LGBT Youth Homeless Center Wrecked By Hurricane Sandy

Though Hurricane Sandy is long gone, every day we learn more about the devastating damage the storm caused along the East Coast, especially in New York and New Jersey.

On Monday, officials from the Ali Forney Center, a shelter for homeless LGBT youth in New York City, announced one of their locations suffered serious damages as well. According to executive director Carl Siciliano, the organization’s drop-in center located in Chelsea, half a block from the Hudson River, was struck badly by the superstorm: [Read more…]

Malfunctioning Electronic Voting Machine Keeps Selecting Romney

A voter in Pennsylvania went to his polling place with his wife to cast his ballot. But when he went to select Obama for President, Romney kept being selected instead. I initially selected Obama but Romney was highlighted. I assumed it was being picky so I deselected Romney and tried Obama again, this time more [Read More…]

Remembering Atheist Activist Conrad Goeringer

Some sad news from American Atheists: Conrad Goeringer died Saturday night at the age of 63. He was an activist who worked for atheist causes for decades, most notably with Madalyn Murray O’Hair during the formative years of the AA organization: [Read more…]

After Inquiry, Principal Removes the Word ‘Creator’ from School Creed

The other day, I posted about Hope Elementary Charter School, a taxpayer-funded school in North Carolina that had a school creed with a questionable reference: [Read more…]

Despite Focusing on Community Service, Some Organizations Still Refuse to Work with This Atheist Group

The Upstate Atheists, a group in Spartanburg, South Carolina, is getting some much-deserved attention. [Read more…]