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  • In Recognition of Intersex Awareness Day

    10/26/2016 6:30:52 AM PDT · by JOHN ADAMS · 47 replies
    Press Statement Bureau of Public Affairs Office of Press Relations ^ | October 26, 2016 | John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs
    In Recognition of Intersex Awareness Day Press Statement John Kirby Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs Washington, DC October 26, 2016 Share On the occasion of Intersex Awareness Day, the United States stands in solidarity with intersex persons around the world. We recognize that intersex persons face violence, discrimination, stigma, harassment, and persecution on account of their sex characteristics, which do not fit binary notions of typical male or female bodies. Intersex persons routinely face forced medical surgeries that are conducted at a young age without free or informed consent. These interventions jeopardize their physical integrity and...
  • Hillary Clinton squirms awkwardly on stage for 30 minutes as Black Lives Matter protesters...

    10/31/2015 5:06:46 AM PDT · by Libloather · 77 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/30/15 | Ollie Gillman
    Hillary Clinton squirms awkwardly on stage for 30 minutes as Black Lives Matter protesters shut down speech intended to boost her support from black community Hillary Clinton was interrupted for 30 minutes by Black Lives Matter protesters on Friday as she tried to give a speech. The Democratic presidential frontrunner initially tried to reason with the demonstrators but eventually gave up and attempted to awkwardly talk over them. Clinton was held up for half an hour as the group chanted loudly, refusing to back down as she tried to continue with her speech at a university in Atlanta.
  • Auckland city council subsidizes event on ‘queer polyamory’ relationships

    06/07/2014 12:49:59 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 23 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | June 6, 2014 | Michele Kaufman
    Residents in Auckland, New Zealand are questioning their council’s decision to subsidize a one-day conference exploring “queer polyamory” relationships. The Auckland Council, which serves New Zealand’s largest population, recently gave grants to various homosexual organizations, but it is the conference on polyamory that is causing a stir. Entitled “Poly Panel, Discussions around Queer Polyamory” is described on GayNZ as “a one day event exploring a framework of ethical, healthy polyamory relationships.” An advertisement for the event states: “Along with questioning heteronormativity, many LGBTI people question monogamous marriages and relationships.” According to the advertisement, the event aims to “break down some...
  • Sex-obsessed lefty horrified by 'toxic purity culture'

    02/24/2014 7:19:00 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 71 replies
    Renew America ^ | 2-23-14 | J. Matt Barber
    Hey, gals, want to avoid being raped? Put away that Lady Smith 38. No need for pepper spray. Self-defense classes? Not necessary. The solution is simple. The best defense against rape is to just cast away your "deeply troubling" Christianity and become a secularist slut. So goes the advice of one Katie McDonough, Salon.com assistant editor, fertile fount of millennial wisdom and – well – and whatever else. In an article published at Salon Feb. 20 titled, "The right's warped 'purity' culture: 4 ways evangelical views of sex took over America," Ms. McDonough provides an unvarnished glimpse into the profligate...
  • FIRST-PERSON: Russian Bear awakening to morality

    02/08/2014 11:05:26 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 15 replies
    Baptist Press ^ | 2-7-14 | Kelly Boggs
    ALEXANDRIA, La. (BP) -- God once used a donkey to alert a wayward prophet that he was on the wrong track. Could it be the Lord is using a bear, a Russian Bear, to do the same with the nations of the West, in particular the United States? "Many Euro-Atlantic countries have moved away from their roots, including Christian values," Russian President Valdimir Putin said in his state of the nation address in mid-December, The Washington Times reported. Putin continued, "Policies are being pursued that place on the same level a multi-child family and a same-sex partnership, a faith in...
  • Why I Cannot Blame Russia and India for Taking on the Gays

    12/22/2013 3:42:31 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12-22-13 | Robert Oscar Lopez
    Russia and India: Defenders of Decency, Bogeymen of the Gay Lobby Russia remains stalwart in its laws that aim to curb the influence of the West's gay-friendly culture on Russian youth. Meanwhile, last week, in a stunning turn of events, India's high court reinstituted a nineteenth-century law against sodomy. On cue, the ligbitist kibitzers are going crazy in such homophile haunts as the New Yorker and the Guardian, expressing total outrage that there should exist, anywhere on the globe, nations that do not think it's normal or appropriate to subsidize and celebrate men sodomizing boys. I cannot blame Russia, India,...
  • LAWMAKERS RUSH TO CATCH UP ON GAY MARRIAGE

