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“Coming Out Atheist” Resource Guide

This is the resource guide from Coming Out Atheist: How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why. I’m mostly providing it here so the audiobook readers can have access to it (I’m giving a link to it in the audiobook), but I’m happy for anyone to make use of it.

This is by no means an exhaustive list. It’s just meant to get you started. Most of these organizations are atheist or otherwise godless; the ones that aren’t have missions that dovetail with the values commonly seen in the atheist community.

ORGANIZATIONS/ COMMUNITIES/ SUPPORT GROUPS

African Americans for Humanism
Supports skeptics, doubters, humanists, and atheists in the African American community, provides forums for communication and education, and facilitates coordinated action to achieve shared objectives.
aahumanism.net

American Atheists
The premier organization laboring for the civil liberties of atheists and the total, absolute separation of government and religion.
atheists.org

American Civil Liberties Union
The guardian of liberty in the United States. The ACLU works in the courts, legislatures and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to all people in the United States by the Constitution and laws of the country.
aclu.org

American Humanist Association
Advocating progressive values and equality for humanists, atheists, and freethinkers.
americanhumanist.org

Americans United for Separation of Church and State
A nonpartisan organization dedicated to preserving church-state separation to ensure religious freedom for all Americans.
au.org

Atheist Alliance International
A global federation of atheist and freethought groups and individuals, committed to educating its members and the public about atheism, secularism and related issues.
atheistalliance.org

Atheist Alliance of America
The umbrella organization of atheist groups and individuals around the world committed to promoting and defending reason and the atheist worldview.
atheistallianceamerica.org

Atheist Foundation of Australia
The Foundation supports the rights of atheists and seeks to keep religion out of politics; includes articles, quotes and news from an atheist perspective.
atheistfoundation.org.au

Atheist Ireland
Building a rational, ethical and secular society free from superstition and supernaturalism.
atheist.ie

Australian Skeptics
Investigating pseudo-science and the paranormal from a responsible scientific viewpoint.
skeptics.com.au

Black Atheists of America
Dedicated to bridging the gap between atheism and the black community.
blackatheistsofamerica.org

The Brights’ Net
A bright’s worldview is free of supernatural and mystical elements. The ethics and actions of a bright are based on a naturalistic worldview.
the-brights.net

British Humanist Association
BHA works on behalf of non-religious people who seek to live ethical lives on the basis of reason and humanity. They promote Humanism, a secular state, and equal treatment of everyone regardless of religion or belief.
humanism.org.uk

Camp Quest
Residential summer camps for the children of atheists, freethinkers, secular humanists, and humanists.
campquest.org

Center for Inquiry
Their mission is to foster a secular society based on science, reason, freedom of inquiry, and humanist values. They have many local branches with regular meetings.
centerforinquiry.net

CFI On Campus
Organizing atheist, freethinking, skeptical, and secular humanist students and faculty worldwide. A project of the Center for Inquiry.
centerforinquiry.net/oncampus

Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster
A satirical church created to make fun of religion and point out the absurdity of teaching creationism in public schools. They hold that an invisible and undetectable Flying Spaghetti Monster created the universe after drinking heavily. Praise his Noodly Appendage!
venganza.org

The Clergy Project
A confidential online community for active and former clergy who do not hold supernatural beliefs.
clergyproject.org

Committee for Skeptical Inquiry
Their mission is to promote scientific inquiry, critical investigation, and the use of reason in examining controversial and extraordinary claims.
csicop.org

Council for Secular Humanism
Their mission is to advocate and defend a nonreligious lifestance rooted in science, naturalistic philosophy, and humanist ethics and to serve and support adherents of that lifestance.
secularhumanism.org

Council of Australian Humanist Societies
Umbrella organization for humanist societies around Australia.
humanist.org.au

Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain
Nonbelievers, atheists, and ex-Muslims are establishing or joining the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain to insist that no one be pigeonholed as Muslims with culturally relative rights nor deemed to be represented by regressive Islamic organisations and “Muslim community leaders.”
ex-muslim.org.uk

Equal Rights Now – Organisation Against Women’s Discrimination in Iran
Established to promote women’s freedom, emancipation and equality between women and men in the social, economic and political arenas as well as to strive for an end to sexual discrimination.
equalrightsnow-iran.com

Ex-Muslims of North America
A community of Ex-Muslims (murtids) of various ethnic origins and nationalities that are currently residing in North America.
exmna.org

Filipino Freethinkers
An organization of atheists and freethinkers in the Philippines working for a secular Filipino society by promoting reason and science.
filipinofreethinkers.org

Foundation Beyond Belief
A charitable foundation created to focus, encourage and demonstrate humanist generosity and compassion.
foundationbeyondbelief.org

Freedom From Religion Foundation
Works to educate the public on matters relating to nontheism, and to promote the constitutional principle of separation between church and state. The Foundation is the nation’s largest association of freethinkers (atheists, agnostics and skeptics) with over 17,000 members.
ffrf.org

The Freethought Society
Committed to education, investigation, and understanding.
ftsociety.org

Freethought University Alliance/ Freethought Student Alliance
A coalition of Australian atheist, humanist, skeptic and secular campus groups.
freethoughtalliance.org.au

