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  • Police: Wal-Mart Santa arrested for exposing self to boy

    12/15/2005 6:43:57 AM PST · by Mikey_1962 · 32 replies · 1,031+ views
    Times Herald ^ | December 13, 2005
    Newburgh - A Wal-Mart Santa Claus was arrested Monday for allegedly exposing himself to a 15-year-old boy and attempting to have the boy engage in oral sex with him at his home on Dec. 9, according to a City of Newburgh police press release. Ransford George Perry, 57, of Newburgh, has acted as an advocate for numerous children around Newburgh through a business called the Association Against Biased Educators. He is also a promoter for "talented children," and a Santa Claus at the Wal-Mart on Route 300 in the Town of Newburgh, police said. Perry was acting as an advocate...
  • Nickelodeon staffer accused of molestation

    12/18/2005 5:19:11 AM PST · by baystaterebel · 13 replies · 748+ views
    BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- A Nickelodeon production assistant has been arrested for allegedly fondling a 14-year-old boy at the TV network's Burbank, Calif., studio. Los Angeles County prosecutors charged Ezell Channel Friday with two felony counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child, the Burbank Leader reported Saturday. The victim's mother filed a police complaint Tuesday after she found Channel's name on the "Megan's Law" Internet list of convicted child molesters, police said. Police told the newspaper Channel's job at the children's network did not put him in regular contact with minors. However, police said the alleged...
  • The Straight Side of Brokeback Mountain (Alert: Studio Issues 'Hetero Friendly' Ads to Fool Viewers)

    12/14/2005 9:03:24 AM PST · by gopwinsin04 · 198 replies · 6,068+ views
    Oscarbeat ^ | 12.23.05 | Steve Pond
    It's certainly one of the most favorably reviewed movies of the year, and a major player in the best picture race at the Oscars.But 'Brokeback Mountain' isn't the easiest sell to audiences unaccustomed to films that deal frankly with same sex relationships: even at a recent screening in Los Angeles' liberal Westside, some moviegoers broke into inappropriate (but no doubt tension relieving) laughter at a scene in which the wife of taciturn cowboy (Heath Ledger) catches her husband in a passionate embrace with Jack Twist. (Jake Gyllenhall)Perhaps to remind viewers (and voters) that there is more to director Ang Lee's...
  • Texas Voters Approve Ban on Gay Marriage

    11/08/2005 6:16:27 PM PST · by AlaninSA · 145 replies · 5,197+ views
    AP ^ | 11/08/05 | David Crary
    Texas voters Tuesday overwhelming approved a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, making their state the 19th to take that step. In Maine, however, a proposal to repeal a new gay-rights law was trailing in early returns. The contest in Texas was decided quickly _ the ban was receiving more than 74 percent of the votes in early returns. Like every other state except Massachusetts, Texas didn't permit same-sex marriages previously, but the constitutional amendment was touted as an extra guard against future court rulings. The campaign had been enlivened over the past week because of a controversial tactic by the...
  • Texans Gear Up to Decide on Gay Marriage

    11/03/2005 10:26:42 AM PST · by texas_mrs · 166 replies · 1,650+ views ^ | Nov 03, 2005 | Kelley Shannon
    AUSTIN, Texas -- Opponents of a proposed constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriages in Texas have a message for you: The proposition could mean trouble for marriage between a man and woman. With telephone calls, e-mails and Internet postings, gay rights activists and others opposed to Proposition 2 are spreading that idea as part of their longshot battle to derail the measure in Tuesday's election. The tactic has supporters of the same-sex marriage ban crying foul. It has opponents boasting that they may have a chance at defeating the measure _ in Texas, of all places, the conservative home state...
  • Michigan's Same-Sex Couples Suffer Setback Over Benefits

    11/01/2005 5:54:53 AM PST · by ShadowDancer · 14 replies · 512+ views
    ClickonDetroit ^ | November 1, 2005 | AP
    Michigan's Same-Sex Couples Suffer Setback Over Benefits Couples Could Lose Right To Share Health InsurancePOSTED: 7:57 am EST November 1, 2005 LANSING, Mich. -- The Michigan Court of Appeals on Monday halted a ruling that allows governments and public universities to provide health insurance to the partners of gay workers. The appeals court granted Republican Attorney General Mike Cox's request to delay a lower court's decision until the higher court decides the issue. The court also sped up the timetable for hearing the appeal. Ingham County Circuit Judge Joyce Draganchuk ruled last month that public-sector employers can offer domestic partner...
  • The End of Gay Culture

