She Had an Atheist Wedding

My friend Maressa Brown has a wonderful story at Lemondrop about how an atheist named Jaclyn Johnston got married and left god out of the proceedings. Jaclyn tells her story to Maressa like this: When I got married this past weekend, there was no mention of God, faith or heaven. My husband and I were [Read More...]

Ask Richard: A Young Atheist, a Baha’i Egyptian Girl, and Her Father

Note: When letter writers sign with their first names instead of a pseudonym or nickname, I randomly change their name for added anonymity. Dear Richard, I have been seeing an Egyptian girl of the Baha’i faith for about one year. It has gotten serious enough that she decided to tell her father that she was [Read More...]

A Terrific Gay Wedding Announcement

I love an engaged lesbian couple with a sense of humor: Is there anything that’s equally funny that you could use when two atheists get married? (via Joe. My. God.) [Read more...]

Ask Richard: Skeptical Guy with a Credulous Girlfriend

Dear Richard, I am an atheist, yes, and like many other readers of this blog, I also identify myself as a skeptic. This is a new point of view — or way of life — to my now girlfriend of one year. We have had emotional discussions about religion and God on one or two [Read More...]

If You’ve Ever Kissed Someone…

… then, according to this old Christian TV show, you’re just heading down the path of destruction: You *know* that dad is the kind of person who takes his daughter to Purity Balls… a bit creepy, no? I agree with the commenter who writes: Skip ahead to the sequel where he’s a bad kisser and [Read More...]