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  • Black Leaders and Gay Advocates March in Step

    06/12/2012 11:50:35 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 18 replies
    NY TImes ^ | 6/9/2012
    For years, gay rights organizations and major civil rights organizations viewed each other warily. African-American leaders often saw the gay rights groups as insensitive to racial concerns, and some resented the movement’s use of civil rights language to make the case for same-sex marriage. Advocates for gay rights, in turn, sometimes blamed socially conservative African-Americans for their defeat in crucial electoral battles. But since the relationship reached something of a crisis with the passage of Proposition 8, California’s ballot initiative against same-sex marriage, in 2008, leaders in both movements have made an effort to bring their groups closer together. Now,...
  • Getting Them While They Are Young

    06/12/2012 11:33:49 AM PDT · by massmike · 13 replies ^ | 06/12/2012 | Dave Blount
    What the hell are children that young doing at an event promoting disgusting forms of lethal disease-spreading depravity? Receiving indoctrination, of course. Original caption: "Alaina Guidice reads ‘Monday’s with Maxim’ to children during the 14th annual VCS Gay Pride Rockland celebration in Nyack June 10, 2012. The event featured speakers, music, dance, and games for children. ‘Monday’s with Maxim’ is part of ‘The Jessica Books,’ a series of seven books about the adventures of a young girl with two mothers." No doubt they are exposed to similar brainwashing on a regular basis in their moonbat-run public schools. Psychotherapists can look...
  • IDF embraces Pride Month

    06/12/2012 10:48:03 AM PDT · by pavlova · 33 replies
    Ynet ^ | June 12, 2012 | Itamar Eichner
    Be proud – in uniform: A recent photo posted on the Israeli military's international Facebook page is causing a positive cyber-stir, as it aims to express the army's support for gay soldiers, Yedioth Ahronoth reported Tuesday. The photo, which depicts an Artillery soldier and a Givati soldier holding hands, carries the caption: "It's Pride Month. Did you know that the IDF treats all of its soldiers equally?" The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said that the photo was taken as part of Israel's gay and lesbian community's Pride Month events, with the full cooperation of the featured couple.
  • Judge rules Wisconsin man can't hand out Bibles inside MN gay pride fest

    06/12/2012 8:12:26 AM PDT · by kevcol · 33 replies
    WSAU (WI) ^ | June 12, 2012 | news
    MINNEAPOLIS (WTAQ) - A federal judge says a Wisconsin man cannot hand out Bibles inside a gay pride festival this month at a public park in Minneapolis. Brian Johnson of Hayward sought an injunction giving him unfettered access to the festival grounds.
  • New Data on Same-sex Parenting Challenges Gay Orthodoxy (The kids are NOT all right)

    06/12/2012 6:26:17 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/12/2012 | J. Robert Smith
    The Washington Times reported on Sunday that two new studies indicate that children raised by gay parents might not benefit from the experience like kids raised by married mother-father parents. "The empirical claim that no notable differences exist must go," University of Texas sociology professor Mark Regnerus said in his study in Social Science Research. Regnerus's study involved 3,000 randomly selected young adults in the U.S. These young adults' lives were measured for "social, emotional, and relationship outcomes." The other new study challenges the widely accepted contention by the American Psychological Association that "[n]ot a single study has found children...
  • June 12, 2012 Scarborough goes to bat for Jeb Bush, tells detractors to ‘just shut the hell up’

    06/12/2012 7:38:26 AM PDT · by kevcol · 24 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | June 12, 2012 | Jeff Poor
    “Listen…there is this back-and-forth that happens all the time. I will tell you Jeb Bush’s Republican Party is a party of the future.” “I don’t compare myself to Jeb. He is a great man. I am a mere servant of the ‘Jebular.’ But Joe Scarborough’s Republican Party is the future of the Republican Party.” Scarborough continued his rant by expressing his view of what ingredients a successful Republican Party needed, which is not what many tea party activist have been promoting. “I’ve had people come up to me hysterically the past couple of years screaming and yelling. I say put...
  • Debate on a Study Examining Gay Parents

