It was nearly a year ago when the Boy Scouts of America finally ended its irrational ban on gay scout leaders. With that decision, discrimination against gay members in the organization was officially over. A year later, despite backlash from many religious conservatives, the Boy Scouts are doing just fine.
Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, who sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee, sat for a panel discussion this week during the Republican National Convention and criticized Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor for her alleged irreligiosit...
Christian apologist Matt Slick wrote an article nearly a decade ago trashing Pokémon. So what does he think of Pokémon Go? He downloaded the app, played the game, and realized it's not as bad as he expected. (But he's still doing research!)
After Friday's revelation that Democratic National Committee officials had discussed outing Bernie Sanders as an atheist in an effort to undermine his candidacy, Sanders responded directly to those accusations this morning on CNN.
Much like with televangelists, you shouldn't donate to a Christian preacher via GoFundMe when he won't tell you where that money is going.
Hillary Clinton's selection of Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate may not make for exciting headlines, but it's a strong pick for a number of reasons and doesn't hurt her in any meaningful way. But one of the reasons his selection might raise eyebrows from progressives is that he constantly talks about his Catholic faith. Show More Summary
A news station in Texas aired a depressing yet powerful segment yesterday about a local homeless camp. The piece about the tent city included sound bites from a woman who's eight months pregnant and a man saying they "always need water."...Show More Summary
BuzzFeed just posted a listicle of "21 Awkward Situations That’ll Make Non-Religious People Cringe." I can't say they all bug me as much as the writer, but there's plenty to relate to.
The Michigan Radio show Stateside aired a terrific segment on alternatives to Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous for those who don't subscribe to their religious Twelve Steps.
When you make videos on YouTube, you hope people will watch what you're posting. But rarely do you think, "I really hope someone samples this in a rap song."
These horror movie tag lines sound really familiar...
I suppose I should have written a post summarizing my impressions of the 2016 Republican National Convention. I ended up watching more of the convention and the convention coverage than I had planned. I could have written up some sort of summary of the few high points and many low points. Show More Summary
Peter Thiel, the Silicon Valley billionaire, spoke at the RNC last week and told the crowd he was "proud to be gay." What was the reaction from Christian hate group leader Tony Perkins? With an air of superiority, he suggested that it proved Republicans were more tolerant. After all, would the Democrats invite an anti-gay speaker on their stage?
A Redditor points out this disturbing passage from the NIV Teen Study Bible. Answer the question of why, if sex is supposed to be so good, some people get AIDS and other diseases, the authors respond by comparing sex outside of (straight) marriage to putting your cat in the microwave.
William Tapley, the Christian singer who made a song for Mitt Romney in 2012 is back with a song for Donald Trump and Mike Pence. And if I have to hear it, you have to hear it.
Speaking on Breitbart News Daily earlier today, Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson said that if Donald Trump loses the election, he's going to disappear, because a Hillary Clinton presidency would lead to "depravity" and "moral bankruptc...
In Illinois, the only way atheists can have their weddings solemnized is by going to a judge or having a religious leader (even one from an online church) sign the paperwork. A Secular Celebrant just filed a federal lawsuit against the state arguing that it's a violation of the Equal Protection Clause to prevent him from offering the same opportunity to non-religious couples.
Following last week's "honor killing" of internet star Qandeel Baloch, Pakistan's government says it will be passing legislation specifically targeting those who commit similar crimes.
According to a leaked internal conversation between Democratic National Committee officials, CFO Brad Marshall appears to have asked colleagues back in May whether it was possible to "out" Bernie Sanders as an atheist, perhaps as a way to discredit him to voters.
A former employee at Macy's claims he was fired for his Catholic beliefs after asking a transgender woman to leave the women's restroom. But take the story with a grain of salt since it's coming from the Catholic League's Bill Donoh...