Tag Archives: religion

DC Pride To Be Run By Religious Group?

In what’s being described as a first for the country, a non-profit group affliated with the Presbyterian Church is one of three organizations competing to take over Washington DC’s Capital Pride, which puts on that city’s gay pride events every year. The Whitman-Walker Clinic is the current controllig organization of Capital Pride. From Lou Chibbaro in the Washington Blade: The …

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I Have A Personal Relationship With Him

(Via- By The Bayou.)

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At Least He Hasn’t Shot Anybody

Remember that 700 Club story about James Stabile, the gay guy who was touched by a pastor (“Fire!”) at that I-35 “purity seige” outside a Dallas gay bar and instantly renounced his homosexuality? Turns out he’s bipolar, had stopped taking his meds, and has already been kicked out of the ministry’s Build-A-Breeder home for wayward Xtians for being a “compulsive …

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The Fatal Cost Of The “Ex-Gay” Movement

The young man who last Sunday shot and killed two people at a youth ministry training center, then killed two more and himself at Colorado’s New Life Church (Ted Haggard’s former home), was a cast out from the youth ministry, probably because he failed their attempts to make him “ex-gay”. As noted by Richard Rothstein, Matthew Murray, 24, posted on …

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Ill Papa: Gay Marriage Is An
Obstacle To World Peace

“Everything that serves to weaken the family based on the marriage of a man and woman, everything that directly or indirectly stands in the way of its openness to the responsible acceptance of new life … constitutes an objective obstacle on the road to peace.” – Pope Benedict, in the 15-page annual papal message. Also standing in the way of …

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HomoQuotable – Wayne Besen

“It was also no surprise that Barbara Walters 10 most fascinating people of 2007 included no scientists and was loaded with no less than seven celebrities, who are primarily interesting because we want to sleep with them, thus they boost ratings. I’m sure Justin Timberlake is interesting, but what about the scientists who just turned skin cells into stem cells? …

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Congress Shall Make No Law Respecting An Establishment Of Religion

House Resolution 847, to be presented today by Rep. Steve King (R-IA): Recognizing the importance of Christmas and the Christian faith. Whereas Christmas, a holiday of great significance to Americans and many other cultures and nationalities, is celebrated annually by Christians throughout the United States and the world; Whereas there are approximately 225,000,000 Christians in the United States, making Christianity …

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Not The Usual Small Town
Holiday Display Story

An atheist group in Connecticut is drawing flak for their “Imagine No Religion” holiday display in front of Rockford’s town hall. The three-sided sign uses an image of the World Trade Center to suggest that to world would be a safer place without religion. (Uh, amen to THAT.) According to city officials, the Connecticut Valley Atheists’ permit request was for …

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Sister Wendy On Gay Marriage

Art critic, author, PBS host, and Carmelite nun Sister Wendy spoke to the Huffingon Post about her new book, Sister Wendy On Prayer, but was also asked about her stance on gay marriage. Huffington Post: You’ve spoken out about gay marriage. How do you balance what you believe with what you have sworn to uphold?” Sister Wendy: I believe in …

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Read Between The Coloring Lines

The Archdiocese of New York has released a coloring book for preschoolers in which an angel warns: “If a child and an adult happen to be alone, someone should know where they are, and the door should be open or have a big window in it.” Note the male (priest?) figure waving a fey hand at the young boy. Is …

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Oh, Hai. I Kan Eatz Jeebus?

Over on Whateveresque they are giving the LOLcats treatment to the Creation Museum, where visitors wander among dioramas depicting the dinosaurs as present during Biblical events. High-larry-us. (Via – Mountains Of Madness.).

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Westboro Redux

I’m kinda curious why the gay blogosphere is lighting up today with the video of Westboro Baptist Church’s parody of USA For Africa’s We Are The World, which Westboro performs as God Hates The World. Didn’t we talk about this back in May?

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I Met Jeebus At A Truckstop

Have you heard the one about the Christianists who believe that Interstate 35 is the key to the secret conspiracy to unite Mexico, Canada and the U.S. as a single nation? Oh, but on the other hand, I-35 can be used to “set people free” from homosexuality! From People For The American Way: The concept of a behind-the-scenes “North American …

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Queers: Invented By Jews

Through the magic of Free Republic’s homo-obsession, I came across this 1993 article by Jewish theologian Dennis Prager. You may recall Prager as one of the “insider” architects of the Defense Of Marriage Act, in support of which he testified before Congress in 1996. Prager begins with this premise: To appreciate the extent of the revolution wrought by Judaism’s prohibiting …

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Hate Crimes Overturned In Pennsylvania

A lawsuit by Christian activist group Repent America has successfully overturned the portion of Pennsylvania’s hate crimes law that covers sexual orientation and physical disability. Yesterday a state court voted 5-1 to overturn a 2002 expansion of the law, ruling that the amendment was created unconstitutionally because it was inserted into another bill covering agricultural vandalism. An as yet unapproved …

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Ill Papa To Visit Gotham

Pope Benedict Goering XVI will be visiting New York City in April to speak at the United Nations and tour Ground Zero. There will be a public mass at Yankee Stadium. I plan on joining what I hope will be thousands of other intrinsically evil people there to protest.

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Wingnuts Ditching GOP?

A new survey of evangelicals shows that 55% would consider a third-party candidate if Giuliani becomes the Republican nominee. The finding, in a survey by the nonpartisan Pew Research Center, was the latest reading of discontent among one of the GOP’s cornerstone voting blocs. Giuliani, the leading Republican contender in most national polls, is a former New York mayor whose …

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Value Voters: Lock Up Queers,
Death To Blasphemers

Huffington Post’s Max Blumenthal reports from last week’s Value Voters Summit where he lets the cameras roll as the Christianists elabocrazy on quarantining sodomites and other Jeebus-filled topics. Watch the video all the way through, if you’ve got the stomach for it. From his post: Recently, there has been a lot of mainstream media noise about a new, more socially …

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HomoQuotable – Donnie McClurkin

“I’m going to say something that’s going to get me in trouble. They accuse me of being anti-gay and a bigot. We don’t believe in discrimination. We don’t believe in hatred, and if you do you are in the wrong place at the wrong time. That’s the whole premise of God. That’s the whole premise of Christ is love, love, …

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CCA Calls For Potter Ban

The “nation’s largest” conservative organization, the Christian Coalition of America, has called for a ban of Harry Potter books and movies after author J.K. Rowling’s revelation last week that Hogwarts head wizard Albus Dumbledore is gay. CCA chairman Roberta Combs: “It’s not a good example for our children, who really like the books and the movies. I think it encourages …

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