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  • 'Lesbian Bridezillas' Town Considers Law to Punish Shop Owners' Refusal to do Business (PA)

    09/02/2014 9:32:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | September 2, 2014 | Dr. Susan Berry
    In the wake of a media firestorm raging against the Christian owners of a bridal shop who refused to supply wedding dresses for lesbian brides, the town of Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania is debating a possible law on whether shop owners have a right to refuse business to customers. Breitbart News reported last month that when Victoria and Thomas Miller, owners of the W.W. Bridal Boutique in Bloomsburg refused to provide wedding dresses to lesbian brides because of their religious beliefs, they were bullied on social media and their website had been hacked to suggest their store had closed under pressure from...
  • Federal study on lesbian obesity costs $3 million

    09/01/2014 12:08:45 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 71 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 8/31/2014 | Jessica Chasmar
    A federal study to determine why 75 percent of lesbian women are obese and gay men are not has totaled nearly $3 million. snip They have determined that gay and bisexual males had a “greater desire for toned muscles” than straight men, lesbians have lower “athletic self-esteem” that may lead to higher rates of obesity, and that lesbians are more likely to see themselves at a healthy weight even though they are not, the Free Beacon reported. Their research also found that LGBT individuals exercise less than heterosexuals, and that sexual minorities are 46 to 76 percent less likely to...
  • Feds Still Studying Why Majority of Lesbians Are Obese

    08/30/2014 7:59:24 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 122 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 08/30/2014 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The federal government is still seeking answers as to why the majority of lesbians are obese and U.S. taxpayers are footing the bill, which now totals $2.87 million. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) study is now in its fourth year, receiving an additional $670,567 for fiscal year 2014. The project seeks to determine why “nearly three-quarters of adult lesbians overweight or obese,” and why gay males are not. In just two years the project’s budget has nearly doubled, growing from $1.5 million to nearly $3 million today, despite fears that sequestration could jeopardize the project and other NIH funding....
  • Sex Trouble: Feminists Worry That Disney Movies Are Making Girls Heterosexual

    08/24/2014 2:24:50 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Other McCain ^ | July 26, 2014 | Robert Stacy McCain
    Is your daughter a victim of male oppression? Blame Aladdin – as well as The Little Mermaid, Pocahontas, The Lion King and Toy Story 2. Disney cartoons and other G-rated children’s movies are full of “gendered sexuality,” subjecting women to the male “objectifying gaze,” as “heterosexuality is constructed through hetero-romantic love relationships as exceptional, powerful, magical, and transformative.” These were the conclusions of Women’s Studies professors Karin Martin and Emily Kazyak in their 2009 research paper, “Hetero-Romantic Love and Heterosexiness in Children’s G-Rated Films.” The sociologists examined “all the G-rated films grossing $100 million dollars or more between 1990 and...
  • Lawyer: UNM women's soccer players forced to strip, drink alcohol, sprayed with urine

    08/19/2014 11:19:21 AM PDT · by george76 · 43 replies
    KOB Eyewitness News 4 ^ | 08/18/2014 | Caleb James
    Members of the UNM women's soccer team are alleging they were hazed by teammates Sunday night. A victim's parent confirmed to KOB Monday night that freshmen on the women's soccer team were forced to strip naked, consume large amounts of alcohol and were sprayed with urine. One of the victims ended up in the hospital, according to UNM police, who also said someone called 911 just before midnight Sunday night to report the incident. One victim's family has already retained an Albuquerque attorney who confirmed the information about the alleged hazing.
  • Why Aren't There More Gay People?

