Fundie Watch: September 2010

This is what persecution looks like

Filed by Bil Browning | September 29, 2010 | 5:00 PM | comments

There's been quite a bit of chatter over this video today. Many sites are proclaiming that the villain is a closet case and that's why he's so obsessed with a younger gay man. While he certainly sets off the ole...Read More

Bishop Long Will 'Fight' Sexual Coercion Charges But Doesn't Say How

Filed by Karen Ocamb | September 27, 2010 | 3:00 PM | comments

The media, antigay Christians and LGBTs around the country tuned in Sunday to hear how Bishop Eddie Long, pastor of the mega Atlanta-based New Birth Missionary Baptist Church would respond to charges in four lawsuits alleging he coerced four young...Read More

Anti-Gay Attitudes Undeterred by Golden Rule

Filed by Guest Blogger | September 19, 2010 | 1:00 PM | comments

Editors' Note: Guest blogger Tom Jacobs is a staff writer with the Miller-McCune Center in Santa Barbara, California, a nonprofit organization that publishes a bimonthly magazine and website focused on academic research and public policy. He is a veteran feature...Read More

IHOP sues fundie group for copyright violation

Filed by Bil Browning | September 16, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

IHOP - the International House of Pancakes is suing fundie Lou Engle's International House of Prayer. The restaurant is claiming copyright violation. The church's tagline is "Preparing the way of the Lord through night and day prayer." Pshaw, not even...Read More

Tea bagger quits party because they fired "hang fruits" guy

Filed by Alex Blaze | September 08, 2010 | 4:00 PM | comments

Last week Greg posted about Tim Ravndal, the president of the Montana Tea Party, saying on Facebook that he endorsed killing gays: Over the weekend, Ravndal was dismissed by the group. The Montana Tea Party's secretary and house candidate, Kristi...Read More

GOP Candidate Scott Rigell Led Anti-Gay Split of Historic Episcopal Parish

Filed by Michael Hamar | September 08, 2010 | 9:30 AM | comments

I have written previously concerning the far right religious views of Scott Rigell (right), GOP candidate for the Virginia 2nd Congressional District. With the election getting closer, it is timely that I more fully document Mr. Rigell's extremism and just...Read More