Is atheism a brain disorder? Am I an independent black woman from the south? Have people come back from the dead after praying? These, plus more tough questions are answered in my latest video!
The first time we moved to Australia, I was eight. None of us had ever been before. We made our way through the South Pacific, visiting Hawaii, Fiji, New Zealand… eventually, we found ourselves on a plane to Brisbane, where the flight attendant asked my mom if she would like a beer. “I’d love a
I’ve had the pleasure of connecting with tons of secular parents here on the intertubes since starting Godlessmom.com. I hear lots of stories… some are sad, some are triumphant, some just gutting. There are a few things I hear though, that just strike me as strange. These things feel counterproductive to me and could have the opposite
Trying to explain complicated ideas to my son is not always easy. He doesn’t hear me at the best of times, so when I go into an explanation riddled with unfamiliar words and abstract ideas, he tends to zone out. I constantly seek help from the internet. I look for ways that I can explain things to him that
What’s your take on trigger warnings? Have we become too sensitive? Do we need this level of coddling? Would we be better off openly discussing things rather than running from them? Let me know in the comments.
I was just eight when we were living in Adelaide, South Australia. My memories of my time there are vague. I remember my mom was teaching 6th grade and my Dad was doing social work downtown, mostly working with homeless addicts and alcoholics. I went to school where my mom taught and I ate ice
If you’ve read the classics, you’ve gagged on stories of marrying strategically to advance someone’s position in society. You’ve read chilly moms say, “He’s a suitable match”. You’ve read slimy dads say, “I forbid you to marry below your class!”. These types of stories still freckle our pop-culture. Disney loves to remind us that not so
What are some of the funny or even thought-provoking comments you’ve gotten from people who disagree with you? Let me know in the comments!
This is an ongoing series telling the stories of wrongful convictions in North America. To read more of these stories, please click here. If you have a story of someone wrongfully convicted, or you were yourself and want to talk about it, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. See my two previous series on the American
What are some of the funny comments you get from apologists? As an outspoken atheist I get a lot of these types of comments from theists. Oddly, all the religious people who contact me with coherent comments and messages, are always the supportive ones. Why is it that the ones who want to argue with […]