A former Southern Baptist Convention adviser warns an Internet “fauxmercial” featuring a boy playing with a Barbie doll sends a message of “gender confusion” to boys.

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Houston pastor Ed Young says a proposal to bar discrimination based on gender identity moves the city down the road to becoming totally “secular and godless.”

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A “first-ever” conference by evangelicals on the subject of transgenderism is underway today at Southern Seminary.

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For the second time in a year, Southern Baptists in Arkansas are working to oppose a proposed city ordinance adding sexual orientation and gender identity to classes protected against discrimination in employment, housing and public accommodation.

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Apparently losing the battle against same-sex marriage in federal courts, conservative Christian activists, including Southern Baptists, are turning attention to local ordinances expanding non-discrimination protections to the transgendered.

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The statement in part was adopted to provide grounds for some Baptist universities seeking exemptions to accommodations for transgender students.

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Supporters of Charlotte’s pending anti-discrimination ordinance accuse religious opponents of using scare tactics by claiming it would give sexual predators access to children in the form of men posing as women in order to use female-only public restrooms.

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Biblical counselors attending an annual conference at a Southern Baptist seminary will have an option of arriving early for a special pre-conference addressing the issue of people who identify with a gender different than their biological sex.

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Southern Baptists say they are optimistic voters will repeal a controversial civil rights ordinance in Fayetteville, Ark.

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Meggan Sommerville, a frame-shop manager at a Hobby Lobby store in Aurora, Ill., is suing the company for discrimination.

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