    06/12/2012 6:58:56 AM PDT · by Theoria · 16 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 11 June 2012 | BENEDICT CAREY
    Young adults from broken homes in which a parent had had a same-sex relationship reported modestly more psychological and social problems in their current lives than peers from other families that had experienced divorce and other disruptions, a new study has found, stirring bitter debate among partisans on gay marriage. The study counted parents as gay or lesbian by asking participants whether their parents had ever had a same-sex relationship; the parents may not have identified themselves as gay or lesbian. Gay-rights groups attacked the study, financed by conservative foundations, as biased and poorly done even before its publication on...
  • Sandusky tried to keep sexual acts quiet with gifts and trips, alleged victim says Read more:

    06/12/2012 6:21:49 AM PDT · by Neoliberalnot · 50 replies
    Foxnews ^ | June 11, 2012 | AP Story
    Jerry Sandusky's trial in the Penn State scandal opened in graphic fashion Monday with the first witness testifying that the retired coach molested him in the locker-room showers and in hotels while trying to ensure his silence with gifts and trips to bowl games. The man, now 28 and dubbed Victim 4 in court papers, left nothing to the imagination as he told the jury about the abuse he said he endured for five years beginning when he was a teenager in the late 1990s. "I've denied it forever," he testified, looking straight at the prosecutor as Sandusky sat motionless...
  • Plans to Allow Gay Marriages 'Could Force Church to Split From State' for First Time in 500 Years

    06/11/2012 7:18:31 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 19 replies
    The Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 6/11/12 | Steve Doughty
    A law to allow same-sex weddings will destroy the institution of marriage for future generations, leaders of the Church of England warned yesterday. They claim it will lead to a constitutional crisis, arguing that human rights legislation will force churches to treat gay couples asking for a wedding in the same way they treat heterosexual couples. The Church of England’s warning comes in response to the Government’s consultation on legalising same-sex marriage, which will close this week. The proposed reforms, formally launched in March, have been described by Church officials as ‘half-baked’, ‘very shallow’, ‘superficial’ and ‘completely irrational’. They claim...
  • Woman Posed As Boy, Tricked Girl Into Sex

    06/11/2012 5:21:01 PM PDT · by massmike · 28 replies ^ | 06/11/2012 | n/a
    -A 24-year-old Massachusetts woman who allegedly masqueraded as a teenage boy is facing federal charges for engaging in illicit sexual conduct with a 15-year-old girl who was unaware that the boyfriend she met online was actually a female. Carissa Hads was arrested two weeks ago on a U.S. District Court complaint accusing her of coercion or enticement of a minor, a felony carrying a maximum of 30 years in prison. Following Hads’s May 24 arrest, agents searched her front pants pocket and located a “fake, flesh-colored penis” that she apparently used during one of two prior sexual encounters with the...
  • Study suggests risks from same-sex parenting; Stark gaps in ‘gold standard’ data set

    06/11/2012 4:55:59 PM PDT · by rhema · 10 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 6/10/12 | Cheryl Wetzstein
    Two studies released Sunday may act like brakes on popular social-science assertions that gay parents are the same as — or maybe better than — married mother-father parents. "The empirical claim that no notable differences exist must go," University of Texas sociology professor Mark Regnerus said in his study in Social Science Research. Using a "gold standard" data set of nearly 3,000 randomly selected American young adults, Mr. Regnerus looked at their lives on 40 measures of social, emotional and relationship outcomes. He found that, when compared with adults raised in married, mother-father families, adults raised by lesbian mothers had...
  • Carrie Underwood Supports Gay Marriage

    06/11/2012 3:07:58 PM PDT · by Pinkbell · 252 replies
    US Magazine ^ | June 11, 2012 | Nicole Eggenberger
    It may come as a surprise to some of her fans, but Carrie Underwood has announced her support for gay marriage. The devoutly Christian "Jesus, Take the Wheel" country singer spoke out to The Independent on why she believes marriage should be legal for all. "As a married person myself, I don't know what it's like to be told I can't marry somebody I love, and want to marry," Underwood, 29, explained. "I can't imagine how that must feel. I definitely think we should all have the right to love, and love publicly, the people that we want to love."...
  • Taylor teacher quits but still faces state inquiry [over gay threesome youtube video]

