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  • Sally Ride didn't want to be a gay icon

    07/24/2012 7:11:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 70 replies
    The Washington Post's She The People ^ | July 24, 2012 | Suzi Parker
    Sally Ride showed Generation X girls the sky’s the limit — literally. We could do anything boys could do and sometimes better. If we wanted to go into space, our gender couldn’t — and wouldn’t — stop us. If we studied hard enough and trained our brains, the glass ceiling could be shattered. Amid all the girl power that Ride taught women, one barrier the first American woman in space chose not to break was sexuality. When she died on Monday at age 61 from pancreatic cancer, it emerged that Ride had a partner. As one friend on Facebook wrote,...
  • Gay is a misspelling

    07/21/2012 7:34:14 PM PDT · by idov · 18 replies
    The Times Of Israel ^ | July 22, 2012 | Dov Ivry
    “Gay” is a word that came out of the slang of homosexuals and established itself as a noun and an adjective meaning primarily “male homosexual” but also on occasion “female homosexual” in which case it becomes a synonym for “lesbian.” You can’t blame them for wanting a short term in general use in place of a five-syllable tongue-twister. The problem is that they misspelled the word. The correct spelling is “gey.” It will take some time since there are no immortals (as in France) out there ready to issue a proclamation from above but “gey” will eventually appear and entirely...
  • Former Boy Scout leader sent to prison for making child porn

    07/21/2012 7:27:28 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 12 replies
    KSL.com ^ | July 10, 2012 | Dennis Romboy
    SALT LAKE CITY — A former Boy Scout leader and hospital employee will go to prison for collecting and making child pornography. Third District Judge Robin Reese on Monday sentenced Shawn Thomas Whiting, 34, to a one- to-15-year prison term on four second-degree felony counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Whiting pleaded guilty to the charges in April. He originally faced a total of 20 counts of the same charge, but the 16 additional counts were dismissed in exchange for the man's plea. Reese ordered the man to pay for the cost of counseling for his victims. The Utah...
  • Chick-fil-A president: Gay marriage is ‘inviting God’s judgment on our nation’ [AUDIO]

    07/18/2012 4:46:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | July 18, 2012 | Steven Nelson
    Dan Cathy, the president and chief operating officer of Chick-fil-A, said in a radio interview this week that same-sex marriage is “inviting God’s judgment on our nation.” Appearing on “The Ken Coleman Show,” Cathy spoke of his company’s pride in its socially conservative character, but then offered an assessment of same-sex marriage that might lose the popular fast food chain a few customers. “I think we are inviting God’s judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at him and say, ‘We know better than you as to what constitutes a marriage,’” said Cathy. “I pray God’s mercy on...
  • Married Olympians: We Can’t Live Together During Games, But Gay Couples Can

    07/16/2012 9:05:45 AM PDT · by Robwin · 10 replies
    CBS local, Washington ^ | July 16, 2012 | CBS
    An Australian Olympic married couple claims they have been prohibited from sharing a room in the London Olympic Village, even though gay couples are reportedly allowed to do so. Olympic shooters Russell and Lauryn Mark told news.com.au that they are being discriminated against by officials. “The stupid part of this, which I have argued to them, is that there are tons of gay couples on the Olympic team who will be rooming together, so we are being discriminated against because we are heterosexual,” Russell Mark told news.com.au.
  • Fred Luter ‘totally against’ Obama’s gay marriage position (New black SBC President)

    07/15/2012 6:47:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    Florida Baptist Witness ^ | July 12, 2012 | James A. Smith, Sr.
    TAMPA (FBW) – Fred Luter and Barack Obama share historical distinctions as African Americans’ first Southern Baptist Convention and U.S. presidents, respectively, but on the major political-moral issue of gay marriage they are on opposite sides – a disagreement driven by Luter’s commitment to the Bible. “I believe that nothing, nothing can be politically right if it’s biblically wrong,” Luter said July 10 in an interview with Florida Baptist Witness. “The Word of God says marriage is between one man and one woman,” Luter said, adding that “no president, no governor, no mayor, no politician, no individual can change that...
  • Obama Campaign Recruiting Volunteers At Gay Pride Parades

