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  • Daniel Craig says he's done with James Bond: 'All I want to do is move on'

    10/08/2015 9:16:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/08/2015
    Maybe he had one too many martinis but Daniel Craig was in full-on truth mode when he seemed to indicate in an interview with the UK’s Time Out that his time as Britain’s favorite spy was over. When asked if the actor, who plays the iconic James Bond for a fourth time in the upcoming "Spectre," would do another 007 film, the answer was salty, to say the least. “I’d rather break this glass and slash my wrists,” said Craig. “No, not at the moment. Not at all. That's fine. I'm over it at the moment. We're done. All I...
  • Campbell Soup Shows 'Real, Real Life' With Commercial Starring Gay Couple

    10/06/2015 10:46:21 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 51 replies
    AdAge ^ | 10/05/2015 | Jessica Wohl.
    Campbell Soup's first major brand push in five years depicts real families, including a gay couple and their son, along with real weather patterns as the soup giant tries to tap into what's really going on in people's lives when it's time for soup. The effort carries the new tagline "Made for Real, Real Life," which aligns with the company's corporate purpose of "real food that matters for life's moments."
  • Vatican fires senior priest deviant advocate..

    10/03/2015 10:34:37 PM PDT · by Rabin · 11 replies
    Aljazeera ^ | 03 Oct 2015 | Religion
    The Vatican has fired a who came out gay on the eve of a major meeting of church leaders to discuss homosexu senior priests. In a statement on Saturday, a spokesman for Pope Francis said Polish priest Krzysztof Charamsa's action had been "very serious and irresponsible". Krzysztof will be replaced "by a theologian" in the Vatican.
  • More Companies Pushing the Gay Agenda: Expedia’s New Ad ‘Connections’

    10/03/2015 7:31:08 PM PDT · by MaskedMan · 52 replies ^ | 23 June 2015 | Tami Jackson
    "The onslaught of companies and their commercials celebrating and advancing the “gay” lifestyle seems to be increasing at an exponential rate. Several years ago I began to notice a drastic change on the Food Network and HGTV. Chefs were competing for their same sex “spouse,” same sex couples were looking for houses..."
  • Pope Francis Requested Meeting With Gay Couple, Wanted ‘A Hug’

    10/02/2015 2:54:19 PM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/2/15 | Ben Shapiro
    After the Vatican revealed Friday that Pope Francis’ meeting with Kentucky clerk Kim Davis did not constitute “support,” the Vatican revealed yet another juicy tidbit about the Pope’s trip: he requested a meeting with a homosexual couple. According to CNN, Pope Francis explicitly requested a meeting with Yayo Grassi and his partner Iwan. Francis hugged Grassi and Iwan for the cameras. According to Grassi, Francis initiated the meeting: “Three weeks before the trip, he called me on the phone and said he would love to give me a hug.” Furthermore, the Vatican, in disowning the Davis meeting, explained, “The only...

    10/01/2015 9:17:35 AM PDT · by C19fan · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 1, 2015 | Austin Ruse
    The meeting between Pope Francis and Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis came at the invitation of a high-ranking Vatican official connected to the Secretariat of State of the Holy See acting on behalf of the Pope himself, Breitbart News has learned. According to a person involved in arranging the meeting but who requested anonymity, the Vatican official called Robert Moynihan, editor of Inside the Vatican who is well known in Rome. The official asked Moynihan if he could help arrange a meeting while the Pope was in the United States.
  • Smithers Will Come Out on The Simpsons

    09/28/2015 12:03:00 PM PDT · by detective · 40 replies
    MSN News ^ | September 28, 2015 | Nate Jones
    In an interview with TVLine, Simpsons showrunner Al Jean reveals that the show's 27th season will be a big one for Waylon Smithers, lovelorn assistant to megalomaniacal businessman Mr. Burns: After decades of pining, Smithers will finally come out to his boss. "In Springfield now, most people know he’s gay, but obviously Burns doesn’t," Jean notes. "We deal with that in two episodes."
  • LGBT Discrimination - Does it really exist?

