Judge Temporarily Rules in Favor of Bible-Promoting Cheerleaders in Kountze, Texas

After a month-long battle over whether cheerleaders at Kountze High School in Texas could hold up run-through banners with Bible verses at football games, a battle in which the state’s Attorney General got involved, a judge has finally — and unfortunately — ruled in their favor. [Read more…]

Richard Dawkins Talks About How Non-Religious People View ‘Sin’

In his latest documentary for Channel 4, Richard Dawkins explores Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life. In this episode, he talks specifically about how non-religious people approach “sin.” [Read more…]

East Aurora School Board Now Wants to Rescind Transgender Policy

On Monday, the East Aurora Board of Education voted unanimously in favor of a policy that would benefit transgender and gender-nonconforming students [Read more…]

New Study Explores Anti-Atheist Discrimination

Atheists generally believe we have a good sense of the degree to which our group is subject to discrimination based on our rejection of supernaturalism, but that understanding is primarily anecdotal. We hear each other’s stories, we see how we’re spoken about in the culture, and we form an idea of just how low that stained-glass ceiling really is for us (wow, that metaphor sounds familiar). [Read more…]

Helping Out a Friend

My friend and yours, Greta Christina, is going through a really tough time right now — a death in the family, a major health issue, etc. You can read all the details on her site. [Read more…]