President of Brazil’s Commission for Human Rights and Minorities is Controversial


Marco Feliciano Accused of Homophobia and Racism
Marco Feliciano, an evangelical pastor from the Christian Social Policy, is accused of homophobia, racism, and excluding outsiders from sessions in Brazil’s lower house of parliament that were previously open to the public. Last April, human rights groups called for Feliciano’s resignation due to his bigotry. He is also under investigation for embezzlement charges.
His Election
On March 7, Feliciano was elected as President of the Brazilian House of Representatives’ Human Rights Committee by a vote of eleven out of the Committee’s eighteen members during a session closed to the public.… more

The Gospel According to Matthew, Vines, that Is

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Matthew Vines was a 22 year-old Harvard University student from Wichita, Kansas. Raised in the Presbyterian church, Matthew, deeply religious, decided to reconcile his deeply held religious beliefs with his homosexuality. To do this, he immersed himself in a scholarly study of the bible’s teaching on homosexuality.

It All started with a six-page Paper
Matthew’s treatise on religion grew from a six-page research paper to eight pages, then fourteen, ultimately leading him to an hour-long presentation on YouTube called “The Gay Debate: The Bible and Homosexuality”

400,000 Views Later on YouTube…
Matthew has taken his message that the Bible does not condemn homosexuality on the road.… more

Conditional Love (?)



This is a difficult but necessary letter to write.
I hope your telephone call was not to receive my blessing for the degrading of your lifestyle. I have fond memories of our times together, but that is all in the past.
Don’t expect any further conversations with me. No communications at all. I will not come to visit, nor do I want you in my house.
You’ve made your choice though wrong it may be. God didn’t intend for this unnatural lifestyle.
If you choose not to attend my funeral, my friends, and family will understand.… more