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  • The Denial About Super Bowl 50 Having a Gay Agenda is Laughable!

    02/09/2016 6:37:04 PM PST · by InHisService · 50 replies
    Kirchhoff's Law ^ | 02-09-2016 | Mary Kirchhoff
    The Denial About Super Bowl 50 Having a Gay Agenda is Laughable! It all started with this simple statement. “How about this: God is Love. I believe we should have had a cross with the same words "Believe in Love" without the rainbow. Got a problem with that?” That’s what I wrote in response to an article written in the Huffington Post the day after the Super Bowl, entitled, “To Those Bothered By The 'Gay Agenda' At Super Bowl 50.” If you’re not in the know, a huge rainbow flag with the words, “Believe in Love” was prominently featured at...
  • New York moves to stop gay conversion therapy for youths

    02/06/2016 1:48:20 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb. 6, 2016 4:34 PM EST | Jennifer Peltz
    New York is taking steps to stop therapists from trying to change young people's sexual orientation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday, joining a number of states that have acted against what's known as gay conversion therapy. The Democratic governor's move, announced Saturday, comes as gay rights advocates have campaigned state by state with mixed results to try to ban a practice that major mental health organizations have repudiated. Using executive power in a state where legislative bids to ban the therapy have stalled, Cuomo announced planned regulations that would bar insurance coverage for the therapy for minors and prohibit mental...
  • NY Court: Farmers to Be Re-Educated, Pay Fines for Not Hosting Homosexual Wedding

    01/26/2016 3:49:47 PM PST · by Nachum · 43 replies
    cns news ^ | 1/26/16 | Penny Starr
    (CNSNews.com) – A couple who hosts occasional wedding ceremonies on their New York farm have lost an appeal to overturn the $13,000 in fines levied against them by the state’s human rights agency, which ruled that their refusal to host a wedding for two women was discriminatory. On Jan. 14, the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department, upheld the agency’s order and the fines, a decision the Alliance Defending Freedom - which represented Robert and Cynthia Gifford - said amounted to confirming, “that the government can punish the Giffords for declining to coordinate a ceremony that conflicts with...
  • World’s First Lesbian Bishop Calls for Church to Remove Crosses – Install Muslim Prayer Space

    12/28/2015 4:15:39 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 165 replies
    Dark Thirty News ^ | DECEMBER 25, 2015 | BY LEO ASHCRAFT ·
    The Bishop of Stockholm has proposed a church in her diocese remove all signs of the cross and put down markings showing the direction to Mecca for the benefit of Muslim worshippers. Eva Brunne, who was made the world's first openly lesbian bishop by the church of Sweden in 2009, and has a young son with her wife and fellow lesbian priest Gunilla Linden, made the suggestion to make those of other faiths more welcome. The Bishop of Stockholm has proposed a church in her diocese remove all signs of the cross and put down markings showing the direction to...
  • Robert Spitzer, Jewish American Psychiatrist Who 'Normalized' Homosexuality, Dies at 83

    12/27/2015 8:32:33 AM PST · by massmike · 39 replies
    haaretz.com ^ | 12/27/2015 | The Associated Press
    Dr. Robert Spitzer, a Jewish American psychiatrist who played a leading role in establishing agreed-upon standards to describe mental disorders and eliminating homosexuality's designation as a pathology, died Friday in Seattle. He was 83. Gay-rights activists credit Spitzer with removing homosexuality from the list of mental disorders in the D.S.M. in 1973. He decided to push for the change after he met with gay activists and determined that homosexuality could not be a disorder if gay people were comfortable with their sexuality. At the time of the psychiatric profession's debate over homosexuality, Spitzer told the Washington Post: "A medical disorder...
  • Louisville, KY: Episcopal Rector Forced to Resign Because He Would Not Perform Gay Weddings

    12/27/2015 9:31:50 AM PST · by marshmallow · 38 replies
    Virtue Online ^ | 12/26/15 | David W. Virtue
    The vestry opposed his position. Kentucky Bishop Terry White did not support him Fr. Erdman said he had no choice but to resign or contradict his conscienceThe Rev. Jonathan Erdman, rector of Calvary Church in Louisville, KY, is resigning because he could not in good conscience perform gay weddings. He will leave his church Jan. 10, 2016. The vestry of his parish had been trying to force him out since the Episcopal Church authorized priests to perform gay weddings, and Fr. Jonathan, a high churchman, said he would not do that. The vestry has the support of Kentucky Episcopal Bishop...
  • The Religious Right Is Right to Be Scared: Christianity Is Dying in America (Barf alert)

