Is It Harder to be Gay or Atheist?

Seen at PostSecret:

It’s hard to comment since I don’t know the whole story, but at least anecdotally, I’ve found that people who do come out (as gay or atheist) tend to be much happier afterwards than those who keep it to themselves.

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Why Ark Encounter, the Noah’s Ark Theme Park, is Bad for the Economy

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses how Answers in Genesis’ Noah’s Ark Theme Park will be bad for the economy, no matter what Ken Ham says:

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the project — more videos will be posted soon — and we’d also appreciate your suggestions as to which questions we ought to tackle next!

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An Invitation to Women in Secularism 3

For a couple of years now, the Center For Inquiry has been putting together a conference to discuss issues of importance to non-religious women. It’s the only secular conference you’ll find where all of the speakers are women — and they have some incredible ones this time around, too, including Katha Pollitt, Barbara Ehrenreich, Rebecca Goldstein, and Susan Jacoby.



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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Runs Full Page Ad in USA Today to Thank Partners — Including Atheists

This may not be exactly earth-shattering or groundbreaking, but after Foundation Beyond Belief teams raised more than a quarter-million dollars for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through their Light the Night Walk, it was a pleasant surprise to see this full-page ad in USA Today earlier in the week (red box is mine):



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This Movie’s in the Wrong Section…

I have no idea how a “Family Video” rental store is still in business… but I do know that they’re not doing a very good job of categorizing movies.

Like this DVD of “Noah and the Great Ark.”



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