Listen to Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Stop trying to replace feminism with Humanism
Joseph Gordon-Levitt isn’t the first to be told that we should replace the word feminism with Humanism; in fact, it’s a relatively common refrain. But as he learned, Humanism already means something else.
New England’s first atheist summer camp launches, raising questions about atheist youth education
This summer Camp Quest, a trailblazing summer camp for the children of nontheistic parents, will launch its first camp in New England. Program Director Paul Chiariello speaks with RNS about education for atheist youth and why they’re not “indoctrinating” children.
The ‘nones’ say 2012 election proves they are a political force
(RNS) The “nones'' made their presence felt in this election, with some 70 percent of the religiously unaffiliated voting for President Obama, according to exit polls. What do the political parties have to do to reach and keep these voters? By Kimberly Winston.
Arizona Democrat to replace defeated Pete Stark as sole atheist in Congress
(RNS) Pete Stark, the only openly atheist member of Congress, was defeated Tuesday, but newly elected Arizona Rep. Kyrsten Sinema will take his place — representing what atheists, humanists and other nontheists hope is a new wave of nonreligous lawmakers. By Kimberly Winston.
Do atheists have a sexual harassment problem?
(RNS) Women's attendance at atheist conferences is down and sexual harassment accusations are rising, which leads to the question: Does the nontheist community have a sexual harassment problem? By Kimberly Winston.