Religious School Revokes Admission of Student After Finding Out He’s Gay

Chase Martinson shouldn’t have had any problems when he decided to return to nursing school at Missouri’s Hannibal-LaGrange University after some time off. But there were problems… for two reasons.

1) Hannibal-LaGrange University is a Southern Baptist-affiliated school.

2) Chase came out publicly as gay.

Hannibal-LaGrange University can’t handle students who deviate from their student handbook — page 27 of which forbids students from even “appearing” gay. But what makes their bigotry even juicier is how excited they appeared to be to invite Chase back to their school before they found out about his orientation…

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This Christian ‘University’ Doesn’t Allow Female Bible Professors to Teach Male Students

Take a look at the faculty members at Cedarville University in Ohio — an Independent Baptist school — and see if you can spot all the female professors in the School of Biblical and Theological Studies.

I had to scroll down for a while… but then I found her. Erin Shaw. (Yep, singular. There’s just the one.)

I don’t have any reason to condemn her, but I do want to point out that she appears to be the only faculty member in the department with no Ph.D. or professional teaching experience.

There used to be credentialed women in the department’s faculty but most of them left when there was a shakeup in the administration and a new regime took over.

Why did they all leave? We didn’t really know because the school made them sign confidentiality statements, but I think we have the answer now.

School officials are putting restrictions on the students who can take her classes:

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A Rebuttal to the ‘Jesus is the Answer’ Wheel

You may have seen this Jesus Wheel floating around on your Facebook page courtesy of the obnoxious Jesus Daily page:

@TraceyRemix decided to make a response image that includes most of the reactions I had to the original. Especially “Cancer”:

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Seen Tonight: A Lovely Protest Sign for Westboro Baptist Church After the Death of Its Founder

As Westboro Baptist Church members — the handful who are still there — protested outside a Lorde concert tonight, a small group staged a counter-protest with this lovely sign:



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10 Tips for Atheists and Believers in a Relationship

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, offers 10 tips for interfaith couples (specifically, atheists and believers) trying to make their relationships work:

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the project — more videos will be posted soon — and we’d also appreciate your suggestions as to which questions we ought to tackle next!

And if you like what you’re seeing, please consider supporting this site on Patreon.

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