Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Critic of Islam, Will Headline American Atheists’ 2015 Convention

Fresh off her honorary degree rejection from Brandeis University, critic of Islam and author of Infidel Ayaan Hirsi Ali will be the keynote speaker at American Atheists’ 2015 convention, the group officially announced yesterday:

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Christian Hate Group Leader is Slowly Disappearing from Most Cable News Networks

Here’s some good news: According to Media Matters of America, Christian hate group leader Tony Perkins (of the Family Research Council) used to be a frequent interview guest on all the major cable news networks, but it looks like they’ve stopped asking him for his opinions (well, except for Fox News Channel):

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Don’t Let This Sassy Angel Be Your Wingman

See, this is why you need to stop believing in angels. If you believe in them, sassy fundamentalist ones will demand that you do unethical things.

In a new web series called Wingman, Scott buys contraception for his girlfriend Becky. This upsets a sassy angel (below), who says they’ve (*gasp*) ended a potential life. The only way Scott can make up for it is to try and impregnate seven other women in a week.

Possibly NSFW language in the clips below:

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Catholic Church Employee Fired After Getting Engaged to His Boyfriend… Is Anyone Really Surprised By This?

At some point, the Catholic Church needs to figure out where it stands on various issues. Does it have a problem with homosexuality or not? Does it support marriage or not? Because the way they’re handling these situations is just reeking of hypocrisy.

Colin Collette was an openly gay director of worship at Holy Family Parish in Inverness, Illinois. There was no problem with that. He served in that position for 17 years.

But this week, just days after he got engaged to his long-term boyfriend, the pastor of his church told him to come in for a meeting:

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Atheist Philanthropist Makes $10,000 Donation to Support Right Wing Watch Blog

I said a couple of years ago that atheist philanthropist Todd Stiefel‘s most effective donation may have been the one he made to Religion News Service to hire a journalist to focus on atheism-related issues.

But his latest gift, to the tune of $10,000, is going to an equally-worthy cause.

Stiefel is giving the money to People For the American Way in order to support their brilliant Right Wing Watch blog:

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