    06/11/2012 2:08:35 PM PDT · by kevcol · 7 replies
    Daytona Beach News-Journal ^ | June 9, 2012 | Linda Trimble
    A Taylor Middle-High School teacher has resigned after a parent complained the title of a video about gay sex was shown to students through a classroom projector as the teacher scrolled through files on his school-issued laptop computer, but he still faces a state investigation. Jose Rosario-Gonzalez, 53, submitted his resignation two weeks ago effective next Tuesday, citing "family/personal reasons." A school district report released this week shows Rosario-Gonzalez, a Volusia history teacher for 12 years, quit after being told he would be recommended for dismissal based on an investigation into a complaint about the classroom display of the...
  • Is Gay Parenting Bad for the Kids? (Study: Children of gay couples are disadvantaged)

    06/11/2012 8:25:46 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 57 replies
    National Review ^ | June 10, 2012 6:00 P.M. | By Charles C. W. Cooke
    In his new Social Science Journal study...Mark Regnerus set out to answer the question of whether children who have parents in a same-sex relationship experience disadvantages when compared with children raised by their biological, married parents. The answer, contra the zeitgeist, appears to be a resounding yes. Children with a parent in a same-sex relationship “underperform” in almost every category. Some of these differences may be relatively benign — whether one voted in the last presidential election, for example — but most are decidedly not. One deficit is particularly worrying: Less than 2 percent of children from intact, biological families...
  • Barney Frank urges Mainers to favor gay marriage

    06/10/2012 8:29:26 PM PDT · by massmike · 27 replies ^ | 06/10/2012 | Associated Press
    U.S. Rep. Barney Frank is calling upon Mainers to legalize same-sex marriage so he and his longtime partner can get married next year in Maine. Frank told the crowd that he and his fiance, Jim Ready of Ogunquit, want to get married in Massachusetts this year and do the same next year in Maine. Mainers will vote on a ballot referendum in November on whether to legalize gay marriage. The Bangor Daily News quoted Frank calling for cutting military spending and maintaining the current retirement age. He also lamented what he called the disappearance of moderate Republicans from Congress.
  • Study: Children Fare Better In Traditional Mom-Dad Families

    06/10/2012 4:06:37 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 54 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 10, 2012 | Cheryl Wetzstein
    Study: Children Fare Better In Traditional Mom-Dad Families By Cheryl Wetzstein- June 10, 2012 Two studies released Sunday may act like brakes on popular social-science assertions that gay parents are the same as — or maybe better than — married, mother-father parents. “The empirical claim that no notable differences exist must go,” Mark Regnerus, a sociology professor at the University of Texas at Austin, said in his study in Social Science Research. Using a new, “gold standard” data set of nearly 3,000 randomly selected American young adults, Mr. Regnerus looked at their lives on 40 measures of social, emotional and...
  • Christians Pay Consequences for Opposing Same-Sex 'Marriage'

    06/10/2012 2:51:07 PM PDT · by markomalley · 43 replies
    Zenit ^ | JUNE 8, 2012 | Father John Flynn, LC
    Christians are finding it increasingly difficult to practice their faith in the public sphere, as a number of recent cases demonstrate. In New Mexico the Court of Appeals ruled that the refusal by a photo studio to photograph a same-sex couple is a breach of the state’s Human Rights Act, the Albuquerque Journal reported, June 5. In 2006 Vanessa Willock asked Elaine Huguenin of Elane Photography if she would take pictures of a “same-gender ceremony.” She was told the studio only handled “traditional weddings.” The studio also lost previous rulings by the New Mexico Human Rights Commission in 2008 and...
  • President Obama Proclaims June “Gay Pride Month”

    06/10/2012 12:29:31 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 191 replies
    The New American ^ | 6/8/2012 | Dave Bohon
    Every year he has been in office President Obama has made it a point to cozy up to America’s tiny homosexual activist minority by officially recognizing June as “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month.” This year, of course, was no exception. Having just come out officially in favor of legalizing same-sex “marriage,” the President followed up on June 1 by issuing this year’s proclamation setting aside the entire month to commemorate the valuable contributions that gays, lesbians, transvestites, and an odds-and-ends assortment of sexually- and gender-confused individuals have made to American society. “The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT)...
  • Girl Scouts leadership: pro-choice, pro-gay ideologues

