Support reason, become a member today

By becoming a member of the Rationalist Association you show your support for reason, secularism and humanism and get a great magazine, full digital access and discounted tickets to our events into the bargain.

You can join right now, or scroll on down to find out more about your membership options.

Albert Einstein and you

The Rationalist Association is a registered charity, with a distinguished history and a growing global membership. Past members include Albert Einstein, Bertrand Russell and Iain Banks. Why not add your name to that list and help pass reason on?

Digital membership

Just £21 per year.

Includes digital subscription to New Humanist magazine for your iPhone, iPad or Android device.

Does not include AGM voting rights

Print membership

Just £30 per year.

Includes print subscription to New Humanist magazine delivered to your door. You get digital access for free.

Does not include AGM voting rights

Angela Saini

« You'd think that in the 21st century, science and reason wouldn't need defending. But they do, all the time. That's why it's so important to support the Rationalist Association and read New Humanist magazine. They're beacons of clear thought. »

— Angela Saini, science journalist and author of Geek Nation

Do digital but still love print?

Then the print membership is for you. As part of your membership you get our witty, erudite and irreverent magazine covering the world culture, news, philosophy and science from a sceptical perspective.

Don't just take our word for it, Philip Pullman says it's "unusual, interesting, lively and intelligent"

As well as print you will also get a free digital version for your iPhone, iPad or Android device, and you'll be supporting the spread of reason worldwide.

Does not include AGM voting rights

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Benefits of membership

  • A subscription to our outstanding magazine New Humanist
  • Full access to all articles, archive and special features on our website
  • Join an active global community of like-minded people and influential thinkers
  • Free and priority tickets to all our events
  • New Humanist digital edition for iPad, iPhone and Android devices

Membership from £21 per year

Read the magazine on your tablet at £21 or get the print magazine too for £30 per year. This is our cheapest option and has everything you need.

Does not include AGM voting rights

Concessionary rates, starting at £15 are available for full time students, the unwaged and pensioners

Do you want AGM voting rights?

You need full membership for this which starts at £35

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You don't have to be a member to enjoy our magazine

New Humanist is the leading voice of reason, secularism, scepticism and science. Covering politics, religion culture and the arts from a secular perspective, leavened with wit and design flair, New Humanist offers clear arguments and brilliant analysis for those with open minds.