Amy Roth's Posts

Ask Surly Amy: How To Fix a Sexist Boyfriend

Ask Surly Amy: How To Fix a Sexist Boyfriend

We get email: Hello, I was wondering if you could help me out with an issue I’m having with my partner. I’m starting to notice more and more how sexist and misogynistic he is, presumably as he becomes more comfortable I’m seeing the real him. I think its mainly a case of education and up bringing as he went to an all boys school and that he doesn’t understand what he’... »

Ask Surly Amy: How To Help Fight Sexism On The Internet

Ask Surly Amy: How To Help Fight Sexism On The Internet

It’s been a while and things have been wild but I’m bringing back my Ask Surly Amy series because I have opinions and advice and I can not contain these feelings any longer. Besides, we get a shit-ton of emails sent in that ask us all kinds of random stuff and Rebecca just files them in the virtual round filing cabinet. How can I sew a unicorn cosplay? Who was the best Survivor contest... »

An Atheist and Agnostic Group For Women

An Atheist and Agnostic Group For Women

Do you want to make a difference in the world? Do you want to see positive change take place? Do you want to find creative solutions to some of life’s problems without invoking prayer or super-natural ideology? Do you want to make new, intelligent, rational friends? Do you want to be part of a safe, supportive, secular space? Do you want to be part of a group that values you for your contrib... »

Nicole Harris of Secular Woman

Nicole Harris of Secular Woman

Hey remember that conference called Women in Secularism that happened a few weeks back? Remember how cool it was? Oh what? You couldn’t go? Awww, well don’t feel too bad about that because I found a way to bring some of the wonderful people at the event to you! You can meet them right here in the comfort of your very own internet. No need to get up! Nah, don’t even worry about ho... »

TBT: Does This Last Name Make My Feminism Look Big?

TBT: Does This Last Name Make My Feminism Look Big?

This post originally aired via the intertubes on June 15, 2010. And it makes me smile, a lot. It was one of the first times I ever wrote about anything and technically labeled it as feminist. At the time, we had barely touched on such topics. We were a skeptic blog that focused on women’s issues but I for one hadn’t yet made the connection that we were often writing about feminist issu... »

Online Activism with Hashtagivist

Online Activism with Hashtagivist

Katie Williams and Richard Kraaijenhagen have created an interesting program that is designed to help activists use twitter to get their messages out to a wider audience. Their program is called Hashtagivist and was recently introduced at The Next Web Conference in Amsterdam where they participated in the Kings of Code Hack Battle. Katie and Richard built their website in just 36 hours and it migh... »

Winners for the Free Passes to SkepchickCon!

Winners for the Free Passes to SkepchickCon!

The time has come and the names are in the Heisenberg hat! Watch the video to see who the winners are! I will post the names of the winners on the original thread as well. Congratulations everyone! I look forward to seeing you this summer. »

Get To Know Your Skepchicks: Julia

Get To Know Your Skepchicks: Julia

I am a lucky lady for a whole bushel load of reasons. One reason in particular is that I get to meet a lot of wonderful, brilliant people. And every so often one of these amazing people lets me photograph them. And on a very good day they also let me pick their brain so that I can learn even more about them and then share what I find with you. This is one of those times. Please enjoy the latest in... »

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