Cyndi Lauper, Gay Rights Advocate: A Moment Of Appreciation

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Cyndi Lauper
, she's so unusual -- that hasn't changed since she released her debut album of the same name in 1983, right? Well, guess what? Cyndi Lauper is so unusual that she just went and put her money where her awesomely loud mouth is and opened a shelter for homeless Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender youth. She was apparently moved to do so in her hometown, after she found out that 40 percent of the homeless youth in NYC identified as LGBT -- a shocking statistic, we're sure you'll agree.

Cyndi, we applaud you. We applaud you because according to statistics, 20 percent of the nation's homeless are part of the LGBT community (while the general youth population is only 3-5 percent LGBT). In addition, according to the National Coalition for the Homeless, homeless LGBT youth have a far higher suicide rate than their hetero counterparts (62 percent versus 29 percent) and are over seven times more likely to experience sexual violence on the streets than straight youths.



Of course, any young person forced to live on the streets should be a concern to all of us, but the fact of the matter is, gay children are still being victimized: in their schools, in their homes and in their communities. As Michele "If you're involved in the gay and lesbian lifestyle, it's personal bondage, personal despair and personal enslavement" Bachmann continues her heinous nationwide publicity tour to a remarkable amount of support, we should all be reminded that homophobia is alive and well in the United States.

So we should all be grateful when anyone steps up and does something about it. When someone who is so often written off as a kook and a weirdo and a has-been, like Cyndi, does it, we should all sit up and give thanks and shake off our misconceptions about that person.

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Bronx Boy
Bronx Boy

Hey Cyndi you talk just fine if people can't understand New Yorkers Oh well!! Good deed you're doing keep up the great work

sacredstones
sacredstones

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Bishop Jordan 

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LD313
LD313

Why doesn't everyone one just shut up already?! EVERYONE has their OWN opinions, their OWN beliefs, and their OWN lifestyle. Every single one of us is entitled to their own, regardless of what a lot of you hateful people say or think! For all of you holy rollers out there who claim to be "good Christians" quit making us actual GOOD Christians look like a bunch of crazies by constantly quoting lines from the bible and what's a sin etc....God is not hateful nor judgemental. If base your life and choices strictly by religion alone, then you are the one with serious issues! Open your narrow hearts and minds, and if you believe in God then believe in good, and stop being so hateful & judgemental... Good Christians help others....they don't go around preaching hate! Now, for those of you with no religious or spiritual beliefs, you too need to stop preaching your there is no God, there is no this or that to us as well. Let's stop turning everythning into a religious, or sacreligious debate already!! Bottom line is we are who we are, and that's what makes us unique individuals. Gay, straight, bi, whatever we are, we are all people! Accept that fact, move on with your life, and quit judging others!!!

Billy
Billy

If the numbers are so high, why wouldn't all homless shelters be for gays as well as anyone else in need? (of course they are!) calling one open for gays only excludes others and gives them a feeling of being unwanted, while at the same time making a "special place" for gays seems to seperate, not equelize the compasion for peaple. I wonder if Cindy did this for her own gains, to promote herself as something she's not. I would've rather she just opened a homeless shelter for humanity, and maybe she should have done it annonomlesly (i know spelling is wrong, but you get my point) Personaly I'm tired of Gays wanting special (not equal) treatment. Billy

Jin
Jin

you homeless straight youth can go to hell, oh wait, i said hell, that constitutes a belief inzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

The Patriot
The Patriot

The reason they are miserable is because they know their lifestyle is wrong. The subconscious mind retains truths that the conscious mind refuses to accept. They know that being a homo is wrong, but they choose to live a lie and it makes them psychologically and emotionally ill. The next thing you know we will be excusing child molestation because the molester was born that way and they are just misunderstood. Homosexuality is not a birth defect, it is a character defect.

SMSROBERTKSAAAA
SMSROBERTKSAAAA

PATRIOT MY ASS.YOUR A LIAR.ITS A FACT.THOSE WHO YELL THE LOUDSEST ARE GAY AND CANT STAND THAT THEY LIKE A BIG 10 INCH BONER!PATRIOT?20 TO 30 % OF US SERVICE PEOPLE ARE GAY.YET YOU WILL LET THEM DIE TO SAVE YOUR SORRY SELF.LOL....HEY THERE QUEENIE!

