All Blog Posts Tagged 'evangelical' (4)

I'm Coming Out Queer to My Evangelical Family

So, I find that being in the closet sucks. Too much energy and shame gets devoted to pretending I am someone I'm not. 

I want out of the lie.

Problem is...I have insanely religious extended family. And I don't care to argue with them about hell-fire, nurture vs. nature, scripture, or praying away the gay.

They're visiting this week. I'm not going to make an announcement or take people aside to talk about it. I've decided not to hide all my queer stuff (books, pictures,…

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Added by Kairan Nierde on May 8, 2013 at 11:30am — 22 Comments

Rick Perry Fears The Lord. I Fear Rick Perry.

Republican presidential wannabe Rick Perry has no regard for science, alleging that man-made global warming is a hoax, and that creationism ought to be taught in classrooms. Here are some of his Godly ravings. Let them be a warning. And what does it say about the US political system that things get so bad that (nearly) every Republican front runner has to be a moron and that the Republicans aren't political pariahs despite this? Amongst the Republican candidates the only ones that believe in…

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Added by Luke Scientiae on August 19, 2011 at 4:30am — 23 Comments

This is what i read every single day...

This is a copy of a letter to the editor of my local hometown paper. These are the kind of people i deal with in a daily basis.



The election is over and the American people have spoken. It is a new day, but what will…

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Added by Jason Paisley on November 5, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Troops punished for not attending Christian rock concert



After a day of training at Fort Eustis, Smith and other trainees were normally released to have personal time, but on May 13, Smith and dozens of others were "required" to march in formation to a concert headlined by an evangelical Christian rock band.

"No option was presented to us off the bat," Smith told Truthout about the required concert.…

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Added by willailla on August 24, 2010 at 6:25pm — 4 Comments

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