Outing Gay Priests in Washington, D.C.

In response to the Washington Archdiocese of the Catholic Church trying to impede GLBT rights in the city, a new website says it wants to expose the hypocrites within the Church: ChurchOuting.org is a clearinghouse for reports of priests who are openly gay men in social settings yet professionally closeted in their parishes. The campaign [Read More...]

There Are Two Definitions of That Word…

Looks like we all agree on the subject of God: (via Bigot Blog) [Read more...]

Media Reactions to Will Phillips’ Awesomeness

Will Phillips, the 10-year-old boy who refuses to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance until there is truly justice for all (including LGBT people who want to get married), is getting some wonderful media support! … Jon Stewart on The Daily Show offered Will the protective services of wrestler Mick Foley: The Daily Show With [Read More...]

The Kids in the “Don’t Label Me” Ads Are Not Evangelicals

These bus ads from the British Humanist Association have been getting a lot of media attention this week: The point of the campaign is to point out how absurd it is to thrust a label — any label — onto a child who doesn’t even understand what that label means. It would be foolish to [Read More...]

Stop Using Q&A Time to Pontificate

A couple nights ago, I participated in a two-person panel discussion on the movie Collision. The film documented a series of debates on the topic “Is Christianity Good for the World?” between Christopher Hitchens and evangelical theologian Doug Wilson. This was billed as a discussion (as opposed to a debate) and I thought it delivered [Read More...]