Ashley Miller: Religion versus women, minorities, and LGBT

  • March 16, 2014 · 4:00 PM
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Ashley F. Miller is a writer, activist, and communications scholar from South Carolina, who has worked for LGBT, secular, and women's rights for over a decade. She is one of the leading young women in the secular movement, speaking regularly at schools and conferences across the country about feminism and communications. She has written for dozens of publications, including Salon, Freethought Blogs, and the academic journal CrossCurrents, and run local communications campaigns for law firms, news websites, and secular organizations. She is a PhD candidate in Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina, where she has focused on women and minorities in the media. Before returning to school for her PhD, she worked in film and television in Los Angeles. She has a Masters in Film Production from FSU, and a Bachelors degree from Emory University in Film Studies.

She has been invited to speak at The Amazing Meeting, Dragon*Con, Skepticon, CONvergence, FTBCON, UNC, DePaul, and the University of South Carolina.

Find her blog at www.freethoughtblogs.com/ashleymiller.

When: Sunday, 1/19/14 at 4pm Where: Gage Hall, 4 Archdale Street Cost: Free!

Refreshments: If your last name begins with the letters I-Z, please consider bring a snack for the refreshments table. Suggested snack foods are cheese, crackers, fruit, granola bars, cookies, cake squares – anything that one can eat without need of a fork or spoon. The snack item should be for about 8-12 people, which is the average number of servings in a typical container/bag . As always, SHL will supply the paper goods and beverages.

As always, there will be the opportunity to go to dinner at a nearby restaurant after the meeting.

If you have an elementary-aged child who would like to take part in our new Humanist "Sunday School," please check out our event for Sunday Quest.

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