    10/15/2005 5:17:38 PM PDT · by Torie · 99 replies · 3,451+ views
    The New Republic ^ | October 13, 2005 | Andrew Sullivan
    ASSIMILATION AND ITS MEANING. The End of Gay Culture Andrew Sullivan For ... two decades, I have spent much of every summer in the small resort of Provincetown, at the tip of CapeCod. It has long attracted artists, writers, the offbeat, and the bohemian; and, for many years now, it has been to gay America what Oak Bluffs in Martha's Vineyard is to black America: a place where a separate identity essentially defines a separate place. No one bats an eye if two men walk down the street holding hands, or if a lesbian couple pecks each other on the...
  • Floating Between Two Genders (UW Madison Students, Of Course!)

    10/10/2005 4:07:58 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 53 replies · 1,419+ views
    Wisconsin State Journal via AP Wire ^ | October 9, 2005 | Paula Dohnal
    (Gender bending, expressing non-traditional gender identities, isn't new, but it's increasing.) Like many female UW- Madison students, Dite Bray and her friends walk past the fraternity houses on Langdon Street wondering if the men inside will notice them. Unlike most of the other students, it's not because they're looking for dates. "I've walked around town in drag before," Bray said. "I'm frightened, because I'm walking down Langdon Street and we have fake facial hair stuck to our faces. I wouldn't do that by myself, but in a group it's OK." Bray, 24, is one of the growing number of young...
  • Return to ZOT video problem

    09/14/2005 8:34:11 PM PDT · by cantthinofascreenname95543 · 37 replies · 1,195+ views
    today | me
    because when i play the game all the characters don't talk or anything.How do i fix it in xp.
  • Respect For All Project and the NEA [Tsunami sized barf alert]

    08/16/2005 10:27:28 AM PDT · by upchuck · 6 replies · 480+ views
    email | Aug 16, 2005 | NEA
    The Respect For All Project and the National Education Association have teamed up in an exciting partnership to create safe learning environments for all students, using the RFAP films Let's Get Real, That's a Family! and It's Elementary. The Training Program on School Safety and Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues in Education, designed by the NEA and RFAP, will train 30 association members from across the country to conduct trainings to increase awareness of LGBT issues among teachers. The NEA estimates that the program will reach at least 5,000 educators during the 2005-2006 school year. The NEA's Health Information...
  • Real-life lesson when he returns to teach as a she Sex change at Mendham school

    08/02/2005 1:41:35 PM PDT · by Coleus · 62 replies · 1,623+ views
    Newark Star Ledger ^ | 08.02.05 | JOHN WIHBEY
    A teacher at Mountain View Middle School in Mendham Borough left his classroom in June as a man, and plans to return to school next month as a woman. Some parents and teachers have accepted teacher Kerri McCaffrey's decision to embrace his feminine identity and undergo gender reassignment surgery. A few others have concerns about whether middle school-age children should have to deal with such issues. McCaffrey said she can't imagine why she wouldn't come back to school. "I just want to be Kerri McCaffrey, a great teacher like I've always been," said the 41-year-old language arts teacher. "I'm a...
  • Now in the Boston area. . .[promotion of homosexual activity on public billboard]

    07/27/2005 12:31:16 PM PDT · by Unam Sanctam · 50 replies · 1,681+ views
    This is what the homosexual movement (and the sign company, ClearChannel) thinks of the American Flag. This advertises a pornographic homosexual website for "hooking up." But it's more than that. We warned you: Legally sanctioned gay "marriage" is the green light to push this in your face -- in the schools, government, businesses, and the public square. This is also about desensitizing you and your family to homosexuality. When will you and your children drive by this in your neighborhood? This is just the beginning. The sign company (making money thru social decay): Clear Channel Communications Stoneham, Massachusetts (Regional Office)...
  • Canada Legalizes Gay Marriage

    07/20/2005 3:18:09 PM PDT · by Diana in Wisconsin · 154 replies · 5,045+ views
    KRON 4 TV ^ | July 20, 2005 | AP Staff Writer
    Canada Legalizes Gay Marriage Posted: July 20, 2005 at 3:10 p.m. Updated: July 20, 2005 at 3:15 p.m. TORONTO (AP) -- Canada legalized gay marriage Wednesday, becoming the world's fourth nation to grant full legal rights to same-sex couples. Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin signed the legislation making it law, hours after it was approved by the Senate late Tuesday night despite strong opposition from Conservatives and religious leaders. The bill grants same-sex couples legal rights equal to those in traditional unions between a man and a woman, something already legal in eight of Canada's 10 provinces and in...
  • ABC Pulls 'Neighborhood' (Right Bashing) Reality Series

