Posts tagged "gay rights"

04 August 2004 Daily Links

Vijay Dutt of the U.K.’s Hindustan Times reports that some “militant” Muslim doctors in inner-city areas with large ethnic population, such as Leeds, Bradford and London, are refusing to treat patients with sex diseases and AIDS, viewing the diseases as divine punishments caused by sinful behaviour. As a result of Islamic groups that have reportedly increased their activities...

28 June 2004 Daily Links

NPR’s Barbara Bradley Hagerty begins a three part series on religion in the workplace with a profile of the HomeBanc Mortgage Company, wherein employees are encouraged to join employee prayer groups or speak with corporate chaplains. Listen to Hagerty’s report and read more about “NPR’s Little Gods.” 9:25 am: Former hostage Thomas Hamill spoke to his church about his reliance...

Hat Trick

The Revealer’s better half, Killing the Buddha, scores with one of the more interesting pieces on the consecration of Gene Robinson, the first openly gay Episcopal bishop. What makes Peter Manseau’s report noteworthy? Manseau’s eye for the event’s absurdity (it took place in a hockey rink, and a dissenting priest gave a lecture on “rimming”); his observational tone...

Biblical Christians (As Opposed to The Other Kind)

A gathering of conservative Episcopalians in Dallas ended yesterday with the church still intact and the majority of the conservatives dedicated to pushing Bishop Gene Robinson of New Hampshire out for being out rather than splintering off to form their own gay-free gathering of God’s frozen people. Susan Hogan-Albach of the Dallas Morning News reports on the conference and the views...