    06/10/2012 3:29:57 AM PDT · by markomalley · 6 replies
    CNA ^ | 6/3/2012 | Mary Hasson
    Who’s calling the shots over at the Girl Scouts? And where’s the organization headed?The questions matter for two reasons. First, it’s cookie season. Any day now some cute little girls wearing green sashes and bright smiles will knock on your door and sweetly seek support for their projects, badges, and activities. Do you write the check or not? (Forget your craving for Thin Mints. Think rationally!) Should you support the Girl Scouts? Second, the Girl Scouts organization (GSUSA) is in trouble again. In recent weeks, they’ve drawn scrutiny for promoting biased resources (the left-wing Media Matters) and pressuring an employee...
  • Teen Radio Host Who Ranted Against Gays Dropped From Online Radio Platform

    06/10/2012 2:39:59 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 21 replies
    The Blaze ^ | June 9, 2012 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    The 14-year-old radio host whose comments about gays ignited a firestorm this week has been dropped from the online radio platform Spreaker. The page that was once the home to “The Caiden Cowger Program” now returns an error message saying the show is no longer available and has been deleted due to “offensive contents.” In Cowger’s now-viral rant against homosexuality, the West Virginia teen called being gay a choice, not the way someone is born.
  • The McCain-Palin administration: a 4-year trip to the paler side of purgatory (In their heads 24/7)

    06/09/2012 7:37:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    AllVoices ^ | June 9, 2012 | Veronica Roberts
    What would the U.S. look like if McCain/Palin had won the presidency in '08? Christianity 101, drilled into me through 10 years of Catholic schools from elementary to high school: Heaven and Hell, respectively, are places to work towards entering joyously and avoiding at all costs. Purgatory was that ambiguous place where souls not quite pure as the driven snow yet not as dark as the devil's--went to "dry out." Think of it as rehab for the slightly sinful before they could be rehabilitated into Heaven. Purgatory comes to mind envisioning a John McCainJohn McCain and Sarah PalinSarah Palin victory....
  • Same-sex marriage question will be on Maryland ballot

    06/08/2012 10:08:17 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 23 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 7, 2012 | David Hill
    ANNAPOLIS — Organizers of a petition against Maryland’s same-sex marriage law have collected enough valid voter signatures to send the law to a November referendum, state election officials said Thursday. The state Board of Elections announced that local elections boards have verified 70,039 signatures on the petition to force a statewide vote on the law — exceeding the 55,736 signatures that were required to be turned in by June 30. The Maryland Marriage Alliance has led the petition effort against the law, which was passed in February by the General Assembly. The group says it submitted more than 122,000 signatures...
  • Moscow's 100 year ban on gay pride parades upheld by courts

    06/08/2012 9:12:37 PM PDT · by kevcol · 33 replies
    Digital Journal ^ | Jun 8, 2012 | Marcus Hondro
    Moscow city courts have upheld a ruling that in essence bans gay pride parades in that city for 100 years. The decision was rendered this week and already the Russian LGBT community is planning to fight it. In response to Moscow's earlier ruling that they would ban gay pride parades for 100 years, Russian LGBT rights leader Nikolay Alekseyev had sought a permit to have pride parades in Moscow each year until 2112. Moscow's municipal courts denied his request and now the appeal of that verdict has been lost. LGBT to challenge in European Court of Human Rights Alekseyev and...
  • Report: Florida Governor Charlie Crist paid to hide gay affairs

    06/08/2012 6:58:43 PM PDT · by Brandonmark · 32 replies
    Digital Journal ^ | June 8, 2012 | Larry Clifton
    Tallahassee - Rumors that former Florida governor Charlie Crist is gay have been around for years, but new allegations have surfaced that he had affairs with two men and paid them to leave the state to avoid embarrassment. The allegations are made in Discovery documents related to Jim Greer's case involving alleged illegal use of Republican Party funds, according to a 10 News WTSP report. Damon Chase, attorney for Greer, who is set to go to trial on July 30 for allegedly paying himself to raise money for the Republican Party of Florida, says Crist is homosexual and once tried...
  • Gay Pride: don't rain on my parade [Barf alert - in your face homosex encouraged]