    06/30/2005 6:53:00 AM PDT · by Tatze · 27 replies · 1,414+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 06.29.2005 | Lynn Elber
    ABC Pulls 'Neighborhood' Reality Series By LYNN ELBER The Associated Press Wednesday, June 29, 2005; 9:40 PM LOS ANGELES -- "Welcome to the Neighborhood," an ABC reality series that pushes hot buttons of racism and anti-homosexuality, was pulled by the network before its debut. ... In a statement Wednesday, ABC acknowledged the delicate nature of the series in which families asked to pick a new neighbor are made to expose and overcome their biases. ... The six-episode show, which was to debut July 10, follows three families in Austin, Texas, who are given the chance to choose a new neighbor...
  • Spain Legalizes Same-Sex Marriages

    06/30/2005 2:08:08 AM PDT · by Arnold Zephel · 16 replies · 853+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 30, 2005 | MAR ROMAN
    Parliament legalized gay marriage Thursday, defying conservatives and clergy who opposed making traditionally Roman Catholic Spain the third nation to allow same-sex unions. Gay activists cheered the vote and blew kisses to lawmakers. The measure passed the 350-seat Congress of Deputies by a vote of 187-147 with four abstentions. The bill also lets gay couples adopt children and inherit each others' property. The bill is now law. The Senate, where conservatives hold the largest number of seats, rejected the bill last week. But it is an advisory body and final say on legislation rests with the Congress of Deputies. After...
  • Church Leader Endorses Gay Marriage

    06/28/2005 9:53:42 PM PDT · by SmithL · 7 replies · 334+ views
    AP ^ | 6/28/5 | ERRIN HAINES
    ATLANTA -- With a possible historic vote looming on a measure supporting same-sex marriage, the head of the United Church of Christ on Tuesday publicly endorsed the resolution for the first time. The Rev. John H. Thomas said Tuesday that the church's General Synod "should affirm the rights of gay, lesbian and transgender persons" to have marriages "equal in name, privileges and responsibilities to married heterosexual couples." "I believe our local churches, as they are able, should move toward the development of marriage equality policies," Thomas added during a speech at Emory University. That remark drew a lengthy standing ovation...
  • Canada Poised to Become Third Country to Legalize Gay Marriage

    06/28/2005 12:06:02 PM PDT · by phoenix_004 · 35 replies · 2,056+ views
    AP ^ | Jun 28, 2005 | Beth Duff-Brown
    TORONTO (AP) - Canada is set to become the third country to legalize gay marriage, with Parliament likely to pass landmark legislation Tuesday despite strong opposition from Conservatives and religious leaders. Although gay marriage already is legal in seven provinces, the bill would grant all same-sex couples in Canada the same legal rights as those in traditional heterosexual unions. The Netherlands and Belgium already allow gay marriage. The legislation, drafted by Prime Minister Paul Martin's minority government, needs at least 155 members of the House of Commons to gain a majority of the 308-seat House. While some of his Liberal...
  • Breaking News in Canada: Same-sex marriage bill passes in Commons

    06/28/2005 7:19:43 PM PDT · by Heartofsong83 · 98 replies · 3,479+ views ^ | 06/28/05 | News Staff
    Same-sex marriage bill passes in Commons News Staff Canada will become the third country in the world to officially sanction same-sex marriage. In a 158 to 133 vote, the House of Commons adopted Bill C-38 -- the controversial legislation legalizing same-sex marriage from coast to coast -- on its third and final reading Tuesday night. The Liberals had the support of almost all New Democrat and Bloc Quebecois MPs for the vote. The bill will become official once it receives approval in the Senate. An earlier Conservative motion to send the bill back to committee was voted down 158...
  • Make yourself perfectly queer

    06/23/2005 12:42:21 PM PDT · by toddlintown · 37 replies · 1,237+ views Tribune ^ | June 23, 2005 | Chris LaMorte
    Gee, just as we were done with the metrosexual thing, a new cultural buzz phrase hit the press this week: "gay vague." You know, the whole is-he-or-isn't-he? debate. Mary, please. Right now, we're all being as gay as possible. How gay? That's right: Totally, totally gay. But no matter where you stand on the Kinsey scale, at least one of these Chicago Gay Pride parties will get your motor running.
  • 'Gay Days'? The reality of gender-disorientation pathology - (strong arguments!)

