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Ground Broken For Housing Project Intended For Members Of LGBT Community
http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com ^ | 11/14/2012 | By Paul Kurtz, Anne-Marie Green

Posted on 11/14/2012 12:12:37 PM PST by massmike

Ground has been broken in the heart of Philadelphia’s Gayborhood for a housing project that will serve the needs of the LGBT community.

It’s described as the first urban project of its kind — six floors of low income housing for elderly lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders.

It’s being built with a mixture of local, state and federal funds. And that was reflected by the number of politicians on hand for Friday’s ceremony.

Mayor Michael Nutter was joined by his predecessors, John Street and Ed Rendell.

“Once completed, this project will provide 56 units of affordable housing to people 62 years and older. The facility will be energy efficient, generating more than five percent of the total energy that it uses from within the building,” Nutter explained.

The building will be named after the late City Councilman John Anderson, who was instrumental in the passage of a civil rights bill for those in the sexual minority.

The doors are expected to open at the end of next year.

(Excerpt) Read more at philadelphia.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: bluezones; homosexualagenda; housing; philadelphia; urban

1 posted on 11/14/2012 12:12:43 PM PST by massmike
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To: massmike

They already have such facilities. I believe it’s called a “Bathhouse”. Or in some cases, the washroom at the neighbourhood shopping mall.


2 posted on 11/14/2012 12:14:24 PM PST by littleharbour
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To: massmike

***Councilman John Anderson, who was instrumental in the passage of a civil rights bill for those in the sexual minority.***

‘Sexual minority’? Mmmm...that’s a new one to me.


3 posted on 11/14/2012 12:18:24 PM PST by MichaelCorleone ('We the People' can and will take this country back...starting today.)
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To: massmike

Wouldn’t a gay only housing project violate civil rights laws which prevent discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation?


4 posted on 11/14/2012 12:20:14 PM PST by circlecity
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To: massmike
a housing project that will serve the needs of the LGBT community

When these people put their hands out, you've got to watch more than your wallet.

5 posted on 11/14/2012 12:21:25 PM PST by grobdriver
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To: circlecity

Exactly.


6 posted on 11/14/2012 12:21:35 PM PST by GodfearingTexan
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To: massmike

This is discrimination! I want a project for straight folks.


7 posted on 11/14/2012 12:22:28 PM PST by Terry Mross (I haven't watched the news since the election. Someone ping me if anything big happens.)
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To: massmike

Hmmm - having homosexuals grouped in one place. Like some kind of camp....

Will they have to wear pink stars on their clothing as well?


8 posted on 11/14/2012 12:25:38 PM PST by PGR88
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To: massmike

One is forced to wonder what happens during the application process in order to prove membership? Is there an oral test or something?


9 posted on 11/14/2012 12:26:48 PM PST by Catholic Canadian
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To: massmike
State sponsored segregation. Where's the ACLU? /s
10 posted on 11/14/2012 12:31:46 PM PST by Ray76 ("We're ready to be led" - John Boehner, leader of the opposition)
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To: massmike

I never met a gay who was broke.

Why do we have to pay for federal monies for faggots and broken down old Carpet munchers.


11 posted on 11/14/2012 12:31:53 PM PST by Venturer
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To: massmike

Hey! Is some of that money going for “upgrades” to the Rest Area bathrooms on the turnpike?


12 posted on 11/14/2012 12:33:08 PM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Bread and Circuses; Everyone to the Coliseum!)
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To: PGR88
maybe its a good thing to keep the all together in one place....

you know we'll have to segregate completely in the future....

I have homosexual family members and I wish them no harm, just good....but honestly, its just ridiculous the amount of appeasement they get.

13 posted on 11/14/2012 12:34:14 PM PST by cherry
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To: massmike

...isn’t this discrimination?


14 posted on 11/14/2012 12:34:25 PM PST by Tzimisce (Will there be anything to fight for in 2016?)
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To: massmike

Will there be a community bathhouse?


15 posted on 11/14/2012 12:36:04 PM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: massmike

Will there be a community bathhouse?