    06/08/2012 10:56:07 AM PDT · by kevcol · 16 replies
    The Guardian ^ | June 8, 2012 | Brian Moylan
    The milquetoast gay activists are worried about the "front lines of the Gay Pride parade". You know the ones – fleets of drag queens, dykes on bikes, and twinks gyrating in boas and glitter. These are the ones that always turn up in newspaper photos and on the nightly news as some sort of condemnation of our "lifestyle choice" in the red states and just as pretty pictures on the coasts. Activists are always upset these party-mad zealots will turn off the straight people with their outrageousness and keep us from achieving equality. I think those are exactly the...
  • Psst, Don't Tell Anyone: Wave of Dems Leaving the Party Over Marriage, Religious Freedom Concerns

    06/08/2012 7:45:19 AM PDT · by Petrosius · 21 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | June 8, 2012 | Tom Blumer
    The Catholic News Agency's Michelle Bauman reports that there has been a "wave" of recent defections and departures from the Democratic Party that could be as many as several hundred. The establishment press is clearly being remiss in failing to note them at all -- something which would not be occurring if it involved Republicans going to the party of the left. The reasons for the moves primarily relate to President Obama's endorsement of same-sex "marriage" and the assault on religious freedoms inherent in his administration's requirement that employers who offer health insurance plans, in Bauman's words, "cover contraception, sterilization...
  • Congressmen, military chaplains denounce same-sex ceremony on La. base

    06/08/2012 3:06:47 AM PDT · by markomalley · 20 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 06/07/2012 | Caroline May
    Two Republican congressmen and a military chaplains’ organization are crying foul after the U.S. Army confirmed that an Army chaplain officiated a same-sex wedding ceremony for two female soldiers last month in the base chapel at Fort Polk, La. “The liberal social experiment with our military continues. A same-sex marriage-like ceremony should not have occurred at Fort Polk, especially since the people of Louisiana have made it abundantly clear that our state does not recognize same-sex marriages or civil unions,” Louisiana Republican Rep. John Fleming said on Wednesday. “My frustration is compounded by the fact that a social agenda, which...
  • Sebelius: ‘We’ll be ready’ if Supreme Court strikes healthcare law

    06/07/2012 10:48:18 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 136 replies
    Sebelius: ‘We’ll be ready’ if Supreme Court strikes healthcare law By Elise Viebeck - 06/07/12 11:53 AM ET President Obama's top health official told an audience Thursday that the administration will be prepared to react if the Supreme Court strikes down its healthcare reform law. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said she is "confident and optimistic" that the high court will uphold the law, but added "we'll be ready for contingencies" if it does not. The remark, at a White House town hall on women's health, comes as the president and Democrats brace themselves for the court's decision,...
  • Photographers guilty of ‘discrimination’ for refusing to shoot same-sex ‘wedding’: New Mexico court

    06/07/2012 3:39:42 PM PDT · by NYer · 44 replies
    Life Site News ^ | June 7, 2012 | MATTHEW CULLINAN HOFFMAN
    June 7, 2012 ( - A New Mexico appeals court has upheld a lower court verdict that a photography studio that refused to shoot a same-sex “wedding” on religious grounds is guilty of “sexual orientation discrimination” under state law. According to the court’s verdict, the trouble began for Elane Photography when the company was contacted by lesbian Vanessa Willock asking if they could photograph a “commitment ceremony” for a Willock and her “partner.” The company, owned by Christian couple Elaine and Jonathan Huguenin, responded stating that they only shoot traditional weddings, and do not do “same-sex weddings,” but thanked Willock...
  • Denmark forces churches to perform same-sex ‘marriages’

    06/07/2012 3:18:08 PM PDT · by NYer · 20 replies
    Life Site News ^ | June 7, 2012 | BEN JOHNSON
    COPENHAGEN, DENMARK, June 7, 2012, ( –  The nation of Denmark has voted to force churches in the established Evangelical Lutheran Church to perform same-sex “marriage” ceremonies inside their sanctuaries, although one-third of all the denomination’s priests say they will not participate in such rituals. Danish parliament voted by an overwhelming 85-24 margin to compel churches to carry out unions for same-sex couples that are identical to heterosexual marriage celebrations. The law takes effect June 15. Since 1997, homosexuals have been able to get “married” in a blessing ceremony after the normal church service. Under the new law, priests may...
  • Gay Danish couples win right to marry in church

