You Can’t Live Here If You’re Gay

Scott Robertson and Richard Anthony rented an apartment together in Yellowknife (Northwest Territories, Canada). They signed a one-year lease and paid the security fee… and then saw the same property re-advertised weeks before they were set to move in. It turned out the owner of the property, Will Goertzen, was not going to let them [Read More...]

Aqsa Parvez’s Killers Await Sentence

I’m reading Ayaan Hirsi Ali‘s book Nomad — it’s incredible; you all need to check it out — and her story is very similar to that of Canadian Aqsa Parvez. Bother families were ruled with an iron fist by the father. Rebellion wasn’t allowed. Marriages were decided by the father, too. Ali managed to run [Read More...]

Leaving Godless Leaflets on Their Cars

You know what I like about Doug Stewart? Instead of preaching to the choir, he politely (or passive-aggressively?) steps into the world of the religious and offers himself as a go-to guy for all questions atheism-related. Last time we saw him, he was driving with a mini-atheist-billboard on top of his car: This was in [Read More...]

Why is a Church “Adopting” This Public School?

Public schools across the country are facing budget issues — good luck finding a teaching job for next year — and they’re looking for any way to cut costs without having to fire staff. Out of desperation, they will also try to raise money in questionable ways. Like this school in Florida: When his budget [Read More...]

Philly Rally Against the Boy Scouts

The city of Philadelphia no longer wants to give rent-free space to the local Boy Scouts of America chapter because they are a discriminatory organization — No gays or atheists are allowed to join the BSA. So the city wants the local BSA chapter to pay the $200,000 in annual rental fees from here on [Read More...]