How to Deal with Unwanted Hotel Bibles

Are you tired of always finding a Bible in your hotel room bedside drawer? It’s usually the King James Version of the Old and New Testaments, provided free to the hotel by the religious organization The Gideons International. In exchange for the supply of free Bibles, the hotel agrees to have their staff place and replace them as part of their housekeeping duties. The Bibles are mostly taken for granted, expected by many to be there, and don’t usually provoke a complaint.

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Giant Wall of Christian Crosses in Texas County Clerk’s Office Comes Down

I posted yesterday about how, in Texas, Gregg County Clerk Connie Wade refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples because she was waiting for direction from the Attorney General.

But I didn’t believe her because she didn’t hide her personal faith-based opposition to marriage and there was a giant wall of crosses in her office:


Two important updates to this story.

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Christianity Today: The Facebook Rainbows Are Assaulting Us

A writer for Christianity Today, a publication that believes committed gay and lesbian couples are “destructive to society,” is now trying to figure out how to deal with the assault to his faith on Facebook.

Because it’s totally Christian Persecution when someone’s profile picture has rainbow colors.

That’s really shows you the nature of this fight, doesn’t it? Our side is trying to obtain civil rights for LGBT people and fix anti-discrimination laws… and their side can’t handle rainbows or cake.

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Obnoxious Christian Evangelist Tells Inaccurate Stories Before Threatening Opposition with a Gun

Christian evangelist Josh Feuerstein (he of the vertical videos on YouTube), who represents Jesus by saying the most despicable things he possibly can and then acting like a martyr whenever anyone calls him out on his bullshit, has done it again.

First, check out the image he used when talking about homosexuality:

No veiled threat there at all…

Then you see what he wrote.

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A Former Jehovah’s Witness Explains Why He Left the Unethical Faith

Daniel Genser was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness, but the religion tore his family apart. His older sister was Disfellowshipped. His gay brother was never accepted by his parents. But it wasn’t until last year that he realized how awful the organization was.

He tells his detailed, compelling story at Medium:

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