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Video Barbie Gets FBI Warning: 'Possible Child Pornography Production Method'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Beware of Barbie. That seems to be the message from the FBI after an internal memo reportedly leaked from the agency's Sacramento field office this w...

Posting Naked Baby Photos Online - Do or Don't?

Susan Kane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Kane

What parent hasn't taken a cute photo of their tot splashing around in the tub? Or playing in the sand at the beach wearing nothing but a diaper? Ever...

Pedophilia Accusations in the Conservative Blogosphere: How the Right Abandoned One of Their Brightest

Michael Tracey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Tracey

Alex Knepper may have a penchant for the occasional uncouth sexual joke, but David Swindle's assertion that he represents a danger to children is entirely unwarranted -- and potentially libelous.

Study: Nearly 60% Of Chicago Parishes Employed Pedophile Priests

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A new study conducted by three local advocacy groups paints a devastating picture of abuse by priests and other clergy within Chicago--showing that mo...

The messology of Bishop Eddie Long

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Irene Monroe

When preachers pontificate too much from on High about the sins of homosexual sex, the cautionary tale is to be careful of what you say, because your ...

CNN Anchor Admits Childhood Sexual Abuse

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN anchor Don Lemon admitted over the weekend that he was a victim of a pedophile as a child. Lemon made the startling announcement on live TV while...

Alleged Webcam Hacker Cuffed For Spying On Schoolgirls | John Leyden • Get More From This Author | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

An alleged pervert has been arrested in Germany over allegations that he used malware to hack into webcams and spy on schoolgirls. The unnamed hack...

Belgians Formally Renouncing Religion In Wake Of Abuse Scandals

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Faced with ever-more harrowing revelations of child sex abuse by Roman Catholic clergymen, Belgians are turning in record numbers...

Vatican Puts Ordaining Women Priests On Par With Pedophilia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

The Catholic Church on Thursday revised its in-house rules on sex abuse cases, extending the statute of limitations for such crimes from 10 to 20 year...

Bacha Baz: Afghanistan's 'Widespread, Culturally Sanctioned Form Of Male Rape'

San Francisco Chronicle | Joel Brinkley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Western forces fighting in southern Afghanistan had a problem. Too often, soldiers on patrol passed an older man walking hand-in-hand with a pretty yo...

If Gay Marriage Wins...

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If the Perry v. Schwarzenegger decision stands, it means that "sexual orientation" will be a protected classes of people. Not only would the battle for gay marriage be over, but all the legal battles gays now face would be over.

Obama Takes a Meeting With Mephistopheles

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

"You've probably already gathered why I called this meeting," Obama says. "I've spent 18 months in office, and I can't help but notice -- you're not holding up your end of the bargain."

Gay Priests Not Wanted, Catholic Church Tests For Gays To Keep Them Out

New York Times | PAUL VITELLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

...Since the abuse crisis erupted in 2002, curtailing the entry of gay men into the priesthood has become one the church's highest priorities. And tha...

Where Is the Vatican's Outrage About Child Molestation?

Carla Seaquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Carla Seaquist

The world -- and the molested -- have been waiting, waiting for the Catholic Church's hierarchy to do the right thing in these months of crisis. Sadly, the wait will be longer.

'Top Ten Myths About Homosexuality' Is a Huge Homophobic Fraud

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

From time to time, religious right groups will publish "studies" or "resource guides" which they claim give the true picture of homosexuality. The latest comes from the Family Research Council.

When a Pope Needs Friends

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Pope Benedict is being kicked to the curb in nearly every part of the world. But I as a Jew do not forget that for all his failures, Benedict has been a great friend to the Jewish community,

The Catholic Church Needs Its Gay Priests

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Irene Monroe

The Catholic Church is in damage control. Pope Benedict XVI won't resign and he can't be defrocked. And Catholics worldwide are enraged. The Church no...

The Great Vatican Death Spiral

Mark Morford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mark Morford

Is it almost time? Can we finally start making preparations, send out a global Evite welcoming millions to a grand ritual down by the beach, a fantast...

I Want Bill Donohue in a Steel Cage

Scott Janssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Scott Janssen

Bill Donohue, leader of The Catholic League -- an excuse agency and PR wing of the Catholic Church -- is a walking punchline to the joke that has become the Catholic Church,

Vatican Chooses to Prey on Rather Than Pray for Children

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jeff Schweitzer

These are not the actions and reactions of an institution to which we should look for moral guidance. Sexual abuse by priests is not an anomaly; abuse and pedophilia are institutionalized realities.

Who Abused the Child-Abusing Priests?

Barry Yourgrau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Barry Yourgrau

Those who study the ways of child abuse, like the pyschologist Alice Miller, tell us that adults who abuse children were themselves usually abused as ...

The Pope's Pedophilic Church

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Irene Monroe

While pedophilia is a sin within a theological view because it is an ongoing act that exercises control in the life of the pedophile to the point that it enslaves the person and relegates him to a fallen state, pedophilia is also a crime.

Omar Blas-Pineda, 23, Gets 20 Years For Sex With 12-Year-Old Girl

Lake County News Sun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An illegal alien may get deported to Mexico for committing "one of the worst crimes", a Lake County judge said Monday. Omar Blas-Pineda, 23, of Munde...

Up to the Pope: Stop the Pandemic of Pedophilia

Rev. Debra Haffner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Debra Haffner

The Pope now has an urgent responsibility -- and an extraordinary opportunity. He must not only move beyond apologies to action, but could also use his influence to urge all religious institutions to address sexuality in healthier, more open and responsible ways.

Why Does Congress Allow a Pedophilia-ridden Church to Control Women's Rights?

Jodi Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jodi Jacobson

This article was originally published by RH Reality Check If you are, like me, confused about the answer to this question, please raise your hand....o...