Even Boys Can Be Victims of Christians’ Unhealthy Views About Sex

Usually, when we hear about Christian views on sexual “purity,” modesty, abstinence, and relationships, it’s associated with women. But boys in Christian families are subject to it, too. That’s why you need to read this post by Kylar D. at Recovering Grace. Check out how his father talked to him about sex and how it [Read More...]

Hate the Sin, Beat Up the Sinners

Jerry Pittman Jr. and his boyfriend Dustin Lee recently visited Grace Fellowship Church in Fruitland, Tennessee — the church Pittman’s father leads — and they had greeters waiting for them: “I went over to take the keys out of the ignition and all the sudden I hear someone say ‘sick’em,” the younger Pittman explained. “My [Read More...]

Arguing About Religion is Worthwhile

Is arguing about religion a waste of time? Greta Christina doesn’t think so and she explained her reasons at the 2011 Secular Student Alliance conference: In short, there are plenty of reasons to do it, but you don’t want to waste your time on every single person who disagrees with you. There are good and [Read More...]

There’s Finally a Campus Atheist Group in Mississippi

Despite there being nearly 300 Student Secular Alliance affiliates across the country, there hasn’t been a single successful one in Mississippi… until now. Enter, the Secular Student Alliance at Southern Miss, the new affiliate at the University of Southern Mississippi. It took them over five months to get officially recognized, but they were finally approved [Read More...]

Principal Threatens His Own Student for Showing Support for Gay-Straight Alliance

This is a scary story in so many ways… After students at Sequoyah High School in Madisonville, Tennessee wanted to start a Gay Straight Alliance, not a single teacher stepped up to sponsor it, effectively killing the group. Last week, Chris Sigler, a 17-year-old senior at the school, wore a shirt supporting the GSA. It [Read More...]