Monthly Archives: May 2011

Evangelical Homophobia-Planting in Uganda: A Tough Seed with Poisonous Fruit

Christian extremists in Uganda’s parliament are hoping that hunger and high gas prices will provide the cover they need to finally subject gay men to punishment of biblical proportions. They have introduced a bill, up for vote on May 11, that … Continue reading

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The Fragile Boundary Between Religion and Child Abuse

Valerie Tarico interviews Janet Heimlich, author of Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment. During eight years working for NPR, Heimlich never shied away from controversial topics. She won nine journalism awards, in part by doggedly exposing injustices in … Continue reading

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