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[[File:Richard Carrier.jpg|thumbnail|165px|right|[[Richard Carrier]] at the launch of the Atheism plus movement wrote: "I am fully on board. I will provide any intellectual artillery they need to expand this cause and make it successful."<ref>[http://freethoughtblogs.com/carrier/archives/2207 The New Atheism +] by Richard Carrier</ref>]]
'''Atheism plus''' was a [[Atheist factions|faction of atheism]] which held to a [[progressivism|progressive]] political agenda. It encouraged progressive atheists to also focus on issues beyond atheism - including the issues of [[social justice]], [[feminism]], anti-[[racism]], LGBTQ issues and [[Philosophical skepticism|skepticism]]. Atheist plus shared the progressive political ideology of [[Freethought]] blogs and was partly a response to the [[New Atheism]] and to the [[Elevatorgate]] controversy. In August 2012, [[Jen McCreight|Jennifer McCreight]], the founder of the Atheism plus movement, wrote that the movement "applies skepticism to everything, including social issues like sexism, racism, politics, poverty, and crime."<ref>
{{cite web|url=http://freethoughtblogs.com/blaghag/|title=Blag Hag|author=Jen|website=freethoughtblogs.com|access-date=2013-09-22|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20130921135039/http://freethoughtblogs.com/blaghag|archive-date=2013-09-21|dead-url=no|df=}}
</ref> Atheism Plus had a website that was active from 2012 to 2016.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://atheismplus.com/ |title=Atheism Plus |website=atheismplus.com on archive.org |deadurl=bot: unknown |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20160422122532/http://atheismplus.com/ |archivedate=2016-04-22 |df= }}</ref>
 
Atheist plus shared the progressive political ideology of [[Freethought]] blogs and was partly a response to the [[New Atheism]] and to the [[Elevatorgate]] controversy.
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