    06/04/2005 9:43:30 AM PDT · by CHARLITE · 209 replies · 3,407+ views
    This week, many an unsuspecting American family will travel to Walt Disney World, where they will find themselves at the epicenter of a recurring cultural earthquake. There, at America's favorite family destination, hordes of homosexuals will congregate at Pleasure Island for an annual exercise in societal entropy. "Gay Days at Disney" they call it -- though it is anything but. "Gay" in the current vernacular is, of course, the term used by the fashionably PC to describe homosexuals. In dictionaries just a couple of decades ago, however, this same adjective meant "happy" or "a state of high spirits." A century...
  • Romanian gays booed as they march through capital

    05/28/2005 11:51:43 AM PDT · by lizol · 61 replies · 1,361+ views
    Reuters via Yahoo!News ^ | May, 28, 2005 | Antonia Oprita
    Romanian gays booed as they march through capital By Antonia Oprita BUCHAREST (Reuters) - About 500 Romanian gays marched through central Bucharest on Saturday in the first such demonstration in the ex-communist country, attracting anger from passers-by who booed and shouted. Romania, which aims to join the European Union in 2007, decriminalised homosexuality in 2001 as part of reforms needed to join the wealthy bloc, but most gays hide their orientation for fear of prejudice and discrimination. Homosexuals and lesbians holding banners reading "Out and proud" and "Stop prejudice, I love who I want" walked through the streets protected by...
  • Gays will go ahead with their Parade

    05/24/2005 9:51:55 AM PDT · by lizol · 16 replies · 1,440+ views
    Radio Polonia ^ | 24.05.2005
    Gays will go ahead with their Parade 24.05.2005 Gays in Warsaw have pledged that their Pride Parade scheduled for June 11 will go ahead, despite a ban announced last week by the city’s mayor. Last week, Mayor of Warsaw, Lech Kaczynski banned the parade, saying that it would “interfere” with the unveiling of a statue to General Stefan Rowecki, the leader of the Polish underground during the Nazi occupation of Warsaw in the Second World War. Last year, Mayor Kaczynski also banned the parade saying he feared clashes between gay rights groups and opponents who had planned a counter-demonstration. To...
  • International day against homophobia

    05/16/2005 7:27:24 PM PDT · by NCjim · 40 replies · 726+ views
    Times of India ^ | May 16, 2005 | AFP
    HONG KONG: Some 350 people from Hong Kong's gay community gathered on Monday in the city's first parade to raise public awareness about homophobia and promote gay rights and sexual diversity. Waving flags of rainbow colours, 16 gay and gay-friendly organisations rallied through one of the busiest streets in Hong Kong to mark the first International Day Against Homophobia. Some people wore coloured masks during the rally, symbolising sexual minorities which live under the shadow of homophobia. One group was waving a banner saying: "Make Love, Not War", another asked "Should the Law Protect Everyone Equally?", while a third simply...
  • Man Convicted of “Hate Speech” for Flyer Warning of Harm from Sodomy

    05/18/2005 3:09:51 PM PDT · by freepatriot32 · 92 replies · 2,621+ views ^ | 5 18 05 |
    SASKATOON, SK, May 18, 2005 ( – A Saskatchewan man has been charged and ordered to pay $17,500 in damages to several homosexuals as a result of a flyer he distributed in Regina, containing warnings against the dangers of a homosexual lifestyle that a human rights tribunal ruled was “hate speech.” On May 2, the Saskatchewan Human Rights Tribunal ordered William Whatcott to pay homosexual Guy Taylor $2,500 and $5,000 each to homosexuals Brenden Wallace, James Komar and Kathy Hamre for damages. The four had sued Whatcott for a flyer he had distributed in mailboxes between September 2001 and April...
  • SADLY, IT'S TRUE... (sodomy materials at high school)