    09/25/2015 9:53:18 AM PDT · by EQAndyBuzz · 24 replies
    Self | 9/25/2015 | Self
    I applied for a job today. At the bottom of the application, for EEOC purposes it asked me a few questions. Am I am man or woman? Am I white, black, other? Am I a disabled veteran? Nowhere does it ask me if I am an LGBT. So how would a company know what a person is in order to discriminate against them? It seems that everyone has their panties in a wad regarding the LGBT community. Why? The only ones who seem to be talking about LGBT are other LGBT's. Why are they being discriminated against? Who exactly is...
  • Pope Francis Denies Left-Wing Label

    09/23/2015 4:10:19 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 62 replies ^ | September 23, 2015 | Dr. Susan Berry
    Pope Francis today suggested to reporters during an airborne press conference that he is not a left-winger. “Some people might say some things [I said] sounded slightly more leftish, but that would be a mistake of interpretation,” the Pope said to journalists, according to Time.
  • Obama to nominate first openly gay service secretary to lead the Army

    09/18/2015 12:39:28 PM PDT · by illiac · 225 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 09/18/15 | Gregg Jaffee
    President Obama, in a historic first for the Pentagon, has chosen to nominate Eric Fanning to lead the Army, a move that would make him the first openly gay civilian secretary of one of the military services. Fanning’s nomination is the latest in a series of actions taken by the administration to advance the rights of gays and lesbians throughout the federal government. The Obama administration has overhauled internal policies to provide benefits to same-sex partners, appointed gay men and lesbians to the executive branch and the federal bench and ended the 18-year ban on gays serving openly in the...
  • Anderson Cooper Flips out on (Trump) Guest: I’ve Been Overseas More Than You in Your Little Life

    09/17/2015 10:12:41 PM PDT · by springwater13 · 65 replies
    Anderson Cooper snapped at a pro-Donald Trump guest tonight and apologized by the end of the segment. Cooper was particularly worked up about Trump’s answer to a rallygoer who was ranting about all the Muslims in the United States. When Dean said he was taking things out of context and brought up how Muslim training camps are a real concern, Cooper said, “I’ve spent more time overseas than you ever have in your little life.”
  • Germany’s bishops just published an apologia for gay ‘marriage’ – this crosses a whole new line

    09/17/2015 5:34:12 PM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 27 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/17/15 | Maike Hickson
    The German bishops continue their march towards schism. Today, on their own website, they published an apologia for same-sex “marriage,” crossing a whole new line in their battle to reform the Church’s basic moral teachings. In an essay titled “Love Counts” on, theology student Simon Linder argues that since the “societal climate” in Germany has changed, one does not have to justify oneself anymore when defending the idea of “marriage for all.” Rather, says Linder, those opposed to same-sex “marriages” have to defend themselves. And he asks: “Where does the Church have the idea … that homosexuality is a...
  • Doritos Tries Out Rainbow-Colored Chips...For a Good Cause

    09/17/2015 3:16:24 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 53 replies
    Entertainment News ^ | 09/17/2015 | Seija Rankin
    So Skittles kind of has a hold on the whole taste-the-rainbow thing, but starting today Doritos is giving it a try. That's right, your computer isn't deceiving you; what we have here are real, live, rainbow-colored chips. Now before you go eschewing them as gross or unnatural, just know that the venture is for a very good cause. (Don't worry, we made the same mistake too). The limited-edition snacks were conceived with the It Gets Better project to "celebrate the LGBT community "in the boldest, most colorful way possible," according to the company. The color palette was inspired by the...
  • Taste the Rainbow: Doritos to Launch Pride Flag-Inspired Tortilla Chips

    09/17/2015 6:15:24 AM PDT · by bgill · 96 replies
    yahoo ^ | Sept. 17, 2015 | Stephanie Smith
    Doritos Rainbows are a limited-edition version of its Cool Ranch-flavored tortilla chips to show the chipmaker’s support of the LGBT community. The chips come in shades of green, blue, purple, red, and orange inspired by colors of the Pride flag (or, perhaps, Skittles’ “taste the rainbow” tagline). “There’s nothing bolder than being yourself,” the company declares on the package.

    09/16/2015 11:26:00 AM PDT · by C19fan · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 16, 2015 | Thomas D. Williams
    President Obama will apparently test just how far Pope Francis’ notorious tolerance will go by inviting a rogue’s gallery of people opposed to Catholic teaching to greet the pontiff at the White House during his visit next week. In a stunning show of political indecorum, Obama has invited a series of individuals who publicly flout Catholic teaching, including a pro-abortion religious sister, a transgender woman and the first openly gay Episcopal bishop, along with at least two Catholic gay activists.
  • Cardinal Schönborn: At Synod, Church should embrace ‘positive elements’ of gay unions and...

