Sexuality
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Easter hope for transgender hurt

Transgenderism | Christ died for sinners of all kinds to restore the image of God in people made for His glory
by Jamie Dean
Posted 4/14/17, 01:40 pm

It wasn’t intentional for WORLD Magazine’s recent cover story package on transgenderism to fall close to Easter, but in this week of reflecting on Christ’s death and resurrection, it seems fitting. (See “Suffer the children,” “Sounding the alarm,” and “Walt’s story.”)

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Federal court’s redefinition of ‘sex’ could have wide ripple effects

Courts | The 7th Circuit ruling adds sexual orientation to a list of classes protected under the Civil Rights Act
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 4/06/17, 03:49 pm

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals issued a landmark ruling this week that redefines the term “sex” in the 1964 Civil Rights Act to include “sexual orientation.”

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Texas grapples with transgender wrestler’s case

Transgenderism | State governing body for high school sports must figure out how to protect competition and fairness
by Ray Hacke
Posted 4/04/17, 10:48 am

In “Lola,” the Kinks sing “Girls will be boys and boys will be girls, it’s a mixed-up, jumbled-up, shook-up world.” That’s certainly true in high school sports, where administrators have problems whether they classify athletes by the sex on their birth certificates or say they can be anything they want to be.

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