gender identity

'Orwellian': Cambridge Dictionary Changes Definition of 'Woman,' 'Man'

'Orwellian': Cambridge Dictionary Changes Definition of 'Woman,' 'Man'

The Cambridge Dictionary has changed the definitions of “man” and “woman” to also include transgender individuals in a move that is drawing criticism from prominent conservatives.

Presbyterian Church (USA) Adds 'Non-Binary' 3rd Gender Category for Members

Presbyterian Church (USA) Adds 'Non-Binary' 3rd Gender Category for Members

The Presbyterian Church (USA) says it will add a third gender option for “nonbinary/genderqueer” people when it collects data about its members in what is the latest example of the leftward drift of the mainstream denomination.

Archaeology Professor Rejects Push to Stop Classifying Human Remains as 'Male' or 'Female'

Archaeology Professor Rejects Push to Stop Classifying Human Remains as 'Male' or 'Female'

A California archaeology professor is rejecting a push from activists to omit gender identifications on ancient human remains. The activists claim that gender cannot be assigned to the remains because it is not known how the ancient humans classified themselves by gender.

Don't Say 'They': Why Pronouns Matter

Don't Say 'They': Why Pronouns Matter

There are ways to not say something that is not true. We can avoid using nonbinary or opposite-sex pronouns, and instead use names. And, we can use plural pronouns to talk about a group rather than an individual. Still, as Dr. Merriweather’s situation illustrates, these alternatives will not satisfy everyone. And, when there is no choice but to use third person pronouns, the only way to tell the truth is to use the pronouns that align with biology, not ideology.

What 8 Christian Leaders Had to Say on Transgenderism

What 8 Christian Leaders Had to Say on Transgenderism

The issue of gender identity and transgenderism is at the forefront of our culture today, and it is also affecting the church. This has led to many Christian leaders to weigh in on what the Bible has to say about transgenderism. Because of the platforms that they have, these Christian leaders' beliefs on transgenderism and gender identity are particularly influential. Below are quotes from 10 different Christian leaders on this issue.

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Catholic College Student Loses Points on Final Paper for Referring to God as Male

Catholic College Student Loses Points on Final Paper for Referring to God as Male

A student at a private Christian college in California says she lost points on her final paper for referring to God as male.

USA Swimming Official Resigns after 30 Years over Trans Athlete Policy

USA Swimming Official Resigns after 30 Years over Trans Athlete Policy

A longtime USA Swimming official has resigned in protest after the University of Pennsylvania allowed a trans-identifying biological male to compete on the school’s women’s swimming team despite competing for three years on the men’s team.

J.K. Rowling Under Fire for Tweet about Reporting Rapes by Transgender Perpetrators

J.K. Rowling Under Fire for Tweet about Reporting Rapes by Transgender Perpetrators

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is gaining attention this week for a tweet she posted about how rapes in Scotland could soon be reported.

Atheist Richard Dawkins Sides with Christians in Transgender Debate: It's 'Discrimination against Women'

Atheist Richard Dawkins Sides with Christians in Transgender Debate: It's 'Discrimination against Women'

One of the world's most prominent atheists has sided with Christians and traditionalists in the debate over gender by asking his followers to sign a document that declares the "meaning of the word 'woman'" should not "be changed to include men."

Catholic Student Suspended from Sports Team for Saying There 'Are Only Two Genders' Files Lawsuit against School

Catholic Student Suspended from Sports Team for Saying There 'Are Only Two Genders' Files Lawsuit against School

A New Hampshire high school student who was punished by his school for allegedly saying there "are only two genders" has sued the school district and its vice principal.

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