The Long, Long Journey to Women’s Equality

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

Women of Color Beyond Belief Conference 2019

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen *Attendance information at the bottom.* The Women of Color Beyond Belief Conference will be taking place from October 4 to 6, 2019, in Chicago at the Marriott Midway Hotel. The conference is presented by Black Nonbelievers, Black Skeptics Group, and the Women’s Leadership Project. Its tagline, … Continue reading

On Tanzanian Youth and Fundamentalist Religion with Nsajigwa I Mwasokwa (Nsajigwa Nsa’sam): Founder, Jicho Jipya/Think Anew Tanzania

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Nsajigwa I Mwasokwa (Nsajigwa Nsa’sam) founded Jichojipya (meaning with new eye) to “Think Anew”. We have talked before about freethought in Tanzania. Here we continue the discussion, other conversations here, here. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: I want to talk about the youth. How are they doing regarding religion? Is it an … Continue reading

Iowa Passes Most Restrictive Abortion Bill in America

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen An Iowa governor signed some legislation, recently. The legislation bans almost all abortions within the state of Iowa, by implication. The legislation states that if a heartbeat is detected, then abortion is not allowed by the physician. This is considered one of the most restrictive moves against reproductive … Continue reading

Interview with Ghada Ibrahim on Islam, Saudi Arabia, and More

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Ghada Ibrahim is a Former Muslim and Saudi Activist. In particular, an activist for the rights of women in Islam and talking about her former faith. Here we talk about growing up in a Saudi Muslim family, family life, aspects of Islam, well-being of women and men … Continue reading

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