Yeah,we're probably the most diverse city on the planet and it's pretty easygoing. Not sure how many connections I have right in my own city, most of my illustration commissions have been to clients in other countries. But I know what you mean. If you're ever coming, drop me a line!
Welcome to Atheist Nexus with its 8900+ good friends and discussion groups.
Among the groups, try visiting perhaps the busy group “ORIGINS: Universe, Life, Humans, Evolution, Religion.....” with its 130 commonsense discussions to repel religious nonsense. You will be welcome.
Terry Meaden (founder of “Origins”)