The Christian Reich

Christianity began as a truly benevolent and heartfelt religion based on charity, love, and acceptance.   Jesus himself, as portrayed in the Bible at least, was the epitome of all of these things.  He was almost enamored by the outcasts of society and shunned...

Shit Christians Say

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Marriage Equality For All, and The Politicians Who Wash Their Records With It

Fear, hatred, and religious dogma… It amazes me that this far into the civilized human condition we are still debating whether or not some of us deserve to have rights that most of us enjoy.  In America there is a distinct hatred for the GLBT...

The Kids Aren’t Alright: The Next Generation of the Christian Right

Meg Butler On the small burgundy shag pulpit at the front of the Truth Tabernacle Church in Greensburg, Indiana, several toddlers stand in line, waiting for their turn to speak into the mike. Up next is a blonde little boy, “aw”-inducingly cute in his navy...

The Epitome of Christian Hypocrisy & Homophobia

Watch this "pastor, Reverend Welton Gaddy, from a North Carolina church tell his congregation not to vote for "baby killer" Obama and how he would get rid of all of the "queers" in a very Adolf Hitler fashion.  

Generation X Becoming Less Christian, Less Republican

Members of Generation X – the 35 million Americans born between 1965 and 1972 – have become less Christian and less Republican over the course of their adult lives, a new study by Trinity College shows. Striking declines in the number of Catholics and...

The President Who Doesn’t Pray: Imagining America’s First Atheist Leader

The lights are hot and bright on the stage as the contenders for the Republican nominee line up behind their podiums for another debate, perhaps the final one before a candidate is chosen to take on Barack Obama this November. The back drop is...

The Grand Ole Lies

The Republican presidential contenders this year each ran on anti-gay platforms, believing this would help give them the votes they desire.  Out of all the hopefuls, Mitt Romney clinched the Republican nomination.  He has donated money to pro-reparative therapy group Massachusetts Family Institute, as...

Spirituality: The New Religion for the New Age

  By DG Mattichak Jr Only fifty years ago spirituality in the West was Christian. The vast majority of us thought of ourselves as Christian and attended church regularly. Up until that time Western concepts of spiritual revolved around saving your soul through living a good...