Humanists Doing Good on the Anniversary of 9/11

The Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard is honoring those who lost their lives on 9/11 by taking part in an interfaith charity event. They’re doing something worthwhile, together with representatives from faith-based organizations, to show that we can indeed work together despite the different belief systems involved. Beats the heck out of praying. … remembrance, while [Read More...]

Sketches for Skeptics

This is a really neat fundraiser started by someone who just wanted to pitch in. Cody Barnes is a professional portrait artist from Birmingham, Alabama. He’s offering to donate a percentage of his fees to American Atheists for any atheist customers who want to get work done: Cody’s portraits are $200 for a charcoal, $350 [Read More...]

Helping Out an Injured Atheist

I’m in Nebraska this weekend for the 2011 Midwest Humanist and Freethought Conference and one of the locals I’ve had a chance to meet is Ray Morehead. I heard about Ray a couple weeks ago when another local atheist, Sarah, wrote to me about him. She told me his story and it was pretty devastating, [Read More...]

Supporting a Christian Friend

Last year, my friend Anne Jackson published a really neat book called Permission to Speak Freely. It was like PostSecret for Christians. She asked her blog readers to respond to the question: What is one thing you feel you can’t say in church? The responses poured in and I don’t think any atheist would be [Read More...]

I Waxed a Man’s Leg…

I said I was going on vacation, but I had to get one last thing up before I left! Remember when we held a fundraiser for Camp Quest in which PZ Myers was pitted against a group of atheist bloggers to see which team could raise more money? After PZ took an early lead, several [Read More...]


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