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A Gay Dad Wonders How to Respond to Nosy Questions About His Son

A Gay Dad Wonders How to Respond to Nosy Questions About His Son | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Some Fathers’ Day advice for same-sex parents (and their children) getting intrusive questions.
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Anti-Gay Activist Exhorts Father To Destroy Relationship With His Eleven Year-Old Gay Son

Anti-Gay Activist Exhorts Father To Destroy Relationship With His Eleven Year-Old Gay Son | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Sharon Kass is one of the strangest anti-gay activists out there. As far as I can tell, she’s never actually held any official position with an anti-gay organization, so she’s not making money off of being unhinged. But unhinged she is. That may be putting it lightly.

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Syrian rebels execute teenage boy for ‘heresy’ - report

Syrian rebels execute teenage boy for ‘heresy’ - report | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
An al-Qaeda-affiliated opposition group has allegedly executed a teenage boy in Syria in front of his family, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports.
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One Meteorologist's Come-to-Jesus Moment on Climate Change

One Meteorologist's Come-to-Jesus Moment on Climate Change | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Like many TV weathermen, Stu Ostro didn't believe in climate change—until extreme weather and scientific evidence changed his mind.
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A Synopsis of Atlas Shrugged--in Under 10 Minutes! (VIDEO)

A Synopsis of Atlas Shrugged--in Under 10 Minutes!  (VIDEO) | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
If you haven't read Atlas Shrugged yet, just watch this instead.  Someday you'll thank me.  Sure, the narrator's voice is monotone and there's some cheesy music playing in the background, but if yo...
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Actual US Poverty Twice Official Figure

Actual US Poverty Twice Official Figure | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Jeannette Wicks-Lim: According to official figures 15 percent of Americans live in
poverty, real numbers are over 33 percent of Americans cannot meet basic needs
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PERRspectives: Top 10 Darrell Issa Hall of Shame Moments

PERRspectives: Top 10 Darrell Issa Hall of Shame Moments | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Perrspectives provides unique commentary, analysis and satire on the state of American politics and culture.
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Could UAFA pass as a floor amendment to immigration reform?

Could UAFA pass as a floor amendment to immigration reform? | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
LGBT groups support bill despite exclusion of bi-national couples
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Russia To Ban Adoptions For Foreign Gay Couples

Russia To Ban Adoptions For Foreign Gay Couples | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Last week Russian officials continued to make threats they would ban child adoptions to all couples in France - simply due to the recent introduction of marriage equality in that country.

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The Usual Anti-Gay Suspects Turning Out For Hate-a-palooza

The Usual Anti-Gay Suspects Turning Out For Hate-a-palooza | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
It's a who's who of anti-gay hate groups that will be gathering for a Peter LaBarbera's protest in front of the Human Rights Campaign's headquarters.
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Gagnon Hints that Banned Ex-Gay App Is Really Just Antigay

Gagnon Hints that Banned Ex-Gay App Is Really Just Antigay | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Robert A.J. Gagnon, board member of the ex-gay Restored Hope Network, initiated a Facebook conversation last night that was supposed to be about Setting Captives Free, a mobile-phone app that promises to cure people of “habitual sin” as defined by the Christian Right — chief among those sins, so-called “bondage from homosexuality.”

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Scott Walker Plans To Sell Off Many Of Wisconsin's University Buildings, Prisons

Scott Walker Plans To Sell Off Many Of Wisconsin's University Buildings, Prisons | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Critics believe that the plan is short-sighted and could result in the loss of future donations made to public universities., Scott Walker, University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin debt, Wisconsin Legislature,...
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Jesus Christ Files Lawsuit Against GOP For Slander

Jesus Christ Files Lawsuit Against GOP For Slander | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Jesus Christ filed a lawsuit today in the New York Supreme Court against the Republican National Committee for what he is calling 'egregious misrepresentation of his statements and image.'
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Euthanasia: Possible alternatives

Euthanasia: Possible alternatives | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
 Senators are considering reviewing the euthanasia law in view of extending it to minors. The CDH and CD&V are against this extension.  A substit
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Allen West: I Might Run For President

Allen West: I Might Run For President | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Tea Party hero Allen West couldn't win a second term in the House, so naturally he thinks he's ready to be president.

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Revealed: NSA collecting phone records of millions of Americans daily

Revealed: NSA collecting phone records of millions of Americans daily | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Top secret court order requiring Verizon to hand over all call data shows scale of domestic surveillance under Obama administration
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China Could Actually Improve US Pork. Here's How.

China Could Actually Improve US Pork. Here's How. | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
If the Chinese purchase of American pork giant Smithfield goes through, producers will have to ramp down use of at least one dodgy feed additive.
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TransCanada in Damage Control Mode Over Flaws in Newly Laid Southern Leg of Keystone XL Pipeline

TransCanada in Damage Control Mode Over Flaws in Newly Laid Southern Leg of Keystone XL Pipeline | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
“An independent TransCanada inspector has told me there are all these anomalies on land up and down the pipeline along this 60-mile stretch, including the one on my property they are digging up now.”
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Dear New Jersey voters: Maybe this will finally convince you that Chris Christie is not your friend

Dear New Jersey voters: Maybe this will finally convince you that Chris Christie is not your friend | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
The Political Carnival is a fast paced Progressive political site that combines humor with dead serious, dementia with politics (synonymous?), and sprinkles in idiosyncratic posts with breaking news.
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Ellen Talks About The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Her, Which Coincidentally Was Also The Worst

Ellen Talks About The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Her, Which Coincidentally Was Also The Worst | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Comedians are supposed to tell the truth. When she did it, she changed the world.
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To stop equality in Illinois, NOM relies on old standby: Scary weather

To stop equality in Illinois, NOM relies on old standby: Scary weather | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

Dark and ominous clouds are coming unless you stop gay taxpayers from basic civil freedoms

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Journal Editor Calls Antigay Parenting Study ‘Deeply Flawed’ and ‘Disgraced’

In an explosive interview published yesterday by the Southern Poverty Law Center, Darren Sherkat — a member of the editorial board of the journal Social Science Research, which published Mark Regnerus’s disgraced “study” claiming that gays and lesbians make inferior parents – once again eviscerated the study as “deeply flawed” and its author as “disgraced.” Sherkat, who is also a professor of sociology at Southern Illinois University, was appointed by Social Science Research editor James Wright to conduct an audit of the process by which Regnerus’s study was reviewed and approved for publication.

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Ex-Gay Leader Decries Fairness and Good Health for Gay Youths, Scout Leaders

Ex-Gay Leader Decries Fairness and Good Health for Gay Youths, Scout Leaders | Daily Crew | Scoop.it

The decision of the Boy Scouts of America to stop ostracizing and defaming gay Scouts has drawn support from a broad spectrum of scouting supporters, including the conservative National Catholic Commission on Scouting.

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Spared Death, Aging People With H.I.V. Struggle to Live

Spared Death, Aging People With H.I.V. Struggle to Live | Daily Crew | Scoop.it
Drugs may have prevented people with H.I.V. from dying of AIDS, but even as they reach the once-unthinkable age of 50, their lives continue to be ravaged by the virus.
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