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  • Support for same-sex marriage reaches record high of 70 percent: Gallup (barf Alert)

    06/08/2021 8:09:49 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 53 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8th June 2021 | Jordon Williams
    Support for same-sex marriage in the United States has reached a record high, according to a Gallup poll released Tuesday. The survey found that 70 percent of respondents in the U.S. said that marriages between same-sex couples should be recognized by the law as valid, an increase of 3 percentage points from June 2020. Gallup found that the latest increase in support for same-sex marriage was driven by Republicans, with 55 percent saying it should be recognized as valid. This is the first time Gallup recorded a majority of Republicans supporting same-sex marriage. Meanwhile, 73 percent of independents expressed support...
  • New York parent seeks OK to marry their own adult child

    04/13/2021 6:19:26 AM PDT · by C19fan · 61 replies
    NY Post ^ | April 10, 2021 | Kathianne Boniello
    I take my child to be my lawfully wedded spouse … A New Yorker who wants to marry their own adult offspring is suing to overturn laws barring the incestuous practice, calling it a matter of “individual autonomy.” The pining parent seeks to remain anonymous because their request is “an action that a large segment of society views as morally, socially and biologically repugnant,” according to court papers. “Through the enduring bond of marriage, two persons, whatever relationship they might otherwise have with one another, can find a greater level of expression, intimacy and spirituality,” the parent argues in the...
  • Majority of Republicans now support same-sex marriage: Public Religion Research Institute Survey

    03/24/2021 7:49:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 03/24/2021 | Ryan Foley
    A new survey has found that for the first time, a majority of Republicans support same-sex marriage. As part of its annual American Values Atlas, the Public Religion Research Institute released a report Thursday finding broad support for pro-LGBT policies in the United States spanning across partisan, ethnic and religious lines. The results of the survey match findings of other studies showing rising support for such policies. Overall, 67% of Americans support same-sex marriage. Support for allowing same-sex couples to marry is highest among Democrats (76%) and independents (72%). Notably, 51% of Republicans, who are seen as the party committed...
  • EU Commissars to Crack Down on “Homophobia”

    12/02/2020 6:26:51 PM PST · by marshmallow · 18 replies
    Center for Family and Human Rights ^ | 11/26/20 | Stefano Gennarini
    NEW YORK, November 27 (C-Fam) The European Commission intends to unleash a barrage of policies to impose LGBT uniformity across the European Union, including through the threat of sanctions. The powerful European Commission announced that it wants to make “hate speech” and “hate crimes” EU crimes by 2021 and to impose mutual recognition of “rainbow families” across the European Union by 2022. The EU Commission made the announcement in its first-ever EU-wide strategy for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, non-binary, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) equality on November 12. Alongside the pledge to legislate “hate crimes” and “rainbow families” the strategy sets...
  • LGBT Leaders Threaten to Quit Church [of England] Dialogue Unless Bishops Support Gay Marriage

    11/28/2020 5:11:39 PM PST · by marshmallow · 22 replies
    Christian Today ^ | 11/27/20 | Staff
    LGBT leaders and supporters in the Church of England are threatening a mass walkout from a recently-launched discussion process about sexual issues unless bishops give an urgent guarantee to support the marriage of same-sex partners in church. The warning was issued in a joint letter sent to 34 bishops "known to be supporters of LGBTIQ+ people", among them the Archbishop of York and the Bishops of Oxford, Manchester, Leeds, Dover and Liverpool. The letter was sent by Jeremy Timm, former chair of Changing Attitude England, and co-signed by a number of LGBT clergy and supporters, including Rev Colin Coward, founder...
  • Episcopal Bishop William Love announces resignation in response to hearing panel ruling that he violated canon law by refusing to allow same-sex marriages in his diocese

    10/25/2020 11:34:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 29 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/25/2020 | Anugrah Kumar
    A bishop of The Episcopal Church announced that he'll be stepping down from office weeks after the denomination’s disciplinary panel ruled that he violated canon law by refusing to allow same-sex marriages in his diocese. Addressing the Diocesan Convention on Saturday, Bishop William Love of the Episcopal Diocese of Albany said he will resign as bishop on Feb. 1, 2021, according to Anglican Ink. On Oct. 5, the denomination’s Hearing Panel found Bishop Love guilty “by clear and convincing evidence” of violating Resolution B012, a measure passed in 2018 requiring that all Episcopal dioceses allow for the blessing of same-sex...
  • Mozilla Shrinks to Survive Amid Declining Firefox Usage

