Ammar Anwer is a writer who focuses on Islamic History, Islamism and Islamic Reform.
Masters student focusing on Peace and Conflict Studies with the hope to assist in bridging the gender gap in the field of global leadership.
British Humanist activist and free-thought advocate. She is also a former President of the National Secular Society.
Dutch student in Humanistic Studies, specializing in ethics and political philosophy.
Christine grew up in the infamous ‘banlieue’ 93 in France but she has since lived also in the UK, USA and Germany. She has worked for nearly 20 years in academic biological research in renowned universities and institutes.
Her interests include the effects of the current political and social developments on science and the abuse of science in political and social discussions as well as the issues of race, identity, social justice and the demand for ‘safe space’ in US and UK universities.
Christopher is a doctoral researcher at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, the University of Melbourne and the University of Edinburgh. Christopher’s research field is in molecular parasitology/structural vaccinology, with a focus on malaria vaccine research. Christopher works part-time in biotech consultancy and green energy tech venture capitalist projects and writes candidly on topics such as bioethics, philosophy, religion, and politics.
Dana Forrest is a contributor to the End Gender Apartheid website. More information can be found on their site and their YouTube channel.
Fraser is a writer studying at the University of Edinburgh
“If you’re not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.” ― Malcolm X
I’m just a regular guy from the middle of Missouri who has decided to poke a little fun at the absurdities of life. Wages lampoons everything from pop culture to religion and politics, although lately it has been mostly politics for obvious reasons. Wages reflects “just another day in Hell” And who’s to say, maybe we’re already in hell. Please join Satan, his right hand man Jinx, along with a snarky spider and skull for a few laughs.
Keith Porteous Wood is Executive Director of the National Secular Society.
Michael Clegg took a PhD in Cognitive Psychology and having worked in Government he is now a freelance writer and teacher with particular interest in art history, current affairs and secularism.
Ollie is a blogger and philosophy graduate at UCL
Rumy Hasan is a senior lecturer at Sussex University and author of Multiculturalism: Some Inconvenient Truths (2010) and Dangerous Liaisons: the Clash between Islamism and Zionism (2013
Robert Jennings is a recovering grad student with an M.A. in Anthropology and Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology. He is a high-functioning aspie (individual with Asperger’s Syndrome) and an atheist Jew, both of which inform his political philosophy. He lives in New York.
Robert Jensen is a professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas, a founding board member of the Third Coast Activist Resource Center, and a member of the board of Culture Reframed.
Graduate Student in International Politics, Interested in Politics, Religion and Foreign Policy.
Sheila Jeffreys is a Professorial Fellow in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne. She is the author of Beauty and Misogyny: Harmful Cultural Practices in the West, 2014.
Dr Shaaz Mahboob is a Programme Director leading an initiative testing innovative technologies within the NHS to prevent and counter long term health conditions.
A trustee of British Muslims for Secular Democracy, he is striving to gain equal rights and representation for ordinary liberal minded British Muslims.
Ecologist, Writer and Lecturer
Tom is a blogger and academic based in Australia. He is currently working to be admitted as a lawyer and wants to travel and write about his interest areas of politics, philosophy and science.
Tehmina is a campaigner, author, and director of British Muslims for Secular Democracy
Vivek Sinha is a New Delhi-based Journalist and Columnist who has been writing News Commentaries for over a decade. Over the last several years he has written news reports for leading publications of India such as Hindustan Times, The Times of India, Deccan Chronicle and The Asian Age.
At present Vivek is finishing his first novel that touches upon several issues of Islam.
Apart from writing, Vivek is also passionate about Films and Documentaries. He has made several Short-Films and Documentaries.
Tara Abhasakun is a Thai-Iranian-American journalist currently living in San Francisco. Her work mostly focuses on human rights in the Islamic world. Tara has a deep passion for women’s and minority rights.
Tara spent her early childhood in Bangkok, and has also lived in Cleveland.
Maths student, bookworm, co-host