Good As You: V. Gene Robinson Roundup

01/21/2009

Video(s): Here's to you, Bishop Robinson

Bishop Gene Robinson continues to enjoy his moment in the inaugural sun: VIDEO: Blade reporter interviews Bishop Gene Robinson [Wash Blade] Daily Show Suck it up, Right Reverend -- you've earned it. We all have.

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01/20/2009

Video: Preying on the way others pray

Do you think there's any more room on Bush's departing helicopter for the Focus on the Family staffers to which his administration so fully catered? Because seriously, this lack of tolerance for any faith other than their own narrow version...

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Video: No vacation for invocation stormclouds

As our guts wait with uncertainty to see how they will react to the Warren invocation, check out how Maddow summed up the Gene Robinson invocation drama on last night's show: That pretty much sums up that one. Now we...

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01/19/2009

Winding down one invocation controversy so that we can focus on the other

Good news for those still waiting to see Gene Robinson's speech in some from other than distant, grainy YouTube video. After a day of ho-moaning and cable network vs. Presidential Inauguration Committee finger-pointing, it looks like the PIC is now...

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Video: The speech of which we were Robbedinsoned

A video of the unaired Robinson speech has surfaced, courtesy of Christianity Today magazine: But while we are glad to finally see the thing, the mystery/frustration over why HBO didn't air it has done that proverbial thickening thing that plots...

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01/18/2009

Curb Your Pro-Gay Enthusiasm: HBO shows no Big Love to Robinson speech

Annoyed that you didn't get to see Bishop Robinson speak on the HBO broadcast of the "We Are One" event? Yea, we were a little miffed too. After all, the Rick Warren invocation is gonna be beamed across the planet...

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Administrations change but nutty street signs never die

Westboro Baptist may get all the infamy, but those of us who follow the anti-gay industry know that a man by the name of Ruben Israel has been rivaling the Phelps family in days of recent when it comes to...

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01/16/2009

Episcopal Bishop, stripper -- tomato, tomahto

Lashing out at the Obama inaugural team for their decision to invite openly gay Bishop V. Gene Robinson, the Gay Men's Chorus of D.C., and the Lesbian and Gay Band Association to participate in various ceremonial activities, Rev. Dr. Gary...

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01/15/2009

Video: Rachel's personal 'Hi, Gene!'

Maddow was super tough about Rick Warren's inaugural invite. But last night, she embraced another, more pro-equality invocation solicitation: Invoking Unity [Maddow]

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01/14/2009

Praying vs. preying: The difference between encouraging respect and fostering its antonym

We were mad about the Rick Warren thing. Still are, in fact. We're not sure how, exactly, we'll react when we see his prominent inaugural platform. But despite our frustrations with the man, and our staunch condemnation of the egregious...

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01/13/2009

Unifying vs. Divisive: Anti-gayness is inherently in latter camp

This from the Family Research Council: While the choice of [Bishop Gene Robinson] may be designed to placate angry liberals, the irony of it isn't lost on religious conservatives. The ballyhoo over Pastor Warren's selection was in large part because...

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01/12/2009

Warren peace: A positive inaugural step from Team Obama

This from HRC: WASHINGTON – The Right Rev. V. Gene Robinson, bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church in the diocese of New Hampshire has accepted an invitation from President-elect Barack Obama’s inaugural committee to deliver the invocation at a concert...

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01/10/2008

Wise net brought gold, frankincense, myrrh, and gay bishop

Peter LaBarbera has chosen a new subject at which to unleash his queer-unfriendly rage. The target? C-SPAN. The reason? The network aired a speech given by openly gay Episcopal Bishop V. Gene Robison twice on Christmas Eve. Read below: C-SPAN...

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11/19/2007

Tutu defends gays; ballet slipper remains mum

In a newly taped BBC radio interview that's scheduled to air tomorrow, Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu reportedly makes several pro-gay comments. For instance, when asked if he is ashamed with the Anglican church (of which he is an...

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08/02/2007

What's that you say, Mr. Robinson? Jolting O. is who will help the gays?

So who does the openly gay Episcopal bishop V. Gene Robinson like in the Democratic primaries? Well... Openly gay bishop endorses Obama [AP via KVII] Robinson cites Obama's experience with racism and discrimination as reasons for his support. And rumor...

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02/08/2006

Presence of gay bishop leads 2nd VA church to bolt; presence of writer's block causes us to get lyrical

Responding to the '03 consecration of openly gay bishop V. Gene Robinson (pic.), the Church of Holy Spirit in Ashburn, VA, has unanimously voted to break from the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia, making them the second Anglican church to do...

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07/06/2005

Two years after homosexual's arrival, Kentucky church leaves soiree

Father Kent Litchfield and nearly 100 of his parishioners from Holy Apostles Church in Elizabethtown, KY have announced that they will be separating from the Episcopal denomination and forming their own church, due to the Episcopalians' 2003 ordination of openly...

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