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  • ‘Outsiders’ Author S.E. Hinton Crucified on Social Media for Saying Her Characters Aren’t Gay

    10/24/2016 8:16:39 AM PDT · by C19fan · 14 replies
    Heatstreet ^ | October 20, 2016 | William Hicks
    When most authors are confronted with questions of whether a character they wrote is gay, transgender, different race, etc., they usually just weasel out by saying it’s up to interpretation. But not Outsiders author S.E. Hinton. She had an answer, one that’s really pissing people off. Some dude on Twitter asked her if Johnny and Dally had the hots for each other, and she just flat-out said “no.”
  • Left-Wing Berkeley Protesters Demand ‘Spaces of Color’, Harass White Students Trying to Pass

    10/24/2016 8:07:48 AM PDT · by C19fan · 36 replies
    Heatstreet ^ | October 24, 2016 | Lukas Mikelionis
    Left-wing students at the University of California, Berkeley are protesting again. This time, however, these students are calling for “safe spaces” for transgendered people, as well as “spaces of color” at the University (which they already have). The protesters are also harassing white students trying to study, barring their path across a key bridge while allowing students of color safe passage.
  • Colleges Reject ‘The Vagina Monologues’ Because ‘In Order to Be a Woman, You Must Have a Vagina’

    10/24/2016 8:03:36 AM PDT · by C19fan · 31 replies
    Heatstreet ^ | October 22, 2016 | Jillian Kay Melchior
    The Vagina Monologues is “antiquated” because it suggests “that in order to be a woman, you must have a vagina,” an American University student has claimed. Kendall Baron, a junior and a staffer at the Women’s Initiative, criticized the famous feminist play in an email first obtained by Campus Reform. The play “represents a binary representation of gender,” she wrote redundantly.
  • Forced Transgender Boy Quickly Returns To Normal After Removal From Mother’s Care

    10/22/2016 3:00:50 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 57 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/22/2016 | Donna Rachel Edmunds
    A seven-year-old boy has been removed from his mother’s care by the high court, after he was found to be suffering “significant emotional harm” due to his mother raising him as a girl. The judge in the case slammed social services who had simply accepted that the boy should be treated as a girl. The High Court judge hearing the case, Mr Justice Hayden, told the court that he believed the mother had been “absolutely convinced” that the boy “perceived himself as a girl” and was therefore determined to treat him as a girl, according to reports. However, the boy,...
  • Single men will get the right to start a family under new definition of infertility

    10/20/2016 11:53:15 AM PDT · by C19fan · 13 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | October 20, 2016 | Henry Bodkin
    Single men and women without medical issues will be classed as “infertile” if they do not have children but want to become a parent, the World Health Organisation is to announce. In a move which dramatically changes the definition of infertility, the WHO will declare that it should no longer be regarded as simply a medical condition. The authors of the new global standards said the revised definition gave every individual “the right to reproduce”.
  • Can Trans Girls Be Sorority Girls?

    10/18/2016 10:33:43 PM PDT · by Morgana · 62 replies ^ | October 17, 2016 | Michelle Ruiz
    Iam the first transgender woman to rush sororities at the University of Michigan," Emily Kaufman captioned a selfie on Tumblr in September 2015, "and because I am representing trans people, looking cute is a must!" She wore her dark, naturally curly hair in a bob; a dainty silver necklace with starfish charms hung around her neck. Emily is bubbly and chatty and, as a sophomore, already had friends in a few of the sororities. After 18 years of what she calls “suppressed femininity,” Emily started coming out to friends and family during her freshman year; she’d spoken about her transition...
  • Shep Smith comes out as gay and denies that 'loving' Roger Ailes stopped him from revealing [tr]

    10/17/2016 6:12:43 AM PDT · by C19fan · 96 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 17, 2016 | Chris Spargo
    Shepard Smith has come out as a gay man in a new interview. The popular Fox News anchor, who has been with the network since it first launched 20 years ago, spoke about his sexuality in an interview with Huffington Post. Smith, 52, confirmed the long-circulating rumor when he was asked if it was former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes who prevented him from coming out of the closet.
  • 4 churches sue over 'punishing' transgender bathroom law