Godless Perverts
Presents and promotes a positive view of sexuality without religion, by and for sex-positive atheists, agnostics, humanists, and other nonbelievers, through performance events, panel discussions, social gatherings, media productions, and other appropriate outlets.
godlessperverts.com/

Grief Beyond Belief
Faith-free support for non-religious people grieving the death of a loved one.
facebook.com/faithfreegriefsupport

Hispanic American Freethinkers
A non-profit national educational organization 501(c)(3) which serves as resource and support to all Hispanic freethinkers in promoting the search for truth through science, rational thought, skepticism, secular humanism, logic, scientific criticism of all un-natural (i.e. supernatural, paranormal) claims and dogmas, rational evaluation of faith-based myths, the Constitutional principle of church/ state separation, secular values, and promotion of critical thinking in general, as well as absolute freedom of conscience.
hafree.org

Humanist Association of Ireland
Promote the ideals and values of Humanism: an ethical philosophy of life, based on a concern for humanity in general, and for human individuals in particular.
humanism.ie

Humanist Celebrants at the Humanist Society
Humanist celebrants conduct Humanist, secular, nonreligious, non-theistic and interreligious weddings, memorials, baby naming, and other life-cycle ceremonies.
humanist-society.org/celebrants/

Humanist Community at Harvard
Dedicated to building, educating, and nurturing a diverse community of Humanists, atheists, agnostics, and the nonreligious at Harvard and beyond.
harvardhumanist.org

Institute for Humanist Studies
A humanist think tank committed to information and practices meant to address the socio-political, economic and cultural challenges facing communities within the United States and within a global context.
humaniststudies.org

International Committee Against Stoning
Preventing the implementation of stoning sentences; fighting to abolish stoning.
stopstonningnow.com

Jehovah’s Witness Recovery
An online environment that promotes positive healing and recovery from the Watchtower Society of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
jehovahswitnessrecovery.com

Kasese United Humanist Association
Promoting humanism and free thought in communities around the country, with special reference to the Western Uganda region.
kaseseunitedhumanistassociation.blogspot.com

Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers
Their mission is to provide a supportive community for nontheistic service members, to educate military leaders about nontheism, and
to resolve insensitive practices that illegally promote religion or unethically discriminate against nontheism.
militaryatheists.org

Military Religious Freedom Foundation
Dedicated to ensuring that all members of the United States Armed Forces fully receive the Constitutional guarantees of religious freedom to which they and all Americans are entitled by virtue of the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.
militaryreligiousfreedom.org

National Federation of Atheist, Humanist and Secularist Student Societies
An association of atheist, humanist and secular student societies facilitated and supported by the British Humanist Association.
ahsstudents.org.uk

National Secular Society
Britain’s only organisation working exclusively towards a secular society. Founded in 1866, they campaign from a non-religious perspective for the separation of religion and state and promote secularism as the best means to create a society in which people of all religions or none can live together fairly and cohesively.
secularism.org.uk

No Longer Quivering
Information regarding the deceptions and dangers of the Quiverfull philosophy and lifestyle.
nolongerquivering.com

Pakistani Atheists and Agnostics
PAA is about rational thought, compassion, science, freedom, and education. They provide a forum for freethinkers in Pakistan to get together, share ideas and strive for common ambitions.
facebook.com/Pakistani.Atheists

Rationalist International
An India-based worldwide association which reports on campaigns it conducts against magic and mystification and on news of importance to rationalists.
rationalistinternational.net

Recovering From Religion
If you are one of the many people who have determined that religion no longer has a place in their life, but are still dealing with the after-effects in some way or another, Recovering From Religion may be the right spot for you.
recoveringfromreligion.org

Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science
Their mission is to support scientific education, critical thinking and evidence-based understanding of the natural world in the quest to overcome religious fundamentalism, superstition, intolerance and human suffering.
richarddawkins.net

Secular Coalition for America
The national lobby representing the interests of atheists, humanists, agnostics, freethinkers and other nontheistic Americans.
secular.org

Secular Homeschool Support
Information, resources, and a place to share and connect with secular homeschoolers across the world.
secularhomeschool.com

Secular Organizations for Sobriety
An alternative recovery method for those alcoholics or drug addicts who are uncomfortable with the spiritual content of widely available 12-Step programs. SOS takes a reasonable, secular approach to recovery and maintains that sobriety is a separate issue from religion or spirituality.
cfiwest.org/sos

Secular Student Alliance
Their mission is to organize, unite, educate, and serve students and student communities that promote the ideals of scientific and critical inquiry, democracy, secularism, and human-based ethics.
secularstudents.org

Secular Therapist Project
A confidential service matching nonbelievers looking for therapy with secular therapists: therapists who are nonbelievers or are committed to providing secular, evidence-based therapy that does not involve supernatural or religious elements. The service is confidential for both patients and therapists.
seculartherapy.org

Skepticon
The largest free skeptical conference in the United States. They support, promote, and develop freethought, skeptic, and scientific communities through inclusive educational programming… which is really a fancy way of saying people all get together to share ideas, knowledge, and high fives.
skepticon.org

