Re: [atheists-518] Events that appeal to atheist women

From: Kirti
Sent on: Wednesday, June 27, 2007 2:49 PM
Haahaa! I hear you Kathernie. Married atheist women
want to have a life too! ;-)

--- Katherine <[address removed]> wrote:

>  Again, I'm looking for suggestions for events that
> appeal to atheist women.
> Who said this was going to be a single women only
> atheist women's night?
> I'm not trying to find an atheist woman to date. :)
> 
> -Katherine
> 
> 
> On 6/27/07, John <[address removed]> wrote:
> >
> > Maybe it's just that women atheists are miniscule
> > "minority within a minority". If 10% of the U.S.
> > population is atheist (example), and 10% of that
> 10%
> > are female, you can see why there are "next to
> ZERO"
> > female atheists, whether in groups like these, or
> not.
> > After all, how many men vs. women are members of
> this
> > group? I would argue that tops-25% are women. And
> if
> > of that 25%, all of them are: married,
> professional,
> > involved in a LTR, etc, it leaves the "single
> atheist
> > women" activity night, even MORE impossible to
> bring
> > together.
> >
> > Just my random observation.
> >
> > John
> > --- Katherine <[address removed]> wrote:
> >
> > > These wouldn't be women only events, they're
> just
> > > intended to appeal to
> > > women more, that's all. It seems like cooking is
> a
> > > top contender so far,
> > > which is fine with me. I love to cook. :)
> > >
> > > Why do I want to appeal to women? The reason
> goes
> > > back to my core purpose in
> > > starting this group, creating a social group for
> > > atheists. I believe that
> > > any social community will fail over time if the
> > > proportion of women in it is
> > > too low.
> > > This is, of course, excepting groups that are
> > > intended to be women or male
> > > only, like a single mom's group or weightlifting
> for
> > > men.
> > >
> > >  I haven't been seeing that many women at our
> events
> > > and I'm not sure if
> > > it's because the events are interesting to them,
> the
> > > proportion of women is
> > > just lower than men in our group or if women are
> > > busier than men.
> > >
> > > Thoughts?
> > >
> > > -Katherine
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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