The dispute between the national Episcopal Church denomination and the 11 Virginia churches, including the historic Falls Church Episcopal, who voted to defect from the denomination in December has now advanced to the stage of official name-calling. An official press release was issued by the defecting churches quoted one of […]
The list appears endless. Tony Dungy and Lovie Smith have proven that black coaches can win on football’s biggest stage. Dungy and Smith have proven “Christian coaches” can win on football’s biggest stage. Dungy and Smith have proven that “nice guy” coaches can win on football’s biggest stage.
President Bush’s latest commitment of additional troops to Iraq, in the face of a fierce opposition tantamount to a popular national mandate, only reconfirms the reality that an irrational religious zeal, more than any other singular factor, drives the president’s thinking.
A couple of weeks ago I railed against the Religious Right for turning Santa Claus into a wedge issue with their obnoxious and offensive “War on Christmas” initiative. Through a pressure campaign, extremist groups forced major retailers, including Wal-Mart and Walgreen Co. to replace inclusive “Happy Holiday” greetings in stores […]
I am frequently asked if the big screen comedy depicting a wacky ex-gay camp, “But I’m a Cheerleader,” accurately reflects these conversion groups. People are surprised to learn that the hilarity and hijinx portrayed in the movie, starring drag diva RuPaul, is not farfetched from reality. Sometimes it is hard […]
Leave it to the Religious Right to turn Santa Claus into a wedge issue and exchange the gift of seasonal cheer for a box of holiday fear. Thanks to their histrionic “War on Christmas” campaign, major retailers, including Wal-Mart and Walgreen Co. are now dumping “Happy Holidays” for “Merry Christmas” […]