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  • 2016 05 29 John Haller's Prophecy Update "As it was in the Days of"

    05/29/2016 3:55:07 PM PDT · by Lera · 13 replies
    Fellowship Bible Chapel ^ | May 29, 2016 | John Haller
    Noah and Lot. The Lord described the days that would herald His return by using these two examples. In Noah's Day, people were blissfully ignorant of the worldwide tragedy that would befall them and they continued on in their daily lives. They married. They gave in marriage. They fell victim to the "Normalcy Bias" to which John has frequently referred. You know the one. Dig hole in sand, insert head, repeat. Then there's Lot. Remember his struggles? He's the guy who lived in a city where not only were they stuck in the "normalcy bias", every form of sexual perversion...
  • Battle Over LGBT Amendment Threatens to Stall Entire Appropriations Process

    05/27/2016 7:37:57 AM PDT · by milton23 · 17 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | 5/26/16 | Philip Wegmann
    An LGBT measure derailed a $37.5 billion House energy and water spending bill and now threatens to bring the entire appropriations process to a grinding halt in the House. The amendment from Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y., would codify a 2014 executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Opponents characterize the Maloney amendment as a violation of conscience rights. They fear that the failed amendment could require federal contractors to provide special status to members of the LGBT community or lose their business with the federal government. With the support of...
  • Paul Ryan is in another fight he doesn’t want, this time over LGBT rights

    05/27/2016 5:49:43 AM PDT · by C19fan · 23 replies
    Washington Post ^ | May 26, 2016 | Kelsey Snell
    House Speaker Paul D. Ryan finds himself in the middle of yet another Republican civil war as the battle over LGBT rights has come to Congress, threatening to divide an already fractured GOP. It is a fight the speaker does not want to have — especially in a competitive election year in which presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s candidacy is already tearing the party apart.
  • Fight over LGBT rights scuttles energy spending bill

    05/26/2016 5:07:18 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 24 replies
    CBS 5 AZ ^ | 26 MAY 2016 | AP
    WASHINGTON (AP) - A $37 billion bill to fund the Energy Department and water projects has crashed in the House, scuttled by a fight over LGBT rights.
  • Muslims Think US 'Has Gone Completely Insane' Over LGBT Issues, Muslim Leader Says

    05/26/2016 4:32:22 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 26 replies
    The Christian Post ^ | 5/25/16 | Napp Nazworth
    WASHINGTON — Peaceful Muslims who live outside the United States think American society "has gone completely insane" over LGBT issues, Sheikh Hamza Yusuf said on a Monday panel hosted by the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. After discussing President Barack Obama's edict directing all public schools to base their bathroom use policies upon gender identity rather than biological sex, the moderator turned to Yusuf to ask how Muslims view the issue. Even to think about thinking about it is probably difficult for a lot of Muslims. In the Muslim world ... they think we're a society that's gone...
  • Pro-LGBT Shirt Banned From High School for Being 'Disruptive' [Isaiah 5]

    05/26/2016 8:58:49 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 25 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 5/25/2016 | Beth Greenfield
    School administrators reprimanded a 13-year-old girl for showing up to school wearing an LGBT-positive T-shirt this week, deeming the message "distracting" and "disruptive." The shirt bore the phrase, "Some people are gay. Get over it!" in rainbow-hued letters, and was worn by Ali Chaney of Copperas Cove, Tex. "It's just a shirt, and it's not hurting anybody," Chaney, who is gay, told KCEN-TV. But the SC Lee Junior High School maintains that the shirt violated the dress code, releasing a statement through its Copperas Cove Independent School District that notes, "Our purpose at CCISD is to educate children, first and...
  • The Big List of bathroom attacks

    05/25/2016 9:31:45 AM PDT · by Lera · 6 replies
    WND ^ | 5/23/16 | Bob Unruh
    Many instances of men endangering girls, women President Obama has used his bully pulpit in the past few weeks to tell North Carolina and the rest of the nation that men who say they are women must be allowed to share bathrooms and showers with women and girls. And he's ordered essentially the same thing for public schools, under the threat of losing federal funding. The latest moves in his sexual-alternative agenda, which many commentators are describing as an "obsession," follow his advocacy for "same-sex marriage" and for transgenders in the military and governmental positions. Just say no! The petition...
  • These Are the Radical DOJ Lawyers Suing North Carolina Over Transgender Bathroom Use

