What is Humanism?
Humanism is a progressive philosophy of life that, without theism and other supernatural beliefs, affirms our ability and responsibility to lead ethical lives of personal fulfillment that aspire to the greater good of humanity.
Read the Humanist Manifesto III
LGBTQ Humanists of Note
Whether you’re doing research, exploring a personal philosophy, or are simply curious about humanism, the resources here are a great place to start:
Explanations of Humanism
- Humanism and Its Aspirations : Humanist Manifesto III is the latest articulation of what it means to be a Humanist.
- What is Humanism? by Fred Edwords
- The Humanist Philosophy in Perspective by Fred Edwords
Presentations on Humanism
- Introduction to Humanism by Andrew Copson
- Humanism: Creed of the 21st Century by James Croft
- Humanism and Race by Anthony Pinn, Sikivu Hutchinson, Monica Miller, and Christopher Driscoll
- Objections to Humanism by Andrew Copson
- Raising Powerfully Ethical Kids by Dale McGowan
Living the Humanist Life
- Humanism In A Shitstorm by Greta Christina
- Positive Humanism by Gerald A. Larue
- The Human Basis of Laws and Ethics by Fred Edwords
- What Is A Feminist Humanist? by The Feminist Humanist Alliance
- A Humanism for Today Because I, Too, Matter by Alyssa Gonzalez
- Where Can I Find Humanist Books and Films for Children and Teens? by Fred Edwords
Ideas for Advancing Humanism