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  • Don Lemon, 58, and new husband Tim Malone, 40, are all smiles as they leave NYC wedding reception attended by disgraced stars Matt Lauer and Alec Baldwin

    04/07/2024 9:36:45 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 68 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | April 7th 2024 | Bethan Sexton
    Don Lemon and Tim Malone were all smiles as they headed home from their glitzy New York City wedding. The newlyweds strolled hand in hand as they exited Ralph Lauren's Polo bar just before midnight on Sunday. Lemon, 58, tied the knot with Malone, 40, in an intimate ceremony at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church before leading guests on foot over to the reception. Disgraced sex pest broadcaster Matt Lauer, fired CNN boss Jeff Zucker and alleged killer Alec Baldwin were among the high-profile attendees. The grooms appeared in good spirits as they exited their venue in the same coordinated velvet...
  • Heterodox pro-LGBT Bishop Thomas Gumbleton dies at 94

    04/06/2024 7:39:52 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 16 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | April 5th 2024 | Claire Chretien
    One of the Catholic Church’s most infamously dissident prelates, Archbishop Thomas Gumbleton, died April 4 at age 94. In many ways, Gumbleton’s life was emblematic of the direction the Catholic Church took after Vatican II. He was born in 1930 and was one of nine children – a Catholic family size now rare outside of Traditional Latin Mass circles. Gumbleton and several of his siblings pursued religious vocations. He was ordained a priest in 1956, shortly before the Second Vatican Council and its use as justification to radically change Catholic worship. In 1968, Pope Paul VI appointed Gumbleton an auxiliary...
  • Uganda top court declines to block Anti-Homosexuality law but sees rights infringed

    04/03/2024 2:48:41 AM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 8 replies
    al-Reuters ^ | 4/3/25
    Uganda's constitutional court on Wednesday declined to nullify or suspend an Anti-Homosexuality law that prescribes the death penalty for certain same-sex acts, but found it inconsistent with certain fundamental rights. Activists say the law has unleashed a torrent of abuse against LGBT people by both private individuals and state agents. "We decline to nullify the anti-homosexuality act 2023 in its entirety, neither will we grant a permanent injunction against its enforcement," said Richard Buteera, lead judge, reading the judgment on behalf of his colleagues.
  • Thailand lawmakers overwhelmingly pass bill to legalize homosexual ‘marriage’

    03/27/2024 4:31:05 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 23 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 27th March 2024 | Claire Chretien
    On Wednesday, Thailand’s House of Representatives voted 400-10 in favor of same-sex “marriage.” Only 10 lawmakers voted against the bill. Two abstained and three didn’t vote. The country’s Senate “rarely rejects any legislation that passes the lower house,” the Associated Press noted. Once it passes the Senate, it then must be approved by the majority-Buddhist country’s king. In addition to redefining marriage, the bill “extends all rights and protections contained in the Civil and Commercial Code to LGBTI+ persons,” the pro-LGBT group “Fortify Rights” said in a press release. The group’s lobbying to add the “gender-neutral language of ‘parent’ addition...
  • $1 MILLION for gay BDSM parties, money for shark repellent studies and homes for starving artists: The most shocking taxpayer-funded earmarks agreed to in Congress' $460B must-pass spending bill to avoid government shutdown in 3 days

    03/06/2024 1:03:49 PM PST · by knighthawk · 33 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 6 2024 | MORGAN PHILLIPS
    Ultra-conservative Republicans are railing against the 605 pages of earmarks that will be included in a $460 billion spending package to fund six agencies of government that will come up for a vote on Wednesday. The earmarks have already caused scandal within the Senate, where Pennsylvania Democrat John Fetterman's office rescinded support for a $1 million earmark for an LGBTQ center in Pennsylvania that hosts BDSM parties. The funding caused a backlash on social media, prompting Fetterman, who was long one of the staunchest pro-LGBTQ lawmakers in the Keystone State, to have the earmark removed.
  • Sexual orientation, gender ID can be talked about in Florida classrooms under lawsuit settlement

    03/12/2024 2:14:43 AM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 13 replies
    WPLG-TV ^ | 3/11/2024 | Mike Schneider
    Students and teachers will be able to speak freely about sexual orientation and gender identity in Florida classrooms, provided it’s not part of instruction, under a settlement reached Monday...
  • Florida teachers can discuss sexual orientation and gender ID under ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill settlement