SMSROBERTKSAAAA
SMSROBERTKSAAAA

IM NOT GAY.HAVE A WIFE AND AN X WIFE.3 KIDS....THAT MAY NOT PROVE IM NOT GAY....BUT YOUR A KEYBORAD ASSH*LE.YOUR JUDGING GAYS.THAT MEANS YOU ARE PUTTING YOURSELF IN GODS POSITION.YOU COMMITA SIN EVERYTIME YOU SIT IN JUDGEMENT.THATS HIS JOB.THERE IS NO ROOM FOR YOU AND HIM.YOU ARE GOING TO HELL BECAUSE U THINK YOU ARE GOD .DIPSHIT.YOU READ THE BILE INSTEAD OF PICK OUT QOUTES.DUH!

Guest
Guest

The only reason gay people live a miserable life is because straight people never give up in telling gay people how wrong they are just for being. I am a happily married straight guy with two great teenage girls. You call yourself a patriot? Why, because you can tell me what Flush and Hannity told you this morning? Because you spout off crap like the bible as some sort of reference book? "Being homo" was never wrong in the house I grew up in. I have two older brothers and a younger sister and guess what? None of us are homophobes and none of us are gay, whoop dee doo. You homophobes get all wound up over special treatment. It's about time gay people get some special treatment since society has gone out of it's way for centuries torturing and killing people because they are attracted to the same gender. Don't you clowns have some sort of repugnant fundraising to do for Palin or Bachman? I never thought Cyndi Lauper was the best musician, she's not punk rock enough. But she's pouring her heart, money and time into helping others. I'd guess they would let a straight kid into their shelter, but the focus is on helping kids who have nobody to turn to, mainly because closed minded, bible thumping morons want to continue to harass and ridicule these people for no reason, other than to cast judgement on others in order to feel superior. Welcome to my generation, dickheads! Step over the bum as you carry your concealed weapon to protect your family from all the gays trying to recruit you and yours. Idiots. My marriage is not threatened if we legalize gay marriage and neither is yours. 

Derek
Derek

At some point in the not-so-distant future, kids in school will look back in disgust at the treatment of homosexuals much in the same way I looked at the mistreatment of African Americans before and during the Civil Rights movement. These so-called Christians that gay bash on a ragular basis need to take a look at the Jesus conducted himself. On another note, I can't tell you when I "decided" to like girls. I just do. And it sucks. It means about every ten years or so I have to give half of my sh*t away" ;)"I like your Christ. I do not like your Christians. They are so unlike your Christ"-Ghandi

CC
CC

Knock off the Christan bashing all ready.  The truth is Cyndi is doing a good thing.  The truth also is that her facility needs to be a shelter for all kids AND when they walk through the door they are told no abuse of any person in the establishment will be tolerated.  By spending time together in an environment that enforces general rules of kindness, maybe the discrimination wiill stop.  But her plan is simply alienating further from society, the people she wants to help.

I am a Christian and I believe that God made gays too and that He loves them as much as any of his children.  So, take your stereotyping and move on. 

Roger A
Roger A

Oh shut the hell up. You religious idiots always try to pull that shit. The poster was called a liar, asked to provide a reference and did so. It's in the bible, period. You don't get to pick and choose the parts you like. Anyway, if the old testament no longer counts, then I guess you finally have to admit things like god really didn't create everything. 

Missyleigh82
Missyleigh82

That's what I love about religious folks... Most of them are great at picking and choosing the parts of their religion they want to follow.  Very convenient.

Lily Monster-Meat
Lily Monster-Meat

I met  Cyndi when I was homeless in the Bay Area. I'm a mega huge Cyndi Lauper Fan! I have always been a die-hard Cyndi Lauper fanatic! The first song I sang as a toddler was True Colors, and I sang it a lot. Back in the 1980s, when I was in the Third Grade, we were asked to write a paragraph on "What I want to be when I grow up" I wrote that I wanted to be Cyndi's friend, I wanted to meet her, give her a hug, and sing True Colors with her. The teacher graded the paper "F" (fail) and told me it was 'unrealistic', crusing my little dreams. I finally saw Cyndi Lauper in concert with my Mom when I was 16. She opened for Cher and played in San Antonio, TX. I had already loved her my whole life. My mom and I had a really great time! Having no idea where life would lead me, I believed in Cyndi's words and 'let my True Colors Shine through'. Cyndi encouraged my wild side, and reminded me to stay strong. READ MORE: http://lilymonstermeat.com/Fan...

