I’m Sure They’re Just Saying Boo-urns

Congratulations to my dear friends at the Illinois Family Institute! They just made the Southern Poverty Law Center’s list of anti-gay Hate Groups… again: Want an example of their wretched ideology? On the Day of Silence (a student-led initiative to raise awareness about the “silencing effect of anti-LGBT bullying”), IFI wants parents to remove their [Read More…]

Consider This Your Sunday Sermon

Using the exact words of Robert Green Ingersoll from 1887 (!!!), David M. Beadle has made a short film explaining what Secularism means: If you’d like to follow along, the transcript is below: [Read more…]

Catholic School Atheist Raises Over $11,000 for Responsible Charity

On February 22nd, Daniel, the Catholic School Atheist, began his fundraiser for Responsible Charity. We here at Friendly Atheist felt so inspired by Daniel’s story that we decided to post about it. Originally, Daniel’s goal was to double his Catholic High School’s fundraising goal — they are raising money to build a fence for an [Read More…]

A German Shoemaker Wants to Help Atheists with Their Soles

David, a shoemaker from Germany, is working on a quest to make sure atheists have soles … admittedly, an atheist shoes sounds like a peculiar idea. But we think a shoe is a lovely, understated way for atheists to out themselves and to be less shy about their godlessness. And we also think our Bauhaus-inspired, [Read More…]

A Senator Agrees to Appear by Video at the Reason Rally but His ‘Reason’ Credentials Are In Doubt

Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) has agreed to appear in a videotaped message that will play during the Reason Rally. He and Representative Pete Stark (D-California) represent the only politicians courageous enough to “speak” at the large gathering of atheists: Said a Harkin spokesperson, “Just like the rest of his colleagues in Congress, Senator Harkin, a [Read More…]