As we begin 2015, here's a look back at the most read 'Faitheist' posts from last year—from whether or not atheists can be fundamentalists to why atheists shouldn't call religion a mental illness.
From the popularity of 'Cosmos' on Fox-TV to the Roku launch of 'Atheist TV', from open atheist James Woods's inspiring congressional campaign to Richard Dawkins's less-than-inspiring tweets, atheists made headlines all year.
(RNS) It used to be that figuring out what Americans think about pretty much anything was relatively simple. No more. Here's why.
"Despite frequent tokenistic calls for 'diversity' within the 'movement,' there are virtually no people of color in executive management positions in any of the major secular, atheist, or Humanist organizations." Author and activist Sikivu Hutchinson tells RNS how a new conference is working to change that.
From church-state battles in America to religious freedom news around the world. Catch up on last month’s dirt, now with more snark.
(RNS) A new campaign from the American Humanist Association wants people to sit down and shut up when the Pledge of Allegiance is recited.
Atheists launched a “Don’t Say the Pledge” campaign on Monday to protest the phrase “under God.” I stopped saying the Pledge in my tweens for more reasons than one.
If we want to help people truly understand why language like "under God" marginalizes atheists, we need to work with religious people and focus on building relationships with believers.
(RNS) He's willing to sign a secular version of the Air Force oath but there's no such legal option.
(RNS) The U.K.'s All Party Parliamentary Humanist Group has more than 100 members. The number of openly atheist members of U.S. Congress stands at zero. In the land of church-state separation, what’s keeping vocal nonbelievers out of office?
A critical look at race and atheism. An answer to the question, "Why was I born?" An atheist response to "day-to-day unhappiness." Here are six more atheist books you may have overlooked.
Former Congressman Barney Frank tells RNS how anti-Semitism impacted his decision not to talk about his nontheism sooner, shares his advice for atheists who want to run for public office, and explains how responses to his nontheism have differed from responses to his sexual orientation.
Kayley Whalen, an atheist and queer transgender woman who works for the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, talks with RNS about her journey to acceptance and how atheists can be trans allies and advocates.
(RNS) The suit against the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in New Jersey schools continues a new legal strategy.
Atheists and Humanists have long been involved in Unitarian Universalism. But the idea of religious atheists is controversial among many atheists. Maria Greene of the Unitarian Universalist Humanist Association speaks with RNS.