An update from the gender wars

By Jonathon Van Maren To close the week off, here’s a roundup of the latest insanities stampeding through the culture. Maine is the latest jurisdiction to offer a “third gender option” on their driver’s licenses—in addition to male and female, there will also be an “X” for those who are “non-binary.” These sorts of bureaucratic…

Malta and Northern Ireland hold out as the abortion wars rage across Europe

By Jonathon Van Maren News hasn’t gotten any better from the Republic of Ireland since the abortion referendum on May 25—turncoat taoiseach Leo Varadkar has already indicated that while individual medical professionals may be permitted conscientious objection to abortion, institutions will not. In other words, he and his government plan to force Catholic hospitals to provide…

Gay columnist condemns “exposing children” to “debauchery” at Pride Parades

By Jonathon Van Maren A few years back, my friend JJ McCullough published a rather unpopular column, noting that although Pride parades have become a litmus test for one’s level of tolerance these days, there are plenty of people—himself included—who simply find them distasteful displays of indecency. The media and progressive politicians like to gang…

Homophobic chicken: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey apologizes for eating at Chick-fil-A

By Jonathon Van Maren For today’s best news story in the category of “Everything is Stupid Now,” Business Insider just published an article with this doozy of headline: “Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey forced to apologize for eating Chick-fil-A during Pride Month.” They described Dorsey’s sins against the Rainbow Empire as follows: On Saturday, Dorsey posted…