THE ISSUE AT HAND

Gore Vidal is not a man of faith. And the American Humanist Association’s new honorary president ain’t no poster child either. So it goes (as his predecessor Kurt Vonnegut used to say) that Gore Vidal... Read More

From the Editors: A note on Sarah Braasch

May 10, 2018 – We have removed Sarah Braasch's article, "Original Intent" (published in 2009), after finding it racially offensive. The article was a commentary on the Puritanical dogma and religious tyranny in colonial America, making the... Read More

Humanism and the Burqa Bugaboo

The recent burqa controversy, plaguing France has produced yet another headache for liberals, humanists, and lovers of democracy who feel themselves trapped between conflicting principles. While the term “burqa” (a head-to-toe covering) is commonly used... Read More

Oprah: Anti-Vagina, Anti-Sex

Newsweek recently called out Oprah for being a quack. In a cover story titled "Crazy Talk: Oprah, Wacky Cures & You," they cited shows she's enthusiastically done on cancer, autism, and other subjects featuring non-experts... Read More