Secular Woman Offers Grants for Skepticon 5

Remember Secular Woman? An organization dedicated to supporting the interests and work of women in the secular movement, they made a splash right out of the gate, appearing in Glenn Beck‘s The Blaze, listing a Speakers Bureau, offering memberships, and advertising the wares of their members. Now, just two weeks after launching, Secular Woman has announced a [Read More...]

An Interview with the Secular Women of Secular Woman

If you were anywhere vaguely secular on the Internet yesterday, you might have heard about Secular Woman. The new organization was all over Twitter, Facebook… and on Glenn Beck‘s website The Blaze.   Dedicated to “advancing the interests of atheist, humanist and other non-religious women,” the national organization, which is open to all chromosome combinations, [Read More...]

First National Organization for Atheist Women Launches

Today marks the launch of a new national organization called Secular Women, “dedicated exclusively to advancing the interests of atheist, humanist and other non-religious women.” Through strategic partnerships, Secular Woman will also advocate for equal pay, reproductive choice, and marriage equality, addressing political trends the group sees as ideologically-motivated threats to its members’ freedom of [Read More...]

The Ugly Side of Modesty

Pop your blood-pressure meds, kiddos, because I’m about to take you on a carnival of terrible, horrible, no-good, very-bad gender relations, according to one conservative Christian website. We have to start by talking about “modesty.” In my opinion, the teaching of modesty to teen and preteen girls is one of the most toxic and divisive [Read More...]

Girls Will Love Science If It’s Glittery And Has Makeup!

We can start from an indisputable fact: there is a gender disparity in the sciences. There are simply more men than women in science and this difference becomes even more pronounced in fields like mathematics, physics and engineering. Just about the only thing that is agreed on about the cause of this disparity is that [Read More...]


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