Killing a Homo is Easier Than Killing a Myth

The Southern Poverty Law Center takes the time to list and debunk 10 anti-gay myths, including Homosexuals are more prone to be mentally ill and to abuse drugs and alcoholHomosexuals don’t live nearly as long as heterosexuals, and my favorite, the even more credulity-stretching, Homosexuals controlled the Nazi Party and helped to orchestrate the Holocaust.

Update:  Southern Poverty Law Center has declared Family Research Council a hate group

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Islamophobia:Stoking Fears about an American Community

by Joshua M. Z. Stanton

When John F. Kennedy was running for president in 1960, fear-mongers raised the specter of his dual loyalty. Would he really serve American interests or merely be a pawn for the Vatican? After all, he was a Catholic. Church doctrine, it was whispered, could co-opt the person designated to uphold America’s laws and Constitution. Continue Reading →