An Insider’s View of What Happened at the East Aurora School Board’s Meeting Rescinding Support for Transgender Students

Yesterday evening, the East Aurora Board of Education (in Illinois) voted to rescind a policy that would have benefitted transgender and gender-non-conforming students in the district.

Rick Einhorn attended yesterday’s school board meeting and offers this summary of what he saw and heard: [Read more...]

What Does It Take To Remove a Pastor Who Hangs Out at a Middle School?

You want to see Christian privilege in action?

Get this: At Summit Middle School in Fort Wayne, Indiana, a pastor from a church called The Chapel was allowed to hang out in the cafeteria while students were there, pass out pamphlets (that may or may not have been religious in nature) to them, and chat with them as they ate. This was not some random guy — the students “recognize[d] him as a religious leader.”

And the school just let it happen. [Read more...]

East Aurora School Board Rescinds Policy Supporting Transgender Students

I just wanted to post a quick update regarding the East Aurora Board of Education’s decision to support transgender students… and then considering dropping that support after complaints from Christian Right groups. [Read more...]

Did You Know I’m an Atheist?

Remember the local newspaper that talked about how readers of this website sent emails to the East Aurora Board of Education urging them to keep their policy benefitting transgender students… but didn’t mention me or this site’s name?

The Illinois Family Institute has a shocker for you: I’m an atheist! [Read more...]

FFRF Seeks Plaintiffs for Kountze Court Fight

Now that a Texas judge has issued an injunction allowing cheerleaders at Kountze High School to promote Christianity at football games with their banner, the Freedom From Religion Foundation is looking to defend church/state separation. [Read more...]


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