Missing some freedoms on Independence Day
As we head into the Fourth of July weekend, it would normally be apropos to acknowledge Independence Day and the freedoms that it stands for. However, this year, true independence and freedom, especially bodily freedom, seems like a pipe dream following the overturning of Roe v. Wade last week and the overt dismantling of the […]
FFRF salutes Pride Month and famous LGBTQ freethinkers
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 co-founder […]
Abortion is an LGBTQ+ issue
Pride Month is a time to honor the activism and influence of the LGBTQ+ community. It is also a time to acknowledge the work that still needs to be done in order to achieve true equality. Abortion access is one of those issues. To begin with, abortion is health care. This has been reaffirmed by […]
Religious governors, Thomas Paine, abortion rights and astrology
Within the ambit of state/church separation, we at the Freedom From Religion Foundation deal with an astonishingly broad spectrum.
Vaccines, LGBTQ rights, redressing child abuse, and an inspiring secular commencement
We had a lot to say even during a quiet week at the Freedom From Religion Foundation. As we geared up for some shortly-expected Supreme Court decisions affecting FFRF’s work, we made our secular voice heard on a host of issues.
Reproductive health care an essential part of LGBTQ rights
Reproductive health care for the LGBTQ community needs to be liberated from religiously motivated legislation on this 50th anniversary of LGBTQ Pride Month.