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  • Georgia, Mississippi Follow Arizona by Blocking Bills Seen as Anti-Gay

    02/28/2014 7:19:26 AM PST · by GIdget2004 · 78 replies
    Time.com ^ | 02/28/2014 | David Winograd
    Less than 24 hours after Arizona’s governor vetoed a bill that had been criticized as anti-gay, similar legislation in Georgia and Mississippi are hitting new roadblocks. Georgia state senator Josh McKoon conceded on Thursday that support for his religious-freedom bill is evaporating, 11Alive Atlanta reports. He told the Huffington Post that a committee vote on his legislation, previously scheduled for next Monday, has been taken off the calendar. McKoon said his bill merely protects religious rights of Georgia residents, but critics argued it would allow business owners to refuse services to gays based on religious beliefs. In Mississippi, the state...
  • How Many American Men Are Gay?

    12/09/2013 12:28:26 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 217 replies
    The New York Times ^ | December 7, 2013 | Seth Stephens-Davidowitz
    WHAT percent of American men are gay? This question is notoriously difficult to answer. Historical estimates range from about 2 percent to 10 percent. But somewhere in the exabytes of data that human beings create every day are answers to even the most challenging questions. Using surveys, social networks, pornographic searches and dating sites, I recently studied evidence on the number of gay men. The data used in this analysis is available in highly aggregated form only and can be downloaded from publicly accessible sites. While none of these data sources are ideal, they combine to tell a consistent story....
  • Catholic university includes ‘homosexuality’ in course on ‘deviant behavior’

    09/04/2012 1:23:13 PM PDT · by scottjewell · 35 replies
    LGBTQNation ^ | Sep 4 2012 | Staff
    STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — A group of gay university alumni and allies is challenging the Franciscan University in Steubenville, Ohio, over its inclusion of homosexuality in its course on “deviant behavior.” The group, Gay Alumni and Allies of Catholic Universities, said that Franciscan University, a conservative Catholic institution on the Ohio-West Virginia border, is “contributing” to a “culture of hate and ignorance” by teaching “ideological falsehoods in the classroom rather than solid, proven research and evidence.” But according to the University, the principles of academic freedom apply to the course and that “homosexual acts are intrinsically disordered.” At issue is this...
  • 8-Yr Old Boy leaves Michele Bachmann speechless on Gay Rights (Barf Alert)

    12/06/2011 10:30:42 AM PST · by parksstp · 34 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 12-06-2011 | Maggie Astor
    Normally, when people confront her on gay rights, Michele Bachmann has a response ready.
  • Congress Will Be a Better Place When Barney Frank Is Gone

    11/29/2011 11:21:00 AM PST · by US Navy Vet · 19 replies
    FOXNews.com ^ | November 29, 2011 | By Karl Rove(yes THAT one)
    It was because he was going to retire anyway, lost a favorite port town in redistricting and had a tough race last time. Was this really why Congressman Barney Frank announced today he’s retiring from the House of Representatives? Perhaps another reason was he’s no longer chairman of the House Financial Services Committee and like a lot of bullies, Mr. Frank found it’s not easy to be stripped of the power to torment and humiliate others.
  • Christian 'Glee' Star: Acceptance of Homosexuality Not a Contradiction to Faith

    09/10/2011 7:14:38 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 133 replies · 1+ views
    Christian Post ^ | 09/09/2011 | Gina E. Ryder
    Actress Kristin Chenoweth is a self-identifying Christian who has sparked controversy by speaking out about her support of the gay community in an interview with lesbian and gay publication The Advocate. The LBGT publication asked the TV and theater star: "What would you ask people who cite Christianity as their justification for passing laws that discriminate against people?" Chenoweth replied, "I would ask, 'What would Jesus do?' It sounds so cliché and Pollyanna-ish, but I have a feeling if he were on the earth today, he wouldn't be walking around saying, 'You’re going to hell' and 'You're wrong, you're wrong,...
  • Changing Nature of West Hollywood, Long a Gay Haven, Becomes an Election Issue

