Name: JT Eberhard
Blog: ATHEISM RESOURCE.COM and his personal blog http://wwjtd.net/
Location: Columbus, OH
Former Religion: Baptist
Organization Affiliation: Secular Student Alliance (National Speaker)
READ JT’s STORY HERE
“As a writer, JT Eberhard is smart, funny, honest, and totally fearless. As an organizer, he is passionate, dedicated, inspired, and as determined as a bulldog. And, as a speaker, he tears the roof off the sucker. We are insanely lucky to have him on our side.” – Greta Christina
JT Eberhard is a campus...
Name: Hemant Mehta
Location: Chicago, IL
Organization Affiliation: Secular Student Alliance and Foundation Beyond Belief (National Speaker)
Hemant Mehta graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with degrees in Mathematics and Biology. While there, he also helped establish their first secular student group, Students WithOut Religious Dogma (SWORD). He earned his Masters in Math Education at DePaul University and currently teaches high school math in the suburbs of Chicago.
He has worked with the...
My parents had always had gay friends growing up and, because they were kind and good people, they had also been my friends. I started to wonder if god would really send those good people to hell. So, when I was on the cusp of twenty-one, I began to read the bible and, sure enough, it does condemn homosexuality in no uncertain terms. How could that be? Homosexuals, though immoral perverts, were typically nice people. When I met malicious people such as thieves, bullies, etc, they were despicable and cruel and worthy of contempt. But homosexuals were not like that, they were not criminals....
Name: Amanda Brown
Location: Shawnee, KS; I grew up in Independence, MO as a member of Assembly of God and Restored Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (sect of Mormon)
Organization Affiliation: Kansas City Atheist Coalition – Director of Philanthropy, Society of Open-Minded Atheists and Agnostics – Director of Recruitment, Contributing Editor for Atheismresource.com, and Student member of the Secular Student Alliance
Label: Atheist, Secular Humanist
About Me: I am truly a therapist at heart. I want to help people in any...
Name: Tyler Curtis
Location: Mount Vernon, WA
Organization affiliation: Skagit Secular Student Alliance , SSA, CFI
About you: I’m an atheist because there is no evidence for any god(s). I was raised fairly apathetic towards religion, but grew up attending a Lutheran daycare and Vacation Bible School. I remember trying to believe when I was young, but I don’t recall ever actually believing. After a few years of considering possibilities I concluded that religions were nothing but modern mythologies.
For those of you that...