Hulu yanks Duggars’ “19 Kids And Counting”, TLC likely to follow.

After it was revealed that Josh Duggar had molested five underage girls, some as old as nine, maximum (or, as the Duggars called it while not telling the police, “a mistake”), advertisers started fleeing for the hills.  Now Hulu has yanked episodes of the show: Hulu has pulled “19 Kids and Counting” from its lineup, following reports [Read More…]

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New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau might not be happy with Gov. Jindal’s anti-gay executive order.

Louisiana was considering one of those “religious freedom” bills, y’know the kind that pissed everybody off at Indiana so much that even Arkansas wanted no piece of that.  The bill died in committee by a 10-2 vote, but Bobby Jindal wasn’t prepared to let it die.  Jindal then issued an executive order that reiterated most of [Read More…]

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Republican governor of North Carolina will veto anti-gay bill, cites adherence to the Constitution.

I rag on the Republicans because, well, they do a lot of stupid things.  But I must give credit where it’s due.  First, though, I have to rag on North Carolina Republicans for this bullshit: Back in February when the North Carolina state Senate passed an anti-gay marriage bill to “protect” magistrates from having to [Read More…]

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Funny or Die’s take on the revelation that Josh Duggar molested five underage girls.

I’d laugh more if it weren’t so close to the truth. The Duggars Respond To Sexual Abuse Scandal from Funny Or Die [Read more…]

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Jewish school in London to start turning away students driven to school by their mothers.

Speaking of the monotheistic religions often being absurdly insulting to women… Did you know that women driving their kids to school is immodest?  I mean, that seems like a really stupid, sexist position, but apparently the wisest being in the cosmos whispered it to some dudes: Children driven to school by their mothers in an [Read More…]

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Religion heavily on the decline with young adults, but women leaving at a much faster rate.

I’ve always wondered why women were so slow to leave religion, as they have been over the last few decades.  Men were leaving religion in greater number, even though patriarchal religions like Christianity exalted them, while women were staying, even though their holy books still have passage like 1 Timothy 2:12: I do not permit a [Read More…]

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Rubio: Marriage equality poses a real and present danger to Christianity.

Sen. Marco Rubio says that equality laws and the march of marriage equality poses a “real and present danger” to Christianity: Florida Sen. Marco Rubio took a decidedly conservative turn on same-sex marriage in an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network this week, warning that “there’s a real and present danger” that gay marriage proponents [Read More…]

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Vatican official says successful gay marriage vote in Ireland is a “defeat for humanity.”

Last week Ireland voted to legalize gay marriage (by something like 62% of the votes cast).  Sadly, I was traveling and dealing with perishing relatives, so I didn’t blog it.  But I can sure blog the Vatican’s reaction: A senior Vatican official has denounced the referendum result in Ireland as a “defeat for humanity” after [Read More…]

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Teacher suing their own school for proselytizing Christianity.

A Colorado teacher is suing their own school on the grounds that the school exists largely to promote Christianity.  A Colorado teacher is suing his school district claiming the district’s only high school “operates largely to promote the evangelical Christian ideals” of a local church that operates in the school. Ok, no problem.  All the [Read More…]

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Islamic televangelist: masturbation will lead to pregnant hands in the afterlife.

God dammit, Hemant finds all the good stuff so fast.  I try not to reblog too much of what Hemant writes about because he usually says everything I wanted to say only better.  However, this post was just too amusing to let Hemant have all the fun. So Mücahid Cihad Han is an Islamic televangelist in [Read More…]

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