    12/27/2015 9:00:02 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 75 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 26 Dec 15 | Jay Michaelson - LGBT Activist
    <p>Among the Christian Right, and most Republican presidential candidates, it’s now an article of faith that the United States is persecuting Christians and Christian-owned businesses—that religion itself is under attack.</p> <p>Why has this bizarre myth that Christianity is under assault in the most religious developed country on Earth been so successful? Because, in a way, it’s true. American Christianity is in decline—not because of a “war on faith” but because of a host of demographic and social trends. The gays and liberals are just scapegoats.</p>
  • Mother Who Spoke Out Against School LGBT Week Slurred as 'Extremist'

    12/14/2015 3:52:42 PM PST · by markomalley · 21 replies
    Breitbart London ^ | 12/14/15 | Donna Rachel Edmunds
    A mother who spoke out against her daughter’s school imposing LGBT awareness week on its pupils has attracted the full force of liberal criticism, even being labelled ‘extreme’. The pupils at King Solomon High School were given rainbow badges to wear, and were told to dress in rainbow coloured clothes.Anna Erickson-Hull took to Facebook to speak out after her daughter Lily returned home from sixth form college sporting one.Anna wrote on the social media site: “You cannot force this filth on children…It is not lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender week in my house we will be serving the Lord as...
  • US Marine found guilty of killing transgender Filipino

    12/03/2015 4:22:50 PM PST · by Salman · 29 replies
    AP via Asian Correspondent ^ | 2nd December 2015 | AP News correspondent
    <p>OLONGAPO, Philippines (AP) — A U.S. Marine has been found guilty of killing a transgender Filipino after discovering her gender in a hotel in the Philippines last year.</p> <p>Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton was convicted Tuesday of homicide by first strangling Jennifer Laude and then dunking her head into a toilet bowl in the hotel they had checked into after meeting in a disco bar in Olongapo city, northwest of Manila. Court clerk Gerry Gruspe said Pemberton was sentenced to up to 12 years in jail.</p>
  • If You Are Not Comfortable Being Naked Around Other People, You Are Not an Adult

    12/03/2015 7:45:40 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 110 replies
    Slate ^ | December 3, 2015 | By Mark Joseph Stern
    In a recent disquieting article for the New York Times, Choire Sicha investigates a curious new challenge for gyms: Some men want to shower and change without ever being publicly nude, and they expect their gyms to build locker rooms that accommodate that desire. Drawing upon the experiences of gym managers and architects, Sicha explains that over the last quarter-century, men have grown increasingly uneasy with being naked in the locker room. While older men generally remain comfortable being undressed among others, younger ones insist on maximum privacy, pining for a way to strip, shower, and change clothes without even...
  • White Man Warns All Black People: “Don’t Trust White People”

    11/30/2015 6:37:56 PM PST · by rickmichaels · 77 replies
    Melanoid Nation ^ | October 3, 2015
    Every once in a while, certain people from the dominant society will act as whistleblowers on white supremacy. Especially certain white people who themselves are marginalized within white society. Recently a gay/trans white man who goes by the name of Dakota Bracciale made a bold posting on his Facebook page regarding race. He warned Melanoid people that systematic white supremacy is so deep in this society, that no white people should be trusted. Here is his post in its entirety: An Open Letter to People of Color: Please do not trust white people. Every single one of us is racist,...
  • San Francisco's 'Hot Cop of Castro' was on medical leave during hit-and-run crash

    11/30/2015 5:21:40 PM PST · by Navy Patriot · 26 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | November 30, 2015 | Veronica Rocha and Matt Hamilton
    San Francisco police officer whose good looks earned him the nickname "Hot Cop of Castro" was on medical leave when he allegedly hit two pedestrians with his Dodge Charger, then abandoned his vehicle and ran away, police said. Officer Christopher Kohrs turned himself in to fellow officers at police headquarters Sunday, according to the San Francisco Police Department. He was arrested and later booked on suspicion of two felony counts of hit-and-run. Kohrs, a 7-year San Francisco police veteran, was off-duty at the time of the crash and on medical leave for an unrelated medical condition, police said. If Kohrs...
  • Guide to growing up gay accused of suggesting 'pedophile kind of behaviour' by parents

