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  • Leaked Emails Reveal Democrats Shamelessly Cheering The Loss Of Jobs In North Carolina

    07/29/2016 11:49:29 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | July 27, 2016 | Sister Toldjah
    Much about the internal operations of the Democratic National Committee has been revealed this week in light of the Wikileaks email drops, which resulted in the ousting of DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. But of particular interest to North Carolinians are the committee’s eye-opening communications over the issue of the state’s controversial HB2 “bathroom bill.” In response to North Carolina Democratic Party Comms Director Dave Miranda forwarding an email to the DNC regarding reports that the state had lost jobs and millions in revenue as a result of the passage of HB2, one DNC official replied, “Awesome.” In another email,...
  • The Myth of the 'Gay Conservative'

    07/29/2016 7:17:06 AM PDT · by fwdude · 165 replies
    Scott Lively Ministries ^ | July 28, 2015 | Scott Lively
    It was with disappointment but not surprise that I read the news about the standing ovation that openly homosexual Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel received at the Republican national convention. It’s being spun by some conservatives as merely appreciation for Thiel breaking ranks with the Trump bashers of Silicon Valley, but in fact there’s a serious problem of moral compromise on the homosexual issue in the GOP and we need to face it for what it is. Ronald Reagan was not a perfect man, but he was a great man and an outstanding leader whose presidency marked the high point...
  • All-gender restroom at Democratic convention a hit with delegates

    07/29/2016 5:57:48 AM PDT · by kevcol · 68 replies
    The Guardian ^ | July 28, 2016 | Adam Gabbatt
    An all-gender bathroom at the Democratic national convention was seeing plenty of visitors on Thursday. Even some famous ones. "When both of us walked in," said Nikki Nice, referring to a friend who was hurriedly walking away from this reporter, "Reverend Jesse Jackson was coming out of the stalls." "We were like: 'Ahhh'," Nice said. "Just experiencing Reverend Jesse Jackson coming out of a stall – that just speaks everything about what an all-gender restroom really is about. So I'll take that any day."
  • Chelsea Manning faces charges, solitary confinement after suicide attempt (PV1 Bradley Manning)

    07/28/2016 11:26:06 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | July 28, 2016 | Nicky Woolf
    Chelsea Manning may face charges relating to a suicide attempt this year, which could lead to indefinite solitary confinement or transferral to a maximum-security facility, according to a civil rights group. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced on Thursday that Manning, who is serving a 35-year sentence in military custody for leaking state secrets to the whistleblowing site WikiLeaks, was under investigation for three charges related to her 5 July suicide attempt: “resisting the force cell move team”, “prohibited property”, and “conduct which threatens”. Manning confirmed through her lawyers in July that she was receiving medical care after having...
  • Navy to Name Ship After Gay Rights Icon Harvey Milk: Report

    07/28/2016 9:04:04 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 128 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 7/28 | Riya Bhattacharjee
    The United States Navy will be naming one of their ships after gay rights icon and San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, according to a report by the U.S. Naval Institute, which cites a Congressional notice obtained by USNI News. The July 14 notice, which was signed by Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, indicates that he plans to name a planned Military Sealift Command fleet oiler, USNS Harvey Milk, according to USNI. The ship is reportedly being built by General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego, California. A Department of the Navy spokesman did not have a comment on the report....
  • LGBT groups celebrate withering religious liberty in Philadelphia

    07/28/2016 8:43:01 PM PDT · by massmike · 8 replies
    world.wng.org ^ | 07/28/2016 | Jamie Dean
    The gay rights group Equality Forum is holding its annual meeting in Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention, and the mood is celebratory: Attendees lined up to meet James Obergefell, the plaintiff in the Supreme Court decision that legalized gay marriage. Activists and attorneys discussed the windfall of victories they’ve won over the last few years, culminating in the gay marriage decision last summer. But they also made one thing clear: They’re not done yet. Janson Wu, executive director of GLAAD, talked about pushing for requiring public schools to include gay history in curriculum, and requiring schools to include gay...
  • Russia Expels US Clergyman Over Plans to Officiate Gay Wedding

