People

Bette McIntyre

Bette McIntyre grew up in Virginia and became an atheist after 13 years of Christian education. She studied graphic design and currently focuses on metal engraving and ceramics. She is a chapter coordinator for Lynchburg Area Secular Humanists, and spends most of her time with her dogs....

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Ryan Boone

Ryan is an atheist activist from rural Southwest Virginia. He speaks out for secular values and participates in citizen lobbying. He’s made a career in retail management, but hopes to finish college and be a physics teacher. Much of his activism outside organized atheism is centered around mental health, informed…...

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Tracey Benefield

Tracey is a Medicare insurance agent by day and activist by night. As an assistant state director she works with local atheist groups to help them establish themselves. She has been an integral part in the formation of the Atheist community of Lubbock, working as the communication and public relations…...

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Gayle Jordan

Gayle Jordan is an attorney in the middle Tennessee area. She is the Executive Director of Recovering from Religion, the founder of Murfreesboro Freethinkers, and a co-founder of NaNoCon. She raises longhorn cattle, donkeys, goats, and chickens on Freethought Farm. She is an Ironman athlete and continues to train for…...

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Alex Newman

Alex Newman has been an Oklahoma resident for 25 years and is currently Treasurer on the Board of Directors for the largest local non-believer group in the state, Oklahoma Atheists. Before joining the movement, she graduated from Oklahoma City University with a degree in Psychology and joined in with local…...

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Amanda Baggett

Amanda grew up in a religious household and attended Christian schools, although she never truly believed in a god. She discovered a group of like-minded individuals in 2010 and quickly developed a passion for atheist activism and the promotion of positive secularism in society. She served as a Board member…...

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