The Skeptic’s Society
Their mission is to investigate and provide a sound scientific viewpoint on claims of the paranormal, pseudoscience, fringe groups, cults and claims between: science, pseudoscience, junk science, voodoo science, pathological science, bad science, non science and plain old nonsense. Publishes Skeptic Magazine.
skeptic.com

Society for Humanistic Judaism
Mobilizes people to celebrate Jewish identity and culture consistent with a humanistic philosophy of life.
shj.org

Stiefel Freethought Foundation
Provides financial support and volunteer strategy consulting to the Freethought Movement.
stiefelfreethoughtfoundation.org

The Sunday Assembly
A godless congregation that celebrates life. Their vision: a godless congregation in every town, city and village that wants one.
sundayassembly.com

Uganda Humanist Association
Promotes Humanism in the form of a skeptical, rational, scientific, philosophical and liberal human rights culture in Uganda.
uganda.humanists.net

United Coalition of Reason
A nonprofit national organization that helps local nontheistic groups work together to achieve higher visibility, gain more members, and have a greater impact in their local areas.
unitedcor.org

Women Against Fundamentalism
Challenges the rise of fundamentalism in all religions. Members include women from many backgrounds and from across the world.
womenagainstfundamentalism.org.uk

ONLINE FORUMS/ RESOURCES/ SUPPORT NETWORKS

Atheism+
A safe space for people to discuss how religion affects everyone and to apply skepticism and critical thinking to everything, including social issues like sexism, racism, GLBT issues, politics, poverty, and crime.
atheismplus.com

Atheism Resource
Provides information about atheism from a historical, cultural, political, psychological, sociological, and scientific perspective.
atheismresource.com

Atheist Nexus
The world’s largest coalition of nontheists and nontheist communities.
atheistnexus.org

Atheists of Color: A List
A list of prominent atheists of color, organizations of atheists of color, and atheist organizations predominantly focused on and/or participated in by people of color.
freethoughtblogs.com/greta/2011/03/21/atheists-of-color

Atheist Parents
Dedicated to helping parents worldwide to raise well-educated, thoughtful, ethical, socially responsible, environmentally aware, and most importantly, godless children.
atheistparents.org

Black Atheist Alliance
A Facebook forum where black atheists, agnostics, the nonreligious, and open minded believers can get together to express their views. All are welcome, regardless of your race or religious views.
facebook.com/groups/blackatheistalliance

Celebrity Atheist List
An offbeat collection of notable individuals who have been public about their lack of belief in deities.
celebatheists.com

The Coming Out Godless Project
Share your godless story with the community.
comingoutgodless.com

Coping With Illness & Disability, Without Faith
A Facebook page for people who have chronic illnesses and disabilities and have learned that we don’t need faith to get through it, because we know that the strength that gets us through comes from us. If you’re tired of being told “It’s God’s plan!” then this page is for you!
facebook.com/CopingWithIllnessDisabilityWithoutFaith

ExChristian.net
Encouraging de-converting and former Christians.
exchristian.net

Free Inquiry
The magazine of the Council for Secular Humanism. Their mission is to promote and nurture the good life—life guided by reason and science, freed from the dogmas of god and state, inspired by compassion for fellow humans, and driven by the ideals of human freedom, happiness, and understanding.
secularhumanism.org/fi

The Freethinker
The voice of atheism since 1881.
freethinker.co.uk

Friendly Atheist Forums
Online discussion forum for readers of the Friendly Atheist blog.
forum.friendlyatheist.com

God is Imaginary—50 Simple Proofs
It is easy to prove to yourself that God is imaginary. The evidence is all around you. Here are 50 simple proofs.
godisimaginary.com

Grief Beyond Belief
Faith-free support for non-religious people grieving the death of a loved one.
facebook.com/faithfreegriefsupport

Grounded Parents
Skeptical parenting blog by a team of parents from a variety of backgrounds, some less traditional than others, some extraordinarily traditional.
groundedparents.com

Hispanic Atheists Society of America
Focuses on the specific needs of Hispanic Americans breaking away and recovering from religion.
facebook.com/HispanicAtheistsSocietyofAmerica

The Humanist
A magazine of critical inquiry and social concern. Published by the American Humanist Association.
thehumanist.org

Internet Infidels/ The Secular Web
A nonprofit educational organization dedicated to defending and promoting a naturalistic worldview on the Internet.
infidels.org

Iron Chariots
The counter-apologetics wiki. Collects common arguments and provides responses, information and resources to help counter the glut of misinformation and poor arguments which masquerade as evidence for religious claims.
ironchariots.org

A Large List of Awesome Female Atheists
A list of some great female atheists who you should check out if you haven’t already done so.
freethoughtblogs.com/blaghag/2010/01/a-large-list-of-awesome-female-atheists

Latino/a Atheists
A space where Latino/a atheists, agnostics, humanists and free thinkers can express their doubts and encourage critical thought on religious views.
latinoatheists.com

Lawyers’ Secular Society
Provides advice and assistance to individuals affected by laws which give special advantages to those who assert religious beliefs. Based in Britain.
lawyerssecularsociety.org