    07/28/2016 7:38:16 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 17 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 7/28/16 | Fr. Mark Hodges
    SAMARA, Russia, July 28, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) — An American clergyman in the Ukraine was deported for planning to officiate a gay wedding. Jim Mulcahy, pastor of Metropolitan Community Church, was arrested at the LGBT center Avers in Samara. The Kremlin’s Vesti News Channel reported that Mulcahy intended to marry LGBT couples and engage in gay propaganda, a violation of his tourist visa. Mulcahy is the Metropolitan Community Churches' Eastern Europe Coordinator. His arrest was videotaped by state-controlled television (NTV). He denies planning to officiate a gay "marriage" but reportedly performed "unspecified ceremonies for homosexuals." Sodomy is no longer illegal in...
  • Navy to Name Ship After Gay Rights Activist Harvey Milk

    07/28/2016 6:02:26 PM PDT · by Salman · 106 replies
    USNI News ^ | July 28, 2016 | Sam LaGrone
    The Navy is set to name a ship after the gay rights icon and San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, according to a Congressional notification obtained by USNI News. The July 14, 2016 notification, signed by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, indicated he intended to name a planned Military Sealift Command fleet oiler USNS Harvey Milk (T-AO-206). The ship would be the second of the John Lewis-class oilers being built by General Dynamics NASSCO in San Diego, Calif.
  • Kaine: Recognizing Marriage as ‘Between a Man and a Woman’ Creates a ‘Hostile Place’

    07/28/2016 4:32:04 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 82 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | July 28, 2016 | 1:32 PM EDT | Eric Scheiner
    Democratic Vice Presidential Candidate Sen. Tim Kaine says that he changed his mind on the issue of same sex marriage, because when the Virginia legislature tried recognizing that a “marriage is between a man and woman” they were “doing it to try to make the state a hostile place.” “You know, on marriage equality I got tell you, in my first year as governor my legislature decided to put one of those same-sex — marriage is between a man and woman issues on the ballot and the more I listened to the reason they wanted to do it the more...
  • Transgender woman to speak at Democratic National Convention

    07/28/2016 1:03:29 PM PDT · by PROCON · 62 replies
    UPI.com ^ | July 28, 2016 | Andrew V. Pestano
    PHILADELPHIA, July 28 (UPI) -- Sarah McBride, a 25-year-old, will become the first openly transgender person to address a major political party convention when she speaks at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday. McBride works as the national press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign and was previously an intern in the White House Office of Public Engagement, the first openly transgender woman to hold the position.
  • Navy to Name Ship After Gay Rights Activist Harvey Milk

    07/28/2016 12:39:41 PM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 161 replies
    USNI ^ | 7/27/16
    The Navy is set to name a ship after the gay rights icon and San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, according to a Congressional notification obtained by USNI News.
  • WATCH: DNC Celebrity Ferrara – America Founded on Diversity of Sexual Orientations

    07/28/2016 6:59:31 AM PDT · by C19fan · 54 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 27, 2016 | Thomas D. Williams
    Television star America Ferrara gave viewers a free lesson in U.S. history Tuesday night, telling an adoring crowd at the Democratic National Convention that the Founding Fathers were united in tolerance of diverse sexual orientations. “This country was founded on the belief that what sets us apart—race, language, religion, sexual orientation—should not dissolve what binds us,” Ferrara declared to applause.
  • Democratic Delegates Outraged Chick-Fil-A Served At DNC

    07/28/2016 5:02:06 AM PDT · by orchestra · 51 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 7/27/2016 | Casey Harper
    Chick-Fil-A sandwiches abound at the Democratic National Convention, and some of the delegates aren’t happy about it. Conference attendees can buy Chick-Fil-A sandwiches both inside and outside the convention arena. Joe Sacco, a Democratic delegate from Nevada who supports Senator Bernie Sanders and attended the LGBT caucus, told The Daily Caller News Foundation he’s unhappy Chick-Fil-A is being served.
  • Leaked e-mails show DNC meetings with anti-religious freedom project

