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Existence of Black Atheists Blows Everyone’s Minds, Again

Existence of Black Atheists Blows Everyone’s Minds, Again

Hi everyone! Since the beginning of the summer I’ve been busy traveling all over, but Skepticon IV was my last trip for the year. (What fun that was!) Now that I’m not going to be on the road for a while, I look forward to unpacking the rest of the boxes from my last move and to contributing more to this wonderful community. It seems that every few months, a media outlet discovers that... »

Ask Surly Amy: Natural Transitioning for FTMs

Ask Surly Amy: Natural Transitioning for FTMs

I figured that this site is probably the most safest and inclusive place for a trans skeptic, so hopefully you can confirm my suspicions! I’m a FTM that’s sorta in the closet, and is even still on the fence about “formally” transitioning with T [testosterone] and surgery at the moment. However, I heard a lot of fellow trans guys talk about transitioning “naturallyR... »

Morgellons and Medical Skepticism: Fibers Under Your Skin? You’re Crazy.

Warning: This post is NSFWS (Not Safe For Weak Stomachs). My parents were both nurses, and my mom was in nursing school while I was a kid, so I’m accustomed to discussing body stuff openly. Dinnertime conversation when I was growing up might have included a story about an alcoholic patient whose colon rolled out of his sphincter (“looked like a red blooming rose,” said my mom), a... »

A New Skepchick

Hello! It’s been a while since a new Skepchick was added to the den. I’ve poked around this blog often (but commented rarely) for a few years now, and I’ve had the opportunity to knock back drinks with Skepchicks at different events—always a lot of fun. Sometimes too much fun…they sure can drink, damn. Being invited to write for Skepchick is an honor. So what can I tell you... »

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