    10/11/2016 4:29:58 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 11, 2016 6:37 PM EDT
    A new state law that prohibits discrimination against transgender people in public restrooms is “punishing” the protected religious speech of churches and pastors, a conservative Christian organization claims in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday. Alliance Defending Freedom, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, said it sued on behalf of four Massachusetts churches to protect their right to operate their facilities “in a manner that doesn’t violate their core religious beliefs.” The lawsuit names Democratic state Attorney General Maura Healey and members of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination as defendants. The law, which was signed by Republican Gov. Charlie Baker in July and...
  • Clinton Pandering LGBT Tweets

    10/11/2016 3:20:10 PM PDT · by Williams · 7 replies
    You tell me what's going on here. I think she's coming out in code. "I often think of that moment when we both came out to each other: me as a gay woman and Hillary as my ally." —Mira And The violence transgender Americans face—particularly transgender women of color—is a rebuke to all of us. We have to do better.
  • Lies and Bullying from the Human Rights Campaign

    10/11/2016 9:12:26 AM PDT · by DeweyCA · 5 replies
    The New Atlantis ^ | 10-10-16 | editors
    October 10, 2016 – On a page published last week on its website, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) repeatedly distorts our recent New Atlantis report “Sexuality and Gender: Findings from the Biological, Psychological, and Social Sciences.” Furthermore, the HRC threatens Johns Hopkins University with repercussions unless the university publicly disavows and denounces its scholars’ work — thus attempting to chill academic research on controversial subjects in general. Most of the HRC document is an exercise in distortion. To clarify the record, here are responses to a few specific misrepresentations: HRC CLAIM: The New Atlantis report “falsely implies that children are...
  • Shocking New Law Takes Effect in Massachusetts

    10/08/2016 4:12:45 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 16 replies
    The National Catholic Register ^ | 10/4/16 | Dustin Siggins
    In 2016, holding to biological truths in America might get you in legal hot water – religious liberty, freedom of speech, and common sense notwithstanding.On Saturday, a Massachusetts law that could throw pastors in jail for using biologically correct pronouns took effect.But you wouldn’t know that from The Associated Press’ article on the matter. Quoting in part: Advocates for transgender people in Massachusetts say they can no longer be legally discriminated against in public places.A new law taking effect on Saturday bars discrimination on the basis of gender identity in public accommodations. Among other things, the statute allows transgender people...
  • Eric Leonardos reveals HIV-positive status to Robert Sepulveda Jr on Logo's Finding Prince Charming

    10/07/2016 10:38:21 AM PDT · by C19fan · 37 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 7, 2016 | Staff
    Robert Sepúlveda Jr embraced one of his suitors on Wednesday's episode of Finding Prince Charming after he confessed to being HIV-positive. The all-gay dating show featured the six remaining contestants hosting a masquerade party where they were asked to reveal a secret. Eric Leonardos, a 35-year-old celebrity hairstylist based in Los Angeles, was last to remove his mask, taking a deep breath and closing his eyes before making his confession.
  • Transgender teens to get cheaper treatment in New York: State vows to fund puberty-stunting [tr]

    10/07/2016 9:38:13 AM PDT · by C19fan · 18 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 6, 2016 | Mia de Graff
    New York's transgender teenagers could soon get state funding for puberty-stunting medication. The state's Health Department filed a proposal on Wednesday to cover hormone therapy for young people with gender dysphoria on Medicaid. Current regulations only cover therapy for transitioning adults. The new rules would also make it compulsory for the state to fund gender-reassignment surgery for anyone over the age of 18.
  • Islamic preacher: 'Behead, burn, crush gays'

    10/06/2016 3:39:08 AM PDT · by kimtom · 18 replies ^ | 10/05/16 | Staff Writer
    (BREITBART) A Islamic preacher who has referred to non-Muslims as “kuffar” and preached on how to kill homosexuals is due to deliver a set of nightly lectures at an Iranian government-backed organisation in London, Breitbart London can reveal. Shaykh Hamza Sodagar – who gained notoriety earlier this year for his lecture on “one of five” ways to kill homosexuals – is due to speak at the Islamic Republic of Iran School in north-west London between October 4th – 12th. According to a speaker biography, Mr. Sodagar regards himself as a “role model” for “young Muslims all around the world”. A...
  • Transgender Bathrooms?

