Reading Time: 3 minutes As grovels go, this is spectacular: the head of the American “ex-gay” ministry Exodus International has announced that it’s now an ex-ministry, the day after posting a remarkable apology on its website. “Never in a million years would I intentionally hurt another person,” Alan Chambers wrote. “Yet, here I sit having hurt so many by failing […]
Stop the Presses: Exeunt Exodus (and good riddance)
Reading Time: 7 minutes Out of every other crime against humanity that a big swathe of Christianity has committed, and let me be clear here when I say that it’s committed quite a few, I’ve got to say that its war against non-straight people has got to be the one that its adherents will be apologizing for over and […]
Southern Baptist Convention calls for rivals to Boy Scouts over end of gay ban
Reading Time: 2 minutes Oh, the bigotry. Not allowed to hate the gayz via other organisations? Just make your own homophobic groups to indoctrinate children with intolerance. Well done Baptists. The Guardian:
Resolution asks churches to consider rivals to Boy Scouts of America after its lifting of ban on homosexual members
Baptists plan exodus from Boy Scouts
Reading Time: 3 minutes (CNN) – For Southern Baptist pastor Tim Reed, it was Scripture versus the Scouts.
“God’s word explicitly says homosexuality is a choice, a sin,” said Reed, pastor of First Baptist Church of Gravel Ridge in Jacksonville, Arkansas.
So when the Boy Scouts of America voted to lift its ban on openly gay youths on May 24, Reed said the church had no choice but to cut its charter with Troop 542.
Gay Marriage Bill Passed in New Zealand
Reading Time: < 1 minute If this doesn’t send shivers down your spine, you have no heart. Shed a tear, go on. One comment from the YT posting: So why doesn’t my senate ever break out into harmonious song? … oh that’s right, they’re too busy shooting down firearm background checks and defending DOGMA; they literally would suck […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes This piece of genius was sent to me. From whence it came, I know not: God made Adam and Eve and the Devil made the pee pee and the whoo whoo. Oh wait… Seriously. WTF is up with that? It’s astonishing to think that these people (who think nothing of carpetbombing whole villages of screaming […]
Gay marriage flow chart
Reading Time: < 1 minute H/T to Mike D. at The A-Unicornist.
The Boy Scouts of America’s exclusions: the gay and the godless
Reading Time: 5 minutes I have run a few articles on Scouts, Girlguides and air cadets, with regard to religious oaths and what have you. The Boy Scouts of america are going through rather an important period, as there is a potential movement to allow gays into their troops, changing their existing exclusionary policy. In advance of putting this to the vote, they have sent out a questionnaire to members.
Thoughtless Thinking About Homosexuality
Reading Time: 4 minutes An online Christian ministry has a flabby argument against homosexuality and same-sex marriage that needs dismantling.
The disgrace of papal blessing for Ugandan homophobia
Reading Time: 6 minutes Earlier this month, Pope Benedict XVI joined Twitter in an effort to galvanize the faithful and modernize the Catholic Church for a younger, increasingly secular generation, making him the last person after your grandpa to join the social networking site. The Vatican also hired a former Fox News correspondent to bring their communications strategy into the 21st century, since that network did such an impressive job during the 2012 US presidential election.