A Muslim-owned arts-and-crafts store in Dearborn, Michigan is forcing its female Christian employees to wear traditional Islamic headscarves while on the job. According to local reports, Khilāf Krafts began requiring its eight female employees to wear hijabs last week, following the U.S. ...
The WCF recently announced that their 2015 conference, to be held in Salt Lake City, will be focused on the religious right’s skewed idea of “religious freedom,” which essentially means that anyone should have the right to worship or not as they please, as long as society is built on the structures and strictures of an extreme right“Judeo-Christian” supremacist worldview.
Once again, another American evangelical group virulently hostile to gay rights – the American Pastors Network– is cultivating influence abroad, this time in Ukraine, where a coalition of Ukrainian politicians and religious leaders inspired by those American evangelicals is planning to reconstruct Ukrainian society through the implementation of “biblical values” which, judging by APN rhetoric, would not include much legal space, if any, for LGBT citizens.
In an exclusive interview with Salon, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson talked about his role as a scientist, how the media presents scientific breakthroughs, and about how climate change will have to get worse before citizens force their elected representatives to do anything about it.
Here's a cautionary prostate tale for the kids. Gay porn actor Bruno Knight (real name Phillip Gizzie) was attempting to fly out of LAX on June 16th with half a pound of crystal meth shoved up his ass when things started going decidedly wrong. Go figure. The British native never made it on the plane back…
"It’s the same sort of thing that people said forty-some years ago when the Supreme Court overturned the laws of 17 states, supported by two-thirds of the population of the United States, that made it a felony to marry someone of a different race," he said.
The more I think of this bogus argument of "religious liberty" or "religious freedom," the more angry I become about how the entire debate is being conducted with no perspective. "Religious liberty" is merely a new anti-gay buzzword.
Fox News chief political correspondent Carl Cameron will speak at a fundraiser benefiting a group run by former Republican Party officials and linked to controversial industrialists Charles and David Koch.
President Obama has made good on another pro-equality policy promise. Today, he amended a standing executive order to prohibit federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation. Instead of creating a new nondiscrimination rule with an unnecessary and broad religious exemption, the President simply added the words “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the list of impermissible bases for discrimination.