    Transgender Bathrooms? Q. What is the Church’s official teaching about transgender bathrooms? There does not seem to be a clear answer about all of this. Robert, via e-mail A. There is no such thing as being “transgendered” from any biblical or Catholic perspective. Thus there is no official teaching about something that doesn’t even exist, let alone about bathrooms. What we can do is apply Catholic principles to address the deep confusion that has arisen about something so clear and basic as one’s sex. The human person has a sex (not a gender), and God assigns that sex. Scripture says,...
  • Family Bakery Bullied by Militant LGBT Mob Closes

    10/04/2016 11:48:12 AM PDT · by PROCON · 30 replies ^ | Sep. 30, 2016 | Todd Starnes
    In 2013 - a small family bakery in Northwestern Oregon refused to make a cake for a lesbian wedding. The owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa had no idea that their decision to follow the teachings of their Christian faith would lead to a multi-year legal battle. It’s a battle still being waged. Aaron and Melissa Klein were eventually punished by the state of Oregon -- fined $135 thousand dollars for refusing to participate in the lesbian wedding event. It was the price they had to pay for refusing to violate their conscience. They also made the painful decision...
  • 'His Majesty': Student single-handedly defeats an army of gender neutral activists

    09/30/2016 8:34:05 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 65 replies
    FoxNews ^ | September 30, 2016 | Todd Starnes
    When future generations read about the “Great Gender Pronoun Wars” of the early twenty-first century, they will most certainly learn of Grant Strobl – a noble and mighty king. “His Majesty” is an unlikely title for a 21-year-old political science major from Grosse Pointe, Michigan. “It was definitely activism by accident,” he told me. The University of Michigan recently announced a new initiative to allow students to select their preferred gender pronouns through an online service. “You could put anything you wanted into the system,” Grant told me. “So I did.” Yes, good readers – Grant Strobl changed his designated...
  • Cornell referendum on men's room tampons passes in landslide

    09/29/2016 12:07:13 PM PDT · by C19fan · 76 replies
    Cornell Review ^ | September 29, 2016 | Laura Gunderson
    Cornell students passed a student-sponsored referendum to provide free tampons and pads in all Cornell bathrooms, with 78.6 percent of 3,034 voting students casting a ballot in favor. The "#FreetheTampon" initiative aims to provide all bathrooms on campus of both genders—yes, men’s too—with free menstrual products throughout the year, and comes shortly after Brown University recently implemented a similar program.
  • Transgenderism Can Be Helpful

    09/28/2016 5:40:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies ^ | September 28, 2016 | Walter E. Williams
    North Carolina's legislative body passed the Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, which mandates a statewide policy banning individuals from using public bathrooms that do not correspond to their biological sex, as opposed to their opinion of their sex. That means people must use bathrooms and other public facilities where occupants can be in various stages of undress according to whether their sex chromosomes are XX, in the case of females, or XY, in the case of males. The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community claims that the use of biology to determine sex is oppressive and limits alternatives. I...
  • Lesbian Trump supporter slams gay Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook

    09/27/2016 9:48:11 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 19 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 9/27/16 | Victor Skinner
    A lesbian supporter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is taking Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s gay campaign manager to task for his blatant hypocrisy. Twitter’s “DeplorableCorgiGirl” posted a video Monday to chastise Mook over his involvement with Clinton, who has accepted millions of dollars from foreign Muslim nations that treat gays as subhuman. In the segment, “Recording from my Basket – Robby MOOK,” “Deb” laid out exactly why she believes Mook is selling out gays. “My message today … is to Robby Mook, Hillary Clinton’s manager,” she said. “You know, I’m 61 years old. I’ve been out of the closet...
  • Public School Teachers ADMIT To Pushing LGBT Agenda in Class (VIDEO)

    09/20/2016 4:52:10 PM PDT · by ResistanceMedia · 7 replies ^ | September 20, 2016
    (NOTE: This is an relatively old clip, but is still used in schools across America to train teachers in the art of school indoctrination. Please click the link to see the video. ) In this video, from a movie used to train teachers to be "sensitive to LGBT issues", teachers are instructed to "educate" students to support the LGBT agenda. It's only 45 seconds. Please watch this video to see an astonishing level of elitism and disregard for parents among the individuals to whom many readers entrust their children during most weekdays.
  • Male homecoming queen at St. Cloud State being threatened

    10/29/2004 6:13:38 PM PDT · by Rakkasan1 · 39 replies · 1,165+ views
    MPLS Star & Sickle ^ | 10-29-04 | ap
    ST. CLOUD, Minn. -- Officials at St. Cloud State University are expressing support and concern for the male student who was named homecoming queen last week. President Roy Saigo says Fue Khang has received threatening messages. In a letter to the university's faculty and staff, Saigo asks them to offset any prejudice and intimidation the homecoming royalty may have faced.
  • ‘There will be more’: Chilling 911 call after the Chelsea explosion

