Sexuality Archives - Alaska Watchman
 

HomeTagSexuality Archives - Alaska Watchman

https://cdn2.alaskawatchman.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/01074510/LGBT-police-1280x720.jpg

Mayor Ethan Berkowitz’s employees are using public resources to promote all things LGBTQ. The municipality’s departmental Facebook pages are now being politically mobilized to stir up support for radical LGBTQ ideologies. Last week, a municipal employee got the green light to use the Health Department’s Facebook page to solicit responses to the question: “What does Pride mean to you?” Residents are asked to text their answers to (907) 830-7368, and if you send your address,...

https://cdn2.alaskawatchman.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/19154818/Supreme-Court-pic-1280x720.jpg

Last Monday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that the language in the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 bans discrimination in the workplace on the basis of sexual orientation. The Bostock v. Clayton County decision has caused considerable uproar among social conservatives because the majority opinion was written by Justice Neil Gorsuch, a Trump appointee. Justice Gorsuch was expected to side with conservative views of constitutional and statutory interpretation, a position hoped for by...

https://cdn2.alaskawatchman.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/15132042/Murkowski-1280x720.jpg

Sen. Lisa Murkowski quickly jumped at the chance to show her support for the LGBTQ political agenda by praising the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to redefine sex to include gender identity and expression and sexual orientation when it comes to enforcing violations of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Conservative and religious groups worry that the court’s June 15 opinion will serve as a tool to roll back religious liberties, free speech and the ability of...

https://cdn2.alaskawatchman.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/15082239/Transgender-pic-1280x720.jpg

The U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion on June 15 that redefines “sex” to include “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” when determining sex discrimination in the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The 6-3 decision redefines the federal law, which was written at a time when everyone accepted that there were only two sexes. Many conservatives believe the Supreme Court’s decision is a classic case of judicial activism which could have dire consequences for faith-based businesses and...

https://cdn2.alaskawatchman.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/01145517/Transgender-sports-1280x720.jpg

Alaska’s practice of letting boys compete as girls in high school sports could jeopardize its federal education funding. The U.S. Department of Education said the practice of Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference and several Connecticut public schools, which allow males who identify as females to compete in girl’s athletics, disadvantages females and denies them equal opportunities. The Education Department issued a letter of impending enforcement noting that the Connecticut athletic conference as well as several area...

https://cdn2.alaskawatchman.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/16161129/Drage-queen-2-1280x720.jpg

The home of Big Bird, Mr. Rogers Neighborhood and other family favorites is turning its attention to promoting LGBTQ life in the Deep South. “Prideland” is the Public Broadcasting Networks latest offering. The six-episode documentary attacks the traditional Christian faith of a Mississippi minister while championing a baker who asserts his “LGBTQ rights” in heart of the Bible belt. It also features a gay pastor and promotes same-sex adoptions. The documentary, which is part of...

https://cdn2.alaskawatchman.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/24164820/Bord-Student-pic-1280x720.jpg

It’s been a long and contentious road, marked by unprecedented community resistance, hundreds of letters and many hours of public testimony, but the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District is pushing ahead with recommendations that the school board approve a controversial plan to include LGBTQ content in high school classes next year. At the April 7 school board meeting, the district will deliver a presentation asking the school board to green light a series of...

https://cdn2.alaskawatchman.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/18093327/Gender-surger-pic-1280x720.jpg

A federal judge in Alaska ruled last Friday that the state pay for the gender reassignment surgery of a public employee – Jennifer Fletcher – a man who identifies as a woman. Fletcher is a state legislative librarian in Juneau. The ruling from U.S. District Court Judge H. Russel is based on an interpretation of the federal 1964 Civil Rights law that bans sex discrimination. While Russel’s ruling may be appealed, LifeSiteNews reports that the...

https://cdn2.alaskawatchman.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/16152619/Anchorage-city-pic-1280x720.jpg

There could not be greater contrasts among the candidates running for Anchorage Assembly and Anchorage School Board seats, especially with regards to pro-life, parental rights and religious liberty issues. Between March 17 and April 7, Anchorage residents will cast mail-in ballots. Alaska Family Action, a pro-family advocacy group, has released its voter guide for these contests, detailing candidates’ stances on key social issues. ASSEMBLY CANDIDATES Anchorage Assembly candidates were asked if they agree with the...

https://cdn2.alaskawatchman.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/17100932/PP-teen-pic-1280x720.jpg

On Feb. 18, members of the Health & Social Services Committee in the Alaska House sat through a presentation featuring teenagers from Anchorage and Juneau who have been recruited and trained by Planned Parenthood to disseminate the abortion business’ line on abortion access and LGBTQ ideology to school age children around Alaska. Teen Council is a program launched by Planned Parenthood to use teenagers to deliver the abortion business’ sexuality advice to students. As part...