Month: June 2016

#072 – Oh You Know, Just Nerd Things…

This week we have a discussion about all things fandom. We’ll talk about what nerdy things mean to us and how fandoms make seriously positive contributions to our lives. We’ll also hear from you about what they mean to you!
Nerdy things referenced in the show:

Shounen ai anime: http://myanimelist.net/anime/genre/28/Shounen_Ai

Yaoi anime: http://myanimelist.net/anime/genre/33/Yaoi

The Tribunal for being a woman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXwWwaBMxK8

Captain Picard on religion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6NPq_kPSUM

Star Trek on humanity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjuQRCG_sUw

Wil Wheaton on being a nerd: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=wil+wheaton+answers+nerd+question

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#071 – Is There Hope After Faith?

A conversation with a self described “recovering Christian” and what his new life means to him, we’re also joined by Bobby C and Jerry DeWitt of the Hope After Faith podcast

The Books John refers to:
https://www.amazon.com/Rocks-Dont-Lie-Geologist-Investigates/dp/0393346242

https://www.amazon.com/Inspiration-Incarnation-Evangelicals-Problem-Testament/dp/0801027306

https://www.amazon.com/History-God-000-Year-Judaism-Christianity/dp/0345384563

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#070 – Where Are The Helpers?

This week we celebrate the resilience of the queer and trans community in the face of tragedy, and we talk about some completely unrelated good news

Jet Blue on Orlando: http://blog.jetblue.com/we-stand-with-orlando/

The GoFundMe Story: http://money.cnn.com/2016/06/15/news/gofundme-orlando-pulse-shooting-donors/

Chick Fil A helps donors: http://www.snopes.com/2016/06/14/chick-fil-a-orlando-shooting/

Plane passengers do something amazing for a grieving grandmother: http://www.lgbtqnation.com/2016/06/jetblue-something-amazing-orlando-victims-grandmother/

Ark Encounter Protest After Party: https://www.facebook.com/events/149590555453015/
Dad! You’re a transformer: http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2016/6/17/4-year-old-his-trans-dad-youre-transformer

Stop telling us we have to be miserable: http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2016/5/23/trans-people-are-more-sad-tales-and-media-narratives

Trans parent’s journey to motherhood: http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2016/5/06/how-my-teenager-turned-trans-parent-mom

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#069 – Orlando

We discuss the tragedy that unfolded in Orlando this morning, and invite callers to share their thoughts.

Jeremiah’s article on allyship: https://noreligionrequired.com/2016/06/11/allies-as-students-and-hype-men/

Ari’s article on allyship: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/thegaytheistmanifesto/2016/06/5-things-trans-allies-say-that-mean-well-but-miss-the-point/

Gofundme for victim’s families: https://www.gofundme.com/PulseVictimsFund

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#068 – Reason Rally Stories

Callie and Ari discuss the time Ari almost died at the Reason Rally, and we share some stories about why secular activism matters

Kara’s GofundMe: https://www.gofundme.com/2733wnxp

Hemant Mehta’s article on the event’s attendace: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/06/05/where-was-the-crowd-for-the-reason-rally/

Fernando Alcántar ‘s book: https://www.amazon.com/Cross-Back-Immigrants-Journey-Reason/dp/1634310489/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1465405066&sr=1-1&keywords=to+the+cross+and+back+book

Inciting Incident podcast: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/incitingincident

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#067 – Unapologetic Humanism

Spending the weekend at the American Humanist Association conference, Ari and Callie discuss why we think secular activism still matters, and we discuss humanism’s involvement in social justice work through the AHA’s new initiatives surrounding, feminism, LGBTQ rights, and racial justice.

Resources:
http://www.getequal.org
http://www.showingupforracialjustice.org/splash?splash=1

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