Patient hospital wristband
September 25th, 2018

Children’s Hospital of Colorado has found itself at the center of controversy after a recent announcement that it will no longer be printing gender markers on the wristbands it gives to patients. LGBTQ groups support the decision, but critics say it could prove dangerous. Continue reading

Colorado Baker Jack Phillips poses in his cakeshop
August 17th, 2018

When the Supreme Court ruled in his favor back in June, Jack Phillips probably thought he’d cleared his last legal hurdle. But the Colorado baker who spent the last six years in the national spotlight for refusing to design a cake for a same-sex wedding has now landed back in court – this time in a case involving transgender rights. Continue reading

Transgender athlete racing
August 2nd, 2018

A transgender runner sparked controversy by blowing away her all-female competition. Now, two ULC ministers have asked to weigh in on the heated debate over inclusion of trans athletes. You decide: who makes the better case? Continue reading

Locker room inclusive of trans people
July 19th, 2018

Transgender locker room policies are again under the spotlight after a recent incident at a Planet Fitness gym. Witnesses noticed a self-identified trans person hovering next a mirror near the women’s shower area for over an hour pretending to apply makeup while stealing glances at unclothed women. When one complained, the gym revoked her membership. Continue reading

LGBT Classroom
June 13th, 2018

An Indiana high school teacher was forced to resign amid growing pressure from school officials after he refused to address transgender students by their preferred names and pronouns. He insisted it violated his religious beliefs, but school officials saw it differently. Continue reading

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