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Popular Christian Author Retracts Support of Same-Sex Marriage
Let the People Decide by Linda Chavez
Gay pride or LGBT pride is the promotion of the self-affirmation , dignity, equality, and increased visibility of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT people as a social group. Pride, as opposed to shame and social stigma , is the predominant outlook that bolsters most LGBT rights movements. Ranging from solemn to carnivalesque, pride events are typically held during LGBT Pride Month or some other period that commemorates a turning point in a country's LGBT history , for example Moscow Pride in May for the anniversary of Russia's decriminalization of homosexuality. Some pride events include LGBT pride parades and marches , rallies, commemorations, community days, dance parties, and festivals. Additional commemorative arts, cultural, and educational programming to mark the 50th anniversary of the rebellion at the Stonewall Inn took place throughout the city and the world. Martin aka Donny the Punk and gay activist L. Craig Schoonmaker are credited with popularizing the word "Pride" to describe these festivities.
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Benedict's election as pope occurred in the papal conclave that followed the death of Pope John Paul II. Benedict chose to be known by the title " pope emeritus " upon his resignation. Ordained as a priest in in his native Bavaria , Ratzinger embarked on an academic career and established himself as a highly regarded theologian by the late s.
A mother and son whose forbidden love affair could land them each a lengthy jail sentence have declared they are 'madly in love' and nothing will tear them apart. Monica Mares, 36, and her son Caleb Peterson, 19, face up to 18 months in prison if found guilty of incest at a trial later this year in New Mexico. But the mother and son couple have vowed to fight for their right to have a sexual relationship and are appealing to the public to donate to their legal fund.