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  • Christian Cooper Says He Is ‘Uncomfortable’ With Harsh Backlash Against Central Park Dog Walker

    05/28/2020 9:06:45 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 22 replies
    The Federalist ^ | May 27, 2020 | Jordan Davidson
    Amy Cooper, a white woman who was publicly shamed and fired by her employer after calling the police on African American birdwatcher Christian Cooper who asked her to leash her dog in Central Park, said her “entire life is being destroyed right now.” After the immense backlash against Amy, Christian is now saying he is uncomfortable with the response, according to the New York Times. “It’s a little bit of a frenzy, and I am uncomfortable with that,” he said.
  • German parliament debates relaxing blood donation rules for LGBT+ men

    05/27/2020 11:19:47 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 05.27.2020 | Kate Brady
    At a blood donation bank in Cologne, western Germany, empty bags sit ready to be filled. A few forms, a quick measure of blood pressure, a scratch on the arm, and seven minutes later donors have made their 500-ml contribution to the 15,000 blood donations needed every day in Germany. The footfall of donors, now wearing face masks due to the coronavirus pandemic, is steady, but not fast enough. Germany’s blood reserves are running low. Under usual circumstances, the German Red Cross (DRK) — which covers two-thirds of Germany’s blood supplies — would aim to have enough blood reserves for...
  • Larry Kramer, playwright and AIDS activist, dies at 84

    05/27/2020 4:23:07 PM PDT · by Salman · 33 replies
    AP News ^ | 05-27-2020 | MARK KENNEDY
    NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Kramer, the playwright whose angry voice and pen raised theatergoers’ consciousness about AIDS and roused thousands to militant protests in the early years of the epidemic, has died at 84. Bill Goldstein, a writer who was working on a biography of Kramer, confirmed the news to The Associated Press. Kramer’s husband, David Webster, told The New York Times that Kramer died Wednesday of pneumonia. “We have lost a giant of a man who stood up for gay rights like a warrior. His anger was needed at a time when gay men’s deaths to AIDS were...
  • Costa Rica celebrates first same-sex weddings

    05/27/2020 7:15:29 AM PDT · by Salman · 4 replies
    BBC ^ | 26 May 2020 | BBC staff writer
    The first same-sex weddings have taken place in Costa Rica, the first Central American country to equalise its marriage legislation. A lesbian couple became the first to tie the knot in a ceremony that took place just after the new law came into effect at midnight. The wedding was shown on national TV. President Carlos Alvarado said the law change meant Costa Rica now recognised the rights lesbian and gay people had always deserved.
  • Abortion Activists Hack Pro-Life Zoom Event, Bomb It With Gay Porn and Nazi Imagery

    05/26/2020 11:26:19 PM PDT · by Morgana · 12 replies
    Life News ^ | May 26 2020 | Micaiah Bilger
    Abortion activists disrupted a pro-life organization’s virtual graduation ceremony last week by hacking into the video and displaying pornography and Nazi images to the students. Students for Life of America hosted the event May 20 with OANN’s Liz Wheeler. Breitbart reports someone hacked into their broadcast and showed graphic gay pornography and Nazi images to more than 100 pro-life students in what is being called a “Zoom bomb.” SFLA President Kristan Hawkins said her organization is filing reports with the FBI and police. “During the graduation events, hackers stole another memory from students and seized control of the broadcast, sending...
  • Cardinal Calls for Choosing People Over Economy as Argentina’s Lockdown Extended

    05/26/2020 5:12:19 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 9 replies
    Crux ^ | 5/26/20 | Ines San Martin
    ROSARIO, Argentina - During a liturgy on Tuesday marking the revolution that led to Argentina’s independence, the cardinal of Buenos Aires issued a strong message of support for the nationwide measures imposed to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. “We all know that defending the people means an economic meltdown. It would be sad if we opted for the opposite,” said Cardinal Mario Aurelio Poli, handpicked by Pope Francis to replace him as archbishop of Buenos Aires. Speaking during a Te Deum - a traditional Church service for thanksgiving - the cardinal referred to the pandemic as “a virus...
  • In The First Quarter Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Bought Stocks In A Couple Of Tech Giants That Did Quite Well During The Economic Lockdown

    05/26/2020 1:15:54 PM PDT · by USA Conservative · 24 replies
    Right Journalism ^ | 05.26.2020 | Natalie Dagenhardt
    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed millions of dollars to research treatments and vaccines for COVID-19 as the pandemic continues to spread across the globe. Those endeavors are now fueling a lot of conspiracy theories. Of course even Bill Gates made some strange comments that fueled those conspiracy theories. Back in March he said, the country needs to go much further with a longer, coordinate shutdown to effectively turn back the spread of the disease. “We’re entering to a tough period that if we do it right we’ll only have to do it once, for six to 10...
  • Book Review: The Last Closet: The Dark Side of Avalon

