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  • Some straight people don’t know that they’re straight

    05/30/2015 2:28:48 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    Hot ^ | May 30, 2015 | JAZZ SHAW
    It never ceases to amaze me when I come across reports of problems in our society which I had no idea were even issues. One of these cropped up last night while reading the latest blog entry from Washington Post editor Jonathan Capehart, where he discusses a peculiar aspect of demographic data collection. We’re apparently having a tough time accurately counting the number of gay, lesbian and bisexual people in the United States and it’s not because of too many people being in the closet. (Though I’m sure that’s still an issue as well.) No, the problem currently under examination...
  • April 1st: Woman Named "Gay" Was Found and Rescued; GAY Will NOT Be Used to Promote Sex Perversion

    04/01/2014 10:27:10 PM PDT · by Golden Gate · 11 replies
    April 1, 2014 | Golden Gate
    Best Full Title: FR Exclusive / Breaking: April 1st Good News!: The Woman Named "Gay" Was Found and Rescued; Her Name Will No Longer Be Used To Promote Sexual Perversion! How many years, how many generations has it been, that the woman named "Gay" was kidnapped? And all of these years that she has been held hostage, and has had her name abused, and used as a euphemism, and as a political and sexual buzzword / codeword for sex perversion. The exact details of her rescue have not yet been released. Gay will naturally need some time for recovery and...
  • Lesbian boss ‘fired me for being straight’

    12/19/2013 1:31:27 PM PST · by rawhide · 39 replies
    NYPost ^ | 12-18-13 | Julia Marsh
    A married, heterosexual gym teacher at a tony Upper West Side private school was fired because his lesbian supervisor disapproved of his “traditional family status,” the canned teacher claims in a new Manhattan lawsuit. Gregory Kenney, 50, taught gym at the Trinity School on W. 91st St. for 16 years before he was let go in June 2012. Kenney, who lives with his wife and three young children in LI, says he was a well-liked employee at the elite institution that counts Truman Capote, Ivanka Trump and Eric Schneiderman as alumni, until a gay athletic director named Pat Krieger took...
  • Day's End

    08/09/2013 3:34:52 PM PDT · by onedoug · 2 replies
    Vanity | 9 AUG 2013 | onedoug
    Sometimes a high school baseball coach gets thrown a few curves too, such as that initiated when one of our players came to the mound as I was pitching a scrimmage for the kids, to ask whether he could talk to me after practice.
  • Do Gay Men Have a Genetic Advantage Over Straight Men in Building Successful Careers?

    07/12/2013 10:31:02 AM PDT · by pinochet · 93 replies
    Gay people make up only 2 percent of the people in society. How did they end up having so much power, that they are able to impose their will on 98 percent of the population in America and other Western nations? I am aware that social conservatives are uncomfortable discussing genetic reasons, because it gives gay radicals an excuse to engage in sin. But acknowledging a genetic factor does not remove moral responsibility from gay people, and they remain under obligation to engage in Biblical sexual behavior. Gays will be put in the same situation as married men who are...
  • Woodward on Obama Scandals: No One Is Coming Clean, We Aren't Getting Straight Talk

    06/02/2013 4:03:50 PM PDT · by Nachum · 66 replies
    Youtube ^ | 6/2/13 | GOPICYMI
    Published on Jun 2, 2013 Woodward on Obama Scandals: No One Is Coming Clean, We Aren't Getting Straight Talk (June 2, 2013)
  • Hey, World, I’m Straight

    05/02/2013 4:59:17 AM PDT · by SJackson · 13 replies ^ | 5-2-13 | Arthur Louis
    I went out on the street this morning, and to the first stranger I met I said, “I’m straight.” He looked me up and down, evidently taking note of my slouching posture, and said: “You don’t look straight to me. Try lifting your chin, pulling in your stomach and thrusting your pelvis forward.” “No,” I said, “I mean that I am straight sexually. I am a heterosexual.” “Why do you think I care?” the man said, and hurried on. Having learned a lesson from this first encounter, I changed my line when I approached the next stranger, a woman this...
  • Biden: Obama Really Is 'Bright'

