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Event: NY Camp Inquiry

Who says science and skepticism are just for adults... Noone! Camp Inquiry 2014 will be held at Camp Seven Hills in Holland, NY on August 3–August 9. It is open for children ages 7–16. From the site: Grounded on the conviction that kids can begin establishing habits of critical thinking and ethical conduct early on,

EVENT: Be Secular Conversation

From the site: "Join us for an afternoon of discussion, laughs, insight and progress with progressive Presbyterian Minister, Huffington Post blogger, and co-founder of The Christian Left, Mark Sandlin, and former Pentecostal Minster turned secular humanist and atheist, Jerry DeWitt. Mark and Jerry will discuss issues ranging from progress in the fight for LGBT equality,

Anniversary: War of the Worlds

From PBS American Experience: Shortly after 8 p.m. on the Halloween Eve, 1938, the voice of a panicked radio announcer broke in with a news bulletin reporting strange explosions taking place on the planet Mars, followed minutes later by a report that Martians had landed in the tiny town of Grovers Mill, New Jersey. Although

NJ: Big Gay Wedding Reception

I'm so happy that marriage will be equal across all the US sooner rather than later. Wrapping up this first week of equality in New Jersey, the Jersey City's Pint Bar will be hosting a "Big Gay Wedding Reception" on Saturday, the 26th, at 5 p.m. It is co-hosted by Gayborhood, there will be free

EVENT: SlutWalk Minneapolis

So, a few years back police officer in Toronto told a group of woman "I've been told I'm not supposed to say this - however, women should avoid dressing like sluts in order not to be victimised." Needless to say, this wasn't taken well. People got together and protested, they named it SlutWalk, this spread

Rapid Responses for Secular Students

As a high-schooler in a rural town, it wasn't unusual to listen my "science" teachers preach creationism or to have to sit through anti-liberal rants from my government teacher (who is now an ultra-conservative legislator for the Kansas House of Representatives). Such experiences made it nigh unimaginable for my freshly-agnostic, teenage self to even dream about having a secular