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  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Cases Rise to Record High, C.D.C. Says

    10/09/2019 6:18:33 AM PDT · by karpov · 45 replies
    New York Times ^ | October 8, 2019 | Liam Stack
    The number of combined cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia in the United States rose to a record high last year, including an alarming jump in the rate of newborn deaths caused by congenital syphilis, according to figures released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday. More than 2.4 million syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia infections were reported in the United States in 2018, an increase of more than 100,000 cases from the previous year, the center said in its annual Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance Report. It attributed the increase to several factors, including a decline in condom...
  • HIV Cases Soar (among gay and bisexual men) in the Philippines, as Dating Apps Spread

    10/03/2019 4:50:48 AM PDT · by karpov · 34 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 3, 2019 | Preetika Rana
    MANILA—HIV is spreading faster in the Philippines than anywhere in the world. The estimated number of new infections in this Southeast Asian nation has more than doubled from 2013 through 2018, reaching epidemic proportions among young men, according to the United Nations’ AIDS agency. The surge in the virus that causes AIDS stands out against the decline in estimated world-wide infections. Determining the cause can be difficult and inevitably involves some guesswork among epidemiologists seeking answers. But health advocates think a major driver has been dating apps, which have encouraged promiscuity in a country where traditional social norms have kept...
  • Why Trump’s Impeachment Matters to LGBTQ+ Americans (Hurl warning)

    10/02/2019 6:52:31 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Out Magazine ^ | October 2, 2019 | Brandon Wolf
    I’ve seen what hate is capable of when it is empowered and undeterred. On June 12, 2016, I was washing my hands at a bathroom sink inside Pulse Nightclub when a man filled with hate charged in and murdered 49 mostly queer people of color, many of whom were my friends and community members. That night I lost my two best friends, and I have spent every day since confronting evil in its purest form, as emboldened by a president who has staked his political success on demonizing our most vulnerable. Our country is facing a democratic crisis over Donald...
  • Church is left Vandalized after Standing Against Drag Queen Story Hour Event at Public Library

    09/19/2019 5:37:50 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 10 replies
    nteb ^ | 9/19/19 | Geri Ungurean
    So, at least the drag queen story tellers are being honest about who they answer to! A pentagram and Satan’s signature – yeah, we get it. I am so glad that this church leadership had the courage to speak out against the satanic Drag Queen Story Hour. It’s sick and foul, and many of these drag queens have pedophilia listed on their very long rap sheets. “…but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.” Luke 22:53 (KJV) But when I look at photos of these drag queens, the people I am most angry about are the parents of...
  • Bronx Student Who Fatally Stabbed Classmate Gets 14 Years in Prison

    09/10/2019 4:25:46 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 35 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Sept. 10, 2019 | Ben Chapman
    A gay Bronx student who said he fatally stabbed a high-school classmate after years of being bullied was sentenced to 14 years in prison Tuesday. Bronx Judge Michael Gross sentenced Abel Cedenoafter a bench trial for the 2017 classroom killing at the now-closed Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation. Mr. Cedeno, who is 20 years old, was found guilty of manslaughter, assault and a weapons charge on July 15. The death of Mr. Cedeno’s classmate, 15-year-oldMatthew McCree,was the first homicide in more than 20 years at a New York City public school.
  • Two men accused in case involving children and satanic rituals, bestiality

    08/31/2019 2:37:45 AM PDT · by MNDude · 22 replies
    Two men are under arrest on child rape and porn charges as police race to identify children they suspect are being victimized in pornographic pictures posted online. Lockland police describe the case as the worst they’ve ever seen. They say they found the pornographic images, including child bestiality, on the suspects’ phones during rape investigations in Clermont and Hamilton counties. children are now with family, and children’s services is investigating, according to Lockland police. Bustillos indicated in an interview with police Wednesday he was sharing the pornography with others in the Cincinnati area, according to Lockland Police Sgt. Chris Lind....
  • Pete Buttigieg: “more executive experience” than Biden, Trump

    08/30/2019 12:15:00 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    What's On Politics ^ | August 30, 2019
    Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is capitalizing once more on his executive experience as Southbend mayor to boost his run for the White House as his campaign seem to have more and more difficulty breaking into the top tier of candidates all vying to be president in 2020. In an exclusive interview with CBS-affiliate television station, WCAX TV the Indiana mayor boasts his experience working on the ground with his constituents. He talked of how he “makes things happen” – being “responsible for everything from incident management to economic development.” In an apparent swipe at his rivals, Buttigieg, the first...
  • California's big donors are giving the edge to Buttigieg