    11/28/2015 6:48:20 AM PST · by rickmichaels · 28 replies
    National Post ^ | Nov. 27, 2015 | Sadaf Ahsan
    Author James Dawson has received backlash from parents for his guide to growing up LGBT, This Book Is Gay, claiming they no longer feel comfortable taking their children to the library if his book is on the shelves, reports The Guardian. In Wasilla, Alaska, after a 10-year-old boy picked up the book from the juvenile non-fiction section of the public library, his mother was "shocked to find it contained frank drawings and descriptions of gay sex acts inside". The mother launched an appeal after she was told by the local librarian that it was appropriately shelved, leading to dozens of...
  • Is there anyplace left for Christians to shop?

    11/24/2015 5:23:19 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 32 replies
    WND.COM ^ | 24 NOVEMBER 2015 | LINDA HARVEY
    Well, it’s that time again – time to get out the Christmas list and start hitting the stores. The problem is – what stores? For any Christian who wants to spend hard-earned dollars with family-friendly, Christian-affirming retailers, restaurants and service providers, the list is growing shorter all the time. I stopped shopping at Macy’s in 2011 after learning about the retailer’s grossly unjust policy against women. Macy’s management said “yes” to a transsexual young man’s demand to change in the women’s dressing room and rejected a Christian employee’s attempt to block his inappropriate access, even firing her because of her...
  • I went to church w/ Ted Cruz, he's building an army of young Christian voters in Iowa-"scary stuff"

    11/21/2015 1:08:52 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 152 replies
    Salon ^ | November 20, 2015 | Robert Leonard - reporter, anthropologist, and author of “Yellow Cab”
    Many around me in the coffee shop nodded in agreement in support of welcoming Christian refugees and rejecting those of other faiths. It fits their narrative that they should help persecuted Christians. After all, despite the fact that American Christians are the most entitled and privileged people in the history of the planet, many feel persecuted.One of the more endearing customs of many of our small town Iowa churches on Sunday morning is story time. The pastor welcomes elementary and pre-school aged kids up front, where he or she sits with the children, and shares a parable. Often the pastor...
  • White House Honors LGBT ‘Champions of Change’ with Transgender Movie Night

    11/20/2015 4:13:00 PM PST · by bkopto · 96 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Nov 20, 2015 | Daniel Nussbaum
    The White house announced on Friday that it would hold a screening of the upcoming transgender drama The Danish Girl and Amazon's transgender series Transparent next week as part of its new "White House LGBT Artists Champions of Change" program. In addition to the screenings on Monday, November 23, the White House will honor nine individuals "for their artistry in advocating for the LGBT community," according to a White House press release. The event will also mark Transgender Remembrance Day, currently observed on November 20.
  • Smithsonian Adds Transgender 'Sex Worker' to Civil Rights Exhibit

    11/17/2015 4:56:29 PM PST · by markomalley · 13 replies
    CNS News ^ | 11/17/15 | Penny Starr
    The taxpayer-funded Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery has added a photo of a transgender sex worker to its “Struggle for Justice” civil rights exhibit.The photograph depicts Sylvia Rivera--described as having been a “trans woman sex worker”--along with her partner Julie Murray and activist Christina Hayworth. The photograph was taken at a rally prior to the 2000 Gay Pride Parade in New York City.“A forerunner in the fight against gender identity discrimination, Sylvia Rivera worked the dicey Times Square district as a trans woman sex worker after she was cast out by family as a teenager,” says the description of the...
  • U.S. Supreme Court is asked to hear lesbian adoption case

    11/16/2015 4:47:00 PM PST · by markomalley · 4 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/16/15 | Robert Barnes
    An Alabama lesbian mother is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a ruling by the state’s highest court that it will not recognize her adoption of three children in neighboring Georgia.The Alabama Supreme Court ruled that Georgia courts violated their own state laws in granting the adoptions of the children she shared with her former partner and will not order custody or even visitation with the children. Lawyers for V.L., as the woman is identified in court papers, say the decision violates the Constitution’s Full Faith and Credit Clause, which requires that states respect court judgments, including adoption orders,...
  • After outcry, judge reverses order taking baby from lesbians