    03/06/2011 7:28:33 PM PST · by lbryce · 22 replies
    New York Times ^ | March 6, 2011 | Ian Lovett
    Since its beginning, West Hollywood has offered the country’s closest approximation of a gay city. It was founded by gay activists over 26 years ago, most of its City Council members are gay, and the community is famous for its concentration of gay residents and nightlife. But an uncommonly bitter election has exposed a growing divide over what West Hollywood should represent, with prosperity and urban development pitted against the city’s history as a countercultural haven. The six challengers in Tuesday’s City Council election — all of them gay men — are seeking to oust three incumbents by running on...
  • Police: 8-year-old girl sexually assaulted at Walmart

    12/14/2010 2:35:12 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 48 replies
    abclocal.go.com ^ | 13 Dec 2010 | Cecilia Vega
    SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (KGO) -- A San Leandro man molested an 8-year-girl at a Bay Area Walmart store Monday, the second such attack in less than two weeks. 29-year-old San Leandro resident Carlyle Villazon was arrested Friday after two good Samaritans jumped in to help. Police are calling those men heroes. They are also reluctant heroes. One of them did not want to do television interviews to talk about what happened. Police say predators know how easy it is for kids to become separated from their parents in large stores and they are warning parents to keep their children close...
  • Police: Woman Faked Being A Boy For Sex With Girl (Photo)

    07/07/2010 8:15:40 AM PDT · by TSgt · 68 replies · 3+ views
    WKRC ^ | 07 July 2010 | WKRC
    A local woman is behind bars, accused of pretending to be a teenage boy in order to have sex with a teenage girl. 31 year old Patricia Dye faces a number of charges, including importuning, corruption of a minor, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The Warren County Prosecutor tells Local 12 that Dye allegedly cut her hair and used the name "Matt Abrams" when courting the girl, who is between the ages of 13 and 16 years old. The girl went to a motel with Dye in June, but didn't know Dye was really a woman. When...
  • Sharon Man Dies After Choking On Bag Of Pot In Prison

    06/05/2010 9:46:43 AM PDT · by peeps36 · 10 replies · 526+ views
    Waterbury Republican-American ^ | 06/05/2010 | Bridgette Ruthman
    A local man serving an eight year prison term for ripping a safe containing $100,000 worth of prescription drugs from the Sharon Pharmacy two years ago died Wednesday. State Police detectives from the Eastern District Major Crime Squad are investigating the untimely death of Frank Campbell, two days after he suffered a choking episode at Osborn Correctional Institutional in Somers.
  • IPS teacher kept his job despite red flags(Gay teacher made advances that were ignored)

    07/31/2009 8:46:59 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 27 replies · 2,074+ views
    http://www.indy.com ^ | July 05, 2009 | http://www.indy.com
    School districts, state agency blamed in molestation case Indiana child welfare officials and school districts in two states had a responsibility to protect children in Lee N. Tibbetts’ classroom, but a series of miscommunications and missteps among those agencies failed to catch a pattern of problematic behavior over three years. That breakdown allowed Tibbetts to remain in the classroom despite multiple accusations, including one that eventually led to the math teacher being arrested on charges alleging he molested a student while teaching for Indianapolis Public Schools. A review by The Indianapolis Star and The Cincinnati Enquirer shows that red flags...
  • Canada top commander charged with murder, assault

    05/23/2010 7:13:21 AM PDT · by Flavius · 28 replies · 1,037+ views
    boston ^ | 5/22/10 | By Rob Gillies
    TORONTO—As Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip waved to the crowd after a 2005 visit, a tall, fit officer stood next to them. He saluted the royal couple, and flew them home to Britain. Now that same elite Canadian pilot, Colonel Russell Williams, stands charged with the murder of two women, the sexual assault of two others and 82 break-ins, during which he often stole women's panties.
  • Democrat Senator Carl Levin: "Repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

    02/02/2010 11:40:56 AM PST · by Maelstorm · 38 replies · 749+ views
    http://michiganmessenger.com ^ | Feb. 2, 2010 | By TODD SPANGLER
    Sen. Carl Levin, chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee, opened hearings on the military’s Don’t Ask Don’t Tell policy by calling for the repeal of that policy and for gay and lesbian soldiers to be allowed to serve openly. The Lansing State Journal reports: Opening a hearing on the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy on gays in the military, Michigan Democrat and Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin said it’s time to repeal what he considers a discriminatory policy that hurts military effectiveness. “I did not find the arguments used to justify ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ convincing...
  • Do safe schools require an iron fisting?

