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  • Lesbian Texas teacher barred from her classroom to start new academic year

    08/10/2018 8:40:46 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 35 replies
    Chron.com ^ | 8/10/2018 | Daniela Sternitzky-Di Napoli
    Controversy is a part of art, and for Texas art teacher Stacey Bailey, that statement is all too true. In September 2017 Bailey was allegedly barred from her classroom at Charlotte Anderson Elementary School in Arlington, Texas after a parent complained she was pushing her "homosexual agenda" on her students. Bailey claims she had shown her students a photo of her and her wife's fish costumes from the Disney movie "Finding Nemo," which elicited the initial complaint from parents. When she taught her students about gay artist Jasper Johns, she said parents complained again, resulting in Bailey being placed on...
  • Catholic Teaching on Homosexuality Evil, Says [Former Irish President] McAleese

    08/09/2018 7:22:28 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 9 replies
    BBC ^ | 8/7/18
    The Catholic Church's teaching on homosexuality has been described as "evil" by a former Irish president. Mary McAleese said she was hopeful the Pope would change the church's position on the issue. Pope Francis is due to visit the Republic of Ireland this month for the World Meeting of Families, a major event for the Church. Mrs McAleese, who was president from 1997 to 2011, said she hoped it would be free of "homophobic messages". The Pope's two-day tour will be the first papal visit to Ireland for almost 40 years. 'Exploded that myth'Mrs McAleese made her comments about the...
  • Bret Easton Ellis on Podcasts, Politics and How His Dark Satire Predicted Trump’s America

    08/07/2018 2:24:28 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 6 replies
    www.rollingstone.com ^ | August 6, 2018 1:54PM ET | By Drew Fortun
    “If there is a sense of cultural irrelevance hovering around me, that’s fine,” says the screenwriter and novelist behind ‘American Psycho,’ ‘Less Than Zero’ Over the past three decades, novelist Bret Easton Ellis has dealt in ultraviolence, casual nihilism and the skewering of America’s superficialities. With his last book, Imperial Bedrooms approaching its 10-year anniversary, it began to seem that Ellis was spinning his wheels. With several savagely reviewed screenwriting ventures in recent years — the 2013 Lindsay Lohan/James Deen erotic thriller The Canyons didn’t exactly set the world on fire — the Bret Easton Ellis brand might not hold...
  • Conspiracy of Silence in Catholic Dioceses

    08/03/2018 9:45:16 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 66 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/03/18 | Katy Grimes
    The culture wars we are fighting are indeed as deep as the Catholic Church, but it's not limited to the Catholic Church, and it's not just a gay thing. Corruption wears many disguises, including liturgical garments. Don't let the robes fool you The conspiracy of silence in the Catholic Church over scandals involving sex, homosexuality, cover-ups, payouts, betrayal, and corruption have left many Catholics disillusioned and even angry. Corruption wears many disguises, including liturgical garments. As Part l of “Conspiracy of Silence in Catholic Dioceses”, I addressed, Sacramento Bishop Jaime Soto as one such cover-up agent, according to many area...
  • LGBT Groups Want to Force Lawyers to Stop Working for Conservatives

    08/02/2018 7:53:54 AM PDT · by yoe · 50 replies
    Liberty Planet ^ | August 2, 2018 | Staff
    Legal matters relating to the LGBT community have always been controversial; even so, LGBT advocates are increasingly attacking not just outspoken anti-LGBT advocates but even mainstream conservative organizations that happen to disagree with the view that homosexual marriage is on par with heterosexual relationships. In a move that is sure to alarm many in the legal community, the LGBT Bar Association has started an official petition asking members of the legal community not to cooperate with conservative legal groups that defend traditional marriage, including the Alliance Defending Freedom and Liberty Counsel. These two particular groups were likely named not just...
  • Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb apologizes for racist & homophobic tweets

    07/29/2018 4:28:44 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 26 replies
    SB Nation ^ | July 29, 2018 | Eric Stephen
    Another day, another athlete exposed for terrible behavior on social media. Atlanta Braves left-hander Sean Newcomb apologized on Sunday after a series of his homophobic and racist tweets were found. The tweets in question were made in 2011 and 2012 when Newcomb was a freshman at the University of Hartford.
  • ‘The Daily’ host Michael Barbaro splits from husband, dating female producer

    07/28/2018 8:23:05 AM PDT · by TBP · 43 replies
    MSN ^ | July 27, 2018 | Ian Mohr
    The rising star host of the New York Times’ hit podcast “The Daily” is now dating the show’s executive producer, Lisa Tobin.
  • Dublin barber fined €5,000 in transgender discrimination case [Ireland]

    07/26/2018 6:28:25 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 17 replies
    Irish Times ^ | 07/26/2018 | Gordon Deegan
    A Dublin barber has been ordered to pay €5,000 to a transgender man after being found to have discriminated against him when refusing to give him “a short back and sides”. The transgender man, Lee McLoughlin, told the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) that when he sat down to have his hair cut at Charlie’s Barbers in Nutgrove Shopping Center, south Dublin, on September 24th last, the barber, mistakenly believing he was a woman, replied: “I don’t cut ladies’ hair”. Mr. McLoughlin told the barber that he just wanted a “short back and sides”, and the barber replied, “We don’t cut...
  • The Gaying of Fox News

    07/26/2018 1:27:51 PM PDT · by heye2monn · 74 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 7/2018 | Doug Mainwaring
    WASHINGTON, D.C., July 19, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Once regarded by conservatives as the country’s sole red, white and blue national television news network, Fox News is increasingly showing its rainbow colors.
  • Over 210,000 sign petition against South Korean gay pride festival

    07/12/2018 4:17:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    The London Telegraph ^ | July 12, 2018 | Julian Ryall in Tokyo
    More than 210,000 people have signed a petition on the web site of the South Korean president’s office demanding that an “abominable” gay pride festival scheduled to take place in central Seoul this weekend be cancelled. The three-day Seoul Queer Culture Festival is marking its 19th anniversary this year and will include art exhibitions and a film festival. The highlight of the event will be the Seoul Queer Parade on Saturday afternoon around Seoul Plaza, the historic square in front of the city’s old City Hall that was the fulcrum of the March 1919 independence movement and the June 1987...
  • LGBTQ advocates to protest Pence visit to Kansas City

    07/10/2018 6:16:43 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 41 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/10/18 | Aris Folley
    LGBTQ advocates in Kansas City are planning protest Vice President Pence's visit to the city this week. The alternative rock station KRBZ tweeted Monday that it would throw “The Mike Pence Sausage Fest” across the street from where the vice president is expected to deliver remarks on Wednesday. “Mike Pence is coming to Kansas City this Wednesday,” the station tweeted. “Pence is no fan of the LGBTQ+ community, and we’re no fan of his. So we’re throwing The Mike Pence Sausage Fest across the street at Barney Allis Plaza starting at 11a. Stop by and get a free hot dog...
  • (vanity) HELP - Search engines? Bing has gone homo

    06/24/2018 10:19:58 AM PDT · by the OlLine Rebel · 33 replies
    me | 6/24/18 | me
    I've been using Bing for a few years now, since I finally got sick of Google's endless parade of commie-celebrating "art". Bing was always nicely photographic, usually just nature and points of interest. But today, its POI is a Minneapolis bridge with "pride" multi-colors on it. (And yes, they do describe their pix, so it's on there specifically.)
  • Cardinal McCarrick: Everybody Knew

    06/22/2018 11:18:08 AM PDT · by NRx · 23 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | 06-20-2018 | Rod Dreher
    Remember how, after Harvey Weinstein was busted as a serial sexual abuser, it emerged that a whole lot of people knew this about Weinstein, but never said anything about it? The same thing is true about Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who was outed today (by the Catholic Church) as having sexually abused a minor years ago. I had never heard that McCarrick abused minors, but I heard from many sources that he would go after seminarians. He had a habit of inviting them to his beach house, and always inviting one more young man than there was bed space for. The...
  • Man who tried to seduce teen boy with Sprite and chicken Alfredo is sentenced [Photo! Ack!]

    06/19/2018 10:01:35 PM PDT · by familyop · 46 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 19, 2018 | Nicole Darrah
    When Maruna, who reportedly admitted to police he hoped to have sex with the teenage boy, was arrested, police discovered he was carrying an iPhone, a MacBook and three zip drives — in addition to “a bottle of Astroglide lubrication, Vaseline lotion, two bottles of Sprite, and chicken Alfredo in a Tupperware container.”
  • 23 Major League Baseball teams to host pro-homosexual ‘Pride’ nights

    06/18/2018 5:21:52 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 96 replies
    lifesitenews.com ^ | May 9, 2018 | Calvin Freiburger
    Twenty-three of Major League Baseball’s 30 teams are slated to host LGBT “pride nights” in 2018, leaving just two teams that have never officially celebrated homosexuality. Most of the events are slated to occur in June, Outsports.com reported, to coincide with LGBT Pride Month. Among the teams joining the trend are the Chicago Cubs, who are also doing a second event in August; Chicago White Sox, New York Mets, Milwaukee Brewers, Boston Red Sox, Toronto Blue Jays, and Kansas City Royals. The Brewers, Baltimore Orioles, and Cincinnati Reds are among the teams officially joining the trend for the first time...
  • Pride flag replaces military flags at Fort Wayne VA hospital

    06/13/2018 11:20:12 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 62 replies
    wane.com ^ | June 13, 2018
    The five flag poles that line the entrance sidewalk to the VA Northern Indiana Health Care System at 2121 Lake Ave. typically fly flags of the country's five branches of military:  Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard. On Tuesday, through, those flags were taken down and just one was flown in their place: an LGBT pride flag. -snip The VA Northern Indiana Healthcare System issued the following statement: "Logistically, we could not add a flag without removing a flag from the poles outside our VA. Rather than single out one military branch's flag to be temporarily replaced with the LGBT flag, we...
  • If You Really Love LGBTQ People, You Just Can’t Keep Eating Chick-fil-A

    06/12/2018 9:35:17 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 124 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | June 12, 2018 | Noah Michelson
    So you can imagine how upsetting it was for me when Chick-fil-A’s president, Dan Cathy, proudly came out as a homophobe in 2012 by claiming, “We are inviting God’s judgment on our nation when we shake our fist at Him and say, ‘We know better than you as to what constitutes a marriage,’ and I pray God’s mercy on our generation that has such a prideful, arrogant attitude to think that we have the audacity to define what marriage is about.” Even worse, the company put its money where Cathy’s vile mouth was by donating millions of dollars each year...
  • Twitter CEO Caves To Liberal Backlash, Says He Was Wrong To Eat Chick-Fil-A

    06/10/2018 8:37:39 PM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 104 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | June 10, 2018 | Peter Hasson
    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Sunday expressed regret over eating at Chick-fil-A, because of the chicken company’s CEO’s personal views on gay marriage. Dorsey tweeted a screenshot from his phone that showed a purchase he had made at Chick-fil-A using a mobile application. After a liberal backlash, however, Dorsey apologized for eating at the popular fast food restaurant. At issue was Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy’s 2012 support for defining marriage as between a man and a woman, which he described as “the biblical definition of a family.”
  • They're Here, They're Queer, and Now They're Coming for Christians — and for Our Jobs

    06/10/2018 12:23:43 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 41 replies
    PJ Media ^ | JUNE 9, 2018 | PAULA BOLYARD
    A handful of recent news items highlight the dangers Christians face as the moral revolution fully takes hold in America: CrossFit executive Russell Berger was fired for tweeting that "pride" is sinful in the context of planned LGBTQ "Pride Workouts" at CrossFit gyms. Berger tweeted: “As someone who personally believes celebrating ‘pride’ is a sin, I’d like to personally encourage #CrossFitInfiltrate for standing by their convictions and refusing to host an @indypride workout." He was referring to a CrossFit gym in Indiana that canceled the Pride event. “The intolerance of the LGBTQ ideology toward any alternative views is mind-blowing,” he...
  • Daily Beast Writer Bashes Trump, Christians on ‘Gay Pride Month’

    06/08/2018 8:05:14 AM PDT · by rktman · 33 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 6/6/2018 | Isaac Cross
    The LGBTQ movement tries to paint itself as the reasonable side of the discussion, but its confused, pugnacious arguments often manifest the opposite. On June 6th, The Daily Beast published an article by legal affairs columnist Jay Michaelson with the headline, “If Trump Won’t Proclaim Pride Month, Let’s Proclaim LGBT Rage Month Instead.” In the article, Michaelson, a member of the LGBTQ community, complained about how “our president and his staff have been unable to issue a meaningless proclamation that June is Pride Month,” and ranted against Christians and the Trump administration for their opposition to the LGBTQ movement.