur.’ A reporter urged other journalists to stop using the term “biological males,” deeming the scientific term a “serious anti-trans slur” that is hateful to use. Read more here.
Noem Wavers on Signing Ban of Biological Males From Women’s Sports. South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem’s office confirmed that the governor has not made up her mind on whether she will sign a bill banning biological males from women’s sports. Read more here.
Australian Senate Votes to Ban ‘Distorted’ Gender-Neutral Language. The Australian Senate has passed a motion brought by One Nation banning the use of “distorted” gender-neutral language such as “chestfeeding” in official government materials. Read more here.
South Carolina Rep. Introduces Bill to Ban Minors from Getting ‘Gender Reassignment’ Surgery, Treatment. South Carolina state Rep. Cezar McKnight has introduced legislation to ban minors from undergoing “gender reassignment” surgery and from receiving medications from doctors to alter gender presentation or delay puberty. Read more here.
Biological Male Wins Female Beauty Pageant in Nevada. Kataluna Enriquez, a biological male who identifies as female, won the Miss Silver State USA pageant, an event considered the biggest preliminary competition for the Miss Nevada USA pageant. Read more here.
UK MP Admits Breaching Rules to Further Radical Transgender Agenda. A senior MP’s failure to publish a document promoting radical transgender ideology breached transparency rules, the Commissioner for Standards in the House of Commons has said. Read more here.
U.S. Lawmakers Introduce Bills to Restrict ‘Gender Reassignment’ Surgery for Minors. Congressional Republicans have introduced two pieces of legislation that would ban “gender reassignment” surgery for minors in addition to preventing taxpayers from having to pay for elective “gender reassignment” surgeries. Read more here.
Alabama House Approves Bill to Require Sports Participation Be Based on Biological Sex. Members of the Alabama House of Representatives voted 74-19 in favor of a bill that will require K-12 athletes to play on teams based on the biological sex listed on their birth certificates. Read more here.
Senate Witness: ‘Equality Act’ so ‘Overbroad’ It Lets Non-Transgender People Exploit It. Author and attorney Abigail Shrier testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that the “Equality Act” passed by the House is so “overbroad” that it allows non-transgender individuals to take advantage of it. Read more here.
Biological Females Receiving Testosterone at Greater Risk of Blood Clots. A 20-year follow-up study suggests that biological females receiving testosterone therapy were at an 11% greater risk of developing blood clots. Read more here.
Campaigners to Westminster: Women at Risk in Gender-Neutral Toilets. For Women Scotland is urging Westminster to “issue further guidance” to the Scottish government on the need to provide female-only toilets. Read more here.
Online Pharmacy Sells Hormone Drugs Labelled ‘Keep Out of Reach of Parents.’ Online pharmacy Oktokonoko Pharmaceuticals out of Brazil is selling hormone drugs online occasionally delivered in packaging that says, “Keep out of reach of parents.” Read more here.
B.C. Govt Replaces 600 Legal Clauses With Gender Neutral Terms. An order-in-council replaced more than 600 instances of gendered language in 70 British Columbian laws and regulations with gender neutral language. Read more here.
Manhattan School Warns Against Saying ‘Mom’ and ‘Dad,’ Assuming Gender. A private school in Manhattan has issued language recommendations to staff, students, and parents, advising them against using terms such as “mom” and “dad” and other gendered language. Read more here.
Mississippi Gov Signs Bill to Ensure Athletic Participation is Based on Biological Sex. Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signed the Mississippi Fairness Act into law so that “young girls are not forced to compete against biological males.” Read more here.
Amazon Decides to Not Sell Books Framing LGBTQ+ Identity as a Mental Illness. Brian Huseman, Amazon’s vice president of public policy, said the company has “chosen not to sell books that frame LGBTQ+ identity as a mental illness,” according to the Wall Street Journal. Read more here.
UK High Court Hears Argument That Female Prisoners Are at Risk of Sexual Assault From Transgender Inmates. Attorneys argued before the UK High Court that the Ministry of Justice policy which allows men who identify as women to be housed with female prisoners places women at greater risk of sexual assault. Read more here.
U.S. Poll Shows ‘Broad Support’ for Banning Biological Males From Female Athletics. A new poll found that 53% of registered voters support banning biological male athletes from competing in women’s sports. Read more here.
