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Exodus International, and Studying Narrow-Mindedness Among Some Christians

Alan Manning Chambers gives his opening address at the 38th Annual Exodus Freedom Conference.

When “reparative therapy” organization Exodus International folded in mid-June, the group’s president, Alan Chambers, issued an apology to those the organization had hurt. His words seemed tailor-made to illustrate a recent report that likened many of today’s Christians to Pharisees.

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Are Evangelicals Becoming More Pro-Contraception?

Evidence suggests a growing base of vocal support for contraception education and support in the evangelical community. Of course, the main problem is that churches ever conflated their values with denying basic health care in the first place.

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STOKING FIRE: Fundamentalist College Proud of Close Ties to Limbaugh

While many advertisers quickly denounced the cigar-chomper’s overt misogyny, Limbaugh’s evangelical base rallied to keep the advertising dollars flowing.

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Dispatches from AWID 2012: The New World War? Fundamentalism vs. Human Rights

Fundamentalist religious movements are gaining ground everywhere we look. What does it mean for human rights, and more importantly, how can we move the human rights agenda forward, effectively? A panel of experts on religion and rights examined this question at AWID 2012.

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Global Roundup: Anti-Gay American Preacher Sued by Ugandan Activists

Weekly global roundup: abortion after rape now legal in Argentina; American preacher with ties to Uganda homophobia is called out; Myanmar’s military accused of mass rape; female friendships persist across the West Bank barrier; Tanzania’s First Lady speaks out on maternal deaths.

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STOKING FIRE: Research Underscores the Potential for a Pro-Choice Agenda Among Evangelical Youth

Since evangelical youth have essentially the same career aspirations as everyone else, these kids need to understand how their bodies work so that ill-timed pregnancies don’t derail their plans.

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How to Bring the Virgin Mary Into Your (Sex) Life

There’s a lot to laugh about in the Catholic sex prayer, but there’s also something serious here.

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An Activism Success Story: And It Was Easy

An Activism Success Story: And It Was Easy

When deceptive anti-abortion posters began to appear at local conveninece stores, I had to take action.

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Human Beings are Moral Actors

Personal choices always involve morality.

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The More Frequently You Attend Church, The More Likely You Are to Support Torture

A recently published poll shows a correlation between church attendance and a support for torture.

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