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Join us for news, opinion and interviews with leaders in the secularist movement. The NSS works for the separation of religion and state and equal respect for everyone's rights so that no one is either advantaged or disadvantaged on account of their beliefs.

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Join us for news, opinion and interviews with leaders in the secularist movement. The NSS works for the separation of religion and state and equal respect for everyone's rights so that no one is either advantaged or disadvantaged on account of their beliefs.

    Terry Sanderson’s memoir shows gay and secularist activism go hand in hand – Opinion Out Loud Ep 016

    Terry Sanderson’s memoir shows gay and secularist activism go hand in hand – Opinion Out Loud Ep 016

    Opinion Out Loud brings you a selection of the National Secular Society's opinion pieces in audio format.



    Helen Nicholls reviews The Reluctant Gay Activist, the revised memoir of former NSS president Terry Sanderson.



    Read this original opinion piece: https://www.secularism.org.uk/opinion/2021/10/terry-sandersons-memoir-shows-that-gay-and-secularist-activism-often-go-hand-in-hand

    • 5 min
    An end of year message from our chief executive

    An end of year message from our chief executive

    It's that time of year again, when we look forward to a break and reflect on the year that's been.



    Read the full message: https://www.secularism.org.uk/opinion/2021/12/a-message-from-the-chief-executive

    • 2 min
    Ep 63: Christian education challenged in court – a Northern Ireland case

    Ep 63: Christian education challenged in court – a Northern Ireland case

    A ground-breaking case on the right to a pluralistic education in Northern Ireland is currently being considered by the High Court.



    Full shownotes and subscriber information: https://www.secularism.org.uk/podcast/2021/12/ep-63

    • 41 min
    Ep 62: Islamist ideology and free speech

    Ep 62: Islamist ideology and free speech

    An interview with journalist Kunwar Khuldune Shahid on Islamist ideology and jihadism, blasphemy, and the importance of free speech.  



    Full shownotes and subscriber information: https://www.secularism.org.uk/podcast/2021/12/ep-62

    • 43 min
    ‘Inclusive language’ in the army is meaningless without inclusive culture – Opinion Out Loud Ep 015

    ‘Inclusive language’ in the army is meaningless without inclusive culture – Opinion Out Loud Ep 015

    Opinion Out Loud brings you a selection of the National Secular Society's opinion pieces in audio format.



    The Armed Forces must dismantle their institutional Christian privilege if they are truly committed to inclusivity, says Megan Manson.



    Read this original opinion piece: ‘Inclusive language’ in the army is meaningless without inclusive culture - National Secular Society (secularism.org.uk)

    • 10 min
    Ep 61: Books for Secularists

    Ep 61: Books for Secularists

    Looking to explore the currents of thought behind secularism? Here are nine books to begin with.



    Full shownotes and subscriber information: https://www.secularism.org.uk/podcast/2021/11/ep-61

    • 41 min

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