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U.S. slams 'conservative gender norms'
WND ^ | Dec. 28, 2013 | Steve Peacock

Posted on 12/28/2013 7:59:06 PM PST by Steve Peacock

Obama agenda won't tolerate 'preference for heterosexuality' in other countries

Homosexuals, prostitutes, and transgendered people of Central America are about to receive another boost from the Obama administration, which is expanding an HIV program initially launched during the William J. Clinton presidency.

But chief among impediments to achieving U.S. policy goals in the region are “conservative gender norms related to sexuality and strong normative preference for heterosexuality,” a revised government planning document says.

Organizations that help “Most-at-Risk Populations,” or MARPs, therefore, will be the beneficiaries of this Phase Two initiative, according to the revised Statement of Work detailing the Central America Project for a Sustainable Response to HIV, or PASCA II...

[T]hanks to U.S.-taxpayer funded measures such as “condom and lubricant social marketing,” USAID already has helped spark behavior change among MARPs, the document explicitly says.

(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aids; centralamerica; hiv; homosexual; homosexualagenda; humanrights; lavendermafia; nannystate; obama; obamaforeignpolicy; obamalegacy; sexpositiveagenda; theuglyamerican

1 posted on 12/28/2013 7:59:07 PM PST by Steve Peacock
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To: Steve Peacock

This sounds like satire to sane people


2 posted on 12/28/2013 7:59:45 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: GeronL; John Semmens

John Semmens got his work cut out trying to compete against these people.


3 posted on 12/28/2013 8:02:26 PM PST by aquila48
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To: Steve Peacock

“impediments to achieving U.S. policy goals in the region are” and “strong normative preference for heterosexuality”

WOW....


4 posted on 12/28/2013 8:02:41 PM PST by HereInTheHeartland (Obama lied; our healthcare died.)
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To: Steve Peacock
Won't tolerate normality? Insane!
5 posted on 12/28/2013 8:03:17 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be dones)
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To: Steve Peacock

I plead guilty of having conservative gender norms


6 posted on 12/28/2013 8:07:51 PM PST by Nifster
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

> Obama agenda won’t tolerate ‘preference for heterosexuality’ in other countries

IOW, no recognition of sovereignty, and rejection of JFK’s observation that “there can’t be an American solution to every problem” (in the world).

Thanks Steve Peacock.


7 posted on 12/28/2013 8:09:50 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: Steve Peacock

The insanity continues. Our allies in socially conservative Belize, Jamaica, and the Dominican Republic need our prayers in preparation for the all-out homosexual AIDS onslaught about to be foisted on them by anti-colonial colonial overlord Obama.


8 posted on 12/28/2013 8:11:57 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: aquila48

Yep. Leftists today have made all our jokes about them come true.


9 posted on 12/28/2013 8:14:33 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Steve Peacock; RichInOC; Prince of Space; JoeFromSidney; TNMountainMan; alphadog; infool7; ...
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Freep-mail me to get on or off my pro-life and Catholic List:

Add me / Remove me

Please ping me to note-worthy Pro-Life or Catholic threads, or other threads of general interest.

10 posted on 12/28/2013 8:14:48 PM PST by narses (... unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you do not have life within you.)
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To: Steve Peacock

This administration doesn’t normally offer condoms and lube for its interactions with the public. I feel deprived.


11 posted on 12/28/2013 8:20:14 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Steve Peacock

It seems as if the US federal government is an enemy of all that’s good everywhere.


12 posted on 12/28/2013 8:22:10 PM PST by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: Steve Peacock
What is that thing in the Bible where it talks about when good is considered bad and bad is considered good?

Looks like we are smack dab in the middle of that prophecy.

13 posted on 12/28/2013 8:22:33 PM PST by Slyfox (We want our pre-existing HEALTH INSURANCE back!)
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To: GeronL

I had to double check to see if Semmens was trying to get one over.


14 posted on 12/28/2013 8:32:06 PM PST by BBell (The Blue Dog is Stupid)
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To: freedomfiter2

Of course you are correct.

The institutionalized evil can not be undone by a Godless people, apart from God. The Christian apostasy has had it’s effect.

I fear we have been turned over to ourselves, a condition without true repentance, of which we were forewarned by our Lord.


15 posted on 12/28/2013 8:38:03 PM PST by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: SunkenCiv

“Obama agenda won’t tolerate ‘preference for heterosexuality’ in other countries”

Try that in Iran or Saudi Arabia, Bammy! Or maybe AIDS is unknown there? /s


16 posted on 12/28/2013 8:59:35 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: Steve Peacock
The MARPs! Aren't those the Black people who conquered Spain?

[That's the Moors you idiot! It's a misprint.

Oh no, no, no, my Friend. It says "M-A-R-P-s"]

17 posted on 12/28/2013 8:59:55 PM PST by FredZarguna (No. It's the Moops.)
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To: Steve Peacock

Because the American taxpayers have money burning holes in their pockets


18 posted on 12/28/2013 9:02:51 PM PST by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: Steve Peacock

Obama is a sexual deviant. Anyone who believes differently isn’t paying attention.