Rogue UK Gender Clinic Continues to Issue Transgender Drugs to Children. An undercover investigation found that an unlicensed gender clinic is still bypassing regulatory safeguards to provide puberty blockers and cross-sex hormones to children. Read more here.
Bangladesh TV Hires Country’s First Transgender News Anchor. A Bangladeshi satellite television station has hired the country’s first transgender news anchor, saying it hopes the appointment will help change society. Read more here.
UK High Court Rules Guidance on Sex Question in Census Must Be Changed. A high court judge has ruled that guidance on the sex question in the England, Wales and Northern Ireland census must be changed to clarify that it refers to one’s biological sex. Read more here.
White House Expresses Openness to Adding Third Gender Option for Federal IDs. A White House official will not rule out the possibility that the Biden Administration could take action to add a third gender option to federal identification documents. Read more here.
Biden Nominee Won’t Say If Parental Consent Should Be Required for ‘Gender Transition.’ Vanita Gupta, President Joe Biden’s nominee to be Associate Attorney General, refused to say whether the Department of Justice would intervene in cases where children were prescribed gender reassignment surgery without parental consent. Read more here.
Gender Specialists Say More Research Into Hormone Therapy for Children is ‘Urgently Needed.’ Doctors who provide gender dysphoria treatment to young people in the Netherlands say they know too little about the long-term effects of puberty-blocking hormones. [Editor’s Note: This article is in Dutch, but some browsers have an option for English translation.] Read more here.
German Bill Would Allow Children to Change Legal Gender Without Parental Consent. A new bill proposed by the German government would allow gender-confused children as young as 14 to change their first name and documented gender on government records regardless of their parents’ wishes. Read more here.
Christ Studied as ‘Gender Nonbinary’ in ‘Radical Jesus’ College Course. At Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, an introductory religion course is being taught that examines Jesus as “gender nonbinary.” Read more here.
U.S. Eyes Free Transgender Surgery for Military. The Department of Defense has confirmed in recent memos that “sex reassignment” surgery could be provided free of cost as part of the military’s medical benefits package following President Joe Biden’s Jan. 25 executive order. Read more here.
Debate Over Gender-Neutral Language Divides Germany. Proponents of gender-neutral language in Germany say the German language needs grammar that explicitly includes women and “nonbinary” people. Read more here.
Georgetown Law Requests Students Include Pronouns in Bios. The Georgetown Law School’s Student Bar Association requested that all students put their preferred pronouns next to their names online. Read more here.
Brisbane High School Introduces Pronoun Badges. A Brisbane high school is trialing the use of pronoun badges among students to help others understand how they identify. Read more here.
Queensland Doc Raises Concerns About Eliminating Gendered Language. Doctor Thomas Lyons of Queensland, Australia has raised an alarm about the disturbing trend of policing pronouns and gendered language and the effect it has on children. Read more here.
Biden Creating a Gender Council, Expanding Transgender Rights. President Biden is signing an executive order establishing a White House Gender Policy Council which will concentrate, in part, on increasing transgender rights. Read more here.
Mexican State Begins Recording Gender Identity on Birth Certificates. The state Civil Code of Quintana Roo now allows people to change their birth certificate to reflect their gender identity. Read more here.
SD Gov ‘Excited’ to Sign Bill Affirming Biological Sex in Women’s Athletics. South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem said she will sign a bill to bar biological males who identify as female from participating in female sports leagues. Read more here.
On Int’l Women’s Day, #TransWomenAreWomen Trends on Twitter. On International Women’s Day, a day designed to “celebrate women’s achievement,” the hashtag #TransWomenAreWomen was trending on Twitter. Read more here.
Senate Rejects Amendment to Protect Women’s Sports and Title IX. Senate Democrats rejected an amendment to the American Rescue Plan which would have protected the biological sanctity of women’s sports and Title IX. Read more here.
Colorado Judge Dismisses 1 of 2 Charges Against Jack Phillips for Not Making Pro-Transgender Cake. A judge has decided to throw out one of two charges against Colorado-based Christian baker Jack Phillips over his refusal to make a transgender-themed cake. Read more here.
Alabama Senate Votes Against Hormone Therapy, ‘Reassignment’ Surgery for Kids. The Alabama state senate voted overwhelmingly to make giving children puberty-blockers, hormone therapy, or “gender reassignment” surgery a felony. Read more here.