    08/19/2020 4:20:43 AM PDT · by ShadowAce · 114 replies
    ITProToday ^ | 18 August 2020 | Christine Hall
    Mozilla has been watching the user share of its flagship Firefox web browser shrink for a while, so it was hardly a surprise last week when the company announced it was doing some belt tightening that would result in another round of layoffs. What was a surprise were the numbers involved: The company is laying off about 250 employees, for a staff reduction of 25%, and is completely closing its operations in Taipei, Taiwan. In addition, 60 employees will be shifted to new jobs, and the company will reduce spending on such things as developer tools, internal tooling and platform...
  • No Same-Sex Marriage to be Legitimized in Russia as Long as I am President - Putin

    02/14/2020 6:06:14 PM PST · by marshmallow · 40 replies
    Interfax ^ | 2/13/20
    Novo-Ogaryovo, February 13, Interfax - Russian President Vladimir Putin said that as long as he remains in office, Russia will not legitimize same-sex marriages. "As concerns Parent No. 1 and Parent No. 2, I've said publicly some time ago, and I'll repeat once again now: as long as I am president, we won't have parents number one and number two, we will have Mom and Dad," Putin said at a meeting with members of a working group for preparing constitutional amendments on Thursday. State Duma deputy Olga Batalina said at the meeting that the working group had received numerous proposals...
  • Rush Limbaugh ponders a Trump debate against Pete Buttigieg: 'What's gonna happen there?'

    02/12/2020 11:13:30 PM PST · by knighthawk · 67 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 12 2020 | Brie Stimson
    Rush Limbaugh on Wednesday suggested former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg wouldn't look masculine standing next to "Mr. Man" President Trump on a presidential debate stage because he is an openly gay married man. Democrats are “sitting there, and they’re looking at Mayor Pete, a 37-year-old gay guy ... loves to kiss his husband on the debate stage,” Limbaugh told his radio show listeners while discussing what he perceives as a weak Democratic field. “And they’re saying, 'OK, how’s this gonna look, a 37-year-old gay guy kissing his husband onstage next to Mr. Man Donald Trump? What’s gonna happen...
  • Lesbian Sues Seminary That Refused to Compromise Biblical Values on Gay Marriage

    01/13/2020 7:22:14 PM PST · by Zenyatta · 23 replies
    Western Journal ^ | 1/13/2020 | C. Douglas Golden
    Whether you like it or not, there’s plenty of evidence that the God of the Bible does not sanction same-sex relationships. You may not interpret the Good Book that way. Perhaps you’ve got reasonable theological reasons for it.
  • Hallmark’s bad judgment puts them at a no-win culture war crossroads(Hurl alert)

    12/16/2019 6:14:02 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 32 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | December 16th 2019 | Brad Polumbo
    The Hallmark Channel certainly wasn’t expecting to find itself at the center of a viral culture war controversy this weekend. But in 2019, corporations never know which move might grab the internet’s attention. The controversy started when Hallmark decided to cancel an advertisement they had accepted from the wedding planning service Zola. The ad depicted, in a humorous fashion, a lesbian wedding, and at one point, the couple kisses. The conservative group One Million Moms complained to Hallmark and launched a petition, angered that an advertisement on the family-friendly network showed a type of family arrangement not in accordance with...
  • Lgbt fanatics promote boycotting hallmark for removing lesbian zola ad

    12/15/2019 2:38:58 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 31 replies
    One Angry Gamer ^ | December 15th 2019 | Billy D
    You canÂ’t go anywhere without being served a hot, steaming bowl of alphabet soup. ItÂ’s shoved down your throat when you go to the loo; itÂ’s there when youÂ’re trying to watch certain streaming shows on Russian websites; itÂ’s there when your girlfriend is picking up tampons from the local mart; and itÂ’s there when youÂ’re trying to eat at a local restaurant and just enjoy some hot, mouthwatering, fried sausage. Heck, itÂ’s even there on the Hallmark Channel! Well, it wasÂ… until they axed it and then a bunch of the Rainbow Reich came out of their contemporary San...
  • Australian tennis legend Margaret Court condemned for views against same-sex "marriage"

    12/03/2019 3:35:38 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 34 replies
    news.com.au ^ | 1st December 2019 | news.com.au
    Things turned spicy on Channel 9 this morning during a heated debate about Australian tennis legend Margaret Court. The panel on Sports Sunday was discussing how Tennis Australia (TA) handled its announcement yesterday it had invited Court to attend the Australian Open as a special guest to mark the 50-year anniversary of her incredible 1970 Grand Slam, when she won all four majors. In the same statement yesterday, TA also delivered Court a stinging backhand by saying it does not agree with her views that gay marriage should not be legal, which have “hurt and demeaned many in our community”....
  • It’s a Wonderful Time to Be Alive(Hurl alert)