19 posted on 12/28/2013 9:03:15 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (The Truth Is Out There. Just don't let anyone know that you're looking for it.)
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To: Slyfox

Isaiah 5:18-21
Woe to those who drag iniquity with the cords of falsehood, And sin as if with cart ropes;

Who say, “Let Him make speed, let Him hasten His work, that we may see it; And let the purpose of the Holy One of Israel draw near And come to pass, that we may know it!

Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil; Who substitute darkness for light and light for darkness; Who substitute bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!

Woe to those who are wise in their own eyes And clever in their own sight!…


20 posted on 12/28/2013 9:09:58 PM PST by gitmo (If your theology doesn't become your biography, what good is it?)
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To: gitmo

Thank you.


21 posted on 12/28/2013 9:13:06 PM PST by Slyfox (We want our pre-existing HEALTH INSURANCE back!)
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To: Steve Peacock
If a "strong normative preference for heterosexuality" is antithetical to U.S. goals in the area, whatever they are, then maybe those goals ought to be what is under scrutiny here.

Words have meanings. "Norm" is heterosexual by so far a margin that it is scarcely worth pointing out except to people who want the word to mean something else. Neither does the word "deviate" carry a cachet of "gender" bigotry - that which deviates from the norm, is, well, deviate. That's it. That's what the word means.

It does not surprise me that an administration this taken with life in Fantasyland should indulge itself in this sort of semantic juggling act. However, let me make a simple observation: if health problems result from one sticking one's generative organ into someone else's rectal channel, perhaps the cause of those problems isn't bigotry. Just a thought.

22 posted on 12/28/2013 9:23:24 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Steve Peacock

Has America figured out that she’s accursed of God yet? He’s going to make it more and more obvious until it’s unmistakable.


23 posted on 12/28/2013 9:33:57 PM PST by Campion ("Social justice" begins in the womb)
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To: Steve Peacock
It is obvious the Government wants a more receptive population for their policies.

BOHICA.

They do not represent me when they spew this sort of crap.

24 posted on 12/28/2013 9:59:50 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: GeronL

Do you actually think that parents 50 years ago would have allowed public schools to sexualize their children and put vile ideas into their heads about sodomy and telling children it is “Good” and that all families are the same-—like two daddies and two mommies.

It erases Christian Ethics and Reason and understanding of Natural Laws (common sense)——flips Good and Evil....

Satire/no-—but it should be.


25 posted on 12/28/2013 11:16:31 PM PST by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: savagesusie

I know, even 10 years ago this would have been seen as crazy stuff


26 posted on 12/28/2013 11:21:12 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: savagesusie

Soon there will have to be new children’s books: Richard Has the Same Parents He Always Had, Susie Has No “Other Home” to Go To, Clyde Has No Half-Brothers or Half-Sisters, Jackie’s Grandma Is Happy with How Her Grandchildren Turned Out. We were cracking ourselves up with these on Christmas. Wish I could remember them all.


27 posted on 12/29/2013 3:27:48 AM PST by firebrand
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To: GeronL

>> This sounds like satire to sane people

Excellent.


28 posted on 12/29/2013 3:30:05 AM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Billthedrill
Words have meanings. "Norm" is heterosexual by so far a margin that it is scarcely worth pointing out except to people who want the word to mean something else. Neither does the word "deviate" carry a cachet of "gender" bigotry - that which deviates from the norm, is, well, deviate. That's it. That's what the word means.

In looking at the statement "conservative gender norms related to sexuality and strong normative preference for heterosexuality," people may missing the real point here. It's not in the use of "norm" that really matters, but in "normative".

In analysis, "normative" is the companion of "positive". Positive means objective and based in fact. It must be testable and provable.

Normative means values-driven and opinion-based. It's subjective in nature.

So looking at the statement again, the proper way to interpret it is as saying that a societal preference for heterosexuality isn't rooted in provable, objective facts - it's opinion and values based.

In doing so it essentially tosses the notion that human sexuality is based on the biological drive and need to procreate/reproduce in order to perpetuate the species right out the window. "Heterosexuality" is simply a preference that society has chosen to adopt as a values-based standard. Not something that is hard-wired into (most of) us out of biological necessity.
29 posted on 12/29/2013 3:44:09 AM PST by tanknetter (L)
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To: gitmo

Beautiful and perfect for today.


30 posted on 12/29/2013 4:01:25 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Steve Peacock

Our dwindling tax dollars at work, messing with the cultures of other countries who still have a shred of the common sense and decency that we had before the ungodly took over America.

Hopefully, their leaders will tell us to keep our money and leave them alone.


31 posted on 12/29/2013 5:31:45 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: Steve Peacock

“Obama agenda won’t tolerate ‘preference for heterosexuality’ in other countries”


And that is supposed to “mean something”....How?


32 posted on 12/29/2013 6:37:15 PM PST by ourworldawry
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