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  • This NFL Team Will Have The FIRST LGBT PRIDE Event This Season!! Is it YOUR TEAM?!?

    07/01/2015 6:54:27 PM PDT · by massmike · 55 replies
    http://gopthedailydose.com/ ^ | 07/01/2015 | Dylan
    It’s really weird to see one of the more masculine and patriarchal professional sports keep making politically correct steps to convince America that it isn’t masculine and patriarchal. I guess this year they’re gonna ramp it up with the first ever LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) celebration! And of course it had to be the Detroit Lions: The Detroit Lions are set to host what is believed to be the NFL’s first LGBT night, according to a report in the Detroit Free Press. The Detroit Regional LGBT Chamber of Commerce says it will hold a pride event during the Lions’...
  • Survey says: 35 percent of Americans would expatriate

    07/01/2015 1:51:31 PM PDT · by massmike · 23 replies
    cnbc.com ^ | 07/01/2015 | Sarah Whitten
    As the Fourth of July weekend looms and Americans prep their grills and ready their fireworks, some citizens are packing their bags. A recent online poll of more than 2,000 adults by TransferWise, a peer-to-peer money transfer service based in the United Kingdom, revealed that 35 percent of American-born residents and emigrants would consider leaving the United States to live in another country. This percentage greatly increases for those age 18 to 34. More than half of millennials, a whopping 55 percent, said that they would consider leaving the U.S. for foreign shores. Among them, 43 percent of men and...
  • First same-sex divorce in New Orleans comes before first marriage

    07/01/2015 8:39:12 AM PDT · by massmike · 8 replies
    nola.com ^ | 07/01/2015 | Andy Grimm
    The first same-sex divorce in Louisiana was granted about two hours before the first legally sanctioned same-sex wedding took place. Two New Orleans women, Anna Wellman and Stephanie Baus, who married in Massachusetts in 2009, made bittersweet history by filing for divorce in Orleans Parish Civil District Court on Friday (June 26) -- something they couldn't have done before the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling last week because Louisiana law did not recognize same-sex weddings performed out of state. The divorce was made official Monday in a proceeding that lasted just minutes and concluded before 11 a.m., without the fanfare and...
  • Mexican activists target Catholic cardinal with criminal complaints for opposing gay ‘marriage’

    06/30/2015 8:55:11 PM PDT · by massmike · 23 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | 06/30/2015 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    Cardinal Juan Sandoval Iniguez, the retired archbishop of Guadalajara, has been made the subject of multiple criminal complaints by homosexual activists following a televised speech in which he denounced the Mexican Supreme Court’s recent declaration nullifying state laws restricting marriage to a man and a woman, according to Mexican media sources. “Anything outside of this divine institution [of marriage] is an attack against it and is an aberration, and cannot be acceptable to a Catholic,” said Sandoval. In response, a coalition of at least twelve homosexual organizations has filed criminal complaints with two government agencies claiming that the cardinal’s words...
  • CPS TO CUT 1,400 JOBS AFTER MAKING $634M PENSION PAYMENT

    06/30/2015 8:11:22 PM PDT · by massmike · 26 replies
    http://abc7chicago.com/ ^ | 06/30/2015 | n/a
    As many as 1,400 Chicago Public Schools jobs will be affected starting as soon as Wednesday. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and interim CPS CEO Jesse Ruiz will lay out a plan Wednesday to fully fund the school district's teacher pensions. The announcement came after Tuesday's 11th hour $634 million pension payment. In a statement, CPS confirmed at least part of the money was borrowed and there will be 1,400 layoffs. The district said that not all of those positions are teachers, but some of them are. The Chicago Teachers Union reacted Tuesday night to the announcement. "I can tell you it's...
  • UK study shows massive surge in deadly STDs among gay men

    06/30/2015 5:57:59 AM PDT · by massmike · 40 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | 06/30/2015 | Lisa Bourne
    A steep jump in cases of two deadly sexually transmitted diseases in the UK has been found among homosexual men, a new study says. Figures from the Public Health England (PHE) indicate the increase in cases of syphilis and gonorrhea among homosexual males rose considerably higher than that of the general population, prompting health experts to say the problem must be a public health priority and that this is likely just “the tip of the iceberg. The PHE study showed a total jump of 33 percent in cases of deadly syphilis, and the increase among homosexual men at 47 percent....
  • Jindal: Louisiana will obey the high court on gay marriages