    09/14/2015 10:46:44 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 42 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/14/15 | Andrew Guernsey
    Cardinal Schönborn: At Synod, Church should embrace ‘positive elements’ of gay unions and other sexual sins The Church should not look in the bedroom first, but in the dining room!” explained Cardinal Christoph Schönborn in a lengthy interview last week with the Italian Jesuit journal, La Civiltà Cattolica, using a mantra sure to be repeated at the upcoming October Synod on the Family. In the interview, Schönborn, the archbishop of Vienna, identifies himself as the intellectual architect of so-called “lifestyle ecumenism,” described in the controversial interim report at last year’s Synod on the Family with the approval of Pope Francis,...
  • Elton John: I want to meet Putin over gay rights [Daniel 3]

    09/13/2015 1:42:02 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 68 replies
    BBC ^ | 9/12/2015 | Staff
    Sir Elton John says he wants to meet Vladimir Putin to discuss what he called the Russian president's "ridiculous" attitude to gay rights. A report by Human Rights Watch last year said Russia was failing to prevent and prosecute homophobic violence amid a rise in attacks against minorities. Speaking to the BBC, Sir Elton said he would welcome talks with Mr Putin even though "he may laugh behind my back... and call me an absolute idiot". The musician is currently in Ukraine. He met Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and called for the country to give stronger support to the lesbian,...
  • Boss Who Asked Transgender Woman 'What Are You?' Agrees To Significant Settlement [Genesis 19]

    09/10/2015 1:34:31 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 59 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 9/10/2015 | Lila Shapiro
    Last November, Jessi Dye showed up at Summerford Nursing Home for what would turn out to be both her [His] first and last day of work. The morning started well. Dye attended a series of training sessions, completed paperwork, received vaccinations. She [He] was excited about the new job; it seemed like there was a real future with the company, and they'd offered to pay for her [His] training to become a certified nurse's assistant. But then over lunch, she [He] was asked to go speak with Robert Summerford, the manager of the company, about her [His] paperwork. "What are...
  • The word "Matrimony" comes from "Mater". (Mother)

    09/09/2015 8:16:15 AM PDT · by DiogenesLamp · 19 replies
    Today | Me
    I suspected that there was something inherent in the roots of the word "Matrimony" which would establish it's meaning as being between a man and a woman. I believe a word can be better understood by looking up how it came to us from older languages, and so I consulted an online etymology dictionary. It said the word "Matrimony" is derived from the word "Mater", which means "Mother" in Latin. This is a clear indication that the intended purpose is to begat children.
  • Attorney For Kim Davis: Clerks Issuing Gay Marriage Licenses are the Ones Breaking the Law [VIDEO]

    09/08/2015 2:00:56 PM PDT · by absentee · 30 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 9/8/15 | Caleb Howe
    As Kim Davis was released from jail today, she stood outside with Gov. Mike Huckabee and her attorney Matt Staver as they answered a few questions from the press. During the impromptu presser, Staver claimed that it is not Kim Davis who broke the law, but rather the clerks issuing licenses in her absence. Davis, through Staver, has taken the position that all the licenses issued since her refusal are invalid under the law, and that furthermore, she would have been breaking the law if she had issued them absent any direction from state lawmakers in Kentucky:
  • New study finds that your ‘gaydar’ is terrible [Thoughtcrime]

    09/08/2015 10:23:53 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 99 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 9/8/2015 | Rachel Feltman
    A new study suggests that 'gaydar' -- the sixth sense by which many insist they can just tell that someone they meet isn't heterosexual -- is bad in two big ways. For starters, it doesn't work. But more importantly, the concept of gaydar may be pretty harmful. It may -- big surprise here, guys -- just be an excuse to revel in harmful stereotypes about LGBTQ people. In a paper published in the Journal of Sex Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison psychologist William Cox argues that gaydar just isn't really a thing. "Imagine that 100 percent of gay men wear pink...
  • Supreme Court: Second Amendment Applies to States. (and an anti-Heller vanity by me)

    09/06/2015 7:50:57 AM PDT · by impimp · 115 replies
    Prospect ^ | unknown | impimp
    The Supreme Court today held that the Second Amendment -- as recently redefined in D.C. v. Heller , in which the Court overturned D.C.'s handgun ban -- applies to the states, not just the federal government.....
  • A Conservative Viewpoint of Kim Davis

