A new Gillette ad showing a father teaching his transgender son how to shave has been viewed more than 1 million times on Facebook and ignited a social media debate. The ad shows Toronto’s Samson Bonkeabantu Brown – who was born female – talking about transgenderism.
City officials in Leander, Texas found themselves mired in controversy after the city’s library announced that it would host a “Drag Queen Story Hour” event. Then, a church in the community announced they would rent a room at the library and host the event themselves.
The ill-named Equality Act is making its way back through Congress this year. The act, which is being painted as a pro-LGBT law, is coming across to many people of faith as an anti-religious freedom law.
As Christian Headlines previously reported the act is seeking to make “gender identity” a covered category under the Civil Rights Act thereby overriding the protections based on biological sex. The act also moves to repeal the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993, make abortion a federally protected civil right, would require the funding of abortion through Medicaid, Medicare and other sources, would encroach on parental rights to their children’s healthcare and so much more.
Here are 4 things Christians should know about the Equality Act:
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