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  • Is it OK for Christians to attend same-sex weddings?

    04/04/2022 9:27:01 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 60 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/21/2022 | Michael Gryboski
    Christians shouldn't attend same-sex wedding ceremonies, as attending would be to an inherent show of support, according to Southern Baptist Theological Seminary President Albert Mohler Jr.In an episode of Mohler’s “The Briefing” podcast that aired Friday, the Evangelical theologian was asked by a listener about what to do if one is invited to a same-sex wedding ceremony.Mohler responded by noting that the “whole context of the wedding as a public event is the public exchange of vows and the public declaration of the rightness of this relationship.”“Remember that the traditional word used of those who are attending a wedding is...
  • Participants Needed in Blood Donor Study: Could Lead to Eligibility Changes for Men Who Have Sex with Men [Barf Alert]

    02/05/2022 3:09:37 PM PST · by fwdude · 17 replies
    HIV.gov ^ | January 26, 2022 | HIV.gov
    A pilot study funded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that could potentially lead to changes to blood donor eligibility for men who have sex with men is underway and seeking participants in 8 U.S. cities. The ADVANCE study , which stands for Assessing Donor Variability And New Concepts in Eligibility, is focused on evaluating alternatives to the FDA's blood donor time-based deferral policy for men who have sex with men (MSM). ... The ADVANCE study is a first step in providing data that will help the FDA determine if a blood donor history questionnaire (DHQ) based on...
  • Boris Johnson urged to say sorry to LGBT+ forces vets dismissed for sexuality

    01/22/2022 1:45:30 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 19 replies
    The Mirror ^ | January 22nd 2022 | Nigel Nelson
    Former Veterans minister Johnny Mercer has called on Boris Johnson to say sorry to armed forces LGBT+ vets jailed or dismissed for their sexuality. Mr Mercer told the Sunday Mirror: “It’s the least the PM can do for the pain they have suffered. “Our armed forces are now the best in the world for LGBT inclusion but that was not always the case. “A national apology and compensation will go some way to repairing the damage done to so many lives.” Up to 20,000 LGBT armed services personnel were drummed out of careers they loved until the services gay ban...
  • Gay male couples, single men, transgenders can now have babies via surrogacy inside Israel

    01/04/2022 4:29:27 PM PST · by Angelino97 · 51 replies
    Israel 365 News ^ | January 4, 2022 | Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
    Twenty-six years after Israel became the first country to pass a state-supervised surrogacy law that included only married heterosexual couples, the Health Ministry has announced a change allowing same-sex couples, transexuals and single fathers to make arrangements for producing a baby with surrogate in Israel.“This is a historic day for the struggle of the LGBT community in Israel and for Israeli society as a whole. We are putting an end to years of injustice and discrimination – the surrogacy equality revolution is underway,” declared Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz, who himself is openly homosexual. He made the announcement along with ministry...
  • Make the Yuletide gay with these new LGBTQ Christmas movies

    11/29/2021 11:22:29 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 53 replies
    NBC News / Comcast ^ | November 29, 2021 | By Dan Avery
    Last year saw a flurry of LGBTQ-inclusive Christmas movies from Lifetime, Hallmark and other networks and streaming services. The tradition continues in 2021, with films starring RuPaul, Michael Urie, Jonathan Bennet and more — plus appearances by gay favorites like Jennifer Coolidge. Plan your holiday season binge-watching sessions accordingly with these upcoming movies and specials. 'Christmas at the Ranch' Dec. 1 , Tello Films 'Single All the Way' Dec. 2, Netflix 'The Bitch Who Stole Christmas' Dec. 2, VH1 'The Great British Baking Show: Holidays' Dec. 3, Netflix 'The Jenkins Family Christmas' Dec. 4, BET+ 'With Love' Dec. 17, Amazon...
  • Biden’s Absurd Gender Strategy

    10/27/2021 10:25:48 PM PDT · by bitt · 7 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/26/2021 | staff
    oe Biden and Kamala Harris have no clue how to deal with the many crises their administration has created, exacerbated, or failed to get under control, but as of last Friday they now have a 42-page gender strategy. Gender strategy? Yes, the “National Strategy on Gender Equity and Equality,” the first-ever such declaration because in the near-quarter millennium of this country’s existence no one ever thought we needed one, lays out a list of goals and aspirations and solutions to alleged problems whose existence keeps being asserted without evidence. “Health care,” for instance, is a strange action item to list...
  • Ohio college student 'angry' and 'scared' after 'cisgender men' installed radiator in dorms: 'Safe space'

