Atheism in Five Minutes - Teemu Taira

Atheism in Five Minutes - Teemu Taira

42. Are Atheist Activists Mostly Men?

Atheism in Five Minutes - Teemu Taira

Richard Cimino [+-]
Religion Watch
Richard Cimino is a visiting professor in sociology at the State University of New York at Old Westbury. He is also editor of Religion Watch, a monthly publication reporting on new research and trends in contemporary religion. He is the co-author (with Christopher Smith) of Atheist Awakening: Secular Activism and Community in America.
Christopher Smith [+-]
Independent Scholar
Christopher Smith is an independent scholar, co-author of Atheist Awakening, and other articles on atheism.


Men have played a disproportionate role in organized secularism. But this pattern is changing to a certain extent as women have become less religious, and as feminist activists have become more involved in atheist movements and groups.

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Cimino, Richard; Smith, Christopher. 42. Are Atheist Activists Mostly Men?. Atheism in Five Minutes. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 163-165 Oct 2022. ISBN 9781800502376. Date accessed: 26 Sep 2023 doi: 10.1558/equinox.43328. Oct 2022

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