The Secular Spotlight Blog

Weekend Wrap for 26 January 2020

26 January 2020

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 26 January 2020.

BBQ Stopper: Brian Morris

25 January 2020

Today’s ‘sauce’ on the RDB is Brian Morris, a director and founder of the National Secular Lobby, and the author of ‘Sacred to Secular’.

Carrick Ryan: Creating a Two-Class Society

22 January 2020

The privileged status of religious Australians above and beyond the non-religious will be starkly contrasted in workplaces across the country if the Morrison government gets its way with the Religious Discrimination Bill, writes Carrick Ryan.

Religious Discrimination Bill Protests

21 January 2020

Here’s an overview of upcoming protests and current petitions calling for Australians to unite against the Morrison government’s draft Religious Discrimination Bill.

Weekend Wrap for 18 January 2020

18 January 2020

Catch up on the latest secular news with the NSL’s Weekend Wrap for 18 January 2020.

Religious Discrimination: Beyond Belief

18 January 2020

Crispin Hull on the wisdom of protecting and privileging the attribute of religious belief when it can be changed so easily.

BBQ Stopper: Darrin Morgan

14 January 2020

Today’s ‘sauce’ on the RDB is Darrin Morgan, spokesperson for Fairness in Religions in School (FIRIS).

2020: An Opportunity for Aussies to Unite for Secularism and Reason

10 January 2020

NSL President Peter Monk discusses his hope for secularism in Australia in 2020.

BBQ Stopper: Trevor Bell

9 January 2020

Today’s ‘sauce’ on the RDB is Trevor Bell, lawyer and host of the secular podcast, “The Iron Fist and The Velvet Glove”.

Emma Linton’s Religious Discrimination Bill Petition

6 January 2020

The threat to our secular society posed by the Religious Discrimination Bill should be a concern for all Australians. The response to Emma’s petition is indicative of the widespread fear across the community.