Christian Writer on Aurora Shootings: ‘Christians Are Their Own Worst Enemies’

CNN contributor LZ Granderson is a Christian. But he’s quick to admit that, in times of tragedy, it takes only a matter of minutes before the Christian Right makes itself look not just bad, but downright nasty. He’s talking, of course, about the tragic theater shootings in Aurora, Colorado. An event that should have ignited nationwide [Read More...]

Chick-fil-A’s Latest Fail: Fake Facebook Supporters?

How low can Chick-fil-A go? Low enough to create a fake Facebook profile in a sad attempt to bolster its reputation online, apparently. (Click image to enlarge.) As Chick-fil-A struggles to stay afloat in the aftermath of its CEO Dan Cathy denouncing marriage equality and the Jim Henson Co. cutting ties to the company, Gizmodo [Read More...]

Chick-fil-A ‘Voluntarily’ Nixes Muppet Toys

Following Chick-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy‘s controversial announcement that the conservative, Christian-owned restaurant opposes gay marriage, the Jim Henson Co. announced it would cut its ties to the chain and donate Chick-fil-A’s payment to GLAAD. A couple of days later, this happened (click to enlarge): We apologize for any inconvenience but as of 7/19/2012 Chick-fil-A has [Read More...]

Is Chick-fil-A Anti-Gay? ‘Guilty As Charged’ Says Its President

If you’re a supporter of marriage equality, eat less chikin. Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A sparked controversy the last couple of years for donating millions to anti-gay organizations and SPLC-classified hate groups. But while the numbers don’t lie, Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathy did: “We have a whole spectrum of team members that work with us who are part [Read More...]

Catholic Leaders Are Abusing ‘Religious Freedom,’ Says LGBT-Friendly Minister

All too often, gay rights’ opponents accuse LGBT people of demanding “special rights,” as if the freedom to marry the person you love or the right to work without being harassed are privileges only available to a worthy few. Religious groups are often guilty of making the special rights argument — ironic, considering some recent [Read More...]