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  • VIDEO: Beating of girl, 12, captured on camera in Crosby Middle School bathroom

    04/27/2017 6:24:48 PM PDT · by Morgana · 56 replies
    WAVE3 ^ | April 27, 2017 | Kasey Cunningham, Reporter
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Parents are taking action against the Jefferson County Public School system, after a video surfaced of a heinous attack on their young child. >> Watch the video: (Warning: video may be disturbing to some) The King family, represented by Teddy Gordon, called a press conference Wednesday, at which they spoke about what happened to their 12 year-old daughter. The Kings will join seven other families from Crosby Middle School that are already part of a pending lawsuit against the school system. Filed in December, the lawsuit alleges that school leaders and the Crosby Middle school administration...
  • Dispatches From the Fall of Western Civilization: Dove Soap Goes Full SJW

    04/17/2017 5:22:25 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 53 replies
    American Lens ^ | 4/17/17 | A.P. DILLON
    Dove brand soap has gone full Social Justice Warrior, featuring a man who says they are not only a woman (i.e., transgender), but they are a mother. To be clear – In Dove’s ad, the baby’s biological father identifies as the mother. Moms, get ready to be insulted as this man attempts to appropriate motherhood in the latest assault on women. The biological mother says in one clip: “Everybody has ideas about what it means to be a good mom and most people feel they have a license to tell you what they think it means to be a good...
  • An Atlanta Theater Faces Criticism for Gay Versions of Bible Stories

    04/17/2017 11:34:55 AM PDT · by C19fan · 17 replies
    NY Times ^ | April 17, 2017 | Sopan Deb
    What if it really was Adam and Steve? That’s what the Out Front Theater Company in Atlanta, which stages shows created only by people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning, will set out to answer for audiences during a three-week run of “The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told,” starting April 27. However, its decision to do so has provoked a torrent of criticism over the play, which has been called “blasphemous.”
  • Amazon Employees Petition Top Brass to Pull Ads from Breitbart News

    04/17/2017 8:14:15 AM PDT · by BogusTimes · 76 replies
    Bogus Times ^ | 4-17-17 | Kim Parkhurst
    Amazon employees are up in arms and stepping up the pressure on the higher brass to remove Amazon advertisements from the Breitbart News site. The overwhelming consensus from frustrated employees is the “alt-right”ť news site promotes discrimination, and it makes them feel “unsafe.”ť According to internal emails in February retrieved by BuzzFeed News, dozens of Amazon employees are voicing deep concerns through internal emails that Amazon advertise on Breitbart, despite being an outspoken critic of President Trump’s immigration policies. They are urging the company to cut ties with the news site.
  • 'Survivor' contestant who outed competitor loses his job [outed the 'transgender']

    04/15/2017 9:09:23 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 46 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 15, 2017 7:27 PM EDT
    “Survivor” contestant Jeff Varner who outed fellow competitor Zeke Smith as transgender on Wednesday night’s episode of the CBS reality competition has been fired from his real estate job. The Greensboro News & Record reports Varner was fired on Thursday from Allen Tate Realtors because he was “in the middle of a news story that we don’t want anything to do with.” …
  • New Mexico becomes 7th state to ban conversion therapy [signed by Gov Martinez]

    04/08/2017 10:04:27 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 45 replies
    Mic.com ^ | April 7 2017 | Mic.com
    The state of New Mexico has become the seventh state to impose a ban on conversion therapy, the practice of attempting to force LGBTQ people into changing their sexual orientation, with GOP Gov. Susana Martinez signing into law a bill banning its use on minors. The new "prohibition will apply to licensed physicians, nurses, psychologists and other health practitioners who apply conversion therapy to people under 18," the Associated Press reported. The law also sets up a system of penalties for violations under state licensing boards for those professions.
  • Doctor Who gets first openly gay companion

    04/01/2017 2:38:57 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 94 replies
    BBC News ^ | 31th March | Lizo Mzimba
    The new series of Doctor Who will see the Time Lord joined by his first openly gay companion. Bill Potts's sexuality will be revealed pretty much straightaway in her second line of dialogue when the show returns to BBC One on 15 April. "It shouldn't be a big deal in the 21st Century. It's about time isn't it?" Pearl Mackie, who plays Bill, told the BBC. "That representation is important, especially on a mainstream show." She added: "It's important to say people are gay, people are black - there are also aliens in the world as well so watch out...
  • Protesters disrupt neighborhood with 'Queer Dance Party' in front of Ivanka Trump's house

