A Curious Eye

A Curious Eye

My name's Ben. I'm a 22 year-old recent grad living in Seattle. I've been told my gayness is only matched by my enthusiasm.
I post my favorite news from all around the web.
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breakingnews:

Church of England gives approval for women bishops
AP: The Church of England voted yes on Monday to allowing female bishops for the first time.
Photo: The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, second right, and unidentified members of the clergy, arrive for the General Synod meeting, at The University of York, in York England, Monday July 14, 2014. (AP Photo/PA, Lynne Cameron via AP)

breakingnews:

Church of England gives approval for women bishops

AP: The Church of England voted yes on Monday to allowing female bishops for the first time.

Photo: The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, second right, and unidentified members of the clergy, arrive for the General Synod meeting, at The University of York, in York England, Monday July 14, 2014. (AP Photo/PA, Lynne Cameron via AP)

The Tea Party Isn’t a Political Movement, It’s a Religious One

The Supreme Court's three female Justices just issued this furious dissent

In the wake of last week’s Supreme Court ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, religious groups are already using the decision to push for more exemptions, and one of the worst is already being petitioned for: The right to refuse to hire LGBT people.
micdotcom:

7 lies we need to stop telling about atheists

Atheist — does the word give you pause? Make your eyes narrow a bit? Conjur up images of immorality and pungacious heathens? For a surprising number of Americans, the answer is still, well, yes.
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micdotcom:

7 lies we need to stop telling about atheists

Atheist — does the word give you pause? Make your eyes narrow a bit? Conjur up images of immorality and pungacious heathens? For a surprising number of Americans, the answer is still, well, yes.
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micdotcom:

7 lies we need to stop telling about atheists

Atheist — does the word give you pause? Make your eyes narrow a bit? Conjur up images of immorality and pungacious heathens? For a surprising number of Americans, the answer is still, well, yes.
Read more | Follow micdotcom 

micdotcom:

7 lies we need to stop telling about atheists

Atheist — does the word give you pause? Make your eyes narrow a bit? Conjur up images of immorality and pungacious heathens? For a surprising number of Americans, the answer is still, well, yes.
Read more | Follow micdotcom 

micdotcom:

7 lies we need to stop telling about atheists

Atheist — does the word give you pause? Make your eyes narrow a bit? Conjur up images of immorality and pungacious heathens? For a surprising number of Americans, the answer is still, well, yes.
Read more | Follow micdotcom 

micdotcom:

7 lies we need to stop telling about atheists

Atheist — does the word give you pause? Make your eyes narrow a bit? Conjur up images of immorality and pungacious heathens? For a surprising number of Americans, the answer is still, well, yes.
Read more | Follow micdotcom 

micdotcom:

7 lies we need to stop telling about atheists

Atheist — does the word give you pause? Make your eyes narrow a bit? Conjur up images of immorality and pungacious heathens? For a surprising number of Americans, the answer is still, well, yes.
Read more | Follow micdotcom 

micdotcom:

7 lies we need to stop telling about atheists

Atheist — does the word give you pause? Make your eyes narrow a bit? Conjur up images of immorality and pungacious heathens? For a surprising number of Americans, the answer is still, well, yes.
Read more | Follow micdotcom 

micdotcom:

7 lies we need to stop telling about atheists

Atheist — does the word give you pause? Make your eyes narrow a bit? Conjur up images of immorality and pungacious heathens? For a surprising number of Americans, the answer is still, well, yes.

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micdotcom:

Here are the nations with free access to the pill


In light of recent events, Slate used data from Harvard University’s Center for Population and Development Studies to put together an updated map that shows which countries around the world provide free birth control pills to the public. To put this in perspective: Iran is one of them, the U.S. is not.
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micdotcom:

Here are the nations with free access to the pill

In light of recent events, Slate used data from Harvard University’s Center for Population and Development Studies to put together an updated map that shows which countries around the world provide free birth control pills to the public. To put this in perspective: Iran is one of them, the U.S. is not.

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policymic:

One stat reveals how deep America’s religious bias is


Despite the soaring hostility between Democrats and Republicans, marrying a supporter of the opposing party isn’t the worst thing you could do — that would be marrying an atheist. 
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policymic:

One stat reveals how deep America’s religious bias is

Despite the soaring hostility between Democrats and Republicans, marrying a supporter of the opposing party isn’t the worst thing you could do — that would be marrying an atheist. 

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