Posts Tagged ‘Religion’
 

 
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Sunday Skooled: All baby gays are kinda nice, need a place to chill

Okay, maybe not all baby-gays, but seriously guys, for those of you who are still skeptical about the idea… IT GETS BETTER! At least for the young ones in Montreal’s West Island. Cause guess what, they opened up a cent...
by Nikki
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Jewish Culture, Commercialization, and the Glee Christmas Special

The commercialization of holidays is not a mystery to North Americans. We see it, we buy into it, and we acknowledge its presence. What struck me, after watching Glee’s Christmas special was that not only does the commerciali...
by Kyle
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Boob Jobs, Yodelling Twins, Canadian Lutherans Are Cool…

The week is off to a good start so far; no-one famous has OD’d (yet) and the number of legally married same-sex couples has been multiplying exponentially. If a diamond detector was a thing and you could pass it over the sta...
by Nikki
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KONY 2012: Why Are Evangelicals So Into Uganda?

Anyone who hasn’t been under a social media rock for the past week is aware of the Kony 2012 video and viral marketing campaign started by Invisible Children. The goal is to convince US policymakers to intervene in the ongoin...
by Joshua
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Sunday Skooled: Thinking about ‘Judas’ or How I became a Lady Gaga conspiracy theorist

In the 1970s, a Catholic woman from Queens named Veronica Lueken began receiving messages from the Virgin Mary about the end of the world. The Church eventually condemned her movement and Lueken herself died in 1995. However, h...
by Joe
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UK Threatens End To Foreign Aid Over Anti-Gay Policies

It is rare for me to ever support anything that is anti-gay. In fact, it has never happened. So, with the news that the UK may discontinue providing foreign aid to countries that have anti-gay legislation, I should be cracking ...
by Dallas
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Sunday Skooled: The Black Church’s Sanctioning of Sexual Violence

In September 2010 Bishop Eddie Long, prominent Atlanta pastor of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church, was accused of sexual improprieties with four young men—Anthony Flagg, Spencer LeGrande, Jamal Parris and Maurice Robinso...
by Tamura
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tgb aug 10

Obama Love, Korea’s L-Word, HIV Manhunt, Glee 3-D, Jeff’s a Jailbird.

What have I learned this week? Well, apparently there is going to be a massive recession, similar to 2008. I am a writer who volunteers her life away, therefore I am poor. Recession, shemession, makes no difference to the lower...
by Dallas
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Transphobic Ad in National Post Bites Institute for Canadian Values in Tight White Asses

If you have been on Facebook in the last 24 hours you have undoubtedly by now come across numerous posts about this transphobic ad in the National Post.  Sponsored by the ‘National Think-Tank’ promoting Christian-J...
by Dallas
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Christian Gift + Candy = JesusWEEN! Christians Attempt To Rid Us Of Fun. Again.

“Christian Gift + Candy = JesusWeen” ~ Jesus Ween on Facebook Attention all ye sinners who choose to celebrate Halloween by dressing up in heinously anti-biblical fashion and cavort with equally disgusting individua...
by Dallas
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Sunday Skooled: Gender Bendy Lambs of God Welcome in the UCC

It’s often still surprising to learn of a church that is open to and affirming of the gay and lesbian community, and even more one that has any significantly developed theological stance regarding trans folk. Transgenderi...
by Carmen
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Sunday Skooled: I’m Not Homophobic, But The Bible Says It’s Wrong

I’m about to launch on a fairly brainy rant, but I’m an academic so give me a little leeway.  I have to say (to your credit, dear readers) that when it comes to issues of sexual orientation and gender identity, most people...
by Carmen
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