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  • BBC is STILL 'in thrall of trans lobby': Insider claims staff are being told to declare pronouns in training sessions by same group behind controversial 'Genderbread person graphic'... after broadcaster cut ties with Stonewall

    06/26/2022 2:42:56 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 30 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6-26-22 | JACK WRIGHT and JAMES ROBINSON
    BBC staff have been told there are more than 150 genders in training session Corporation organised seminars by trans lobby group Global Butterflies The group is behind the disputed 'Genderbread person' graphic BBC staff also told they should declare their pronouns on email signoffs
  • Census Bureau: ‘LGBT Adults…Reported Roughly Twice the Rate of Mental Health Challenges as Non-LGBT Adults’

    06/22/2022 11:41:04 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 49 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | June 22, 2022 | 1:21pm EDT | CNSNews.com Staff
    Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adults in the United States are about twice as likely as non-LGBT adults to suffer from “mental health challenges,” according to the U.S. Census Bureau. “LGBT adults ages 18 and older reported roughly twice the rate of mental health challenges as non-LGBT adults,” the Census Bureau said in a release published on June 16. These results come from the Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey, which started in April 2020 after the beginning of the COVID pandemic, and which last July started asking respondents about their sexual orientation. Overall, in surveys conducted from March through...
  • APS adopts changes to dress code policy (ABQ schools to allow students to dress as they like)

    06/17/2022 5:01:05 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 20 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | June 16, 2022 | Esteban Candelaria
    Students should be able to be comfortable in their own skin. They should also be able to express themselves with their clothes, incoming La Cueva High School senior Erica Ho says. But sometimes, students get in trouble for that expression. And more often than not, Ho says, it’s young women who are singled out – often by dress code enforcers who say their goal is to maintain a professional, “distraction-free” environment. “You come to school trying to express yourself, … you come to school trying to learn,” Ho said. “You’re not really thinking about if I’m showing too much skin,...
  • Mennonite Church USA passes resolution committing to LGBTQ inclusion

    06/03/2022 7:37:43 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 84 replies
    Religion News Service ^ | June 2nd 2022 | Kathryn Post
    The governing body of the largest Mennonite denomination in the United States passed a resolution on Sunday (May 29) confessing to “committing violence against LGBTQ people” and committing to LGBTQ inclusion. In a separate vote, Mennonite Church USA also repealed instructions to pastors not to officiate at marriages between people of the same sex. The denomination’s official confession, which views marriage as between a man and a woman, remains unchanged. Nearly 83% of the delegates meeting at a special assembly in Kansas City, Missouri, voted in favor of repealing the guidelines barring marriage for same-sex couples, while the resolution for...
  • Teammate of Lia Thomas says UPenn officials warned women's team of consequences for complaints about trans swimmer's presence

    06/02/2022 10:02:06 PM PDT · by Schatze · 39 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | June 02, 2022 | Dave Urbanski
    A teammate of controversial transgender swimmer Lia Thomas said University of Pennsylvania officials warned women swimmers they'd face consequences for speaking out against the presence of Thomas — a biological male who identifies as female — on the women's swim team. “They’ve made it pretty clear if you speak up about it, your life will be over in some way, you’ll be blasted all over the Internet as a transphobe … you’ll never be able to get a job,” the teammate told Matt Walsh as part of his just-released "What Is a Woman?" documentary, according to the Daily Wire.
  • Head of German Bishops: Church Teaching on Homosexuality, Female Ordination ‘Must be Changed’

    05/31/2022 5:46:40 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 16 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 5/25/22 | Michael Haynes
    Bishop Bätzing added that Pope Francis ‘disappoints’ him since the Pope is not enacting enough change in the Church.(LifeSiteNews) – Bishop Georg Bätzing, president of the German Bishop’s Conference (DBK), has demanded that Catholic Church teaching on homosexuality and the role of women “must be changed.” Bätzing made the comments in a May 22 interview which dealt extensively with his desire for change in the Church, along with his disappointment at Pope Francis for not ushering in enough change. Meanwhile Bishop Bätzing is forging ahead with radical attempted changes to Church teaching in Germany via the Synodal Way, looking to...
  • 107 Florida congregations leaving United Methodist Church to join new conservative church network amid LGBT debate

