Federal Judge Upholds Funeral Home’s Firing of Male Director Who Desired to Dress as Woman

Federal Judge Upholds Funeral Home’s Firing of Male Director Who Desired to Dress as Woman

DETROIT, Mich. — A federal judge has upheld a Michigan funeral home’s decision to fire a male funeral director for his desire to dress as a woman on the job. As previously reported, Anthony Stephens, who now goes by the name Aimee Stephens, was hired as the funeral director and embalmer for RG & GR Harris […]

Target to Spend $20 Million Adding Single-Stall Restrooms Over Opposition to Transgender Policy

Target to Spend $20 Million Adding Single-Stall Restrooms Over Opposition to Transgender Policy

The national retail chain Target has announced that it plans to spend $20 million in adding single-stall restrooms to stores without the option in an effort to quell opposition to its policy on transgender use of bathrooms and changing rooms. “Some of our guests clearly are uncomfortable with our policy, and some are really supportive,” […]

Former Abercrombie & Fitch ‘Transgender’ Employee Sues for Being Asked to Wear Female Uniform

Former Abercrombie & Fitch ‘Transgender’ Employee Sues for Being Asked to Wear Female Uniform

NEW YORK  — A former employee at the clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch who was born female but identifies as male has filed a federal lawsuit against the company for allegedly being asked to wear the women’s uniform. Maha Shalaby is seeking $35 million as she claims that she was “badgered” to wear female clothing […]

Man Who Identifies as Woman Arrested for Voyeurism at Idaho Target

Man Who Identifies as Woman Arrested for Voyeurism at Idaho Target

AMMON, Idaho — An Idaho man who identifies as a woman was arrested on Tuesday after he allegedly recorded video footage of a teenager trying on a swimsuit in a Target fitting room. Sean Patrick Smith, 46, who goes by Shauna Patricia Smith, was taken into custody and charged with one felony count of voyeurism following […]

Nearly 70 U.S. Corporations Join Legal Brief Against North Carolina’s ‘Bathroom Bill’

Nearly 70 U.S. Corporations Join Legal Brief Against North Carolina’s ‘Bathroom Bill’

Nearly 70 major U.S. corporations joined in a legal brief this week against North Carolina’s bathroom bill, which requires those who identify as the opposite sex to present their birth certificate before using government restrooms that correlate with their gender identity. Apple, Dropbox, eBay, IBM, Microsoft, PayPal, NIKE, Morgan Stanley, Etsy, Levi Strauss, American Airlines, […]

Christian Mingle to Allow Homosexual Matching Following Discrimination Suit

Christian Mingle to Allow Homosexual Matching Following Discrimination Suit

LOS ANGELES — A dating site known as Christian Mingle has agreed to open its website for matching homosexuals following a class-action discrimination suit filed in federal court. Being a Christian-identifying site, Christian Mingle currently only offers the options of a “man seeking a woman” or a “woman seeking a man.” But two homosexual men […]

Judge Strikes Down Religious Freedom Law Protecting Right to Decline Part in Same-Sex Ceremonies

Judge Strikes Down Religious Freedom Law Protecting Right to Decline Part in Same-Sex Ceremonies

JACKSON, Miss. (Reuters) — A federal judge has blocked a Mississippi law intended to allow people who object on religious grounds to decline services for homosexual ceremonies. U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves, in a ruling late on Thursday, said that the wide-ranging law adopted this spring unconstitutionally allowed “arbitrary discrimination” against the homosexuals, unmarried people and […]

U.S. Supreme Court Lets Ruling Stand Requiring Christian Pharmacy to Stock Morning-After Pill

U.S. Supreme Court Lets Ruling Stand Requiring Christian Pharmacy to Stock Morning-After Pill

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has allowed a ruling to stand that requires the owner of a Washington pharmacy, along with two of his pharmacists, to stock the morning-after pill despite their religious convictions regarding abortifacients. As previously reported, in 2006, Ralph’s Thriftway owner, Kevin Stormans, received a call inquiring whether the location sold the […]

NYC Requires Businesses to Replace ‘Men,’ ‘Women’ Single-Stall Restroom Signs With Unisex Wording

NYC Requires Businesses to Replace ‘Men,’ ‘Women’ Single-Stall Restroom Signs With Unisex Wording

NEW YORK — City council members in New York City voted on Tuesday to require businesses to remove signs reading “men” and “women” outside single-stall restrooms to further the city’s policies on transgender restroom use. The move was passed 47-2 and is expected to be signed by Mayor Bill De Blasio, who signed an executive order in […]

Grocery Chain Apologizes After Atheist Activist Group Demands Store Decorate Ex-Muslim Cake

Grocery Chain Apologizes After Atheist Activist Group Demands Store Decorate Ex-Muslim Cake

FAIRFAX, Va. — A national grocery chain has issued an apology after a prominent professing atheist group submitted a complaint over a local store that declined to decorate a cake celebrating the third anniversary of an ex-Muslim group, stating that the requested wording might be offensive to employees. According to reports, on May 31, a […]

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