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  • California Pastor Loses Job After Posting Sign Stating 'Homosexuality Is Still a Sin'

    01/14/2019 12:57:30 PM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 84 replies
    CBN News ^ | 01/14/2019 | Emily Jones
    A California pastor is looking for a job after facing backlash over a church sign that affirms the biblical definition of gender and marriage. Pastor Justin Hoke of Trinity Bible Presbyterian Church in Weed, California, posted a new church sign in early January. The sign read: "Bruce Jenner is still a man. Homosexuality is still sin. The culture may change. The Bible does not."
  • Church Sign Declaring ‘Bruce Jenner is Still a Man’ Vandalized Following LGBT Protests

    01/13/2019 6:30:56 PM PST · by marshmallow · 20 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 1/10/19 | Dorothy Cummings McLean
    WEED, California, January 10, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – After an American pastor refused to bow to pro-LGBT protesters’ demands that he change his church message board, he found the sign in ruins. Pastor Justin Hoke of Trinity Bible Presbyterian Church in Weed, Siskiyou County, California angered some folks when he put up a message on the marquee outside his church last week reading “Bruce Jenner is still a man. Homosexuality is still a sin. The culture may change. The Bible does not.”Although he normally changes his sign from week to week, Hoke said he would not take down his message until...
  • Trudeau approves gay rights dollar coin for circulation in 2019

    12/23/2018 10:08:24 AM PST · by rickmichaels · 75 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | Dec. 22, 2018 | David Krayden
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has approved a dollar coin to celebrate the LGBT experience and commemorate the 50th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in Canada. The coin is already generating backlash, with opponents of the Trudeau government questioning whether the prime minister hasn’t done enough already to promote identity politics in Canada. According to CBC News, Trudeau gave his blessing to the coin on Dec. 14. The dollar coin, dubbed a “loonie” in Canada because a loon appears on one side of the coin, will be issued by the Royal Canadian Mint and be circulated throughout Canada as...
  • Irish Sex education overhaul to cover LGBT

    12/18/2018 2:47:43 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 20 replies
    Press Reader ^ | 18th December 2018 | Philip Ryan
    CATHOLIC schools will have to teach children about gay, lesbian and transgender relationships – even though it is against their ethos – under plans for the overhaul of sex education. A draft report from the Oireachtas Education Committee, which has been seen by the Irish Independent ,is calling for radical changes in how sex education is taught to children in both primary and secondary schools. Under the new plans, school children would be educated about gay, lesbian and transgender relationships “without distinction as to their heterosexual counterparts”. It also recommends changing legislation to ensure that schools must teach the new...
  • Germany adds 'diverse' as a gender to birth register

    12/16/2018 2:29:29 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 12.14.2018 | am/msh (AP, AFP, dpa)
    Germans will soon be able to choose a third gender on the register of births, with “diverse” set to become an option. Up until now, people had to choose between “male” and “female” when giving their gender, or leave the option blank. But following a vote in the German parliament late on Thursday, intersex people — people whose sexual anatomy does not fit the typical definitions of male and female — will be allowed to change their entry to “diverse.” The “third gender” option places Germany in line with other countries that have introduced measures to recognize intersex people or...
  • Poland and Hungary Block ‘LGBTIQ Rights’ From Being Enshrined in EU Legislation

    12/16/2018 6:51:00 AM PST · by marshmallow · 37 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 12/12/18 | Dorothy Cummings McLean
    BRUSSELS, December 12, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Poland and Hungary blocked the inclusion of “LGBTIQ” rights in a common European Union statement. Last week representatives from Poland and Hungary annoyed other European Union (EU) member states by vetoing the inclusion of the “LGBTIQ” acronym in a joint statement by employment and social affairs ministers meant to promote “gender equity in the digital era.” LGBTIQ is a reference to people who derive their identity from lesbianism, homosexuality, bisexuality, transgenderism, intersexuality, or an experimental “questioning” approach to sexuality. The European employment and social affairs ministers collectively form the EU Employment, Social Policy, Health...
  • Old homophobic tweets from Kyler Murray's Twitter account surface after he wins Heisman

    12/09/2018 3:50:23 AM PST · by grayboots · 76 replies
    USAToday twitter ^ | 12/9/2018 | Scott Gleeson
    As of early Sunday morning, four offensive tweets using an anti-gay slur remained active on the Heisman winner's account
  • Kevin Hart Illustrates Hollywood's 'Noble Savage' Racism

