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Hawaii’s Governor Signs Civil Unions Bill For Gays and Lesbians

Civil Unions Pass In Hawaii

In 1998 Hawaii adopted the nations first discriminatory marriage amendment stating that marriage can only be recognized between one man and one woman. Hawaii’s amendment launched christian conservatives in states around the country into an orgy of self indulgent bigotry where “traditional marriage” had to be protected from the evil homosexual.

Today Hawaii helped erase some of that hate and bigotry by enacting civil unions for Gays and Lesbians in the state. The passage of this legislation grants same-sex couples the same rights and responsibilities as “traditionally married” couples.

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signed same-sex civil unions into law, granting gay and lesbian couples the same state rights as married partners.

Civil unions in the Rainbow State would start Jan. 1, 2012, making Hawaii the seventh state to permit civil unions or similar legal recognitions for gay couples. Five other states and the District of Columbia allow same-sex marriage.

The new law comes after 20 years of court fights, protest rallies and passionate public debate in a state that has long been a gay rights battleground.

via Hawaii’s governor signs civil unions into law | Top AP Stories | Chron.com – Houston Chronicle.

The passage of the civil unions bill does not remove the discriminatory 1998 marriage amendment but does go a long way to helping Gay and Lesbian families realize the protections that “traditionally married” couples take for granted.

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Montana House Passes Bill Blocking Legal Protections For Gays & Lesbians

Gay Montanans Need To Protect Themselves

The Montana House overwhelmingly passed a bill that would strip discrimination protects from Gays and Lesbians in the state and bar city governments from offering those protections in the future. HB 516, authored by christian representative Kristin Hansen, easily passed 60-39. It prohibits Gays and Lesbians from seeking protections from their local governments and elected officials.

Hansen said HB 516 would prohibit local governments from enacting ordinances or policies that seek to protect residents from real or perceived discrimination based on their sexual orientation or gender as Missoula did through an ordinance and Bozeman through a policy.

Bennett, however, told how Missoula’s enactment of the ordinance gave LGBT residents of Missoula hope that is now being dashed.

“It gave those young (LGBT) people who had been beaten up, yelled at and discriminated against day in and day out the dimmest light of hope that maybe someday they might be equal to other Montanans, maybe someday,” he said. “But this bill looks to extinguish that dim light of hope and eliminate an existing right for LGBT Missoulians.”

via Bill to nullify Missoula’s equality ordinance receives backing in House.

This law is nearly identical to Colorado’s Amendment 2 which was passed in 1992 after intense lobbying from Focus on the Family and other christian groups in the state. It was ruled unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court in 1996 in the landmark Romer v. Evans decision. The justices ruled that the majority cannot deny equal protections and access to the minority based on nothing more than a dislike of the minority.

HB 516 will of course be ruled unconstitutional but not before many Gays and Lesbians are forced out of their jobs and homes. Laws that purposely discrimination against the Gays and Lesbians encourage violence against our community.

If you are a Gay or Lesbian living in Montana buy and gun and understand your legal rights to defend yourself with lethal force.  In Montanathe lawful use of firearms for self-defense is not a crime or an offense against the people of the state”. You also have the right to openly carry a weapon.  Check out the appropriate statutes here.

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New Book Claims Jesus Can Cure The Gay – Scientific Studies Disagree

Ryan & Tony enjoy many white water canoe trips in a new book that claims Gays can be cured through prayer.

Where Is Your Brother, a new christain novel by Canadian author Marion Heath, claims homosexuality can be cured through prayer and the power of Jesus. The story follows the adventures of Ryan, who leaves his screeching wife and two children for the arms of his true love Tony. But of course Ryan’s newly found blissful life is uprooted by Jesus, who intervenes and ruins it for the happy couple. Ryan is returned to his “straight” ways through the power of prayer.

According to the book jacket the story is a work of fiction not based on any studies or actual “repaired” homosexuals.

Although this book is fictional, many readers will have a strong feeling that it is based on a true story.

via New book claims Jesus can “cure” homosexuality | swns.com.

