What Would JT Do (WWJTD)Arizona Governor Jan Brewer’s office helped write the LGBT discrimination bill she vetoed.
Oh politics…you are a fickle beast. It turns out that the bill Gov. Brewer vetoed for being “too broadly worded” had wording contributed by her office. Before it attracted any national attention, advisers to Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) offered guidance on the anti-gay legislation that she eventually vetoed at the end of February — [Read More...]
Creative Atheist7 Extreme Liars (er, Prophets)
Those who don’t believe in the divine specialness of any of the major religions’ prophets may nonetheless disagree about their sincerity. Here’s an atheist author who believes they were just plain liars.
Love, Joy, FeminismThe Lesbian Duplex 6: An Open Thread
This post is for open conversation. Links, interesting thoughts, off-topic discussions—and so on!
Camels with HammersMy Deconversion Isn’t Special
The other day someone online, noting how often I reference my deconversion, told me my story was unremarkable. And I thought “Of course. That’s the whole point“. I don’t explore my deconversion because it’s terribly unique. I write about it because it’s mine. I write about it because I want to understand myself, express myself, [Read More...]
Cross ExaminedHomosexuality in Nature
Is homosexuality in humans an aberration? A deviation from nature? No, humans have a lot of company in this department.
Rock Beyond BeliefAnother Christian claim of Religious Persecution. War Vet to War Vet
Unprofessional trolls My last post, not related to atheism but exposing a horrid story of rampant harassment, was directed towards Brian Kolfage. Apparently, I am a complete liar and making up “wild accusations” towards him and his ilk. Except that I have TONS of evidence in my possession that I have amassed over a 2-1/2 [Read More...]
Unreasonable FaithAtheists at CPAC
Although the American Atheist booth at the Conservative Political Action Conference has been canceled, David Silverman has still been there working the room: “I came with the message that Christianity and conservatism are not inextricably linked,” he told me, “and that social conservatives are holding down the real conservatives — social conservatism isn’t real conservatism, [Read More...]
Daylight AtheismAnnouncing: Broken Ring
Last autumn, I published my first novel, DARK HEART, an epic fantasy in a world where mortals rebelled against the gods. Today I’m happy to announce that the sequel, BROKEN RING, is now out! If you liked the first book, I’m confident that this one is even better. Here’s the synopsis: One month out of [Read More...]
The Uncredible HallqLeah Libresco: social conservatives are becoming irrelevant
Atheist-turned-Catholic blogger Leah Libresco has a new gig working for the American Conservative magazine, and she’s produced some fascinating reporting on the 2014 CPAC convention, including a piece titled “Social Cons in Retreat at CPAC” It might be a tradition that every year that GOProud is excluded as a CPAC sponsor, there will be a [Read More...]