Atheists Are Hot

Of course, we already knew this. (I tell myself I’m hot every day.) But it looks like The Seattle Times columnist Danny Westneat just found out. At least the mainstream media is finally taking notice: … Suddenly atheists are hot. And everywhere. Wearing Santa hats while wrapping gifts for charity. Giving blood in groups of [Read More...]

FFRF To Put Up Atheist Sign in Illinois

Regarding the possible FFRF display in Illinois, this message comes from the Secular Student Alliance campus organizer Lyz Liddell: We have gotten permission to put up the Freedom From Religion Foundation display in Springfield, IL, starting … Monday! Yep, that’s right, the 8th, the first day after this weekend! So here’s our game plan for [Read More...]

Seattle Atheists Condemn Atheist Plaque in Washington

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has this sign up in the Olympia, Washington Capitol building: First, a quick update: the nativity scene and atheist sign are now joined by other displays: Someone applied to put up a “Festivus” pole in honor of the invented holiday featured in the 1990s sitcom “Seinfeld.” Another person wants to [Read More...]

Activist Opportunity for Illinois Students

Are you a college student in Illinois? The Secular Student Alliance and the Freedom From Religion Foundation could use your help. As it turns out, the Illinois Secretary of State’s office has decided to allow a Christian nativity scene to be displayed in the state capitol building. Since there can be no government endorsement of [Read More...]

That Twilight Display Looks Different…

Recently, a couple atheists went to Borders and saw a display for Stephanie Meyer‘s Twilight series. They thought it was missing something. So they added something to the display…: I’ll admit: it made me laugh. (Not friendly, you say? Perhaps not. I’ve been on a mean streak lately. I made a student cry in school [Read More...]