    07/27/2016 5:14:26 PM PDT · by Fedora · 13 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 07/27/2016 | Kevin J. Jones
    Leaked emails from the Democratic National Committee show efforts to arrange a meeting with a key NGO working to end religious liberty protections.The emails were among thousands that surfaced on the website WikiLeaks July 22. The leak included emails to and from several DNC lead staffers during the period from January 2015 to May 25, 2016.Two May 16 emails from DNC lead staffers, titled “Who do you want at the religious exemption research meeting?”, discuss a presentation from the Movement Advancement Project, an LGBT advocacy group which has challenged religious freedom protections as harmful.The emails follow up on an April...
  • Chelsea Clinton: Conversion therapy in the Republican platform is 'child abuse'

    07/27/2016 2:41:06 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 55 replies
    AOL ^ | July 27, 2016
    Chelsea Clinton criticized the Republican National Convention on Wednesday as being "divisive, degrading, and demeaning," and said the "most offensive" aspect of last week was the party's support of conversion therapy. "I thought about what I found most offensive last week, and it's hard," said Clinton, who would go on to say that what should rally Democratic voters is the "open embrace of conversion therapy in the Republican Party Platform. In other words; child abuse." "Everything I care most about is at risk in this election, given what Trump and Pence are campaigning for," Clinton continued.
  • The LGBT Bandwagon Rolls On

    07/27/2016 3:21:14 PM PDT · by HomerBohn · 8 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 7/27/2016 | Gilbert T Sewell
    Mainstream now means teaching LGBT to second-graders. On July 14 the California board of education added LGBT mandates to the state’s new K-12 social studies program, revised for the first time in ten years. This ended a long struggle over school-based Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender studies, playing out for decades inside and outside the state. The San Francisco Chronicle called the event “a landmark move that puts the ongoing LGBT civil rights fight into the mainstream of public education.” The newly adopted state curriculum is “not only acknowledging diversity,” commented state superintendent of public instruction Tom Torlakson with customary...
  • Pelosi: Clinton struggling with white men because of 'guns,' 'gays' and 'God'

    07/27/2016 12:10:43 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 63 replies
    Pelosi: Clinton struggling with white men because of 'guns,' 'gays' and 'God' By Mike Lillis - 07/27/16 08:19 AM EDT House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) says Hillary Clinton can make inroads with white male voters by appealing to their economic needs. But the Democratic leader also suggested in an interview Tuesday that Clinton faces an uphill climb because those same voters — drawn in large numbers to Donald Trump and the Republicans — are more influenced by hot-button social issues than they are by economic arguments. "So many times, white — non-college-educated — white males have voted Republican. They...
  • 'Queer Kids Stuff' videos indoctrinate preschoolers

    07/27/2016 9:01:25 AM PDT · by fwdude · 21 replies
    OneNewsNow ^ | July 6, 2016 | Bob Kellogg
    A new video series is aimed at indoctrinating preschoolers with the LGBT message — a strategy that one pro-family activist says is far from new. The series, titled "Queer Kids Stuff" teaches preschoolers what the terms "gay," "bisexual" and "transgender" mean in an attempt to normalize the LGBT lifestyle with youth at an early age — a tactic that has repeatedly been used over the years to influence impressionable children. Advocates of homosexual behavior admit that they are trying to get to the youngsters before they hear anything negative about homosexuality. MassResistance founder and director Brian Camenker expresses concern that...
  • Bombshell DNC Emails Reveal Staffers Used Homophobic Slurs & WORSE!

    07/26/2016 9:38:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Radar Online ^ | July 26, 2016 | Staff
    Will Hillary Clinton's campaign be destroyed by her own party? The hits keep coming for Hillary Clinton. As the DNC email leaks continued this week, it was revealed that Democrat staffers used homophobic slurs and secretly funneled money for the presumptive nominee! Amid the thousands of private emails released by Wikileaks in the latest batch, was one that might be the most offensive yet. In a shocking exchange, DNC Finance Director Jordan Kaplan is shown playing favorites, assisting superdelegate Lucy Moog in getting an acquaintance’s daughter a job in politics. “Could you or someone from your staff meet with an...
  • U.S. opens door to a change in blood donation policy for gay men

