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Exodus International, and Studying Narrow-Mindedness Among Some Christians

Alan Manning Chambers gives his opening address at the 38th Annual Exodus Freedom Conference.

When “reparative therapy” organization Exodus International folded in mid-June, the group’s president, Alan Chambers, issued an apology to those the organization had hurt. His words seemed tailor-made to illustrate a recent report that likened many of today’s Christians to Pharisees.

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Can a Lesbian Have Sex With a Dyke?

Or: How Good Consent & Communication is the Answer to (Almost) Everything for Everyone.

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Health Equity? Still Waiting But On the Right Track

As an African-American female who has worked in public health for 20 years I am a little exhausted of the slow progress that the United States has made concerning health equity for minority populations.

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Afternoon Roundup: Teen Birth Rate At All Time Low; Natural Childbirth is Moronic

Teen birth rate in the U.S. continues to decline; former anti-abortion leader/Catholic excorcist accused of “inappropriate relations” with women; Florida “Choose Life” law may be re-written; new Lifetime show presents natural chidlbirth as moronic; and the battle over homosexuality all over Africa.

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Lesbian Ugandan Threatened by Lawmaker

In the immediate aftermath of the murder of a prominent LGBT advocate in Uganda,  Ugandan lesbian who is set to be deported from Britain fears for her life in returning to her country. She has reason: One virulently anti-gay Ugandan lawmaker has threatened her with “punishment” if she does not “repent.”

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Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Headed For Extinction?

The Pentagon released the results of a review of the military if Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell were to be repealed. The conclusion? It’s time to say good-bye to discrimination based on sexual orientation in the military. Our soldiers can handle it – and so can military leadership.

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Prop 8 Court Victory: A Reproductive Justice Win Too

The widely-celebrated court decision striking down Proposition 8 is important for many reasons, not least because it underscores that reproductive and sexual rights are integrally and intimately linked.

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The Kids Are All Right: More Than Love Makes a Family

Beneath the Blue-state, sexually open-minded veneer of The Kids Are All Right lies a rather solid traditional-values core, striking a blow for family integrity, regardless of exactly who’s in the family.

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At “Breakthrough” Meeting, Holy See “Condemns Criminalization of Homosexual Conduct”

At a "breakthrough meeting," the Holy See condemned “unjust discrimination against homosexual persons,” and advocates detailed the spread throughout Africa of violence and hatred against gay, lesbian and transgender persons.

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“The Final Solution”? Gay Ugandans Could Face Death Penalty Under New Law

In Uganda, though homosexual acts are already illegal, a new bill would penalize homosexuality with tougher penalties – along the lines of life imprisonment and the death penalty.

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