All Occasion Party Place in Texas Won’t Rent Out Facility to Gay Couples

A couple in Texas planned to hold their wedding reception at the All Occasion Party Place just outside of Fort Worth, Texas, but they were told by the owner that she couldn’t accommodate them.

Because, you know, the couple consists of two men and they would probably get Teh Gey all over the walls: [Read more…]

The Atheist’s Guide to the Next Pope

Following the recent resignation of Pope Benedict XVI, the world is watching to see who will become the next pope. With a wide range of papabili — an Italian noun with no exact English equivalent, best translated as “popeables” — getting plenty of press coverage, how do they stack up from a secular perspective?

Let’s take a look at the major contenders. [Read more…]

Gay Senator to Opponents of Civil Unions: ‘Get Thee To a Nunnery’

Pat Steadman, a gay Colorado state senator, invoked Shakespeare’s Hamlet when debating a civil unions bill on the Senate floor recently. Watch the video below: [Read more…]

Violence in Bangladesh After ‘Atheist Bloggers’ Criticize Islam

There are headlines all over the place referring to a clash in Bangladesh over “atheist bloggers” resulting in the deaths of at least four people.

“Atheist bloggers” is in quotation marks, of course, because the unnamed bloggers never did anything wrong. They just criticized Islam and some extremists can’t handle that: [Read more…]

Did the Pope Resign Because of Gay Vatican Networks?

Pope Benedict XVI’s surprise retirement may have been influenced by a “network of gay prelates within the Vatican,” according to Italian newspaper La Repubblica. [Original article in Italian.]

Apparently, the Pope ordered a massive internal report after his butler, Paolo Gabriele, was convicted and found guilty of confiscating documents from the papal apartment. The report found some additional juicy and apparently overwhelming details. [Read more…]