Tag Archives: Atheism

Creating an Atheist-Inclusive Creating Change and LGBT Movement

Creating Change 2011 and its spirituality subconference created a space that was not inclusive of atheists and nonbelievers. This post includes examples of some of the marginalizing language, reflections from the atheist caucus, and suggestions for creating a more inclusive conference in the future.

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Friday Fundamentalist Farce File – 2/18/2011

The Friday Fundamentalist Farce File is a week’s worth of “news” clippings from conservative hubs like WorldNetDaily and the American Family Association’s OneNewsNow. Millions of Americans absorb these messages as gospel truth—literally—on a daily basis.

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Topsy Turvy World: My Ongoing Dialogue with Peter LaBarbera

Who would have thought that the infamous anti-LGBT AFTAH leader Peter LaBarbera and I could engage in a meaningful discussion? Take a look at the dialogue so far.

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Religion Alive and Well at Creating Change 2011

The pendulum continues to swing towards embracing religion in the LGBT community. Here’s a look at just how prevalent conversations of faith will be at this week’s Creating Change conference.

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What Would YOU Want to Experience at Creating Change?

If you could be at Creating Change, what workshops would you attend? Leave me some feedback and I’ll try to blog about those sessions!

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That Time The Pope Actually Wanted to Talk to Me

The Pope announced he wants to have a dialogue with atheists. Here’s what it might look like.

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Friday Fundamentalist Farce File – 1/28/2011

The Friday Fundamentalist Farce File is a week’s worth of “news” clippings from conservative hubs like WorldNetDaily and the American Family Association’s OneNewsNow. Millions of Americans absorb these messages as gospel truth—literally—on a daily basis.

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The Chronicle Review Highlights Trite Anti-Atheist Memes

The Chronicle of Higher Education featured an editorial by (Eastern) religious apologist Stephen Asma, who was all too eager to trot out the same old baseless arguments against atheism and primal arguments for preserving, if not enshrining, religion for decades to come.

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Apparently Only Christians Are Constituents of Alabama’s New Governor

The manifest destiny of a Christian American theocracy took a bold step towards the light this week with the inauguration of Alabama’s new governor, Robert Bentley. The day before taking office, Bentley, a deacon at First Baptist Church in Tuscaloosa, spoke at Dexter Street King Memorial Baptist Church, once led by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther […]

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Psst… Astrology Is Still BS!

If you were upset about the announcement that the Zodiac signs are different, you probably owe it to yourself to think about why and where you get meaning in your life.

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