    05/18/2005 2:12:06 PM PDT · by worldclass · 31 replies · 842+ views
    Stephen Bennett Ministries ^ | 5/18/2005 | Stephen Bennett
    I am very sad to report --- the story IS true. The pornographic books were distributed to youth. Below are Official Statements, more will be added as they come in. Fenway Community Health expressed regret for accidentally making available HIV prevention materials designed for people over 18 years of age at an April 30 conference attended by middle school and high school-age students, educators, public health workers, college students and others. "Fenway Community Health regrets accidentally making available a small number of copies of the Little Black Book, an HIV prevention publication for gay and bisexual men over the age...
  • The Sophistry of "Tolerance"

    05/01/2005 12:44:00 PM PDT · by expatguy · 32 replies · 481+ views
    It's both bemusing and sad at times to watch how in recent years moral relativists and secular humanists have completely taken over not only our society, but our dictionaries as well and relentlessly used their nunchakus of "diversity" and "tolerance" to beat a moral and unsuspecting society into submission. For the obvious reasons, standing up and facing our opponents head on is nothing more than an exercise in futilty at this point. We'll only get thunked again on the head with the nunchakus. Only by skillfully disarming our adversaries first can we prevail and fight to regain the dignity of...
  • Communism and human nature (Bolshie Mod sez, Arise ye kittens of the earth!)

    04/05/2005 10:50:57 AM PDT · by Sammy sam · 153 replies · 8,234+ views
    Many argue that communism will never be possible because of "human nature". The essence of this false argument is the belief that a communist society would consist of an all-powerful central government that would tell everybody what to do--and would therefore undermine the creative initiative of individuals and the search for happiness. • This argument is based on two false assumptions: (1) It assumes that a communist society will look like the former Soviet Union, or the current China, North Korea, etc (ie: corrupt police states with a feudal-style ruling class) (2) It assumes that people will only work in...
  • High school gays get a harsh lesson

    03/13/2005 4:13:00 PM PST · by metalmanx2j · 312 replies · 6,385+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | March 13 | Dahleen Glanton
    <p>Kerry Pacer was used to the whispering behind her back, the name-calling and the snickering when she walked down the hall. But when almost the entire student body at White County High School booed as she accepted a rose from a female friend during a Valentine's Day (news - web sites) program last month, she knew it was time to do something.</p>
  • Man and Woman”, “Wife”, “Husband”, “Widow”, “Widower” Banished From all Ontario Law

    02/28/2005 7:41:38 AM PST · by DBeers · 118 replies · 5,312+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | February 25, 2005 | LifeSiteNews
    “Man and Woman”, “Wife”, “Husband”, “Widow”, “Widower” Banished From all Ontario Law Terms, when referring to spouses, are banned from all government programs, services, documentsToronto, February 25, 2005 ( – With the obscenely rapid, three-day introduction and passage of its same-sex “marriage” Bill 171, the Ontario government has advanced a revolutionary change in the way all laws and government programs and institutions refer to marriage and married persons. Everything referring to spouses must now be gender neutral. No longer can a married couple be referred to as “husband and wife” or “man and woman”. The terms “Widow” and “widower” are...
  • Link Internet date to dismember-slay (Gay Hook-Up Turns to Brutal Murder)

    02/25/2005 6:02:51 AM PST · by mountaineer · 25 replies · 1,195+ views
    Ny Daily News ^ | Feb. 25, 2005 | Tony Sclafani
    Cops are probing if a Brooklyn teenager whose severed arm and legs were dumped inside a subway tunnel last week was killed by a man he met over the Internet, law enforcement sources said yesterday. Rashawn Brazell, 19, was hacked to pieces after he vanished from his Bushwick apartment on Gates Ave. on Feb. 17 where he lived with his parents, cops and friends said. ...Cops believe Brazell, an aspiring fashion designer, may have gone to meet a man he met on the Internet for a romantic liaison, the sources said. ...
  • Gay Men Share Women's Talent for Poor Map Reading

    02/25/2005 7:33:03 AM PST · by gopwinsin04 · 69 replies · 1,548+ views
    UK Telegraph ^ | 2.25.05 | Rodger Highfield
    Homosexual men share the same relatively poor map reading skills as heterosexual women, according to a new study.Earlier research found men better than women at finding their way around in a 'virtual reality' maze, relying on geometric cues while women rely more on landmarks.Yesterday, the University of East London's Dr. Qazi Rahman reported in Behavioural Neuroscience Magazine that homosexual men used more landmarks during map reading than heterosexual men, adopting a blend of male and female navigational strategies.They investigated map reading by 20 homoesexual men, 20 heterosexual men, and 20 lesbains.The group memorized routes and was then asked to provide...
  • A Gay Cruising Site Defends Itself (Over HIV “super-strain,” )

