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Planned Parenthood disconnects gender and genitals

Transgenderism | New advice recommends parents embrace gender identity for kids at all ages, ignoring evidence of serious risks
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 7/28/17, 02:02 pm

Planned Parenthood released updated parental guidance this week on how to talk to kids about sex.

The new website—while maintaining its progressive stance on sex and sexuality—added pages of new advice on how parents should talk about and respond to their children regarding gender identity and transgenderism, including sections for parents of preschoolers on how to explain the difference between gender and sex, and how to know if your child is transgender.

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‘The end of a thing’

Voices | Sin may look attractive, but it leads down a terrible path
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 7/27/17, 04:41 pm

A brick of Oscar Wilde aged Irish cheddar sitting on my kitchen table has led to this meditation on a word from God: “Better is the end of a thing than its beginning” (Ecclesiastes 7:8). The label has a picture of the dandified playwright and this quote: “The only way to get rid of a temptation … is to yield to it.”

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ACLU sues North Carolina over modified ‘bathroom bill’

by Leigh Jones
Posted 7/21/17, 10:21 am

The ACLU on Friday filed suit against North Carolina’s so-called “bathroom bill,” claiming the compromise legislation adopted earlier this year still infringes on transgender rights. The bill, approved by Republicans and Democrats in March, removed a previous requirement that people use restrooms in public buildings based on their biological sex, not their gender identity. But ACLU lawyers accuse Republican lawmakers of creating confusion by suggesting possible prosecution for people who enter multi-user restrooms that don’t correspond to their birth sex.

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