Ok, maybe The Bible Says is going to turn out to be a parody, but it still seems pretty bizarre. I wrote Donnie Davies earlier in the day and asked: “I cannot tell if you mean your song as a parody or not. Could you please explain?” He wrote back and said No, no Sir. … Continue reading “Donnie Davies 15 minutes of lame”
As much for my own reference and recollection as anything else, I compiled this top ten list of stories from 2006. Since I am the only voter, the list is subjective and regular readers might arrange them differently or think I should have included another story over one of these. I am interested to hear … Continue reading “Year in review – Top ten stories from 2006”
Father Jonathan Morris over at FoxNews contemplates some teachable moments from the Ted Haggard story. He said a few things I have been thinking.
We have been moving around this topic again for awhile. I thought I would bring it back after reading a well written post at Disputed Mutability regarding terms and how same-sex attracted people describe their changes or lack thereof. Here is a quote from DM’s post: We have an important responsiblity to communicate clearly, honestly, … Continue reading “Ex-gay – Do terms matter?”
Michael Bailey is quoted extensively in this article regarding his research on gaydar. Social psychologists study stereotypes and the “I knew it all along” feeling (e.g., I just knew he was gay). I suppose I have furthered a few stereotypes by my support of Daryl Bem’s Exotic Becomes Erotic theory. I had to chuckle a … Continue reading “Gaydar and stereotypes”