    02/22/2005 2:21:53 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 35 replies · 2,955+ views
    New York Magazine ^ | February 28, 2005
    The manager of on the HIV “super-strain,” unsafe sex, crystal meth, and corporate—and personal—responsibility. The news that a New Yorker had contracted what appears to be an especially fast-acting, medically impervious form of HIV put the three-year-old gay-personals site on the front page of the Times, and on the defensive. Along with AOL chat rooms, the popular site was repeatedly cited as a place where men arrange to have sex with other men (although the actual site, or sites, where this man met some of his “hundreds” of unsafe-sex partners while bingeing on crystal meth, has not been...
  • Pope Calls Gay Marriage Part of 'Ideology of Evil'

    02/22/2005 12:46:48 PM PST · by Clint N. Suhks · 435 replies · 8,469+ views
    Reuters ^ | Feb, 22, 2005 | Philip Pullella
    ROME (Reuters) - Homosexual marriages are part of "a new ideology of evil" that is insidiously threatening society, Pope John Paul says in a new book published Tuesday. In "Memory and Identity," the Pope also calls abortion a "legal extermination" comparable to attempts to wipe out Jews and other groups in the 20th century. He also reveals that he is convinced the Turkish gunman who shot him in 1981 did not act alone and suggests that the former Communist Bloc may have been behind the plot to kill him. The 84-year-old Pontiff's book, a highly philosophical and intricate work on...
  • Gay Conservatives to Work With GOP - Log Cabin Republicans Attend Conservative Conference

    02/22/2005 12:58:57 PM PST · by areafiftyone · 52 replies · 1,296+ views
    ABC News ^ | 2/22/05
    The Log Cabin Republicans, a lobbying group for gay Republicans, is regrouping after an election proved a national consensus against gay marriage has broadened its legislative goals this year. The group is reaching out to conservative organizations and vowing to be a partner with the Bush administration. The group, which claims thousands of dues-paying members, paid $3,000 to co-sponsor the Conservative Political Action Conference, marking the first time a gay rights group has been officially recognized by the nation's annual gathering of conservative activists. They've also begun to lobby members of Congress about Social Security reform, changes to the tax...
  • VA Freepers...please take action to STOP the homosexual insurance bill

    02/22/2005 6:14:15 AM PST · by Gopher Broke · 10 replies · 543+ views
    The House of Delegates is expected to vote on the "Gay Insurance" bill on Tuesday. If you haven't contacted your Delegate about this critical bill, you've got one more chance. Use the ACTION ITEM near the end of this email BEFORE noon Tuesday. Homosexuals gaining marriage benefits despite Marriage Amendment success? (Richmond) - The same Virginia legislature that voted to preserve the definition of one-man, one-woman marriage has rejected a ban on gay adoptions and is now poised to give insurance benefits previously reserved for married spouses and dependants to homosexual "couples” and anyone else who wants them. On February...
  • E-mail gaffe reveals HIV, AIDS names

    02/21/2005 5:29:41 AM PST · by Alissa · 29 replies · 1,032+ views
    Palm Beach ^ | Feb 20, 2005 | Jane Daugherty
    WEST PALM BEACH — A highly confidential list of the names and addresses of 4,500 Palm Beach County residents with AIDS and 2,000 others who are HIV positive was e-mailed Thursday to more than 800 county health department employees. Health department statistician John W. "Jack" Nolan, who compiles data on HIV/AIDS cases for the county, sent the e-mail containing his monthly cumulative statistics report and inadvertently attached a file with the identities and addresses of AIDS patients and others who have tested HIV positive. Health department spokesman Tim O'Connor confirmed the incident. Nolan, a veteran health department employee, called in...
  • Feds: Gays dealing drugs

    02/17/2005 8:12:27 AM PST · by esryle · 28 replies · 1,109+ views
    U.S. Drug Enforcement agents started getting information in November 2003 that a network of gay drug dealers was selling the powerful stimulant crystal meth, also known as "ice," to gay and straight drug users and other drug traffickers in Philadelphia. The following month, a DEA snitch made two ice purchases, each one totaling about seven grams, from members of the network, inside a South Philadelphia rowhouse, on McKean Street near 5th. Later that month, DEA agents and U.S. Postal inspectors intercepted a package that had been shipped by Federal Express from Arizona to Philadelphia, en route to the home of...
  • Ky. too? School sued over homosexual tolerance training