    07/22/2014 4:41:56 AM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 84 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 21, 2014 | Robert Tracinski
    I have a sensitive, inconvenient, and undoubtedly politically incorrect question: Why aren’t there more gay people? I ask because there’s something confusing about our “culture war.” Given the prominence of the issue, you would expect homosexuality to be rampant in America. When asked to estimate how many gay people there are, most people guess that it’s on the order of 20% to 25% of the population. But yet another study has been released by the CDC giving a more scientific estimate, and it finds that almost 97 percent of Americans describe themselves as straight — the actual number who describes...
  • The Gender Confusion Challenge to Army Recruitment

    07/17/2014 4:48:01 AM PDT · by NYer · 8 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | July 17, 2014 | WILLIAM KILPATRICK
    One thing that you can say for ISIS, the Middle-East terrorist army, is that it doesn’t have a recruitment problem. Young men are streaming to Syria and Iraq from all over the world to join the cause. And they come not just from the Muslim world, but also from England, France, Sweden, Australia, and the U.S.Perhaps hoping to put a dent in the appeal of ISIS, some Western newspapers have made much of the expensive stolen watch visible on the wrist of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi during his first public appearance at the Grand Mosque in Mosul. According to...
  • It seems The End is to come. (We'll all be extinct by 2030)

    07/16/2014 2:36:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    Earth, I love you. I always have. You and your elemental inhabitants are the most beautiful beings that I have ever seen, met, felt and experienced. You are the most beautiful life experiment in this universe. You are music to my ears and soul. And your green! The sound of the leaves in the wind. The scents. The sunrise and sunset. The moon. The humming of the bees, the rushing of the waves. The infinite moments of sensory ecstasy and blissful encounters with other beings. Discovering woman-identification has been a constant dance of fire and joy. *** Alexis linked to...
  • Woman held in Lawrence attack

    06/21/2014 10:21:03 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 20 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | June 22, 2014 | Jordan Graham, Ariel Rodriguez
    A bleeding woman, who police say was stabbed in the stomach by her knife-wielding lover, frantically searched for her dogs as her Lawrence home went up in flames early yesterday. Yohanna Estrella, 34, was arrested after she stabbed her partner with a knife about 6 a.m. yesterday and set fire to her couch, a blaze that gutted much of the two-story apartment building on Haverhill Street, Lawrence police said.
  • Michelle Obama sponsors first-ever ALL-FEMALE nuclear submarine

    06/03/2014 8:51:52 AM PDT · by QT3.14 · 117 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | May 28, 2012 | Snejana Farberov
    First Lady Michelle Obama has agreed to sponsor a future submarine named after her home state that will be staffed by an all-female crew. The White House has announced that Mrs Obama has accepted an invitation to be the backer of the USS Illinois, a Virginia-class submarine being built in Groton, Connecticut, and Newport News, Virginia. The new nuclear-powered boat is expected to join the fleet in late 2015.
  • Federal judge rules Idaho gay marriage ban unconstitutional

    05/13/2014 9:18:52 PM PDT · by Domandred · 62 replies
    Idaho Statesman ^ | May 13, 2014 | CYNTHIA SEWELL AND KRISTIN RODINE
    BOISE — Same-sex couples could flood county courthouses Friday morning, seeking to exercise a newly declared right to marry in Idaho. A Tuesday evening ruling by U.S. Magistrate Judge Candy Dale striking down Idaho’s 2006 constitutional amendment prohibiting gay marriage takes effect at 9 a.m. Friday. Read more here: http://www.idahostatesman.com/2014/05/13/3183291/judge-rules-idaho-gay-marriage.html?sp=/99/1687/&ihp=1#storylink=cpy
  • Police: Woman rams car into Rock Hill (SC) apartment after fight with girlfriend

    04/30/2014 11:04:12 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 22 replies
    The State ^ | April 30, 2014 | Jonathan McFadden
    ROCK HILL (SC)— Police arrested a Rock Hill woman who they say rammed her car into the side of an apartment complex building after an argument with her girlfriend before she left and went to the hospital on Tuesday, according to a Rock Hill police report. Officers were sent to the Paces River apartment complex at about 10 p.m. after receiving calls about an accident, the report states. A tenant told officers he overheard two people arguing in the parking lot before there was a loud crash. When he walked out of the complex’s gym, he noticed the corner of...
  • Transgender, women’s rights advocate and prominent Twitter engineer charged with rape