    09/18/2016 11:08:52 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 101 replies
    A 911 caller warned of further explosions right after the blast that rocked Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood and injured 29 people, The Post has learned. “I’m looking at the explosion down the block. There will be more,” the unidentified male said, claiming to be standing at 23rd Street and Seventh Avenue in the aftermath of the terrifying incident, according to law-enforcement sources Sunday. The bomb appears to have been a pressure-cooker device, sources said. Investigators have obtained surveillance video of a person placing another unexploded device — a pressure-cooker bomb — that was later removed from 27th Street, the sources added....
  • MTV Unbound Promotes Absurd Gender Neutral Term 'Latinx'

    09/18/2016 6:10:00 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 28 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | September 18, 2016 | P.J. Gladnick
    Muchx latinx limpian sus carx con Kleenex. Huh? What was that? Well, it is a new attempt by the ultra politically correct to purge the Spanish language of any hint of gender based words which would include almost all its nouns and adjectives. Because the new words sound so much like a variation of "Kleenex" I call this new PC language the Kleenex language aka idiomx Kleenex. If you think this is some wild exaggeration then check out the MTV Unbound video below at the 2:10 mark of Kat Lazo asserting with Stalinist insistence that you MUST use "latinx" in...
  • Tumblr page claiming to be Chelsea bomber's 'manifesto' being vetted by NYPD

    09/18/2016 11:12:30 AM PDT · by CivilWarBrewing · 31 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | September 18, 2016 | Rocco Parascandola, Jason Silvertein
    The NYPD is vetting a Tumblr page claiming to be the “manifesto” of the New York City bomber — and threatening more explosions to come, a police source said. The page, called “I’m the NY Bomber,” claims to be written by the person who planted bombs in Chelsea Saturday night.
  • Using minorities as progressive pawns

    09/16/2016 5:18:19 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/16/16 | A. Dru Kristenev
    The Indians themselves are hamstrung by higher energy costs. And it is energy that powers economic growth, not mounds of governmental regulations Blocking the nation’s best interest by manipulating minority populations is a progressive tactic. LGBT, BlackLivesMatter and, unfortunately, tribal members are finding themselves at the center of media storms engineered by the media. Political correctness (i.e. cowardice) has fueled the mob takeover of free enterprise, essentially shutting it down in favor of poverty and government dependence, otherwise known as bondage.
  • Logo’s Gay Bachelor: Contestants Say Producers Knew About Star’s Escort Past (Exclusive)

    09/15/2016 12:24:13 PM PDT · by C19fan · 7 replies
    The Wrap ^ | September 14, 2016 | Itay Hod
    Multiple contestants on Logo TV’s gay “Bachelor”-like dating show, “Finding Prince Charming,” charge that show producers and network executives not only knew its leading man had worked as a male escort and appeared in a sex tape, they planned the entire scandal to drum up ratings for the ailing network. One of the 13 suitors, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, insisted there is “no way” the network was unaware of the sketchy past of 33-year-old interior designer Robert Sepulveda Jr., as a Logo spokesperson claimed to TheWrap earlier this month.
  • Archbishop of Wales: Gay Relationships Are Also Biblical

    09/15/2016 9:24:14 AM PDT · by C19fan · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 15, 2016 | Donna Rachel Edmunds
    Sex within a committed homosexual relationship is perfectly “proper”, the Archbishop of Wales has said, arguing that Christians who support same-sex marriage are not “abandoning the Bible”. Dr. Barry Morgan used his final address to the governing body of The Church in Wales to suggest that biblical stories should be re-examined and re-interpreted in a way that fully accepts homosexual lifestyles.
  • ACC moves its championships out of North Carolina in response to HB2

    09/14/2016 10:39:20 AM PDT · by C19fan · 43 replies
    Yahoo ^ | September 14, 2016 | Graham Watson
    The ACC has decided to move all of its neutral site championships from the state of North Carolina, the conference announced in a statement Wednesday. “The ACC Council of Presidents made it clear that the core values of this league are of the utmost importance, and the opposition to any form of discrimination is paramount,” commissioner John Swofford said. “Today’s decision is one of principle, and while this decision is the right one, we recognize there will be individuals and communities that are supportive of our values as well as our championship sites that will be negatively affected. Hopefully, there...
  • Kaine's [Catholic] Bishop rebukes him on gay marriage

