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  • Same-sex benefits a powder keg in Pentagon

    03/18/2012 6:30:19 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 34 replies · 2+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | March 18, 2012 | Rowan Scarborough
    Rights fight pits Holder vs. PanettaThe Obama administration is withholding medical and other benefits from same-sex spouses of military members, but Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. says he can no longer defend the law that authorizes the practice. Conservatives are charging that Mr. Holder is going back on Pentagon promises to adhere to the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) in the September repeal of the ban on open gays in the military. Military promises to enforce DOMA, which defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman, induced some fence-sitting members of Congress to support the...
  • One bridegroom is a skating coach, the other practices law [Oy.]

    03/18/2012 8:37:07 AM PDT · by the invisib1e hand · 22 replies
    Nyt ^ | 03/18/12 | Some Dolt
    Benjamin Miller and Sean Reisman Benjamin Edward Miller and Sean Peter Reisman were married Friday at the Staten Island Marriage Bureau. Edison Stewart, a deputy city clerk, officiated. On March 31, Rabbi David Gruber is to lead a religious ceremony at the Saint Paul Hotel in St. Paul. Mr. Miller (left), 28, a retired figure skater and ice dancer, is a coach with the St. Paul Figure Skating Club. He is also the chairman of the United States Athlete Development Committee of U.S. Figure Skating in Colorado Springs and a member of the organization’s international committee. In 2002, he won...
  • Lesbian with kids in Catholic school demands removal of Catechism quote on homosexuality

    03/18/2012 5:28:29 AM PDT · by Morgana · 70 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 3/18/20122 | Patrick B. Craine
    BOWMANVILLE, Ontario, March 16, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A self-proclaimed ‘lesbian’ whose two children attend a Catholic school near Peterborough is demanding that the Peterborough Catholic school board remove a Catechism quote dealing with homosexuality from a school pamphlet. Ann Michelle Tesluk has started an online petition to pressure the board to action and describes her activities as gearing to make the Catholic Church into an “openly gay friendly church.” The pamphlet in question, however, is controversial from more than one perspective. While quoting the Catechism that the homosexual inclination is “objectively disordered”, the pamphlet also misrepresents Catholic teaching in numerous...
  • Media Matters boss paid former partner $850G 'blackmail' settlement

    02/27/2012 10:09:30 AM PST · by Nachum · 28 replies · 3+ views
    fox news ^ | 2/27/12 | Jana Winter
    Media Matters chief David Brock paid a former domestic partner $850,000 after being threatened with damaging information involving the organization’s donors and the IRS – a deal that Brock later characterized as a blackmail payment, according to legal documents obtained by FoxNews.com. In an acrimonious lawsuit settled at the end of last year, Brock accused William Grey of making repeated threats to expose him to the "scorn or ridicule of his employees, donors and the press in demanding money and property." Brock claimed in legal papers that he sold a Rehoboth Beach, Del., home he once shared with Grey in...
  • Sex swap teenager to enter Miss England contest (18 year old "transsexual" to enter pageant)

    01/15/2012 4:25:20 AM PST · by Stoat · 117 replies · 1+ views
    The Sun (U.K.) ^ | January 13, 2012 | Jenna Sloan
    EXCLUSIVE  Sex swap teenager to enter Miss England contest   BY JENNA SLOAN Published: 14 Jan 2012   A TEENAGE transsexual has become the first sex swap patient to enter the Miss England beauty pageant. Jackie Green became the UK's youngest transsexual after an op in Thailand on her 16th birthday. The 18-year-old — who was born Jack but lived as a girl since age ten — was asked to enter by modelling scouts who had no idea of her history. The aspiring model, from Leeds, hopes to use the opportunity to speak out about bullying and transgender issues....
  • Happy Gay Year

    01/02/2012 7:15:23 AM PST · by IbJensen · 24 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 1/21/2011 | Ray Peach
    In a piece of shameless propaganda, two female sailors were photographed kissing on a dock in front of a U.S. Navy Ship. The headlines read, “Two women share historic kiss at US Navy ship's return. For the first time since the repeal of ‘don't ask, don't tell,’ a same sex couple takes part in a traditional public embrace. A Navy tradition caught up with the repeal of the US military's ‘don't ask, don't tell’ rule on Wednesday when two women sailors became the first to share the coveted ‘first kiss’ on the pier after one of them returned from 80...
  • Michigan man had sex with 3,000 people to deliberately spread HIV

