Author Archives Josh Hyde

  • Members of the Kansas City Atheist Coalition settled in for a quiet, relaxed evening with friends in our community for drinks, snacks, and entertaining movies. Carla Burris, the American Atheists representative for the state of Missouri, came up to meet attendees and speak a little bit about American Atheists and what they’re trying to do, […]

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  • Confetti floats from the sky. Children and adults praise the words that he speaks. “Best. Pope. Ever.” says ThinkProgress. By now, you’ve probably heard about Francis’ latest round of pleasantries: Pope Francis, in the first extensive interview of his six-month-old papacy, said that the Roman Catholic Church had grown “obsessed” with preaching about abortion, gay […]

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  • The Kansas City Atheist Coalition is pleased to announce the newest addition to its board of directors: Joshua Stewart, director of activism. Joshua has long been an active member of the local freethinker community and frequently engages in activism and outreach events on his own. He brings to the board an enthusiasm and direction of […]

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  • There’s an article making its rounds the Internet. I’m no fan of the title – Why Atheists Have a Serious Problem with Women – but I gave it a read-through, and I find myself in agreement with what it has to say about an inclusive community for everyone, women and men alike. And then the […]

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  • DOMA has been de-clawed, as far as preventing federal recognition of same-sex marriage, and we’ve got a great judicial precedent established by “no standing” ruling on California’s Proposition 8. It’s a great time to be an advocate for LGBT equality – a victory that could have gone terribly wrong, but will instead, we all hope, […]

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  • Darrel Ray, author of Sex and God and The God Virus, hosted a potluck picnic at his beautiful home. This, although not an event organized by the Kansas City Atheist Coalition, is nonetheless an event we all look forward to each year. It gives us a chance to meet not only new members of the community but also […]

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  • The Kansas City Atheist Coalition positioned itself near the J.C. Nichols fountain, making itself available to fellow pedestrians to answer questions the general public may have about atheists – what we do as a community, why we don’t believe, and how we can be “good without a god”. We broke down barriers between non-believers and […]

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