South Dakota House Authorizes Discrimination Against LGBT and Unwed Mothers

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More of that Sharia for Jesus: A bill passed by the South Dakota House of Representatives would allow discrimination against same-sex couples, unmarried mothers and transgender people without jeopardizing state contracts or employment. On Monday South Dakota House of Representatives passed yet another extreme measure in the name of religious freedom. By a vote of [Read More...]

New Anti-Gay Policy Drives Mormon Teens To Suicide

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Shocking surge in Mormon LGBT youth suicide: A cruel new policy that stigmatizes and demeans gays, lesbians, and their children is thought to be responsible for an alarming spike in Mormon LGBT youth suicide. Last November the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints enacted a cruel new policy declaring that people in same-sex marriages [Read More...]

At Cruz Rally Duck Dynasty Star Says ‘Rid The Earth’ Of Gay Marriage Supporters

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Is that a threat? Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson says “we have to rid the earth” of marriage equality supporters. Introducing Cruz at a campaign rally on Sunday, the reality show patriarch attacked same-sex marriage as “wicked” and “evil,” while suggested that marriage equality supporters needed to be literally obliterated. Robertson told the enthusiastic crowd: [Read More...]

Oklahoma Bill Would Deny Suicidal LGBT Youth Counseling

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Cruelty for Jesus: A draconian anti-gay bill would forbid suicidal LGBT youth in Oklahoma from meeting with gay-friendly therapists. HB 3044 seeks to prevent depressed and suicidal queer youth from seeing a gay-affirmative therapist. The bill states that no public school “counselor, therapist, social worker, administrator, teacher or other individual” can “refer a student under [Read More...]

Oregon Judge Found ‘Unfit’ After Refusing To Marry Same-Sex Couples

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A Hitler-loving, gay-hating Oregon judge who refused to perform same-sex marriages because of “sincerely held religious beliefs” has been found “unfit” for the bench. The Oregon Commission on Judicial Fitness and Disability is urging the state Supreme Court to remove Judge Vance Day from the bench, according to a report filed by The Oregonian. On [Read More...]

Virginia GOP Wants To Inspect Children’s Genitals For Proof Of Gender

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Conservative Christian lawmakers in Virginia want authorities to inspect school children’s genitals to make sure they are using the appropriate bathroom. A new bill introduced this week by Virginia Delegate Mark Cole requires that students strictly adhere to designated restroom assignments or risk being fined. The legislation as filed requires that students attending schools designating [Read More...]

Alabama Chief Justice Orders Ban On Same-Sex Marriage

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The chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court has issued an order barring same-sex marriage, despite last year’s Supreme Court ruling making marriage equality the law of the land. In his new order, Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore claims a previous order issued to probate judges in March remains in effect, and orders the state’s [Read More...]

In Memoriam: Leelah Alcorn, Victim Of Christian Homeschooling

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Transgender teen commits suicide, cites Christian parents in blog. On Dec. 28, 2014, Leelah Alcorn walked into traffic and was struck and killed by a truck. After years of abuse and rejection from strict Christian parents, the transgender teen ended her sad and tragic life. Leelah was a victim of Christian homeschooling. Denied access to [Read More...]

Scalia Compares Gays And Lesbians To Pedophiles And Child Abusers

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In an obnoxious performance Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia compares gays to pedophiles while arguing it is not up to courts to grant LGBT people legal protections. Scalia, speaking to first year law students at Georgetown University Law School on Monday, said the Constitution guaranteed only religious and political protections. Scalia went on to claim [Read More...]

Good News: Thousands Resign From Mormon Church

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Protesting a cruel new policy towards the children of gays and lesbians, thousands of Mormons resign from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. A controversial new policy that stigmatizes and demeans not only gays and lesbians but the children of gays and lesbians by labeling same-sex couples as apostates and prohibiting children [Read More...]