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  • TEEN People Mag: Born with the wrong body - Transgender teens... (MEGA-BARF ALERT)

    06/28/2003 3:50:21 PM PDT · by tgslTakoma · 106 replies · 6,167+ views
    Teen People Magazine | June / July 2003 | Stephanie Booth
    Their True SelvesKade Collins, 18, was a girl who felt like a boy. Samantha Lease, 19, was a boy who felt like a girl. Then each came out as transgender and felt much better as told to Stephanie Booth Kade's story:Growing up in Tucson, I was way more masculine than other girls. As early as four, I wanted my hair cut short like a boy's. When I was five, my mom made me wear a dress on Christmas, and I cried so much that she promised I'd never have to wear another. By age six, I'd only wear boys' clothes....
  • Bay Area Queer Community Archived in Bancroft Library

    06/27/2003 2:39:42 PM PDT · by chance33_98 · 5 replies · 221+ views
    Bay Area Queer Community Archived in Bancroft Library By MELANIE COLBURN Contributing Writer Friday, June 27, 2003 SAN FRANCISCO—The rhinoceros—a huge, docile animal that's friendly and peaceful, unless provoked. It is from this gentle giant that the Theatre Rhinoceros, the longest-running queer theatre company in the nation, takes its name. Now the theater will take its place in UC Berkeley's Bancroft Library, which began archiving artifacts from this piece of queer Americana in December to document the development of the gay community. Nestled within the hallowed halls of one of the nation's largest collections of rare books and manuscripts...
  • Supreme Court: Texans Too Stupid To Rule State

    06/27/2003 12:36:43 PM PDT · by socal_parrot · 43 replies · 276+ views ^ | 06/26/03 | Scott Ott
    (2003-06-26) -- In a little noticed addendum to today's Lawrence and Garner v. Texas decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the citizens of Texas are not intelligent enough to rule their own state. Writing for the majority, Justice Anthony M. Kennedy noted, "Representative government is a good notion as far as it goes. But the citizens of Texas clearly lack the mental ability to elect representatives and make laws properly. We'll be keeping eye on them to protect them from themselves." Justice Kennedy also wrote that "citizens of many other states probably lack the intellectual capacity to rule themselves as...
  • Springfield man gets 103-year sentence for sexually abusing children (OR)

    06/27/2003 2:49:00 PM PDT · by chance33_98 · 21 replies · 372+ views
    Springfield man gets 103-year sentence for sexually abusing children (Eugene-AP) - A former Boy Scout leader from Lane County was sentenced to 103 years in prison Thursday in Eugene after being convicted of 17 counts of sodomizing boys. Prosecutors say Steven Jeremy Freeman sexually abused and sodomized ten young boys. He operated a sports card shop in Springfield. He lived in back, where police say the abuses took place. Assistant District Attorney Alex Gardner pushed for a long sentence, saying that pedophiles typically do not reform. The sentences are covered by Measure eleven, which means that they sentence cannot...
  • Homosexuals Push for Same-Sex Marriage After Sodomy Ruling

    06/27/2003 2:19:02 AM PDT · by kattracks · 237 replies · 844+ views ^ | 6/27/03 | Robert B. Bluey
    ( - Hours after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas sodomy statute, homosexual activists proclaimed their next target would be to overturn a host of laws they view as discriminatory, including those that limit marriage to opposite-sex couples. Even before the court's 6-3 ruling extended privacy rights to homosexuals, conservatives and pro-family advocates warned that such a decision would lead to an erosion of traditional values. Now, they said, it is even more important to fight back. "This is a major wake-up call," said the Rev. Louis P. Sheldon, chairman of the Traditional Values Coalition. "This is a...
  • Sodomy in the Age of Oprah

    06/27/2003 3:14:03 PM PDT · by protest1 · 29 replies · 316+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | 6/27/2003 | George Neumayr
    Sodomy in the Age of Oprah By George Neumayr Published 6/27/2003 Supreme Court decisions increasingly read like transcripts from the Oprah Winfrey show. Justice Antonin Scalia notes the court's "famed sweet-mystery-of-life" howler: "At the heart of liberty is the right to define one's own concept of existence, of meaning, of the universe and the mystery of human life." Thursday's Supreme Court decision announcing a recently discovered inalienable right to sodomy contained a few more: "When sexuality finds overt expression in intimate conduct with another person, the conduct can be but one element in a personal bond that is more enduring."...
  • Justices Void Prison Term Given Gay Teenager in Kansas

