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

Marching toward Gilead

Margaret Atwood wrote in The Handmaid’s Tale that “nothing changes instantaneously: in a gradually heating bathtub, you'd be boiled to death before you knew it.” Two recent stories from the US Department of Justice and... Read More