    08/27/2019 12:28:18 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 26, 2019 | Joe Ferullo
    California always loves the next new thing. And this summer’s West Coast sensation isn’t a breakout star from a surprise hit film, or the latest Apple gadget you didn’t know you needed.] It’s Pete Buttigieg. At least when it comes to political donors. This is an unexpected situation. Major Democratic funders out here are concentrated in two areas: Big Tech up north, Big Entertainment in the south. True to their business models, Hollywood usually leads with its heart while Silicon Valley billionaires drill down on numbers and probabilities. Those separate calculations don’t often add up to the same candidate. But...
  • Boyfriend charged in death of 22-year-old transgender woman found in Houston parking lot

    08/25/2019 7:50:01 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 58 replies
    ABC ^ | Aug 25, 2019 | julia jacobo
    A man has been charged in the murder of a 22-year-old transgender woman he was dating who was found dead last month, according to Houston police. The body of Tracy Williams, also known as Tracy Single, was found on July 30 about 3:30 a.m. in a parking lot on Interstate 10 in Houston, officials from the Houston Police Department said in a press release. She had sustained a "puncture wound" and severe lacerations, police said. Joshua Dominic Bourgeois, 25, was considered a suspect after investigators learned he had been in a "dating relationship" with Williams, police said. He was arrested...
  • Video shows transgender women being aggressively kicked out of Los Angeles bar after Pride event

    08/25/2019 8:02:49 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 24 replies
    ABC ^ | Aug 25, 2019, | jon haworth
    Protesters gathered outside a Los Angeles bar Saturday night after a video surfaced on social media of two transgender women being forcibly and violently removed from the venue by bar staff and security after allegedly being the target of a hate crime by other patrons. A group of volunteers and staff members from Bienestar Human Services, a local nonprofit organization, had just finished attending and speaking at DTLA Proud, an annual two-day event that celebrates the LGBTQ community, when they were aggressively approached by a heterosexual couple at Las Perlas bar, according to a press release from Bienestar. "My friend...
  • LGBTQ groups raise concerns to GLAAD over constitutional amendment push

    08/23/2019 1:26:36 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08 23 2019 | John Bowden
    Several LGBTQ organizations wrote a letter to GLAAD's president urging the group to abandon a push to pass an amendment enshrining LGBTQ rights in the Constitution. HuffPost reported Friday that a letter signed by the Human Rights Campaign, National LGBTQ Task Force, National Center for Transgender Equality and others urges GLAAD President Sarah Kate Ellis to cease efforts to advance an amendment campaign and instead engage with local advocacy groups to support their efforts. “While we certainly believe that the challenges facing the LGBTQ community require bold action, we also believe that advancing an amendment campaign is a harmful approach...
  • Log Cabin Republicans endorse Trump

    08/16/2019 10:32:52 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 16, 2019 | Julia Manchester
    The Log Cabin Republicans endorsed President Trump's 2020 reelection bid on Friday, nearly four years after the conservative LGBT organization declined to endorse then-candidate Trump in 2016. The group said its national board of directors voted to endorse Trump after consulting with its chapters across the country. Log Cabin Republicans Chairman Robert Kabel and Vice Chairwoman Jill Homan argued in a Washington Post op-ed on Friday that Trump has helped remove LGBTQ rights as a wedge issue in the GOP, citing his administration's policies on ending the spread of HIV/AIDS as well as his push to get other countries to...
  • Suit against Boy Scouts says new abuse claims uncovered (BSA considering bankruptcy)

    08/06/2019 8:00:30 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 62 replies
    SenturyLink ^ | August 6, 2019 | AssociatedPress
    Lawyers bringing a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America said Tuesday they believe they've turned up allegations of sexual abuse against more than 350 people not previously identified in files released by the organization. Attorneys with the Abused in Scouting group filed a lawsuit Monday in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court, alleging a one-time scout leader sexually abused a minor identified only by initials. The suit alleges that the abuse of the then-12- or 13-year-old victim by an assistant scout leader started around 1974 or 1975 and continued until about 1980. It also says that the lawyers received allegations of...
  • Virginia school’s transgender bathroom ban is back in court

    07/23/2019 6:55:54 AM PDT · by csvset · 11 replies
    AP via WAVY ^ | 23 July 2019 | BEN FINLEY, Associated Press
    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Gavin Grimm, a young man who has become a national face for transgender student rights, returns to a Virginia courtroom Tuesday to continue fighting against his former high school’s transgender bathroom policy. A federal judge in Norfolk will hear arguments over whether the Gloucester County School Board violated Grimm’s rights when it banned him from using boys’ bathrooms. The hearing is the latest step in a yearslong legal battle that has come to embody the debate over transgender student rights, an issue that is far from settled in school systems across the nation. Grimm, now 20,...
  • When an Ax-Wielding Mob Leveled a Gay Cruising Spot as the Police Watched

