Tweet Featuring Rainbow Kaaba in Mecca Draws Threats

You thought the rainbow-colored lights outside the White House were angering conservatives?

That’s nothing compared to the responses seen after the folks at Atheist Republic posted this image on Twitter, hoping that Islam, in addition to Christianity, would eventually come to accept LGBT individuals:

The threats and complaints came quickly:

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Texas Governor Appoints Homeschooling Christian Mother to Chair of the State Board of Education

For years, the Texas Board of Education was led by Don McLeroy, a Creationist who did all he could to dismantle the teaching of proper science in the classroom. It hasn’t gotten any better since he left, with the Board approving textbooks suggesting Moses influenced the writing of the Constitution and other Christian revisionist history.

So when Governor Greg Abbott had to replace evolution-doubter Barbara Cargill, no one was feeling optimistic. But you didn’t think he could do worse.

Looks like he has…

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John Oliver Talks About the Importance of Defending Transgender Rights

If you missed it last night, John Oliver had an excellent segment on Last Week Tonight explaining why people need to care about transgender rights:



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This Courageous Middle Eastern Atheist Uses YouTube to Spread His Message

The Daily Beast‘s Nancy A. Youssef has a great profile of Ismail Mohammed, a Middle Eastern atheist whose uses YouTube to convince viewers to join him down a non-religious path:



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Disproving Gods with History and Science

In this video, Dr. Richard Carrier talks about the history of religion, what various Gods have in common, and why it’s all just fiction:



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