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  • 'Gay' gypsy moths and porn addiction (human sexual orientation)

    04/16/2013 9:06:12 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 5 replies
    WND ^ | Arpil 15, 2013 | Judith Reisman
    Exclusive: Judith Reisman covers latest science on pheromones, mating confusion On Sept. 21, 2012, Texas neurosurgeon Donald L. Hilton Jr., M.D., spoke on pornography addiction and sexual orientation, saying: “Pornography is a visual pheromone, a powerful 100-billion-dollar per year brain drug that is changing sexuality even more rapidly through the cyber-acceleration of the Internet. It is ‘inhibiting orientation’ and ‘disrupting pre-mating communication between the sexes by permeating the atmosphere’ and Internet.” (emphasis added) Hilton’s lecture, “Changing the Stamp of Nature: Pornography Addiction, Neuroplasticity, and the ASAM and DSM Perspectives,” put a hard neuroscience face on pornographic brain rewiring, implicating sex-education...
  • Normalizing Pedophilia

    03/25/2013 8:59:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Liberty News ^ | January 10, 2013 | Duane Lester
    The effort to normalize child sex continues: "there is a growing conviction, notably in Canada, that paedophilia should probably be classified as a distinct sexual orientation, like heterosexuality or homosexuality. Two eminent researchers testified to that effect to a Canadian parliamentary commission last year, and the Harvard Mental Health Letter of July 2010 stated baldly that paedophilia “is a sexual orientation” and therefore “unlikely to change”. Child protection agencies and many who work with sex offenders dislike this. “Broadly speaking, in the world of people who work with sex offenders here, [paedophilia] is learned behaviour,” says Donald Findlater, director of...
  • Platform vote on same-sex marriage at Democratic convention called historic

    09/04/2012 2:08:12 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 26 replies
    Austin American Statesman ^ | September 3, 2012 | Chuck Lindell
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — For gay and lesbian delegates to the Democratic National Convention, this week's gathering offers a momentous opportunity to vote, for the first time in history, on a party platform that calls for legalizing same-sex marriage. "This is historic," said Rich Bailey of Austin, a gay man who has been politically active for 26 years. "It's my first national convention, and I'm really excited I get to go to this one, especially one where we have an opportunity to vote on this plank." Delegates Sue Spell and Carol Cappa from Fort Worth, together for 11 years, have discussed...
  • California Legislation Would Abolish Parental Control of Childrens Choice of Sex

    05/12/2012 10:27:28 AM PDT · by OneVike · 73 replies
    News Blaze ^ | 5/12/12 | Chuck Ness
    It has become clear for some time that there is no limit to which a leftist will go in there attempt to control mankind from the cradle to the grave. Even the fear of voter backlash in an election year does not seem to slow them down any longer. Why else would Obama come out of the closet in full support of same sex marriage, at the same time that California Democrats are attempting to criminalize a parent's influence upon their child's sexual orientation. Passing through the California Senate Judiciary committee by a vote of 3-1, SB 1172 is...
  • California Assembly passes bill to ask vendors about their sexuality

    05/03/2012 6:44:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/03/2012 | Lee DeCovnick
    California Assembly Bill 1960 continues the radical gay political machine's carefully planned assault on personal privacy. Here is the bill's summary as written by the Legislative Counsel's Digest.Existing  law requires the Department of General Services to make available a report on contracting activity containing specified information, including the level of participation of business enterprises, by race, ethnicity, and gender of owner, in specified contracts.This bill would require the Department of General Services to include in the report on contracting activity information regarding the level of participation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender owned  businesses in specified contracts, as provided.What...
  • Peer-Reviewed Study Adds Validity to Claims of Sexual Orientation Change

    10/01/2011 7:16:02 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/30/2011 | Jeff Schapiro
    Many people who work in the field of psychology argue against the idea that a person can change their sexual orientation. But a new study published in the October edition of the Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy reveals that some homosexuals who seek to change their sexual orientation may be able to do so with the help of religious mediation. The study, conducted by psychologists Stanton L. Jones of Wheaton College and Mark A. Yarhouse of Regent University, examined changes in homosexuals who sought the help of Exodus International in trying to change their sexual orientation. Researches tracked changes...
  • Pedophilia a ‘sexual orientation’ experts tell Parliament(Canada)

