christianity

Anti-gay adverts pulled from bus campaign in London

(También en Español) News of Note: Anti-gay adverts pulled from bus campaign by Boris Johnson Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, has stopped a Christian advertising campaign by the "christian" group Core Issues Trust that promotes the idea that gay people can be converted to heterosexuality and whose leader, Mike Davidson, said "homoerotic behavior is sinful" and that "reparative therapy" will help queer people  "develop their heterosexual potential." In the US,  reparative therapy has been deemed "junk science" by the American Psychological Association and the American Medical Association. And, this month, California is introducing a bill that would outlaw it ...

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Christian Groups Take Issue With Anti-Bullying Laws

(También en Español) News of Note: Christian Groups Take Issue With Anti-Bullying Laws Focus on the Family is planning to counter the "Day of Silence," an annual event to protest LGBT bullying set for April 20, with its own "Day of Dialogue". The evangelical organization's aim is to muffle an effort that "crosses the line in a lot of ways beyond bullying into indoctrination, just promoting homosexuality and transgenderism." The group has been advocating an anti-anti-bullying message for years. When a California school adopted an anti-bullying rule that mentioned gays and lesbians in 2010, backlash ensued. "The school introduced ...

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Most single Christians are having sex

(También en Español) News of note: A recent study reveals most single Christians are having sex. We undress why. Dr. Jenell Williams Paris, an anthropologist and the author of The End of Sexual Identity: Why Sex Is Too Important to Define Who We Are, says the high rates of premarital sex are a call to the Church to live in reality. “We need to talk to people as they really live in the world they really live in,” Paris says. “If rates of premarital sex are really that high, but we continue to talk as if the vast majority of ...

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