The simple reason that the book doesn’t use an actual “ex-Gay” is because they don’t exist. Reparative therapy was concocted by christian leadership to counter the American Psychological Associations removal of homosexuality as a mental disease. Focus on the Family was a driving force behind the reparative therapy movement and has made hundreds of millions of dollars promoting this cure as they demonize Gays and Lesbians.

Joseph Nicolosi’s Reparative Therapy of Male Homosexuality, published in 1991, introduced reparative therapy as a term for psychotherapeutic attempts to convert gay people to heterosexuality.

Nicolosi promotes psychoanalytic theories suggesting that homosexuality is a form of arrested psychosexual development, resulting from “an incomplete bond and resultant identification with the same-sex parent, which is then symbolically repaired in psychotherapy”. Nicolosi’s intervention plans involve conditioning a man to a traditional masculine gender role through prayer and counseling.

Nicolosi is a founding member of the National Association for Research & Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH), and was for some time its president. NARTH is a pseudo science christian ministry created to institutionalize discrimination and violence against Gays and Lesbians by promoting the false claim that sexual orientation is a dangerous lifestyle choice that can be changed.

NARTH was recently rocked by scandal when Dr. George Rekers, a founding member and cured homosexual, was caught returning from a 10 day European vacation with a well endowed “rentboy”. The hung male hooker was paid to provide “services” to Rekers during his family free romp through the old country.

The scandal pretty well ended any speculation that reparative therapy works.

There has been exactly one scientific peer reviewed study done on the effectiveness of christian based reparative therapy. The 2002 study looked at how many patients treated with the controversial therapy were cured of their homosexuality.

Ariel Shidlo and Michael Schroeder found in “Changing Sexual Orientation: A Consumer’s Report”, a peer-reviewed study published in 2002, that 88% of participants failed to achieve a sustained change in their sexual behavior and 3% reported changing their orientation to heterosexual. The remainder reported either losing all sexual drive or attempting to remain celibate, with no change in attraction. Some of the participants who failed felt a sense of shame and had gone through conversion therapy programs for many years. Others who failed believed that therapy was worthwhile and valuable.

Shidlo and Schroeder also reported that many respondents were harmed by the attempt to change. Of the 8 respondents (out of a sample of 202) who reported a change in sexual orientation, 7 worked as ex-gay counselors or group leaders.

In other words the only people claiming that reparative therapy works are those profiting from reparative therapy…like the author of this book.

Every accredited psychological institution in the United States condones reparative therapy as dangerous and ineffective.  Homosexuality is a normal, natural and unchangeable sexual orientation, any attempt to change it can result in severe psychological damage to the patient. The American Psychiatric Association issues the following statement about reparative therapy.

“For over three decades the consensus of the mental health community has been that homosexuality is not an illness and therefore not in need of a cure,” the statement said.

“The APA’s concern about the positions espoused by NARTH and so-called conversion therapy is that they are not supported by the science. There is simply no sufficiently scientifically sound evidence that sexual orientation can be changed. Our further concern is that the positions espoused by NARTH and Focus on the Family create an environment in which prejudice and discrimination can flourish.”

All major national mental health organizations have officially expressed concerns about therapies promoted to modify sexual orientation. To date, there has been no scientifically adequate research to show that therapy aimed at changing sexual orientation (sometimes called reparative or conversion therapy) is safe or effective. Furthermore, it seems likely that the promotion of change therapies reinforces stereotypes and contributes to a negative climate for lesbian, gay, and bisexual persons.

Read more: http://jezebel.com/5331332/psychologists-reparative-therapy-for-gays-is-useless-and-harmful#ixzz12HEOpSSn

You cannot pray the Gay away. Sexual orientation cannot be changed and reparative therapy does not work. For those interested, here is the treatment plan designed by Nicolosi to turn the homosexual into a god fearing heterosexual.

