Tag Archives: religion

Kathy Griffin: “Suck it, Jesus!”

As you may have heard by now, Kathy Griffin accepted her Creative Emmy Award a few days ago by saying at the podium, “A lot of people get up here and thank Jesus for helping them win this award, but I have to say nobody has been less helpful in getting me to this moment than Jesus. I don’t know ...

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Dobson Wins Round With IRS

Despite his endorsing of candidates in 2004, Focus On The Family head James Dobson has been cleared of IRS charges that he endangered the group’s non-profit status, ruling that he acted as an individual, not on behalf of the ministry. Under IRS rules, non-profits can speak out about issues and lobby lawmakers, but they cannot back specific candidates. Liberal watchdog ...

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HomoQuotable – Dan Savage

“Oh, man. What a great day. I fucking live for the day when every asshole out there bilking gullible Christians out of their hard-earned dough—from the Nazi pope on down—is told the same damn thing: Get a fucking job, you parasite.” – Dan Savage, responding to the statement by Ted Haggard’s “overseers” that Haggard “won’t be fundraising for a Monument ...

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Haggard’s Web Of Lies Unravels

The head of the halfway house that Ted Haggard claims to be moving into says he had no knowledge of Haggard’s plan, saying of Haggard’s email plea to former parishioners, “That was something that was totally unbeknownst to us when he sent it.” Additionally, the registered sex offender that runs the charity that Haggard requested donations be sent to, Paul ...

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Ted Haggard: Send Me Cash (Again)
And You’ll Go To Heaven

Ted “Completely Heterosexual” Haggard and his family are moving into a Phoenix halfway-house where they will minister “in whatever capacity asked, whether it’s cleaning the building, hosting a visiting group, attending a meeting, or facilitating a study.” And despite that his former employers, the New Life Church, agreed to pay his $138K salary through 2007, Haggard has issued his former ...

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Windfalwell

Liberty University has used their portion of the proceeds of Jerry Falwell’s life insurance, $29 million, to retire their debt. Another $5M went to the congregation of his Thomas Road Church. What a country, when an elderly, morbidly obese man can be insured for $34M. If only the money had gone back to all the little old ladies whose pockets ...

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HomoQuotable – Steve Schalchlin

“Gay people who are raised in a religious environment, a conservative religious environment are basically told, ‘You’re not good enough / you don’t belong here / you need to change / you need to be something else.’ And so, in a lot of our lives, we end up leaving the church and hating God or hating Religion or hating the ...

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Karma Kameelians

Local Buddhists went to Chinatown and purchased $7000 worth of live eels, turtles, and frogs and then set them free in the Passaic River – in the hopes of improving their karma. The New Jersey EPA will be rebalancing their karmic windfall with a $1000 fine for releasing non-native species into an open environment. Existence is suffering. For idiots, especially ...

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My Back Was Gotten

I know I should thank a lot of you folks for rushing over to Baptists For Brownback yesterday to defend me on their demand that I be arrested and JMG deleted. But you do know that the site is satire, right? Right? Their post is pushing 600 comments now and the authors are keeping the joke running. I’d be exhausted ...

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Love The Sinner, Hate The Service

Gay blogs are buzzing with outrage today over an Arlington, Texas church’s cancellation of the funeral of a gay man. The High Point Church cancelled the service, planned for Wednesday, after viewing memorial photos of the deceased hugging and kissing male friends. Towleroad reports: [Reverend Gary] Simons defended his decision to renege on the offer to his congregation on Sunday, ...

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Man-Dissa Hits #1

Mandisa, the 5th season American Idol contestant who was voted off the show shortly after she made anti-gay comments to the press, has landed on her feet. “True Beauty” (Sparrow), the first album by fifth season “American Idol” finalist Mandisa, enters the Top Christian Albums chart at No. 1. It’s the first debut album by a solo female artist to ...

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Tubing The Dems

Tonight’s CNN/YouTube debate for the Democratic presidential candidates was fascinating. The format, which involved candidates responding to the YouTube’d video questions from the general public, was unique and effective. I’m betting we see more of these. Here are two clips of the candidates responding to questions about gay marriage and about religion-based discrimation against LGBT people. Chris Johnson has the ...

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Tammy Faye Credits Gays For Saving Her

“You know when we lost everything, it was the gay people who came to my rescue and I will always love them for that.” – Tammy Faye Messner, speaking on Larry King Live. Messner is near death from lung cancer and weighs only 65 pounds. (via – Towleroad.) Some of the commenters on Towleroad complain that even near death, Messner ...

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HomoQuotable – Michael Glatze

“Homosexuality came easy to me, because I was already weak.” – Noted gay activist and founder of Young Gay America magazine, Michael Glatze, who announced in a first-person column today on WingNutDaily that he is now an “ex-gay”. WND crows in a separate story, “‘Gay’-rights leader quits homosexuality.” Apparently Glatze came to know Jeebus thanks to eating some expired ass, ...

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HomoQuotable – Michael Bussee

“Some who heard our message were compelled to try to change an integral part of themselves, bringing harm to themselves and their families. Although we acted in good faith, we have since witnessed the isolation, shame, fear and loss of faith that this message creates.” – Former Exodus co-founder Michael Bussee, in a joint apology issued with two other former ...

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Grand Marshalls And Atheists

On Sunday I started my day at the Heritage of Pride press tent for the news conference with this year’s grand marshalls: Rev. Troy Perry and Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum. Facing an army of news cameras, they both spoke eloquently about gay rights and religious tolerance. At least, I presume they did, I couldn’t hear a dang thing, despite being less ...

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As Effective As Chicken Bones
Soaked In Voodoo Sauce

“To all those involved, sinners in spirit, and whoever helps and protects them, may they feel a curse on their souls, may it plague them and may evil pursue them; they will not be requitted of their transgressions from heavenly judgment.” – Orthodox Jews placing a curse upon Jerusalem Pride. Ooh, everybody scared now? Police are still debating allowing the ...

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Anti-Gay Wingnut To Be Surgeon General

President Bush has nominated an anti-gay religious whack-job to be U.S. Surgeon General. Dr. James Holsinger, the man to be put in charge of the health of all Americans, runs a little side project with his wife called Hope Springs Community Church in Lexington, Kentucky, where in addition to helping those with alcohol and drug problems, he ministers to people ...

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Talking Truth

Truth Wins Out, an organization devoted to exposing the lies of the “ex-gay” industry, has a new internet video campaign called “Talking Truth” which features several video testimonies from former members of Exodus, including this one from a fellow named Shawn, who describes how his Exodus group would cruise the mall for hot men. Visit the Truth Wins Out site ...

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Bombs For Phelps

A Liberty University student was arrested at Jerry Falwell’s funeral yesterday after police were tipped off by his family that he had brought bombs that he intended to throw at the Westboro contingent that was protesting at the event. The bombs were described as a soda-can sized “sort of napalm”. Man, the gentle loving people of the Lord are ready ...

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