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Feb 19 2024
A funeral for a transgender activist held at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York garnered backlash and a denunciation from the New York Archdiocese.
Details: Following the funeral for transgender activist Cecilia Gentili, the New York Archdiocese condemned the “scandalous behavior” during the service, with a spokesperson for the Archdiocese citing one attendee reportedly callingAssociated Press The Daily Caller The Hill
Dec 05 2022
The Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a Christian business owner's challenge to a Colorado anti-discrimination law.
The Debate: The Colorado law mandates that people enjoy the "full and equal" service of all public business regardless of "disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, or ancestry." TheLGBTQ Nation BBC News Washington Times
Apr 15 2019
Vice President Mike Pence is getting pushback from Taylor University students and alumni after the small evangelical Christian school tapped the former Indiana governor to be this year's commencement speaker.
Over 3,300 people have signed a change.org petition to get Pence's invitation to the mid-May commencement ceremony rescinded, claiming the "Trump-Pence Administration's policies"Fox News (Online News)
Jun 12 2020
Rosemary Ketchum was elected to the Wheeling, West Virginia City Council on Tuesday, making her the first openly transgender individual to be elected in the state. This comes as more than 60 openly LGBTQ+ candidates are on ballots nationwide as of June, which is National Pride Month. The movement has been dubbed by some as the "rainbow wave;" Ketchum is the 26th openly trans person holdingBreitbart News HuffPost The Hill
Jun 04 2019
Capitol Hill’s Blue Dog coalition has a host of new members, whose demographic profiles are more reflective of today’s Democratic Party. Some say as the center has shifted left, the group’s agenda has moved as well.
When Mikie Sherrill first ran into the congressional Blue Dog coalition in 2018, she wasn’t sure it would be the place for her.
She knew the caucus focused on fiscalChristian Science Monitor
Oct 13 2020
Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation hearings continued Tuesday on the floor of the U.S. Senate. Barrett was questioned about her stances on abortion, healthcare, LGBT rights and other social issues that are often politicized.
Most coverage from left-rated sources and some center-rated sources framed Barrett's answers as evasive or vague; many focused on her perceived stancesThe Federalist Mother Jones BBC News
Sep 26 2020
President Donald Trump nominated U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat on Saturday. Barrett was appointed to the Chicago-based 7th Circuit Court of Appeals by Trump in 2017. In a speech, Trump praised Barrett for her record for sticking close to the original text of the Constitution. In her acceptance speech, Barrett promised to model herMother Jones Washington Examiner The Hill
Oct 21 2021
Do college administrators have a duty to protect students against harmful speech and negative emotional consequences? Or is the purpose of college education to expose yourself to different views and build resiliency against bad ideas? Explore all perspectives, stances, and arguments for and against free speech on college campuses with AllStances™ by AllSides.
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Dec 04 2020
News publishers were faced with a test of their reporting standards on Tuesday when Elliot Page, the Oscar-nominated actor formerly known as Ellen Page, came out as transgender.
The rights and identities of trans people are a politically polarizing issue for some in the United States, particularly on the political right. Some surveys show that only 73% of Americans think transgenderJoseph Ratliff
Feb 22 2024
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