    11/14/2015 2:11:01 AM PST · by markomalley · 20 replies
    AP ^ | 11/14/15 | MICHELLE L. PRICE and BRADY McCOMBS
    April Hoagland and Beckie Peirce, a Utah couple who married last year, went to a routine hearing Tuesday expecting to hear an update on how long it would be before they could adopt the baby girl they'd been raising as foster parents for three months. Instead, they were shocked and devastated when a judge in the central Utah city of Price ordered the child be removed from their home within a week and placed with a heterosexual couple, citing a belief that children are worse off when raised by gay couples. There were audible gasps in the courtroom, Hoagland said,...
  • Obama backs ‘Equality Act,’ which could harm religious liberty

    11/13/2015 5:24:02 AM PST · by wagglebee · 10 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 11/12/15 | Dustin Siggins
    WASHINGTON, D.C., November 12, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – President Obama says he backs "The Equality Act," which would add gender identity and sexual orientation to the 1964 Civil Rights Act. "Upon that review it is now clear that the administration strongly supports the Equality Act,” White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest announced on Tuesday. “That bill is historic legislation that would advance the cause of equality for millions of Americans. “We look forward to working with Congress to ensure that the legislative process produces a result that balances both the bedrock principles of civil rights...with the religious liberty that we hold...
  • Test of Faith: Richmond's Catholic Leadership Struggles With Changing Marriage Laws

    11/12/2015 7:38:52 PM PST · by markomalley · 6 replies
    Style Weekly ^ | 11/11/15 | Peter Galuszka
    John Murphy was on a conference call in April when he got a strange message.A veteran manager of nonprofit groups, the 63-year-old was busy settling into his new job as executive director at St. Francis Home, an assisted living facility affiliated with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Richmond. “You’ll be getting a visit,” he was told. And moments later, a man and woman dressed in business attire were standing in the doorway.They got right to the point: “We understand that you are in a same-sex marriage,” he recalls them saying. “That is antithetical to the church’s teachings and renders you...
  • White House Backs LGBT ‘Civil Rights’ Act

    11/12/2015 4:08:22 PM PST · by markomalley · 31 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 11/12/15 | Joseph Pelletier
    The White House is endorsing pro-gay legislation that would prohibit discrimination toward the LGBT clique.  Known as the Equality Act, the bill would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964, extending protection to those in the LGBT community from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. At Tuesday's White House press briefing, press secretary Josh Earnest stated that the Obama administration "strongly supports" the act. "That bill is historic legislation that would advance the cause of equality for millions of Americans," Earnest said, "and we certainly are pleased with the many legislators in Congress that have stepped forward to try...
  • Lesbian Couple to Fight Court Order Moving Adoptive Child To Heterosexual Family

    11/12/2015 3:07:53 PM PST · by markomalley · 12 replies
    CNS News ^ | 11/12/15 | Eric Scheiner
    April Hoagland and Beckie Peirce of Carbon County, Utah said the baby they've raised for the last three months is to be removed from their home and sent to heterosexual foster parents because a judge ruled the baby would be better off.According to a KUTV report on Wednesday, Judge Scott Johansen ordered the baby removed from their house in seven days.(video at link)Utah’s Division of Child and Family Services approved the women as foster parents earlier this year after passing home inspections, background checks and interviews.The couple says the judge told them there was a lot of research that indicated children who...
  • Jennifer Lawrence 'embarrassed' Kim Davis from Kentucky

    11/12/2015 2:57:29 PM PST · by markomalley · 60 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11/12/15 | Joshua Axelrod
    Actress Jennifer Lawrence says she's "embarassed" that she grew up in the same state as Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk who was jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Lawrence, who has been on a crusade on Hollywood's gender pay gap, brought up the subject in an interview with Vogue published Wednesday night. According to interviewer Jonathan Van Meter, the interview took place the day after Davis got out of jail, and Lawrence brought her up because she views Davis as the "lady who makes me embarrassed to be from Kentucky." "Don't even say her name...
  • Sexual Revolutionaries Target Cal State Professor for Defending Families

