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Nontheist lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people & friends.

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Porn site puts North Carolina legislature to shame

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo yesterday. 1 Reply

Research on Chest Binding

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan yesterday. 1 Reply

First nationwide survey of anti LGBT youth violence

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Aug 27. 1 Reply

Supported Transgender Kids Do Fine

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jul 20. 2 Replies

Famous Intellectual Michelle Bachmann to be Trump Advisor

Started by Daniel Wachenheim. Last reply by Grinning Cat Jun 22. 2 Replies

Religious Colleges get federal pass on discrimination

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Apr 9. 3 Replies

Gay Suicide - Art Backfires

Started by Bertold Brautigan. Last reply by Bertold Brautigan Mar 30. 6 Replies

Caitlyn Jenner loves Ted Cruz

Started by Daniel Wachenheim. Last reply by Susan Stanko Mar 7. 15 Replies

Mean Sally says, "Go kill yourself!"

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by k.h. ky Jan 31. 9 Replies

Way of the Mister: Murder the Gays!!! (Brian Dalton)

Started by Loren Miller. Last reply by Loren Miller Nov 18, 2015. 16 Replies

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Comment by Daniel Wachenheim on January 1, 2011 at 9:46am
Happy New Year Everyone!  Here's to a healthy, happy, prosperous 2011!
Comment by Daniel Wachenheim on December 24, 2010 at 9:53am

A couple of videos in the group heading on Uganda.  If we were going to have a "Profiles in Hate" series, Scott Lively would be a top-10 contender.  He claims that Naziism was led by gays, influenced or coauthored the Uganda bill.  I don't know what his thing is with Latvia - I guess few countries will welcome him.  He is quoted in conservapedia as stating "" In reality, homosexuality is nothing more than same-gender conduct among people who are innately and unchangeably heterosexual. Homosexuality is thus biologically (and to varying degrees morally) equivalent to pedophilia, sado-masochism, bestiality and many other forms of deviant behavior."

 

Scott Lively is an example of the evil that results from the combination of religion, politics, and whatever is his personal psychopathology. 

Comment by Daniel Wachenheim on December 22, 2010 at 1:08am
Comment by Daniel Wachenheim on December 22, 2010 at 12:53am
The UN reversed it's vote on "It's not OK to murder the gay". For some reason links are not working now - copy and paste this web address :http://www.towleroad.com/2010/12/breaking-un-votes-to-restore-sexua...

damn tha's awkward. I hope they fix it. Anyway, first DADT, now this. What next, Obama brings his boyfriend to the State of the Union address?
Comment by Richard Healy on December 21, 2010 at 3:11am

@ Sentient Biped

 

And of course you are right, any end to discriminatory practices is to be welcomed.

 

My post was pointed more towards the irony contained within the Law of Unintended Consequences

 

(i.e Vote for Gay Marriage, get Gay-Mother-in-Laws)

 

;^)

 

Comment by Geraldo Cienmarcos on December 21, 2010 at 1:12am


DADT may be limited to knowing or disclosing.
But what about actual acts of sodomy under US Uniform Military Code?

Uniform Code of Military Justice

ART. 125 of the UCMJ-SODOMY

(a) Any person subject to this chapter who engages in unnatural carnal copulation with another person of the
same or opposite sex or with an animal is guilty of sodomy. Penetration , however slight, is sufficient to
complete the offense.
(b) Any person found guilty of sodomy shall be punished as a court-martial may direct.

-- -- --

Panel urges ending UCMJ's sodomy ban - News - Stripes
Oct 27, 2009... sodomy as a crime punishable under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, ... to end a ban on gays serving openly in the U.S. military. ...

http://www.stripes.com/news/panel-urges-ending-ucmj-s-sodomy-ban-1....

Comment by Daniel Wachenheim on December 19, 2010 at 2:36pm

Richard,

I get your point, and it's valid.  I don't agree with all of the military intervertions or actions myself, although I'm not 100% pacifist and I am in fact a veteran.  I have been against the Iraq war from the start, and consider it part of the corruption of the Bush / Cheney regime.  I have mixed feelings about the war in Afganistan but am not happy abour that either. 

 

However, the ongoing discrimination against LGBT people is part of the larger picture of expressing our inferiority, poor character, that others feel contaminated by our presence.  I think that being equally at risk or involved in military is part of being a full citizen.  I understand if you disagree and respect your view.

Comment by Richard Healy on December 19, 2010 at 12:46pm

woo -hoo! Now we can be blown up needlessly in someone else's country for spectacularly little reason... wait... what?

Comment by Daniel Wachenheim on December 18, 2010 at 3:22pm

Posted in Atheist News because it's relevant to all - but it looks like DADT is history. 

 

Finally, US Politicians have reluctantly followed the American People and voted to allow LGB (I don't know about transgendered people) to be open about their orientation as they risk their lives and die in defense of the country that won't give them equal rights. 

Comment by Daniel Wachenheim on December 16, 2010 at 10:07am

The world is changing. Last of the Chinese You Tube videos, then we can get back to DADT, same sex marriage, hypocritical homophobic gay ministers, the impending gay Holocaust in Africa, and politicians.

 

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