(1) Participate in sports activities

(2) Avoid activities considered of interest to homosexuals, such as art museums, opera, symphonies

(3) Avoid women unless it is for romantic contact

(4) Increase time spent with heterosexual men in order to learn to mimic heterosexual male ways of walking, talking, and interacting with other heterosexual men

(5) Attend church and join a male only church group

(6) Attend reparative therapy group to discuss progress, or slips back into homosexuality

(7) Become more assertive with women through flirting and dating

(8) Begin heterosexual dating

(9) Engage in heterosexual intercourse

(10) Enter into heterosexual marriage

(11) Father children

Well after reading that I am truly surprised that reparative therapy doesn’t work more often!

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Bieber Bigot: The Hate Filled Tool Of Christianity

Justin Bieber Preaches His Intolerance And Hate To Influential Youth

Fundamentalist christians are using 16 year old Justin Bieber to spread their hate filled message and recruit young teenage girls. Bieber and his christian handlers are using his pulpit of popularity to advance an agenda that dismantles womens rights and denies Gays and Lesbians equality.

Bieber, in a recent interview with Rolling Stone magazine, claimed that women were raped for a reason and that homosexuality was a choice.  (Note that this is NOT the Rolling Stone tabloid which published pictures of prominent Ugandan Gay and Lesbian citizens and called for their execution, but rather the U.S. based music magazine. Although it appears that Bieber would be comfortable in either venue from his comments.)

Fresh from winning a Brit award, teenage pop sensation Justin Bieber has suggested that homosexuality is a choice and that abortion is wrong even when pregnancy is caused by rape.

In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, he appeared to label homosexuality as a choice rather than something that is uncontrollable.

He also spoke out against abortion even when pregnancy is caused by rape, saying “everything happens for a reason.”

via Justin Bieber: being gay is a decision and abortion is wrong – Pink News.

Bieber needs to remember that in the United States woman have the right to drive, vote and plan their family as they see fit. The right of women to terminate unwanted pregnancies is the cornerstone of reproductive rights and gives women complete control over their bodies.

Additionally, people do not choose their sexual orientation. Every accredited medical, psychological and scientific institution in the United States agrees that homosexuality and heterosexuality are both normal, natural and unchangeable sexual orientations.

Parents need to remember that hate messaging wrapped in an adorable package is still hate messaging…

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Christian Minister Claims Same-Sex Married Couples Belong In Prison For Life

Reverend Donald Spitz is the lead pastor at the Army of God christian ministry. These followers of Christ believe that married Gay and Lesbian couples who have children are committing child abuse and should be imprisoned for life.

Reverend Spitz, who vehemently condemns marriage equality for Gays and Lesbians, tends to ignore the studies showing that one in four children will be beaten by their traditionally married christian parents and nearly one in ten will be molested.

A study released in November 2010 conclusively shows that Lesbian couples provide a safer home environment for raising children than traditionally married christian couples. The report compares the zero-percent abuse rate in lesbian-headed households to the 26 percent of American adolescents who report being physically abused by a parent in traditional married christian families and the 8.3 percent who report sexual abuse.

via Search for “christian beat their children” – The Gay Manifesto.

Reverend Spitz and his christian flock also believe that it is the responsibility of the United States government to kill all Gay and Lesbian Americans. In a June 2006 article the christian ministry claimed that civil officials have a god ordained duty to execute sodomites and that any government official not supporting the execution of Gays and Lesbians must be impeached then removed from office.

Back in 2003, when the Supreme Court issued an opinion against Texas sodomy laws in Lawrence v. Texas, Republicans started pushing the idea of a “Marriage Protection Amendment” as a solution to the “gay problem.” As we now know the amendment idea is not a solution but a red herring used by crafty politicians to distract Christians away from obedience to the commandments of God concerning homosexuality. It is a political trick used to lure the Church into a humiliating situation of begging the State to “defend marriage” while allowing civil officials to circumvent their God ordained duty to administer Justice upon sodomites!

