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  • UK Proposes Six Year Prison Sentences for Online Posts Against Religion, Transgender

    05/10/2018 8:01:18 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 51 replies
    Breitbart ^ | May 10, 2018 | Liam Deacon
    People promoting “hostility” towards a religion or the transgendered online could get much harsher sentences, of up to six years in jail, especial if they have a large online audience according to new proposals. The Sentencing Council for England and Wales has drafted changes to public order offences, including anyone perceived as targeting online a “protected characteristics” including “race; sex; disability; age; sexual orientation; religion or belief; pregnancy and maternity; and gender reassignment.” The most severe punishments will be handed to those “in a position of trust, authority or influence and abuses their position to stir up hatred,” such as...
  • A.G. Schneiderman Announces Agreement with the Boy Scouts Of America to Allow Openly Gay Leaders

    05/08/2018 10:47:36 PM PDT · by Brown Deer · 73 replies
    NEW YORK STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ^ | July 27th 2015 | Barbara Underwood
    A.G. Schneiderman Announces Agreement with the Boy Scouts Of America to Allow Openly Gay Leaders Agreement Ensures That The Boy Scouts Provide Equal Opportunity For Gay Employees NationwideSchneiderman: Today’s Announcement Is A Watershed Moment For The Boy Scouts Of America NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced a settlement with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to end its policy of excluding openly gay adults from serving as leaders in the organization. As part of the settlement, the BSA has agreed to eliminate the standard nationally, develop guidelines for implementing its new leadership standard, and ensure compliance...
  • Jess Herbst, first openly transgender mayor in Texas, is voted out

    05/08/2018 2:32:36 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 40 replies
    NBC News ^ | 05-07-2018 | Tim Stelloh
    “It wasn’t my performance,” Herbst said. “It was me.” Jess Herbst thought she had a good shot of becoming the first openly transgender mayor to be elected in Texas on Saturday. She’d already served in the post for two years — a first in its own right — after the sudden death of the town’s former mayor. And she’d done things like re-establish the planning and zoning board and push for more law enforcement funding in the North Texas town of New Hope, population roughly 700. But after a bruising campaign, she lost, coming in third in a contest of...
  • Gender and Sex: They Are NOT Interchangeable - Don't Allow Leftists to Define Terms

    05/08/2018 12:37:22 PM PDT · by walford · 27 replies
    Facebook ^ | 05/08/2018 | walford
    Your genitals determine your biological SEX -- which is male or female. What determines gender [masculine, feminine, neutral] is culture. So in some cultures, a skirt is feminine while in others it is masculine.#YouMightBeALiberal if the Divine was fallible in making you, but you are infallible in what you think you should be. Sex is biological and gender is cultural. There is no such thing, for example, as "neutral sex" -- even if you get your male junk cut off. Then you are an emasculated male. The Left tries to make them interchangeable to so they can blur the...
  • Meet the 10-year-old drag kid shaping the future of drag youth

    05/07/2018 2:27:14 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 74 replies
    Mashable ^ | May 1, 2018 | Alex Humphreys
    10-year-old drag superstar 'Desmond Is Amazing' is in fact, amazing. The New York City drag kid is inspiring others left and right with his positive attitude to 'be yourself always no matter what anyone says'. At only 10 years old, Desmond has immersed himself with a handful of LGBTQ youth advocacy projects and is making one thing clear: Desmond Is Amazing is the future and we're here for it.
  • How California’s LGBT Therapy Ban Could Ban Christianity Itself

    05/06/2018 9:06:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 05/05/2018 | Joy Pullmann
    Three-quarters of California’s state assembly supported a bill that has striking implications for American citizens’ first freedoms, in that state and nationally. It is ostensibly a ban on gay and transgender “conversion therapy,” but the bill’s vague and sweeping text could affect essentially every institution of every religion that affirms sexual complementarity.We’re talking churches, schools, religious charities, summer camps — every forum that involves a financial transaction could be banned from allowing any discussion of basic doctrines of sexuality that Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, among others, have held for thousands of years. We’re talking core doctrines of religions adhered...
  • Labour feminist who took on the party's trans activists is questioned by police, accused of [tr]

