Everyone Is a Skeptic

By James Haught James Haught is editor of West Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and a senior editor of Free Inquiry. He is 87-years-old and would like to help secular causes more. This series is a way of giving back, as he opens in No Qualms (Ed., published on 2018, July 18, i.e., when … Continue reading

Interview with Administrator of “Ex-Muslims India”

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Here we talk with the Administrator of “Ex-Muslims India.” Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What was early life like for you, e.g., geography, culture, language, religion or lack thereof, education, and family structure and dynamics? Administrator “Ex-Muslims India”:  I was born in a traditional Indian Muslim family. My grandparents … Continue reading

Interview with Abderrahmane M’hiri – Ex-Muslim

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Abderrahmane M’hiri is an ex-Muslim. Here we talk about his journey, in brief. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: How did you grow up? Abderrahmane M’hiri: I have grown up in a Muslim country and society in a Muslim family. Jacobsen: What was upbringing for you? M’hiri: I began to … Continue reading

In Conversation with Sara Al Iraqiya on Leaving Islam, Global Affairs, and Society

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Sara Al Iraqiya is a USA-based 2nd generation Iraqi-American social scientist, writer, and activist. Raised under Sunni Islam and a survivor of attempted radicalization in American mosques and centers — she has both lived experience as well as academic experience with Islam. By age 20, after gaining … Continue reading

Marieme Helie Lucas on the Case of Noura Hussein Hammad

  By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Marieme Helie Lucas is an Algerian sociologist, activist, founder of ‘Secularism is a Women’s Issue,’ and founder and former International Coordinator of ‘Women Living Under Muslim Laws.’  Here we talk about the case of Noura Hammad. Noura has been sentenced to death and has 15 days to … Continue reading

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