Benny Hinn: Revival Begins with Billy Graham’s Death

Famous evangelist Billy Graham is 93 years old and in poor health, so his death at any moment would hardly be a surprise. And it looks like faith-healing fraud Benny Hinn is positioning himself to take over that mantle, telling followers that God has shown him that Graham’s death will mark the beginning of a huge American revival of religious fervor.
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Aurora Shooting Victim: We’re Not Blessed

Here’s a welcome break from the flood of “thank God I wasn’t hurt” drivel coming from those who survived the shootings at the Batman screening in Aurora, Colorado. One of the survivors says bluntly that they weren’t blessed to survive, they got away because they reacted quickly, got lucky and some skilled and dedicated people helped them.
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The Christian Right Colonizes Africa Again

Political Research Associates has a new report out about American Christian right organizations dramatically ramping up their missionary and political efforts in Africa, where those efforts are often intertwined with anti-gay and anti-witchcraft crusades that have left thousands of people dead and many more oppressed.
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Bear in the City

Like movie director Kevin Smith, I have been told by several of my gay friends that if I ever decided to “switch teams” my dance card would be full because I am, evidently, a “bear,” which is apparently in demand among a certain subset of the gay male community. Now there’s actually a romantic comedy about the subject, which Smith stars in. Here’s the trailer:
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