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@karenstollznow: “I’m Sick of Talking About Sexual Harassment”

Remember this post, originally at Scientific American? Apparently, CFI (the organization that was NOT named by Karen, but by others), contacted Scientific American, and SA took it down. This is what CFI has to say about it: CFI did not … Continue reading

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Atheism’s Misogyny Problem

Holy. This has left me numb. I can’t even muster up any anger at this point. I’m just… numb. This has to go back to at least Elevatorgate, but probably earlier. What is coming out, now, however, is that major … Continue reading

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My Part in the “Campaign” to “Get Ron Lindsay Fired”… and My Thoughts on His Apology

By now you’ve probably read EllenBeth Wach’s post about why she left Secular Woman, including a claim she made that there was a campaign to get Ron Lindsay fired from his position as CEO of CFI and replaced with either … Continue reading

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Dear CFI…

What were you thinking? Yes, there were people calling for Ronald Lindsay to be terminated. Others called for a sincere and heartfelt apology from Ron himself, showing he recognized his mistake and is willing to learn from it. I’m with … Continue reading

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#WiSCFI Was AWESOME!

You know how sometimes, when you bake, the edges can occasionally get burnt and kinda nasty, but everything else of what you baked is still gooey, chewy deliciousness? That’s kinda how I view this past weekend’s Women in Secularism 2 … Continue reading

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Theistsplaining (Shut Up and Listen)

I’ve been linked to this perfect link-dump written up by Xenologer which gives the full amount of background information: “Women in Secularism 2: Breaking News: Even at WiS, we have to defend the purpose of WiS!” Go there for any background … Continue reading

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WiS2 Begging Update #5: Hotel Booked!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

There’s 3 days, 2 hours, and 56 minutes left. I’ve gotten $530 from 18 amazing donors. I also booked the hotel. It’s gonna cost $478.61 (that’s including taxes n’ all that). So I’ve got $51.39 to donate to CFI for … Continue reading

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WiS2 Begging Update #4: $445!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Also posted on the campaign page and Ophelia’s post about it. ——————————————- This campaign has now raised $445. I just wanted to let everybody know. I’m still working out if I’ll be booking the hotel for two nights or three. … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Secular Community and it’s “Leaders”

(For context, read this, then read the responses here, here, here, here, here, and here. And here‘s another great response that you need to read.) It is an amazing time to be part of the secular movement. Look at what’s … Continue reading

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WiS2 Begging Update #3: Donate at Indiegogo!

Special thanks to Gerdiene Baas Crocker for alerting me to this. Now I have a space where you can donate! In the video I mention that it was set for May 1. Apparently not… it was set to April 17 … Continue reading

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