Humanize the Vote

For the last twelve years, as the senior leader at the Washington Ethical Society, I have been a movement-bridger—often feeling like the most religious person in secular gatherings and the most secular person in religious... Read More

Missing: Humanist Women

Who’s the first person who comes to mind when you think of humanism or atheism? A follow-up question: Did you just think of a man? When followers of the American Humanist Association’s Facebook page were... Read More

When a Friend’s Loved One Dies

My father, Mel Lipman, died one year ago today on his own terms. He signed himself into hospice, stopped artificial nutrition, and died peacefully with the aid of pain-killing medication. As a humanist, I appreciate... Read More