American Atheist Convention

American Atheist Con 2013: Matt Dillahunty on Skepticism and Atheism

American Atheist Con 2013: Matt Dillahunty on Skepticism and Atheism

Get up every morning and rub a little skepticism on you head! And then take a look and listen at a very lively and interesting talk by Matt Dillahunty from the American Atheist Convention. This talk is a discussion on why he is a skeptic and humanist first and an atheist second and why skepticism when applied correctly will lead to atheism. He also talks about why skepticism is not a toolset but a... »

American Atheist Con 2013: Dr Richard Carrier

American Atheist Con 2013: Dr Richard Carrier

I spent the last weekend at the American Atheist convention in Austin Texas. It was, hands down, the best secular convention I’ve been at in a long time. It was diverse, welcoming, educational and a whole heck of a lot of fun. The American Atheist event staff and members where absolutely wonderful. It’s an event I hope to be able to attend again in the future. Also, the food in Austin ... »

American Atheist Surly Grant Winners Round TWO and Women in Secularism 2 UPDATE

American Atheist Surly Grant Winners Round TWO and Women in Secularism 2 UPDATE

I am proud to announce the second round of Surly Grant winners for the American Atheist Convention happening in Austin, Texas March 28-31st. WIth this announcement I am closing down the applications for this event so that I can turn my attention to the next Surly Grant project. The next Surly Grant project is the one where I will be sending men to the Women in Secularism 2 event. More about that a... »

American Atheist Surly Grant Winners Round One

American Atheist Surly Grant Winners Round One

I am pleased to announce the first round of my Surly Grant winners for The American Atheist Convention. This event takes place March 28-31 in Austin, Texas and is going to be bigger and better than ever. Why is that you ask? Because now, with the help of Surly Grants, even more awesome people will be in attendance! Hooray! In the past my Surly grant winner announcements have included long, flowing... »

I Want to Buy Your Ticket to American Atheist Con!

I Want to Buy Your Ticket to American Atheist Con!

Attention women in the secular community: I want to buy your ticket to the American Atheist convention! If you identify as a woman, are near, or can get to the Austin, Texas area March 28-31, and want to listen to a bunch of great speakers and have some fun meeting like-minded people then go fill out an application for my admission grant! Well, what are you waiting for? Go do it now! Here is the l... »

American Atheist’s Convention 2013 and YOU

American Atheist’s Convention 2013 and YOU

As many of you know I am organizing a fundraiser where I raise money so that I can pay the admission price to secular and science conventions for people who can’t afford it. This year I have decided to do something a little different and to send MEN to the Women in Secularism Event in May. But first off, there is an event coming up that I have promised to send more WOMEN to. That first event... »