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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.

Improving the Image of Atheists: #Ftbcon liveblog by @CultOfCourtney

Improving the Image of Atheists (Blogged by Courtney) Sarah Moglia, James Croft, Chris Ho-Stuart, Stephanie Zvan and Kaoru Negisa 10:00 AM Introductions - Stephanie Zvan - Writes at Almost Diamonds Sarah Moglia - Campus Organizing Communication Specialist for the Secular Student Alliance Kaoru Negisa - Writer at Reasonable Conversation, atheist/LGBT activist in Orlando, FL James Croft -

Reproductive Rights: #FtBCon liveblogging by @CultOfCourtney

Courtney on Reproductive Rights (2:00) Nicole Harris, Robin Marty, Aoife O'Riordan, Fausta Luchini, Bree Pearsall, Greg Laden and Brianne Bilyeu 2:10 - Annnnnd we're off! There was a bit of a late spot, so here we are with the introductions! Brianne Bilyeu blogs at Biodork and is a clinic escort. Aiofe O'Riordan is an Irish reproductive rights activist who blogs

Atheism Is Not Enough: #FtBCon liveblogging by @odgreen26 & @CultOfCourtney

Panel: Atheism Is Not Enough (Blogged by Courtney/Kai) Panelists: Yemisi Ilesanmi, Kim Rippere, Kimberley Veal, Debbie Goddard, Desiree Schell, James Croft, and Jason Thibeault Description: As proven by the deep rifts that exist within movement atheism, a common acknowledgement that there is no god is often not enough ground on which to build a coherent, lasting community.

Thinking Rationally About Climate Change: #FtBCon liveblogging by @CultOfCourtney

9 AM - 10 AM John Abraham & Greg Laden are discussing climate change here! Get the latest news on climate change and find out why it's important. (Blogged by Courtney) 9:00 - John has a neat graph showing the thickness of ice (I believe in the Antarctic, but I missed that). We have lost about 70% of

FtBCon Liveblog!

In case you somehow missed it, this weekend is the very first annual FtBConscience! It features speakers such as Greta Christina, Miri Mogilevsky, PZ Myers, Jamila Bey, Ed Brayton, and Richard Carrier... not to mention some of Skepchick's very own:  Benny, Heina Dadahboy, Kate Donovan, Emily Finke, Debbie Goddard, Kaoru, Amy Roth, Rebecca Watson, and myself (Courtney Caldwell)! The conference