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  • All Members of Congress Need to Declare Their Stance on Nationwide Push For Gay Marriage

    06/26/2013 9:56:49 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 13 replies
    6/26/2013 | Laissez-Faire Capitalist
    As reported at the Gateway Pundit, moments after the DOMA ruling in the Prop 8 case, Sandy Steir promised "to keep pushing until gay marriage is legal in all states..." "[Steir]: "...we thank the Justices for letting us get married in California. But that's not enough. It's gotta go nationwide. And we can't wait for that day."" Now my take: While the polls may show a shift concerning same-sex marriage, only a few states have legalized same-sex marriage. The questions now are: 1.) How many of the members of Congress still around from the June 7, 2006 Senate vote (concerning...
  • Public Shifts Fast on Same-Sex Union Support

    06/24/2013 2:06:33 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | June 23, 2013 | GEOFFREY A. FOWLER and VAUHINI VARA
    Public opinion on gay marriage has shifted faster in recent years than almost any other topic. Behind the change of heart has been a re-examination that is both institutional and personal. Paul Anderson in the central California city of Bakersfield in 2008 voted for Proposition 8, the state gay-marriage ban that could be the subject of a Supreme Court decision this week. Mr. Anderson and his wife had heard from leaders in their Mormon church that the ban would protect families. They staked a pro-Prop 8 sign on their lawn.
  • Queering education

    06/17/2013 2:33:58 AM PDT · by markomalley · 25 replies
    Mercator ^ | 6/10/2013 | Robert R. Reilly
    The logic works like this: If homosexual acts are moral, as so many now insist, then they should be normative. If they are normative, they should be taught in our schools as a standard. If they are a standard, they should be enforced. And so it has come, and is coming, to be. Education is an essential part of the drive to universalize the rationalization for homosexual behavior; so it must become a mandatory part of the curriculum. What began as a plea for diversity ends with a demand for conformity.The infiltration of higher education by LGBT studies is well known....
  • Why Is Gay Porn So Popular in Pakistan?

    06/16/2013 7:21:33 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 37 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | Thu Jun. 13, 2013 | Alex Park
    <p>Earlier this month, the Pew Research Center published results of a public survey of gay tolerance in 39 countries worldwide. The numbers are fairly unsurprising: While a high proportion of respondents in Western Europe and North America answered "yes" to the question "Should society accept homosexuality?" few respondents in the Middle East and Africa agreed with them.</p>
  • Obama: “There Will Never Be a Substitute For” Fathers; Obama’s DOJ: Children Don’t Need Fathers

    06/15/2013 10:21:08 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | June 15, 2013 - 10:05 AM | Terence P. Jeffrey
    President Barack Obama, who favors legalized same-sex marriage and whose Justice Department is arguing in the Supreme Court that children need neither a father nor a mother, said today in a weekly address celebrating the Father’s Day weekend that “there will never be a substitute for” a father and that he still wishes he had had a father around when he was a child. Obama also said in the address that he wanted to use his presidency to “encourage marriage” and that he would work with “faith” groups to encourage “fatherhood.” … Obama then made clear he was directing his...
  • Obama at LGBT event: Nation at ´turning point´

    06/13/2013 8:42:51 PM PDT · by Nachum · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6/13/13 | Justin Sink
    President Obama told attendees at an LGBT Pride Month celebration that the U.S. needs to get marriage equality "done now," but that he believed the nation had reached a "turning point" on gay rights. "We´re not going to have to wait that long," Obama said. "From Minnesota to Maryland, from the U.S. Senate to the NBA, it´s clear we´ve reached a turning point." The president said that progress could be traced "from the courage of those who stood up." "Eventually America gets it right. That doesn´t mean we can be patient," Obama said.
  • Caterpillar drops Boy Scouts support over gay ban (no to Homo Scouts)

