Tag: lgbtq

Rabbi Shmuley: Caitlyn Jenner’s Defense of Israel

On March 8, the World Values Network will honor Caitlyn Jenner as a champion of Israel at our Sixth Annual Champions of Jewish Values International Awards Gala, honoring men and women who stand up for human rights, fight genocide, and promote human dignity.

Houston Mayor Annise Parker, left, waves as her partner, Kathy Hubbard, right, holds the Bible during a public inauguration ceremony Monday, Jan. 4, 2010 in Houston. Houston is the largest U.S. city to elect an openly gay mayor. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Roughly 40 LGBTQ Texans Running for Office in 2018, Says Community Mag

Houston Magazine OutSmart reports that at least 35 LGBTQ Texans are running for office in the 2018 primary and general elections–including governor and lieutenant governor contests. Five candidates identify as transgender. More than one-third are from Harris County. The publication added five to the list by Wednesday afternoon.

St. Louis Cardinals Refuse to Bow to LGBT Demands to Punish Christians

The St. Louis Cardinals have sponsored “Christian Day” for 30 years, but recently gay activists have begun to pressure the Major League Baseball team to cancel the special day or at the very least to remove former Cardinals star Lance Berkman as the event’s spokesman. To it’s credit the team has rejected the demands.

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AP Hypes 2015 Muslim Hate Stats, Blames Trump

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – After the Federal Bureau of Investigation released their annual hate crime report for 2015, the Associated Press (AP) ran with a handful of statistics to portray a widespread epidemic of anti-Muslim violence.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses delegates on the final night of the Republican National Convention at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio on July 21, 2016

The Changing of the Guard in Cleveland: What a Difference Donald Trump Has Made 

What a difference four years makes. The just-ended Republican Convention in Cleveland was a lot different from the Tampa GOP convention four years ago, and a lot different from the St. Paul Republican convention four years before that. One is tempted to say, “Let’s count the ways,” starting with the conventional wisdom-defying rise of Donald Trump, but it’s hard to count that high. So let’s just focus on six.

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U.S. Taxpayers Give ‘Magnolia Thunderpussy’ a Sex Change

A former she-male hooker, only a year out of jail on a fraud conviction, just received a full “sex change” operation, courtesy of the American taxpayer. His story is loving told over more than four full pages in Sunday’s edition of the New York Times.