    05/08/2022 1:49:02 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/08/2022 | Michael Gryboski
    A staggering 107 United Methodist congregations based in Florida plan to leave the mainline denomination for the newly launched conservative Global Methodist Church. The Florida chapter of the Wesleyan Covenant Association, a theologically conservative Methodist group, announced Tuesday that 107 churches in the state had “chosen to initiate the process to depart the Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church.” The number of congregations planning to leave represents nearly 20% of the total number of churches belonging to the UMC Florida Conference. "This broad group of churches include both large and small congregations along with Anglo, African American, Latino, Korean,...
  • The scientific meltdown over a controversial discovery of 'biblical Sodom'

    05/02/2022 11:59:07 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 29 replies
    Christianity Today ^ | 04/21/2022 | Jerry Pattengale
    (RNS) — What everyone agrees on is that something unusual happened at Tall el-Hammam, an ancient settlement near the Dead Sea.In a layer of ancient earth, archaeologists claim to have found evidence of an apocalyptic event: Melted rooftops. Disintegrated pottery. Unusual patterns in the rock formations that can be associated with intense heat. For another three to six centuries after 1650 B.C., the settlement's 100 acres lay fallow.But when Steven Collins, the principal archaeologist at Tall el-Hammam, considered the scientists' evidence in an article that ran last year in the respected scientific journal Nature, he claimed that the incineration matched...
  • Transgender designer is accused of 'child abuse' for selling pants that seek to 'flatten' the genitals of boys as young as four - as doctors warn the underwear could cause infertility

    04/23/2022 2:57:33 PM PDT · by Trillian · 52 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 23 April 2022 | Georgia Edkins
    A transgender underwear designer has been accused of child abuse for selling pants that seek to ‘flatten’ the genitals of boys as young as four. Doctors warned that the underwear, which is made to ‘flatten the side profile of the pelvic area’, could cause infertility. A leading peer claimed the sale of the product amounted to a criminal offence. The garments are sold by Carmen Liu, an eponymous company established by a transgender former ballet dancer that describes itself as ‘the UK’s first brand to design flattening and tucking underwear’. The cotton briefs, which cost £35.70 for a pack of...
  • 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...
  • Disney content honcho says 'as the mother [of] one transgender child and one pansexual child' she wants at least half of ALL characters to be LGBTQIA or racial minorities - as producer for network touts 'not-at-all-secret gay agenda' for kids' programming

    03/29/2022 8:48:50 PM PDT · by Morgana · 107 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | March 29, 2022 | Janon Fisher
    A Disney executive in charge of content vowed to up the ante on gender politics during an all-hands meeting, promising that at least half of the characters in its productions will be LGBTIA or minority by the end of the year. General entertainment president Karey Burke choked up during the company-wide Zoom call Monday, saying the issue hit close to home because of her children. 'I'm here as the mother of two queer children, actually, one transgender child and one pansexual child, and also as a leader,' she said. During the same all-hands meeting, television animation executive producer Latoya Raveneau...
  • Fully Automated Luxury Gay Space Communism

    03/23/2022 2:27:40 PM PDT · by Yashcheritsiy · 15 replies
    Neo-Ciceronian Times ^ | March 16, 2022 | Theophilus Chilton
    Once again, Twitter comes through as a go-to source for material to write about. So I was a bit amused when I came across this tweet a few days ago, I found it amusing because I have to admit, Star Trek is one of those things I would now classify alongside, say, the MCU movies as being the domain of the bugman. And since bugmen are a little…suspect in my eyes, well, you know. But as it turns out, the text in the tweet comes from an article appearing all the way back in 2005 in the Huffington Post, before...
  • Disney Announces Task Force to Create More LGBTQ Content for Children

