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Vegetarian/Vegan Atheists

This once-active group is now unmoderated, and discussions / interest have declined to almost nothing. The original group founder is long gone.Active moderation is needed, therefore comments and membership are now closed.For re-birth of a vegetarian atheist group, if you are willing to moderate the group, I invite you to submit a new group.  There have been some great discussions and I am grateful to have been involved.  I am vegetarian and atheist, among other things, and would love to be in…See More
Feb 15, 2011
asharu added 2 discussions to the group Feminist Atheists
Feb 7, 2011
Joseph P replied to asharu's discussion Rape Redefined in the group Feminist Atheists
"There's always a backlash to the backlash to the backlash to the backlash.  It takes at least 100 years to really change anything, particularly with fundamentalist, conservative religions pushing in the opposite direction of any…"
Feb 3, 2011
TNT666 replied to asharu's discussion Rape Redefined in the group Feminist Atheists
"Anti-feminists backlashers won the first battle against feminists by transforming the movement from feminism to equalism. Once the focus is lost from female oppression, there is absolutely no surprise to me that anti-feminists will continue to…"
Feb 3, 2011
asharu added 2 discussions to the group Feminist Atheists
Feb 3, 2011
Prog Rock Girl replied to asharu's discussion Nawal El Saadawi: Egypt's radical feminist in the group Feminist Atheists
"Great article. Women's rights in the middle east should be a high priority to feminists. She is very gutsy. I think I'll have to look for her books."
Feb 2, 2011
Kelly Baker replied to asharu's discussion Male and female ability differences down to socialisation, not genetics in the group Feminist Atheists
"I still remember growing up in the 90s, wanting to dress in the grunge style and sports clothes (because they're easier to play in!) and my mom making me wear flower patterns and dresses.  I believe the compromise we had was that I'd…"
Jan 17, 2011
asharu added a discussion to the group Feminist Atheists
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Ricky Gervais on why he's an atheist

Nice article about atheism if anyone is looking for some help explaining things to 'believers' this time of year. http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2010/12/19/a-holiday-message-from-ricky-gervais-why-im-an-atheist/See More
Dec 20, 2010
Jo Jerome replied to asharu's discussion Male and female ability differences down to socialisation, not genetics in the group Feminist Atheists
"I'll read the article in the next night or two. Interesting though - I just wrote a short paper for my archaeology class, largely going off on a tangent about assumed gender roles in prehistoric societies. The automatic assumption tends to be…"
Sep 20, 2010
asharu replied to Amy's discussion Americanized FGM? in the group Feminist Atheists
"This has been going on since the 50's- At one point it was even done without legally needing to inform the parents- it was viewed that it would distress them too much. The book 'Woman' by Natalie Angier touches on this in more detail.…"
Sep 20, 2010
asharu added a discussion to the group Feminist Atheists
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Male and female ability differences down to socialisation, not genetics

This is something I have always known since gender roles were shoved on me so late in the game that I could see the contrast between what I was supposed to like and what I liked based on my personal temperament. But it's nice to see science finally catching up.…See More
Sep 20, 2010
asharu replied to asharu's discussion favorite feminist books in the group Feminist Atheists
"Oh very cool sites! Thanks"
Aug 13, 2010
asharu added a discussion to the group Feminist Atheists
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favorite feminist books

I'm sure this topic has come up in the past but I was looking for some new books to read and was wondering what are people's favorite feminist books. Bonus points if it's atheist too!Some of my favorites are:The Second Sex by Simone DeBeavoirThe Sexual Politics of Meat by Carole J AdamsGender Trouble by Judith ButlerCunt: A Declaration of Independence by Inga Muscio (someone on this site recommended this one. thanks for the great find whoever it was!)Gyne/Ecology by Mary DalyI'm looking for…See More
Aug 13, 2010
asharu replied to Prog Rock Girl's discussion Article defending FGM. in the group Feminist Atheists
"Any physical altering of children's bodies should be illegal and looked down upon by anyone with the ability to think rationally. What's next mom doesn't like her 5 year old child's face? Plastic surgery time! And of course the…"
May 13, 2010
asharu replied to Trance Gemini's discussion The Freethinking Woman : A Historical Perspective. Pt.1. in the group Feminist Atheists
"Hate to break the news to you guys but women still don't enjoy full equal rights in America and until the ERA is passed we never will. Many forms of discrimination still are legal. The arenas of sports (you can't even try out for a male…"
Apr 30, 2010
asharu joined golnaz's group
Jun 11, 2009

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At 10:53am on May 12, 2011, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…
Hi, Asharu! I'd like to invite you to Hang With Friends, a new group where you can talk about anything that's on your mind. :D I was attracted to you articulate feminism. Would you consider being friends too?
At 4:39pm on July 23, 2009, animus said…
Happy Birthday to you!!! Did you get what you wanted? Great, good for you...enjoy!!!
 
 
 

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