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FFRF salutes Pride Month and famous LGBTQ+ freethinkers

Pride Month

In honor of Pride Month, FFRF is publishing highlights about some of the many distinguished LGBTQ+ individuals, past and present, who have made known their dissent from religion. For more information, see FFRF’s Freethought of the Day series. Compiled by Sarah Weinstock and Bill Dunn.   JANE ADDAMS Jane Addams was an American philanthropist and […]

Yeshiva University’s ‘nuclear approach’ a display of bigotry

Yeshiva Yeshiva University's 'nuclear approach' a display of bigotry

By Kat Grant Equal Justice Works Fellow Freedom From Religion Foundation The fight for LGBTQ-plus rights and for the protection of the separation of state and church are inextricably linked.In an ongoing installment of this fight, we have the judicial tussle involving Yeshiva University, one of the largest Modern Orthodox Jewish universities in the United States, […]

Christian nationalism’s attack on LGBTQ+ rights

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It’s been a bit more than a month since the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the constitutional right to an abortion. Without Roe, 26 states are certain or likely to ban abortion, creating abortion deserts throughout the country. In the Freedom From Religion Foundation’s home state of Wisconsin, clinics stopped providing abortion care because a pre-Civil […]