    12/11/2009 11:52:50 AM PST · by pissant · 13 replies · 824+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 10/11/09 | Ed Morrisey
    I’ve received a lot of e-mail asking why I haven’t written about the controversy over Kevin Jennings, Barack Obama’s “safe schools” czar. To be honest, the story is so shocking that I haven’t quite grasped how to approach it. Jennings ran an outfit called Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) from its inception in 1995 until last year. During that time, as Jim Hoft at Big Government has detailed, GLSEN offered sex education seminars to young teenagers within the framework of public education that went way, way beyond explanations of human biology and disease transmission. According to multiple sources,...
  • The Little Black Book May Go National

    12/09/2009 1:21:17 PM PST · by bocopar · 65 replies · 1,929+ views
    Bob Parks: Black & Right ^ | 12/9/09 | Bob Parks
    A few years ago, I attempted to alert America as to what can happen if the radicals became entrenched in your body politic. In our case, the Massachusetts legislature created and funded a super commission that would deal with all things gay, lesbian, trans, bi, and that super commission would have power over just about every legislator in the state. Mass Resistance brought to my attention a publication this commission created and was paid for by both taxpayers and Boston's elite. This Little Black Book was handed out to middle and high schoolers in metro Boston. When I told a...
  • Obama’s “Safe School” Czar Promotes Teaching Fisting to Teens. Personally Hid Report of Pedophilia

    12/09/2009 8:37:31 AM PST · by MindBender26 · 32 replies · 2,325+ views
    Kevin Jennings has been appointed as director of the Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools under Obama. Here's a bit of his bio: In 1997, according to a transcript put together by Brian J. Burt, managing editor of the student-run Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Jennings said he hoped that promoting homosexuality in schools would be considered fine in the future. The group Jennings founded has also been accused of promoting homosexuality in schools. At a GLSEN conference in 2000, co-sponsored with the Massachusetts Department of Education, the group landed in hot water when it was revealed...
  • Voting for Discrimination (NYT BARF Alert)

    12/04/2009 7:13:16 AM PST · by lbryce · 13 replies · 377+ views
    New York Times ^ | December 2, 2009 | Editorial Board
    The New York State Senate held an emotional debate on Wednesday in which there was talk of belief and conscience and eloquent reminders of earlier civil rights struggles. It then took a stand against equality and fairness. By a 38-to-24 vote, lawmakers chose to continue the state’s discrimination against couples who want to get married and simply happen to be the same sex. Like Gov. David Paterson and advocates who pressed for the vote, we had hoped a sufficient number of senators would do the right thing when required to take a stand. In the end, though, not a single...
  • Twilight Is A 'Deviant Moral Vacuum': Vatican Slams Blockbuster New Moon Film

    Twilight Is A 'Deviant Moral Vacuum': Vatican Slams Blockbuster New Moon Film By NICK PISA 20th November 2009 The latest movie in vampire saga Twilight is a 'deviant moral vacuum', the Vatican said yesterday. New Moon, which opens in Britain today, is a 'mixture of excesses aimed at young people and gives a heavy esoteric element', a spokesman added. The blockbuster opened on Wednesday in Italy and took £1.8million at the box office. 'Deviant': The Vatican claims vampire flick New Moon, which stars Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart (pictured), occupies a 'moral vacuum' Monsignor Franco Perazzolo, of the Pontifical Council...
  • PICTURING HARVEY MILK: Filming of movie evokes memories, emotions in the Castro

    01/30/2008 8:04:33 AM PST · by SmithL · 7 replies · 215+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 1/30/8 | Steven Winn
    Dressed in a tan cloth coat and crocheted white hat and pulling a wheeled shopping basket behind her, Eve Rojek trudged up and down Castro Street in a sputtering rain the other day. She walked up a stretch of sidewalk between 18th and 19th streets and then down and then back up again. Rojek is an actress, cast as a middle-aged extra in a long-anticipated feature film about the life and death of San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk that began shooting in the city last week. Like everyone and everything in view of the camera, Rojek needed to convey the...
  • Write CBS - Demand the Resignation of David Letterman

