ICYMI: Frances Allen, Rooster Talkin’, Marriage Traditions, Rape Media, and “Intellectual Snobbery”
Fair Lady of Computer Science Who Kicks Ass
For Women’s History Month, Elisheba gushes about Frances Allen.
The Sexualization of YA Fiction
Olivia argues that young adult fiction, especially with a female protagonist, focuses too much on a narrow array of relationships and a limited view of sexuality.
Poetry and Gender
What is gender’s place in feminism?
Carolynn L Smith and the Astounding Richness of Animal Communication
Dale tells the story of the woman who discovered a vast array of methods of animal communication.
The Things We Do with Our Eggs; Reproductive Health and Genetic Engineering
Elizabeth explains the science behind IVF and why all the moral hand-wringing is inappropriate.
From Sailor Mercury to Twilight Sparkle: The Top Nine Cartoon Girl Scientists
Here are some of the best girl scientists in cartoons.
Traditions and Marriage: Sell the Ripest Fruit First (en español)
Lulú tells the story of Hungarian sisters who never married because tradition didn’t let the youngest sister marry before the older one.
Why I don’t Watch Rape Media
Wolsey explains why he steers clear of media that depicts rape.
Pop Quiz: Woo Hoo!! Spring Break!!
JoDee is skeptical of the necessity of Spring Break.
I’ve Got Your “Intellectual Snobbery” Right Here
DrShell is tired of articles that call atheism elitist without any regard for truth values.
Pop Quiz: Infamy, Hagiography, and Resistance
Dan discusses the reception of artists and other creative people who worked within totalitarian political systems.
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