Susan Cottrell wrote True Colors to help LGBTQ people heal relationships with parents, family, others

“For anyone who has been spiritually hurt by the church, by parents or family members, Susan Cottrell’s True Colors is a personal, intimate, powerful tool for genuine self-healing.” - Meghan Stabler, National Board of Directors, The Human Rights Campaign.  SUSAN COTTRELL’S NEW BOOK IS HERE! Please read this excerpt then buy the book.  Here's an excerpt: When our daughter first came out to us, we had a problem on our hands. Our conservative church tradition does not allow what they would call “ga … [Read more...]

Do You Think the Pope’s Visit Actually Means Anything?

Will Pope Francis' visit mean anything more than a chance for the media to sell advertising? I can't answer that but I can tell you that I doubt his fellow "Christians" on the religious right will change anything because of his visit.Take,  Indiana Sen. Dan Coats, who said of Francis'  statements on income inequality, “I’m always concerned about those who are bringing spiritual messages that step too far over the line in terms of political issues.”Check out Coats' Tweet re separation of r … [Read more...]

Watch Bernie Sanders Say What I Wish I’d Said to Liberty U 40 Years Ago When I Spoke at Liberty

(Photo NBC News, used by permission)Watch Bernie Sanders do what I should have done when I spoke at Liberty College 40 years ago. Rev. Jerry Falwell introduced me as a "great hope" for "Christian America." Not so much any more :) ... Now watch Bernie Sanders say what I wish I'd been saying then. BTW my talk given to the entire student body and my sermon (2 actually) preached from the Liberty Baptist pulpit mysteriously disappeared out of the Liberty U video archives when I was deemed a … [Read more...]

KIM DAVIS (not to mention evangelical hypocrisy) DESTROYED: “I am the very model of a modern fundamentalist”

Sick of Kim Davis? Tired of evangelical smarmy Hypocrisy? Here's the last thing you ever need to hear about her or the evangelicals! I don't know how up you are on your Gilbert and Sullivan, but listen to this again here to refresh your mind of the tune and words of "I am the very model of a modern major general" then leave it playing in the background as you read the hilarious brilliant revamped lines by Jim Trumm (posted on his Facebook page) that  forever take down Kim Davis and the entire eva … [Read more...]

Saudi Arabia’s export of Wahhabi puritanical Islam has been one of the worst things to happen to Muslim World

"Nothing has been more corrosive to the stability and modernization of the Arab world, and the Muslim world at large, than the billions and billions of dollars the Saudis have invested since the 1970s into wiping out the pluralism of Islam — the Sufi, moderate Sunni and Shiite versions — and imposing in its place the puritanical, anti-modern, anti-women, anti-Western, anti-pluralistic Wahhabi Salafist brand of Islam promoted by the Saudi religious establishment. "It is not an accident that sev … [Read more...]

My GOOGLE “Talks at GOOGLE” Talk (Please Watch)

Two weeks ago I had the honor and pleasure of being invited to give a "Talks at Google" at Google's building in Cambridge MA. I spoke on my spiritual journey out of the religious right to sanity and my book, WHY I AM AN ATHEIST WHO BELIEVES IN GOD: How to give love, create beauty and find peace . Then GOOGLE gave a copy to every employee who attended the talk.The talk (like all "Talks at Google") was streamed to all the other Google offices worldwide. Now they just put it up on YouT … [Read more...]

If You Care About Justice and the Future of Our World Stand Up to Saudi Terror and Promote, Read, Buy THIS BOOK!

Here is a message I just got on my Facebook Messages. If you care about our world, justice and our future, read, pray, help, buy, spread the word!Ensaf HaidarAug 9th, 9:31pmHello Dear Mr. Frank, I hope you are fine, Just i want tell you about my husband Raif Badawi Book 1000 Lashes: Because I Say What I Think http://amzn.com/1771642092I hope you find time to talk about it with Thanks. facebook.com/raifofficialpageEnsaf Haidar. Canada. … [Read more...]

Don’t Miss the 2 Best Pieces (By Camille Paglia) on Sexual Politics and American Society I Ever Read

Camille Paglia (Credit: Michael Lionstar) Camille Paglia takes on Jon Stewart, Trump, Sanders: “Liberals think of themselves as very open-minded, but that’s simply not true!” You’re an atheist, and yet I don’t ever see you sneer at religion in the way that the very aggressive atheist class right now often will. What do you make of Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Christopher Hitchens and the religion critics who seem not to have respect for religions for faith? I regard them as adolescents. I say … [Read more...]


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