    10/02/2009 7:51:40 AM PDT · by tonyome · 96 replies · 2,349+ views
    Contact CBS at the following link and demand the resignation of David Letterman: http://www.cbs.com/late_night/late_show/show_info/contact_us.php I'd like to know how many of these sex partners of his were forced or coerced into it. This scandal is going to blow wide open and the more CBS tries to cover it up the worse it is going to get. Can anyone say Dan Rather II? I'm thrilled to see karma coming back to bite the deviant after his pontifications about Sanford. But the funniest part is the laughter I hear coming all the way from Wasilla. Lol.
  • Gay rights campaigner led a double life as leader of paedophile ring (and child molester)

    06/28/2009 4:39:39 PM PDT · by Maelstorm · 51 replies · 2,125+ views
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk ^ | 08th May 2009 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    A paedophile ring has been smashed after eight men were found guilty of a horrifying catalogue of more than 50 child pornography and abuse charges.Among the crimes was a shocking sexual attack carried out on a three-month-old baby boy by an executive adviser on child sex issues. James Rennie, chief executive of a publicly-funded gay rights group, was one of the men exposed yesterday as members of Scotland's biggest paedophile ring.   Rennie, 38, molested the toddler son of unsuspecting friends - a little boy he had been trusted to babysit - recording the abuse and sharing it with other...
  • Janitor charged with secretly recording women in Stamford train station bathroom

    11/14/2008 3:41:45 AM PST · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 21 replies · 1,016+ views
    Stamford Advocate ^ | 11/13/08 | Martin B. Cassidy and John Nickerson
    STAMFORD - A janitor at the Stamford train station was charged Thursday with secretly videotaping at least 16 women in a bathroom stall with a cell phone taped to a roll of toilet paper. Felicitos Gonzalez, 41, of 1 Division St., Apartment R, Stamford, was arrested by Metropolitan Transportation Authority police at his home a block away from the train station Wednesday. Gonzalez was arraigned on 16 counts of voyeurism at state Superior Court in Stamford Thursday. Judge Barbara Brazzel-Massaro ruled that Gonzalez, a Mexican native working in the country illegally, will be jailed in lieu of $50,000 bond for...
  • Barney Frank explains government’s role in bailout (admits guilt, too much government intervention)

    11/11/2008 5:35:33 PM PST · by Libloather · 32 replies · 415+ views
    Wicked Local ^ | 11/11/08 | Julie Onufrak
    Barney Frank explains government’s role in bailoutBy Julie Onufrak/GateHouse News Service Tue Nov 11, 2008, 02:54 PM EST Randolph - U.S. Rep. Barney Frank said on Monday that he believes sensible regulations and another economic stimulus package will play key roles in solving the nation’s economic crisis. Speaking at a South Shore Chamber of Commerce breakfast at Lombardo’s in Randolph, Frank said he believed that the root of the current crisis was a trend of pushing people toward home ownership who couldn’t afford it. He lamented what he called excessively negative reactions to the construction of affordable rental housing. Frank...
  • Fla. town backs ex-principal who got demoted (pervy principal lifted girls' shirts)

    08/20/2008 2:27:14 PM PDT · by steve-b · 46 replies · 238+ views
    Newsday ^ | 8/20/08 | Melissa Nelson
    ...The problems began last fall when [principal David] Davis, who did not return phone messages from The Associated Press, admonished the senior, who is identified only as "Jane Doe" in court records and whose friends say she doesn't want to talk about the experience. The friends donned gay pride T-shirts and rainbow-colored clothing when they found out how Davis had treated her, and he questioned many of them about their sexuality and association with gay students. Some were suspended. "Davis embarked on what can only be characterized as a 'witch hunt' to identify students who were homosexual and their supporters,...
  • OH man jailed for posing as underwear researcher

    07/26/2008 9:18:49 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 23 replies · 521+ views
    14 WFIE ^ | 7/25/08
    An Ohio man is in jail for posing as an underwear researcher and examining children. Ken Hawkins is accused of arranging meetings this Spring with parents of at least three children to conduct a marketing research survey involving children's underwear and razors. While at the house of an eight-year-old girl, he instructed her to try on several pair of underwear while he took notes. Hawkins then took several measurements of the victim while she wore only the underwear. Prosecutors said Hawkins also ran his fingers around the waistband and looked at the rear of the panties to check out the...
  • Mass Governor will install radical lesbian activist as family court judge.

