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Katherine Stewart Katherine Stewart

Author and Journalist | The Good News Club

New York, NY, UNITED STATES

Seasoned speaker with expertise in religion, policy, education, and politics.

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Katherine Stewart was born in Boston, Massachusetts. She started her career in journalism working for investigative reporter Wayne Barrett at The Village Voice, and freelanced for Newsweek International, Rolling Stone, The New York Observer, and others. She co-wrote a book about the musical “Rent” and, after moving to Santa Barbara in 2005, published two novels about 21st century parenting. Her most recent book, The Good News Club: The Christian Right’s Stealth Assault on America’s Children, was published in January 2012 by PublicAffairs,. Most recently she has written for The New York Times, The Guardian, the Daily Beast, Bloomberg View, and Religion Dispatches. Katherine is a seasoned speaker, having done over 100 speaking engagements throughout her career. She lives with her family in New York City.

Industry Expertise (5)

Religious Institutions Media - Online Media - Print Writing and Editing Education/Learning

Areas of Expertise (10)

Anti-Lgbt Bullying Subverting the Teaching of Science and Evolution Controversies Over Sex Education Religion and Student Athletics Peer Evangelism Initiatives Separation of Church and State Religious Extremism Public Education Evangelism Hampering Anti-Lgbt Bullying

Affiliations (3)

  • Secular Student Affiliation
  • The Guardian
  • AlterNet

Event Appearances (9)

Religious Fundamentalism and the Abuse of Children

Let Humanism Ring! by The American Humanist Association  Mission Bay CDE

2013-06-01

Infiltration and Undermining of Public Education in the United States by Radical Christians.

2012 FFRF National Convention  Portland, Oregon

2012-10-12

A Religious Assault on Public Education

Seattle Town Hall  Seattle, WA

2012-02-12

Are Good News Clubs Good for Our Children?

Colorado College  Colorado Springs, CO

2013-02-27

The Fundamentalist Assault on Public Education

Center for Inquiry Summit   Tacoma, WA

2013-10-24

Church, State & School: The Reality of Religion & Education

Youngstown State University   Independence, OH

2012-02-01

The Fundamentalist Assault on Science

Atlanta Science Tavern  Atlanta, GA

2012-04-23

Are Good News Clubs Good For Our Public Schools?

New Jersey Humanist Network   Somerville, NJ

2013-04-21

The Fundamentalist Assault on Public Education

Unitarian Universalist Church WACO  Waco, TX

2013-02-10

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