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Online Catholic News Portal | PewSitter.com | Audio, Video, Print

Online Catholic News Portal | PewSitter.com | Audio, Video, Print | It has to get better | Scoop.it

"Pewsitter.com is an online Catholic News Portal that features news items from across the U.S. and internationally."

 

Looking at the lunatic viewpoints expressed, then the date, I had to ask myself: is this all a joke?

 

Sadly, I fear not. It is terrifying that such ignorance and bigotry should persist in the 21st century. 

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British Conservatives lead charge for gay marriage - Washington Post

British Conservatives lead charge for gay marriage - Washington Post | It has to get better | Scoop.it
British Conservatives lead charge for gay marriageWashington PostGay couples in Britain won the right to civil partnerships in 2004, which granted them nearly the same legal status as married heterosexual couples while avoiding the controversial use...
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Gay Catholic activist dismayed at church campaign - ABC Online

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BigPond NewsGay Catholic activist dismayed at church campaignABC OnlineBy Timothy McDonald Michael Bernard Kelly says Victoria's bishops are out of step with most of the Australian population on gay marriage.
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Lucy Mangan: out, and proud

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When the playgroup leader hands round a petition against gay marriage, there's only one thing for it – head for the door (RT @ProfSocialWork: When playgroup leader hands petition against gay marriage, there's one thing for it - head for the door!
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Madonna takes on Russian Orthodox Church over gay rights - News ...

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By Paul Carsten 23/3/2012 The singer, proclaiming herself a “freedom fighter”, vowed to challenge a new law in the city of St Petersburg which prohibits the “propaganda of homosexuality and paedophilia among minors”.
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Son's Suicide Attempt Has Mother Calling on School to Do More

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A 15-year-old Ohio boy is in a coma today after attempting to kill himself because of bullying that began after he came out.
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Gay Sikhs invite Lord Singh to WorldPride after marriage ‘attack’ comment

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A group for gay and transgender Sikhs in the UK has written to the prime minister and Lord Singh to protest the latter's comments about equal marriage being a 'secular attack' on religion and to invite him to WorldPride.
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The Forgotten History of Gay Marriage

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Christian tradition has changed from the point where same-sex relationships were not just tolerated but celebrated...
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The 21st Floor » Blog Archive » Bodies, Busybodies and Butchered Science

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"“Shock UK’s first transgender pregnancy” screamed headlines in the Daily Mail this week, probably not doing much to shock its own readers, who have been reading similar things for several weeks. The Sun is at it too, pursuing the father in question so aggressively that a parliamentary motion condemning its activity has attracted cross party support. The tone of the articles is superficially neutral or sympathetic, even implying that it’s a miracle of the modern age that a man can give birth. Alongside this, opinion pieces attack what is seen as unnatural with all kinds of inflammatory language, and commentators casually suggest that both father and child should be killed..."

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For openly gay jock, coming out to teammates the hardest part - National Post

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National PostFor openly gay jock, coming out to teammates the hardest partNational PostTelling his teammates he was gay.

 

Love the family reaction: "I"m gay" "oh, is that all?" WIN!

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Canada: Baird warns of Russian 'homosexual propaganda' law - CTV.ca

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CTV.caBaird warns of Russian 'homosexual propaganda' lawCTV.caTHE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand OTTAWA — Canada is warning gay and lesbian travellers bound for Russia's historic St.
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Ben And Jerry's Promotes Pro-Gay Marriage Ice Cream! - News One

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News OneBen And Jerry's Promotes Pro-Gay Marriage Ice Cream!News OneMONTPELIER, Vt. — Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry's is supporting gay marriage in Britain by relabeling an apple pie flavor as Apple-y Ever After.
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Denying Communion: A priest and a lesbian set off a Catholic culture clash - Washington Post

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New York Daily NewsDenying Communion: A priest and a lesbian set off a Catholic culture clashWashington PostThe moment was fleeting. Barbara Johnson reached out to receive Holy Communion at her mother's funeral Mass last month at St.
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Sexual violence and gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, intersex, and queer communities - ACSSA Resource Sheet - Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault

Sexual violence and gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, intersex, and queer communities - ACSSA Resource Sheet - Australian Centre for the Study of Sexual Assault | It has to get better | Scoop.it
This resource sheet provides an overview of the research on sexual violence in gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, intersex, and queer (GLBTIQ) communities.
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Op-ed: To Help the Trayvons of the World, We Need Intentional Allies 

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The executive director for the National Black Justice Coalition argues that we must own up to our biases before we can help the Trayvon Martin's of the world to own their power.
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Separating lesbian mothers from their children violates human rights ...

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NCLR was founded in 1977 to help lesbian mothers losing custody of their children – and quickly expanded our work to represent gay, bisexual, transgender and HIV+ parents as well. Although we have come a long way, ...
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Canadians: support Bill C-279 (equal rights for transgender ...

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Canadians: support Bill C-279 (equal rights for transgender Canadians). March 23, 2012 at 8:32 pm Chris Hallquist. I don't know how many Canadian readers I have here, but if you're Canadian, please support Bill C-279.
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End of life care services letting down lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people say leading charities

RT @PeterTatchell: New report & film from NCPC: #LGBT people let down by end of life care services.
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LGBT Rights Are Civil Rights - Huffington Post

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LGBT Rights Are Civil RightsHuffington Post"This direct comparison can hurt more than it helps, by causing people to think about the differences between the experiences of African Americans and LGBT people, not the similarities." Now don't get me...
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37,000 sign petition to thank Starbucks for equal marriage support

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More than 37,000 people have signed a petition to thank coffee giant Starbucks for its equal marriage support after marriage opponents called for an international boycott.
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DC march for gay crime victims is tonight - Washington Post (blog)

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DCist.comDC march for gay crime victims is tonightWashington Post (blog)By Katie Rogers More than 600 people, including DC Council member Jim Graham (D-Ward 1), plan to attend a silent march in the District for victims of anti-gay violence Tuesday...
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There's no FilAm organization advocating for transgender women

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By Elton Lugay. Part 2. Prostitution brings in easy cash — anywhere from $150 to $300 an hour, according to the transgender women. There are many ways to reach a potential client but “Craigslist still tops them all,” said ...
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'Deaf Talks' charts new paths for LGBTs with disabilities - Mindanao Examiner

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'Deaf Talks' charts new paths for LGBTs with disabilitiesMindanao Examiner18, 2012) - Filipinos who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) already face major life challenges because of social discrimination, homophobia or trans-phobia,...
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'Mic check!': Gay kissers ejected from Santorum rally, crowd chants 'U-S-A ... - Daily Caller

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Christian Post'Mic check!': Gay kissers ejected from Santorum rally, crowd chants 'U-S-A ...Daily CallerBy David Martosko - The Daily Caller Two gay men who shared a drawn-out kiss in the audience of a Rick Santorum speech Friday night found...
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