Outer Blogness
A former/ secular Mormon blogging community. Sponsored by Main Street Plaza.
outerblogness.org

Present Moment Mindfulness
Mindfulness practice and science from a secular perspective. Podcasts, articles, meditation instructions and support, discussion forum, online practice circle, and more.
presentmomentmindfulness.com

RationalWiki
Refutation and analysis of anti-science and crank ideas; essays on right wing authoritarianism and religious fundamentalism.
rationalwiki.org

Reddit Atheism
A community in favor of scientific understanding, equality for everyone, and positive secularism. They also oppose religious over-reaching and influence on others.
reddit.com/r/atheism

Secular Cafe
A place for mostly secular people to socialize, support, and discuss religion, science, politics, etc.
secularcafe.org

Skeptical Inquirer
The official journal of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. Publishes critical scientific evaluations of all manner of controversial and extraordinary claims, including but not limited to paranormal and fringe-science matters, and informed discussion of all relevant issues.
csicop.org/si

The Skeptics Annotated Bible/ Koran/ Book of Mormon
Passages of the Bible, Koran, and Book of Mormon are highlighted with a focus on their scientific inaccuracy, historical inaccuracy, contradictions, failed prophecies, absurdity, injustice, cruelty and violence, sexism, homophobia, and intolerance.
skepticsannotatedbible.com

The Skeptic’s Dictionary
Definitions, arguments, and essays on topics ranging from acupuncture to zombies, and a lively, commonsense trove of detailed information on things supernatural, paranormal, and pseudoscientific.
skepdic.com

South African Skeptics
An online skeptic community for and by South Africans.
skeptic.za.org

Spiritual Abuse Survivor Blogs Network
Supporting and promoting spiritual abuse survivors through individual blogging efforts.
patheos.com/blogs/nolongerquivering/spiritual-abuse-survivor-blogs-network

Think Humanism
An independent humanist forum for people interested in humanism, secularism and freethought. Their aim is to offer a stimulating and supportive online environment to individuals who choose to live without religion and who wish to explore and develop humanist ideas on the web.
thinkhumanism.com

The Thinking Atheist
Assume nothing. Question everything. And start thinking. Podcast, videos, blog, online forum, and more.
thethinkingatheist.com

Truth Saves
It’s time we all become more honest and knowledgeable about Christianity and its claims.
truth-saves.com

Talk Origins
A Usenet newsgroup devoted to the discussion and debate of biological and physical origins. Also provides articles and essays with mainstream scientific responses to those advocating intelligent design or other creationist pseudosciences.
talkorigins.org

Why Won’t God Heal Amputees?
If you are an intelligent human being, and if you want to understand the true nature of God, you owe it to yourself to ask, “Why won’t God heal amputees?” Start your exploration here.
whywontgodhealamputees.com

BLOGS/ VIDEOBLOGS/ PODCASTS

Greta Christina’s Blog
Atheism, sex, politics, dreams, and whatever. Thinking out loud since 2005.
Yes, I’m putting myself first, out of alphabetical order. It’s my book. Suck it up.
freethoughtblogs.com/greta

Freethought Blogs
The largest and most widely-read network of atheist, secular, freethought, and other godless bloggers.
And yes, I’m listing Freethought Blogs second, also out of alphabetical order, since they’re the network I blog with.
freethoughtblogs.com

A Million Gods
An atheist medical student stuck in a land of a million gods. The blog of Avicenna.
freethoughtblogs.com/amilliongods

The Ace of Clades
Science doesn’t know everything. Religion doesn’t know anything. The blog of videoblogger Aron Ra.
freethoughtblogs.com/aronra

Alethian Worldview
If it isn’t reality, it isn’t the truth. The blog of Deacon Duncan.
freethoughtblogs.com/alethianworldview

Almost Diamonds
Stephanie Zvan has been called a science blogger and a sex blogger, but if it means she has to choose just one thing to be or blog about, she’s decided she’s never going to grow up.
freethoughtblogs.com/almostdiamonds

AronRa
Video blogger. “I’m just doin’ my part to raise awareness of science and the growing socio-political opposition to it.”
youtube.com/user/aronra

Ask an Atheist
A call-in radio show featuring atheists from the Tacoma/ Seattle Area.
askanatheist.tv

Atheism: Proving The Negative
Analyses of God beliefs, atheism, religion, faith, miracles, evidence for religious claims, evil and God, arguments for and against God, atheism, agnosticism, the role of religion in society, and related issues.
atheismblog.blogspot.com

The Atheist Experience
A weekly live call-in television show sponsored by the Atheist Community of Austin, geared at a non-atheist audience.
TV show/ podcast: atheist-experience.com
Blog: freethoughtblogs.com/axp

Atheist Media Blog
Your daily source of news & videos on science & religion.
atheistmedia.com

Biodork
Thoughts from Brianne Bilyeu, a Minneapolis-based nerdy, liberal, humanist progressive, on topics such as science, skepticism, religion, atheism, critical thought, politics, and local and global humanitarian and equality efforts.
freethoughtblogs.com/biodork