    12/12/2013 8:41:08 AM PST · by kobald · 58 replies
    Associated Press ^ | December 12, 2013 | Josh Lederman
    For years, American opinion on gay marriage has been shifting. Now lawmakers are in a mad dash to catch up. In less than two weeks, seven senators--all from moderate or Republican-leaning states--announced their support, dropping one by one like dominos. Taken together, their proclamations reflected a profound change in the American political calculus: For the first time, elected officials from traditionally conservative states are starting to feel it's safer to back gay marriage than risk being the last to join the cause... "They're reflecting what they're seeing in the polls--except the most extreme of the Republican base," former New Jersey...
  • America and the Culture of Vulgarity—No End in Sight

    12/12/2013 7:47:29 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 21 replies
    AlbertMohler.com ^ | 12-12-13 | Albert Mohler
    The collapse of the barrier between popular culture and decadence has released a toxic mudslide of vulgarity into the nation’s family rooms—and just about everywhere else. There is almost no remote corner of this culture that is not marked by the toleration of vulgarity, or the outright celebration of depravity. Lee Siegel has seen this reality, and he doesn’t like it. “When did the culture become so coarse?,” he asks, adding: “It’s a question that quickly gets you branded as either an unsophisticated rube or some angry culture warrior.” Siegel wants us all to know that he is neither unsophisticated...
  • Just One More Thing . . .

    11/26/2013 9:58:01 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 9 replies
    Blog and Mablog ^ | 10-31-13 | Douglas Wilson
    Note that it does not require a mandatory three, but rather a permissible three. Just as a polygamist at heart might voluntarily opt to limit himself to one spouse (for various reasons of his own), there is absolutely no reason in the logic of our relativistic and floundering marriage laws to require him to limit himself to one. Keep in mind also that this logic is obvious enough to those who have been pushing for homo marriage. They are foolish, not stupid. They have only denied it for practical political reasons — so as to not give us a legit...
  • Heart-broken grandmother refuses to think of five-year-old ‘transgender’ grandson as a girl

    11/04/2013 3:57:42 PM PST · by Morgana · 77 replies
    Life Site News ^ | Christine Dhanagom
    ESSEX, March 5, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Jill Recknell is mourning the loss of her grandson, despite the fact that he is alive and well. It’s just that, according to five-year-old Zach Avery and his parents, he’s not her grandson anymore. He’s her granddaughter. Zach’s family, who live in England, says that he was a normal boy up until last year, when he became obsessed with the cartoon character Dora the Explorer and started dressing in girl’s clothing. Zach before becoming a "girl." “He just turned round to me one day and said, ‘Mummy, I’m a girl,’” Theresa Avery, Zach’s mother,...
  • Gay rights supporters wage a quiet campaign to push Republicans to the middle

    10/20/2013 6:37:47 PM PDT · by markomalley · 77 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10/20/2013 | Peter Wallsten
    Almost no elected Republicans support giving gays the right to marry. The party’s influential social-conservative wing sees “traditional marriage” as a defining issue. And while most major Democrats are rushing to embrace same-sex marriage, none of the most prominent potential Republican presidential candidates have taken that step.But a powerful group of Republican donors, who see the GOP’s staunch opposition to gay rights as a major problem, is trying to push the party toward a more welcoming middle ground — where candidates who oppose marriage rights can do so without seeming hateful.The behind-the-scenes effort is being led largely by GOP mega-donor...
  • Gov. Brown: Insurers Must Cover Fertility Treatments--For Same-Sex Partners

    10/20/2013 3:45:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    CNS News ^ | October 10, 2013 | Barbara Hollingsworth
    Starting next January, health insurance plans in California must offer coverage for fertility treatments to homosexual couples and unmarried individuals under a new law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday. The law amends the state’s Insurance Code to prohibit insurers from withholding coverage for most fertility treatments based on “age, ancestry, color, disability, domestic partner status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, sex or sexual orientation.” (See AB460.pdf) Most fertility treatments, including some that cost tens of thousands of dollars, are included, such as “diagnosis, diagnostic tests, medication, surgery, and gamete intrafallopian transfer.” Although...
  • Why millennials won't turn "conservative"

    09/16/2013 5:42:07 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 68 replies
    Renew America ^ | 15Sept13 | Selwyn Duke
    Every so often the wonks of wishful thinking give us an article about how blacks are becoming Republicans, how Hispanics are supposedly a natural GOP constituency, or, as is the subject here today, how the millennial generation is turning "conservative." Perhaps pundits asserting the last thing recall Winston Churchill's observation, "If you're not a liberal at 20, you have no heart; if you're not a conservative at 40, you have no brain." And perhaps they overlook that it's possible to raise a brainless generation. Don't think, as one might, that this will be a typical analysis sneering at the proverbial...
  • The Gay Agenda: What in the World Is going On?

