Here is some of that well-documented Fundamentalist Christian Love! A new Tumblr, Texts From My Homophobic Mom, is starting to go viral. The thing about extreme anti-gay teachings is that they don’t always result in the sort of hideous spiritual torture employed by groups like the Family Research Council and the American Family Association. Sometimes they just end up being the backdrop for good old garden variety homophobia, as the mother sending the text messages below demonstrates so clearly. One justifies the other, but in this case, we know definitively who’s the chicken and who’s the egg.

Here’s an example, and then click over for more. You’ve gotta admire the kid — his responses are funny and downright light-hearted in their sarcasm:


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