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  • By a single vote, New Hampshire permits teens not to want to be gay

    01/11/2018 8:24:16 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/10/2018 | Ed Straker
    A recent trend in many states is to outlaw "conversion therapy," where people who are unhappy with homosexual inclinations go through therapy to dispense with those inclinations.  Even though the process is voluntary, liberal states cannot tolerate the idea of someone with same-sex attractions wanting help to get rid of them. In the U.S., state governments are beginning to outlaw conversion therapy in growing numbers.  California became the first to do so in 2012.  Eight other states have banned it in some form since.  In 2017 alone, Nevada, New Mexico, and Connecticut have signed their own bans into law. Now New Hampshire, by...
  • Broward County bans gay conversion therapy on minors

    01/10/2018 3:49:56 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 33 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | Tim Swift
    The Broward Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to ban licensed mental health professionals from practicing gay conversion therapy on minors in the county... Proponents say the treatment helps people with unwanted homosexual desires lead heterosexual lives. Other variations focus on changing transgender people...
  • Catholic Priest Dismisses 3 Church Musicians After Finding Out They're in Same-Sex Marriages

    01/09/2018 10:11:32 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/09/2018 | Stoyan Zaimov
    A tight-knit Roman Catholic Church parish north of Minneapolis–Saint Paul, Minnesota, is dealing with the fallout of its new priest's decision to dismiss three men from the church's musical ensemble because they are in same-sex marriages. The Rev. John Drees, who replaced his retiring predecessor at the Church of St. Joseph in Taylors Falls and the Church of St. Francis Xavier in Shafer in July, has explained that he had no choice but to dismiss the trio, as same-sex marriage goes against the teachings of the Church. According to a report in The Pioneer Press last week, the men have...
  • Lawsuit: Being A White, Male Conservative At Google Is Like “Being Gay In The 1950s”

    01/09/2018 10:03:23 AM PST · by ReformedMedia · 18 replies
    The Washington Standard ^ | 01-09-2018 | Tim Brown
    In another example of hypocrisy from individuals who promote "tolerance and diversity," Google is now being sued over what former Google engineer James Damore is calling discrimination against white, male conservatives. Damore was fired back in August after he posted an internal memo which argued that women were biologically less capable of engineering and not as equally represented in the technology field as a result. However, Damore isn't the only one. Tech Crunch reports: Damore is joined in the 161-page suit by another former Google engineer named David Gudeman, who spent three years with Google working on a query engine....
  • Pence greeted by "Make America Gay Again" sign in Colorado

    12/30/2017 8:36:53 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 25 replies
    See BS "News" ^ | 12/30/17
    Neighbors of the home where Vice President Mike Pence has been staying in Colorado this week have a message. They've placed a rainbow-colored banner reading "Make America Gay Again" on a stone pillar at the end of the driveways to both homes... Pence has described himself as a "Christian, a conservative and a Republican, in that order." He has opposed legislation prohibiting discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people in the workplace.
  • are homosexuality, transgenderism, same-sex marriage civil rights?

    12/14/2017 7:44:34 AM PST · by MarvinStinson · 38 replies
    barbwire ^ | 14 December, 2017 | Michael Bresciani
    Modern man adds three new levels of culpability to the scourge of sodomy. In the days of Sodom and Gomorrah transgenderism was quite impossible, but today with the help of medical science all it takes is some hormonic juggling and some skill with a scalpel to bring a twisted dream to reality. It doesn’t seem to matter to those who espouse these kinds of changes that transgenders are struggling with medical problems, mental health issues and suicide rates that are about five times higher than others. The second new twist is same-sex marriage. In the ancient world it was unheard...
  • A ConservaTeen Thought of Alabama - warning, might be troublesome...

