Tag Archives: religion

Gay Church’s Billboards Defaced

Well, that didn’t take long. God’s gentle loving people in Indianapolis have already defaced some of Jesus MCC’s startling pro-gay scripture billboards, spray painting “Lie, Lie, Lie” on one of them. Get the story from Indiana LGBT site, Bilerico, who notes that the vandals had to use tall extension ladders to reach the billboards.

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Christians Disrupt Daisey

Friday night in Cambridge, monologist/writer Mike Daisey had his show at the American Reperatory Theatre disrupted when 87 members of a Christian group decided to leave the theatre in the middle of the show, with one man pouring water on Daisey’s notes as the group filed past the stage. It seems to be unknown why the Christian group decided to …

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Clergy Back Hate Crimes Act

Hundreds of clergy from all faiths have gathered in Washington today to lobby for the passage of ENDA and the LGBT-inclusive hate crimes bill, which last week was renamed the Matthew Shepard Act when it was introduced in the Senate. HRC’s Joe Solmonese: “For too long, there has been a false perception in American politics that faith and religion stand …

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HomoQuotable – Matt Foreman

“Hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars have been utterly wasted on ‘abstinence-only until marriage’ programs. Why? To appease a rabidly vocal minority that cares more about getting our government to promote their religious ideology than they do about the health of young people. ‘Abstinence-only until marriage’ propaganda has been particularly insulting to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people because the …

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Indy Billboard Campaign Quotes
Gay-Friendly Bible Verses

Jesus MCC of Indianapolis has launched a city-wide billboard campaign that counters the prevailing opinion that gay love is condemned in the Bible The church’s site, Would Jesus Discrimate, says about the billboard picured here (one of six in the campaign), “Throughout Christian history, Ruth’s vow to Naomi has been used to illustrate the nature of the marriage covenant. These …

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Show Him The Money

And moving to News Of The Deranged, Tom Cruise is coming to Manhattan next week to host a $100,000 per table fundraiser to benefit a Scientology “New York Rescue Workers Detoxification Project”, which claims to be able to detoxify cops, firefighters and rescue workers who were exposed to poisons during the World Trade Center rescue. Crazy, right? Even crazier, this …

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Gay Executions Continue In Iraq

Via Rex Wockner comes word that Outrage!, the UK-based activist group headed by Peter Tatchell, is reporting that gays are continuing to be executed by hit squads in Iraq, with the support and approval of Iraqi clerics. The dead men pictured here were suspected of being gay. OUTRAGE!: Iraqi lesbians and gays continue to be subjected a systematic reign of …

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Incest, Kiddie Sex = Gay Marriage

The Archbishop of Italy, Angelo Bagnasco, has compared the current battle in Italy for same-sex marriage to incest and pedophilia, saying, “Why say ‘no’ to forms of legally recognised co-habitation which create alternatives to the family? Why say ‘no’ to incest?” Why say ‘no’ to the pedophile party in Holland?” Italy is preparing for a vote on a civil union …

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CBN Targets San Diego Pride

The Christian Broadcast Network has set their sights on San Diego Pride, today publishing a news story accusing that city’s pride committee of targeting young children for recruitment, under the guise of family-friendly events, using “reformed” ex-gay, ex-con, and ex-drug addict James Hartline as their insider source. Little do many realize how aggressively homosexual communities pursue and recruit youth to …

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HomoQuotable – Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum

“I absolutely believe that anybody in this generation who is at the forefront of social justice and making an impact on Judaism would care deeply about the role and the place of gays and lesbians.” – Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum, just named by Newsweek as one of top 50 most influential rabbis in America, who placed Kleinbaum 19th overall and one …

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Fall, Out

Slowly, some evangelicals are coming around to the belief that homosexuality is largely biology-based. However, Rev. Albert Mohler, leader of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, believes that there’s still a way to “fix” the problem. In a statement posted on his blog, Mohler advocates for advancing the study of ways to prenatally redirect the development of potentially homosexual fetuses, saying, …

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HomoQuotable – Boy George

“I do think it’s shocking that somebody who has made so much money out of gay people is now part of an organisation which is anti-gay.” – Boy George, speaking against Madonna and her relationship with Kabbalah, about which he says, “I have investigated it and they are homophobic.” (YouTube.) In the past, George has called Madonna “a vile, hideous, …

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Karma Chameleon

You may recall Rev. Lonnie W. Latham, the Oklahoma Baptist minister who loudly advocated against gay marriage and for gay people to reject our “sinful, destructive lifestyle”. That is, right up until his arrest last year for for offering an undercover cop a blowjob. Today, Latham’s lawyer asked for the case to be thrown out, citing Lawrence v. Texas, the …

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Supes Won’t Hear Of It

KeyWord Ministries lost its last bid to repost its anti-gay billboard in Staten Island yesterday, when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear the case. The signs, which went up briefly in 2000, quoted everybody’s favorite Leviticus passage in four different ways, and were removed by the sign company after the borough ruled that the sign was “essentially hate speech”, …

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Man In Drag Blasts Condom Giveaway

According to Cardinal Edward Egan, Archbishop of New York, the city’s massive condom giveaway is “tragic and misguided” and “the only way to protect against sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV and AIDS is through abstinence before marriage and fidelity among married couples.” In a joint statement with Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, Egan goes on to say: “Our political leaders …

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Gravity: Fact Or Jewish Conspiracy?

Warren Chisum, the wingnut head of the Texas Appropriations Committee, doesn’t believe that the earth revolves around the sun, and is sending his fellow Texas legislators a memo promoting FixedEarth.com, a site devoted to “debunking” Copernicus. Accorded to the site, everything from Darwin to the Big Bang is a “Kabbalist” conspiracy. According to a Daily Kos diarist, Chisum may just …

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ObamaNation.com

Christian rightwingers have set up ObamaNation.com to attack Sen. Barack Obama’s views on gay rights and abortion. The director of the group, Pastor Clenard H. Childress, Jr, says, “60 percent of all new AIDS cases in America will be the result of the violation of Leviticus 18:22 and Romans 1:27 (men having sex with men). If he were to become …

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Haggard “Completely” Heterosexual

Ted Haggard is completely heterosexual. And in other news, I love pussy. “Completely.”.

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Mr. Deity

This weekend I was hipped to the latest YouTube phenom, Mr.Deity, a series of hilarious film shorts that skewer Christian dogma, starring a nelly, distracted Mr.Deity as director of the universe and his Smithers-ish assistant, Larry. And check out the super-hot faux-hawked Jesus that appears in Episode 2. .

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HomoQuotable – Ted Haggard

“Jesus is starting to put me back together. I have spent so much time in repentance, brokenness, hurt and sorrow for the things I’ve done and the negative impact my actions have had on others.” – Ted Haggard, in an email accidentally sent to a Colorado radio station, in which he announces that he and his wife have decided to …

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