Lynne Cheney & Grammys; Presby 0; ELCA WI; Masters Dies
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4 Stories: Lynne Cheney (she is United Methodist) speaks out against
Elton John performing with Eminem; Prebyterian Amendment 0 tally
information and resources; ECLA in Wisconsin looks at same gender
covenant services/holy unions; Masters of Masters and Johnson dies.
Tuesday February 20, 2001
Cheney's Wife Blasts Eminem
Lynne Cheney said Tuesday she is ``amazed and dismayed'' that rock
star Elton John is going to perform at the Grammys with rapper
Eminem, whose lyrics chronicle violence against women and gays.
``Elton John has been good in the past about speaking out on issues
of equality for gay people, on issues of being against violent
language against gay people,'' she said. ``I am quite amazed and
dismayed that he would choose to perform with Eminem.'' <MORE>
Presbyterian Amendment O Vote Count Links
The Office of the General Assembly has the official vote counts on
You have to download an Adobe pdf file and then view it to see this
count, but it does include the official votes as received in
Louisville for all the amendments.
With links on this page to unofficial tallies from
Covenant Network of Presbyterians
Feb.21, 2001: Amendment O unofficial vote tally: 36 yes, 65 no
(87 needed to pass or defeat)
See also: Amendment O articles and editorials
Feb. 18, 2001
Church debates same sex unions
ELCA ponders reading Bible plainly, in context
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Brookfield - Sharp disagreement over whether the Evangelical Lutheran
Church in America should endorse same sex unions continued Sunday, as
nearly 600 people listened, discussed and even shed tears over the
issue that many believe could someday split the church. <MORE>
February 21, 2001
Sex Researcher Masters Dies
SUMMARY: His name (paired with Johnson's) became synonymous with the
changing attitudes towards sexuality in the 60s and 70s, but he
missed the mark regarding gays and AIDS.
Masters was criticized for not condemning homosexual acts, but
although he assisted gays and lesbians experiencing sexual
dysfunction, he also claimed a high rate of success for "converting"
those who wished to change to a heterosexual! orientation.
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