Good news: BBC caught out again, pulls 100 genders video

Jan 27, 2021 by

from Coalition for Marriage: Back in September 2019 we wrote to you about a BBC Teach video series which told 9-12-year-olds there are “over a hundred” genders. The controversial series was back in the news this week as journalists discovered the BBC was still promoting the video to teachers as part of its Relationships and Sex Education package. This was despite Government guidance published last year advising schools to exercise caution and balance when teaching children about gender issues....

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Be the light in the darkness

Jan 27, 2021 by

from Holocaust Memorial Day Trust: The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2021 is Be the light in the darkness. It encourages everyone to reflect on the depths humanity can sink to, but also the ways individuals and communities resisted that darkness to ‘be the light’ before, during and after genocide. Be the light in the darkness is an affirmation and a call to action for everyone marking HMD. This theme asks us to consider different kinds of ‘darkness’, for example, identity-based...

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UK heroes: choosing to leave LGBT

Jan 27, 2021 by

from Core Issues Trust: Hear the stories of former LGBT persons in the UK. “The UK Heroes” is a unique collection of seven life stories of men and women leaving LGBT in the UK: Simon, Kiran, Sam, Libby, Christian, Tia, Rob. Their life experience and worldview challenges the status quo and the mainstream narrative on human sexuality and development. These individuals have their own personal goals and dreams in life. Leaving LGBT meant that they can be one step closer to realising...

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UN experts alarmed at growing trend for ‘right to die’

Jan 27, 2021 by

by Michael Cook, MercatorNet: This week UN human rights experts expressed alarm at a growing trend to enact legislation enabling access to medically assisted dying based largely on having a disability or disabling conditions, including in old age. “We all accept that it could never be a well-reasoned decision for a person belonging to any other protected group – be it a racial minority, gender or sexual minorities – to end their lives because they experience suffering on account of their...

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Jewish Filmmaker Gives Catholics ‘Gay Jesus’

Jan 27, 2021 by

by Jules Gomes, Church Militant: An award-winning Jewish filmmaker is to release a documentary film aimed at offering LGBTQ+ Catholics with homosexual iconography of Jesus. Director Yuval David, a Jew “married” to his Catholic “husband,” says he noticed the absence of LGBTQ+ portrayals of Jesus in Catholicism — a faith where icons play a significant part. The lack of visual representation of a “gay Jesus” led David to create a feature-length movie exploring...

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Petition begun to unseat DUP’s Nelson McCausland over ‘gay conversion therapy’ post

Jan 27, 2021 by

by Philip Bradfield, Belfast News Letter: Nelson McCausland triggered the storm on Monday when he tweeted “the fascinating story of Becket Cook”. Mr McCausland introduced the interview stating: “A powerful testimony of a life changed by God and some important insights into the whole ‘gay movement’ from someone who has been there.” Mr Cook was a gay man in Hollywood who had achieved great success as a set designer in the fashion industry. He described his conversion to faith, after attending a...

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