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  • [Dartmouth] Trustees Approve Creation of LGBTQIA Affinity House

    10/02/2013 9:18:26 AM PDT · by markomalley · 9 replies
    Dartmouth Now ^ | 9-24-2013
    During its fall meeting on September 22, the Dartmouth College Board of Trustees approved the construction of The Triangle House for the College’s LGBTQIA students. The vote affirmed the Board’s commitment to the Affinity House, which was previously stated at its June 7, 2013, meeting. “The Triangle House will be a welcome addition to Dartmouth, and a tangible sign of the Board’s commitment to increase the diversity of social, intellectual, and residential options on campus,” says President Phil Hanlon ’77. “It is also part of Dartmouth’s continuing commitment to having a campus that is inclusive, respectful, and engaged.” Located at...
  • Adults Holding Traditional Values Cannot Adopt in Massachussetts

    09/26/2013 9:36:04 AM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 65 replies
    The Inter-American Institute ^ | Wednesday, 25 September 2013 | Amy Contrada
    It's now official policy in Massachusetts: Adults holding traditional values will no longer be allowed to adopt or be foster parents. On May 15, 2013, the Boston Bar Association held a forum with the Mass. Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the Mass. Commission on LGBT Youth. The DCF speakers confirmed that they are "weeding out" adoptive and foster parents who are not willing to wholly accept and support LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender) self-identification by a child in their care. The general topic of the evening was the growing number of LGBT youth needing foster care. The...
  • Some LGBT activists outraged by new dress code for Dallas Pride

    09/11/2013 7:53:05 PM PDT · by kevcol · 49 replies
    Dallas Voice ^ | Sept 11, 2013 | John Wright
    In a controversy that threatened to overshadow the 30th anniversary of Dallas’ gay Pride parade, some LGBT activists expressed outrage this week after organizers reminded participants about the need for the event to be family-friendly and said nudity and lewd behavior will no longer be tolerated.... Jeremy Liebbe, a detective sergeant at Dallas Independent School District, will oversee 95 officers from DPD and DISD as co-commander of security for the parade and festival. Liebbe, who’s gay, said any floats in violation of indecency standards will be warned in the lineup on Wycliff Avenue prior to the parade. If they fail...
  • This week in transgender high schoolers running for homecoming king, queen, whatever

    09/11/2013 1:29:41 PM PDT · by markomalley · 36 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 9/11/2013
    Homecoming season is once again upon us, which can only mean one thing: stories about transgender high school kids running for king and queen.At Richland High School in Johnstown, Pa., senior Kasey Caron is fighting for the right to run for homecoming king, reports area CBS affilaite WTAJ.Caron identifies as male and is currently in some undetermined early stage of gender reassignment surgery.School district officials have been reticent to allow Caron on the homecoming king ballot because he apparently still has a vagina and thus remains legally female.On the bright side, Caron is on the ballot as a homecoming king...
  • Report: White House to hold bisexual issues roundtable

    08/22/2013 2:43:03 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 61 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 22, 2013 | Justin Sink
    The White House will hold a roundtable event on issues facing the bisexual community next month, according to a report in the Washington Blade. The closed-door meeting is likely the first of its kind in the Obama administration, the paper reported. According to the event's invitation, it will take place Sept. 23 in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building across the street from the West Wing. “Participants and administration officials will discuss a range of topics including health, HIV/AIDS, domestic and intimate partner violence, mental health, and bullying,” White House LGBT liaison Gautam Raghavan said.
  • Judges order Christians to work for 'gays' [photographers]

    08/22/2013 2:07:18 PM PDT · by madprof98 · 119 replies
    WND ^ | 8/22/13 | Bob Unruh
    Justices on the New Mexico Supreme Court have ruled that the First Amendment does not protect the beliefs of Christians, and owners of a photography company in that state must violate their faith in order to continue to do business. “The Huguenins today can no more turn away customers on the basis of sexual orientation – photographing a same-sex marriage ceremony – than they could refuse to photograph African-Americans or Muslims,” the opinion from the court said. **** Threatened the judges, “At its heart, this case teaches that at some point in our lives all of us must compromise, if...
  • Top ‘LGBT Friendly’ Colleges Offer 'Gender-Free' Bathrooms, ‘Queer Studies’ Minor

