Topic / Homophobia

Mom objects to abused girl’s placement with a gay couple

A Wisconsin mother, Michaela Sousa , above, brutally abused her infant daughter in 2016. The child was subsequently placed in the care of  foster parents – two gay men. This week, at a sentencing hearing at Buffalo-Pepin County Circuit Court, Sousa voiced her objection to her daughter’s placement with the gay couple. She told judge James […]

Pride events ‘belittle’ Catholic Church & make it look foolish

A pro-gay Scottish priest has incurred the wrath of the Bishop of Motherwell, Joseph Toal, above, for supporting gay pride events. In rebuking Father Paul Morton – who recently attacked fellow priest Father Mark Morris for organising a rosary of “reparation for the gross offence to God which is Pride Glasgow” – Toal said in […]

Sacking of priest signals the end of Scottish Christianity

That’s the view of a student at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) which sacked anti-gay Catholic priest, Father Mark Morris, above, from his position as a university chaplain. Ricardo German, a Brazilian graduate student who has attended Masses celebrated by Morris in Balornock, told LifeSiteNews that the expulsion of the priest from the university was a […]

Court rules against Catholic fostering agency’s homophobia

Reggie Shuford, above, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, has welcomed a federal district court ruling this week which said Catholic Social Services (CSS) cannot deny gay couples the right to foster children. Shuford is reported here as saying: First and foremost, this is a victory for children in Philadelphia who […]

Indiana: cannabis church loses a ‘religious freedom’ lawsuit

Bill Levin, above,  is the ‘Grand Poobah’ of First Church of Cannabis in Indiana – and when the state’s then Governor Mike Pence introduced a Religious Freedom Restoration Act, Levin initiated a lawsuit that would allow church members  to use weed as a sacrament. It didn’t go well. According to this report, Judge Sheryl Lynch […]

Christian bigot threatens legal action over ferries’ rainbow flag

Earlier this month BC Ferries announced that it would be raising Pride flags on every vessel in its fleet to celebrate Pride events taking place across British Columbia this summer. The announcement sent Kari Simpson, a “respected Christian social activist” into paroxysms of hysteria. According to this report, Simpson, Executive Director of an outfit called […]

Christians join Pride march to apologise for past intolerance

Members of the Church of Freedom in Christ Ministries – ‘an inclusive and LGBT affirming’ evangelical and Pentecostal church in Makati – in the the Philippines, joined a Gay Pride event that attracted more than 20,000 people last weekend to say sorry for anti-LGBT Christian bigotry. Church members, according to this report, carried placards and […]

Provocative? Well, yes!

The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain’s (CEMB) presence at London’s Pride event last year was viewed as intentionally provocative and subversive and to that charge I would say, well yes! Pride, with its radical roots of standing up against bigotry and homophobia, is the best place to highlight and condemn injustices. But as a minority […]

The ‘dirty little secret’ of the Mormons scrutinised again

Last November Michael Stone, of the Progressive Secular Humanist wrote that ‘the aggressive interrogation of children about masturbation and sex by Mormon church officials constitutes child abuse’. The Mormon church has a dirty little secret most outsiders know nothing about: children as young as eight years old are often aggressively interrogated by local church officials […]

Ex-Irish President says infant baptisms violate human rights

Mary McAleese, Ireland’s President from 1997 to 2011 and an outspoken critic of the Catholic Church which she has described as ‘one of the last great bastions of misogyny’, has lashed out at infant baptisms. According to this report, she claimed that early baptism breaches fundamental human rights, calling babies baptised into the Catholic Church: […]