Skepchick Quickies 1.15
- Rape prevention aimed at rapists works: The “Don’t be that guy” campaign – From Chantel.
- Scott Sigler’s take on charity – Thanks to the Dark Overlord for supporting skepticism and Amy’s grant program! And check out the other excellent charities on the list, too.
- FDA approves first new IUD in 12 years – Made by the same company that makes Mirena hormonal IUDs.
- Female characters can…. – “Female characters can be anything at all and still be well-written characters because women are, as deeply disturbing as it is that this keeps needing to be said, people and have an infinite range of traits, personality types, appearances, life experiences, biases, preferences, disorders, abilities and belief structures that determine their behaviors.” Hat tip to Mur.
- The worst scientific mistakes, missteps, and misdeeds of 2012 – From cerberus40.