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Robertson: 13-Year-Old is Gay Because of Single Mom, Suggests More Men in His Life

RELIGION | By Bobby McGuire | Aug 27
"Blame the mom and bring on the men" was televangelist Pat Robertson's answer to a mother concerned about her 13-year-old stepson who confessed to having crushes on other boys.

a mock prescription made up by the Virginia Family Foundation

Christian Group Begins All-You-Can-Eat 'Fast' to Protest Gay Marriage

RELIGION | By Bobby McGuire | Aug 27
An anti-gay Christian group begins a 40-day fast to protest gay marriage where participants are allowed to eat.

Anti-Gay Activist Gives Fashion Report From Hell

RELIGION | By EDGE | Aug 26
According to extreme right-wing activist Flip Benham, the must have colors for everyone's wardrobe in hell this season will be pink, red and black.

Preacher Michael Wilson

Internet Preacher: Send Gays to Prison with Hard Labor

RELIGION | By Bobby McGuire | Aug 26
An internet preacher with an Internet audience of about 10 subscribers is calling on his followers to pressure members of congress to enact a constitutional amendment that will make homosexuality a crime punishable by ten years prison with hard labor.

In this image from video posted on Facebook, courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, former President George W. Bush participates in the ice bucket challenge with the help of his wife, Laura Bush, in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Religious Groups Throw Wet Blanket on #IceBucketChallenge

RELIGION | By EDGE | Aug 21
Instead of throwing ice water, conservative Christian and right to life groups are throwing the proverbial "wet blanket" on the popular #IceBucketChallenge awareness-raising campaign to combat ALS.

Mennonite Pastor Under Review for Gay Wedding

RELIGION | Aug 21
Two Mennonite conferences will review the credentials of a Goshen pastor who presided over the marriage of a same-sex couple in violation of the religion's rules.

19 Kids and Calling: Michelle Duggar Involved with Anti-LGBT Robocall Campaign

POLITICS | By Bobby McGuire | Aug 20
Michelle Duggar, star of the TLC's "19 Kids and Counting" leant her voice to a homophobic and transphobic robocall campaign aimed to put pressure on council members in Fayetteville Arkansas to cast their vote against a nondiscrimination ordinance.

Liberty Ridge Farm

Upstate NY Farm Fined for Refusing Same-Sex Wedding

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 19
The owners of a farm in Schaghticoke, located in upstate New York, were fined $13,000 by the state on August 8, after refusing to hold a same-sex wedding on their grounds two years ago, which violated New York's Human Rights Law.

100-Year-Old Church Installs Gay Pastor

RELIGION | Aug 18
An Ohio church marking its 100th anniversary has installed its first openly gay pastor.

Westboro Baptist Church to Picket Robin Williams' Funeral

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 17
In what is probably the least shocking news you'll hear today, the "God Hates Fags" Westboro Baptist Church announced this week that they will picket the late comedian and actor Robin Williams' funeral.