    09/11/2013 3:21:00 PM PDT · by James R. Aist · 29 replies
    The Christian Post ^ | September 11, 2013 | James R. Aist
    The ultimate and most all-encompassing goal of the gay agenda is to force our society to fully accept their lifestyle as morally, socially, and religiously equivalent to the heterosexual lifestyle. This goal is for not only acceptance, but also affirmation and celebration of homosexual behavior as normal, natural, healthy and desirable (11, 13, 14). This is what the homosexual movement is really all about. The traditional civic virtue of tolerance is being replaced with a new ethic requiring approval and endorsement of homosexuality (11).
  • The Atlantic publishes two articles normalizing pedophilia

    08/28/2013 5:04:27 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 24 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 8-28-13 | Wesley J. Smith
    - I have written about this before. In our growing hedonistic culture, pedophilia is in the process of being normalized, downgraded by some from a severe sexual perversion into a mere ”orientation.” The Atlantic–mainstream media!–has two articles that push us in that direction. First, “I Pedophile,” by David Goldberg–a Canadian journalist convicted for viewing child pornography–argues that his obsession with children is a “sexual orientation:” The main query that I am convinced will always be without an answer is why I am a pedophile. It is the equivalent of trying to determine why someone is heterosexual or gay. We don’t...
  • Investigation Suggests 'Mulitple Partners' Coming Norm

    08/22/2013 6:04:38 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 34 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 8-21-13 | Bob Unruh
    A British organization is suggesting that monogamy is out of date and “multiple partners’ is the coming norm, says a report from The Christian Institute. Now that many nations have abandoned the biblical concept of marriage being between one man and one woman, given formalized government support for same-sex duos in New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States in recent days, BBC show host Jo Fidgen openly is questioning whether there still is room for sexual fidelity in a “society where choice is everything.” Several prominent individuals in those nations have warned lately that society’s fast adoption of...
  • Belle Chasse father arrested for having sex with teenage daughter

    04/04/2013 5:36:33 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 28 replies
    A Belle Chasse dad is behind bars for coercing his 16-year-old daughter to have sexual intercourse with him for the past year, according to the Plaquemines Parish Sheriff's Office. Police say last Friday, officers responded to an incest complaint at the home of the victim. Investigators learned that the 37 year-old father had been having sex with his 16-year-old daughter for the past year.
  • Is America Still A Good Country?

    03/31/2013 8:59:03 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 70 replies
    Human Events ^ | 3-29-13 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    “Not until I went to the churches of America and heard her pulpits aflame with righteousness did I understand the secret of her genius and power. America is great because she is good, and if America ever ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.” So wrote Alexis de Tocqueville. Yet, judged by the standards of those old “pulpits aflame with righteousness,” is America still a good country?
  • LOVE Czar for Marriage Equality and Biblical Alterations

    03/30/2013 11:38:26 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 6 replies
    The People's Cube ^ | 3-30-13 | Olga Photoshopova
    Same-sex marriage is, by far, the most important issue of our generation - even more important than having others to pay for our free access to birth control. War, terrorism, and taxation are laughable matters compared to the tragedy of two or more men who are in LOVE being unable to commit to each other unless they have a government-issued license. Without a license, how could they demonstrate their LOVE to the rest of the public in front of Chick-Fil-As across the country? It is, after all, their right as human beings. The reactionary blowhards are predictably reacting to it...
  • Child Bridegroom: Eight-Year-Old Boy Marries 61-Year-Old Woman After 'Dead Ancestors Told Him To'

    03/14/2013 2:58:48 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10 March 2013 | Sam Webb
    Child bridegroom: Eight-year-old boy marries 61-year-old woman after 'dead ancestors told him to tie the knot'An eight-year-old schoolboy has married a 61-year-old woman because the ghost of his dead ancestor told him to. Sanele Masilela tied the knot with Helen Shabangu, who is already married and a mother-of-five. The boy, from Tshwane, South Africa, said he had been told by his dead ancestors to wed and his family, fearing divine retribution, forked out for a wedding. They paid £500 for the bride and a further £1,000 for the big day, which was organised in just two months. Dressed in a...