Skip directly to content

Video of Programs (search and sort)

The Gender Binary
Abby Hafer

Presentation by Abby Hafer. Why does sex exist? What are males for? Is the gender binary real?  Biologist Hafer has answers to these questions. She has a doctorate in zoology from Oxford University and teaches human anatomy and physiology at Curry College. Her book “Debunking Intelligent Design” became a #1 bestseller on Amazon.

A Preacher’s Kid Gets a Life
Suandria Hall

Suandria Hall explores the impact of being raised in fundamentalism and then leaving as a nonbeliever. How does life get a restart? Ms. Hall is a mental health counselor and life coach, based in Denver, Colorado. A preacher’s kid from the Bible Belt South, she faced firsthand the difficulties of leaving a dogmatic religious foundation and learning to stand in one’s own truth.

Communication: Who Is Talking? Who Is Listening?
Gordon Orians

Presentation by Gordon Orians. Communication is a complex process with many objectives, only one of which is to truly inform.  The rules that have governed the evolution of communication are strict and constrain what can and cannot be expressed. Orians is Professor Emeritus of Biology, University of Washington. He has served as its Director of Environmental Studies. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1989 and to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1990.

HGP Scholarship Winners 2022
Cathy Humble & Scholarship Winners

Winners of Annual Humanist Essay Contest speak. The topic for this year's essay is: “How has the Covid epidemic caused you to rethink your plans for college and career?