After Initial Rejection, a Texas Movie Theater Will Run Atheist Ad

Last week, I mentioned that the Dallas–Fort Worth Coalition of Reason was embarking on a new advertising campaign called “Our Families Are Great Without Religion.” The goal was to highlight how “family” was not synonymous with “Christian.” One ad seemed to be particularly controversial: That ad was supposed to appear during pre-show ads at the [Read More…]

Atheists: Would You Throw an Egg at a Christian?

A Christian group called Student Life Auckland (at Auckland University in New Zealand) is giving students a chance to throw an egg at their members. Just one catch: “The meaning of the Easter story and Christ’s resurrection will be explained to those wanting to throw eggs,” explains a flyer. “Egging will continue for as long [Read More…]

Want a *Free* Membership from the Secular Student Alliance?

The nice part about being a nosy former intern for the Secular Student Alliance is that I get to sometimes learn of awesome news before anyone else. The sad part is that I don’t get to tell anyone about it, even if it’s the most awesome news ever! I’ve been really excited about this news [Read More…]

Speaking at the University of Alabama This Friday

What better way to spend Good Friday than with a group of heathens? I’ll be giving a talk Friday night at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa for the Alabama Atheists and Agnostics. The event takes place in Ferguson Student Center, Room 360, from 6:30p – 7:45p. It’s free of charge and a goat may [Read More…]

Foundation Beyond Belief Announces Q2 2012 Slate of Charities

The Foundation Beyond Belief has just announced its five beneficiaries for the new quarter — each charity will likely receive several thousands of dollars, courtesy of atheist donors: POVERTY: Shoulder to Shoulder HUMAN RIGHTS: It Gets Better Project CHALLENGE THE GAP: MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger EDUCATION: National Association for Urban Debate Leagues THE [Read More…]