Ask Takudzwa 2 – Zimbabwe and Its Discontents, and Supposed Secular Malcontents

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Takudzwa Mazwienduna is the informal leader of Zimbabwean Secular Alliance. This educational series will explore secularism in Zimbabwe from an organizational perspective. Here we talk about Zimbabwe and secularism. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: How do you maintain and grow an organization, informally, in the midst of opposition from … Continue reading

Ask Takudzwa 1 – Zimbabwean Secularism and Its Alliances

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Takudzwa Mazwienduna is the informal leader of Zimbabwean Secular Alliance. This educational series will explore secularism in Zimbabwe from an organizational perspective. Here we talk about the Zimbabwe Secular Alliance. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is required to legally register the Zimbabwean Secular Alliance? Takudzwa Mazwienduna: Nothing much is … Continue reading

Interview with Lois Backus – Executive Director, Medical Students for Choice

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Lois Backus is the Executive Director of Medical Students for Choice. Here we talk about her background, work, and views. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Just to provide a moderate background, what are some aspects of family and personal story? Lois Backus: I have been the Executive Director in … Continue reading

Ask Kwabena 2 – Organizational Duties, Public Flak, and Outreach

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Kwabena “Michael” Osei-Assibey is the President of the Humanist Association of Ghana. We will be conducting this educational series to learn more about humanism and secularism within Ghana. Here we talk about divvying-up tasks, flak from some of the public, and then outreach, too. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: In terms … Continue reading

Interview with Richael – Media/Social Media Working Group, Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC)

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Richael is with the Media/Social Media Working Group of the Abortion Rights Campaign. Here we speak frankly on women’s reproductive rights. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: As a grassroots movement oriented around the advancement and empowerment of women through activism for safe, free, and equitable abortions, do other similar … Continue reading

Ask Annie Laurie 2 – Secular Women’s Leadership and 21st-Century Men

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Annie Laurie Gaylor is the Co-President of the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) with Dan Barker. She has been part of the fight against the encroachment of religion on secular culture, and human and women’s rights for decades. Here we talk about secular women in leadership and … Continue reading

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