Posts in category "Gay"

Buffoons on both sides of the transgender "bathroom wars"

Accusations and insults are flying over the latest battle in the culture wars: Whether transgender people can use the bathroom of their choosing, reflecting their self-identified gender. Many of those accusations score a bullseye on some social conservatives who are certain that it will lead to a wave of deadly sexual assaults in women’s bathrooms.... Read more »

Obama's Education Dept. forces Palatine high school district to bow to transgender locker room edict

UPDATE: A response to Politifact’s mischaracterization of the Palatine Township High School District 211 transgender issues is here. This is my take on Obama’s Education Dept. recent  steamrolling of Palatine Township High School District 211 to cave in to a bureaucratic edict that it give a student who is biologically a boy but now defines... Read more »

Some same-sex couples will have to be married to receive state benefits

More states will be granting benefits to married same-sex couples now that the Supreme Court has mandated gay marriage throughout the land. But at the same time, some states that provided benefits for domestic partners now are ending the practice. So, a word to the wise: If you want the benefits, get married. And be... Read more »
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Federal Judge David Bunning makes a martyr out of Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis for refusing to issue gay marriage licenses

She follows in the footsteps of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. U.S. District Judge David Bunning said he had no choice but to jail Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. And while I support traditional marriage between a man and a woman exclusively, he indeed had... Read more »

Only 2% of millennials say they are exclusively gay

As opposed to 64 percent of millennials who say they are completely heterosexual. The remaining third of millennials say they are sort of heterosexual, or a little gay or sort of both. What’s the big deal? Well, if you follow YouGov polls, you’ll see that the international polling firm and the media have chosen to put... Read more »

Supreme Court's same-sex marriage ruling threatens religious liberty

The world isn’t coming to an end now that same-sex marriage is legal in all states. But the way that the U.S. Supreme Court forced this historic change on everyone is a clear, present and grave danger. In Obergefell v. Hodges, the court unnecessarily interrupted the formation of a national consensus approving gay marriage and... Read more »
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Pope Francis on gay marriage

Today’s controversial U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage throughout America leaves Pope Francis I and devoted Catholics on the “wrong side of history.” At least that’ll be the view of same-sex marriage advocates, many of whom view supporters of traditional marriage as being motivated by ill-will or even hatred. So, progressives who rejoiced at... Read more »

A response to the LGBT anti-religion bigots

OK, now it’s religion’s turn. People of faith who assert their rights under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act enacted by Indiana have been pilloried as bigots, haters or worse. Headlines blared that the act legalized homophobia. That Indiana passed a “hate law.” A television reporter traveled miles to sniff out someone, anyone, who would dare... Read more »

Another claim of shoddy journalism by Sabrina Rubin Erdely and Rolling Stone surfaces

Now comes another accusation that Sabrina Rubin Erdely and Rolling Stone engaged in shoddy journalism, this time in the reporting of an alleged spat of suicides by high school students because of a supposed war on gay teens. The story (here)  in question is headlined, One Town’s War on Gay Teens In Michele Bachmann’s home district,... Read more »
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Is the number of same-sex marriages vastly overstated?

Pew Research Center says it is possible. Other research seems to be bearing it out: In new research presented at this month’s Population Association of America conference, bureau analysts reported that the 2010 census overcount of same-sex married couples may have been even worse than previously reported. When researchers matched census records for individual couples with... Read more »
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