    03/22/2022 8:45:17 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 59 replies
    Timcast ^ | MARCH 22, 2022 | CASSANDRA FAIRBANKS
    Disney has been facing both internal and external backlash for CEO Bob Chapek not doing enough to fight Florida’s Parental Rights in Education bill, which blocks educators from discussing gender identity or sexual orientation with students in third grade or below. On Monday, Chapek told employees about the company’s plan for the task force. “We know the moment requires urgency – and words are not enough,” said Chapek, according to a recording of his remarks obtained by Reuters. “So we are taking some actions right now.” According to Reuters, “The company said the task force will enlist the help of...
  • 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...
  • Pope Urges Parents to ‘Never Condemn’ Their Gay Children

    01/27/2022 7:08:16 PM PST · by marshmallow · 25 replies
    AP ^ | 1/26/22 | Nicole Winfield
    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis urged parents on Wednesday not to condemn their children if they are gay, in his latest gesture of outreach to the LGBTQ community which has long been marginalized by the Catholic hierarchy. Francis spoke off the cuff during his weekly Wednesday general audience dedicated to the figure of St. Joseph, the father of Jesus. Francis said he was thinking in particular about parents who are confronted with “sad” situations in their children’s lives. Citing parents who have to cope with children who are sick, imprisoned or who get killed in car accidents, Francis added:...
  • Court affirms ruling against bakery that refused to sell same-sex wedding cake but tells state to reconsider fine

    01/26/2022 6:54:55 PM PST · by aimhigh · 22 replies
    OregonLive ^ | 01/26/2022 | Jamie Goldberg
    The Oregon Court of Appeals for a second time Wednesday upheld a ruling by the state civil rights division that found that a Gresham bakery illegally discriminated against a same-sex couple by refusing to sell them a wedding cake in 2013.However, the court found that the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries did not exhibit religious neutrality in issuing an $135,000 fine to Sweet Cakes by Melissa for illegal discrimination and sent the case back to the civil rights division to reassess its fine. . . . But the court found Wednesday that the Supreme Court’s rulings didn’t change its...
  • 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...
  • Archeologists: Sodom and Gomorrah literally destroyed by fire and brimstone falling from the sky

    12/11/2018 5:14:49 PM PST · by ebb tide · 88 replies
    LifeSIte News ^ | December 11, 2018 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    Archeologists: Sodom and Gomorrah literally destroyed by fire and brimstone falling from the sky December 11, 2018 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A group of archeologists and other scientists say they have discovered strong evidence that the region of the “Middle Ghor,” where the cities of Sodom and Gomorrah are believed to have existed, were in fact destroyed by a meteor that exploded in the sky above, raining down superheated matter and raising temperatures to thousands of degrees, a theory that matches the account of the cities’ destruction contained in the Old Testament Book of Genesis. According to the theory, the meteor...
  • Cosmic Airburst May Have Wiped Out Part of the Middle East 3,700 Years Ago

    11/29/2018 3:27:03 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 28 replies
    The airburst "in an instant, devastated approximately 500 km2 [about 200 square miles] immediately north of the Dead Sea, not only wiping out 100 percent of the [cities] and towns, but also stripping agricultural soils from once-fertile fields and covering the eastern Middle Ghor with a super-heated brine of Dead Sea anhydride salts pushed over the landscape by the event's frontal shock waves," the researchers wrote in the abstract for a paper that was presented at the American Schools of Oriental Research annual meeting held in Denver Nov. 14 to 17. Anhydride salts are a mix of salt and sulfates....
  • Scientists: 'superheated blast from the sky' destroyed Dead Sea cities, pointing to Sodom in Bible

    11/28/2018 9:44:08 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/27/2018 | Stoyan Zaimov
    Scientists have found that a "superheated blast from the skies" destroyed cities near the Dead Sea 3,700 years ago, which biblical analysts are saying echoes the destruction of Sodom.Science News reported that the new findings were revealed at the annual meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research last week by archaeologist Phillip Silvia of Trinity Southwest University in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The scientists discovered radiocarbon dating and unearthed minerals that instantly crystallized at high temperatures at what used to be cities and farming settlements north of the Dead Sea, suggesting that a massive air-burst, possibly by a meteor, destroyed...