    03/02/2011 5:02:39 AM PST · by Westbrook · 109 replies ^ | Mon Feb 28, 2011 16:14 EST | Rebecca Millette
    OTTAWA, Ontario, February 28, 2011 ( – In a recent parliamentary session on a bill relating to sexual offenses against children, psychology experts claimed that pedophilia is a “sexual orientation” comparable to homosexuality or heterosexuality, a definition that was questioned by one Member of Parliament who was present. Bill C-54, an Act to Amend the Criminal Code, seeks to increase or impose mandatory minimum penalties or punishment on sexual offenders of children for particular crimes. Parliamentary discussion on February 14 centered on the mandatory minimum imprisonment and how offenders respond to treatment. Dr. Vernon Quinsey and Dr. Hubert Van Gijseghem,...
  • 2010 Census

    03/13/2010 3:53:22 PM PST · by jongaltsr · 19 replies · 965+ views
    33/13/2010 | self
    It has been suggested (and I surely agree) that this census needs to be modified. There is a list as long as your arm (well - long enough) asking each individual to list their race. Since we are (Supposed to be) a color blind society it has been suggested, and I strong concur, that on this census you ignore this and choose (OTHER) when you come to this question. And - put "AMERICAN" in the blank spot for race. ie. (OTHER - AMERICAN) I fervently also further suggest emailing every one your email list to have them do the same....
  • Ken Cuccinelli needs Freeper support [Vanity]

    03/10/2010 10:30:19 AM PST · by mbarker12474 · 6 replies · 280+ views
    Ken Cuccinelli Facebook page, etc. ^ | 10 March 2010 | Vanity (me)
    The Virginia Attorney General responds to inquiries regarding Virginia colleges and universities itemization of "sexual orientation" and similar terms in discrimination clauses. Virginia AG Ken Cuccinelli advises that these state institutions have no authority to create protected classes, and that this power is reserved for Virginia's General Assembly. The left has rallied to jump on Cuccinelli. Witness events at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, and Cuccinelli's Facebook site. Washington Post version of the story: PDF image of Cuccinelli's letter: Provost at Virginia Commonwealth University VCU on Facebook
  • Virginia AG Ken Cuccinelli: Sexual Orientation not Legally Protected Category

    03/08/2010 1:58:32 PM PST · by mbarker12474 · 7 replies · 149+ views
    "Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says Virginia's public colleges and universities cannot prohibit discrimination against gays because the General Assembly has not authorized them to do so."
  • Salt Lake County approves anti-bias laws

    12/16/2009 9:29:37 AM PST · by Colofornian · 37 replies · 833+ views
    Deseret News ^ | Dec. 16, 2009 | Arthur Raymond
    SALT LAKE CITY — As predicted earlier this week, Salt Lake County followed in the footsteps of its largest city Tuesday in passing, unanimously, two new laws that create protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The pair of statutes was modeled after ordinances adopted by Salt Lake City last month that also passed their council panel without a dissenting vote. While some county GOP council members took a hard stance against a proposal that extended insurance benefits to same-sex partners earlier this year, the anti-bias measures were roundly supported. Republican Councilman Jeff Allen, who opposed extending...
  • Group wants religious groups exempt from anti-discrimination ordinances

    12/15/2009 6:46:22 AM PST · by Colofornian · 1 replies · 267+ views ^ | Dec. 14 | Mary Richards
    SALT LAKE CITY -- A conservative think tank is hoping the Legislature can help protect people of faith living in Salt Lake City after two discrimination ordinances were passed. The ordinances protect gays and lesbians from discrimination in housing and employment. Sutherland Institute president Paul Mero says churches and some organizations have exemptions. The exemptions are for religious freedom and expressive association. That means a church corporation doesn't have to hire someone who is gay if they don't want to. Expressive association means the company doesn't have to hire someone who does not fit into their culture - for example,...
  • Gay mayor-elect: Victory shows Houston's diversity

    12/13/2009 2:06:24 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 98 replies · 2,794+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | December 13, 2009 | Associated Press
    HOUSTON – The first openly gay person to be elected mayor of Houston says she hopes her victory in Saturday's election will change how the world views the city. Houston is the nation's fourth-largest city and the biggest to elect an openly gay mayor. Mayor-elect Annise Parker spoke Sunday at a press conference after defeating former city attorney Gene Locke with 53.6 percent of the vote in the hotly contested runoff election.
  • Professors defend Church's stance on Salt Lake City ordinance

    11/25/2009 5:43:53 PM PST · by Colofornian · 6 replies · 524+ views
    BYU Daily Universe ^ | Nov. 16, 2009 | Jocelyn Bower
    With the LDS church’s recent endorsement of a gay rights ordinance in Salt Lake City, many have begun speculating that the church is on its way to changing its policy on same-sex marriage. Not so, say BYU professors of religion and political science. Last week, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints publicly endorsed a city ordinance that bans housing and employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The BYU professors interviewed said that although the church supports tolerance and equality, it does not approve of homosexuality. Kent Jackson, associate dean of Religious Education, said the church is...
  • Gary Glenn Responds to Regrettable Mormon Church Decision to Back ‘Gay Rights’ Laws