Doctors, Hospitals Fight ‘Transgender Mandate’ in Federal Court. Attorneys for doctors and hospitals argued before the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals that doctors can’t be forced to perform “gender transition” surgeries against their conscientious beliefs. Read more here.
Mississippi Votes to Ban Biological Males From Women’s Sports. The Mississippi legislature has passed a bill to ban biological males from competing on girls’ or women’s sports teams in the state’s schools and universities. Read more here.
U.S. Congresswoman Introduces ‘Safety and Opportunity for Girls Act.’ Congresswoman Mary Miller introduced the Safety and Opportunity for Girls Act which adds a clear definition of sex to Title IX to clarify that “sex” means biological sex, not gender identity. Read more here.
UK Domestic Violence Charity Dropped by Council for Women-Only Policy. A domestic violence charity’s policy of only housing women has led to its funding being cut by the Brighton Council after more than 25 years of service. Read more here.
Poll: 77 Percent Say Making ‘Mr. Potato Head’ Gender Neutral Goes Too Far. More than three-fourths of Americans say that a gender neutral “Mr. Potato Head” is “political correctness going too far,” according to Public Opinion Strategies. Read more here.
Mayo Clinic Debuts Wearable Pronoun Buttons. The Mayo Clinic introduced a new round of policies relating to gender identity, including wearable buttons for employees to display their preferred pronouns. Read more here.
Poll: Majority Oppose Allowing Athletes to Compete Based on Gender Identity. A Rasmussen Reports survey found the majority of Americans reject the prospect of allowing transgender students to participate on sports teams of the gender they identify with rather than their biological sex. Read more here.
Harry Potter Video Game Will Reportedly Allow Players to Be Transgender. An upcoming video game based on the “Harry Potter” series will reportedly allow gamers to play as a transgender character. Read more here.
Tennessee Senate Passes Bill Requiring Athletes Play According to Biological Sex. The Tennessee Senate voted 27-6 to approve a bill that would require student athletes to participate in middle and high school sports under their biological sex. Read more here.
Twitch Slammed for Using Term ‘Womxn.’ The streaming platform Twitch was slammed from both sides of the political spectrum after referring to Women’s History Month as “Womxn’s History Month.” Read more here.
Senators Seek Answers From Amazon Over Cancellation of Transgender-Critical Book. A group of Republican U.S. senators is asking Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to explain the company’s removal of a popular book on transgenderism and is warning him that it appears to be an “assault on free speech.” Read more here.
Judge Rules Miss USA May Exclude Transgender Participants. A federal judge threw out a lawsuit by a biological male who identifies as female who accused the private pageant corporation of discrimination after being denied the opportunity to participate in competitions. Read more here.
UK Govt Agrees to Call Pregnant Women ‘Mothers.’ The UK government has backtracked over wording in its maternity leave bill and will now refer to a pregnant woman as a ‘mother’ rather than a ‘person.’ Read more here.
ABC Introduces Diversity Guidelines. The taxpayer-funded Australian Broadcasting Corporation has introduced new “diversity” guidelines that place a heavy emphasis on “gender diverse” people. Read more here.
Senator Blasts HHS Deputy Nominee Over ‘Gender Transitioning’ of Minors. During a confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill, Doctor and Senator Rand Paul blasted President Joe Biden’s nominee for Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for supporting the government’s ability to override parental consent for child sex changes. Read more here.
Student Suspended From Education Program for Affirming Biological Sex. State University of New York sent an email to education student Owen Stevens placing him on suspension from his field teaching programs after his peers uncovered videos of him making statements such as, “A man is a man, a woman is a woman.” Read more here.
Pelosi Compares ‘Stigma’ of AIDS to Transgenderism. U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi compared the “stigma” of supporting people with AIDS to that of supporting transgender people in a virtual Human Rights Campaign conference. Read more here.
Hasbro to Remove ‘Mr.’ From Famous Potato Head Brand. The toymaker Hasbro announced it will drop the honorific on its Mr. Potato Head brand in favor of a gender-neutral “Potato Head” moniker. Read more here.
Oreo Tweets Transgender Affirmation. Oreo Cookie re-entered the cultural gender debate by tweeting simply, “Trans people exist.” Read more here.
