What About the Gays?

On the heels of the discussion of the problem of ensuring women feel respected, welcome and safe at freethinking conferences, I’d love to discuss how we can do the same for queer people. [Read more...]

Chris Christie Go Away!

“This is just weird: a guy from Britain who lives in Massachusetts lecturing the Governor of New Jersey on the sacred right of Americans … to redefine marriage?” – The National Organization for Marriage
You bet! [Read more...]

It Gets Better…

It Gets Better if we make it better. That’s the message of the It Gets Better video I appeared in, with students and faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education. [Read more...]

Humanist Pride at Interfaith Service

On Saturday (15th June) I spoke at the Boston Pride Interfaith Service at Old South Church, a service designed to show support for the LGBTQ community. I was asked to provide a reading to preface the offering, which was held in support of PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays). I chose to read a poem by Algernon D. Black, formerly a leading light in the Ethical Culture movement. [Read more...]


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