Help Send Women to The Amazing Meeting 9

Surly Amy is on a mission to send as many women as she can to The Amazing Meeting 9 in Las Vegas this summer. How can you help? Buy a limited edition TAM9 surlyramic. Donate directly to the cause by going here. How can you apply to attend TAM9? If you’re female and (honestly) unable [Read More…]

Foundation Beyond Belief Seeks Summer Interns

If you’re looking for an internship this summer that gives you practical skills without taking away all your vacation time, the Foundation Beyond Belief could use you. We’re looking for volunteer interns who could commit about 15 hours a week for three months. You can do all the work from home and you’d be working [Read More…]

Foundation Beyond Belief Announces Q2 Beneficiaries

Foundation Beyond Belief, a non-profit group that encourages atheists to give to various charities, just announced its Quarter 2, 2011 beneficiaries! (Full disclosure: I serve as President of FBB’s board.) Health: Japanese Organization for International Cooperation in Family Planning Human Rights: The Innocence Project of Texas Peace: Central Asia Institute (founded in 1996 by Greg [Read More…]

A New Atheist License Plate in Texas

When it was time for reader Ramon to choose his new license plate, he wanted to express his belief system as well as his Hispanic heritage, so he went with “ATEO,” Spanish for “male atheist”: (Ramon’s a fan of Superman, too ) If you’re thinking no one will understand it, keep in mind he lives [Read More…]

Prayer: It’s Almost Like Doing Something

Jonathan Rosenberg‘s Scenes From a Multiverse gets it just right when discussing just how useless prayer is in times of need: Damn Cornpocalypses. They ruin everything. Meanwhile, Foundation Beyond Belief is actually doing something to help the victims of the Japanese Tsunami/Earthquake. We’re raising money for the Japanese Red Cross and you can help by [Read More…]