Fundie Watch: December 2012


Silver Linings: Trans Youth Accommodated Despite Politics & IFI

Filed by Austen Crowder | December 19, 2012 | 1:30 PM | comments

We can't always beat groups like the Illinois/Indiana Family Institute or MassResistance, who have deep pockets, deep connections, and a lot of pent-up anger. Yet at the same time schools have a far, far bigger problem than a tussle with quasi-religious nutjobs.Read More


Unit Cohesion Edition [What You Need To Know]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | December 19, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

Todd Akin wants to enshrine bigotry in the military, a number of gay rights figures and allies have passed away, good and bad news in Montana, and much more. Plus: what if humans acted like cats?Read More


The East Aurora IL School Board Debacle Comes to a Disgraceful Close

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | December 18, 2012 | 4:00 PM | comments

What began as a positive step forward in inclusiveness, degraded into a bullying, before finally ending in a victory for the anti-LGBT right. I hope that the board is half as disgusted with themselves as I am. Read More


The Continuing Saga of the Salvation Army

Filed by Annette Gross | December 16, 2012 | 11:30 AM | comments

I recently received a letter from Major John E. Turner, Divisional Commander of the Indiana Divisional Headquarters of The Salvation Army in response to a message I wrote to them when they sent me a form for a donation.Read More


Bigoted Interference Edition [What You Need To Know]

Filed by E. Winter Tashlin | December 14, 2012 | 10:00 AM | comments

As the East Aurora IL School Board mess breaks down further, a very similar story comes out of Florida. Plus, Britain honors a trans* trailblazer, House GOP raise the DOMA defense credit line, PA readies for a fight, and moreRead More