Sexual Ethics

Third gender choice allowed on birth certificates in New York City

"New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill into law Tuesday that will allow individuals to elect a third gender category on birth certificates issued within city limits, removing a number of medical and administrative barriers to doing so." - Jurist

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In UK version of Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ashers Baking Company secures a bigger legal victory

"Evangelicals in the United Kingdom secured a major legal victory for freedom of conscience today, as the nation’s Supreme Court ruled on behalf of a Christian bakery that declined to fulfill an order for a pro-gay cake." - CToday

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Holiness Is Not Self-Serving: The Purity Culture’s Sins

Former Top Vatican Official Accuses Pope Francis of Covering Up Sexual Abuse

"Pope Francis has been accused by a former top Vatican official of covering up sex abuse in the Catholic Church for years. Francis, who at the World Meeting of Families in Ireland over the weekend apologized to the faithful for cover-ups from others, has since given an enigmatic response to the accusations." - CPost

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SBC IMB's Platt initiates sexual abuse investigations

"Two 'thorough, outside, independent' investigations have been initiated by International Mission Board President David Platt into the IMB's handling of any past sexual abuse allegations and into its policies of zero tolerance for such abuse." - BPNews

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Moral bar slipping in U.S., Gallup poll finds

"67 percent approve of homosexuality, compared to 40 percent in 2001; 69 percent approve of premarital sex, compared to 53 percent in 2001; 76 percent of Americans say divorce is morally acceptable, compared to 59 percent in 2001; and 65 percent of Americans approve of childbirth outside of marriage, compared to 45 percent in 2002 when Gallup added the practice to its poll." BPNews

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