An Ad in Houston Reaches Out to Gay Atheists

About a year ago, reader Jimmy published an ad in OutSmart, a free monthly magazine for the gay community in Houston, Texas, reaching out to people who were godless and gay. The ad suggested that the group Houston Atheists would welcome them with open arms.

Since that time, the group has done a lot more to reach out to the “double-minority” community, including having a booth at the Gay Pride Parade and hosting lectures specifically about the subject.

Now, in the November issue of OutSmart (p. 71), they’ve posted another ad to reach fellow gaytheists:

I think they meant Harvey Fierstein, but the sentiment is still a good one :)

If you’re an atheist in the area, consider attending the Houston Atheists‘ next gathering! You’re not alone and they’d love to meet you.

About Hemant Mehta

Hemant Mehta is the editor of Friendly Atheist, appears on the Atheist Voice channel on YouTube, and co-hosts the uniquely-named Friendly Atheist Podcast. You can read much more about him here.

  • http://www.meetup.com/Houston-Atheists/ Curt

    As the Organizer for the Houston Atheists, I thank you for the plug, Hemant!  And I invite any atheists in the Houston area to check us out.  We have around 30 events every month, all over the city, ranging from social dinners and bar outings to a Religion Seminar, book club, women’s group, and lots more!

    http://www.meetup.com/Houston-Atheists/

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_JBAMPHNDKNSKDNVTY3VRYGWMYQ Jack

    The US can be so lucky sometimes ;_;

  • Sami Hawkins

    Damn, now I’m wishing I’d grabbed a copy of Outsmart the other day when I saw them being given away. I might give those meetings a shot sometime.


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