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France Bans Burqinis | FF Podcast

France Bans Burqinis | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about France’s burqini ban. We talk about oppressive rules about women’s clothing and where to strike the balance between freedom of religion and protecting people from coercive religious beliefs.

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What’s up with Catholic schools? | FF Podcast

What’s up with Catholic schools? | FF Podcast

It’s back to school this month. This week, we’re talking about Catholic schools and how freethinkers fit in a country that’s dominated by Catholic educational institutions.

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Mourning Orlando | FF Podcast

Mourning Orlando | FF Podcast

This week, we have Sharmila Parmanand and Leloy Claudio to talk about the massacre in Orlando that targeted an LGBT club, killing 49 people. We talk about homophobia and how religion and macho society might be its prime drivers.

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FF Podcast 105 (Audio): Sex Workers in the Philippines

FF Podcast 105 (Audio): Sex Workers in the Philippines

FF Audio Podcast 105 Sex Workers in the Philippines

This week, researcher Sharmila Parmanand joins us. We talk about sex workers and their strange position in Philippine society as both “victims” and “criminals” in the eyes of the law.

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Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) feed

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Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) on iTunes

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Binay on Secularism, Women’s Rights, and Progressive Issues

Binay on Secularism, Women’s Rights, and Progressive Issues

This week, we have an exclusive interview with presidential candidate and Vice President Jejomar Binay. We ask him about his stances on secularism issues and women’s rights.

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Iranian Eurotrip! | FF Podcast

Iranian Eurotrip! | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about the Iranian President’s visit to Europe. We compare his reception in Italy versus his cancelled lunch in France. We also talk about double standards for oppressive cultures.

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Does Christian Atheism Make Sense?

Does Christian Atheism Make Sense?

This week, we talk about Christian Atheism. We discuss whether it’s an oxymoron and consider the various ways Christianity has changed with the times.

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Paris, Beirut, and Comparing Tragedies | FF Podcast

Paris, Beirut, and Comparing Tragedies | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about the recent Islamist attacks in France and Lebanon. We discuss how people reacted to the tragedies and whether it’s proper to shame people for grieving differently.

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FF Podcast 77: Is Marriage Equality Really an LGBT Victory?

FF Podcast 77: Is Marriage Equality Really an LGBT Victory?

Red Tani and sociologist Nicole Curato explore the implications of the recent US Supreme Court decision that made same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states.

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FF Podcast 76: Freethinking in Singapore

FF Podcast 76: Freethinking in Singapore

This week, we head over to Singapore for the Asian Humanism Conference. We ask what it’s like to be a humanist in our neighboring countries.

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FF Podcast 73: Sexism and Tony Meloto’s GK

FF Podcast 73: Sexism and Tony Meloto’s GK

This week, we talk about Tony Meloto’s controversial speech in Hawaii where he suggested that Filipinas should have babies with white men for the benefit of the country. We also talk about the apparent cult of personality built around Tony Meloto and Gawad Kalinga.

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Filipino Freethinkers Podcast feed

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Filipino Freethinkers podcast on iTunes

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FF Podcast 68 (Audio): Is the Internet Killing Religion?

FF Podcast 68 (Audio): Is the Internet Killing Religion?

FF Podcast 68: Is the Internet Killing Religion?

This week we talk about a study that observes declining religiosity coinciding with increased Internet use.

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Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) feed

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Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) on iTunes

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FF Podcast 68: Is the Internet Killing Religion?

FF Podcast 68: Is the Internet Killing Religion?

This week we talk about a study that observes declining religiosity coinciding with increased Internet use.

You may also download the podcast file here.

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast feed

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast feed

Filipino Freethinkers podcast on iTunes

Filipino Freethinkers podcast on iTunes

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FF Podcast 67 (Audio): Freedom to Discriminate?

FF Podcast 67 (Audio): Freedom to Discriminate?

FF Audio Podcast 67: Freedom to Discriminate?

This week we talk about an Indiana state law that has effectively allowed discriminating against anyone for religious reasons.

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Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) feed

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Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) on iTunes

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