Disney animated show featuring male princess character
December 4th, 2017

The popular animated Disney show Star vs. The Forces of Evil recently debuted a young male character who likes to dress up as a princess, generating mixed reactions from viewers. The episode drew immediate backlash from numerous conservative groups, including the American Family Association. Continue reading

So-called transracial individuals are sparking debate
November 17th, 2017

A majority of people now accept the notion that someone’s gender at birth doesn’t necessarily match their real gender. Now, similar arguments are being made about race. Is transracialism real? Continue reading

Transgender members of the military in other countries
August 8th, 2017

The recent decision by President Trump to ban all transgender people from the military caused quite the stir. Social media immediately lit up with passionate responses on both sides of the issue. Supporters of the ban were thrilled that the … Continue reading

The Church of England is changing its stance on transgender people
July 14th, 2017

The Church of England has voted to welcome transgender individuals into the church with open arms. By an overwhelming margin, the church’s governing body (known as the General Synod) chose to support transgender inclusion. It was a historic decision for … Continue reading

A flyer supporting third gender option: X
June 26th, 2017

After years of political pressure, Oregon will break new ground by becoming the first state in the U.S. to officially recognize a third gender: “X”. Thanks to a decision from the state’s transportation department, residents will now be given the … Continue reading

A troop of Boy Scouts hiking.
February 22nd, 2017

The Boy Scouts of America recently opened up membership to transgender boys. Some characterize the policy as sensible and compassionate, while others were less than thrilled by the move. What do you think? Continue reading

Transgender worshipers in Pakistan.
December 2nd, 2016

Back on November 20, churches all around the United States held services to mark Transgender Day of Remembrance, a national event honoring transgender victims of violence worldwide – of which there are many. At a gathering in New Hampshire, 107 … Continue reading

The various religions have differing takes on the transgender issue.
September 5th, 2016

Lately, the lives of transgender people seem to be all over the news. For example, after a much-publicized transition from male to female, the press continues to document all the minor details in Caitlyn Jenner’s life. Policymakers have crafted transgender … Continue reading

A toddler pointing a gun
May 13th, 2016

Do you feel like America is a safe place? Not the sort of safe space a college student might ask for where his ideas are never challenged, but a country where you can feel free to live your life without … Continue reading

Legislation regarding transgender bathroom policy has proven highly controversial
April 22nd, 2016

Last year, the Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in all 50 states. It was a huge victory for the LGBT community, and represented the culmination of a decades-long campaign for marriage equality. While the fight for full equality is far … Continue reading