    04/11/2014 10:55:50 AM PDT · by Menehune56 · 43 replies
    San Francisco Examiner ^ | 4/11/2014 | Jonah Owen Lamb
    A prominent advocate for transgender and women’s rights in the tech world has been charged with raping her wife, The San Francisco Examiner has learned. Dana McCallum, a senior engineer at Twitter who speaks and writes about women’s and transgender rights and technology issues, was arrested Jan. 26 and booked into County Jail on suspicion of five felonies, according to the Sheriff’s Department.
  • Lena Dunham: A 'Huge Disappointment' to Like Men, not Women

    04/10/2014 10:22:38 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    Lena Dunham feels a very strong connection to the gay community. So strong, in fact, that when she realized she was attracted to men it came as a "huge disappointment." Dunham shared her views on her lesbian sister and sexual attraction during an appearance at the Point Honors Gala at the New York Public Library Monday....
  • TEXAS HONOR KILLING: Black Muslim Father Accused Of Killing Gay Daughter And Her Girlfriend

    03/17/2014 5:29:29 PM PDT · by george76 · 52 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | March 15, 2014 | Andrew Marcus
    A black Muslim man suspected of murdering his lesbian daughter and her girlfriend. Her sexuality offended his Muslim sensibilities.
  • 3 children found starving, 1 chained to floor in California home (of lesbian couple)

    03/22/2014 3:35:51 PM PDT · by NYer · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 22, 2014
    <p>SALINAS, Calif. –  Three starving children -- including one who was chained to the floor to prevent her from getting food -- were found last month in the squalid home of a Northern California couple, authorities said.</p> <p>All three -- two boys and a girl -- were taken into protective custody, and one was hospitalized, Monterey County Sheriff Scott Miller said Friday.</p>
  • 2 Women Arrested in Monterey County After 3 Children Found Starving, 1 Chained

    03/22/2014 1:42:13 PM PDT · by Ben Mugged · 20 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Saturday, Mar 22, 2014 | Riya Bhattacharjee
    Deputies responding to a Salinas, Calif., home on March 14 to investigate child neglect allegations found three starved and abused children, one chained to the floor. During the investigation, deputies found very little food in the house, which they described as “cluttered and dirty.” The deputies found three children - an 8-year-old girl, a 5-year-old boy and a 3-year-old boy - who they said exhibited signs of physical and emotional abuse. The suspects, Eraca Dawn Craig, 31, and Christian Jessica Deanda, 44, were arrested for numerous child abuse-related cases.
  • Teachers who ‘had sex in class’ can’t be fired: court

    03/21/2014 5:01:15 AM PDT · by nycteacher · 56 replies
    NY Post ^ | March 20, 2014 | Julia Marsh and Georgett Roberts
    As long as the kids are away, teachers can play, a panel of judges said Thursday, ruling that educators shouldn’t be fired for having sex with one another — even in their classrooms. The Manhattan appellate judges said foreign-language teachers Alini Brito, 34, and Cindy Mauro, 38, were treated too harshly when they were dismissed for engaging in a topless classroom tryst inside Brooklyn’s James Madison HS in 2009.
  • Two women charged with torturing, sexually assaulting woman

    01/31/2014 8:07:43 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 19 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | January 30, 2014 | Justin Fenton
    Two Baltimore women are being held without bail after being charged with torturing and sexually assaulting another woman in Reservoir Hill, police said. According to a police charging document, a 23-year-old woman told police that a longtime friend, Shameka Davis, 29, invited her to an apartment on Lennox St. on Jan. 23. At the apartment, the woman said Davis tied her to a chair and duct tape was placed over her mouth, and a knit hat was pulled down over her eyes, police said.
  • Judge rules sperm donor to lesbians owes child support

    01/24/2014 5:59:36 PM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 44 replies
    Associated Press ^ | January 24, 2014 | no attribution
    A man who provided sperm to a lesbian couple in response to an online ad is the father of a child born to one of the women and must pay child support, a Kansas judge ruled Wednesday
  • Judge rules that Kansan who provided sperm to lesbian couple owes child support