    03/11/2024 5:12:56 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 16 replies
    AP News ^ | March 11, 2024 | MIKE SCHNEIDER
    Students and teachers can discuss sexual orientation and gender identity in Florida classrooms, provided it’s not part of instruction, under a settlement reached Monday between Florida education officials and civil rights attorneys who had challenged a state law which critics dubbed “Don’t Say Gay.” The settlement clarifies what is allowed in Florida classrooms following passage two years ago of the law prohibiting instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in early grades. Opponents said the law had created confusion about whether teachers could identity themselves as LGBTQ+ or if they even could have rainbow stickers in classrooms. Other states used...
  • Youngkin signs marriage equality measure, takes tougher line against gun control

    03/10/2024 11:09:15 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 19 replies
    Virginia Mercury ^ | March 9th 2024 | GRAHAM MOOMAW
    In the first signals of how he’ll act on legislation approved by Virginia’s Democratic General Assembly, Gov. Glenn Youngkin signed a largely symbolic bill protecting same-sex marriage but took a more adversarial stance to bills dealing with gun control, reproductive rights and marijuana. Youngkin had until Friday night to take action on 84 bills the legislature sent to him on a shorter-than-usual timeline. He vetoed eight, recommended changes to 12 and signed the rest. The General Assembly finished its work Saturday without taking up any of the governor’s initial amendments and vetoes, which means they will be dealt with during...
  • Lesbian couple give birth to each other's sons (bark alert)

    03/09/2024 3:23:15 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 43 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9th March 2024 | SARAH OLIVER AND LUCY LAING
    Oh boy! Meet Elvis, 10 weeks, and his 11-day old brother Ezra, who have made British history along with their mums Emily Patrick and Kerry Osborn. The babies, pictured here for the first time, were born to the lesbian couple via IVF. Elvis was created from Kerry's egg which was fertilised and implanted in Emily so she could be his birth mother. Ezra, meanwhile, was created from Emily's egg and implanted in Kerry so she could carry and deliver him. It's the first time the procedure, known as simultaneous reciprocal IVF, has been attempted in the UK - and it...
  • Pastor John MacArthur repudiates Pastor Alistair Begg's advice for Christians to attend LGBT weddings

    02/25/2024 9:11:24 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/25/2024 | CP Staff
    'It's not loving to help somebody celebrate stepping into the fury of God's judgment'Pastor John MacArthur recently repudiated Pastor Alistair Begg's comments suggesting Christians ought to attend LGBT weddings.Responding to a congregant who asked for his take on the controversy during a question-and-answer period at his Grace Community Church in Los Angeles last weekend, MacArthur also suggested Begg's advice will tarnish the Christian radio personality's otherwise faithful 40-year ministry.John MacArthur’s first public comment (that I know of) regarding Alistair Begg’s counsel to grandmother to attend her grandchild’s transgender wedding.Q and A, Grace Church, Feb. 18, 2024 via— The...
  • Broward prosecutors drop charges against Ukrainian family accused of anti-gay attack

    02/21/2024 2:55:18 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 12 replies
    WPLG ^ | 2/20/2024 | Rosh Lowe
    Prosecutors in Broward County have dropped charges against a Ukrainian refugee family accused of an anti-gay hate crime in 2022. Five members of the Makarenko family had been implicated in the alleged homophobic beating in Pompano Beach. Authorities...

    02/14/2024 6:37:05 AM PST · by truthxchange · 37 replies
    TruthXchange ^ | 2/13/24 | Dr. Peter Jones
    “Democrat Staffer Who Filmed Himself Having Sex in the Capitol Won't Be Charged.”So reads the headline reporting a video posted by the above-mentioned staffer which showed for the first time ever a nearly naked man on all fours inside the Capitol office building. The video wasn't just nude posing either. The male staffer and his boyfriend filmed themselves engaging in homosexual sexinside a meeting room of the Capitol Building. Sen. Ben Cardin, who employed the staffer, simply dropped the issue. Aidan Maese-Czeropski, the staffer in question, was defiant in the aftermath, claiming he was "being attacked for who I love...
  • John MacArthur's Shepherd's Conference removes Alistair Begg from speakers' lineup for his advice for Christians and same-sex weddings.

