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  • Sam Adams Beer pulls out of South Boston St. Patrick's Day Parade

    03/14/2014 8:51:46 AM PDT · by reegs · 112 replies
    boston.com ^ | 3/14/2014 | David Zimmerman
    Yesterday South End restaurant Club Cafe announced that it would no longer serve Sam Adams due to the brewer's association with the parade. In an open letter on its facebook page Club Cafe stated that they were "disappointed that Sam Adams does not understand that the organizers of the St. Patrick's Day Parade continue to demonstrate that they do not respect LGBT Irish Americans by excluding LGBT members of this community from openly marching in the St.Patrick's Day Parade." This morning Sam Adams released a statement that said, in part "We share these sentiments with Mayor Walsh, Congressman Lynch and...
  • Gay TMZ Chief Slams GLAAD: They Preach Tolerance But They Won’t Tolerate Religious Beliefs

    12/28/2013 11:16:22 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 26 replies
    Pat Dollard.com ^ | 12/20/2013
    This is a week old, but I hadn't seen this before. It's an interesting view from a gay man. GLAAD has way over stepped their bounds.
  • Do Gay Men Have a Genetic Advantage Over Straight Men in Building Successful Careers?

    07/12/2013 10:31:02 AM PDT · by pinochet · 93 replies
    7/12/2013
    Gay people make up only 2 percent of the people in society. How did they end up having so much power, that they are able to impose their will on 98 percent of the population in America and other Western nations? I am aware that social conservatives are uncomfortable discussing genetic reasons, because it gives gay radicals an excuse to engage in sin. But acknowledging a genetic factor does not remove moral responsibility from gay people, and they remain under obligation to engage in Biblical sexual behavior. Gays will be put in the same situation as married men who are...
  • WILD… Unhinged Lesbian Mob Beats Street Preacher at Seattle Gay Pride

    07/04/2013 6:00:12 AM PDT · by blueyon · 83 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | July 4th, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    PINK MAFIA BEATDOWN– An unhinged mob of raging lesbians and beer-muscled gays beat a street preacher (video) at the Seattle Gay Pride festivities this week.
  • NBC Exclusive: Boy Scouts Close to Ending Ban on Gay Members, Leaders

    01/28/2013 10:15:05 AM PST · by kristinn · 174 replies
    NBC News ^ | Monday, January 28, 2013 | Pete Williams
    The Boy Scouts of America, one of the nation’s largest private youth organizations, is actively considering an end to its decades-long policy of banning gay scouts or scout leaders, according to scouting officials and outsiders familiar with internal discussions. If adopted by the organization’s board of directors, it would represent a profound change on an issue that has been highly controversial -- one that even went to the US Supreme Court. The new policy, now under discussion, would eliminate the ban from the national organization’s rules, leaving local sponsoring organizations free to decide for themselves whether to admit gay scouts....
  • Chicken lips are scarce Great gay kiss-off lays a gigantic egg

    08/04/2012 1:51:29 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 52 replies
    New York Post ^ | 8-4-12 | Andrea Peyser
    hot make-out session. They were to blast anti-gay-marriage comments made by Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy. But gays preferred staying home to watch “The Real Housewives of New Jersey.” Tumbleweeds could have rolled through the Paramus Park Mall in New Jersey yesterday as a symbol for the lack of stamina in the national kissing campaign. From Georgia to California, protests drew yawns, not saliva. Even in Atlanta, the home of Chick-fil-A, only two dozen kissers showed up. And there was a similar lack of necking in Chicago, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and San Francisco.
  • J.C. Penney swings to loss, suspends dividend (Thanks to Ellen Degeneres...)

    05/15/2012 4:57:17 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 122 replies
    Marketwatch ^ | 5/15/12 | Andria Cheng
    J.C. Penney Co., which is making major pricing and merchandising changes, said Tuesday that it swung to a first-quarter loss that was larger than expected and that it no longer expects to meet its previous profit forecast for the year. -snip- The net loss was $163 million, or 75 cents a share, compared with a profit of $64 million or 28 cents a share a year earlier. Sales in the quarter ended April 28 fell 20% to $3.15 billion.
  • Auburn {Presbyterian} church embraces discussion of gay marriage

