An Atheist Wore a Hijab for a Day to Understand What Her Muslim Friends Have to Deal With

Amber Barnhill, who’s been featured on this site before for her activism and a post she wrote about sex negativity in her religious past, conducted a neat experiment on Wednesday.

She put on a hijab and spent the day experiencing the world as a Muslim woman for her sociology of religion class.



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Clickhole Presents Signs That You Grew Up in an Atheist Household

I was all set to read a list titled “10 Signs You Were Raised In An Atheist Household“… and then I realized I was reading Clickhole.

Which means the list is just going to get weirder and weirder…



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Seth Meyers Breaks Down the Problems with the Planned Parenthood Congressional Hearing

On his late night show, Seth Meyers gave a great rundown of the farcical Congressional hearing on Planned Parenthood that was nothing more than a bunch of ignorant politicians talking down to the head of one of the larger health care providers in the country, just because they also happen to provide abortion services:



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What Donald Trump Has in Common with Prosperity Gospel Preachers

Think about all those prosperity gospel preachers. The ones who brag about their wealth, fly in private planes, and tell their followers how they can eventually achieve the same lifestyle (even though that’s never going to happen) if they just believe. It’s a world in which Pastor Creflo Dollar can beg for a $65 million plane and Pastor Steven Furtick downplays his $1.7 million mansion by saying “it’s not that great of a house.”

When you think about it, that’s the same world Donald Trump inhabits.



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A Texas School District is Still Trying to Ban a JesusTattoo.org Billboard at Football Games

The Lubbock Independent School District in Texas is home to Lowrey Field, where the four high schools in the area play their home football games. The 8,500-seat stadium also houses a digital billboard where companies like Whataburger, Fuddruckers, and United Supermarkets pay for ads to run during the big games.

So, naturally, the man behind JesusTattoo.org wanted to place an ad there, too:

(The website has nothing to do with tattoos, by the way. It’s just one guy’s failed idea of a “hip” way to convert teens to Christianity.)

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