APA Says Gay-to-Straight Therapies Do Not Work

The American Psychological Association has stated what most of us have known for quite some time: your sexuality doesn’t change and gay-to-straight therapies are useless at best and harmful at worst. The American Psychological Association adopted a resolution Wednesday stating that mental health professionals should avoid telling clients that they can change their sexual orientation [Read More...]

What Did Christians See When They Joined the Atheists at the Creation Museum?

Among the 300+ group visiting the Creation Museum last week were Aaron Gardner and his wife. They are both evangelical Christians. Aaron says he wanted to answer the question: “What would it be like to be a Christian and a fly on the wall as a group of atheists peered at exhibits that attempted to [Read More...]

Iowa Governor Chet Culver Taken to Task for Offending Atheists

The Iowa Atheists and Freethinkers have been through a lot over the past week due to their bus ad: When it was taken down on account of being offensive, Governor Chet Culver decided to chime in: “I was disturbed personally by the advertisement and I can understand why other Iowans were also disturbed by the [Read More...]

Last Call for Star-Gazing Party Before Dragon*Con

Just a reminder for anyone attending Dragon*Con (September 4th through the 7th) in Atlanta that the Skeptics’ track added a very cool new event taking place the evening before the conference and it’s not too late to sign up. A star-gazing party will be hosted by astronomers Phil Plait and Pamela Gay, with proceeds benefiting [Read More...]

What I Learned at the Creation Museum and the Secular Student Alliance Conference

There are plenty of posts explaining what’s inside the museum and the real science behind all the deceptions. You can read those elsewhere. Outside the science, I managed to come away from the weekend learning quite a bit: Cats that give me allergies are evil. I have been focused too long on atheist license plates [Read More...]


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