Dr. Heath Adam Ackley, a 15-year teaching veteran at Azusa Pacific University (APU), may lose his position. Last week he revealed to school administrators last week that he is a transgender person who is going through a divorce from as he seeks a legal name change and gender transition. Many of his students are standing by him even though school officials claim his gender identity is at odds with the University's principles.
Coming out as transgender and Christian
GLAAD and Interscope Records today released “Hands,” a musical tribute to the victims of Orlando, featuring Mary J Blige, Jason Derulo, Tyler Glenn, Selena Gomez, Halsey, Ty Herndon, Imagine Dragons, Juanes, Adam Lambert, Mary Lambert, Jennifer Lopez, the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles, Kacey Musgraves, MNEK, Alex Newell, P!nk, Prince Royce, Nate Ruess, RuPaul, Troye Sivan, Jussie Smollett, Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani, and Meghan Trainor. The tribute will be made available in the U.S. at iTunes exclusively.