Anti-gay Christians convening today. What are they hiding?


“You are associating your name—your honor, your integrity, your reputation, your entire relationship to morality—with a group at some level so ashamed of what it is and what it stands for that it can barely bring itself to whisper the entire reason for its existence.” [Read more...]

Vicky Beeching and the “sin” of being gay


“Right-wing pastors preaching that gay people are going to hell because God blah blah Jesus blah blah the Bible blah blah enemy genitals.” [Read more...]

Book giveaway: “Moonlight Sonata at the Mayo Clinic” by Nora Gallagher


There’s just a lot of things I’m more comfortable talking about in the newsletter than I am anywhere else. That’s why I write it. [Read more...]

Let’s let Robin Williams rest now


Yesterday at the gym I was watching television because you can’t be on any elliptical machine at my vast modern gym that doesn’t face a TV screen, since God forbid we have any single freakin’ moment in our lives in which we’re not being advertised to. . . . [Read more...]

What is there to say about the evil of ISIS?

Broken Pencil

What’s happening right now with ISIS in Iraq is so terrifying and demoralizing that I find viscerally repelling the idea of writing a blog post about anything else. But when you’re faced with pure evil, what is there to say? May America’s intervention stop the evil cruelties being perpetrated by ISIS, and … and let’s [Read More...]

Fundie Pastors of America: Remember Mark Driscoll


A letter to every fundie pastor in America about taking a lesson from Mark Driscoll. [Read more...]

Dude: Being a Christian doesn’t mean your girlfriend has to be one, too


He says that he wants to be with her, but can’t because she’s not a Christian. [Read more...]

Her husband wants to explore his bisexuality


Her husband wants to sleep with a man. How should she feel about this? [Read more...]

Do I smell a right-wing Christian rat behind Ohio State’s psych quiz “controversy”?


Here’s the whole story behind OCU’s “controversial” psychology class. [Read more...]

Ohio State University teaches Christians are stupider than atheists


A recent quiz given to Ohio State University students — and a quiz we’d like to suggest. [Read more...]