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  • Are Pride Parades Kid-Friendly? Parents Say Children Can Handle The Kink

    06/19/2019 4:18:33 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 40 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | June 13, 2019 | Brianna Sharpe
    Each year, in the blazing sun of the Pride parade in Nelson, B.C., Pega Ren and her two young grandkids seek shade under their spinning rainbow parasols. Ren, a semi-retired sex therapist, told HuffPost Canada the parasols were a magical find, and have come to symbolize the importance of this event for her family. Ren spoke joyfully of going to the dollar store, picking up all the rainbow ribbons and flags, decorating the roller skates and the stroller, and getting the costumes ready. “I can’t imagine a safer place for families to bring children,” she said of Pride. A resounding...
  • Don Lemmon(CNN) just compared Trump to hitler

    06/18/2019 7:09:48 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 96 replies
    CNN Tonight | 5/18/19
    Don Lemmon just compared president Trump to hitler. Lemmon was having a conversation with Cuomo and brought out the hitler meme.
  • CNN's Harlow: Why Hasn't 'Homophobic' Crowder Been De-Platformed?

    06/18/2019 4:41:00 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 26 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | June 17, 2019 | Joseph Chalfant
    On Monday morning, New Day aired a portion of an interview between CNN Newsroom anchor Poppy Harlow and Google’s CEO Sundar Pinchai. They discussed everything from China to data privacy, but Harlow seemed intent to focus on YouTube’s policies on “hate speech.” After the interview concluded, Harlow then turned attention to the videos conservative YouTube comedian Steven Crowder and host of Louder With Crowder, made about Vox journalist Carlos Maza:
  • New Demand From Progressives, Reparations For Gay People

    06/15/2019 7:51:07 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 68 replies
    The Federalist Papers ^ | 6/14/2019 | Omar G. Encarnación
    Other countries are taking steps to atone for their shameful past treatment of L.G.B.T. people. The United States should too. The New York Police Department apologized last week to the gay community for the 1969 raid of the Stonewall Inn, the fallout of which is widely credited with spurring the contemporary gay rights movement at home and abroad. Timed to coincide with Stonewall’s 50th anniversary, the statement by Commissioner James P. O’Neill said in part: “The actions taken by the N.Y.P.D. were wrong — plain and simple” and “the actions and the laws were discriminatory and oppressive, and for that,...
  • Huffington Post blogger suggests taking away white men's right to vote

    06/14/2019 4:41:48 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 95 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 14, 2019 | Alex Griswold, Washington Free Beacon
    A blog post published Thursday on the Huffington Post's South African version of the site advocated stripping white men of their right to vote. Shelley Garland is an activist and feminist completing a Master of Arts degree in philosophy and "working on ways to smash the patriarchy." "Could It Be Time to Deny White Men the Franchise?" she asked Thursday in the title of her blog post. "It is time to wrestle control of the world back from white males, and the first step will be a temporary restriction of the franchise to them," according to Garland. "If white men...
  • Google Protecting Jussie Smollett From ‘Disparaging’ Searches

    06/11/2019 9:24:51 PM PDT · by Steely Tom · 20 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 11 June 2019 | Brent Scher
    News that Chicago police charged Jussie Smollett with staging a brutal attack on himself was covered on every network and in every major newspaper, but Google is hiding searches of it from its platform due to concerns of "potentially disparaging" the liberal actor. A review of Google's autocomplete function on searches of Smollett found no references to anything regarding the hate crime, even though the company's own data show it is the only reason his name was ever searched. The top suggested searches for Smollett included Empire (a show he no longer has a role in), Mighty Ducks (a nearly...
  • Texas governor signs controversial 'Save Chick-fil-A' bill into law

    06/11/2019 11:05:03 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 11 2019 | Talia Kaplan
    Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed the so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill into law, a new provision that supporters say defends the fast-food restaurant and protects religious freedoms. Opponents have argued it discriminates against the LGBT community. Abbott, a Republican, did not hold a public signing ceremony, but he had signaled his support through a tweet a few weeks ago, DallasNews.com reported. On May 20, Abbott tweeted a picture of a Chick-fil-A soft drink in front of a laptop showing a news article with the headline “'Save Chick-fil-A' bill heads to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk” and wrote, “So. What...
  • Botswana decriminalizes gay sex in latest LGBT rights victory in Africa

