Lessons in Victimization: Christians Reappropriate ‘Bashing’

You know what homophobia is. But how about “Christophobia”? It’s a Rick Warren buzzword, and it’s used to describe the attacks on Christians based on their religious beliefs. But is poking fun at religious types the equivalent of “gay bashing,” which usually involves bloodshed? Certainly, religion is ripe for comedic stabs — as is sexuality. But when gay men and women talk about “bashing,” we talk about getting your ass beat to death, literally, for being gay. For now, the Rick Warrens who make up the Christian Anti-Defamation League (yes, really), who put together a list of the Top 10 Christian bashings, are simply talking about anything remotely anti-religion, and most of their talking points are misleading. Watch this video.