A personal best-of

As promised, I’ve assembled an overview of my past work for any newcomers who want to familiarize themselves with my videos. This is only a small sampling of 350+ videos spanning four years, but I consider these to be the ones that best represent my body of work.

First, a roundup of countless misconceptions about atheism, helpfully provided by Ron Rosenbaum (text):

Next, an exploration of how the absence of evidence can sometimes serve as evidence of absence (text):

An explanation of why there’s usually no ethical imperative for transgender people to disclose their trans status to sexual partners (text):

Why cisgender is a valid and important term (text):

How the idea of “choice” in sexual orientation fails to disprove its general immutability (text):

Why efforts to “cure” homosexuality will likely prove futile (text):

Why objections to drawing Muhammad are faulty (text):

I later ate my drawing of Muhammad in protest of threats by radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki:

My response to a woman who was outraged about having to “tolerate” the “immorality” of gay people holding hands in a public park (text):

How Christian conservatives have cited the religious homophobia of Islamic extremists as a reason to restrict our own freedom (text):

Why we should boycott the anti-gay Salvation Army (text):

How trying to claim ownership of an idea of Jesus that supports our values only reinforces the supposed authority of Jesus (text):

How the Book of Job functions to explain away random misfortune in the world and attribute it to God (text):

How homophobes selectively redefine the alleged purposes of marriage in order to exclude gay couples (text):

Why concerns about being seen as “bigoted” are completely selfish and a roadblock to progress (text):

Why past injustices experienced by other minority groups aren’t cause for dismissing the importance of LGBT rights (text):

Why it isn’t okay to use “gay” as an insult (text):

Why treating gay people as abnormal is just an excuse for pathologization (text):

On the homophobes who insist that gay kids must be kept in the closet to protect them from homophobes (text):

Why gay kids shouldn’t have to keep their sexual orientation a secret any more than straight kids (text):

A Fox reporter compares the presence of gay characters on television to “product placement” (text):

On people who decide that food from an anti-gay fast food chain is more important than LGBT rights (text):

On the ridiculous expectations imposed upon minorities (text):

Why we should be “teaching gay marriage” in schools (text):

A poem for Rick Santorum (text):

My personal history with Wikileaks suspect Private Manning (text):

Finally, my interview with the Westboro Baptist Church at a protest:

Dig in!