    07/26/2016 8:08:34 PM PDT · by PROCON · 62 replies
    reuters ^ | July 26, 2016 | TONI CLARKE
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration opened the door on Tuesday to a change in its blood donor deferral recommendations, which currently prohibit donations from gay men for a year following their last sexual encounter in order to reduce the risk of transmitting HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. In December the FDA overturned a 30-year ban on all blood donations from men who have sex with men, saying the change was based on science showing an indefinite ban was not necessary to prevent transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus. The FDA is now signaling it may go further. Gay...
  • U. S. opens door to a change in blood donation policy for gay men

    07/26/2016 4:17:17 PM PDT · by plain talk · 25 replies
    Reuters.com ^ | July 26, 2016 | Toni Clarke
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration opened the door on Tuesday to a change in its blood donor deferral recommendations, which currently prohibit donations from gay men for a year following their last sexual encounter in order to reduce the risk of transmitting HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. In December the FDA overturned a 30-year ban on all blood donations from men who have sex with men, saying the change was based on science showing an indefinite ban was not necessary to prevent transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus. The FDA is now signaling it may go further.
  • Amber Tamblyn Has A Lot to Learn About Trans Women's Reproductive Rights

    07/26/2016 7:07:24 PM PDT · by kevcol · 57 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | July 26, 2016 | Elizabeth Harrington
    Following a 30-minute conversation on "intersectionality" and millennial feminism, a reporter asked the (DNC) panel for its thoughts on reproductive rights and women's health issues for men who ascribe to a female gender identity. Ayanna Pressley, a Boston city councilor at-large, said the issue of men who identify as women getting abortions is all about "elevated consciousness." . . When asked if trans women are "being denied their reproductive rights" Pressley was stumped. "You got me on that one." Tamblyn chimed in, arguing that the reproductive rights of trans women are at the forefront of the conversation at Planned Parenthood,...
  • Barney Frank on Justice Scalia at DNC LGBT Caucus: The Most ‘Highly Placed Militant Homophobe’…[tr]

    07/26/2016 6:55:56 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | July 26, 2016 | 4:24 PM EDT | Lauretta Brown
    Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) spoke at the Democratic National Convention’s LGBT Caucus meeting on Tuesday where he harshly criticized GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s promise to appoint a Supreme Court Justice like the late Antonin Scalia. “There has never been a more highly placed militant homophobe in the history of the United States,” Frank said of Scalia. “He was a bigot.” […] This is not the first time Frank has called Justice Scalia a homophobe. He most recently told Slate following Scalia’s death that he “was troubled that his homophobia never got mentioned when he died.” …
  • Defend Milo Yiannopoulos Even If You Don't Want To

    07/26/2016 3:14:59 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 68 replies
    I don't like Milo Yiannopoulos. The "alt-right" bad boy's menagerie of outrageous and often toxic sentiments reveal a careless attention-seeker rather than thoughtful provocateur, one seemingly not concerned with the damages caused, smugly delighted to push biased buttons and stoke hate as long as he sounds cool while doing it. Ya, I don't like Milo Yiannopoulos. All the more reason to be very careful about shutting him down. x This week Milo, or @Nero, was permanently kicked off Twitter after a barrage of racist and misogynist hate-tweets were sent to Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones. She is black, she is a...
  • Two arrested, three at large in sexual abuse investigation

    07/26/2016 3:43:25 PM PDT · by fella · 4 replies
    4029tv.com ^ | 26 July 2016
    FRANKLIN COUNTY, Arkansas —Two men were arrested on charges of engaging in sexual conduct with minors, according to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. They are looking for three others. Weston Bailey, John Dalton Davis and Cory Oxford are at large, the sheriff's office said. Dillon Harrison and Michael Roe have been captured. One of the victims was a teenage boy, according to an arrest warrant. The boy told investigators Dalton Davis and Dillon Harrison would drive him to Mike Roe's house in Franklin County, and the three men would perform sex acts on him. The boy said this happened 2...
  • Leaked Emails Show DNC Pushed Narrative Against NC's Transgender Bathroom Law

