The Packer Effect

We may not be able to prove that language like that expressed by Boyd “homophobe” Packer leads directly to suicides of homosexual Mormons (like this one), but here’s some interesting correlational data that suggests his anti-scientific, ignorant, bigoted views are filtering down to the members, at least those in Utah: A statewide poll shows 44 […]

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A journey into manhood with ABC Nightline, Wayne Besen, Ted Cox, William Bradshaw and Boyd Packer

 x-posted at Daily Kos, Pam’s House Blend, and Street Prophets. And this particular journey will be (mostly) televised. ABC Nightline … After watching the two segments embedded below, Wayne Besen asks ABC Nightline: Do people really need to spend $650 to suppress their desires? I was incredibly disappointed with ABC Nightlines segment that aired last […]

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suicide numbers

I posted HRC’s press conference video on my Facebook page and it lead to a fun debate with some Mormon friends. In that debate, someone demanded I provide “evidence” that Packer’s views lead to violence. I, of course, clarified that I didn’t say it led to direct violence against homosexuals (though it may, but I […]

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