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In this image from video posted on Facebook, courtesy of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, former President George W. Bush participates in the ice bucket challenge with the help of his wife, Laura Bush, in Kennebunkport, Maine.

Religious Groups Throw Wet Blanket on #IceBucketChallenge

RELIGION | By EDGE | Thursday Aug 21, 2014
Instead of throwing ice water, conservative Christian and right to life groups are throwing the proverbial "wet blanket" on the popular #IceBucketChallenge awareness-raising campaign to combat ALS.

Mennonite Pastor Under Review for Gay Wedding

RELIGION | Aug 21
Two Mennonite conferences will review the credentials of a Goshen pastor who presided over the marriage of a same-sex couple in violation of the religion's rules.

19 Kids and Calling: Michelle Duggar Involved with Anti-LGBT Robocall Campaign

POLITICS | By Bobby McGuire | Aug 20
Michelle Duggar, star of the TLC's "19 Kids and Counting" leant her voice to a homophobic and transphobic robocall campaign aimed to put pressure on council members in Fayetteville Arkansas to cast their vote against a nondiscrimination ordinance.

Liberty Ridge Farm

Upstate NY Farm Fined for Refusing Same-Sex Wedding

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 19
The owners of a farm in Schaghticoke, located in upstate New York, were fined $13,000 by the state on August 8, after refusing to hold a same-sex wedding on their grounds two years ago, which violated New York's Human Rights Law.

100-Year-Old Church Installs Gay Pastor

RELIGION | Aug 18
An Ohio church marking its 100th anniversary has installed its first openly gay pastor.

Westboro Baptist Church to Picket Robin Williams' Funeral

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 17
In what is probably the least shocking news you'll hear today, the "God Hates Fags" Westboro Baptist Church announced this week that they will picket the late comedian and actor Robin Williams' funeral.

Jonathan Saenz hates you, gay wife-stealers!

Texas Anti-Gay Activist's Wife Left Him for Another Woman

RELIGION | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 13
A virulently anti-gay pundit found himself alone when his wife left him for another woman, transforming him into the Lone Star State's loneliest loser.

Tony Perkins :: Christian Businesses Need to Fund 'Ex-Gay' Ministries

RELIGION | By EDGE | Aug 13
Anti-gay hate group leader Tony Perkins thinks if Christian businesses are forced to serve gay clients, they should spend that money making "ex-gays."

Reverend T.W. Jenkins

Fla. Pastor Who Denied Gay Man Funeral Sticks to His Guns

RELIGION | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 12
A pastor in Tampa, Fla., who came under fire last week after canceling a funeral planned for his church because the services were for a gay man, says he does not regret his decision.

Exotic Dancers Protest Topless at Ohio Church

RELIGION | Aug 12
Exotic dancers from an Ohio strip club protested topless outside a church Sunday and engaged in a few heated verbal exchanges with church members.

Obama's gay, because he has a poodle, says Manning. Putin's also gay, or why would he keep taking his shirt off?

Preacher: Putin Will Out Obama as Gay Within 100 Days

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 11
As part of his continuing reign of ludicrous terror, Reverend Dr. James David Manning of New York City's anti-gay Anointed Holy Missionary Church (ATLAH) has "prognosticated" that Vladimir Putin will out Obama as gay.