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  • EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Mexican Senators Beat Trump Pińata, Chant Gay Slur ("Faggot" & "Chinga Tu Madre")

    12/08/2016 10:52:56 AM PST · by brucedickinson · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12-8-2016 | Tony Aranda
    Left-wing Mexican senators celebrated the start of the Christmas season by beating a pińata of U.S. President-Elect Donald J. Trump while chanting “faggot” and other expletives. In this case, the assembled group echoed the chant, “chinga tu madre”, calling for the President-Elect’s mother to be violated sexually. Many senators whistled the insult in lieu of saying the exact words.
  • The Supreme Court oral argument that cost Democrats the presidency

    12/08/2016 3:47:19 AM PST · by C19fan · 62 replies
    Washington Post ^ | December 7, 2016 | David Bernstein
    The presidential election was so close that many factors were “but-for” causes of Donald Trump’s victory. One that’s been mostly overlooked is Trump’s surprising success with religious voters. According to exit polls, Trump received 81 percent of the white evangelical Christian vote, and Hillary Clinton only 16 percent. Trump did significantly better than the overtly religious Mitt Romney and the overtly evangelical George W. Bush. He likely over-performed among other theologically conservative voters, such as traditionalist Catholics, as well. Not bad for a thrice-married adulterer of no discernible faith.
  • Restoring Free Speech: The Trump Effect

    12/08/2016 2:46:20 AM PST · by NYer · 10 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 8, 2016 | Lloyd Marcus
    A few years ago, I was able to convince my 89-year-old dad that this “ain't” the Democrat Party of his youth. Dad's Democrat Party has been hijacked by old hippies. They reject Christianity while vowing to arrest anyone speaking badly of Islam. They use public schools to teach our kids to despise all things traditional, wholesome, patriotic, and good. They are the ones who have, for the most part, made it criminal to publicly say you believe marriage should remain as it has been for thousands of years and how God intended; between one man and one woman (Genesis 2:24)....
  • ENTERTAINMENT HGTV Reesponds to ‘Fixer Upper’ Same-Sex Marriage Controversy

    12/03/2016 10:32:55 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 2, 2016 | Andrea Morabito
    HGTV is standing by the hosts of its popular home renovation series “Fixer Upper.” The channel issued a response after BuzzFeed reported earlier this week that Chip and Joanna Gaines attend a church whose pastor has spoken out against same-sex marriage, and raised the question of whether gay couples would be welcome on the show. “We don’t discriminate against members of the LGBT community in any of our shows,” the network said in a statement to The Post.
  • Christian artists could be jailed for refusing make same sex wedding invitations

    12/03/2016 12:40:11 PM PST · by kevcol · 47 replies
    Bizpac Review ^ | December 3, 2016 | Frieda Powers
    A pair of Arizona-based Christian artists is challenging the local law that threatens to fine and imprison them for refusing to make same-sex wedding invitations. Joanna Duka and Breanna Koski, owners of Brush & Nib Studio in Phoenix, lost a case at trial level which accused them of violating a local ordinance that protects homosexuals from discrimination, Fox News reported. The ordinance also prevents the business owners from publicly explaining their convictions or even defending their decision lest they face jail time for that as well. This apparent violation of the First Amendment protection of free speech is at the...
  • Senate Republicans Strip Religious Freedom Protection from Defense Spending Bill

    12/02/2016 11:12:08 AM PST · by george76 · 13 replies
    Breitbart News Network ^ | 2 Dec 2016 | Dr. Susan Berry
    Senate Republicans have agreed to a deal that strips an amendment protecting religious freedom for faith-based organizations from a defense spending bill, making the measure more favorable to signature by outgoing resident Barack Obama. Obama threatened to veto the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) if the bill included the Russell Amendment, which applies religious freedom exemptions to federal grants and contracts. The NDAA is an annual piece of legislation that addresses Department of Defense budget and expenditures. The Russell Amendment restated current United States law via the First Amendment. The measure would have protected, for example, faith groups that run...
  • Mike Pence’s new neighbors put up LGBT pride flags in protest

