Religion

Godless Perverts Reading: The Heavenly Sex-Bots

This weekend, I did a reading at the Godless Perverts Story Hour. It was on my favorite topic, the heavenly sex-bots. I didn’t follow my script exactly, of course, but …

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What Do You See? The Blinding Whiteness of Feminism

Warning: NSFW for artsy nudity. I have been a self-identified feminist for longer than I have been a self-identified [insert any other label with which I currently associate myself here]. …

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Religion

Is There a Point to Veil Bans?

While some have predicted that everyone on this site will have to wear burqas in order to appease the wrath of the religious, in other parts of the world, the …

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Religion

I’m Not Waiting for Any Other Atheists

For the past few days, I’ve been finding that Reddit’s Ex-Muslim community is an excellent resource, especially when you want to complain about your family’s compliance with Ramadan. One of …

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Religion

Islam 101: Muslim Prayer

Last week, many of us celebrated the National Day of Reason. I’ve found out through certain sources that, in some sectors of the Internet, reason was not being venerated; instead, …

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Religion

A Murder By Any Other Name?

Whenever I write about the realities of Islam in the United States, someone generally comes along and asks why I do not address the more contentious issues. While it is …

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Religion

The Troubling Case of Alexander Aan

Recently, a petition has been circulating in support of Alexander Aan, an atheist who is currently on trial in Indonesia for having spoken out in favor of atheism and against …

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Religion

Islam 101: Botched Comparisons to Christianity

In my first post in this series, I broke down the basic, bare-bones definitions regarding Islam. In the comments, I compared a Muslim who doesn't believe that Islam is submitting to …

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