    12/31/2011 3:42:38 PM PST · by Just4Him · 84 replies
    Digital Journal ^ | 12/31/2011 | Katerina Nikolas
    Grand Rapids - A Michigan man knowingly had unprotected sex with thousands of people whilst diagnosed with HIV, hoping to spread the infection. Police in Rapid Springs, Michigan, have released information hoping to alert potential victims of a serial philanderer who deliberately had unprotected sex with thousands of people, in an effort to spread HIV. David Dean Smith, 51, turned himself in to Michigan police last week, confessing that he hoped to spread his infection to others.
  • Portland’s Biggest LGBT Paper Folds

    12/27/2011 7:46:23 PM PST · by LdSentinal · 26 replies
    Mediabistro ^ | 12/26/11 | Rachel Kaufman
    ‘Just Out,’ the 28-year-old newsmagazine serving Portland’s LGBTQ community, is done for, according to a short announcement posted on the site. “Effective December 26, 2011, Just Out newsmagazine, serving Portland’s LGBTQ community since 1983, is no longer in business. Three years of recession have taken their toll. Please direct all inquiries to Marty Davis at marty@justout.com. Thank you for your many years of readership and support,” the statement read in its entirety. The paper had seven staffers on its masthead. According to the Washington Blade, “the demise of the most notable LGBT newspaper in the region is a significant development...
  • Sounding Quiet Dissent About a Holiday Perennial (Gay Boycott of Salvation Army)

    12/25/2011 4:18:07 PM PST · by lbryce · 36 replies
    New York Times ^ | December 24, 2011 | MARK OPPENHEIMER
    Bil Browning and his boyfriend were homeless. To protect the identity of the boyfriend (now ex-boyfriend), Mr. Browning will not say specifically where, just that it was in “southern Indiana,” about 20 years ago. But he is very explicit about who refused to give them shelter. “The Salvation Army refused to help us,” Mr. Browning recalls, “unless we broke up and then left the ‘sinful homosexual lifestyle’ behind. We slept on the street, and they didn’t help when we declined to break up at their insistence.” Mr. Browning’s boyfriend was wearing a “Silence = Death” AIDS pin on his jacket,...
  • Elton John in tirade against AIDS stigma

    12/01/2011 7:58:33 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 31 replies
    AFP ^ | Dec. 1, 2011
    Elton John has lashed out at those who continue to stigmatise AIDS as "fascists and idiots", and called on governments to keep funding the fight against the disease. John, in Sydney to mark World AIDS Day, said the battle was being won but warned it would be a mistake for governments to let their guard down, with UN figures showing some 34 million people living with HIV/AIDS in 2010. "We've got this disease really by the scruff of the neck," he told a crowd at Circular Quay late Thursday, Australian Associated Press reported.
  • Senate Poised to Legalize Sodomy and Bestiality in U.S. Military

    12/01/2011 6:39:58 PM PST · by Nachum · 113 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | 12/1/11 | Pete Winn
    The Senate this evening is poised to vote on a defense authorization bill that includes a provision which not only repeals the military law on sodomy, but also repeals the military ban on sex with animals--or bestiality. On Nov. 15, the Senate Armed Services Committee unanimously approved S. 1867, the National Defense Authorization Act, which includes a provision to repeal Article 125 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ). Article 125 of the UCMJ makes it illegal to engage in both sodomy with humans and sex with animals.
  • George Michael's condition worsened overnight say doctors

    11/25/2011 11:54:45 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 63 replies
    viennatimes.at ^ | November 25, 2011 | Vienna Times
    The hospital refused to say why the star was moved but it is believed it was decided that the singer's condition was so acute that it would be better if he was moved to the AKH - the biggest in Europe and where many of the continent's top medical experts are based because of the advanced facilities it offers for research as well as treatment. The hospital has two skyscrapers, identified for navigating around the huge complex as the red tower and the green tower. He is currently in intensive care on the 13th floor of the red tower as...
  • Proud to Apply to Harvard (application will ask students if they are "queer")

    11/21/2011 7:27:31 PM PST · by reaganaut1 · 32 replies
    Harvard Crimson ^ | November 21, 2011
    In January, the Common Application decided not to include a question about college applicant’s sexual orientation or gender identity in its widely used application. Last week, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid William R. Fitzsimmons ’67 told The Crimson that despite that decision, Harvard College is considering giving applicants that option on its supplement in order to show prospective students that the College is a welcoming space for them. If it does, Harvard will join Elmhurst College, which was the first college in the country to pose such a question this year. Peer institutions such as the University of Pennsylvania...
  • Mike Wallace - "The Homosexuals" (1967)

