The Presbyterians Just Came Around to Gay Marriage

Here's a crystal-clear sign just how widespread support for gay marriage has become: Even the Presbyterians are down for it. Ministers can now perform same-sex ceremonies in states where it's legal, and they're moving to redefine marriage in the church constitution so it's between "two people," rather than "a man and… » 6/20/14 6:00pm 6/20/14 6:00pm

Sudanese Woman Facing Death Penalty for Apostasy To Be Freed

Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death by hanging for refusing to renounce her Christianity has won her freedom. In face of the slew of condemnation hurled at Sudanese authorities by leaders and citizens around the world, under-secretary Abdullahi Alzareg told the BBC that "Sudan guaranteed… » 5/31/14 3:00pm 5/31/14 3:00pm

S. Korean Surgeon 'Going to Hell' for Sex Reassignment Surgeries

Dr. Kim Seok-Kwun is known as the "father of South Korean transgender people," and he is the leading surgeon performing sex reassignment surgeries in South Korea. Despite his own strong Christian beliefs, he says he has come to the decision that performing SRS for his patients is the right thing to do, even if it… » 4/19/14 6:12pm 4/19/14 6:12pm

Quit Trying to Make the 'War on Easter' Happen

Apparently unsatisfied with only Yuletide declarations of being warred upon, Fox News is now trying to convince its perpetually oppressed white, male, elderly, Christian audience that another Christian holiday is Under Attack: Easter. Hey guys, get down from that cross! There's already another guy up there! » 4/18/14 4:41pm 4/18/14 4:41pm

The Daily Show Reminds You That Everyone Dies in the Story of Noah

The movie Noah has stirred up all kinds of hubbub over whether it's "Biblically accurate" or a godless Hollywood perversion of the almighty word of God. However, The Daily Show makes a good point: It would appear some critics aren't going off the King James or New International versions, but rather their rosy memories… » 4/09/14 11:40am 4/09/14 11:40am

What Happened When Two Christian Sorority Sisters Fell in Love

A pair of sorority sisters, after much time spent in close company, realized their feelings were more romantic than friendly. It sounds like the premise for a cute indie comedy. But as it played out within the Berkeley chapter of Christian Alpha Delta Chi, it morphed into a draining emotional trial. » 3/06/14 3:30pm 3/06/14 3:30pm

'Racy' Calendars Stolen, Thieves Leave 'Fuck the Patriarchy' Signs

Earlier this month, someone stole $2000 worth of "racy" calendars from a kiosk in the Metro Atlanta Mall of Georgia. But this wasn't your average shoplifting job: The thieves left behind placards saying "Sorry, misogyny is out of stock," "the female body is not a commodity," and, yes, "fuck the patriarchy." » 12/18/13 10:50am 12/18/13 10:50am

Pope Francis Is the Princess Diana of Popes

This morning, TIME announced that this year's Prom Queen Of News is none other than Pope Francis. The pontiff is the perfect choice for 2013's Person of the Year — he changed the Church from a mouthpiece for intolerance into one of love and acceptance. Except not really for women. He's still pretty meh about women.… » 12/11/13 12:50pm 12/11/13 12:50pm

Costco Apologizes for Selling Bibles Categorized as 'Fiction'

Costco has apologized to customers after a box of Bibles labeled "Fiction" made it to store shelves in LA. As one might imagine, this offended people who do not believe the Bible to be fiction, and amused people who do not believe the Bible to be true. Now I understand why the "religion/philosophy" category must exist… » 11/21/13 7:00pm 11/21/13 7:00pm

What's The Weirdest Lie About Sex You Learned in Sex Ed?

Last week, students at Richardson High School in Texas took to social media to voice their annoyance with Justin Lookadoo, a super right wing whackadoo sex ed lecturer whose deliberate anti-sex lies were almost as offensive as his as-styled-by-Guy Fieri's afterbirth hair. But Texans aren't the only people being messed… » 11/18/13 12:30pm 11/18/13 12:30pm

Christian Teen Would Rather Drop Out of Big Race Than Wear Number 666

A Kentucky high school runner recently cut her season short when she opted not to run in regionals. She wasn't injured, or sick, or tending to a family emergency. No, she dropped out of the race because she was assigned the number 666 and thought that if she ran wearing that number, it would threaten her relationship… » 11/06/13 3:30pm 11/06/13 3:30pm