    06/11/2019 4:40:13 PM PDT · by proust · 21 replies
    See BS ^ | 6/11/19 | CBS/AP
    Johannesburg -- Botswana became the latest country to decriminalize gay sex on Tuesday in a landmark case for Africa. The High Court of Botswana rejected as unconstitutional sections of the penal code punishing same-sex relations with up to seven years in prison.
  • YouTube Liberated This Woke Heroine

    06/11/2019 3:12:27 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 31 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | 11 June 2019 | Rod Dreher
    CNN runs Pride Month essay by married mother of two (a former CNN reporter) who watches Saturday Night Live, decides to leave her husband and break her family up to live as a lesbian. No, really, this is a thing that happened: But there I was, at 36 years old, realizing I didn’t know myself at all. I had everything I thought made my life perfect. I was married to my best friend and we had two beautiful, healthy and hilarious children, with successful careers and a beautiful home. My life would change forever after a simple Google search in...
  • MTV announces the first-ever dating competition show in the US with an entirely SEXUALLY-FLUID cast

    06/01/2019 4:14:04 AM PDT · by C19fan · 47 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 31, 2019 | Danielle Zoellner
    MTV is breaking down barriers regarding sexuality and has announced its dating show cast this year will be the first ever in United States to all identify as sexually fluid. In June, the broadcast network will air another season of 'Are You The One?' — which stars 16 men and women in their 20s, who will be dropped off in Hawaii in hopes of finding the 'perfect match' while also competing for a $1 million grand prize. The cast members this year, though, are exclusively singles who identify as sexually fluid, meaning gender does not limit their options when finding...
  • When dad became Charlotte

    05/30/2019 2:26:05 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 7 replies
    BBC ^ | 05/30/2019 | Staff
    'I didn't understand what transgender was' Meet May, her brothers, mum and Charlotte - who used to be dad. We find out what it’s like to have a parent transition, and how this family from the border of North Yorkshire and Teesside not only stayed together, but are now closer than ever.
  • Is the world becoming more gay-friendly?

    05/28/2019 5:12:19 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 36 replies
    BBC News ^ | 29th May 2019 | Amy Adamczyk
    When Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex unions, hundreds of gay people marked the occasion by registering to marry. It marked a significant change on the island, where the majority of people only relatively recently became supportive of same-sex relationships. In many other places there has also been a shift - often a rapid one - towards more liberal attitudes. For example, in 2007, one in five South Koreans said homosexuality should be accepted, -but, by 2013, that figure had doubled. Attitudes among the public also appear to have softened in other places including Argentina, Chile,...
  • Hillary Clinton poses for Pride Portraits in Houston

    05/26/2019 3:51:16 AM PDT · by Libloather · 47 replies
    Chron ^ | 5/25/19 | Joey Guerra
    Hillary Clinton was in Houston Friday to speak at a fundraiser. But she also took time to strike a pose. The former presidential candidate sat down to be photographed for Pride Portraits, a Houston-based campaign meant to fully represent the LGBTQI community and its allies. **SNIP** "Hillary Clinton entered the room with that powerful, winning smile and thanked me for the opportunity to be a part of the campaign. I let her know why today was so important to not only me and the campaign but thousands of LGBTQIA+ community members," Schell says.
  • Trump Administration Proposes Rollback of Transgender Protections

    05/24/2019 8:23:11 AM PDT · by Innovative · 20 replies
    NY Times ^ | May 24, 2019 | Erica L. Green and Abby Goodnough
    The Trump administration has formally proposed to revise Obama-era civil rights for transgender people in the nation’s health care system, eliminating “gender identity” as a factor in health care and leaning government policy toward recognizing only characteristics of sex at birth. The Department of Health and Human Services published its proposed regulation Friday, which eliminates a 2016 regulation inserted by the Obama administration that redefined discrimination “on the basis of sex” to include gender identity.
  • Nickelodeon Actor Michael D. Cohen Reveals He Transitioned 20 Years Ago: 'This Is Who I Am'

