You see, my father was going to Heaven. He was raised an Orthodox Jew, the only child of Victor and Dorothy, but becoming Catholic, this was the way forward for him. He would be saved.
Couldn’t you think of a better way to spend the last day of 2013, Justice Sotomayor? Maybe clean out your freezer? Flip your mattress? Rotate your tires?
La Virgen de Guadalupe has always been dear in my heart and always will be, but the way I view her has changed throughout the years, through various lenses with different interpretations, including now as a queer woman.
Pope declares commission on sex abuse scandal, ACLU sues American Bishops, Cardinal Dolan declares he was “outmarketed” on gay marriage, and more.
Sometimes you just need someone to pray to when the radio won’t stop playing Blurred Lines.
The Vatican is soliciting opinions on a number of groundbreaking issues, including same-sex marriage, birth control, polygamy and forms of feminism “hostile to the Church.”
Although no change in policy has been proposed, the Pope’s remarks further signal a significant departure in tone and style from predecessors.
“If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge?” Francis remarked in Italian. “We shouldn’t marginalize people for this. They must be integrated into society.”
To L-Fest and back, but definitely not to Albania.
Likes: long bus rides, quiet nights spent reading, home-cooked dinners. Dislikes: unfortunately, the same old suspects.
Russia’s new lesbian magazine, Kansas’ proud gay parental unit, and women working harder than men. Again.
With the opportunity for change on the horizon, we look at Pope Benedict XVI’s legacy and how we can benefit from learning about what we don’t believe.
22. You can’t decide if you want to be or do your Confirmation saint.
The priest who denied Barbara Johnson communion at her mother’s funeral and walked out during her eulogy is suspended — but higher-ups claim it’s got nothing to do with that whole lez thing.
The Mayor of Troy is brilliantly called out for her homophobia and the IRS is making life harder for some lesbian couples. Also some lesbian mom stuff is happening in Australia.
Catholic Charities Illinois called off their legal fight to continue providing foster care and adoption services for heterosexual couples only. They’d rather just provide adoption services for no one.
A Catholic school in Ontario has banned rainbows. Can we take a moment to appreciate how ridiculous this is.
“There’s a complete lack of distinction here between ending violence against an oppressed minority and somehow forcing people to support that minority.”
A Massachusetts Catholic School has withdrawn it’s acceptance of a third grade boy because he has lesbian moms, and now the secretary for education and superintendent of Catholic schools is offering to help the parents find a different school – but do we want to be in clubs that won’t have us as members? Even more reactions to Seetodeh including one from Dustin Lance Black and video of Newsweek article author Ramin Setoodeh, Dan Savage and Amanda Bearse on The Joy Behar Show. Also; female warrior tribes & gays in video games.
More Catholic abuse scandals than you can shake a stick at. Maddow’s full page ad in the Boston Globe. Poll results show that some people are, in fact, f*cking crazy (and just happen to be Republicans). Ana Marie Cox on DADT, Ann Coulter STILL makes us want to punch walls, racism at Harvard and MOAR!