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Blog by Jonny Scaramanga about life after Christian fundamentalism
Blog by Jonny Scaramanga about life after Christian fundamentalism

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Content note: suicide and homophobia.

"Lofty, the worn toy giraffe Michael had loved since his second birthday, sat above the folded note on Michael’s bed, as though safe-guarding it, daring the world to defile the sanctity of his final words, a plush, ineffectual guardian. Doreen, Michael’s mother, snatched up the note and Lofty was displaced, tipped over on the bed, his role no longer important, and lay there whilst Doreen read the note, and you could see her world fall apart." 

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"But why does it have to be a blood sacrifice?"

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"And remember, those of us clamoring to make sure the Muslim influence isn’t deliberately denied or obscured are really trying to do exactly what the rest of you are: fix shit before it gets worse. The key claim isn’t LET’S BLAME ISLAM. The key claim is “there is a real and urgent problem with homophobia in modern Muslim communities that needs to be addressed and PEOPLE ARE SUFFERING IN SILENCE because of it.” ~ Hiba Bint Zeinab

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/leavingfundamentalism/2016/06/16/orlando-muslims-are-people-lgbt-people-are-people/

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Check out some Christian clones of this Def Leppard classic

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Want to end racism? White evangelicalism will be an obstacle.

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Schools teach girls to obey men, say former students.

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Please share your advice for this reader who is afraid he is losing his family to fundamentalist Christianity.
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