When the Supreme Court rendered its Lawrence opinion, every U.S. Congressmen from the state of Texas should have issued an Indictment of Impeachment to have the Supreme Court Justices, responsible for such an abomination, to be kicked off the bench for sexual deviant behavior under Article III Section. I of the Constitution. Across the nation reprobate federal judges sit on the bench at the behest of our U.S. Congressmen and U.S. Senators.

America is a cursed nation (John.7:49) and “defending marriage” does nothing to cut off the curse. The marriage amendment does nothing to protect the people of the United States from the wrath to come-because of homosexuality. The word of God commands that sodomites are to be executed, and God gives our civil officials the sword to do the job. Until our civil officials turn from their wicked way by administering Justice, we can only be judged with the most depraved pagan nations in history:

via Death Penalty – Death Penalty for Homosexuals – Put Homosexuals To The Sword.

For those who would argue that “real christains” would never support such actions please remember that back in November three Iowa Supreme Court Justices were removed from the court for supporting the constitutional right of Gays and Lesbians to marry.

Chief Justice Marsha Ternus along with Justices David Baker and Michael Streit were targeted by christian ministries from around the country and forced out of office for simply supporting the rights of a minority group against the wishes of the christian majority.

In the United States the bigotry of the majority does not trump the rights of the minority. If this were the case women would still be viewed as property and African Americans would be in chains.

Gay and Lesbian Americans must fight these christian groups by protesting in front of their churches and pointing out the violence and bigotry being done in the name of their religion.

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Catholics Enraged Over Gay and Lesbian Protest In Front Of Church

Christian Final Solution To The Gay "Problem"

All the persecution and violence directed against Gay and Lesbian Americans is rooted in the teachings of the christian church. An effective way to combat this institutionalized homophobia is to stage protests in front of these houses of worship every Sunday morning.

Christians smugly justify their bigotry against us by claiming that they love the homosexual but hate the sin of homosexuality. This is a ridiculous claim but it eases their guilty conscience. If they are forced to walk through an angry wall of Gays and Lesbians every Sunday morning they will quickly realize that you cannot separate the homosexuality from the homosexual.

Some 60 homosexual activists picketed outside Holy Name Cathedral on February 13. “If we’re going to win marriage equality within this state, we’ll have to be out in the streets like we are today,” said the cofounder of the Gay Liberation Network.

“Some members of the Gay Liberation Network demonstrated in front of Holy Name Cathedral on Sunday, February 13, protesting against Catholic Church teaching on the immorality of homosexual genital relations and opposition to so called ‘gay marriage,’” Cardinal Francis George said in response. “These are deeply felt issues, because they speak to the personal identity of some and to the religious beliefs of others.”

“No matter the issue, Catholics should be able to worship in peace, without fear of harassment,” he continued. “An open display of prejudice against the Catholic Church because of resentment of Church teachings prejudices civil discourse in our society.”

via Catholic Culture : Latest Headlines : Homosexual activists protest at Chicago cathedral; Cardinal George responds.

Cardinal George needs to remember that every day in the United States there are nearly 14 hate crimes committed against the Gay and Lesbian community because of the teachings of the catholic church and christianity in general.

It is time we take the fight directly to those institutions of hate working to maintain the oppression of Gay and Lesbian Americans.

Remember bigoted christians prefer to discriminate anonymously, this is why the christian klan wore sheets when they beat and killed African Americans in the south. Force the good catholics who support “traditional marriage” to face us every Sunday morning and explain their bigotry and hate.

As the catholics pass you on their way to worship simply ask them why they hate you.  Christians consider their religion to be about love and get physically agitated when confronted with a contradiction to this belief.  Don’t try to counter them with bible quotes or ask what jesus would do just ask “Why do you hate me”.

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Prostate Offers Proof That Homosexuality Is Natural

The Prostate Is Designed For Gay Love

If homosexuality is not natural then why did nature create pleasure spots only enjoyable during Gay sex?

