Tagged: religion

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin Opens Up About His Spirituality Beliefs & How It Helps Overcome Tech World Stress

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Taking time away from his global crowdfunding platform, CEO and co-founder of Indiegogo, Slava Rubin sat down with the Observer to share details about his spiritual beliefs. During the interview, Rubin revealed his spiritual background: “For me, a spiritual person believes in certain thoughts or… Read More

Anti-Gay Baker Points Finger at Satan For GoFundMe’s Decision to Pull the Plug on Her Campaign

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Back in January 2013, owners of the Oregon-based baking company, Sweet Cakes By Melissa refused to provide services to Rachel Bowman and her mother due to Rachel marrying a woman. According to the testimony, Aaron Klein, co-owner with his wife Melissa Klein told Bowman, “I’m very sorry, I believe… Read More

Sisters of Fraternite Notre Dame Receives Over $150,000 Through GoFundMe to Replace Broken Boiler

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Seeking to help the sisters of Fraternite Notre Dame as much as possible, supporters have taken to GoFundMe in order to raise funds for the nuns as they continue to endure the harsh Chicago winter without a workable boiler. The campaign’s organizer and senior producer of  Chicago… Read More

“God Loves Gays” Indiegogo Campaign Reaches $100,000 During Final Days; Puts Billboard in Topeka, Kansas

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On August 9th, the “mysterious” comedian behind the Facebook Page, God, launched a Indiegogo campaign to raise funds for billboard advertisements that support God and his love for gay people in the hometown of infamous religion organizations, Westboro Bapitst Church. During its final days on the crowdfunding platform, the project has… Read More

New #HolyGhostExperience Social Campaign Mobilizes 25,000 to Drive Audiences to Upcoming World Premiere

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Wanderlust Productions—the independent film studio behind the cult hit trilogy “Finger of God”, “Furious Love” and “Father of Lights”—is poised to disrupt the entertainment industry’s long-established business model with the debut of its dynamic new documentary film “Holy Ghost”. Featuring a concert by Jake Hamilton… Read More

“Friendly Atheist” Writer Cancels Kickstarter Campaign For New Book That Calls God an “Abusive Boyfriend”

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Friendly Atheist blogger, Hernant Mehta, announced last week that he has decided to axe his new book, titled God is an Abusive Boyfriend (and you should break up),  and the associated  crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. Explaining the key reasoning behind the project’s cancellation, the author… Read More

UPDATED: Child Abuse Victims Speak Out Against Former Fleetwood Mac Guitarist’s Kickstarter Campaign

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UPDATE: This Kickstarter campaign was cancelled at approximately 1:30 PM EST. The reason for the cancellation comes via a backer update posted today… Thank you for your support of Jeremy Spencer’s tour and music. We have received some truly unfortunate news from Jeremy and have… Read More

Indiegogo Campaign Seeks Funding For Satanic Monument Alongside Ten Commandments At Oklahoma Capitol

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The separation of church and state is a contentious topic here in the United States, and a crowdfunding campaign launched by a spokesperson for the Satanic Temple seeks to prove a point by crowdfunding a monument to go alongside an existing Ten Commandments monument in… Read More

Indiegogo Campaign Crowdfunds Anti-Muslim Advertisements

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I have an earnest and sincere question for the LGBT community: Do you support Pamela Geller? Geller, who is one of the most active proponents of anti-Muslim attitudes in the United States, rose to notoriety as one of the key instigators of the Park51 backlash, misrepresenting a proposed Islamic Community… Read More

Crowdfunding site FaithLauncher Announces Partnership With Unkonventional Media

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To strengthen community ties between their audiences, and activate social media influence, crowdfunding site  FaithLauncher and UnKonventional Media have officially teamed up. Allysen Kerr, UnKonventional Media’s Founder and Publisher of Adapt Magazine described the partnership as one that supports her vision to “create media with… Read More