    06/13/2013 7:03:44 PM PDT · by max americana
    AP (Associated Pukes) ^ | JUNE 13, 2012 | David Mercer
    Caterpillar Inc. no longer giving money to Boy Scouts, cites ban on gay leaders Caterpillar Inc. is no longer giving money to the Boy Scouts because the organization discriminates against homosexuals, a spokeswoman for the Illinois-based heavy equipment manufacturer confirmed Thursday. The company's move wasn't directly tied to the recent Boy Scouts decision to continue to bar homosexual adults from roles within the organization while allowing openly gay children to be scouts. Instead, spokeswoman Rachel Potts said, the company decided to cut off funding while reviewing a request for $25,000 that came in last year from a local group in...
  • Syphilis rates at ‘epidemic proportions’ among Vancouver gay/bisexual men

    06/12/2013 12:49:37 AM PDT · by Morgana · 22 replies
    life site ^ | Thaddeus Baklinski
    VANCOUVER, June 10, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) and the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) have issued a warning that syphilis infections in homosexual and bisexual men have soared to their highest levels in more than 30 years in the Vancouver area. According to the warning, 2012 saw 371 new cases of syphilis reported in British Columbia. Eighty percent of those cases were diagnosed in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, which stretches from Metro Vancouver northward along the coast to Bella Coola, and were confined almost entirely to the male homosexual community. According to VCH's syphilis...
  • Pope admits there is a ‘gay lobby’ at the highest levels of the Vatican

    06/11/2013 11:34:20 AM PDT · by NCjim · 63 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | June 11, 2013
    <p>Pope Francis has acknowledged the existence of a 'gay lobby' inside the Vatican's secretive administration for the first time.</p> <p>Speaking during an audience with Latin American Catholics, the Argentine Pontiff said that there was a 'current of corruption' in the Roman Curia - the central governing body of the Catholic Church.</p>
  • Pride Week in Boston: A week of public homosexuality -- with new focus on kids

    06/07/2013 10:01:47 PM PDT · by massmike · 28 replies
    massresistance.org ^ | 06/08/2013 | n/a
    Years ago, Gay Pride Week -- as weird as it was -- was largely only about adults who might dress and act like children. But a disturbing trend in recent years has been to include activities to attract teenagers as young as middle school age. There seems to be a very strong interest by adult activists to get kids involved with the "gay" festivities. For example, last year for the first time, the Boston Pride Committee took over the "Youth Pride" event which was held this year in Boston on May 18 for middle school and high school kids. (We...
  • Did Michelle Obama heckler use coded racial words? Or not?

    06/07/2013 10:24:32 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    US News and World Report's DC Decoder ^ | June 6, 2013 | Peter Grier
    The fallout from Michelle Obama’s heckling incident continued Thursday, as some defenders of the first lady charge that the heckler used coded racial language, and in general spoke from a perspective of “white privilege.” These folks point to a comment protester Ellen Sturtz made after she interrupted the first lady during a fundraiser and challenged President Obama to fulfill a campaign promise and sign an order banning federal contractors from discriminating against gays and lesbians. Rather than speak over Ms. Sturtz, Mrs. Obama left the podium and confronted the heckler in person, saying she’d leave if the heckling didn’t stop....
  • $431,363 Stimulus Project Concludes 'Gay Fathers' Have Less Time for Sex

    06/05/2013 2:12:47 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 24 replies
    CNS News ^ | June 5, 2013 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The 2009 stimulus law financed a $431,363 project in Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s California district to study the “psychological distress” of homosexual fathers. (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – The 2009 stimulus law financed a $431,363 project in Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s California district to study the “psychological distress” of homosexual fathers. The study took three years to publish its results, and it created no jobs. The study concluded that homosexual men are likely to reduce their chances of contracting HIV after becoming fathers, because there is less time for sex. The project, entitled, “Health and HIV Among Gay Fathers,” was awarded to San...
  • An Open Letter to the Harvard Community [re comment on John Maynard Keynes]