    06/25/2012 11:02:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Talking Points Memo ^ | June 25, 2012 | Pema Levy
    This month, the Obama campaign sent out hundreds of staffers and volunteers to gay pride events around the country in order to sign up more volunteers, reports the New York Times. “Pride is probably the best opportunity to engage the community in large, concentrated numbers,” Jamie Citron, the national L.G.B.T. vote director for the Obama campaign, said to the Times. About six weeks ago, President Obama became a supporter of legal gay marriage. From the Times: [H]undreds of Obama field staff members and volunteers…fanned out at a dozen gay pride celebrations across the country over the weekend with a meticulous...
  • Levinson Jewelers launch same-sex love marketing campaign

    06/20/2012 8:19:48 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 12 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | June 20, 2012 | Justine Griffin
    Expressing your love for your partner shouldn’t be hard. Levinson Jewelers wants to make it easier for all couples to find jewelry that speaks to them. Levinson Jewelers is launching a new gender equality marketing campaign around the phrase “Love is Love.”
  • AP EXCLUSIVE: Pentagon to mark gay pride month (barf alert)

    06/14/2012 5:55:09 PM PDT · by Robwin · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | June 14, 2012 | Pauline Jelenik
    Last summer, gays in the military dared not admit their sexual orientation. This summer, the Pentagon will salute them, marking June as gay pride month just as it has marked other celebrations honoring racial or ethnic groups. In the latest remarkable sign of change since the military repealed the "don't ask, don't tell" policy, the Defense Department will soon hold its first event to recognize gay and lesbian troops. It comes nine months after repeal of the policy that had banned gay troops from serving openly and forced more than 13,500 service members out of the armed forces.
  • CEO on Scouts' governing board opposes ban on gays

    06/13/2012 12:02:06 PM PDT · by Robwin · 33 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | June 13, 2012 | David Crary
    A high-profile member of the Boy Scouts of America's governing board says he doesn't support the Scouts' policy of excluding gays and will work from within to seek a change. Ernst & Young CEO James Turley, whose accounting firm has welcomed gays and lesbians in its own work force, becomes the first member of the Scouts' Executive Board known to publicly disapprove of the policy.
  • Believe me, Obama should never have crossed that line

    06/11/2012 10:33:41 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 12 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | R.D. Bell
    Recently, Barack Obama mysteriously ‘evolved’ his position on gay ‘marriage’ the day after his VP, Joe Biden, took the same position on national television. For someone who’s been avoiding the question for as long as he has, that’s a mighty quick evolution, I’d say. All razzing aside, it’s blatantly apparent to anyone with two working brain cells, that Obama was simply pushed into endorsing same sex ‘marriage’ by his loose lipped VP. It’s not the first, nor will it likely be the last time that Joe Biden accidentally pushes his boss into taking a public stance that hurts him politically....
  • Honolulu PRIDE Parade

    06/01/2012 11:57:56 PM PDT · by Kenika · 5 replies
    Honolulu Star Advertiser ^ | POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, 1 Jun 13 | Honolulu Pride Parade to feature its first gay military color guard By Leila Fujimori POSTED: 01:3
    Honolulu Pride Parade to feature its first gay military color guard By Leila Fujimori POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 01, 2012 For the first time in the history of the Hono­lulu Pride Parade, a gay military color guard will lead the procession through the streets of Waikiki now that the "don't ask, don't tell" policy has been repealed. Active-duty service members who are also part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community will march Saturday, carrying the flags of the different branches of service. Login for more...
  • JCPenney Father's Day Ad Features 2 Dads

    06/01/2012 12:24:12 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    Newser ^ | May 31, 2012 | Matt Cantor
    Looks like JCPenney is sticking it to those who slammed Ellen DeGeneres' hiring as its spokeswoman. The company's new Father's Day ad shows two "real-life" dads playing with their two actual kids, JCPenney says. "First Pals: What makes Dad so cool?" the ad's copy asks, according to blogger Joe. My. God. "He's the swim coach, tent maker, best friend, bike fixer and hug giver—all rolled into one. Or two." The ad, Gawker notes, follows the American Family Association's One Million Moms' attempt to launch a boycott over DeGeneres' hiring earlier this year.
  • Americans Have No Idea How Few Gay People There Are

    05/31/2012 12:14:09 PM PDT · by C19fan · 53 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | May 31, 2012 | Garance Franke-Ruta
    One in ten. It's the name of the group that puts on the Reel Affirmations gay and lesbian film festival in Washington, D.C., each year. It's the percent popularized by the Kinsey Report as the size of the gay male population. And it's among the most common figures pointed to in popular culture as an estimate of how many people are gay or lesbian. What percentage of the population is actually gay or lesbian? A lower one than you might think -- and a much, much, much lower one than most Americans believe. In surveys conducted in 2002 and 2011,...
  • Gay Days expecting record attendance, economic boost (Orlando and Disneyworld)

