About Shannon Burgdorf

A polymath (Greek πολυμαθής, polymathēs, "having learned much")[1] is a person whose expertise spans a significant number of different subject areas.

I fancy myself this type of person - possibly one day I will live up to it.

So many interests so little time....

Actor, Writer, Mother, Wife, Atheist, Home Educator, Secular Humanist

Missouri GOP Lawmaker Says He’s Gay; Denounces School ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Bill

Today, someone in a position to (hopefully) get the discriminatory bill, HB2051, to bite the dust, spoke out in a major way. Representative Zachary Wyatt, a Republican in the Missouri House held a Capitol news press conference today in which he publicly disclosed his sexual orientation and called on the GOP to end the legislation of [Read More…]

The Vatican Fears U.S. ‘Feminist’ Nuns

Last week, the Vatican appointed Archbishop Peter Sartain of Seattle to oversee “reform” of the largest and most influential group of Catholic nuns in the United States, the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR). And by reform, they mean silence. The LCWR — created in 1956 by request of the Vatican itself — is comprised of [Read More…]

Join Us April 28 for the ‘Unite Against the War on Women’ Rally

About a month ago, Karen Teegarden and Desiree Jordan, after venting over the phone for the past year about the legislation and attacks on the rights of women decided to take it to the streets. On February 19th, 2012, it was time to stop venting and start doing. As Desiree said, “We should just do [Read More…]

Shocking: Herman Cain Makes a Sexist Comment

Never one to disappoint, former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain expressed a few words yesterday on Fox News that almost defy belief. Almost. We know he has a special place in his heart for the opposite gender… which is probably in the kitchen portion. He was asked why, in a Washington Post-ABC News poll, the [Read More…]

Bunnies Stay Dead… Jesus Didn’t

The Rock, a community church in Conway, South Carolina, has a special treat for families this Easter weekend: Wow.  Maybe next year we can look forward to a Zombie Jesus marketing strategy? Nah, probably not. Silly rabbit, resurrection is for Jesus. (via Justin Griffith) [Read more…]