Travel Grant: Anne

[infobox type=”success” clickable=”yes” boldtext=”Thanks, Secular Woman!”]Anne has received a partial grant from Secular Woman for $100![/infobox] Anne’s Story I was raised as an atheist and freethinker, and I have been actively involved in the atheist and skeptical communities for about three years. My initial involvement was with the online community Read more…

Travel Grant: Sheri

Sheri’s Story I have come out of the closet to my family and, as a result, have experienced a great deal of Christian sermonizing. Whenever possible, I challenge Christians concerning their faith. I’ve attended Skepticon in the past and know first-hand what a wonderful event it is. Now that I’ve Read more…

Sponsor Highlight: Secular Woman

Secular Woman: Skepticon Sponsor “Skepticon is a natural partner for Secular Woman’s first disbursement of travel grants. We’ll be able to help more women atheists and skeptics experience a major secular event, thanks to Skepticon’s free registration and its track record of high attendance and engaging speakers.” – Kim Rippere Read more…

SK5 Lineup: Week 1

It’s a good one, guys. I can’t even express how pleased I am to be announcing this Skepticon’s lineup. It’s really something else this year! To keep you all on the edge of your seats, we’re releasing our speaker list over the next few weeks – a few new names Read more…

Press Release: Kitten Billboard

LOCAL ATHEISTS PUT UP KITTEN BILLBOARD Springfield, MO – Commuters on Glenstone Avenue may be surprised by a new billboard with an unexpected message. The advertisement, created for the Skepticon atheist convention, features the innocuous tagline “Kittens are cute,” framed by several inquisitive-looking tabby cats. “Atheists are among the most Read more…

Update: Kitten Billboard

Thanks to your generous donations, we’re able to move forward on our ridiculously adorable billboard! This is our current frontrunner design – but we’re looking for your suggestions and criticisms. By all means, have at it! If we’re able to afford a second billboard, we’ll be using the next most Read more…

Challenge Accepted

Richard at the Friendly Atheist recently posted his suggestions for ‘soft sell’ pro-atheist billboards, including: To which we at the Skepticon team say: We’ve priced billboards in the Springfield area and think it can be done for as little as $2,000 – and if we end with more? We’ll put Read more…