Greta Christina has been writing professionally since 1989, on topics including atheism, sexuality and sex-positivity, LGBT issues, politics, culture, and whatever crosses her mind. She is author of The Way of the Heathen: Practicing Atheism in Everyday Life, of Comforting Thoughts About Death That Have Nothing to Do with God, of Coming Out Atheist: How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why, of Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless, and of Bending: Dirty Kinky Stories About Pain, Power, Religion, Unicorns, & More, and is editor of Paying For It: A Guide by Sex Workers for Their Clients. She is a regular contributor to AlterNet, The Humanist, and Free Inquiry magazines. Her writing has appeared in multiple magazines and newspapers, including Ms., Penthouse, Chicago Sun-Times, On Our Backs, and Skeptical Inquirer, and numerous anthologies, including Everything You Know About God Is Wrong and three volumes of Best American Erotica. She is a co-founder and member of The Orbit, the atheist social justice blogging collective. She is on the board of directors of Foundation Beyond Belief, the humanist organization for charitable giving, and is co-founder and co-organizer of Godless Perverts. She lives in San Francisco with her wife, Ingrid. You can email her at gretachristina (at) gmail (dot) com, and follow her on Twitter at @GretaChristina.
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When men do it, it’s art. When women do it, it’s craft.People have long debated the difference between art and craft, and have struggled to define the terms. Craft is defined as technical ability; art as creative ability. Craft is defined as producing useful objects; art is created for its own sake. The process of […]
I’m speaking in Houston at Rice University on Thursday, October 20! The topic: Atheism and Sexuality. It’s free and open to the public. If you’re in the area, I hope to see you soon!CITY: Houston, TX DATE: Thursday, October 20 TIME: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM TOPIC: Atheism and Sexuality SUMMARY: The sexual morality of […]
I’m not talking here about Clinton’s policies on voter enfranchisement. That is important, and her policies are good — but today, I’m talking about something else.A lot of people can’t vote. Most of them would vote Democratic if they could. If you’re thinking of not voting in this Presidential election — or if you’re thinking […]
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“Roll a pair of dice long enough, someday you’ll get snake-eyes ten times in a row. Live long enough, someday you’ll have a month when your cat dies, your hard drive crashes, and you get pneumonia. It can feel like a pattern with a purpose — but it isn’t.” -Greta Christina, The Way of the […]
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We’re having a Godless Perverts Social Club in San Francisco on Tuesday, October 4! We have a specific discussion topic this time: The Future of Godless Perverts. Where do you want to see Godless Perverts in a year, two years, five years? Godless Perverts is incorporating as a non-profit — and when we do, we’ll […]
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