    06/28/2015 10:10:42 PM PDT · by massmike · 28 replies
    politico.com ^ | 06/29/2015 | NICK GASS
    Louisiana will comply with the Supreme Court’s order legalizing same-sex marriage, Gov. Bobby Jindal said Sunday. “We don’t have a choice. Our agencies will comply with the court order,” the Republican presidential contender said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” after being asked why his state is the only one that has not yet issued marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Appearing from the state capital, Baton Rouge, the governor explained his state is waiting on a 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision to reverse a previous ruling upholding traditional marriage and implement the high court’s ruling. On Friday, the state’s...
  • State Department Officially Calls Iran’s Forced Sex Change Surgeries ‘Confirmation’

    06/27/2015 8:22:56 PM PDT · by massmike · 24 replies
    http://dailycaller.com/ ^ | 06/27/2015 | Ivan Plis
    A report issued Thursday by the Department of State repeatedly refers to sex reassignment surgery in Iran as “gender-confirmation surgery.” Iran has a well-documented record of coercing gay and lesbian people into having the gender reassignment surgery, that is, disrupting rather than “confirming” the gender identity of hundreds per year. Since homosexuality can be punishable by death in Iran, known homosexual men tend to accept the government-subsidized surgery to become women, and vice versa. By referring to the surgeries as “gender confirmation,” rather than the much more widespread and morally neutral “sex reassignment surgery,” the State Department seems to be...
  • SUPREME COURT COMMITS AN UNNATURAL ACT

    06/27/2015 7:03:29 AM PDT · by massmike · 18 replies
    grasstopsusa.com ^ | 06/27/2015 | Don Feder
    In France, terrorists left a severed head at the site of an attack on a chemical plant. On Friday, the Supreme Court beheaded its own hostages – the Constitution and Judeo-Christian morality. A Constitutional right for two men or two women to marry lurking in the 14th Amendment is as absurd as it is for a right to abortion to exist in an imaginary penumbra of a mythical right to privacy in the 1st Amendment. It's all a game. It's as if the Court's leftist majority – including Anthony Kennedy and, occasionally, John Roberts – tack the Bill of Rights...
  • MERCY HEALTH FIRES 347 WORKERS DUE TO OBAMACARE

    06/25/2015 1:11:35 PM PDT · by massmike · 22 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 06/25/2015 | WYNTON HALL
    Mercy Health announced Thursday it will fire 347 workers due to “increasing challenges to our reimbursement structure as we adjust to reductions mandated by the Affordable Care Act,” the company said in a statement. President and CEO of the Mercy system, Lynn Britton, said the Obamacare-induced layoffs are taking a toll on workers and their families. “Changes such as these are difficult and distressing for everyone involved,” said Britton. “While our decisions support Mercy’s ability to stay strong and relevant in the face of challenges impacting all health care providers, today our thoughts and prayers are with those co-workers who...
  • Confederate statues at University of Texas spray-painted with 'black lives matter'

    06/24/2015 9:00:43 PM PDT · by massmike · 48 replies
    businessinsider.com ^ | 06/24/2015 | MAXWELL TANI
    The debate over removing Confederate symbols from public grounds is heating up on a major college campus in Texas. As Austin American-Statesman reporter Ralph Haurwitz points out, someone tagged "black lives matter" in graffiti across three statues of Confederate leaders on the UT-Austin campus. Pressure is building in the state to remove the statues at UT-Austin. A Change.org petition has garnered thousands of signatures, and on Tuesday, Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) called on Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R) and Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush to take the statues down. The school is debating whether to remove the statues. According...
  • EXCLUSIVE: JP MORGAN CHASE TELLS EMPLOYEES ‘WIFE’ INSULTS GAYS AND TRANSGENDERS

    06/23/2015 9:16:19 AM PDT · by massmike · 67 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 06/23/2015 | Austin Ruse
    A document provided to Breitbart News shows the investment banking behemoth JP Morgan Chase has joined a long line of major corporations in putting pressure on employees to sign up for the cause of gay rights. And they have not-so-subtly let each employee know not signing up will be noted. Employees are being told “to help create an environment for open and honest dialogue.” The document notes descriptors such as “wife” and “boyfriend” are frowned upon, and “partner” is preferred. Not referring to your wife as your wife “offers up the opportunity for more inclusive conversations.” JP Morgan urges employees...
  • Physician expelled from staff for telling the truth about homosexual behavior

    06/21/2015 9:52:44 PM PDT · by massmike · 78 replies
    massresistance.org ^ | 06/22/2015 | n/a
    On March 30, a major Harvard-affiliated hospital in Boston, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), expelled a well-respected urologist from its medical staff because he voiced concerns about the unhealthy nature of homosexual behavior and objected to the hospital’s aggressive promotion of “gay pride” activities. Dr. Paul Church has been a urologist on the BIDMC staff in Boston for nearly 30 years. He is a member of the Harvard Medical School faculty. He has done research on diagnosing prostate and bladder cancer, and has been a frequent volunteer for medical mission projects in Mexico and Africa. He has also spoken...
  • Father's Day – Are Dads Obsolete?

