Friday, August 12, 2016

News Tidbits

Washington Blade: Activists protest Trump, Rubio outside Orlando anti-LGBT conference

Idaho Statesman: Faith healers: Change to Idaho law won’t change our beliefs

Palm Beach Post: Pastor mocks misogyny, challenges any woman to arm wrestle him

ABC News (Australia): Pope Francis 'doubts' sexual abuse case against Cardinal George Pell

Pink News: Archbishops condemn Vice President Joe Biden for officiating same-sex wedding

Religion News Service: Most churchgoers are hearing politics from the pulpit: report

New York Times: Mormons’ Distaste for Donald Trump Puts Utah Up for Grabs

Associated Press: Pastors Sue Illinois Over Gay Conversion Therapy Ban

Buzzfeed: Australian Senator Eric Abetz To Address Anti-Gay Group That Supports Conversion Therapy 

LGBTQ Nation: Due to gaffe, antigay hate group raises thousands of dollars for LGBTQ teen gala

KIRO 7: Controversial former Mars Hill pastor preaches at new home


  1. an antigay group (actually) named... The Stop Safe Schools Coalition

    Gah. You could not make this stuff up.

    Love the story, though. Sometimes stupidity is useful.

    1. Infidel - I know, right? Who could be opposed to safe schools?

      The story was heartwarming in addition to providing a nice shot of schadenfreude. I hope all those kids have a blast.

  2. That story about the haters inadvertently helping gay teens is the best thing I've read all week!

    1. Agi Tater -- It made me so happy! Not only do those young people get to enjoy themselves, but the fundies ended up with egg on their faces.


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