    06/11/2008 5:17:52 PM PDT · by daniel1212 · 24 replies · 3,153+ views
    massresistance.org ^ | June 11, 2008 | massresistance.org
    Maureen Monks, about to become the newest judge of the Middlesex Probate and Family Court, is a long-time radical lesbian activist attorney. She specializes in "gay" family issues. Last week, when her nomination hit some rocky waters getting through the Governor's Council, Governor Deval Patrick simply ignored their official vote and announced he will swear her in. Monks' nomination - and the governor's action -- was strongly supported by both the Boston Globe and Boston Herald on their editorial pages.
  • Inside Bernie Ward's online chats (libtalk host accused of child porn)

    02/14/2008 12:52:56 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 47 replies · 305+ views
    KGO-TV ^ | 2/13/08 | Dan Noyes
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The ABC7 I-Team has the inside story of what lead up to the arrest of popular talk-radio host, Bernie Ward, on federal child pornography charges. It's an investigation you'll see Only On 7. We warn you that some of the information is graphic. Bernie Ward got indicted in December and got fired from his job at KGO Radio, effective at the end of last year. Now, police reports just obtained by the I-Team tell us who blew the whistle on Ward, and how he came to send the woman child porn, by his own admission. The...
  • Teacher accused of having sex with student

    02/08/2008 12:42:05 PM PST · by redrunner · 145 replies · 2,363+ views
    The Galveston County News ^ | February 8, 2008 | Sarah McDonald
    FRIENDSWOOD — Police arrested a private school teacher Thursday on charges that she had sex with a 17-year-old student along a deserted road in December. Jill Lewis, 26, of Dickinson, is being held in the Galveston County Jail on a $30,000 bond after she turned herself in to investigators Thursday, police said. Lewis is a journalism, speech and computer teacher at Living Stones Christian School in Alvin, the school’s Web site said. No one answered the phone at the school’s office late Thursday and efforts to reach the school’s principal for comment were unsuccessful. Friendswood Police Chief Bob Wieners said...
  • Suspect in rape at library was freed sex offender

    02/01/2008 1:41:58 AM PST · by Jim Noble · 31 replies · 331+ views
    The Boston Globe ^ | February 1, 2008 | Maria Cramer and John R. Ellement
    NEW BEDFORD - A convicted sex offender arrested this week on charges of raping a 6-year-old boy in the public library had been released from prison a year ago, despite the strenuous objections of the district attorney and three psychologists who argued that he posed a serious threat to children. Superior Court Judge Richard Moses denied the prosecutor's motion to keep Corey Saunders in custody indefinitely, arguing that he had a low IQ and had suffered physical and sexual abuse as a child. The judge said Saunders, who was sentenced to four years for the attempted rape of a 7-year-old...
  • Daughter's Pregnancy Signs Raised Suspicion (Man Marries Daughter...Claims Allah's Sanction)

    11/20/2007 6:54:33 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 21 replies · 471+ views
    The Times of India ^ | 20 Nov 2007 | Pinak Priya Bhattacharya
    Daughter's pregnancy signs raised suspicion 20 Nov 2007, Pinak Priya Bhattacharya,TNN JALPAIGURI: A 36-year-old man who married his teenage daughter, apparently after convincing his wife that he was carrying out divine instructions, kept the event under wraps for more than six months. Until, his 15-year-old daughter began showing signs of pregnancy. Villagers of Kasiajhora found out about Afazuddin Ali's wedding when one of them found the girl showing pregnancy's swelling signs. The sordid drama of what happened, however, unfolded on Monday when Ali was produced in court. When Ali, a daily labourer who has three daughters and two sons moved...
  • BBC Schedules Week of Pro-Gay Programs to Commemorate 1957 Sodomy Legalization

    08/31/2007 7:08:31 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 10 replies · 505+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | August 31, 2007 | Meg Jalsevac
    BBC Schedules Week of Pro-Gay Programs to Commemorate 1957 Sodomy Legalization By Meg Jalsevac BRITAIN, August 31, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In conjunction with the beginning of the LBGT History Month in the UK, the BBC has scheduled a week long roster of pro-homosexual television for its viewers.  The programming was scheduled in the first week of September to also coincide with the 50th anniversary of the release of the Wolfenden Report which legalized homosexuality in Britain in 1957. The week long extravaganza of gay-themed TV has been officially named the 'Hidden Lives Series'.  The programming will range from movies with...
  • Sexually Deviancy according to Chris Matthews