Black Skeptics
Spotlights the work of black skeptics, freethinkers, atheists, agnostics, humanists and other heretics who would dare to buck the orthodoxies of blind faith.
freethoughtblogs.com/blackskeptics

BlagHag
Profound thoughts from Jen McCreight, a liberal, geeky, nerdy, scientific, perverted feminist atheist.
freethoughtblogs.com/blaghag

Brute Reason
With great snark must also come great responsibility. Ruining your fun since 2009. The blog of Miri.
freethoughtblogs.com/brutereason

Butterflies and Wheels
Fighting fashionable nonsense. The blog of Ophelia Benson, columnist for Free Inquiry and the co-author of The Dictionary of Fashionable Nonsense, Why Truth Matters, and Does God Hate Women?
freethoughtblogs.com/butterfliesandwheels

Camels With Hammers
Daniel Fincke aims to discuss atheism, ethics, religion, Nietzsche, secularism, and general issues in philosophy in ways that are both accessible to non-philosophers and yet stimulating to professional philosophers.
patheos.com/blogs/camelswithhammers/

Canadian Atheist
A group blog of atheists from across Canada.
canadianatheist.com

Richard Carrier Blogs
Blog of the renowned author of Sense and Goodness without God and Not the Impossible Faith. He specializes in the modern philosophy of naturalism, the origins of Christianity, and the intellectual history of Greece and Rome, with particular expertise in ancient philosophy, science and technology.
freethoughtblogs.com/carrier

A Citizen of Earth
The blog formerly known as Blue Collar Atheist
patheos.com/blogs/acitizenofearth

Comrade PhysioProffe
See for yourself.
freethoughtblogs.com/physioprof

Choice In Dying
Arguing for the right to die and against the religious obstruction of that right.
choiceindying.com

Cubik’s Rube
Regular blogging on atheism, skepticism, genderism, journalism, anarchism, politics, and other stuff that infuriates or inspires.
cubiksrube.wordpress.com

DarkMatter2525
YouTube channel. Humorous animations depicting the insanity of religion. Occasionally, they make a serious video.
DarkMatter2525

Daylight Atheism
Advocates secular humanism as a positive, uplifting and joyous worldview that deserves a larger following and wider recognition in the marketplace of ideas. The blog of Adam Lee.
patheos.com/blogs/daylightatheism/

The Digital Cuttlefish
The poet laureate of the atheist blogosphere.
freethoughtblogs.com/cuttlefish

Dispatches from the Culture Wars
Thoughts from Ed Brayton on the interface of science, religion, law, and politics.
freethoughtblogs.com/dispatches

Dogma Debate
A fast-paced liberal radio show and podcast designed to discuss and debate topics on politics, civil rights, science, religion, and equality.
dogmadebate.com

En Tequila Es Verdad
Blog of Dana Hunter, a science blogger, SF writer, compleat geology addict, and Gnu Atheist.
freethoughtblogs.com/entequilaesverdad

EvolutionBlog
Commentary on the endless dispute between evolution and creation.
scienceblogs.com/evolutionblog

Friendly Atheist
I think of this as the Atheist Times. If you want to stay informed about current atheist news, this is the place to go.
patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist

Geeks Without God
No mystical energy field controls my destiny. Podcast.
geekswithoutgod.com

Godless Bitches
This podcast was created to focus on feminist issues from a secular perspective and to help increase the presence of women’s voices in the secular community.
godlessbitches.podbean.com

Godlessness in Theory
Queer left politics, pop culture and skepticism. The blog of Alex Gabriel.
freethoughtblogs.com/godlessness

Happiness Through Humanism
Short posts about the Humanist philosophy designed to encourage people to live ethical lives of personal fulfillment that aspire to the greater good of humanity.
humanisthappiness.blogspot.com

Heteronormative Patriarchy for Men
Splashes of mud from the trenches of the online gender wars. The blog of Ally Fogg.
freethoughtblogs.com/hetpat

The Indelible Stamp
Ethics, outrage, and evidence. The blog of Tauriq Moosa.
freethoughtblogs.com/indelible

Jesus and Mo
Religious satire from holy roomies Jesus & Mohammed in a twice weekly comic strip.
jesusandmo.net

Zinnia Jones
Secular trans feminist.
freethoughtblogs.com/zinniajones

Less Wrong
A community blog devoted to refining the art of human rationality.
lesswrong.com

Living After Faith
A podcast which addresses the process of coming out of religion, and how to live again after leaving the life of faith.
livingafterfaith.blogspot.com

Lousy Canuck
“Because I don’t watch enough hockey, drink enough beer, or eat enough bacon.” Blog of Jason Thibeault, an IT guy, skeptic, feminist, gamer and atheist.
freethoughtblogs.com/lousycanuck

Love, Joy, Feminism
Poking holes in piety, purity, and patriarchy. Blog of Libby Anne, an atheist, feminist, and progressive who grew up in a large evangelical homeschool family highly involved in the religious right.
patheos.com/blogs/lovejoyfeminism

Ashley Miller
Polemicist, activist, nerd.
freethoughtblogs.com/ashleymiller

Mr. Deity
A webshow/ podcast which looks at the everyday life of the creator and everything he must endure as he attempts to manage his creation.
mrdeity.com