    10/19/2021 11:36:24 AM PDT · by grundle · 93 replies
    Fox news via yahoo.com ^ | October 19, 2021 | Emma Colton
    A student at Oberlin College in Ohio described being "scared" and "angry" after the school announced a work crew would be installing radiators in a "safe space" dormitory for women and trans students, explaining the crew would likely be "cisgender men." "I was angry, scared, and confused. Why didn’t the College complete the installation over the summer, when the building was empty? Why couldn’t they tell us precisely when the workers would be there? Why were they only notifying us the day before the installation was due to begin?" Oberlin student Peter Fray-Witzer wrote in an op-ed published in the...
  • North Carolina lieutenant governor facing backlash after calling transgender people ‘filth’

    10/09/2021 9:49:40 AM PDT · by RandFan · 100 replies
    NY Post ^ | Oct 9 | By Isabel Vincent
    North Carolina’s lieutenant governor is facing mounting calls for his resignation after he was caught on video calling transgender people “filth.” The video, which was first posted Wednesday by Right Wing Watch, showed the first-term Republican making the comments during a speech at Asbury Baptist Church in June. “There’s no reason anybody, anywhere in America should be telling children about transgenderism, homosexuality, any of that filth,” Mark Robinson said in the video, which has gone viral. “Yes, I called it filth.” The comments were condemned by the White House this week. “These words are repugnant and offensive,” said Andrew Bates,...
  • New Jersey county pilots program for LGBTQ community

    10/06/2021 2:24:44 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 28 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | October 6, 2021 | By WAYNE PARRY
    FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — Building relationships with the LGBTQ community and enrolling local businesses to act as shelters where bias crime victims can seek immediate help are parts of a new program rolled out Wednesday by a New Jersey prosecutor’s office. Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Lori Linskey introduced the program to assign liaisons to members of the gay, lesbian and other communities to chip away at decades of distrust between them and law enforcement. She enlisted the help of three Jersey Shore cities to conduct the pilot program called “Safe Place,” modeled after a similar initiative in Seattle. The program...
  • [Catholic Caucus] New head of JPII marriage institute suggests Church must change its definition of family

    09/24/2021 10:34:51 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 12 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | September 23, 2021 | Jeanne Smits
    [Catholic Caucus] New head of JPII marriage institute suggests Church must change its definition of familyMonsignor Philippe Bordeyne claims that 'theologians cannot continue to assert certainties about the family when we see the transformations it is undergoing today.'(LifeSiteNews) — Weeks after taking up his post as new president of the former John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family, Monsignor Philippe Bordeyne made a remarkable statement in a revealing interview with La Croix International, the English-language daily edited by La Croix, unofficial daily of the French episcopate, saying, “We theologians cannot continue to assert certainties about the family when we...
  • Cops imposing brutal lockdown in Sydney's west are caught throwing a PARTY at their police station for LGBTQIA awareness

    09/02/2021 4:47:16 PM PDT · by Trillian · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 31 August 202 | Brett Lackey
    Police officials are reviewing a staff party held at a western Sydney station in July while the city was under strict lockdown to determine if public health orders were breached. On Friday more than a dozen employees at Mount Druitt Police Area Command gathered together in a brightly decorated common room to share buffet platters of food. Pictures from the event posted online show staff around a party table at the station, located in one of the 12 Covid-hit LGAs of concern, as they celebrate Wear It Purple Day to support the LGBTQIA+ community. 'Happy Wear it Purple Day. Follow...
  • Police paint Pride rainbows on the side of squad cars in a bid to beat online hate crimes and 'give confidence to our LGBT+ community'

    08/22/2021 3:37:02 PM PDT · by algore · 76 replies
    Police are painting rainbows on the side of their squad cars in a bid to beat online hate crimes and 'give confidence' to the LGBT+ community. Critics have said forces should be focusing on 'real' issues such as knife crime and that the colourful cars might seem less intimidating to the public. The cost of painting the cars, described as 'hate crime cars', is 'quite minimal' but are believed to give a 'huge impact' on the community. Deputy chief constable Julie Cooke said: 'Cars are there in the communities on normal policing patrol just to show the community that we...
  • At the national level, Dr. Rachel Levine adheres to the focus to mission that marked her time in Pa.

    08/02/2021 10:34:36 AM PDT · by lightman · 46 replies
    Pennlive ^ | 2 August A.D. 2021 | Ivey DeJesus
    In her time as Pennsylvania’s top health official, Dr. Rachel Levine not only led the Commonwealth through the complexities of an opioid epidemic followed by a global viral epidemic, as a transgender woman she fended off the hateful rhetoric from detractors opposed to not only her progressive-leaning policies but her gender identity. At every turn, Levine stayed focused on the duties of her public office. Now, just a little more than 100 days in office as the U.S. Assistant Secretary of Health, Levine is leveraging the same steeliness of character in her official capacity at the national level. Levine pays...
  • Joe Rogan claims gay and transgender people are the 'most vicious' champions of cancel culture

