Brave Texas teen forces public high school to stop promoting Christianity

A brave young atheist in Texas is being celebrated by secular Americans after reporting a series of constitutional violations at his public high school, forcing the school to end their blatant promotion of Christianity. Recently Birdville High School graduate Isaiah Smith reported his school for openly promoting Christianity, detailing a series of Establishment Clause violations to the American Humanist Association. Violations Smith uncovered and documented include school sponsored religious … [Read more...]

Pastor tells parents to ‘isolate’ and ‘alienate’ their gay children

Christian love? In California, a popular conservative Christian pastor is instructing parents to alienate, isolate, and shun their gay children. Speaking during a recent edition of his “Grace to You” show, Pastor John MacArthur said that parents of LGBT kids should cast them out of their lives and “turn them over to Satan.” MacArthur, Pastor of the Grace Community Church in the San Fernando Valley responded to a question from a viewer on his "Grace to You" show who asked how to react to an adul … [Read more...]

Obama to sign executive order protecting LGBT employees

President Barack Obama to sign executive order protecting LGBT employees

In a move certain to anger anti-gay Christians, President Barack Obama will sign an executive order granting the single largest expansion of LGBT workplace protections in our country’s history. The sweeping executive order will ban federal contractors from discriminating against employees on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity, the White House said Monday. The order comes after the repeated failure of Congress to pass the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which w … [Read more...]

Anti-gay Christian bigots freak out over Harvey Milk stamp

Anti-gay Christian bigots are freaking out about a new postage stamp honoring gay icon and American hero Harvey Milk. The fundamentalist Christian organization, American Family Association, a designated hate group, is urging members not only to avoid purchasing the new stamp, but not to accept any mail postmarked with the U.S. Postal Service’s newly released Harvey Milk stamp as well. In a despicable and hate filled statement the group attempts to slander Milk, while giving members the f … [Read more...]

Marriage equality comes to Oregon: Federal judge strikes down same-sex marriage ban

In a victory for fairness and human decency a federal judge has struck down Oregon's ban on same-sex marriage. In his ruling, issued Monday, May 19, U.S. District Judge Michael McShane said:"Because Oregon's marriage laws discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation without a rational relationship to any legitimate government interest, the laws violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution."Expressing a poignant sentiment, in … [Read more...]

‘Family values’ Texas talker hates the gays but loves the strippers

Christian hypocrisy: Amy Kushnir, the anti-gay Dallas TV host thrust into the national spotlight after freaking out over Michael Sam’s celebratory kiss, is caught on camera enjoying male strippers. Kushnir, the ‘family values’ champion who won the hearts and minds of anti-gay Christians after freaking out over gay football player Michael Sam sharing a celebratory on air kiss with his boyfriend, apparently has no problem getting frisky with male strippers while on air. Last week Kushnir recei … [Read more...]

Pat Robertson says Christians should not accept gay family members

Pat Robertson

Implying that being gay is immoral, televangelist Pat Robertson says Christians should not accept gay family members because Christians should not “enable” the “homosexual lifestyle.” On Thursday Robertson told a 700 Club viewer that the most Christian way for her to behave toward a lesbian in her family is to refuse to be an “enabler,” telling the viewer that one way to show love for her relative is to refuse to accept her as being gay.“My niece just graduated from a Catholic university a … [Read more...]

Ted Cruz: Christians should be allowed to discriminate against LGBT people

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) claims Christians should be allowed to discriminate against gays and lesbians if doing business with LGBT people violates their religious faith. Speaking at a Houston Baptist University forum on Faith in the Public Square, the Republican presidential hopeful and Tea Party darling said:“Everyone has to reconcile their own faith with how they interact with others, and that’s a choice you’ve got to make based on your understanding of biblical teachings and based on the be … [Read more...]