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Why do Humanists join Humanist organisations?

Published on: Author: Callum Brown 1 Comment

      What attracts people to become members of humanist organisations? I have interviewed 80 humanists and atheists in Scotland, England, France, Estonia, Canada and the United States. Not all I interviewed were members of humanist organisations; some were members of atheist and secularist organisations only, not an organisation with ‘humanist’ in the title,… Continue reading

Gay marriage can divide humanists

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Gay marriage is generally supported by the worldwide movement of humanists, and generally also groups of atheists, secularists and freethinkers. But there are some who oppose it. Since 2009, I have interviewed over 70¬†atheists, humanists and secularists, and a small proportion of these¬†opposed extending gay rights. As part of my oral history of humanism, I… Continue reading