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Amanda Marcotte is a politics writer for Salon. She's on Twitter @AmandaMarcotte.
10 Best Things About Being an Atheist on Christmas
Posted on: Dec 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet
When it comes to wrapping paper, travel and movies, the holidays can be a special time even for non-believers.
A Fumbled Attempt at a Caress? 7 Pundits' Shockingly Awful Rape Denialism
Posted on: Dec 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet
Rise of the rape truthers.
4 Things You Should Know About Fake Rape Accusations
Posted on: Dec 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet
There are a lot of myths swirling around about rape. The research debunks many of them.
5 Surprising Things About Sex That Women May Be Scared to Tell Men
Posted on: Dec 9, 2014, Source: The Good Men Project
Here’s what women are really thinking.
8 Countries Where Atheism Is Welcomed Instead of Demonized
Posted on: Dec 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet
This is an unprecedented era of freedom and social acceptance for non-believers.
The Right-Wing Myth That America Was Originally a Theocracy Is So Wrong
Posted on: Dec 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet
They believe the separation of church and state is a modern invention created by liberals and atheists.
9 Ways Christian Zealots Ruin America
Posted on: Dec 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet
Amid the holiday season, these examples serve as an antidote to all this religious self-congratulation.
5 Important Things Everyone Should Know About Sex and Dating
Posted on: Dec 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet
There's so much young people need to learn about relationships that is being left out from sex ed programs.
10 Ways to Deal With Your Right-Wing Relatives Over the Holidays
Posted on: Nov 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet
Holidays are stressful enough without having to listen to Uncle Bernie's bigoted rants.
Why Bill Cosby Is Finally Facing Consequences for Alleged Rape
Posted on: Nov 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet
Has there been a sea change in the way society views rape?
The 6 Types of Atheists and Non-Believers in America
Posted on: Nov 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet
Researchers polled non-believers to find out who abandons religion and why. The answers tell us a lot about religion and non-belief in America.
Why It's Harder Than Ever for Religions to Con Their Followers
Posted on: Nov 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet
It's more difficult for religions to control their believers’ access to information.
Your Ultimate Guide to What Women Really Want: 4 Giant Myths Debunked
Posted on: Nov 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet
No, most of us do not love to be cat-called by a handsome man.
With the Christian Right Dying Off, Who Fuels Misogyny? Enter Secular Sexists of #Gamergate and MRA Movement
Posted on: Oct 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet
There are plenty of people agitating to keep women second-class citizens.
Why Conservatives Opt for Propaganda Over Reality
Posted on: Oct 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet
Conservatives are consuming a right-wing media full of lies and misinformation, whereas liberals are more interested in media that puts facts before ideology.
The Right's Sneaky New Strategy to Take Control of Women's Lives
Posted on: Oct 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet
Their latest effort to hoodwink women is even more shameless than usual.
Inside the Bizarre Right-Wing Panic over Ebola Virus Coming to the US
Posted on: Oct 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet
The conservative mindset is tailor-made for opportunities for paranoia and isolation.
Dominant Male Atheist Leaders Seem to Have a Problem with Women
Posted on: Oct 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet
Many of the most prominent leaders of New Atheism are quick to express sexist ideas.
Anti-Rape App Might Actually Backfire and Make It Easier to Rape
Posted on: Sep 30, 2014, Source: Raw Story
Trying to get people to communicate better in bed isn't necessarily the problem.
How the Christian Right Is Getting Beat at Its Own Game, By Satanists of All People
Posted on: Sep 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet
A few recent stunts by Satanists have done a great job exposing Christian hypocrisy.
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