I Used to be Christian Before I Kissed a Girl

By now, you’ve probably heard the popular song I Kissed a Girl by Katy Perry. It includes these lyrics: I kissed a girl and I liked it The taste of her cherry ChapStick I kissed a girl just to try it I hope my boyfriend don’t mind it It felt so wrong It felt so [Read More...]

Advice for New Atheists

What advice would you offer a teenager who has just become an atheist but isn’t sure what to do now that her faith in God is gone? Specifically, what would you suggest regarding how to deal with family? Friends? When to tell people she’s not religious? How to meet other atheists? What to read? When [Read More...]

John McCain Tries to Get the Evangelical Vote

Both Barack Obama and John McCain are going after the Evangelical vote. Obama seems to have the momentum with that group, though, which is a bit of a surprise. How has John McCain responded? With a desperate campaign aimed at Christians who’ve forgotten they’re supposed to vote Republican. Laurie Kilmartin of the 23/6 parody site [Read More...]

Parade in Seattle

I’m not sure what’s going on, but I want to be a part of it: Seattle Atheists have all the Pastafaric fun. (via Evil Angela) [tags]atheist, atheism, Flying Spaghetti Monster, Pastafarianism[/tags] [Read more...]

Religious Right Blasts Obama’s Faith Based Plan

The right wing Heritage Foundation is blasting Obama for being so damn non-discriminatory about his faith-based initiatives plan: … even worse, Obama‚Äôs plan says that when a faith-based organization takes federal dollars, it would lose its ability to preserve its faith-based character through maintaining hiring standards consistent with its mission. It could be forced to [Read More...]