    05/24/2016 12:14:56 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    PJ Media ^ | May 22, 2016 | J. Christian Adams
    PJ Media published the Every Single One series in 2011. The series documented the Obama administration’s hiring of radical lawyers to fill the career ranks in the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division. Every single one of the new attorney hires were radical leftists or partisans . Since 2011, the situation has only gotten worse. Much worse. The Civil Rights Division exercises enormous power over the everyday lives of Americans: they are involved in employment, education, housing, religious liberty, abortion, prisons, policing, and much, much more. The radical beliefs of these radical lawyers have turned into radical administration policies....
  • LGBT group wants Dallas to cut ties with pastor after controversial remark

    05/24/2016 6:47:51 AM PDT · by tuffydoodle · 51 replies
    myfoxdfw ^ | May 23, 2016 | fox staff
    A Dallas-based LGBT resource center is calling on Dallas leaders to cut ties with a controversial North Texas pastor who compared gay-friendly business advocates to ISIS. First Baptist Church of Dallas' Senior Pastor Robert Jeffress made the remarks on a radio program last week when he was discussing president Obama's transgender directive to public schools. "I've said often the greatest thread to freedom of religion in America is not ISIS, it's the chamber of commerce," the pastor said on the radio. "I mean, it's the businesses that say to our representatives, 'Oh, don't pass laws like that. Don't pass these...
  • GE announces $1.4 billion in deals with Saudi Arabia

    05/23/2016 7:36:31 AM PDT · by C19fan · 13 replies
    AP ^ | May 23, 2016 | Staff
    General Electric Co. said Monday it has made a series of deals with Saudi Arabia worth over $1.4 billion as part of the kingdom's ambitious plan to wean itself off crude oil. GE said $1 billion worth of projects would be implemented with the Saudi Arabian Industrial Investments Co., which was formed in 2014 by royal order to boost the country's manufacturing industry.
  • Girl Scouts in Upstate NY Will Now Allow Transgenders to Join Their Troops

    05/21/2016 7:32:15 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 51 replies
    Constitution.com ^ | May 21, 2016 | Michael Ware
    We should have seen this coming. There is no doubt that this was the next logical step. Once the Gender Dysphoria camel had his/her/it’s nose inside the tent, we could expect nothing less than the whole camel. Now, as there is a battle over where people can use the restroom heating up, a mainstay in the development of girls has now decided that it would denounce the specialness that is womanhood. WNYT reported last month
  • Maroon 5 cancel North Carolina shows to protest anti-LGBT bill

    05/20/2016 12:45:48 PM PDT · by C19fan · 66 replies
    Entertainment Weekly ^ | May 20, 2016 | Nick Romano
    Maroon 5 are the latest band to cancel shows in North Carolina because of the state's anti-LGBT bill. "We have announced that we will be canceling our upcoming shows in Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina because of the recent passage of the HB2 legislation," the band said in a statement on their website. "This was a difficult decision for us to make as a band. We don't want to penalize our fans in North Carolina by not performing for them, but in the end it comes down to what we feel is morally right."
  • College reverses decision, rehires famed Delta Force hero

    05/20/2016 11:28:48 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 20, 2016 | Todd Starnes
    When given the choice of standing alongside a decorated military hero or a bunch of militant LGBT activists – choose wisely. The leadership of Hampden-Sydney College learned that lesson the hard way. On May 19 I reported to you that the Virginia all-male college had chosen not to renew retired Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin’s contract – ending his stellar, nine-year career teaching leadership and ethics. Less than six hours later, the college reversed its decision and offered the retired general a one-year contract. “Hampden-Sydney College is a fine school with a proud history of young men who have led our...
  • Dems Yell 'Shame!' As GOP Votes Against Gay Rights Bill

    05/20/2016 7:19:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 40 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 20, 2016 | Cortney O'Brien
    Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) was enraged after his Republican colleagues defeated his amendment to uphold President Obama’s executive order that prohibits workplace discrimination against the LGBT community. Because seven Republicans decided to change their minds, his measure, which was tagged on to a spending bill, was defeated by a vote of 213-212. Democrats let the GOP know how upset they were, chanting “Shame! Shame!” on the House floor after the vote. Politico said the scene was one of “chaos.”Maloney, who is the first openly gay New York congressman, used some lofty language to describe how he felt. "The members who...
  • Transgender school house Rock:I'm just a bill but I wanna be Jill

