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  • Jerry Brown Passes Law Forcing Doctors to Undergo LGBT Sensitivity Training

    10/10/2014 3:00:55 PM PDT · by PROCON · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Oct. 10, 2014 | Robert Wilde
    Gov. Jerry Brown just signed a law requiring that California health care providers be trained to better understand the specific health needs of the LGBT community. The law is meant to target inequities in medical treatment for LGBT patients who, according to the San Francisco Examiner, suffer from a lack of provider understanding of gay and transgendered health issues. Assemblyman Richard Gordon, D-Menlo Park, who authored the original bill AB 496, contends that LGBT patients have a variety of negative experiences with doctors and other healthcare professionals. Lesbian couples complain that they have difficulty finding OB-GYN doctors willing to counsel...
  • Same-sex Adoption: Not as Harmless as Portrayed

    08/27/2014 3:11:49 AM PDT · by markomalley · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 8/27/2014 | Enza Ferreri
    You may often see articles in the media claiming that "research has shown" that children of same-sex couples are thriving, in fact are physically and psychologically doing just as well as, or even better than, children of couples who are -- let me use this currently underused word -- normal. Are these works reliable? In July such a study, carried out in Australia, was much trumpeted by that pillar of "progressive" thinking, the Washington Post, under the headline "Children of same-sex couples are happier and healthier than peers, research shows". Researcher Simon Crouch and his team at the University of...
  • NBC Depicts Married 23-Year-Old Olympian as Living an ‘Alternative Lifestyle’

    02/19/2014 4:56:30 PM PST · by Coleus · 47 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02.19.14
    Just read this and weep for our future. David Wise is at the top of his sport. He’s always smiling among his friends and competitors, however, he’s not like the rest of the field. He is mature. Not to say the rest of the freestyle skiers of halfpipe are not mature, but Wise is mature far beyond his years. At only twenty-three years old, he has a wife, Alexander, who was waiting patiently in the crowd, and together they have a two-year-old daughter waiting for them to return to their home in Reno, Nevada.At such a young age, Wise has...
  • Putin: Gay people will be safe at Olympics if they ‘leave kids alone’

    01/18/2014 1:41:55 AM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 25 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 17, 2014 | By Kathy Lally
    MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin said Friday that gay people have nothing to fear in Russia as long as they leave children alone. Putin met with a group of volunteers in the Olympic mountain venue at Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi on Friday to wish them success at the Games. During a question-and-answer session, a volunteer asked him about Russia’s attitudes toward gays, a subject that has provoked worldwide controversy, and Putin offered what was apparently meant to be a reassuring answer for visitors to the Olympics. “One can feel calm and at ease,” he said. “Just leave kids alone, please.”...
  • Middle School Girls Forced to Ask Classmates for ‘Lesbian Kiss’ During Anti-Bullying Presentation

    04/23/2013 11:25:09 AM PDT · by NYer · 112 replies
    Christian News ^ | April 20, 2013 | Heather Clark
    Red Hook, New York – A recent anti-bullying presentation at a middle school in New York that focused on homosexuality and gender identity has angered parents after their daughters have come home to tell them they were forced to ask another girl for a kiss.According to reports, the session occurred last week at Linden Avenue Middle School in Red Hook, New York, near Poughkeepsie. A group of students from Bard College led two workshops for the youth, separated by gender.During the workshop for girls, the 13 and 14-year-olds were told to ask one another for a kiss. They were...
  • Outrage as Egypt plans 'farewell intercourse law' so husbands can have sex with DEAD wives

    04/26/2012 12:10:09 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 55 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 04/26/2012 | Lee Moran
    Egyptian husbands will soon be legally allowed to have sex with their dead wives - for up to six hours after their death. The controversial new law is part of a raft of measures being introduced by the Islamist-dominated parliament. It will also see the minimum age of marriage lowered to 14 and the ridding of women's rights of getting education and employment. Egypt's National Council for Women is campaigning against the changes, saying that 'marginalising and undermining the status of women would negatively affect the country's human development'. Dr Mervat al-Talawi, head of the NCW, wrote to the Egyptian...
  • New TLC Series Aims to End 'Discrimination' against Polygamy