    06/07/2012 3:03:53 PM PDT · by markomalley · 43 replies
    the Telegraph ^ | 6/7/2012 | Richard Orange
    The country's parliament voted through the new law on same-sex marriage by a large majority, making it mandatory for all churches to conduct gay marriages. Denmark's church minister, Manu Sareen, called the vote "historic". "I think it's very important to give all members of the church the possibility to get married. Today, it's only heterosexual couples." Under the law, individual [Lutheran] priests can refuse to carry out the ceremony, but the local [Lutheran] bishop must arrange a replacement for their church. The far-Right Danish People's Party mounted a strong campaign against the new law, which nonetheless passed with the support...
  • Boy Scouts review controversial anti-gay policy

    06/07/2012 9:03:45 AM PDT · by caldera599 · 75 replies
    MSNBC ^ | June 7, 2012 | Miranda Leitsinger
    The Boy Scouts of America is considering a resolution that calls for ending a 102-year-old policy they’ve grappled with in recent years: banning gay scouts and scout leaders, gay advocates told on Wednesday. Though the organization said it would review the proposal, a spokesman insisted there were no plans to change the policy. The new policy would throw out the national ban and allow local chartering organizations to decide whether or not they would accept gay youth and leaders, said Zach Wahls, an Eagle Scout who has advocated for the change, citing unidentified people who attended the group's national...
  • Teen radio host says 'Obama makes kids gay' in hate speech posted to YouTube

    06/07/2012 9:23:42 AM PDT · by scottjewell · 95 replies
    Mail Online ^ | June 7 2012 | Emily Ann Epstein
    A 14-year-old radio show host has come out and condemned President Barack Obama for 'making kids gay' by supporting homosexual's civil rights. Caiden Cowger, who has interviewed the likes of Herman Caine and hobnobbed with Rudy Giuliani, posted a four and a half minute video on May 26 in which he insists homosexuality is a choice - and a sin. The video immediately drew the ire of dozens of people and was eventually removed from YouTube for promoting hate speech, while Caiden's account was hacked and deleted, the teen told the MailOnline. Read more:
  • Erotic gay wrestler is fundraising for Elizabeth Warren’s US Senate campaign

    06/06/2012 2:28:46 AM PDT · by Libloather · 24 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6/04/12 | Alex Pappas
    Erotic gay wrestler is fundraising for Elizabeth Warren’s US Senate campaignBy Alex Pappas - The Daily Caller – Mon, Jun 4, 2012 The founder of an erotic gay website featuring nude men wrestling with each other is fundraising for Democratic Massachusetts senate candidate Elizabeth Warren. Stephen Driscoll, a Democratic activist in Massachusetts who runs the adult gay wrestling website under the name “Kid Leopard,” has raised nearly $5,000 for Warren under the organizational banner “LGBT for Elizabeth Warren.” The disclosure comes from the ActBlue online fundraising platform, which facilitates people using the Internet to fundraise for Democrats. **SNIP** Driscoll...
  • Obama's joke?

    06/07/2012 7:38:42 AM PDT · by blueyon · 72 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 6/7/2012 | BYRON TAU
    President Obama, in Los Angeles for a fundraiser, offered this observation on his wife's exercise routine, via the pool report: “Michelle outdoes me in pushups as well,” he said, after saying that she’s taken some criticism on her technique “because she doesn’t go all the way down” – a line that he let hang, naughtily, provoking laughter.......
  • Don't Vote for Obama

    06/07/2012 6:19:59 AM PDT · by greenhornet68 · 32 replies
    Picture ^ | 7 June 2012 | Greenhornet68
    Photo taken recently of a woman in Richmond, VA protesting the president's stance on gay marriage.
  • Lavender lights to shine on City Hall for LGBT Heritage Month [L.A.]

    06/07/2012 7:15:44 AM PDT · by kevcol · 18 replies
    LA Times ^ | June 6, 2012 | Kate Mather
    Beginning Wednesday night, the purple-hued lights will shine on City Hall after dark, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's office announced. The pylons at Los Angeles International Airport have glowed lavender since the beginning of the month and will continue to do so until Friday. The lights are meant to symbolize the "struggles and progress" of the LGBT community, the mayor's office said. . . "It's all about civil and human rights, which we don't have," Bill Rosendahl, the first openly gay candidate to run for and be elected to the City Council, told the crowd gathered in front of City Hall...
  • President Obama gets enthusiastic welcome at L.A. gay event