    06/05/2013 12:38:05 PM PDT · by Enchante · 14 replies
    Harvard Crimson ^ | May 3, 2013 | Niall Ferguson
    .... I was duly attacked for my remarks and offered an immediate and unqualified apology. But this did not suffice for some critics, who insisted that I was guilty not just of stupidity but also of homophobia. I have no doubt that at least some students were influenced by these allegations. Nobody would want to study with a bigot. I therefore owe it to students—former and prospective—to make it unambiguously clear that I am no such thing.....
  • Hillsborough commission votes 7-0 to end gay pride ban

    06/05/2013 10:06:20 AM PDT · by rarestia · 28 replies
    BayNews 9 ^ | Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 11:59 AM | Jason Lanning/Ashley Jeffery
    Supporting gay pride events has been banned by the Hillsborough County government for several years, but that is about to change. On Wednesday, the Hillsborough County Commission voted 7-0 to eliminate the ban. For eight years, the local gay community has been blocked out of official recognition by the commission. Some say the county's policy on LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) events has cost the county conventions and new business. In a 2005 meeting, commissioners, led by Ronda Storms, voted 5-to-1 to not support, promote or participate in gay pride events. Since then, Commissioner Kevin Beckner says the county...
  • Roy Hibbert fined, apologizes for slur

    06/02/2013 4:33:35 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 30 replies
    The NBA has fined Roy Hibbert $75,000 after the Indiana Pacers center used a gay slur in one answer and a profanity in another during his news conference Saturday following Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals. Hibbert ended a response to a question about his defense on Miami Heat star LeBron James with "no homo." The NBA responded less than 24 hours later, announcing Sunday in a release that Hibbert was fined for "using inappropriate and vulgar language." The fine was handed down after Hibbert issued an apology Sunday morning, saying in a statement that he sincerely has "deep...
  • BSA changed its homosexual scout policy on urging from the loathsome scum at NAMBLA

    06/02/2013 8:48:35 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 63 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 6/2/13 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    For many years the North American Man Boy Love Association (NAMBLA) has been licking its lips at the thought of legalizing sodomy with little boys. Raping little boys with impunity is all these loathsome scumbags think about day and night. Unencumbered by the responsibilities of living a normal life, NAMBLA members are able to put all of their efforts, time and money into bringing about the satanic kingdom they long for. They will do anything to get their way. NAMBLA follows a kind of paraphrase of the famous bank robber Willie Sutton who once said he robbed banks “because that’s...
  • Baptists Plan Exodus from Boy Scouts

    06/02/2013 6:30:48 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 78 replies
    CNN ^ | 5/31/13 | Daniel Burke
    (CNN) – For Southern Baptist pastor Tim Reed, it was Scripture versus the Scouts. “God’s word explicitly says homosexuality is a choice, a sin,” said Reed, pastor of First Baptist Church of Gravel Ridge in Jacksonville, Arkansas. So when the Boy Scouts of America voted to lift its ban on openly gay youths on May 24, Reed said the church had no choice but to cut its charter with Troop 542. “It’s not a hate thing here,” Reed told CNN affiliate Fox 16. “It’s a moral stance we must take as a Southern Baptist church.” Southern Baptist leaders say Reed...
  • GLAAD Pushes Boy Scouts to Now Lift Ban on Openly Gay Leaders, Volunteers

    05/27/2013 9:02:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 185 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/27/2013 | By Melissa Barnhart
    Members of GLAAD, a nonprofit organization that promotes LGBT advocacy, was at the Boy Scouts of America's headquarters in Irving, Texas, on Friday – one day after the BSA's national council voted to allow openly gay membership – to advocate for additional policy changes acceptable to the gay community. Former scouts Dave and Joe McGrath, a father and son duo who both earned the rank of Eagle Scout, biked 1,400 miles from Idaho Falls, Idaho, to the BSA's meeting in Grapevine to encourage the 1,400 voting delegates of the BSA's national council to vote in favor of the resolution to...
  • Adrian Peterson 'not with' gay marriage