    05/25/2019 10:40:59 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 73 replies
    People ^ | May 23, 2019 | JOELLE GOLDSTEIN
    Michael D. Cohen is embracing his truth. This week, the Nickelodeon actor, who has starred as “Schwoz” on Henry Danger since 2014, revealed that he transitioned female to male nearly 20 years ago. Cohen, 43, tells PEOPLE that he felt he was assigned the wrong gender at birth and decided to transition to male and align with his “core being and essence” on April 26, 2000 — just before his acting career took off. Michael D. Cohen is embracing his truth. This week, the Nickelodeon actor, who has starred as “Schwoz” on Henry Danger since 2014, revealed that he transitioned...
  • Kenyan court upholds laws criminalizing same-sex relations

    05/25/2019 1:04:12 PM PDT · by Salman · 27 replies
    Associated Press (own site) ^ | 05-24-2019 | TOM ODULA and KHALED KAZZIHA
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s High Court on Friday upheld sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations, a disappointment for gay rights activists across Africa where dozens of countries have similar laws. The judges’ unanimous ruling in the closely watched case was followed by activists’ vows to appeal. Many in Kenya’s vibrant gay community had hoped the court would make history by scrapping the British colonial-era laws and inspiring other countries in Africa to do the same.
  • ‘The Bravest Knight’ Animated Kids Series With Openly Gay Main Character On Hulu (tr)

    05/23/2019 8:45:57 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 22 replies
    Deadline ^ | May 23, 2019 | Denise Petski
    T.R. Knight, Bobby Moynihan, Storm Reid, RuPaul, Christine Baranski and Wanda Sykes are among the stellar voice cast set for The Bravest Knight, Hulu’s groundbreaking animated kids series based on Daniel Errico’s popular children’s book The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived, from Big Bad Boo Studios. The first five episodes of the series will launch on Hulu June 21, followed by additional episodes later this year. The boundary-breaking new series features a household with two dads (Sir Cedric, voiced by Knight, and Prince Andrew), making it one of the first children’s television series with an openly gay main character. It...
  • Arkansas public TV refuses to air 'Arthur' episode with gay marriage

    05/22/2019 4:48:09 AM PDT · by otness_e · 27 replies
    KATV ^ | May 21, 2019
    LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Arkansas' state network of PBS member stations did not air the season premiere of "Arthur" over concerns that it showed a same-sex marriage. Arkansas Educational Television Network spokeswoman Julie Thomas said in a statement that the network made the decision after previewing the episode in April. The episode had been scheduled to air May 13. "While ideally parents watch our programming with their children and discuss it with them afterwards, the reality is that many children, some of them younger than age four, watch when a parent is not in the room," the statement says. "In...
  • Pete Buttigieg 'the most impressive candidate,' maybe since Obama, Brit Hume says

    05/20/2019 6:59:00 PM PDT · by nickedknack · 123 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 20, 2019 | Charles Creitz
    Mayor Pete Buttigieg is the "most impressive... candidate" in terms of political talent in the current 2020 Democratic presidential field, Brit Hume said, comparing the South Bend, Ind. mayor's rise in popularity to the "emergence of Barack Obama." Hume said Buttigieg is "as fluid as he can be, [and] he seems to have something to say about nearly every issue."
  • Transgender woman, (Man) 23, who was brutally beaten by a mob that shouted 'homophobic slurs'...

    05/19/2019 10:01:52 PM PDT · by Morgana · 46 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | May 19, 2019 | Michael Nam and Dailymail.com Reporter
    FULL TITLE: Transgender woman, 23, who was brutally beaten by a mob that shouted 'homophobic slurs' on camera is found murdered a month later A transgender woman who was brutally beaten in April by a mob in a viral video was found shot dead on Saturday morning. Muhlaysia Booker, 23, was found laying face down on the 7200 block of Valley Glen Drive at approximately 6.40am. Booker was pronounced dead at the scene and Dallas Police Department said at a press conference she was the victim of 'homicidal violence'. Police did indicate that the death was not tied to the...