Goff, who died on Wednesday after a long illness, masterminded the Booker for more than three decades. He oversaw the Booker prize in the years of its rise to pre-eminence among fiction awards, a rise in which he played a very large part. Goff took over the fledgling prize in
But I know what Love Is. Several years ago at church, Craig and I sat through a sermon condemning homosexuality. As I listened to the sermon, which was based upon two lines of scripture in the New Testament, every fiber in my body rejected the message.
Mayoral front-runners Phil Goff and John Tamihere have gone head-to-head, telling Aucklanders why they'd be the best man for the job. The local body elections are in October. Goff will be seeking a second term in charge of the country's biggest city, while his former Labour Party colleague John Tamihere looks set to be his toughest opponent.
Please refresh the page and retry. A deal to avert the break-up of the worldwide Anglican Communion risks collapse amid signals that African churches are reassessing ties with the Church of England over the issue of same-sex marriage. I t follows the decision by one Nigerian diocese last week to break off ties with the Church of England Diocese of Liverpool because of the appointment of an American bishop who supports same-sex marriage to a special role in the area.
In the second and final part of our biography of the man who aspires to be the next Prime Minister, Claire Trevett picks up Phil Goff's life story from the moment he stepped on the national political stage. Here she charts the many twists and turns of his political career which included prominent roles in the Lange Government of the s and in the Clark era. There is a photo of Phil Goff inlooking off to the side with a smile on his face that is half delighted surprise and half rueful apology.
The words "gay" and "Christian" are not often used in the same sentence. Hateful speech disguised under the language of salvation has reined church services that are entirely dedicated to condemn homosexuality. Does it not defy the essence of God, who is an all-mighty being of unconditional love and acceptance?
Jones was batting for the losing team when the bill passed on July 9 in - 30 years ago today. We don't want our children contaminated by those people," Jones yelled to his supporters as the noise from gay and lesbian marchers tried to drown him out at the Wellington Town Hall in Wilde says being a "young straight woman" probably made it safer in a "funny way, because no one could say it was self-interest".
The Department of Defense has made a lasting commitment to living the values we defend—to treating everyone equally—because we need to be a meritocracy. We have to focus relentlessly on our mission, which means the thing that matters most about a person is what they can contribute to national defense. Uniform Code of Military Justice supersedes service-specific disciplinary policies.
Throughout the years, many publications forced us to question our sense of normal and what a magazine could look like when LGBT people were front and center. In the fight for eyes, few have survived. BUTT 's aesthetic was memorable for the way it sexualized men you'd find on the street or subway; they had body hair, teeth that weren't perfect, even paunch.