A church whose mantra is “Church Unusual.”
The California state Senate has a bill advancing that would require ex-gay therapists to get signed consent forms that acknowledge that ex-gay therapy is harmful and useless.
Gabby’s Team Pick: Even Christians don’t like Rick Perry’s dumbass commercial.
Rick Perry just put out a new campaign ad where he’s totally bummed out that “gays can serve openly in the military but our kids can’t… pray in school.” Oh, also his chief pollster is gay!
Rose’s Team Pick: A blog takes readers inside the far extreme of the Religious Right with testimonies from its survivors.
“If you are a student and this is part of your story, your sexual identity is not a tragic sign of the sinful nature of the world. You are not tragic. “
Because gay Christian kids have got to go to college somewhere.
“Who will they demonize if not the gays?”
“Kirk Cameron does not star in this movie. No halo of God’s approval is going to appear behind your head when you tell your parents you’re gay. This is not Touched By An Angel.”
Amazing Human Gene Robinson is retiring from his post as Bishop because it’s hard out there for a gay bishop and Giant Douchebag Andrew Shirvell is getting fired from his job at the Attorney General’s Office. We’re still unemployed, btw.
We’re doing things one day at a time now and this was a pretty good day as far as they go. A megachurch pastor has come out so that his story can save lives, educators in Britain are educating on queer heroes to end anti-queer bullying, and librarians are honoring the authors of queer books for kids.
“I will no longer seek to slow down the witness to inclusiveness by pretending that there is some middle ground between prejudice and oppression. There isn’t.”
Panorama Magazine has footage of three Catholic priests having sex with men. Cardinal Agostino Vallini says it’s time for gay priests to just come out and leave the church. Being gay and being raised Conservative Catholic, I think this reflects a new attitude that I actually really like, and here’s why.
Yvonne Moore, “world’s worst church lady” (according to THAT’S GAY), sues her church for 250K for that gross lesbian wedding they threw. But hey, let’s check out that book she’s been reading in “Autostraddle’s Primer on New & Old Testament’s Mentions of Homosexuality” which will soothe your soul, even if you’ve eaten trail mix, which’s bad for your soul. FYI.
A Massachusetts Catholic School has withdrawn it’s acceptance of a third grade boy because he has lesbian moms, and now the secretary for education and superintendent of Catholic schools is offering to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.
A full video of Jennifer Knapp’s appearance on Larry King Live is out — will Jennifer Knapp be the one to show Gay & Christian are not mutually exclusive? And when did Ted Haggard stop being an asshat and start being bearable? Rosie makes our little gay hearts feel full of love, Archie Comics are getting a new gay in Riverdale, Will Phillips is the cutest recipient of a television journalism award in the history of television journalism, and there’s a new name in media aimed at Muslim women. And hey, have you made a video for Be Queer, Buy Queer yet? If not, make moves!
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!
A new round of sex scandals rock the church while the church fights to keep its anti-gay adoption policies and prevent the child of gays from attending its pre-school. Jon Stewart & “Deliver Us From Evil” report. Also; the trouble with the media’s take on the troubles of black women, clinical trials leave out glbts, ‘zines, is twitter a girl, gearing up for dinah shore weekend & a new LGBT Center in Long Beach, New York.
Why can a wifebeater get married and we can’t? Let’s go to his X-mas Party and find out! Also; pot psychology, health care, cover lies, vegetarian’s guide to surviving Christmas dinner, protesters at Ralph Lauren, facebook makes divorce happen, and LGBT summer camp!
“My principal concern when crafting Fish out of Water was that love and humanity sparkled through the muddled mess of human interpretation” – Intern Elizabeth talks with the people behind the new documentary “Fish out of Water” about LGBT faith, the church, Kaki King, Fred Phelps, Wal-Mart and how you can see the film yourself!