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as secular women we have our own interests, history, and issues. this groups intends to be a safe place to explore these things. all are welcome regardless of gender.

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Dramataic rise in Lung Cancer Death for women

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Rhonda Boyer Dec 23, 2015. 1 Reply

Feminine hygiene products cause cancer

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Liz E Nov 18, 2013. 3 Replies

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Comment by Susan Stanko on August 7, 2010 at 11:37am
I have been accused of aggressive atheism for just STATING that I am an atheist.
Comment by Kerry Logan on August 7, 2010 at 9:22am
I do think women are more prone to being closet atheists. We know that to others, it is seen as fighting words, instead of a simple declarative statement about your belief or non-belief system. If I find that I want to soften the blow, I often state I'm agnostic instead. It is still an excuse but I find it more honest than simply smiling and thanking someone for praying for me in a time of need. So I'll say, thank you for your positive thoughts. But I'm agnostic so don't trouble your god with details of my private life. ;-) Which doesn't go over very well either....
Comment by Diana on August 7, 2010 at 12:14am
Although a few people where I taught knew I was an atheist, I would never have put it out as common knowledge. I would have been fired for absolute certain. But now I am retired, so I WILL be putting that out there as a part of who I am. Don't mean to be divisive or antagonistic. It's just part of me.
Comment by HotMess on August 7, 2010 at 12:00am
If you are over 40, female atheists are a definite rarity!
Comment by Skycomet the Fallen Angel on August 6, 2010 at 9:04pm
Hello Godless Goddesses!
Comment by Kerry Logan on August 6, 2010 at 8:55pm
I think the men feel more secure in their social status in life to risk standing out in a crowd. Women, we tend to have more to loose. Especially in the job market where we are already at a disadvantage.
Comment by Diana on August 6, 2010 at 7:29pm
I have always heard there are fewer women atheists than men, but I don't know if anybody ever actually took a survey. Maybe everybody just thinks that.
Comment by Jennifer Kaufman on February 27, 2010 at 11:27am
Any parents of elem. kids? I have a 2nd grader, we live in WVa, and must be one of the few atheists in the area.
Comment by Sarah Elle on December 1, 2009 at 8:54pm
A reproductive rights petition I started, please read! :)

http://www.petitionspot.com/petitions/reproductiverights
Comment by Sarah Elle on November 24, 2009 at 2:49pm
I just created a Pro Choice group, for all who are interested please join! http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/prochoiceatheists?page=1#comments
 

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