Tag : LGBTQ
Rosie title : Rosie O' Donnell Likens Donald Trump To 'Satan' at LGBT Awards
summary : “‘F*** you, Donald. From the gays.’ Sent!”
date : May 11, 2017 06:00 PM EDT
Rainbow Flag title : Gender Expression Can Vary ‘From Day to Day,’ Harvard University Fact Sheet Says
summary : A new fact sheet distributed at Harvard University is teaching students that gender expression is “fluid” and “can change from day to day.”
date : Apr 25, 2017 03:01 PM EDT
Dennis Daugaard title : Religious Adoption Protections Based on Faith, Sexual Preferences Enacted by SD Governor
summary : South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) signed a bill Friday that gives broad legal protections to faith-based, taxpayer-funded agencies whose representatives refuse to place adoptive children in certain households for reasons based on religious beliefs, especially relating to sexual orientation of child-seeking parents.
date : Mar 11, 2017 11:14 AM EST
Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson title : 700 Club Canada Co-Host Says Franklin Graham Still Right for Vancouver Festival of Hope
summary : Despite differing opinions among Canadian Christian leaders about U.S. evangelist Franklin Graham's applicability for speaking at the Festival of Hope in Vancouver March 3-5, 700 Club Canada co-host Laura-Lynn Tyler Thompson claims he still stands for truth that should be heard at the event.
date : Feb 28, 2017 10:20 AM EST
Franklin Graham head bowed title : Vancouver Christian Leaders Disagree, Oppose Having Franklin Graham at Festival of Hope
summary : A notable number of Christian leaders are protesting or boycotting an upcoming rally in Vancouver by U.S. evangelist Franklin Graham, due to his controversial, "abusive" public comments about various types of faiths and society groups. In defense, Graham points to Jesus' sometimes harsh words.
date : Feb 21, 2017 01:27 PM EST
Abby Wambach and Glennon Doyle Melton title : Christian Author Glennon Doyle Melton Engaged to Soccer Star Abby Wambach
summary : "Abby and I have decided to hold hands forever. Love Wins," wrote Christian Blogging Mom Glennon Doyle Melton on her Facebook page Saturday evening, referencing her new engagement to be married to soccer champ Abby Wambach.
date : Feb 18, 2017 11:04 PM EST
Barronelle Stutzman title : Washington Christian Florist Refusing Service To Same-Sex Wedding Ruled Against by Court
summary : A Richland, Wash., florist who, due to her religious beliefs, refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding was found to have broken the state's antidiscrimination law.
date : Feb 16, 2017 04:48 PM EST
White House Obama LGBT Web Page title : Trump Administration Purges LGBTQ Rights, Health Care, Climate Change White House Web Pages
summary : A WhiteHouse.gov page previously about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights is non-existent after U.S. President Donald Trump was sworn in. The whitehouse.gov/lgbt page reportedly was gone within an hour of Trump taking office. It was replaced by a Trump "transitionsplash" page. Other previously available White House webpages about climate change, civil rights and health care, also were taken down.
date : Jan 22, 2017 05:04 PM EST
Carrie Underwood title : Carrie Underwood Performing at Passion 2017 Gives 'Unsaved Millennials' Wrong Idea of Marriage, Says Wesley Wildmon
summary : The musical addition of Carrie Underwood at the Passion 2017 religious conference angered some attendees due to her open acceptance of gay rights. Rev. Louie Giglio, pastor and organizer of the gathering, received a letter from an angry Christian who was upset about Underwood leading congregation into worship on Jan. 2 in Atlanta, Ga.
date : Jan 10, 2017 11:49 AM EST
Josh McDowell title : Why Josh McDowell's Son Felt Compelled to Respond to Brandon and Jen Hatmaker
summary : The son of Christian apologist and evangelist Josh McDowell said that while he usually doesn’t respond publicly to issues involving Christians, he felt compelled to do so when he read Brandon Hatmaker’s explanation on his and wife Jen’s shift toward gay marriage approval.
date : Nov 04, 2016 09:52 PM EDT
David Hall SSA title : Christian Federal Employee Who Refused to Watch LGBTQ Video May Be Fired
summary : A Christian employee of the Illinois Social Security Administration who refused to watch a video on LGBTQ "diversity and inclusivity" is in danger of losing his job. David Hall, 42, said he is protesting over the video because "I don't believe God wants me to do that."
date : Sep 18, 2016 04:00 PM EDT
Christian Colleges Shame List title : Christian Colleges 'Shame List' Warns LGBTQ Students About Discrimination
summary : A total of 102 Christian colleges and universities were labeled as "absolute worst" for LGBTQ students on a new "shame list" distributed by national educational organization Campus Pride. All colleges that fail Campus Pride's standards, such as the 57 institutions requesting a religious exemption to the current interpretation of Title IX regulations, were labeled "absolute worst," rather than various degrees of ratings.
date : Sep 05, 2016 07:15 PM EDT
Jenner Restrooms title : Caitlin Jenner 'I Am Cait' Transgender Docu-Series Rumored to be Canceled
summary : Caitlyn Jenner's "I Am Cait" documentary series reportedly was canceled due to huge ratings fall in the show's second series, according to multiple reports.
date : Aug 07, 2016 06:08 PM EDT
SB1146 title : Religious Exemption from Anti-Discrimination Laws in California Colleges May Cease With New Bill
summary : Senate Bill 1146 being considered by California legislators, if passed, would remove a venerable exemption from anti-discrimination laws for religious institutions, potentially exposing state colleges to civil rights' lawsuits from students and employees. Some university officials say the exemption allows them to develop campus policies that are in-line with their faith, and that this new measure is an attack on their free exercise of religion. Bill supporters say it would be the first law of its kind in the nation and would create a safe space for LGBTQ students and staff.