Uncle
Uncle

I applaud Cindi's compassion, but she doesn't have the cure for the problem and is therefore more likely to make the problem worse than better.

SMSROBERTKSAAAA
SMSROBERTKSAAAA

atleast she is trying.what pry tell have you done in your community to make things better!don't criticize until u can do better!

Roger A
Roger A

Now if we could just find a cure for extreme stupidity, which you seem to suffer from, that would be great.

Guest
Guest

We need more people to be as compassionate as Cyndi is. She is a beautiful person from the inside out. Thank you, Cyndi for being a positive role model.

Tshepo Kealogile
Tshepo Kealogile

Such gesture happens TIME AFTER TIME whenever people open their heart to the less advantaged. Well done.

TWALSH4440
TWALSH4440

This is a PUBLICITY STUNT FOR THE LEFTIST COMMIE NEWS sooooooooooo stupid open it up for all not just Politically Correct

Roger A
Roger A

You have to love how morons like you whine about the "leftist commie news", but still feel compelled to read and comment on it. If you don't like what it says, don't read it you moron!!!

Ancoconstruction
Ancoconstruction

He is one to ponder. If being gay is normal and everyone became gay in about 100 years humanity would be eliminated from earth. think about it.

Nbm73mail
Nbm73mail

good for you cyndi...your charity towards other humans is an example to all of us....you dont have to agree with someones personal choices in order to extend love and compassion...these kids need shelter and hope, you are saving lives, God bless you and your efforts...

RJ
RJ

When a group who endlessly gripes about not being accepted in main stream America splits off.. what do they expect other than to be separated in the exact way they are asking for America to be.  NO SPECIAL RULES OR ADVANTAGES for anyone.. what is next.. being gay is a disability?

Michael Mcfann
Michael Mcfann

No but being stupid is...I know which category you fall under!

Jack
Jack

go Cyndi!! we love you!! 

Rudypalma
Rudypalma

To those who wrote the article, check out her post-90s output and prepare to be staggered by Cyndi's genre-hopping with incredible ease and highly impressive results.

Two albums to compare side by side: "At Last" (2003), "Bring Ya to the Brink" (2008)

Key tracks that show her support for the LGBT community: "Shine" (2002) and "Above the Clouds," written in memory of Matthew Shephard.

She is a true original in every sense of the word, and thank God for that. Artists currently swapping their virtue and integrity for generally meaningless pop success surely pine to merely taste her level of musicianship, intrigue and sheer talent - or they should, if they have ears and have listened.

Peace and love to you all. :)

cmlazaro
cmlazaro

Cyndi is still after all my idol..Talented.Passionate.Generous.God bless her..Inimitable! Cheers

Guest
Guest

Cyndi what a *great* idea!  Thanks for remembering kids who are forgotten, disowned or plain forgotten by everyone else  I work with youth and see this sector of the population lost as to who they are and where they belong.  Thanks for giving them an place to belong. 

55saveslives
55saveslives

Great musician......even better person!!!

falc
falc

I am really so sick of all the gay rights bs. Every single day we are bombarded with crap about gays and gay rights. For such a small percentage of the population, it seems that so much of our resources are spent on bending over backwards for gays. Give it a rest, there are so many more important issues.

Steve
Steve

 Please! Gay and lesbian people spend every waking hour of their days being bombarded with crap about straight people, trying to bend over backward just to be treated like YOU already are but take for granted. if we didn't HAVE to fight for equality-you wouldn't have to spend the 'wasted' money, now would you?  You are wasting OUR TIME AND TAX DOLLARS TOO. How much of my tax dollars go to fighting for the lives of heterosexual homeless people, paying welfare for straight people, paying for prisons full of them(and a few of us too) and that's cool but we ask for the same-a tiny little minority by your judgment-and WHOAAAA NOOOOO!! that is JUST TOO MUCH!!! I've spent my entire life paying taxes for straight people on welfare, health care for illegitimate kids and more, upwards of 30% of my paycheck at times-and you don't hear many people gay and lesbian people complaining about that BS. So please enough with the faux persecuted heterosexual whining. we all pay for each other and we all deserve to be treated like one another. Stop acting like you are better than other people.

The only thing you are right about is that there more important things to be dealing with right now. Imagine if people could just get over themselves and let everyone be Americans? Think of all those alleged tax dollars we'd save, right? then we could focus on REAL problems, not ones the christian right has tried to turn into boogeyman issues election after election lately. Then you could find something else to bitch needlessly about.

