Sexual Radicalism: Imperial Project, Global Goliath

“Vt. joins other states in same-sex marriage appeal”

“Bid to stop gay adoption in N. Ireland at Supreme Court rejected”

UK: “PM dodges gay awards over same-sex marriage ‘uproar’”

Opposing California’s Co-Ed Bathroom Law

Polyamory and Same-Sex Marriage | Mona Charen at NRO

“Are Catholic bishops really the final authority on the faith?” | Jason Steidl at Washington Post

    Jason Steidl at Washington Post: Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois recently leveled charges of blasphemy against a group of Catholic advocates for gay rights who were planning to pray in the cathedral before a 5:15 pm Mass. These members of the Rainbow Sash Movement intended to wear the colorful sashes and pray a rosary in protest against the Roman Catholic Church’s opposition to gay marriage. The bishop, however, with the backing of law enforcement, prohibited anyone with sashes from entering the cathedral . . . For Catholic supporters of gay marriage, history proves that their dissent, along with the corresponding criticisms and condemnations from bishops, is part of a long tradition of dialogue within the body of faith. Often the condemned minority becomes the accepted majority, and church teaching evolves.

  • Posted: 10/25/2013
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At Log Cabin dinner, Tom Ridge calls for party to return to ‘big tent’

    Washington Blade: Tom Ridge, the former Pennsylvania governor and secretary of Homeland Security under the Bush administration, issued the call for inclusion during his keynote address at the 2013 Spirit of Lincoln dinner, an annual event held in D.C. by the Log Cabin Republicans. “If we want to win, we need to be a party worthy of the 21st century,” Ridge said. “A nonjudgmental party where all who support us are welcome. A party where diversity of view, race, ethnicity, gender and religion are relished and promoted and nourished.”

  • Posted: 10/25/2013
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Victory Fund announces 2013 “10 Races to Watch”

“New Mexico Justices to Rule on Gay Marriage” | NY Times

“New Mexico court considers legalizing gay marriage” | Wisconsin Gazette

Rasmussen: “44% Favor Gay Marriage, 44% Oppose”

Academy May Drop Religious Reference From OathStates get sued for enforcing ‘gay rights’

Justices hear same-sex registry appeal |

“Questions, Answers On Gay Marriage In NJ”

Cos. Offer Health Benefits To Transgender Workers

“New Mexico’s Highest Court Hears Arguments In Gay Marriage Case” | On Top Magazine

Obama wants Marines to wear ‘girly’ hats

Legal Unions Imitating Marriage | Video of Oral Arguments at WI Supreme Court

WI: State Supreme Court hints it may strike down part of domestic partnership law | Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin Partnership Law Fought as Too Like Marriage | Bloomberg

Rally for marriage in Springfield, IL

Same-sex ‘marriage’ controversy hits ecumenical Thanksgiving celebration in Charlotte

CA: Revolt Over Gender-bending Bathrooms

Illinois Catholic Bishop disallows homosexual protests in church, calls it blasphemy

Wisconsin Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Legal Unions Imitating Marriage | Charisma News

Oklahoma same-sex couple uses tribal law to get marriage license

Governor Christie Surrenders; New Jersey Begins Same-sex Marriage | The New American

Parents group urges Va.: Don’t fund gay-transvestite student centers with taxpayer dollars

Point of View: So pretend you’re a photographer: Your conscience or your livelihood? | Eric Metaxas at Point of View

Should we pull back from politics? | Russell D. Moore at Southern Baptist ERLC

NM Supreme Court to hear arguments in defense of state’s marriage laws | Alliance Defending Freedom

New Jersey “gay marriage” begins with Christian protester, Booker says no ‘substantive and worthy objections”

“Family and medical leave now available for feds with same-sex spouses”

What’s next in the nationwide struggle over same-sex marriage? | PBS

Utah: State attorneys say traditional marriage is best for children, families

Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce opposes marriage amendment

Influential Homosexuals Push To Change GOP Positions On Marriage

British MP to introduce bill to ban ‘gay cure’ therapists

Study Shows Alternate Lifestyles Put Kids at Disadvantage

Local Australian Parliament Votes to Redefine Marriage

The Death of Legal Reason in New Jersey | Matthew J. Franck at NRO

Illinois Marriage Debate Takes Center Stage

NJ Family Policy Council: Christie Administration Drops Same-Sex Marriage Appeal

“Christie’s Gay Marriage Punt and 2016″

“Gay advocates urge Corbett to follow Christie”

Efforts to redefine marriage in Ore., key states

Social-Conservative Leaders Frustrated with Christie

ACT prepares to debate marriage redefinition

“Gay Marriage to Go Ahead in New Jersey; State’s Delay Request Turned Down” | Christian Post

New Lawsuit Challenges Marriage in Tennessee

N.J. Gov. Christie abandons marriage suit

NJ Senator Doherty on marriage: Christie acquiesced to judicial activism, no vote by the people or legislature

“Supreme Court’s DOMA decision driving same-sex marriage efforts in states” | Pew Research

Exclusive: Mexican archbishop defends school that refused admission to child with ‘two fathers’

African-American clergy hold key to marriage in Illinois

“Legal action over gay ads on London buses”

Hawaii: “Same-sex marriage religious exemptions”

“Cory Booker to conduct same-sex marriages in New Jersey”

Lambda Legal Appeals Nevada Marriage Lawsuit To Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals

New Jersey Supreme Court court to allow same-sex “marriages”

TN: Knoxville To Offer Domestic Partner Benefits

“Case Against Michigan Ban on Gay Unions Is Sent to Trial” | NY Times

Two New Essays on Post-Windsor Choice-of-Law Questions

“Court: French Mayors Must Conduct Gay Marriages”

Come Out and Celebrate? At Notre Dame | Michael Bradley at Public Discourse

Carney wears purple tie to promote anti-LGBT bullying effort

Advocates in contest to argue marriage redefinition at SCOTUS | BuzzFeed

‘Transgender’ boy accused of harassing girls in the restroom at Colorado school: school denies

“Ex-Gay Christian Counsellor hounded out by psychotherapist association”

Scotland: School allows boy to dress as a girl – against mum’s wishes

Should We Be Allowed to Choose the Sexual Orientation of Our Children?

    Pacific Standard: In a New York magazine piece, “The Science of Gaydar,” writer David France looks at the growing scientific evidence for innate differences between gay and straight people. France ends by gazing toward the future, and asks the question, “What if prenatal tests were able to show a predisposition to gayness?” Well, France reports, “[Northwestern University psychological professor] Michael Bailey, for one, isn’t troubled by the moral implications any more than he would oppose fetal screens for potential birth defects, though he quickly adds his personal belief that homosexuality is ‘a good’ on par with heterosexuality.”

  • Posted: 10/17/2013
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