Humanism and LGBT Rights

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Rainbow Atheists is proud to invite Andrew Copson to open our 2021 calendar of events.

10 FEBRUARY 2021 @ 8pm (AEDT Time).

Register in advance for this session! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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Andrew Copson, Chief Executive of Humanists UK, President of Humanists International, and former chair of LGBT Humanists UK will talk about the last 100 years of humanist activism for the human rights and equality of LGBT people and the global situation today.

Andrew Copson has been Chief Executive of Humanists UK since 2009, having previously been its Director of Education and Public Affairs. He is also the current President of Humanists International. He has represented the humanist movement extensively on national television and radio, as well as writing for a number of national newspapers. He is the author of The Little Book of Humanism (2020) with Alice Roberts, of Secularism: a very short introduction (Oxford University Press, 2019), and edited The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Humanism (2015) with A C Grayling.

Andrew served for many years as a director and trustee of the Religious Education Council, the Values Education Council, and the National Council for Faiths and Beliefs in Further Education, and the European Humanist Federation. and has advised on humanism for a range of public bodies such as the Qualifications and Curriculum Development Authority, the Department for Education, the BBC, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Home Office, and the Office for National Statistics.

Please register and put this date in your diaries now!

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Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqcemrqTMoGtPI28eSGB54LH_lvULmqvL- After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.