    11/11/2015 5:18:52 PM PST · by markomalley · 5 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | 11/11/15 | JENNIFER ROBACK MORSE
    Robert Oscar Lopez, a tenured English professor at California State University-Northridge, is on the verge of being suspended without pay, ostensibly due to a conference he organized a year ago. In fact, I believe this is not the real reason why this man of Puerto Rican and Philippine heritage, who knows six modern languages as well as Latin and Greek, is being hounded out of his job. Lopez’s parents divorced when he was a toddler. His mother formed an intimate relationship with another woman. His father disappeared from his life for a long time. Lopez believes that these events were...
  • When Political Correctness toward Homosexuals Stops Doctors from Doing Their Jobs

    11/10/2015 5:11:45 PM PST · by markomalley · 23 replies
    The Stream ^ | 11/10/15 | Michael Brown
    Imagine this scene if you will.A respected doctor and medical professor serving at a large hospital becomes concerned as he documents increasing health risks related to obesity. But as he is compiling data to document this, he is astonished to see that his hospital actively supports fast-food restaurants and even encourages participation in pro-obesity events.When he protests the hospital’s actions and shares his concerns, he is fired for his lack of sensitivity to fat people. He is even accused of holding to prejudicial views and, to prevent this from happening again in the future, the hospital institutes obesity sensitivity training...
  • Pentagon ‘gay’ rape debacle: Report alleging male-on-male sexual trauma retracted

    11/10/2015 3:43:32 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 19 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 11/9/15 | Rowan Scarborough
    The American Psychological Association has taken the extraordinary step of retracting an in-house journal article that asserted the rate of rape and other sexual trauma among military men was as much as 15 times higher than the Pentagon’s own survey. In a press released posted Sunday night, the APA said outside scholars had examined the study, “Preliminary Data Suggest Rates of Male Sexual Trauma May be Higher than Previously Reported,” and determined that the method for randomly selecting and surveying male combat veterans was flawed.
  • Pentagon ‘gay’ rape debacle: Report alleging male-on-male sexual trauma retracted

    11/09/2015 6:32:24 PM PST · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 11/9/15 | Rowan Scarborough
    The American Psychological Association has taken the extraordinary step of retracting an in-house journal article that asserted the rate of rape and other sexual trauma among military men was as much as 15 times higher than the Pentagon’s own survey. In a press released posted Sunday night, the APA said outside scholars had examined the study, "Preliminary Data Suggest Rates of Male Sexual Trauma May be Higher than Previously Reported," and determined that the method for randomly selecting and surveying male combat veterans was flawed. "Although the article went through our standard peer-review process, other scholars have since examined the...
  • Houston mayor rips defeat of transgender ‘bathroom bill,’ predicts economic backlash

    11/04/2015 11:20:32 AM PST · by jazusamo · 99 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 4, 2015 | Valerie Richardson
    Video at link. Houston Mayor Annise Parker wasn’t exactly gracious in defeat, accusing those who opposed the city’s transgender-rights ordinance of “deliberate lies” and predicting the city’s economy would suffer as a result of the measure’s repeal. In remarks shortly after Tuesday’s balloting, Ms. Parker blamed the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance’s lopsided loss on “a very small but determined group of right-wing ideologues and the religionist right” for waging “a campaign of fear-mongering and deliberate lies.” The ordinance, named Proposition 1 on the city ballot, lost by 62 to 38 percent despite the strong support of national gay-rights organizations, who...
  • Women are either bisexual or gay but 'never straight'

    11/06/2015 6:01:05 AM PST · by C19fan · 95 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 5, 2015 | Eleanor Steafel
    Most women are either bisexual or gay but "never straight", a study suggests. Research has found that though lesbians are much more attracted to the female form, most women who say they are straight are in fact aroused by videos of both naked men and naked women.
  • NY Times: In Houston, Hate Trumped Fairness (and teens will commit suicide because of this)

