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What Does Religious Liberty Mean to the Unaffiliated?

By | 2018-06-16T04:38:26+00:00 June 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

On June 4, the US Supreme Court issued a 7-2 ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission on behalf of the plaintiff, Jack Phillips, a baker and a devout Christian who refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple. David Mullins and Charlie Craig complained to the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, which [...]

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Being Mean: Online and Off

By | 2018-05-24T01:45:07+00:00 April 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

By Jarred Bogens-Francisco During the 3rd week of March, specifically the 19th through the 23rd, the radio show Here and Now had a week long special on bullying. This was a six-part series that ran just shy of an hour. Bullying can complicate  and make school difficult even during scheduled academic breaks. It also has [...]

A Fractured Reality

By | 2018-03-22T20:12:31+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

BY:  Hyrum H. Huskey Jr. Hyrum H. Huskey Jr. is a Las Vegas published writer and member of the Southern Nevada and Las Vegas Writers groups. He retired from a succession of “careers” as a commissioned military officer, education counselor, college Dean of Student Services, and public transit executive. For four years, he was a [...]

Black History Month

By | 2018-02-06T19:21:16+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Sincere Kirabo is the social justice coordinator at the American Humanist Association. Sincere is a writer and humanist activist who focuses on cultivating increased critical consciousness of social injustice, particularly within humanist spaces. His work can also be found on Everyday Feminism, Huffington Post, and Patheos, among other media. Today marks the official start to another twenty-eight-day cycle where [...]

Were You Disturbed by Trump’s SOTU Speech?

By | 2018-02-06T19:16:03+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Amy Couch is the communications manager for the American Humanist Association. Prior to working for the AHA she spent ten years creating therapeutic, recreational, and educational programs for individuals with special needs and their families. Over 47 million Americans tuned in to watch President Trump’s State of the Union address and of those viewers, only 25 percent disapproved of his [...]

True Pagan Roots of Winter Holidays

By | 2017-12-04T03:26:10+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|

By Mel Lipman.  Mel is former president of the American Humanist Association, and founding member of the Humanist Association of Las Vegas.  Today Mel provides an in depth look at the Pagan roots of the winter holidays. In a few weeks we will be immersed in our culture's celebration of winter.  If we don't dwell too [...]

The Core of Humanism

By | 2017-11-19T06:27:18+00:00 November 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|

BY:  Hyrum H. Huskey Jr. Hyrum H. Huskey Jr. is a Las Vegas published writer and member of the Southern Nevada and Las Vegas Writers groups. He retired from a succession of "careers" as a commissioned military officer, education counselor, college Dean of Student Services, and public transit executive. For four years, he was a [...]

Dealing with Death When You Do Not Believe in an “After-Life”

By | 2018-05-24T01:50:45+00:00 October 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

In January of 2016, my father had several unexplained seizures. Doctors discovered multiple tumors in his brain, and later in other organs throughout his body. He died in March of that same year at the age of 64. In April, my friend Dave was hit by a drunk driver who was speeding in a stolen [...]