2012 Harvard Humanists of the Year: The Founders of OkCupid

The Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard is taking a different turn with their choices for the annual Humanist of the Year award. [Read more...]

Baptism for the Dead: A Book by Libbie Hawker

X drew in a breath and I knew he was about to break the silence, but I needed to make it clear to him first, this whole fiasco, my life. My stomach was tender and tenuous around the hollow of my exhaustion. I dropped words I had sworn I’d never say like little uncertain gifts into X’s hands. [Read more...]

Attack of the Theocrats Now Available in Paperback

If you haven’t read it yet, it’s a great guide for building a more secular America. If you don’t know already, Sean used to be a state legislator in Maine, the executive director of the Secular Coalition for America, and he’s currently the Director of Strategy and Policy for the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science. [Read more...]

Will the Christian Right Speak Out Against This Politicization of Our Public Schools?

Tomorrow, thousands of students across the country will take part in the “Pro-life Day of Silent Solidarity” by wearing red duct tape over their mouths or on their arms on behalf of all the babies who have been aborted. [Read more...]

Public School Teacher Orders Students to Pray to Jesus… and Keeps Her Job

If a public school teacher used class time to have her students pray to God and recite the Lord’s Prayer, what should be the punishment?

What if the teacher also put her priest on speakerphone so he could listen in?

And what if the teacher also had her kids re-enact scenes from Jesus’ life? [Read more...]


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