    11/05/2015 8:21:20 AM PST · by Zakeet · 79 replies
    NY Times ^ | November 4, 2015
    Sometime in the near future, a transgender teenager in Texas will attempt suicide — and maybe succeed — because vilifying people for their gender identity remains politically acceptable in America. The hateful rhetoric of leaders like Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is the latest, ugliest example. Mr. Patrick was ebullient on Tuesday night after it became clear that Houston voters had decidedly rejected a broad equal rights ordinance that opponents maliciously and misleadingly characterized as a boon for cross-dressing sex offenders. [Snip] As opponents of the ordinance celebrate their victory this week, transgender people across...
  • Beyoncé Ignored the LGBT Community in Houston

    11/05/2015 12:59:55 AM PST · by a fool in paradise · 45 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | Posted: 11/04/2015 4:12 pm EST | Carlos Maza
    It kills me to write this post. I have spent more time worshiping Beyoncé than just about any other pop star. I've spent countless hours dancing to "Grown Woman" alone in my apartment. I've been the only guy in a dance class aimed at teaching the "Single Ladies" dance, and I loved every second of it. Beyoncé has been queen in my life since the first time I watched the "Crazy In Love" video. But. Over the past few months, Beyoncé has repeatedly refused the opportunity to speak out against the legalization of discrimination against LGBT people in her hometown......
  • Houston Prop 1 (HERO) Losing Badly

    11/03/2015 5:21:09 PM PST · by ziravan · 58 replies
    Election ^ | 11/3/2015 | Harris County Elections
    Early voting for Prop 1 (Houston) Yes - 37,045 37.49% No - 62,599 62.51%
  • Early voters say no to Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (GBLT bill going down by wide margin)

    11/03/2015 5:48:56 PM PST · by a fool in paradise · 90 replies
    KHOU 11 (CBS Houston) ^ | ff 7:19 p.m. CST November 3, 2015 | no byline
    ...Prop 1, nicknamed HERO, is failing by a margin of 61-percent to 39-percent... ...Supporters of the ordinance included President Obama, Hillary Clinton and several entertainers... ...Early voting numbers doubled compared to the last local election and analysts say Prop 1 was the main catalyst driving voters to the polls.
  • Paul Singer: Gay Marriage’s Time Has Come

    11/01/2015 6:03:17 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 24 replies
    http://observer.com ^ | March 4, 2014 | Paul Singer
    On Feb. 24, the Citizens Committee for New York City, a civic group founded in 1975 at the apex of the city’s fiscal crisis, honored the legal giants David Boies and Ted Olson. Paul Singer, the CEO of Elliott Management, presented them with the New Yorker for New York Award. Below are Mr. Singer’s remarks. It is my honor to present tonight’s New Yorker for New York Award to Ted Olson and David Boies. Ted and David are receiving this award for their tireless work on behalf of marriage equality—the right of gay and lesbian couples to participate equally with...
  • Think gay sex is wrong? Then you’re not right in the head, claim scientists

    10/31/2015 2:51:04 AM PDT · by markomalley · 79 replies
    Lifesite ^ | 10/30/15 | Eric Metaxas
    This summer, the Supreme Court narrowly redefined marriage and handed the gay-rights movement a major victory: full “equality” and recognition by the government. With that box checked, the gay-rights movement can now focus on its ultimate goal: silencing those who disagree. One new and troubling strategy has emerged from the scientific community. Instead of vilifying those who believe in natural marriage, suggest some researchers, we should diagnose them. It’s an ironic reversal. Years ago, homosexuality was listed in the American Psychiatric Association’s manual of disorders. But in 1986 it was removed, followed by a concerted push from Association members to...
  • Gay priest decries 'inhuman' treatment of homosexual Catholics

    10/29/2015 3:06:39 AM PDT · by markomalley · 20 replies
    BBC ^ | 10/28/15 | Caroline Wyatt
    A senior Vatican priest, stripped of his post after admitting being in a gay relationship, has launched a scathing attack on the Roman Catholic Church. In a letter to Pope Francis this month, Krzysztof Charamsa accused the Church of making the lives of millions of gay Catholics globally "a hell". He criticised what he called the Vatican's hypocrisy in banning gay priests, even though he said the clergy was "full of homosexuals". (snip) The 43-year-old says that while the Roman Catholic clergy is "full of homosexuals", it is also "frequently violently homophobic", and he calls on "all gay cardinals, gay...
  • Your teen in a seductive world (Promiscuity and cultural issues related to it)

