Muslim Who Led Protest Against Critic of Islam Resigns After Tweeting “Homosexuality is a Disease”

Last week, Maryam Namazie gave a talk at Goldsmiths, University of London that is still being discussed for all the drama surrounding it.

It started last week when the atheist group that invited her there received an email from the President of the Goldsmiths Islamic Society calling Namazie’s presence at the school a “violation to our safe space” and asking that the talk be canceled:

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Former Australian Prime Minister, Forgetting That He’s Catholic, Says Islam Needs a Reformation

In an interview on Sky News last night, former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott explained that Islam was in dire need of a reformation:



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Sign Outside Oakwood (OH) Village Hall Says “Jesus is Making a List” and Asks if You’re On It

If any of you are driving past the Oakwood Village Hall in Bedford, Ohio today, you’ll come across a rather strange message on the sign outside the building. Reader Kevin was smart enough to snap an image:



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Atheist Group’s “Let Reason Prevail” Banner, Placed Outside Indiana Courthouse, Stolen

After a long and drawn out battle over a Nativity scene on the grounds of the Franklin County Courthouse in Indiana (which you can read about here), the Freedom From Religion Foundation finally put up their own response to the Christian display late last month.

It was a Secular Nativity, featuring the Founding Fathers, Statue of Liberty, and the Bill of Rights. There was also a banner that read “At this season of the Winter Solstice, LET REASON PREVAIL. There are no gods, no devils, no angels, no heaven or hell. There is only our natural world. Religion is but myth & superstition that hardens hearts & enslaves minds.”



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Billy Eichner Plays “Leah Remini’s Escape from Scientology!”

In a segment for his show Billy on the Street, Billy Eichner had Rachel Dratch play a game called “Leah Remini’s Escape from Scientology!”

It starts with Dratch signing a billion-year contract, as the Church requires of its members, then having her work through a series of obstacles that Tom Cruise would surely appreciate.

Did she win?! (Spoiler: No one ever wins.)



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