Friendly Atheist Podcast Episode 59: Ex-Muslims Muhammad Syed & Heina Dadabhoy

Our latest podcast guests are Muhammad Syed, co-founder and President of Ex-Muslims of North America, and Heina Dadabhoy, an ex-Muslim atheist and feminist who writes at Heinous Dealings.

At the American Atheists 2015 convention in Memphis, Tennessee, Jessica spoke with them about the various challenges of leaving Islam and why, if you’re having religious doubts, it’s better to act on them instead of staying in the faith.

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Seminary President Films Video for Openly Secular Campaign

Following in the footsteps of Rep. Barney Frank, Penn & Teller, Bill Maher, Julia Sweeney, and members of the symphonic metal band Nightwish, President of the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Danny Akin has recorded a video explaining why he’s “openly secular”:



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5 Reasons You May Not Want to Come Out as an Atheist

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, discusses 5 reasons you may *not* want to come out as an atheist.



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The Guardian Shines a Light on Muslims Who Become Atheists

The Guardian‘s Andrew Anthony offers some insight into Britain’s ex-Muslims, many of whom have left faith altogether. They can’t always admit that, though, because the repercussions may be fatal:



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Access to Rational Thinking Helped This Former Skverer Hasidic Jew Shed His Faith… But It Cost Him Dearly

Shulem Deen used to be a Skverer Hasid — an extremely conservative Hasidic Jewish sect.

Used to be.

His new memoir All Who Go Do Not Return is all about how he left that world once he began acquiring some of that sweet secular knowledge:



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