    07/26/2016 12:07:50 PM PDT · by kaehurowing · 27 replies
    Christian Post ^ | July 26, 2016 | Samuel Smith
    Leaked Emails Show DNC Pushed Narrative Against NC's Transgender Bathroom Law BY SAMUEL SMITH , CP REPORTER July 26, 2016|2:38 pm The Democratic National Committee helped push a national narrative opposing the contreversial North Carolina transgender bathroom law and officials seemingly celebrated the potential for economic struggles to hit the state following the law's passage earlier this year, emails leaked by WikiLeaks last weekend show. After North Carolina passed a law in March that allows places of public accommodation to enforce their own bathroom policies and requires people to use state-run bathrooms consistent with their biological sex, LGBT rights groups,...
  • DNCC ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL SPEAKERS FOR DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION IN PHILADELPHIA

    07/26/2016 11:18:28 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 59 replies
    eurweb.com ^ | July 24, 2016
    *PHILADELPHIA – The Democratic National Convention Committee announced additional speakers who will address the Democratic National Convention being held in Philadelphia from July 25 to July 28. Additional speakers will continue to be announced throughout the convention... [SNIP] Tuesday, July 26Democratic National Committee Vice Chair of Voter Registration and Participation Donna Brazile Former State Senator Jason Carter (Georgia) House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (California) and the Democratic Women of the House Planned Parenthood Action Fund President Cecile RichardsWednesday, July 27Congressman GK Butterfield and members of the Congressional Black Caucus Congresswoman Judy Chu (California) and members of the Congressional Asian Pacific...
  • California’s War on My Religious College and Others

    07/26/2016 8:16:46 AM PDT · by milton23 · 8 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 7/25/16 | Katrina Trinko
    I had a very weird college experience. My memories aren’t of frat parties, of slugging down drinks in games of quarters or beer pong, of losing my voice cheering at big football games, and of hearing how evil Western civilization is in the classroom. Instead, when I think of my four years at Thomas Aquinas College, I think of drawing Euclidean propositions on a chalkboard, of lively debates about Aristotle’s claims about ethics, of earnest discussions about things as obscure as the nature of being.
  • Many stores honoring parents' requests for 'gender-neutral' kids' clothing

    07/25/2016 6:59:34 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 50 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 25, 2016
    Pink for girls. Truck motifs for boys. A growing number of parents want to get outside those parameters when it comes to dressing their kids. Kristin Higgins was adamant about not pushing "girly" stereotypes on her daughter, and painted her room in shades of green. Higgins later dressed her up in superhero costumes. But as her daughter got older, it took more work to locate items that broke the mold. For "Star Wars"-themed pajamas, she had to go to the boys' section. "It's hard to find gender-neutral clothing," said Higgins, 35, of Little Rock, whose daughter is now 6. "I...
  • Macy’s Fires Catholic Over Transgender Bathroom Incident

    07/25/2016 4:17:33 PM PDT · by detective · 43 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Jul 2016 | Lana Shadwick
    A senior store detective at Macy’s has been fired from his job after he intervened when a female customer reported that a man entered the women’s bathroom. After he was asked to leave the restroom, the man complained saying he believes he is really a female. The woman and her daughter were frightened by the man’s presence. The case is now before the New York State Division of Human Rights, reports the ChurchMilitant.com.
  • Pastor: Xenophobia a ‘Demonic Matter’ (James A. Forbes)

    07/25/2016 4:10:36 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 43 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | July 25, 2016 | 12:58 PM EDT | Lauretta Brown
    At an interfaith gathering hosted by the Democratic National Convention Committee in Philadelphia, Rev. James A. Forbes, senior minister emeritus of the Riverside Church in New York City and president of the Healing of the Nations Foundation, said Sunday that the nation faces problems of bigotry, climate change, greed and the “demonic matter” of xenophobia. During the gathering titled, “Stronger Together: In Pursuit of Love and Kindness,” Forbes referenced the lyrics of the 1960s musical, The Music Man, “Ya got trouble, folks, right here in River City. Trouble with a capital ‘T’ and that rhymes with ‘P’ and that stands...
  • Macy’s Fires Catholic Employee for Questioning Transgender Bathroom Policy

