I Want You to Keep Your Hands off My Uterus, So I Made One For You

Crocheting and politics should go together more often. A group called Government Free VJJ, started by my friend and knitter extraordinaire Donna Druchunas, is sending a message to the politicians voting against reproductive rights and preventing women from making their own health decisions: “Hands off my uterus! Here — have a knitted one of your [Read More…]

Greta Christina’s Wonderful New eBook Is Now Available

Several years ago, Greta Christina wrote a post about why atheists are angry that still resonates with a lot of people today. She has now fleshed out those thoughts and turned it into a wonderful new book, Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Thing That Piss Off the Godless: I read it a few [Read More…]

Does It Stand for ‘Avoidance’?

(In response to A Week) [Read more…]

Jesus Isn’t As Peaceful As You Think

This image has been floating around the interwebs lately:     While, I really want to appreciate the sentiment — Jesus is a really nice guy — I’m plagued by the OTHER things Jesus is quoted as saying in the very same book from which his peaceful, loving statements come. A few examples: Matthew 10:34 [Read More…]

Ask Richard: Atheist Veterinary Worker Feels Awkward With Religious Pet Owners’ Questions

Note: Letter writers’ names are changed to protect their privacy. Hi Richard, I work in the animal health field in a large, progressive city so I don’t often get faced with situations like these, but when I do I’m never sure how to respond. Once upon a time I was a theist, but that way [Read More…]