Coming out as a non-believer to friends and family can be terrifying, it invites judgement and criticism from people who care about you. In this RfRx talk, Erin Louis will share her own experiences in confronting the unfounded stereotypes and stigmas of being a former adult entertainer and how similar those experiences are to being an out-of-the-closet atheist. We’ll cover the various beliefs and non-beliefs of non-believers, share tips on identifying those stereotypes, and discuss how and when to come out of the closet.
Erin Louis is a former adult entertainer and a present-day author. She has written 3 non-fiction books about her life as a stripper and several short fiction stories. Erin has had a lifelong love of horror and dark humor, but more importantly, she’s an advocate for critical thinking, humanism, and healthy sexual expression.
Hosted by Eric Wells, the RfR Support Group Director, and Kara Griffin, RfR Helpline Agent
Recorded on May 31st, 2021
More about Erin Louis
- Amazon author page: https://www.amazon.com/Erin-Louis
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/erinlouis666
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/ErinLouis666
Atheist Community of Discord: https://discord.com/invite/B28xRKb
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