Associated Press

Botswana decriminalizes homosexuality

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/11/19, 10:08 am

The Botswana High Court on Tuesday ruled the nation’s ban on same-sex relations was unconstitutional. The court’s three judges unanimously agreed to scrap the 1965 law, which had carried a seven-year prison sentence. They wrote that sexual orientation is not a “fashion statement” and that diversity and tolerance are hallmarks of a democratic society. “Any criminalization of love or finding fulfillment in love dilutes compassion and tolerance,” the judges said.

Read more

Alliance Defending Freedom

Christian baker faces another lawsuit

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/10/19, 01:52 pm

An LGBT activist has filed a lawsuit against Colorado baker Jack Phillips, who last summer won a U.S. Supreme Court judgment protecting his right to decline to bake custom cakes that violate his religious beliefs. The Supreme Court case centered on a request for a cake for a same-sex wedding, while the new case deals with a cake celebrating a gender transition.

Read more

Channel 5

Normalizing child grooming?

Entertainment | In a growing trend, a British TV show glorifies exploitation
by Mary Jackson & Leif Le Mahieu
Posted 6/07/19, 03:48 pm

A British TV show is sparking backlash for what some viewers see as normalization of child sexual abuse. Britain’s Channel 5 released a promotional video last week for the upcoming season of Age Gap Love with a clip of a couple whose relationship began when the man was 44 and the girl was 16.

Read more