Several parents in East Sussex, England, are upset after learning of a teacher's plans to host a "transgender day" at a Church of England-aided primary school to raise awareness about "gender issues," and at least three families have already indicated that they will pull their children from the school.
According to The Daily Mail, as many as 10 parents have spoken out against the proposed transgender day at St. Mary the Virgin Primary School in Hartfield, which educates students as young as four years old.
The awareness day, which seemingly aims to teach the students that it is acceptable to identify differently from their biological sex, was announced on Monday by the school's headteacher, Emma Maltby. more >>
The National Collegiate Athletic Association will not divest from Christian colleges seeking waivers from Title IX standards, telling a group of LGBT organizations that it cannot.
Earlier this month, about 80 organizations led by the LGBT activist group Campus Pride sent a letter to the NCAA demanding they divest from Christian colleges seeking Title IX exemptions, accusing the religious educational institutions of bigotry.
Bernard Franklin, chief inclusion officer with the NCAA, sent a reply to Campus Pride and its allies Tuesday explaining that the NCAA does not oversee Title IX waiver issues. more >>
Grammy-nominated hip-hop artist Da' Truth took to Twitter with a cryptic message revealing some lyrics to his new song "Religion," which features Christian apologist Dr. Ravi Zacharias, triggering a worldwide discussion.
Da' Truth shared about the idea of truth, God and religion. He tweeted some of the lyrics to his new song from the upcoming album, It's Complicated, and thousands, even listeners from NGEN radio and Jam The Hype, shared concerns and questions on whether or not the artist was second-guessing his faith.
It was later revealed with the release of his new video for "Religion" that Da' Truth wasn't confused about his Christian beliefs but instead was only sharing lyrics from his single that features counter-arguments of his skepticism by internationally respected Christian apologist and author Dr. Ravi Zacharias. more >>
Film producer and actor Tyler Perry gets candid about how much Jesus Christ really means to him as he gears up to narrate "The Passion" live on FOX for Palm Sunday.
"The Passion" is a musical event that tells the 2,000-year-old story of Jesus Christ's life on Earth. The production, set in the present day, will follow the account of Jesus as He presides over the Last Supper, and then is betrayed by Judas, put on trial by Pontius Pilate, convicted, crucified and resurrected.
"What I love about this show is that the death and resurrection is being told in modern day times so a lot of people can understand it, and understand that this really happened," Perry told The Christian Post. more >>
The first trailer of the major Paramount Pictures/MGM motion picture remake of "Ben-Hur" was released this Wednesday. Along with exciting scenes of rivalry and competition, the studio included a glimpse of Jesus Christ on the cross.
The trailer journeys from Ben-Hur's days of slavery, to his shipwreck, to the epic race between the rival brothers. In the midst of the violent action-packed compilation, Jesus Christ is seen on the cross.
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Michelle Obama's all-star girl power anthem "This Is for My Girls" reached the No. 1 slot on the Billboard + Twitter Trending 140 on Wednesday, March 16.
The track, which features a powerhouse assembly of female artists including Missy Elliott, Kelly Rowland, Kelly Clarkson, Zendaya, Janelle Monae, Lea Michele, Jadagrace, and Chloe & Halle, was written by Grammy Award winner Diane Warren.
Warren and the First Lady released the catchy charity single on Tuesday, March 15, during South by Southwest. Obama was in Austin for SXSW, where she talked about the "Let Girls Learn" campaign, an initiative geared at encouraging global leaders to prioritize giving girls around the world educational opportunities. According to the First Lady, an estimated 62 million young women around the world are unable to get access to a proper education. more >>