    11/14/2009 2:54:59 PM PST · by Colofornian · 106 replies · 2,223+ views
    Americans for Truth ^ | Nov. 12, 2009 | Gary Glenn
    Below is an informative piece by my friend Gary Glenn of the American Family Association of Michigan about the awful decision by the LDS Church (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) to support legislation granting legal protections based on homosexuality. Gary of AFA-Michigan writes: A Shocker from Salt Lake City: The LDS (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Church now officially endorses so-called “gay rights” laws, specifically a Salt Lake City law prohibiting “discrimination” on the basis of “sexual orientation” (homosexual behavior) and “gender identity” (cross-dressing). From the official LDS Church website: ASSOCIATED PRESS: “Mormons throw support...
  • Mormons and Gays Find Common Ground in Utah

    11/13/2009 4:39:22 AM PST · by Colofornian · 41 replies · 1,401+ views
    Religion News Service ( ^ | Nov. 12, 2009 | Adelle M. Banks
    (RNS) With the passage Tuesday (Nov. 10) of nondiscrimination laws in Salt Lake City that expand gay rights, Mormon officials and gay activists have found a patch of common ground. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and gay organizations both advocated for the laws, which prevent discrimination in housing and employment. SNIP The Sutherland Institute, a Salt Lake City-based conservative think tank, expressed disappointment in the church's action. "As a public relations opportunity, the LDS church's statement before the Salt Lake City Council may assuage the minds and soften the hearts of advocates of 'gay rights' in Utah,"...
  • Mormon church supports Salt Lake City's protections for gay rights

    11/11/2009 6:01:17 AM PST · by Colofornian · 64 replies · 1,898+ views
    Deseret News ^ | Nov. 10, 2009 | Scott Taylor and Aaron Falk
    Salt Lake City has become the first Utah city to offer housing and employment protections for gays and lesbians — an action supported by the Mormon Church. The City Council, in a unanimous vote Tuesday, passed a pair of nondiscrimination ordinances that would bar landlords and employers from discriminating based on sexuality — a protection not currently afforded under state or federal laws. In a rare public appearance before local lawmakers, a representative from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints read a supporting statement at a public hearing before the Salt Lake City Council regarding the ordinances proposed...

    06/01/2009 10:21:16 PM PDT · by Cindy · 80 replies · 2,509+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: THE BRIEFING ROOM THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ___________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release June 1, 2009 LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER PRIDE MONTH, 2009 - - - - - - - BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Forty years ago, patrons and supporters of the Stonewall Inn in New York City resisted police harassment that had become all too common for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. Out of this resistance, the LGBT rights movement in America was born. During LGBT Pride...
  • Sexual Orientation vs. Same Religion: A Question for Parents

    05/26/2009 12:07:33 PM PDT · by EricTheRed_VocalMinority · 18 replies · 607+ views
    Vocal Minority ^ | 5/26/09 | EricTheRed_VocalMinority
    Apparently, Lindsey Lohan is a lesbian. I did not know this and my wife is addicted to celebrity news mags! El Rushbo: Okay, here’s what gets me about it. Run through this again. Lindsay Lohan has a lesbian lover, Samantha Ronson, has proposed, going to get married. Fine, nobody has a problem with that, zip, zero, nada. Oh, yeah, cool, let’s do it! Let’s find a state where it’s legal.The thorn in this is that Lohan’s a Catholic! And they want a religious ceremony? Well, I don’t even know if that’s the case. The thorn in this whole story for...
  • Toronto Catholic School Board Bows to Secularism

    10/06/2007 11:00:22 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 2 replies · 464+ views ^ | October 4, 2007 | By Fr. Alphonse de Valk, editor Catholic Insight magazine
    Toronto Catholic School Board Bows to Secularism Commentary on inclusion of "sexual orientation" in Board's Workplace Harassment policy By Fr. Alphonse de Valk, editor Catholic Insight magazineFrom Oct. 2007 edition of Catholic Insight TORONTO, October 4, 2007 ( - Just before Catholic Insight went to press with its September edition, on August 15 we learned that in May 2007, the Toronto District Catholic School Board (TCDSB), in its document Workplace Harassment, had moved to prohibit all teachers and staff from complaining or objecting to "same-sex partner status." It turns out that two other unacceptable prohibitions had previously been imposed already;...