    09/04/2015 11:49:31 AM PDT · by 2banana · 22 replies
    2banana | 9/4/2015 | 2banana
    #1 Kim Davis was elected to her position. Just like obama. And when obama ignores laws (and even makes up laws he wished he had) the left cheers. Same with the democrat mayors of Sanctuary Cities who ignore the law. Why are they not in jail? #2 Gay marriage is not a “law.” It is four unelected left wing progressive supreme court justices and one who leans left behaving as tyrants. Is this really how we want the most important and controversial laws to be enacted and imposed on us? Now imagine five Dick Cheneys on the bench. #3 See...
  • $200,000 offer ends 'gay' Democrat's child-sex charges

    09/03/2015 4:16:17 PM PDT · by detective · 26 replies
    WND ^ | 09/02/2015
    Democratic Party fundraiser and gay activist Terry Bean made sex-abuse allegations with a 17-year-old boy disappear on Tuesday thanks to a $200,000 settlement offer. Terry Bean, 67, faced child sexual-abuse charges over a September 2013 incident that allegedly occurred at a Eugene, Oregon, hotel with his ex-boyfriend, 25-year-old Kiah Lawson, and the teenager. Lane County Circuit Judge Jay McAlpin dismissed the case when Lane County Chief Deputy District Attorney Erik Hasselman said the teenager declined to testify, the Register Guard reported Wednesday.
  • Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis Jailed for Contempt

    09/03/2015 11:56:59 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 73 replies
    US News ^ | even Nelson | even Nelson
    The Kentucky county clerk who made herself a national celebrity by refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses was jailed Thursday for contempt of court. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis was taken into custody by U.S. marshals, according to reporters on the scene. In sending her to jail, U.S. District Judge David Bunning ignored the American Civil Liberties Union's request that Davis be fined to compel compliance with orders that she issue marriage licenses. ACLU attorney Heather Weaver, who is working on the case, said there was testimony about fundraising efforts on Davis' behalf, apparently a factor in the judge's decision...
  • Man Jailed On Civil Contempt Charges Freed After 14 Years (2009)

    09/03/2015 10:51:42 AM PDT · by Dallas59 · 4 replies
    WJS ^ | Jul 14, 2009 | WSJ
    Relevant to the Kentucky county clerk being put into jail
  • Book Review: ‘Truth Overruled’ and the Case for Traditional Marriage

    09/02/2015 12:08:24 PM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 7 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | September 2, 2015 | Spencer Irvine
    Marriage quality, gay rights and “love is love” are common refrains that the Left uses in order to dismantle traditional marriage as we know it. Heritage Foundation marriage scholar Ryan T. Anderson’s latest book, Truth Overruled: The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom, serves as an answer to many of these arguments. Anderson quoted Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts’ oral arguments to make one of his major points, namely that “You’re [gay activists] not seeking to join the institution, you’re seeking to change what the institution is.” Anderson pointed out four harmful consequences of radically changing the definition of...
  • Judge orders Rowan clerk to appear in court Thursday after she again denies marriage licenses

    09/02/2015 4:33:04 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 41 replies
    The Lexington Herald-Leader ^ | September 1, 2015 | JOHN CHEVES
    A federal judge has ordered Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis and her deputies to appear in his courtroom Thursday and explain why Davis should not be held in contempt of court for refusing to issue marriage licenses. Shortly after opening her doors Tuesday, Davis told two same-sex couples who asked for marriage licenses that she would not issue them, despite a federal court injunction ordering her to do so. (snip) Davis, an Apostolic Christian, has refused to issue any marriage licenses in Rowan County since the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage June 26. U.S. District Judge David Bunning issued...
  • Vester Lee Flanagan wrote letters to rant about lack of sex and his days as gay escort

    08/31/2015 1:05:29 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 63 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 8/31/2015 | NANCY DILLON , STEPHEN REX BROWN
    Full title: EXCLUSIVE: Virginia killer Vester Lee Flanagan wrote letters to rant about lack of sex and his days as gay escortVester Lee Flanagan lamented shortly before gunning down two journalists on live TV that his glory days as a $2,000-a-night male escort were behind him, stunning new documents reveal. The typed and handwritten letters, as well as photographs, driver’s licenses and student IDs, were shown to the Daily News by one of Flanagan’s close friends, Robert Avent, who says he spoke to the calm and collected killer moments before he committed suicide as cops closed in on him last...
  • Pope Francis sends letter praising gay children's book

