Fundie Watch: March 2011

Who Really Wrote the Bible and Why It Matters

Filed by Michael Hamar | March 30, 2011 | 10:30 AM | comments

Having been raised relatively conservative Catholic - i.e., altar boy, daily mass for many years, Knight of Columbus, etc. - one of the big hurdles in my coming out journey was escaping the brainwashing inflicted on me by my religious...Read More


Uganda: 'Kill the Gays' Bill Dead?

Filed by Bil Browning | March 25, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Has Uganda's "Kill the Gays" bill finally died in the country's Parliament? Local television reports announced the bill's demise yesterday after the Museveni administration pulled its support. Information Minister Kabakumba Matsiko said in the news report that homosexuality is already...Read More


Inconvenient History - God's Wife Was Edited Out of the Bible

Filed by Michael Hamar | March 25, 2011 | 9:30 AM | comments

As many readers have no doubt figured out long before now, I have little use for Christianists who rant that the Bible is God's inerrant word. Logic, science and ever so inconvenient history and archaeological evidence dictate more and more...Read More


Women's History Month: The Forgotten Wife of Christopher Columbus

Filed by Patricia Nell Warren | March 23, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

It's Women's History Month again, and American neo-conservatives go on clinging to their anti-female denialisms about our history. Indeed, they're now having our textbooks revised so they can minimize the historical importance of anything female they don't like. That's why...Read More


Unelectable: Republican Rose Ferlita Isn't Married

Filed by Bil Browning | March 15, 2011 | 7:00 PM | comments

This has to be one of the most despicable political fliers I've seen in a while. Rose Ferlita, a Tampa Republican, is running for mayor. Less Government Now, a 527 group, sent out the flier headlined with, "Rose Ferlita: Unmarried....Read More


Wash Away the Gay

Filed by Alex Blaze | March 14, 2011 | 6:00 PM | comments

Oh, this stuff is still going on. This is the latest from a Florida ex-gay ministry that's making powerful promises, specifically that a bath can wash away the gay if done correctly (I'm gonna wash that man right outta my...Read More


Former Godfather Pizza CEO to Run for Prez?

Filed by Bil Browning | March 07, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

How cheesy is this? Herman Cain, the former CEO of Godfather Pizza, is exploring a presidential run on the GOP ticket. Cain has caught the attention of conservative activists influenced by the tea party movement who aren't bothered by candidates...Read More


Christians Preserve Right to Bully Suicidal Kids

Filed by Bil Browning | March 03, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

Check out this bit of "pro-family" crowing from the Indiana Family Institute's newsletter listing all of their accomplishments in the Indiana legislature this session: Anti-Free Speech homosexual "bullying" bill dies in Senate committee. The homosexual lobby was pushing SB 538,...Read More