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Entries by John Shore from 12/2011

Tell Me, Christian, That You Hear This Boy

| Posted 12.06.2011 | Gay Voices

Evangelical, fundamentalist Christians -- by which I mean, specifically, Christians who believe that being gay is a moral abomination, an appalling affront to God -- talk to me, please, about Jonah Mowry.

Another Teen Bullied to Death, Another Reason for a New Christianity

| Posted 12.08.2011 | Religion

There are always myriad causes behind suicide. But that that does not alter the fact that the root cause of these tragedies is a strain of Christianity that continues to insist that homosexuality is an evil affront to God.

With Friends Like These

| Posted 12.13.2011 | Gay Voices

Your friends blew it; they definitely proved themselves, at least during that car ride, to be your faux friends. They made your coming out to them about them: about their needs, their comfort level, their convictions.

The Mystery of the Disappearing Christmas Carolers

| Posted 12.19.2011 | Comedy

I sure do miss that great tradition of gathering together with a bunch of people you don't really know all that well, and then going outside with them into the freezing dark to wander around the streets singing songs in the hopes that eventually someone will feed you.

The Very Pregnant Mary and Joseph Have a Chat

| Posted 12.20.2011 | Religion

He told me not to be afraid, that I had found favor with God. "You will be with child," it said, "and give birth to a son. And you are to give him the name Jesus."

Pastor to Rape Victim: "He Should Have Killed You. At Least You'd Have Died A Virgin."

| Posted 12.20.2011 | Religion

You are bringing into the world, and empowering, injustice. You are contributing to the creation of victims. You are fostering the subjugation of women.