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President and founder of the The National Atheist Party, a U.S. non-profit 527 political organization formed by atheists, resolved to advance the political ideals of atheists. Boyle graduated from American Military University with a BA in Legal Studies. He is a comic book artist and writer and has worked for Image Comics, Desperado Publishing, Caliber Press and Boneyard Press. Boyle is currently working on pin-ups and covers for Main Enterprises and is a Corporate Legal Analyst for Mitsubishi UFJ.
Atheist vlogger and activist. His videos focus on biology, with an emphasis on countering creationist claims, and advocating rationalism in science education.
Writer and speaker on leadership and organizational development and author of two books on the topic. He is the author of the book The God Virus: How Religion Affects Our Lives and Culture. Ray is founder of the organization “Recovering Religionists”, a national self-help group for those leaving their religious indoctrination.
David Niose, president of the Washington-based American Humanist Association, is author of Nonbeliever Nation: The Rise of Secular Americans. An attorney representing Secular Americans in the courts, Niose is also author of the popular Psychology Today blog “Our Humanity, Naturally.” He has appeared widely in national and international media advocating for secularism and humanism. Niose also serves as vice president of the Secular Coalition for America, a Washington-based lobbying group.
Trustee of the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science and a staff psychiatrist for Counseling and Psychological Services at the University of Virginia Student Health Center, as well as the University of Virginia’s Institute for Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy. Thomson also has his own private practice, and is a forensic psychiatrist for Region Ten Community Services. Author of several books including Why We Believe in god(s).
Journalist based in Washington, DC, where she hosts the weekly radio show The Sex, Politics And Religion Hour: SPAR With Jamila which airs on AM 1390 in Washington and AM 1430 in New York City. She also writes for the Washington Post blog, She the People.
American comedian, author, actor, Internet entrepreneur, and musician. He is best known as the host of the controversial YouTube program “The Cult of Dusty” which centers around anti-religious humor.
Award winning editor, internationally read commentator for InkandVoice.com and for the Columbia Missourian, and is a book reviewer for NYJournalofBooks.com. He is also a noted speaker concerning American Politics and Church and State issues.