    06/16/2015 7:39:25 AM PDT · by massmike · 20 replies
    grasstopsusa.com ^ | 06/16/2015 | Don Feder
    In his new autobiography, "The Wright Brothers," David McCullough says of the pioneers of aviation, "Like their father, they were always perfect gentlemen, naturally courteous to all." Of the many adjectives one might choose to describe the youth who rioted in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray, "perfect gentlemen" and "courteous to all" don't immediately come to mind. To demonstrate that "black lives matter," the Baltimore mob caused $9 million in damages (mostly to minority businesses), set 144 vehicles on fire and injured 113 police officers. If you want to understand urban anarchy, the place to start is with...
  • Tylenol Commercial Applauds ‘Gay Families’

    06/13/2015 11:49:18 AM PDT · by massmike · 48 replies
    churchmilitant.com ^ | 06/13/2015 | Paul Bois
    HuffPost Gay Voices did their usual happy dance Thursday over a new Tylenol commercial that prominently featured gay and lesbian couples alongside real families and real couples. Part of their new #HowWeFamily campaign, which supposedly "aims to celebrate the diversity of modern families," the commercial features a lesbian couple posing for a prom photo and two homosexual men posing as fathers while holding a baby. "When did you first fight to be considered a family?" a voiceover asks. "When you fell in love? When you got married? When you had kids? Family isn't defined by who you love, but how."...
  • Start of ‘Gay Pride Week” in Boston

    06/11/2015 12:30:28 PM PDT · by massmike · 33 replies
    massresistance.org ^ | 06/11/2015 | n/a
    As “Gay Pride Week” starts in Boston, the political establishment has a message for religious believers: You're not welcome here. For the second year in a row, prominent Boston politicians honored a virulent anti-Christian group (along with a cast of other bizarre characters) during a “ceremony” at City Hall Plaza to mark the beginning of “Gay Pride Week” in Boston by raising the homosexual rainbow flag over Boston City Hall. Last year, the politicians outraged Catholics by honoring the “Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence,” a hateful group of homosexual cross-dressers that mocks the Church. This year, they honored the Russian female...
  • WWE legend Dusty Rhodes dies at 69

    06/11/2015 12:01:04 PM PDT · by massmike · 67 replies
    Wrestling legend Dusty Rhodes died Thursday morning, the WWE confirmed on Twitter. He was 69. The pro wrestler, whose real name was Virgil Runnels was famously known as "The American Dream." The cause of death is unknown.
  • N.J. man wanted in killing of ex-girlfriend found dead

    06/08/2015 1:29:31 PM PDT · by massmike · 25 replies
    philly.com ^ | 06/08/2015 | Jessica Parks
    After a three-day manhunt, the South Jersey man charged with stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death was found dead Saturday, police said. Camden County prosecutors said Michael Eitel, 45, had hanged himself in the West Berlin home of a different ex-girlfriend, who "had been out of the home for her own safety." His body was found about 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Eitel had been charged with first-degree murder after Carol Bowne, 39, was found with multiple stab wounds in her Berlin Township driveway Wednesday night. She died later that night at a hospital. Bowne had an active restraining order against Eitel at...
  • Brittney Griner in shock split from her wife one day after announcing pregnancy

    06/05/2015 8:50:22 PM PDT · by massmike · 80 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 06/05/2015 | George Stark for MailOnline and Daily Mail Reporter
    Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson's already complicated love story has now devolved into a series of competing accusations of betrayal and coercion. On Friday, less than a month after saying 'I do' and just one day after the newlywed couple announced they were expecting their first baby together, Ms Griner filed papers to have their marriage annulled. Griner released a statement saying: 'Last Wednesday, Glory and I agreed to either legally separate, get divorced, or annul our marriage. 'I can confirm that today I filed for an annulment. In the week prior to the wedding, I attempted to postpone the...
  • Bus Messages Called Offensive When Read Backwards

