Skepchick Quickies 3.1
- Chinese women demand right to pee – The Chinese government mandates a 1:1 ratio for men’s and women’s public restrooms, even though women take longer.
- Sexual harassment as ethical imperative: How Capcom’s fighting game reality show turned ugly – “”The sexual harassment is part of the culture. If you remove that from the fighting game community, it’s not the fighting game community… it doesn’t make sense to have that attitude. These things have been established for years,” Aris stated.” From Erik.
- If governments were really serious about reducing abortions, IUDs would have no copay – Good contraception means less cost overall to health insurance companies and “IUDs are the most effective, reversible form of contraception and they don’t cause abortion.”
- A defense of screwed-up female characters – “The recent explosion of prominent women in comedy has brought with it an unfortunate but predictable debate about whether or not the characters that have resulted from all these women scribbling and acting are Good For Women.”