Tell Focus on the Family About Your Loving Gay Spouse

Focus on the Family is holding a Valentine’s Day Contest! All you have to is write a love letter to your spouse (under 300 words) explaining why you want to grow old with them. As far as I can tell (and I read through the entire set of rules), gay couples are totally allowed to [Read More...]

Polyamory is Wrong

JulietEcho has written a couple widely-read pieces about polyamory. But I have to break it to her: polyamory is wrong: Good to get that off my chest. Laurie Higgins would be proud. (Thanks to Ungullible for the link!) [Read more...]

De Facto Discrimination Against Atheists

Now I understand why I don’t have a wife (PDF): In contrast to the high rates of acceptance of marriage to those of a different racial or ethnic group, the majority of Americans affiliated with a religion would have a difficult time with a family member’s decision to marry someone who does not believe in [Read More...]

How Much Am I Worth to You…?

Skepchicamp organizers flatter me so. They’re auctioning me off to the highest bidder. But I’m not going to church this time. The winner and I are just going on a date. Churches once bid on eBay for the chance to have Hemant Mehta, The Friendly Atheist, attend one of their services. Now you can bid [Read More...]

The Fall of Religious Marriage?

There’s an article in The Canberra Times (in Australia) about how there were fewer marriages this year — and it’s in part because of the connection to religion. Civil celebrant Judy Aulich conducted 96, or more than 6 per cent, of Canberra marriages this year. She said most couples she married had lived together beforehand [Read More...]


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