    08/22/2013 11:04:08 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 47 replies
    Top ‘LGBT Friendly’ Colleges Offer 'Gender-Free' Bathrooms, ‘Queer Studies’ Minor August 22, 2013 - 1:17 PM By Melanie Hunter (CNSNews.com) – Campus Pride, a gay rights advocacy group, released its annual list of the “Top 25 LGBT Friendly Colleges and Universities” on Tuesday, which includes schools with gender-neutral bathrooms and a minor in “queer studies.” The top 25 schools had to achieve five stars in overall, sexual orientation, and gender identity/expression categories in order to be listed in the top 25. Each school also had to be 4.5 stars or above in eight LGBT-friendly factor areas. The final Top 25...
  • VA homosexual group to host phone bank for McAuliffe in Richmond

    08/21/2013 10:50:44 AM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 6 replies
    There's only one week until LGBT phone bank night! And I need your help. I need you to come out to make some phone calls to help ensure that there will be an LGBT friendly administration in the Governor's Mansion next year. Register here! It's time for the LGBT community and its allies to flex a little gay muscle and demonstrate to politicians the importance of supporting equality. Virginia is still a place where saying things like, "Homosexuality brings nothing but self-destruction, not only physically but of their soul," will earn you votes. I need you to come out next...
  • ABC hires gay activist to write 8-hour miniseries about the history of the ‘gay rights’ movement

    08/14/2013 1:37:42 PM PDT · by massmike · 49 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | 08/14/2013 | KIRSTEN ANDERSEN
    ABC plans to air an 8-hour miniseries about the history of homosexual activism, penned by a prominent homosexual political activist. Homosexual writer and director Dustin Lance Black will write the miniseries. Black’s project is not the only homosexual-themed miniseries ABC has in development. The network is also planning an adaptation of journalist David France's How to Survive a Plague, a 2012 documentary focused on militant gay activist groups ACT Up and TAG, which organized protests during the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s. Included in the documentary is footage of the infamous 1989 protest at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in which protesters...
  • Drag Queens Perform at Air Force Base

    08/12/2013 9:52:00 AM PDT · by massmike · 47 replies
    http://moonbattery.com/ ^ | 08/12/2013 | n/a
    Military personnel at the Los Angeles Air Force Base were treated to a Diversity Day musical performance featuring three individuals dressed in drag. … Photographs of the event show an individual wearing a giant wig performing to a sparse crowd underneath the American flag. It’s unclear whether the individuals in high heels and form-fitting dresses are members of the Air Force. Observes one airman: “We can’t even have Bibles on our desks. This base is not a platform for political agendas. It is a military installation. The display was totally inappropriate and offensive.” Good thing they kept his name out...
  • 82 lawmakers ask for end to ban on gay men donating blood

    08/05/2013 12:45:42 PM PDT · by fwdude · 145 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/05/13 | Ramsey Cox
    More than 80 lawmakers have called on the Obama administration to allow gay men to donate blood. The lawmakers say the administration should change what they say is an "outdated" policy. Eighty-two lawmakers in the House and Senate signed on to the letter, including Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). Enzi was the only Republican to sign the letter. They said Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius should re-evaluate blood donation criteria that ban gay men from donating blood for life.
  • Bill to ban children from receiving vital therapy to help deal with homosexual issues or abuse.

    07/15/2013 7:07:15 AM PDT · by massmike · 7 replies
    massresistance.org ^ | 07/15/2013 | n/a
    Public hearing in Massachusetts this Tuesday, July 16 In Massachusetts, it was filed this year as H154 by "out" homosexual State Rep. Carl Sciortino (who once disrupted a Catholic Mass with his homosexual lover over the Church's stand on marriage). This coming Tuesday, July 16 at 1 pm, the public hearing for that bill takes place in the State House before the Joint Committee on Children, Families, and Persons with Disabilities. Unfortunately, that committee is chaired by Rep. Kay Khan (D-Newton) and Sen. Michael Barrett (D-Lexington), two of the most extreme leftists in the State House, and the most of...
  • Moments After DOMA Ruling – Gay Plaintiffs Promise Nationwide Push for Gay Marriage (Video)