    07/15/2019 6:17:10 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 58 replies
    New York Times ^ | July 2, 2019 | Alex Vadukul
    In 1969, Forest Hills was a long way from Christopher Street, and a bizarre incident of vigilante tree chopping showed just how far. Only days before the Stonewall uprising in Greenwich Village, a mob of some 20 local men descended on the southern edge of Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Using power saws and axes, they leveled a grove of trees that was known as a gay cruising spot. According to a New York Times report at the time, “15 dogwood trees, 11 London planes, a number of wild-cherry trees and other greenery” were felled. The parks department estimated the trees...
  • Calif. Assembly Approves Resolution That Calls for Church Acceptance of LGBTQ

    07/03/2019 11:52:33 AM PDT · by detective · 34 replies
    The New American ^ | 02 July 2019 | Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.
    he California State Assembly voted 9-2 to send to the state senate a resolution calling on “religious leaders to counsel on LGBTQ matters from a place of love, compassion, and knowledge of the psychological and other harms of conversion therapy.” While no one would argue with the aim of being more loving and more compassionate in our counsel of our fellow man, the people’s representatives do not possess any authority in the arena of religious practice. Article I, Section 4 of the California Constitution reads, in relevant part: “Free exercise and enjoyment of religion without discrimination or preference are guaranteed....
  • Brazilian mother, 27, and her lesbian lover, 28, 'tore off her nine-year-old son's penis before...

    06/16/2019 3:26:20 PM PDT · by Morgana · 39 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | June 16, 2019 | Luke Andrews For Mailonline
    FULL TITLE: Brazilian mother, 27, and her lesbian lover, 28, 'tore off her nine-year-old son's penis before beheading him because he reminded her of her father' A Brazilian mother and her lesbian lover are accused of ripping off her nine-year-old son's penis before beheading him because he reminded her of her dad. Rosana Candido, 27, and Kacyla Pessoa, 28, also allegedly sewed a fake female sex organ onto the body because he 'wanted to be a girl' before scraping the boy's skin off his face. They also tried to gouge out his eyes using a knife after mother Candido stabbed...
  • Trans Activists Silence The Science So They Can Claim It’s On Their Side

    05/22/2019 10:59:03 AM PDT · by detective · 25 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 22, 2019 | Nathanael Blake
    It's telling that, in order to claim that science is on their side, trans activists need to bully actual scientists into silence about what the data and human experience actually suggests. According to legend, Galileo defiantly muttered “and yet it moves” after the Inquisition forced him to abjure his Copernican views. Although unverified, this story became a popular anecdote in the history of science, giving voice to the passionate love for inquiry and truth, even in the face of dogmatic threats of violence. If the transgender movement has its way, we shall soon see many more like Galileo, forced by...
  • Colorado Democrat targeted for recall resigns amid reports of sexual-misconduct allegation

    05/12/2019 6:27:44 PM PDT · by Libloather · 39 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 5/12/19 | Valerie Richardson
    A Democratic state legislator in Colorado facing a recall effort over her anti-fracking vote announced Sunday that she has resigned following allegations reportedly stemming from a sexual-misconduct complaint. State Rep. Rochelle Galindo, who was elected in November, posted a statement denying the allegations without providing details, but House Speaker K.C. Becker said they were related to accusations of sexual misconduct outside the state legislature, according to 9News in Denver. Colorado Public Radio said that the Greeley police confirmed that a report “was filed against Galindo last week by a woman who worked on Galindo’s campaign. The contents of the report...
  • We Live in Packs: In San Francisco, the dogs are very out. (NYT alert)

    04/30/2019 11:18:55 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 26 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 26, 2019 | Blake Montgomery
    SAN FRANCISCO — Men are dogs, some more so than others. There are those, for example, who wear puppy hoods, harnesses, chain collars and tails while out and about. Sometimes they appear in packs. While hardly as mainstream as walking the red carpet with kink-adjacent accouterments, dressing up doggy style has become more visible in San Francisco and beyond. Puppy play enthusiasts are part of a larger community interested in bondage, dominance, sadism and masochism, collectively known as B.D.S.M. Participants primarily consider it a form of sexual role play, because they get to act like puppies — friendly, frisky, often...