When Dan Met Annie Laurie

Dan Barker is the co-president of the Freedom From Religion Foundation, along with his wife Annie Laurie Gaylor. Even if you’ve read Dan’s book, the story of how he met Annie Laurie is unique and hilarious It involves an almost-lost letter and Oprah Winfrey: My favorite bit comes at the 5:20 mark (but it makes [Read More...]

The Joy of Godless Sex

Now here’s a talk that you won’t want to miss: “The Joy of Godless Sex” by Fred Edwords When it comes to sexuality, two sizes don’t fit all. Nor does one institution. That’s why a nontheistic, humanist approach recognizes sexual diversity, individuality, freedom, and responsibility. And that’s why humanists continue to work for an end [Read More...]

This is Why It’s Tough for an Atheist to Date

The other person is bound to say something you find irrational: Artist Cody Cobb writes this in an email: I can’t help but think I’m going about this wrong. I wish I could overlook the absurdities, but I can’t. It seems my one simple deal-breaker — looking at the world honestly — is too much. [Read More...]

In Defense of Polyamory

(Hemant’s note: This is a guest post from frequent commenter and forum admin JulietEcho. She is a polyamorist.) … As atheists, many of us have faced some level of negative reaction from those around us, on account of our deviation from our culture’s expected norms. I’ve found that atheists, in general, tend to support GLBT [Read More...]

Church Sermons on Sex

Prodigal Jon mentions (only half-jokingly) that if churches want to boost membership, they just need to have a sermon series on sex. And many have done just that. Jon also put the following quiz up on his site: Which of the following are actual sermon series used at churches or things a pastor said or [Read More...]


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