    06/26/2013 8:36:04 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 86 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | June 26, 2013 | Jim Hoft
    That was quick. Moments After DOMA Ruling today by the Supreme Court- Plaintiff Sandy Stier in the Prop 8 case promised to keep pushing until gay marriage is legal in all states. “We want to thank the justices for overturning DOMA. It is so, so important for us and all families. And, we thank the justices for letting us get married in California. But that’s not enough. It’s gotta go nationwide. And we can’t wait for that day.“(VIDEO-AT-LINK)
  • SUPREME COURT STRIKES DOWN FEDERAL PROVISION DENYING BENEFITS TO LEGALLY MARRIED SAME-SEX COUPLES

    06/26/2013 7:12:46 AM PDT · by The Sons of Liberty · 412 replies
  • Professor Orders Students to Support Gay Rights

    06/18/2013 3:52:09 PM PDT · by fwdude · 75 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 18, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    A Tennessee community college professor ordered her students to wear ribbons in support of gay rights and said those who supported the traditional definition of marriage are just “uneducated bigots” who “attack homosexuals with hate,” according to a legal firm representing several of the students in the class. Students in a general psychology class at Columbia State Community College were directed by their professor to wear “Rainbow Coalition” ribbons for an entire day and express their support for the homosexual community, said Travis Barham, an attorney with the Alliance Defending Freedom. Barham is calling for the college to punish Dr....
  • Queering education

    06/17/2013 2:33:58 AM PDT · by markomalley · 25 replies
    Mercator ^ | 6/10/2013 | Robert R. Reilly
    The logic works like this: If homosexual acts are moral, as so many now insist, then they should be normative. If they are normative, they should be taught in our schools as a standard. If they are a standard, they should be enforced. And so it has come, and is coming, to be. Education is an essential part of the drive to universalize the rationalization for homosexual behavior; so it must become a mandatory part of the curriculum. What began as a plea for diversity ends with a demand for conformity.The infiltration of higher education by LGBT studies is well known....
  • Boy Scouts Defy Rules, Wear Uniforms in Gay Pride Parade

    06/05/2013 8:16:23 AM PDT · by kimtom · 45 replies
    www.breitbart.com ^ | 4 Jun 2013 | Dr. Susan Berry
    <p>Despite a directive from a leader of the Great Salt Lake Council of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), prohibiting scouts from advocating political or social positions, some scouts and adult supporters of Scouts for Equality wore their uniforms Sunday as they marched in Utah’s gay pride parade.</p>
  • The Boy Scouts' Next Capitulation (how now can they argue against the inclusion of gay leaders?)

    06/04/2013 7:44:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/04/2013 | Trevor Thomas
    To encourage his demonic protégé, Screwtape explained to Wormwood, "It does not matter how small the sins are, provided that their cumulative effect is to edge the man away from the Light and out into the Nothing... Indeed, the safest road to Hell is the gradual one -- the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts." With the Boy Scouts of America's (B.S.A.) decision to allow young gays into their ranks, another signpost warning against the sin of homosexuality has been removed. In 2000, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Boy Scouts had the Constitutional...
  • Homosexual blogger admits ‘Gay Day’ at Disney World is disgraceful

    05/28/2013 10:54:41 AM PDT · by SmileRight · 55 replies
    BIZPACReview.com ^ | 5/28/2013 | Cheryl Carpenter Klimek
    Families planning their big day at Disney World in the next week need to take note – Saturday, June 1 is officially “Gay Day” at Florida’s popular tourist attraction. To help spread the word, the Florida Family Association has created a campaign that uses aircraft banners to warn families about Gay Day before they enter Disney World. For the past three years, the FFA has hired an aircraft company to fly banners around Disney World in Orlando to warn families about Gay Day before they pay Disney...
  • Boy Scouts Choose Suicide, and Homo-Activists are Still Outraged

    05/28/2013 6:40:21 AM PDT · by WXRGina · 51 replies
    American Clarion ^ | May 28, 2013 | Gina Miller
    Surely the national leadership members of the Boy Scouts of America didn’t believe this ungodly, profoundly stupid vote to allow openly homosexual boys to be Scouts would somehow appease the tools of the radical homosexual movement. Surely these leaders who voted against all common sense and against the very principles their organization professes didn’t imagine that the homosexual alphabet soup militia would be happy with the vote and just let things be. The yeas and nays of the vote had barely been counted when the screeching and wailing commenced from Sodom’s ranks—the Scouts didn’t go far enough! In an abundantly...