women in secularism

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    Lindy West

    Women in Secularism Making You LOL: Lindy West

    Women in Secularism is sooner than my overbooked schedule would like to admit. I am incredibly excited to meet, for the first time in person, the fellow speakers, con attendees, and ex-Muslims I’ve known online and through their work. I have been following Lindy West‘s feminist, body acceptance, and comedy work for years. Eighteen-year-old me would squee herself to death…

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    Susan Jacoby

    Women in Secularism: Interview with Susan Jacoby

    Photo Credit: Chris Ramirez Women in Secularism 3 is only five weeks away. The speakers list includes, in addition to myself, our very own Amy and Debbie as well as the previously-interviewed Lindsay Beyerstein. Today, I am honored to present my interview with Susan Jacoby. To call her an accomplished freethinking writer and journalist would be an understatement. Personally speaking, her book, Freethinkers: A History…

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  • Feminism

    Women in Secularism: Interview with Lindsay Beyerstein

    Women in Secularism 3 is coming up this May. The speakers list includes many admirable, accomplished women with whom I am humbled to be billed (including our very own Amy and Debbie). One of them is Lindsay Beyerstein, an accomplished journalist and all-around interesting person, as I found out last Skepticon. Without further ado, I present her comments on journalism, photography,…

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  • Activism

    Ron Lindsay Apologizes

    As many of you know, Ron Lindsay, CEO of The Center for Inquiry made some opening remarks at Women in Secularism 2 that shocked and offended a large portion of the audience, a majority of the speakers and many feminists and onlookers in the secular community. He also lashed out directly at Rebecca Watson while doing some strange things at…

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  • Meta Stuff

    ICYMI: May 19 – May 25 on the Skepchick Network

    Rise and shine! It’s time to start the day! But don’t hurt yourself. Start out by reading these highlights from the Skepchick Network. Then we’ll work on putting on some pants. Teen Skepchick Vocal Criticism of Religion Beccy continues her series on the history of atheism. Suspension of Disbelief: Star Trek Into Darkness Eddy reviews the latest adventure of the…

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  • Feminism

    Women in Secularism Wrap-Up

    Two days ago the second Women in Secularism conference ended. This is only the second time I’ve attended a non-religious or non-work related conference, (I’ve attended a lot of very large Christian conferences in the past,) and it was probably the most rewarding weekend I’ve had in many years. Not only because of the great speakers, but also because of all the…

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  • Skepticism
    SkepchickNO Feature

    The Norwegian Skepchicks Have Landed!

    Hi! My name is Veronica, and I am managing the new and shiny Norwegian Skepchick blog that we launched yesterday. We had our first meeting with the new writers last Wednesday, seven in total. In addition to me and Marit Simonsen, who’s co-admin, we have: Kristin C who’s an astrophysicist, Kristina A who’s studying psychology, Bendik our “token guy”, who’s also Marit’s brother, Ingvild…

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  • Events

    Women in Secularism: Adriana Heguy

    As you may have heard, there is a wonderful event happening in Washington, DC on May 17-19th. The event is the second annual Women in Secularism conference organized by CFI’s very own, Melody Hensley. I attended the the event last year and let me tell you, I got schooled. I learned that there are a lot of women’s voices that…

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