    12/02/2016 7:58:28 AM PST · by kevcol · 86 replies
    Fox 43 ^ | December 1, 2016
    Until he moves into the Naval Observatory after taking office, the vice president-elect is renting a $6,000-a-month home in Chevy Chase, a swanky neighborhood in the Northwest quadrant of the nation’s capital. ... Roughly half-dozen pride flags are outside of homes on the block where Pence lives and neighbors say more are on the way.... “I have no idea what (the vice president elect) will think about, but I hope he will change his mind,” she added.
  • Chip and Joanna Gaines Under Fire For 'Wrong' Views on LGBT Issues

    11/30/2016 1:37:50 PM PST · by milton23 · 84 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 11/30/16 | Katrina Trinko
    Like many Americans, HGTV stars Chip and Joanna Gaines attend a church where the pastor thinks homosexual behavior is a sin. And somehow that’s “news.” BuzzFeed printed the original story, headlined “Chip And Joanna Gaines’ Church Is Firmly Against Same-Sex Marriage.” From there it was picked up by Cosmopolitan, Us Weekly, and my favorite, Jezebel. Why? Now to be clear, the Gaineses aren’t even quoted in the original BuzzFeed story. We have no idea what they personally think about same-sex marriage. In fact, a spokesperson for the Antioch Community Church where the Gaineses attend, specifically tells BuzzFeed “she could not...
  • Taiwan's march to LGBT rights stumbles

    11/30/2016 8:36:26 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Nikkei Asian Review ^ | 11/30/2016 | KENSAKU IHARA
    TAIPEI -- Taiwan's momentum toward becoming the first republic in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage has run up against religion. President Tsai Ing-wen, who came into office in May, supports legalizing marriage rights for all. Last month, in the lead-up to Taiwan's annual pride parade, expectations rose that the Legislative Yuan would pass a bill to that effect by the end of this year. On Nov. 17, the legislature began fully debating a revision to the civil code. That same day, some 10,000 opponents demonstrated in the streets. A week later, when the Yuan's Legal System Committee held a public...
  • ‘Moonlight’ Wins Big at 2016 Gotham Awards

    11/29/2016 8:16:01 AM PST · by C19fan · 15 replies
    AP ^ | November 29, 2016 | Staff
    At a Gotham Independent Film Awards overshadowed by the election of Donald Trump, Barry Jenkins’ coming-of-age drama “Moonlight” shined brightest. A celebrated film about a boy growing up gay, black and poor in Miami, “Moonlight,” virtually swept the night, taking best feature, best screenplay, a special jury award for best ensemble and the audience award. The Gothams, which honor independent film, are essentially the kick-off to Hollywood’s long awards season.
  • The LGBT Fraud Has Been Exposed, and They’re Definitely Not Happy about It

    11/16/2016 1:32:29 AM PST · by BlessedBeGod · 17 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | November 15, 2016
    November 15, 2016 -- Those who are setting our so-called “values”, such as the small but powerful group of academics, mainstream media, and homosexual activists, do so by attempting to impose strange myths and ideas that have no scientific basis. These myths include the one that homosexuals are “born that way”, can’t change, and must be accepted for “who they are”. Further, those claiming they are a different gender than that with which they were born, i.e. the transgendered, who “feel” they belong to other than their gender at birth, must be accepted as such. The public is supposed to...
  • Oregon official who bullied Christian bakery owners loses election

    11/16/2016 4:13:24 PM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | November 16, 2016 | Todd Starnes
    An Oregon bureaucrat who waged political jihad against the owners of a Christian bakery was given the heave-ho by voters. Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian was defeated by Republican Dennis Richardson in his bid to be Secretary of State. It's the first time a Republican has been elected to a statewide office in Oregon since 2002. So consider this – Avakian was too liberal for what is arguably one of the most liberal states in the country. Avakian, a passionate advocate for the LGBTQIA crowd, was thrust into the national spotlight when he declared war on a Christian bakery in 2013.
  • The Dictatorship of Mercy

    11/18/2016 12:23:02 AM PST · by BlessedBeGod
    One Peter Five ^ | November 17, 2016 | Steve Skojec
    “Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience. They may be more likely to go to Heaven yet at the same time likelier to make a Hell of earth. This very kindness stings with intolerable...
  • Fred Phelps: Satan's Servant