Nat’l Ed and Library Groups Co-Sponsor Transgender Reading Day for Elementary Schools. Prominent national education and library groups are co-sponsoring the annual “Jazz & Friends National Day of School and Community Readings” where teachers, parents and librarians are encouraged to read books about transgenderism to elementary school children. Read more here.
CA Bill Requires ‘Gender Neutral’ Stores, Fines Offending Retailers. California’s Assembly is slated to consider a new bill requiring department store children’s sections to be largely “gender-neutral” in order to combat “prejudice” and “judgment” against “gender non-conforming” children. Read more here.
Biden’s AG Pick Dodges Question About Biological Boys on Girls’ Teams. President Biden’s nominee for attorney general dodged a question about biological boys playing on girls’ teams, saying he had not fully studied the issue. Read more here.
UK Home Office’s Female Workers Going Out of Their Way to Avoid Gender-Neutral Toilets. Women working for the UK government’s Home Office are choosing to walk to other departments’ ladies-only restrooms in order to avoid using their building’s gender-neutral toilets. Read more here.
Harvard Launches ‘Gender Inclusive’ Bathroom App. Harvard University is launching an app that will help students determine where gender-neutral bathrooms are located across campus. Read more here.
Biden Admin Withdraws Support of Female Athletes Fighting Transgender Policy. The Biden administration withdrew its support of three female high school athletes who are challenging Connecticut’s policy of allowing biological boys who identify as girls to compete in girls-only events. Read more here.
Parents Join LGB Group to Protest Transgender Clinics. Parents of transgender-identifying teens held protests outside children’s hospitals that house transgender clinics in six cities across the United States and Canada in a joint effort spearheaded by these families and a recently formed LGB group. Read more here.
States Set for Clash With Biden Admin Over Transgender Athletes. Lawmakers in over a dozen states are poised to trigger a legal battle with the Biden administration over whether biological male athletes can compete on female high school and college sports teams. Read more here.
NYU Survey Asks Students to Identify as One or More of At Least 30 Genders. New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development asked students to identify as one of at least 30 genders in a survey to “help build a more affirming environment.” Read more here.
Utah Gov Won’t Sign Transgender Sports Bill as Currently Written. Utah Gov. Spencer Cox announced that he would not sign the current version of a bill making its way through the Utah Legislature to ban biological males who identify as female from participating in girls’ K-12 sports. Read more here.
Amazon Deplatforms Book on Transgenderism Without Explanation. Amazon’s web store has removed a best-selling book on the science and politics of transgenderism without notifying the author or giving him a reason why the book was deplatformed. Read more here.
Australian Pre-Schoolers Taught Radical Gender Ideology. A childcare center in New South Wales has been called out for promoting gender fluidity to three-year-olds. Read more here.
Book Promoting Transgenderism Pulled From Elementary School. A book promoting transgenderism has been pulled from an elementary school after parents protested its indoctrination. Read more here.
ONS: Census to Record ‘Legal Sex,’ Not Self-ID. The UK’s Office for National Statistics now says that census respondents will be required to enter their “legal sex” for the household questionnaire rather than being able to choose their “preferred option.” Read more here.
Gender Identity Bill Divides Spain. A bill sponsored by Spain’s Equality Minister Irene Montero aims to make gender self-determination — no diagnosis, medical treatment or judge required — the norm, with eligibility starting at age 16. Read more here.
Transgender MMA Fighter Labeled ‘Bravest Athlete in History.’ A biological male MMA fighter who identifies as female and once broke a female competitor’s skull during a fight has been labeled the “bravest athlete in history” by a prominent media outlet. Read more here.
New Website Aims to Educate, Offer Catholic Response to Gender Ideology. A newly relaunched Catholic website aims to educate parents, pastors, and teachers about gender ideology, which the website’s founders believe young people are often being exposed to without adults’ awareness. Read more here.
MS Senate Passes Bill Protecting Girls’ Sports. The Mississippi state Senate passed a bill prohibiting transgender athletes from participating in women’s or girls’ sports in Mississippi universities and schools. Read more here.
‘Gender-Neutral’ Laws Would Make Topless Women Legal. Gainesville, Florida City Commissioner Adrian Hayes-Santos is proposing that the city “de-genderize” its laws, including one that makes it illegal for women to display their breasts in public. Read more here.
