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Shreveport Times: Same-sex marriage ruling disappointing

Monday, September 8, 2014
Louisiana
The Shreveport Times opines last week’s ruling by a federal judge upholding Louisiana’s ban on same-sex marriage ... U.S. District Judge Martin Feldman claimed that there are no fundamental rights at stake, even though the Supreme Court of the United ...

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The NFL is still not ready for an openly gay player

Friday, September 5, 2014
Dallas Cowboys practice squad player defensive end Michael Sam smiles as he speaks to reporters after team practice at the team's headquarters Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, in Irving, Texas.
If history is any guide, Michael Sam should be getting ready for his first NFL game. Instead, he's stuck on the practice squad with the Dallas Cowboys. The league, it would seem, isn't quite ready for its first openly gay ...

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Exposure to hate speech on Facebook undermines users’ mental health

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
AP
A new study from Italy finds that social networking sites like Facebook have a negative impact on individuals’ mental well-being, as well as their levels of social trust, because of their exposure to hate speech and other offensive content. Researchers ...

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Contradictions on same-sex marriage ill-serve Hoosiers

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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As a representative serving in Congress, Mike Pence was a strong advocate for a constitutional same-sex marriage ban. Earlier this year, as governor of Indiana, Pence repeated his support for "traditional marriage" and urged legislators to act on a state ...

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It’s time for the Supreme Court to uphold same-sex marriage

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
J. Scott Applewhite, AP
It's unusual when the winners of a case ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear an appeal of their victory. But that is exactly the plea being made by lawyers for same-sex couples who successfully challenged bans on such unions ...

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The Last Holiday

Monday, September 1, 2014
Labor-Day
Why are we celebrating the obligation to toil most of our lives? Seriously, why is Labor Day an American holiday? Is it an excuse for one last blowout before – before what? I’m tempted to research the origins of Labor ...

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A gay dad’s open letter to the homophobic parents who threw away their gay son

Friday, August 29, 2014
troubled-teen
Another young person has been thrown out of his home for coming out as gay. I have written about this on a number of occasions covering such events in the United States, Nigeria and Uganda. This time the event was ...

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Brad and Angelina getting married is a slap in the face to gay Americans

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
Brian Moylan at TIME: "I’m sorry, Brangelina, but real fighters for civil rights don’t buckle under pressure when it gets hard. The couple says that their legal union means a lot to the children and that’s why they did it. ...

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Damon L. Jacobs: The Calm in the PrEP Storm

Friday, August 15, 2014
Damon L.  Jacobs
In 1977, I ran for senior class president, hoping against hope that my penchant for wearing platform shoes and fellating men in my spare time might somehow get overlooked by my high school classmates in Bossier City, Louisiana. I lost ...

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The power of witness

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
brides
I could tell you about the years that I have spent in prayerful study and discernment learning the facts about homosexuality. I could give you psychological, biological, theological, and biblical arguments to support my decisions and actions. I could do ...

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