I’m no PZ Myers, but I’ve been known to crash a poll now and then. And today, you can do it for a good cause: helping the Filipino Freethinkers win the Globe Tatt Award, which recognizes innovative use of social media and comes with a cash prize. Here’s the e-mail I got from FF member Jeiel Aranal:
The Filipino Freethinkers is currently in the running for two categories in the Globe Tatt Awards, a local social media award. The prizes we could win in the awards would go a long way in helping us with our projects in the future. So far, all of our work has been self funded while we regularly go toe to toe with the Roman Catholic Church which has, well, crazy large coffers.
The awards we’re up for are “The Advocate” and “The One” categories. The Advocate is for the best social media advocacy. We’ve been using our blog, Facebook and Twitter to get people to think about issues and to act an discuss on the issues at hand. The One is for the best overall use of social media. http://filipinofreethinkers.org/2011/08/10/vote-for-the-filipino-freethinkers-at-the-globe-tatt-awards/10% of the final decision is decided by a public online vote, we could really use your help with promoting our group and asking people to vote for us. The voting is held on this website and people will need a Facebook account to cast a vote. We just recently managed to climb to the top spot in The One category but there is still more than a week to go for the voting so we still need help in securing our position.
For the excellent work they’ve done to oppose the Roman Catholic church in one of its few remaining strongholds, the Filipino Freethinkers deserve our support. Voting requires a Facebook account, so if you have one, please go to this link to cast your ballot.