    06/05/2015 7:03:15 AM PDT · by massmike · 77 replies
    http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/ ^ | 06/05/2015 | Amy Wadas
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Port Authority is looking into bus slogans that some are calling offensive. Officials say they’ve recently received complaints that one of its slogans, “Ziggin Zaggin,” is offensive when read backwards, seeming to spell out a racial slur. Jim Ritchie with the Port Authority says they will remove the messages from buses.
  • Protesters plan rally for terror suspect who plotted to behead Pamela Geller

    06/04/2015 1:19:46 PM PDT · by massmike · 32 replies
    examiner.com ^ | 06/04/2015 | n/a
    On Wednesday, CNN reported that Usaamah Rahim, the terror suspect fatally shot by police after waving a knife at officers in Boston, originally plotted to behead Pamela Geller, the organizer of the Garland free-speech event targeted by two Islamic gunmen. Meanwhile, Ferguson #BlackLivesMatter protesters are set to hold a rally for Rahim this Friday at the Ferguson Police Department. The Facebook event page appears to have been hacked, but the description remains intact as of this writing. "#BlackLivesMatter Protest police Murder and Profiling of our Black brothers. We must stand strong and resist tyrant pigs and feds who killed Usaama...
  • Feminists upset over statue of man and woman talking

    05/29/2015 6:18:05 AM PDT · by massmike · 23 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 05/29/2015 | ASHE SCHOW
    Scene: You're a woman, sitting on a bench reading a book. Your male friend sees you on the quad and comes over to say hello and talk. You put down your book, lean back against the bench and smile. He doesn't sit next to you; instead, he puts his foot on the bench and leans over his knee. So sexist, right? That scene is depicted in a statue at the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas, and despite no sign of distress or physical assertion, some women have decided it is a statue of "mansplaining" — a...
  • $52,293 NIH Study Aims to Reduce Discrimination of LGBT Schizophrenics by Convenience Store Clerks

    05/28/2015 11:39:30 AM PDT · by massmike · 16 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 05/28/2015 | Melanie Hunter
    The National Institutes of Health through its National Institute of Mental Health has awarded $52,293 in taxpayer funding to the Toronto-based Centre for Addiction and Mental Health to study how to reduce discrimination of lesbian, gay and transgender people with schizophrenia by members of the community they are in frequent contact with, like the “convenience store clerk.” “Inquiry will extend from individuals with schizophrenia to include family members and service providers of participants as well as community members with whom they are in frequent contact (e.g., convenience store clerk),” the grant, titled “Defining Community for LGBT People with Schizophrenia,” stated....
  • Seven Reasons To Hope For America

    05/25/2015 5:22:38 PM PDT · by massmike · 12 replies
    grasstopsusa.com ^ | 05/25/2015 | Don Feder
    Sometimes conservatives seem to be misery junkies. It's like we get a psychic thrill from telling each other that the end of the world is at hand. Admittedly, everything isn't coming up roses. That scent in the air isn't from flowers. But there's still more cause for comfort than despair. "Let not your heart be troubled." Here are seven reasons to hope for America. 1. There's an explosion of conservative activism – According to the latest Gallup poll, 38% of Americans are self-identified conservatives, against only 24% who call themselves liberals, and 34% moderates. Even after six and a half...
  • Jewelry store sign prompts same-sex couple to ask for refund

    05/21/2015 8:10:28 PM PDT · by massmike · 42 replies
    cbc.ca ^ | 05/21/2015 | n/a
    A same-sex couple from St. John's is upset after discovering the jewelry store that sold them their engagement rings has posted a sign that seems to oppose same-sex marriage — but one of the store's owners says he's allowed to post his religious beliefs. When Nicole White and Pam Renouf went looking for engagement rings a few months ago, the pair couldn't find anything they liked. The couple was eventually referred to Today's Jewellers in the Mount Pearl area because the store offers custom-made rings. White and Renouf visited the store and later gave specifications and a price range for...
  • Union hosts teacher training day about pushing homosexuality in elementary schools

    05/13/2015 1:40:32 PM PDT · by massmike · 13 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | 05/13/2015 | Pete Baklinski
    Canada’s largest union of elementary teachers is hosting an event next week aimed at training teachers on how to push homosexuality in kindergarten through grade 8 by creating Gay-Straight-Alliance (GSAs) clubs in schools. “Attend this symposium to find out what others are doing and how you might begin or continue your own school’s GSA journey,” states the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario (ETFO) in its brochure about the May 22-23 event. Teachers attending the event will learn about “LGBTQ community resources and how to use them” in the classroom as well as how to “raise awareness” among children from the...
  • Joe Kennedy Opens the Door to Transgender Bathrooms in MA

