Trump judicial nominee called same-sex marriage ‘an assault on nature’

By : Chris Johnson OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL LGBT MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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President Trump is facing calls to withdraw yet another judicial nominee who was recently revealed to have stated anti-LGBT views. In this case, the pick called the Supreme Court’s 2015 ruling same-sex marriage “an assault on nature” and “against God’s plan.”

Gordon Giampietro, whom Trump nominated for a position as a federal judge in Wisconsin, was revealed to have made the comments in 2015 during interviews with Lydia LoCoco, a social conservative who hosts a faith-based radio show. Buzzfeed was first to report the news Thursday.

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2 teen girls in Morocco acquitted of homosexuality charges

By : Wire Report
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MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) – A Moroccan judge has acquitted two teenage girls put on trial for homosexuality, charges that angered LGBTQ rights groups who have long argued that same-sex relationships should not be a crime.

The girls, ages 16 and 17, had faced up to three years in prison according to a law forbidding “lewd or unnatural acts with an individual of the same sex.” One of their mothers reported the two to police in October.

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