Fundie Watch: November 2008

Last Chance to Sail Along with the WND Wingers

Filed by Pam Spaulding | November 30, 2008 | 4:00 PM | comments

WingNutDaily has a conservative cruise slated for after the new year, so you better sign up for your spot soon -- apparently there are berths available... Why you should join WND's pre-Obama cruise A special message - and radical offer...Read More

Possibly the weirdest Christian Fundamentalist press I've ever gotten

Filed by Gina de Vries | November 28, 2008 | 5:30 PM | comments

...and that says something. On her blog Gina de Vries wrote a eulogy for [DC Madame Deborah Jeane] Palfrey, stating, "I always do what Nana (Franscesa, my great-grandmother) taught me to do when grieving -- light candles, say prayers, cook...Read More

Haters promise to "Rise above the Hate"

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 25, 2008 | 4:30 PM | comments

The poor, beleaguered, anti-gay bigot forces that waged campaigns across this country based on homophobia, fear, and intolerance have now had enough of the "hate" being directed at them and their anti-equality allies in the wake of the Nov 4th...Read More

Fundies Launch "Protect DOMA" Website

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 24, 2008 | 3:00 PM | comments

The Alliance for Marriage Foundation, which you may remember as the group that drafted the Federal Marriage Protection Amendment, has launched a "Protect DOMA" website and started a campaign to "preserve the federal Defense of Marriage Act." Here's the goal...Read More

The wonder that is Sarah Palin - on-screen turkey slaughter at her presser

Filed by Pam Spaulding | November 21, 2008 | 6:00 PM | comments

Paging Tina Fey, we need one more skit from you... it doesn't get any better/worse than this. The failed GOP Veep candidate gabs about the greatness of small business and happy turkeys while the fowl is offed behind her. And...Read More

God Files a Prop 8 Amicus Brief

Filed by Sara Whitman | November 20, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Isn't part of religion having some humility? You know, all that bowing heads and stuff? What's up with this group, The Kingdom of Heaven, World Divine Mission? They have filed an amicus brief on behalf of God. Not Jesus. Or...Read More

Indiana Family Institute condones anti-gay slurs

Filed by Bil Browning | November 12, 2008 | 9:15 AM | comments

After years of running a gay blog, I've become used to the regular insults and slurs that are submitted in the comments section. Sadly, I doubt some people could deal with the regular blows to the psyche gay people get...Read More

Historically Black Homophobia

Filed by Terrance Heath | November 07, 2008 | 2:00 PM | comments

Note: I plan on writing something about black voters, the passage of proposition 8 in California, and the discussion that has ensued about whether the former failed in part because of the latter. In the meantime, I thought I'd republish...Read More

Hate and Bigotry Pass in Florida

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 05, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

Florida's Amendment 2, the dangerous and deceptive "Marriage Protection" Amendment, has passed. A supermajority of Floridians, 62% (4,662,558) versus just 38% (2,851,598), has decided that our state needs to enshrine hate, bigotry, and homophobia in our state constitution. And my...Read More

'TheCall': A day-long religious frenzy for Yes on 8

Filed by Pam Spaulding | November 03, 2008 | 11:00 AM | comments

Saturday "TheCall," a 12-hour rally to boost support for Yes on 8, was held in San Diego's Qualcomm stadium. The festival of fundies believe they will save marriage, the homosexuals and the state of California by communing during the movement's...Read More

Help Win Marriage in New York...

Filed by Bo Shuff | November 02, 2008 | 9:30 PM | comments

Marriage Equality, decided by a Legislature and signed by the Governor, is a possibility in New York in the next year if the Democrats are able to win back control of the New York State Senate. The measure has passed...Read More

Listening to TheCall

Filed by Karen Ocamb | November 02, 2008 | 8:00 PM | comments

Once upon a time, I would have been afraid to cover TheCall - the Christian rally that promised to pray for the passage of Proposition 8, the antigay marriage initiative on the California ballot. I would have felt like I...Read More

FL: Palin rally is something out of 'All About Eve'

Filed by Pam Spaulding | November 02, 2008 | 2:30 PM | comments

I don't know how many of you all are fans of the 1950 classic film All About Eve... The film stars Bette Davis as Margo Channing, a highly regarded but aging Broadway star. Anne Baxter plays Eve Harrington, a willingly...Read More

Breaking: FL Court Grants Emergency Hearing in Amendment 2 Battle

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 01, 2008 | 12:30 PM | comments

As I've been reporting, there is a legal battle brewing in Florida around Amendment 2, the so-called "Marriage Protection" Amendment. And now they will have their day in court. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Mary Barzee Flores has granted the request of...Read More