date : Aug 02, 2016 06:16 PM EDT
Pokemon Go title : Westboro Baptist Church Uses Jigglypuff in 'Pokémon GO' to Tell LGBTQ 'Sin No More'
summary : "Pokémon Go and sin no more," Westboro Baptist Church representatives stated in an online post with an image of Jigglypuff after a "Pokémon GO" user named LoveIsLove saw the church was marked as a gym and claimed it with a Clefairy. Westboro Baptist Church leaders now are locked in an epic battle for control of a Pokémon Go gym-the group's headquarters.
date : Jul 12, 2016 10:24 AM EDT
Boosie Badazz title : TV Cartoons 'Forcing Kids to Be Gay,' Believes Rapper Lil Boosie Badazz
summary : Lil Boosie, aka Boosie Badazz, believes the entertainment industry is trying to force children to be homosexual by introducing them to more gay characters on television. Badazz said Thursday on VLAD-TV he doesn't hate LGBTQ people, but "gay stuff is everywhere," and that almost half the population would be gay in 10 years.
date : Jul 02, 2016 09:48 AM EDT
Heterosexual PRIDE title : #HeterosexualPrideDay Hashtag Trends on Twitter, Induces Debates In Gay Pride Month
summary : With June designated as LGBT Pride Month, some people are celebrating a little day of pride of their own: Heterosexual Pride Day. The hashtag #HeterosexualPrideDay started trending on Twitter early Wednesday morning, with some people calling for fairness and tolerance in celebrating sexuality.
date : Jun 29, 2016 12:28 PM EDT
Peterson Air Force Base title : Military Adultery Ban Unfair To Heterosexuals, Asserts Air Force Officer
summary : Attorneys for an Air Force officer who was charged with rape, adultery and other crimes assembled a unique argument that the military ban on extramarital sex discriminates against heterosexuals because it doesn't specifically include same-sex couples.
date : Jun 28, 2016 09:01 PM EDT
Gavin Grimm title : Transgender Girl Can Use Boys' Restroom after Judge Orders Virginia School Board
summary : A federal judge in Virginia ordered Gloucester County School Board members to allow a female student, who identifies as male, to use the boys' urinals and restroom at the public high school.
date : Jun 27, 2016 06:46 PM EDT
Donnie Romero title : Texas Pastor Calls Orlando Shooting Victims 'Scum of Earth’
summary : After pastor Roger Jimenez of Verity Baptist Church in Sacramento, Calif., said he was upset more people hadn't died in the Orlando shooting massacre on June 12, another pastor in Fort Worth, Texas, publicly just expressed the same sentiment. "These 50 sodomites are all perverts and pedophiles, and they're the scum of the earth," Donnie Romero of Stedfast Baptist Church said in an animated sermon posted to YouTube on Thursday.
date : Jun 21, 2016 06:29 PM EDT
Benham Brothers title : Christians Should Stand with Homosexuals Against Radical Islamists, Say Benham Brothers
summary : Christian entrepreneurs and twins, Jason and David Benham, said in a video posted on Facebook Sunday, "now is our time to step up in Christian love and stand in the gap" between the gay community and "Radical Islamists who are targeting them." The Benhams were commenting about their beliefs after the shooting massacre at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., Saturday evening.
date : Jun 14, 2016 04:00 PM EDT
Orlando Prayer Service title : Christian Right-Wingers Blamed By LGBTQ Activists for Orlando Shooting Massacre
summary : Some gay-rights' activists are expressing concerns and angst on social media about those associated as Christian Conservatives actually causing or contributing to Sunday's shooting massacre at a gay nightclub, Pulse, in Orlando, Fla., during which 50 people died, including the gunman, and 53 more were injured.
date : Jun 14, 2016 11:45 AM EDT
Robert Jeffress title : Religious Liberty Threat is Not ISIS, It's Chambers of Commerce, Says Pastor Robert Jeffress
summary : Pro-LGBTQ businesses are a greater threat to religious freedom in the United States than the Islamic State, said Robert Jeffress, a conservative evangelical minister of the 12,000-member First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas. He reportedly was speaking out about the federal government's reaction to anti-transgender legislation in states, such as North Carolina.
date : May 18, 2016 06:30 PM EDT
Barbara Satin title : First Transgender Woman Appointed To President Barack Obama's Faith Advisory Council
summary : Barbara Satin, a transgender woman, joined representatives from the Sikh and Baha'i communities as new advisers to President Barack Obama on faith-based issues. The White House announced the additions to the President's third and final advisory council on faith-based and neighborhood partnerships on May 12. But Satin's appointment was not welcomed by all.
date : May 18, 2016 12:10 PM EDT
Target male and female title : Target Shunned by 1.2 Million due to Fear of Peeping Toms, Transgender Bathrooms and Dressing Rooms
summary : One of Target's frequent public statements is that they want customers "to have a great experience every time they visit the chain's stores." But after the large retailer announced in April its locations will allow people to choose which bathrooms and dressing rooms they want to go into, based on the gender they identify as, rather than their birth sex, more than 1.2 million consumers are pledging to avoid the stores altogether. Some estimates indicate Target's corporate financial worth has decreased by $1.8 million.
date : May 10, 2016 10:11 PM EDT
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