Blogging About Philanthropy and Humanism

When Foundation Beyond Belief (that’s the placeholder website) officially opens shop on January 1st, 2010, we’ll be needing bloggers to help us out. If you know an atheist/humanist who blogs brilliantly about the environment, poverty, peace, child welfare, animal protection, human rights, education, health, and/or general issues in philanthropy, please nominate by adding a link [Read More...]

It’s Not a Toy, Baby!

I thought all babies were supposed to know not to play with plastic bags… (I swear I had nothing to do with this.) This image clearly needs a caption. What do you think? (Thanks to Stuart for the image!) [Read more...]

Political Ramifications Due to the Rise of the Nones

Dan Gilgoff of U.S. News & World Report writes about what he thinks will happen in the future as the number of non-theists begins to rise. They are obvious, but this is an interesting observation: 3. Republicans will have to choose between becoming a more overtly religious party and reaching out more seriously to the [Read More...]

Saudi Arabian University Promotes Gender Equality

I teach math and I work with a lot of students who struggle with it… Especially in Geometry, when they have to do proofs. But when students complete their first *really* basic proof on their own, I’m pretty damn proud. Even though they have a long way to go before they’re doing “real” math, it’s [Read More...]

Exorcised Gay Teen Speaks to Tyra Banks

Remember this video? That was Manifested Glory Ministries (in Bridgeport, CT) trying to rid a teenager of The Gay. The video made the rounds several months ago. Well, the 16-year-old teenager that is the subject of that video is going public about it. “Jeffrey” appeared on The Tyra Banks Show to talk about what you [Read More...]