Posts tagged: transgender bathroom

“Things You Don’t Hear About Gender Dysphoria” (Spotlight #074)

Laurie Higgins joins David Smith on this edition of Illinois Family Spotlight. Laurie is the Illinois Family Institute’s Cultural Affairs Writer.

They discuss transgender issues and gender dysphoria, including the requirements to be a transgender person, co-ed restrooms and locker rooms, the emotional toll taken on kids who witness transgender children in their schools and people who have been sexually molested, and transgender birth certificates.… Continue Reading

“The Most Significant Revolution in History” (Illinois Family Spotlight #072)

Written by John Biver

In this week’s podcast, Laurie Higgins joins David Smith to discuss the Trans-Ideology and its effects on our schools, classrooms, and impressionable young children.

Laurie is the cultural affairs writer for the Illinois Family Institute, and “she does an amazing job writing thought provoking and compelling articles that help us think through the contemporary issues and the godless worldviews that dominate the public square.”… Continue Reading

Don’t Overlook School Board Elections

‘Transgender’ Use of School Locker Rooms
Policy on the April 4th Ballot

Written by John Biver

Early voting has already begun in some locations. On the ballot will be candidates for municipal, township, park district, school board and other local governing bodies.

Too many voters think these races are not important, so turnout is typically very low. When turnout is lower – every vote carries much more weight.… Continue Reading

School District U-46’s Policy Allowing Gender-Dsyphoric Boys to Use Girls Locker Room Challenged

If you live in School District U-46, please pay special attention.

Written by John Biver

U-46 School Board Member Jeanette Ward is providing the kind of leadership that we need to see a lot more of in Illinois. And on April 4th, there’s an opportunity to support two other like-minded candidates running to join Jeanette on the U-46 school board: Cody Holt and Enoch Essendrop.… Continue Reading

Information on the ‘Transgender’ Bathroom/Locker Room Debate

Here is the latest national news regarding the bathroom/locker room issue as reported by LifeSiteNews.

President Trump is dropping his predecessor’s unpopular “transgender” federal order pressuring schools to let gender-confused boys use girls’ restrooms and locker rooms, and vice versa, according to the White House spokesman.

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Ryan Sorba, chairman of Young Conservatives of America, commended Trump for “keeping his word to the American people” by rescinding Obama’s transgender-school edict, which touched off lawsuits by aggrieved states and a cascade of criticism nationwide.

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Candidates for School Board in District U-46

Written by John Biver

If you live in School District U-46, three seats on that school board are up for election on April 4, 2017. You need to be aware that when it comes to the important topic of privacy issues for students, the candidates that deserve your support and are endorsed by Illinois Family Action are challengers Cody Holt, and Enoch Essendrop.… Continue Reading

Debrief: 2016 Election, Part 2 (Illinois Family Spotlight #016)

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Monte Larrick, David Smith, John Biver, and Ralph Rivera reconvene to continue discussing the recent general election.  In this episode, they review the four now-red House seats, the future of life and bathroom legislation, and how voters can influence an election beyond the ballot box.

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“Countering the New Bathroom Agenda” (Illinois Family Spotlight #004)

il_family-spotlight_thumbnailFollowing last week’s program on how parents should respond to President Obama’s directive on public school bathrooms, Laurie Higgins rejoins David Smith and Monte Larrick to identify crucial weaknesses in the arguments the Left uses to justify such policies.

We’d love to hear from you!  Email us at feedback@ifiaction.org.

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“Bathroom Wars Go Back to School” (Illinois Family Spotlight #003)

It’s the end of the summer, and families are beginning to send their children back to school.  How should parents respond to the President’s directive, which instructs public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity?  Laurie Higgins, Illinois Family Institute’s cultural analyst, joins Monte Larrick and David Smith to discuss.

We’d love to hear from you!  … Continue Reading

Why Rescue Illinois When You Can Flush on Other States?

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Sanctimonious Lawmakers Lecture Soverign Officials While Springfield Burns

Written by Monte Larrick and David E. Smith

Illinois is on the brink of bankruptcy, yet dozens of Illinois state senators found time to criticize the public policies of other states. Instead of passing a balanced budget, finding ways to reduce our deficit, cutting out-of-control spending, making Illinois more job-friendly, and fixing the overwhelming pension problem, our state senators are making out-of-state bathroom policies a priority.… Continue Reading