    03/25/2014 6:27:32 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 25, 2014 | Cal Thomas
    My parents taught me never to speak ill of the dead, but in the case of Fred Phelps, who died last week at the age of 84, I think they would have made an exception. The man, who will be referred to in this column without the modifier "reverend," because there was nothing reverent about him, defined the word "odious." He and some of his family members constituted the entire membership of the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kan. It was BINO, Baptist in name only. Phelps and some members of his family (though not all) picketed military funerals with...
  • Phelps’ hate seen by some as aiding gay rights

    03/21/2014 10:42:24 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 21, 2014 10:17 AM EDT | John Hanna and David Crary
    Fred Phelps Sr. led his small Topeka church for more than two decades in a bellicose crusade against gays and lesbians, saying they were worthy of death and openly declaring—often at military funerals—that the U.S. was doomed because of its tolerance of homosexuality. But in targeting grieving families of troops killed overseas, taunting people entering other churches and carrying signs with anti-gay slurs and vulgar language or symbols, Phelps and his Westboro Baptist congregation created public circuses that may have helped the gay-rights movement. Following Phelps’ death Wednesday at age 84, some gay-rights advocates suggested that he and his church...
  • Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps: The Unsung Hero of the Gay Rights Movement

    03/19/2014 8:49:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 03/19/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    If there is one man who can be credited for the success of the gay rights movement, it’s Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps.Phelps did more than anyone to make opposition to homosexuality seem as toxic as possible by picketing the funerals of soldiers with anti-gay slogans. There probably wasn’t a more inspired way to make anti-gay sentiments seem as unacceptable as possible.If the Phelps clan had deliberately set out to implement gay marriage in America, they could not have chosen a better method and who is to say that they didn’t.The Phelps, with their background in civil rights...
  • Terry Bean Arrested on Charges of Sex Abuse of a Minor (BIG 0 supporter)

    11/19/2014 6:09:56 PM PST · by hiho hiho · 32 replies
    Willamette Week ^ | November 19, 2014 | NIGEL JAQUISS
    Terry Bean, a Portland power player in national Democratic politics and the gay rights movement, was arrested today on charges of sex abuse in a case involving a 15-year-old boy. Law enforcement sources familiar with the case say Bean will be charged with two counts of sodomy in the third degree, a felony, and sex abuse in the third degree, a misdemeanor. The arrest comes after a six-month investigation that began with allegations Bean secretly made video recordings of men having sex in his bedroom. As WW reported in June, Bean accused a former lover, Kiah Lawson, of attempting to...
  • The Hat Making Trump Supporters See Red ("Make Racists Afraid Again")

    07/08/2016 3:39:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    The Huffington Post's The Blog ^ | July 8, 2016 | B. Dolan, Rapper, Activist, Screenwriter
    It started as an idea for my live show; something I’d like to wear onstage. I had just finished reading about the clash between Antifa Protesters and Neo-Nazis in Sacramento this June, and was thinking about the common goals of Antifa groups and more traditional organizations like the Southern Poverty Law Center. Between Britain’s ‘Leave’ Campaign and Donald Trump’s Presidential bid, it’s safe to say racists and White Nationalists around the world are being emboldened and given a voice like no other time in recent memory. What used to be said behind closed doors is now being said to millions...
  • U.S. transgender people rush to legally change gender in wake of Trump's win

    11/16/2016 5:45:44 PM PST · by PROCON · 43 replies
    reuters ^ | Nov. 16, 2016 | Sebastien Malo
    NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Transgender people in the United States are rushing to legally change their name and gender with the help of volunteer lawyers due to concerns the community's civil rights could be threatened under the administration of president-elect Donald Trump. In a race against the clock, transgender people have been connecting on Twitter using the hashtag #TransLawHelp with lawyers offering to help them make the changes free of charge before Trump takes office on Jan. 20, 2017. Last week's victory for Trump has left many transgender advocates fearing a backlash against their community after the Republican...
  • VA drops plans to cover surgery for transgender vets