    08/28/2015 8:38:05 AM PDT · by FR_addict · 177 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Aug. 28, 2015 | Rosie Scammell
    Italian book that explores different family types including same sex was banned by mayor of Venice, but pontiff becomes unlikely supporter ... In the book, the egg encounters a pair of gay penguins, lesbian rabbits successfully bringing up a family, as well as other family models, including a single parent hippo, a mixed race dog couple, and kangaroos that have adopted polar bear cubs... Now Pardi has found an unlikely supporter in Pope Francis, who through his staff has written to the author praising her work. “His holiness is grateful for the thoughtful gesture and for the feelings which it...

    08/27/2015 3:52:25 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 32 replies ^ | August 27, 2015 | Mathew Vadum
    Hoping to start a bloody "race war," a black, gay, in-your-face Obama-supporting former TV reporter horrified Southwest Virginia TV viewers yesterday when he stalked and coolly murdered two white former TV station colleagues and wounded a white interview subject during a live broadcast.
  • Americans Greatly Overestimate Percent Gay, Lesbian in U.S.

    08/26/2015 8:35:31 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 46 replies
    Gallup ^ | 05/21/2015 | Frank Newport
    PRINCETON, N.J. -- The American public estimates on average that 23% of Americans are gay or lesbian, little changed from Americans' 25% estimate in 2011, and only slightly higher than separate 2002 estimates of the gay and lesbian population. These estimates are many times higher than the 3.8% of the adult population who identified themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender in Gallup Daily tracking in the first four months of this year.
  • Virginia murderer’s manifesto: Angry about Charleston, says he was bullied for being gay and black

    08/26/2015 4:58:34 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 36 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/26/15 | Dan Calabrese
    Meanwhile, Hillary and Josh Earnest are already using it to push gun control. We haven’t been all over this story all day because we didn’t figure you needed one more conservative news site presuming to give you up-to-the-minute updates. But we’re shaken like everyone else by the murders of Adam Ward and Alison Parker on live television this morning in Virginia. And we’re now learning more about the motives and the twisted mind of Vester Flanagan, who died this afternoon of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Flanagan had worked for a year as a reporter at WDBJ - the very same...

    08/26/2015 2:19:22 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 55 replies ^ | August 26, 2015 | Ben Shapiro
    On Wednesday, America met a deeply evil human being: Vester Lee Flanagan II, also known as reporter Bryce Williams. Williams murdered two people while they were live on air on WDBJ in Virginia: reporter Alison Parker, and cameraman Adam Ward. After the murders, he went on the run – and while he was on the run, he tweeted out his rationale for the killings, accusing Parker of making “racist comments” and Ward of going “to hr on me after working with me one time!!!” He then posted video to his Facebook and Twitter pages of himself shooting both at point-blank...
  • Manifesto purportedly sent by Virginia gunman cites ‘race war

    08/26/2015 1:01:48 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 62 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 25, 2015 | Neetzan Zimmerman
    A fax attributed to Vester Lee Flanagan claims the slayings were a response to the Charleston mass shooting. An apparent suicide note received by ABC News on Wednesday morning and attributed to Virginia shooting suspect Flanagan, aka Bryce Williams, claims the killing of two reporters during an on-air interview was motivated by the Charleston church shooting and a desire to incite a “race war.” ABC News says a man identifying himself as both Flanagan and Williams — Flanagan's on-air name — first contacted it several weeks ago. The man asked for a fax number, claiming he wanted to pitch the...
  • Gunman in Shooting of Virginia TV Reporter, Photographer Grew Up in Oakland, Graduated from SF State

    08/26/2015 12:15:31 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 8/26 | Lisa Fernandez, Bob Redell and Torey Van Oot
    Gunman in Shooting of Virginia TV Reporter, Photographer Grew Up in Oakland, Graduated from San Francisco StateAn Oakland Hills neighbor said that Vester Flanagan was "demure" as a child.The man accused of killing a television reporter and photographer during a live broadcast in Virginia on Wednesday had worked in the news industry on and off for two decades, including at jobs in the Bay Area and Florida. Vester Flanagan II, who used the name Bryce Williams professionally, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound following the attack. Within hours of the shooting, a portrait had emerged of an anchor, reporter and...
  • Twitter account @barackobama had followed (gay prostitute website)

    08/26/2015 9:56:15 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 27 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | August 26, 2015 | John Marzulli
    The Twitter account @barackobama, which is run by staff of the pro-Obama group Organizing for Action, had been following the account for an alleged online brothel busted Tuesday by the feds for promoting male prostitution.
  • Will Gays Abandon Hillary Clinton if Joe Biden Jumps Into the Presidential Race?

