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American Patricia King Raises The Dead To Retain Belize’s Ban On Gay Sex

American Patricia King Raises The Dead To Retain Belize’s Ban On Gay Sex | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it
Meet Patricia King, pictured here sporting a tiger print blouse, QVC jewelry, and lesbian haircut. She's a self-published author, self-proclaimed Christian prophet, and the leader of Extreme Prophetic Ministries.
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Naomi Goffman Burn's comment, August 7, 2013 1:02 PM
It is not necessary to criticize people's appearances and dress. Your own position remains stronger if you stick to the issues and have documented facts and well thought out positions. Respect for all.
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SPLC Report: U.S. groups working to keep criminal statutes barring LGBT sex in Belize and other Caribbean countries | Southern Poverty Law Center

SPLC Report: U.S. groups working to keep criminal statutes barring LGBT sex in Belize and other Caribbean countries | Southern Poverty Law Center | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

As LGBT people continue making strides toward equality in the United States, hard-line U.S. religious-right groups that have spent decades demonizing them are focusing their attention – and propaganda – on a legal battle over the criminalization of LGBT sex in Belize, the outcome of which could affect criminal statutes in as many as a dozen other Caribbean countries, according to a SPLC report released today.

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The Riddle: new anti-homophobia message from UN human rights office

The Riddle: new anti-homophobia message from UN human rights office | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it
76 countries still criminalize consensual same-sex relationships and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people everywhere continue to suffer violent atta...
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Christian Group Prays Gays into Prison, Casts Spell on Tornado (and Raises the Dead)

Christian Group Prays Gays into Prison, Casts Spell on Tornado (and Raises the Dead) | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it
One U.S. group, Extreme Prophetic Ministries of Phoenix, lists support for Belize Action as one of its projects. Led by Patricia King, the ministry has been known to pray in mortuaries in an effort to raise the dead. One of its ministers, Caleb Lee Brundridge, reportedly traveled to Uganda in 2009 for an anti-gay conference that helped promote a proposed “kill the gays” law there.
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Christian and LGBT Groups Have Brought the Battle for Gay Rights to the Caribbean

Christian and LGBT Groups Have Brought the Battle for Gay Rights to the Caribbean | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it
Controversy over the region's colonial-era "buggery" laws is exposing a new form of advocacy -- and anti-colonialism.
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For conservative religious organizations, mostly in the United States, foreign countries represent not just a fresh opportunity to influence the debate over homosexuality, but also a source of fundraising and followers. Even before the June 26 Supreme Court rulings on gay marriage in the United States, these groups recognized that they were losing the gay-rights debate at home, but they figure that their chances are better abroad.

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The Developing World’s 10 Best Ethical Destinations: 2012

The Developing World’s 10 Best Ethical Destinations: 2012 | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

Belize loses out because of anti-gay culture.

 

"...Although some of our top countries still have anti-gay statutes on the books, these laws are not enforced. In Ghana, Belize and Guyana, however—three countries with enormous travel appeal and impressive environmental records—stringent enforcement does take place...Both Belize and Guyana actively criminalize homosexuality as well..."

 

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