    09/01/2011 9:05:00 AM PDT · by maggief · 74 replies
    USNews ^ | September 1, 2011 | Paul Bedard, Joseph Biden
    Vice President Joe Biden is rallying a defense of his boss, fighting slurs that President Obama is in over his head and lashing out at "Tea Party Republicans." In Oklahoma this week where Obama isn't high in the polls, the veep said the president isn't just smart, he's got strength and character. "People knew Barack was really bright, they knew Barack was straight, they knew Barack was a different kind of politician. What they didn't know was just how strong he was. Republicans spent a lot of time trying to tag him as a follower, not a leader. Well, he's...
  • Man Shoots Himself At Gun Range

    08/25/2011 2:13:30 PM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 23 replies
    WESH-TV ^ | 8/25/11 | WESH-Staff
    APOPKA, Fla. -- A man attempted to commit suicide at the Shoot Straight gun range in Apopka on Thursday afternoon, Apopka police said. The man survived the self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. The man’s identity was not immediately released. In June, a man walked into the Casselberry Shoot Straight location and took his life, police said. Casselberry police said an Altamonte Springs man walked in and waited until there was only one other customer inside. Tommy McWilliams then sent his mother a goodbye text message and told her he loved her before shooting himself. (Video at link)
  • Straight Talk Scares the Left

    10/12/2009 10:20:27 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleConservative · 10 replies · 647+ views
    Think About It Some More on-line broadcast ^ | 10/12/2009 | Barbara From Harlem
    Straight Conservative Talk from African Americans for All Americans. (I have to thank John for this theme.) This week's post is "Straight Talk Scares the Left." Please check it out. Thanks for your support!
  • Gay to straight: APA reports that identity and behavior can be changed to affirm religious beliefs

    08/15/2009 7:33:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies · 999+ views
    WORLD MAGAZINE ^ | 8/15/2009 | Alisa Harris
    Psychologist Warren Throckmorton, associate professor of psychology at Grove City College, Pennsylvania once met a woman who was in a lifelong lesbian relationship and suddenly, with no prefaced desire to leave her lesbian lifestyle, fell in love with a guy at work. She left her lesbian partner and married the man. The American Psychological Association just published a report on whether therapists can make this change happen. In examining change therapy, which claims that people with homosexual desires can switch to heterosexual desires, the report says there is insufficient evidence that the therapies work. But it also found that while...
  • Gun Range Changes Rental Policy After Third Death Inside Business

    04/27/2009 8:45:14 PM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 10 replies · 1,076+ views
    WFTV-TV ^ | 27-Apr-2009 | Staff
    SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. -- Eyewitness News has learned that the Shoot Straight Gun Range will no longer be renting out guns at any of its Florida locations. According to Casselberry Police, 26-year old Jason McCarthy of Winter Springs rented a gun then shot himself in the head at the Casselberry location on Monday evening. The Shoot Straight Gun Range is the same place where a woman shot and killed her son and then herself earlier this month.
  • Mother Shoots Son, Self At Gun Range

    04/06/2009 8:14:29 AM PDT · by VeniVidiVici · 106 replies · 8,285+ views
    WFTV-TV ^ | 4/6/2009 | Staff
    CASSELBERRY, Fla. -- A mother shot and killed her son, and then herself, inside a Casselberry Gun Range Sunday afternoon, according to police. When Casselberry police arrived at the Shoot Straight Gun Range on South U.S. Highway 17-92 (see map) just after 4:00pm, they found two people had been shot in an apparent murder-suicide. Police identified the man as 20-year-old Mitchel Moore. The shooter, his mother, was identified as 44-year-old Marie Moore. Eyewitnesses said the pair was acting strangely and then the woman ran out of the room to get more ammunition. When she returned, eyewitnesses said, she shot her...
  • Chairman Asks Straight Questions, Gets Hard Answers