Take the straightest man in America and massage his prostate. His penis becomes erect, his body experiences pleasure and he eventually ejaculates. Why would nature create a spot inside the male anal cavity that when stimulated by rubbing a penis over it causes intense pleasure for both sexual partners if it didn’t intend Gay men to use it?

Prostate: A gland in men about the size of a walnut. It lies underneath the bladder and against the rectal wall. It provides most of the ejaculatory fluid in semen. Stimulation during anal sex results in sexual pleasure.

via Sexual and Reproductive Health Glossary P-Q-R | Sexual Health Centre Lunenburg County.

Here is a common argument you often see made against marriage equality. Nature created a man and a woman with specific parts that fit together. The parts on two men do not fit together. Then they usually demonstrate by bumping the ends of their index fingers together and muttering something about Adam and Eve not Adam and Steve.

Those same groups would argue that nature made heterosexual sex pleasurable for both parties to encourage reproduction. The purpose of sex is reproduction and pleasure is the reward for the procreative act. Though, sex purely for the sake of pleasure should be vehemently discouraged.

But if reproduction is the only reason to have sex why create a male pleasure spot inside the anus that can only be stimulated by the insertion of a penis. Obviously nature wants all of her creations to experience sexual pleasure even when reproduction is not the prime purpose.

For those who would argue that the anus is a filthy and unclean orifice let me remind you that the mouth is one of the most bacteria ridden placed on the body and kissing is a natural greeting in most parts of the world.  Plus the filthy mouth is commonly utilized in oral sex. The vagina bleeds once a month and is a breeding ground for infections, yet it is considered the natural place for the penis. The anus is just one of three dirty holes nature created for sex, no more an evil demon than the other two.

So again, if anal sex between Gay men is unnatural then why would nature go to all the trouble of creating a perfectly placed prostate gland that delivers pleasure to the man on the receiving end anal sex. Wouldn’t it make more sense for nature, evolution or a vengeful god for that matter, to create a prostate that cannot be stimulated or better yet one that causes pain, when probed by a penis, if it didn’t want Gay men enjoying anal sex.

The sexual pleasure experienced when massaging the prostate is a specific evolutionary construct designed to make anal sex enjoyable for both homosexual partners, it serves no other purpose. Nature created homosexuals and the specific body parts necessary for them to enjoy sex.

If you don’t believe me try it yourself. Tonight, after the wife falls asleep, sneak off to the bathroom and manually massage your prostate gland. It cannot make you Gay if you are worried about that kinda thing, but it will give you proof that nature loves homosexuals just as much as heterosexuals.

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Christian Arsonist Destroys Gay Couples Home In North Carolina

Christians Burn Gay Couples Home To Ground

After a year of threatening notes and vandalism a Gay couple in North Carolina lost their home to an act of arson early Friday morning. This is the most recent in a string of arson attacks targeting Gay and Lesbian Americans in the south.

Christian ministers fighting against equality for Gay and Lesbian Americans are preaching to their congregations that homosexuality is an abomination before god and that Gays and Lesbians must be executed. This homophobic rhetoric is fanning the fires of hate in churches across America’s south.

Clayton, NC– Johnston County deputies are investigating an early Friday morning fire that destroyed a Clayton home and displaced a homosexual couple who lived there. WRAL-TV in Raleigh talked to a neighbor of the couple who said the couple had been victimized by harassment for more than a year.

Fire crews were called to the house on New Castle Court around 1:30 a.m. Friday. The couple was out of town when the fire was set, according to a neighbor and investigators.

The couple was not at home when the fire started and are now staying in a motel. They asked WRAL not to reveal their identity out of fear for their safety.

Johnston County Sheriff Steve Bizzell confirmed to the television station that the fire is being investigated as an arson. Bizzell said this fire does not appear to be related to a string of other suspicious fires in the area.

A neighbor, who asked to remain anonymous for fear of backlash against her, said there have been at least three separate incidents of anti-gay harassment at the couple’s home. She told WRAL, a note with derogatory language was left in the mailbox, an anti-gay slur was written on the house with marker and the tires of a car parked in the garage were slashed.

via Sheriff: Fire Destroys Gay Couple’s Home; Under Investigation As Arson digtriad.com | Triad, NC | Most Popular Story.

