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About Ed Cara

Ed is a recent University at Buffalo graduate born and currently living in the final setpiece of The Avengers, otherwise known as New York City. When not ogling at pictures of pugs, you can find Ed as a regular contributor to the podcast Skeptical Connections.You might also just catch him performing improv comedy or staging a play together with his theater company. Please offer him money if you do.

EVENT: Florida Freethought Conference 2013

In the land of oranges and sunshine this weekend, the Humanists of Florida Association is throwing one of this year's most jampacked gathering of freethinkers, atheists and humanists. All headlined by the Amazing one himself, James Randi. The Florida Freethought Conference 2013 is hardly a one trick pony though. Aside from Randi, speakers include Sean

EVENT: Learn how to become an abortion clinic escort!

It's hardly a leap to say that the reality of safe, accessible and affordable abortion is constantly under attack in the United States. Whether it's Texas's restrictive guidelines created to explicitly loophole clinics into shutting down or the passing of so-called 'fetal heartbeat' laws that subvert science and common sense, one thing is clear: women's

Fade to Black: An interview with the NYC Blackout Rally folks!

This upcoming Saturday, the Black Atheists of America and Black Nonbelievers are teaming up to present quite possibly the first secular event of its kind, the NYC Blackout Rally; a celebration of atheism and secularism through prominent speakers, singers and lyricists of color. Ed sat down and spoke with the people spearheading the event, Ayanna

Sex and Skepticism: #FtBCon liveblogging by @Theimprovateer

Ed Cara on Sex and Skepticism panelĀ (Virginia Brown, Franklin Veaux, Miri Mogilevsky, Benny Shaffer, Sophie Hirschfeld, Greta Christina) 7:05pm - Each speaker talks about what made them question their own sexuality 7:10pm They discuss whether skepticism is better at handling issues of sexuality - Benny's 'coming out' made him question religious authority. - Franklin believes