    10/24/2007 10:44:07 PM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies · 107+ views
    DENVER, Oct. 24, 2007 – Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Navy Adm. Michael G. Mullen yesterday heard some hard truths when he asked hundreds of soldiers about their service. “All I want to do is start a family, buy a house and have some stability,” an Army captain ready to leave the service to better meet the needs of his family said in Fort Sill, Okla. “We need something better. That’s just not good enough,” another captain said of the 12-month home-station time between deployments. Still another young officer said he was planning to end his military service,...
  • McCain Jokes With Leno About Campaign

    08/29/2007 7:36:07 AM PDT · by meandog · 29 replies · 710+ views
    My Way ^ | 7.29.07
    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) - Republican presidential candidate John McCain said Tuesday the public is yearning to hear the truth from politicians, and he didn't spare his troubled campaign from a critical self-appraisal. "We are doing so poorly I thought maybe I would announce on this show that I'm running for president," McCain told Jay Leno in an appearance taped for broadcast Tuesday night on "The Tonight Show." "We have obviously made mistakes," the Arizona senator said. Lagging in fundraising and national polls, McCain said he was relishing the underdog's role and remained enthusiastic about his chances in 2008. Americans "are...
  • Pace Gives Straight Answers to Tough Questions

    02/22/2007 4:39:01 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 376+ views
    VANCOUVER, Wash., Feb. 22, 2007 – Marine Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, faced some tough questions here yesterday – not from the press, but from a group of fifth-grade students at Marshall Elementary School. Marine Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, makes remarks and addresses questions with fifth-grade students at Marshall Elementary School in Vancouver, Wash., Feb. 21. Photo by Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen, USAF  '(Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. What’s wrong with the world and how are you going to fix it? How do you protect the...
  • Wash. initiative would require married couples to have kids

    02/06/2007 2:25:42 PM PST · by RoadTest · 48 replies · 1,380+ views ^ | 12:59 PM PST on Tuesday, February 6, 2007 | Staff and Associated Press
    OLYMPIA, Wash. - An initiative filed by proponents of same-sex marriage would require heterosexual couples to have kids within three years or else have their marriage annulled. Initiative 957 was filed by the Washington Defense of Marriage Alliance. That group was formed last summer after the state Supreme Court upheld Washington's ban on same-sex marriage. Under the initiative, marriage would be limited to men and women who are able to have children. Couples would be required to prove they can have children in order to get a marriage license, and if they did not have children within three years, their...
  • Pop singer Moby: Make my kid 'gay'

    11/06/2006 4:52:01 PM PST · by Giant Conservative · 120 replies · 3,367+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | Today | WND
    Pop star Moby, known for his political statements as well as his music, says he'd do everything he could to make his future child homosexual should the singer ever have a family. He's also blasting conservatives Tom DeLay, Ann Coulter, Sean Hannity and Newt Gingrich as "amoral/immoral" right wingers. In an interview with Planet Out, a publication geared toward homosexuals, the musician, who is not "gay," was lamenting so-called homophobia in society when he suggested his future child should be raised to be a homosexual. "As a matter of fact, I was talking to my friend Laura, who sings on...
  • Linda Kimball: The Gay-Straight Alliance and the Quiet Revolution

    10/13/2006 4:55:32 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 19 replies · 933+ views
    ChronWatch. ^ | 10/11/06 | Linda Kimball
    A recent edition of the Hopewell News, a Virginia newspaper reported, “A Richmond attorney…has advised the Prince George County School Board not to block a proposed Gay-Straight Alliance club from forming at Prince George High School. ‘Should the issue be taken to court,’ said attorney D. Pat Lacy, Sr. of Richmond, ‘the school system would lose.’” (Gay-Straight Club Active at PGHS, Hopewell News, Oct. 6, 2006) Common sense, traditional values Americans are outraged that schools are allowing Gay-Straight Alliances (GSA) into schools. They want to know who is behind these clubs and what their true motivations are. The plain truth...
  • Services Meet or Exceed Active Duty Recruiting Goals for 14th Straight Month