    07/31/2021 6:43:48 AM PDT · by RandFan · 62 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 31 | By ADAM SCHRADER FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    Joe Rogan called gay and transgender people the 'most vicious' upholders of cancel culture in a rant on his podcast. Rogan, 53, claimed on his July 21 episode of the Joe Rogan Experience that gay and transgender people have 'been bullied' and are now coming after people who are not members of the LGBTQ community, as spotted by Mediaite. 'You know what the thing that's going on with the left - a lot of it is, they're being bullies and a lot of the people that are progressive, that are really like open-minded, unfortunately, there is a lot of people...
  • Democratic Donor Ed Buck convicted of nine felonies

    07/28/2021 9:56:14 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 13 replies
    https://hotair.com ^ | JOHN SEXTON Jul 27, 2021 9:30 PM ET
    Nearly two years after he was arrested, Democratic Donor Ed Buck was convicted today of nine felonies which involved the overdose deaths of two men. According to the prosecution, Buck would lure black men into his home and then inject them with meth in exchange for sex. Two of the men died and a third, who testified at the trial, survived because he was able to walk to a nearby gas station to call for help: During the trial, Dane Brown testified that he had overdosed in Buck’s apartment twice in one week in September 2019. He told investigators he...
  • Vatican Rejects Healing for Homosexuality

    07/22/2021 6:12:15 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 40 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 7/22/21 | Jules Gomes
    Homosexuals do not need a cure, but accompaniment and discernmentVATICAN CITY (ChurchMilitant.com) - Rome is rejecting the use of "reparative" or "conversion" therapies by Catholic groups to heal homosexuals of same-sex attraction, a Spanish Catholic weekly is reporting. But homosexuals who have benefited from therapy are urging Pope Francis to meet with those who have found healing from unwanted same-sex attraction. The Vatican's Congregation for the Clergy (CC) instructed the Spanish Episcopal Conference (CEE) in June to disavow the Granada-based Truth and Freedom (Verdad y Libertad) apostolate for its practice of reparative therapy, Vida Nueva reported last Thursday.The bishops are...
  • Disturbing video of Ed Buck groping unconscious man who died of overdose played in court (Schiff's BFF)

    07/20/2021 11:36:27 PM PDT · by Libloather · 12 replies
    Pink News ^ | 7/20/21 | Emma Powys Maurice
    **SNIP** Photographs of the apartment shown to jurors depicted walls painted dark red and blue, a mattress on the floor in front of a large-screen TV, boxes of men’s underwear, a collection of Halloween-style masks and a red tool chest allegedly filled with meth pipes, syringes and sex toys. One man, who said he was paid $300 as an escort, claimed Buck gave him what he said was meth, but was immobilised on the floor for more than six hours. Buck told the man to leave, but he couldn’t move. When Buck approached him with a buzzing power saw, the...
  • NFL launches new ad proclaiming 'football is gay, football is lesbian...'

    07/17/2021 9:37:04 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 58 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 7/17/2021 | Eric Utter
    The National Football League (NFL) recently joined virtually every other American institution in lauding — and marketing to — the LGBT community during Pride Month in June. It did so by releasing a new 30-second commercial proudly proclaiming that "football is gay, lesbian, queer, transgender, bisexual and exciting." The ad begins by stating "football is gay" to the sound of drums rolling and people cheering. (I'm not sure what Dick Butkus would have to say about this advertisement, but I digress.) f you love this game, you are welcome here. Football is for all. Football is for everyone. The NFL...
  • Disney debuts first-ever LGBTQ love song on 'High School Musical' TV show

    07/17/2021 6:22:47 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 23 replies
    The Blaze ^ | July 16th 2021 | Dave Urbanski
    Disney is featuring its first-ever LGBTQ love song on Friday's episode of "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series," EW reported. What are the details?The episode, which streams on Disney+, depicts Carlos (Frankie Rodriguez) singing a love song titled, "In a Heartbeat," to his boyfriend Seb (Joe Serafini), the outlet said. EW said the "sweet ballad" is performed "when Carlos learns Seb feels insecure in their relationship." What's more, the actors are a real-life couple, the outlet noted — and Rodriguez said he was excited to be part of Disney history. "To be the first, it's kind of crazy!" Rodriguez...
  • Ed Buck's violent sex play recounted in first day of death trial (BFF Schiff not mentioned yet)

    07/17/2021 2:51:20 PM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 7/14/21 | Tori Richards
    LOS ANGELES - In another lifetime, wealthy businessman Ed Buck hobnobbed with elite Democrats such as Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Gavin Newsom. But, according to prosecutors, away from the glamour of the dinner parties and fundraisers, Buck had a dangerous dark side. It included preying on gay black men in sexual games and injecting them with fatal levels of GHB and methamphetamine. Tuesday's opening statements in Buck’s nine-count indictment recounted experiences of his drug den where two men died, and several others were injured. Although the 66-year-old businessman has said through his lawyers the activity was consensual, the U.S....