Skepchick Quickies 3.8
Today is International Women’s Day, a day to recognize the struggle of women everywhere to gain equality. Here’s an infographic on women’s voting rights, which will make you a fan of New Zealand.
- The first Tropes vs. Women on video games is up! – Anita Sarkeesian’s first video in the series is on the “Damsel in Distress” trope.
- Duane Gish has died – And now I know that Genie Scott coined “Gish gallop.” From Michael.
- School allegedly fires woman for pre-marital sex, then offers job to her co-fornicator – Sometimes feminism is hard to talk about and sometimes big neon double standards just leap out at you.
- The future of the apple – If GMO’s answer consumer wants, will they gain more acceptance? From Rosaire.
- Cute Animal Friday! Brace for happy tears, Lacey and Cocopuff the orphan kitten and puppy who became best friends, from elvismorte. Even sloths take selfies, from Elyse. And from nowoo, this cat can see the rotating snake optical illusion (and wants to catch it).