    08/25/2015 8:52:42 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 17 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | August 25, 2015 | Michelangelo Signorile
    There are few politicians who've been more outspoken on LGBT rights in a gut-level, passionate way than Vice President Joe Biden. Nor has there been any politician so public in his or her opinions and so close to a president who catapulted LGBT rights during his two terms, profoundly making history. Political strategists still debate whether Biden forced President Obama to move more quickly on marriage equality -- something Biden surely would like us to believe -- or if he was part of a trial balloon days before the president finally announced support in the spring of 2012 (most reports...

    08/20/2015 11:59:56 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 78 replies
    American Prowler ^ | 8.18.15 | Emily Zanotti
    SNIP According to a New York Times interview the Republican frontrunner did with Maureen Dowd (for some inexplicable reason), Donald Trump believes that Heidi Klum, a former Victoria's Secret angel and one of the world's most beautiful women, has lost some of her luster as of late. According to Donald, "she's no longer a 10." SNIP
  • Baptist Church Founded by First SBC President Allows Ordination of Gay and Transgender Ministers

    08/20/2015 8:58:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 08/20/2015 | Samuel Smith
    The South Carolina church that was founded by the Southern Baptist Convention's first president has adopted a new non-discrimination policy that will allow for the congregation to not only marry same-sex couples but also ordain openly gay, lesbian and transgender ministers. Dr. Jim Dant, senior minister of the 184-year-old First Baptist Church in Greenville, South Carolina, explained in a recent interview with Greenville Online that his church, which is no longer Southern Baptist, voted earlier this year to take up a new policy that does not allow the church to discriminate in any facet of its ministry on the basis...
  • Christian Baker Must Make Cakes Celebrating Gay Marriage, Appeals Court Rules

    08/14/2015 11:45:28 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 126 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | August 13, 2015 | Ken McIntyre
    A custom cake baker in suburban Denver can’t cite his religious convictions in declining to make a wedding cake for two men, a Colorado appeals court ruled today. “Cake artist” Jack Phillips said he gladly serves gays and lesbians in his family business. But, Phillips said, he could not in good conscience design a wedding cake for a same-sex couple when, as a Christian, he believes that marriage is the union of a man and a woman. A three-judge panel of the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled that not doing so amounts to illegal discrimination based on sexual orientation, the...
  • Breaking: Keller ISD postpones vote on LGBT ordinance

    08/14/2015 3:30:08 AM PDT · by tuffydoodle · 9 replies
    Dallas Voice ^ | 8-13-2015 | staff
    A vote to include protections for Keller ISD students and employees based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression has been postponed for further consideration, according to a release sent by the district. “There have been many passionate pleas on both sides of the issue from parents, community members, and current and former students,” district superintendent Randy Reid said in a statement.
  • Kentucky high school removes gay basketball player from yearbook page

    08/12/2015 3:10:29 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 79 replies
    SB Nation Outsports ^ | August 12, 2015 | Cyd Zeigler
    Betsy Layne High School in rural Kentucky this year had a two-page yearbook spread that featured all of the seniors on the boys basketball team. Except, one senior was left out of the tribute: Dalton Maldonado, the team's starting point guard who came out publicly as gay a couple months ago.
  • T.D. Jakes Comes Out for ‘Gay Marriage’ [Matthew 13 - Great Last Days Bundling]

    08/09/2015 9:28:17 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 48 replies
    Christian News Network ^ | 8/7/2015 | Heather Clark
    Megachurch leader and author T.D. Jakes says that homosexuals should attend congregations that affirm their lifestyle and that politics do not need to reflect biblical ethics, adding that his position on homosexuality is both “evolved and evolving.” During an interview with the Huffington Post on Monday, Jakes was asked by a viewer if he believes that homosexuals and the black church can co-exist. “Absolutely… I think it is going to be diverse from church to church. Every church has a different opinion on the issue and every gay person is different,” he replied. “And I think that to speak that...
  • Republican Committee Quietly Rejects Anti-Gay Marriage Resolution

