But counterprotesters hailed from other religious groups as well, particularly as pride marches diffused to smaller cities and locales with concentrations of sectarian Protestants. They fear courts may hear another cake shop case and order that stores must sell wedding accessories to gays — religion be damned. They contend an unwavering war on homosexuality and transgender people is a losing battle. Notably in Troy Perrythe church's founder, filed the first lawsuit in the U. There is no single official position on homosexuality in Taoism, as the term Taoism is used to describe a number of disparate religious traditions. Robert Aitkenco-founder and teacher of the Honolulu Diamond Sangha, a Zen Buddhist society established inwith centers in Manoa and Palolo, gave written testimony on the subject of same-sex marriage.
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As such, it is argued that sexual desires and actions that contradict God's design are deemed sinful and are condemned by God e. Gays and lesbians, Christian conservatives, and everyday hostilities. It is thought that some concepts of law, uncleanliness, dualismand salvation were shared between the religions, and subsequent interactions between the religions are documented by events such as the release of the Jews from the Babylonian captivity by Zoroastrian Cyrus the Great in BC, and the Biblical account of the Magi visiting the infant Jesus.