    01/23/2014 6:05:28 AM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 153 replies
    Associated Press ^ | January 22 | Associated Press
    <p>Topeka resident William Marotta had argued that he had waived his parental rights and didn’t intend to be a father.</p> <p>Shawnee County District Judge Mary Mattivi rejected that claim, saying the parties didn’t involve a licensed physician. “The parties failed to perform to statutory requirement of the Kansas Parentage Act in not enlisting a licensed physician in the artificial insemination process, and the parties’ self-designation of (Marotta) as a sperm donor is insufficient to relieve (Marotta) of parental right and responsibilities to the child,” Mattivi wrote.</p>
  • Jesus, Mary and ... Josephine? It's lesbian Nativity at church

    08/05/2011 10:54:53 AM PDT · by Bed_Zeppelin · 40 replies
    WND ^ | August 04, 2011 | Joe Kovacs
    The Bible's account of the night Jesus was born is noted for some well-known characters at the Bethlehem manger, including the baby Jesus, Mary, Joseph and some shepherds following the instructions of an angel. The famous wise men were not present, as they showed up later when Jesus was a young child in a house. And as far as the New Testament indicates, there weren't any lesbians there either. Now a Christian church in America's heartland is helping redefine the story, as its most-recent living Nativity scene in December featured two women instead of a man and a women starring...
  • Say NO to a blasphemous nativity scene!

    The lesbian "rock opera" Jesus Has Two Mommies will show this Christmas season at the Somerville Theatre near Boston, MA. Jesus Has Two Mommies dares to distort the sacred mysteries of Christmas, showing Jesus born to two lesbians, Mary and Josephine. Among blasphemous mockeries of God, the virgin birth, and the Holy Family, Jesus Has Two Mommies portrays Mary and Josephine's affair at a lesbian bar, the "real Christmas story."According to press reports: "Luckily the trio is up to the challenge. The trio consisted of God... Jesus and the angel Gay-briel. ...Blessing Faith [Faith Soloway, the author] with a Psalm...
  • Mayor Annise Parker and longtime partner make wedding plans (Houston's lesbian leader)

    12/28/2013 9:16:03 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    CultureMap Houston ^ | December 27, 2013 | Clifford Pugh
    Although Mayor Annise Parker has vowed that she and her longtime partner, Kathy Hubbard, will not wed until gay marriage is legal in Texas, in recent interviews the mayor has softened her stance. "The world is changing so fast, maybe I won't wait that long," Parker said last week in a year-end interview with CultureMap when asked when she would marry. "I'm no longer worried that (gay marriage in Texas) is not going to happen in my lifetime. After the Supreme Court ruling and the number of states that now have equal marriage, it's coming." Since then CultureMap has learned...
  • Same-Sex Weddings 17 Percent of Washington Marriages

    12/06/2013 11:01:34 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 32 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government / The Associated Press ^ | December 5, 2013 | Donna Gordon Blankinship
    SEATTLE-Gay weddings made up 17 percent of marriages in Washington this past year, the first year gay marriages were legal in the state, state officials reported Wednesday. About 7,071 same-sex couples got married in Washington between December 6, 2012, and the most recent complete month of data, September 2013. There were 42,408 total marriages in the state during that time, according to the Washington State Department of Health. So far, most of Washington state's same-sex marriages, 62 percent, were between two women....
  • Army email advising use of 'average looking women' in photos draws fire

    11/21/2013 10:03:19 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 35 replies
    upi ^ | Nov. 21, 2013 | Evan Bleier
    The U.S. Army is drawing some unfriendly fire about an email obtained by POLITICO recommending that photos of “average-looking women” should be used for stories about female soldiers. The email, written by Col. Lynette Arnhart, was meant to advise Army spokespeople about how they should educate the public about the Army’s integration of women into combat. “In general, ugly women are perceived as competent while pretty women are perceived as having used their looks to get ahead,” Arnhart wrote. “There is a general tendency to select nice looking women when we select a photo to go with an article (where...
  • Lesbian Hawaiian legislator gets a glimpse of the rage Gays unleash on anyone who dares oppose them