    05/12/2015 5:31:25 AM PDT · by massmike · 24 replies
    mafamily.org ^ | 05/12/2015 | MFI News
    MA Congressman Joe Kennedy announced last night that he is going to lead the charge in our Commonwealth for… the Bathroom Bill. Transgender activists have apparently enlisted the young and famously-named congressman as the spokesman for their demands to get into all public bathrooms, locker rooms, and otherwise “lawfully sex-segregated facilities.” They are hoping to strong-arm the legislature into passing HB 1577, a new Bathroom Bill, which would essentially make all ‘public accommodations’ gender (and gender identity) neutral! Beyond the obvious threat to safety, modesty and privacy, in 2010, a Boston man who ‘identifies’ as a woman, was arrested for...
  • MassResistance hammers Education Committee at public hearing on “student survey” bill

    05/10/2015 8:05:45 PM PDT · by massmike · 5 replies
    massresistance.org ^ | 05102015 | n/a
    Legislators in the Massachusetts State House were stunned and shocked when confronted by parents from MassResistance at a public hearing on May 6 of the Joint Education Committee. Parents came to demand passage of Bill H382 – to protect school children from obscene, sexually graphic, psychologically intrusive surveys conducted by the public schools without parents’ knowledge. These surveys also ask youth to reveal their criminal activity, personal family matters, and other intimate issues Our bill was filed in the Massachusetts Legislature in January by MassResistance with an equal number of Democrat and Republican co-sponsors. The issue has become so incendiary...
  • Gender is no credential for the White House

    05/07/2015 5:48:30 PM PDT · by massmike · 13 replies
    bostonglobe.com ^ | 05/07/2015 | Jeff Jacoby
    This early in the presidential cycle, I make no predictions about how the race will play out. But one thing I’m sure of: America doesn’t need to send a woman to the White House. Needless to say, many Clinton supporters vehemently proclaim the opposite. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, asked whether Clinton’s vote for the Iraq War should disqualify her from the support of progressive Democrats, responds that “what’s important is what it would mean to elect a woman president of the United States.” Never mind old controversies, Pelosi suggests; Clinton’s sex is what should animate voters now. Making the...
  • Unbelievable surveys given to children in Massachusetts -- and schools across America

    05/05/2015 7:54:08 PM PDT · by massmike · 69 replies
    Across Massachusetts – and across America – thousands of schoolchildren are given sexually graphic, psychologically intrusive surveys by the public schools without parents’ knowledge. These surveys also ask youth to reveal their criminal activity, personal family matters, and other intimate issues. This is done in the public middle schools and high schools during school hours. At best, parents are told about the surveys in vague terms, but are rarely allowed read them beforehand. The surveys are “officially” anonymous and voluntary. But they are administered by the teacher in a classroom and (according to teachers we’ve talked to) there is often...
  • Baltimore And The Great Society

    05/05/2015 1:07:41 PM PDT · by massmike · 5 replies
    thomasbrewton.com ^ | 05/05/2015 | Thomas E. Brewton
    Baltimore’s riots, looting, burning, and attacks on police and innocent civilians are not unprecedented. Nor are liberal-progressive prescriptions for dealing with the phenomenon. It didn’t work then and it won’t work today. As I wrote in The Liberal Jihad: The Hundred Year War Against the Constitution: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 had expressly disavowed any ideas of preferential treatment for classes of citizens, aiming for a color-blind society with equal opportunity for all. Yet, only a year later, President Johnson declared to students at Howard University’s graduation ceremony that the “next and most profound stage of the battle for...
  • ON THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF VE DAY –THE GOOD WAR AND THE WAR WE'RE IN

    05/04/2015 12:45:46 PM PDT · by massmike · 18 replies
    grasstopsusa.com ^ | 05/04/2015 | Don Feder
    It was the good war, fought by the Greatest Generation. It was a war for the survival of civilization. It was the deadliest conflict in history. It was America's finest hour. May 8 marks the 70th anniversary of VE Day – the end of World War II in Europe. Images flash before us – Neville Chamberlain waving a piece of paper said to guarantee "peace for our time," Hitler giving a stiff-arm salute at a Nuremberg rally, a Czech woman weeping as panzers rolled into Prague, a smiling FDR wearing his naval cape, his cigarette holder at a jaunty angle,...
  • Possibly the Most Nauseatingly Politically Correct Commercial Yet (Gay Adoption)

