Fundie Watch: May 2009

I Don't Care What You Do in the Privacy of Your Own Home...

Filed by Waymon Hudson | May 31, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

I'm just sick of them rubbing it my face. I don't "hate" them, I just don't want to see it. They can do it in the privacy of their own home, but stop forcing it down my throat. Familiar arguments...Read More


The scandalous details of the antichrist's sex life

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 29, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Several events last year, like Sarah Palin's nomination and Ted Stevens's prosecution, gave America a crash-course in Alaskan politics. It turns out it's not just another state up there - it's another planet. Well, Don Sherfick sent me this link...Read More


New NOM ad

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 29, 2009 | 12:00 PM | comments

This ad, which will air in New York, appears to be directed at African Americans....Read More


Parental Rights Clause Gives the Right a New Weapon Against Diversity

Filed by Mercedes Allen | May 29, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

On Thursday May 28th, The Alberta Government passed Bill 44, which makes changes to the Province's Human Rights Act. Bill 44 includes a proposal to extend to parents the right to exempt their children from any teaching about "subject-matter that...Read More


Alberta Tops Itself (and North America) Again With Bill 44

Filed by Mercedes Allen | May 24, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

On the heels of delisting Health Care funding for Gender Reassignment Surgery without consultation with the medical community, the Government has taken further ridiculous steps to alienate the closeted moderates in the Province. A small concession is being made in...Read More


Opposing gay marriage for all the wrong reasons

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 24, 2009 | 1:00 PM | comments

Via LaFeminista, here's a particularly bizarre article in opposition to same-sex marriage. The writer, who is neither a historian nor social scientist, nor a lawyer, has taken it upon himself to prove that there are reasons to oppose same-sex marriage...Read More


APA Admits No Gay Gene - Really?

Filed by Donna Pandori | May 19, 2009 | 4:30 PM | comments

Charlie Butts, OneNewsNow.com, reports The attempt to prove that homosexuality is determined biologically has been dealt a knockout punch. An American Psychological Association publication includes an admission that there's no homosexual "gene" -- meaning it's not likely that homosexuals are...Read More


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What's the difference between Michael Savage and Fred Phelps?

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 19, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

I was reading this article about how the UK Home Secretary was questioned about her decision to publish a list of 16 people unwelcome in Great Britain that included radio host Michael Savage and Westboro Baptist Church leader Fred Phelps....Read More


Contrast: NY marriage rallies

Filed by Eric Leven | May 18, 2009 | 6:30 PM | comments

The contrast between two marriage rallies yesterday in NYC couldn't have been greater. In the early part of the day I jumped uptown to attend an anti-marriage equality rally organized mostly by a group of Hispanic and Latino church goers...Read More


NOM and CPR: Same-sex marriage will turn your kids gay

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 15, 2009 | 10:30 AM | comments

I think it's quite clear to everyone by now that any time the right accuses us of something, it means that they're just projecting their own moral failings on everyone else. Apparently that includes child exploitation. Here's a new ad...Read More


A challenge to Brian Sikma

Filed by Bil Browning | May 14, 2009 | 5:30 PM | comments

While normally I like to hold fundie idjits up for ridicule on the main site, since this guy is a little fry, I thought Bilerico-Indiana was the place to issue this challenge. In a posting on Hoosier Access, Brian Sikma...Read More


Would Jesus torture? What if He was really, really scared?

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 13, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

From Sarah Posner: Last month's Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life poll showed that the more religiously observant one is, the more likely one is to justify torture. In response to the finding, the National Religious Campaign Against Torture...Read More


Trump forgives Prejean; Beauty queens reject her

Filed by Bil Browning | May 12, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

While the Miss California USA organization has been pretty clear about their dislike of current queen Carrie Prejean, Miss USA pageant owner Donald Trump refused to fire the beauty queen for her topless photos, controversial stances or refusal to communicate...Read More


A short lesson on polling would do the fundies good

Filed by Alex Blaze | May 12, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

Don Sherfick emailed me a link to Cornerstone Policy Research's site where they claim they polled everyone in the state of New Hampshire and found that 64% of that state's population opposes same-sex marriage. Yes, someone wrote that on their...Read More


Miss California Blames Satan

Filed by Michael Crawford | May 12, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

UPDATE: Donald Trump held a news conference today and announced that Carrie Prejean will retain her title as Miss California despite the controversy raging around her anti-gay activism and topless photos. Trump said "She gave an honest answer and for...Read More


Arresting queers in the name of Christ and other fundie e-blasts

Filed by Bil Browning | May 07, 2009 | 4:00 PM | comments

One of the side effects of running a popular LGBT blog is that not only does every queer org send you their press releases and promos, but you get all the far right screeds from anti-gay religious groups too. Two...Read More


Another reason not to shop at Wal-Mart

Filed by Bil Browning | May 05, 2009 | 2:30 PM | comments

As if we needed another reason not to shop at Wal-Mart - the home of low wages (except for the Republican executives!)... Mike Duke, Wal-Mart's CEO, signed the petition to ban gay adoption in Arkansas. Over the weekend, the website...Read More


Joe the Plumber's queer friends

Filed by Bil Browning | May 05, 2009 | 9:30 AM | comments

My God, every time this douchenozzle opens his mouth, more crap just falls out. In an interview with Christianity Today, Joe the Plumber tells the world what he thinks of gays and lesbians. Q: In the last month, same-sex marriage...Read More


Why Attack Gays? Killer: They Are Easy Targets

Filed by Guest Blogger | May 02, 2009 | 2:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Josh Cohen has been doing various types of LGBT activism for roughly 15 years. Originally from New Jersey (Exit 9), he began his activism at college, staging somewhat militant events on campus. Josh is a technology...Read More


NOM board member advocates criminalization of homosexuality, overthrow of government

Filed by Pam Spaulding | May 01, 2009 | 3:00 PM | comments

The folks at the National Organization for Marriage are quickly earning a reputation as an incompetent, delusional organization ill-prepared to handle defending "traditional marriage." I mean come on -- all these people have managed to do is make their cause...Read More