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  • Homophobia Bill Sparks Protests in Italy

    07/20/2020 6:30:29 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 3 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 7/17/20 | Jules Gomes
    Salvini shows up, bishops stay awayROME (ChurchMilitant.com) - Thousands of protestors across Italy are demonstrating against a draconian "homotransphobia" bill which threatens to criminalize the Catholic Church's teaching on homosexuality and transgenderism. Prominent parliamentarians Matteo Salvini and Vito Comencini from the Lega party joined hundreds of Catholics and evangelicals in the Rome protest at Piazza Montecitorio Thursday, but the bishops were conspicuous by their absence. "The danger of the bill getting through parliament is very serious," Comencini told Church Militant at the protest. "The majority of the government is ideologically freighted, there is a strong LGBT lobby, and [former Prime...
  • The End of Safe Gay Sex?

    06/26/2018 4:35:11 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 46 replies
    New York Times ^ | Patrick William Kelly | Patrick William Kelly
    June is Pride Month, a ripe time to reflect on one of the most startling facts about our sexual culture today: Condom use is all but disappearing among large numbers of gay men. Many rightly attribute the condom’s decline to the rise of PrEP — an acronym for pre-exposure prophylaxis, a two-drug cocktail that inoculates a person from contracting H.I.V. But another crucial component is the fading memory of the AIDS crisis that once defined what it meant to be gay. After tracking the sexual practices of 17,000 gay and bisexual Australian men from 2014 to 2017, a team of...
  • Passenger Spots Beer Can in Plane’s Cockpit

    09/21/2017 2:33:06 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 54 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 21, 2017
    A passenger aboard a recent Jet2 flight from Spain to England saw something no traveler ever wants to see on a plane: a beer in the cockpit. Steve Lewis, of Northamptonshire, England, says he was “shocked” upon landing at Birmingham airport and seeing a can of Stella Artois sitting between the pilots. “The plane had landed and the seatbelt light came on. I stood up to get my suitcase and as I did the cockpit door opened and I noticed the can,” said Lewis, according to The Metro. “I turned to my partner Steven, who didn’t believe me at first,...
  • Cadet in charge of rape prevention programs charged with rape

    09/21/2017 5:55:19 PM PDT · by sparklite2 · 44 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 21, 2017 | Gabrielle Fonrouge
    Senior cadet Steven Fox from the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs is accused of assaulting a date he brought to an AFA dance back in 2015, KKTV reported. Court papers accuse Fox of penetrating the man with a finger without his consent and rubbing himself against the man’s leg for sexual gratification, The Gazette reported. Fox’s defense lawyers say the acts were consensual and the two men were dating at the time.
  • Majority of Americans support transgender military service

    07/29/2017 4:27:19 PM PDT · by Menehune56 · 100 replies
    Thomson Reuters via AOL "News" ^ | 7/29/2017 | Chris Kahn
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A majority of Americans believe that transgender individuals should be allowed to serve in the military, according to an exclusive Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Friday. The July 26-28 poll suggested that the country largely disagrees with President Donald Trump's announcement this week that he will ban transgender personnel from the armed forces. When asked to weigh in on the debate, 58 percent of adults agreed with the statement, "Transgender people should be allowed to serve in the military." Twenty-seven percent said they should not while the rest answered "don't know." Democrats mostly supported military service...
  • Philly’s Pride Flag to Get Two New Stripes: Black and Brown

    06/09/2017 4:49:12 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 45 replies
    Philadelphia (magazine) ^ | June 8, 2017 | Ernest Owens
    Multiple sources closely connected with Thursday’s First Annual Pride Kick-Off at City Hall have confirmed to G Philly that the city’s Pride flag will add black and brown stripes below the traditional six-color rainbow layout. The new permanent design will be, from top to bottom: black, brown, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple. “The black and brown stripes are an inclusionary way to highlight black and brown LGBTQIA members within our community,” said one source involved with the flag-raising event who asked not to be named. “With all of the black and brown activism that’s worked to address racism...
  • Gay teens make up 92 percent of HIV cases in their age group