    05/05/2018 6:23:24 AM PDT · by C19fan · 10 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 4, 2018 | John Stevens and Joani Walsh
    A veteran Labour activist who opposes transgender candidates taking places on all-women shortlists says she is facing an attempt to silence her after she was questioned by police over an alleged hate crime. Linda Bellos, an outspoken feminist and former Lambeth council leader, last night accused transgender campaigners of targeting her as part of a ‘war on women’.
  • Taking the 'Boy' Out of Boy Scouting

    05/03/2018 11:44:31 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 40 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/03/18 | Katy Grimes
    And in the real world, boys will still make sticks and Legos into guns, and girls will choose dolls and play house-- regardless of how feminists and the LGBT community and the media try to push their twaddle on the rest of us The headline should read, “Boy Scouts Welcome Girls In New Gender Neutral Scouts.” How hospitable. The announcement that the Boy Scouts of America will be dropping “Boy” from the name and admitting girls is sadly not surprising, but is extremely disappointing. My son, now a toxically-masculine 29, was a Cub Scout, Webelo Scout, Life Scout, and third...
  • Students slam Pride Center as 'transphobic and racist'

    05/01/2018 6:47:35 AM PDT · by C19fan · 35 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | April 30, 2018 | Matthew Noyes
    University at Albany students are protesting the local Capital Region Pride Center for allegedly failing to be inclusive toward transsexuals. About a dozen demonstrators came out to protest the center last Friday, urging its employees to do a better job of representing all members of the LGBTQ community and increase diversity among its board of directors. "Everyone who’s okay with what’s going on there needs to leave...It’s just f---ing backwards." Tweet This
  • Daily Beast Suspends Joy Reid Column Over ‘Serious’ Accusations About Past Homophobic Blog Posts

    04/26/2018 8:15:57 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 17 replies
    The Wrap ^ | April 26, 2018 | Jon Levine
    The Daily Beast will suspend future columns from Joy Reid due to the fallout over comments she made on an old blog a decade ago, the website’s executive editor Noah Shachtman told staff in an internal memo on Wednesday. “We’re going to hit pause on Reid’s columns,” said Shachtman in an email reviewed by TheWrap. “As you’re well aware, support for LGBTQ rights and respect for human dignity are core to Daily Beast. So we’re taking seriously the new allegations that one of our columnists, Joy Reid, previously wrote homophobic blog posts during her stint as a radio host.” “Obviously,...
  • Student Of Racist “Promposal” Apologizes, Quits All School Events, BLM Threatens

    04/25/2018 1:52:48 PM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 26 replies
    The Florida high school student who made a racist sign asking his girlfriend to the prom has issued a profuse apology. His family issued a more profuse apology. But the promposal brouhaha is forcing him to forgo all the rest of his high school activities — a decision made in conjunction with the high school administration. There will be no prom, no graduation experience or anything else for him. So, quite a lot of consequences and punishment for a racist, but likely just stupid teenage boy stunt to get a girl. Lesson learned, move on, right? We all know that...
  • School District Forbids Parents From Opting Kids Out of LGBT Lessons

    04/25/2018 3:37:13 PM PDT · by Innovative · 62 replies
    Todd Starnes ^ | Apr. 25, 2018 | Todd Starnes
    Parents in Orange County, California may not opt their children out of lessons related to gender identity or sexual orientation, according to a memorandum written by the school district’s general counsel. “Parents who disagree with the instructional materials related to gender, gender identity, gender expression and sexual orientation may not excuse their children from this instruction,” read the memorandum from Ronald Wenkart to the Orange County Board of Education. A school district spokesman confirmed the authenticity of the memorandum sent to us by a parent.
  • Ex-Transgender: If California’s LGBT Therapy Ban Had Been Law 30 Yrs Ago, I Might Have Killed Myself

    04/25/2018 12:41:28 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 04/25/2018 | Walt Heyer
    While living in California more than 30 years ago, I had access to sound, effective, time-tested psychotherapy. Because of it, I walked away from the transgender life I had lived as Laura Jensen for eight years in San Francisco. Yet if I had been prevented from having access to such people and materials, as Assembly Bill 2943 proposes, the bill would have been a “stay trans and die” bill for me. I wanted to have access to restoration and redemption from my transgender life, but AB 2943 would make that illegal. The bill intends to prevent any access to what...
  • Bible Ban? CA Fast-Tracks Bill Aimed at Censoring Biblical Christian Teachings

