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  • Mayor of DC to Pick Up the Bill for Halloween Drag Queen Footrace

    10/17/2018 5:14:02 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    The Activist Mommy ^ | October 16, 2018 | The Activist Mommy
    This story originally appeared on the website LGBTQ nation under the headline DC Mayor will pay for 100 drag queens to run a footrace through city streets.If you saw that without knowing the source, you’d probably guess it was from a conservative site, likely because the title openly addresses the fact that the mayor is using taxpayer dollars to fund a footrace for drag queens, something that is certainly outrageous on many levels.The fact that this title is written glowingly, not for shock value, shows you exactly how great the ideological gap is between progressives and conservatives.Conservatives have the wild...
  • MATTHEW SHEPARD: THE LIE CONTINUES

    10/14/2018 4:20:53 AM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 21 replies
    Takimag ^ | 10/13/18
    In 2009, Barack Obama honored dead gay man Matthew Shepard by putting his name on some silly-ass federal hate crimes act. Now Shepard’s gay corpse will join other luminaries as Woodrow Wilson and Helen Keller by being interred at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC. Ever since Shepard’s 1998 murder in Laramie, WY, his legacy has become sanctified to a nigh untouchable level. We are led to believe that two homophobic Wyoming rednecks met Shepard at a bar, then lured him to the outskirts of town, where they cracked his skull by pistol-whipping him and then tied him to a...
  • Taylor Swift and the Politics of Groupthink

    10/08/2018 5:14:47 PM PDT · by jfd1776 · 26 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | October 8, 2018 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    Last weekend, pop (formerly country) superstar Taylor Swift – after years of carefully avoiding politics – took to Instagram to issue a polemic against Congressman Marsha Blackburn, candidate for U.S. Senate in her home state of Tennessee. Swift, who has long had a broad following across the ideological spectrum, penned a social media screed that tarred Rep. Blackburn with the usual accusations that modern Democrats regularly level against Republicans: accusing her of supporting a patriarchy by taking positions that oppose women, LGBTQs, and other minorities. Now, we have no way of knowing for sure whether T-Swift came to this feeling...
  • LGBTQ organizations join forces in fight for gun rights

    10/01/2018 8:45:38 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 37 replies
    Guns.com ^ | 10/01/18 | Jack Billings
    (The new coordinator of the Pink Pistols, Erin Palette, addressed the crowd at the Gun Rights Policy Conference in Chicago.) Two of the gun industry’s most prominent LGBTQ pro-gun organizations — the Pink Pistols and Operation Blazing Sword — have teamed up to better enhance the fight for gun rights for all. The two organizations announced their merger at the 33rd Annual Gun Rights Policy Conference held in Chicago in late September. Accompanying the merger was the announcement that current First Speaker for Pink Pistols, Gwen Patton, would be stepping down from her leadership role. In her place, Operation...
  • Superman Actor Dean Cain Attacked by LGBTQ Mob

    09/26/2018 12:21:55 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    Townhall ^ | 09/26/2018 | Marina Medvin
    Actor Dean Cain, who played Superman in the TV series Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, has been busy promoting his new movie Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer. Cain plays the detective who put abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell behind bars. The movie has run into a variety of difficulties with funding and support due to the conflict between the film's an anti-abortion message and the hostile leftist views of the Hollywood world. Dean Cain, however, is just an actor in the movie, not a representative of any socio-political message that the film may be interpreted...
  • Climate Change Is Everyone's Problem. Women Are Ready to Solve It ("Climate change" is sexist)

    09/12/2018 6:04:56 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 46 replies
    Fortune ^ | Sep. 12, 2018 | By Anne Finucaneand Anne Hidalgo
    Imagine a world with affordable, clean energy, sustainable cities and communities, and decent work and economic growth for all. That is the world the United Nations imagined when it defined the 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development with “the desire to create a future where there is no poverty, the planet is protected, and all the people enjoy peace and prosperity.” But the reality is, that world can’t exist without the equal participation, and leadership, of women—as business and political leaders, investors, and contributors to the global economy.
  • Hot take: If it were up to Trump and Republicans, they’d hang every gay person, just like in Iran

    09/16/2018 2:29:43 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 42 replies
    Twitchy ^ | September 15, 2018 | Brett T.
    OK, here’s another one of those occasions when we try to avoid featuring Twitter randos, but some of the things they say just throw so clearly into perspective just how some on the Left actually think and feel that we can’t leave them alone. To jump on this train of thought, you have to go back a day and revisit a tweet from former Secretary of State John Kerry, who for some reason has kept up relations with Iran’s government even though he no longer holds public office. Plus he’s got a book to plug any chance he gets. [snip]...
  • LGBTQ journalism group apologizes after host refers to attendees at event as 'things and its'