    09/16/2010 4:15:08 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 37 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 9/16/10 | Kathleen Gilbert
    UTAH, September 16, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The stars of a controversial new TLC television show are gearing up to help change America's idea of the family, encourage an end to what they call “discrimination” and promote legal acceptance of a new definition of marriage.But this Utah family is not concerned about redefining marriage as between two men or two women, but as between one man and two, three, four, or more women."I just fell in love, and then I fell in love again, and then I fell in love again," says Kody Brown, a fundamentalist Mormon, in a sneak peek at the...
  • San Francisco Considers Ban on Small Pet Sales

    07/08/2010 1:42:57 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 74 replies · 1+ views
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Thu, Jul 8, 2010 | JESSICA GREENE
    Law would apply to sales of cats, dogs, hamsters, rats, birdsIt could soon be illegal for pet stores in San Francisco to sell pets. The San Francisco Animal Control and Welfare Commission will take up a proposal tonight that would ban the sale of all small animals from the City's pet shops. Only fish would be allowed to be sold under the ordinance, which is believed to be the first of it's kind in the country. The proposed law is designed to encourage people to rescue animals from the shelter instead of buying from a pet store. Supporters say it...
  • The Gay Agenda in Government Schools

    10/12/2009 10:26:43 AM PDT · by FromLori · 4 replies · 459+ views
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  • Official: No Ukrainian adoption for Elton John

    09/14/2009 8:25:01 AM PDT · by madprof98 · 36 replies · 1,421+ views
    Yahoo News (AP) ^ | 9/14/09 | MARIA DANILOVA
    KIEV, Ukraine – Elton John will not be able to adopt a 14-month-old Ukrainian child because the pop star is too old and isn't traditionally married, Ukraine's minister for family affairs said Monday. The pop signer toured a hospital for HIV-infected children in eastern Ukraine on Saturday as part of a charity project and said that he and his male partner David Furnish wanted to adopt an HIV-infected boy named Lev. But the country's Family, Youth and Sports Minister Yuriy Pavlenko told The Associated Press that adoptive parents must be married and Ukraine does not recognize homosexual unions as marriage.
  • Sudan's famous goat 'wife' dies

    05/03/2007 11:04:10 AM PDT · by Timedrifter · 43 replies · 2,118+ views
    BBC News ^ | 5-3-2007 | BBC
    he best-known goat in Sudan has died months after being "married" to a man in the South Sudan capital, Juba, the BBC has learned. Local elders ordered a man found having sex with the goat, later called Rose, to "marry" her last February. "The idea was to publicly embarrass the man," says Tom Rhodes, editor of the Juba Post, which first ran the story. The BBC's story of the "wedding" caught the public imagination and became one of the best read internet stories. Rose, black and white, is believed to have died after choking on a plastic bag she swallowed...
  • Sex, meth and Internet spark new AIDS fears

    01/17/2007 2:35:12 PM PST · by Risha · 17 replies · 1,188+ views
    reuters ^ | Wed Jan 17, 2007 | By Matthew Verrinder
    Sex, meth and Internet spark new AIDS fears Wed Jan 17, 2007 2:54 PM ET By Matthew Verrinder NEW YORK (Reuters) - An hour after speaking at a Crystal Meth Anonymous meeting about the benefits of sobriety to dozens of other recovering addicts, Charlie was alone in his Chelsea apartment, logged onto the Web site Adam4Adam.com. He cruised the site's profiles of muscular gay men who want to meet for sex while high on methamphetamine, and found his match: a 50-year-old man from Manhattan's Upper East Side who liked to "slam" the drug, or inject it directly into the bloodstream....
  • Man Accused of Having Relations With Cattle