Alabama Considers Bill Banning Transgender Hormonal Drugs for Minors. The Alabama legislature is considering a bill that prohibits “gender change therapy” for minors, making it a felony for doctors to administer hormonal drug treatment to aid in their “transition.” Read more here.
ND House Passes Bill Requiring Sports Participation Align With Biological Sex. The North Dakota State House of Representatives passed a bill that requires school athletes to participate on sports teams that correspond with their biological sex. Read more here.
Iowa Legislature Hears Bill Requiring Students to Use Bathroom According to Biological Sex. A bill making its way through the Iowa legislature would require all grade levels to use “school bathrooms that correspond with their biological sex.” Read more here.
Tennessee Gov: Transgender Athletes Will ‘Ruin the Opportunity for Girls.’ Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Lee said transgender athletes competing in women’s sports will have undesirable consequences for biological women. Read more here.
‘Chestfeeding:’ Hospitals Tell Midwives to Change Language to Accommodate Transgender Community. A group of hospitals in the UK has instructed midwives in their maternity departments to use different terms in order to be more “gender-inclusive,” such as substituting “chestfeeding” for “breastfeeding.” Read more here.
Majority of U.S. Voters Think Males Who Identify as Females Shouldn’t Be Allowed on Women’s Sports Teams. A solid majority of voters think males who identify as females should be barred from participating in women’s sports leagues, according to a new poll. Read more here.
U.S. Senator Reintroduces Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act. Sen. Mike Lee reintroduced the Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act, and several organizations have endorsed the bill, including the Women’s Liberation Front. Read more here.
Puberty Blockers Stunt Children’s Bone Growth, Research Finds. New research has revealed that puberty-suppressing drugs given to gender dysphoric youth stunt their bone growth. Read more here.
Biden Admin Defends Transgender Executive Order. White House press secretary Jen Psaki defended President Joe Biden’s executive order that opens up women’s sports to men who say they are transgender by stating that the president believes “trans rights are human rights.” Read more here.
NY State Employees Required to Have ‘Gender Identity Toolkit’ Training. All New York State employees are required to have training in the state’s new “Gender Identity Toolkit,” a resource to ensure the “rights” of transgender and other individuals who are not comfortable with their biological sex are acknowledged and put into practice. Read more here.
Women’s Rights Campaigners Accused of ‘Transphobia’ in SNP Conflict. Women within the Scottish National Party who uphold the biological differences between men and women have been branded ‘transphobic’ by the party authorities. Read more here.
Over 32,000 Sign ACLU Petition Supporting Transgender Student Athletes. The American Civil Liberties Union has collected over 32,000 signatures on a petition calling for the support of transgender student athletes. Read more here.
Buzzfeed Promotes Gender Ideology Picture Books for Children. Buzzfeed has published a list of children’s books on gender identity that “should be on every kid’s bookshelf.” Read more here.
Top Psychiatrist: Political Ideology Seriously Harmed Children at Gender Clinic. A consultant psychiatrist has said the influence of radical transgender ideology at an NHS England gender identity clinic left children “seriously damaged.” Read more here.
ACLU Issues Statements Attempting to Debunk ‘Myths’ About Transgender Athletes. The American Civil Liberties Union issued a Twitter thread that claimed to offer facts debunking four “myths” about transgender student athletes. Read more here.
Scottish Govt Puts Free Speech Protections in Jeopardy. Scotland’s Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf looks set to water down plans to protect criticism of radical gender ideology in his controversial hate crime bill. Read more here.
Biden’s Ed Sec Nominee: Biological Males Have Right to Compete Against Females. President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Department of Education, Dr. Miguel Cardona, said he will work to protect a new executive order that mandates biological males be allowed to compete against biological females. Read more here.
Female Athletes Seek to Protect Women’s Sports While Accommodating Transgender Participation. A group of high-profile female athletes and sports advocates is proposing federal legislation to exempt girls’ and women’s competitive sports from President Biden’s recent executive order that mandates blanket inclusion for all transgender athletes. Read more here.
University of Dallas Rebuffs Transgender Activist’s Campaign to Fire Catholic Professor. The University of Dallas, a private Catholic university in Texas, is standing behind a professor who is under attack by a transgender activist after making comments affirming the biological realities of sex and gender. Read more here.
BBC Removes Video That Teaches Children There Are Over 100 Genders. The BBC has removed a controversial video that taught children between the ages of 9 and 12 that there are more than 100 gender identities after parents objected to the “educational” content. Read more here.
