Turns Out the Married Pastor Who’s Attracted To Men (but Not Gay) Has an Openly Gay Brother

Last week, we heard the story of Pennsylvania Presbyterian Pastor Allan Edwards, who is attracted to men, but married to a woman and expecting a child with her.

One of the responses NPR received after airing that story came from Dexter Edwards — Allan’s younger brother — who is (to my surprise) openly gay.

Dexter had no idea the NPR piece was happening until he read it, but he wanted to speak out because he didn’t want other gay people to be hurt by the message in that story:

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Pastor Who Bragged About Punching a Kid in the Chest Apologizes (After Removing All Sermon Videos from Vimeo)

The other day, I posted about Pastor Eric Dammann of Bible Baptist Church in Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey, bragging about how he once punched a bright child in the chest for not taking the Lord seriously enough:



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Bill Maher Explains Why He’s Openly Secular

The Openly Secular campaign, which encourages non-religious people to say as much publicly, no matter what label they use, just got a nice boost from comedian Bill Maher:



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Iowa House Republicans Begin New Legislative Session Using Gavel with Bible Verse On It

The Iowa State House just began its new legislative session today by swearing in new members and the House Republicans (in the majority) tweeted out this picture of the gavel they’re using:



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Saudi Cleric: Snowmen Are Anti-Islamic; Supporter Says They Promote Lustiness and Eroticism

You thought cartoons depicting Muhammad were the low point for fundamentalist Muslim rage?

Turns out snowmen piss off one “prominent Saudi Arabian cleric,” too:



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