    09/13/2016 5:33:45 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 20 replies
    Sept. 13, 2016 | Paul Bedard
    Sen. Tim Kaine's Catholic bishop in Richmond, Va., has an answer for the Democratic vice presidential pick's prediction that the Vatican will change its opposition to same sex marriage: Never. In a statement provided to Secrets, Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo said, "Marriage is the only institution uniting one man and one woman with each other and with any child who comes from their union. Redefining marriage furthers no one's rights." Speaking Saturday to the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's leading LGBT lobbying group, Kaine said he believes the church will change its position on gay marriage. "I think it's going...
  • Vanderbilt U. now completely obsessed with gender pronouns

    09/10/2016 9:25:32 AM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | September 10, 2016 | Aleister
    Vanderbilt University has picked up the idea of preferred gender pronouns and run away with it. There are charts on campus to explain the proper usage of gender pronouns and name plates are providing individual pronoun preferences. KLEW TV News reports: Pronoun chart at Vanderbilt to ‘provide education, awareness about gender identity’
  • Minnesota Students and Parents File Lawsuit Against Obama’s Bathroom Mandate

    09/09/2016 9:14:07 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 33 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | September 8, 2016 | Kelsey Harkness
    A group of students and parents from Minnesota filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the federal government and their school district for allowing a transgender student who was born male but identifies as female into the girls’ locker rooms, showers, and restrooms. The lawsuit is the latest in a series of challenges to the Obama administration’s bathroom mandate issued in May that requires public schools and universities nationwide to give transgender students full access to school facilities based on their gender identity instead of their biological sex. Schools that do not comply with the administration’s guidance could face legal action or...
  • 2016 09 04 John Haller's Prophecy Update - "The Foolishness of God"

    09/04/2016 12:50:30 PM PDT · by Lera · 5 replies
    Fellowship Bible Chapel ^ | 9/4/16 | John Haller
    When we get to the point that we select passages from Scripture that we like, while ignoring or downplaying those that we do not like, or to which society is resisting, we not only compromise Scripture but we sully God's plan for His people. Certainly, the time has come when people have not, and will not put up with sound doctrine, because it doesn't jive with societal tendencies (Read: Sin.) From Andy Stanley, to the ongoing lies and coverups coming from our own American Government, the art of lying and deceiving is reaching a frenzied pace. The Believer is daily...
  • We’re Not Quite ‘Born This Way’

    09/01/2016 1:20:52 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    Back in 2014, a bigoted African leader put J. Michael Bailey, a psychologist at Northwestern, in a strange position. Yoweri Museveni, the president of Uganda, had been issuing a series of anti-gay tirades, and — partially fueled by anti-gay religious figures from the U.S. — was considering toughening Uganda’s anti-gay laws. The rhetoric was getting out of control: “The commercialisation of homosexuality is unacceptable,” said Simon Lokodo, Uganda’s ethics minister. “If they were doing it in their own rooms we wouldn’t mind, but when they go for children, that’s not fair. They are beasts of the forest.” Eventually, Museveni said...
  • Lesbian Dating App Has 325 Gender and Sexuality Options

    08/31/2016 6:51:21 AM PDT · by C19fan · 72 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 31, 2016 | Lukas Mikelionis
    An LGBTQ dating app has gone so far down the rabbit hole of sexual identity that it offers users 325 potential gender/sexuality combinations to help find the perfect match. Her, which claims to be “the biggest lesbian app worldwide”, is a continuation of the likes of Tinder and Grindr, but exclusively for gay women – or any of the other 324 possible permutations.
  • MU [University of Mizzou] changes bathroom labels to promote gender inclusivity

    08/30/2016 12:51:40 PM PDT · by C19fan · 26 replies
    Missourian ^ | August 25, 2016 | M.P. White
    Many single-occupancy restrooms across the MU campus that were labeled as "unisex" will be re-labeled "toilet" by the time students return in August. The change to "toilet" will only affect single-occupancy bathroom stalls. In residential halls, single-occupancy stalls with showers and sinks will be re-labeled "shower" and "toilet," depending on the contents of the restroom.
  • 2016 08 28 John Haller's Prophecy Update "Buh-Bye Middle Ground" (video)