Transgender Powerlifter Files Lawsuit After Being Barred From Competition. A biological male who identifies as female is suing USA Powerlifting after being declared ineligible to compete in their female competition. Read more here.
Australian Census to Include Third Gender Option. An option to identify as a “non-binary” gender will be available in the 2021 Australian census as part of new Australian Bureau of Statistics guidelines aimed at improving data on gender diversity. Read more here.
Retired NFL Player Calls for Separate Transgender Category of Sports. Retired NFL defensive end Marcellus Wiley suggested a separate category for transgender athletes after President Joe Biden issued an executive order allowing males who identify as female to participate in women’s sports. Read more here.
Queensland Supreme Court Issues Controversial Ruling on Puberty Blockers. The Queensland Supreme Court has ruled that a 13-year-old boy may begin puberty blockers without his father’s consent. Read more here.
States, Congress Fight to Preserve the Two Sexes From Biden’s Transgender Push. A growing number of states and members of the U.S. Congress are backing legislation to protect female athletes from competing against biological males who identify as women. Read more here.
UK Bank Criticized for Wading Into Gender Debate. National Westminster Bank has been criticized for its submission to the Women and Equalities Committee’s consultation supporting a change in the law that would make it easier to “change” legal sex. Read more here.
Dad Designs ‘Bikini’ for Young Boys Who Want to Live as Girls. A Canadian father designed a “bikini” for young boys who want to live as girls, according to a recently released report. Read more here.
Scottish Teachers Report Parents Who Don’t Affirm Child’s ‘Gender Transition.’ Schools across Scotland have been reporting parents to local authorities if they are unsupportive of their child’s desire to “change genders.” Read more here.
Twitter Suspends Accounts for Calling ‘Transgender Woman’ a Man. Twitter has locked LifeSiteNews out of two of their accounts for displaying a message noting that President Joe Biden’s newly named Assistant Secretary of Health Rachel Levine is a biological male. Read more here.
MP Urges Health Secretary to Close Puberty Blocker Loophole. A UK Member of Parliament has urged the Health Secretary to close a loophole that allows puberty blocking drugs to be prescribed to children. Read more here.
Biden Ends Partial Ban on Transgender Soldiers in U.S. Military. President Biden signed an executive order to allow all transgender soldiers to serve openly in the U.S. military and to receive gender reassignment surgery under the military’s health plans. Read more here.
BBC Educational Film Tells Children There Are ‘Over 100’ Genders. The British Broadcasting Company has come under fire for a program aimed at prepubescent children which claimed that there are “over 100” gender identities. Read more here.
#BidenErasedWomen Trends After Biden Signs Transgender Executive Order. President Joe Biden signed an executive order that sets the stage for rolling out transgender “protections” – a move that critics protested through the hashtag “Biden erased women.” Read more here.
House GOP Bill Reintroduced to Protect Women’s Sports. Florida Rep. Greg Steube reintroduced the “Protection of Women and Girls in Sports Act” after President Joe Biden signed an executive order effectively eliminating women’s sports. Read more here.
Biden Signs Executive Order on Transgender ‘Rights.’ Hours after taking the oath of office, U.S. President Joe Biden signed an executive order giving sweeping “rights” to men and women who want to live as the opposite biological sex, including allowing individuals to use restrooms and locker rooms based on their perceived sex. Read more here.
NHS Gender Clinic Rated ‘Inadequate.’ NHS England’s gender identity clinic for children has been rated “inadequate” by the Care Quality Commission after findings showed that the safety of its services required improvement and that staff were poorly led. Read more here.
ACLU Wants to Add ‘X’ as Sex Option on ID Documents. The American Civil Liberties Union is jumping on the Biden administration’s embrace of transgender ideology by seeking to make identification documents include “X” as a category for one’s sex. Read more here.
UK Clinic Prescribes ‘Sex Swap’ Drugs to 18-Year-Olds After Single Zoom Chat. A private clinic in London has been heavily criticized for prescribing cross-sex hormones to 18-year-old teenagers after a single video call consultation. Read more here.
Scottish Govt Statistician Wants to Replace ‘Sex’ With ‘Gender Identity’ in Official Data. The Scottish government’s chief statistician has suggested that, in most cases, “data should be collected on the basis of gender identity rather than sex.” Read more here.
