The Gay Man Arrested for Refusing to Leave Sick Partner in Hospital is Father of WeAreAtheism.com Founder

This story has been all over the Internet today: A gay man was arrested at a hospital for refusing to leave his sick partner because he wasn’t recognized as a “family member.”

What you may not know is that Roger Gorley, the man arrested, is the father of Amanda Brown, one of the founders of WeAreAtheism.com and coordinator of the Reasonfest conference:

Amanda wrote a much more detailed and personal version of the story on her website and it’s the version you’ll want to start passing around to people in your social circles:

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Edward Tarte Goes to Heaven and Talks to God

Be sure to check out Edward’s YouTube and Facebook pages!

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I Suppose Alan Keyes Wants Us to Keep Digging…

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A.C. Grayling: Make the Most of the 1,000 Months You Have to Live

Author A.C. Grayling is the author, most recently, of The God Argument: The Case against Religion and for Humanism and he recently filmed a segment for Chris Johnson‘s multimedia book about atheists and what gives them joy and meaning in life.

In the segment below, Grayling talks about how we must make the most of the (approximately) 1,000 months we have to live — especially those golden 300:

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Detroit Archbishop Says That Catholics Who Support Marriage Equality Shouldn’t Receive Communion

In a social climate where more than half of American Catholics support equal marriage rights for gay couples, yet another high-level cleric made it crystal clear that the Church will not tolerate differences of opinion in matters of human sexuality.

In a statement to the Detroit Free Press on Sunday, Archbishop Allen Vigneron condemned Catholics who support gay marriage while participating in the Eucharistic ritual at the heart of Catholic Mass:

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