July 3, 2022

Gay political power reaching record as US attitudes shift

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From Newsmax When gay Americans notched some of their biggest political victories in the last year for same-sex marriage and military service, opponents were already preparing an intense battle to roll back the new rights. That onslaught, in state legislatures and Washington, has raised the stakes in the 2016 election for the lesbian, gay, bisexual […]

Voters roundly reject same-sex marriage

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By Simon Jones From The Royal Gazette Bermudians overwhelmingly rejected same-sex marriages and civil unions by a greater than two-to-one margin in the referendum yesterday. However, the total number of votes cast was 20,804, or 46.89 per cent of the electorate, which is below the 50 per cent requirement to make the referendum valid. The final […]

Senior bishop calls for change in Church of England attitudes to gay people

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From Dr Leonardo J Raznovich I thought that you would be interested in this news <http://gu.com/p/4y8gc/sbl>  it strongly and directly supports Bishop Wilson’s presentation at the QP7 conference last weekend. Particularly relevant is that this statement is made by the Bishop Bayes of Liverpool, who is a senior evangelical bishop within the C of E, a […]

The Editor speaks: I hate to write this…. where is LOVE?

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Over the past five years of writing Editorials there are only a few I have thought twice about before putting pen to paper … or pressing the keys of the computer keyboard. This is one, and to use the words from the pastors of the Cayman Ministers Association I “have been constrained” by their latest […]

Cayman Islands pastors oppose LGBT event/Bishop Alan Wilson to speak

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We, the pastors of the Cayman Ministers Association, have been constrained by recent developments to use this medium to publicly express our grave concern over a planned two-day conference on June 11 and 12 by an entity called “Queering Paradigms” under the sponsorship of Canterbury Christ Church University in the U.K. We note that the […]

Presidential Proclamation — LGBT Pride Month, 2016

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LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER PRIDE MONTH, 2016 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Since our founding, America has advanced on an unending path toward becoming a more perfect Union. This journey, led by forward-thinking individuals who have set their sights on reaching for a brighter tomorrow, has never been […]

Do [US] taxpayer dollars fund religious freedom – or discrimination?

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 By Katherine Gypson From Voice of America CAPITOL HILL— A prayer opens every day of business on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. A military chaplain buys religious vestments from a federal contractor. A religious charity sets up a soup kitchen using government grant dollars. Each one of these acts reflects the complex everyday interactions between […]

Jamaica’s Christian conservatives point fingers over comprehensive sex education

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By Emma Lewis, Global Voices  From Caribbean News Now KINGSTON, Jamaica — There are two topics that really get Jamaicans hot under the collar: sexuality and religion. When the two are combined, fireworks are the likely result. The debate between fundamentalist Christian Jamaicans and those advocating for greater sexual and reproductive rights has been ongoing […]

Leo Raznovich: Human Rights violation in Cayman Islands

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Human Rights violation in Cayman Islands: UK Government appears to be covering up in London Press statement From Leo Raznovich 1) Minister for Africa, Overseas Territories and Africa, James Duddridge, misled the UK Parliament about LGBT situation in the Cayman Islands.   2) Immigration Board and Immigration Appeal Tribunal: procedural failures and acting ‘against the principles […]

Calls grow in Caribbean nation for gay U.S. Ambassador’s removal

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By Patrick Goodenough From cns news (CNSNews.com) – A little over two years after Obama campaign bundler and LGBT advocate James “Wally” Brewster arrived in the Dominican Republic, accompanied by his spouse, Bob Satawake, to assume his duties as U.S. ambassador, calls are growing in the conservative country for his recall. Church leaders, politicians and education […]