    02/04/2024 8:56:15 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 64 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/04/2024 | Ian M. Giatti
    A screenshot of a now-archived version of the Shepherd's Conference website shows Pastor Alistair Begg listed as a speaker for the March conference. Begg's name is no longer listed on the website.Pastor, author and Christian radio personality Alistair Begg continues to face fallout from comments he made in a podcast last year about advice for Christians and same-sex weddings.Begg’s bio has been removed from the website of the Shepherd’s Conference, a ministry of Grace Community Church led by Pastor John MacArthur, following controversy over Begg’s advice for a grandmother about attending her LGBT-identified grandson’s wedding.An archived version of the site...
  • Pope Francis says opponents of gay couples blessings are ‘small ideological groups' and Africans

    01/31/2024 11:00:15 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/31/2024 | Anugrah Kumar
    Addressing the controversy surrounding the Vatican's decision to allow blessings for same-sex couples, Pope Francis said the critics of the guidance, except for Africans, belong to "small ideological groups."The pontiff claimed that even in Africa, the resistance is more cultural, as homosexuality is generally not tolerated, Reuters quoted him as saying in an interview with the Italian newspaper La Stampa.Francis was referring to the December 2023 document "Fiducia Supplicans" issued by the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith, which has sparked widespread debate within the Catholic Church. The guidance stated that priests may bless same-sex couples that approach them...
  • The UMC Lost a Quarter of its Churches

    01/30/2024 11:27:58 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 31 replies
    Ministry Watch ^ | 01/30/2024 | Yonat Shimron
    ... Five years after allowing churches to leave with their properties if they disagreed with the direction the denomination was heading on issues of gender and sexuality, the results of the split are in, and they reflect larger political patterns to a substantial degree. A new study by the Lewis Center for Church Leadership at Wesley Theological Seminary finds that the nation’s second-largest Protestant denomination lost a quarter of its total churches between 2019 and 2023. Leading the way were churches in the South — the same area of the country that tends to be the most politically conservative and...
  • Why Christians Who Love Their Gay And Trans Neighbors Won’t Attend Their "Weddings"

    01/29/2024 10:10:01 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 69 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 01/29/2024 | Robert Gagnon
    If Christians want to convey love, there are other — and truer — ways of doing so than attending a celebration of sin.Alistair Begg, a 71-year-old evangelical Scottish pastor of Cleveland’s Parkside Church, who has an influential radio ministry called “Truth For Life,” should repent of the dangerous advice he gave on his program.In response to a question from a grandmother as to whether she should attend her grandson’s wedding to “a transgender person,” Begg said that, so long as the grandson knows that she “can’t countenance … the choices that he has made in life,” she should “go to...
  • Pope Francis defends Vatican guidance on same-sex couples: Bless 'the people,' 'not the union'

    01/26/2024 7:06:21 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/26/2024 | Ryan Foley
    Pope Francis is seeking to clarify that the Catholic Church is not changing its teachings about homosexual practices and same-sex relationships as the Vatican faces criticism for approving a document allowing priests to bless same-sex couples. Delivering remarks at the plenary session of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith Friday, the pontiff addressed the “Fiducia Supplicans” declaration handed down by the Vatican office last month. The declaration, published on Dec. 18, allows priests to bless same-sex couples while stressing that “one should neither provide for nor promote a ritual for the blessings of couples in an irregular situation.”As...
  • Proposal to restrict flags at Florida government buildings and schools fuels fight

    01/18/2024 2:24:33 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 6 replies
    The Florida House on Wednesday began moving forward with a proposal that would restrict the types of flags that can be displayed at government buildings and schools, including preventing the display of LGBTQ pride flags. The bill (HB 901), sponsored by Rep. David Borrero, R-Sweetwater, and
  • Christian group blasts prominent online dating service eHarmony for ‘glorifying sin’

    01/16/2024 7:37:55 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 01/16/2024 | Anugrah Kumar
    The prominent online dating service eHarmony is facing backlash from the conservative Christian group One Million Moms for its recent LGBT-inclusive advertisement featuring a lesbian couple in a domestic setting.The commercial is part of eHarmony’s “Get Who Gets You: Warm Laundry” campaign, which, One Million Moms says, is “normalizing and glamorizing the LGBTQ lifestyle.” In the commercial, a lesbian couple is shown intimately lounging on a couch, their legs entwined and heads close together. As the laundry cycle completes, one of the women stands to collect the clothes while her partner sprawls on the bed. The scene continues with the...
  • Gabriel Attal appointed France's youngest ever, first openly gay prime minister by President Macron

    01/09/2024 7:27:10 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 24 replies
    See BS Fake News ^ | 9 January 2024
    Gabriel Attal was named Tuesday as France's youngest-ever prime minister, as President Emmanuel Macron seeks a fresh start for the rest of his term amid growing political pressure from the far right. Attal is also France's first openly gay prime minister. Macron's office announced