Jewish Student’s Mouth Stapled Shut in Possible MSU Hate Crime

Zachary Tennen, a sophomore at Michigan State University, is recovering after he was physically beaten and his mouth was stapled shut in what his family says was a hate crime. According to CBS Detroit: He was at a house party on the 500 block of Spartan Avenue early Sunday morning when two men approached him and asked if [Read More…]

Gay Activist Goes Undercover At NOM Conference

Carlos Maza, a 24-year-old gay blogger and recent Wake Forest University graduate, spends much of his time chronicling the abhorrent anti-gay initiatives of the hyper-conservative National Organization for Marriage. When he applied to take part in an “Emerging Leaders” program as part of the organization’s weekend-long It Takes A Family To Raise A Village (ITAF) [Read More…]

New Zealand Creationist Politician Now Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Just a week ago, John Banks was known to me only as New Zealand’s Creationism-believing Associate Education Minister. But there’s reason to applaud him this week. There’s a marriage equality bill going through the NZ Parliament and Banks has voiced his enthusiastic support for it! When asked why he was supporting the bill, he said [Read More…]

Thanks for the Books, Gideons!

At South Dakota State University, the Skeptics Atheists Agnostics Freethinkers and Empiricists (SAAFE) celebrated their first fall organization fair yesterday with a Fiction 4 Fiction drive. Students could turn in their holy books and get classic (better written) works of literature in return There were 21 Christian groups at the fair, but SAAFE was the [Read More…]

Atheism+ (in Some Circles)

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