    05/18/2016 12:06:00 PM PDT · by mainestategop · 9 replies
    YOUTUBE ^ | Steven Crowder
    From http://LouderWithCrowder.com How does a bill become a law? How does a law cause so much controversy like in North Carolina or Georgia. Why are the LGBTQAAI warriors so angry at the transgender bathroom bills? Allow trans-gender bill to explain.
  • Man Exposes Himself In Moorpark High School Girls Locker Room

    MOORPARK (CBSLA.com) -- Police hope security video will help them catch a man who exposed himself at Moorpark High School twice last week. The footage shows a man with a beard, wearing a T-shirt and shorts sneaking into the girls locker room on May 11 and 12. He took off all his clothes and stood in the back of the locker room, police said. When students noticed him, they immediately left the room and reported the incidents. Parent Sumetra Upadhye said: "Both my sons are in the school, and they actually heard the girls screaming." Freshman Alexander Sliva said students...
  • He Got It From His Mama? The Christian Case for Transgender Equity [Jesus is Trans]

    05/18/2016 6:15:08 AM PDT · by C19fan · 43 replies
    Women in Theology ^ | May 13, 2016 | Katie Grimes
    Here is what I want to say to Christians for whom the fact that “transgender people are clearly happier and healthier and more fully alive when they are allowed to be transgender” is not a good enough reason to accept transgender people into their homes, workplaces, schools, and bathrooms: Since Jesus had no human biological father, and since God, his heavenly Father, lacks a body, then Jesus was a man who likely had no Y chromosome. Would this not make Jesus more like a transgender person than a cis-gender one? We could grant Jesus a Y chromosome, but then we...
  • You can be fined for not calling people ‘ze’ or ‘hir,’ if that’s the pronoun they demand that [tr]

    05/18/2016 5:59:33 AM PDT · by C19fan · 55 replies
    Washington Post - Volokh Conspiracy ^ | May 17, 2017 | Eugene Volokh
    That’s the official legal guidance from the New York City Commission on Human Rights: The NYCHRL [New York City Human Rights Law] requires employers[, landlords, and all businesses and professionals] to use an [employee’s, tenant’s, customer’s, or client’s] preferred name, pronoun and title (e.g., Ms./Mrs.) regardless of the individual’s sex assigned at birth, anatomy, gender, medical history, appearance, or the sex indicated on the individual’s identification.
  • Time to Shut Down the Department of Education

    05/18/2016 5:11:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 18, 2016 | Star Parker
    The Department of Education was created under President Carter in 1979 under the same misguided pretense that has driven much of the growth of our massively bloated federal government -- that if there is something we really care about, we should give more money and power to Washington bureaucrats. It would be good news if the Department of Education just wasted the money it gets from our hard-earned taxes. But it uses the money to do real damage. Nothing could provide a better example than the newly issued guidance letter that the Department of Education, jointly with the Justice Department,...
  • "Sex Change" Surgery: What Bruce Jenner, Diane Sawyer, and You Should Know

    05/16/2016 10:33:05 AM PDT · by Enchante · 22 replies
    The Public Discourse ^ | April 27th, 2015 | Walt Heyer
    It is intellectually dishonest to ignore the facts that surgery never has been a medically necessary procedure for treating gender dysphoria and that taking cross-gender hormones can be harmful. Modern transgender activists, the descendants of Kinsey, Benjamin, and John Money, keep alive the practice of medically unnecessary gender-change surgery by controlling the flow of published information and by squelching research and personal stories that tell of the regret, unhappiness, and suicide experienced by those who undergo such surgery. Negative outcomes are only acknowledged as a way to blame society for its transphobia. Transgender clients who regret having taken this path...
  • Freedom Matters Podcast: Forgotten Victims in The Bathroom Privacy Battle (warning graphic)

    05/17/2016 6:35:57 PM PDT · by Morgana · 25 replies
    adflegal.org ^ | May 17, 2016 | Alliance Defending Freedom
    For those millions of women and girls who have been victims of sexual assault and abuse, being confronted by a man in the restroom or locker room is a real trauma trigger. Recent moves by the Obama Administration seem designed to make them silent victims once more. This week on Freedom Matters, Kaeley Triller, a sex abuse survivor, joins Bob, Kerri, and Matt to share her story and talk about the unintended victims of new bathroom and locker room policies. Kaeley was fired by the YMCA for standing up against a new policy that opened its bathrooms and locker rooms...
  • ADIDAS HAS NO TIME FOR THE HOMOPHOBES WHO COMMENTED ON THEIR VALENTINE’S DAY INSTAGRAM

