Posts tagged "religion"

Clothing Company Makes Islam Hipster-Friendly

Those “Jesus is My Homeboy” T-shirts had their moment. Now taking the spotlight in hip/ironic religious wear (who knew such a market existed?) is a company called Styleislam, which produces…

Leonora Epstein | March 22, 2010 - 6:40 pm

Dealbreaker: The Moralizer

James was the boyfriend who did everything right.

He asked me out first, and asked me out again the very next day. He didn’t play games. He called if…

Lindsay Allen | March 22, 2010 - 2:59 pm

Coming To A Theater Near You: The Bible, In 3D

After “Avatar” and “Alice in Wonderland,” we can be pretty sure that 3-D movies are here to stay. One that’s now in the works: “In the Beginning,” which will basically…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | March 15, 2010 - 8:15 pm

Catholic School Rejects Preschooler Over Lesbian Parents

We are so happy people are protesting this bigotry: A nursery school at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic School, in Boulder, Colorado, will not admit one of their preschoolers because…

Jessica Wakeman | March 8, 2010 - 9:15 pm

Evangelical Dieting Is Sweeping The Nation

If you think colon cleanses, air diets, and cookie diets are bizarro fads, you haven’t heard anything yet. There’s a new dieting trend based on … well … Jesus. That’s…

Ami Angelowicz | November 23, 2009 - 4:50 pm

I Just Married A Jew, But My Sister’s The One Converting

One of the most frequently asked questions I hear since my now-husband and I got engaged earlier this year isn’t “When are you guys going to have kids?” or “Are…

Wendy Atterberry | October 28, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Poll: Would You Convert For The One You Love?

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Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 26, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Why Are Women More Into God Than Men?

This is interesting: a new study done by Trinity College confirmed that more women than men believe in God. In a survey of Americans who claim to be unaffiliated with…

Ami Angelowicz | October 16, 2009 - 11:30 am

Do You Believe In God?

So this is interesting … a new study done by Trinity College confirmed that more women than men believe in God. In a survey of Americans who claim to be…

Ami Angelowicz | October 15, 2009 - 6:28 pm

Will Not Wack For Jesus

One dude is going to extreme lengths to stop himself from masturbating. Brian “Head” Welch, who used to play guitar is that awful band KoRn (yeah, I said it!) and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 14, 2009 - 2:40 pm

Amish Romance Novels Put A Boner In Your Bonnet

In “bonnet books,” as Amish romances are called, the author’s idea of a sexual climax is typically a few (sinful!) kisses spread throughout 300 pages. Sounds hawt, huh? But Amish…

Jessica Wakeman | September 10, 2009 - 1:50 pm

Today’s Lady News: Thou Shalt Not Flirt With Thy Parishioners

Holy hell! A Baylor University study of over 3,500 chicks found one in every 33 who goes to worship services at least once a month has been on the receiving…

Jessica Wakeman | September 9, 2009 - 8:15 pm

God Wouldn’t Like Us Discriminating Against Women, Says Jimmy Carter

It’s always awesome to hear male feminists condemn injustices against women—even more awesome when they’re one of the most powerful men in the world.

Writing in London’s Guardian, arguably…

Jessica Wakeman | July 17, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Sikhs Turn To Mens Fashion Shows And Beauty Pageants To Promote Turbans

You may call fashion your religion, but for some, religion really is fashion. Take the Sikhs, who wear turbans as a sign of commitment to their religion. Yet, more and…

Leonora Epstein | July 2, 2009 - 5:10 pm

Debate This: TMI On A First Date

Matchmaker Steven Ward of “VH1 Tough Love” says that revealing too much information on a first date can scare a potential partner away. He advises the women not to discuss…

Annika Harris | March 23, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Sex Will Bring You Closer to God

A pastor in Texas thinks the best way to get closer to God is to have a ton of sex (if you’re married, that is). Rev. Ed Young, pastor of…

Wendy Atterberry | November 26, 2008 - 3:30 pm

So I’m Engaged: Wherefore Art Thou, God?

In my opinion, getting married as a religious person is much easier than getting married as an Atheist or an Agnostic because deciding who is going to officiate the ceremony…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 26, 2008 - 5:30 pm

Penance For Sex Positions In The Middle Ages

Theologians in the middle ages devoted a lot of time to thinking about which sex positions were more pleasurable, and therefore more evil. They even distributed special handbooks to those…

Catherine Strawn | May 23, 2008 - 2:30 pm

Christians Convert Penthouse

Nothing says Penthouse magazine quite like boobs, a g-string, and good Christian morals….wait, whaaaa? The porno publication famous for its scantily clad “pets” has been saved from financial ruin by…

Simcha | May 20, 2008 - 6:30 pm
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