We’re All Gay Now!

The recent spate of bullying of gay and possibly gay children—to the point of multiple suicides—called my attention to the use of the word “gay.” It’s still quite frequently heard…

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Will Boycotting Mass Spur Reform?

What would happen if, one Sunday morning, the Catholic hordes stayed home from mass in protest? Would the priests listen to the people’s demands? Or would they carry on without…

White skinned male mannequin, lighted from the right side of the image, sitting behind a large shop window. It has strong features, colorful eyes and plastic hair. Behind it there are two other models, another white one and a female mannequin with shiny black hair.

The Reconciliation of Unbelief

A story within the AIDS story.

"people-watching" by left-hand via flickr.

Transparent on High

A maggid’s psychic powers.

Elsewhere on the behaviorist research scene, a cat learns to fire a cannon.

NYT Buries Researcher’s Ex-gay Legacy

Twenty days after his death, and long after KtB did so, the Times finally got around to publishing a piece on autism pioneer Ivar Lovaas. The article is fairly long…

Photo by CS Muncy.


“People were getting auctioned up on stage but I didn’t see anything I wanted nor did I think I should be for sale.”

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A Behaviorist’s Ex-gay Legacy

Since Dr. Ivar Lovaas died last week, he’s been memorialized tenderly on autism sites and elsewhere. I remember learning about Lovaas in my community college Pscyh 101 class. He’s rightfully…

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In the Appropriate Marital Context, of Course

Ladies of America! Pro-gay McDonald’s ad leads to downsizing of Peter LaBarbera’s gut: his junk will soon be accessible!



Once again, a woman is tempted by a snake.

St. Mark's-Waiting - W 39th and Madison

Episcopal Pride in NYC

On June 27, 2010, the Episcopal Diocese of New York put into practice their slogan “The Episcopal Church Welcomes You” by marching in the NYC Pride Parade. This move visibly…

Lucien's alleged listing on RentBoy.com; click to enlarge.

Love the Sin, Not the Sinner

Maybe one of you heterosexual married Buddha-killers wants to adopt George Alan Rekers’ son. Rekers, co-founder with James Dobson of the Family Research Council and current board member of NARTH…

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An Interest in Women

Unearthing what two New Orleans brothers—a priest and a photographer—did with their spare time.

Anglican church above a slave dungeon in Ghana, by Nomade Moderne, via http://nomademoderne.wordpress.com/2008/04/

Notes from the Tangled Anglican Web

What the schism over sexuality has to do with the colonial legacy in Africa.

Unmarriage until gay marriage

Reverend Billy’s Un-Wedding Album

On Valentine’s Day 2010, over 50 straight couples gathered in the snow in front of the Bethesda Angel in Central Park for a mass Rev. Moon-style ritual of Unmarriage.  Led…

rainbow cross

Look for the Rainbow! (A Short Musical)

There are three characters. MAINLINE is a middle-aged, nondescript, reverend in generic dog-collar, cardigan, and sneakers. CATHOLIC wears elaborate robes, a pointy hat, bears a crozier. EVANGELICAL has on the…


Wet Prairie Dress Contest

I keep thinking that we should really get a subscription to National Geographic. My daughter, who is 6, has a great love of the natural world and everything scientific and…

"Adam and Eve - (almost anatomically correct!) bar tools set" by EraPhernalia Vintage (here . . . every now & then) via Flickr

Adam’s Family Jewels

Keep that Bible out of reach of children.


Hot One-Flesh Union with Robby George

George argues that only vaginal intercourse—“procreative-type” sex acts, as George puts it—can consummate this “multilevel” mind-body union. Only in reproduction, unlike digestion, circulation, respiration or any other bodily function, do…