November 9th, 2017

A former nurse who worked in the hospital at Duke University has filed a federal lawsuit alleging religious discrimination. The woman, Sara Pedro, claims that Duke violated anti-discrimination laws by refusing to accommodate her religious objections to aiding in abortions, … Continue reading

Katie Freeman wears brownface.
October 29th, 2017

A white nurse from the UK, Katie Freeman, has admitted that she has held stereotypical opinions on Muslims. Hoping to challenge Ms. Freeman and expose her to the harsh reality of Islamaphobia, Channel 4 darkened her skin, gave her a fake nose, and put her in a Burkha. Continue reading

A waitress wearing jeans tying apron
October 20th, 2017

Kaetoya Watkins was thrilled when she was got offered a waitress job at Georgia Blue, a Mississippi restaurant chain. However, it didn’t take long for things to go south. Continue reading

Ben Borgman owns the Seattle coffee shop
October 12th, 2017

Should a business be allowed to deny service to customers that have offensive beliefs? That’s the question being asked after a now-viral altercation between the owner of a Seattle coffee shop and members of an anti-abortion group. It all started … Continue reading

A sign that says "Whites Only"
September 30th, 2017

A Minnesota couple who refused to do videography work for gay weddings was dealt a serious blow last week when a judge threw out their lawsuit. Carl and Angel Larsen, the owners of Telescope Media Group, were seeking to overturn … Continue reading

A Bible with an American flag
August 10th, 2017

President Trump’s nominee for “Religious Freedom Ambassador” is causing extreme consternation among the LGBT community and its advocates. The president’s pick is Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback, a man who critics say poses a distinct threat to LGBT rights. If confirmed, … Continue reading

bigotry in religion
July 10th, 2017

A new study conducted by researchers in Belgium sought to find out how open-minded atheists and agnostics were compared their religious counterparts – and the results were surprising. There exists a common stereotype that people who are highly religious are … Continue reading

The Justices of the Supreme Court
June 30th, 2017

In a surprise decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that churches should be eligible to receive government funding, as long as the money is used for a secular purpose. In a 7-2 ruling, the court decided that Missouri’s Trinity Lutheran … Continue reading

A Muslim baby in China
May 1st, 2017

As part of a crackdown on religious extremism, the Chinese government has declared that parents will no longer be allowed to give their children Muslim names. Names such as Mohammed, Jihad, Mecca, and Saddam are now prohibited. But is this only the beginning? Continue reading

A mother breastfeeding her child
April 28th, 2017

Annie Peguero attempted to soothe her baby daughter during a church service by doing what she always does when her child cries – breastfeed her. Peguero was stunned when church officials asked her to leave the sanctuary because male worshipers “might be uncomfortable.” Continue reading