Congrats, Jen!

Jen McCreight appears in the latest issue of More magazine as part of the “New Feminists” spread: There’s a very Jen-like self-description, too: “Grad student; liberal, geeky, nerdy, scientific, perverted atheist (all her words)” Congratulations to her It’s a well-deserved accolade after all the Boobquake frenzy. If you see the magazine at a bookstore or [Read More...]

Foundation Beyond Belief Chooses Replacement Beneficiary

After the Soulforce debacle, Foundation Beyond Belief has a new beneficiary in our Human Rights category: We are pleased to announce that MARRIAGE EQUALITY USA has been selected as our new beneficiary in the Human Rights category for 4th quarter 2010. MEUSA is a U.S. national organization dedicated to securing the legal recognition of same-sex [Read More...]

20,000+ Finns Resign from Church

After a TV show about homosexuality and the church aired in Finland, people began leaving the church in droves. At the moment, more than 20,000 people have resigned. On Saturday, some 4,500 members resigned from the church. On Sunday, a further 5,600 had quit, according to figures released by the Finnish-language online service “”. Under [Read More...]

Atheist Bus Shelter Ads Go Up in Washington, D.C.

The brand new Washington DC Area Coalition of Reason has put up ads on bus shelters by the National Mall reading, “Don’t Believe in God? Join the club.” The cost? $7,875: Reaching out to the like-minded isn’t the only goal of the effort. “We also want the public to see that there are many humanists, [Read More...]

The Economic Argument Against Pseudoscience

If it worked, every company would’ve jumped on the bandwagon: The hidden text: Not to be confused with ‘making money selling this stuff to OTHER people who think it works’, which corporate accountants and actuaries have zero problems with. (via XKCD) [Read more...]