Help American Atheists get a free booth at Netroots Nation so they can go be activisty and stuff.

American Atheists is involved in a contest to get a free exhibit booth at Netroots Nation, a giant political convention based on grassroots activism, blogging, and social media.  Y’know, mah peeps. They’re wanting to use the contest as a way to boost atheism awareness to a whole new market.  They can win this thing if [Read More...]

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Dave Muscato to join American Atheists.

American Atheists has hired a new public relations manager. “We’re very excited to bring Mr. Muscato on board,” said David Silverman, President of American Atheists. “He brings great ideas and strong activism to our organization.” “I’m very happy for the opportunity to work for American Atheists,” Muscato said.  “This has long been a dream of [Read More...]

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Best atheist career ever!

Why am I enjoying my career as a writer so much?  If I weren’t, I’d be the first application in for this job: the program director for Camp Quest! Full-time employment, working with kids, brightening the future, and getting Amanda Effing Metskas as a boss!  Seriously, you could not ask for a better job. Go [Read More...]

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The Week in Review – Law and Secularism 2/21/13

Anne’s back… Frankenhand’s post-surgical bandages are off. I can type again! This is good news, because I can’t dictate well enough for Dragon Naturally Speaking to understand me. When I complained about this to my former secretary the other day over lunch, she cleared her throat awkwardly, shifted uncomfortably in her chair, and changed the [Read More...]

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Bloomington, Indiana and Same Sex Marriage: It’s about Equal Rights

Anne here… Suppose you are an elected official, authorized to perform marriages in your community, and there is a ban on same-sex marriage in your state. But suppose further, that you believe this ban is not only wrong, it unconstitutionally deprives same-sex couples of equal protection. A same-sex couple has just approached you asking you [Read More...]

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One Week Left: Support the Darwin Day Resolution!

Anne here… I got this yesterday from the American Humanist Association.   Dear Friend, By now, you’ve probably heard that the American Humanist Association worked with Representative Rush Holt (NJ) to introduce a resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives “expressing support for designation of February 12, 2013, as Darwin Day and recognizing the importance [Read More...]

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I’m a big bad columnist. w00t!

American Atheist magazine has published my first article, The Power of Coming Out.  To get a digital subscription to the magazine, all you have to do is become a member of American Atheists.  Easy, right?  Here’s an excerpt. Realize that part of the reason it is so hard for you is that generations before you [Read More...]

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If you’re good at something, never do it for free.

You know the two industries that continue to thrive during an economic downturn?  They are education (people picking up skills to get employed) and entertainment.  People want to be entertained.  It’s why more people are outraged about Manti Te’o’s faux girlfriend than about drone strikes killing innocent people.  Lesson?  Make your activism entertaining if you [Read More...]

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Secular Therapist Project continues to grow.

I am a registered client with the Secular Therapist Project, which many of you have supported since it went live.  The other day I got an email from them that brightened my otherwise dreary day. Today I am thrilled to announce that we just achieved 100 registered therapists for the Secular Therapist Project. We also [Read More...]

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Live-stream of my video to ECS.

The other day I recorded a video for a Christian high school.  It will be shown today and live-streamed from this page (it will be under worldview week #4) somewhere between 8:30am-9am CST. I got this email from Mr. Brink this morning. JT …. What a gift! I believe that we will be live-streaming the [Read More...]

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