    02/27/2005 10:48:58 AM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 45 replies · 1,221+ views
    Duluth News Tribune ^ | 02/26/2005 | Associated Press
    Posted on Sat, Feb. 26, 2005 Man accused of having relations with cattle Associated Press NEILLSVILLE, Wis. - A 63-year-old man is charged with sexual gratification with an animal for allegedly having sex with calves. Harold G. Hart, of Neillsville, allegedly told police that he routinely stopped at a Greenwood farm, usually after bar closing or on trips to strip clubs near Marshfield or Neillsville. A criminal complaint filed in Clark County Circuit Court said the farm's owners installed a motion detector on Jan. 22 after regularly seeing footprints and vehicle tracks on their land. Around 4 a.m. the next...
  • Commercial showing bouncers turning away Gays from church

    12/05/2004 10:06:24 PM PST · by metalmanx2j · 40 replies · 1,515+ views
    This commercial is an attempt by the uber liberals to try and show the Christian Right as monsters! For a good annaysis go to http://www.starktruth.com
  • Networks Running Scared

    12/04/2004 8:54:10 PM PST · by Racehorse · 19 replies · 1,129+ views
    The Berkshire Eagle ^ | 4 November 2004
    The refusal of CBS and NBC to air an advertisement from the United Church of Christ that says it welcomes all people, even homosexuals, to worship, is evidence that there is no need for official government censorship in the United States. All the government has to do is create a climate of fear, intimidation and intolerance of views that differ from its own, and the TV networks will censor themselves. If you watch the ad featuring two bouncers at a rope line, selecting the crowd for church, you will see that it broaches the subject of homosexuality in the most...
  • Morford: Apocalypse Bush! (Why care for the planet when the End Times are almost here?)

    09/09/2004 10:52:34 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 55 replies · 1,537+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Wednesday, September 8, 2004 | Mark Morford, read by FReepers and few others
    This is the great thing about rabid fundamentalism. You really just don't have to give a damn. Take the environment. I mean, isn't it just a little pointless to care so damn deeply about the air and the soil and the water and the stupid little disposable animals on this silly spinning ball of expendable rock when the Second Coming is imminent and a blood-soaked fire-breathin' Jesus who looks remarkably like Mel Gibson will return very soon to smite the heathens and the gays and the vegetarians and the Francophiles, and who will rescue all those who worship patriarchy and...
  • Morford: Where Is Your Hallowed Balm? Music? Yoga? Porn?

    09/03/2004 11:01:24 AM PDT · by MikalM · 36 replies · 1,451+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 9/3/04 | Mark Morford (who never disappoints)
    I am searching for a few good things. Things to counteract, to dissolve the simmering dread, to deflect the waves of nausea and karmic pain induced by the incessantly depressing media maelstrom and the appallingly hateful gloat of the GOP convention and by the most tyrannical administration and least articulate American president in 100 years. You know how it is. And you say to yourself, these things, these radiant gems that live outside the mass-media miasma, I need them because they provide some balm, soften the fact that the nation feels massively off track and blinded and war torn and...
  • Molesting Priest Beaten to Death

    12/07/2003 5:02:49 PM PST · by knak · 36 replies · 156+ views
    newsmax ^ | 12/8/03
    LEXINGTON, Kentucky -- A retired Roman Catholic priest who admitted molesting three altar boys in 1995 was found beaten to death at his home, police said Saturday. Joseph Pilger, 78, was found dead in his home Friday night. An autopsy Saturday found the cause of death to be multiple blunt force injuries, according to the Fayette County coroner. The death is being investigated as a homicide. Pilger lived alone until the past month, when a young man began staying with him, said his neighbor, Karen Owens. Owens said Pilger's car, which had been at his home earlier in the day,...
  • Columnist Farah Warns of "Pushy Homosexuality"