    08/28/2016 11:37:41 AM PDT · by Lera · 19 replies
    Fellowship Bible Chapel ^ | 8/28/16 | John Haller
    Persecution on a wide scale basis is knocking at the doorstep of every true believer, and the frequency and intensity of the knocking has exponentially increased. Just 8 years ago, no one was confused about which bathroom to use...and now, you can be expelled from West Virginia University for not properly using the correct invented pronoun to address anyone who is in a state of "transition" (read: Confusion). There has been a swing in the societal pendulum from common sense to delusion, and the argument can be made that the momentum has significantly increased over the course of the past...
  • Meet the 'Gay Bachelor' cast: Robert Sepulveda Jr has 13 gorgeous men to choose from as his [tr]

    08/27/2016 5:36:59 AM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 26, 2016 | Shyam Dodge
    What does a spiritual practitioner, an event planner, and a male nanny have in common? They are all contestants on an upcoming gay dating show. The cast for Logo's Finding Prince Charming has been revealed and each of the 13 men selected to compete for interior designer Robert Sepúlveda Jr's affections is more gorgeous than the next. First there's hunky Brodney, who describes himself as a 'true Libra, and is a personal trainer based in Atlanta.
  • Target Cries 'Uncle,' Begs Shoppers to Come Back

    08/26/2016 9:43:09 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 126 replies
    PJ Lifestyle ^ | 8-26-2016 | Michael Walsh
    Sin in haste, repent at leisure: Target is launching a first-of-its-kind one-day sale to try and boost back-to-school shopper traffic amid a boycott over its bathroom policy. The retailer is offering a 10% discount on everything in its stores and online on Sunday. Target is calling the event #TargetRunDay. It marks the first time Target has ever offered a 10% discount both in stores and on its website. The sale comes after Target last week reported its first quarterly traffic decline in more than two years. This is what happens when you blindly hop on the social-justice bandwagon without consulting...
  • Americans Are Embracing Transgender Rights

    08/26/2016 7:08:49 AM PDT · by C19fan · 77 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | August 25, 2016 | Andrew McGill
    Change in America is a funny thing. It took two centuries for the country to agree that a black woman could marry a white man. On the other hand, same-sex marriage bans collapsed just a decade after the first state awarded recognition to gay couples. And there’s new evidence that national views are swinging even more quickly when it comes transgender Americans.
  • Women say bisexual men ‘are better lovers and better fathers than straight partners’

    08/26/2016 6:56:49 AM PDT · by C19fan · 68 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 26, 2016 | Charlotte Mortlock
    Women in relationships with bisexual men say their partners are better lovers and fathers than straight men. Deakin School of Health and Social Development interviewed 78 Australian women who had been in relationships with bi-sexual men to gain an insight into the families, intimacies and dynamics between the couple. The study, conducted by senior lecturer Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli, is now the basis of a new book, Women In Relationships with Bisexual Men - Bi Men by Women.
  • How Gay Activists Will Respond to a Major Scientific Report That Refutes Their Talking Points

    08/24/2016 11:36:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies ^ | August 24, 2016 | Michael Brown
    The internet has been abuzz with headlines declaring, “Almost Everything the Media Tell You About Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Is Wrong,” and “Johns Hopkins Shrinks Warn Against Kids Going Transgender.”As reported by Ryan T. Anderson on Monday, “A major new report, published today in the journal The New Atlantis, challenges the leading narratives that the media has pushed regarding sexual orientation and gender identity.”How significant was this report?“Co-authored by two of the nation’s leading scholars on mental health and sexuality, the 143-page report discusses over 200 peer-reviewed studies in the biological, psychological, and social sciences, painstakingly documenting what scientific...
  • Syphilis is on the rise when it should be confined to history

    08/24/2016 8:45:20 AM PDT · by C19fan · 19 replies
    UK Guardian ^ | August 24, 2016 | Verity Sullivan
    As the old saying goes, “Laughter is the best medicine. Unless you have syphilis in which case penicillin is the best choice”. The disease, caused by the bacterium Treponema Pallidum and passed on through unprotected oral, vaginal and anal sex, has affected the famous through the ages (Al Capone and, reportedly, Hitler, to name just two). But syphilis is in no way confined to big names, nor is it a sexually transmitted infection (STI) of the past. The 2016 Public Health England (PHE) syphilis report has shown that infection rates are on the up, with disproportionate rates in London. In...
  • Petition Wants CNN's Kohn to Travel to Sharia Compliant Countries

