The iconic M&M characters, prominent in commercials for the chocolate candies, are getting a makeover that the company claimed Thursday will fit them in a “more dynamic, progressive world.” These changes will be immediate, giving the characters “a more modern look” to emphasize characters’ “personalities.” “The characters are changing upContinue Reading

The NCAA has release new guidelines with a sport-by-sport approach for transgender athletes, bringing the organization in line with the U.S. and International Olympic Committees. Approved by the NCAA Board of Governors on Wednesday, the new policy updates defers transgender participation for each sport to each sport’s national governing body, subjectContinue Reading

A student at Loyola Marymount University, a private Catholic university had her final paper marked down for referring to God as male and had to defend that choice in a revised version of the paper to get full credit. The private Catholic university theological studies professor Cecilia González-Andrieu cited theContinue Reading

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In settlement of the original claims that Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed on behalf of Leesburg Elementary School teacher Tanner Cross, the Loudoun County School Board has agreed to a permanent injunction prohibiting it from retaliating against Cross for expressing his constitutionally protected views on the board’s transgender policy. In an earlierContinue Reading

The American Medical Association (AMA) said Monday that sex should be removed as a legal designation on the public part of birth certificates, reports WedMd. The AMA claims t can lead to discrimination and unnecessary burden on individuals whose current gender identity does not align with their designation at birth,Continue Reading

Here’s the latest example of the LGBTQ community infusing sexuality to children’s programming, using Muppet Babies to retcon a key character: Gonzo is now transgender. Disney Junior aired the new animated Muppet Babies reboot episode called “Gonzo-rella,” revealing Gonzo wants to dress up like a princess because the gang is playingContinue Reading

The California Third District Court of Appeals ruled 3-0 that a 2017 state law requiring employees at long-term care facilities to use patients’ “preferred” pronouns violates First Amendment free speech rights. Taking Offense, an unincorporated association, filed the lawsuit challenging part of California’s Health and Safety Code that requires health facility employeesContinue Reading

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that courts and federal agencies can exceed their constitutional boundaries and redefine what “sex” means in federal law. In a 6-3 opinion written by Justice Neil Gorsuch, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a lengthy opinion holding that, “An employer who fires an individual merely for beingContinue Reading

The Department of Housing and Human Services finalized a regulation Friday ending Obamacare rules opening up abortion access and broadening sex to mean gender; therefore, transgender rights. Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act prohibits covered health programs or activities from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin,Continue Reading

Following its months-long investigation into the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference and several Connecticut school districts, the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights has issued a letter of impending enforcement action, finding that the athletic conference’s policy allowing males who identify as female to compete in girls’ athletic events disadvantagesContinue Reading

A pair of transgener actors are speaking out against the Internet Movie Database (IMDB) for allowing their birth names to be published the popular movie website. “Speaking on condition of anonymity, representatives for two trans actors with major television credits told IndieWire that they have not been able to removeContinue Reading

Transgender students will have bathroom options in all Hillsborough County schools, a spokesperson for the district said Tuesday. Every school will designate at least one “universal” bathroom in their school by the beginning of the next school year, making it available to every student. “There will at least be one, possiblyContinue Reading