Why Am I An Atheist?

The video below, part of The Atheist Voice series, answers the question: Why am I an atheist?

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Arab Atheists Are Slowly Coming Out of the Closet

The Associated Press’ Diaa Hadid has an encouraging story about brave atheists in the Arab world. Despite having to constantly look over their shoulders to make sure no one catches them, there’s clearly a small-but-growing presence:

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Christian Woman Shares Story of Being Raised by Loving Lesbian Mothers… Who Are Totally Going to Hell

Stephanie Singer was raised by “two lesbian mothers and a Christian father.” More specifically, she had a mother and a father who divorced when Stephanie was two. When she was four, her mother moved in with her lesbian partner.

Her dad, a Christian, would tell Stephanie “that my mothers and my gay uncle were all going to hell for being homosexuals.”

It made no sense to her since her mothers “had done nothing but love me, protect me and really let me do or think anything I wanted.”

Stephanie is now thanking her mothers by condemning their homosexuality-driven “brokenness”:

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Former Congressman Barney Frank Finally Comes Out as an Atheist

Yes, former Congressman Barney Frank is gay.

Yes, Barney Frank is liberal.

Yes, Barney Frank is a Democrat from generally-progressive Massachusetts.

Yes, we all probably assumed he was an atheist.

But until now, his official religious affiliation (PDF) had always been “Jewish.”

Last night, after taping Real Time with Bill Maher, Frank referred to the fact that he was a “pot-smoking atheist” on the post-show segment “Overtime” (about 0:50 into the segment):

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Burka Avenger: Fighting Islamist Evildoers, One TV Cartoon At a Time

Demure girls’-school teacher by day, super-powered destroyer of villains by night.

That’s the Burka Avenger, a female Pakistani superhero who helps children fight corruption, child labor, discrimination, and, most of all, the Talibanesque oppression of girls who are just trying to get an education. She can fly, and she immobilizes enemies by shooting pens at them and clonking them on the head with books.

The TV show, set to debut this month, was created by Aaron Haroon Rashid, a local pop star known as Haroon.

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