    11/20/2013 9:14:48 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 22 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 11/20/13 | Emma Karlin
    Hawaii has legalized same gender marriage. The Aloha State Gays have been handed everything they demanded, but alas they are not happy. It seems like they never are. During the public hearings on the question of Gay marriage (SB 1) people lined up and in some cases waited four days to exercise their right to speak for just two minutes as they expressed their opinion on the matter. Although everyone knew the outcome was a foregone conclusion that would see the Gays winning the day, the hearings and subsequent final vote produced an unexpected result. After actually listening to the...
  • Change your species, race? Why not?

    10/07/2013 7:52:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 7, 2013 | Matt Barber
    File this under, “Oh, for crying out loud.” There was a time when planning a family was a relatively straightforward process. A young wife might ask her new hubby, “How many children should we have?” To which he might reply, “Let’s just try for one of each.” A few years later – and with a bit of luck – little Timmy and Tammy are at each other’s throats, contesting rightful possession of the Fuzzy Wuzzy Brown Crayon. And all is well in the time-space continuum. Not so in today’s “progressive” land of make believe. Political correctness now requires that objective...
  • $900K bail set for woman charged in Austin stabbing death

    09/28/2013 6:10:31 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 28 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | September 28, 2013 | Peter Nickeas and Michelle Manchir
    A 54-year-old woman was charged with stabbing her 45-year-old girlfriend to death in the Austin neighborhood early Friday morning after a verbal argument over another woman, prosecutors said. Shounya Burnett, 45, was pronounced dead about 1:20 a.m. She had been stabbed in the forehead, four times in the face and twice in the neck while inside an apartment building in which they both lived on the 1100 block of North Mayfield Avenue, said Cook County Assistant State’s Attorney Bridget O’Brien.
  • Feds Spending $2.2 Million to Study Lesbian Obesity

    09/07/2013 4:25:34 AM PDT · by kevcol · 25 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 5, 2013 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The federal government has spent $2.2 million studying why three quarters of lesbians are obese despite sequestration-mandated budget cuts that critics warned could “delay progress in medical breakthroughs.” . . . Thus far, the study has yielded one report, published in January, which found that gay and bisexual males had a “greater desire for toned muscles than completely and mostly heterosexual males.”
  • Christian Airman Punished by Lesbian Commander Faces Possible Court Martial

    09/06/2013 8:38:38 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 133 replies
    breitbart ^ | september 6, 2013 | Ken Klukowski
    Updating our earlier report on Senior Master Sergeant Phillip Monk, a Christian serving in the Air Force whose unit is now commanded by a lesbian: according to Monk’s complaint filed with his superiors, he was relieved of duty for refusing his commander’s order to say he supports gay marriage. Now the Air Force has taken the first steps to criminally investigate Monk for talking to the media about his situation. Despite the fact that earlier this year the Obama-Hagel Pentagon said they would never court-martial a service member for their Christian faith, they have taken the first steps to possibly...
  • Gay couple files federal lawsuit attacking SC’s Defense of Marriage Law

    09/02/2013 7:29:21 PM PDT · by kevcol · 27 replies
    Charlotte Observer ^ | Sep 1, 2013 | John Monk
    Two Lexington County women who were legally married in Washington, D.C., have filed a federal lawsuit in Columbia, challenging the state’s Defense of Marriage Law and a 2006 amendment to the state Constitution that expressly banned same-sex marriages. The lawsuit, brought by S.C. Highway Patrol trooper Katherine Bradacs and Tracie Goodwin, was filed in U.S. District Court in Columbia last week. Judge Joe Anderson, a veteran judge who has presided in numerous high-profile civil and criminal cases, has been named to hear arguments in the case, which will be heard without a jury. Defendants in the case are Gov. Nikki...
  • FRAUD: Battle of the Sexes Tennis Match, Billie Jean King vs. Bobby Riggs an 'Elaborate Mob Setup'