    08/06/2015 9:33:56 AM PDT · by C19fan · 35 replies
    Time ^ | August 5, 2015 | Zeke J Miller
    The Republican National Committee’s resolutions committee quietly rejected a pair of resolutions critical of homosexuality Wednesday. The controversial resolutions dealing with sex education and same-sex marriage threatened to cast a shadow on the first GOP presidential debate Thursday in Cleveland, as the party looks toward expanding its base in the key swing state. According to a member of the committee, both failed to gain support to be recommended to the full 168-member party governing body on Friday.
  • These Five People Are About to Have a Baby Together

    08/05/2015 8:15:39 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 14 replies
    Vice ^ | August 4, 2015 | Noor Spanjer
    The idea of a "nuclear family"—white picket fence, a kid or two, friendly golden retriever—has been under siege for a while now. No longer do stories of step-parents or half-siblings shock us, and children being raised by parents of the same gender (so-called "pink families") are becoming increasingly common. Another new, lesser known family structure that has emerged is that of multi-parenting—or raising a child with more than two legal parents. For instance, a lesbian couple and a gay couple bringing up a child together as a single family, but in separate households. That's more or less the family unit...
  • Will Openly Gay U.S. Ambassador Improve LGBT Rights In Vietnam? [Isaiah 24 - Exporting Sodomy]

    08/02/2015 4:01:33 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 12 replies
    New America Media ^ | 5/21/2014 | Staff
    (VNRN) - Any new U.S. Ambassador will always attract the attention of Vietnamese everywhere, but when President Barack Obama nominated Asia pro Ted Osius, it generated a little more than the usual high interest. You see, Osius is openly gay. Regardless of whether the nominee’s sexual orientation was a factor, the nomination hopefully will usher in more LGBT rights in Vietnam. Certainly Osius is qualified to be ambassador. He has served as Deputy Chief of Mission before, in Indonesia from 2009 to 2012. For the past year, he has been an Associate Professor at the National War College. Osius had...
  • Explosions shock congregants at 2 New Mexico churches

    08/02/2015 3:18:15 PM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 2 Auguest 2015 | Associated Press
    LAS CRUCES, N.M. — A pair of small explosions just 20 minutes and a few miles apart shocked congregants Sunday morning at two churches in southern New Mexico. There were no injuries or deaths from the blasts outside Calvary Baptist and Holy Cross Roman Catholic in Las Cruces, Las Cruces police spokesman Danny Trujillo said. Each building sustained minor damage. Authorities are working to determine who planted the explosives, what materials were used and whether the blasts were related. "It doesn't appear to be coincidental because of the timing, but you never know," Trujillo told The Associated Press. Several agencies...
  • 'Gay marriage' all about attacking Christianity, says author [Proverbs 4]

    08/02/2015 12:01:39 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 16 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 8/1/2015 | Staff
    Aaron and Melissa Klein of Gresham, Oregon, have learned how dangerous it can be to fail to support “gay marriage” in this day and age. The now-infamous bakers refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple and were subsequently slapped with a $135,000 fine from the state of Oregon. Negative national publicity forced them to shut down their bakery, Sweet Cakes by Melissa. Outrage from progressives has essentially ruined the Kleins’ lives, but journalist and author Jack Cashill, who wrote the forthcoming “Scarlet Letters: The Ever-Increasing Intolerance of the Cult of Liberalism,” believes this incident ultimately is not...
  • A Thousand Points of Hate: Couple Plans Massive Series of Anti–Gay Marriage Billboards

    08/02/2015 8:11:27 AM PDT · by GoneSalt · 47 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 8/1/2015 | Samantha Cowan
    Some highway billboards are the same wherever you go across this great land of ours: McDonald’s, Target, Walmart. Others are more regional (where is the line at which Carl’s Jr. becomes Hardee’s, anyway?). Some are particular to states, and those road-tripping through Oklahoma will likely see billboards directing them to visit online adult toy shops and to alert law enforcement about any methamphetamine use they come across. And in one small part of the state—the town of Durant, in the southeast corner—visitors and residents may now feast their eyes upon a message against marriage equality. The plea comes from Betty...