    07/24/2016 11:02:29 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 13 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 7/21/16 | Lisa Bourne
    FLUSHING, New York, July 21, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – Macy’s department store has fired a Catholic employee because he questioned their transgender bathroom policy, even though he says he told his employer he would enforce the policy. Back in May, Javier Chavez, a senior store detective at Macy’s Flushing, New York, location got a phone call about a male accessing the ladies room along with a female. A female customer and her daughter were afraid to enter the restroom due the male’s presence there, and a security guard reporting to Chavez directed the man to leave and use the men’s room....
  • The Marxist Lesbians who Founded #BlackLivesMatter

    07/24/2016 8:47:47 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 11 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 7/24/16 | Doug Book
    “BLM is a gay group. It was started by two lesbians and its most prominent spokesman is a gay man.” Of course Ann Coulter’s revelation of the homosexual/lesbian/queer/bi-sexual/transsexual bent of #BlackLivesMatter Founders and VIPs may not apply to Charles Wade, BLM activist and Co-Founder of Operation Help or Hush, the organization which attempted to posthumously transform Ferguson thug Michael Brown into an abused Teddy Bear. Wade was arrested in College Park, Maryland this past April for sex trafficking—that is, pimping—a 17 year old girl in the motel where he was staying. No doubt Wade was raising funds for the cause....
  • Unity through racism: Trump makes his big play to make the GOP a white nationalist party

    07/23/2016 7:43:41 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 67 replies
    Salon ^ | 22 Jul, 1016 | AMANDA MARCOTTE
    The final night of the Republican National Convention was as confusing and incoherent as it was disturbing. Before Donald Trump brought forward his chilling imitation of history’s greatest fascists, Ivanka Trump and Peter Thiel made bizarre plays for the votes of women and LGBT people. Ivanka Trump riffed on issues like equal pay and affordable childcare, which are typically Democratic issues. Thiel announced that he’s “proud to be gay” to wild applause from a roomful of people who are the very base that voted against the rights and dignity of LGBT people, over and over again. “This is a distraction...
  • Spin Of The Year (Possibly the most heretical seminary in the US is going out of business)

    07/23/2016 4:16:43 PM PDT · by NRx · 100 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | 07-21-2016 | Rod Dreher
    The Very Rev. Katherine Ragsdale, lesbian cleric and then president and dean of Episcopal Divinity School, delivers 2009 'abortion is a blessing' address (National Organization for Women/Flickr) Via the Episcopal News Service, a press release revealing that the ultramegaliberal Episcopal Divinity School is winding things down: Episcopal Divinity School will cease to grant degrees at the end of the upcoming academic year, the seminary’s board of trustees decided July 21 on a 11-4 vote. During the next year, the board will explore options for EDS’s future, some of which were suggested by a specially convened Futures Task Force to...
  • Cities bidding for NCAA games must submit details on discrimination

    07/23/2016 2:56:44 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 27 replies
    Charlotte Observer ^ | July 22, 2016 | Rick Rothacker
    The NCAA on Friday said cities looking to host future championship games must submit details by Aug. 12 about how they will protect participants from discrimination, a move that could hurt North Carolina's chances of landing future games. The announcement came one day after the NBA said it was moving the 2017 All-Star Weekend from Charlotte over a controversial North Carolina law known as House Bill 2. Cities that have already been awarded games will face a separate questionnaire deadline, which will be determined later, the NCAA said. [Snip] Cities bidding for games now must complete a questionnaire from the...
  • Pro-LGBT push underscores GOP convention (Barf Alert)

    07/23/2016 1:24:44 PM PDT · by 20yearsofinternet · 34 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/23/2016 | Megan R. Wilson
    Pro-LGBT Republicans, both gay and straight, say the party is going through a fundamental change. Equality issues are not controversial among younger Republicans, majorities of whom support gay marriage and other measures. Richard Grenell, an openly gay former diplomat, told The Hill he is encouraged by how much progress the party has made, even over the last four years. During the 2012 campaign, Grenell stepped down as Mitt Romney’s national security and foreign policy spokesman after to a conservative backlash over his sexuality. “When I walk through the convention, I see politicians, activists and staffers who swarm me to tell...
  • First (Nickelodeon) Children's TV Program to Showcase (interracial) 'Married' Gay Couple

