About Hemant Mehta

Hemant Mehta is the editor of Friendly Atheist, appears on the Atheist Voice channel on YouTube, and co-hosts the uniquely-named Friendly Atheist Podcast. You can read much more about him here.

He’s Agnostic, He’s Gay, and He’s Voting for Donald Trump

24-year-old Michael T. is a gay man, an agnostic, and a college graduate. He also supports Donald Trump for President.

Why? That’s what we wanted to know.


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Are Atheist Comedians Funnier Than Religious Ones? Jim Gaffigan Offers a Response

Do atheist comedians tell better jokes? That’s what Jim Gaffigan, an extremely popular stand-up who also happens to be openly Catholic, responded to in a new video for Big Think.


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Podcast Ep. 132: Luke Fevin, Canadian Atheist Activist

Our latest podcast guest is Luke Fevin, an atheist activist from Alberta, Canada, who has fought against mandatory prayers in secular schools. He sits on the Board of the Society of Edmonton Atheists and founded the advocacy group Albertans for Equality Education.

I spoke with Luke about some of the major church/state issues taking place in Canada, including within the public schools, local governments, and Catholic hospitals.


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A Christian Woman Talks About Why She’s Scared of Abandoning Her Faith

Anthony Magnabosco is a “street epistemologist” who enjoys chatting with strangers to get to the bottom of how they think. His latest video features a woman named Katie who says at one point that she’s genuinely scared about abandoning her faith. It’s an emotional scene that I’m sure has played out in the minds of many doubters.


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Why I, As An Atheist, Am Voting for Hillary Clinton

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses why I’m voting for Hillary Clinton based on values I hold dear as an atheist:


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