Purity Bear Tells You to Stay Abstinent Before Marriage… AGAIN!

The Purity Bear is back. And this commercial is even worse than the first. First of all… no. Just no. That bear is weird and creepy and doesn’t make me take the message seriously. Also, “I feel like we really got to know each other” sounds like something you say on a first or second [Read More…]

Kissing: Did Christians Advance or Hinder It?

    What is the history of kissing anyway? Everybody does it, or wants to (asexuals excepted). But where does it all come from? The Today Show webpage at MSNBC took a retrospective to review this ubiquitous cultural practice. How does Christianity fit into all of this? The biggest kissing killjoys of all were the [Read More…]

Scary Christian Valentines…

Happy Valentines Day! Here’s hoping your special someone isn’t a fundie… Visit Ape, Not Monkey for the punchlines [Read more…]

Swan Pride

Here’s a terrific music video with an even better message: Support marriage equality. The band, Bye June, conveys the message via shadow puppets and swans. The obstacle to the swans’ love? Not a surprise… The lead singer/songwriter, Gil Kline, said this about the video: “I wrote this song because my cousin is in 10 year [Read More…]

Is Jesus Getting in the Way of Your Relationship?

Natasha Scripture — who, despite her name, isn’t very religious — wonders whether her boyfriend’s faith ought to be a dealbreaker for her: When I first told my friends I was dating an actual Christian, they were all uppity about it: “Well, you have to respect someone’s religious views.” But when I mentioned he was [Read More…]


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