Business owners who fail to call transgender people by their preferred name or pronoun or bar them from using opposite-sex bathrooms may be fined as much as $250,000, a New York City human rights commission stated in a recent enforcement guidance.
The New York City Commission on Human Rights released a legal enforcement guidance on Dec. 21 outlining various actions that should be considered violations of the New York City Human Rights Law and also listed the consequences for businesses that violate the law.
Specifically, the guidance goes into great detail on what is to be considered "gender-discrimination" under its interpretation of the human rights law. more >>
Comedian Sarah Silverman is receiving criticism from Christians after her tweet on Christmas called Jesus "gender fluid," or an identity which refers to a gender that varies over time.
"MERRY CHRISTMAS! Jesus was gender fluid!" the 45-year-old comedian tweeted to her more than 7.5 million followers on Friday.
Silverman, who considers herself non-religious and insists she's not anti-Christian, followed up with another tweet, about the pubic hair styles of Santa Claus. more >>
The U.S. Supreme Court's gay marriage ruling, Planned Parenthood's selling of baby body parts and IS-inspired terror attacks in the West are among the biggest stories that round out The Christian Post's top 10 stories for 2015.
To read No. 6-10 of CP's top 10 list click here.
Kim Davis, Donald Trump, Creflo Dollar and Josh Duggar are just of few of the figures who grabbed our reader's attention in 2015. Check out the top 10 stories of 2015 for The Christian Post. more >>
Caitlyn Jenner, Donald Trump, Creflo Dollar and Josh Duggar are just of few of the figures who grabbed our reader's attention in 2015. Check out the top 10 stories of 2015 for The Christian Post.
Read 6-10 below. For 1-5, click here.
10. Pew report highlights increase in "no religion" identifiers. more >>
Transgender activist Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner, prayed with Pastor Ed Young Sr. at a Christmas pageant at Houston's Second Baptist Church for a reality show. The pastor's son, Ed Young Jr., who leads Fellowship Church in Grapevine, Texas, posted their photos and tweeted about it.
Jenner attended the church of Young Sr., who opposed the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, or HERO, for the reality series "I Am Cait."
"Dad has always taught me to love everyone. Here he is praying with @Caitlyn_Jenner at tonight's service," Pastor Young Jr. tweeted Thursday, followed by another tweet the following day, "Dad and @Caitlyn_Jenner had a great conversation and prayer after last night's service! #grace" more >>
Six Republican presidential candidates signed a pledge to support a federal bill meant to protect the rights of gay marriage opponents.
Known as the First Amendment Defense Act, the proposed legislation introduced in June is designed to protect critics of gay marriage from facing legal action for their views.
Conservative groups including the American Principles Project, Heritage Action for America, and the Family Research Council affiliate FRC Action created a pledge for candidates to support. more >>