Kevin O
Kevin O

Face it Steve...You ONLY exist in this world because of heterosexual behaviors! Bitch and moan about it ALL DAY LONG and when you are finished with your pitty party you will rediscover how it is you and every other LGBT came into this world!

Heterosexuals aren't the problem here Steve-O!

Nlight_00
Nlight_00

One last thought though, what if you are wrong about Him being mythical? Just a thought-I will be praying for you, it sounds like you have had some difficult things to deal with.

Rudypalma
Rudypalma

Kevin, in the case of this topic, you're wrong - heterosexuals ARE the only problem *here* - here, with this issue of gay rights. Chances are, any person out there thwarting LGBT rights are heterosexuals.

So, in light of this issue, Steve (and me) reserve our right to complain about our enemies, enemies who oppose our equal rights. They fall, nearly invariably, into the heterosexual slot.

Obviously we know there are many heterosexual allies and we applaud them. The subject of the above article is one such person.

Common sense.

SMSROBERTKSAAAA
SMSROBERTKSAAAA

sorry,god sacrificed his son for nothing.if he did for me.he really wasted his time.yet you are right about sin.i cant get that point across to the super religeious that dont wanna belive what the bible says unless it suits them.thing is.i dont need or want a false god to belive in or try to beat me down enuff that i will subcum to his will.te hader he tries to break me.the harder i rebell aganst his mythacle a**.

Nlight_00
Nlight_00

This is the problem with religion-so much man made stuff.  People like these so called "men of God" hurting children is sickening.  The truth is that Hypocrites like the Pharisees in the Bible give Christianity the wrong name.  The truth is All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.  Where everyone has it wrong is that they single out the sin of homosexuality-forgeting God hates ALL sin: Lying, stealing, coveting, etc.  God did not create all of the hate and death and rape.  Sin entered the world through the Garden of Eden with Adam and Eve.  Since then man has been created through Adams image which is sinful-that is why there is wickedness.  Gods standards are higher than ours. We put a stamp on what laws are acceptable to break and which ones aren't, but truth is if you tell a lie once you are just as guilty of breaking the law of God as one who has commited murder.  In fact the Bible says that if you have ever hated somoeone you have commited murder in your heart.  All this to say we are all deserving of eternal punishment not just "sexually immoral" people.  This is why we needed a savior.  God loved us enough that He sent His son to dwell on Earth, live a perfect life, and die on the cross for the sins of ALL who repent and believe on Him. He then rose again on the third day and will be coming again to judge the world. God;s love is not health, wealth, and prosperity--In fact it is opposite.  His love is what He did for us on the cross and the hope and peace that comes with it.

SMSROBERTKSAAAA
SMSROBERTKSAAAA

FACE IT DIP SHIT.YOUR GOD CONDONES INCEST.WITHOUT INCEST YOU WOULDNT BE HERE.LOOK BACK THOUGH HISTORY.MEN HAVE BEEN HAVING SEX WITH MEN FOREVER.WE ARE STILL ALL HEAR.OH.U BELIVE IN SOMETHING U CANT PROVE EXCEPT FOR HAVING FAITH.LOL....HISTORY HAS PROVEN THAT MAN HAS NO PROBLEM RAPEING MEN OR WOMEN.INFACT.ROME WAS PRETTY MUCH A BISEXUAL ORGI.WE ARE STILL HERE.WE WILL BE HERE TILL THE EARTH GETS TIERD OF HAVING US HERE.DO U KNOW THAT ABOUT 60% OF MALES THINK OF HAVING ORAL SEX WITH ANOTHER MAN?OH MY.SIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIN.WERE STILL HERE.ABOUT 35% OF MEN HAVE HAD CONTACT WITH ANOTHER MAN DURIN A THREESOME WITH HIS WIFE OR GIRLFRIEND.NOTHIN SEXUAL..BUT TOUCHIN DURING BANGING THE LADIE.ABOUT 25% HAVE JERKED OFF ANOTHER GUY.ABOUT 18%ADMIT TO HAVING ANOTHER GUYS MEMBER IN HIS MOUTH WHILKE SHARING HIS WIFE OR GILRFRIEND.15% WILL HAVE SEX WITH YOU AND AS LONG AS HIS WIFE OR GIRLFRIEND HELPS OUT...MANKIND STILL LIVES.THAT MAKES YOUR BELIFES O FOR ABOUT A TRILLION ALL THRU TIME.HIDE BEHIND YOUR BIBLE.IF YOU LIKE.FACTS.POST FACTS.POST THINGS THAT YOU CAN BACK UP BESIDES JST"have faith".A SIN IS A SIN.YOURS IS JUST AS BAD AS ANYONE ELSES....YOU JUST HATE TO HAVE TO ADMIT IT!

guest
guest

the real problem is people looking after their own special interest group be it gay or hetero; white or black; male or female. Can't we just say that homelss children are a problem that needs to be addressed without saying that gay or hetero children are more of a problem? Why do people, in the neame of helping, have to be so narrow minded?

