Appeals Court Says University Must Relax Restrictions on Campus Proselytizing

Tennessee Technological University (TTU) requires all non-students who wish to speak (or preach) on campus to follow detailed regulations which require, among other things, a two-week advanced notice. The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals recently held (PDF) that a non-student evangelist — John McGlone — may challenge TTU’s campus speech regulations, and this is [Read More...]

That’s One Way to Come Out of the Closets

Nick Freeman is preparing to tell his mother he’s gay and an atheist. And he’s doing it by allowing himself to be featured in an article for the North Carolina State University student newspaper: Freeman, a freshman in aerospace engineering, is a member of [Secular Student Alliance] still trying to figure out how to convey [Read More...]

Dan Savage Points Out the Hypocrisy in the Bible… So Young Journalists Walk Out on Him

Dan Savage, creator of the It Gets Better Project, gave a talk about anti-gay bullying at a conference for high school journalists a couple of weeks ago. The program listed the goal of the keynote this way: “Students will get ideas on how to cover the topic of bullying in their student media.” Keep in [Read More...]

Catholic School Disinvites Graduation Speaker After Finding Out He’s Gay

***Update***: According to the “Let Dominic Speak” Facebook page, the principal spoke to students today: Denny Starnes, principal of Sacred Heart Academy addressed the senior class today. According to the students, he took the time to apologize for his mistake in cancelling Dominic as the keynote speaker at commencement, and ensured them that he would [Read More...]

In Saskatchewan, An Atheist High School Student Tries to Remove Prayer from His Public School’s Graduation

Seriously?! Another post about prayer in Saskatchewan?! At Three Lakes School, the 17 seniors were given the option of voting for what happened before their graduation banquet: 1) Prayer 2) Grace 3) Neither About a third of the students voted for option 3 — which may not be enough to be the leading option — [Read More...]


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