Ask Richard: I Came Out as Gay, But I’m Afraid to Come Out as an Atheist

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Richard, I’m a 25 year old gay male atheist. I’ve been an atheist for quite a while despite being raised as a church attending Christian. I grew up in a mostly liberal Methodist church where my family (myself included) is very active and involved. [Read More...]

The Generous Atheist Billionaires

The Illini Secular Student Alliance (ISSA), in cooperation with SSA national and the Champaign Urbana Freethinkers, have joined forces to put ads on five buses in Champaign-Urbana, beginning in November. I love the concept: Too bad I can barely see the phrase “Good without god”… Looks much better now with these updated images! Still, it’s [Read More...]

Arkansas School Board Member Celebrates Gay Suicides

***Update***: McCance is resigning from the school board: “I’m sorry I’ve hurt people with my comments,” Clint McCance, vice-president of the Midland School District in Pleasant Plains, Arkansas said. “I’m sorry I made those ignorant comments and hurt people on a broad spectrum.” … Clint McCance, a school board member in northern Arkansas, posted the [Read More...]

Taco Baby

It’s making a crawl for the border: I don’t really want to know if there’s “beef” in that taco… (Thanks to @SupremeC0urtney for the link!) [Read more...]

Another Incentive to Buy the Skeptics Calendars

Hmm… JT Eberhard made me an offer regarding the sexy, sexy, skeptic calendars. If we sell 600 calendars, you can be in the Skepticon 4 calendar. Hot damn. Get on that, people! I’ll have tenure by then. So nothing bad could *possibly* happen as a result. Remember: proceeds go to Skepticon 3, which will no [Read More...]