Kate Smurthwaite: Why atheism needs feminism and feminism needs atheism

Event in Cambridge

24 Malcolm Street, Cambridge


Organized by : Cambridge University Atheist and Agnostic Society (CUAAS)

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At a first glance you might think that feminism and secularism, even atheism, are natural partners: between women bishops and Sharia law, religion is frequently accused of sexism and patriarchy, and the same bigotry against sexuality has seen organisations like the Gay and Lesbian Humanist Association flourish, uniting against the intolerance they face. Yet the same hasn't happened with feminism: it seems that the figures of authority in the a... Read more

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