As the first same-sex marriages in Washington, DC are performed today, God unleashes His Mighty Judgment. At least that’s what multiple fundamentalist Christian preachers have told us should happen. But His Judgment seems awfully mild for March: 62 degrees and sunshine.
Well, you go, YHWH! Your Divine Plan must make sense, because you are, after [...]
Since the the November 2009 vote in Maine to abolish marriage equality by passing Ballot Question 1, I’ve been looking at the vote in greater detail, tallying up and mapping results for the towns of Maine from county to county. In most counties there has been variation to show, with some towns voting to ban [...]
It’s time again to play Where’s God’s Judgment!
Despite the declarations of multiple fundamentalist Christian leaders that God uses hurricanes and other extreme forms of weather to cast His Mighty Judgment down on those countries, states and municipalities that pass gay-friendly legislation, the people of Chile and Massachusetts and Portugal and Iowa and Spain and [...]
Are you and your same-sex partner planning a trip to Washington County, the most Northeastern of the coastal counties in the state of Maine? Looking for the first sunrise in Eastport or a quasi-Canadian experience in Calais? Consider what kind of reaction you’ll get: as the map below shows, with two exceptions each and every [...]
As in a number of other places, gay marriage was legalized yesterday in Mexico City under enjoyably clement weather (sunny with a high of 62).
Reality just isn’t matching up to the claims of one prominent fundamentalist Christian after another prominent fundamentalist Christian after another prominent fundamentalist Christian after another prominent fundamentalist Christian after another [...]
Fundamentalist after fundamentalist after fundamentalist after fundamentalist after fundamentalist after fundamentalist Christian has trotted up to the microphone in years past to declare that the weather is the vehicle of God’s judgment regarding gay people and the societies that welcome or bash them.
Yesterday, the Washington DC City Council cast the second and final vote [...]
Gay and lesbian couples planning a visit to Maine in the near future have a different set of considerations than the rest of us. In addition to researching events, outdoors activities, scenic vistas and affordability, same-sex couples are well-advised to consider whether the way they will be treated for holding hands while on holiday. Tallies [...]
If Waldo County, Maine were a fictional creation of a novelist, it would be an exemplar in the use of irony.
The map below displays voting results for Ballot Question 1 on November 3, 2009, color coded by town. Ballot Question 1, which passed by a narrow margin in Maine, was a measure that overturned [...]
Pat Robertson says it. Stephen Bennett says it. John Hagee says it. James Evans and John Piper say it. Graham Dow says it. These and other fundamentalist Christians have declared the weather to be the vehicle of God’s judgment regarding gay people.
Today, the Washington DC City Council cast the first of two scheduled votes, [...]
In the news: yesterday, two men were granted a legal marriage license in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The weather that day? High of 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Low of 64. And sunny.
All those fundamentalist preachers are getting their sermons ready, filled with messages about God using the weather as an instrument of judgment. [...]
Election Day 2009 revealed the moral character of towns across the state of Maine in a manner useful to travelers. A “Yes” vote on Ballot Question 1 this year was a vote to take away the legally-granted marriage rights of gay and lesbian people in Maine. A “No” vote on Ballot Question 1 was a [...]