    04/24/2018 10:51:49 AM PDT · by detective · 73 replies
    A California bill that aims to ban Christian books and resources which address issues of homosexuality and gender identity could pass in the California Senate as soon as late May, sources told CBN News. Assembly Bill 2943 declares biblical books and Christian conferences dealing with biblical views on homosexuality or transgenderism as fraudulent under the state's consumer fraud statute. Ultimately, it would penalize those who share a traditional view on marriage. "Whenever a pastor or a church or a para-church ministry holds a conference or an event or sells a book or video about overcoming same-sex desires or gender confusion,...
  • Mid-East Prophecy Update – April 22nd, 2018(Fundamental Evangelical Caucus)

    04/22/2018 3:10:38 PM PDT · by Lera · 3 replies
    Calvary Chapel Kaneohe ^ | April 22nd, 2018 | JD Farag
    Pastor J.D. talks about how the world is becoming increasingly hostile towards God’s people and God’s Word.
  • California School District Says Parents Can’t Pull Kids Out Of New LGBT Sex Ed Class

    04/20/2018 3:00:49 PM PDT · by detective · 66 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 4/20/2018 | Katie Jerkovich
    A California school district says that parents can’t opt out of a new sex education course that will deal with abortion, homosexuality and transgender issues. California passed a law called the California Healthy Youth Act in 2015 to promote “healthy attitudes” about “gender [and] sexual orientation.” The law is meant to teach students about the “effectiveness and safety of all FDA-approved contraceptive methods” and allow for “objective discussion” about “parenting, adoption, and abortion.” The law also gives parents the ability to opt-out of this education and said that the “pupil” shall not be punished academically in any way if they...
  • Same Sex Attraction: A feeling, not an identity

    04/18/2018 2:44:28 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 26 replies
    The Ruth Institute ^ | April 14, 2018 | Jennifer Roback Morse
    “Am I Gay?” Today, every family in America faces this question one way or another. Even the best families. Maybe you have a child, or sibling, or close friend who feels attracted to people of the same sex. Maybe a niece or nephew or grandchild wonders about their sexuality. Maybe they are asking YOU about these questions. The book “Why I Don’t Call Myself Gay” challenges the idea that feelings of same sex attraction necessarily mean a person is “gay.” The author, Daniel Mattson, tells his story of experiencing same sex attraction, acting on it, and ultimately, allowing Jesus to...
  • ‘Queer rights activist’ hosts ‘BGLTQ-accepting’ Bible reading at Harvard

    04/16/2018 1:15:04 PM PDT · by C19fan · 38 replies
    College Fix ^ | April 16, 2018 | Daniel Payne
    An LGBT activist recently appeared at Harvard University to present a Biblical reading that affirms gay, lesbian and transgender sexual activity, claiming that the orthodox Christian interpretation of sexual morality has “done unfathomable harm and destruction to LGBTQ people.” Matthew Vines was invited to the campus by three separate pro-LGBT campus organizations, The Harvard Crimson reports. At his speaking event, Vines “talked about his personal experiences advocating for the rights of BGLTQ Christians to his family in Kansas, within his church, and as a member of conservative Christian student groups at Harvard,” The Crimson states.
  • Top LGBT rights lawyer sets himself on fire at Brooklyn park in protest suicide

    04/15/2018 5:31:51 AM PDT · by Hadean · 72 replies
    The Hill ^ | 4/14/2018 | John Bowden
    A prominent LGBTQ rights lawyer died after setting himself on fire in Brooklyn's Prospect Park on Saturday. David Buckel, 60, killed himself after sending messages to multiple news outlets including The New York Times claiming his intentions to set himself on fire to protest the world's usage of fossil fuels at the expense of the environment. "Pollution ravages our planet, oozing inhabitability via air, soil, water and weather," Buckel wrote the Times in an email. "Most humans on the planet now breathe air made unhealthy by fossil fuels, and many die early deaths as a result - my early death...
  • Radical feminist warned to refer to transgender defendant as a 'she' during assault case

    04/14/2018 4:10:34 AM PDT · by C19fan · 40 replies
    UK Telegrpah ^ | April 12, 2018 | Victoria Wood
    A radical feminist has been warned by a judge to refer to the transgender defendant as a “she” during an assault case. Maria Maclachlan, 61, was giving evidence against Tara Wolf, 26, whom she claims tried to attack her at a rally, knocking her to the floor. She told Hendon Magistrates' Court: "A hooded figure suddenly ran at me, ran past me from left to right, knocking the camera from my hand.