Here you will find all the latest news and announcements of interest to our community.

New Online Secular AA Meeting

New Online Secular AA Meeting

We are pleased to announce a new online secular AA meeting hosted through Zoom conferencing. The meeting will be every Sunday at 12:00 pm Central Time (US and Canada) with the first meeting taking place this Sunday, April the 23rd…

AA Beyond Belief

AA Beyond Belief

It was the summer of 2015 when Roger C. told John S. that he planned to retire from posting the Sunday stories at AA Agnostica, something which he had been doing consistently since June of 2011. John was surprised if not shocked to hear this news, but what he heard…

Freethinkers of Alcoholics Anonymous Ireland

Freethinkers of Alcoholics Anonymous Ireland

We are pleased to announce a new website created by Freethinking members of Alcoholics Anonymous in Ireland. Presently, there are not any secular AA meetings in Ireland, but that may soon change. If you are in Ireland and are interested in starting an AA meeting for agnostics, atheists and freethinkers…

Toronto Agnostic AA Groups Win Fight for Inclusion

Toronto Agnostic AA Groups Win Fight for Inclusion

On the evening of Tuesday, January 31, at the monthly gathering of Toronto area Intergroup reps, the executive committee announced that they had reached a settlement of the Human Rights complaint launched against GTAI some two years earlier. Details of the basic case and settlement can be found at AAAgnostica…

Thinking About Austin

Thinking About Austin

I woke up early on the morning of November the 10th to pick up D, my truck driver friend from Virginia, so we could begin the journey to Austin. D is an over the road trucker whose trucking company has a base in Shawnee, Kansas and he frequently attends meetings…

Some Observations From Austin

Some Observations From Austin

Firstly, after the relentless attention paid to the presidential election it was a “blessed relief” (pun intended) to hear virtually no discussion of politics either during the sessions or in private conversation…

Renaming WAAFT IAAC

Renaming WAAFT IAAC

My brother Dick, who led both me and our older brother into AA, died recently, and family members made sure he had various Catholic, Jewish, and New Age rituals to send him off. I’m sure he appreciated the sincerity and love behind all their efforts, but I’m also…

Our Grapevine

Our Grapevine

The widely anticipated October issue of the AA Grapevine, featuring a special section devoted to stories by agnostics and atheists in AA, has been published and delivered to mailboxes around the world. I received my copy, and I was very pleased with the stories chosen for publication. I feel the…

May You Join Us Soon..in Austin!

May You Join Us Soon..in Austin!

The 2016 We Agnostics, Atheists and Freethinkers – International AA Convention (WAAFT-IAAC) is happening very soon on the weekend of November 11 – 13 in Austin, Texas. The expected number of convention attendees is on track to exceed Santa Monica, reflecting the tremendous growth of our movement since then…

Latest Developments for WAAFT-IAAC 2016

Latest Developments for WAAFT-IAAC 2016

The planners of WAAFT IAAC 2016 have just issued new updates about the convention in Austin. Tickets will be going out this week! A bar code has been paired with your PayPal transaction number and will be sent in an email that you can print or show at the door…