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  • Russians ‘vote’ overwhelmingly to keep Putin in power, ban gay ‘marriage’

    07/02/2020 4:15:29 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 34 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | July 1st 2020 | Calvin Freiburger
    Wednesday was the final day of voting in Russia on the all but inevitable re-election of President Vladimir Putin to another 12-year term, and on whether or not to formally ban state recognition of same-sex “marriage.” Putin said in February that he would back a national referendum to “clarify some things,” including that “marriage is a union of a man and woman” and that “as long as I am president, we will not have parents #1 and #2, we will have ‘papa’ and ‘mamma.’” The comments were consistent with his past opposition to formal promotion of homosexuality. This week’s amendment,...
  • Gay weddings have boosted US economy by $3.8 billion since landmark ruling (Barf alert)

    05/30/2020 1:46:48 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 42 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 29th 2020 | Reuters
    Gay and lesbian weddings have boosted state and local economies by an estimated $3.8 billion since same-sex marriage was legalized nationwide in the United States in 2015, according to a study published on Thursday. Nearly 300,000 gay and lesbian couples have tied the knot since the US Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage, according to researchers from the Williams Institute at California’s UCLA School of Law. “Marriage equality has changed the lives of same-sex couples and their families,” said the study’s lead author Christy Mallory, state and local policy director at the Williams Institute. “It has also provided...
  • Costa Rica celebrates first same-sex "weddings"

    05/26/2020 3:56:36 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 10 replies
    BBC News ^ | 26th May 2020 | BBC News
    A lesbian couple became the first to tie the knot in a ceremony that took place just after the new law came into effect at midnight. The wedding was shown on national TV. President Carlos Alvarado said the law change meant Costa Rica now recognised the rights lesbian and gay people had always deserved. He tweeted (in Spanish) that "empathy and love should from now on be the guiding principles which will allow us to move forward and build a country where there is room for everyone". The first same-sex marriage ceremony was broadcast as the culmination of a three-hour...
  • GOP congressman who officiated same-sex wedding faces primary challenge from the Right

    05/22/2020 7:52:33 AM PDT · by kevcol · 18 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | May 22, 2020 | Kerry Picket
    Rep. Denver Riggleman in 2018 won the then-open district, stretching from the North Carolina state line 250 miles up to Washington, D.C., exurbs in Fauquier County, Virginia. But unlike the bulk of freshmen, who cruise to reelection after winning their seats the first time, Riggleman is locked in a nasty Republican renomination battle against Bob Good, a Campbell County supervisor and former athletics official at Liberty University . . . “He comes out as pro-gay marriage. He comes out as pro-drug legalization, and he limps down the stretch of the nomination after it becomes revealed that he's a purple progressive...
  • Marvel’s New Warriors author previously wrote a children’s book featuring a gay "married" Santa

    03/25/2020 8:53:54 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 14 replies
    One Angry Gamer ^ | March 25th 2020 | Billy D
    One day there will be a dark unending abyss. One without beginning or end, without time or space. A mere black void, of intention and as I gaze upon it, peering into its endless depth I will realize it will have nothing more perverse than what I’ve seen during the great clown age. Make no mistake the headline is not an attempt to compete with the Babylon Bee for the most outrageous satirical piece. The book in question is very much real. Marvel’s recent attempt to cash in on the step-sibling trend on Pornhub has hilarious and massively backfired in...
  • Imam and the 'wife' he married without realising 'she' was a man are charged with 'going against nature' under Uganda's anti-gay laws

    03/05/2020 3:11:04 PM PST · by kevcol · 37 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | March 5, 2020 | Ross Ibbetson and James Mills
    Mutumba claimed he hadn't been intimate with his 'wife' since the wedding two weeks before because Tumushabe said 'she' was menstruating. . . . But Tumushabe was rumbled when he was arrested or theft of a television set and clothes from his next door neighbours in January. A female police officer carried out a body search on the suspect, thinking Tumushabe was a woman, and found out he was actually a man. Mutumba is said to be 'too devastated' to talk about the incident and needs counselling.
  • Michigan black pastor rebukes DNC: ‘Do I have a place in this party?’