    08/26/2013 6:49:21 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 42 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 26, 2013 | DAVID K. LI
    Jean King, Bobby Riggs an 'elaborate mob setup' Tennis star Bobby Riggs, top, and Billie Jean King are shown in action during the "Battle of the Sexes" match in the Astrodome in Houston, on Sept. 20, 1973. The ultimate “Battle of the Sexes” — a 1973 match between the No. 2 -ranked woman tennis player and a retired male Wimbledon champion — was rigged so Mafia bosses could cash in on the betting, a new report claims. The incredible claims have been lobbed at the reputation of the late hard-court hustler Bobby Riggs, by one of his former country club...
  • Bakery Investigated for Refusing to Bake Lesbian Wedding Cake

    08/16/2013 6:00:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 89 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 15, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    The state of Oregon has launched a discrimination investigation against a family bakery owned by Christians who refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple. The Bureau of Labor and Industries will investigate whether Sweet Cakes by Melissa violated a 2007 law that protects the rights of gays, lesbians, bisexual and transgender people in employment, housing and public accommodations. Aaron and Melissa Klein told Fox News they turned down requests to bake cakes for gay weddings because it goes against the Christian faith and their right to religious freedom. “I believe marriage is between a man and a...
  • Gay Marriage Imposed on Ohio: Hurrah for Federalism

    07/24/2013 3:31:34 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 9 replies
    Red State ^ | 7/24/2013 | Staff
    This is strictly for the “I told you so” files. Today a federal judge ordered the State of Ohio to honor a gay marriage executed in Maryland because of the decision of the Supreme Court in overturning one section of the Defense of Marriage Act. The judge held that even though the Court had only jettisoned Section 3, the section that prohibited the federal government from recognizing gay marriage, that Section 2, which permits states to not recognize homosexual marriage, was equally unconstitutional. Under the reasoning by the judge, because Ohio already recognizes by statute marriages that it would not...
  • Gay couple sexually abused adopted Russian boy for years

    07/01/2013 10:34:22 AM PDT · by markomalley · 94 replies
    RT ^ | 7-1-2013
    An American pedophile has been convicted to 40 years in prison for years of sexual abuse of adopted Russian boy. His boyfriend from New Zealand who assisted in meticulously recording acts of sexual offence is going on trial at home. Two members of the pedophile porn exchange ring Boy Lovers network, Mark J. Newton, 42 and his long-term partner Peter Truong, 36, were busted in 2011 on suspicion that they were sexually molesting their son, born to Russian mother in 2005. A US judge in Indianapolis has imposed maximum sentence on American-born Mark J. Newton, 42, for sexual exploit of...
  • Lucky Charms Goes Gay

    07/01/2013 12:25:42 PM PDT · by YourAdHere · 106 replies
    Lucky Charms won’t just be at the end of the rainbow anymore. It’ll be right up in front, toeing the line for gay activists and their agenda. According to The Huffington Post, General Mills just announced that Lucky Charms – with little rainbow marshmallows – will be the face for a new gay pride campaign, called #LuckyToBe. “General Mills has come out in support of the gay community for Pride,” wrote HuffPo’s Christopher Rudolph, “and what better way to show their love than with the Lucky Charms marshmallow rainbow?” The new gay-agenda campaign “encourages people with Pride to tweet and...
  • General Mills celebrates LGBT Pride with Lucky Charms-inspired campaign

    06/30/2013 1:31:07 PM PDT · by Salman · 79 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | June 28, 2013 | Victoria Taylor
    Lucky Charms is perhaps the perfect cereal to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Pride since it already includes a rainbow. General Mills and advertising agency McCann Always On saw their chance and used the colorful marshmallow as the face of their #LuckytoBe campaign, which asks people to use the hashtag to post pictures and tweets about what makes them, well, lucky. "We're celebrating Pride month with whimsical delight, magical charms, and two new rainbow marshmallows," the company said on the campaign website. "If you're lucky enough to be different, we're celebrating you."
  • Lady Gaga amends national anthem: ‘Land of the free, and the home for the gay’ (Welcome to Sodom)

