Skepticism

Perchance it’s white feminism?

In the Guardian post Kellyanne Conway and liberal feminists: two sides of the same coin, the author Arwa Mahdawi asks… Shouldn’t Conway be held up as a feminist icon no matter …

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ActivismFeminismPolitics

What happened to these Indigenous women and girls?

It was the data that got me. Not just the number of data points, but the shape of the data. The shape reminded me of a Holter monitor recording of a …

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ActivismFeminismPolitics

Federal court rules on black hair

I am black and I have black hair.     I have black hair texture. Check it. Today's nerd shirt. #scientistselfie pic.twitter.com/XRwm37eP3T — Raychelle Burks (@DrRubidium) September 16, 2016 That …

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What to do when somebody says they’re voting for Trump

This is a situation that must be handled with the diplomacy, tact, and  je ne sais quoi. Fear not! We have giftastic advice for 18 DIFFERENT scenarios. You’re welcome. When you’re …

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Skepticism

How our (fake) dream gap years turned into (fake) nightmares

Louise Linton went through a lotta ish during her gap year White Savior Tour™ of Zambia and wrote them all up in a book called ‘In Congo’s Shadow‘. She shared some …

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A Storm of Chemistry

Moon tea offers the women of the Seven Kingdoms and beyond The Wall some control* over their lives – a rarity in a series. This herbal tea is a birth control …

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Feminism

You hair, your way

All my life, my hair has not been my own. All sorts of people had opinions and fee fees about my hair. Some folks would actually forget themselves, think they’re …

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#AskAChemist: Why is @KINDSnacks being mean to methylcellulose?

This week on Ask A Chemist, a tweep with a penchant for KIND bars wants to know why the snack company is calling a chemical names. We don't use methylcellulose …

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