    03/02/2020 6:35:27 AM PST · by kevcol · 28 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | March 1, 2020 | Samantha Chang
    Pastor Martin noted that the Republican Party has done more outreach to the black community in Michigan than the Democratic Party has. This Democratic apathy — combined with the party’s continued migration to the Far Left — has Martin concerned that there’s no room for centrist Democrats like him in the party anymore. “I am a moderate Democrat, but I do not support abortion. I do not support same-sex marriage,” Pastor Martin said, according to the Detroit Free Press. “I have people in my congregation who ask us, ‘How do we preach one thing on Sunday, but then campaign for...
  • PBS reboots ‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’ with character having two lesbian ‘moms’

    02/28/2020 4:32:41 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 39 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | February 28th 2020 | Doug Mainwaring
    After a seventeen-year production hiatus, PBS has rebooted its enduring favorite, Clifford the Big Red Dog, but with one jarring change: The series now features a child with two lesbian “moms.” In the episode where the lesbian characters are introduced, “The Big Red Tomato/Dogbot,” the women are not identified as overtly lesbian, but in subsequent installments, the two are both called “Mom” by Samantha, the new friend of Emily Elizabeth, who remains the central character in the show along with her loveable gigantic red dog, Clifford. One Million Moms (1MM) director, Monica Cole, sent out a call to action to...
  • Supreme Court to hear Philadelphia fight over same-sex foster parents

    02/24/2020 8:08:00 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 24 2020 | Harper Neidig
    The Supreme Court will decide whether Philadelphia is allowed to exclude Catholic services that refused to allow same-sex couples to become foster parents from the city's foster care system. The court announced on Monday that it would hear the lawsuit brought by Catholic Social Services (CSS) and three foster parents against the city in 2018.
  • Worcester priest Gregory Lisby pleads guilty to possessing child pornography

    02/22/2020 2:12:31 PM PST · by BansheeBill · 12 replies ^ | 2/22/2020 | Tanner Stenning
    Gregory Lisby, the former kindergarten teacher and Worcester priest accused of child pornography possession, pleaded guilty to the charge in Boston’s federal court on Friday, according to the Worcester Telegram & Gazette. Separately, Lisby has been accused of sexually abusing a teenager after he was ordained in 2007, the Telegram reports. Lisby started as a kindergarten teacher last year at Morgan School in Holyoke. He was arrested in Northborough in September on the child pornography possession charge and resigned from the job, writing to the district that he had been “accused of an awful crime.” Prosecutors said he could face...
  • Wedding vendors will be forced to participate in gay ‘marriages’ under new N. Ireland law

    02/20/2020 7:25:20 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 15 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | February 20th 2020 | Paul Smeaton
    A politician in Northern Ireland has pointed out that the new law legalizing same-sex “marriage” in the region will not allow civil registrars, hoteliers, florists, and wedding photographers to refuse their services for homosexual “weddings.” The Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act 2019, the same piece of legislation that introduced new abortion laws into the region, has also legalized same-sex “marriage,” effective from January 13 of this year. Same-sex “marriage” has been legal in the rest of the U.K. since 2013, but until last month had not been imposed on Northern Ireland. On January 20 the Northern Ireland Office (NIO),...
  • 'There will be dad and mum': Putin rules out Russia legalizing gay marriage

    02/15/2020 3:11:47 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 39 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 13th 2020 | Tom Balmforth
    President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia would not legalize gay marriage as long as he was in the Kremlin. He made clear he would not allow the traditional notion of mother and father to be subverted by what he called “parent number 1” and “parent number 2”. “As far as ‘parent number 1’ and ‘parent number 2’ goes, I’ve already spoken publicly about this and I’ll repeat it again: as long as I’m president this will not happen. There will be dad and mum,” Putin said. During his two decades in power, Putin has closely aligned himself with the...
  • Buttigieg Says He and Same-Sex Husband Hope to Start a Family and May Have Children in White House

    02/13/2020 6:26:06 PM PST · by kevcol · 136 replies
    CNS News ^ | February 13, 2020 | Staff
    “We’re hoping to have a little one soon,” Buttigieg said at an event in Brooklyn, New York on April 15 of last year, where he shared the stage with his husband, Chasten. “I imagine it would make me a better president,” he said on CNN the next day. On June 16, when he appeared on CNN’s “State of the Union," host Jake Tapper asked him: “Do you think, if you are elected president, hypothetically, that you will plan to start a family in the White House?” “I don’t see why not,” Buttigieg said. “I think it wouldn’t be the first...
  • Rush Limbaugh ponders a Trump debate against Pete Buttigieg: 'What's gonna happen there?'

