Tag: lgbt

Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Caitlyn Jenner: The Personal Isn’t Political

 

bruce-caitlyn-splitBruce Jenner’s decision to transform himself into Caitlyn means the end of the Republican Party. So implies the Washington Post in an article tut-tutting social conservatives who don’t think an old guy dressing as a lady is the single most heroic moment in human history.

Robert Costa, who seems desperate to run from his past as a National Review reporter, speaks of the recent Vanity Fair cover as a GOP apocalypse:

In the four days since Bruce Jenner came out as a woman named Caitlyn, many Americans have celebrated her transformation as a courageous and even heroic act.

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It appears that challenges from within — not necessarily from without — the Boy Scouts of America, are creating pressure on the organization to ‘chart a course toward full equality.’ Their own president, Robert Gates, is calling for an end to the organization’s ban on gay scout leaders. I see this as a short-sighted and […]

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As a parent among parent, and a scout who raised scouts, this is a must post. In a blog post on their official website, Girl Scouts are now open to anyone who identifies as a girl. Divine died too young. From Andrea Bastiani Archibald, Ph.D., Chief Girl Expert, GSUSA, on the official site: If a […]

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Foxconn makes 70% of all iPhone 6 phones as well as an unknown percentage of iPhone 6S units. Foxconn has more manufacturing plants in the People’s Republic of China than in any other country. Further, Apple does big business selling in China selling hardware, running Apple Stores (18 in China vs 2 in Indiana), as […]

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(Washington D.C.) – National Security Advisor, Susan Rice took to the microphones the other day to attempt to allay fears from members of the media about some of the more disturbing events around the world. The following is the text of her remarks: “Good morning, everyone. I wanted to impress upon everyone that those on […]

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Promoted from the Ricochet Member Feed by Editors Created with Sketch. A Lesbian Walks into a Muslim Barbershop: The Ultimate Liberal Conundrum

 

Dinesh D’Souza posted something on Facebook about the ultimate liberal conundrum: who would liberals defend if a Muslim barber refused to give a haircut to a lesbian customer on the basis of religious beliefs? Indeed, there was a story in 2012 about a Muslim barber who refused to cut the hair of a woman because his faith forbade him from touching a woman who was not a member of his family. While this story did highlight the rift between two competing rights, adding the LGBT agenda kicks it up a notch, don’t you think?

So, who do you think would garner more support in such a showdown?

Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Female-only School Accused of Sexism against Women Who Think They’re Men

 
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“That’s a man, baby!”

Famously liberal Wellesley College has a serious problem on its hands. The female-only alma mater of Hillary Clinton has long been on the bleeding edge of feminist theory, but recent developments in the gender wars threaten their PC cred.

Contributor Post Created with Sketch. White Lesbian Sues Fertility Clinic for Giving Her Sperm from Black Donor

 

The 21st century is exhausting:

A white Ohio mom is suing a sperm bank for sending her vials from a black donor, saying her biracial 2-year-old daughter will be stigmatized by her family and the “intolerant” town where they live and has to travel to get her hair done.

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About ten years ago, maybe longer, my kids started using the word “random” in a new way. At first it sounded very strange to my ears. They seemed to be using “random” as a synonym for “spontaneous,” or perhaps “weird.” All of the kids I knew used it this way. After a while I got […]

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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Saving the World One Pronoun at a Time

 

shutterstock_188224712Before the smoke has even cleared in culture wars surrounding gay marriage, LGBT culture warriors have decided now is the ideal time for a new offensive. The oft-forgotten T (transgendered) in the LGBT is the new front for the champions of the eternally offended. Everywhere you look you can see shots fired on this new battlefield. With calls for Kevin Williamson to be fired from publications he doesn’t even work for, and cards being pulled from a game whose only purpose is literally to be offensive, I can easily spot the eventual winner of this contest. And though I am not (as far as I am aware) Italian, I can jump ship to the winning side as quickly as the next man.

Unlike the gay marriage debate, where issues such as tax status and spousal benefits rule the day, the transgender wars center around bathrooms and how you are to be addressed by others. Kevin’s mistake was stating the biological fact that Laverne Cox is a man. As my new allies inform me, this is hateful and indeed “violence” against transgendered people. I blame kindergarten teachers who have for years trained children to “use their words” as opposed to violence, when apparently, there is no distinction to be drawn between the two.

With no real demands even resembling that of the civil rights variety, what exactly does transgenderism require of society at large? The answer would appear to be our indulgence. If Bradley Manning says he’s now Chelsea Manning, it is incumbent upon all of us to pretend this is true. If not, he might just hurt himself. It is a hostage standoff reminiscent of Blazing Saddles, where Cleavon Little escapes an angry mob by holding a gun to his own head. 

Contributor Post Created with Sketch. The Archbishop Will March

 

-1Here in Northern California in recent days, one prominent liberal after another, including the mayor of San Francisco, Ed Lee, and the lieutenant governor of California, Gavin Newsom, have lectured the Catholic archbishop of San Francisco, Most Rev. Salvatore Cordileone, insisting that he cancel his plans to participate in the “March for Marriage” in Washington, DC later this month. Nancy Pelosi, to offer a sample of the criticism of the archbishop, denounced the “March for Marriage” as “venom masquerading as virtue.”

Now Archbishop Cordileone has replied.

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The question above will no doubt seem counter-intuitive to many. But I believe the answer is absolutely, yes. Same sex marriage puts us on the path to abolishing civil marriage. And that would empower the state to abolish family autonomy and privacy. To understand where I’m headed with this, please read the article I published […]

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Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Liberal Mob Claims Another Scalp — Jon Gabriel

 

Brendan Eich, a successful developer and tech legend, was recently named the CEO for Mozilla Corporation. The for-profit venture is most closely associated with their open-source Firefox web browser.

But after his appointment, a dark secret emerged about Eich’s past. Was it embezzlement or child endangerment? Terrorism or even murder? Even worse. Six years ago, he donated $1,000 to California’s Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriages in the state.