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  • Irish church deserves to die, says outspoken Irish priest [barf]

    02/12/2018 10:29:06 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Irish Central ^ | February 10, 2018 06:15 AM | James O’Shea
    An outspoken priest in the Dublin archdiocese has written a highly controversial book titled Five Reasons the Irish Church Deserves to Die.Father Joe MacDonald was a late vocation at 45, but 11 years later he is a highly popular figure in his home parish of St. Matthews in Ballyfermot, a working class area of Dublin. He believes the church desperately needs to modernize, and that the continued lack of vocations will eventually cripple the church. Dublin now has only 220 priests, the vast majority of them elderly, for a population of one million. The church must change or die, he...
  • Irish Government Threatens Catholic Marriage Agency Over Gay Couples

    01/28/2018 5:40:24 PM PST · by marshmallow · 16 replies
    The Catholic Herald (UK) ^ | 1/26/18 | Staff Reporter
    A marriage counselling service could be forced to close unless it accepts same-sex spousesThe Irish government has threatened to stop funding the bishops’ marriage counselling agency unless it changes its policy to accept gay couples. Accord, an agency of the Irish bishops’ conference, received £1.4 million in state funding last year and could potentially be forced to close if such funding is withdrawn. said that Tusla, the government’s childcare agency, has said that any agency it funds must make its services “accessible to everyone”. A new agreement has been sent to state-funded counselling services including Accord. In England and Wales...
  • These Child-Like Sex Dolls Are Designed To Keep Pedophiles From Offending

    01/24/2018 9:24:22 AM PST · by OneVike · 90 replies
    Rebel Circus ^ | 1/18/18 | ????
    <p>Pedophilia is considered to be the most taboo issue in the world. For obvious reasons, those who are known pedophiles live with a huge stigma attached to them. Many of them struggle with pedophilic impulses but don’t act on them - and they have been the subject of much media attention, scientific attention, and psychiatric attention as well.</p>
  • "Stay away from Ireland," British anti-trans feminists told

    01/23/2018 1:32:11 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Irish Central ^ | January 23, 2018 02:02 PM | James Wilson
    Irish feminists have hit out at a group of British trans-exclusionary radical feminists (TERFs) who have organized a meeting in Ireland as part of their campaign to oppose Britain’s proposed Gender Recognition Act (GRA). The proposed GRA would end the requirement that trans people obtain a doctor’s diagnosis before they can officially change their gender. In 2015, Ireland passed a similar act that allows self-identification — namely, gives an individual the right to change their gender and apply for a new birth certificate without medical treatment. At the time, Ireland was hailed by Human Rights Watch as a “global transgender...
  • Mike Pence’s Colorado neighbors troll him with a ‘Make America Gay Again’ banner

    12/30/2017 11:12:43 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 83 replies
    Washington Post ^ | December 30, 2017 | Kristine Phillips
    Vice President Pence arrived in Aspen, Colo., this week for a holiday vacation — but not without encountering a silent protest from his neighbors in the liberal ski resort town. “Make America Gay Again,” reads a rainbow banner posted on the stone pillar at the end of the driveway of the home where Pence and his wife, Karen, are staying. A dispatcher with the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office referred The Washington Post to the White House press office Saturday, but Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Buglione told the Aspen Times that Pence’s next-door neighbors posted the banner shortly after the vice president...
  • Liberal NY Orthodox synagogue to stop announcing LGBT weddings after complaints

    12/13/2017 9:36:01 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    A flagship liberal Orthodox synagogue in New York will stop congratulating same-sex couples on their weddings following a complaint by the Orthodox Union. The Hebrew Institute of Riverdale in the Bronx will no longer announce the weddings of its LGBT members in its newsletters in accordance with a policy dictated by the OU, the largest association of Orthodox synagogues in the United States. The policy was set out this month in response to complaints from other member synagogues, which take a harder line on opposing same-sex marriage. Orthodox Jewish law, or halacha, prohibits same-sex marriage, and Orthodox rabbis are not...
  • Australia legalises same-sex marriage

    12/07/2017 12:06:36 AM PST · by naturalman1975 · 7 replies
    news.com.au ^ | 7th December 2017 | Roje Adaimy and Paul Osborne
    Australia's first legal same-sex marriages will go ahead in January after a marathon session of parliament passed laws. Same-sex couples will be able from this Saturday lodge a notice of intended marriage to start the minimum notice period required before their marriages can be solemnised from January 9. Only four MPs in the House of Representatives voted against a private bill on Thursday, just more than a week after it was agreed to by the Senate. It went through unchanged, after 56 hours of parliamentary debate despite a push from conservative politicians for additional exemptions, including for religious organisations, civil...
  • George Will Is Wrong about Masterpiece Cakeshop: The Right NOT to Promote a Message is Protected