    12/08/2018 1:22:53 PM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 8, 2018 | Kira Davis
    Kevin Hart is out as the host of the 2019 Oscars just a few days after he was in. That’s how it goes, these days. The internet giveth and the internet taketh away. Hart - an accomplished, veteran comedian - was forced to step down after refusing to apologize for “homophobic” tweets from some seven years ago. The celebrity class is largely silent. Everyone knows they’re on record saying something that their own outrage mobs would find untenable. No one wants to get caught in the tempest of their own making. But Hart’s displacement isn’t just about being forced to...
  • Kevin Hart Steps Down as Oscars Host After Anti-Gay Comments

    12/06/2018 9:20:50 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 51 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | December 7, 2018 | Gregg Kilday , Seth Abramovitch
    Kevin Hart is stepping down as Oscars host just two days after the Academy announced he would take on the high-profile gig. The move came amid a mounting controversy after old tweets surfaced in which Hart expressed anti-gay sentiments and used homophobic terminology and slurs.
  • Multiple LGBT Couples On The Central American Caravan Get Married In A 'Mass Wedding'

    11/24/2018 12:06:31 PM PST · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 24, 2018 | Beth Bauman
    Roughly 80 LGBT caravan riders traveling from Central America to the United States broke away from the main group and headed towards Tijuana separately. When they got to Tijuana, officiants from the Unitarian Universalist delegation on Saturday threw a mass wedding where at least seven LGBT couples wed, The Hill reported. Baja California, where Tijuana is located, is one of a handful of states that recognizes same-sex marriages in Mexico. “This is really a dream come true, because you don’t see this in our home countries and this is something that we’ve always wanted to do, and today we had the opportunity...
  • Canada’s Trudeau is trying to slip the LGBT agenda into the trade deal

    11/19/2018 4:34:21 PM PST · by conservative98 · 27 replies
    CR ^ | · November 19, 2018 | Nate Madden
    There’s a language fight brewing with the LGBT lobby over the new trilateral agreement, and — what a surprise — it looks like far-left Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is behind it. The Hill reports that a group of 38 GOP lawmakers has sent a letter to President Trump over proposed trade deal language meant to prevent sex discrimination. The problem is that the language equates “sexual orientation and gender identity” (SOGI) with sex. “A trade agreement is no place for the adoption of social policy,” congressmen explained in a the letter dated November 16. “It is especially inappropriate and...
  • Christian couple who refused to picture gay weddings in their bridal magazine are forced to close

    11/17/2018 6:00:55 PM PST · by Ennis85 · 56 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 16 November 2018 | MARK BROOK
    A bridal magazine has announced it will close just months after it sparked outrage for refusing to feature same-sex weddings. Founders Luke and Carla Burrell, who are Christians, announced they would close White Magazine on Saturday after advertisers withdrew sponsorship. A farewell note published on White Magazine's website on Saturday said the couple had recently experienced 'a flood of judgement' and lost a number of advertisers. The Burrells became target of an intimidation campaign in which their staff were threatened and one individual warned their house would be burned down. 'We have had to recognise the reality that White Magazine...
  • Christian filmmakers will be thrown in prison in Minnesota if they refuse to make gay films

    11/13/2018 5:44:33 AM PST · by deandg99 · 57 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 11/13/2018 | JD Heyes
    The authoritarianism and tyranny of the Left, along with its disdain for Western religion, is on display again, this time in Minnesota where a pair of Christian filmmakers are being threatened by state officials with incarceration if they refuse to make films featuring gays and lesbians. As reported by CBN News, Carl and Angel Larson, owners of Telescope Media Group, appeared before the federal 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Paul, Minn., last week to challenge a state law they say unconstitutionally forces them to produce content that contradicts their core religious beliefs. The couple, which is being represented...
  • School Police Show Up At Door Of Transgender Policy Critic

    11/02/2018 7:40:56 AM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 31 replies
    A parent who sent an email critical of the Florida school superintendent who implemented a radical transgender policy that strips away parent rights, found officers from the school district’s brand new police force at his door the next day. This is a fairly shocking level of intimidation, and certainly at least some parents must have got the message: Shut up, sit down and let us handle your children. Or else we may come knocking. We wrote about this radical policy last week, but confess we did not see this tactic coming. The essentials are this: At the recommendation of the...
  • TV's LGBTQ Representation Is at New High, While Delivering Greater Diversity (tr)