    06/07/2012 5:56:35 AM PDT · by radioone · 25 replies
    LA Times ^ | 6-7-12 | LA Times
    Before launching into his serious remarks, the president seemed briefly caught off-stride when the audience interpreted as off-color a joke he made about a push-up competition between DeGeneres and his wife, initiated by the talk show host in February. DeGeneres, Obama said, is "a great friend who accepts a little bit of teasing about Michelle beating her in push-ups. I think she claims Michelle didn't go all the way down."
  • Canadian Crackdown (on those who dare oppose the homosexual agenda)

    06/07/2012 2:27:45 AM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies
    National Review ^ | 6/11/2012 | Michael Coren
    A considered and empathetic opposition to same-sex marriage has nothing to do with phobia or hatred, but that doesn’t stop Christians, conservatives, and anybody else who doesn’t take the fashionable line from being condemned as Neanderthals and bigots. This is a lesson that Canadians have learned from painful experience. Same-sex marriage became law in Canada in the summer of 2005, making the country the fourth nation to pass such legislation, and the first in the English-speaking world. In the few debates leading up to the decision, it became almost impossible to argue in defense of marriage as a child-centered institution,...
  • Gay Fascism & Judicial Tyranny Strike Again

    06/07/2012 2:21:59 AM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    A ruling by the New Mexico Court of Appeals has found that Christian photographers cannot refuse to photograph a “gay wedding” on religious grounds. The absurdity and tyranny of this ruling is almost unfathomable, but what is less surprising is the vindictive nature of the entire case. As an entire slew of court cases in Canada demonstrates, the radical homosexual movement is not about fairness, tolerance or equality. Like its equivalents among racial minorities (think Black Panther Party) or feminists, it is about envy, revenge, and domination. As I have argued and will continue to argue, the homosexual movement is...
  • Did President Obama Just Make A (Lewinsky) Joke? (About his wife, at gay fundraiser)

    06/06/2012 9:14:30 PM PDT · by kristinn · 63 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | Tuesday, June 6, 2012
    So says the pool report from his gay and lesbian fundraiser at L.A.'s Beverly Wilshire tonight. Incredibly awkward. Pool reporter Todd Gilman of the Dallas Morning News writes: He warmed up with some jokes about the first lady’s appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres show. “Michelle outdoes me in pushups as well,” he said, after saying that she’s taken some criticism on her technique “because she doesn’t go all the way down” – a line that he let hang, naughtily, provoking laughter from the crowd. White House officials didn't immediately respond to an inquiry about whether the line was correctly interpreted....
  • Obama embraces gay, lesbian supporters at fundraiser

    06/06/2012 8:21:40 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 21 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | June 6, 2012 | Amy Gardner and Felicia Sonmez
    LOS ANGELES — Barely a month after declaring his support for same-sex marriage in a widely promoted television interview, President Obama offered a public embrace to gay supporters who signed up for a high-dollar fundraiser here Wednesday. Tickets for the sold-out LGBT Leadership Council Gala started at $1,250 per person, and 600 people bought them. The event was to feature a speech by comedian Ellen DeGeneres and a performance by “Glee” star Darren Criss, who plays a gay student on the Fox series. The gala was the centerpiece of a two-day fundraising swing to San Francisco and Los Angeles that...
  • Boy Scouts review controversial anti-gay policy

    06/06/2012 4:13:18 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 65 replies ^ | 6/6/2012 | Miranda Leitsinger
    The Boy Scouts of America is considering a newly-proposed resolution that calls for ending a 102-year-old policy they’ve grappled with in recent years: banning gay scouts and scout leaders, gay advocates told on Wednesday. Though the organization said it would review the proposal, a spokesman insisted there were no plans to change the policy. The new policy would throw out the national ban and allow local chartering organizations to decide whether or not they would accept gay youth and leaders, said Zach Wahls, an Eagle Scout who has advocated for the change, citing unidentified people he spoke to within...
  • Gonorrhea growing resistant to drugs, WHO warns

    06/06/2012 11:13:25 AM PDT · by C19fan · 18 replies
    AP ^ | June 6, 2012 | Frank Jordans
    A sexually transmitted disease that infects millions of people each year is growing resistant to drugs and could soon become untreatable, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. The U.N. health agency is urging governments and doctors to step up surveillance of antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea, a bacterial infection that can cause inflammation, infertility, pregnancy complications and, in extreme cases, lead to maternal death. Babies born to mothers with gonorrhea have a 50 percent chance of developing eye infections that can result in blindness.
  • Wal-Mart sex assault suspect [illegal alien] may have preyed on 20 boys, police say