    07/23/2016 8:04:13 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 21 replies
    Church Militant ^ | July 20, 2016 | Joseph Pelletier
    For the first time, a children's TV network is featuring a "married" gay couple. Cable television network Nickelodeon, which broadcasts programming geared toward children and adolescents, is scheduled to air an episode Wednesday of their new show "Loud House" featuring two men in a same-sex "marriage." In the episode "Overnight Success," main character Lincoln Loud opens his front door to greet his best friend and the friend's parents — an interracial gay "married" couple. Prior to meeting the pair, Loud quips, "This is it. Time to make history." He then addresses the parents as Mr. McBride and Mr. McBride. The...
  • NC Congressman Fights Back After NBA Blames Bathroom Law, Moves All-Star Game

    07/22/2016 3:48:17 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 28 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 7/22/16 | Abbey Shockley
    One North Carolina congressman has some words for the National Basketball Association. Rep. Robert Pittenger wrote NBA commissioner Adam Silver a letter regarding the NBA’s decision to move the 2017 All-Star basketball game from Charlotte. The relocation was attributed to North Carolina’s House Bill 2, widely known as the bathroom law...
  • [Archbishop] Nienstedt Denies Misconduct, Said He Was Targeted for Opposing Gay Marriage

    07/22/2016 4:37:19 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 3 replies
    Twin Cities.com ^ | 7/21/16 | Marino Eccher
    John Nienstedt, the former archbishop of the Archdiocese of Minneapolis and St. Paul, said accusations of sexual misconduct against him were part of a false smear campaign in response to his opposition to gay marriage. Nienstedt’s denial came in a statement Wednesday night, first issued to KSTP and Minnesota Public Radio. That followed the release of internal church documents alleging the Vatican had sought to derail an independent investigation that turned up credible evidence against him. Nienstedt resigned last year as archbishop and returned to his home state of Michigan. He was briefly involved with a diocese there but left...
  • Heil to the Progressive Coming Utopia

    07/22/2016 2:19:48 PM PDT · by truthxchange · 9 replies
    www.truthXchange.com ^ | 07/22/2016 | Dr. Peter Jones
    Commentators in major national newspapers in Scotland are aghast. A 100-member youth choir from a Southern Baptist church in Plano, Texas gave a free concert at a shopping center in Edinburgh. The journalists compared this event to Nazi or ISIS propaganda. One asserted: “as a nation we should be stating clearly: bigots are not welcome here.” Scotland is the land of John Knox, the great Scotts reformer (1513–72), and of the young, deeply spiritual Robert Murray McCheyne (1813–43) who declared: “The Christian is a person who makes it easy for others to believe in God.” Now Scotland is a land...
  • A gay Silicon Valley billionaire just made GOP history at the RNC

    07/22/2016 1:50:09 PM PDT · by Lurking Libertarian · 60 replies
    CNN ^ | July 21, 2016 | Eric Bradner
    Peter Thiel encouraged the GOP to not get distracted by culture wars on stage Thursday night, saluting Donald Trump for not focusing on such things as he made history. The tech billionaire declared to the Republican National Convention that he is "proud to be gay," becoming the first speaker in the party's history to do so from the stage of the Republican National Convention. "Every American has a unique identity. I am proud to be gay," he said to applause, including from the Trump family. "I am proud to be a Republican, but most of all I am proud to...
  • Pelosi to Receive LGBT ‘International Role Model’ Award

    07/22/2016 10:01:35 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | July 22, 2016 | 12:12 PM EDT | Michael W. Chapman
    Because of her strong support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), a Catholic, will be presented with the 21st Annual International Role Model Award by the Equality Forum, next week in Philadelphia while the Democratic National Convention is underway. “We are thrilled to present Leader Pelosi with this prestigious award for her long-standing support and her leadership in advancing LGBT civil rights,” said Malcolm Lazin, the founder and executive director of the Equality Forum. …
  • Save This Pelosi News Release Before She Deletes It!