    08/30/2007 8:58:20 AM PDT · by Alaphiah123 · 12 replies · 434+ views
    Creating Orwellian Worldview ^ | 8-30-07 | Alaphiah
    So just what is a sexual deviant these days? According to the politically correct and the cultural gatekeepers of our society one can engage in just about any kind or type of sexual activity and that sexuality is totally acceptable by today’s standards.
  • Holly Hunter On Leno: Rudy Visits Co-Ed Bath Houses

    07/28/2007 4:03:31 AM PDT · by deaconjim · 4 replies · 1,864+ views
    youtube.com ^ | July 18, 2007
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C12sShWlFa0
  • COMIN' UP ROSIE: HOT-TEMPERED O'DONNELL IS HOT COMMODITY (Ultra Barf Alert!)

    04/29/2007 11:50:36 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies · 1,332+ views
    The New York Post ^ | April 29, 2007 | DON KAPLAN
    Call her Rosie Inc. If Rosie O'Donnell was a business pitch right now, she'd be a win-win. The opinionated diva who quit her job as co-host of "The View" last week is a TV maestro who could mean big bucks for the next studio that signs her up, TV industry experts say. "She's the only talent I've ever worked with who thinks like a producer," said a former co-worker. As early as last winter, O'Donnell began holding talks with at least one major studio about producing a new talk show, according to industry sources. On her personal Web site Rosie...
  • Court shocker: 10 months for kiddie porn producer

    11/25/2006 2:53:15 AM PST · by Robert Drobot · 129 replies · 4,659+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | 25 November, Anno Domini, 2006 | Editors
    A Democrat community leader who would "offer a homily during worship services" and facilitated his congregation's "opening our doors to all people regardless of sexual orientation" has been given a slap on the hand after pleading guilty to extensive child pornography offenses involving children as young as six. Authorities say Andrew Douglas Reed, 53, who reported for an abbreviated jail term just a few weeks ago, had pleaded guilty to a page-long list of counts of 2nd-degree sexual exploitation of a minor. Court records in the Asheville, N.C., case said he admitted that he would "record, develop and duplicate material...
  • Former page alleges sexual encounter with disgraced lawmaker

    10/08/2006 11:08:08 AM PDT · by valkyrieanne · 102 replies · 2,231+ views
    Yahoo news ^ | 10/8/06 | AFP
    A former congressional page said he had sex with disgraced former US lawmaker Mark Foley, according to a newspaper report, as an explosive Washington political scandal continued to unfold. The unidentified former page told the Los Angeles Times Sunday that he was 21 when he and the Florida Republican congressman had sex... [emphasis mine -VA] Rest of article
  • The truth about 'gay' pedophilia

    10/07/2006 7:24:18 PM PDT · by fgoodwin · 3 replies · 605+ views
    Worldnet Daily ^ | October 7, 2006 | Olivia St. John
    The truth about 'gay' pedophiliahttp://worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=52330 http://tinyurl.com/n6tcp Posted: October 7, 2006 1:00 a.m. Eastern By Olivia St. John Liberals are experts at framing debates in their favor. Since the Foley fiasco hit the news, the emphasis has been on evils lurking within the Republican Party. Incredibly, political editor Brian E. Crowley of the Palm Beach Post opined, "Rumors that Foley is gay have swirled around him for years. … But on Friday, whether Foley was a homosexual or a heterosexual no longer seemed to matter." Really? Why would that be considered inconsequential? Could it be because the Democrat Party embraces legalizing...
  • The death of manliness

    10/05/2006 2:33:23 PM PDT · by fgoodwin · 12 replies · 635+ views
    Worldnet Daily ^ | October 5, 2006 | Hans Zeiger
    The death of manlinesshttp://worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=52283 Posted: October 5, 2006 1:00 a.m. Eastern Mark Foley is a sick man in a sick culture. He apparently was abused by a priest as a child, and then he, too, abused House pages (how extensively is uncertain) before it ruined him. By the way, as his attorney affirmed on Tuesday, Mark Foley "is a gay man." Aside from the political tides generated by Foley's resignation, there are much larger cultural tsunamis swashing round. The Foley scandal intensifies the strain on relationships between youth and adults. It is particularly damaging for relations between old men and...
  • Don't ask, because Mark Foley won't tell

