Tag Archives: Faith

Creating an Atheist-Inclusive Creating Change and LGBT Movement

Creating Change 2011 and its spirituality subconference created a space that was not inclusive of atheists and nonbelievers. This post includes examples of some of the marginalizing language, reflections from the atheist caucus, and suggestions for creating a more inclusive conference in the future.

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Two Arguments for Faith I Don’t Get (Blair vs. Hitchens)

Tony Blair and Christopher Hitchens had a grand debate about whether religion is good. But I really struggled to understand how Mr. Blair’s arguments were actually supporting the claim that it was good! Read my brief thoughts and then listen for yourself!

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The New Problem of the Gaytheist

Does the LGBT community and movement really understand its largely invisible atheist subcommunity? How can room be created for the gaytheist voices?

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Queer and Queerer Ep. 22 – Reeking of Faith

Zack talked about atheism with Marvin back in Episode 6, and now it’s Peterson’s turn to talk about faith as a Christian and a Quaker. Then, the two delve into the muck in this extended episode! The Zack-Peterson rapport’s gotten particularly spicy! In this exciting discussion, Zack challenges Peterson about faith and Peterson challenges Zack […]

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