    05/27/2013 8:30:56 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 24 replies
    UPI ^ | May 27, 2013 | Kate Stanton
    Adrian Peterson told Bruce Murray and Amani Toomer on Sirius/XM NFL Radio Thursday that he has relatives who are gay but doesn't support gay marriage, NESN reported Monday. When asked about speculation that the Minnesota Vikings had released punter Chris Kluwe for being too open about his pro-gay marriage stance, the 28-year-old running back admitted he's against it.
  • Robbie Rogers signs with LA Galaxy, becomes first openly gay player in MLS

    05/25/2013 8:06:41 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 17 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | May 24, 2013 | Brooks Peck
    Three months after coming out as gay and stepping away from the game, midfielder Robbie Rogers has signed with the LA Galaxy according to multiple reports. MLS rights to Rogers, who previously played in the league for Columbus Crew from 2007 to 2011, were owned by the Chicago Fire, but Rogers didn't want to play for them. So after casually training with the Galaxy over the last several weeks, a trade was finally worked out, sending midfielder Mike Magee to Chicago in exchange for Rogers, who is now the first openly gay player in MLS. And according to ESPN, he...
  • Homosexual Assaults Becoming a Problem in U.S. Military, DoD Survey Finds

    05/24/2013 2:30:38 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 33 replies
    The New American ^ | 23 May 2013 | Dave Bohon
    A Defense Department survey has found a dramatic increase in sexual assault among the troops -- including homosexual assaults perpetrated by male military personnel. Homosexual Assaults Becoming a Problem in U.S. Military, DoD Survey Finds The New American 23 May 2013 A little over a year after the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) ban on homosexuals in the military was officially dropped, the Department of Defense has admitted that it has a problem with sexual assault by male soldiers on other men. The Washington Times noted that, according to an anonymous survey conducted by the Defense Department among military...
  • Gay Boy Scouts? Ask the Canadians how it worked out for them, eh?

    05/24/2013 10:06:12 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 69 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 5/24/13 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    With the Boy Scout of America’s (BSA) vote to allow gay scouts (but not gay leaders as if that makes a difference) the Gay Mafia won another victory in its ongoing effort to destroy the moral fabric of America. Since losing in the Supreme Court a decade ago when the Court said the BSA could exclude gays, the thug wing of gaydom has been threatening extorting and lobbying to get the organization to allow gays to be part of their “family.” For over 103 years the Scouts have turned out some of our best Americas. Their creed has always been...
  • Let the Downfall Begin

    05/24/2013 9:27:33 AM PDT · by Marine Sentinel · 66 replies
    The Marine Sentinel ^ | 05/24/2013 | Marine Sentinel
    I fully support family and friends of removing their sons from a once impressionable institution. The great “lie” that children are gay is nothing more than men and women pushing an evil agenda. America does not give up. Stand and fight for your boys and they will love you for it. This evil has not place in the lives of young boys or anyone for that matter. Do not allow these sick twisted individuals to dictate what your lives should and will be. I and every other Marine, Sailor, Soldier, Airmen, Coast Guard, and National Guardsman didn’t take an oath...
  • At least one Milwaukee mom won't be sending her child to school on 'Switch It Up Day'

    05/23/2013 3:11:37 PM PDT · by Sopater · 71 replies
    EAG News ^ | May 23, 2013 | Ben Velderman
    MILWAUKEE – Deidri Hernandez’s seven-year-old son won’t be in school tomorrow, after officials at Tippecanoe School for the Arts and Humanities confirmed they’re still holding “Switch It Up Day” – a time for students to come dressed as members of the opposite sex. Hernandez tells EAGnews the day was originally billed as “Gender Bender Day,” but Tippecanoe officials made the name change after she called Principal Jeffrey Krupar to complain. The Milwaukee mother was not impressed. “I didn’t have a problem with the title. I had a problem with the activity taking place,” Hernandez says. She says it’s “ridiculous” and...
  • Church of Scotland takes step to allow gay clergy

