Wednesday, August 23, 2023

This is The Briefing, a daily analysis of news and events from a Christian worldview.

Part I (00:13 – 07:46)
‘The Company Will Shift Its Pride Merchandise Assortment’: Target Acknowledges Customer Backlash Over Pride DisplaysTarget, Much Like Bud Light, Is Stung by Culture Wars by Wall Street Journal (Sarah Nassauer)Target Customer Backlash May Be Least of Its Problems by Wall Street Journal (Jinjoo Lee)Part II (07:46 – 13:55)
A Major Redefinition of Parenting: USA Today Urges Parents to Build a Back to School Kit to Prepare Their Children for ‘Safe Sex’ and ‘Safe Drug Usage’Not your average back-to-school supply list: A parent’s guide to birth control, COVID, more by USA Today (Adrianna Rodriguez)Part III (13:55 – 18:48)
The Incoherence of the Transgender Revolution: The New York Times Sports Section Confuses Itself Over Who a Woman IsHow Transgender Runner Nikki Hiltz Rose to the Top of Track by New York Times (Talya Minsberg)For Girls in Spain, Women’s World Cup Win Is a Joy and a Catalyst by New York Times (Constant Méheut and Isabella Kwai)Part IV (18:48 – 27:18)
FIDE Faces Down the Transgender Revolution: International Chess Agency Bans Transgender Women from Women’s CompetitionsInternational chess body bans transgender women from women’s competitions by Washington Post (Kelsey Ables)

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