    06/27/2003 12:59:10 PM PDT · by Stingray51 · 313 replies · 893+ views
    New York Times ^ | June 27, 2003 | DAVID STOUT
    WASHINGTON, June 27 — In one of the first consequences of its landmark ruling on gay rights on Thursday, the Supreme Court today set aside the lengthy prison sentence imposed on a gay Kansas teenager for having had sex with a younger boy. In a brief order with little elaboration, the court vacated the 17-year sentence imposed in 2000 on the defendant, Matthew Limon, and returned the case to the Kansas courts "for further consideration in light of Lawrence v. Texas." The case of Lawrence v. Texas, which was decided on Thursday and overturned an Texas antisodomy law, upheld the...

    06/26/2003 8:18:40 PM PDT · by Luis Gonzalez · 153 replies · 240+ views
    The Daily Dish - ^ | Thursday, June 26, 2003 | Andrew Sullivan
    SCALIA'S MORALITY OF PREJUDICE: Antonin Scalia's dissent in Lawrence vs Texas is, as usual, interesting and not quite as chock-full of animus toward homosexual dignity as in the past. It comes down to two arguments: that an assertion of "morality" is justification enough for any law anywhere, regardless of its rationality; and that a law that covers only same-sex sodomy is not discriminatory toward homosexuals. Both ideas strike me as wrong. On the first count, surely the government does need to provide some kind of reasonable justification for a law expressing "morality," which doesn't just rely on what people have...
  • Privacy amok (Sodomy Laws)

    06/27/2003 12:44:32 AM PDT · by kattracks · 137 replies · 354+ views
    <p>The Supreme Court turned the Constitution upside down yesterday. In a 6-3 decision, the majority struck down state sodomy laws across the country ? a move that is being celebrated as a huge victory for homosexual rights, which it is. The court used the so-called right to privacy to rule against a Texas law prohibiting sex between people of the same sex. In a brazen example of judicial overreach, the court also ruled against all sodomy laws in all states. This is bad law; the Constitution protects the rights of the states to legislate on these matters.</p>
  • Reaction sharp to 'gay' sex ruling: Supreme Court decision said to 'awaken sleeping giant'

    06/26/2003 10:33:43 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 463 replies · 347+ views ^ | Friday, June 27, 2003 | Jon Dougherty
    Reaction from groups opposed to "gay" sex was quick and sharp following the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling this morning rejecting a Texas law banning homosexual intercourse, with one organization predicting the decision would "awaken the sleeping giant." "This decision will serve as a wakeup call to the majority of Americans who believe in traditional marriage and oppose same-sex unions," said Mathew D. Staver, president and general counsel of Liberty Counsel, a public-interest law firm that filed a brief urging justices to uphold the law. "Today's decision is a very narrow one because it only applies to laws in a handful...
  • A.P. intentionally misquotes Scalia

    06/26/2003 1:51:26 PM PDT · by Capt. Jake · 30 replies · 375+ views
    This is what the AP reports Justice Scalia as writing in dissent in the Texas sodomy case: "The court has taken sides in the culture war," Scalia said, adding that he has "nothing against homosexuals." Here is what he actually wrote: "Let me be clear that I have nothing against homosexuals, or any other group, promoting their agenda through normal democratic means."
  • Losing the Culture War; Texas Sodomy DecisionA Defeat For Morality And America's Families

    06/26/2003 12:52:31 PM PDT · by Polycarp · 41 replies · 302+ views
    Various | Various
    Losing the Culture War Today's 6 to 3 Supreme Court decision striking down the Texas law banning sodomy is a disaster for the pro-family side of America's culture war. The Texas legislature passed the law in order to promote the institution of marriage and the family and argued that communities have a right to choose their own standards. Six Supreme Court Justices said that a "right to privacy" in the Constitution is grounds to overrule Texas and 13 other states with similar laws. Justice Kennedy who wrote the majority opinion brought cheer to the radical homosexual rights movement by saying...
  • Gay Marriage Said To Be Approaching Like Tidal Wave

