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December 02, 2011
The Waning of the Tony “Psycho Was No Scarier Than I” Perkins Brand of Christianity
The piece I did on George Michael and his one-person Christian hate group went mondo-large....
December 01, 2011
Dan Savage Reviews “UNFAIR”
This morning I was happy to find in my inbox this review of UNFAIR, from...
December 01, 2011
¿Qué haría Jesús si lo invitaran a una boda gay?
Recientemente me han invitado a un par de bodas gays. Así que, con todo eso...
November 29, 2011
George Michael hospitalized: Christians For a Moral America praying for his death
Word came out last week that George Michael, 48, was admitted to a Viennese hospital...
November 15, 2011
Could the Christian Right be more wrong?
Here's a letter I recently received: Dear John, I spent sixteen years as a fundamental...
November 14, 2011
Christian Parents of Gay Teens: You Don’t Have to Choose Between Your Love and Your Faith
Late this past Thursday night I got in this email: John, I have the most...
November 09, 2011
To quote from Sodom and Gomorrah: “So don’t be gay.”
Maybe I just have a weird translation of the Bible.
October 26, 2011
“My gay Christian cousin committed suicide”
A few days ago I got in this letter: I recently found your website via...
October 21, 2011
What “Is homosexuality sinful?” is really asking
The post you are looking for is here. Sorry for the inconvenience.
October 19, 2011
“So basically I’m gay. I clearly don’t know how to start this.”
Yesterday I got in a couple of letters from two different people, one right after...
October 17, 2011
Group of Methodist Ministers Succumb to Radical Gay Agenda!
Below is the press release that my Important Media Contacts sent me last week, which...
October 13, 2011
Pastor Fired for LINKING to “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Article
Two nights ago I got this email: My name is [X], and I am/was a...
October 10, 2011
She Came Out in a Letter–For Worse, and for Better!
This weekend reader Jenni emailed me the below. What better day than National Coming Out...
October 03, 2011
Meet Scott Anderson, Soon To Be the First (Openly) Gay Minister Ordained by Presbyterian U.S.A.
"Our pastor is gay! Our pastor is gay! How can we possibly continue being Christians...
October 02, 2011
How Can You Help Save the Next Jamey Rodemeyer?
Letter o' the day: Hi, John. Thank you for taking your time to read and...
September 28, 2011
“Why should any of us choose to be part of a group that condemns us?”
Some of you may recall, from just a couple of weeks back, the story of...
September 23, 2011
Christians and Gay Teen Suicides: “How could anyone be so stupid?”
In the conversations centered around such tragedies as the recent Jamey Rodemeyer suicide (see Christians...
September 20, 2011
Christians and the Blood of Jamey Rodemeyer
Jamey Rodemeyer, above, is a 14-year-old kid from Buffalo, NY, who earlier this week, after...
September 19, 2011
The Inevitability of the Rise of Progressive Christianity
It is inevitable that liberal/progressive Christians will be the majority of Christians in America. We...
September 09, 2011
Before You Shake the Dust Off Your Feet
This essay is included in my book UNFAIR: Christians and the LGBT Question.
September 05, 2011
Secretly Gay-Affirming Pastors: You Are Not Alone
Yesterday I received this email (which I use here by permission): Dear John, Hi. My...
September 02, 2011
But Who’ll School the Fool Buell?
Yesterday I posted a piece about Jerry Buell, the high school teacher in Lake County,...
September 01, 2011
Bully for You, Jerry Buell
This week kids across the country, just returning to school, learned that it's perfectly okay...
August 24, 2011
From the Christian Mother of a Transgender Young Man
(I last week received this very moving letter.) Dear John, Sometimes I think that being...
August 22, 2011
Think gay is wrong? You’re better than that.
It's perfectly okay with God if a person is gay or lesbian. Perfectly. If you...
August 20, 2011
This animal. This cretin. This travesty. This demon.
This is Tony Perkins. He is much scarier than the Tony Perkins who played Norman...
August 12, 2011
Republican Politician Caught with His Gay Pants Down: Whose Shame Is It?
So this morning we have a story in the The Indianapolis Star about Republican state...
July 30, 2011
“Should I leave my anti-gay church, or try to change it from within?”
Here's a letter I recently received: Dear John, I just found this blog and I...
July 28, 2011
Who Would Dare Argue This Gay Man Isn’t Christian?
If you can come away from reading this still believing that it’s impossible for a...
July 19, 2011
“I’m a Straight Christian Woman Raised a Fundamentalist — And I’m In Love With a Woman!”
So here's a letter I got in last week: I have a question, John....
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