These same tactics were used by christian groups against African Americans in the south fifty years ago. Rather than writing “faggot” on the side of the house they burned a cross in the yard before torching the home. “We have no problem with “black folks” we just don’t want them in our neighborhood”, was the argument used by the christians in those days to justify the attacks.

Today descendants of those christians claim “we don’t mind the homosexual as long as they stay away from our kids and stop flaunting their lifestyle”. Many of the christian organizations who work to increase discrimination and violence against Gay and Lesbian Americans claim that homosexuals molest and recruit children. This completely discredited lie drives a good deal of the violence committed against our community.

Mercifully the most virulent of the christian hate groups spreading these lies are now being tracked by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). The SPLC is the same organization that helped bring down the Klu Klux Klan and monitors extremist groups in the United States.

When I was young we lived for a couple of years in a small town in Oklahoma. An interracial couple moved in a few houses down from us. John was the only black man in town, he came for a job in the oilfield. A couple of weeks after they arrived someone spray painted “go home nigger and nigger lover” in big letters on their garage door. Three nights later someone poured gasoline on their front and back porches and burned their house down. They barely escaped by crawling through a window. John actually had to break back into the house to rescue their 5 year old daughter. They left town two days later.

Over the next several weeks no one spoke of the terrible crime that was committed or how the family barely escaped with their lives. No one was arrested. What I remember most is everyone talking about how mixed race couples are sinners. Our methodist minister, yes I did attend church then, even gave a sermon on how mixing races was against gods plan. This was in the late 1970′s.

The same christian groups who burned down African American homes a half a century ago to run the “black folks” out of town are burning down Gay and Lesbian American homes today for the same reason. Bible based bigotry is not a justification to terrorize Americans citizens and must be stopped.

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Minister Demands Christians Be Given Minority Class Status To Protect Against The Violent Homosexual

Christians Expressing Traditional Family Values

Bishop E.W. Jackson Sr., Founder and President of STAND - Staying True to America’s National Destiny claims that homosexuals are attacking the church and that christians need to be made a protected minority class to save it from the violence perpetrated by Gays and Lesbians.

The Bishop further claims that support for the traditional family is not an attack on homosexuality. “When we do programs to support the family, we are not thinking about homosexuality, but for homosexuals, any endorsement of the family as God ordained it is an attack on them. It demonstrates their paranoid obsession with getting the society to endorse their lifestyle and silencing those who won’t.”

Bishop Jackson is calling on Christians and fair minded Americans to “Buycott Chik-Fil-A.” “Go out of your way to patronize this fine business. They have a right to support whomever they wish without being persecuted for their Christian faith and values.” Jackson suggests, “The bigotry is so virulent that it may be time to make Christians a protected class. Right now “Christo-phobia” and “Biblo-phobia” are at such a fever pitch among leftists and homosexual activists, and they need to be stopped before they get carried away in their zeal and do bodily harm to someone. Once again we must remind them our Constitution says, “freedom of religion” and not “freedom from religion.”

via Prominent Black Minister Accuses Homosexual Activists of Anti-Christian Bigotry and Hatred Says Chik-Fil-A Attack is Tip of the Iceberg – Christian Newswire.

Christians were made a protected minority class with “special rights and privileges” by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Really, the good Bishop should have know this.

There are nearly 14 hate crimes committed against Gays and Lesbians each day in America because of the teaching of the christian church. There are absolutely no hate crimes committed against christian because of Gays and Lesbians.

The simple fact is that the christian church and its push to maintain legal discrimination against Gays and Lesbians is the sole cause of violence against our community in the United States. Studies have also linked the homophobic teachings of the christian church to increased health problems and slightly shorter life span in Gay and Lesbian Americans.