    10/24/2011 5:24:45 AM PDT · by Cronos · 11 replies
    auburnpub.com ^ | 24 October 2011 | Justin Murphy
    Several dozen people partook in a discussion about same-sex marriage Sunday morning at Westminster Presbyterian Church, settling nothing but sharing their opinions openly. It was a part of the church’s series of adult education forums; one last week focused on interfaith marriage. Always a controversial topic, same-sex marriage has become yet more prominent in New York this year since the Legislature passed a law legalizing it. The Ledyard town clerk objected to that law and declined to sign same-sex marriages licenses on religious grounds, thereby putting herself near the center of a nationwide debate and drawing a write-in election challenge....
  • Archdiocese plans anti-gay marriage committees in every Minnesota Catholic church

    10/20/2011 1:12:22 AM PDT · by Cronos · 5 replies · 1+ views
    Minnesota Independent ^ | 18 Oct 2011 | Andy Birke
    St. Paul Cathedral. Source: WikipediaArchbishop John Nienstedt sent a letter to every priest in the state at the start of October urging them to put every Catholic church in Minnesota tow work passing a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.“It is imperative that we marshal our resources to educate the faithful about the Church’s teachings on these matters, and to vigorously organize and support a grass roots effort to get out the vote to support the passage of the amendment,” the letter read. It went out on Oct. 4 to every priest in the state.The archbishop said it wants priests in...
  • First Presbyterian gay ordination since rule change

    09/30/2011 2:30:06 AM PDT · by Cronos · 14 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 28 Sep 2011 | AP
    The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) plans to ordain the first openly gay candidate for ordination since the denomination struck down barriers this year to clergy who have same-gender partners. Scott Anderson will be ordained as a teaching elder on Oct. 8 at the Covenant Presbyterian Church in Madison. The new policy won approval from a majority of the denomination's 173 presbyteries, or regional church bodies, and took effect on July 10.The denomination eliminated language in the church constitution requiring that clergy live "in fidelity within the covenant of marriage between a man and a woman, or chastity in singleness." The new...
  • Anglican Diocese on Support for GLBT Members

    09/08/2011 2:41:04 AM PDT · by Cronos · 7 replies
    Scoop.co.nz ^ | 6 Sep 2011 | Press Bureau
    St Matthew-in-the-City Congratulates Anglican Diocese on Support for GLBT Members Saturday, September 3 was a huge day in the ongoing struggle to end discrimination against GLBT members of the Anglican Church. The Revd Glynn Cardy rejoiced that, “Never before has an Auckland Synod so clearly, overwhelmingly, and emphatically endorsed the being, relationships and ministry of its gay and lesbian memberships!” For the first time an Auckland Diocesan bishop publicly said he would be willing to discern and ordain GLBT candidates for ordained ministry, including if they were in committed same-sex relationships. The Revd Cardy observed, “We thank him for his...
  • Mexican Presbyterian church severs ties with US Presbyterians over gay clergy

    08/29/2011 4:55:12 AM PDT · by Cronos · 26 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 26 Aug 2011 | AP
    Presbyterians in Mexico are breaking ties with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) because of differences over homosexuality. The theologically conservative National Presbyterian Church of Mexico voted to stop working with the U.S. denomination. U.S. Presbyterians voted last May to remove barriers for ordaining people in same-sex relationships. The churches share a 139-year history and a network of social service ministries that spans the Mexican-U.S. border. Presbyterian leaders in the United States said Wednesday they are saddened by the decision and hope to find a way they can continue helping the needy in Mexico and along the border. The vote by the...
  • {Canada ELCC}Lutheran convention votes to allow gay ministers, blessing of same-sex marriages

    07/18/2011 7:29:32 AM PDT · by Cronos · 7 replies
    Winnipeg Free Press ^ | 17 Jul 2011 | TCP
    Delegates attending the biennial convention of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada have voted to allow gays and lesbians to become ministers. The delegates voted 205 to 114 in favour of a motion that states sexual orientation is not in itself a factor that disqualifies a candidate for the church's ministry. The motion rescinds ones from past conventions which disqualified candidates from ordination if they were self-declared, practising homosexuals. The delegates also voted 192 to 132 to allow ministers to conduct or bless same-sex marriages, according to their consciences and the laws of their provinces. Delegates sang "Lord Listen to...
  • Presbyterians, Change Hearts & Minds, Begin Ordaining Gays