    05/16/2016 10:11:10 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 26 replies
    .greenvillegazette ^ | 02.19.16 | Juan Wilder
    Adidas is a massive and extremely popular corporation that creates all manner of sports footwear, accessories and attire. It’s a well-known brand all throughout the planet and is based in Herzogenaurach, Germany, where it was founded. It looks like Adidas is in the middle of doing some great things for the LGBT world! Here’s to more and more positive developments and advancements for lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender persons everywhere. If more companies would adopt the same accepting and welcoming attitude Adidas has, the world would quickly become a better and more beautiful place. People who believe in equality and...
  • Queering the University of Maryland

    05/16/2016 7:59:44 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 33 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | May 14, 2016 | Cliff Kincaid
    But the state-funded University of Maryland had described its "Queer Beyond Repair" symposium as laying the groundwork for a total and complete revolution, away from "imperial rule and anti-blackness" to exploring "the psychic and material structures of liberal politics itself." It goes on: "This queerness insists on forms of reinvention, if not defiance, in excess of the states of decay we have inherited or the symptoms of disrepair we have learned to uncover. It asks us to be estranged from the present as is, even as we acknowledge the limit conditions set by our fear of or incuriosity about what...
  • Why Jonathan Merritt Is Wrong about Conservative Christians and the Transgender Debate

    05/16/2016 4:46:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 16, 2016 | Michael Brown
    I commend author and blogger Jonathan Merritt for reminding us that whenever we hear the words “homosexual” or “transgender,” we are not just talking about issues, we are talking about people – people created in God’s image, yet fallen (like the rest of us), people for whom Jesus died, people whom the church is to called to reach. We can never be reminded of this too much. Unfortunately, Merritt is quite wrong in arguing that “conservative Christians will lose the transgender debate.” Writing on ReligionNews.com, Merritt offers three main reasons to support his contention: 1) conservative Christians “focus on ideology...
  • 2016 05 15 John Haller's Prophecy Update "Fighting God" (video)

    05/15/2016 9:26:31 PM PDT · by Lera · 6 replies
    Fellowship Bible Chapel ^ | May 15, 2016 | John Haller
    "Human sacrifice! Dogs and cats living together! Mass hysteria!" That line, spoken by Bill Murray in the movie "Ghostbusters" is incredibly not very far from the truth these days. Keep in mind, it has been only 10 1/2 months since the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, and the complete breakdown and degeneration of society here and abroad is now in full force. John has had enough, and he shares his anger and frustration during this week's update entitled "Fighting God". In an unusually harsh rebuke of our elected officials and world leaders, John takes them to task on heir...
  • President Decrees New Nationwide School Restroom & Locker Room Law [semi-satire]

    05/15/2016 1:25:41 PM PDT · by John Semmens · 7 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 15 May 2016 | John Semmens
    In a bid aimed at "stopping a confusing patchwork of divergent rules," President Obama issued an executive order mandating that every public school in the United States make all previously sexually-segregated restrooms and locker rooms open to persons of both sexes. Instead of relying on biological differences to determine which toilets, which showers, or which athletic teams students should have access to, schools must now use psychological differences. Biological males who think of themselves as female must be allowed to use facilities previously restricted to biological females, and vice versa. Vanita Gupta, head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division...
  • Obama’s Coed Bathroom Madness

    05/15/2016 5:27:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 61 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 15, 2016 | Matt Barber
    resident Obama’s done lost his mind. He’s just flushed the civil rights of men and women, boys and girls, to pee in peace and shower without having naked, sexually confused or sexually predatory members of the opposite sex ogling them, or intentionally exposing their genitalia for a cheap thrill. Reports Fox News: “The Obama administration has sent a letter to every public school district in the country telling them to allow transgender students [meaning students pretending to be the opposite sex] to use bathrooms and locker rooms that match their chosen gender identity, as opposed to their birth certificate. …...
  • Obama’s Bathroom Decree Unburdens Us All From Reality

