Short Stories of Coming Out

After that last article, I need to read something less gut-wrenching. Thankfully, reader Lauren pointed me to a more inspirational website. It’s a series of short responses to the prompt “When I came out…” Some of them are funny. Some are frustrating. Some are heartbreaking. But in all cases, there’s a common thread: If you’re [Read More...]

Sure, Gay Teens Are Killing Themselves, but What About the Christians?!

There’s a heartbreaking story in Rolling Stone by Sabrina Rubin Erdely about anti-gay bullying, the resulting suicides, the teachers who didn’t (or, arguably, couldn’t) do anything about it, the district administrators who sat back and watched it happen, and the Christian groups who honestly believe they bear no responsibility whatsoever for what happened. And it [Read More...]

Somewhere Over Lucas Oil Stadium Yesterday…

… the American Atheists’ banner was flying for all to see: More information on the banner is here. As far as I know, there hasn’t been any real media coverage about the banner… [Read more...]

Did Jesus Ever Take a Crap?

Yes, says derrida114, but we never hear about it, because the Bible only tells us the highlights of Jesus’ life, not the mundane/boring stuff. That’s one of many things he says about Jesus in his most recent (and very entertaining) video… which also covers Tom Hanks and potato chips. Check it out! [Read more...]

An Atheist Doctor Helps Jehovah’s Witnesses Who Refuse Blood Transfusions

Jehovah’s Witnesses famously refuse blood transfusions — an irrational demand that has led to uncountable numbers of sad-but-preventable deaths. At Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles, though, one doctor — an atheist — is determined to help JWs suffering from advanced leukemia live, even though a blood transfusion is a common way to treat the problem. [Read More...]


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