Russell here. Lucky me, the 2013 American Atheists convention was held in Austin this year, which meant that all I had to do was shell out money for a ticket and no travel or lodging fees. I’d be crazy to pass up such an opportunity! I’m a couple of days behind on blogging the experience, …
Monthly Archive: March 2013
Mar 25 2013
Okay, we all know that Kirk Cameron is a has-been actor from the ’80s whose minimal intellect has reduced him to partnering with professional joke Ray Comfort, a deal which, in a country full of similarly stupid people, has proven more lucrative than actually pursuing acting work would have been for him. So you’d already …
Mar 22 2013
Apropos of everything relating to current discussions about misogyny, in the atheist/skeptical community as well as the world at large, John Scalzi boils everything you need to know down to a couple of sentences. Now go have a good weekend.
Mar 19 2013
So um, yeah… this happened.
Mar 17 2013
Topic discussion focused on some emails from people who conflate marriage equality with adoption of children by LGBT people. The adoption issue is moot – we have over 40 years of research that shows that the sexual orientation of a child’s parents is not a relevant factor in how well that child does. The issue …
Mar 10 2013
Posted this preemptively before the show aired. I have added some notes since the show. Here are some things I mentioned in my intro: Speaking out Against Hate Directed at Women: Russell Glasser Anita Sarkeesian’s Damsel in Distress: Part 1 – Tropes vs Women in Video Games I was asked in email to say what was …
Mar 03 2013