    10/25/2018 10:55:47 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 57 replies
    TV Line ^ | October 25, 2018 | Matt Webb Mitovich
    GLAAD’s “Where We Are on TV” report for a third consecutive year forecasts an all-time high in the number of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and queer (LGBTQ) characters on TV, while also noting that both greater racial diversity and gender parity has been achieved among those roles. Broadcast TV’s representation of LGBTQ characters in the 2018-19 TV season is forecast to be 8.8 percent (or 75 out of 859 series regular roles), up nearly one-third from 2017-18 to mark an all-time high. (Broadcast TV also will have 38 recurring LGBTQ characters, up from last season’s 28.) The CW ranks...
  • Pittsburgh Public Schools board opposes Chick-fil-A as Pittsburgh marathon sponsor

    10/25/2018 9:31:19 AM PDT · by Buckeye McFrog · 31 replies
    TribLIVE ^ | Oct. 25, 2018 | Jamie Martines
    The Pittsburgh Public Schools board of directors voted unanimously Wednesday to approve a resolution opposing Chick-fil-A as the new corporate sponsor for the Pittsburgh Kids Marathon and Kids of Steel program. The resolution prohibits official participation by any district employee, as well as the promotion of the Kids Marathon and Kids of Steel programs at schools by district employees. “The family-owned, privately held restaurant company has expressed views contrary to and in conflict with the district’s non-discrimination policies,” the school board resolution said. Marathon organizers Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc. in late September announced a three-year title partnership with Chick-fil-A,...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook: Being gay is God's greatest gift to me

    10/25/2018 9:47:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 85 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/25/2018
    Four years ago, Tim Cook became the first CEO of a major company to come out as gay. He says he's happy about that distinction — and his decision. "I'm very proud of it," the Apple (AAPL) CEO told Christiane Amanpour on Wednesday in an exclusive interview for her program on CNN International and PBS. Being gay is "God's greatest gift to me," he said. Cook came out on October 30, 2014. His sexual orientation had been widely rumored beforehand though he had not confirmed it publicly. "I was public because I started to receive stories from kids who read...
  • Sweet Cakes owners appeal to U.S. Supreme Court

    10/22/2018 4:09:35 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | October 22, 2018 | Elliot Njus
    Melissa Klein, co-owner of Sweet Cakes by Melissa, in Gresham, talks with a customer on Feb. 5, 2013. (Everton Bailey Jr./staff) The owners of a shuttered Gresham bakery fined by the state after refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple want to take their case to the U.S. Supreme Court. Lawyers for Aaron and Melissa Klein, the former owners of Sweet Cakes by Melissa, filed a petition Monday asking the high court to overturn the state's order to pay $135,000 in emotional damages to the couple they turned away. The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries...
  • Abrams makes history with Atlanta Pride march

    10/14/2018 3:04:21 PM PDT · by madprof98 · 56 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 10/14/18 | Greg Bluestein
    Stacey Abrams emerged from her SUV on a busy Midtown Atlanta street corner on Sunday with a declaration to make to the throngs of voters attending the Atlanta Pride Parade, the annual celebration of LGBT rights in the heart of the city. “We’re here because we stand together, because we know that allies do not run from fights. And because we know we all have pride in Georgia,” she told cheering supporters, adding: “We stand with you and not against you.” Shortly after, she became the first major-party nominee for governor to march in the parade, a vibrant spectacle that...
  • Belfast bakery did not discriminate in gay cake case, UK's top court rules [Northern Ireland]

    10/10/2018 7:05:27 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 10, 2018 6:08 AM | Padraic Halpin in Dublin, Amanda Ferguson in Belfast and Sarah Young in London
    Britain’s highest court on Wednesday said a Northern Irish bakery’s refusal to make a cake bearing a pro-gay slogan was not discriminatory in a ruling condemned by the customer, a gay rights activist, but hailed by the province’s main conservative party. Ashers Baking in Belfast was found guilty of discrimination in 2015 for refusing to make a cake for a customer iced with the words “Support Gay Marriage” because of the owners’ Christian beliefs. It failed in an appeal to the local courts in 2016; but the Supreme Court, the UK’s highest judicial body, overturned that decision on Wednesday, saying...