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Take the Government Out of Marriage: Do It for the Children

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ali A. Rizvi

Why do so many conservatives, outraged at government meddling in everything from health care to financial systems, find it acceptable for the government to establish a definition for something as personal as marriage?

Frank Rich Takes On George 'Rentboy' Rekers

New York Times | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Of all wars, only culture wars offer the hope of sheer, unadulterated hilarity. Sex and hypocrisy were staples of farce long before America became a n...

Stewart Takes On EVERYTHING: Mocks Rekers's Rentboy Romp, BP, Greece, And More (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

While it was tempting to just discuss the fact that Roland Martin inexplicably wore an ascot on national television, Jon Stewart had his hands full du...

Cover Up Your Sex Scandal With A New Batch Of Euphemisms (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Addressing the George Rekers fiasco, Jimmy Kimmel mockingly applauded the well-known anti-gay crusader for coming up with a new euphemism: "Carrying ...

Four Sad People

Sam Greenfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sam Greenfield

It is sad to see people treated as a joke when they are trying to be serious, but on the other hand, thanks for the laughs.

Weekly News Roundup: Muslims, Gays, Nazis and More!

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

After obsessing over Muslim background of suspected Times Square bomber, media becomes enlightened and religiously tolerant, and overlooks fact that the man who helped foil bomb plot was Muslim.

And This Year's Ted Haggard Rent Boy Award Goes To...

Jim David | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim David

By now you know about Dr. George Rekers, the Baptist minister who was paid $87,000 by the State of Florida to be an anti-gay "expert witness" against gay adoption. How did he spend the money? By hiring a boy 40 years younger to go on a 10-day trip through Europe.

Colbert Rips Anti-Gay Activist, Throws 'Rentboy' Dance Party (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Last night Colbert took on George Rekers, "applauding" the anti-gay activist for "publicly condemning man-love, while privately being man's best frien...

James Dobson's Co-Founder Takes Gay Prostitute to Europe

Fred Karger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Karger

Another extremely influential anti-gay leader was caught with a male prostitute on their return from a 10 day European Vacation. George Alan Rekers, founded the Family Research Council (FRC) with James Dobson in 1993.

As George Rekers 'Rentboy' Scandal Grows, Rekers Talks But Avoids the Big Question

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Alvin McEwen

George Rekers, the co-founder of the anti-gay Family Research Council and board member of several other anti-gay organizations who is now in the midst of a scandal involving a male escort, spoke again today on the situation.

George Rekers, Anti-Gay Activist, Caught With Male Escort 'Rentboy'

Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Updated below... George Alan Rekers, a prominent anti-gay activist who co-founded the conservative Family Research Council, was caught returning fr...

An Inconvenient Truth: Al And Tipper No More

Michelle Schweiger Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Schweiger Schecter

It's the curious case of Tipper and the former Veep Of conduct untoward we haven't heard a peep While there's no sign of a jaunt down the Appalachian ...

McCollum overruled staff warnings, concerns about Rekers

Alvin McEwen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alvin McEwen

According to the Miami Herald, Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum's staff tried to warn him against hiring the now disgraced George Rekers as an...

'Ex-Gays' and the Ninth Circle of Hell

Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Patrick S. Cheng, Ph.D.

It is high time that the leaders of the "ex-gay" movement come out of the closet -- both metaphorically and literally -- and repent of their sins of betrayal.

Rekers Rent Boy

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Rekers, Evangelicals, Gays, and the Meaning of 'Is'

Briallen Hopper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Briallen Hopper

The George Alan Rekers story is over, but it still haunts me. I think this is because I can't help taking seriously the seemingly absurd statement Rekers made on his website after the stories of erotic massages from a male prostitute came to light.

George Rekers Resigns From Anti-Gay Group In Wake Of 'Rentboy' Scandal (VIDEO: 'Rentboy' Speaks Out)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Prominent anti-gay activist George Rekers, who was caught last week returning from a 10-day trip to Europe with a male escort he found on Rentboy.com,...