    08/10/2006 5:22:46 PM PDT · by SandRat · 13 replies · 374+ views
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 10, 2006 – All active-duty military components met or exceeded their July recruiting goals, Defense Department officials announced today, marking the 14th consecutive month the services have met or exceeded their goals. The Army exceeded its goal of 10,450 recruits; it signed up 10,890 new soldiers, for 104 percent of its goal. The Navy and Air Force both came in at 100 percent, with 4,043 and 2,121 recruited respectively, while the Marine Corps hit 112 percent of its July goal, with 3,197 recruits. “It demonstrates that men and women of military-service age are finding that they want to...
  • Active-Duty Recruiting Tops Goals for 11th Straight Month

    05/10/2006 6:31:47 PM PDT · by SandRat · 13 replies · 420+ views
    WASHINGTON, May 10, 2006 – All four services exceeded their active-duty recruiting goals in April for the 11th consecutive month and remain ahead of their year-to-date goals, defense officials announced today. And although four of the six reserve components slipped below their April recruiting goals, their year-to-date progress, particularly for the Army National Guard and Army Reserve, shows promise, Air Force Lt. Col. Ellen Krenke, a Pentagon spokeswoman, told American Forces Press Service. During what has historically been a slow recruiting period, the active Army recruited almost 5,700 members, 105 percent of its goal, for April. The Air Force signed...
  • California Episcopalians Elect New Bishop, Reject Gay Candidates

    05/06/2006 10:17:00 PM PDT · by JRios1968 · 13 replies · 654+ views
    AP via FoxNews ^ | 6 May 2006
    SAN FRANCISCO — The Episcopal Diocese of California averted another churchwide showdown over the role of gays in their denomination when delegates rejected three openly gay candidates Saturday. The diocese chose the Rt. Rev. Mark Handley Andrus of Birmingham, Ala. on the third ballot. Andrus, who was chosen to replace the retiring Rev. William Swing, is married and has two college-age daughters. The packed Grace Cathedral erupted with cheering and applause when the announcement was made. The vote was closely watched by Episcopalians across the nation and their fellow Anglicans worldwide, who have been struggling to remain unified despite deep...
  • Man Accused Of Offering Crack To Officer In Marked Car

    02/03/2006 6:05:20 PM PST · by george76 · 16 replies · 741+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | February 3, 2006 | The Associated Press
    A 34-year-old man was arrested Friday on suspicion of asking a uniformed Orange County sheriff's deputy sitting in a marked patrol car if he wanted to buy some crack cocaine. Garibay walked up to Johnson's car at a Mobil gas station and asked the Orange County deputy if he was "straight," ... When Johnson replied he was, Garibay responded "Do you know what that means? .... It means do you want to buy some cocaine." When Johnson said "yes," Garibay pulled out a plastic bag containing "several pieces of flat white rocks substances" and asked for cash... When Garibay pulled...
  • Straight-Talking McCain Reveals Himself As A Leader In Waiting

    11/11/2005 5:49:06 PM PST · by blam · 110 replies · 1,738+ views
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 11-12-2005 | Alec Russell
    Straight-talking McCain reveals himself as a leader in waiting By Alec Russell (Filed: 12/11/2005) Senator John McCain has all but launched a campaign to succeed President George W Bush, calling for a new approach to the war in Iraq and savaging the Pentagon's record there. With the White House struggling to regain the initiative after a series of damaging blows and the Democrats lacking a leader, the maverick Republican has effectively taken charge of the political debate. Sen John McCain: 'We should be ramping up' In a hard-hitting speech, reminiscent of his 2000 bid for the White House when he...
  • Straight, Gay or Lying? Bisexuality Revisited

    07/05/2005 12:05:45 AM PDT · by freespirited · 24 replies · 1,584+ views
    New York Times ^ | 7/5/05 | Benedict Carey
    Some people are attracted to women; some are attracted to men. And some, if Sigmund Freud, Dr. Alfred Kinsey and millions of self-described bisexuals are to be believed, are drawn to both sexes. But a new study casts doubt on whether true bisexuality exists, at least in men. The study, by a team of psychologists in Chicago and Toronto, lends support to those who have long been skeptical that bisexuality is a distinct and stable sexual orientation. People who claim bisexuality, according to these critics, are usually homosexual, but are ambivalent about their homosexuality or simply closeted. "You're either gay,...
  • Yellowknife to Mark Gay and Straight Pride ['Heterosexual Day']