    11/16/2016 5:45:28 PM PST · by MaxistheBest · 56 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/16/2016 | REBECCA KHEEL
    The Department of Veterans Affairs has dropped plans to start covering gender transition surgery for veterans amid concerns about costs. The proposed rule change that would have allowed the VA to pay for such surgeries was withdrawn from the Fall 2016 Unified Agenda, a biannual publication of proposed regulation changes that was due Monday. “VA has been and will continue to explore a regulatory change that would allow VA to perform gender alteration surgery and a change in the medical benefits package, when appropriated funding is available,” the VA said in a statement Monday. VA officials sent a letter dated...
  • AMEN! Oregon Democrat who put Christian bakers out of business gets served JUSTICE

    11/16/2016 2:17:04 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 28 replies
    Allen B. West ^ | 11/15/16 | Allen B. West
    You’ve seen the story multiple times already: a Christian baker declines to cater a gay wedding, and gets sued in the process. The most publicized came out of Oregon, where the bakery Sweet Cakes by Melissa chose not to bake a wedding for a same-sex wedding. Rachel Bowman-Cryer and her mother visited Sweet Cakes planning to order a wedding cake. Bowman-Cryer had purchased a cake previously from the Kleins for her mother’s sixth wedding. Bowman-Cryer wanted to have the same cake she had purchased for her mother. That’s when Aaron Klein asked what the name of the bride and groom...
  • LGBT gun control group promises ‘direct action’ if Trump drops gun free zones

    11/15/2016 1:09:56 PM PST · by PROCON · 50 replies
    guns.com ^ | Nov. 15, 2016 | Chris Eger
    In response to repeated calls by the soon-to-be 45th president to allow guns in schools, a gun control group formed by famed Star Trek actor George Takei is vowing to stop him. In January, during a campaign stop in Vermont, Trump, then still in a crowded field of presidential candidates, promised, “I will get rid of gun-free zones on schools, and — you have to — and on military bases,” he said. “My first day, it gets signed, okay? My first day. There’s no more gun-free zones.” After he was the last man standing for the GOP and was...
  • Oregon Bully Who Took Down Christian Bakery Tossed Out in Election

    Politics Oregon Bully Who Took Down Christian Bakery Tossed Out in Election In 2013, Oregon Democrat Brad Avakian, as commissioner of the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries, put a Christian bakery out of business because its owners stood up for their religious convictions. Fast forward to 2016 and Avakian, not unlike many of his fellow Democrats, got served a big slice of sweet justice. Sweetcakes by Melissa, owned by Melissa and Aaron Klein, was forced out of business by Avakian and the BOLI in 2013. Klein told Independent Journal Review that they were fined $135,000 and the state garnished...
  • A Christian mom blogger announces she’s dating soccer star Abby Wambach

    11/14/2016 7:14:56 AM PST · by C19fan · 52 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 14, 2016 | Kate Shellnutt
    Christian author Glennon Doyle Melton — known as the “ultimate confessional writer” for her honest portrayals of her struggling marriage, addiction and eating disorder — has opened up with another big revelation. She is dating again, her new partner is a woman and that woman is celebrity soccer champ Abby Wambach.
  • GOP President-Elect Donald Trump Says Same-Sex Marriage Is 'Settled' Law

    11/13/2016 10:05:33 PM PST · by Ethan Clive Osgoode · 85 replies
    ABC news ^ | 11/13/2016 | Benjamin Seigel
    “It’s law,” he said in an interview with CBS’ ‘60 Minutes’ that aired Sunday. “It was settled in the Supreme Court. I mean it’s done.” “These cases have gone to the Supreme Court. They’ve been settled. And I’m – I’m fine with that,” he added.
  • Two churches under fire for LGBT policies, face possible expulsion from Texas Baptist association

    11/13/2016 8:58:31 PM PST · by ebb tide · 9 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | November 13, 2016 | Heather Leighton
    Two Texas Baptist churches may be expelled from the Baptist General Convention of Texas for their welcoming open-door policies toward LGBTQ people, reports say. The Baptist Standard reports that Wilshire Baptist in Dallas and First Baptist in Austin received letters from BGCT officials stating that because the churches had affirmed themselves with the LGBTQ people, they were "no longer being in harmonious cooperation with the BGCT."
  • Trump win resets culture war debate on abortion, LGBT rights