    06/08/2017 8:29:25 AM PDT · by Morgana · 35 replies
    Life Site News ^ | May 9, 2017 | Peter LaBarbera
    More than 9 in 10 new HIV cases among young men and boys ages 13 to 24 in the U.S. occur among homosexuals and bisexuals, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The April 25 CDC report, “HIV Among Gay and Bisexual Men,” offers stark evidence of the extreme health risks associated with male homosexual sex, in particular receptive anal sex. Below are some of its findings: — Gay and bisexual men aged 13 to 24 accounted for an estimated 92 percent of new HIV diagnoses among all men in their age group...
  • Glitter Ash Wednesday’ Sparkles for LGBT Christians and Others

    02/15/2017 2:05:34 AM PST · by BlessedBeGod · 36 replies
    RNS ^ | February 14, 2014 | Kimberly Winston
    (RNS) Lighten up, Ash Wednesday.A New York-based advocacy group called Parity is asking Christians who favor LGBT equality  — “queer positive Christians,” in their parlance — to show their support by wearing “glitter ash” on their foreheads to mark Ash Wednesday (March 1).Ash Wednesday kicks off the six-week somber season called Lent that leads to Easter, and is usually marked in churches with the color purple. Traditionally, plain gray ashes, blessed by a minister or priest, are smeared on the foreheads of Christians to symbolize repentance.“This is a way for queer Christians and queer-positive persons of faith to say ‘We are here,'”...
  • Gays, bias and phony science

    12/03/2016 5:50:14 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    http://nypost.com/2016/12/01/gays-bias-and-phony-science/ ^ | December 1, 2016 | By Naomi Schaefer Riley
    <p>The headlines were unsparing and unambiguous. “Anti-gay Stigma Shortens Lives,” wrote US News & World Report.</p> <p>“Anti-Gay Communities Linked to Shorter Lives,” said Reuters. “LGB Individuals Living in Anti-Gay Communities Die Early,” according to Science Daily.</p> <p>Two years ago, these stories were hard to ignore when Columbia professor Mark Hatzenbuehler found that gays and lesbians who faced prejudice in their communities had a life expectancy 12 years shorter than those who lived in more accepting areas. Just so we’re clear, that’s bigger than the lifespan gap between regular smokers and nonsmokers.</p>
  • FDA Campaign Aims to Help Young LGBT Adults Stop Smoking

    05/02/2016 5:28:53 PM PDT · by Loyalist · 24 replies
    Medscape ^ | May 2, 2016 | Pauline Anderson
    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched a smoking prevention campaign aimed at young adult lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) persons who are occasional users of tobacco. Young adult LGBT persons are nearly twice as likely to use tobacco as other young adults, said Mitch Zeller, JD, director, Center for Tobacco Products (CTP), FDA, during a press briefing to announce the campaign, called This Free Life. Of the more than 2 million LGBT persons aged 18 to 24 years in the United States, more than 800,000 are occasional or so-called social smokers, according to Dr Zeller. "Unfortunately,...
  • Utah gay wedding expo connects couples, friendly businesses

    03/06/2016 4:24:04 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar. 6, 2016 5:29 PM EST | Brady McCombs
    Jason Langlois and Will Bladh are in the early stages of making plans for their summer 2017 wedding, and they don’t want their excitement pierced by the pain of being rejected by a venue, florist and photographer who have a legal right in Utah to refuse to serve a gay couple. That’s why they joined several hundred people Sunday at a gay and lesbian wedding expo in Salt Lake City aimed at connecting couples with businesses who want to make it known they’re open to doing same-sex weddings. […] Utah is one of 29 states where it is legal for...
  • Manhattan renters close on getaway (log) cabin in West Milford

    11/11/2015 11:53:01 AM PST · by Coleus · 20 replies
    northjersey.com ^ | October 4, 2015 | DONNA ROLANDO
      Jim Alcorn/Special to The Record   When "Something Rotten!" actor Aaron Kaburick and stage manager Patrick Wetzel aren't at Broadway's St. James Theatre or their Manhattan residence, chances are they're enjoying their log cabin on West Milford's Pinecliff Lake. From the neon lights of Broadway and their work on the new musical "Something Rotten!" to the serenity of West Milford's Pinecliff Lake, where the only illumination comes from the stars, two Manhattan renters couldn't come up with a more different setting for their first home.  But that is what Aaron Kaburick and Patrick Wetzel wanted in a getaway home. ...
  • Angie’s List Revenue Grows Less Than Expected ("paid membership fell 27%")

