Topic / Homophobia

Humanism book aimed at youngsters blasted by cleric

Free Presbyterian minister Rev David McIlveen, above, is urging people in Northern Ireland to challenge a book on humanism that is being distributed to schools. According to this report, McIlveen, said: We know that humanism is basically anti-God and therefore anti-Christian. I think to advocate humanism can’t go unchallenged and I think it is important […]

Florida bakery did right by refusing to bake a hateful cake

A judge has thrown out a case brought against a bakery by Robert Mannarino, above. Mannarino, described here as “a US marine”, alleged that he was religiously discriminated against by Cut the Cake because the company refused his request for a cake bearing the words: Homosexuality is an abomination unto the Lord. During a hearing […]

Ark Encounter’s rainbow stunt will be a permanent feature

At the end of last year, creationist Ken Ham turned his ridiculous Christian theme park into a veritable fairyland by bathing his replica ark in rainbow colours for the festive season. His aim was not attract swarms of gay visitors, who regard rainbow flags and the like as beacons of welcome, but to to let […]

Scots court rules that feeble-mindedness is not a crime

Gordon Larmour, 42, above, suffers from ABCD – Advanced Brain Cell Deficiency – a condition that compels him to take to the streets and annoy the hell out of folks with Bible babble. This behaviour, according to the Telegraph, led to his arrest in his home town of Irvine, Ayrshire, for allegedly preaching against homosexuality. […]

US Catholics angry at Boys Scouts … and Donald Trump

Last year, Joe Maldonado, above right, an 8-year-old transgender boy from New Jersey was barred from his local Cub Scout pack because the Boy Scouts of America refused to recognise his gender identity. But last month the BSA, to its credit, changed its admittance policy and said they would allow him to return. The Archdiocese […]

Sadistic Christian ‘morality campaigner’ accused of abuse

In a programme scheduled to be screened tonight (Friday) Channel 4 News will report that John Smyth QC, above, a former friend of the Archbishop of Canterbury now living in South Africa, had forced young men to endure savage beatings after grooming them at Christian holiday camps in the late Seventies. An Ungodly Crime? will […]

Scots cleric claims gays invite bullying with their behaviour

Chief Executive of Humanist Society Scotland, Gordon MacRae, above, has reacted angrily to an attack on LGBT school pupils by a clergyman who holds a position on a Highland Council Education Committee. According to this report, Alexander MacLean, a member of the Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland, suggested young LGBT people are bullied because they […]

Australian churches persist in efforts to ‘cure’ homosexuality

Last year Victorian Health Minister Jill Hennessy, above, promised parliament that legislation would be introduced to outlaw quack therapies used almost exclusively by Christian organisations to cure gay people – and this week a powerful new watchdog will be launched to in Victoria to crack down on dodgy health practitioners. According to this report, the […]

Queen’s former chaplain tells Christians to leave the C of E

The Rev Dr Gavin Ashenden, above, has lashed out at the The Church of England, saying it is ‘dying’ and is ‘more comfortable with politics and power than it is with the Holy Spirit.’ Ashenden, according to this report, resigned his position as chaplain to the Queen last week after he voiced his opposition to […]

Two US magazines blasted over gay and transgender folk

Recently the American Family Association found something new shriek about: the January issue of National Geographic which featured a nine-year-old transgender child on its cover. So filled with fury was the AFA that it launched a petition demanding that the magazine stop “foisting unhealthy lifestyles” on its readers. The petitions says: Susan Goldberg, the National […]