First National Organization for Atheist Women Launches

Today marks the launch of a new national organization called Secular Women, “dedicated exclusively to advancing the interests of atheist, humanist and other non-religious women.” Through strategic partnerships, Secular Woman will also advocate for equal pay, reproductive choice, and marriage equality, addressing political trends the group sees as ideologically-motivated threats to its members’ freedom of [Read More...]

On Harassment and Policies: An Open Letter to Skeptic and Freethought Leaders

This is a guest post by Todd Stiefel. He is the President and founder of the Stiefel Freethought Foundation. … I write today regarding an important and timely topic. I have read an enormous volume of dialogue online about how to make skeptic/freethought conferences safer and more welcoming, especially for women. There is a call [Read More...]

A Three-Minute Song by Tim Minchin

I missed this when it first appeared, but it’s too entertaining not to post: Tim Minchin sings a 3-minute song on Conan: (via Skeptic Money) [Read more...]

A Few Ways for Obama To Win Back the Atheist Vote

I saw this article by Mark Mellman in The Hill got very excited. It references how Obama can win a greater percentage of the atheist vote: Atheists are alienated. Four years ago, they saw an erudite former law professor from an elite university and assumed he must be one of them. Moreover, he was running [Read More...]

How Did This Dad Reconcile His Faith with His Gay Son?

There’s a beautiful story at the Chattanooga Times Free Press by Joan Garrett about a Southern Baptist minister/father, his dying gay son, and the church that got in their way: Matt thought about the stories his son had told him in the hospital that weekend — stories of friends turned out of their families and [Read More...]


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