I’ve been so busy with the book that I have not kept up here. But stay tuned for an interesting article about how your tax money is being used to proselytize to public school kids and further restrict the human rights of girls. O’ Canada!

Women Are Human

Humanism is a progressive philosophy of life that, without theism and other supernatural beliefs, affirms our ability and responsibility to lead ethical lives of personal fulfillment that aspire to the greater good of humanity   As a humanist chaplain, much of my ministry is specifically focused on reproductive justice. Feminism and supporting reproductive rights are, … More Women Are Human

James Croft Lives His Values Proudly…And Gets a Surprising Response!

I was over the moon yesterday when I saw this post on my friend, James’, Facebook page. James is a leader in training with the Ethical Society of St. Louis and a man who has definitely put a lot of thought into how to respectfully speak up. Earlier this week, James was checking out a social media … More James Croft Lives His Values Proudly…And Gets a Surprising Response!

National Day of Action For Reproductive Justice – September 28, 2015

Are you looking for a chance to live humanism during the National Day of Action for Reproductive Justice? Come hang out with Autumn at the University of Alberta for snacks and a screening of the film 12th and Delaware! Autumn will talk about being a clinic escort and the dangers of religious anti-choice crisis pregnancy centers, … More National Day of Action For Reproductive Justice – September 28, 2015

Feminism or Humanism: do we have to choose?

*This article is written by Matthew Reyes and was originally posted on WhyFeminist.com Whenever an argument against feminism arises, whether online or in-person, it usually centers around the belief that it only benefits women. More often than not, people railing against feminism, which promotes the political, social, and economic equality of the sexes, say it is … More Feminism or Humanism: do we have to choose?

a response to beautiful heresy by Ruth Wasylenko, priest of the Emmaus Catholic Inclusive Community

It is always interesting to see what people take away from their first or even 50th meeting of our Emmaus community.  It also comes as a reminder to me to be careful about my speech, especially in squeezed moments when my attention is on a couple of other things and someone asks a deeper question. … More a response to beautiful heresy by Ruth Wasylenko, priest of the Emmaus Catholic Inclusive Community

beautiful heresy

In 1994, Pope John Paul II, in his letter Ordinatio Sacerdotalis, declared finally that: “Wherefore, in order that all doubt may be removed regarding a matter of great importance…I declare that the Church has no authority whatsoever to confer priestly ordination on women and that this judgment is to be definitively held by all the … More beautiful heresy

who are you and why are you here? (a post from the old blog)

It’s not just a pertinent question in religious terms but also exactly what I want to tell you about myself and this blog. I’m Autumn. I’m a humanist chaplain and I’m writing this blog because I know so many people who are not aware of the rich tradition of human belief that exists out there. … More who are you and why are you here? (a post from the old blog)