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About Courtney Caldwell

Courtney Caldwell is an intersectional feminist. Her talents include sweary rants, and clogging your social media with pictures of her dogs (and occasionally her begrudging cat). She's also a political nerd, whose far-left tendencies are a little out of place in the deep red Texas.

#FtBCon Interview With Miri Mogilevsky

Skepchick Events Writers Melanie Mallon, Courtney Caldwell, Niki, and Ed Cara recently sat down with Miri Mogilevsky to discuss the ins and outs of organizing, e-hosting, and speaking at an online convention. Miri Mogilevsky is a Freethought Blogs writer at her blog Brute Reason. In this interview, she spills all about the success of the

Rapid Responses for Secular Students

As a high-schooler in a rural town, it wasn't unusual to listen my "science" teachers preach creationism or to have to sit through anti-liberal rants from my government teacher (who is now an ultra-conservative legislator for the Kansas House of Representatives). Such experiences made it nigh unimaginable for my freshly-agnostic, teenage self to even dream about having a secular

Disability, Disenfranchisement, and Disbelief: An Interview with SB Morgaine

I recently sat down with SB Morgaine to talk about how event organizers (and the community as a whole!) can be more inviting to disabled people. SB works at a non-profit in Virginia that helps the deaf community, and has done work with secular groups to create awareness for those with disabilities. Event organizers and

And Now We Drink: #FtBCon liveblogging by @cultofcourtney and @melmall

Disclaimer: Please watch the video below as an accompaniment to our weird drunk ramblings. It's like Rifftrax for drunk people. And don't judge our typos. EDIT: Actual "panelist" names differed from the panel description. Corrected below. Panelists: Russell Glasser, Lynnea Glasser, PZ Myers, Jason Thibeault, Tauriq Moosa, and Miri Mogilevsky http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AdxtBw-G6g [8:05:16 PM] Melanie Mallon: