Category Archives: Relationships

HELP WANTED: Atheists only. Xians need not apply.

The Growing Importance of the Atheist Community, by Dan Arel, via Alternet. If there is one thing all atheists have in common politically it is that we are not the religious right. Sure, if you want to pull out a … Continue reading

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Is a “rose” really just a rose? What about a “church”?

                  ‘Atheist Megachurches’ Crop Up Around the World It looked like a typical Sunday morning at any mega-church. Hundreds packed in for more than an hour of rousing music, an inspirational sermon, … Continue reading

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Richard Dawkins defends “mild pedophelia” as causing no “lasting harm”

I have to disagree with Dawkins on this one. “Mild pedophilia”??? The article from Salon states: In a recent interview with the Times magazine, Richard Dawkins attempted to defend what he called “mild pedophilia,” which, he says, he personally experienced … Continue reading

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Pastor tells gay couples to die on their wedding day

This story was brought to my attention via Ray G, and it’s not the first time I have heard about a pastor preaching hate and death to the “infidel”.  We may joke and think this is all nonsense and assume … Continue reading

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Without Consent: Islam’s Rape Culture In Action

It’s a far more common story, no matter how repellant it is: Pakistan supreme court to decide fate of Hindu woman in Muslim marriage row The fate of a Pakistani Hindu woman who claims she was kidnapped, forcibly converted to … Continue reading

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‘Heterophobia’–Can Anyone Please Get A Little Stupider?

The raging ignorance of the fellow members of my species exhibit, gives me a splitting headache: Nick Griffin’s ridiculous cry of ‘heterophobia’ Just when you hoped you’d seen the last of him, up he pops again. Users of Twitter can … Continue reading

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Allegories Gone Wild: ‘Exorcising The Gay’

It grows tiresome, these idiotic insistences of the deluded:Ex-gay survivor’s tales of exorcism in middle England After $30,000 for controversial conversion therapy, three attempts at exorcism and one failed marriage, Peterson Toscano finally resolved the conflict between his faith and … Continue reading

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Homophobia Gone Wild: The Two Faces Of Jonathan Merrit

Recall the Chick-fil-A nonsense? Of course you do – it wasn’t all that long ago. Cathy told a North Carolina religious publication in July that he supports the biblical definition of marriage. Cathy also said during “The Ken Coleman Show” … Continue reading

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The Catholic Cee Is Getting Their Kilts In A Twist: Scotland Is Taking The High Road

I personally snicker with glee when I read items like this: Scotland is ready for gay marriage, whether Cardinal O’Brien likes it or not My lodger, a nice Catholic librarian, once told me that at her Highlands church the anti-gay … Continue reading

Posted in Boo-fucking-hoo!, Catholic church, Crazy fundies, Gay Marriage, Morality, Mythology, Politics, Relationships, Religion, Sexuality, Values | 4 Comments

Homophobia Gone Wild: The Worthless Words Of Worden

Oh, we won’t give in, We’ll keep living in the past. – Jethro Tull, Living in the Past Recently, I’ve been visiting blog of someone named the ‘Warrioress’ – a misled single mother who deems us ‘militants’ because atheists are … Continue reading

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