Topic / Homosexuality

Christian moron: put crocodile problem ahead of gay marriage

Back in 2011, an Australian independent MP, Bob Katter above, was slammed by his gay half-brother for saying that the idea of same-sex marriage deserved to be ridiculed. The Christian fundamentalist told an anti-gay rally at Parliament House in Canberra: Truly this proposition deserves to be laughed at and ridiculed. It doesn’t serve any serious […]

Australia overwhelming says ‘Yes’ to same-sex marriage

Following the result of controversial postal ballot, Australia could have same-sex marriage by Christmas – and enjoy a massive financial windfall in the immediate aftermath. According to this report, gay marriage would provide an estimated cash injection of nearly $1 billion into the Australian economy over the first three years. That’s the “conservative” estimate economists […]

Woman gets religion, sets out to sabotage pet expo company

Amazing Pet Expos, a company that hosts events in centres around the US, was reportedly sabotaged by a female employee who got religion and began a hate campaign against the ‘satanic’ Chief Operating Office and gay staff employed by the head of the enterprise, Sheila Rilenge, above. News of the problem emerged after it was reported […]

Catholic diocese calls ‘foul’ over petition against bishop

Earlier this month we carried a report that said Catholic priests in Wisconsin were warned to be wary of conducting funerals for homosexuals who were known to be in a same-sex marriages or civil partnerships. Well, the shit’s hit the fan big time. According to this report,  an online petition is accusing Bishop Robert Morlino,  […]

Priest’s guidelines on gay funerals branded ‘shameful’

The Vicar General of the Madison diocese in Wisconsin, Msgr James R Bartylla, above, recently issued an email communication called ‘Consideration of Funeral Rites for a Person in a Homosexual Civil or Notorious Union’ – and after it was leaked it caused outrage, and rightly so. The communication, according to Pray Tell, sets out guidelines […]

Kentucky taxpayers’ learn that bigotry comes at a high price

Rowan Country clerk, Kim Davis, above, returned from her whirlwind anti-gay marriage tour of Romania this month to learn that a judge is insisting that Kentucky taxpayers’ must pay the legal fees incurred when she was sued for refusing to issue marriage licences to same-sex couples. According to this report, in July, US District Judge […]

World Meeting of Families slammed for welcoming gays

Ireland is to host the Catholic Church’s 2018 World Meeting of Families next August – but has already run into problems because the programme for the event makes clear that homosexual unions can legitimately recognised. The programme released under the oversight of Dublin Archbishop Diarmuid Martin even contains a cropped version of the Getty image […]

Christians booted out of gay-owned Seattle coffee shop

Ben Borgman, inset above, was so incensed that a Christian group had placed a ‘gross’ anti-abortion poster in his Bedlam Coffee shop in Seattle that he threw them off the premises. Borgman, according to this report, was furious that the poster, through the use of rainbow colours, “insinuated” that gays were responsible for abortion. Borgman […]

French Jews protest against visit by ‘divisive’ Israeli rabbi

Approximately 40 Jewish protesters, some of them affiliated with liberal congregations, showed up at a rally last week outside the Buffault synagogue in Paris ahead of the arrival there of Shlomo Amar, above, an Orthodox chief rabbi from Jerusalem. The protesters, according to this report, displayed signs accusing Amar of being mysogynistic and homophobic. Amar […]

Rabbis must learn to be more tolerant of LGBT communities

Following the near sacking this summer of gay-friendly Rabbi Joseph Dweck, above, British Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis this week called on a meeting of more than 100 Orthodox rabbis to be more inclusive toward the LGBT+ community. According to this report, on Tuesday – at his annual pre-High Holidays conference for the rabbinate – Mirvis also […]