    12/13/2017 5:07:59 PM PST · by ConservaTeen · 176 replies
    My thoughts on the election from a teen...
  • Bucking a trend, these churches figured out how to bring millennials back to worship

    12/11/2017 1:50:26 PM PST · by aMorePerfectUnion · 120 replies
    The Kansas City Star ^ | 12-10-17 | Aaron Randle
    A few months after becoming pastor of Parkway Baptist Church, a 21-year-old Armour D. Stephenson III, or “AD3” as he is affectionately known, sat down with his deacons — almost all men over 40 — and laid out plans for his own version of the great flood. “The entire dynamic of our church was about to change,” AD3 recalls of the fateful 2006 meeting. His first decree: “Stop wearing suits on Sundays.” The congregation’s response? An exodus. Membership dwindled from about 300 to a low of 85. “Any time you’re shifting culture, there’s going to be some casualties,” AD3 says.
  • Anglican Minister Urges Prayers for Prince George to Be Gay

    12/01/2017 10:05:00 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 35 replies
    NY Slimes ^ | 12/1/17 | Alan Cowell
    A prominent Anglican cleric and gay rights campaigner known for contentious gestures has urged believers to pray for Prince George — age 4, and third in line to the throne — to find the love “of a fine young gentleman” when he grows up so as to advance the cause of same-sex marriage in church. Coming just days after Prince Harry — George’s uncle, and fifth in line — announced his engagement to Meghan Markle, a divorced American actress, the suggestion by the Very Rev. Kelvin Holdsworth seemed to illuminate once more the role of royal romance in Britain’s imagination...
  • Barbie is now wearing a ‘Love Wins’ t-shirt to support LGBT... [Mattel Toy Company]

    11/29/2017 9:14:00 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 24 replies
    Metro.uk ^ | 11/28/17 | Miranda Larbi
    ....A few weeks ago, she got a hijab. And now she’s openly supporting gay rights. Taking to Instagram (where else would such an influential style maven go to share her message?), she posted a photo of herself wearing a ‘Love Wins’ t-shirt....
  • U.S. Soldiers Told to Ignore Sexual Abuse of Boys by Afghan Allies [Obama Admin's Orders]

    11/25/2017 10:57:49 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 46 replies
    New York Times ^ | 9/20/2015 | Joseph Goldstein
    In his last phone call home, Lance Cpl. Gregory Buckley Jr. told his father what was troubling him: From his bunk in southern Afghanistan, he could hear Afghan police officers sexually abusing boys they had brought to the base. “At night we can hear them screaming, but we’re not allowed to do anything about it,” the Marine’s father, Gregory Buckley Sr., recalled his son telling him before he was shot to death at the base in 2012. He urged his son to tell his superiors. “My son said that his officers told him to look the other way because it’s...
  • 'Being Groomed': How Hollywood Preys Upon Young Male Actors

    11/05/2017 8:02:44 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    cbc radio ^ | Friday November 03, 2017 | Brent Bambury
    This week, two famous actors find themselves facing serious allegations of sexual misconduct. Dustin Hoffman was accused of groping writer Anna Graham Hunter on set. 775007998PB00005 Anthony Rapp Anthony Rapp at Comic-Con International 2017 in July. (Mike Coppola/Getty Images) And actor Anthony Rapp said Kevin Spacey manhandled him at a party and tried to seduce him. The alleged victims were 17 and 14 at the time. Hoffman and Spacey apologized for those specific incidents, but then others came forward with more allegations against each star. Spacey now faces allegations that he abused colleagues on set during the production of House...
  • New Spacey accusations fly as Netflix suspends 'House of Cards'

    11/01/2017 2:24:40 PM PDT · by libstripper · 53 replies
    Yahoo! ^ | Nov. 1, 2017 | Jennie MATTHEW, with Jean Luis ARCE
    New York (AFP) - A Mexican actor became the latest to accuse Kevin Spacey of sexual harassment Tuesday, predicting more such claims would emerge as Netflix suspended production of the two-time Oscar winner's hit series "House of Cards." Roberto Cavazos, who acted in several plays at London's Old Vic theater when Spacey was artistic director there from 2004 to 2015, said the Hollywood star routinely preyed on young male actors. "It seems the only requirement was to be a male under the age of 30 for Mr Spacey to feel free to touch us," he wrote in a Facebook post.
  • Kevin Spacey Comes Out as Gay After Being Accused of Trying to 'Seduce' a Teen