    10/03/2006 5:20:08 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 27 replies · 1,006+ views
    ST PETERSBURG TIMES ^ | 01 JUNE 2003 | ADAM C. SMITH
    It's a basic political premise: Get in front of a potentially damaging story before it overwhelms you. That's certainly what Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mark Foley had in mind when the five-term congressman called an unusual press conference recently. Reports that he's gay are about to spread from alternative and gay media outlets to major Florida newspapers, Foley said. He blamed Democratic activists for spreading the rumor and decried the "repulsive" campaign tactic. He wanted reporters to know that he won't answer questions about his sexuality; it has nothing to do with his candidacy. Don't ask, won't tell. It's an...
  • Scarborough: D.C.'s dark underbelly exposed

    10/02/2006 12:58:58 PM PDT · by teddyballgame · 78 replies · 2,972+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 10/2/06 | Joe Scarborough
    I know Mark Foley. Mark Foley is a friend of mine. But in all my years working with him in Congress and on TV, I could have never foreseen this kind of scandal swirling around the friendly politician. Mark and I entered Congress together in 1994 and spent the next four terms working together on legislation and political campaigns. Rumors about Mark's homosexuality followed him from his first day in the House and I even discussed the issue with him before he launched his Senate campaign in 2003.
  • Gay Community Analyzes Foley Resignation (Libs Blame 'Closeted Lifestyle')

    10/02/2006 7:40:50 AM PDT · by gopwinsin04 · 20 replies · 1,041+ views
    Bradenton Herald ^ | Oct 1, 2006
    Gay community analyzes Foley resignation Originally posted on October 01, 2006 MIAMI — "He was a homophobe who needed to be exposed," said journalist Michael Rogers, whose Web site, www.blogactive.com/, reported on Florida Rep. Mark Foley for three years. "I first started to report on Foley in March 2003," said Rogers, who is gay. "The reason why — he's anti-gay. He voted for the Defense of Marriage Act and has not renounced that vote. He refused to acknowledge that he supported the repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell.' He would not sign on as a co-sponsor. He should be held...
  • New Book Sets Campus "Gay Point AVerage"

    08/25/2006 8:25:35 AM PDT · by georgiarat · 38 replies · 1,139+ views
    University Business ^ | August 25, 2006 | georgiarat
    In an age when colleges live and die by their rankings, a new focus for campus assessment is emerging: gay-friendliness. The Advocate, the national newsmagazine for gays and lesbians, published a 389-page book this month listing the 100 schools that it says offer the best discrimination protection, most friendly climate, and most extensive campus services for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered students. Sixteen of the schools are in New England, including six in Massachusetts. MIT, for one, made the top 100. The school is cited for having one of the nation's oldest gay and lesbian student groups and for early...
  • Diaz seeks 'dialogue' with Boy Scouts

    07/27/2006 12:01:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies · 1,082+ views
    Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | July 27, 2006 | Tina Moore
    City Solicitor Romulo L. Diaz Jr. said a recent push to force the Cradle of Liberty Boy Scouts Council to denounce the national organization's antigay policy had nothing to do with his own homosexuality. "My own sexuality, my own sexual orientation, has never been hidden and never played into my decision," Diaz said in an interview yesterday with The Inquirer. "It has, perhaps, made me more sensitive to the issues." Diaz said he sent another letter yesterday morning seeking a meeting with William T. Dwyer III, council chief executive officer and president. Diaz, the city's first openly gay solicitor and...
  • George buys betrayed lover £1m gift (Gay Marriage Explained)

    07/26/2006 5:30:35 AM PDT · by Callahan · 9 replies · 849+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/26/06 | Anon.
    Singer George Michael denied he has been forced to call off his "wedding" to his long-term partner after being caught cruising for sex with strangers. The former Wham! star insisted that his partner Kenny Goss had no problem with him being with other men.
  • Metro Board Member Dismissed for Disparaging Remarks (DC)

