‘Killer Klown’ Drag Queen Reads to Children at Michelle Obama Library for ‘LGBTQ History Month’

‘Killer Klown’ Drag Queen Reads to Children at Michelle Obama Library for ‘LGBTQ History Month’

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Concerns are being raised after a drag queen dressed as a “Killer Klown from Outer Space” recently read to children at the Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library for “LGBTQ History Month.” “I got to read to the children today and it was one of the best experiences I’ve been given as a drag […]

Church of England School Bars Christian Group’s Assemblies Following Parental Complaints

Church of England School Bars Christian Group’s Assemblies Following Parental Complaints

KENT (Premier) — A Christian charity is being stopped from holding assemblies at a Church of England school in Kent after talks left pupils feeling “upset.” Intervention by the head teacher comes after a 16-year partnership between St John’s primary school in Tunbridge Wells and CrossTeach. Writing to parents, Dan Turvey said: “After careful consideration, […]

Boys Who Identify as Girls Allowed to Wear Skirts, Be Addressed as ‘Zie’ at Surrey Boarding School

Boys Who Identify as Girls Allowed to Wear Skirts, Be Addressed as ‘Zie’ at Surrey Boarding School

(Evening Standard) — A boarding school in Surrey will let boys who question their identity wear skirts and sleep in girls’ boarding houses. Pupils may also request to be addressed by different names or gender-neutral pronouns such as “zie” at Gordon’s School in Woking, the Sunday Times reported. The £15,000-per-year school, which has five boarding […]

Christian Union Banned From Oxford Freshers’ Fair

Christian Union Banned From Oxford Freshers’ Fair

(Christian Institute) — An Oxford University college banned members of the Christian Union (CU) from its freshers’ fair, claiming that Christianity is used as an “excuse for homophobia and certain forms of neocolonialism.” One of the organizers of last week’s fair at Balliol College, Freddy Potts, claimed that the presence of CU members would be […]

Female-Only Cambridge College to Accept Men Who Identify as Women

Female-Only Cambridge College to Accept Men Who Identify as Women

(BBC) — A female-only Cambridge University college will now accept applications from transgender students. Murray Edwards, whose alumni include broadcasters Claudia Winkleman and Sue Perkins, had only admitted women since its creation in 1954. It will now consider those who identify as female and, where identified as male at birth, have “taken steps to live […]

British Schools Ditch ‘BC’ and ‘AD’ to Avoid Offending Non-Christians

British Schools Ditch ‘BC’ and ‘AD’ to Avoid Offending Non-Christians

(Evangelical Focus) — A growing number of British schools are removing the historical terms BC and AD from religious education lessons in a bid to avoid offending non-Christians. The traditional terms BC, Before Christ, and AD, Anno Domini (which means ‘the year of the Lord’), are being ditched for BCE—Before Common Era, and CE—Common Era. […]

Superintendent Says Bible Verse on Bench Memorializing Student Killed in Accident Must Be Removed

Superintendent Says Bible Verse on Bench Memorializing Student Killed in Accident Must Be Removed

CHARLOTTE COURT HOUSE, Va. — A school superintendent in Virginia says that a Bible verse engraved on a bench that memorializes a student who died in an ATV accident last year must be removed in order to be “legally compliant.” The Charlotte Court House community came together following the death of Colton Osborne, a student […]

U.S. Department of Justice Backs Christian College Student Told Preaching ‘Disturbing the Peace’

U.S. Department of Justice Backs Christian College Student Told Preaching ‘Disturbing the Peace’

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a statement of interest in favor of a Christian college student who was told last year that he couldn’t preach in a campus free speech zone after officials received complaints that his speaking was “disturbing people’s peace and tranquility.” “[A] public college that restricts speech simply […]

Students Nationwide Join in Prayer at School Flagpoles for Annual ‘See You at the Pole’ Day

Students Nationwide Join in Prayer at School Flagpoles for Annual ‘See You at the Pole’ Day

Students across the nation and around the world gathered at their school flagpoles on Wednesday for the annual “See You at the Pole” day, a student-led prayer event that has been a much-observed tradition for over 20 years. “It’s always encouraging to see students make sacrifices to come to school early and come worship,” Spencer […]

Crowd Recites Lord’s Prayer at Football Game After Group Complains About Loudspeaker Prayer

Crowd Recites Lord’s Prayer at Football Game After Group Complains About Loudspeaker Prayer

SMITHS STATION, Ala. – Students, players and members of the public attending a high school football game in Alabama stood up and recited the Lord’s Prayer in unison on Friday after a secular group complained about a student-led prayer that was broadcast over the loudspeaker during a recent game. On Aug. 31, the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion […]

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