Hi everyone, I’m Rich, my pronouns are he/him. My wife asked that I repost this "article" I wrote as an Ally for our Queer and Allies affinity group at work. I'm proud of my company's investment in DE&I and love being able to share in the support of everyone.
So, if you’ve known me for any real amount of time the details of this post probably won’t surprise you. If you haven’t known me long, or maybe don’t know me at all, it might surprise you a little. I’m an atheist. Surprise! I’ve been an atheist my whole life. I’ve joked that it all started with the truth about Santa but that isn’t true. I’ve always not believed. I don’t come from an atheist family, and I didn’t really know any others growing up – I mean, I am in Utah – but that didn’t keep me from being open about my thoughts. The first time I ever said I didn’t…