    10/27/2015 8:09:04 PM PDT · by DonJohnson20 · 10 replies
    Have you looked around lately? Our kids live in a dangerous generation. They are constantly bombarded by seductive imagery. Innocence is threatened at a young age. And our culture isnt doing anything to stem the tide. In fact, its pulling our teens away from purity and pushing them toward promiscuity. Sexual images are not just in an occasional movie or magazinethey are everywhere! While many teens understand and welcome their parents messages about modesty and abstinence, the overwhelming influence of their peers and their culture easily dwarfs those positive messages. There is a near constant pressure forced on teens to...
  • U.S. Christians told: Prepare for persecution

    10/25/2015 10:03:03 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 40 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 24 Oct 15 | Staff
    Theyre marked for extermination in the Middle East. Theyre banned from practicing their faith in many nations around the world. Theyve been subjected to violence, intimidation and hatred from the very beginnings of the faith until the present day. Christians are no strangers to persecution. But such treatment largely hasnt erupted in the United States of America. Until now. "American Christians need to prepare for persecution," Carl Gallups told WND TV. The former law enforcement professional and pastor of Hickory Hammock Baptist Church argued Christians are increasing being "targeted" for both political harassment and outright violence. And he's written a...
  • ICE Probes Claims Employee Invited Co-Workers to Swinger Sex Parties

    10/20/2015 6:48:59 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 22 replies
    NBC News ^ | 10/20/2015 | ALASTAIR JAMIESON and SHELBY HANSEN
    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said Tuesday that it is investigating reports that a supervisor used government time to recruit workers for private sex swinger parties at his home. An internal misconduct investigation is looking into the claims centered on workers in San Diego, ICE spokeswoman Lauren Mack told NBC News in a statement. It follows a report by the San Diego Union Tribune that an accusation of gross sexual misconduct was made in a complaint submitted to the Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security earlier this year. The newspaper said employees at the ICE Enforcement Removal...
  • How Indiana Pizza Shop Responded After Being Tricked Into Catering Gay Wedding

    10/20/2015 5:07:34 PM PDT · by markomalley · 78 replies
    CNS News ^ | 10/20/15 | Travis Weber
    Much of the media today roundly disparage any business-person who even voices his or her religious beliefs regarding same-sex marriage. This is the consistent narrative by which many presumptuously judge small business owners (often wedding vendors) motives in affirming their religious convictions as animating their business lives.Critics reject out of hand their claims that they are simply living out their faith with love and cant be a part of a wedding ceremony that violates their consciences.When the owners of Memories Pizzaa small-town pizzeria in Indianawere posed a hypothetical question about whether they would cater a gay wedding last year, the...
  • New anti-HERO ad drags abc13 into political fight

    10/20/2015 3:05:09 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 6 replies
    ABC Inc., KTRK-TV Houston ^ | Monday, October 19, 2015 06:26PM | Ted Oberg
    HOUSTON (KTRK) -- On the first day of early voting, two new ads were released to abc13. Both of them are available here, but we are told will start airing on broadcast and cable television Tuesday. Lt. Governor Dan Patrick held a news conference Monday to unveil his offering. In the 30-second spot paid for by Patrick's campaign, the Lt. Governor stands against a flag draped background and tells viewers, "City of Houston Prop One is not about equality. That is already the law of the land. It's about allowing men in women's locker rooms and bathrooms."
  • Does Apple Have a Role in Political Discussion? (Video)

    10/19/2015 11:00:09 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 20 replies
    wsj ^ | 10-20-2015
    Tim Cook: I think that ... the business has the responsibility ... of within the communities that they operate ... to be ... a ... great service ... and then we're global company and so I think we have a responsibility to be of great global service ... and so it as I look it that when we don't ... we don't get into ... the whole ... set of issues that we ... don't bring and expertise or ... for a i am ... or have had some knowledge of or write whoa the things that that we're focused...
  • A modest proposal for transgendered people who can't get a date

