“Battling the Unbelief of Lust” John Piper Reply


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SERMON:  “Battling the Unbelief of Lust” by John Piper

SONG:  “How Firm a Foundation” by Fernando Ortega

“How Straight World Stole ‘Gay’: The Last Gasp of the ‘Lumbersexual’ 2


THE DAILY BEAST

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Photo Illustration by Elena Scotti/The Daily Beast

“22 Movies That Changed The Way We Felt About Ourselves As LGBT People” Reply


HUFFINGTON POST

Nathan Lane And Robin Williams In 'The Birdcage'

“Texas Lawmaker Wants Constitutional ‘License To Discriminate’ Against LGBT Workers And Customers” Reply


THINK PROGRESS

State Sen. Donna Campbell (R), seen here looking up at Rick Santorum in 2013, is proposing a constitutional amendment protecting a religious right to discriminate against LGBT people. CREDIT: AP

State Sen. Donna Campbell (R), seen here looking up at Rick Santorum in 2013, is proposing a constitutional amendment protecting a religious right to discriminate against LGBT people.
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“THIS ISN’T YOUR AVERAGE RODEO”


CNN

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” Lining up for condoms in the clink”


Al Jazeera America

California is only the second state, after Vermont, to distribute condoms to inmates in state prisons. (New York state provides them to married prisoners during extended visits and to prisoners on temporary release.) Providing condoms to prisoners is controversial because many state laws prohibit sex between inmates. But some prisons and jails have decided to allow prisoners to have condoms as a way to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.
Read more:  Prisoners disproportionately at risk of contracting STDs

What Makes Men ‘Gay’?


HUFFINGTON POST

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“Anti-gay, anti-alcohol: London’s “Sharia patrol”


CBS NEWS

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NOVEMBER 2, 2014, 6:50 PM|In some London neighborhoods, pro-ISIS British jihadis go on “Sharia patrols” to discourage behavior they deem un-Islamic. Watch Clarissa Ward’s full report, “Campaigning for ISIS.”

“On the Closing of the Last Lesbian Bar in San Francisco: What the Demise of the Lex Tells Us About Gentrification”


HUFFINGTON POST

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APPLE CEO TIM COOK: ‘I’m Proud to Be Gay’


HUFFINGTON POST

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Bloomberg via Getty Images

Apple CEO Tim Cook came out as gay in a powerful essay for Bloomberg’s Businessweek.

In the essay, published Thursday, Cook said that he has never denied being gay, but has not publicly discussed his sexuality until now: “So let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me.”