    05/25/2005 1:57:48 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 45 replies · 1,394+ views
    CBC News ^ | Wed, 25 May 2005
    A Yellowknife city councillor calls plans to hold a Heterosexual Day as well as Gay Pride Day an embarrassment to the city. Councillors learned at Tuesday night's council meeting that the mayor had proclaimed June 10 as Gay Pride Day. The mayor then proclaimed June 9 Heterosexual Day, following a proposal from Coun. Alan Woytuik. Coun. Kevin O'Reilly called the move an embarrassment to the city and a mockery of a legitimate request. Woytuik defended the proclamation, saying the community should recognize heterosexuals and homosexuals. "I feel that recognizing the contributions of heterosexuals is just as legitimate as recognizing the...
  • Sex-ed program pulled from year's curriculum

    05/06/2005 5:18:28 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 32 replies · 1,672+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 06 May 2005 | Jon Ward
    Montgomery County Public Schools yesterday halted a new sex-ed curriculum that was to have begun today, after a federal judge ruled in favor of a lawsuit that charged the course is unconstitutional and promotes homosexuality. U.S. District Judge Alexander Williams Jr. had granted a 10-day temporary restraining order yesterday to halt the teaching of the new course. "I have directed the office of the deputy superintendent of schools to review and evaluate the materials referenced in the judge's order," Superintendent Jerry D. Weast said, "...before any decisions are made about any future pilot testing of the revised curriculum in our...
  • Students wear anti-gay t-shirts to school

    04/16/2005 8:49:19 AM PDT · by Snickersnee · 31 replies · 2,511+ views
    (South Windsor-WTNH, Apr. 15, 2005 10:55 PM) _ Some students in South Windsor don't agree with gay marriage and they sported t-shirts showing others how they feel. But when they wore those shirts to school, the trouble really started. by News Channel 8's Bob Wilson Because of their religious convictions they believe gay marriage is wrong. So four students at the South Windsor High School wore t-shirts saying "Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve." "We wore them to protest a gay straight alliance rally that they had on Tuesday where they wore signs," said sophomore David Grimaldi. "They had...
  • 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>
  • More Educational Liberal Bias

    02/19/2005 2:26:20 PM PST · by watchdog_writer · 17 replies · 1,120+ views
    February 19, 2005 | watchdog_writer
      More Educational Liberal Bias  No all administrators are as open minded as East High Principal Sam Mirich. At Cheyenne's East High, gays have formed a club under his protection, and he is looking for any sign of opposition from would be gay bashers. I’m quite sure that Principal Mirich, would do the same for conservative clubs, aren’t you?One might expect that Cheyenne High students would be way above the national average, given such an enlighten staff.  According to Cheyenne’s website, the following is a list of achievements in which Cheyenne students are above the national average: Drove after drinking...
  • BRAVE NEW SCHOOLS Straight Pride Week' hits campus College

    01/29/2005 6:53:42 AM PST · by Mikey · 22 replies · 1,040+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | January 29, 2005 | WND
    Pride week on campus is not just for homosexuals anymore. A group of College Republicans at the University of Central Oklahoma is gearing up for what it calls "Straight Pride Week." "The general gist is that if you are a straight student on campus be proud, be loud, this is your time to shine," College Republican Kyle Houts told KOCO-TV. Already posted around the Edmond, Okla., campus are fliers reading, "We're here, we're conservative, we're out." University officials have granted permission for the fliers, but they say it's not an endorsement of the message. Members of the Gay Alliance for...

