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Atheism plus

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'''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]]. 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>
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</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.
 
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>
News 24 indicates about the Atheism plus movement: