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  • This Cake Baker Won At The Supreme Court. Now The State Is Trying To Get Revenge

    08/15/2018 11:45:47 AM PDT · by detective · 51 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 15, 2018 | Bre Payton
    Colorado is trying to compel the same baker who just won a Supreme Court case into baking a second cake that violates his religious beliefs. Masterpiece Cakeshop’s Jack Phillips, who won a Supreme Court case in June, is once again being harangued by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission for refusing to bake a cake with a pro-LGBTQ message. Alliance Defending Freedom filed a federal lawsuit late Tuesday night against the commission on his behalf, over the state’s second attempt to compel him to bake a cake with a message that violates his religious beliefs. Two months ago, the Supreme Court...
  • First Transgender Nominee For Governor Thinks ‘Radicalized Christians’ Are A Problem

    08/15/2018 12:07:45 PM PDT · by detective · 22 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/14/2018 | Scott Morefield
    Christine Hallquist, the country’s first major party transgender candidate as the newly minted Democratic nominee for the governorship of Vermont, once tweeted an insinuation that “radicalized Christians” are a problem that Americans currently “tolerate.” “And we worry about sharia law!!” Hallquist tweeted in June 2017 along with a link to an article from “LGBTQ Nation” about a girl disqualified from a soccer team because she looked like a boy. “Radicalized Christians are a part of the American landscape, and we tolerate it.”
  • Harlem Restaurant Sued For Trans Discrimination: Reports

    08/13/2018 6:35:26 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 33 replies
    Patch ^ | August 13, 2018 | Brendan Krisel
    A restaurant chain is facing a lawsuit regarding a Harlem restaurant staff's refusal to serve a group of transgender woman and a gender nonconforming person. Deja Smith, Daniele Marino, Jonovia Chase, Jahmila Adderley and Valerie Spencer claim they were told the Texas Burgers & Chicken on Frederick Douglass Boulevard and West 116th Street was out of chicken when they attempted to order there on May 28, but a customer directly behind them had his order taken, according to multiple reports. A video of the discriminatory behavior went viral in May after it was posted to Instagram by "Orange is the...
  • Top female executive leaves Amazon after being accused of 'inappropriate' comments in meetings [tr]

    08/08/2018 6:18:30 AM PDT · by C19fan · 30 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | August 7, 2018 | Stephanie Haney
    Amazon Studios has confirmed that Heather Schuster, its head of unscripted programming, has exited the company after less than one year in the role. The company has not commented beyond that, but it's believed Schuster's departure comes after an investigation into 'verbally abusive behavior,' according to Variety. It's rumored that Schuster made inappropriate comments during meetings, and allegations were made about possible misuse of power, Deadline reported.
  • New Research Shows a Vast Majority of Cis People Won't Date Trans People

    08/07/2018 3:03:49 PM PDT · by C19fan · 128 replies
    Them. ^ | June 20, 2018 | Zhana Vrangalova
    Considering the discrimination trans people face on a daily basis, it comes as no surprise that trans people are overlooked when it comes to dating. Two Canadian researchers recently asked almost 1000 cisgender folks if they would date a trans person in a new study published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. This is the first study to ever attempt to quantify the extent of trans discrimination when it comes to romantic and sexual relationships. 958 participants (all but seven cisgender, ranging in age from 18 to 81, with an average age of 26) were asked to indicate...
  • Transgender Actors Roundtable: Laverne Cox, Chaz Bono and More on Hollywood Discrimination

    08/07/2018 8:30:51 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 22 replies
    Variety ^ | August 6, 2018 | Ramin Seetoodeh
    As a transgender woman, Trace Lysette had watched from the sidelines as actors like Eddie Redmayne (“The Danish Girl”) and Matt Bomer (“Anything”) played members of her community on the big and small screen. When news hit last month that Scarlett Johansson would portray a transgender man in the biopic “Rub and Tug,” she could no longer stay quiet. Since the “Transparent” actress wasn’t getting opportunities to audition for cisgender (non-transgender) roles, she argued on Twitter that the industry should at least allow transgender actors to play what they know.
  • A ‘Rainbow Wave’? 2018 Has More L.G.B.T. Candidates Than Ever

    08/04/2018 9:55:14 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 18 replies
    The New York Times ^ | August 4, 2018 | Liam Stack and Catie Edmondson
    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Sharice Davids, a leading Democrat in a key congressional primary election on Tuesday, finished a White House fellowship in the early months of the Trump administration. As a lesbian and a Native American, she became convinced that hard-won progress on issues like gay rights and the environment would erode under Mr. Trump, and thought Kansans in her district might support her as a counterforce to the president. ​”We had to focus on getting more people elected to decision-making positions because that’s the way that we offset someone who wants to destroy the E.P.A. being appointed to...
  • Canadian man legally changes gender to save $1,000 on car insurance

    07/31/2018 7:03:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 07/30/2018 | Calvin Freiburger
    ALBERTA, July 30, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – An anonymous car shopper in Alberta known only as “David” isn’t transgendered, but pretending to be helped him save a lot of money on his car insurance. Earlier this month CBC News spoke with David, who explained how he came up with the idea while shopping for a new Chevrolet Cruze. His insurance company told him it would come with a premium of about $4,500 per year due to previous tickets and a collision. If he was a woman, he learned, that cost would only be $3,400. "I was pretty angry about that. And...
  • Pro-LGBTQ-rights consumers vow to boycott Chick-fil-A after it announces it's opening in Toronto

    07/27/2018 1:49:33 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 90 replies
    Business Insider ^ | July 27, 2018 | Mary Hanbury
    Full title: 'You are not welcome here': Pro-LGBTQ-rights consumers vow to boycott Chick-fil-A after it announces it's opening in Toronto Chick-fil-A is opening in Toronto, and many Canadians aren't too pleased about it. The fast-food chain has a long and contentious relationship with the LGBTQ community, and it has a reputation for being a homophobic institution. Angry consumers are boycotting the company on social media, saying that it has "no place" in Canada and that it "should stay out."
  • Broadway Takes To Twitter Over Transphobic New York Times Review For HEAD OVER HEELS

    07/27/2018 11:49:21 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 31 replies
    Broadway World ^ | July 27, 2018
    UPDATE: Ben Brantley has issued an apology over his review for HEAD OVER HEELS. To read more click here. Late Thursday evening, following the publication of the New York Times theatre review of Head Over Heels, members of the Broadway community took to social media to express outrage over a review which many have dubbed transphobic. Early in the review, critic Ben Brantley seems to invalidate an entire gender identity, writing "And its dichotomous nature matches the didactic thrust of a show that celebrates the importance of not being (and pardon me, for trotting out what's starting to feel like...
  • Federal judge orders Wisconsin to pay for gender reassignment surgeries

    07/26/2018 6:40:39 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 44 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 26, 2018 | Aris Folley
    A federal judge on Wednesday ordered Wisconsin to cover the costs for gender reassignment surgeries for two transgender Medicaid recipients. Wisconsin residents Cody Flack and Sara Ann Makenzie filed a lawsuit in April over a state rule adopted in 1996 that denied coverage for undefined "transsexual" surgeries, according to The Associated Press. In the suit, Flack and Makenzie argued that the state rule denying them coverage for surgeries to treat their gender dysphoria is a violation of the Affordable Care Act and their rights to equal protection. They argued that the treatment they are seeking is medically necessary, according to...
  • LESBIANS DEMAND 'L' BE REMOVED FROM LGBT

    07/22/2018 5:23:28 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 134 replies
    https://www.wnd.com ^ | 7-22-18 | BOB UNRUH
    An organization for lesbians has launched a formal online blast at LGBT activists for calling them “transphobes” and they want the LGBT coalition to drop the “L.” The lesbians argue they are women attracted to women and there’s no room for men who claim they are women. Biology does make a difference, a big difference, they insist, and it’s not enough to simply “identify” as being of a particular gender.
  • 7 Reasons Why the Transgender Revolution Will Fail

    07/21/2018 7:57:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    Townhall ^ | 07/21/2018 | Michael Brown
    I earnestly hope and pray that every child and adult struggling with gender identity issues will find wholeness, peace, and happiness from the inside out. I earnestly hope and pray that we will live to see the day when every person who feels trapped inside the wrong body will find internal resolution without hormones and radical surgery. At the same time, I wholeheartedly oppose the transgender revolution and predict that, ultimately, it will fail. Here’s why. 1) The transgender revolution is oppressive. As reported on July 16 on Lifesite News, “Failing to refer to a gender-confused student, professor, or staffer...
  • Making sexual dysfunction appear normal; We live in a strange and bizarre era

    07/18/2018 7:40:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/18/2018 | Bob Weir
    We're living through a strange era, one in which logic and reason has been turned on its head, forcing us to view the world through the lens of the seriously deranged. These insidious distortions of reality come in many forms, but, in this instance, I'd like to address the issue of biological sex. A mere few decades ago, who would have imagined that one day we'd be told that there are more than two sexes? With a plethora of scientific and commonsense evidence describing a male and female as the necessary ingredients for the continuation of the human species (and...
  • Boy Erased Trailer: Kidman and Crowe Send Lucas Hedges to Conversion Therapy

    07/17/2018 11:37:43 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 33 replies
    Vulture ^ | July 17, 2018 | Hunter Harris
    Just when you’ve finally recovered from the gut-punching Carell–Chalamet performances in the Beautiful Boy trailer, Lucas Hedges and Nicole Kidman have arrived to shatter your heart. In the first trailer for Boy Erased, Hedges stars as Jared, the song of a Baptist pastor who has been outed to his family (Kidman and Russell Crowe). In response, the family sends Jared to a conversion therapy program run by Joel Edgerton. Welcome to the fall of Lucas Hedges winning every award imaginable — it’s what he deserves! Boy Erased co-stars Joe Alwyn and Troye Sivan, who contributes an original song for the...
  • Pedophiles Believe They Should Be A Part Of The LGBT Community

    07/11/2018 12:03:09 PM PDT · by detective · 109 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 07/09/2018 | Jessica Jenkins
    Pedophiles are rebranding themselves as “MAPs” or “Minor Attracted Persons” in an effort to gain acceptance and be included into the LGBT community. According to Urban Dictionary, the blanket term MAP includes infantophiles (infants), pedophiles (pre-pubescent children), hebephiles (pubescent children), and ephebophiles (post-pubescent children). Some MAPs also refer to themselves as NOMAPs or “Non-Offending Minor Attracted Persons”. These pedophiles seek to be a part of the LGBT+ community, even going so far as to make a “Pride” flag for Gay Pride Month.
  • Dixon City Council Bracing For Protests Over Controversial Vice Mayor

    07/11/2018 7:36:23 AM PDT · by thecodont · 4 replies
    CBS via Drudge Report ^ | July 10, 2018 at 6:52 am | CBS Staff
    DIXON (CBS13) – Some residents are planning to protest the Dixon’s vice mayor during a council meeting Tuesday night. Ted Hickman recently wrote an editorial using homophobic slurs and calling for “straight pride month.”
  • 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...
  • New York Yankees called out as only MLB team that hasn’t held or announced an LGBTQ Pride Night

    07/09/2018 2:41:21 PM PDT · by TBP · 79 replies
    The Blaze ^ | July 9, 2018 | Dave Urbanski
    One might assume that hailing from New York City — the undisputed bastion of diversity and lifestyle acceptance — a world-famous sports franchise such as the Yankees long ago would’ve sponsored an LGBTQ Pride Night at its iconic stadium. But it hasn’t. And since Forbes reported that the Los Angeles Angels will hold a Pride Night next June, the Yankees are now the only Major League Baseball team that hasn’t sponsored such an event or announced its intention of doing so. According to Outsports, 24 of the 30 MLB teams have Pride events on this season’s calendars. The Chicago Cubs...
  • Lesbian activists block Pride in London march to protest against trans women

    07/07/2018 9:09:01 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 108 replies
    Gay Star News ^ | July 7, 2018 | James Besanvalle and Jamie Tabberer
    A group of lesbian activists blocked the start of the Pride in London march today (7 July) in protest against transgender women. A group of eight women stormed the parade route without accreditation. Then five of them laid down on the road in front of the parade and draped a banner over them. The banner read: ‘Transactivism erases lesbians’. They then blocked the parade route for about 10 minutes. One of the activists shouted out: ‘A man who says he’s a lesbian is a rapist’ The group also had a banner that said ‘Lesbian = female homosexual’, as well as...