    01/27/2005 9:44:35 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 30 replies · 1,452+ views
    New York Post ^ | January 27, 2005 | GERSH KUNTZMAN
    New Jersey Gov. Richard Codey yesterday came out swinging at a shock jock who suggested on the air that the state's first lady was "crazy" because she once suffered from postpartum depression. Codey and Craig Carton, co-host of the "Jersey Guys" show on WKXW/101.5 FM, first mixed it up Tuesday when they ran into each other in a hallway at the Trenton-area station. Codey was there to do his monthly call-in show.snip "I defended my wife like any man or husband would," Codey said.
  • WELCOME TO OUR WORLD (Liberals Are the New Gays) [Too funny]

    12/19/2004 3:47:25 PM PST · by The Loan Arranger · 21 replies · 1,236+ views ^ | November 17, 2004 | Dan Savage
    Liberals are staring into the red belly of this country with incomprehension and fear. They are wondering how one even begins to talk to the huge percentage of voters who told exit pollsters last Tuesday that "moral values" guided them in choosing president Bush. Among straight liberals there is a sudden feeling that it is desperately urgent to reach out to these people, that the straight liberal way of life may depend on it. Welcome to our world. We gay Americans have been wondering how to engage these people for years, and not just in an abstract, political-strategizing sort of...
  • 'Gay-straight' clubs in schools anger foes

    11/18/2004 12:19:30 PM PST · by JZelle · 48 replies · 1,224+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 11-18-04 | Christina Bellantoni
    Family groups and state lawmakers say "gay-straight" student clubs in the region — some even are operating at middle schools — promote homosexuality and encourage teens to be sexually active. Students in Virginia, Maryland and the District have formed dozens of such school clubs in an attempt to foster tolerance. The formation of these cl
  • Straight male seeks Bush supporter for fair, physical fight

    11/13/2004 5:01:04 AM PST · by Imnotalib · 49 replies · 2,108+ views
    Craig's list ^ | 11-3-04 | unknown
    I would like to fight a Bush supporter to vent my anger. If you are one, have a fiery streek, please contact me so we can meet and physically fight. I would like to beat the s?*^ out of you. Reply to:
  • Mike Reagan Performing Service to America

    11/02/2004 6:28:06 PM PST · by Kenny Bunk · 12 replies · 178+ views
    Vanity ^ | 11/02/04 | Kenny Bunk
    Tune into Mike Reagan on your local affiliate, or go online to 6 straight hours of coverage from real people at the polls. 1800-510-TALK. Mike is taking callers from across the political spectrum, and is talking to lots of elected offficials, too. Interesting as heck! AND NO MSM LEFTYDRIVEL!

    10/23/2004 12:13:01 PM PDT · by forest · 13 replies · 881+ views
    Fiedor Report On the News #322 ^ | 10-24-04 | Doug Fiedor
    It's that time again, folks. This is our time to send all the liberals searching for their Prozac. It's time we extract our pound of retribution from each of their socialist hides. And the best way to do that is to vote straight Republican. Unfortunately, we rejected some of the most Constitutionally oriented candidates in the primary process. No matter, though. We can still work with those we have running. The Republicans are, after all, an electable bunch. Sure, I can nit-pick and find problems with most of them. Nevertheless, collectively, the Republicans are fielding a pretty good group --...
  • Save the Straight, White, Christian Male

    09/26/2004 8:11:10 PM PDT · by bdeaner · 20 replies · 1,087+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 9/26/04 | Clarence Page
    WASHINGTON -- Amid occasional outbursts of political correctness, I have consistently held that straight (as in non-gay) white males (sometimes known as SWMs) deserve respect too. After all, we may have come here on different ships but we're all in the same boat now, as Whitney Young, the late, great civil rights leader, used to say. With that in mind, I registered no small amount of alarm to hear that a young SWM at the University of North Carolina has been illegally subjected to "intentional discrimination and harassment," according to a ruling by the U.S. Department of Education's Office for...
  • Organizer: Heterosexual parade meant to be positive

    08/29/2004 9:23:09 AM PDT · by schaketo · 3 replies · 513+ views
    Durham Herald Sun, NC ^ | Aug 28, 2004 | Susan Broili
    CHAPEL HILL -- They came about 80 strong, held signs, marched and chanted. Just another day in Chapel Hill, right? Wrong. On Saturday, the town known for many marches in support of various causes and groups, saw a first: "The First Annual Heterosexual Pride Parade." The event was sponsored by radio station G105's morning show, "The Showgram." The show's host, Bob Dumas, talked about the purpose of the parade as participants gathered Saturday morning on the corner of Graham and West Franklin streets. Dumas said the parade was being held in a positive spirit, something he had stressed on his...