    11/27/2019 2:36:46 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 26 replies
    National Review ^ | November 27th 2019 | MICHAEL TANNER
    For those of us who spend far too much time following the news these days, it is easy to feel that everything is falling apart. Regardless of your political ideology, there is no doubt that this country is politically divided and facing serious challenges. To make matters worse, we are entering an election season. Politicians will be trying their best to convince us that we are one vote away from choosing between Nazi Germany and Venezuela. Yet, as we gather with friends and family this Thanksgiving, it is worth remembering that, beyond the headlines, things are actually pretty darn good....
  • Fox News contributor Guy Benson marries boyfriend Adam Wise in California's Napa Valley

    09/08/2019 4:07:48 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 109 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 8, 2019 | Jessica Sager
    Fox News contributor Guy Benson married his boyfriend of four years, Adam Wise, on Saturday. The couple tied the knot in front of 150 guests at the Charles Krug Winery in Napa Valley, Calif., People reported. Wise, 24, said of Benson, “We’re both organized and driven human beings. We just work well together. We’re best friends. He’s my home.” The pair met after Benson came out as gay on Fox News' "The Kelly File" in 2015, where he'd been promoting his book, "End of Discussion."
  • Top Philippines court refuses to legalize same-sex marriage in unanimous decision

    09/05/2019 8:12:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/05/2019 | By Leah MarieAnn Klett
    In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court of the Philippines has dismissed a landmark petition to legalize same-sex marriage in the majority Catholic country. On Tuesday, the country’s highest court ruled that Jesus Nicardo Falcis III, an openly gay attorney who initiated the petition in 2015, had no legal standing in the case since he had not applied for a marriage license, the South China Morning Post reported. Despite its decision, in a text released to journalists, the court noted the Southeast Asian nation's 1987 Constitution “does not define, or restrict, marriage on the basis of … sexual orientation, or...
  • Long time BBC religious program ‘Songs of Praise’ broadcasts first “gay wedding”

    08/18/2019 4:15:17 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 20 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 18th August 2019 | Hayley Dixon
    Songs of Praise has screened the show's first ever gay wedding as part of a drive to modernise the programme. Presenters of the BBC One show have vowed that they are “not afraid of controversy” as they broadcast a wedding which is currently banned in the Church of England. The Sunday afternoon show, which has been running since 1961, was traditionally a “sort of hymn sandwich”, presenter of more than three decades Pam Rhodes said. But now, which a magazine format an on screen cast which includes soprano Katherine Jenkins and JB Gill, the former frontman of boy-band JLS, the...
  • Christian baker happy for 'second chance' to fight in court over refusal to make gay wedding cake

    06/18/2019 7:54:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 06/18/2019
    An Oregon baker said Tuesday she's thrilled to have a "second chance" to fight in court over a $135,000 penalty for her shop's refusal to make a same-sex wedding cake. The Supreme Court on Monday threw out a ruling against the bakers, Melissa and Aaron Klein, who refused to bake the cake citing their religious beliefs. During the court's last term, justices ruled in favor of a Colorado baker in a similar situation, stating that a state body demonstrated improper hostility toward the baker's religion in finding that he violated a state anti-discrimination law. On Monday, the Supreme Court sent...
  • In Praise of Clarence Thomas

    06/05/2019 4:52:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 5, 2019 | Star Parker
    Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas is, once again, under attack. And, once again, the attacks are from liberals who cannot tolerate Thomas' consistent, unyielding and faithful commitment to America's founding principles. The latest concerns Thomas' 20-page opinion offered up in Box v. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, recently considered by the Supreme Court. Planned Parenthood challenged Indiana law prohibiting abortion for reasons of sex, race or non-life threatening deformity. The challenge was upheld in district court and the law overturned. However, the Supreme Court chose not to rule on the matter for procedural reasons, turning it back to...
  • Is the world becoming more gay-friendly?

    05/28/2019 5:12:19 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 36 replies
    BBC News ^ | 29th May 2019 | Amy Adamczyk
    When Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalise same-sex unions, hundreds of gay people marked the occasion by registering to marry. It marked a significant change on the island, where the majority of people only relatively recently became supportive of same-sex relationships. In many other places there has also been a shift - often a rapid one - towards more liberal attitudes. For example, in 2007, one in five South Koreans said homosexuality should be accepted, -but, by 2013, that figure had doubled. Attitudes among the public also appear to have softened in other places including Argentina, Chile,...