It isn’t funny because it’s true.
Canadian Atheist joins Center for Inquiry US and Centre For Inquiry Canada to share a statement from Rafida Bonya Ahmed, the wife of freethought writer Avijit Roy. Center for Inquiry US explains, Rafida Bonya Ahmed was viciously attacked in Dhaka, Bangladesh by Islamic extremists wielding machetes as she and her husband, … Continue reading
Today, the International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) published its response to the Pakistani High Court’s decision to uphold Mumtaz Qadri’s 2011 conviction for murder: Yesterday, the High Court in Lahore, Pakistan, upheld the murder conviction against self-confessed killer, Mumtaz Qadri, despite significant pressure from Islamist supporters of “blasphemy” laws to … Continue reading
Discussion about the hijab is ongoing. Last week, CBC announced that McGill student Soumia Allalou’s request for women-only hours at the university gym is causing an “uproar.” According to CTV News, Allalou said her religious beliefs exclude her from exercising in the presence of men, but added that all women would … Continue reading
Set your DVRs for March 16 as HBO is airing Going Clear, a Scientology documentary based on a book of the same name that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. HBO put 160 lawyers on this one in fear that the church would come after them. It should be something to see! As … Continue reading
Google Doodle celebrates International Women’s Day: IWD’s homepage includes a quote from the American Humanist Association’s 2012 Humanist of the Year, Gloria Steinem The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist nor to any one organization but to the collective efforts of all who care about … Continue reading