    05/20/2013 4:20:30 PM PDT · by markomalley · 20 replies
    AP ^ | 5/20/2013 | SYLVIA HUI
    Senior members of the Church of Scotland voted Monday to let some congregations choose ministers who are in same-sex relationships — an important compromise that must still pass further hurdles before it can become church law. The church's General Assembly backed a motion affirming a traditional conservative view on homosexuality, but permitted liberal congregations to ordain openly gay men or women if they wish. The assembly's vote would require the approval of next year's General Assembly as well as votes by the church's regional presbyteries to become law. The process is complicated, and is expected to take at least two...
  • For Gay Men, a Fear That Feels Familiar (meningitis the new AIDS)

    05/19/2013 12:00:54 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 131 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 17, 2013 | ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS
    ... A new, casually transmittable infection — a unique strain of bacterial meningitis — has cast a pall over the gay night life and dating scene, with men wondering whether this is AIDS, circa 1981, all over again. Seven men have died in New York City, about a third of diagnosed cases, since 2010. And in the last few months, the contagion seemed to be accelerating. It has targeted gay and bisexual men, and nobody knows exactly why. The city’s best hope to curb the outbreak is to vaccinate as many at-risk men as possible, focusing on those most in...
  • Brittney Griner says Baylor told her to keep her homosexuality private

    05/18/2013 6:06:23 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 46 replies
    Former Baylor women’s basketball star Brittney Griner, who acknowledged she was gay in an interview with SI.com’s Maggie Gray last month, said Bears coach Kim Mulkey told her not to be open publicly about her sexuality because it would hurt recruiting, according to ESPN.com.
  • DOJ on 'gays': 'Silence will be interpreted as disapproval'

    05/18/2013 5:36:25 AM PDT · by blueyon · 91 replies
    WND ^ | 5/17/13 | Matt Barber
    Under President Obama, “justice” is anything but blind. Neither is it deaf. In fact, based on recent revelations, it appears to be watching your every move and listening to your every word. Still, if you happen to be a federal employee, now it’s even listening for your silence. The only thing this Obama White House seems to generate is scandal. Well, here’s yet another to add to the growing list. In addition to the Benghazi cover-up, IRS targeting of political dissenters and the illegal seizure of media phone records, whistleblowers within DOJ have contacted Liberty Counsel to express grave concerns...
  • Girls Told to Ask for Lesbian Kiss at School

    04/27/2013 6:53:11 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 53 replies
    Parents of children attending a Red Hook, New York, middle school are outraged after a recent anti-bullying presentation at Linden Avenue Middle School. The workshop for 13 and 14-year-old girls focused on homosexuality and gender identity. They were also taught words such as "pansexual" and "genderqueer." Parents say their daughters were told to ask one another for a kiss and they say two girls were told to stand in front of the class and pretend they were lesbians on a date.
  • Minnesota governor questions Vikings’ release of Chris Kluwe

    05/08/2013 4:55:51 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 33 replies
    1500 ESPN ^ | May 8, 2013
    “Yeah, I don’t feel good about it,” said Dayton when asked about the Minnesota Vikings decision to release outspoken punter Chris Kluwe. “I’m not in a position to evaluate the relative punting abilities, but it seems to me the general manager said, right after the draft, they were going to have competition,” Dayton recalled. “Well, they bring the one guy in, he kicks for a weekend and that’s competition? “I just think sports officials ought to be honest about what the heck is going on, same way I think public officials should be honest about what’s going on, so that...
  • NBA in no position to offer insight on Collins’ sexuality

