Teach Teachers Christianity as well as LGBT – Letter in the Herald

Jul 24, 2016 by

by theweeflea It was good to be on holiday – but I still had to do a little because of an article that appeared in The Sunday Herald – What price for a Herald? The debate over compulsory LBGTI+ education in schools  This letter was a follow up…. Dear Editor,  As last we seem to be making some progress in what I would call Scotland’s dialogue – not ‘culture war’.   Firstly I agree with Robert Canning of Secular Scotland when he says that children should be taught facts, and not indoctrinated....

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Christian charity funding cut over opposition to homosexual relationships

Jul 20, 2016 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: A Dutch Christian charity had its government funding withdrawn after pressure from MPs over its opposition to active homosexual relationships. The charity has insisted it will carry on its objectives despite the funding cut. Government minister Jet Bussemaker said Hart van Homo’s would not receive further government money after the Netherlands’ ruling Party for Freedom and Democracy argued the charity, which encourages celibacy for gay Christians,...

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Invisible Victims: Delayed Onset Depression among Adults with Same-Sex Parents

Jul 19, 2016 by

by D Paul Sullins, Hindawi.com: Abstract The relationship of elevated depression risk recently discovered among adult persons raised by same-sex parents with possible precipitating conditions in childhood has not previously been acknowledged. This study tests whether such inattention is supportable. Logistic regression based risk ratios were estimated from longitudinal measures of mental health outcomes observed in three waves (at ages 15, 22, and 28) of the US National Survey of Adolescent to...

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US Methodists Ignore Rules, Elect Openly Gay Bishop

Jul 19, 2016 by

by Joseph Pelletier, Church Militant: The United Methodist Church is electing their first openly gay bishop. In a decision Friday night at a conference in Scottsdale, Arizona for the church’s Western Division, the Rev. Karen Oliveto was elevated to role of bishop, a move deemed controversial due to the church’s current position on homosexuality. According to the church’s 2012 Book of Discipline, “[t]he practice of homosexuality is incompatible with Christian...

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Council to encourage school children to think if they are gay or transexual

Jul 18, 2016 by

by Mark Howarth and Alison Preuss, Daily Express: CHILDREN as young as five will be encouraged to think about whether they’re gay or transgender as part of the Named Person scheme. A new plan for primary school pupils tells them that it’s “a normal, healthy part of human life [to be] attracted to boys, girls or both”.“It takes time to figure out who we are sexually and to understand our gender identity. The important thing is to be true to how you feel at the time,” it adds. As part of a...

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Boris orders rainbow to rise as he reverses ban of flying the LGBT flag at the Foreign Office during Gay Pride

Jul 17, 2016 by

by Black Dog, Mailonline: There was never any doubt that Boris Johnson would be a more colourful Foreign Secretary than his rather grey predecessor Philip Hammond. So it comes as no surprise to learn that one of BoJo’s first decisions as our top diplomat has been to reverse the anti-gay-marriage Hammond’s ban on flying the LGBT movement’s rainbow flag at the Foreign Office and British embassies during Gay Pride events. Read...

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