I Guess the Dalai Lama’s a Humanist Now?

Earlier this week, the Dalai Lama posted a status update on Facebook that turned some heads: All the world’s major religions, with their emphasis on love, compassion, patience, tolerance, and forgiveness can and do promote inner values. But the reality of the world today is that grounding ethics in religion is no longer adequate. This [Read More...]

Penn State Atheists Will Get ‘Stoned’ for Charity

Leviticus 24:14, a command from God to Moses, says this: “Take the blasphemer outside the camp. All those who heard him are to lay their hands on his head, and the entire assembly is to stone him.” The Atheist/Agnostic Association at Penn State University is holding a nifty fundraiser next week in “honor” of that [Read More...]

When Preachers Come to Campus, the Atheists Are Ready

What do you do when Brother Jed and Sister Cindy come to preach fire and brimstone on your campus? At the University of Illinois, you pass out a BINGO card with their stock phrases. At Texas A&M University, you use the event to raise money for women’s groups, LGBT groups, and atheist groups — basically, [Read More...]

Church Leaders in Toronto Upset at Having to Pay Fair Price for Rental Space

The Toronto District School Board is facing a $110,000,000 budget shortfall so they need to come up with ways to save or make money before they resort to more drastic actions (like laying off staff). One example: Raising the cost for community groups to rent out school space. Not only is the price going up, [Read More...]

Principal Shuts Down Cosmetology Class Because One of the Students ‘Looked’ Gay

For more than a decade now, the Beaumont Independent School District’s Taylor Career and Technology Center in Texas — which has the worst website you’ve seen in a long time — has offered an Adult Cosmetology class. It caters to a lot of single moms, according to instructor Cequada Clark, and she was excited for [Read More...]


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