President’s Corner

Recent elections in Costa Rica

Congratulations to the people of Costa Rica in choosing Carlos Alvarado Quesada as the President Elect of their country.  In doing so, they chose tolerance over religious dogma. The main issue of the ...

Lawrence Krauss

The allegations of sexual misconduct against Lawrence Krauss are very troubling. He is a celebrated Atheist and people seem to be lining up to back him or condemn him. As atheists, we must follow our ...

Stephen Hawking

All of us at Atheist Alliance International are saddened by the death of Stephen Hawking. The atheist community was very fortunate to have someone as intelligent, original and humorous as Stephen. His...

Icelandic circumcision ban

Icelandic Progressive Party MP, Silja Dögg Gunnarsdóttir is the driving force behind a Bill put before The Alþingi (the Icelandic Parliament) that proposes a six-year prison term for anyone found guil...

Circumcision and the rights of the child

Circumcision has long been a cultural and health related practice, possibly dating back 15,000 years. Theories as to its origin include identifying slaves, hygiene, a rite of passage to adulthood and ...

Success in Brazil

    Audience at the Congress      AAI President Carlos A. Diaz     Last month, with AAI Director Alexandre Shimono, I was very pleased to represent AAI at the First ...

The Atheist Perspective is Fun!

I had a great time in Cologne at the 2012 European Atheist Convention The Atheist Perspective & Our Future last weekend.   The speakers were entertaining and informative, with the emotio...

My Words in Esperanto

Last year I met the Vice-President of ATEO (Atheist Esperantists of the World) and she asked me to write a greeting for their Journal.  Seeing my words in Esperanto is quite a novelty for me...

Godless Philippines – bring it on!

(Me with the other speakers and the PATAS team in Manila) It was an honour and a pleasure to be at the first atheist convention in South East Asia on 21 April 2012.  Hosted by the Philippine Athe...

Talking with Dan Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor

In the lead up to atheist conventions in April and May I spoke with Dan Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor, Co-Presidents of the Freedom From Religion Foundation on Freethought Radio.  (I’...

Godless Bitches…

 …is such a good name for a podcast!  I spoke with Beth, Tracie and Jen about the war on women in the US, the controversy over burqa banning and other issues in international atheism.

Token Skeptic podcast

Coming up to the 2012 Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne in April, I spoke with Kylie Sturgess on the Token Skeptic podcast about AAI activities and current issues in atheism, including the import...

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