    08/12/2004 6:38:21 PM PDT · by Koblenz · 21 replies · 966+ views
    Atlantic Highlands Herald ^ | May 2, 2002 | Gordon Bishop
    Governor James McGreevey was elected on his campaign theme “Straight Talk.” The problem with McGreevey’s “Straight Talk” is that “straight” is a cover-up of what he really is. There is really nothing “straight” about Jim McGreevey. His voting record in the State Legislature and as Mayor of Woodbridge is one of tax-and-spend liberalism. Now, he’s done an about-face and is preaching like a conservative Republican about cutting Big Government. If you believe that then you might want to buy some wetlands in Florida for development. Those who know McGreevey intimately know he is not “straight.” It’s just a word he...
  • Washington Post vs. Reality on the Federal Marriage Amendment

    07/15/2004 1:20:12 PM PDT · by bigsky · 4 replies · 468+ views
    Human Events Online ^ | July 15, 2004 | Chris Field
    One of the biggest political topics of the year -- and certainly the biggest in recent days -- is the sanctity of marriage and conservatives' attempts to protect it. As is well known, those who would preserve the institution between one man and one woman presented what they felt was the most effective way to protect marriage from an out-of-control, activist federal judiciary -- they offered a constitutional amendment defining marriage as the obvious, traditional institution that it is. But liberals just don't get it. Once again, the Washington Post's editorial page was out of touch with the reality of...
  • NZ Labour legislates to effect 'same-sex marriage'

    07/09/2004 11:15:16 PM PDT · by familyop · 5 replies · 411+ views
    News Weekly ^ | 03JUL04 | Peter Westmore
    As News Weekly goes to press, the NZ Labour Government has rushed legislation into Parliament which will effectively legislate for gay marriage, through what are called "civil unions". The bill was tabled in Parliament on June 21, and MPs were expected to vote on it on July 23 or July 24. The bill creates a new form of legal relationship - a registered civil union - that would apply to same-sex relationships and heterosexual couples. Running alongside the Civil Union Bill will be the Relationships (Statutory References) Bill that removes discrimination based on marital status. It amends over 1000 provisions...
  • Shuffling deck chairs on the gay 'Titanic'

    07/09/2004 10:57:13 PM PDT · by familyop · 46 replies · 1,038+ views
    News Weekly ^ | 05JUN04 | Dr David van Gend
    Recent findings that gays can go straight radically alters the debate on gay marriage, says David van Gend. The Titanic of Gay Rights, leaving all in its wake, is about to founder on a large and immovable fact. My concern is not for the glamorous first-class passengers - the prominent doctors and judges - or for the Mardi Gras exhibitionists leering and lurching across the deck, but for the unknown homosexuals down in their lonely cabins feeling sick. These are the ones who want to stop the ship and get off. The homosexuals who do not want to be homosexual,...
  • NJ High School hosts Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)Conference!  

    06/01/2004 6:19:48 PM PDT · by Coleus · 26 replies · 670+ views
    I just got wind of this event and know it’s over.  I  want to let you know that an event like this did take place and that OUR (New Jersey Residents)  tax dollars helped pay for it.  Notice they did not name the guest speakers. The NJ DOE happily sent out announcements for this event.  You're invited to the First Annual PULSE GSA Conference!!! PULSE, Hunterdon Central Regional High School's Gay-Straight Alliance, is holding a conference for members of Gay-Straight Alliances, other LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) students and their allies.   This conference will serve as a forum in which we...
  • Students Rally for Same-Sex Marriages (Barf Alert!)