    05/29/2012 2:15:05 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    WFTV-TV ^ | May 28, 2012
    ORLANDO, Fla. — Beginning on Tuesday, more than 150,000 people will be in Orlando for the annual Gay Days event. Eyewitness News learned that event organizers are expecting record crowds, and hotels are already booked solid. Gay Days started 20 years ago as a celebration of gay pride at Orlando's most famous theme park, but now it is an economic powerhouse that pumps significant money into local businesses. The Parliament House Resort and Night Club has been planning for the event since November. "We couldn't do it if we didn't start that early," said Drew Sizemore with the Parliament House...
  • [Homosexual agenda] Lobbyist named new GOP director [OH Romney Republicanism]

    05/23/2012 6:23:30 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 50 replies
    Columbus Dispatch ^ | Wednesday May 23, 2012 | Joe Vardon
    As far as Ohio is concerned, Matt Borges is a lobbyist for Equality Ohio, founded in 2005 by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activists after Ohio voters’ passage of a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage. He’s also the new executive director of the Ohio Republican Party. Borges, recently named to his role by Ohio GOP Chairman Robert T. Bennett, said he will take a leave of absence from the Columbus lobbying firm Roetzel & Andress through the end of the year and will resign as a lobbyist registered with the Joint Legislative Ethics Committee.
  • The marriage debate

    05/22/2012 1:56:34 AM PDT · by kathsua · 3 replies
    Hutchinson News ^ | 5/21/12 | SAM WILSON
    One of the most incredible ironies of modern American life, since the cultural deterioration which began in earnest in the 1960s, is that you no longer have to explain many aspects of the "Birds and the Bees" to children, however, to an increasing number of adults you do. The fact that there is even a debate on so-called "same sex marriage" is evidence of this. It is out of the experience of males and females who have been rearing kids for millennia that marriage evolved. This is due in large part to the long-term commitment it takes to raise a...
  • Manny Pacquiao: 'I'm not against gay people'

    05/16/2012 12:33:01 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 34 replies
    LA Times ^ | May 16, 2012 | Andrew Blankstein, Bettina Boxall and Shelby Grad
    The Grove shopping mall in Los Angeles has banned boxer Manny Pacquiao over comments he made about gay marriage, but the boxer said he was misquoted. "Based on news reports of statements made by Mr. Pacquiao, we have made it be known that he is not welcome at The Grove and will not be interviewed here now or in the future. The Grove is a gathering place for all Angelenos and not a place for intolerance," the Grove said in a statement. In an interview with National Conservative Examiner, Pacquiao addressed President Obama's recent endorsement of gay marriage. "God's words...
  • Manny Pacquiao Barred From 'Extra' Interview at the Grove After Bashing Gay Marriage

    05/15/2012 9:13:33 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 50 replies
    LA Weekly ^ | May 15, 2012 | Simone Wilson
    Update, 8:30 p.m.: Pacquiao is "not welcome at The Grove and will not be interviewed here now or in the future." Full statement at the bottom. ==================================== Update, 6:50 p.m.: "We're canceling the event," says Grove spokesman Bill Reich. "Manny Pacquiao is not coming to the Grove." And thus the backlash begins. ==================================== Professional boxer Manny Pacquiao and "Extra" host Mario Lopez were blowing up Twitter today about their 3/3:30 p.m. interview at the Grove on Wednesday. But mall executives tell LA Weekly that the event may be called off. Pacquiao told the National Conservative Examiner over the weekend that...
  • Jailed for Possessing Al Qaeda Magazine [Inspire]

    05/15/2012 1:47:41 PM PDT · by Cindy · 8 replies
    EAST LONDON LINES.co.uk ^ | May 11, 2012 | n/a
    SNIPPET - quote: Mohammed Abu Hasnath, 19,  of Blair Street E14, has been jailed at the Old Bailey for 14 months after he admitted being in possession of Al Qaeda’s on-line terrorist magazine “Inspire.” The young perfume salesman was arrested by detectives from the Metropolitan Police’s Counter Terrorism Command on October 13 last year as he was cycling along the East India Dock Road. Hasnath pleaded guilty to four charges of having copies of the magazine on his computer memory USB stick. The Central Criminal Court heard that he had also painted burqas on scantily clad women featured on advertising posters in the local area. As...