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Woman denied job because she’s Christian?
Not likely. At least, not completely. This gets pretty stupid. Just warning you. It’s also insanely long. The CBC has details of the story: Bethany Paquette claims her application to work in Canada’s North for Amaruk Wilderness Corp. was rejected … Continue reading
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Your dead child is gay? We won’t do his funeral.
A Baptist church in Tampa, Florida cancelled funeral arrangements for 42 year old Julion Evans after the obituary listed a surviving husband. His mother, Julie Atwood, was floored by the news; the funeral was to be the next day. Atwood … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness Issues, In the Media, religiosity Tagged bible, church, discrimination, faith, gay marriage, gay rights, homosexuality Comments Off on Your dead child is gay? We won’t do his funeral.
Should Christian photographers take gay photos?
Worthy of a special round of Scruples, this one. I ran across a story of New Mexico event photographers who wound up in a bit of hot water over refusing to take photos for a lesbian wedding. The lesbian couple … Continue reading
Posted in In the Media, religiosity Tagged discrimination, homosexuality, human rights, laws, religion 4 Comments
Don’t be religious at work unless your work is religious
Doesn’t that sound sensible? I think that sounds sensible. Sadly, it isn’t all that easy a guideline to follow in a world with so many religions, some of which requiring the followers follow incredibly strict dress codes and behaviour rules … Continue reading
Posted in atheism, Awareness Issues, culture, In the Media, religiosity Tagged beliefs, discrimination, ethics, human rights, lawsuits, religion, work 1 Comment
Disabled gay couple booted from public pool
It’s Kentucky going 2 for 2 today. Because the bible apparently condemns all gay behaviour, the operators of The Pavilion in Hazard, felt justified in kicking the couple out. Via Michael Stone at the Examiner: According to reports, when the … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness Issues, In the Media, religiosity Tagged bible, discrimination, homosexuality, human rights 2 Comments
Christian group attempts to stop stopping school bullies?
At least, the kind that use gender and sexuality as a reason to pick on people. The Edmonton Logos Society is a Christian group that is allowed to run a program in a few of the city’s public schools. They’re … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness Issues, culture, In the Media, religiosity Tagged children, Christianity, discrimination, human rights, LGBT, schools 3 Comments
Lord Jesus Christ (the Third) is not welcome in the library
Yeah, I feel somewhat sorry for this guy/gal in Belchertown, Massachusetts. Libraries are great places to hang out and great places to study, but since they are public places designed for use by everyone in the public, transsexual or otherwise, … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness Issues, In the Media Tagged discrimination, lawsuits, libraries, skepticism Comments Off on Lord Jesus Christ (the Third) is not welcome in the library
It’s drafty in here (religious bigotry equals education dilemma)
The story is from July and has been sitting in my drafts folder ever since the day I found it. It’s still a good (as in useful example) story so here it is. A GRADUATE student in Georgia is suing … Continue reading
Posted in In the Media, religiosity Tagged beliefs, controversy, discrimination, education, faith, homosexuality, human rights, lawsuits 2 Comments
Woman has her own cross to bear, and a stupid court case because of it
I saw it at World Net Daily but This is Local London has a full story that presents facts with less bias. Nadia Eweida made headlines back in 2006 for refusing to remove or hide her cross necklace while working … Continue reading
Posted in culture, In the Media, religiosity Tagged Christianity, discrimination, I has a stupid, lawsuits, media, money, religion Comments Off on Woman has her own cross to bear, and a stupid court case because of it
No, I’m sorry. I misread it. It’s Kbells (sic throughout): I kind of have a problem with discrimination laws in general. Is it really the Governments business who I hire or rent to? Theses laws have some employers reluctant to … Continue reading
Posted in Awareness Issues, religiosity Tagged culture, discrimination, homosexulity, human rights, lawsuits, Mormons, same-sex marriage, work 2 Comments