Posted in December 2014

Comments on Colby Melvin’s Queerty Interview

Comments on Colby Melvin’s Queerty Interview

I couldn’t help but feel that Colby Melvin’s recent interview with Queerty sparked some important things worth talking about. This is from the first part: Losing his job for being gay might be one of the best things that’s ever happened to Colby Melvin. But there’s also a Colby Melvin you probably don’t know: the … Continue reading

Does Fundamentalist Atheism Actually Exist?

Does Fundamentalist Atheism Actually Exist?

Recently,  I had the pleasure of reading Chris Stedman‘s post from his blog on Religious News Service on the debate topic of fundamentalist atheism: Earlier this year, a British politician called upon “militant atheists” to stop imposing “politically correct intolerance” on Christians. He is certainly not the first to use such language. Take, for example, … Continue reading

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! As we celebrate this wonderful secular holiday, let’s consider one of the best things about this day: Doctor Who Christmas Specials! What would Christmas be without Killer Christmas Trees? “On every world, wherever people are, in the deepest part of the winter, at the exact mid-point, everybody stops and turns and hugs. As … Continue reading

More on Labels and Stereotypes

More on Labels and Stereotypes

While hanging at the Harvard COOP, I came across another great book, Drunk Tank Pink, by Adam Alter. The first part I decided to read was from Part I: The World Within Us, inside Chapter 12: Labels: In 2005, then Harvard University president Larry Summers attributed the dearth of female science and engineering professors to … Continue reading