    05/15/2016 5:05:05 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 15, 2016 | Derek Hunter
    Hi, I’m Derek Hunter and I’m a straight, white male. I’m 6 feet 5 inches tall, have brown hair and two different color eyes. At least, that’s how I actually am. But thanks to an insane group of pandering, division-loving progressive leftists, I am now free to claim to be, or “identify” in the current socially acceptable parlance, as anything I want. It’s good to know the president has enough free time to worry about such things as people’s right to use whichever bathroom they want. I was afraid he’d be bogged down with the fight against ISIS or his...
  • The Target Boycott has reached a boiling point - and sales may suffer as a result

    05/14/2016 8:16:27 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 53 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 14 May 2016 | Hayley Peterson
    Target is facing a nationwide backlash for its support of transgender rights. More than 1.2 million people have signed a pledge to boycott the retailer after it announced last month that it would welcome transgender customers to use any bathroom or fitting room that matches their gender identity. Critics have been holding protests and demonstrations at stores across the country, and they are showing no signs of dying down. Many aredemanding access to bathrooms of the opposite sex to support claims that "perverts" can now prey on children and women as a result of the policy. The boycotters' goal is...
  • 8-year-old girl in choked unconscious in South Loop bathroom while mom in next stall, police say

    05/14/2016 9:07:34 AM PDT · by Lera · 85 replies
    ABC channel 7 Chicago ^ | May 13, 2016 | Stacey Baca
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man is accused of choking an 8-year-old girl until she passed out in the bathroom of a restaurant in Chicago's South Loop. The girl was with her mother at the Jason's Deli in the 1200-block of South Canal Street on Saturday, police said. The girl and her mother were inside the restroom separated by stalls around 1:15 p.m. Police say 33-year-old Reese Hartstirn walked in and targeted the girl, choking her and trying to lock her in a stall. The mother heard her daughter scream and grabbed her. Police said other people in the deli helped...
  • Chicago Students Now Required To Adopt Transgender Newspeak

    05/13/2016 9:58:33 AM PDT · by C19fan · 69 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | May 12, 2016 | Peter Hasson
    Under a new set of guidelines rolled out last week by Chicago public schools, children will now be required to address transgender students and employees by their preferred name and pronouns — or face the consequences. Transgender students and employees can choose their preferred bathroom, locker room, name and pronouns, and everyone else is required to affirm the individual’s new identity, according to the guidelines.
  • Tim Cook is going to Beijing with $1 billion in goodwill

    05/13/2016 7:55:52 AM PDT · by C19fan · 9 replies
    CNN ^ | May 13, 2016 | David Goldman and Charles Riley
    Tim Cook has just made a very public investment in the future of China, betting $1 billion on the country's version of Uber as he prepares for a trip to Beijing. The investment in Didi Chuxing is an unusual one for Apple, which typically swallows smaller companies whole. It does, however, reflect Apple's laser-like focus on China, which Cook predicts will one day surpass the United States as the company's top market.
  • If Caitlyn Jenner Reverts to Bruce . . .

    05/13/2016 7:13:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 98 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 13, 2016 | Michael Brown
    Although Bruce Caitlyn Jenner’s rep is denying it, there are reports claiming that within the next few years, Caitlyn will revert to Bruce, the alleged reasons being that: 1) living as a woman has “been very hard” for him; and 2) he’s still attracted to women.If the reports are true, Jenner will not be the first person who experienced sex change regret. I wrote an article about this painful and much-ignored subject two years ago, and I certainly pray that he will find internal and external wholeness.But rather than focusing on Jenner right now, let’s think about the larger questions...
  • Caitlyn Jenner considering ‘de-transitioning’ ‘in the next couple years,’ author claims

    05/12/2016 6:37:13 AM PDT · by Rennes Templar · 97 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 12, 2016
    A Kardashian family biographer claims Caitlyn Jenner is experiencing regret over transitioning from male to female. Citing multiple sources close to the star, Ian Halperin told The Wrap that Jenner is considering transitioning back to male “in the next couple years.” Halperin said while doing research for his book “Kardashian Dynasty: The Controversial Rise of America’s Royal Family,” several sources indicated Jenner is unhappy. “One source confirmed to me Caitlyn has made whispers of ‘sex change regret,’ hinting she might go back to being Bruce Jenner,” Halperin told the entertainment website. The biographer said Jenner, 66, is allegedly interested in...
  • Caitlyn Jenner Experienced ‘Sex Change Regret,’ Might De-Transition, Biographer Says