    07/30/2003 2:32:57 PM PDT · by Theodore R. · 8 replies · 198+ views
    WND.com ^ | 07-30-03 | Farah, Joseph
    Pushy homosexuality Posted: July 30, 2003 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2003 WorldNetDaily.com A new USA Today /CNN /Gallup Survey suggests there is a backlash of public opinion against homosexuality after the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Texas' sodomy law. It's not surprising. The decision was widely seen as a judicial push for the agenda of homosexual political activists eager to see their lifestyle not only accepted nationwide but promoted by government and major cultural institutions. Defenders of the Texas law had contended the ultimate goal of the case was not to end sodomy laws, but to advance the "ambitious agenda"...
  • Couple's lives, just beginning, ended tragically(But certainly don't judge moral choices)

    07/12/2003 9:41:53 PM PDT · by Diddle E. Squat · 39 replies · 425+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 7/10/03 | Peggy O'Hare
    At 14, Justine Maxwell discovered Montrose and threw herself headlong into its unconventional, artistic underground. Though she came from the very representation of suburbia -- a two-story house in the Champions West subdivision with two parents, older siblings and pets -- and grew up with every creature comfort imaginable, a stint at summer camp changed everything. There, Maxwell met some street-savvy girls who showed her how to ride the bus and introduced her to the Montrose way of life. Everything about the famously eclectic neighborhood appealed to her -- the street kids who answered to no one, the wild hair...
  • You know you are in San Francisco when... (title-says-it-all alert

    06/10/2003 12:47:08 AM PDT · by El Conservador · 11 replies · 219+ views
    Airliners.net forums ^ | Unknown | Unknown
    You know you are in San Francisco when... Your co-worker tells you they have eight body piercings - and none are visible. When someone says "tenderloin" - you don't think steak. You think danger. You make well over $100,000 and you still can't find a nice place to live. You think anyone who drives a car to work is decadent. You keep a list of companies to boycott. Your plumber is gay and your barber/beautitian is straight. You would never dream of crossing a picket line. You take the bus and are shocked at two people carrying on a conversation...
  • Tiny woman scared children, police say (Kenmore Abuse Update)

    05/07/2003 9:41:50 AM PDT · by mabelkitty · 40 replies · 286+ views
    The Plain Dealer ^ | May 7, 2003 | Karen Farkas
    Akron- Despite her small stature, Alice Jenkins was clearly the father figure to the six children of her partner, Mary Rowles. Rowles had adversarial relationships with the fathers of her children. But several now might seek custody of the children who have been removed from Rowles and Jenkins and placed in foster care. The women were each charged with five counts of child endangering for mistreating the boys. Jenkins also was charged with two counts of felonious assault for striking two boys with hammers and kicking another boy. Police said the boys, who were severely malnourished, were locked in a...
  • Ford to market Jaguar to gay consumers

    12/17/2002 2:01:49 PM PST · by www.corvettewave.com · 40 replies · 513+ views
    Reuters ^ | 12/17/2002 | Reuters
    DETROIT -- In a rare move by one of the Big 3, Ford Motor Co. said Tuesday it was starting a U.S. advertising campaign that would pitch Jaguars to gay car buyers, noting the group's wealth and taste for luxury goods.
  • Ford launches Jaguar ads to target gay buyers ("Life is full of twists. Care for a partner?")

    12/24/2002 4:35:57 AM PST · by KQQL · 117 replies · 736+ views
    The Detroit News ^ | 12/23/2002 | By Mark Truby /
    <p>In an unusual move for a U.S. automaker, Ford Motor Co.'s Jaguar brand is launching an advertising campaign targeting gay consumers, the company said Tuesday.</p> <p>The campaign germinated from a major internal study at Ford and Jaguar on how to reach gay consumers, which tend to be fairly affluent with a taste for luxury goods. Ford estimates there are some 14 million gay and lesbian consumers in the United States who wield $450 billion in purchasing power.</p>