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Secular Jihadists from the Middle East is a podcast with atheist, exMuslim hosts.

Feb 15, 2018

Ari Hershkowitz grew up in an insular Hasidic Jewish community in Brooklyn, and was featured in the award-winning Netflix documentary "One of Us." He spoke to us about the toxicity of religious indoctrination, the horrific abuse he suffered as a child, his descent into drug addiction, and finally, his emergence from the...


Feb 7, 2018

Pakistani feminist and firebrand secular activist Alishba Zarmeen doesn't mince words. Coming from a modest background in Pakistan, she came to North America after winning several international scholarships. Alishba became an avidly vocal atheist activist in college, and her anti-theism has won her both loyal followers...


Jan 27, 2018

Ex-Muslims of North America (EXMNA) is a very young organization but grows stronger every day. With thousands of members; a series of phenomenal, moving personal videos by those who dared to leave the Islamic faith; and the ongoing #NormalizingDissent college campus tour which has been covered by everyone now from the...


Jan 23, 2018

"You raised your fists and ruined our lives," said a young Iranian woman to her older countrymen last month. "Now we raise our fists to fix your mistake." She was, of course, referring to the Iranian Revolution of 1979 which ushered in a fundamentalist Shia theocracy led by hardliners who have fast become the...


Jan 1, 2018

Lloyd Evans was a faithful Jehovah’s Witness for most of his life—that is until he was liberated from his religious indoctrination by reason. Today, Lloyd is an atheist who helps other victims of his former faith leave the religion. He has written a fantastic book, “The Reluctant Apostate: Leaving Jehovah’s...