It looks like the Boy Scouts of America are going to allow gay youth to participate in the organization, but will not all gay adults to serve as Scout leaders.
A homophobic preacher didn’t the response he was likely expecting when a gay man stood up against him in an NYC subway car and received a round of applause by fellow strap hangers.
The man preached that “Michael Jackson died because he was gay” and tried to link homosexuality to pedophilia.
Then the gay man stood up to combat the homophobic preacher by saying, “I’m a man. And I’m a good man.” He added, “And I’m a gay man and Jesus loves me! Jesus loves me!”
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Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cake Shop in Colorado, refuses to make a wedding cake for a gay couple. As a result, his little bakery has been the location of protesters who are calling for a boycott.
Phillips says he can’t make a cake for a cause that he doesn’t support.
“If gays come in and want to order birthday cakes or any cakes for any occasion, graduations or whatever, I have no prejudice against that whatsoever. It’s just the wedding cake, not the people, not their lifestyle,” Phillips said.
Dozens of protesters outside his business say that his actions speak louder than his words. They believe by refusing to make the cake for the same sex couple constitutes as prejudice against the LGBT community.
They say they’ll be back with a larger group to protest again next weekend.
Southern Baptist leaders have descended upon New Orleans for their annual conference, and the uber conservative denomination says they are attempting to broaden their appeal beyond its traditional white Southern base. This branching out welcomes an African American leader, however, doesn’t include accepting gay marriage or acknowledging that gay rights are civil rights.