    05/02/2015 6:56:21 AM PDT · by massmike · 18 replies
    http://moonbattery.com/ ^ | 05/02/2015 | Dave Blount
    These days you need a very strong stomach to sit through television commercials, which appear to be more concerned with promoting liberal social engineering objectives than with selling products. This emotionally exploitative Wells Fargo ad promoting homosexual adoption is so maudlin that it could literally induce vomiting: Your television serves as a window on the world — except that with a window, you see what is really out there. On television, you see only what moonbats want you to see. They are pressing this advantage to the fullest. Strengthen your stomach, because progressives can be counted on to always keep...
  • MDA Telethon Is Ending

    05/01/2015 4:38:01 PM PDT · by massmike · 12 replies
    http://dfw.cbslocal.com/ ^ | 05/01/2015 | n/a
    The Muscular Dystrophy Association telethon, a Labor Day television tradition for decades, is ending. MDA said Friday that “the new realities of television viewing and philanthropic giving” make it the right time to end the annual event, memorably hosted for most of its life by Jerry Lewis. Celebrities including Frank Sinatra, John Lennon and Michael Jackson to Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez have performed on the telethon, first hosted by Lewis and Dean Martin in 1956. It moved to Labor Day in 1966. The telethon ran 21 and a half hours in 2010, Lewis’ last year as host, and had dwindled...
  • VIDEO: Georgetown students take pledge to end 'urinal privilege'

    04/30/2015 5:50:54 PM PDT · by massmike · 63 replies
    campusreform.org ^ | 04/30/2015 | Gabriella Morrongiello
    The two latest trends sweeping colleges and universities across the U.S. are a demand for gender-neutral bathrooms and peer-to-peer shaming of "privileged" students. At California Polytechnic University, students recently held a “s*it-in” to demand that administrators add more “all gender” restrooms to the 17 existing locations on Cal Poly’s campus. Despite an impending budget crisis, the University of North Texas allocated $100,000 last fall to renovate old restrooms and make them gender-neutral. “This is a situation where I thought we could be proactive and make this change… You could say it’s an all-human restroom,” Shane McCreery, Illinois State University’s Ethics...
  • Man held without bail in stabbing of Randolph gas station clerk

    04/29/2015 8:17:44 PM PDT · by massmike · 19 replies
    wcvb.com ^ | 04/29/2015 | Mary Whitfill
    Daniel J. Washington, 50,pleaded innocent in Quincy District Court Wednesday to charges stemming from the Monday attack, which left 35-year-old Ismail Fnu in critical condition at a Boston hospital the Enterprise reported Wednesday. Police say Washington stabbed Fnu and beat him with a bat during a robbery at S & J Service Station, 733 South Main St., around 2 p.m. Monday. (Washington) is being held without bail until a May 11 hearing to determine if he is a danger to the public.
  • Indiana State Council of the Knights of Columbus refusing to defend Catholic teaching on marriage

    04/27/2015 12:48:48 PM PDT · by massmike · 10 replies
    churchmilitant.com ^ | 04/27/2015 | Michael Voris
    This past weekend, while a reception was being held at Knights of Columbus Hall in Madison, Indiana for a lesbian wedding reception, the state organization was simultaneously gathering in Indianapolis to conduct a vote on how to treat the issue of renting their halls for gay weddings and receptions. When Church Militant.com broke the news earlier this year about Madison Council #934 renting the hall for a lesbian reception, a firestorm broke out in the Catholic social media world. Thousands of faithful Catholics voiced their opposition, and many called the council headquarters insisting the lesbian reception be cancelled and any...
  • Obama to send aide to Freddie Gray funeral in Baltimore

    04/27/2015 10:10:26 AM PDT · by massmike · 19 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 04/27/2015 | AP
    The White House says the head of Obama’s initiative for minority males will attend the funeral of a Baltimore man who died after sustaining serious injuries while in police custody. Broderick Johnson, the chairman of the My Brother’s Keeper Task Force, will represent the administration at Monday’s funeral for Freddie Gray. Johnson is also the Cabinet secretary. Gray is the 25-year-old black man who died a week after an encounter with Baltimore police left him with grave spinal injuries. He is being buried Monday in Baltimore. The White House said Sunday night that Johnson, a Baltimore native, will be accompanied...
  • Parents anger after children as young as THREE told to sign contract promis'g not to use transphobic

