Tag Archives: Islam

HYPOCRISY EXPLOSION: Breitbart Slams Muslim Flight Attendant Seeking Workplace Religious Liberty

A flight attendant who recently converted to Islam is suing ExpressJet for suspending her rather than making a “reasonable accommodation” of her newly-found unwillingness to serve alcohol. Gosh, does that sound at ALL fucking familiar? Pam Geller rants at Breitbart: So now we have yet another Muslim workplace lawsuit from CAIR – once again designed to impose Islam on the ...

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TURKEY: Islamic Youth Group Posts “Kill All Gays” Messages In Ankara

LGBT News Turkey reports: “Young Islamic Defense” has been putting up posters throughout Ankara. The poster says, “If you see someone engaged in the dirty business of the tribe of Lot, kill the doer and the done both.” Arguing that Muslims should not be silent about this issue, the group has publicly defended their call to massacre on their website: ...

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Pam Geller Sues DC Metro

Via the right wing Daily Caller: Activist and blogger Pamela Geller is suing the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority after the agency refused to run her ads with a drawing of the prophet Muhammad on public transportation in the District of Columbia. On May 20, Geller submitted her ad to WMATA to be placed on buses and in train stations ...

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ISTANBUL: Police Attack Pride With Tear Gas, Water Cannons, Rubber Bullets

Al Jazeera reports: Turkish police have fired water cannon and rubber pellets to disperse a crowd gathered in central Istanbul for the city’s annual gay pride parade. The police appeared intent on stopping the crowd gathering near Taksim Square on Sunday, a cameraman for the Reuters news agency reported. Al Jazeera’s Serpil Karacan, reporting from Istanbul, said opposition members of ...

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Tony Perkins: The SPLC Has Created A “Jihad Hit List” Of Anti-Islamic Women

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ISRAEL: Government Mocks Foreign Media With Cartoon About Gaza Terrorism

Via the New York Times: As part of Israel’s intensifying effort to undermine potential criticism from the United Nations of its military assault on Gaza last summer, the country’s Foreign Ministry released an animated YouTube video on Monday mocking coverage of the conflict by Western reporters as absurdly inaccurate. The 50-second cartoon broadside, produced by the ministry and featured on ...

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DC Bans All “Issue” Ads On Public Transit Rather Than Deal With Pam Geller

Via the International Business Times: The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority reportedly moved Thursday to ban so-called “issue” ads that promote political or religious subjects from appearing on its trains and buses. The board of directors for the authority, also known as Metro, approved a motion prohibiting issue ads through the end of the year, WAMU reporter Martin Di Caro ...

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Pam Geller Announces Plan To Advertise Mohammed Cartoon On DC Transit

“Because the media and the cultural and political elites continue to self-enforce the Sharia without the consent of the American people by refusing to show any depictions of Muhammad or showing what it was in Texas that had jihadists opening fire, we are running an ad featuring the winning cartoon by former Muslim Bosch Fawstin from our Muhammad Art Exhibit ...

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US Denounces Gambian President Over Vow To “Slit The Throats” Of Gay Men

Several days ago Gambian President Yahya Jammeh vowed to “slit the throats” of gay men, adding, “If you are a man and want to marry another man in this country and we catch you, no one will ever set eyes on you again, and no white person can do anything about it.” Yesterday US National Security Adviser Susan Rice denounced ...

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GAMBIA: President Yahya Jammeh Vows To Slit The Throats Of Homosexuals

“If you do it [in the Gambia] I will slit your throat — if you are a man and want to marry another man in this country and we catch you, no one will ever set eyes on you again, and no white person can do anything about it.” – Gambian president Yahya Jammeh, in a speech about fostering a ...

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Iran Bans “Homosexual Hairstyles”

Via the Guardian: “Homosexual” and “devil worshipping” hairstyles have been banned in Iran, alongside tattoos, sunbed treatments and plucked eyebrows for men, which are all deemed un-Islamic. The move – aimed at spiky cuts – follows a trend where, each summer, Iranian authorities get tough on men and women sporting clothing or hairdos seen as imitations of western lifestyles. In ...

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Breitbart Headline Of The Day

Pam Geller is very unhappy: A century of free speech in New York’s most public square — the streets, the buses, the subways — came to a screeching halt last Wednesday when the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) voted to ban all issue and political advertising, solely in order to silence me. Baltimore burning is “free speech.” But our ads get ...

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NYC Transit To Ban All Political Ads Just To Stop Pam Geller’s “Killing Jews” Campaign

Via CBS New York: The nation’s largest mass transit system is preparing to ban all political advertising on its subways and buses after a judge ruled that a pro-Israel group was allowed to display an advertisement containing the phrase “Hamas Killing Jews” on New York City buses. The resolution is expected to pass Wednesday at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Pam Geller Wins “Killing Jews” Transit Ads Battle With MTA

Via the New York Times: A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday ordered the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to display an ad from a pro-Israel group on buses after the agency declined to run it last year. The group, the American Freedom Defense Initiative, sued the authority in October, saying it had infringed on the group’s First Amendment rights by rejecting ...

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TRAILER: A Sinner In Mecca

Plot recap: For a gay filmmaker, filming in Saudi Arabia presents two serious challenges: filming is forbidden in the country and homosexuality is punishable by death. For filmmaker Parvez Sharma, however, these were risks he had to assume as he embarked on his Hajj pilgrimage, a journey considered the greatest accomplishment and aspiration within Islam, his religion. He brings back ...

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EGYPT: Court Bans Foreign Gays

An Egyptian court yesterday ruled that the government has the right to deport foreigners accused of homosexuality and ban them from returning. J. Lester Feder reports at Buzzfeed: According to a judgement obtained by BuzzFeed News, the case has its roots in the 2008 arrest of a Libyan man who police alleged to be gay in their report. While the ...

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Bill Maher On Religous Fundamentalism

Raw Story has a recap: “On the one hand, clearly God has spelled it out — He hates f*gs,” Maher said. “But you like your gay neighbors Rob and Larry. But the Bible tells you to kill them. Yes, it literally says kill them. What to do?” He then chided California attorney Matt McLaughlin and his “Sodomite Suppression Act,” calling ...

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Religion’s Gifts To The World

The monthly series is back.

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MICHIGAN: Wingnut Gets Muslim Bakeries To Refuse To Make Gay Wedding Cakes

Wingnut “comedian” pundit Steven Crowder, last seen here dressing in drag to mock transgender people, visited several Muslim bakeries in Dearborn, Michigan where he was turned away after asking them to make gay wedding cakes. Ah hah! Meme proven! Except not, because what Crowder fails to mention, of course, is that Michigan, like 28 other states, does not have public ...

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INDONESIA: Islamic High Council Issues Call For Death Penalty For Homosexuality

The Jakarta Globe reports: The country’s LGBT community has long faced discrimination, and even physical violence. New to that list, though, is the threat of death sanctioned by the Indonesian Council of Ulema, or MUI, the country’s highest Islamic clerical body. On March 4, the MUI issued a fatwa, or edict, proposing punishments ranging from caning to the death penalty ...

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