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Quickies

Quickies: Confusing Female Anatomy, White Feminist Oscar Speeches, and Fake Viral Stories

Patricia Arquette’s Feminism: Only for White Women – “It’s easy to laugh at the timid way that celebrities frequently wade into feminism, offering pat statements scripted by a team of …

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Quickies

Quickies: Mansplaining to Marilyn vos Savant, Fairy Tales, and Legalizing Raw Milk

The Time Everyone “Corrected” the World’s Smartest Woman – “When vos Savant politely responded to a reader’s inquiry on the Monty Hall Problem, a then-relatively-unknown probability puzzle, she never could’ve …

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Quickies

Quickies: Satanists and Religious Freedom, Homeschooling and People of Color, and Female Scientists in Nigeria

One Man’s Quest to Rid Wikipedia of Exactly One Grammatical Mistake – ” ‘I feel sometimes that this motivation feels a little bit fuzzy, or a little bit negative in …

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Quickies

Quickies: Food Babe Doesn’t Ingest Chemicals, Facebook and Native American Names, and Scams in the 1800s

The Food Babe is a Raving Lunatic – “Quick: what’s the most absurd thing you’ve ever heard a person say? That vaccines cause autism? That lizard people live under Los …

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Quickies

Quickies: Denouncing Catcalling, How Psychological Biases Affect Decision to Vaccinate, and Spray-On Pheromones Don’t Work

But Seriously, ‘Ought Women to Learn the Alphabet?’ – “In 1859, The Atlantic published an essay asking a simple—and very, very complicated—question.” ‘Stop Telling Women To Smile': Denouncing ‘Jackals’ And …

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Feminism

Cross-Post: Foiling Fallacies – Women Who Use Abortion As Birth Control

Editor’s Note: This article is written by Steph and cross-posted from Grounded Parents and it’s the first part of her exciting new series on debunking anti-feminist rhetoric. If you like this, …

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Skepticism

Quickies: The Problem with Calling Women “Females,” Lesbian Separatists of the ’60s, and Why Your Memory Is Unreliable

10 Things People Once Complained Would Ruin The English Language – “You’ve probably heard that English is being ruined — by the Internet, by texting, by Americans, by young people …

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Skepticism

Skepchick Book Club: 1491

Welcome back to the Skepchick Book Club! This month (or rather, over the past 2 months) we read 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann. Unless …

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