France: Burkini Bans Spark Debate

Are France’s burkini bans sexist, or liberating? Several cities in France have banned the burkini, citing security concerns, public hygiene, and the belief that the body-encompassing burkini swimsuit subjugates women and is incompatible with secular values. However, critics claim that no matter how well meaning, a dress code that prohibits women from wearing what they [Read More…]


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Stein’s VP Pick Called Support For Charlie Hebdo Victims ‘White Supremacy’

Stein’s running mate sympathized with the Charlie Hebdo terrorists. Earlier this week, Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein announced that Ajamu Baraka would be her new running mate: I am honored and excited to announce that my running mate in the 2016 presidential election will be Ajamu Baraka, activist, writer, intellectual and organizer with a [Read More…]


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Qandeel Baloch: Pakistani Star Victim Of Honor Killing

Honor killing: Pakistani social media star offended religious conservatives. This weekend Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch was strangled by her brother in what appears to be an “honor killing,” according to multiple media reports. Baloch was a fashion model, a YouTube video star and vlogger, and an outspoken feminist who challenged social norms in [Read More…]


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Orlando Gunman Used Gay Dating App

Was the Orlando gunman who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State a self-loathing, closeted gay man? According to multiple media reports, Omar Mateen, the shooter responsible for the death of at least 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, exchanged messages with men on a gay dating app. In addition, multiple witnesses have [Read More…]


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Christian Pastor Says Gay Victims Of Orlando Massacre Deserve No Sympathy

“We’re supposed to be sad because a bunch of perverts in a gay bar are killed?” – Pastor Steven Anderson. Pastor Steven Anderson of Faithful Word Baptist Church releases a new video criticizing fellow Christians who show sympathy for the victims of the Orlando massacre.   In his vile video message Pastor Anderson tells his [Read More…]


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Don’t Pray For Orlando – Reject Religious Extremism

Prayers are not the answer. In fact, prayers are the problem. While some pray for Orlando after the attack that left at least 50 dead and scores more wounded, the Islamic State and her supporters celebrate the mass killing as an answer to their prayers, and a victory for their jihad. The fact is, for [Read More…]


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Orlando Terrorist Hated To See Men Kissing

Islamic terrorist kills at least 50 in attack on gay nightclub in Florida. Multiple media reports indicate Omar Mateen killed at least 50 people and injured 53 others in a gay nightclub in Florida early on Sunday before police shot him dead. The attack is considered the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. While authorities [Read More…]


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Islamic Council Declares Men Can Beat Wives

Only a small stick is necessary to “instill fear.” The leader of Pakistan’s Islamic Council has proposed legislation that would codify a man’s legal right to beat his wife as a form of discipline. Mohammad Khan Sherani, the leader of Pakistan’s powerful Council of Islamic Ideology, has proposed legislation declaring: A husband should be allowed [Read More…]


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Arabic Translation Of ‘The God Delusion’ Goes Viral

Hope for the future: An Arabic translation of The God Delusion goes viral in the Arab world. Terry Firma writing at Friendly Atheist reports an unauthorized PDF translation of Richard Dawkin’s The God Delusion, translated by Iraqi emigrant Bassam Al-Baghdadi, who lives in Sweden, has been downloaded ten million times. Huffington Post reports 30 percent [Read More…]


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Indonesian Village Mistakes Sex Doll For ‘Angel From Heaven’

Villagers in Indonesia were disappointed to learn that an angel from heaven was actually a fancy sex toy. SFGate reports that a life-sized inflatable sex doll was found by a 21-year-old fisherman on a beach in Bangaii right after a solar eclipse had engulfed the region. Many Muslims in the country believed that the solar [Read More…]


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