    06/30/2013 2:06:02 PM PDT · by markomalley · 46 replies
    <p>Lady Gaga sang the national anthem at Pier 26 to kick off New York City’s gay pride celebration Friday night, changing some of its words to fit the occasion, The Blaze first reported.</p>
  • Supreme Court rejects bid to halt same-sex marriages in California (rejects emergency request)

    06/30/2013 10:18:15 AM PDT · by Innovative · 27 replies
    LA Times ^ | June 30, 2013 | Maura Dolan
    The Supreme Court rejected an emergency request to stop same-sex marriages in California, a lawyer for the gay couples who sued said Sunday. Theodore J. Boutrous Jr., one of the lawyers who challenged Proposition 8, said that he had just received word from the court Sunday morning that Justice Anthony M. Kennedy denied a request by ProtectMarriage, the sponsors of Proposition 8, to halt the marriages.
  • Justice Anthony Kennedy Shuts Down Prop 8 Supporters' Request to Stop Gay Weddings

    06/30/2013 12:20:50 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 89 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 6/30/2014 | Caroline Bankoff
    Well, that was quick. The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday evening ordered that same-sex marriages begin again in California, and after less than a day of weddings, Prop 8 advocates filed an emergency motion to halt the unions, claiming that they still had time to ask the Supreme Court to reconsider its decision to dismiss their challenge to a 2010 ruling that Prop 8 is unconstitutional. Kennedy, who is responsible for motions dealing with the Ninth Circuit, was swift in his response. The Associated Press reports that he "turned away the request on Sunday with no additional...
  • Justice Kennedy denies motion to halt gay marriage in California

    06/30/2013 12:43:52 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    NBC News ^ | June 30, 2013 | Elisha Fieldstadt
    Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on Sunday denied a request from Proposition 8 supporters to halt the issuance of same-sex marriage licenses in California. Dozens of same-sex weddings have taken place in the state since Friday, following the Supreme Court’s decision on Wednesday to overturn Proposition 8 — which had banned gay marriage. More same-sex marriages are expected take place on Sunday in accordance with the Pride parade and a VIP reception for newly-married couples in San Francisco. Prop. 8 supporters said the Friday start-date of same-sex unions came three weeks too soon since they still have 25 days to...
  • Furst testifies in her own defense amid accusations she sexually assaulted her stepson

    06/26/2013 7:23:25 PM PDT · by madprof98 · 17 replies
    Concord (CT) Monitor ^ | June 25, 2013 | TRICIA L. NADOLNY
    Defending herself against accusations she sexually assaulted her stepson, Deborah Furst yesterday recalled a conversation with her estranged wife shortly after she filed for divorce. Furst told jurors that her wife made a veiled threat that if she didn’t back down, there would be “a train coming down the track that no one will be able to stop.” “My emotional response in my head was, what else could you possibly do?” Furst testified during the second day of her trial at Merrimack County Superior Court. “You’ve already taken my home and my children and my dignity and my belongings. What...
  • Can Senator Grassley get answers about Huma? Was she being Hillary's kept woman?

    06/18/2013 9:16:20 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 18 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 6/18/13 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Two years ago available public evidence suggested a likelihood of Huma Abedin – now Huma Weiner – and Hillary Clinton having, shall we say, “an unusually close relationship.” This evidence began to surface in mid-2007 when rumors about the Huma/Hillary relationship being more than the “close colleague” kind floated around the halls of Washington. A logical question took shape, “If Hillary is bisexual (as) had long been thought (and occasionally uttered in public), what is the nature of her relationship with the dark eyed enchanting Abedin, a young lady from a strict Muslim family?” Although they were never asked publicly,...
  • Did Michelle Obama heckler use coded racial words? Or not?