    05/24/2020 7:59:19 AM PDT · by tbw2 · 13 replies
    Tea at Trianon Blog ^ | May 11, 2020 | Elena Maria Vidal.
    I remember as a twenty-two-year-old being excited when I saw a new book called the The Mists of Avalon by an author called Marion Zimmer Bradley. Mists was presented as the retelling of the Arthurian legend from the point of view of the women of Camelot, which I thought was a thrilling idea. However, I found the book heavy on paganism and morbid, explicit sex scenes, but light on romance, heroism, chivalry, mystery, faith and all the qualities I had come to love in the Camelot stories. I never read any of the author's other books and did not care...
  • No, Prof. Pinker, Belief in an Afterlife is Not a ‘Malignant Delusion’

    05/26/2020 9:03:18 AM PDT · by Heartlander · 11 replies
    The Stream ^ | May 26, 2020 | Michael Brown
    No, Prof. Pinker, Belief in an Afterlife is Not a ‘Malignant Delusion’ A May 20 Washington Post op-ed claimed that evangelical Christians are behind the Republican push to reopen the nation. In response, Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker tweeted on May 21, “Belief in an afterlife is a malignant delusion, since it devalues actual lives and discourages action that would make them longer, safer, and happier. Exhibit A: What’s really behind Republicans wanting a swift reopening? Evangelicals.” (The tweet has since been removed.)Prof. Pinker, a self-described atheist, is wrong on all points. (Practical lesson: You can be a brilliant Harvard scientist...
  • Donald Trump, the Most Unmanly President (never-Trumper teams up with Atlantic to deliver laugh of the week)

    05/25/2020 12:39:25 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 111 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | May 25 2020 | Tom Nichols
    So many mysteries surround Donald Trump: the contents of his tax returns, the apparent miracle of his graduation from college. Some of them are merely curiosities; others are of national importance, such as whether he understood the nuclear-weapons briefing given to every president. I prefer not to dwell on this question. But since his first day as a presidential candidate, I have been baffled by one mystery in particular: Why do working-class white men—the most reliable component of Donald Trump’s base—support someone who is, by their own standards, the least masculine man ever to hold the modern presidency? The question...
  • [CA 2017 flashback-] Knowingly exposing others to HIV is no longer a felony in California [-How quickly Rats forget about their own "public-health" policies...]

    05/23/2020 12:47:46 PM PDT · by 4Liberty · 14 replies
    Wash Post ^ | 10/10/2017 | Eli Rosenberg
    California lawmakers have passed legislation to reduce the penalty for those who knowingly or intentionally expose others to HIV without their knowledge, rolling back a law that mostly affected sex workers. The bill, SB 239, which was approved by the Democrat-controlled state legislature in September and signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown (D) on Friday, will lower the charges for these acts from a felony to a misdemeanor when the law goes into effect in 2018. The act of knowingly donating HIV-infected blood, also a felony now, will be decriminalized.
  • Warning to parents: Pixar's New Short Film 'Out' Features a Gay Protagonist

    05/23/2020 11:53:08 AM PDT · by MAGA2017 · 27 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 05/23/2020 | Philip Ellis
    The newest short film in Pixar Animation Studios' SparkShorts series, Out, began streaming on Disney+ on Friday. The 9-minute movie centers on a gay man named Greg, who is excited to move in with his boyfriend, Manuel. There's just one problem: Greg hasn't come out to his parents yet. When they show up unexpectedly on his doorstep on moving day, Greg (with the help of his dog) rushes to hide who he really is at first... but then a magical twist of fate turns everything upside down. Out is the first Pixar movie to include a main character who is...
  • Judge dismisses One America News defamation lawsuit against Rachel Maddow

    05/23/2020 9:45:58 AM PDT · by Salman · 42 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05-23-20 | JOE CONCHA
    A federal judge on Friday dismissed a $10 million defamation lawsuit by One America News (OAN) against Rachel Maddow, finding that a "reasonable viewer" would know the MSNBC prime-time host was only offering her opinion when she called the right-leaning network "paid Russian propaganda." "Maddow had inserted her own colorful commentary into and throughout the segment, laughing, expressing her dismay (i.e., saying 'I mean, what?') and calling the segment a 'sparkly story' and one we must 'take in stride,'" Judge Cynthia Bashant wrote Friday. ...
  • Pixar's new short film 'Out' features first gay main character

