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Guest Bloggers

Guest Post: Intersex in the Media

Editor’s Note: Check out Amy’s other pieces on what being intersexed is all about. Today’s post is about the different ways in which being intersexed has been featured in the …

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Quickies

Quickies: UFO Pictures, Debunking Bulletproof Coffee, and White Privilege Classes

Here’s How The Anti-Abortion Movement Plans To Modernize Its Approach – “Speaker after speaker talked about reclaiming the language and co-opting the label of feminism for their efforts. In doing …

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Quickies: Non-GMO Labels, Environmental Whistleblower Tyrone Hayes, and Losing the Middle Class

How Your Food Gets The ‘Non-GMO’ Label – “To receive the label, a product has to be certified as containing ingredients with less than 1 percent genetic modification. Westgate says …

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Quickies: Fetal Attorneys, Petco’s Homeopathic/Alcoholic Supplement for Dogs, and Gut Microbes

Is the Moon a Planet? QVC Asks, I Answer. – “The moon is NOT a planet! I believe it’s a star!” Actual quote from the QVC video. Read Phil Plait’s …

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Quickies: GMO Potatoes, an Impossible Photograph, and Life in the Coldest Town on Earth

If a gay Mormon man marries a woman, divorce is likely, study finds – “The LDS couples profiled on TLC’s ‘My Husband Is Not Gay’ may find these statistics sobering: …

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Quickies: Darwin Misquoted, Petting Puppies Banned, and Figuring Out the Cold Virus

‘Manslamming': A Verb, a Gerund – “Terms that put the “man” in “portmanteau” tend to catch on because they describe a behavior that men (usually) adopt unconsciously and that women …

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Quickies: The Latest on Anti-Vax Nonsense, (Possible) Ancient Microbial Life on Mars, and Alan Turing

Anti-Vaxxers Are Idolizing the Amish, Inexplicably – “A viral pseudoscience article claims the Plain People never get sick because they don’t get vaccinated. Actually, members of the religious sect are …

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Quickies: Feminist Boyfriends, the Cause of Cancer, and Preventing Suicide in Trans Community

How to find a feminist boyfriend – “Few guys will proudly say no when asked if they’re feminists. Instead it’s a wholehearted yes, a lukewarm maybe or Can you define …

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