    07/09/2011 6:32:12 PM PDT · by Cronos · 99 replies
    Religion Dispatches ^ | 8 Jul 2011 | MARYANN MCKIBBEN DANA
    It’s official. As of July 10, after a 15-year struggle, qualified gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people can be ordained as clergy and officers in the Presbyterian Church (USA). After 24 presbyteries flipped from previous “no” votes, a total of 97 approved amendment 10A; well over the 87 required for the change. This victory finally removed exclusionary language from the Book of Order, which required “fidelity within the covenant of marriage between a man and a woman, or chastity in singleness.” The old language also required prospective ministers and officers to repent of “any self-acknowledged practice which the confessions call...
  • NY's top Catholic officials seek to halt Senate vote on legalizing gay marriage (freep poll)

    06/15/2011 7:52:47 AM PDT · by Cronos · 68 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 15 Jun 2011 | GLENN BLAIN AND KENNETH LOVETT
    "The stampede is on," Archibishop Timothy Dolan wrote in a blog post. "Our elected senators who have stood courageous in their refusal to capitulate on the state's presumption to redefine marriage are reporting unrelenting pressure to cave-in." He equated the move to allow same-sex marriage to life in China or North Korea, where "government presumes daily to 'redefine' rights, relationships, values and natural law." Meanwhile, New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms, an evangelical Christian group, warned that Republicans who support gay marriage will face primaries next year as the GOP seeks to keep control of the chamber.
  • Catholic Charities of Rockford ends foster care, adoption services {to avoid having to serve gays}

    05/27/2011 4:18:30 AM PDT · by Cronos · 20 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 26 May 2011 | Manya A Bracheur
    Catholic Charities of Rockford announced Thursday that the agency will halt its state-funded foster care and adoption services Wednesday — the day civil unions take effect in Illinois. The decision is the first of what could become a domino effect of Catholic Charities leaving the foster care and adoption business to avoid liability if state law requires them to place children with parents in civil unions — either gay or straight."While we understand leaving this work will be very painful for our client families, employees, volunteers, donors and prayerful supporters, we can no longer contract with the state of Illinois...
  • Catholic Charities threatens to block gay adoptions {Ecumenical Caucus}

    05/06/2011 2:53:31 AM PDT · by Cronos · 7 replies
    WBEZ ^ | 5-May-2011 | Luke Ranyon
    One of the largest adoption and foster care services in Illinois warns it may drop those services if it is forced to accommodate gay couples. New legal protections for gay couples go into effect June 1, the day couples can apply for civil unions. Catholic Charities directors say they want to maintain the right to turn away unmarried couples when they apply to be foster or adoptive parents. "The Catholic Church is not going to be OK with Catholic Charities processing applications from anyone in a civil union," said Trish Fox, who runs Catholic Charities of Peoria. "And all we're...
  • Radical homosexuals openly declare war on America's principles and values

    12/20/2010 11:58:53 AM PST · by EternalVigilance · 43 replies · 1+ views
    AIPNews.com ^ | Dec. 20, 2010
    The New York Times is reporting that, in the wake of the overturn of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell, prominent homosexuals are gearing up a "war room" in order to try to finish the job of destroying the natural family and one-man one-woman marriage in America. "The new group, Equality Matters, grew out of Media Matters, an organization backed by wealthy liberal donors — including prominent gay philanthropists — that has staked its claim in Washington punditry with aggressive attacks on Fox News and conservative commentators like Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck. It will be run by Richard Socarides, a former...
  • Why is Target wearing a target?

    08/21/2010 10:31:37 AM PDT · by WOBBLY BOB · 21 replies · 3+ views
    pioneer press ^ | 8-21-10 | tom webb
    A dozen Minnesota companies have sent corporate money into this year's political campaign, from Securian Financial to Polaris Industries to Davisco Foods. So why is everyone focusing on Target Corp.? The question arises because Target finds itself alone in the center of the storm. To its critics, there are both logical and emotional reasons why Target has become the poster child in a nationwide controversy after it gave corporate cash to a group backing Tom Emmer, the Republican candidate for governor with a record of opposing gay rights. The logical reasons, they say, include Target being Minnesota's first corporate donor,...
  • Trans teen sues McDonald's for discrimination (BARF ALERT)

    12/08/2009 6:48:19 PM PST · by Illinois is a Red State · 31 replies · 2,122+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | December 7th, 2009 | http://www.sfgate.com/
    Zikerria Bellamy, 17, said two managers at an Orlando restaurant wouldn't give her an interview on two separate occasions in July. ... A spokeswoman for the local restaurant, Allison Garrett, said in a statement the employee who left the voice mail "acted outside the scope of his authority and was not responsible for hiring." He no longer works at the restaurant. ... Bellamy is a male who has been living as a female for about the past six years. She said she completed a job application online, then was called to the store for an interview. When one manager refused...