Fundie Watch: October 2011


Anti-Gay Minister Killed in Uganda

Filed by Bil Browning | October 31, 2011 | 1:00 PM | comments

Since every tragedy has to have a message from God in it according to these yahoos, what's the message being sent to homophobic preachers tacitly approving the murder of LGBT people?Read More


Catholic Advocate Attacks Obama Over Religious Liberty 'Protections'

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 28, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

A political group called the Catholic Advocate - founded in 2007 to lobby Congress "on issues of importance to faithful Catholics" such as "supporting pro-life, pro-marriage policies" - announced a nationwide campaign today targeting President Obama.Read More


Pat Robertson: The GOP's New Voice of Reason

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 27, 2011 | 6:30 PM | comments

What does it mean when a political party has become too extreme for Pat Robertson?Read More


What a Republican Controlled Senate Might Mean for Virginia

Filed by Michael Hamar | October 27, 2011 | 5:30 PM | comments

Next month on November 8th the Virginia General Assembly is up for re-election and the eyes of political junkies and those who care about Virginia's future are focused on who will hold control of the Virginia Senate.Read More


NOM Fakes Photo & Gets Called Out on Maddow

Filed by Bil Browning | October 26, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

Lovable blogger Jeremy Hooper over at Good As You is one of the best religious right watchers in the nation and he's caught the National Organization for Marriage with their pants down yet again.Read More

Pastors' Group Attacks Houston's Lesbian Mayor

Filed by Bil Browning | October 25, 2011 | 6:15 PM | comments

The Houston Area Pastor Council has put out an online video attacking their mayor, out lesbian Annise Parker.Read More


Pat Robertson: Republican Base Is Too Extreme

Filed by Bil Browning | October 25, 2011 | 3:00 PM | comments

You know things have gone to hell in a handbasket when noted bigot and homophobe Pat Robertson says that the Republican base has become too extreme. Read More


World Serious

Filed by Kate Clinton | October 24, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

I've had a major recurrence of my Bush Tourette Syndrome.Read More


Thoughts on the ICV Ad After Careful Consideration

Filed by Guest Blogger | October 21, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

After considering the anti-trans ad that ran in the National Post and Toronto Sun for a bit, guest blogger Savannah Garmon realized that the ad tells her own story - but with the opposite conclusion.Read More


Masturbation Is the New Gay

Filed by Alex Blaze | October 17, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

The funny thing is that this guy would have been taken seriously if he had said this just seven years ago. The times, they are a changin'.Read More

Jesus with a gun

The True Face of Bryan Fischer

Filed by Bil Browning | October 17, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Independent journalist Jody May-Chang recently did a report for the Southern Poverty Law Center called "THE PROPAGANDISTS: Bryan Fischer, the American Family Association & the Demonization of LGBT People."Read More


The White Republican Mind of Herman Cain

Filed by Terrance Heath | October 14, 2011 | 5:00 PM | comments

There are several reasons for Cain's rise. But I'll focus on just two: (1) Herman Cain understands how white conservatives think, and (2) knows just what they want to hear from someone like him.Read More


Hate Speech on Trial in Canada

Filed by Mercedes Allen | October 14, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

The Supreme Court of Canada heard the case of Bill Whatcott this week, including testimony from what is believed to be the largest number of legal intervenors in any court case in Canadian history.Read More

Learn About Gay & Trans Kids? No. Have Them Protest Abortion? Okay.

Filed by Mercedes Allen | October 13, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

According to the Winnipeg Free Press, students are being given full credits for marching in an anti-abortion protest and principal David Hood is considering making it an official school activity.Read More


Media Relies on Tony Perkins for 'Conservative' Viewpoint

Filed by Adam Polaski | October 08, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

The mainstream media is continuing to treat ultra conservatives as representatives for conservative perspectives, an important element of right-washing in TV news. Tony Perkins from the Family Research Council has been popping up all over the news. Read More


Lesbian Couple on NY Town Clerk Who Won't Issue Marriage Licenses

Filed by Bil Browning | October 06, 2011 | 2:00 PM | comments

Katie Carmichael and Deirdre Dibiaggio talked with MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts - who's openly gay - about Ledyard, New York town clerk Rose Belforti who is refusing to give any same-sex couple a marriage license.Read More

FRC's Tony Perkins' Analysis of Obama at HRC Dinner

Filed by Karen Ocamb | October 04, 2011 | 12:00 PM | comments

FRC President Tony Perkins expressed a different perception of what happened when the audience booed a gay soldier. But it's his analysis of Obama's "complete willingness to circumvent the U.S. Constitution to obtain his goal" that'll set your hair on fire.Read More