ZJ Lays The Smackdown On Sexists

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Sexism And Sensitivity

So, a couple of weeks ago, was American Atheists’ Southeast Regional Atheist Meet and during the conference there was a talk that rubbed some of the women at the conference as sexist. Then at a panel discussion, of which there is video footage below which you can view for yourself, a woman complained about the [Read More...]

Republican Legislator In Wyoming Recounts Circumstances Of Her Abortion

Rachel Maddow covers the remarkable story about Wyoming State Representatives Lisa Shepperson and Sue Wallis making a small government conservatism argument against a paternalistic proposed abortion law: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Wallis is the mother of 7 and the grandmother of 1.  More about her can be [Read More...]

Reddit’s Chauvinistic Atheists

There are few more prominent and thriving online atheist communities than Reddit‘s atheism subreddit. So it’s especially disgraceful and embarrassing to me to see so many of these atheist redditters prove they have more testosterone than brains. Jen McCreight, the committed, inventive, and inspiringly effective atheist activist, biology graduate student, contributor to The Atheist’s Guide [Read More...]

Anonymous Was A Woman

For all feminists and sticklers for proper quote attribution alike, the Yale Alumni Magazine has a wonderful must-read article setting the record straight on the real women who wrote famous lines either falsely attributed to men or long attribute to “anonymous”.  (Virginia Woolf wrote that she “would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so [Read More...]

The Pope’s Weaselly Excuses For Church Child Abuse In The ’70s

On Christmas, the Pope Benedict XVI tried, pathetically, to minimize the Church’s responsibility for the pedophilia scandals: Victims of clerical sex abuse have reacted furiously to Pope Benedict’s claim yesterday that paedophilia wasn’t considered an “absolute evil” as recently as the 1970s. In his traditional Christmas address yesterday to cardinals and officials working in Rome, [Read More...]

France To Ban Burqa-Like Veils

EuroNews.net writes: A law banning the wearing of a full Islamic veil in public in France has been adopted by the lower house of parliament. The ruling UMP and the New Centre party voted for the ban on the burqa or niqab while the Socialists, Communists and Greens abstained. The law goes to the upper house in [Read More...]


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