Ill. House Approves Legalizing Same-Sex Civil Unions

Nov 30, 2010 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: CBS2

The Illinois House has approved a measure to legalize civil unions for same-sex couples.

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Brenda Lee Johnson

Los Angeles, CA

#36892 Jan 6, 2013
GAY MEN RESPONSIBLE FOR 79% OF NEW AIDS INFECTIONS

Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM)1 represent approximately 2% of the US population, yet are the population most severely affected by HIV. In 2009, MSM accounted for 61% of all new HIV infections, and MSM with a history of injection drug use (MSM-IDU) accounted for an additional 3% of new infections. That same year, young MSM accounted for 69% of new HIV infections among persons aged 13–29 and 44% of infections among all MSM. At the end of 2009, an estimated 441,669 (56%) persons living with an HIV diagnosis in the US were MSM or MSM-IDU.
The Numbers
New HIV Infections2

In 2009, MSM accounted for 61% of new HIV infections in the US and 79% of infections among all newly infected men. Compared with other groups, MSM accounted for the largest numbers of new HIV infections in 2009.
Among all MSM, white MSM accounted for 11,400 (39%) new HIV infections in 2009. The largest number of new infections (3,400) occurred in those aged 40–49.
Among all MSM, black/African American MSM accounted for 10,800 (37%) new HIV infections in 2009. Whereas new HIV infections were relatively stable among MSM overall from 2006–2009, they increased 34% among young MSM—an increase largely due to a 48% increase among young black/African American MSM aged 13–29.
Among all MSM, Hispanic/Latino MSM accounted for 6,000 (20%) new HIV infections in 2009. The largest percentage of new infections (45%) occurred in those aged 13–29.

Estimates of New HIV Infections in the US, 2009, for the Most-Affected Subpopulations
Shown here is a vertical bar chart entitled,“Estimates of New HIV Infections in the United States, 2009, for the Most-Affected Subpopulations”. White MSM = 11,400 Black MSM = 10, 800 Women = 6,000 Latino MSM = 5,400 Black Heterosexual Men =2,400 White Heterosexual Women = 1,700 Black Male IDUs = 1,700 Latina Heterosexual Women = 1,200 Black Female IDUs =940 Subpopulations representing 2% or less of the overall US epidemic are not reflected in this chart.

Subpopulations representing 2% or less of the overall US epidemic are not reflected in this chart.
HIV and AIDS Diagnoses3 and Deaths

In 2010, in the 46 states with long-term confidential, name-based reporting, MSM accounted for 78% of estimated HIV diagnoses among all males aged 13 years and older, and 61% of estimated diagnoses among all persons receiving an HIV diagnosis that year.
At the end of 2009, of the estimated 784,701 persons living with an HIV diagnosis, 396,810, or 51%, were MSM. About 48% of MSM living with an HIV diagnosis were white, 30% were black/African American, and 19% were Hispanic/Latino.
In 2010, MSM accounted for 51% of estimated AIDS diagnoses among all adults and adolescents in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Of the estimated 16,796 AIDS diagnoses among MSM, 37% were in blacks/African Americans; 36% in whites; and 22% in Hispanics/Latinos.
By the end of 2009, an estimated 296,222 MSM with an AIDS diagnosis had died in the US since the beginning of the epidemic.

http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/topics/msm/index.htm

“Marriage equality for all”

Since: Jul 07

Illinois

#36894 Jan 6, 2013
KiMare wrote:
1. I don't insist on anything. Evolution insists on procreation. You deny the most basic premise of evolutionary science?
Your slip is showin', dearie. You've claimed that government got into the marriage business to protect women and children (which is simply hilarious), but now you're claiming evolution dictates marriage rights.

Keep peddling, but you're getting deeper and deeper.

Muntizing, Mangina Man.
Cool Hand Luke

Scranton, PA

#36895 Jan 6, 2013
Did you run out of diapers or something?

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Gay ‘marriage’ in high demand? Not according to the U.S. census

Wed Oct 05, 2011 14:39 EST
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October 5, 2011 - The pressure to redefine marriage to include same-sex couples keeps increasing. The impression is given that thousands upon thousands of gays and lesbians are unable to do the one thing they want to do more than anything else: That is, have a wedding.

As if to prove the point, the US Census Bureau announced that it would be counting same-sex households in the 2010 Census. In August the Bureau announced that there are nearly a million. I was surprised by the small number.

But this past week, they reduced their estimate of same sex couple households by nearly thirty percent. In fact, it turns out that there are fewer than 650,000. That’s about six tenths of one percent of total US households.

But an even greater shocker for me was the number of same-sex married households. Gay marriage is legal in six jurisdictions. In Massachusetts, it’s been the law since 2004. Same-sex couples can get married, for example, in Massachusetts and Washington, DC, and live anywhere because nobody’s enforcing DOMA anymore in view of litigation. And yet there are only 131,729 households headed by married same-sex couples. That’s two-tenths of one percent of married households. Talk about the tail wagging the dog!

