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Post by Volkonski » Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:10 am


Scott Wong

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Trump moves to ban most transgender people from serving in military -
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Post by Tiredretiredlawyer » Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:43 am

https://www.out.com/popnography/2017/12 ... ld#slide-0
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20 LGBT People Who Changed the World
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Post by RTH10260 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:37 pm

Threatening letters persuade gay teacher to leave Kansas school

By Sherman Smith / Gatehouse Media Kansas

Following months of harassment, Michael Hill abandoned his job and home state for Palm Springs, Calif.

TOPEKA, Kan. — The threats began shortly after Michael Hill revealed he is gay in October on National Coming Out Day.

Following months of harassment, the Nemaha Valley High School visual arts teacher and lifelong Kansan has abandoned his job and home state for the more welcoming environment of Palm Springs, Calif.

“Things got ugly,” Hill said, “and I started to fear for my own well-being.”

A series of hate-filled letters told Hill his openly gay lifestyle wouldn’t be tolerated by the Seneca community. If he didn’t leave, one letter promised, the anonymous author would “take matters into my own hands.” His car tire was punctured with a screwdriver. He found “f----t” written in the dust on his car.

Hill said he reported the incidents to police, who couldn’t identify the culprit. He was too afraid to leave his apartment at night and suffered from severe mental stress.

The school district initially was supportive, he said, allowing him to take medical leave in mid-January. But after seven weeks of unpaid leave, Hill was told it was time to resign or return to class.


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Post by MRich » Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:20 pm

Miss America 2005 marries same-sex partner in Alabama
Former Miss Alabama 2004 and Miss America 2005 Deidre Downs Gunn married her girlfriend, attorney Abbott Jones, in a ceremony Saturday at the Birmingham Museum of Art. They flew out Sunday night from Atlanta for a honeymoon in Ireland.
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Deidre, a UAB obstetrician-gynecologist specializing in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, and Abbott shared their joy from their honeymoon in a statement to AL.com on Monday.



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Post by bob » Tue May 01, 2018 1:51 pm

RWW: The Persecution Of Kim Davis, According To Kim Davis:
Davis recalls a conversation with a Democratic county judge executive, Doc Blevins, who “believed, like me, that marriage is between a man and a woman” but “wouldn’t take my side in public.”
Kim, he said, “I’m not as strong as you. I just can’t do it.”

“Well, I’ll tell you what I’m going to do,” I replied. “I’m going to pray for you. I’m going to pray that this rolls over in your mind again and again and again. And I’m going to pray that your bed is like a bed of nails and your pillow is like a rock so that you cannot sleep. That this consumes you, that it keeps you awake because you will not do for your Lord.”
Well, bless her heart.


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Post by Sam the Centipede » Tue May 01, 2018 3:34 pm

It is good that Kim Davis understands and spreads Jesus's message of hatred for all people.

:sarcasm: -- she's nasty.



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Post by Tiredretiredlawyer » Tue May 01, 2018 7:04 pm

Her sanctimony exceeds her charity. Perhaps she missed the message.


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Post by dunstvangeet » Wed May 02, 2018 6:23 pm

It seems like Gay Marriage and Gay Rights are getting much more acceptance within the society. Apparently the only two religious groups that have a majority opposing them are Evangelical Christians, and Mormons.

More can be found here: https://www.prri.org/research/emerging- ... ues-atlas/



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Post by Dr. Blue » Wed May 02, 2018 6:45 pm

dunstvangeet wrote:
Wed May 02, 2018 6:23 pm
It seems like Gay Marriage and Gay Rights are getting much more acceptance within the society. Apparently the only two religious groups that have a majority opposing them are Evangelical Christians, and Mormons.

More can be found here: https://www.prri.org/research/emerging- ... ues-atlas/
Interesting. I think I'll hold on to this quote the next time some RWNJ blathers about how liberals are too accepting of Muslims because, of course, all Muslims want to throw gay people off buildings:
A slim majority of Muslims (51%) favor same-sex marriage, but only 34% are opposed
And I would be sadly remiss if I didn't acknowledge that on the state-by-state part of that poll, Alabama is the least accepting state in the country. Sigh.



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Post by RVInit » Wed May 02, 2018 7:01 pm

Dr. Blue wrote:
Wed May 02, 2018 6:45 pm
dunstvangeet wrote:
Wed May 02, 2018 6:23 pm
It seems like Gay Marriage and Gay Rights are getting much more acceptance within the society. Apparently the only two religious groups that have a majority opposing them are Evangelical Christians, and Mormons.

More can be found here: https://www.prri.org/research/emerging- ... ues-atlas/
Interesting. I think I'll hold on to this quote the next time some RWNJ blathers about how liberals are too accepting of Muslims because, of course, all Muslims want to throw gay people off buildings:
A slim majority of Muslims (51%) favor same-sex marriage, but only 34% are opposed
And I would be sadly remiss if I didn't acknowledge that on the state-by-state part of that poll, Alabama is the least accepting state in the country. Sigh.
But look how many of them had no problem with Roy Moore dating a 14 year old when he was 32. They hardly even blinked about that. Course, he's a white man AND an evangelical.

The absolute love affair evangelicals have with Donald Trump has shown their true colors and blown their hypocrisy wide open. As far as I'm concerned, they have no credibility whatsoever and nothing they have to say about morals is worth a listen.


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Post by bob » Tue May 15, 2018 3:38 pm

tampabay.com (AP): Congressional, legislative races on tap in Kentucky primary:
Kentucky residents will head to the polls in a midterm primary election with nominations up for grabs in the U.S. House and the Legislature.

More than 3.3 million Kentuckians are registered to vote, and Election Day polls open Tuesday at 6 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. local time.

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Rowan County Democrats will choose a nominee to challenge the county clerk who spent five days in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

The clerk, Kim Davis, is now a Republican and will face the winner of the four-way Democratic primary. The challengers include David Ermold, a gay man who was initially denied a marriage license in 2015.


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Post by RVInit » Tue May 15, 2018 4:32 pm

bob wrote:
Tue May 15, 2018 3:38 pm
tampabay.com (AP): Congressional, legislative races on tap in Kentucky primary:
Kentucky residents will head to the polls in a midterm primary election with nominations up for grabs in the U.S. House and the Legislature.

More than 3.3 million Kentuckians are registered to vote, and Election Day polls open Tuesday at 6 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. local time.

* * *

Rowan County Democrats will choose a nominee to challenge the county clerk who spent five days in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

The clerk, Kim Davis, is now a Republican and will face the winner of the four-way Democratic primary. The challengers include David Ermold, a gay man who was initially denied a marriage license in 2015.
I remember the photo of Mr Ermold. It was a thing of true beauty. He was filling out the official paperwork to run against Kim Davis while she had to sit there and witness it. I'm not saying I would vote for him just because he's gay, but it would be the sweetest revenge if he were to kick her rear end and take her job.


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