The Solution To Rising STD Rates? Stop Using Condoms, Says Catholic Group

When you tell people that condoms won’t work, you don’t make them more likely to stay virgins until holy matrimony. You make them less likely to use condoms while having sex, making them more likely to get the STDs you claim to want to prevent. [Read more…]

Exclusive Excerpt: Jesus Has Two Daddies

This is an excerpt from Jesus Has Two Daddies: Two Dads, One Family by Tom McMillen-Oakley (2 Moon Press, 2012). Reprinted by permission of the author. [Read more…]

Ireland Legalizes Weddings Performed by Humanists

In Ireland, if a Humanist Celebrant performs a wedding, it’s only symbolic. You still have to have a civil ceremony for the wedding to be legally-binding.

Not anymore, though. [Read more…]

Arguments Against Gay Marriage… and Their Rebuttals

Jason Wakefield has a fantastic article in the latest issue of New Humanist magazine about the arguments against gay marriage and why they’re all wrong. It may not be anything you haven’t heard before, but it’s always nice to have an easy reference to send to conservative Christians/homophobes: [Read more…]

OkCupid: Where Your Atheism Helps You Get a Date

Last month, I mentioned that the founders of the dating website OkCupid would be receiving the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard’s annual Humanist of the Year award. [Read more…]