- Campaign against #TwitterTheocracy on June 10th – “Twitter has agreed to use its ‘Country Withheld Tool’ to block “blasphemous tweets” in Pakistan, thus becoming complicit in suppressing free speech, and in aiding Pakistan’s blasphemy laws.” From Amy.
- Hitchens, Dawkins, and Harris are old news: A totally different atheism is on the rise – “More and more, the strongest atheist voices are talking about nonbelief less as an end in itself, but as part of a larger conversation about social justice. It could hardly be any other way: atheism is growing not only in numbers, but in diversity.” From Amy.
- National Parks Service to promote LGBT historic sites – “The National Parks Service is convening a group of scholars who will examine lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) history and identify prominent locations from the LGBT civil rights movement for nomination to the agency’s registries of historic places and landmarks.”
- You may be surprised how many born-again Christians use Ashley Madison – “A new survey conducted by Ashley Madison — a dating website for people already in relationships — sought to discover the link between religion and infidelity by asking 105,000 of its members around the world about their religious affiliation.” From Michael.
- Cute Animal Friday! From Ray, a rescued calf with prosthetic legs. I didn’t even know that mini donkeys existed!
Featured image of course by our very own Surly Amy.