Beating the Dead Horse of Sexism in Secularism

Sexism in the secular movement is a topic that seems to forever be a topic of discussion. I hate to add to the cacophony of voices speaking out, but after having read this piece over at Freethought Blogs by Stephanie Zvan, I feel compelled to share my thoughts. Zvan’s post discussed how many female skeptics, [Read More…]

Watch Those Hands, Dude Coming Out of the Bible

Tony Jones at Theoblogy points out that this image is making the Christian rounds on Facebook: The word of God gets weirder by the day… Apparently, it never occurred to them that humans are capable of hugging each other. (Then again, we *are* talking about the people who do side hugs…) Tony also throws out [Read More…]

A Republican Mississippi State Representative Really Hates Gay People

Earlier this month, the country was all abuzz with news that President Obama stands in support of gay marriage rights.  Of course, amid new Internet trends and celebrations, there was a predictable right-wing media backlash. One of the most spectacularly homophobic was the response of Mississippi State Representative Andy Gibson (Republican… of course): Rep. Gipson came [Read More…]

Pastor’s Testimony Excluded from Rape Case

As you might expect from the headline, this case is disturbing, disgusting, and revolting. What you might not expect is that the good guy in this story is the religious leader. In 2009, an 11-year-old girl told her mother that, two years earlier, her 15-year-old male cousin had raped her (when she was nine). The [Read More…]

Embracing the Atheist Afterlife

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