Category Archives: Atheist Community

Rebecca Goldstein on Micro Aggressions and The Mattering Map

Rebecca Goldstein gave a really fascinating lecture at the Women in Secularism 2 conference on the subject of “The Mattering Map: Religion, Humanism, and Moral Progress.”  It is quite an interesting video in terms of understanding better the feminist psyche. … Continue reading

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The Wisdom and Madness of Bernice Sandler

Bernice Sandler was born on March 3, 1928. She studied psychology at Brooklyn College and the City College of New York. From 1951 to 1952 she was a research fellow in clinical psychology at City College. She got married in … Continue reading

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Guys, don’t do that.

These famous words were spoken by Rebecca Watson on June 20, 2011 thus igniting Elevatorgate and the epic split within the atheist community that is the basis of the current political configuration of different blogger networks and forums.

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Donglegate and the Folly of Egalitarianism

An amazing thing happened at the PyCon 2013 conference in Santa Clara, California on March 17, 2013. A woman got fired for publicly shaming men who told a “dongle” joke behind her back at the conference.

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The Atheist Case for Patriarchy

A little more than a month ago I was the object of a discussion at Libby Anne’s blog “Love, Joy, Feminism” where Libby Anne asked her readership, almost all atheists, which is more “rage inducing,” a secular supporter of patriarchy … Continue reading

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Rebecca Watson Seeing the Decline of Patriarchy

Rebecca Watson posted an article which she called “Seeing the Patriarchy” where she describes the casual sexualization of women in TV advertising and how any woman who is attractive who joins the atheist community through a public internet forum will be … Continue reading

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