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by their fruits you shall know them

An appalling turn of events: Georgia Homeless Shelter Refuses to Serve Gay People The CBS station in Columbus, WRBL, ran a story last week discussing two women who were booted out of the House of Mercy homeless shelter, because shelter … Continue reading

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not one more word (the stupid: it burns)

Special edition: Lawmakers to head off picketing at Tucson funerals Arizona legislators planned to consider emergency legislation Tuesday to head off picketing by a Topeka, Kan., church at the funeral service for a 9-year-old girl who was among six people … Continue reading

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and while we’re at it…

This was such a brilliant comic strip… I hope you all are enjoying your holidays — whatever and however you celebrate! I’ll be out for a few days, so expect posting to be light. Like 0

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Best. Nativity. Ever.

I think this version of the nativity should be immediately adopted by some church group somewhere. Anyone? Click picture to follow. WARNING: Set down all liquid beverages first. Oh. My. God. *wheeze* Like 0

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hate the sin, hate the sinner

Ever since the Southern Poverty Law Center released their latest update of U.S.’s hate groups, which included a number of “faith based” organizations for the level of their homophobic bigotry and actions, there has been a huge flurry of comments … Continue reading

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the stupid: it burns

American Family Association: DADT Repeal Will Lead To Mandatory Cross-Dressing. The Tea Party In Power. Tax cuts, no spending cuts = Nassau in financial crisis. But the elected teabagger did exactly what he said he’d do. Judicial Activism. This has … Continue reading

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this n that

Boosting the signal: Guest Post – Carl Siciliano Youth homeless shelters in NYC are taking a severe beating with the budget cuts. Carl Siciliano, the Executive Director of Ali Forney Center describes the magnitude of the problem. If you can … Continue reading

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you censor me, i’ll censor someone else…

I am astonished by this one: “Banned for Life”: The Story of the National Portrait Gallery’s iPad Activist. So, we all know that the Smithsonian put on a “controversial” exhibit last month, Hide/Seek and then caved in to conservative pressure … Continue reading

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the stupid: it burns

(Well, I’ve done these before, but I’m starting to number them from here on out.) We’re merely mainstream, says leader of group where criminalization, deportation, ‘enemy’-possession, and horse-shtooping are all on the table Failure to grasp the difference between calling … Continue reading

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hate groups revisited

They really have their panties in a twist, don’t they? Ever since SPLC released their latest “Hate Groups” update, they’ve been whining. I covered some of that a bit back in Shorter hate groups: whine whine whine. True to their … Continue reading

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exclusions of minorities

Eve Ensler of the Vagina Monologues: Nothing Short of a Sexual Revolution Frankly, nothing short of a worldwide sexual revolution will stop the spread of AIDS. We need to dissemble the shame, reclaim pleasure, celebrate desire, human connection, skin and … Continue reading

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political roundup

Finally a court case that may help wind down the excessive use of tasering: Taser Breakthrough. DADT discharges have been dropping steadily since 2002 and even more dramatically when the Obama administration revised the rules, requiring the additional approval of … Continue reading

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on stories, rituals, and creating meaning

You know, I am an atheist. Perhaps more properly an agnostic, but I think it’s pretty certain if there IS anything out there, none of the current world’s religions have gotten any of the details right. And frankly, life is … Continue reading

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this is so fucked up

How fucked up is this murder celebration? This is a large part of why I refuse to consider any sort of organized religion as anything other than a cult. You will never convince me that this is something that “Jesus … Continue reading

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*splutter*

Man, the things you run into while googling around. Snerk. Although to be fair, I was at the time trying to remember if the angel that zapped Jacob’s leg had a name. (I don’t think it did.) Like 0

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