‘Sex, God, and Science’ Comes to Chicago

Hey, look! Something secular/skeptic-y is happening in Chicago! A mini-conference about “Sex, God, and Science” will take place on April 29th. Speakers include Dr. Darrel Ray (talking about how religion distorts sexuality) and Dr. Veronica Drantz (talking about myths and medical malpractice regarding gender binary and LGBTI people). The event will be put on by [Read More...]

If You Had Sex Before Marriage, You’re Like Dirty Water

On Friday, April 6th, Brad Seng spoke to the students at Southern Hills Middle School in Boulder, Colorado about sex education. … and you can already tell where this story is going: [Laura Binegar's] daughter described an activity where students spit food into water glasses, then were asked if they would rather drink from a [Read More...]

The Effectiveness of Kiss-Ins

Remember those Islamic protesters at the Global Atheist Convention? I neglected to mention this excellent response to their gibberish, courtesy of Gregory Storer: My partner Michael and I took advantage of the moment to kiss in front of the group. We understand that in some Islamic States gay people are persecuted and executed for their [Read More...]

Gay Marriage Won’t Threaten Your Marriage

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Atheists Make Better Lovers, Says Billboard

The Backyard Skeptics and American Atheists have joined forces to put up this billboard in Westminster, California just in time for Valentines Day: It reads: “Atheists make better lovers. (After all, nobody is watching.)” “Atheists make better lovers because they have less guilt about sex, while people believing in religious superstitions attach a negative aspect [Read More...]