    10/30/2017 1:16:58 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/30/2017 | Stephen Kruiser
    The news cycles don't take breaks on the weekends anymore. Hollywood keeps reeling from the aftermath of the still worsening Harvey Weinstein scandal, and another accusation was leveled in a new direction on Sunday night. The Wrap reported that “Star Trek: Discovery” actor Anthony Rapp on Sunday claimed that Oscar winner Kevin Spacey, star of the hit TV series, 'House of Cards', 'tried to seduce' him decades ago when he was a 14-year-old actor appearing on Broadway." In an interview with BuzzFeed, Rapp said that a then-26-year-old Spacey invited him to a party in 1986 and "placed him on his...
  • Christian Artists Must Make Same-Sex Wedding Invitations, Arizona Judge Rules

    10/28/2017 4:11:52 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 103 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/28/2017 | Anugrah Kumar
    A court in Arizona has rejected arguments of evangelical Christian wedding invitation designers that a Phoenix ordinance protecting discrimination against LGBT people forces them to make artwork for same-sex couples, which is against their religious beliefs and freedoms of speech and religion. The Christians plan to appeal. Judge Karen Mullins of Maricopa County Superior Court this week ruled that the Phoenix ordinance does not violate Arizona's free speech and free exercise of religion laws, quashing an attempt by Joanna Duka and Breanna Koski, owners of Brush & Nib Studio, to override the ordinance, AZ Central reported. The Phoenix non-discrimination ordinance...
  • Little Richard Rejects Homosexuality: 'I Want to Be Holy Like Jesus'

    10/25/2017 5:47:44 PM PDT · by stars & stripes forever · 52 replies
    CBN News ^ | 10/25/2017 | CBN News
    Iconic musician Little Richard is renouncing his past life of sexual immorality, saying he believes same-sex relationships are "unnatural affections." In previous interviews, the famous singer referred to himself as "omnisexual," revealing in an interview with GQ five years ago that he lived a life of perversion, including orgies. But in an extensive interview with Three Angels Broadcasting Network, an Illinois-based Christian and health-oriented television and radio network, Little Richard says he has repented and turned to Jesus Christ for salvation.
  • Love Has No Labels Collaborates with the NFL to Create Fans of Love on Valentine’s Day

    10/11/2017 9:49:34 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 23 replies
    Ad Council ^ | 2/14/17
    ....The new PSAs, filmed live at the NFL Pro Bowl in Orlando in January, put a twist on the traditional kiss cam by replacing it with an unbiased camera that features all forms of love –friendships, families and romantic relationships– across race, religion, gender, sexuality, ability and age. The goal of the campaign has always been to flood culture with a message of unbiased love.... The real people featured in the spot include...an Orlando Pulse shooting survivor and her girlfriend among others....
  • Archbishop of Canterbury Admits 'I Am Copping Out' When Asked 'Is Gay Sex Sinful?'

    10/06/2017 9:21:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/06/2017 | Tyler O' Neil
    In an interview with GQ earlier this week, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby dodged the question of whether gay sex is sinful. He admitted to acting like a politician and to "copping out" on the answer, despite the fact that most Anglicans in the global church agree that gay sex is wrong, as it has been consistently condemned by the Bible and church tradition. GQ's Alastair Campbell asked Welby point-blank: "Is gay sex sinful?" After balking at the question, the archbishop gave a very telling answer. "You know very well that is a question I can't give a straight answer...
  • I’m a T-Shirt Maker With Gay Customers and Gay Employees. I Still Was Sued.

    09/21/2017 4:38:31 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 09/19/2017 | Blaine Adamson
    In 2012, my promotional printing company, Hands on Originals, was approached by a customer to print a message that conflicted with my conscience. When I said no, they sued me. Hi, my name is Blaine Adamson. I got into the T-shirt printing business because I wanted to create Christian shirts that people would want to wear. Christian T-shirts at the time were so cheesy, they were so bad. For all the years that I’ve been running my business, Hands on Originals, I’ve happily served and employed people of all backgrounds, of all walks of life. That’s why it was hard...
  • Must A Baker Make A Gay Couple’s Wedding Cake? Surprising Number Of NY Times Readers Say No

    09/21/2017 4:21:47 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/21/2017 | John Sexton
    At this point, you’re probably already familiar with the case of baker Jack Phillips who declined to bake a cake for a gay couple’s wedding on the grounds that it went against his beliefs as a Christian. In June, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the case which suggests the legal issue here isn’t as simple as it might appear (to some) at first glance. Today the NY Times published a sample of the 4,500 responses to the story written on the website or on Facebook by their readers. To the Times’ credit, they didn’t use this as an...