    04/24/2015 8:10:45 PM PDT · by massmike · 63 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 04/24/2015 | ELEANOR HARDING
    Children as young as three are being asked to sign a contract pledging not to use transphobic language at school. The pledge is contained in a ‘home-school agreement’ which all children must sign before they start at Turnham Primary School in September. The infants must also promise to refrain from using homophobic and racist phrases and to be tolerant of people with different sexual orientations and lifestyles. Each child must print their name and provide a signature to confirm that they understand their ‘responsibilities’ while attending the school. It is understood that teachers at the South-East London school introduced the...
  • Lesbian:I use math class to teach young kids about homosexuality so I can ‘hide’ it from parents

    04/24/2015 6:46:00 PM PDT · by massmike · 44 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | 04/24/2015 | Pete Baklinski
    TORONTO, April 24, 2015 -- A lesbian teacher ‘married’ to another woman revealed at a pro-gay teachers’ conference earlier this month how she teaches grade 4-5 students to accept homosexuality through what she called “social justice” math. Alicia Gunn, an elementary public school teacher in Mississauga, Ontario, told attendees at the April 10 conference in Toronto’s City Hall that injecting LGBTQ issues into the classroom, especially in math, helps students as young as nine “disrupt the single story that many of our kids have about LGBTQ families.” When asked by one of the workshop attendees if she first asks parents’...
  • Murdock: Death provides justice, security

    04/24/2015 10:33:37 AM PDT · by massmike · 7 replies
    bostonherald.com ^ | 04/24/2015 | Deroy Murdock
    The sudden outburst of weepiness for convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is truly stomach turning. As a jury decides his sentence, this is a bad time for Beantown’s storied liberalism to rear its soft head. Only 26 percent of Bostonians would like to see the Chechen immigrant put to death; 61 percent would give him life in prison. For both justice and national security, Dzhokhar deserves death. Even as a model prisoner, Tsarnaev could become swap bait: Terrorists might kidnap innocent people and try to trade them for Tsarnaev. By swapping accused Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl for five top...
  • Sperm bank sued after donor details emerge 7 years later

    04/21/2015 1:24:34 PM PDT · by massmike · 42 replies
    http://bigstory.ap.org/ ^ | 04/21/2015 | KATE BRUMBACK
    He was good on paper: Eloquent, mature, healthy and smart to boot. That's why Angela Collins and Margaret Elizabeth Hanson say they chose Donor 9623 to be the biological father of their child. Then last June, almost seven years after Collins gave birth to a son conceived with his sperm, they got a batch of emails from the sperm bank that unexpectedly — and perhaps mistakenly — included the donor's name. That set them on a sleuthing mission that quickly revealed he is schizophrenic, dropped out of college and had been arrested for burglary, they said in a lawsuit filed...
  • Lesbian teacher: How I convince kids to accept gay ‘marriage’, starting at 4-years-old

    04/20/2015 5:51:37 PM PDT · by massmike · 53 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | 04/20/2015 | Pete Baklinski
    TORONTO, April 20, 2015 -- Pam Strong,a primary grade lesbian teacher from an Ontario public school revealed in a workshop at a homosexual activist conference for teachers earlier this month how she uses her classroom to convince children as young as four to accept homosexual relationships. “With [the principal’s] encouragement, we decided that I would go from class to class and talk about what ‘gay’ means, what does ‘LGBTQ’ mean, what do ‘I’ mean,” she told about 40 attendees, all educators, at her workshop. Strong related that as she was reading “King and King” in the junior kindergarten class as...
  • Methodist group seeks LGBT inclusion

    04/19/2015 5:51:16 PM PDT · by massmike · 77 replies
    newsobserver.com ^ | 04/19/2015 | SARAH BARR
    DURHAM The conference at Epworth United Methodist Church on Saturday was one participants said they couldn’t have even imagined happening not so long ago. In speeches, panels and small groups, 80 people gathered to discuss how to fully welcome the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community into the United Methodist Church. “It’s a conversation that we couldn’t have had,” said Jimmy Creech, a former Methodist pastor who lost his position at Fairmont United Methodist Church in Raleigh in the wake of his outspoken support for gays and lesbians in the late 1980s. Years later, as a pastor in Nebraska, he...
  • N.J. deli owner who ignited fury with ‘White History Month’ goes out of business