    05/03/2013 11:21:48 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 3, 2013 | PHIL MUSHNICK
    Let’s give David Stern the benefit of his clout. This week, when he and Commissioner-in-waiting Adam Silver, in a released statement, provided Jason Collins their support and approval as an “exemplary member of the NBA family,” they might have come at it through a different door. They might have instead released the following: “You’re kidding, right? How could we possibly have the audacity to pass judgment on Collins’ decision to reveal that he’s gay — to offer our official position and blessings on his lifestyle — when the league indulges, suffers and excuses just about every act in The Big...
  • National gay athlete hall of fame launched in Chicago

    05/01/2013 7:17:18 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 60 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | May 1, 2013 | Ellen Jean Hirst
    Just as Jason Collins, a veteran NBA player, announced he is gay, a hall of fame for gay athletes and allies launched in Chicago. The nonprofit National Gay & Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame will accept nominees beginning this summer. Its goal is to honor people and organizations that have "stood up to stereotypes" and embraced gay and lesbian athletes, said Bill Gubrud, executive director and board chairman.
  • Jason Collins vs. the voice of locker-room ignorance

    04/30/2013 6:52:25 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 52 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | April 29, 2013 | Dave Hyde
    Thank goodness for new Dolphins receiver Mike Wallace's quick fingers. "All these beautiful women in the world and guys wanna mess with other guys SMH,'' Wallace tweeted Monday. Thank goodness he explained in 140 quickly-erased characters why it took until 2013 for the first active gay athlete to announce himself in a team sport.
  • Gay player could score big

    04/27/2013 9:39:08 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 40 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | April 28, 2013 | Marie Szaniszlo
    The first openly gay man in a major American team sport may turn out to be former Middle Tennessee State kicker Alan Gendreau, who hopes to get a shot at the NFL this year. And, if he’s successful, that could translate into millions of dollars in endorsements and speaking engagements, experts say. Whether it’s the Sun Belt Conference’s leading scorer or someone else, the athlete who makes sports history by coming out will likely be sought after by companies that want to appeal to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender population, whose annual buying power last year was estimated at...
  • Ayanbadejo fights for equality rights

    04/23/2013 12:09:41 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 10 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | April 22, 2013 | BRENDON AYANBADEJO
    While the equality treadmill under most of our feet is moving at a high rate of speed, I would imagine this journey is not traveling fast enough for many Americans whose lives are directly impacted by the possibility of change. Consider tennis hall of famer Billie Jean King, who was outed in 1981 when her relationship with another woman became public, and Greg Louganis, the four-time Olympic gold medal-winning American diver, who came out some seven years after King. With more than 55 years combined of public scrutiny of their sexuality, the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA),...
  • Florist faces second lawsuit over gay wedding refusal

    04/23/2013 2:52:31 AM PDT · by markomalley · 48 replies
    EWTN News ^ | 4/23/2013
    A florist in Washington is being sued for a second time after choosing not to provide flower arrangements for a gay customer's upcoming wedding. Barronelle Stutzman of Arlene's Flowers in Richland now faces two lawsuits, one from the Washington state Attorney General and another from the American Civil Liberties Union, for turning away business for a same-sex couple’s wedding. When frequent customer Curt Freed approached Barronelle Stutzman of Arlene's Flowers last month to provide arrangements for his September wedding ceremony to Rob Ingersoll, the florist said she could not provide services due to her religious beliefs. On the company's Facebook...
  • Female Impersonators Compete in Key West ‘Drag Race’

    04/22/2013 5:45:02 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 21 replies
    CBS MIAMI ^ | 4/21/13
    Dresses, pancake makeup and high platform heels aren’t the traditional attire for drag car racers. But that’s what competitors wore in Key West this weekend, when a group of big-haired female impersonators staged the Great Conch Republic Drag Race.
  • Another Vatican voice backs civil unions for same-sex couples

    04/21/2013 9:03:52 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 39 replies
    The National Catholic Reporter ^ | April 21, 2013 | John L. Allen, Jr.
    Another veteran Vatican figure has signaled openness to civil recognition of same-sex unions, in the wake of similar comments in early February from the Vatican’s top official on the family. It’s a position also once reportedly seen with favor by the future pope while he was still Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The latest expression of support for civil recognition as an alternative to gay marriage comes from Archbishop Piero Marini, who served for 18 years as Pope John Paul II’s liturgical Master of Ceremonies. “There are many couples that suffer because their civil rights aren’t recognized,”...
  • Smokers and the obese pay more for healthcare; when will homosexuals pay their "fair share?"

