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Concluding the series on prejudice, Dr. Janet Asimov reflects on her life experiences dealing with prejudice against science and overcoming first impressions.
Lucas McCahill, lead organizer for the LGBTQ Humanist Council of Baltimore, advocates for gender equality in the U.S. military and highlights Private Chelsea Manning’s heroism.
A year has gone by, and very little has happened regarding immigration reform. AHA Legislative Associate Matthew Bulger examines why progress has stalled and what we can do about it.
AHA Communications Associate Brian Magee interviews members of a popular group on Twitter calling themselves ASH, or Atheist Super Heroes.
Mark your calendars! The AHA’s Annual Conference will be held in Philadelphia in 2014. Learn more here!
How did you do on our crossword puzzle in last week’s issue? Find the answers here.
Joan Reisman-Brill answers your ethical questions on how to handle Christian prayers before meals and what to do with excess Social Security money (hint: keep it).
Check out a brand new comic by Tim Athan, cartoonist for the Ann Arbor Observer!
I'm in Chicago today to speak to the Humanists of West Suburban Chicagoland, a Chapter of the American Humanist Association. If you're in the area, please stop by! I always enjoy getting to meet with local humanist leaders and sharing, dare I say, the "good news" of humanism---and there's been so much to share, as you can see in today's jam-packed issue. As we pause and reflect on the tragic events twelve years ago today, Nikki Stern's letter to her husband on the anniversary of 9/11 will move you and remind you why we need hope in our ever-changing world.
With thoughtful criticism and a sharp wit, Dr. Janet Asimov reflects on her life experiences dealing with prejudice in many forms.
In a moving letter to her husband, who died in the September 11th attacks, Hope in Small Doses author Nikki Stern reflects on how she—and the country—have changed since the tragic events of 2001.
When children lack reason-based thinking and ethics in school, they become ill-prepared for our complex, interdependent world. Paula Fraser makes a case for teaching ethics in public schools.
When same-sex marriage became legal in New Mexico, Humanist Celebrant Marilee Harrison became very busy! Read her story of officiating 100 weddings in just two weeks.
A number of famous folks recently made statements that sound a lot like humanism! Check out humanist quotes by Sandra Day O’Connor, Arian Foster, and Desmond Tutu.
In theaters now, Elysium, starting Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, explores two worlds in an unequal universe. Matthew Bulger reviews the film and its exploration of transhumanism.