Baptist Church Cancels Man’s Funeral After Finding Out He’s Gay

When his husband Julion Evans died at age 42 of a disease called amyloidosis, Kendall Capers (below) did what any respectful partner would do. Honoring his husband’s family traditions, he planned for a funeral service at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Tampa, Florida, the congregation Julion’s family belongs to.

But the night before the funeral, Julion’s mother received a phone call from the church. The funeral was abruptly canceled after church officials saw Julion’s obituary listing Kendall as his “surviving husband.” The church refused to hold a service for a married gay man, calling it “blasphemous.”

And they told Kendall and Julion’s family the night before.

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Children’s Home Fires Gay Social Worker For Having a “Lifestyle That is Damaging to Kids”

The Children’s Home of Lubbock (in Texas) says its goal is “to make life better for children who need to see that caring and love do exist in a world that has often been unfair and unjust.”

Apparently, caring and love only exist for straight people.



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63 Texas Republicans Put It In Writing: Marriage Equality “Could Lead to the Recognition of” Pedophilia & Incest

Last Monday, Texas Republicans proved once again that they have little grasp of reality when it comes to the consequences of marriage equality.

Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage was struck down in February, but U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia suspended the decision pending an appeal from the state. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has pledged to reinstate the ban, and 63 Republican lawmakers who are part of the Texas Conservative Coalition want to show their support.

So they did — by signing an amicus brief asserting that marriage equality could lead to pedophilia, incest and polygamy.

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Radical Christian Goes Undercover at Vancouver Pride to Distribute “Gospel Condoms”

Last weekend at Vancouver Pride, guests who thought they were chatting with a member of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster were gravely disappointed.

Vancouver resident Bill Whatcott is a conservative Christian who feels so strongly about gays in society, he makes it a point to regularly attend Pride celebrations. Not as a protester in the fenced-off “free speech” section, though; he goes undercover to interact with people one-on-one and pretends to be on their side.

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It Doesn’t Matter What Percentage of Americans Are Gay

How many people in the United States are gay?

Depending on who you ask, a lot of people may say the answer doesn’t matter; that rights should be afforded to people on the very basis that they are rights, regardless of how many people they impact.

Some conservative Christians would disagree. That’s why Michael Brown, a writer for the Christian website Charisma, is both delighted and outraged by a recent study that suggests fewer Americans are LGBT than we may assume.

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