    06/06/2012 10:23:58 AM PDT · by kevcol · 5 replies
    LA Times ^ | June 4, 2012 | Robert J. Lopez
    A man arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a child in an Oxnard Wal-Mart store may have preyed on as many as 20 boys in the area, police said Monday. Juan Francisco Gonzalez, 39, is suspected of assaulting boys between 7 and 10 years old, the Oxnard Police Department said. .. "Detectives believe there are about 20 young boys who were sexually assaulted by Gonzalez," the department said in a statement. ..Gonzalez was arrested May 26 in connection with the Wal-Mart assault. Police said a sexual assault was captured by the store's surveillance cameras. Gonzalez was being held at...
  • Court rejects appeal to overturn Proposition 8 ruling—case could head to Supreme Court

    06/06/2012 6:06:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 06/06/2012 | By Pueng Vongs
    A federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday that it will not review a three-judge panel's decision to overturn California's Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriage. Following this ruling by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, Proposition 8 proponents plan to appeal the case to the U.S. Supreme Court, putting the battle for same-sex marriage on a national stage. The Supreme Court could decide to hear the case as part of its docket next year. The ruling comes after a federal appeals court in Boston ruled Thursday that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), that says states don't have to...
  • US troops take part in LGBT Pride Month reception at US Embassy in Tokyo

    06/06/2012 5:46:16 AM PDT · by kevcol · 15 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | June 5, 2012 | Charlie Reed
    TOKYO — Master Sgt. Marc Maschhoff revels in the turns his life has taken in the last year. Last summer, Maschhoff had to keep his sexuality a secret or risk being kicked out of the Air Force. On Monday, he was happily introducing his boyfriend to diplomats and politicians from around the world as the U.S. ambassador to Japan held a reception in honor of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Month. . . Maschhoff traveled with his boyfriend — who is also an airman — from Misawa Air Base in northern Japan to Tokyo for the event. Maschhoff said...
  • GOP Attacks Celebrity Support For Obama [Gaga,Clooney,Bon Jovi, Spike Lee, Sarah Jessica et al]

    06/04/2012 10:46:58 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 25 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 04, 2012 | David Nakamura
    GOP Attacks Celebrity Support For Obama By David Nakamura June 4 President Obama dined last month with 150 guests at George Clooney’s California cottage. He exchanged quips in January with Spike Lee in the director’s New York City townhouse. Last fall, Obama entertained megastar Lady Gaga, who was seated in the front row of a Silicon Valley fundraiser in six-inch heels and a towering blond bouffant. Obama’s popularity with Hollywood glitterati is again on display as his campaign mobilizes its vast fundraising apparatus to amass cash in a campaign that is shaping up to be the most expensive in U.S....
  • Sandusky allegedly wrote love letters to one victim

    06/05/2012 5:32:35 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 12 replies
    NY Post ^ | 6/5/12 | Newscore
    Jerry Sandusky allegedly wrote "creepy" love letters to one of his victims, and they will be read in testimony once the child sex abuse trial into the former Penn State assistant football coach begins Monday, ABC News reported, citing sources close to the case. The love letters were allegedly written to "Victim 4," one of eight accusers set to testify against the 68-year-old.
  • Leading Orthodox rabbi slams Jewish Conservatives’ gay ‘marriage’ vote

    06/05/2012 3:01:58 PM PDT · by NYer · 15 replies
    Life Site News ^ | June 5, 2012 | ANGELA O’BRIEN
    Rabbi Yehuda Levin WASHINGTON, June 5, 2012 ( — After leaders in the Conservative Jewish community voted to officially endorse gay marriage rituals, one leading Orthodox rabbi has said the move is “depraved” and “turning everything holy on its head.” Last week, guidelines for performing same-sex “marriages” were voted on by the Jewish Conservatives’ highest legal body, the Rabbinical Assembly’s Committee on Jewish Law and Standards. The guidelines passed in a 13-0 vote, with one rabbi abstaining. “We acknowledge that these partnerships are distinct from those discussed in the Talmud as ’according to the law of Moses and Israel,’ but...