Muslim Women Can Now Wear a Hijab When Playing Basketball, Says Governing Body

The move raises an interesting question: In these regions (and religions) that are antagonistic toward women’s rights, does the hijab represent or perpetuate that oppression?


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Watch Arian Foster and Bill Nye Discuss Physics, Atheism, and Einstein

There are people who love science and people who love sports, and all of them are going to enjoy this conversation between Bill Nye and former NFL star (and out atheist) Arian Foster:


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Religion Is Never an Excuse for Violence (Even in the NFL)

Dan Rooney, the chairman of the Pittsburgh Steelers, died yesterday. A lot of the obituaries you’ll see speak of him very highly, and that’s not just because he’s gone now. At the same time, it’d be unfair to gloss over one of the more disturbing things he ever said.


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ND Legislators Want to Legalize Student-Initiated Prayers… Even Though They’re Already Legal

Leave it to conservative legislators to put a bandage over a wound that doesn’t exist.


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The Deal to Repeal N. Carolina’s HB 2 Still Leaves the Door Wide Open for Anti-LGBT Discrimination

Late last night, North Carolina’s Democratic Governor Roy Cooper and GOP leaders in the legislature agreed in theory to a deal that would essentially rewind state law to what it was like before the disastrous, anti-LGBT HB 2 bill was enacted.

But that’s hardly good news for people hoping to end LGBT discrimination once and for all.


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