Fundie Watch: November 2011


UPDATED: TN Tea Party Tweets Anti-Gay Slur at Barney Frank

Filed by Bil Browning | November 30, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

So much for that whole meme that "The Tea Party doesn't care about social issues. It's all about the money!" Seems the Tennessee Tea Party didn't get the memo.Read More


Catholic Archbishop: 'These People' Don't Deserve Jobs

Filed by Bil Browning | November 28, 2011 | 7:30 PM | comments

Archbishop Dolan's remarks about being "deceived" by politicians that marriage equality wouldn't pass have garnered some attention in the LGBT blogosphere. What Dolan said after that segment is what should be highlighted though if we want to win full equality nationwide.Read More


Anti-Gay Lobbyist Tries to Hide Moralism with "Pro-Business" Arguments

Filed by Nan Hunter | November 27, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

It is surely a sign of the times that the successful lobbyist for the Tennessee Family Action Council used a strategy of not highlighting religious or moral objections to homosexuality when doing outreach to members of the state legislature.Read More

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Why You Shouldn't Donate to the Salvation Army Bell Ringers

Filed by Bil Browning | November 21, 2011 | 8:00 PM | comments

As the holidays approach, the Salvation Army bell ringers are out in front of stores dunning shoppers for donations. If you care about gay rights, you'll skip their bucket in favor of a charity that doesn't actively discriminate against the LGBT community.Read More


Catholic Charities Ends Illinois Anti-Gay Adoption Lawsuit

Filed by Waymon Hudson | November 16, 2011 | 11:00 AM | comments

The legal battle between Catholic Charities and the state of Illinois over the organization's state-funded adoption and foster care contracts, and their refusal to grant those services to same-sex couples in civil unions, is finally over.Read More


'Homosexuality as Gateway Drug' and Queer Studies

Filed by Adam Polaski | November 16, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

Last week, an image surfaced that showed a unique course listing over at Baylor University: "Homosexuality as Gateway Drug."Read More


Bell, Book & Candelabra

Filed by Guest Blogger | November 14, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

In last month's letter, signed as the "Most Reverend Timothy Dolan", he decreed that he knows exactly what the supernatural laws are, what they say, and what they mean, and that he has "moral authority" over every mortal in his sales district.Read More


Anti-Abortion Lobby Dances on Graves

Filed by Mercedes Allen | November 09, 2011 | 3:30 PM | comments

Anti-abortion "news" websites Human Life International World Watch and Canada's LifeSiteNews have co-published an article cheering Nigeria proposed legislation to ban same-sex marriage, calling the bill something that "pro-life and pro-family supporters" should rally behind.Read More


Connect the Dots: VA's Anti-Gay Campaign Flyer & the Traditional Values Coalition

Filed by Michael Hamar | November 08, 2011 | 9:00 AM | comments

News about a hideous anti-gay flyer circulated in a Virginia state senate race hit most national LGBT blogs yesterday, but what happens when you connect the dots between the Republican campaign and the Traditional Values Coalition?Read More


Help Porno Pete Raise Funds for Truth Wins Out

Filed by Bil Browning | November 02, 2011 | 4:00 PM | comments

Say what?!? That's right, you can assist notable homophobe Peter LaBarbera raise money for an LGBT organization.Read More


Satan Makes Gay Babies Says US Catholic Bishops Spokesman

Filed by Michael Hamar | November 01, 2011 | 10:00 AM | comments

A US Catholic Bishops spokesman claims that the Devil causes a supposed malfunction in fetal development in the womb and, so, a gay child is born.Read More