    04/19/2015 5:39:54 PM PDT · by massmike · 46 replies
    nydailynews.com ^ | 04/19/2015 | DEBORAH HASTINGS
    Jim Boggess, whose "White History Month" sign at his New Jersey deli ignited a firestorm, has posted a new placard. This one says: "Forced Out of Business." And he's also created a GoFundMe page pleading for money from strangers. On the crowd-sourcing site, Boggess writes,"On march 1st, I hung a sign in my deli window saying, 'Celebrate your white heritage in March, White History Month". . . Then the bottom dropped out and customers were no longer coming into my deli." Saying he was forced to close his dying business, Boggess bemoans his fate and says he lost "my American...
  • Judge sides with city in equal rights case (Mayor Anise Parker's Bathroom Bill)

    04/17/2015 5:43:27 PM PDT · by massmike · 9 replies
    chron.com ^ | 04/17/2015 | Katherine Driessen
    Opponents of Houston's non-discrimination ordinance failed to gather enough valid signatures to force a repeal referendum, a state district judge ruled Friday, validating city officials' decision to toss out the petition foes submitted last summer. After separate rulings from both a jury and state District Judge Robert Schaffer, attorneys for both sides entered dueling counts of the valid signatures, adding and subtracting voters as Schaffer responded to motions. By early this week, the counts were closer together than ever before, fewer than 1,000 signatures apart. Ultimately, Schaffer on Friday ruled the final count of valid signatures was 16,684, leaving opponents...
  • Vandalism at Guilford Co. Church Totals to Thousands of Dollars

    04/17/2015 2:03:20 PM PDT · by massmike · 26 replies
    twcnews.com ^ | 04/17/2015 | TWC News Staff
    Vandalism at a Jamestown, North Carolina church totals up to $10,000 in damage. Guilford County Sheriff's investigators said that sometime between Friday night and Saturday morning vandals spray painted several messages on Bales Memorial Wesleyan Church, broke the front sign and some windows, and damaged the church bus. The church leadership said the congregation isn't hateful toward gay people and they doesn't understand why someone would lash out at them. "I can't tell you a reason that someone would target this church, particularly because this is a loving church. This is not a judgmental place or a place where someone...
  • States’ rights on marriage have limits, Healey says

    04/17/2015 12:15:20 PM PDT · by massmike · 37 replies
    bostonglobe.com ^ | 04/17/2015 | Lisa Keen
    As attorney general of Massachusetts, Maura Healey has written her first friend-of-the-court brief to the Supreme Court, arguing states should not have the authority to ban marriage for same-sex couples. The issue of states’ rights is near and dear to the Supreme Court’s swing vote, Justice Anthony Kennedy. He wrote the majority opinion in a June 2013 ruling that struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act because it denied benefits to gay couples married in states, including Massachusetts, that define marriage to include gay couples. In doing so, Kennedy repeatedly characterized such states as simply exercising their “sovereign power.”...
  • BBC refuses to axe show by paedophile supporter which calls for age of consent to be lowered

    04/15/2015 12:19:19 PM PDT · by massmike · 14 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 04/15/2015 | MARC HORNE and MARTIN BECKFORD
    BBC bosses have sparked outrage by broadcasting a historic film presented by a notorious child sex campaigner – and have refused requests to remove it from the internet. The documentary is presented by Ian Dunn, one of the founders of the Paedophile Information Exchange (PIE), which campaigned to legalise sex with children. It is one of 30 archive films on the BBC’s website telling the history of the gay rights movement. The 30-minute documentary – Glad To Be Gay? – portrays Dunn as a legitimate gay rights activist and makes no reference to his role in setting up the reviled...
  • Lesbians4Hillary: Billie Jean King comes out in support of Clinton

    04/14/2015 6:14:36 AM PDT · by massmike · 44 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 04/14/2015 | MICHAEL ZENNIE
    Hillary Clinton has garnered one of her first major endorsements in run bid for the White House: The nation's largest lesbian political action committee. The group, LPAC, launched Lesbians4Hillary on Monday to support the former First Lady's bid to become the nation's first female president. Lesbians4Hillary, co-chaired by pioneering tennis great Billie Jean King, said: 'Hillary Clinton is a proven leader and she has a strong track record when it comes to inclusion -- specifically for women and the LGBTQ community. King, who was outed as a lesbian in 1981, was a leader of the group 'Women for Hillary' in...