The Church of England's position on same-sex relationships should set the wheels of disestablishment in motion, says... Read More »
The rolling back of reproductive rights in America shows necessity of secularism, says Stephen Evans.
"History is not... Read More »
An obituary to Terry Sanderson, who died on June 12th 2022, by his civil partner Keith Porteous Wood.
I regret to inform... Read More »
Pandering to fundamentalism is not the way to a more open, tolerant and peaceful society, argues Stephen Evans.
With... Read More »
Specialist theological colleges focused on doctrinal training create inherent conflict with the academic freedom and... Read More »
A survey reveals members of the public generally get along well with Christians – but feel less enthusiastic... Read More »
The National Secular Society recently held an online conference on inclusive education in Northern Ireland. Here,... Read More »
Following the furore over the archbishop of Canterbury's latest political intervention, Stephen Evans argues Justin... Read More »
After ending a blanket exemption from equality laws, Northern Ireland will outlaw religious discrimination against... Read More »
The Church of England's emerging plans to expand their role in sixth form and further education colleges, accompanied... Read More »
The government's new proposals for education reform in England could see increased discrimination, and most non-faith... Read More »
Keeping religion and state education separate is the best way of ensuring schools promote free inquiry, equality and... Read More »
The government thinks religious education is important for developing children's critical thinking, values, and understanding... Read More »
Recent studies agree: the risks of circumcision outweigh any benefits. It’s time to rethink our permissive approach to genital cutting.
Dr Antony Lempert says the findings of two recent medical papers critical of infant circumcision should prompt us... Read More »
Church of England plans to give Anglican church leaders from around the world greater power in choosing future archbishops... Read More »
Regulating charities effectively will not be possible until religious privilege is removed from charity law, says... Read More »
Ending religious discrimination in faith school admissions is an important first step – but it will not undo... Read More »
Faith-based selection forces families' religiosity to be assessed, compels conformity, and undermines everyone's freedom... Read More »
It's that time of year again, when we look forward to a break and reflect on the year that's been.
For all of us campaigning... Read More »
Evangelical activists' insistence that equality amounts to discrimination is a narcissistic approach to human rights,... Read More »
We need to tackle anti-Muslim hate, but the politicised and problematic term of Islamophobia should be ditched, argues... Read More »
A recent report on state-sanctioned killings of 'blasphemers' and 'apostates' suggests re-interpreting Islam as a... Read More »
The Armed Forces must dismantle their institutional Christian privilege if they are truly committed to inclusivity,... Read More »
Paul Stanley's work shows how much more inclusive and engaging school assemblies could be without the anachronistic... Read More »
The national conversation following the brutal killing of David Amess suggests an unwillingness to tackle the Islamic... Read More »