Tag Archives: Religious Privilege

Queer and Queerer Ep. 59 – Learn To Ignore The Bullshit

This week, Peterson and Zack take on the recent controversy over Dan Savage’s remarks at the JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention. Marvin Bloom returns to the podcast to defend the Christian students who were offended that Savage called some of their Biblical beliefs “bullshit.” Are conservatives right to condemn Savage’s comments, or are they just […]

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The Lesson We Didn’t Learn From 9/11

Ten years after 9/11, we still don’t appreciate the threat religious fundamentalism (of any kind) offers to our society.

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 55 – Ex-Gays in the Media

This week, Zack and Peterson continue the conversation about ex-gay therapy in the media — in particular, the NPR story that featured Peterson. But though some media portrayals still aren’t getting the message right, a new film paints a better picture. This Is What Love In Action Looks Like follows the story of Zach Stark, the […]

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 54 – The State of the Ex-Gay Movement (ft. Christine Robinson)

Thanks to Michele Bachmann’s family business, ex-gay therapy is getting mainstream coverage in the news once again. But is it getting the coverage it deserves? Peterson and Zack welcome Christine Robinson back to the podcast to discuss how the media can better respond to the ex-gay movement and challenge the harmful rhetoric that continues to […]

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 53 – Get Your Polygamy Off My Monogamish!

Reverend Elizabeth Jeremiah (from the Elizabeth Jeremiah Global Worldwide Ministries in Jesus) stops by (hacks in) to the podcast today to chat with Zack about polygamy. The Brown family from TLC’s “Sister Wives” is suing the state of Utah to overturn the criminal ban on bigamy, and Rev. Jeremiah has some Biblical precedent to support […]

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 52 – Blind Faith and Queer Reconciliation

Peterson has wronged Zack; can Zack forgive him? In this fairly sober episode, Zack and Peterson dig into the idea of reconciliation and building bridges between the queer community and those who oppose it. What does it look like to build a bridge between conflicting groups? What kind of sacrifices and compromises need to be […]

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 49 – Live From the Rapture (The Lost Episode!)

It’s the long lost episode! Zack and Peterson remained unraptured, but Zack’s blog definitely took a hit and the podcasting utility was down. But things are right again and the episode is finally up for you to listen! We started recording around 5:50 PM on May 21st and continued the discussion through the non-existent earthquake […]

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Transgender Professor Denied Tenure ‘Without Cause’

A professor at Southeastern Oklahoma State University has lost her job and the only explanation as to why is that she is transgender.

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Zack’s #AskAnAtheist Twitter Campaign

Here are my humorous responses to the “Ask an Atheist” questions I welcomed on Twitter this past Wednesday.

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 44 – Reeking of Faith Pt. 2

Imposing an every-22-episodes tradition, Zack and Peterson are back this week to continue the open conversation about religion that began in Ep. 22, Reeking of Faith. This week, the conversation revolves around the idea of truth and knowledge and the motivations for good deeds. The goal of these episodes is to generate discussion, so please […]

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