Skepchick Quickies 11.15
- Nerds, stop hating on women – Reaction to comic book artist Tony Harris voicing the all-too-popular, “waaaaaah, fake geek girls!” complaint.
- Symphysiotomy survivors gather to recount stories of torture – “…Symphysiotomies involved breaking the woman’s pelvis during childbirth. The Survivors of Symphysiotomy (SOS) group claims that the operations were carried out without prior knowledge or consent “mainly for religious reasons, by obstetricians who were opposed to family planning.”” The last one performed in Ireland was in 1984.
- Climate change could heighten space junk threat – From Buzz Parsec.
- Take back Halloween – Take Back Halloween tells you how to put together costumes for famous women of history – movie stars, queens, goddesses, and other notable women. Their kickstarter is to fund even more awesome costume guides.