Monthly Archives: July 2014

Israel & Hamas Agree To Cease-Fire

Brokered by the UN and Secretary Of State John Kerry: In a statement released in New Delhi where Secretary of State John Kerry is traveling, the U.S. and U.N. said they had gotten assurances that all parties to the conflict in Gaza had agreed to an unconditional cease-fire during which there would be negotiations on a more durable truce in ...

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Pastor Rick Scarborough: God Would Be Perfectly Justified In Nuking America Because We Have Gay Ambassadors

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CHINA: Man Sues Search Engine For Directing Him To “Ex-Gay” Torture Clinic

Via the Associated Press: A gay Chinese man said Thursday he was suing a psychological clinic for carrying out electric shocks intended to turn him straight, as well as the search engine giant Baidu for advertising the center. The Beijing LGBT Center, which campaigns for gay rights, said it was the first court case involving so-called conversion therapy in China. ...

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SEATTLE: Judge Doubles Requested Sentence, Arsonist Of Gay Nightclub Gets Ten Years In Federal Prison

From the Seattle Post-Intelligencer: The Seattle man who set fire to a popular Capitol Hill club during a New Year’s celebration was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison – twice as long as the term requested by prosecutors. Facing federal charges in the dangerous but non-injurious blaze, Musab Masmari admitted to starting a fire inside Neighbours Nightclub during the ...

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UGANDA: High Court Hears Challenge To Brutal Anti-Homosexuality Legislation

Uganda’s Constitutional Court is hearing a challenge to the Anti-Homosexuality Act, which calls for punishments up to life in prison for “crimes” such as “repeated homosexual acts.” The activists argue that the law was passed in parliament without the necessary quorum of lawmakers. The 10 petitioners – including two Ugandan rights organisations – also claim that the law violates the ...

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Archbishop John Nienstedt: I’m Not Gay

Early this month it was disclosed that the Archdiocese of St. Paul & Minneapolis was investigating claims that scandal-plagued Archbishop John Nienstedt has had “inappropriate sexual relations” with priests, seminarians, and other men. Today the Minneapolis StarTribune asked him point blank: Nienstedt said he believed that the investigation involved five allegations of sexual impropriety, including from the time he served ...

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TRAILER: Into The Woods

From the recap: “Into the Woods” is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella (Anna Kendrick), Little Red Riding Hood (Lilla Crawford), Jack and the Beanstalk (Daniel Huttlestone), ...

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One Million Moms Vs USA Network

Just in via email: Joe, USA’s new summer program, “Satisfaction,” has a name that says it all. I suppose the name “Unsatisfied” didn’t sound as attractive. Like a revamped soap opera, spouses get themselves tangled in a web of lies and hurt the ones they love. “Satisfaction” airs on Thursday evenings at 10:00 p.m. ET/9:00 p.m. CT. The premier episode ...

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Thanks, Christian White Men

In April, Truth Revolt writer Andrew Klavan declared that gays should thank Jesus for giving us our civil rights. Today he says that we should thank all Christian white men for…well, basically everything.

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BRITAIN: “Ex-Gay” Group Again Loses Court Battle For Transit Ad Campaign

Via the BBC: The High Court has dismissed a charity’s claim the London mayor was responsible for a ban on a bus advert which suggested people could “get over” homosexuality. The Core Issues Trust (CIT) had accused Boris Johnson of “currying favour” with gay lobby groups. The mayor’s office had rejected the CIT’s claims. Mrs Justice Lang said Transport for ...

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Nine Former “Ex-Gay” Leaders Unite In Opposition To Conversion Therapy Torture

The National Center for Lesbian Rights today posted a public letter from nine former leaders of the “ex-gay” movement in which they denounce so-called conversion therapy. At one time, we were not only deeply involved in these “ex-gay” programs, we were the founders, the leaders, and the promoters. Together we represent more than half a century of experience, so few ...

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Teabaggers Explain Their Opposition To Immigrants, Obama, Gays, & Muslims

Clip description: Conservatives explain to us how the Gays, the Muslims, the Mexicans, and President Obama are all working hand in hand to destroy the moral fabric of America. Filmed on site at an anti-immigration protest in Houston, pro-immigration supporters also chime in while dancing to Salsa music. Esta muy muy crunk. You really should watch this.

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New Christian App: Shut Up, Devil!

From Charisma News, which last week declared that gay people are possessed by “putrid-smelling demons.” The Shut Up, Devil! app is an innovative resource that puts the power of the Word of God in your pocket. And because it’s on your smartphone, which is almost always with you, you’re ready to resist the devil whenever and wherever he attacks. Additionally ...

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TRAILER: Birdman

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Headlines Of The Day

Hit each headline for the story. And well done.

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WISCONSIN: State Supreme Court Says Domestic Partners Law Is Constitutional

Via press release from Lambda Legal: Today the Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld the state’s domestic partnership registry as constitutional, bringing a joyful end to a long legal battle by Lambda Legal on behalf of Fair Wisconsin and five intervening defendant couples. “We’re thrilled that Wisconsin same-sex couples can keep the limited but very important protections that the domestic partnership registry ...

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S.E. Cupp: Conservatives Are More Accepting Of Atheism Than Liberals

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Open Thread Thursday

Was it obvious when you were a child? Did your family wonder? Show us photos if you’ve got any. Above: Irvington, New Jersey, Easter 1966, age six.

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Rove: Obama Loves Impeachment Talk

Via Politico: Karl Rove is playing a bipartisan blame game when it comes to talk about impeachment. “[President Barack Obama] is playing with the American people by suggesting a constitutional crisis where none exists,” Rove said Tuesday on Fox News’ “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren.” “Shame on him and shame on those people in the administration who participate ...

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SEATTLE: Arsonist Of Gay Nightclub May Only Get Five Years In Prison

The man who attempted to murder over 700 LGBT people by setting fire to a packed Seattle nightclub on New Year’s Eve is due to be sentenced today. Under the plea agreement Musab Masmari will serve the mandatory minimum of five years in prison, although the judge in the case could sentence the 31-year-old up to the maximum 20 years ...

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