Not only that, American ministers are lobbying governments around the globe and in the United States to allow christians to execute Gays and Lesbians in accordance with biblical law. Many of these christian leaders are today having a prayer breakfast with President Obama.

Uganda is on the verge of passing legislation crafted by ministries based in the United States that not only condemns Gays and Lesbians to death but jails any person not reporting homosexuals to the authorities.

Parents will be legally forced to turn their Gay or Lesbian child over to the government for execution or face jail time. How’s that for traditional values!

Remember the very same bible that was used to justify the ban on interracial marriage and discrimination against African Americans is used today to justify the ban on same-sex marriage and discrimination against Gay and Lesbian Americans. It was bigotry and hate then and it is bigotry and hate now.

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Study Links Homophobia and Bullying To Gay and Lesbian Health Problems

Gay and Lesbian Health Problems Caused By Homophobia Not Love

A first of it’s kind study conducted at Montreal’s Concordia University shows a direct link between homophobia/bullying and the higher rate of health problems experienced in the Gay and Lesbian community. The study conducted by Michael Benibgui explains why homosexuals tend to have more health problems and a slightly shorter life expectancy.

Being bullied for being gay or lesbian can cause a hormonal disruption that is known to increase suicide rates, memory loss, cardiovascular problems and bone-density depletion, a study from Montreal’s Concordia University shows.

“This shows that homophobia is bad for your health,” said the study’s author, graduate student Michael Benibgui.

The newly released study is the first to show a biological link between homophobic bullying and long-lasting physical and psychological conditions, he said.

The results showed that victims of homophobia had disruptions in their output of cortisol, a hormone released in the brain as a response to stress. Normally, cortisol levels are highest in the morning and lowest in the evening, but those facing homophobic bullying consistently produced higher levels throughout the day, Benibgui said.

via ‘Homophobia is bad for your health’: Study.

Organizations that promote homophobia and bullying are directly responsible for the negative health consequences often associated with being Gay or Lesbian. Many of these anti-Gay organizations actually cite our communities health problems as a method of promoting more homophobia.

Homophobic christian messaging and school bullying are killing Gay and Lesbian Americans and it must be stopped.

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Christian Hate Kills

According to a US Health and Human Services report:

"gay adolescents were two to three times more likely than peers to attempt suicide, accounting for as many as 30% of completed youth suicides each year....26% percent of gay youth are forced to leave home because of conflicts with their families over their sexual identities. Up to half engage in prostitution to support themselves, greatly increasing their risk for HIV infection."

About 5% of youths are gay. If the 30% figure is accurate then their suicide rate is up to six times greater than the general youth population. Using this data, it appears that homophobia, largely maintained by conservative and mainline Christian churches, is responsible for deaths of young gays and lesbians in the United States at a rate greater than the church exterminated "witches" during the late Middle Ages and Renaissance.


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Christian Hate Groups

TheIRDTheIRD: Catholic case against Georgetown University. http://t.co/6ccwavp4EX @marjoriejeffrey
10 months ago from Twitter for Android
TheIRDTheIRD: United Methodist lobby and mega abortionist Kermit Gosnell. http://t.co/sCBupEpxIv. @JohnLomperis @nrlc #UMC #umclead
11 months ago from Twitter for iPad
TheIRDTheIRD: Congregations quitting Presbyterian Church USA at faster rate. http://t.co/UYEyb9EqcH @Puritan1986 @ChristianPost #PCUSA @Presbyterian
11 months ago from Twitter for iPad
FRCdcFRCdc: Going live w/@Tperkins on Washington Watch Daily radio: http://t.co/Ju1ZxXYaSL
11 months ago from HootSuite
TheIRDTheIRD: Dr. George Wood, @AG_USA General Superintendent, defends biblical marriage against its popular detractors http://t.co/8UxLcru39T
11 months ago from web
TheIRDTheIRD: Religious Left charges U.S. drone policy on autopilot, but where are they offering plausible alternatives? http://t.co/eXxUc8sOS3 @sr_simone
11 months ago from web

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