    04/18/2013 9:01:37 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 12 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 4/18/13 | Derrick Hollenbeck
    There is an increasing trend toward higher health insurance rates for those who are overweight and live “unhealthy” lifestyles as defined by insurance companies and employers. As the thinking goes, the obese and others (usually smokers) are automatically viewed as chronically unhealthy and above average consumers of healthcare services. Whether this is true for a particular person or not has become irrelevant. More premium money has to be collected from somewhere and neither the cowardly insurance companies nor our feckless politically correct corporate leaders will demand higher premiums from homosexuals whose risky lifestyle is well established as a cause of...
  • Meredith Baxter and Patty Duke to Play Lesbian Couple on ‘Glee’

    04/14/2013 8:25:55 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 67 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | April 13, 2013 | 17:56 | Noel Sheppard
    There are going to be some serious LGBT surprises in the season finale of Fox's hit series Glee. According to a Friday report at E!, Oscar winner Patty Duke and longtime television star Meredith Baxter will play a lesbian couple. Not only that, regular character Blaine played by Darren Criss will propose to original cast member Kurt played by Chris Colfer. …
  • Gay Boston cop in iconic Marathon photo, Sports Illustrated cover

    04/16/2013 9:21:36 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 48 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | April 16, 2013 | Jim Lopata
    Out, gay Boston police officer and LGBT Boston Police Department Liaison Javier Pagan is on the cover of the current issue of Sports Illustrated. The cover photograph captures Pagan and two fellow police officers racing into action to help a fallen marathon runner after the explosions at the Boston Marathon.
  • Another killer disease striking homosexuals

    04/16/2013 4:55:44 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 39 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | April 15, 2013 | Garth Kant
    “Gay” sex is becoming even more dangerous. Health officials are warning sexually active “gay” men about an outbreak of potentially deadly bacterial meningitis in Los Angeles and New York. The disease has infected 22 people in New York and caused seven deaths since 2010. Health officials in Los Angeles are testing to see if the strain infecting “gay” men there is the same one hitting New York. The AIDS Healthcare Foundation began offering free meningitis vaccines today after a “gay” man from West Hollywood was declared brain dead on Friday. Thirty-three-year-old lawyer Brett Shaad died within a week of feeling...
  • Did Louis C.K. Imply Pedophiles Are Gay Men In His Latest HBO Special? (Graphic language)

    04/14/2013 4:51:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies
    Mediaite ^ | April 14, 2013 | AJ Delgado
    Comedian Louis C.K.‘s new comedy special, Oh My God, premiered on HBO Saturday night. The one-hour special contained funny, often hilarious, material from the industry superstar. As a longtime fan of C.K.’s work, including his hit FX_sitcom, Louie, I eagerly tuned in, only to be profoundly disappointed by what appears to be a slur against gay men. Early in the segment, C.K.’s (admittedly_dark) humor took a turn towards the offensive. While describing his New York City apartment building, C.K. reflected on the fountain in the courtyard that features “marble boys pissing”: What is it with fountains? Like, all fountain-sculptors are...
  • Obama Shoots Hoops with Reggie Love

