Tag Archives: religion

Hundreds March On Phelps Church

In what some had billed the “Million Fag March”, hundreds of protesters marched on the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka yesterday. Hundreds of people from Kansas and across the country gathered Sunday in Topeka to protest Pastor Fred Phelps and the Westboro Baptist Church. The march was also a way to promote peace, love, and equality. People of all ages, …

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Here Comes The Rain Again

Westboro Baptist Church celebrates Good Friday:(Via – Good As You)

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Huge Setback For CA Wingnuts

In a stunning blow to California’s rightwing, an appeals court judge has ruled that parents who homeschool their children must have teaching credentials. The ruling arose from a child welfare dispute between the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services and Philip and Mary Long of Lynwood, who have been homeschooling their eight children. Mary Long is their …

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Sacramento’s Gays Vs. Violent Immigrants

The LA Times has an interesting piece on the continuing clash between Sacramento’s gay community and the thousands of evangelical Slavic immigrants who have relocated there in recent years. With as many as 100,000 newcomers from republics such as Russia, Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus, the Sacramento region has one of the nation’s largest concentrations of Soviet immigrants. Most began arriving …

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Christvertising

“Christvertising takes a whole new approach to marketing your brand. We skip the strategic deliverables. We pass on the matrixes, the payoffs and the metrics. We ignore any viral functionality. We focus on the ultimate end-user; God. If God loves your brand, it will become stronger and more successful.” Real and scary or a very, very good joke? (Via – …

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Sally Kern’s Son: I’m Not Gay, I’m, Uh…Celibate. Yeah, That’s It…Celibate

I haven’t commented on the swirling rumors that Sally Kern has a gay son because there just didn’t seem to be any proof. But check out what Kern’s son himself has to say. Mixed in with his declaration of being straight but celibate (not that we’re necessarily buying that), he doesn’t say anything negative about gay people and says that …

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Team McCain

Jesus’ General takes on John McCain’s BFF Pastor John Hagee, whom you may recall saying that New Orleans was destroyed by Katrina due to God’s displeasure with all dem homos at Southern Decadence. (Via – Pam’s House Blend.)

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New Mexico: Turn Down Gay Business
And We’ll See You In Court

From the National Catholic Register: As a Christian, Elaine Huguenin is against efforts to legitimize same-sex “marriage.”[JMG: Scare quotes!] So, when the Albuquerque photographer was asked via e-mail in September 2006 to photograph a “commitment ceremony” for two women, Huguenin declined. That was the end of the matter, she thought. But Huguenin didn’t take into account New Mexico’s anti-discrimination laws. …

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Vatican Adds Seven New Mortal Sins

The Vatican has updated their hit list of mortal sins, adding seven “modern” no-no’s: 1. Genetic modification2. Carrying out experiments on humans3. Polluting the environment4. Causing social injustice5. Causing poverty6. Becoming obscenely wealthy7. Taking drugs Holy hypocrisy, Batman! Causing social injustice? Causing poverty? Becoming obscenely wealthy? Clearly, the Il Papa is going directly to hell in red Prada slippers.

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Has Ford Surrendered To The Wingnuts? Again?

Has Ford once again capitulated to the demands of the wingnuts? The American Family Association is claiming that Ford has bowed to their boycott. From WingNutDaily: In the face of plummeting car sales, Ford Motor Company has taken steps to reduce its aggressive pro-homosexual policies, thus prompting a family-rights group to call off its boycott of the carmaker. …AFA Chairman …

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The Reincarnation Of Elmer Gantry

Provided by People For The American Way, here’s a delightful sampling of the homophobic spewing by Rev. Rod Parsely, John McCain’s new “spiritual guide.” Step back, you don’t want to get spittle on you.

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The Pope Can’t Wait To Meet You

Pope Evilictus Valdemort is looking forward to his April visit to the United States, where Jeebus’ people are fighting the good fight against queers. “The American people’s historic appreciation of the role of religion in shaping public discourse and in shedding light on the inherent moral dimension of social issues is reflected in the efforts of so many of your …

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Brokeback Mount

Barack Obama told a crowd of supporters yesterday that his support for gay civil unions is based on the Bible’s “Sermon On The Mount.” “I don’t think it [a same-sex union] should be called marriage, but I think that it is a legal right that they should have that is recognized by the state,” said Obama. “If people find that …

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Obama Says Homophobia Isn’t Christian

Speaking before a mostly black audience yesterday, Barack Obama chastised Christians that disrespect gay people.  Via Ben Smith at Politico.com: Obama’s rally in Beaumont today was the highest-energy of this Texas swing, with a crowd that was about three-quarters black cheering at almost every turn. An interesting moment came when he was asked a question about LGBT rights and delivered …

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Talking To Kids About AIDS

Yesterday the NY Times published a piece about a film called Please Talk To Kids About AIDS, which explores when to teach children about safe sex. From the story: In it, two incredibly sweet and precocious sisters — Vineeta and Sevilla Hennessey, ages 6 and 4 — accompany their parents, the filmmakers, to the 2006 International AIDS Conference in Toronto. …

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Prison For Would-Be Pride Bomber

A tiny bit of light in today’s parade of horrors: (Zagreb) A 25-year old man convicted of plotting to throw Molotov cocktails into a gay pride march last July in the Croatian capital has been sentenced to 14 months behind bars. Josip Situm was convicted of endangering lives and property. He was arrested last summer as he prepared to hurl …

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Gay Rights Cause Earthquakes!

“A cost-effective way of averting earthquake damage would be to stop passing legislation on how to encourage homosexual activity in the State of Israel, which anyways causes earthquakes.” – Shlomo Benizri, of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Shas party, speaking in a Knesset debate on earthquake preparedness. Israel’s LGBT Association responded: “It is sad that a religious MK [Member of Knesset] in Israel …

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AFA: Don’t Say ‘OHMIGOD!’
(ohmigodjoemigodohmigod)

Jeremy at Good As You tipped me that the American Family Association is pissed at TVLand for the title of their new feature, the OHMIGOD! That’s So 80’s Weekend. I’m guessing they’d also have an issue with the title of this here website thingy. Maybe the content too. A little.

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SB777 Battles Continue

WingNutDaily is claiming that 10% of California’s public school students may be leaving for private and home schooling due to the state’s anti-bullying bill, SB777. Only months after a new state law effectively banned “mom” and “dad” from California schools [JMG: It doesn’t.], a total of 600,000 students could follow because of what has been described as the “repudiation” of …

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Dobson Endorses Huckabee

After Mitt Romney pulled out of the race yesterday, the evangelical leader of Focus On The Family, James Dobson, gave his long-sought endorsement to Mike Huckabee. Dobson is the largest evangelical endorsee of Huckabee, most of whom have shied away from the candidate due to his admonitions that evangelicals should be more involved in poverty and environmental causes. “The remaining …

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