    09/09/2018 6:23:14 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/09/18 | Emily Birnbaum
    The National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) issued an apology on Sunday after a host at the group's convention over the weekend referred to some attendees as "things and its." The NLGJA noted in a statement that the man who made the remark, a local ABC weatherman in Ohio, was a "volunteer emcee" at the event. "The Association of LGBTQ Journalists celebrated the closing of its national convention in Palm Springs," the group's Board of Directors wrote. "During the closing reception, Marshall McPeek, a volunteer emcee, made an inappropriate, unscripted remark that does not reflect our values." The statement...
  • Trans puppet named Julian to help young kids exploring gender issues

    09/07/2018 4:23:38 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 20 replies
    CTV News ^ | September 5, 2018 | The Canadian Press
    The young school-age puppet named Julia feels in her heart she's a boy and wants to be called Julian. Trans advocates say for many very young children and their families, tackling such gender-related questions are real and can be complicated. Enter Julian, the marionette at the heart of three bilingual videos designed to help provide youngsters and their families with the necessary tools to navigate such questions. Julian (the puppet goes by Julien in French) is the brainchild of the Jasmin Roy Sophie Desmarais Foundation, a Montreal-based organization dedicated to fighting bullying, which unveiled the free video capsules and educational...
  • Planned Parenthood Tells Preschoolers: 'Your genitals don’t make you a boy or a girl'

    07/28/2018 6:20:28 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 61 replies
    https://www.intellectualtakeout.org ^ | July 25, 2018 | Martin Cothran
    If the birds and bees followed Planned Parenthood's new guidelines concerning them, they would eventually have to be put on the endangered species list. The nation's largest provider of abortions has new guidelines out on how to talk about sex to preschoolers. Having made it out of the womb (some against Planned Parenthood's better advice), toddlers are now to be indoctrinated in the ideology of the Gender Deniers that holds that biology has nothing to do with gender. While its earlier guidelines advised telling preschoolers, "Women have breasts, men don't," it's new guidelines suggest saying, "Those are nipples. Everybody has...
  • Malaysian Muslim lesbian couple caned in public punishment

    09/03/2018 8:35:56 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 29 replies
    ABC News ^ | September 3, 2018 | The Associated Press
    Two Malaysian Muslim women convicted under Islamic laws of attempting to have sex were caned Monday in a rare public whipping that was slammed by lawmakers and rights activists as a form of torture. Lawyers and activists said the women, aged 22 and 32, were seated on stools facing the judges and given six strokes from a light rattan cane on their backs by female prison officers. More than 100 people witnessed the caning in a Shariah courtroom in northeast Terengganu state, they said. Muslim Lawyers' Association deputy president Abdul Rahim Sinwan said unlike caning under civil laws, the punishment...
  • Brown U caves activists outrage r/t publishing research transgender result of peer contagion

    08/30/2018 7:46:47 PM PDT · by Beowulf9 · 27 replies
    https://dailycaller.com ^ | 8/29/2018 | Grace Carr
    Brown University removed a news story it had published about research suggesting that young people’s decisions to transition from one sex to another is influenced by their peers and social media after angering the transgender community.
  • Healthline Says 'Vagina’ Is No Longer Gender Inclusive Will Start Using “Front Hole” Instead

    08/21/2018 2:29:41 AM PDT · by Rastus · 184 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 8/21/2018 | Jim Hoft
    This is your brain on liberalism. Healthline is one of the most trafficked websites in the United States. As of Aug 2018, it had a global ranking by Alexa of 614 and a United States ranking of 237. This much respected online health journal announced a major shift this week in an attempt to be more inclusive to the LGBTQIA community. From now on “front hole” will be used on the site instead of “vagina” so that some nutcase who identifies as a teapot or a rake will feel included. Women are reduced to front holes. Caldronpoll.com reported: --- Healthline...
  • Obamacare may force insurers to cover ‘genital reconstruction’

    03/24/2016 8:34:23 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 22 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 3/23/16 | Father Mark Hodges
    WASHINGTON, D.C., March 23, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – The Obama Health and Human Services Department is finalizing a regulation requiring insurers under Obamacare to pay for genital reconstruction surgery. A sweeping "Nondiscrimination Mandate" applies federal civil rights laws to the Affordable Care Act, calling for medical plans that receive federal funds to cover gender reassignment surgeries, under the guise of helping gender-confused individuals. It is unclear whether the Obama nondiscrimination mandate will also force private insurers, such as companies that run their own employee health plans, to cover surgery attempting to change one's gender.  Under federal law (referred to as ERISA),...
  • 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 · 68 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 · 23 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.