Tag: Religion

‘Perform or provide’

DADT repeal gives progressive chaplains a chance to counter evangelical clergy in the military DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer [email protected] When a soldier recently came to Chaplain Chris Antal, a lieutenant in the Army...

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Christian hatemonger denies existence of gays

Linda Harvey OK, this is the kind of right wing hatemongering that causes my head to hurt more than it usually does listening to rabid, anti-gay activists who use their religion in precisely the way that would make Jesus weep....

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‘¡Gaytino!’ tonight at Latino Cultural Center

Latin flair Growing up gay and Latino can be a tough hand to play. In a culture that revels in religion and machismo — hell, the word “machismo” is Latino — coming out poses pitfalls. But Dan Guerrero lucked out. With some artsy...

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Latin flair

MUY FUNNY | Dan Guerrero works for laughs while being gay and Latino in his one-man show. Before he could write ‘¡Gaytino!,’ Dan Guerrero first had to find his roots rich lopez  | Staff Writer [email protected] Growing up...

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Texas legislator seeks ban on Sharia law

State Rep. Leo Berman, R-Tyler This just in from the Twitters: Looks like right-wing State Rep. Leo Berman, R-Tyler, has filed a proposed constitutional amendment that would bar state courts from enforcing, considering or...

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Query • 12.17.10

What’s your preferred holiday greeting and why? …………………………… John Kroll — “I respond however I’m greeted. ‘Merry Christmas’ gets ‘Merry Christmas;’ ‘Happy...

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Gay Bishop: Religion Is Killing Teens

Gene Robinson, the gay bishop of the New Hampshire diocese in the Episcopal Church, writes in The Huffington Post that antigay religious leaders are responsible for bullied gay teens taking their lives. Advocate.com: Daily...

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Atheists Beat Catholics on Religion

Atheists, agnostics, Jews, and Mormons are more knowledgeable about religion than those following the Roman Catholic or Protestant faiths, according to a new study by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life released Tuesday....

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Poll: Opposition to gay marriage drops

A new Gallup poll released today indicates that opposition to same-sex marriage continues to decline. The poll surveyed 1,029 adults from May 3 to May 6, and found that 53 percent of Americans oppose gay marriage, and 44 percent...

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Tell me what you think …

What constitutes “hate speech”? A large number of religious leaders opposed the recently-enacted Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Law because they said it would make it a criminal offense for them to...

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