Topic / Homosexuality

The futility of prayer: bigoted bakers lose court battle

The headline above a report on the Christian Institute’s website says: Ashers ‘hope and pray’ for Court ruling that protects conscience. Well, their prayers – as prayers always do – fell on deaf ears, and the Court of Appeal in Belfast today ruled against the owners of Ashers Baking Company. The McArthur family, owners of […]

Botswana’s ‘wide-open door’ slammed in evangelist’s face

After South Africa banned Steven Anderson from entering the country earlier this month, the American hate preacher trumpeted that he was still on course to ‘win souls’ in nearby Botswana. He wrote on Facebook: I feel sorry for people who live in South Africa, but thank God we still have a wide open door in […]

In Belgrade, priests ‘cleanse’ the streets after Pride event

Yesterday Belgrade’s third Pride Parade took place, much to the fury of a group of Serbian Orthodox priests and their supporters who moved in afterwards to ‘spiritually cleanse’ the streets along which the revellers had passed. Photos of priests carrying anti-gay banners appeared on the this Serbian site. One showed a homosexual being driven into […]

Orthodox Jews sentenced for attack on gay black man

A Brooklyn judge this week sentenced two Hasidic men to 150 hours of community service for their part in the vicious beating of a gay black man, Taj Patterson. According to this report, Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Danny Chun had delayed the sentencing of Pinchas Braver and Abraham Winkler, above, so they could find an […]

Hate preacher says Devil has taken hold of South Africa

As pressure mounted to have US preacher Steven Anderson barred from entering South Africa on a ‘soul-winning’ mission, the homophobic lunatic said yesterday that the country was ‘a den of iniquity’. South Africa has one of the most liberal constitutions in the world which protects gay rights. He is quoted here as saying: I literally […]

Gay bishop should never been appointed, says Anglican group

The appointment of the bishop of Grantham, Nicholas Chamberlain, above, was a ‘major error’, according to the conservative Anglican group Gafcon. Chamberlain revealed he was gay and in relationship on Friday. He was consecrated by the archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby – who has said he knew about the bishop’s sexuality. But according to the […]

Australian Anglican school slaps down anti-gay parents

When two sets of parents complained that an exclusive Sydney Anglican girls’ school – Kambala – was employing gay teachers, school council president and prominent businesswoman Sally Herman, above, came out fighting, Rather than respond directly to the homophobes, who accused the school of not “living up to our Christian values”, Herman wrote an open letter defending the […]

New animated movie slammed for being strongly anti-religious

Sausage Party, released in the UK this weekend, is a raunchy, animated adult comedy about food items that come to life, but Christian website Movieguide is less than amused: Filled with crude content and foul language, Sausage Party has a strong pagan, immoral worldview marred further by a strong pro-atheist, anti-faith message. Central to the […]

If Italy now accepts gay unions, it must also legalise polygamy

Muslim leader Hamza Piccardo, above, has ignited a row in Italy by calling for the legalisation of polygamy. According to this report, the founder of the Union of Islamic Communities and Organisations (UCOII) in Italy took to Facebook to declare that polygamy is a “civil right” and that Italy would benefit from the large number […]

Jesus Christ: ‘I turned wine into water – alcohol is bad for you’

A former bus driver and bed-and-breakfast owner – who changed his name from John Edward Birtwhistle to Jesus Christ after memories of his run-in with the authorities 2,000 years ago came flooding back to him – hopes to become a member of parliament for Burnley in Lancashire. According to this report, Christ, 77, changed his […]