    05/23/2020 9:15:51 AM PDT · by ZagFan · 79 replies
    Fox News ^ | 5-23-2020 | Melissa Roberto
    Pixar has unveiled its first gay main character in its new short film "Out" released on Friday. The computer animation studio, owned by Disney, premiered the film on the Disney+ streaming service through its SparkShorts series. It follows the story of a man named Greg who struggles with coming out to his parents before moving in with his boyfriend, Manuel.
  • GOP congressman who officiated same-sex wedding faces primary challenge from the Right

    05/22/2020 7:52:33 AM PDT · by kevcol · 18 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | May 22, 2020 | Kerry Picket
    Rep. Denver Riggleman in 2018 won the then-open district, stretching from the North Carolina state line 250 miles up to Washington, D.C., exurbs in Fauquier County, Virginia. But unlike the bulk of freshmen, who cruise to reelection after winning their seats the first time, Riggleman is locked in a nasty Republican renomination battle against Bob Good, a Campbell County supervisor and former athletics official at Liberty University . . . “He comes out as pro-gay marriage. He comes out as pro-drug legalization, and he limps down the stretch of the nomination after it becomes revealed that he's a purple progressive...
  • 16-year-old boy shares his story about being forced to be trans by mother

    05/21/2020 12:28:32 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 32 replies
    Sausage Roll ^ | May 20, 2020 | Dianne Anders
    Lucas was only 8 when his mother dressed him in girl’s clothes and sent him to school. “I didn’t know who I was,” he told us in this heartbreaking email. “I have sent this story to many websites and none of them have published it. I feel like I need to share this especially after learning about Desmond. I think our experiences could be very similar, and hopefully this could help some people are going through the same thing,” wrote Lucas. Desmond “Desi” Napoles, 12, is a child drag performer, fashion model, actor, and LGBTQ activist, known by the stage...
  • Michigan AG lays down the law to Trump ahead of today's Ford factory tour and warns him that 'if he fails to wear a mask he'll be asked not to come back to any enclosed facility inside our state'

    05/21/2020 12:08:16 PM PDT · by kevcol · 115 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | May 21, 2020 | Emily Goodin
    Michigan's attorney general said President Donald Trump will be told not to come back if he refuses to wear a face mask when he tours a Ford Motor plant outside of Detroit Thursday afternoon. 'Honestly, if he fails to wear a mask, he's going to be asked not to return to any enclosed facility inside our state,' Dana Nessel, a Democrat, told CNN. . . . Nessel threatened to take legal action against Ford Motors if the president doesn't wear a face covering.
  • AG Nessel urges FDA to further ease restrictions on LGBTQ blood donors during COVID-19 pandemic

    05/21/2020 11:05:41 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 24 replies
    Click on Detroit ^ | Published: April 22, 2020, 4:25 pm | Amber Ainsworth, Web Producer
    LANSING, Mich. – Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and 19 other AGs sent a letter Wednesday urging the Food and Drug Administration to further ease restrictions on blood donors in the LGBTQ community during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. There has been a shortage of blood during the virus outbreak and organizations have been requesting people donate if they are able. This urgent need for blood led the FDA to reduce the wait period after sexual activity for gay and bisexual men from 12 months to three months. The attorney generals said this doesn’t do enough, and pushed for a risk-based,...
  • Man, 81, accused of killing 65-year-old relative in sadomasochistic love play, officials say...

    05/20/2020 11:18:38 PM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 29 replies
    KPRC TV ^ | May 18, 2020 | Phil Archer
    HOUSTON – An 81-year-old man is accused of killing a 65-year-old relative who died on December 2, 2019, from severe head injuries he received the month before, according to court records. Alan Bischof, 81, was charged with aggravated assault of a family member, a second-degree felony. Before 65-year-old Craig LaMell’s death, he told police he’d been walking on a bike trail near his home in the 200 block of Delmar Street in southeast Houston when he was attacked and beaten by three men, according to court records. But with no identifying information, the case went cold. Then, in April, there...
  • SF's Oldest Gay Bar, The Stud, to Close

    05/20/2020 7:17:00 PM PDT · by rintintin · 37 replies
    KQED ^ | May 20 2020 | KQED
    The coronavirus has claimed another small business: The Stud, San Francisco's oldest gay bar. Wednesday night, a month before SF's 50th annual Pride celebration, the cooperatively owned LGBT venue announced its closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic and a lack of revenue.