Apple CEO Tim Cook “So let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay”

Apple CEO Tim Cook came out as gay in an essay for Bloomberg Businessweek where he said "So let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me."Will the editors of Christianity Today, the college presidents, like Gordon College's leader who signed a letter demanding to be exempt from civil rights laws that protect gay men and women from discrimination as a matter of "religious liberty" now ban Apple products from campus and offi … [Read more...]

Calling for Southern States to Secede From the Nation Over Gay Marriage

Douglas MacKinnon Calls For Southern U.S. To Secede As Anti-Gay Nation Called 'Reagan'The Huffington Post  | By Curtis M. WongPosted: 10/23/2014 4:28 pm EDT Updated: 10/23/2014 10:59 pm EDTA former Reagan administration aide is calling for southern U.S. states to secede from the nation over that region's more conservative stance on same-sex marriage and other rights pertaining to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.Douglas MacKinnon made the remar … [Read more...]

“Transparent” is Willing to Take on the Actual Complexity that is in Each of Us When it Comes (no pun) to Our Sexual Lives

Transparent is great! Jill Soloway, the show's writer and director/creator is brilliant.If Amazon’s book-selling success scares some writers imagine what lovers of Netflix and HBO will do now that Amazon’s binge series, Jill Soloway’s Transparent , has turned out to be a work of genius?Transparent  is the best thing on TV or in movie houses right now. Period.Maura (Jeffrey Tambor), has been living as a woman. But he/she hasn’t told her three grown children: Sarah (Amy Landecker), mom … [Read more...]

“In this context and with a heavy heart, I hereby return my diploma to the Gordon College Board of Trustees”

Frank,   Thanks again for offering to post this on Patheos.com.  In addition to registering my personal protest via the direct letter and return of my diploma to Gordon College, I'm interested in having the letter reach Gordon students, faculty, alumni, and 'friends' of Gordon College.   I sent it to a contact on faculty at Gordon just yesterday morning and have received numerous positive and appreciative responses already.  I understand that the faculty are under a gag order from the adm … [Read more...]

Dear Evangelical Establishment, I know you don’t trust or like me and I don’t blame you! But instead of just writing me off as wicked, for once you’d better listen up…

(A 1984 satirical magazine cover depicting "Franky" Schaeffer as a "kid" throwing mud at Christianity Today Magazine and Billy Graham for not being conservative enough!)Dear Evangelical Establishment,I know you don't trust or like me and I don't blame you! Lord knows what a pain in the ass I am! But instead of just writing me off as wicked, for once you'd better listen up. This is for your own good.In the old days your predecessors didn't like me because I was faulting you all for no … [Read more...]

Dear Mr. President, As the Executive Editor of Christianity Today Magazine I Demand A Religious Exemption For Burning Witches Our Freedom As Christians is at Stake (No Pun)

Fourteen religious leaders including Gordon College president D. Michael Lindsay as well as the executive editor of Christianity Today, and  pastor Rick Warren, and other Christian magnificent leaders and defenders of freedom sent a letter to the White House demanding a religious exemption to a planned order barring federal contractors from discriminating against gay men and women just because they are gay.“Without a robust religious exemption . . ." the letter states, "this expansion of hiri … [Read more...]

The Can and Can’t LIST of the Religious Right

Can carry a loaded gun in public Can’t get contraceptives Can go to the Creation Museum Can’t get a good science education Can beat your kids Can’t marry a gay person Can make millions off selling God Can’t provide medical care for children Can lie about President Obama Can’t vote without an I.D. Can follow the teachings of Ayn Rand Can't follow the teachings of Jesus Christ Can raise 73 million to build a replica Noah's ark in Kentucky Can't keep funding to help the 1 in 5 poor/need … [Read more...]

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee is like Some Mafia Thug, Actually Worse

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee's actions of late remind me of Season 6 of The Sopranos. Huckabee is like some Mafia thug, actually worse. Tony Soprano never pretended to know Jesus to justify his killings.Huckabee used quotes from Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” to justify vile death-producing discrimination against gays and lesbians. His statement (at the June 19 March for Marriage rally in Washington D.C.) was against state judges who have legalized gay marr … [Read more...]


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