    05/12/2016 2:29:43 AM PDT · by detective · 137 replies
    The Wrap ^ | May 11, 2016 | Tim Kenneally
    “It hasn’t been easy for Caitlyn, it’s been very hard,” Ian Halperin recalls one source telling him Caitlyn Jenner, who announced her transition from man to woman last year, has considered de-transitioning, the author of a new book about the Kardashian family told TheWrap on Wednesday. Ian Halperin, the author of “Kardashian Dynasty: The Controversial Rise of America’s Royal Family,” said that, while researching his book, multiple sources told him that the former Olympian had been miserable for months and has considered transitioning back to a man. “One source confirmed to me Caitlyn has made whispers of ‘sex change regret,’...
  • Transgender Student Guidelines - Fort Worth Independent School District

    05/11/2016 6:21:27 AM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies
    Fort Worth Independent School District (the 'District') seeks to ensure the health and safety of all students, prevent discrimination and bullying, foster a conductive learning environment for all students, and provide equal access and opportunity to participate in all programs and activities.
  • WYOMING JUDGE FACING OUSTER OVER STANCE ON SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

    05/10/2016 1:38:51 PM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    AP ^ | May 9, 2016 | Ben Neary
    Some current and former Wyoming lawmakers as well as national religious groups are supporting a municipal judge who faces a dismissal petition before the Wyoming Supreme Court for saying she would not preside over same-sex marriages. The Wyoming Commission on Judicial Conduct and Ethics is recommending the court remove Municipal Judge and Circuit Court Magistrate Ruth Neely of Pinedale. The commission started investigating Neely after she told a reporter in 2014 she would not perform same-sex marriages because of her religious beliefs.
  • Defying church ban, dozens of Methodist clergy come out as gay and lesbian

    05/09/2016 3:59:08 PM PDT · by Former Fetus · 39 replies
    CNN ^ | 5/9/2016 | Daniel Burke
    Dozens of United Methodist clergy members came out as lesbian, gay or bisexual on Monday, defying their church's ban on "self-avowed practicing homosexuals" serving in ministry and essentially daring their supervisors to discipline them. In a public letter posted online, 111 pastors, deacons, elders and candidates for ministry said church rules require "that we not bring our full selves to ministry, that we hide from view our sexual orientations and gender identities." "While some of us have been lucky to serve in places where we could serve honestly and openly, there are others in places far more hostile, who continue...
  • Senior Saudi cleric: Homosexuality should not be punished

    05/06/2016 10:59:39 PM PDT · by SleepySimon · 17 replies
    A leading Saudi cleric has publicly stated that homosexuality should not be criminally punished, during a visit to Sweden to visit Syrian refugees. “Even though homosexuality is considered a sin in all the Semitic holy books, it does not require any punishment in this world," Dr Salman al-Ouda said in an interview with the Swedish Sydsvenskan newspaper, adding that homosexuals would be punished "after death." "One of the fundamentals of Islam is man's freedom to act as he wants," he added. "But one must also take the consequences." Homosexuality has long been a controversial topic in much of the Muslim...
  • Oregon Dept of Ed Transgender guidelines

    05/06/2016 10:47:01 AM PDT · by RyanM · 22 replies
    Oregonian ^ | 5/6/16 | Oregonian
    The mind reels... http://www.ode.state.or.us/groups/supportstaff/hklb/schoolnurses/transgenderstudentguidance.pdf
  • Social Media Campaign Urges Disney to Make Elsa a Lesbian Princess in ‘Frozen’ Sequel

    05/05/2016 7:34:33 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 51 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | May 4, 2016 | 3:44 PM EDT | Melanie Hunter
    The sequel to Disney’s “Frozen” won’t be out for a few years, but some fans have already launched a social media campaign calling on Disney to make the main character, Elsa, a lesbian. The campaign #GiveElsaAGirlfriend began when a teen named Alexis Isabel tweeted: “I hope Disney makes Elsa a lesbian princess imagine how iconic that would be.” Then she tweeted: “Dear @Disney, #GiveElsaAGirlfriend.” […] Elsa’s song, “Let It Go” in the original movie became a popular and catchy tune for young viewers, but according an April 10, 2014 blog in The Guardian, it’s also an anthem for the LGBT...
  • Chick-fil-A and The Great Chicken Controversy