16 posted on 11/14/2012 12:36:22 PM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: massmike
Ah, the city of my birth...
What a jewel it has become!
17 posted on 11/14/2012 12:37:09 PM PST by needmorePaine
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To: circlecity
I was just going to post that I'd like to apply for that and then sue the pants off of them (figuratively speaking) for discrimination if they don't let me in because I'm straight.
18 posted on 11/14/2012 12:38:14 PM PST by Rusty0604
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To: massmike

Public monies used to benefit a select minority of the population - especially a minority which is reputed to be among the best educated and most affluent in the country - sounds unconstitutional to me.....


19 posted on 11/14/2012 12:40:13 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: Catholic Canadian

“The facility will be energy efficient, generating more than five percent of the total energy that it uses from within the building,”

Generating heat from friction, I guess.


20 posted on 11/14/2012 12:40:26 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: circlecity

Sexual orientation is not one of the 7 protected classes under Federal Law. Although, if you’re a “Realtor” (trademark) it is one of the 8 protected classes under the Realtor Code of Ethics


21 posted on 11/14/2012 12:43:03 PM PST by Tea Party Terrorist (Your tattoo looks stupid.)
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To: massmike

Why does this put one in mind of the tale of the Cities on the Plain?


22 posted on 11/14/2012 12:45:59 PM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: massmike
The air around that place is going to stink like bile. I wouldn't want to live in that neighborhood.
23 posted on 11/14/2012 12:47:23 PM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: massmike

Good for them. Nice to see Philly be inclusive.


24 posted on 11/14/2012 12:47:39 PM PST by paglia444
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To: circlecity

Wouldn’t a gay only housing project violate civil rights laws which prevent discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation?
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Of course not!

The discrimination clause ‘kicks in’ when one of ‘them’ DEMAND to live in your house just because you posted a ‘room’ for rent.

Of course, when they are ‘grouped’ and the novelty wears off, ‘they’ can see why WE didn’t want them in the first place.

Same thing different venue.

How about Miami/Dade Cty sticking it to the taxpayers (370mil for a 500+- mil) for the baseball stadium and the team ownership dumps the majority of the decent players.

Ownership probably has a clause that they can charge the city if nobody shows up for a game, but you can bet the ‘greedy SOB’s’ that profited from the ‘public’ building a facility for the ownership don’t have such a luxury.


25 posted on 11/14/2012 12:47:39 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 "Hope in one hand and $hiite in the other and see which fills up first".)
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To: massmike

God resorted to fire and brimstone, last time ...


26 posted on 11/14/2012 12:50:35 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: massmike

Every day there is less and less of anything worth protecting in this sick and dying country.


27 posted on 11/14/2012 12:52:32 PM PST by Gator113 (I would have voted for NEWT, now it's Romney & Ryan.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: paglia444
Good for them. Nice to see Philly be inclusive.

Yep. Better in that democrat hellhole than in my home town!

28 posted on 11/14/2012 12:53:23 PM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: circlecity

I don’t have any idea how they would intend to enforce this, either. As long as you didn’t mind putting one over on them, and could put up with the daily shenanigans of the neighbors, you could just say you were gay and nobody would be able to say differently. It’s not like a test will be administered.


29 posted on 11/14/2012 12:53:51 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: massmike

Every unit has a back door...


30 posted on 11/14/2012 12:56:25 PM PST by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
As long as you didn’t mind putting one over on them you could just say you were gay...

It's been done.....


31 posted on 11/14/2012 12:57:18 PM PST by massmike (At least no one is wearing a "Ron Paul - 2016" tee shirt........yet!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
It’s not like a test will be administered.

Yeah, but when you don't show up for the daily orgies, they're going to figure it out.

32 posted on 11/14/2012 12:57:57 PM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: massmike

Gives an unfortunate new meaning to the “City of Brotherly Love”


33 posted on 11/14/2012 1:01:08 PM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: circlecity

No, I just checked, and there are no such laws in Pennsylvania.


34 posted on 11/14/2012 1:26:41 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: PGR88

“Hmmm - having homosexuals grouped in one place. Like some kind of camp....”

Lock in on the coordinates.


35 posted on 11/14/2012 1:27:32 PM PST by beelzepug ("Why bother creating wealth when you can just redistribute it?")
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To: massmike
It’s described as the first urban project of its kind — six floors of low income housing for elderly lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders.

