rebecca watson

Does Atheism Have a Misogyny Problem?


By the time The Amazing Meeting rolled into Vegas, nerves were raw. It seemed like everyone was both sick of hearing about Elevatorgate and still nursing at least a little irritation toward what they perceived as either the sexism and insensitivity, or the political correctness, of their fellow atheists. Those of us in attendance dealt with it the best way we knew how—by joking about it. When that got old, we resorted to jokes about how bad our jokes were. Underneath the layers of meta-humor, however, it was clear that the heated argument had taken a toll on the atheist and skeptic community.

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