So That’s What Happens at a Gay-to-Straight Deconversion Camp…

At the Secular Student Alliance 2012 conference last week, comedian Keith Lowell Jenson performed an atheist-friendly set. I really loved his opening lines (0:44 mark) but the part that probably stuck out the most was when I inadvertently volunteered to go through a gay-to-straight conversion (31:27), just as they do at actual Christian de-gay-ing camps. [Read More…]

Secular Woman Offers Grants for Skepticon 5

Remember Secular Woman? An organization dedicated to supporting the interests and work of women in the secular movement, they made a splash right out of the gate, appearing in Glenn Beck‘s The Blaze, listing a Speakers Bureau, offering memberships, and advertising the wares of their members. Now, just two weeks after launching, Secular Woman has announced a [Read More…]

Christian Logic in a Flowchart

Summary: Keep praying. Don’t question it. I’m sure God will do what is best… [Read more…]

When Religious Leaders Complained About Life of Brian, Monty Python Was Ready for Them

When Monty Python’s The Life of Brian was released in 1979, a group of religious leaders tried making comedian John Cleese feel very, very bad about it because the movie rips on religion. Cleese (and the other Pythons) responded beautifully (via Boing Boing — Thanks to Gil for the link!) [Read more…]

What is ‘Secularism’?

QualiaSoup explains the answer in a beautiful way, as he always does. It’s UK-centric, but the principles still apply in America: Here’s one of the screenshots. See if you can guess who supports a secular government [Read more…]