Nate Silver is less than a god but more than a man. After November's presidential election, the bossman at the New York Times' FiveThirtyEight blog became best known for correctly predicting the electoral outcomes of all 50 states. His forecast models became legendary. Of course, he had previousl ... More >>
To: Lovers of America From: The Republican National Committee RE: Emergency platform changes Dear Patriots: It seems that 47 percent was somewhat larger than we anticipated in last week's election. Henceforth, we urge all Republicans to adopt these immediate policy changes.
Todd FerrellLast week, SF Weekly reported that antigay group Stop SB48 had started collecting signatures for a referendum to overturn the FAIR Education Act, the nation's first law requiring public schools to include LGBT history in the curriculum. We were contacted by The Evangelical Network, an ... More >>
Now gays are really going to be bad for businessIt wasn't enough that Apple pulled its iTunes store from the Christian Values Network, which is decidedly antigay. A San Francisco blogger is now asking people everywhere to boycott those retailers that are still enrolled in the Christian shopping w ... More >>
If you're like us, the reasons for grabbing packets of kosher chicken are tough to explain. We have a general notion that kosher meat is better in some way, and we're willing to shell out a little extra for its allure, even though we're not of "the tribe." In fact, says author Sue Fishkoff, 85 ... More >>
We are at Jeff Pulver's 140 Characters Twitter conference in L.A., where Twitter user earthxplorer has turned noted Internet evangelist Robert Scoble (who gave moderated the "What's Next?" panel today) into a gif. We don't know whether or not anyone has done this before, but in the grand tradit ... More >>
Lisa LargesA San Francisco lesbian's 23-year quest to be ordained a Presbyterian minister will have to continue for God knows how much longer. While the San Francisco Presbytery in January took the monumental step of approving Noe Valley's Lisa Larges as a candidate for ordination, the church's regi ... More >>
Lisa LargesEven if the Presbyterian Church refuses to ordain Lisa Larges a minister, there's no denying the San Francisco woman has shown the patience of Job. Larges -- a "practicing lesbian" and practicing Presbyterian at Noe Valley Ministry (does that make her a lesbyterian?) -- was first blocked ... More >>
Oliver Stone on W. and the president who would be John Wayne.
Infiltrator goes to a teen abstinence educators' conference -- and gets laid!
Against the odds, an Oakland theologian -- most famous as a critic of Pope Benedict XVI -- takes his inclusive notion of Christianity global
Look too long at these miniatures and you'll start to think everything could be made of cardboard
Our Times -- The Gold Star Tapes (1973-75)
Week of Wednesday, March 10, 2004
Right-wingers are targeting liberal pastors -- including at least one in S.F. -- who favor gay marriage
A dubious agenda and clichéd lines overshadow this otherwise skillful one-woman show
Prop. 22's Christian backers know a thing or two about failed marriages
The Christal Methodists and Ralph Johnson turn the rhetoric of politics and religious radio against itself
Blessed comfort marks historic lesbian union
Eighty Methodist pastors from Northern California plan to challenge church law by co-officiating at a lesbian wedding. It's an act of conscience that could sunder America's second-largest denomination -- and bring gay marriage to the center of national co