Marshal Art
Marshal Art

So, does Cyndi bar heterosexual homeless kids from her shelter?  THAT'S compassionate!  She's a great singer, but like so many enablers of those with that abnormal attraction, her compassion is misplaced.  The author of the article is way off base with her nonsense about homophobia, as all such morally corrupt people are.  Even in her piece, she proves that there is mental abnormalities involved in homosexual attraction, given the abnormal percentages of suicides among them compared to other homeless kids.  This is one example that supports my contention, as suicides and other emotional and psychological issues occur at higher rates even in towns or communities with the greatest "tolerance".  And the kids suffer for the cause.  Well done.

Camcalli13
Camcalli13

Gee, maybe there are such high suicide rates amongst the gay teen community because people like you make them feel like outcasts. The teenage years are stressful enough without bigots identifying someone as "morally corrupt" because they find their own gender attractive. I thought we left such intolerance behind decades ago, along with the white robes and burning crosses.

SMSROBERTKSAAAA
SMSROBERTKSAAAA

IM SO GLAD GOD IS HERE FOR YOUR SORRY A** TO HIDE BEHIND.WHY DONT U GET YOUR GOD TO APPLOGISE FOR HITLER.YOUR GOD IS SICK,TWISTED.HE LOVES TO SIT BACK,WATCH WHILE WOMEN ARE RAPED.CHILDREN ARE TORTUERD,BURNED WITH CIGARRETTS.HAVE FULL GROWN MEN STICK THEIR PRIVATE PARTS IN LITTLE BOYS.OH I FORGOT.THEY WERE PRIEST SO THAT MAKES IT OK!

Nlight_00
Nlight_00

This is the problem with religion-so much man made stuff.  People like these so called "men of God" hurting children is sickening.  The truth is that Hypocrites like the Pharisees in the Bible give Christianity the wrong name.  The truth is All have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.  Where everyone has it wrong is that they single out the sin of homosexuality-forgeting God hates ALL sin: Lying, stealing, coveting, etc.  God did not create all of the hate and death and rape.  Sin entered the world through the Garden of Eden with Adam and Eve.  Since then man has been created through Adams image which is sinful-that is why there is wickedness.  Gods standards are higher than ours. We put a stamp on what laws are acceptable to break and which ones aren't, but truth is if you tell a lie once you are just as guilty of breaking the law of God as one who has commited murder.  In fact the Bible says that if you have ever hated somoeone you have commited murder in your heart.  All this to say we are all deserving of eternal punishment not just "sexually immoral" people.  This is why we needed a savior.  God loved us enough that He sent His son to dwell on Earth, live a perfect life, and die on the cross for the sins of ALL who repent and believe on Him. He then rose again on the third day and will be coming again to judge the world. God;s love is not health, wealth, and prosperity--In fact it is opposite.  His love is what He did for us on the cross and the hope and peace that comes with it.

guest
guest

It is called free will , god hating loser.

Mdrstl289
Mdrstl289

"Gay rights activist".......what a clean, sterile way of saying let's legitimize sinful behavior.

Jonathan
Jonathan

Wow, someone needs to slap you.

SMSROBERTKSAAAA
SMSROBERTKSAAAA

SCREW YOU AND LET GOD BE THERE JUDGE.JERKOFF.ITS HIS JOB.NOT DOUCHBAGS LIKE YOU.

Drumouse
Drumouse

The Bible commands parents to stone their children for misbehavior. NOT killing your kids is sinful. Keep your twisted religion to yourself.

Jinji_7
Jinji_7

yea, um... no it doesn't. the Koran tells parents that sexually abusing your children is ok, even preferable to them having their own sexual lives and ideas. see how easy that is to write with no backup?

notenoughtimetoworryaboutyou
notenoughtimetoworryaboutyou

Stoning was in the OLD testament and was changed when Jesus walked the earth. He said "I am the new Covenant ( new promise) and the old shall pass away". I agree their lifestyle is wrong  but I have enough of my own worries than to care about what they do. Its between them and the Lord. Any sexual sin is a sin against God. He'll deal with it in love, kindness and the law!

