Rebuttal to PG Piece: Why African Anglicans would oppose ordination of homosexuals

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From Wednesday's Post-Gazette, this response from the Rev. Luke Mbefo, C.S.Sp., associate professor in the Theology Department at Duquesne University to Sunday's Forum “A Gospel of Intolerance” I'm having a rather unpleasant day so I'll refrain from too much editorializing.  Reverend Mbefo seems to believe that Africans' worldview of the ordering of society (divinely ordered) prohibits […]

Anglican/Episcopal Church and Gay Injustice

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In Sunday's Post-Gazette, I found this piece from John Bryson Chane who is Episcopal bishop of Washington.  The Bishop questions the pastoral concern of the conservative wing of the Anglican church for the gay and lesbian community. Archbishop Peter J. Akinola, primate of the Church of Nigeria and leader of the conservative wing of the […]

Lesbian Pastor Not Guilty in Same Sex Marriage Trial

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From www.365gay.com comes this great news … (Santa Rosa, California) A longtime Presbyterian minister who was the first of her faith to be tried for officiating at the unions of gay couples was acquitted Friday of violating her denomination's position on same-sex marriage. A regional judicial commission of the Presbyterian Church (USA) ruled 6-1 that […]

Pgh Native Presbyterian Minister on trial for gay weddings

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In another example of homopersecution, the Presbyterian Church is at it again.  This time, the Reverend Jane Spahr is facing a trial for conducting wedding for same sex couples in 2004 and 2005.  Spahr is a native of Pittsburgh's Northside. Spahr choose to use the term wedding at the couples' request in order to honor […]

PG Letters to Editor on Gay Issues

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A quick round of the PG's latest gay coverage …. First, the ugly.  From Jennifer Freker  of Bethel Park a letter to the PG editor …. God created Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve! You tell 'em Jennifer.  Make sure we know all about the abnormalities of a Godless society and how much friggin' […]

Homophobes in High School – Teachers?

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A group of teachers in San Leandro High School (California) are refusing to display posters promoting gay diversity.  The posters were designed by the school's  Gay-Straight Alliance and show a rainbow flag and bear the words “This is a safe place to be who you are.”  The “educators” are hiding behind the illusion that the […]

Vatican Investigates Sexual Climate at Local Seminaries

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From yesterday's Post-Gazette, I discover  that the Vatican has sent teams to determine if American seminaries are providing “proper spiritual, moral and theological training for the priesthood.” This includes visits to St. Vincent Seminary in Latrobe, SS. Cyril & Methodius Byzantine Catholic Seminary on the North Side  and St. Paul Seminary in East Carnegie. Only one […]

Nashville's NBC Affiliate Succumbs to HomoHaters over Book of Daniel

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From 365gay.com, I discover that yet another Bible Belt NBC affiliate has capitulated to the right-wing hate regarding homosexuality and cancelled the Book of Daniel.  According to WSMV mangement, they received over 137 complaints via telephone, email and postal mail.  And apparently the independent nature of the 137 responses caught their attention “Over the years, […]

ACT UP!

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   > JOIN ACTIVISTS IN PROTEST AGAINST THE RADICAL RIGHT > Philadelphia SUNDAY JANUARY 8 at 7 PM AT “JUSTICE SUNDAY III” > > Jerry Falwell. > Tony Perkins from the Family Research Council. > James Dobson from Focus on the Family. > Rick Santorum. > > All coming to Philadelphia on Jan 8 to rally on “Justice Sunday” to pack the Supreme […]

Justice Sunday

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Here's a take on Justice Sunday from the winner of the Best LGBT Blog …Pam's House Blend As you can see, the AmTaliban has its splash of color up there for the big shindig, all prominently featured on the web site. Sadly, one of them is the niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Alveda C. […]