Teacher Who Identifies as ‘Neither’ Awarded $60,000 After Co-Workers Wouldn’t Call Her ‘They’


GRESHAM, Ore. — A female elementary school teacher who says she neither identifies as male nor female has been awarded $60,000 in a settlement with her school district after she lodged a complaint that her co-workers continued to refer to her as a woman and wouldn’t call her “they.”

The 25-year-old teacher at Hall Elementary School, who now goes by the name Leo Soell, had told her friends in 2013 that she did not feel that she identified as... Read More | Share it now!

U.K. warns against copying U.S. on free speech

A new effort to protect free speech has been launched in the United Kingdom, where the Magna Carta, the iconic charter of liberty, was created.

The U.K.’s minister for universities and science, Conservative MP Jo Johnson, is warning that universities that fail to protect free speech for students will face fines, BBC News reported.

And a new regulator, the Office for Students, has been given authority... Read More | Share it now!


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“But whatever were gains to me I now consider loss for the sake of Christ. What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things.

“I consider them garbage, that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which... Read More | Share it now!

Europe’s Tolerance for Terrorists

Saleh Ali was one of 64,000 Syrian refugees living in the Netherlands. The vast majority, like Ali, are young men. And the largest number of these migrants spend their days idling in Amsterdam.

On Thursday morning, Saleh Ali took a walk to trendy Amstelveenseweg while wearing a keffiyah and waving a terrorist PLO flag. He stopped in front of a Jewish restaurant, shouted “Allahu Akbar” and began smashing the windows. The Amsterdam police stood by and watched quizzically until he was done. Then when he entered the restaurant, they finally called him out and arrested him.

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Western Wall Prayers for Rain Answered

Prayers for rain offered up by thousands of Jews at the Western Wall on Thursday had an effect as desperately needed rain fell, raising the level of the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) one centimeter.

Israel has suffered five dry years in a row, causing the worst drought in 40 years. The country has received just 45 percent of its multiyear average rainfall for September through November, and with only two light rainfalls in December.

This dire situation has... Read More | Share it now!

Israeli Jews open synagogue beneath Temple Mount

Orthodox Jews Temple Mount

Israeli authorities have unveiled a new synagogue in Jerusalem underneath the Temple Mount that is now open for prayer after 12 years of construction and an investment of $50 million.

The significance of the new Jewish worship center placed beneath the foundation of the holy site is of biblical proportions.

“[I]t is located... Read More | Share it now!

Indonesia: 9,000 Jailed Christians Receive Reduced Sentences

Indonesia: 9,000 Jailed Christians Receive Reduced Sentences

Indonesia reduced the sentences of more than 9,000 Christian prisoners on Christmas Day, according to reports.

According to Jakarta Post, Indonesia’s Law and Human Rights Ministry cut down the sentences of 9,333 Christian prisoners.

“Of the total, 175 inmates were freed... Read More | Share it now!

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