    04/01/2017 9:55:14 PM PDT · by kevcol · 100 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | April 1, 2017 | Daniel Chaitin
    Protesters held a "Queer Dance Party for Climate Justice" in front of Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner's house in Washington, D.C., on Saturday. Video posted to social media by Ashley Rae Goldenberg of MRCTV shows participants gathered in front of the Kalorama neighborhood house chanting, "Ivanka Trump, come dance!" The group also gathered in front of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's home nearby. . . . The rally caused such a racket that at least one neighbor confronted protesters. Video shows the man saying he's an 82-year-old man who lives in the neighborhood before telling one person in attendance...
  • Virginia Governor Vetoes Bill Prohibiting Punishment of Those Who Believe in Biblical Marriage

    03/30/2017 8:31:09 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 23 replies
    Christian News ^ | 3/28/17 | Heather Clark
    RICHMOND, Va. — The Democratic governor of Virginia has vetoed a religious freedom bill which would have prohibited the government from punishing those who believe in biblical marriage and conduct their public lives in accordance with that conviction. “Although couched as a ‘religious freedom’ bill, this legislation is nothing more than an attempt to stigmatize,” Gov. Terry McAuliffe asserted in a statement on Thursday in rejecting S.B. 2314 and H.B. 2025. “No person shall be required to participate in the solemnization of any marriage, or subject to any penalty by the Commonwealth, or its political subdivisions or representatives or agents,...
  • AP style change: Singular they is acceptable ‘in limited cases’

    03/25/2017 8:32:08 AM PDT · by NoKoolAidforMe · 31 replies
    poynter.org ^ | 3-24-17 | Kristen Hare
    For the first time, The Associated Press now permits journalists to use "they" as a singular pronoun. The AP announced the style change Friday at the American Copy Editors Society conference in St. Petersburg, Florida. The change follows years of questions among copy editors, reporters and editors about the use of language specifically about people who are non-binary and don't use gendered pronouns. The change is in effect online and will be in the print edition of the 2017 AP Stylebook on May 31. The new edition includes 200 new and updated entries.
  • Federal surveys trim LGBT questions, alarming advocates

    03/20/2017 5:00:09 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 20, 2017 4:57 PM EDT | Matt Sedensky
    LGBT advocates are questioning the Trump administration’s quiet deletion of questions on sexuality from two federal surveys. Combined with the withdrawal of another planned survey evaluating the effectiveness of a homelessness project for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth, the moves have alarmed watchdogs who worry they may point to a manipulation of government data collection to serve the ideology of a government they view as hostile to their causes. “In an age when LGBT rights are such a part of the national discussion, the Trump administration is choosing to not only ignore us but erase us from the discussion,”...
  • It Is Everywhere – FBI Investigates Louisville Police Department For Rape And Filming Of A Minor

    03/19/2017 2:35:02 PM PDT · by davikkm · 50 replies
    IWB ^ | Pamela Williams
    I first thought I would pass this report up, but I believe at this point, it is time to pause and recognize the epidemic that has taken over America. Dear God, why is this happening here in our Country? Of course, it is not just here in America, it is the world over. This is overwhelming, and we have to understand why it is that society has fallen to this most evil of evils: pedophilia. I do not know of a worse crime against humanity, or a worse sin in God’s eyes. He must be weeping for all His lost...
  • Boston St. Patrick’s Parade Admits Gay Group After Death Threats

    03/16/2017 8:18:34 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 10 replies
    OUTVETS has been re-admitted after the parade council was threatened and bullied by gay activistsMass Resistance and the Catholic Action League of Massachusetts have received multiple reports from within the Allied War Veterans Council — organizers of Boston's Saint Patrick's Day Parade — that the homosexual group OUTVETS was admitted to the 2017 parade only after numerous threats of violent protests disrupting the parade, potentially causing injuries and worse, were directed at Council members on social media. Reports were also received that the Boston Police found these threats to be credible, and told Council members that they could not guarantee...
  • HIDDEN CAM VIDEO: Exposing Actual "Gay Privilege"... For Real.

