Influence of U.S. Evangelicals Is Seen In Epidemic of LGBT Murders In Brazil

Brazil has long viewed and sold itself as a playground for sultry, steamy sexy-time, as well a haven of tolerance. And it may well be — for straight people. For LGBT Brazilians, the truth is a helluva lot darker and scarier.


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For Raping a Pre-Teen Boy With a Crucifix, Irish Priest Will Get At Most Two Years In Jail

Just read the headline. And keep in mind that the Catholic Church, upon hearing some of the accusations, gave him a slap on the wrist, before making him a hospital chaplain.


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Bangladesh Bakery Siege: You Were Spared If You Could Recite the Qur’an; Otherwise, Tortured

During the bakery massacre in Bangladesh, hostages were given the chance to live if they could recite a verse from the Qur’an. But one brave soul, given the chance to leave, chose to stay back with his friends.

Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain had a chance to escape, but bravely stayed back with his friends. He was later killed.

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Board-Certified New York Psychiatrist Thinks “Demonic Possession” Can Be the Correct Diagnosis

Richard Gallagher, a board-certified psychiatrist and a professor of clinical psychiatry at New York Medical College, has a book coming out that literally gives the devil his due. 


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Lone Fisherman Struggles to Pronounce the Savior’s Name, and It’s Strangely Hypnotic

I’ve watched this absurdist video repeatedly, courtesy of Clickhole. It makes me laugh but it’s also oddly affecting and hypnotic. Not sure why this is on a Facebook comedy page rather than in the video collection of a modern-art museum. Regardless — enjoy.


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