This census data exposes the two biggest myths created about gay marriage.

The first is that there’s a huge demand for it. No way! In fact, there’s hardly any demand at all. Gay couples are not lined up at city halls hoping for a marriage license.

The second myth is the so-called “marriage equity” argument: That this is just another civil rights movement. Are you going to tell me that it was possible to fuel the civil rights movement with 646,000 couples, when only 131,000 had a real stake in it? It’s laughable.

I have never believed that gays wanted to marry. Their behavior by its very nature is too promiscuous. Gay relationships are for the most part sexually open rather than exclusive.

For us to redefine marriage, thereby altering thousands of years of human history, ignoring all of the benefits marriage offers to individuals, cultures, civilizations and — above all — children, for the sake of 646,000 same-sex households, only 131,000 of which are married, is madness.

Gays and lesbians don’t want marriage; they want their sexual choices affirmed as normal and moral. And that’s what’s behind the blacklisting, boycotting, and suing anybody who even questions homosexuality. They don’t want anyone telling them that how they live is morally problematic. Gays are actively trying to destroy marriage and will take away our freedom of speech and religion in order to do it.

Does this take the church off the hook? No. For years we have helped deconstruct marriage, winking at cohabitation and allowing easy divorce. We’ve allowed politicians to pass bad divorce laws and to loosen the moral standards surrounding marriage. Now it’s all coming back to haunt us. But our job is to rebuild marriage as a sacred institution and to stand our ground and defend it, come what may, from what appears to be a tiny minority.
Marengo Jon wrote:
<quoted text>
Your slip is showin', dearie. You've claimed that government got into the marriage business to protect women and children (which is simply hilarious), but now you're claiming evolution dictates marriage rights.
Keep peddling, but you're getting deeper and deeper.
Muntizing, Mangina Man.

“KiMare'a the Monster Mutation”

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#36896 Jan 6, 2013
KiMare wrote:
1. I don't insist on anything. Evolution insists on procreation. You deny the most basic premise of evolutionary science?
Marengo Jon wrote:
<quoted text>
Your slip is showin', dearie. You've claimed that government got into the marriage business to protect women and children (which is simply hilarious), but now you're claiming evolution dictates marriage rights.
Keep peddling, but you're getting deeper and deeper.
Muntizing, Mangina Man.
Please, where does my statement above in any way say evolution dictates marriage rights?

You are so funny stupid...

Snicker.
agreed

Carmi, IL

#36897 Jan 6, 2013
Everyone deserves to be treated equal reguardles of their sexual preferance!
hillbilly

Carmi, IL

#36898 Jan 6, 2013
Homophobes are gay!
i agreee

Markham, IL

#36899 Jan 6, 2013
agreed wrote:
Everyone deserves to be treated equal reguardles of their sexual preferance!
and what is your preferance??
Cool Hand Luke

Scranton, PA

#36900 Jan 6, 2013
What would you expect from a heterophobe!
hillbilly wrote:
Homophobes are gay!
hung kid

Des Plaines, IL

#36901 Jan 6, 2013
studley wrote:
<quoted text>i heard your wife loves alot of asses --men women dogs goats --just not pigs they sqeal on her .. tell her i have to change my appointment to 9 pm --thanks
Yeah man his old lady tossed my salad last week and let me tell you.She claened my back side so good!!! YYEEEEEHHHAAAAWWWWWW!!!
hung kid

Des Plaines, IL

#36904 Jan 6, 2013
Samatha wrote:
It's getting worst for the little creeps!
<quoted text>
Samatha dear,Please stop stalking me.I know you dream of me every night.And when you wake up in the morning your bed is drenched and your wrapped around your pillow screaming my name.Lets take it slow,I have morals honey. Your welcome sweet cheeks.
hey sammie

Markham, IL

#36906 Jan 6, 2013
Samatha wrote:
It's more likely you were licking the neighbors dogs backside,GOOD!
<quoted text>
id lick your back side !!and you front side !!
Professor

United States

#36907 Jan 6, 2013
Homosexuality is a mental disorder, not a lifestyle. It needs to be judged and treated as a mental disorder. I'm tired of the nuts trying to justify the normality of homosexuality.
Rainbow Kid

Alpharetta, GA

#36908 Jan 6, 2013
Professor wrote:
I'm tired of the nuts trying to justify the normality of homosexuality.
Listen to your nuts
.
They're trying to tell you something
Professor

United States

#36909 Jan 6, 2013
Rainbow Kid wrote:
<quoted text>
Listen to your nuts
.
They're trying to tell you something
Only nuts are buying it. Its not normal thinking or behavior!
hey large mouth

Markham, IL

#36910 Jan 6, 2013
Rainbow Kid wrote:
<quoted text>
Listen to your nuts
.
They're trying to tell you something
where is you MAMMA ??? and CALL ME DADDY !!
Cool Hand Luke

Scranton, PA

#36911 Jan 6, 2013
I would have at one time argued it was a mental condition but not anymore, I think it is pure evil.

