Saudis Allowed Netflix Shows Like ‘Sex Education’ in Exchange for Removing Satire Episode Critical of the Kingdom

Saudis Allowed Netflix Shows Like ‘Sex Education’ in Exchange for Removing Satire Episode Critical of the Kingdom

 (Business Insider) — Saudi Arabia agreed to host explicit Netflix shows in exchange for the removal of a satirical episode that criticized the kingdom, the streaming giant’s CEO said. On January 1, 2019, Netflix confirmed it removed for its Saudi viewers an episode of “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj” in which Minhaj accused Saudi […]

Jen Hatmaker, Amy Grant Praise Justice Ginsburg: ‘Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant,’ ‘Thank You, Ruth’

Jen Hatmaker, Amy Grant Praise Justice Ginsburg: ‘Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant,’ ‘Thank You, Ruth’

Blogger and author Jen Hatmaker, and Amy Grant, a popular CCM artist who crossed over into the mainstream in the 90s — both of whom are considered false converts in American Christianity — praised U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after the court announced Friday evening that she had died. Their remarks generated disagreement […]

Center on Sexual Exploitation Speaks Out on ‘Cuties’: Netflix Should Have Scenes Cut or Stop Hosting Film

Center on Sexual Exploitation Speaks Out on ‘Cuties’: Netflix Should Have Scenes Cut or Stop Hosting Film

WASHINGTON — The National Center on Sexual Exploitation, which seeks to expose “the links between all forms of sexual abuse and exploitation,” has released a statement calling for Netflix to either cut “particularly sexually-exploitative scenes” from the controversial film “Cuties” — which the director claims was meant to shed light on the dangers of sexualizing young girls […]

US Lawmakers Concerned Over Netflix Airing of ‘Cuties’ Movie That Addresses Sexualization of Girls by Depicting Child Sensuality

US Lawmakers Concerned Over Netflix Airing of ‘Cuties’ Movie That Addresses Sexualization of Girls by Depicting Child Sensuality

A French-made film available on Netflix that is said to be a dramatized “commentary” about how social media and societal role models wrongly influence young girls to sexualize themselves is generating outrage, including from Congress, as its content counteracts its purpose by utilizing 11-year-old female actors who “perform dances simulating sexual conduct in revealing clothing.” […]

Trevor Noah: Gender Reveal Parties Should Only Happen When the Child Knows ‘Their Actual Gender’

Trevor Noah: Gender Reveal Parties Should Only Happen When the Child Knows ‘Their Actual Gender’

 Commenting on the gender reveal party in California that resulted in a 10K+ acre wildfire, Comedy Central’s Trevor Noah opined this week that celebrating a child’s biological sex is becoming “outdated” and that such parties should only happen when the child is older and “knows their actual gender.” “[C]elebrating a baby’s genitalia is starting […]

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Introduces ‘Transgender,’ ‘Non-Binary’ Characters in Season 3

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Introduces ‘Transgender,’ ‘Non-Binary’ Characters in Season 3

Season three of “Star Trek: Discovery” on CBS All Access will introduce the franchise’s first “transgender” and “non-binary” characters in the history of the science fiction drama. “Star Trek has always made a mission of giving visibility to underrepresented communities because it believes in showing people that a future without division on the basis of […]

Witch, Demon-Themed Animation ‘The Owl House’ Features First Bisexual Character on Disney Channel

Witch, Demon-Themed Animation ‘The Owl House’ Features First Bisexual Character on Disney Channel

An animated series on the Disney Channel that centers on the adventures of a teenage girl who travels to another world and becomes a witch’s apprentice features the first bisexual character to air on the youth-aimed station, it has been revealed. “The Owl House” creator Dana Terrace recently outlined on Twitter that as she herself […]

Children’s Author, Former CCM Magazine Editor Comes Out as Homosexual, Announces Divorce From Wife

Children’s Author, Former CCM Magazine Editor Comes Out as Homosexual, Announces Divorce From Wife

Matthew Turner, the former editor for CCM (Contemporary Christian Music) magazine and author of books such as “Our Great Big American God,” “Churched: One Kid’s Journey Toward God Despite a Holy Mess” and the bestselling children’s rhyme “When God Made You”, has announced that he and his wife are divorcing in order to accept and […]

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