Third Annual Portland Humanist Film Festival Takes Place Next Week

The Portland Humanist Film Festival takes place next week! A preview of the films that will be screened is below: [Read more…]

Are You High, Science?

So says W. Kamau Bell in this Actually.org video, in which he finds tongue-in-cheek common cause with Mitt Romney‘s ever-evolving positions on science issues (earning Bell the Quote of the Day at my CFI blog, The Morning Heresy). It seems like he feels very liberated: [Read more…]

A Catholic Group Distorts the Truth About Doctors Who Oppose Contraception

I figured it wouldn’t be hard to do a bit of research. Are these doctors really representative of the wider medical population or do they have some sort of bias? I started Googling and all I found were doctors whose primary objective is to promote the teachings of the Catholic Church, not doctors who follow the science where it leads. [Read more…]

An Insider’s View of What Happened at the East Aurora School Board’s Meeting Rescinding Support for Transgender Students

Yesterday evening, the East Aurora Board of Education (in Illinois) voted to rescind a policy that would have benefitted transgender and gender-non-conforming students in the district.

Rick Einhorn attended yesterday’s school board meeting and offers this summary of what he saw and heard: [Read more…]

A Preacher Gives a Familiar Speech Against Gay Rights, but With a Surprising Twist

A video from an August city council meeting in Springfield, Missouri has been making the rounds on the interwebs. [Read more…]