We are a group committed to promoting a positive identity for nonbelievers, focused on reason, empathy, and leading an ethical life. We organize different kinds of events in and around San Francisco, and we hope to see you at one of them.
- Sharing Life with People with Disabilities (online)As a Fulbright Research Scholar at the University of Toronto, Alec Gewirtz lived and worked as a caretaker at an interfaith community for people with intellectual disabilities. In this presentation, Alec will share a few stories of the transformative lessons of living with and learning from people with intellectual disabilities, calling attention to profound lessons for all of us in these stories. His discussion of sharing life with people with intellectual disabilities will center on what “being good without god” can mean in practice when serving this population, as well as what the implications are of affirming “the dignity of… Read more »
- The AIDS Epidemic Has Not Gone AwayThis event is sponsored by the Humanists and Non-Theists of the Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco. While tremendous progress has been made in the US and other wealthy countries in the prevention and treatment of AIDS, the disease still ravages many marginalized communities and poorer countries. Shanthi Noriega has worked in many of these countries focusing on international programs, working with vulnerable populations including sex workers, men who have sex with men, and transgender persons across Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia. Shanti will share with us her experience working for close to a decade with the World Health… Read more »
- Humanist Book Group: Testosterone RexJoin us on video chat as we discuss "Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society" by Cordelia Fine. Newcomers are always welcome, as are new book suggestions. A Zoom link will be visible to RSVP'd members on the day of the event. IMPORTANT: Please make sure to add any +1s, and to change your RSVP early if you can't make it so that folks on the waitlist can join. We will select the next book from those present at this meeting through a voting process. If you'd like to add a book to the running, be ready to make… Read more »
See all our upcoming events and a listing of prior events at meetup.com/sfhumanists
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