    11/09/2002 7:37:59 AM PST · by cgbg · 55 replies · 9,787+ views
    Nancy Pelosi's Office ^ | June 22, 2002 | Nancy Pelosi
    Click on link above to see what Nancy Pelosi considers her core values.
  • The NBA Is the National Bullying Association

    07/22/2016 8:19:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 22, 2016 | Michael Brown
    My oldest granddaughter is 15, and thanks to North Carolina’s HB2, if a 15-year-old boy in her school identified as a girl, he would not be allowed to play on her sports team or share her locker room. I for one am glad that North Carolina, my home state since 2003, has taken a stand for common sense, for safety, and for privacy, yet the NBA is punishing the state for protecting its residents, announcing that it will pull next year’s All Star game from Charlotte. What hypocrisy; what bigotry; what intolerance. The NBA is now the National Bullying Association.Let...
  • Johns Hopkins Psychiatrist: ‘There Is No Gay Gene’

    07/21/2016 9:51:16 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 56 replies
    CNS News ^ | July 21, 2016 | Michael W. Chapman
    Dr. Paul R. McHugh, the Distinguished Service Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University and former psychiatrist–in-chief for Johns Hopkins Hospital, who has studied sexuality for 40 years, said it is a scientific fact that “there is no gay gene.” “Environment,” however, “is very important,” said Dr. McHugh, author of The Mind Has Mountains: Reflections on Society and Psychiatry. He also explained that the permissive sexual culture in the United States today has confused “desire” with “love,” and that homosexuality is a false or “erroneous desire.” In an interview with Virtue Online: The Voice for Global Orthodox Anglicanism, reporter Lydia...
  • Transgenders in Uniform – The US Military’s Latest Lunacy

    07/21/2016 8:55:55 PM PDT · by pboyington · 7 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | July 21, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    Welcome to 2016 when male soldiers train in pregnancy simulators, tactical lactation stations dot the battlefield, women are fraudulently passed through Ranger School and US Navy sailors willingly surrender their boats and equipment to Iranian thugs without so much as firing a flare. It’s the era of breast milk in the field and Liberace joins Delta Force… A perfect storm, a Category Five hurricane of doom and destruction is sweeping over the US military with the deadly accuracy of the Angel of Death on Passover. We have a President who is intent on destroying the military through insane social engineering....
  • Thiel urges Republicans to back off 'culture wars

    07/21/2016 8:25:51 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 260 replies
    politico.com ^ | July 21, 2016 | Tony Romm
    Technology investor Peter Thiel implored Republicans from the convention stage on Thursday against waging "culture wars" on lesbian, gay and transgender communities, mere days after the GOP approved a national platform that defines marriage as between “one man and one woman.” Thiel, who himself is gay, stressed that "every American has a unique identity." He said attempts to require transgender Americans to use particular bathrooms is a "distraction from our real problem." And in a first for a GOP convention, the Facebook board member and PayPal co-founder drew attention to his own sexuality: "I am proud to be gay, I...
  • Excited by Trump, gay Republicans struggle with rest of GOP

    07/21/2016 8:16:33 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 65 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 21, 2016 6:24 PM EDT
    Pro-gay Republicans have held Donald Trump up as the most supportive nominee in GOP history, but at this week’s Republican National Convention, their excitement is clashing with the stark realization that their party is still pushing a very different message. While Republicans seek to broaden their appeal ahead of November’s election, the party adopted a platform that moves farther away from gay rights with a new admonition of gay parenting, adding language that says kids raised by a mother and father tend to be “physically and emotionally healthier.” On the convention’s first day, the platform maintained its opposition to gay...
  • NBA pulls 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte, focuses on New Orleans

    07/21/2016 1:41:07 PM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 68 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 7/20/16
    Without any movement by state legislators in North Carolina to change newly enacted laws targeted at the LGBT community, the NBA is pulling the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte, league sources told The Vertical