Think about it this lifestyle has only advanced through lies,deception and under the table deals.

Even when it objected to by the American people politicians still force it down their throat with back room deals.

Aids which the LGBT now admits it is the homosexual disease. A disease which has killed millions, more than all of the American Wars put together.

It is homosexuals hiding under the guise of atheism that leads the assault against God and Christianity.

So what do you think it is? Moreover what are we going to have to do about it?
Professor wrote:
Homosexuality is a mental disorder, not a lifestyle. It needs to be judged and treated as a mental disorder. I'm tired of the nuts trying to justify the normality of homosexuality.
Rainbow Kid

Alpharetta, GA

#36912 Jan 6, 2013
Cool Hand Luke wrote:
whine whine whine
cool hands are a big turnoff
.
Try it with a warm hand
i ball

Markham, IL

#36913 Jan 6, 2013
Samatha wrote:
It's more likely you were licking the neighbors dogs backside,GOOD!
<quoted text>
iwant to watch sammie lick the southern fried chick
crzzzd

Rochester, PA

#36914 Jan 6, 2013
youtube.com/watch...
ok now lets get on with it
The Lone Gunmen

United States

#36915 Jan 6, 2013
Gay Activists Demand Canada Lower Age of Consent for Anal Sex



TORONTO,Homosexual activists have long sought to distance themselves from pedophiles, however Canada’s most prominent homosexual activist group has now demanded the lowering the age of consent for anal sex to 14 from 16.

Reacting to the Conservative Government’s plan to raise the age of consent for Anal sex from 16 to 18, EGALE (Equality for Gays and Lesbians Everywhere) has commenced a campaign to have the age of consent for anal sex lowered to 14 from 16. Laurie Arron, the director of advocacy for EGALE remarked to the Ottawa Citizen,“There’s no reason to treat anal sex differently than other sexual acts except to stigmatize gay and bisexual men.”

However, that statement is categorically false, speaking strictly from a medical standpoint. Even those who support homosexual sex acts warn nonetheless that anal sex is a dangerous activity, regardless of genders involved. The sex info site of the University of California at Santa Barbara, which can in no way be described as opposed to homosexual activity, nonetheless points out that anal sex is a dangerous practice.

Experts on sexual behavior, or “sexperts” at the site refers to them, warn that anal sex is the most dangerous behavior for transmission of HIV/AIDS and all other STDs since the anus is not designed for sexual activity as is the vagina. Moreover, the ‘sexperts’ warn that the practice also leads to fecal incontinence - loss of normal control of the sphincter muscles which leads to stool leaking from the rectum at unexpected times.

As the website puts it:“Even when people use lots of lubrication during anal sex, there can be tearing of the tissue inside the anus ... For this reason, anal sex is the riskiest form of sexual activity when it comes to the transmission of HIV/AIDS.

“Tiny tears in the anal tissue are like giant superhighways for the HIV viruses, allowing them to get inside the body and enter the blood system. Anal tears provide an opening for all the other STDs as well.

“It may be possible for repetitive anal sex to lead to weakening of the anal sphincter, which is the muscle that tightens after we defecate. Once weakened, feces can escape the anus against our will.

In response to the editorial, Jessica White West Vancouver, B.C. wrote a letter to the editor of the National Post.ÂÂ The published letter stated,“If both vaginal and anal intercourse were in accordance with natural law and did not discriminate in terms of consequences, this would be true. However, this is not the case with homosexual sex, as two people of the same sex do not have the required body parts to interact sexually and their intercourse can never be fruitful.”

White continued,“Furthermore, their sexual practices result in both physical and emotional damage, as is evidenced in numerous studies. More than 80% of AIDS cases in Canada are among homosexual or bisexual males; other diseases suffered either exclusively, or in larger percentages by the homosexual population, include: anal cancer, chlamydia trachomatis, cryptosporidium, giardia lamblia, herpes simplex virus, HPV, gonorrhea, viral hepatitis B and C, and syphilis.”
Cool Hand Luke wrote:
I would have at one time argued it was a mental condition but not anymore, I think it is pure evil.
Think about it this lifestyle has only advanced through lies,deception and under the table deals.
Even when it objected to by the American people politicians still force it down their throat with back room deals.
Aids which the LGBT now admits it is the homosexual disease. A disease which has killed millions, more than all of the American Wars put together.
It is homosexuals hiding under the guise of atheism that leads the assault against God and Christianity.
So what do you think it is? Moreover what are we going to have to do about it?
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