Posts tagged "atheism"

Sorry, Coming Out As Christian Is Not The Same As Coming Out As Gay

Buzzfeed contributor Katherine Myers wrote a personal essay that probably didn’t need to be written.
My response will be small, it will just be to tell you to STFU because…

Katrin Higher | October 10, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Homecoming Queen Killed By Texas Flood Is Mocked By Asshole Atheists For Believing In God

The Daily Beast reported on tragedy yesterday: Homecoming Queen Alyssa Ramirez lost her life after a flood in Texas swept her car away on her way home from prom. The…

Tiffanie Drayton | May 28, 2015 - 9:00 am

Madison, Wisconsin Bans Discrimination Against Atheists And Non-Religious

In a break from states who are protecting religious freedoms, Wisconsin’s most liberal city, Madison, has made a decision to protect the non-religious from discrimination.
The city council voted…

Katrin Higher | May 3, 2015 - 12:00 pm

I Have My Own Religion And It Is Called “Stay Out Of Everyone’s Face”

Tuesday night, CNN aired a special on Atheism, called “Atheism: Inside The World Of Non-Believers.” I watched it, and, as a “non-believer,” I was not particularly amused. First of all,…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 26, 2015 - 9:00 am

Duck Dynasty Dude Shares Beautiful Dream Of Atheist Family Being Raped And Beheaded

This Friday, some wacko site called TruNews (sounds legit) aired a speech given by “Duck Dynasty” patriarch Phil Robertson at the Vero Beach Prayer Breakfast earlier that day. The site described…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 24, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Oklahoma Bans Atheist Marriages In Hopes Of Preventing Gay Ones

Well, it’s looks like my dream of a Rodgers and Hammerstein-themed wedding are officially dashed, because even if I am a girl who cain’t say no, I cain’t say “yes” in the…

Robyn Pennacchia | March 19, 2015 - 9:00 am

Creationists Furious Over Carnival Cruise Lines’ Superbowl Ad

Ken Ham and his fellow Creationists are very upset about a Carnival Cruise Lines ad that aired during the Superbowl, featuring a particularly lovely part of a 1962 speech by…

Robyn Pennacchia | February 2, 2015 - 12:40 pm

Faith In Humanity In A Revolutionary Age

Faith in humanity is the only faith I have. As in, I don’t have faith in a god or anything particularly spiritual. I’m not going to waffle over that and…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 1, 2014 - 11:00 am

Abuse Victim Marissa Alexander Has Accepted A Plea Deal

Abuse victim Marissa Alexander accepted a plea deal for shooting a gun in self-defense, in the presence of her abuser, in Florida, a Stand Your Ground state. She was…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 24, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Why I Refuse To Criticize Islam As A Feminist And Atheist

Sam Harris and Bill Maher and Richard Dawkins all want really badly for me to criticize Islam. They claim I’m scared to do so because Islamic extremists bully people into…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 15, 2014 - 4:03 pm

The US Prison System Exposes Trans* Inmates To Rape

The US prison system neglects the needs of trans* inmates and exposes them to rape. [VICE]
Emily Gould writes about why ignoring online trolls isn’t enough.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 2, 2014 - 5:35 pm

Porn For Bibles

In a move upsetting mothers, pastors, rabbis, and priests (this could be the start of a really good joke), Atheist Agenda, a campus club at the University of Texas at…

Erica Maxwell | March 4, 2010 - 4:40 pm

So I’m Engaged: Wherefore Art Thou, God?

In my opinion, getting married as a religious person is much easier than getting married as an Atheist or an Agnostic because deciding who is going to officiate the ceremony…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 26, 2008 - 5:30 pm