SMSROBERTKSAAAA
SMSROBERTKSAAAA

THERE IS NO GOD.THERE FOR NO SATAN.THERE ARE PLENTY OF STRAIGHT PEOPLE THAT MURDER.SO STFU.U KNOW NOTHING OF GOD OR THE BIBLE.STEALING A PEBBLE FROM YOUR NEIABORS YARD IS JUST AS BAD AS KILLING YOUR NEXT DOOR NEIABOR. SMART GUY.,YOU DIP SHITS CANT HIDE BEHIND THE BIBLE IF YOU DONT KNOW WHAT IT SAYS.LET ALONE WHAT IT MEANS.SO JUDGING ME MAKES U JUST AS BIG A SINNER AS THE CHATHOLIC PRIEST WHO SHOVES HIS MANHOOD IN AN ALTER BOYS.

Todd Anders
Todd Anders

Satan is a master at twisting truth also. Your point is.......

Hmmmmmm
Hmmmmmm

If the old has "passed away" in regards to stoning and things such as animal sacrifice (which was the preferred method of worship in the old testiment) then why haven't other old testiment values passed away as well? Such as...oh say....the belief that homosexuality is wrong!  Who decided what should stay and what should go? What MAN had that right? Last I read my Bible, that right was for GOD alone! It is man that has corrupted religion to the point of causing wars and spreading pain. With clergy of all denominations changing the rules as THEY see fit, it is no wonder people are turning away from organized religion in droves. I can't see our father and creator as a being that would turn people away based on who they choose to love.

Guest
Guest

Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill.

-Matthew 5:17 (KJV)

I can do this all day.

Azzy7
Azzy7

Give a reference you brain washed idiot, the bible does not say stone your children for misbehavior.

Guest
Guest

Uhh these verses you qoute deal with teh division of property to a man that has two wives? And that child being rebelloius about their part in this division. Hardly says smack every kid always. If Christians are guilty of carving His word for their purpose what does taht say about you?

Guest
Guest

18If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and that, when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them:

19Then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him, and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place;

20And they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice; he is a glutton, and a drunkard.

21And all the men of his city shall stone him with stones, that he die: so shalt thou put evil away from among you; and all Israel shall hear, and fear.

Deuteronomy 21:18-21 (KJV)

If this is "compassion" you can keep your fairtytale to yourself.

Guest
Guest

The bible tells us to have compassion.   The bible also tells us not to judge and that God will test us.  I believe that these poor confused children (the suicide rate in the population is very, very, very high) are a test by God of our worthlessness, not theirs.  I find your comment very hateful....how do you think God would find it?

SMSROBERTKSAAAA
SMSROBERTKSAAAA

SWEDON AND NORWAY.THE BIGGEST PU**y's of hitlers era.....nothing that happens in a country's the size of never never land dosent really count!you know it too!

Billy
Billy

you poor confused person, get over yourself. Pity on yourself won't make you right. God loves you too, but He doesn't like your misconception of things. OPen your heart to Him and you will find truth. I will pray for you. Billy.

Kevin O
Kevin O

Condoned by law and socially acceptable are two different things! In Scandanavian countries there is a youth movement which has been going on for the better part of a decade which is unsupportive of LGBT behavior. So your assertion that it is ALL hunky dory in Sweden, Norway and such is a bit off!

Kevin O
Kevin O

The Bible says for us not to judge a man's soul. This does not mean you can't judge one's deeds or behaviors!

Maelstrom2012
Maelstrom2012

No they are not. There are plenty of places that they are tottally accepted. Start with all the scandanavian countries where same sex marraige is tottaly accepted and it's the law. Passed by voters in those country. Don't you have anything better to do than hate mongering? Get a life and get your facts straight. Pun intended.

guest
guest

Wrong, homosexuals are shunned in every society, it does not matter if there is a religion, or what kind of religion, it is obviously perversion.

Jonathan
Jonathan

God won't find it anything... while you sit here deluded about invisible men in the sky, people claiming to be compassionate Christians are condemning people as sinful, abominations and a test. If your God existed, I'd never give any tribute or praise to someone so hateful. It's because of religious people that homosexuals are even identified as "bad"

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