Annie Laurie Gaylor Speaks About the History of Women in Freethought

I haven’t had a chance to watch this yet, but if it’s Annie Laurie Gaylor speaking about the history of women in freethought (from CFI’s Women in Secularism Conference), it’s bound to be good. As always, if you hear anything especially noteworthy, leave a timestamp and summary in the comments! [Read more...]

The Scariest Part About Dying…

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Support These Young Atheists’ Fight Against a Praying City Commission

There have been a couple of posts on this site about Tommy Coleman and Brandon Jones, two college students who are currently battling the Hamilton County Commissioners (in Tennessee) because they pray “in Jesus’ name” at meetings: In order to pay for the filing fees and court costs associated with the case, they need to [Read More...]

Lies You Were Told…

Miriam has a list of lies she was told when she was younger. Here’s a sampling: Being fat is the worst thing that could happen to you. Men don’t like strong, opinionated women. Your parents know best. Sex can only be one of two things: Dangerous, or Special and to be saved for The Right [Read More...]

Muslim Cleric Planted Evidence on Christian Girl Accused of Blasphemy

It was bad enough when we learned that an 11-year-old girl with Down Syndrome, Rimsha Masih, was arrested for blasphemy for alleged Koran desecration in Pakistan. Now, we’ve learned that Muslim cleric Khalid Chishti may have planted the evidence on her: The cleric, Khalid Chishti, was arrested late Saturday for allegedly planting pages of a [Read More...]