    11/13/2016 11:48:25 AM PST · by heterosupremacist · 39 replies
    http://hosted.ap.org ^ | 11/13/2016 | David Crary & Rachel Zoll
    NEW YORK (AP) -- For the combatants in America's long-running culture wars, the triumph of Donald Trump and congressional Republicans was stunning - sparking elation on one side, deep dismay on the other. Advocates of LGBT rights and abortion rights now fear setbacks instead of further gains. But the outcome emboldened the anti-abortion movement and breathed new life into the religious right's campaign for broad exemptions from same-sex marriage and other laws. Kelly Shackelford, head of First Liberty Institute, a legal group that specializes in religious freedom cases, said that, for his cause, the environment will transform from "brutal" under...
  • 2016 11 06 John Haller's Prophecy Update "Prophetic Tsunami" (video)

    11/06/2016 1:37:30 PM PST · by Lera · 7 replies
    Fellowship Bible Chapel ^ | Nov 6, 2016 | John Haller
    The tidal wave of prophetic events is about to overtake the believer and the world. We must lash ourselves to the rock that is the person of Christ and ride out the storm. How bad will it get? Hang on for dear life...a lot may ride on how America decides on Tuesday, and the results may not be known until late on Tuesday night. Remember, judgement begins in the House of God.
  • Yes, Highlights [for Children] Is Going Gay

    11/02/2016 8:26:38 AM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 50 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | November 1, 2016 | Rod Dreher
    That was the kid's magazine that was (Fuzzy Geerdes/Shutterstock) You may recall the recent post here revealing that Highlights For Children, the venerable magazine, had come under fire from SJWs for its policy of not featuring families headed by gay couples in the magazine, out of a willingness to allow parents of the magazine’s young subscribers the opportunity to talk to their children about homosexuality as they considered appropriate. Well, the SJWs got their scalp. A reader forwarded me the correspondence between herself and the magazine around the issue. She kept writing, trying to get a straightforward answer about whether...
  • Navy Petition Forces White House To Review Gender-Neutral Job Title Change

    10/31/2016 8:34:26 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    The Daily Caller News Foundation ^ | October 31, 2016 | Jonah Bennett
    A petition to reverse the decision by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus to make the entire job title system gender-neutral has reached more than 100,000 signatures, forcing a White House review.The petition soared to 50,000 within the first week of its launch in late September, but for the rest of October, it was an open question of whether it would reach its goal.But as of Monday morning, the petition reached 102,591 signatures, which reflects the fact that the new job title change is viewed in an almost universally unfavorable light.“For 241 Years Navy personnel have been identified by their...
  • Mission District Tattoo Shop Owner Harassed After Being Mistakenly ID’d as Trump Supporter

    10/29/2016 5:40:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Oct 28, 2016
    A Mission District tattoo shop owner says he is in the midst of a political firestorm after being mistakenly identified as a Donald Trump supporter. Political views have turned dangerous for the San Francisco man, who requested to remain anonymous. He said that someone tossed a rock through his store’s window, smashing it. The business owner has been struggling with vandalism for the month, but said he does not support Trump – his boyfriend does. Other Bay Area voters are also frustrated. They say they're losing the right to have an opinion, in fear of retaliation. It “really ticks me...
  • Reality star Jazz Jennings admits she is struggling to date because straight boys [tr]

    10/29/2016 2:10:46 PM PDT · by C19fan · 71 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 28, 2016 | Mirnda Bryant
    Jazz Jennings has told of her struggle to find love as a transgender teenager as she said that most high school boys ignore her. The 16-year-old said she had 'resigned' herself to the prospect of having to wait to find love - claiming it would be 'social suicide' for a straight boy to pursue a relationship with a transgender girl. But the YouTube star and LGBT activist from South Florida, who was born male, said she recently went on a 'real first date' with a former childhood boyfriend, she wrote
  • ‘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
    cosmopolitan.com ^ | 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
    @HillaryClinton
    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 https://t.co/iMUVHVIPKA And The violence transgender Americans face—particularly transgender women of color—is a rebuke to all of us. We have to do better. https://t.co/2ZZat8V1Yl
  • 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
    http://www.wnd.com ^ | 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?

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  • Family Bakery Bullied by Militant LGBT Mob Closes

    10/04/2016 11:48:12 AM PDT · by PROCON · 30 replies
    toddstarnes.com ^ | 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.