    05/31/2004 2:44:13 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 40 replies · 303+ views
    LA Times ^ | 5/30/04 | Jessica Garrison
    About 100 teenagers — armed with ear-splitting screams and hand-lettered signs — rallied Saturday in Westwood in support of marriage for same-sex couples. "It's important for everyone to be able to live the way they want to," said Kate Heller, 16, a student at Winward School in West Los Angeles. Two teens from Winward's new Gay-Straight Alliance, Sarah Freed, 17, and Joe Goldman, 14, organized the Federal Building rally, which drew students, gay and straight, from high schools across Orange, Ventura and Los Angeles counties, along with parents, teachers and a fluffy white poodle. John Duran, mayor of West Hollywood,...
  • Bill legalizing gay marriage in Calif. shelved for now

    05/19/2004 8:18:55 AM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 9 replies · 146+ views
    Bill legalizing gay marriage in Calif. shelved for now LISA LEFF Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO - A bill that would allow same-sex couples to get married in California will die in a legislative committee and then be reintroduced at the end of the year with backing from the Assembly speaker and other prominent Democrats, the measure's author said. Assemblyman Mark Leno said in an interview Tuesday that he has agreed to keep his "Marriage License Nondiscrimination Act" off the Assembly floor during the current legislative session by not pressing to have it voted on in the Appropriations Committee, where the...
  • Protesters urge Calif. lawmakers to oppose same-sex marriage bill (Los Angeles rally!)

    05/18/2004 7:08:30 PM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 11 replies · 312+ views
    Associated Press (via San Jose Mercury News) ^ | 18 May 2004 | Chris T. Nguyen
    Protesters urge Calif. lawmakers to oppose same-sex marriage bill LOS ANGELES - About 200 people opposing same-sex marriages held a rally Tuesday, urging state lawmakers to vote against a proposed bill that would allow gay unions in California. The gathering at Pershing Square came one day after Massachusetts became the first U.S. state to legalize same-sex marriages, and rally organizers that included several religious and community groups worried California would be next. "The message we want to send is this - yesterday in Massachusetts same-sex marriages began. However, in California same-sex marriage ends today," said Luis Galdamez, spokesman for the...
  • CRA Action Alert: Rally to Protect Marriage (Los Angeles - MAY 18, Sacramento - MAY 22)

    05/12/2004 10:28:43 AM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 14 replies · 493+ views
    Marriage is between one man and one women. Period. With Massachusetts, San Francisco and now the California Legislature pushing homosexual "marriage" upon us with AB 1967, now is the time to stand up for marriage. Campaign for California Families is holding two Rallies to Protect Marriage. CRA has joined both efforts as a Co-Sponsor. Details are below. Please take time out of your day and participate. Join the Protest to Protect Marriage in Los Angeles Tuesday, May 18, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. (two-hour event) Outside Assemblyman Fabian Nuńez' Office 320 West 4th Street (at Broadway) in downtown Los Angeles Download...
  • Going Straight

    11/19/2003 10:10:12 PM PST · by Salvation · 20 replies · 175+ views
    Going Straight    LAUREN QUAINTANCE For as long as she can remember, Jacqui Wyles hasn't felt like one of the girls. At high school, she struggled to remember clothing labels and she could barely suppress her boredom when girlfriends obsessed over gossip magazines. STRAIGHT UP: Jacqui Wyles was 18 when she became a lesbian — now she wants a husband. DAVID WHITE/Sunday Star-Times She had "crushes" on older girls, but she had "normal, puppy love" boyfriends as well. As her relationships with boys became more sexual, though, they became more demeaning. "I had a lot of boys in the...
  • TV comedians "turn" gay men straight

    11/11/2003 2:52:22 AM PST · by glorgau · 28 replies · 2,281+ views
    Rueters ^ | Tue 11 November, 2003 07:43 | ??
    U.S. cable network Comedy Central is planning to turn the American make-over hit "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" upside down with a new show called "Straight Plan for the Gay Man."Debuting in February, the new show will parody the Bravo channel's "Queer Eye" series and male stereotypes in general as a team of straight comedians -- the "Flab 4" -- teaches a succession of gay men how to pass as heterosexuals.The make-overs include lessons in such areas as spartan home decorating, oafish manners, less-than-fashionable wardrobes, and an overdeveloped ego to mask all personal failings, production executive Lou Wallach told...