    03/07/2017 5:31:11 PM PST · by StevenCrowder · 29 replies
    www.LouderWithCrowder.com ^ | 03/07/2017 | Steven Crowder
    So this happened. I have a hypothesis. Gay people often get away with murder. Certainly behavior that straight men could never get away with. So my producer and I put that to the test. Behaving the exact same way and even repeating the exact same phrases to women at the mall. The only difference? One of us is gay. One straight. The reactions are, well... entirely expected. You're welcome. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngATnQFL-FQ
  • LGBT group pressures preschools to drop 'Mom and Dad' references

    03/06/2017 2:09:50 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 57 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 6/3/17 | Gil Ronen
    A new directive from Israel's Education Ministry calls on preschool teachers to stop referring to "Mom and Dad" in preschool activities. The staff at the pro-LGBT Hoshen Organization, which offers training to preschool staff on the subjects of gender and sexual identity, has suggested Israeli preschool teachers speak about "parents" instead of "Mom and Dad." "It's worth remembering that there are many preschool children who come from non-traditional families. They may have two fathers, two mothers, two sets of parents, or LGBT parents who live separately and each has his or her own relationship," Hoshen explained. "Don't assume that every...
  • 'Moonlight' Is Among the Lowest-Grossing Oscar Best Picture Winners Ever

    03/02/2017 8:42:29 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 106 replies
    Fortune ^ | 2/27/17 | Tom Huddelston Jr
    ....Moonlight won the top prize at Sunday night’s Oscars ceremony—after some initial envelope confusion created a bizarre scene—and, despite the fact that the independent drama never made much of a splash at the box office. The movie, about a young, gay black man growing up in an impoverished Miami neighborhood, has only made a little more than $22.2 million in domestic movie ticket sales so far, according to Box Office Mojo. That made Moonlight the lowest-grossing Best Picture nominee at this year’s Academy Awards—and among the lowest ever for a Best Picture winner—even after generating months of Oscars buzz.
  • Disney launches first 'exclusively gay moment' in Beauty and the Beast

    02/28/2017 8:26:55 PM PST · by brucedickinson · 52 replies
    Telegraph, UK ^ | 3-1-2017 | Hannah Furness
    It built its reputation on princesses finding their prince, living happily ever after in storylines which set the benchmark for romance for generations of children. Now, Disney is to move firmly into a new era as it introduces its first “exclusively gay moment”, disclosing the new version of Beauty and the Beast will star a manservant exploring his sexuality. Director Bill Condon said: “LeFou is somebody who on one day wants to be Gaston and on another day wants to kiss Gaston. “And Josh [Gad, who plays LeFou] makes something really subtle and delicious out of it. “And that’s what...
  • Target's shares plunge as sales and earnings fall short in the holiday quarter

    02/28/2017 4:16:18 AM PST · by simpson96 · 47 replies
    CBNC ^ | 2/28/2017 | Krystina Gustafson
    Target reported sales and earnings that missed Wall Street's expectations on Tuesday, in what was a disappointing holiday quarter for the big-box retailer. At the same time, the retailer issued an outlook for fiscal year 2017 that fell well short of analysts' expectations. Here's how the company did: —EPS: $1.45 per share, excluding items, versus $1.51 per share expected by Thomson Reuters analysts' consensus. —Revenue: $20.69 billion versus $20.7 billion expected by Thomson Reuters. —Same-store sales: A decline of 1.5 percent versus the 1.4 percent decline expected by FactSet. A year earlier, Target earned $1.52 a share on $21.6 billion...
  • Victim of child molestation is shamed by The View host..

    02/27/2017 8:22:33 AM PST · by Bobalu · 44 replies
    afteractionreporting.com ^ | February 27, 2017 | afteractionreporting staff writer
    'I was molested and passed around': Corey Feldman describes his ordeal at the hands of Hollywood pedophile ring and says Corey Haim was just eleven years old when he was first raped Corey Feldman has shared shocking details about the rampant sexual abuse he and other young actors were forced to endure during their years in Hollywood. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Feldman discusses how he was repeatedly molested by adult males in the industry, saying these men would pass many young stars 'back and forth to each other.'
  • Moonlight wins Best Picture at Oscars after shocking La La Land mix-up

    02/27/2017 2:55:33 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 187 replies
    Entertainment ^ | 27 Feb 17 | Jessica Derschowitz
    In the most shocking mix-up in Oscars history, Moonlight won best picture at the Academy Awards — but only after presenter Faye Dunaway announced La La Land as the winner, setting off mass confusion inside the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. “I want to tell you what happened,” co-presenter Warren Beatty explained after the mix-up was revealed. “I opened the envelope, and it said ‘Emma Stone, La La Land.’ That’s why I took such a long look at Faye and at you. I wasn’t trying to be funny.” “Well, I don’t know what happened. I blame myself for this,” Kimmel...