    02/12/2020 11:13:30 PM PST · by knighthawk · 67 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 12 2020 | Brie Stimson
    Rush Limbaugh on Wednesday suggested former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg wouldn't look masculine standing next to "Mr. Man" President Trump on a presidential debate stage because he is an openly gay married man. Democrats are “sitting there, and they’re looking at Mayor Pete, a 37-year-old gay guy ... loves to kiss his husband on the debate stage,” Limbaugh told his radio show listeners while discussing what he perceives as a weak Democratic field. “And they’re saying, 'OK, how’s this gonna look, a 37-year-old gay guy kissing his husband onstage next to Mr. Man Donald Trump? What’s gonna happen...
  • Buttigieg on What U.S. Looks Like to Teens: ‘They See Gay Nightclubs Opening Up Across the Country’

    02/09/2020 7:42:03 AM PST · by kevcol · 95 replies
    CNS News ^ | February 7, 2020 | Staff
    “LGBTQ+ people aren’t just bystanders in American history—they are drivers of it,” says this page on Buttigieg’s site. “Decades ago, there was no place where someone could worship as an openly LGBTQ+ person. Today, majorities of every major religious group support LGBTQ+-inclusive nondiscrimination laws,” says the webpage.
  • Pete Buttigieg’s Same-Sex Husband Tweets Out Photo of Pete Leaning on His Shoulder

    02/08/2020 8:30:13 AM PST · by kevcol · 68 replies
    CNSNews ^ | February 7, 2020 | Staff
    Last night after Pete Buttigieg appeared in a townhall televised by CNN, his husband, Chasten, tweeted out a photo of Pete putting his head on Chasten’s shoulder. In the tweet, Chasten Buttigieg said: “I couldn’t do this without you by my side too, P. In this together, and I am so proud of you.
  • State Lawmaker Takes on Same-Sex Marriage,Related Topics With New Bill

    02/07/2020 11:04:46 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    KELO ^ | Jan 30, 2020
    Rep. Tony Randolph, a Republican from Rapid City, introduced a bill Thursday that would prohibit the state from enforcing, endorsing or favoring policies that cover a range of activities that involve members of the LGBTQ community. In short, the bill wants the state to not enforce, endorse and favor policies that allow same-sex marriage, policies that allow counties to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and policies that prevent discrimination based on sexual orientation. In 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States decided in Obergefell v. Hodges, that the right to marry is guaranteed by same-sex couples by the...
  • Drag queen hopes to meet Pope Francis in drag, challenge him to accept gay ‘marriage’

    01/31/2020 3:32:48 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 26 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | January 31st 2020 | Lifesitenews
    Germany’s most famous drag queen hopes to meet Pope Francis in person, dressed in drag, and challenge the Pope to approve of homosexual “marriage” and to open up ministries for women. Oliver Knöbel, a man who presents himself in Germany as drag queen “Olivia Jones,” said he is aspiring to attend a general audience with Pope Francis while dressed as a woman. Knöbel said last November, on the occasion of his 50th birthday, that his goal is to meet the Pope. He even hopes for a group audience with the “Olivia Jones Family,” a group of transvestites and comedians. “We...
  • Same-sex marriage is now LEGAL in Northern Ireland: Couples can register their nuptials from today before first weddings can go ahead next month

    01/13/2020 10:05:26 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 06:32 EST, 13 January 2020 | Joel Adams
    Same-sex marriage is legally recognized in Northern Ireland from today. Following a legal change last autumn, same-sex couples can now register to marry and the first ceremonies will take place next month. Those who are already married will have their marriage legally recognized in Northern Ireland. Heterosexual couples will also be able to enter into civil partnerships from today. But same sex couples in a civil partnership will not yet be able to convert it to a marriage in the province — the Northern Ireland Office is set to begin a consultation on the matter later this year. The status...
  • Meet the kissing cousins who could face prison for having a baby

    01/12/2020 5:51:28 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 81 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 8, 20 | Jane Ridley
    Michael Lee and Angela Peang can hardly wait for the birth of their first child — even if it results in them spending time behind bars. The husband and wife from Eagle Mountain, Utah, are first cousins: Peang’s father is the older brother of Lee’s mother. Since the baby’s existence proves they had sex, they could face up to $10,000 in fines and five years in prison, because intercourse between cousins is illegal in their home state, due to the long-held fear of birth defects. (According to a 2018 Columbia University study, the chances of cousins having a genetic disorder...