    02/16/2005 2:37:57 PM PST · by DBeers · 36 replies · 1,265+ views
    Baptist Press News ^ | February 16, 2005 | Michael Foust
    Kentucky too? School sued over homosexual tolerance training ASHLAND, Kentucky. (BP)--The homosexual agenda apparently has made its way to small-town America. A federal lawsuit filed Feb. 15 alleges that middle and high school students in Boyd County Public Schools -- a school district in Kentucky -- are forced to participate in diversity training, are told homosexuality cannot be changed and are warned not to say otherwise. Parents are not given an opt-out option for their children, according to the lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed by the pro-family legal group Alliance Defense Fund on behalf of three families who have children in...
  • Is homosexuality biological?

    02/16/2005 3:15:22 PM PST · by churchillbuff · 110 replies · 2,519+ views
    nro ^ | Feb 16 05 | Derbyshire
    I have been getting an exceptional quantity of mail — paper mail, not e-mail — about a piece I wrote for National Review last December. The piece, titled "Our Crisis of Foundations," was a loose rumination on current metaphysical confusions in the Western world. Not many of my correspondents were interested in metaphysics. What mainly caught their eyes, and what they wanted to take issue with, were the following two sentences: It is now taken for granted, for example, that homosexuality is a biological attribute of the human organism. "I was born this way!" the modern homosexual tells us, and...
  • Zoo ditches gay penguin plan

    02/16/2005 1:15:06 PM PST · by r5boston · 24 replies · 1,130+ views
    The Age ^ | 02/17/2005 | Allan Hall
    A German zoo has abandoned a plan to break up homosexual penguin couples after protests from gay rights groups. The Bremerhaven Zoo in northern Germany had earlier flown in four female Humboldt penguins in an attempt to encourage three all-male couples to reproduce. The zoo originally defended the experiment on the grounds that the birds were an endangered species. But after protests from gay rights groups, director Heike Kueck said the zoo was abandoning the plan. "Everyone can live here as they please," Ms Kueck said. She said it was not her intention, nor was it possible, to separate the...
  • How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization

    02/16/2005 9:27:20 AM PST · by metalmanx2j · 39 replies · 1,430+ views
    I was surfing the web looking for a text book on Barnes & Nobles website. The search was about Food and Culture in America. Instead, I got a link to this book: "How the Homosexuals Saved Civilization." I am flabbergasted. I mean, doesn't this sound like a paradox? Or, is this out right propoganda? I mean what is the world coming to, then again, I think we have all been asking ourselves this question for a long, long time now. A link to the book is above.
  • Gay priests' lovers to get pensions

    02/15/2005 7:00:01 PM PST · by NCjim · 21 replies · 577+ views
    Daily Telegraph ^ | February 16, 2005 | Jonathan Petre
    The Church of England is to grant partners of homosexual clergy who have registered under the Government's new civil partnership scheme the same pension rights as clergy spouses. The disclosure, made at the General Synod last night, could prove an embarrassment to the bishops because sexually active homosexuals are theoretically barred from the priesthood. Only a few homosexual clergy have so far risked facing censure by publicly declaring that they are living in same-sex unions, but the prospect of gaining pension rights for their partners may prove an incentive for many more to "come out". The bishops plan to issue...
  • Gay Priests' Lovers To Get Pensions (Church of England)

    02/16/2005 8:50:58 AM PST · by Loyalist · 3 replies · 208+ views
    Daily Telegraph ^ | February 16, 2005 | Jonathan Petre
    The Church of England is to grant partners of homosexual clergy who have registered under the Government's new civil partnership scheme the same pension rights as clergy spouses. The disclosure, made at the General Synod last night, could prove an embarrassment to the bishops because sexually active homosexuals are theoretically barred from the priesthood. Only a few homosexual clergy have so far risked facing censure by publicly declaring that they are living in same-sex unions, but the prospect of gaining pension rights for their partners may prove an incentive for many more to "come out". The bishops plan to issue...
  • Marriage licenses denied to gay couples