    07/22/2015 5:40:51 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 33 replies
    WSJ ^ | July 22, 2015 7:34 a.m. ET | Angela Chen
    Consumer-services marketplace books a loss of $8.3 million Angie’s List Inc. said Wednesday its revenue grew 11%, but it was less than analysts had expected as gross paid membership additions fell 27% for the services marketplace and consumer-review company....
  • Gay Men's Chorus Heading to Cuba to Spread Message of LGBTQ Acceptance

    07/09/2015 2:02:28 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 30 replies
    NBC Washington ^ | Jul 8, 2015
    The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington is traveling to Cuba Saturday to spread their message through song. The 23 singers are among the first U.S. citizens who will be able to travel to Cuba since diplomatic relations with the U.S. improved. The group aims to raise awareness of LGBTQ rights through music. "It brings people together over something without addressing the issue head on. So, I often find that music can be actually more powerful than giving a speech at podium," Executive Director Chase Maggiano said. The chorus is scheduled to perform several concerts around Havana next week in addition...
  • How the American Psychiatric Association Went Gay

    06/29/2015 4:48:05 AM PDT · by markomalley · 12 replies
    Les Femmes - The Truth ^ | 6/29/15 | Mary Ann Kreitzer
    If you think the American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychological Association removed homosexuality from the list of mental disorders in 1973 based on sound scientific study and research, think again. It was nothing but a cowardly collapse in the face of homosexual confrontation and intimidation. And one collapse after another has occurred since then. Brian Clowes, director of research at Human Life International gives a chilling description of how it came about in his article, The Homosexuals' American Psychological Association Coup. In view of the Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, Clowes article is must reading. It shows...
  • Supreme Court Decision On Marriage “A Tragic Error” Says President Of Catholic Bishops’ Conference

    06/26/2015 10:31:10 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 32 replies
    http://www.usccb.org ^ | June 26, 2015 | Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz
    WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court decision, June 26, interpreting the U.S. Constitution to require all states to license and recognize same-sex “marriage” “is a tragic error that harms the common good and most vulnerable among us,” said Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB). The full statement follows: Regardless of what a narrow majority of the Supreme Court may declare at this moment in history, the nature of the human person and marriage remains unchanged and unchangeable. Just as Roe v. Wade did not settle the question of abortion over forty years...
  • SCOTUS Finds for Fiction and Iniquity 5-4

    06/26/2015 7:30:37 AM PDT · by stars & stripes forever · 17 replies
    Illinois Family Institute ^ | 6-26-2015 | Laurie Higgins
    The U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Obergefell v. Hodges case provides yet more evidence that smart people can be monumentally foolish. This decision not only denies reality but also robs citizens of their right to self-government. From the gaseous emanations of their own imaginations, five of our supremacist justices have discerned a heretofore nonexistent constitutional requirement that homoerotic unions be recognized as “marriages.” Justices Kennedy, Breyer, Ginsburg, Kagan, and Sotomayor have also decided to impose same-sex marriage on all states, nullifying the decisions of citizens in states that have legally established marriage as a sexually complementary institution.
  • CHURCHES ARE THE NEXT TARGET

    06/26/2015 7:18:11 AM PDT · by ealgeone · 149 replies
    self | 06/26/2015 | ealgeone
    The ruling by SCOTUS now legalizing homosexual marriage opens a very dangerous door. The church will be attacked next....and very soon. Mark my words. There will be text cases where homosexual "couples" will go to conservative Bible believing churches and ask to be married there. They will be denied, hopefully, and then the church will be sued for denying Constitutional rights. Will the pastor go to jail? Will the church lose its tax exempt status? It has been the goal of the homosexual community to have the stigma of their lifestyle as accepted by the church. Satan is moving fast....
  • SCOTUS: Marriage dead

    06/26/2015 7:01:22 AM PDT · by markomalley · 236 replies
    6-26-15
    Ruling just came out 5-4
  • Sodomite Marriage Upheld

    06/26/2015 7:01:20 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 57 replies
    Via Fox. Ugh Sodomites Celebrate.