Topic / Homophobia

Flaming June proves a harsh month for Church of England

First, came an accusation in mid-June from two Anglican churches in the UK that an ‘an unholy trinity’ – Justin Welby, left, the Archbishop of Canterbury, John Sentamu, centre, the Archbishop of York, and Stephen Cottrell, the Bishop of Chelmsford – were all guilty of ‘ false teaching and practice’ with regard to homosexuality. The news […]

Crazy Russian cleric: ‘men with beards are less likely to be gay’

Metropolitan Kornily Titov, above, Primate of the Russian Orthodox Old-Rite Church, said men should stop shaving to ‘protect themselves from homosexuality’. According to PinkNews, Kornily believes that men who have beards are less likely to be “corrupted” and engage in same-sex relationships. The religious leader declared: God set down certain rules. The Lord created everyone […]

Rabbi in hot water over views on feminism & homosexuality

Rabbi Joseph Dweck, above, senior rabbi of the Sephardi community in the UK, has stepped aside from the day-to-day activities of the Beth Din, or religious court, in an attempt to defuse the row that erupted after he gave a lecture in which he said: The entire revolution of feminism and even homosexuality in our […]

Tim Farron was the victim of prejudice against Christians

The Catholic Cardinal of Westminster, Vincent Nichols, above, left, has added his voice to those claiming that Tim Farron was forced to resign as leader of the Liberal Democrat party this week because of prejudice against Christians in the world of UK politics. According to the Catholic Herald, Nichols said he was: Sorry to read […]

N Ireland bigots angry that the media portrays them as bigots

The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC) has launched a petition calling on Prime Minister Theresa May to condemn attacks on Northern Ireland MPs who oppose abortion and same-sex marriage. The petition quoted Liam Gibson, SPUC’s Northern Ireland Development Officer, above, as saying: The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is solidly pro-life and has consistently […]

Christian group wants mentally ill people barred from churches

A national Christian group in Australia –  led by Reverend Ashley Saunders, above – is lobbying for the Disability Discrimination Act to be changed so that it can discriminate against people with mental illnesses. FamilyVoice, arguing that such people could upset the “sacred” nature of church services, has called for a religious exemption to the […]

Trump kicks church/state separation into the long grass

To the delight of the evangelical clowns who adore him, President Trump said this week that wants more Christian voices in politics and on TV and radio, and that all schools ‘should welcome faith and religion with wide open, beautiful arms’. Addressing the Faith and Freedom Coalition Conference on Thursday, Trump told attendees that government […]

Perth: senior church member attacks Qantas chief with a pie

Tony Overheu, 67, who shoved a cream pie into the face of gay Qantas CEO Alan Joyce this week is a senior member of at least two Perth-based religious organisations. The Australian revealed today that Overheu is a senior member of the Church of Christ in the southern Perth suburb­ of Willetton, and is also […]

Franklin Graham supports Margaret Court’s bigotry

Franklin Graham, the deranged evangelical son of Billy Graham, today came bounding to the defence of former tennis champ Margaret Court who caused outrage this week with anti-gay comments. Some tennis stars called her views “sick and dangerous” but according to this report, Graham wrote in a Facebook post that Court, who holds the most […]

Christian zealots furious over US Army’s gay pride memo

Army Surgeon General Lieutenant General Nadja West and Command Sergeant Major Gerald C Ecker, above, have come under attack for issuing a memo urging ‘each member of the Army Medical Team’ to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month in June. The memo stated: Throughout history, brave LGBT Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Coast […]