Culture update: Alberta cancels plans to ban so-called “conversion therapy” and why women choose abortion over adoption

By Jonathon Van Maren An update from the frontlines of the culture wars: *** Some states are moving to respond to the Trump Administration by passing policies of their own. From the Colorado Sun: The federal government in recent months has banned transgender people from joining the military and made plans to roll back protections…

Judge rules that high school girls have no right not to be seen undressed by biological males

By Jonathon Van Maren The transgender policies currently roiling high schools across the United States are resulting in some strange skirmishes lately. Each of these skirmishes reveal just how far we have strayed from the common-sense instincts that once would have been taken for granted, and how much the ideologies percolating down through the culture…

Pre-teen “Drag Kids” highlight just how fast our culture has crumbled

By Jonathon Van Maren One of the signs that the LGBT movement has successfully moved the Overton Window to an almost unimaginable extent is the phenomenon of “Drag Kids,” which features children in heavily sexualized performances in heavily sexualized settings, dressed in drag, dancing provocatively. Some performances have included adult men throwing dollar bills at…

“Gender therapy” doctor admits to advising kids to fake being suicidal to get transgender “treatments”

By Jonathon Van Maren Earlier this year, I noted that transgender activists were going to use data on the suicide rate in the transgender community to go after schools they consider insufficiently supportive of their ideological agenda, despite the fact that there is no evidence that physical transition actually reduces suicidal ideation. As it turns…

UK school halts LGBT lessons to young children after parents pull 600 students in protest

By Jonathon Van Maren Progressives in the United Kingdom are learning the first of what may be a series of uncomfortable lessons: Not all of the immigrants they champion share their values. In Birmingham, The Guardian reported this week, a programme to teach British primary school children about LGBT issues at Parkfield community school was shut down after…