    02/15/2005 2:39:37 PM PST · by LurkedLongEnough · 42 replies · 953+ views
    WTNH TV, New Haven, CT | February 14, 2005 | Tricia Taskey
    (Hartford-WTNH, Feb. 14, 2005 12:25 PM) _ Valentine's Day is a popular day for people to get married. For others it's become a day to make a political statement. Today some gay and lesbian couples are heading to city hall to try and get marriage licenses. Reverend George Chen and Reverend Julio Flores have been together for eight years. They own a home together and consider themselves to be married. But in the eyes of the law they are not. "For us marriage is a sacrament," says Rev. Flores. "Gender is irrelevant. People marry who they love." Connecticut doesn't recognizes...
  • Spanish bishop explains “gay phenomenon” and origin of gender ideology

    02/15/2005 2:10:06 PM PST · by DBeers · 18 replies · 929+ views
    Catholic News Agency ^ | February 15, 2005 | Catholic News Agency
    Spanish bishop explains “gay phenomenon” and origin of gender ideologyMadrid, Feb. 15, 2005 (CNA) - In an interview with the Spanish magazine Alba, Bishop Juan Antonio Reig Pla of Segorbe-Castellón, Spain, explained the origin of gender ideology and laid out seven concepts Catholics should keep in mind in understanding the “gay phenomenon” in Spain and the rest of the world. The bishop explained that gender ideology began with the “fraudulent Kinsey Report at the end of the 1940s,” which “was an invitation to all kinds of sexual experimentations” and disrupted the proper order of human relationships: “marriage-love-sexuality (man and woman)-procreation.”...
  • Three Men Arrested In Child Sex Sting In San Diego

    02/15/2005 11:18:25 AM PST · by ambrose · 15 replies · 957+ views
    kfmb ^ | 2.15.05
    Three Men Arrested In Child Sex Sting In San Diego Last Updated: 02-15-05 at 9:32AM Three men have been arrested in San Diego in a child sex sting operation. FBI agents arrested seven men in southern California all accused of planning a trip to Mexico to have sex with boys. The sting was set up by agents who met the men during the past year at conventions for Nambla, which stands for the North American Man Boy Love Association. Agents say they used e-mails to set the bait. The men then flew in from different states to take part in...
  • Child-sex sting by FBI results in 8 arrests

    02/15/2005 8:16:41 AM PST · by pissant · 25 replies · 1,687+ views ^ | 2/15/05 | Onell Soto
    Seven men whom authorities link to a national group advocating sexual relationships between men and boys were arrested Saturday as they headed to Ensenada in hopes of molesting children, the FBI said yesterday. Three of the men were arrested at Harbor Island in a sting orchestrated by an undercover agent who infiltrated the North American Man/Boy Love Association, or NAMBLA, said Dan Dzwilewski, head of the San Diego FBI office. "They thought they were going to be traveling into Mexico together," he said. In an e-mail explaining the plan, the undercover agent wrote to one of the men: "The beauty...
  • Seven NAMBLA Members Busted in Sex Sting

    02/15/2005 7:59:37 AM PST · by HMFIC · 175 replies · 4,125+ views
    Fox News ^ | 15 Feb 05 | Fox News
    LOS ANGELES — Seven members of the North American Man/Boy Love Association (search), including two teachers, were arrested in Southern California and charged with allegedly planning to travel to Mexico to have sex with boys, authorities said.
  • 'No Name-Calling Week' Begins in Schools

    01/24/2005 10:57:13 AM PST · by missyme · 84 replies · 1,473+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Jan 24th, 2005 | David Crary
    NEW YORK - Using a young readers' novel called "The Misfits" as its centerpiece, middle schools nationwide will participate in a "No Name-Calling Week" initiative starting Monday. The program, now in its second year, has the backing of groups from the Girl Scouts to Amnesty International but has also drawn complaints that it overemphasizes harassment of gay youths. The initiative was developed by the New York-based Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, which seeks to ensure that schools safely accommodate students of all sexual orientations. GLSEN worked with James Howe, the openly gay author of "The Misfits" and many other...
  • Despite Gripes About Gay Themes, 'No Name-Calling' Initiative Spreads in Middle Schools

    01/23/2005 10:52:32 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 54 replies · 1,342+ views
    Despite Gripes About Gay Themes, 'No Name-Calling' Initiative Spreads in Middle Schools By David Crary The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - Using a young readers' novel called "The Misfits" as its centerpiece, middle schools nationwide will participate in a "No Name-Calling Week" initiative starting Monday. The program, now in its second year, has the backing of groups from the Girl Scouts to Amnesty International but has also drawn complaints that it overemphasizes harassment of gay youths. The initiative was developed by the New York-based Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, which seeks to ensure that schools safely accommodate students...