Maryam Namazie
Nothing is sacred. Namazie is Spokesperson of the One Law for All Campaign against Sharia Law in Britain, the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain, and Equal Rights Now – Organisation Against Women’s Discrimination in Iran.
freethoughtblogs.com/maryamnamazie

Nirmukta on FTB
The blog of Nirmukta, an organisation which promotes science, freethought and secular humanism in India.
freethoughtblogs.com/nirmukta

No Country For Women
Humanism secularism, feminism. The blog of physician, writer, feminist, human rights activist and secular humanist Taslima Nasreen.
freethoughtblogs.com/taslima

No Longer Quivering
Information regarding the deceptions and dangers of the Quiverfull philosophy and lifestyle.
nolongerquivering.com

No Religion Know Reason
Caribatheist’s blog. Random reflections on atheism and faith from a born and bred West Indian.
caribatheist.blogspot.com

The Non-Prophets
An Austin-based live weekly Internet radio show.
nonprophetsradio.com

Non Stamp Collector
YouTube video channel. If atheism is a “religion”… then Not Collecting Stamps is a “hobby.”
youtube.com/user/NonStampCollector

Pandaemonium
Blog of Kenan Malik, a writer, lecturer, broadcaster, author of From Fatwa to Jihad: The Rushdie Affair and Its Aftermath, a presenter of Analysis, on BBC Radio 4, and a panelist on The Moral Maze, also on Radio 4.
kenanmalik.wordpress.com

Pandagon
Progressive politics, feminism, atheism, other good stuff.
rawstory.com/rs/category/pandagon

Pharyngula
Blog of PZ Myers. Evolution, development, and random biological ejaculations from a godless liberal.
freethoughtblogs.com/pharyngula

Point of Inquiry
The Center for Inquiry’s flagship podcast, where the brightest minds of our time sound off on all the things you’re not supposed to talk about at the dinner table: science, religion, and politics.
pointofinquiry.org

Qualia Soup
YouTube video channel. UK artist and secular humanist discussing critical thinking, science, philosophy & the natural world.
youtube.com/user/QualiaSoup

Cristina Rad
“I have many talents. Most of them fictional. Like God.” The blog of videoblogger Cristina Rad, a.k.a. ZOMGitsCriss.
freethoughtblogs.com/cristinarad

Rationally Speaking
The official podcast of New York City Skeptics. Join hosts Massimo Pigliucci and Julia Galef as they explore the borderlands between reason and nonsense, likely and unlikely, science and pseudoscience.
rationallyspeakingpodcast.org

Reasonable Doubts
Your skeptical guide to religion. An award winning radio show and podcast for people who won’t “just take things on faith.” Its mission is to investigate the claims of religion from a fair-minded yet critical perspective. Blog and podcast.
freethoughtblogs.com/reasonabledoubts

Religion Dispatches
A daily online magazine that publishes a mix of expert opinion, in-depth reporting, and provocative updates from the intersection of religion, politics and culture.
religiondispatches.org

Scribbles And Rants
A blog about atheism, social justice, history, science, sex, sex ed, psychology, feminism, racism, bigotry, ableism, disability.
aniasworkinprogress.blogspot.com

Mano Singham
Thoughts on atheism, religion, science, politics, books, and other fun stuff, from a theoretical physicist and author of God vs. Darwin: The War Between Evolution and Creationism in the Classroom, The Achievement Gap in US Education: Canaries in the Mine, and Quest for Truth: Scientific Progress and Religious Beliefs.
freethoughtblogs.com/singham

Skepchick
A group of women (and one deserving guy) who write about science, skepticism, feminism, atheism, secularism, and pseudoscience. With intelligence, curiosity, and occasional snark, the group tackles diverse topics from astronomy to astrology, psychics to psychology.
skepchick.org

Skeptics Guide to the Universe
Your escape to reality. Weekly science podcast produced by the New England Skeptical Society. Also provides blogs, forums, videos and resources.
theskepticsguide.org

Spanish Inquisitor
Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition!
spaninquis.wordpress.com

Susie Bright’s Journal
Sex and politics. Stopped believing in “God” around 1968—a very big year for that sort of thing. “Could not be accused of shutting up.” -Rolling Stone.
susiebright.blogs.com

Temple of the Future
The blog of James Croft, committed Humanist and Humanist Celebrant.
patheos.com/blogs/templeofthefuture

This Week in Christian Nationalism
Blog of Chris Rodda, author of Liars For Jesus: The Religious Right’s Alternate Version of American History; contributor to Talk2Action.org, Huffington Post; and Senior Research Director for the Military Religious Freedom Foundation.
freethoughtblogs.com/rodda

Token Skeptic
Bending misconceptions with her mind. Blog of Kylie Sturgess, host of the Token Skeptic podcast.
patheos.com/blogs/tokenskeptic

Uncredible Hallq
Philosophy, atheism, killer robots.
patheos.com/blogs/hallq

Why Evolution Is True
Blog of Jerry A. Coyne, Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Chicago, and author of Why Evolution Is True.
whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com

