On Saturday I’ll be speaking on a panel with Truth Wins Out founder Wayne Besen about the tactics and history of the Repressive Religious Right in America and how to defeat them. [Read more…]
Why do some people, predominantly religious, hate us so much they are willing to fight to make us second-class citizens? Why do they care who we sleep with?
Sure, it’s about fear, and wariness of difference, and the human need for a scapegoat – all dark aspects of the human soul which bequeath us racism and other forms of hatred. But really, it’s about power. [Read more…]
On Saturday last week (04.02.2011) I spoke at a counter-protest to the “Social Transformation Conference at Harvard”. This conference featured 3 speakers with deep ties to something called the “Seven Mountains” movement – a virulently anti-gay, anti-Muslim theocratic group. I spoke out to say that it is our duty to confront these theocrats, and to defeat them, to ensure freedom of conscience, freedom of religion, and secular government remain among the guiding principles of the United States of America. [Read more…]