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March 17, 2018

160 Antioch Pike, Nashville, TN

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Matt Dillahunty Magic Show

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Matt Dillahunty

Keynote speaker. Co-host of The Atheist Experience show, debater, humanist, feminist. Special preview of his "Magic & Skepticism" magic show before his upcoming world tour!

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Dr Marisa Richmond

Dr Marisa Richmond

In 2016 Dr Richmond became the first transgender woman ever appointed to a local government commission in Tennessee, nominated by Mayor Megan Barry and confirmed by unanimous vote to the Metro Human Relations Commission. She is a professor in the history department at MTSU, and in 2003 was the founder and first president of TTPC, the Tennessee Transgender Political Coalition.

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Anthony Magnabosco

Anthony Magnabosco

Anthony Magnabosco is one of the leading practitioners of Street Epistemology. He has performed over 1000 interactions, many uploaded to his Youtube channel with 20,000 subscribers.

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Mandisa Thomas

Mandisa Thomas

President and co-founder of Black Nonbelievers, Inc. Mandisa has appeared on CBS Sunday Morning, CNN.com, JET magazine, and in the documentaries Contradiction and My Week in Atheism. She is an active speaker, and serves on the Boards for American Atheists and the Reason Rally Coalition, and previously for Foundation Beyond Belief and the Secular Coalition for America.

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Glenda Jordan

Glenda Jordan

Glenda lives in Las Vegas and works full time as a model, performer, and dancer. Being raised fundamentalist southern baptist and transitioning to atheism developed a deep understanding and appreciation of feminism and social justice.

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Dr Darrel Ray

Dr Darrel Ray

Dr Ray is a clinical psychologist, author, and activist. In 2009, he helped found Recovering from Religion, a self-help group for those leaving their religious indoctrination. "The Secular Therapy Project" helps people find secular, science-based therapy. He authored "The God Virus: How Religion Affects Our Lives and Culture" and "Sex and God: How Religion Distorts Sexuality."

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Kate Turner

Kate Turner

Kate Turner is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Mental Health Service Provider working in Nashville. She is primarily a sex therapist but sees a range of different clients. Her principal clinical focuses are trauma, gender, kink and fetish, and education. She employs a lens of overall wellness with strong allegiance to evidence based practices.

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Kalai Mugilan, PhD

Kalai Mugilan, PhD - Sociologist, Consultant

Men and #MeToo
How have the ways men are socialized been complicit in their frequent violations that have been exposed by the #MeToo movement? This workshop will include examples of how men have responded to this movement in private.

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Podcasters Panel

Secular Podcasters

Panel discussion featuring:
Jen Aldrich
Cass Midgley
Callie Wright
Patrick & Jenica Crail
Tucker Drake
Marissa Alexa McCool
Zach Law

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Meet the Seavers

Meet the Seavers

A potent concoction of Vaudeville drenched outsider jazz and odd time signatures wrapped around a clever lyric, one is given the impression that they are hearing something Tom Waits wrote for Sinatra and Nina Simone.

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Steve Goodie

Steve Goodie

This Chicago native is known for his hilarious parody songs and hysterically blunt observations, hosting at the legendary Bluebird Cafe for the last 10 years.

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Tracy Barkley

Tracy Barkley

Being raised in a extremely strict and fundamentalist Christian household caused Tracy to grow up in a very narrow world view. That's developed into her busting out of both religion and the comedy closet and diving head first into theater, improv, and stand up in college. Tracy began professionally touring as comedian in February 2016.

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A Place For You

The Nashville Nones Convention (NaNoCon) is a one-day secular extravaganza for those of us who, when asked what religion we prefer, select “none”. This nickname Nones applies whether you’re just questioning your beliefs or you’re happily religion-free — NaNoCon is an event for you — friendly, affordable, and fun. Let’s throw a party celebrating good people like us!


Post-con dinner
The 2018 Theme:  Sex positivity, consent, and empowerment!

Our theme: the NaNo ConSensuALL

This year, we’re getting smart about consent, respect, and hell yes, more positive sex! We’re committed to sharing a fun, inclusive environment that everyone can feel comfortable to enjoy, without unwanted pressures. The #MeToo movement and the Women’s March make this all the more timely — how can we help create a positive culture of respect, empowerment, and comfort for ALL members of our community? We’re taking off the Bible Belt, consensually… because everyone knows, Nones do it better!

Three years and counting…

Last year’s event sold out with over 450 participants, and we’re growing every year… We, the non-religious “nones” are statistically the fastest growing group in the nation, and we’re building a warm, inclusive community right here in the “Bible Belt.” In 2018, let’s get connected, share great ideas, and take away more happy memories. We’re among friends…


The Unnamed Sunday Assembly Nashville band

A Place For You

The Nashville Nones Convention (NaNoCon) is a one-day secular extravaganza for those of us who, when asked what religion we prefer, select “none”. This nickname “Nones” applies whether you’re just questioning your beliefs or you’re happily religion-free — NaNoCon is the event for you. Let’s throw a party celebrating good people like us!

Post-con dinner

Our theme: the NaNo ConSensuALL

This year, we’re getting smart about consent, respect, and hell yes, more positive sex! We’re committed to sharing a fun, inclusive environment that everyone can feel comfortable to enjoy, without unwanted pressures. The #MeToo movement and the Women’s March make this all the more timely — how can we help create a positive culture of respect, empowerment, and comfort for ALL members of our community? We’re taking off the Bible Belt, consensually… because everyone knows, Nones do it better!

The 2018 Theme:  Sex positivity, consent, and empowerment!

Three years and counting…

Last year’s event sold out with over 450 participants, and we’re growing every year… We, the non-religious “nones” are statistically the fastest growing group in the nation, and we’re building a warm, inclusive community right here in the “Bible Belt.” In 2018, let’s get connected, share great ideas, and take away more happy memories. We’re among friends…

The Unnamed Sunday Assembly Nashville band
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