    10/19/2015 5:14:33 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 36 replies
    American Irony ^ | 10-19-15 | The Looking Spoon
    I don't know what the proper etiquette on this is so I'm just going to say it in a way that actually makes sense. Chaz Bono is the daughter of Cher and Sonny Bono. Until a few years ago Chaz was Chastity before having a sex change from female to male (or man to woman, because apparently they're not the same thing) So, Chaz is having trouble hookin' up with the girls.The New York Daily News reports, I seem to repel women that I am attracted to, Bono told Confidenti@l at the Les Girls charity fund-raiser in Los Angeles. He...
  • Synod Cardinal: Church Needs Gays [gives interview to "New Ways" "ministry"]

    10/19/2015 5:08:36 PM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 10/19/15 | Joseph Gonzalez
    "The Church embraces you, wants you ... needs you." That's what Synod Father Cdl. Oswald Gracias said yesterday about homosexuals in an interview to New Ways Ministry, a "Catholic" LGBT activist group condmemned by the Vatican. The bishop of Bombay, India, said the Church's attitude towards LGBT people "must be all-embracing, inclusive," since to "not be welcoming would not be a Catholic attitude. It would not be Christ's attitude, certainly." Gracias supports the idea that the Church should get rid of terms such as "disorder" and "evil" when referring to homosexuality, and expressed hopes the Synod Fathers will "use gentler...
  • Director of Catholic assisted-living home fired over gay marriage files discrimination suit

    10/16/2015 8:26:35 PM PDT · by massmike · 9 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | 10/16/2015 | Lianne Laurence
    Five months after the Catholic diocese of Richmond fired John Murphy from his high-level job at a Catholic assisted-living center because he was in a homosexual marriage, the 63-year-old Virginia man has filed a discrimination claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. And supporters of traditional marriage are watching Murphys complaint closely. Its a groundbreaking complaint, says Travis Weber, director of the Family Research Councils Center for Religious Liberty. Its significant for several reasons. Among those reasons is that the legal game has changed radically since the diocese fired Murphy in early April, a week after he began his position...
  • Democrats are the best friends big business ever had

    10/13/2015 3:50:31 AM PDT · by RockyTCB · 4 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 10/12/2015 | Staff
    Regulation: You can bet all the contenders at Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate will say they're the toughest on big business. What they won't say is their own policies favor big business, big time.
  • Report: DOJ requires employees to verbally affirm homosexuality

    10/09/2015 11:05:44 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 86 replies
    Report says Obama's Justice Department requires Christians to verbally affirm homosexuality regardless of beliefs. A brochure emailed to Department of Justice employees requiring them to verbally affirm homosexuality regardless of their personal beliefs has sparked accusations of religious intolerance and viewpoint discrimination, Todd Starnes reported at Fox News Tuesday. "The brochure was created as a resource from DOJ Pride, an association of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees of the DOJ," Starnes wrote. According to Starnes, Liberty Counsel, a law firm that specializes in religious liberty, is representing an unidentified female DOJ worker who received the brochure, called LGBT Inclusion...
  • Parents Must Demand Change or Lose Their Children to Radical, Leftist Educators

    10/08/2015 10:15:48 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 14 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/8/15 | John C. Velisek USN (Ret.)
    The Southern Poverty Law Center continues to indoctrinate the children of this country with a radical, anti-Christian campaign. No longer a civil rights activist group, the SPLC now uses its power to program children into a pro-homosexual agenda using identity politics, social justice and socialist collectivism. The Teaching Tolerance curriculum teaches second graders that they should ignore their parents and cross dress if the feel like it. The book 10,000 Dresses by Marcus Ewert is a text recommended by the SPLC to teach tolerance and promulgated by activists. In the book, Bailey, a boy dreams of dresses, and is told...
  • SPLC labels law firm representing Kim Davis a hate group

    10/08/2015 5:58:17 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 37 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 10/1/15 | Father Mark Hodges
    MONTGOMERY, Alabama, October 7, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has labeled Liberty Counsel, the law firm representing and supporting Christian Kentucky clerk Kim Davis, who famously went to jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, a "hate group." Pointing to evidence that Liberty Counsel supports Christian beliefs on homosexuality, SPLC placed the group on a list of "hate groups" alongside other organizations such the Ku Klux Klan, the ultra-violent New Black Panther Party, and neo-Nazi white supremacist groups. On a page explaining the "hate" designation, the SPLC include quotes by Liberty Counsel founder...