Ask Mandisa 56 – Flack

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Mandisa Thomas, a native of New York City, is the founder and President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc. Although never formally indoctrinated into belief, Mandisa was heavily exposed to Christianity, Black Nationalism, and Islam. As a child she loved reading, and enjoyed various tales of Gods from different cultures, … Continue reading

Ask An Abortion Doula 10 – “Is there ever a time when you think abortion is wrong?”

By Autumn Reinhardt-Simpson Autumn Reinhardt-Simpson is an abortion doula and Ph.D. student in religious studies at the University of Alberta. She is the author of the Humanist Ceremonies Handbook (Humanist Press, 2018) and the upcoming The Companion: An Abortion Doula Handbook. You can visit her at her website www.electriceelpond.com.  Here she answers a question about the … Continue reading

Ask Joyce 2 – Individual Consent and National Consensus

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Joyce Arthur is the Founder and Executive Director of the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada. She has been an abortion rights and pro-choice activist since 1998. Arthur worked for 10 years running the Pro-Choice Action Network. In addition to these accomplishments, she founded FIRST or the first national feminist group … Continue reading

“My Dress Is Not a Yes”

On January 9, Huffington Post Canada announced, Toronto students T essa Hill and Lia Valente, both 13, have started a Change.org petition as part of “We Give Consent,” a campaign calling on the province to include teachings about consensual sex in the Ontario Health Curriculum. and the Change.org petition, “Make … Continue reading

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