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Women in Secularism 2 Videos!
July 10, 2013 • no comments • 412 views
Feminism

I’m not sure when this happened, but I recently discovered that some of the videos from this year’s Women in Secularism conference have been published on CFI’s YouTube channel and on the Women in Secularism website. I’m embedding two of my favourites, but you should watch them all!

The False Equivalence Game
February 6, 2013 • 4 comments • 926 views
Feminism, Freethought

Not long after I became active in the skeptics and secularist community, the so-called “elevatorgate” incident happened. I was quickly introduced to the sexism that exists in the community. I mean, sexism is everywhere, especially online, but I expected this community to be somewhat more enlightened. It seems I was wrong. The snowball has been […]

Worth Reading – Part IX
September 30, 2012 • no comments • 590 views
Worth Reading

I’m going to try making these on a monthly basis. So here’s the September highlights from my RSS feeds and Twitter. Secularism and Sexism Jen McCreight who took a stand against the harassment that’s going on in the secularism movement has gotten so much hateful feedback for her initiative that she no longer have the […]

Women in Secularism 2
August 30, 2012 • 2 comments • 495 views
Feminism, Freethought

Secular Woman just announced on Facebook the second Women in Secularismconference, hosted by CFI, in Washington, DC on May 17–19, 2013. This will no doubt be a great conference, like the first one. I couldn’t afford going to the first one, but I’m going to try to make it to this one. Looking forward to it!

Why Rationalism Works For Me
August 1, 2012 • no comments • 354 views
Freethought

I sort of dodged a discussion today about the difference between the rational and the spiritual approach to understanding the universe. I didn’t want to engage in the discussion then because it was a derailment of an otherwise interesting topic. Instead I decided to write down some thoughts here. Firstly, I am a scientist, well a student […]

Secular Woman
June 29, 2012 • no comments • 288 views
Feminism, Freethought

I was alerted to this great new initiative on Twitter today. I instantly loved it! First National Organization for Atheist Women Mobilizes Atlanta, Georgia – June 28, 2012. Secular Woman makes its debut today as the first national membership organization dedicated exclusively to advancing the interests of atheist, humanist and other non-religious women. You don’t […]