    06/26/2003 1:17:54 PM PDT · by I_Love_My_Husband · 111 replies · 348+ views
    Gay Marriage Said To Be Approaching Like Tidal WaveGroup Wants Amendment To Define Marriage Between Man, WomanPOSTED: 12:08 p.m. EDT June 24, 2003WASHINGTON -- Alliance for Marriage President Matt Daniels says American culture is about to be hit by the equivalent of a tidal wave. That's how Daniels describes the legalization of gay marriage, which is under way in Canada and could soon be mandated by U.S. courts as well.  SURVEY Should the United States recognize same-sex marriages performed in Canada? No, marriages should only be between a man and a woman.Yes, but only because we generally accept other marriages...
  • U.S. Supreme Court rewrites Constitution and 3,000 years of history

    06/26/2003 8:28:58 AM PDT · by Polycarp · 252 replies · 796+ views
    Alliance Defense Fund | 6/26/03 | Richard K. Jefferson
    U.S. Supreme Court rewrites Constitution and 3,000 years of history WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court today rewrote the U.S. Constitution and 3,000 years of legal history by striking down the Texas sodomy law in a 6-3 decision. The court overrode the Constitution, the history of American law, and its own precedent by declaring in Lawrence v. Texas that there is a right to privacy to protect private, adult consensual sexual activity. Justice Kennedy wrote for the majority, and only Justices Scalia and Thomas and Chief Justice Rhenquist dissented. The majority reasoned, unbelievably, that because of the trend in state...
  • [SCOTUS: Please Read:] SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE AGAINST SODOMY [---oops, too late...]

    06/26/2003 10:16:44 AM PDT · by Polycarp · 74 replies · 2,060+ views
    Moody News ^ | Moody News SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE AGAINST SODOMY The Supreme Court, which has agreed to hear a case on sodomy, must take a close look at new scientific evidence that shows why anal intercourse kills people. The Court has agreed to revisit the 1986 ruling that the right to privacy does not protect sexual relations between homosexuals practicing sodomy. The case they are considering is Texas' anti-sodomy law which was used against two Houston men caught having sex during a police raid of one of their apartments following a false report that an armed man was "going crazy." This case comes at a...
  • Any Thoughts On How Homosexuals Will Celebrate Their Big Win in the Supreme Court Today?

    06/26/2003 9:52:12 AM PDT · by AveMaria · 106 replies · 538+ views
    Today Morning, I received a phone call from a cousin living in San Francisco, who says that she was woken up from her sleep by cheering in the apartment building and street she lives in. Because of the time differences, many in San Francisco received the news of the Supreme Court ruling legalizing sodomy very early, just as they were waking up or having breakfast. Many were still at home and had not yet reported to their places of work. Apparently, the celebrations were so loud, the scenes in my cousin's apartment building resembled a great hometown sporting victory. She...
  • SCOTUS strikes down Texas sodomy ban

    06/26/2003 7:08:23 AM PDT · by Thane_Banquo · 1,733 replies · 3,191+ views
    SCOTUS sided with the perverts.
  • The Great "Gay" Con

    06/23/2003 2:13:00 PM PDT · by Cathryn Crawford · 115 replies · 601+ views
    The Washington Dispatch | June 23, 2003 | Patrick Rooney
    The Great “Gay” Con Exclusive commentary by Patrick Rooney Jun 23, 2003 Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien said last week his country would officially recognize same-sex marriages. The announcement followed court rulings in Canada striking down the country’s definition of marriage because it specified a union between a man and a woman. But it is just the latest action signaling the successful implementation of one of the greatest cons of our time. Homosexuality has historically been seen as anti-God and anti-nature. Society has shunned it, often making light of it to mask its revulsion. Even today, the average person still...
  • Dean would work for gays to get full marital rights

    06/23/2003 2:31:26 AM PDT · by kattracks · 11 replies · 57+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 6/23/03 | Audrey Hudson
    <p>Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean yesterday said that if elected he would press every state to recognize the rights of American homosexual couples who "marry" in Canada.</p> <p>The former Vermont governor was the first to highlight same-sex "marriage" as a political issue when he signed a law recognizing it through civil unions in his state, giving homosexuals the same rights as other married couples beginning in 2000.</p>
  • Stop The Gay Canadians!

    06/20/2003 7:42:29 AM PDT · by Mister Magoo · 56 replies · 571+ views
    SF Gate ^ | June 20, 2003 | Mark Morford
    <p>Hordes of quivering GOP lawmakers and vast throngs of proudly homophobic right-wing Christian Americans fell into an adorable tizzy the other day as the entire really, really big country of Canada announced it will change its law to allow full-on homosexual marriage anywhere in the whole country including Vancouver and Toronto and even "that weird province with all the gay French people."</p>