Biden Selects PA Transgender Health Official for HHS. President Joe Biden has chosen Dr. Rachel Levine, a biological male who identifies as female, to serve as the assistant secretary of health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Read more here.
Biden White House Updates Contact Page for ‘Preferred Pronouns.’ Just hours after Joe Biden’s swearing-in as President of the United States, the official White House contact page was updated to ask users to include their preferred gender pronouns. Read more here.
UK High Court Refuses to Hear Case Against CPS Over Transgender Bias. The UK High Court has refused to grant a judicial review brought by a 15-year-old girl against the Crown Prosecution Service over its affiliation with Stonewall. Read more here.
London Newspaper Reveals ‘Shocking Evidence’ About Transgender Treatments. After a legal battle, a UK newspaper has published what it called “shocking evidence” about transgender medicine which led a High Court judge to ban a government gender clinic from prescribing puberty blockers. Read more here.
Proposed VA School Policy Would Advance LGBT Agenda, Undermine Parents. The Virginia Department of Education has released a draft proposal of a new policy to be implemented by all public schools which would promote radical transgender ideology and undermine the role of parents in the raising of their children. Read more here.
School Staff Encourages Girl to ‘Transition’ Without Informing Family. The counselor, teacher, principal and other staff at Northwest Expedition Academy supported and encouraged a 10-year-old girl’s desire to “transition” genders without telling her family. Read more here.
ACLU Lawyer: Belief That Sex is Binary Comes From ‘Misogyny and White Supremacy.’ A staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union issued a Twitter thread in which the argument was made that people who believe that men are naturally better athletes than women and that sex categories are binary and fixed get those ideas from “misogyny and white supremacy.” Read more here.
CA School Asks Third Graders to ‘Deconstruct’ Their Sexual Identities. Students at an elementary school in Cupertino, California were asked to create an identity map and choose their gender from the options of “female, male, nonbinary, cisgender, [and] transgender.” Read more here.
Michigan Diocese Adopts Gender Identity Policy. The Diocese of Lansing launched a policy on gender identity requiring that its schools, parishes, and charities recognize persons by the biological sex with which they were born. Read more here.
DOJ Says SCOTUS Transgender Ruling Won’t Affect Women’s Sports, Bathrooms. The U.S. Department of Justice has written a memo stating that the Supreme Court’s Bostock v. Clayton County ruling will not apply to women’s sports or school bathrooms unless Congress rewrites Title IX. Read more here.
ND Lawmakers Consider Bill Requiring Sports Participation Be Based on Biological Sex. Lawmakers in North Dakota are taking up legislation that would allow competing in sports in high school and college based on one’s biological sex. Read more here.
NC Towns Plan Expansion of LGBTQ ‘Protections.’ Local governments in Orange County, North Carolina are weighing the adoption of new “special protections” for individuals identifying as LGBTQ as a three-year state ban blocking further protections expires. Read more here.
Medical Testimony Against UK Gender Clinic Released. Medical testimony shared in recent UK court proceedings against a gender clinic in London regarding the prescribing of puberty-blocking drugs to gender-confused minors has been published. Read more here.
BBC Slammed Over Article Alleging Puberty Blocker Ruling May Increase Suicides. The BBC has been heavily criticized over an article stating that a UK High Court ruling on puberty-blocking drugs could cause gender-confused young people to commit suicide. Read more here.
NHS Glasgow Shelves Controversial Transgender Policy. An NHS health board’s guidance which branded women who complained about sharing a ward with biological men as “transphobic” has been abandoned. Read more here.
U.S. House Approves Rules Package Erasing ‘Gendered Language.’ The U.S. House of Representatives passed a new rules package governing the 117th Congress which eliminates the use of pronouns and familial identities, such as mother and father, in House-written rules and replaces them with gender-neutral terms sensitive to all members, “including those who are nonbinary.” Read more here.
Biological Males Retain Athletic Advantage After a Year of Hormone Therapy, Study Finds. A new study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine shows that biological males maintain an athletic advantage over biological females even after a year on hormone therapy to “transition.” Read more here.
Pelosi Proposes Eliminating Family Language for ‘Gender-Inclusive’ Alternatives. U.S. House Democrats unveiled proposed changes to the House rules including “changing pronouns and familial relationships in the House rules to be gender neutral.” Read more here.
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