    06/07/2013 10:24:32 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    US News and World Report's DC Decoder ^ | June 6, 2013 | Peter Grier
    The fallout from Michelle Obama’s heckling incident continued Thursday, as some defenders of the first lady charge that the heckler used coded racial language, and in general spoke from a perspective of “white privilege.” These folks point to a comment protester Ellen Sturtz made after she interrupted the first lady during a fundraiser and challenged President Obama to fulfill a campaign promise and sign an order banning federal contractors from discriminating against gays and lesbians. Rather than speak over Ms. Sturtz, Mrs. Obama left the podium and confronted the heckler in person, saying she’d leave if the heckling didn’t stop....
  • Girl Scouts USA Pushes Video Honoring Pro-Abortion Activists

    06/06/2013 1:17:17 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 12 replies
    http://www.lifenews.com/ ^ | june 5, 2013 | Mary Hasson
    It’s hard to find two women more pro-abortion than Marlo Thomas and Amy Richards. But the Girl Scouts love ‘em. These two feminists headlined a recent Girl Scout-sponsored live screening and panel discussion of the “acclaimed documentary MAKERS,” a feminist, pro-abortion, video narrative of “trailblazing” women whose “pioneering contributions” changed America. What kind of pioneering contributions? I’ll get to that in a minute. (Amy Richards’ ‘contribution’ particularly deserves comment.) But, first, a bit more about the Girl Scout-sponsored event. Billed as an opportunity to “celebrate women and girls,” the screening and discussion took place on May 9, 2013 in New...
  • French lesbian love story wins top prize at Cannes (Death of Morality!)

    05/27/2013 5:26:30 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 36 replies
    Reuters ^ | 5/26/2013 | Belinda Goldsmith and Alexandria Sage
    CANNES (Reuters) - An intimate lesbian love story by French director Abdellatif Kechiche won the top prize in Cannes on Sunday, and the film festival's director immediately urged the large crowds protesting against gay marriage in Paris to go and see it. "La Vie d'Adele - Chapitre 1 & 2" (Blue is the Warmest Colour) was chosen from a field of 20 films exploring sex, violence and emotional anguish which were vying for the Palme d'Or, one of the most coveted film awards after the Oscars. Critics picked the three-hour film as a possible winner at the 66th Cannes...
  • Stimulus: $152K To Get Lesbians Ready For 'Adoptive Parenthood'

    05/15/2013 2:54:23 PM PDT · by drewh · 14 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | May 15, 2013 | By Elizabeth Harrington
    While the White House claims its stimulus package “supported as many as 3.5 million jobs,” none were yielded from a $152,000 project to ready lesbians for “adoptive parenthood.” The $833 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), commonly known as the stimulus, awarded the tustees of Clark University, in Worcester, Mass., $152,000 to interview roughly 50 lesbian couples about their adoption experiences. “The goal of this project is to investigate the unique strengths and potential challenges of lesbian couples across the transition to adoptive parenthood,” the grant states. “Given that parental mental health has implications for child development, and the...
  • Girls Told to Ask for Lesbian Kiss at School

    04/27/2013 6:53:11 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 53 replies
    Parents of children attending a Red Hook, New York, middle school are outraged after a recent anti-bullying presentation at Linden Avenue Middle School. The workshop for 13 and 14-year-old girls focused on homosexuality and gender identity. They were also taught words such as "pansexual" and "genderqueer." Parents say their daughters were told to ask one another for a kiss and they say two girls were told to stand in front of the class and pretend they were lesbians on a date.
  • Fired lesbian teacher: Catholic educators union won't back me

    05/14/2013 4:27:22 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 47 replies
    NBC News 4 ^ | 5/14/*2013 | Jeff Black,Elizabeth Chuck
    (Former Bishop Watterson physical education teacher Carla Hale was fired in March.) A gay teacher who was fired from a Catholic high school in Ohio says she has been dealt another blow: Her local union isn't supporting her. Carla Hale taught physical education for 19 years at Bishop Watterson Catholic High School in Columbus. She was fired in March after her name appeared with her longtime lesbian partner's name in her mother's obituary. The firing, which the school said was prompted by an anonymous letter from a parent complaining about a lesbian teacher, resulted in a heated debate on...