The bad news has just come through, US President Donald Trump has forbidden transgender people to serve openly in the military.
The US federal court refused to rehear the case of Jameka Evans. She had been discriminated against by her employer, the Georgia Regional Hospital in Savannah. Jameka had been forced to leave her job because she is a lesbian.
We were very scared a few days ago, especially for the trans community of the United States. The anti-trans military amendment was introduced to the Congress by Republican Missouri Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler. The Congress rejected it by only five votes (214-209).
Two weeks ago Pride month ended and what better than the encouraging words of Senator Kamala Harris to close it.
In recent years we have mentioned religious freedom laws that have been approved, and which continue to be voted throughout the United States, but are religious people in favor of these laws?