    12/05/2017 7:13:17 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 69 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/05/2017 | David French
    It’s astounding how many defenses of the state’s position in Masterpiece Cakeshop depend on misrepresentation and misconceptions. Last week I wrote about the most common misrepresentation — that Jack Phillips discriminated on the basis of sexual orientation when he refused to design a custom cake for a same-sex-wedding celebration. After all, he served all customers — regardless of race, sex, or sexual orientation. He just consistently refused to design cakes that advanced messages he disagreed with. No person of any identity has the legal authority to compel an artist to use his talents to advance a cause the artist...
  • Same-sex marriage bill passes Senate

    11/28/2017 8:08:30 PM PST · by Blue House Sue · 59 replies
    MSN ^ | 11/28/17
    Same-sex marriage is a step closer to being legal - after the Senate passed a bill without amendments. This afternoon, the upper house voted 43 to 12 in favour of the bill originally proposed by Liberal senator Dean Smith. But it's a move expected to cause some tension within the Coalition. Last night, six Coalition senators joined Labor and the Greens to scuttle changes to the bill - despite the majority of Coalition senators supporting the amendments to broaden religious protections. Cabinet ministers Simon Birmingham, Marise Payne and Nigel Scullion joined Senator Smith, Jane Hume and Linda Reynolds in voting...
  • LGBT campaigners welcome Church of England guidance for schools

    11/27/2017 8:22:32 AM PST · by Salman · 13 replies
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 13 November 2017 | Nadia Khomami
    LGBT charities and campaigners have welcomed the Church of England’s new guidance for schools urging them to refrain from making pupils conform to gender stereotypes. The updated guidance for the church’s 4,700 schools, titled Valuing All God’s Children, and timed to coincide with anti-bullying week, followed advice issued three years ago that covered homophobic bullying. It has now been expanded to include transphobic and biphobic bullying. The guidance met with outrage in some quarters, drawing sceptical newspaper headlines and furious commentary from some conservatives. But the human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell said the guidance was “big progress for a church...
  • The Australian Plebiscite On Gay Marriage Is Finally Over (The Homosexuals Win)

    11/15/2017 10:10:02 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/15/2017 | Jazz Shaw
    It took a couple of months and was filled with charges and countercharges of dirty tricks and the suppression of free speech, but the Australian plebiscite on gay marriage is finally finished. The people responded in large numbers and in the end, the tally ran fairly close to what the current polling had indicated. More than sixty percent of respondents voted in favor of legalizing gay marriage and now the Parliament is vowing to bring it to a vote before Christmas. (Associated Press) Australians supported gay marriage in a postal survey that ensures Parliament will consider legalizing same-sex weddings...
  • How Sex Robots Will Annihilate Our Sense Of Reality

    11/13/2017 7:13:14 PM PST · by Mafe · 129 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 13, 2017 | Samuel Buntz
    The Age of Sex Robots is upon us. Numerous science fiction authors, with a degree of jittery anticipation, have predicted this development for years. Yet it has not seemed feasible until recently. The New York Times just ran a substantial profile on the impending rise of virtual reality porn and sex robots, and stirrings of anxious excitement are palpable in other media outlets. A strange and terrible new world is dawning, but let’s not cue up “Also Sprach Zarathustra” quite yet. Far from being a boon dispensed from on high, the impending sex robot revolution threatens to destroy our entire...
  • A teacher was suspended for calling a transgender boy a girl

    11/13/2017 4:19:27 PM PST · by markomalley · 40 replies
    Circa ^ | 11/13/17 | Mark Hensch
    A teacher in Oxfordshire, Great Britain has been suspended after he “accidentally” called a transgender student a “girl” in class when they identify as a boy, according to The Daily Mail.The Mail last Saturday reported that Joshua Sutcliffe, 27, teaches maths at a state secondary school in Oxfordshire.Sutcliffe told the teenager and a friend “Well done girls” when he encountered them working hard in class.The teacher apologized after the student corrected him, but six weeks later he was suspended from teaching after the teen’s mother filed a complaint.Sutcliffe has since been summoned to a formal disciplinary hearing this week following...
  • Minneapolis elects 2 black transgender City Council members

