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Generation Atheist

Generation Atheist is a collaborative blog project created for young atheists to come together and explore issues that affect their lives. Please visit our website and consider submitting your own article to Generation Atheist.

Website: http://generationatheist.blogspot.com/
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Sexuality and Religion Series - a call for submissions

Started by Laura. Last reply by tom sarbeck Jun 29, 2017. 4 Replies

When I had that wondrous day last week during which I turned on my computer to find that the publicity from Friendly Atheist meant I had a full email inbox of submissions, I noticed something: many…Continue

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Comment by Laura on August 5, 2011 at 4:07am
Yep, sure. No problem :)
Comment by Laura on August 4, 2011 at 11:41am
Today on Generation Atheist: Searching for the Baby in the Bathwater, by Libby Anne.

http://generationatheist.blogspot.com/2011/08/searching-for-baby-in...

Enjoy!
Comment by Laura on August 3, 2011 at 4:46am
Today's article is Art and Religion by Caroline K. You can read it here:

http://generationatheist.blogspot.com/2011/08/art-and-religion-by-c...

I would really encourage you to read this one. It's very informative and I felt I learnt a lot from it.
Comment by Laura on August 2, 2011 at 5:31am
On Generation Atheist today: Freedom of Religion by Colin C.

http://generationatheist.blogspot.com/2011/08/freedom-of-religion.html
Comment by Laura on August 1, 2011 at 10:52am
That would be great if you wanted to :)
Comment by Laura on August 1, 2011 at 10:47am

Mike, funnily enough I had that idea just the other day! I've got quite a lot of submissions about the effect of religion on sexuality and lgbt issues, so I thought I would make a series out of it. I spent this morning making a nice pretty calendar for submissions (there are so many, I had to find a way to organize) and have planned a Religion and Sexuality series for Monday 15th August - Sunday 21st August. I'll announce it a week before. 

 

I love your two suggestions for topic weeks. Deconversion stories are a must and I will definitely do a topic week on them at some point. 

Comment by Laura on August 1, 2011 at 10:38am
Avicenna, sure I would love to see your articles. There is a "submit an article" page on the blog with the email address you send stuff to. The age limit isn't that important, don't worry. Happy birthday for Wednesday!
Comment by Laura on August 1, 2011 at 7:52am
Oooh, one more thing. I there's anyone artistic and techy out there, it would be lovely to have a nice graphic for Generation Atheist. At the moment all we have is that very yellow lightbulb I randomly found.
Comment by Laura on August 1, 2011 at 7:49am
Monday's Generation Atheist article is A Personal Story, By Zoe R. You can find it here:

http://generationatheist.blogspot.com/2011/08/personal-story-by-zoe...

In other news, I went away for a few days and came back to find my inbox flooded with submissions! This is all thanks to the Friendly Atheist blog, which kindly gave us a shout out. Thank you all who have sent me submissions. They will all appear on the blog at some point.
Comment by Richard Wade on July 31, 2011 at 1:56pm
Laura, thank you for creating this resource. I'm 61, so I don't fit your target audience, but many young people write to me who feel terribly alone as atheists. They fear losing their friends, being harassed, abandoned, or abused by their families, and so they suppress themselves, and spiral down into the beginnings of depression. I will be referring them to your site. I know it can be a lot of work, but please keep it up. What you do is very needed and welcome.
 

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