Articles by Laurie Higgins
Male Teacher Disciplined for Refusal to Supervise Girl in Boys’ Locker Room
By Laurie Higgins   |   11.16.18
Chasco Middle School in Port Richey, Florida did what many presumptuous and foolish k-12 schools around the country are doing: The administration unilaterally decided to sexually integrate the boys’ locker room with no notification to either the boys or their...
LGBT Indoctrination Leads to Ignorance and Tyranny
By Laurie Higgins   |   11.14.18
Perhaps you missed the disturbing news story about University of California Berkeley student Isabella Chow who was the only member of the 18-member student senate to abstain from voting in favor of a bill condemning President Donald Trump for the...
Dutch Man, 69, Starts Court Battle to “Identify” Legally as 49
By Laurie Higgins   |   11.08.18
Some years ago I asked why, in light of the premises of the “trans” superstition, a 50-year-old man with Age Identity Disorder (AID) who identifies as a 17-year-old, has had “medically necessary” face and knee lifts and chemical peels, takes...
Middle School Invites Homosexual Drag Queen to Career Day
By Laurie Higgins   |   11.01.18
We’re foolish if we ignore what’s going on in schools in other states, because cancerous ideas metastasize especially among change-agents (aka ideological lemmings) who use their taxpayer-funded positions to indoctrinate children. And boy oh boy did change-agents in Rocky Top...
Trump Administration Stands for Biological Reality and Sexual Sanity
By Laurie Higgins   |   10.23.18
The New York Times reached a new low in silliness, ignorance, and alarmism—or would that be new high—with this headline on Sunday: “‘Transgender’ Could Be Defined Out of Existence Under Trump Administration.” What this silly, ignorant, alarmist headline is referring...
Stuff You Should Know About “Trans”-Cultism
By Laurie Higgins   |   10.18.18
Despite a lack of evidence proving the safety and efficacy of chemical and surgical interventions and social “transitioning” for those who experience gender dysphoria, “progressives” plow forward mutilating the healthy bodies and manipulating the psychology of children who feel they...
Batavia Middle School’s Presumptuous and Ill-Informed Leadership
By Laurie Higgins   |   10.09.18
Another invasion of children’s privacy and another attack on parents who object to their children’s privacy being invaded has taken place, this time at Rotolo Middle School in Batavia, Illinois. Without any notification to parents whose children’s privacy in restrooms...
55 Members of American Academy of Pediatrics Devise Destructive “Trans” Policy
By Laurie Higgins   |   10.01.18
The recently released policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in support of chemical and surgical interventions for children and teens who experience gender dysphoria, or who falsely believe they are the sex they are not, or who...
Who Are the Book Banners?
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.25.18
September 23-29 is the ominously and inaccurately named Banned Books Week established by the book-banning American Library Association (ALA) to suggest that book banning is prevalent in America and very scary. Although the ALA named it Banned Books Week, it acknowledged in the “about” section of the Banned Books Week website that it’s not really about books that have been banned à la Fahrenheit 451 or even asked to be banned. It’s centrally about books that have been challenged, which is a horse of an entirely different and far less dark color. A book is challenged when the appropriateness of it in some context is questioned.
Faith Leaders Confuse Christians
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.19.18
Before the sexual revolution took root in America’s cultural institutions, there existed pervasive agreement—both explicit and tacit—about sexuality, marriage, children’s rights, and religious liberty. Sexual immorality of all forms existed but was appropriately stigmatized... Now such forms of immorality are not merely out of the closet, in city and suburban centers, and in broad daylight but in our schools and even houses of worship.
Life-Terminators
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.13.18
Abortion is much in the news lately as Judge Brett Kavanaugh—who many abortion-cheerleaders fear will overturn Roe v. Wade—stands poised to become the newest member of the U.S. Supreme Court. Their protestations to the contrary, abortion supporters—who call themselves euphemistically...
Leftists Redefine Bullying
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.10.18
Leftists, controlled by “LGBTQ” activists and in thrall to their dogma, have redefined yet another term: bullying. They seek to impose their redefinition on all of society in their relentless quest to socially condition everyone into affirmation of their sexuality...
Dianne Feinstein’s Big Fat Abortion Lie
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.05.18
U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) claimed that approximately 1.2 million women died from illegal abortions in the 20 years preceding the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision, which legalized abortion nationwide. That is not what the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute reports.
Pole-Dancing for Preschoolers
By Laurie Higgins   |   09.04.18
A private preschool in Shenzhen, China just made international news for hiring a pole-dancer to sexualize welcome its 3-6-year-old students on the first day of school. With a bare midriff, black leather hot pants, and platform shoes, a young woman is seen bumping and grinding around a pole up on a stage, swinging her long ponytail in the kind of performance one would expect to see only in strip clubs and Hollywood movies. Posters advertising a pole-dancing school adorned the walls of the courtyard where the undulating performance took place.
Brown University Caves to Cross-Dressers and Their Collaborators
By Laurie Higgins   |   08.30.18
On August 20, 2018, in an article on foolish public school administrators and board members who are permitting co-ed restrooms, I referred to a recently published study by Dr. Lisa Littman, physician and associate professor of the practice of behavioral...
Laurie Higgins
Cultural Affairs Writer
Laurie Higgins

Laurie Higgins became the Illinois Family Institute’s Cultural Affairs Writer in the fall of 2008. Prior to working for the IFI, Laurie worked full-time for eight years in Deerfield High School’s writing center in Deerfield, Illinois.

Her cultural commentaries have been carried on a number of pro-family websites nationally and internationally, and Laurie has appeared on numerous radio programs across the country. In addition, Laurie has spoken at the Council for National Policy and educational conferences sponsored by the Constitutional Coalition.

She has been married to her husband for forty-four years, and they have four grown children and nine grandchildren.

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