    08/23/2016 8:42:02 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 11 replies
    MRC TV ^ | August 22, 2016 | Nick Kangadis
    When it comes to common sense, it might be safe to say that CNN political commentator Sally Kohn missed a memo or two. Now some people are gathering signatures for a petition telling Kohn to put her life where her agenda is. There's a petition encouraging Kohn to travel to a place that enforces Sharia law. This petition came after Kohn tweeted at Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, saying progressive Muslims believe in Sharia:
  • “All-gender” bathroom bill heads to Jerry Brown

    08/23/2016 6:10:21 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 18 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | August 22, 2016 | Anshu Siripurapu
    The day after a federal judge blocked the Obama administration’s guidelines regarding bathroom access for transgender students, a bill requiring single-user bathrooms in California to be labeled “all-gender” cleared its final legislative hurdle and is on its way to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk.
  • West Virginia University: Calling Someone The ‘Wrong’ Prounoun Is A Title IX Violation

    08/22/2016 11:24:27 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | August 21, 2016 | Peter Hasson
    Referring to someone by the “wrong” gender pronoun is a violation of federal anti-discrimination law, according to West Virginia University’s Title IX office. Title IX, which was signed into law by Richard Nixon in 1972, prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity. Among other things, Title IX forced college athletics programs to treat men’s and women’s programs the same, leading to a vast expansion in female NCAA athletics.
  • U.S. Judge Grants Nationwide Injunction Blocking White House Transgender Policy

    08/22/2016 8:35:38 AM PDT · by Drango · 27 replies
    NPR ^ | Aug 22 '16
    Months after the Obama administration advised school districts that transgender students should be given access to bathrooms based on their gender identity, a federal judge in Texas has blocked the guidance from going into effect — for now. U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor has granted a preliminary, nationwide injunction in response to a lawsuit filed by Texas and a number of other states. As we've reported, the lawsuit argues that the guidance from the White House would turn schools "into laboratories for a massive social experiment." The preliminary injunction would mean that, until that lawsuit works its way through the...
  • Almost Everything the Media Tell You About Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Is Wrong

    08/22/2016 8:48:46 AM PDT · by milton23 · 51 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 8/22/16 | Ryan T. Anderson
    A major new report, published today in the journal The New Atlantis, challenges the leading narratives that the media has pushed regarding sexual orientation and gender identity. Co-authored by two of the nation’s leading scholars on mental health and sexuality, the 143-page report discusses over 200 peer-reviewed studies in the biological, psychological, and social sciences, painstakingly documenting what scientific research shows and does not show about sexuality and gender. The major takeaway, as the editor of the journal explains, is that “some of the most frequently heard claims about sexuality and gender are not supported by scientific evidence.” Here are...
  • Donald Trump’s Florida Rally: Gay Speaker Slams Obama on Guns, Radical Islam

    08/18/2016 8:17:00 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 17 replies
    Big Government (Breitbart) ^ | August 17, 2016 | AWR Hawkins
    Former Orlando mayoral candidate Randy Ross lambasted President Barack Obama’s attempt to blame guns for the Orlando terror attack instead of blaming radical Islam. “While victims were in the hospital, families were grieving, funeral arrangement were being made for the victims, our city mourning, [Obama] turned the conversation into one of gun control” said Ross, a gay speaker who was speaking at Donald Trump’s Aug. 11 rally in Kissimmee, Florida. According to the Advocate, Ross said Obama’s speech wrongly switched the emphasis from the threat of radical Islam to a plea for more gun control for law-abiding citizens.
  • Fed. Mandate: Homeless Shelters Must Admit Transgenders Despite Risks

    08/18/2016 11:00:06 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    MRC TV ^ | August 16, 2016 | P. Gardner Goldsmith
    Ahh, how to begin a story about “transgender accommodations” and the government? Well, one could simply look at the issue of “transgender accommodations” as a political economist, and see that the conflict over new rules and laws teaches us something incredibly important about the nature of politics. Let’s take two breaking news items as examples. First, on Aug. 15, Dominic Holden of BuzzFeed reported that the federal General Services Administration (GSA) will post new rules this week commanding 9,200 properties run by the federal government to open their bathrooms to folks according to their “gender identities.” GSA spokesperson Ashley Nash-Hahn told BuzzFeed: This includes all kinds...