    11/08/2017 6:12:55 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 57 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 8, 2017 5:41 PM EST | Kyle Potter
    Minneapolis has elected two black transgender representatives to its City Council, adding to what advocacy groups have described as a banner election for transgender people in public office. Andrea Jenkins easily won the race Tuesday night for an open seat in south Minneapolis, with roughly 73 percent of the vote. Jenkins, a 56-year-old poet and historian who transitioned in her 30s, spent years as a policy aide to two previous council members in the same ward. Phillipe Cunningham’s victory took longer because of Minneapolis’ instant-runoff voting system. But by Wednesday afternoon, the city announced Cunningham — a 29-year old transgender...
  • Actor Roberto Cavazos Claims He Refused Multiple Sexual Advances from Kevin Spacey

    11/01/2017 6:09:31 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 23 replies
    Big Hollywood (Breitbart) ^ | November 1, 2017 | Jerome Hudson
    Mexican actor Roberto Cavazos, who performed in several plays at London’s Old Vic theater when Kevin Spacey was artistic director there from 2004 to 2015, has accused the House of Cards star of sexual harassment. “I myself had a couple of unpleasant encounters with Spacey that were on the edge of being considered assault,” Cavazos wrote in a recent Facebook post. “It seems the only requirement was to be a male under the age of 30 for Mr. Spacey to feel free to touch us.” The 35-year-old actor, said, “there are a lot of us who have a ‘Kevin Spacey...
  • UN expert: Anti-gay sex laws wane; rights 'crucible' endures

    10/27/2017 5:07:49 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 33 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 27, 2017 6:56 PM EDT | Jennifer Peltz
    Laws criminalizing consensual gay sex have been scrapped in about 25 countries in the last 20 years, but more than 70 nations still have such prohibitions, a U.N. expert said Friday in a first-of-its-kind report at the General Assembly. And in many places around the world, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people live in “a crucible of egregious violations” of human rights, enduring violence and discrimination, said Vitit Muntarbhorn, the U.N.’s first-ever independent expert investigating violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation. The world body’s Human Rights Council appointed him last year, in a move that met significant opposition amid...
  • Give non-binary artists the credit they deserve

    10/07/2017 4:32:09 PM PDT · by ErikJohnsky · 27 replies
    It’s no secret that Hollywood has not been inclusive to anyone outside of the cisgendered, straight, white description. Thankfully, many consumer have made strides to change this, giving exposure to people of color and LGBT directors, producers, writers, artists and musicians. Yet nonbinary and transgender people are still being left out. ... Hollywood has a history of white-washing and cis-washing movies and media.
  • How the anal cancer epidemic in gay and bi HIV-positive men can be prevented

    10/07/2017 12:19:17 PM PDT · by PROCON · 80 replies
    theconversation.com ^ | Sept. 26, 2017 | Various
    Almost 620,000 gay and bisexual men in the United States were living with HIV in 2014, and 100,000 of these men were not even aware of their infection. These men are 100 times more likely to have anal cancer than HIV-negative men who exclusively have sex with women. Yet, no national screening guidelines exist for anal cancer prevention in any population. Anal cancer is predominantly caused by chronic or persistent human papillomavirus (HPV) infection. HPV infection can lead to the development of anal precancer which, if remains undetected or not adequately treated, may lead to anal cancer. Likewise, HPV infection...
  • What Was the Sin of Sodom and Gomorrah?

    10/04/2017 9:00:29 AM PDT · by fwdude · 214 replies
    Stand to Reason ^ | 03/08/2013 | Greg Koukl
    Why did God destroy Sodom and Gomorrah? Was the most extensive judgment found anywhere in the Bible outside of the book of Revelation actually for the sin of inhospitality, not homosexuality? People find what they want in the Bible. If one looks hard enough, he can find "biblical" support for reincarnation, Eastern religions, Jesus as a guru, divorce for any reason, and flying saucers. Every cult of Christianity uses the Bible to validate its claims and so does some of the occult. It's not surprising, then, that a recent trend in biblical scholarship holds that a careful reading of Genesis...
  • Louvre Pulls Sculpture, Saying It Was Sexually Explicit

    10/03/2017 10:58:24 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 44 replies
    N Y Times ^ | OCT. 2, 2017 | ROBIN POGREBIN
    “This is something that should not happen,” Joep van Lieshout, the collective’s founder, said in a telephone interview. “A museum should be an open place for communication. The task of the museum and the press is to explain the work.”