Wow, I wonder if I created a housing unit for white people making $500,000 a year and more would it pass in Philadelphia? I guess I will have to apply to see if I can.

It’s being built with a mixture of local, state and federal funds.

Translation: Conservatives in Texas will be supporting this place, since THE TAXPAYERS via FEDERAL FUNDS, is paying for it.

Mayor Michael Nutter A good name for a NUTCASE was joined by his predecessors, John Street and Ed Rendell.

Should I care?? No, I don't care!

“Once completed, this project will provide 56 units of affordable housing to people 62 years and older. The facility will be energy efficient, generating more than five percent of the total energy that it uses from within the building,” Nutter explained.

Big Woop

The building will be named after the late City Councilman John Anderson, who was instrumental in the passage of a civil rights bill for those in the sexual minority.

It will be named 'The John Anderson HOUSE OF SIN and Perversion for old PERVS'

The doors are expected to open at the end of next year.

Right next to the 'RAINBOW FLAG CHILD CARE CENTER'

36 posted on 11/14/2012 2:10:46 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (More Republicans stayed home then the margin of victory of O's Win...)
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To: massmike

“It’s a beautiful day in the Gayborhood....” (with profuse apologies to Mr. Rogers).


37 posted on 11/14/2012 2:26:35 PM PST by Donkey Odious ( Adapt, improvise, and overcome - now a motto for us all.)
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To: massmike

Oh, the irony, so somehow, the same people who supposedly asked to sit around and have fun with the rest of us, now want to segregate apart from the rest of us. That is totally upside down. WTH do they feel is the problem with living in a world full of people who aren’t like them, wouldn’t that be diverse. Well forget it, some people never made sense to me anyways.


38 posted on 11/15/2012 12:10:02 AM PST by Morpheus2009
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To: massmike; AFA-Michigan; Abathar; Absolutely Nobama; Albion Wilde; AliVeritas; Antoninus; ...
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I've been very busy and not pinging much lately, but pinging this slightly oldie but very revelant article as a sort of "bye bye" to paglia444, who thought it a grand idea to spend tax money on special housing for homosexuals.

39 posted on 11/18/2012 2:01:43 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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Oh, not that old - a few days ago! I misread the month...


40 posted on 11/18/2012 2:39:58 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: massmike

“. But William Way Senior Residences appears to be the first to receive all of its funding from government grants and awards, says Mark Segal, publisher of Philadelphia Gay News.”

http://realestate.aol.com/blog/2012/04/19/1st-gay-friendly-public-housing-project-planned-in-philadelphia

Basically.....19 million of We the People’s cash...for 56 apartments of queers....336k/each......


41 posted on 11/18/2012 2:50:36 PM PST by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: little jeremiah

another pro homo troll gone then, good.

Maybe these trolls just have no life or can;t read.

Anyway now how one has their sex gives them not just special rights and laws but now they get their projects.

OK then if this is a good idea then why do homosexuals get to share showers and rooms with those who turn them on?

Do we not have women quarters in the military, why do we have that?
Why do we not have places set aside for these homosexuals?


42 posted on 11/18/2012 5:40:19 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Intolerant in NJ

homosexuals have bene wanting it both ways since they get the shrinks to say they don;t have a mental disease, no pun intended.

Special laws, special rules, and all based on how one lkes to have sex.

AND some in this country dont think this country have gone bonkers, WOW,.
Coming soon lower age of consernt for these people so the homosexuals can have their sex wiht little boys legally,


43 posted on 11/18/2012 5:43:06 PM PST by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: paglia444
Good for them. Nice to see Philly be inclusive morally bankrupt & depraved.

Philly is a leftist cesspool.

44 posted on 11/18/2012 6:26:00 PM PST by DBeers (†)
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To: little jeremiah

Keep your laws out of our bedrooms, but toss your money in our bedrooms by the shovel full!


45 posted on 11/19/2012 5:26:32 AM PST by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: massmike

All it takes is to be a minority.

Housing for blacks only.

Housing for hispanics only.

Soon whites of European descent
will be a minority.


46 posted on 11/20/2012 1:43:00 PM PST by WKTimpco (Traditional Values Counter Revolution)
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