Posts Tagged ‘Religion’
 

 
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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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Cuba Celebrates, McGowan’s Queens, Charlotte Protests, Carolla Apologizes

I usually start my weekly Gaily Beats with something I have learned this week. Well, this week I have learned nothing. Planning a Pride Festival literally takes away any sense of higher learning from my over-stuffed brain. Prid...
by Dallas
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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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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: 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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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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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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Sunday Skooled: Living Islam (OUT) Loud or, discussing the meaning of queer

To be queer is “to abrade the classifications, to sit athwart conventional categories or traverse several… We are all athwart if we expose and repudiate some of the comforting lies told about us and that we tell ourselv...
by Erika
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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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Chaz Cha-Cha’s, Gay Terrorists, Bi-Sexual Succubus, and Catholic Homos…

Holy Crap! What a week! Double Holy Crap! Did you see Gaga in drag? OMG! HAWT! Well, back here in Calgary, homos are dusting off thier boas, and finding thier gayest of outfits because Pride Calgary is almost here! This is my ...
by Dallas
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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: 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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