    06/15/2006 8:05:53 PM PDT · by DBeers · 24 replies · 604+ views
    WJLA-TV 7 (Arlington, VA) ^ | June 15, 2006 | Associated Press
    Metro Board Member Dismissed for Disparaging Remarks Washington (AP) - Governor Ehrlich has dismissed Washington Suburban Transit Commissioner Robert Smith for making derogatory remarks about gays. Smith also served on Metro's board of directors. Smith appeared last weekend on a Montgomery County (website - news) cable program to discuss the Senate's rejection of a Constitutional amendment banning gay marriage and referred to homosexuality as deviant behavior. Ehrlich says Smith's comments were highly inappropriate, insensitive, and unacceptable. The Republican governor is seeking re-election this year. The announcement came hours after openly gay DC Councilman Jim Graham demanded an apology from Smith...
  • My Problem with Christianism

    05/10/2006 6:28:01 AM PDT · by bondjamesbond · 371 replies · 4,348+ views
    Time.com ^ | Sunday, May 7, 2006 | Andrew Sullivan
    A believer spells out the difference between faith and a political agenda Are you a Christian who doesn't feel represented by the religious right? I know the feeling. When the discourse about faith is dominated by political fundamentalists and social conservatives, many others begin to feel as if their religion has been taken away from them. The number of Christians misrepresented by the Christian right is many. There are evangelical Protestants who believe strongly that Christianity should not get too close to the corrupting allure of government power. There are lay Catholics who, while personally devout, are socially liberal on...
  • "Gay" Adoption:Letters Florida Bar News.(Lawyers misrepresenting danger,Only one view barf alert)

    05/01/2006 8:07:30 PM PDT · by longtermmemmory · 13 replies · 1,418+ views
    Florida Bar News Letters ^ | May 1, 2006 | Florida Bar
    May 1, 2006 Letters Gay Adoption A fair summary of the April 1 letter to the editor regarding gay adoption would be that foster children adopted by gay people are more vulnerable to sexual predators than children adopted by heterosexual parents. As attorneys, such a provocative and wholly unsupported statement should be troubling to us all. As a former police officer who now practices family law, I am keenly aware of and sensitive to the plight of abused children. The letter writer offers no evidence whatsoever of a nexus between the reaction of a child to the advances of a...
  • Hostage only selectively naive

    03/29/2006 10:12:38 AM PST · by Zender500 · 18 replies · 1,349+ views
    Winnipeg Sun ^ | 3/29/06 | CHARLES ADLER
    "I need to get reacquainted with my partner Dan." - Jim Loney, freed Christian Peacemaker Team member, March 27. The Christian Peacemaker Team members have been called misguided and naive. But it's clear from here that Jim Loney is only selectively naive. He could not afford to talk about his partner while in captivity and didn't. Homosexuality in Saddam Hussein's Iraq was punishable by death. Amnesty International says the current status of gay and lesbian rights is unclear. But here are few things that are crystal clear. 1) Jim Loney only feels free to speak his mind about his sexual...
  • Outrage After Teen Gets 10 Years for Oral Sex With Girl -honor student/star athlete Genarlow Wilson

    03/08/2006 4:24:41 PM PST · by Former Military Chick · 85 replies · 5,561+ views
    ABC ^ | Feb. 7, 2006 | ABC
    Feb. 7, 2006 — A wild New Year's Eve two years ago has landed a Georgia teen in prison for 10 years on charges of child molestation in a case that has state legislators reworking the strict law that put him behind bars. Genarlow Wilson and a group of friends had the kind of bash no parent would want their teenager to attend. Crime scene investigators combing the room in a Days Inn in the small town of Douglasville, Ga., found evidence of drinking, as well as condoms and wrappers littered all over. Plus, there was a video camera. In...
  • Singer George Michael arrested in drugs probe (Passed out in SUV)

    02/27/2006 7:21:51 AM PST · by Mr. Brightside · 13 replies · 640+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 2/27/06
    Singer George Michael arrested in drugs probe Mon Feb 27, 2:37 AM ET LONDON (Reuters) - British singer George Michael was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of possessing drugs after he was found slumped in a car in central London, a police source said. Michael, 42, who has sold more than 80 million records worldwide during a 25-year career, was arrested in the Hyde Park area of the capital early on Sunday, the source said. A London police spokesman issued a statement saying a 42-year-old man had been held on suspicion of possessing Class C drugs, a group in British...