Topic / Homophobia

Dutch ruling says Koran-based homophobia is acceptable

Fury has erupted in Holland after a government-backed anti-discrimination watchdog – MiND – ruled that it was perfectly OK for Muslims to send gay people death threats. According to this report, the taxpayer-funded hotline said it would not pursue a criminal complaint over horrific messages from radical Islamists because the Koran says gay people can […]

Indiana man warned off singing at his gran’s funeral

An Indiana man who attended a gay pride event has been refused permission by a Catholic church to sing at his grandmother’s funeral. Connor Hakes, above, received a letter from Father Bob J Lengerich of St Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Indiana, saying that Hakes’ attendance at a gay rally a few years […]

Christian biker challenges gay marriage rule … and loses

Kevin Kisilowsky, above, a barmy Christian biker who became marriage commissioner in Manitoba, but quit after Canada legalised same-sex marriage, has just lost a long-running discrimination case. In September, Kevin Kisilowsky filed his case at the Court of Queen’s Bench in Winnipeg, calling for the law mandating that all marriage commissioners perform same-sex weddings be struck […]

Mad monk who disrupted church services avoids jail

Brother Damon Kelly, above, a member of a bizarre Catholic cult known as the Black Hermits, was warned that he would be jailed if he ever repeated his compulsive threatening and abusive behaviour. The warning, according to this report, came from Sheriff Thomas Ward who heard that Kelly barged his way into an Argyllshire church service […]

Another day, another report of a Christian being ‘persecuted’

Andrea Williams, inset, head of the Christian Legal Centre, is mouthing off once again over the ‘persecution’ of Christians – this time in regard to an evangelical zealot and homophobe called Richard Page, above. Page, 69, is suing the National Health Service in England for refusing to renew a director’s job he held for four […]

Christians furious at Trump over gay marriage betrayal

President-elect Donald Trump said  in a CBS ’60 Minutes’ interview on Sunday that the Supreme Court’s Obergefell ruling endorsing homosexual marriage is ‘settled’ law and that he has no intention of interfering with it. Amazement and anger among Christian conservatives swiftly followed. Writing for Life Site News, Peter LaBarbera, above, one of America’s leading Christian […]

Traditional marriage supporters are branded ‘useless trash’

An anti-gay hate group, the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) is spitting tacks after an assistant admissions officer at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, described NOM supporters as ‘pieces of useless trash’. According to this report, Andrew Bunting, above, was reacting to NOM’s jubilation over Trump’s win. NOM now wants the university to “disavow” itself […]

Remembering feminist and atheist, Elizabeth Cady Stanton

It’s been nigh on impossible this week to compete with the tens of thousands of media reports of the US election, and the predictions of what America might look like in the coming years under the oppressive dominion of Christian extremists and their imaginary god. So, today, rather than try to select one of a […]

French court: ‘You can’t call homosexuality an abomination’

A hate-speech conviction imposed on French politician and former housing minister Christine Boutin, above, has been upheld by the Court of Appeals of Paris. Boutin breached France’s laws, which impose specific and extra heavy penalties on defamation, insults, and inciting to violence or hatred against a number of categories of persons including gay people, when […]

Christian horror comic creator Jack Chick is dead aged 92

In 2015, trailing a little-known 2008 indie documentary – God’s Cartoonist: The Comic Crusade of Jack Chick – the Psychotronic Film Society of Savannah described the movie as:  A mind-blowing profile of 91-year-old author and illustrator Jack T Chick and Chick Publications. Well, the old fire and brimstone loon has died, but his “Chick tracts”, […]