    05/05/2016 8:19:55 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 15 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 5-5-2016 | MOTUS
      Q.  Which came first, the chicken or the egg?                         A.  Does it really matter if you believe believe in gay marriage? The outpost of left wing totalitarianism raised it’s [trigger warning] ugly little head again in NYC. Mayor de Blasio joined Councilman Danny Dromm from Queens in calling for a boycott of Chick-fil-A restaurants in the city. As a rationale Domm issued the following statement: “Chick-fil-A is anti-LGBT.” This group imparts a strong anti-LGBT message by forcing their employees and volunteers to adhere to a policy that prohibits same-sex love,” he said. “It is outrageous that Chick-fil-A is quietly...
  • Abby Wambach hired by ESPN [Two check mark hire]

    05/05/2016 7:23:56 AM PDT · by C19fan · 27 replies
    CNN ^ | May 4, 2016 | Ahiza Garcia
    The retired U.S. Women's Soccer star has been hired to serve as an analyst and contributor for the sports network. Wambach will cover soccer during the Rio Olympics and the UEFA European Championships this summer and will also work for other parts of the network such as ESPN Films and shows like "Outside the Lines."
  • Trans Sexuality is Gnostic to the core...Gender 4

    For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet. And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;(Romans 1:25-27)We live in baffling times. The very...
  • Stonewall to be named nation’s 1st gay-rights monument

    05/04/2016 4:16:38 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 20 replies
    New York’s iconic Stonewall Inn, where the modern gay-rights movement took root, will become the first national monument honoring the history of gays and lesbians in the U.S. under a proposal President Obama is preparing to approve.
  • In N.Y., White House poised to create first monument to gay rights struggle

    05/03/2016 6:08:07 PM PDT · by upchuck · 29 replies
    Wash Post ^ | May 3, 2016 | Juliet Eilperin
    President Obama is poised to declare the first-ever national monument recognizing the struggle for gay rights, singling out a sliver of green space and part of the surrounding Greenwich Village neighborhood as the birthplace of America’s modern gay liberation movement... Protests at the site, which lasted for six days, began in the early morning of June 28, 1969 after police raided the Stonewall Inn, which was frequented by gay men. While patrons of the bar, which is still in operation today in half of its original space, had complied in the past with these crackdowns, that time it sparked a...
  • Obama reportedly to designate Stonewall Inn area as gay rights national monument

    05/03/2016 3:44:45 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 65 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 3, 2016 | Victor Morton
    President Obama will reportedly mark Pride Month by designating a part of the Greenwich neighborhood surrounding the Stonewall Inn as the nation’s first gay-rights national monument.
  • Bill de Blasio tells New Yorkers not to eat at ‘anti-LGBT’ Chick-fil-A

    05/04/2016 9:55:10 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 70 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 4, 2016 | Bradford Richardson
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday encouraged his constituents not to eat at a new Chick-fil-A restaurant opening in the city, citing the company’s pro-traditional marriage views. “What the ownership of Chick-fil-A has said is wrong,” Mr. de Blasio said at a press conference, as reported by DNA Info. “I’m certainly not going to patronize them, and I wouldn’t urge any other New Yorker to patronize them,” he said, adding that “they do have a legal right.” Mr. de Blasio’s comments came after city Councilman Danny Dromm started a boycott for a new Chick-fil-A location opening in...
  • FDA launches public education campaign to prevent and reduce tobacco use among LGBT young adults

    05/02/2016 2:47:54 PM PDT · by catnipman · 34 replies
    FDA ^ | 5/2/2016 | Some Faceless FDA PR Flack
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the launch of a historic public education campaign aimed at preventing and reducing tobacco use among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) young adults ages 18-24.
  • Woman chases convicted video voyeur out of Yulee Target (Video)

    05/01/2016 4:28:48 PM PDT · by SkyPilot · 18 replies
    Fox 30 ^ | 1 May 16 | Kevin Clark
    YULEE, Fla. — A local woman is telling only Action News Jax about her run-in with a convicted video voyeur in the swimsuit aisle of a local Target store. Candice Spivey, the woman who recorded the encounter, chased the convicted video voyeur, Jeffery Polizzi, out of the store. Related Headlines A local woman is telling only Action News Jax about her run-in with a convicted video voyeur in the swimsuit aisle of a local Target store. Photos: Woman chases convicted video voyeur out of Yulee Target Spivey posted the video on Facebook and a lot of women have responded to...