    04/14/2013 3:13:18 PM PDT · by opentalk · 58 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | April 14, 2013 | Daniel Halper
    Just weeks after going 2 for 22 on the basketball court, President Barack Obama went to shoot hoops again -- but this time there were no camers allowed. He was joined by his former aide Reggie Love,who played basketball for Duke. Here are today´s pool report: Sunday morning hoops -POTUS,wearing baseball cap and casual clothes,trotted down north steps of WH to waiting motorcade at 9:24 am. Arrived at FBI for basketball 9:30 am.… Potus sighted trotting up steps of North Portico, accompanied by another tall man, but WH not revealing identity of hoops companions. .. As he reentered WH after...
  • Major Sports Leagues Prepare For the ‘I’m Gay’ Disclosure

    04/11/2013 5:50:40 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 51 replies
    New York Times ^ | :April 11, 2013 | JEFF Z. KLEIN and JUDY BATTISTA
    With growing expectations in recent weeks that a gay male athlete for a major professional sports team in the United States will soon come out publicly for the first time, the leagues have begun exploring ways to accommodate and respond to such a landmark announcement.
  • It's Annual Meeting Season: Boy Scout Supporters Fight Back!

    04/08/2013 5:31:51 PM PDT · by T Ruth · 13 replies
    various ^ | 4/8/2013 | Self - Vanity
    To: All Freepers who own shares of publicly-traded companies. Action: Vote your shares against the retention or re-election of Ernst & Young as auditors. This is easy and it takes very little time using proxyvote.com. Background: James Turley, the CEO of Ernst & Young, a London-based international accounting firm, is on the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America. In a statement issued by Ernst and Young, Turley said that he will work from within the Boy Scouts as a national board member to help change scouting policies so that they allow homosexuals to be scout leaders. After...
  • Putin orders ban on adoptions by foreign same-sex couples – report

    03/30/2013 5:17:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    Russia Times ^ | March 30, 2013
    President Putin is against the adoption of Russian orphans by foreign same-sex couples, Russian media reveal. The government and the Supreme Court have reportedly been requested to come up with amendments to the law by July 1. Most likely the order will be fulfilled by the Ministry of Education and Science, which deals with issues concerning orphans and adoptions, according to Izvestia daily. But the ministry says it has not yet received instructions on the matter. Tensions over the issue arose in mid-February, after the French National Assembly approved a sweeping bill to legalize gay marriage and allow same-sex couples...
  • Former Raiders, 49ers OL Kwame Harris admits he's gay

    03/29/2013 4:50:55 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 29 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | March 29, 2013 | Josh Katzowitz
    When former 49ers and Raiders offensive lineman Kwame Harris was alleged in January to have assaulted a former boyfriend, it was logical to conclude that Harris, though he had never publicly come out of the closet, is gay. In an interview with CNN on Friday, Harris admitted the obvious and said he wished he would have acknowledged it when he was still playing.
  • Rob Gronkowski: Gay teammate OK

    03/28/2013 7:45:02 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 20 replies
    ESPNBoston.com ^ | March 28, 2013 | Field Yates
    New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski said he would be accepting of a gay teammate. "I got this question before, about a year ago, and I basically will say the same answer that I did a year ago," he said Wednesday in an interview with Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco on ESPN Radio New York, when asked how the Patriots' locker room would receive an openly gay player. "You've got to accept the player. Everyone has their own ways to live their life and as long as he's respecting me, keeping distance, respecting myself, I'll respect him back....
  • Gay right advocates crash Utah traditional marriage celebration

    03/28/2013 4:50:08 AM PDT · by District13 · 106 replies
    ABC4.com ^ | 3/26/13 | Brian Carlson
    SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 News) - Organizers of Tuesday's "Celebration of Marriage" at Utah's Capitol Hill got a much larger crowd than they probably expected. The evening was intended to celebrate traditional family. While that did happen, people who attended were surrounded by hundreds gay rights activists. Tuesday's celebration of traditional family marriage had everything: the Osmonds, the Governor, and hundreds of gay rights party crashers. Needless to say it was not what traditional family supporters expected. "Do you think it makes this thing tense?" asked Reporter Brian Carlson. "In some ways yes, in some ways no," said Claus...