    11/20/2011 11:42:34 AM PST · by Salman · 13 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1967 | Mike Wallace
    Mike Wallace - "The Homosexuals" (1967)You Tube
  • Gay Porn Company Shoots New Film on Location at Occupy Oakland

    11/19/2011 4:52:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies · 1+ views
    SFist ^ | November 19, 2011 | Andrew Dalton
    This one's bound to catch the attention of the anti-Occupy sect: porn company Dirty Boy Video, which (we're guessing) specializes in videos of boys who are dirty, used a tent at in the middle of Frank Ogawa Plaza as the set for a recent video shoot. As Le Fag reports, along with the promotional stills: "this video could be a nice historical document in years to come, should the movement prove more than a flash in the pan." Obviously, there's a trailer, which is obviously Not Safe for Work or public Wi-Fi, of the "hipster twink themed" piece of performance...
  • Gay-Themed Art Exhibit to Include Film Clip of Ants Crawling on a Crucifix

    11/09/2011 3:34:40 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 40 replies
    The Blaze/AP ^ | Nov.9, 2011 | Billy Hallowell
    NEW YORK (The Blaze/AP) — No, this isn’t déjŕ vu. Last year, around this same time, the Blaze reported about the same controversial video clip featuring ants crawling on a crucifix that was supposed to be included in an exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Now, the video is back, once again raising eyebrows. A museum in New York City that is launching a gay-themed art exhibit is going to include the film, which many have dubbed as anti-religious. The controversial exhibit opens next week at the Brooklyn Museum, an institution known for presenting edgy and bold...
  • Gay High School Student, 16, Suspended By Principal For Wearing Make-Up In Class

    11/06/2011 1:39:54 PM PST · by Steelfish · 72 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | November 06, 2011
    Gay High School Student, 16, Suspended By Principal For Wearing Make-Up In Class 6th November 2011 An openly gay 16-year-old high school student was given a three-day suspension for wearing make-up in class. Kasey Landrum was censured by the principal at Lexington High School in Tennessee after being told he had violated the school's dress code. 'The principal walked into the school and immediately started yelling at me for it, and told me to get outside,' Kasey told WBBJ-TV. Scroll down for video Punished: Kasey was issued the suspension from Lexington High School after being told he violated the school's...
  • Argument For Homosexuality In The Church

    10/22/2011 7:56:36 AM PDT · by Blind Eye Jones · 176 replies · 1+ views
    Adriane Thatcher has written a book (Savage Text) where in he offers an argument for the acceptance of homosexuality in the Christian church. His argument runs along the lines that we should look at the passages that condemn homosexuality as savage text (text that renders scripture holy) – in the same way we should look to passages in the Old Testament that show God’s predilection for child killing, his wrath and vengeful wars against local tribes as savage text. These texts should not be used by the church because they contradict the loving character and message of Jesus. It should...
  • Dutch pedophilia lobby leader jailed for three years

    10/20/2011 1:14:58 PM PDT · by massmike · 18 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | 10/20/2011 | Hilary White
    The head of an infamous pedophile lobby group in the Netherlands has been sentenced to 3 years in prison for possession of child pornography. Radio Netherlands Worldwide reports that Ad van den Berg, 67, had been held in custody for six months while police investigated the materials on his computer. Thousands of films and 130,000 photographs of child pornography, among which were 13,000 in which Van den Berg himself featured, were reportedly discovered in a raid on his house in December. He claimed the images were “for scientific research”. In 2006, Van den Berg registered the Party for Brotherly Love,...
  • Connecticut Musical Stirs Controversy After Two Men Kiss During Performance

    10/18/2011 4:51:24 PM PDT · by Third Person · 34 replies
    CBS Connecticut ^ | October 17, 2011 | unknown
    A Connecticut high school musical causes a public walkout after two men in the cast kissed during the performance. It happened during the “Zanna Don’t!” musical at Hartford Public High School last Friday. “There are always circumstances (in organizing these programs) under which the values of the student or their family come into play,” said Adam Johnson, principal of the Government and Law Academy at the high school, told CBS Connecticut. He added that many students expressed a desire to skip the show due to the subject matter. “It’s a balancing act of individual values and the expectations of the...