Saturday, January 19, 2013

Weekly Email 1! Or is it 2? Does the last one count? Who cares, it's here!

Announcements/Upcoming events:

  • We're going to the Latino/a Atheist monthly meeting this Saturday, January 19. It'll be on the early side, but it'll also get you all back home in time to nap and do all your homework. It will be really fun, so you should all RSVP on the facebook event here.
  • Monday, January 21, there is going to be a dinner with Blake Page, who recently quit West Point because of their treatment of atheists. It should be very interesting and fun, so come on out! Facebook event here. 
  • Kimberly Veal, president of the Black Freethinkers Association, is coming to speak at UChicago about the role of freethinkers in the Civil Rights movement on January 24th, at 7:30 pm, in Stuart 105. Facebook event here
  • Sex Week is happening sixth week! It's going to be a whole amazing week of great events, which you can find out about through the website ( and by signing up for the listhost, which you can do through the website. There will be no fewer than THREE amazing atheist speakers: Greta Christina, talking about Atheism and Sexuality; Cliff Pervocracy, talking about consciousamory, an approach to sex and relationships, and Natalie Reed, talking about fourth wave, or trans-feminism. Also, my sister, Giuliana Serena, is going to be talking about body-positive approaches to menstruation, for both men and women. It's going to be awesome. Finally, Jay Feldman and I are going to be leading a workshop on what sex ed should look like. 
  • Interested in cool talks about skepticism? Skepticamp is a free event/gathering of skeptics taking placeMarch 2, from 11am to 6pm, at the Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox Ave., Chicago, IL 60630 (more information in the facebook group)
  • If you're interested in speaking at Skepticamp, email right away!

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