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June 29 2019 By virtueonline Fifty years after the Stonewall riots, what the LGBTQI+ movement needs is less pride and more humility

I had been raised to believe that a person's future flows from facing their present reality. My reality was that I fancied men, and only men.

Accepting during puberty that I was erotically attracted to my own sex was an excruciatingly painful revelation, and not without suicidal undertones. By accepting my reality I found a new inner strength, purpose -- and yes, pride.

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June 29 2019 By virtueonline Making LGBT a Protected Class Will Kill Religious Liberty

Earlier this month, Michigan State Senator Jeremy Moss introduced legislation to amend the state's civil rights law to add sexual orientation and sexual identity as protected classes. One of the main objections to changing the law before now has been the harm it must do to conscience protections and the free exercise of religion.

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June 26 2019 By virtueonline New Study Shows Decline in LGBTQ Acceptance Among Young Americans

However, among non-LGBTQ adults, percentages remained stable with 49% reporting being "very" or "somewhat" comfortable with LGBTQ people. The study also found, for the fourth consecutive year, that eight out of 10 people support equal rights for members of the LGBTQ community.

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June 11 2019 By virtueonline Vatican issues guidance questioning modern gender identity

It speaks of an "educational crisis" and says the current debate can "annihilate the concept of nature" and destabilise the family institution.

The document, released during Pride month, has drawn immediate criticism from LGBT groups.

It was issued by the Congregation for Catholic Education as teaching instruction to those who work with children.

It is not signed by Pope Francis himself, but quotes him and scripture within its reasoning.

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May 28 2019 By dvirtue The Equality Act Will Harm Religious Freedom

The Act, which was introduced in Congress earlier this year and is scheduled for a vote on the House floor Friday, would add sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) to classes protected under the Civil Rights Act, such as race and sex. Proponents assert a faulty analogy between SOGI and race. Race is an immutable characteristic unconnected to distinctive behaviors or expressions. By contrast, behaviors and expressions are part of SOGI identities.

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May 27 2019 By dvirtue Christian rightwing figures warn abortion fight could lead to civil war

Republican lawmakers such as Ohio's Candice Keller have openly speculated that the divide over abortion rights might lead to civil war. Last month, Keller drew explicit comparisons with the antebellum situation over slavery, telling the Guardian: "Whether this ever leads to a tragedy, like it did before with our civil war, I can't say."

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May 22 2019 By dvirtue Former lesbian explains why she left same-sex relationship after going back to church

Meeting God came as a complete surprise to her because she believed she was "really unlovable because of my sin".

"I wasn't looking for God at the time", said Sarah.

She says that at first, she tried to be a gay Christian, growing in her rediscovered faith while maintaining her same-sex relationship.

But as she studied the Bible further, she became convinced that God's design for relationships was between a man and woman.

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May 19 2019 By dvirtue The LGBT Juggernaut: Time for Christians to Face Our Failure

Read the bill for yourself here.

"Public accommodation," "federal funding," "education," and "anti-discrimination protection" ... all nebulous words that regulators can expand to mean anything.

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May 12 2019 By dvirtue Pro-Aborts disrupt abortion survivor's testimony at London's March for Life

People were shedding tears as Melissa Ohden from the United States shared her testimony of how she survived a "failed" saline infusion abortion 41 years ago after being soaked in a toxic salt solution that was injected into her mother's amniotic fluid intending to slowly scald her to death.

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May 11 2019 By dvirtue Recent shooting in Colorado by a transgender girl/boy is said to hate Christians

Sacramento's recent move re. such education is reflective of what has been going on more in urban and now suburban schools than in middle America, but it will hit that portion of America soon enough. Immigrants' children particularly those who don't speak English well are particularly vulnerable because they cannot yet discern the

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