YEMMYnisting
Proudly feminist, proudly bisexual, proudly atheist. The blog of Yemisi Ilesanmi.
freethoughtblogs.com/yemmynisting

The Zingularity
Blog of Steven Andrew, a struggling free lance writer and regular contributor to the popular progressive website Daily Kos.
freethoughtblogs.com/zingularity

ZOMGitsCriss, a.k.a. Cristina Rad
Video blogger. “I’m a shooting star leaping through the skies , I am a satellite, I’m out of control.”
youtube.com/user/zomgitscriss

BOOKS

50 Great Myths About Atheism, by Russell Blackford and Udo Schuklenk
50 Popular Beliefs That People Think Are True, by Guy P. Harrison
50 Reasons People Give for Believing in a God, by Guy P. Harrison
50 Simple Questions for Every Christian, by Guy P. Harrison
African American Humanism: An Anthology, Norm R. Allen, editor
African American Humanist Principles: Living and Thinking Like the Children of Nimrod, by Anthony B. Pinn
Amazing Conversions: Why Some Turn to Faith & Others Abandon Religion, by Bob Altemeyer and Bruce Hunsberger
Atheism: A Reader, by S.T. Joshi
Atheism: A Very Short Introduction, by Julian Baggini
Atheism: The Case Against God, by George H. Smith
Atheism For Dummies, by Dale McGowan
Atheist Voices of Minnesota: An Anthology of Personal Stories, Bill Lehto, editor
The Atheist’s Guide to Christmas, Robin Harvie and Stephanie Myers, editors
Attack of the Theocrats! How the Religious Right Harms Us All—and What We Can Do About It, by Sean Faircloth
Black and Not Baptist: Nonbelief and Freethought in the Black Community, by Donald Barbera
The Black Humanist Experience: An Alternative to Religion, by Norm R. Allen
Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon, by Daniel C. Dennett
Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment, by Janet Heimlich
By These Hands: A Documentary History of African American Humanism, by Anthony B. Pinn
The Caged Virgin: An Emancipation Proclamation for Women and Islam, by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Caught in The Pulpit: Leaving Belief Behind, by Daniel C. Dennett
The Complete Heretic’s Guide to Western Religion Book One: The Mormons, by David Fitzgerald
Confession of a Buddhist Atheist, by Stephen Batchelor
Consciousness Explained, by Daniel C. Dennett
Darwin’s Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life, by Daniel C. Dennett
Daylight Atheism, by Adam Lee
Deconverted: A Journey from Religion to Reason, by Seth Andrews
The Demon Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark, by Carl Sagan
The Devil in Dover: An Insider’s Story of Dogma v. Darwin in Small-town America, by Lauri Lebo
The Digital Cuttlefish: Omnibus, by Digital Cuttlefish
Does God Hate Women? by Ophelia Benson and Jeremy Stangroom
Doubt: A History: The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily Dickinson, by Jennifer Michael Hecht
Drunk with Blood: God’s Killings in the Bible, by Steve Wells
The Ebony Exodus Project: Why Some Black Women Are Walking Out on Religion—And Others Should Too, by Candace R. M. Gorham, Lpc
The End of Biblical Studies, by Hector Avalos
The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason, by Sam Harris
The End of God-Talk: An African American Humanist Theology, by Anthony B. Pinn
The End of the Soul: Scientific Modernity, Atheism, and Anthropology in France, by Jennifer Michael Hecht
Faith No More: Why People Reject Religion, by Phil Zuckerman
The Fallacy of Fine-Tuning: Why the Universe Is Not Designed for Us, by Victor J. Stenger
Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism, by Susan Jacoby
From Fatwa to Jihad: The Rushdie Affair and Its Aftermath, by Kenan Malik
The Friendly Atheist: Thoughts on the Role of Religion in Politics and Media, by Hemant Mehta
God: The Failed Hypothesis: How Science Shows That God Does Not Exist, by Victor J. Stenger
God and the Folly of Faith: The Incompatibility of Science and Religion, by Victor J. Stenger
The God Argument: The Case Against Religion and for Humanism, by A.C. Grayling
The God Debates: A 21st Century Guide for Atheists and Believers (and Everyone in Between), by John Shook
The God Delusion, by Richard Dawkins
God Hates You, Hate Him Back: Making Sense of The Bible, by CJ Werleman
God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything, by Christopher Hitchens
The God Virus: How Religion Infects Our Lives and Culture, by Darrel W. Ray
God vs. Darwin: The War between Evolution and Creationism in the Classroom, by Mano Singham
Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America’s Leading Atheists, by Dan Barker
Godless Americana: Race & Religious Rebels, by Sikivu Hutchinson
God’s Defenders: What They Believe and Why They Are Wrong, by S.T. Joshi
The Good Atheist: Living a Purpose-Filled Life Without God, by Dan Barker
The Good Book: A Humanist Bible, by A.C. Grayling
The Good News Club: The Christian Right’s Stealth Assault on America’s Children, by Katherine Stewart
Good Without God: What a Billion Nonreligious People Do Believe, by Greg Epstein
