We hear a LOT of talk *about* folks who identify as otherkin, and most of it is mean and dismissive. We thought it was time to have a sit down with a few of these folks and have a real conversation.
Discussing issues at the intersection of LGBT rights and atheism/secularism.
We are Gaytheists. We’re members of the LGBT community who don’t hold to a belief in a deity. There are many places where the issues of LGBT rights and the rights of atheists and secular people intersect, and that’s what we’re here to discuss. Often, the conversation about LGBT issues is dominated by people of faith, and we want to carve out a space where non-believers voices are heard, and where we can speak the truth about the dangers of religious fundamentalism to both the LGBT and secular communities.
Alice is a member of the military experiencing the change in policy toward trans people serving. She tells us about how it’s been for her.
Our dear friend Alisha endured awful abuse at the hands of her ex-husband. She’s decided to tell her story for the first time here.
This week, we have a very frank discussion of self harm and how to deal with it.
How to Find an Evidence Based Therapist: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/thegaytheistmanifesto/2017/01/finding-evidence-based-therapist-guide/
Casper Rigsby of Atheist Republic is a former member of the Aryan Nation. We’ll talk about his exit from that organization, how he came out of that way of thinking, and what lessons we can learn from his journey about fighting racism, white supremacy, and right wing extremism.
Major content note for mentions of bullying and suicide