The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, by Bobby Henderson
The Great Agnostic: Robert Ingersoll and American Freethought, by Susan Jacoby
The Happy Atheist, by PZ Myers
The Heathen’s Guide to World Religions: A Secular History of the One True Faiths, by William Hopper
Hope after Faith: An Ex-Pastor’s Journey from Belief to Atheism, by Jerry DeWitt
I Sold My Soul on eBay: Viewing Faith through an Atheist’s Eyes, by Hemant Mehta
Icons of Unbelief: Atheists, Agnostics, and Secularists, S.T. Joshi, editor
In Defense of Atheism: The Case Against Christianity, Judaism and Islam, by Michel Onfray
In Faith and In Doubt: How Religious Believers and Nonbelievers Can Create Strong Marriages and Loving Families, by Dale McGowan
Infidel, by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Irreligion: A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don’t Add Up, by John Allen Paulos
Judaism for Everyone … Without Dogma, by Bernardo Sorj
Leaving the Fold: A Guide for Former Fundamentalists and Others Leaving Religion, by Marlene Winell
Letter to a Christian Nation, by Sam Harris
Liars For Jesus: The Religious Right’s Alternate Version of American History, by Chris Rodda
Life, Sex and Ideas: The Good Life without God, by A.C. Grayling
The Little Book of Atheist Spirituality, by André Comte-Sponville
A Manual for Creating Atheists, by Peter Boghossian
Meditations for the Humanist: Ethics for a Secular Age, by A. C. Grayling
Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why, by Bart D. Ehrman
Mistakes Were Made (But Not by Me): Why We Justify Foolish Beliefs, Bad Decisions, and Hurtful Acts, by Carol Tavris and Elliot Aronson
Mom, Dad, I’m an Atheist – The Guide to Coming Out as a Non-Believer, by David G. McAfee
Moral Combat: Black Atheists, Gender Politics, and the Values Wars, by Sikivu Hutchinson
Mortality, by Christopher Hitchens
Nailed: Ten Christian Myths That Show Jesus Never Existed at All, by David Fitzgerald
The New Atheism: Taking a Stand for Science and Reason, by Victor J. Stenger
Nomad: From Islam to America: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations, by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Nonbeliever Nation: The Rise of Secular Americans, by David Niose
Not the Impossible Faith: Why Christianity Didn’t Need a Miracle to Succeed, by Richard Carrier
Nothing: Something to Believe in, by Nica Lalli
The Only Prayer I’ll Ever Pray: Let My People Go, by Donald R. Wright
Parenting Beyond Belief: On Raising Caring, Ethical Kids Without Religion, by Dale McGowan
The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever, by Christopher Hitchens, editor
Proving History: Bayes’s Theorem and the Quest for the Historical Jesus, by Richard Carrier
Quest for Truth: Scientific Progress and Religious Beliefs, by Mano Singham
The Quotable Atheist: Ammunition for Non-Believers, Political Junkies, Gadflies, and Those Generally Hell-Bound, by Jack Huberman
Raising Freethinkers: A Practical Guide for Parenting Beyond Belief, by Dale McGowan
Red Neck, Blue Collar, Atheist: Simple Thoughts About Reason, Gods and Faith, by Hank Fox
The Scope of Skepticism: Interviews, Essays and Observations From the Token Skeptic Podcast, by Kylie Sturgess
Sense and Goodness Without God: A Defense of Metaphysical Naturalism, by Richard Carrier
Sex & God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality, by Darrel W. Ray
The Skeptic’s Annotated Bible, by Steve Wells
The Skeptic’s Dictionary: A Collection of Strange Beliefs, Amusing Deceptions, and Dangerous Delusions, by Robert Todd Carroll
The Skeptic’s Guide to the Paranormal, by Lynne Kelly
Society without God: What the Least Religious Nations Can Tell Us About Contentment, by Phil Zuckerman
Think: Why You Should Question Everything, by Guy P. Harrison
UFOs, Ghosts, and a Rising God: Debunking the Resurrection of Jesus, by Chris Hallquist
The Unbelievers: The Evolution of Modern Atheism, by S.T. Joshi
Voices of Unbelief: Documents from Atheists and Agnostics, Dale McGowan, editor
The Ways of an Atheist, by Bernard Katz
What Do You Do With a Chocolate Jesus?: An Irreverent History of Christianity, by Thomas Quinn
What is Humanism, and Why Does it Matter? (Studies in Humanist Thought and Praxis), by Anthony B. Pinn
Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss off the Godless, by Greta Christina
Why Evolution Is True, by Jerry A. Coyne
Why I Am Not a Christian, by Bertrand Russell
Why I Am Not a Christian: Four Conclusive Reasons to Reject the Faith, by Richard Carrier
Why I am Not a Hindu, by Ramendra Nath
Why I Am Not a Muslim, by Ibn Warraq
Writing God’s Obituary: How a Good Methodist Became a Better Atheist, by Anthony B. Pinn
The Young Atheist’s Survival Guide: Helping Secular Students Thrive, by Hemant Mehta

Comments

  1. Greta Christina says

    Wow. And this is merely the supplemental material?

    Gregory in Seattle @ #1: Yup. Wait ’til you see the book!

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