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Quickies

Quickies: Trigger Warnings, Books About Abortion, and Nicki Minaj’s Wax Figure

A Quick Puzzle to Test Your Problem Solving – “A short game sheds light on government policy, corporate America and why no one likes to be wrong.” (I know this puzzle …

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Quickies

Quickies: Poverty and Disease in America, Menstruation and Respect, and Whole Foods

100 Wonders: The Gates of Hell – “An incredible and strange spectacle, the Gates of Hell is only one example of the kinds of disasters that can happen when you dig …

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Quickies

Quickies: Medical Doctors versus Alternative Therapists, Torah Sex, and the School-to-Prison Pipeline (for Black Kids)

Should Doctors Operate On Intersex Babies? – “M.C. was born with ambiguous genitalia, a rare condition that doctors addressed with surgery. Now, in a landmark lawsuit, M.C.’s parents are challenging …

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Activism

[Cross-Post] Follow The Money: Why You Can’t Trust the EWG’s Ethically-Challenged Sunscreen Guide

Ed’s Note: Today’s cross-post was written by Jenny Splitter at Grounded Parents. If you want to leave a comment, click through the link at the bottom to go to the …

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Quickies

Quickies: Black Lives Being Erased, Victorian Wedding Night Advice, and Donald Trump

Black American lives are being erased. The victors still rewrite history – “The victors (ie the beneficiaries of the status quo) are writing history, in front of our eyes, in …

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Quickies

Quickies: Deciding Who is a Woman, White Privilege, and the Safety of E-Cigarettes

Being A Woman: Who Gets To Decide? – “Even so, there’s no doubt this ruling represents a step forward for women like Chand who refuse to alter their bodies by …

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FeaturedScience

[Cross-Post] Dear Planned Parenthood: You ROCK for Helping Patients Donate Fetal Tissue

Ed’s Note: This cross-post was written by Steph at Grounded Parents. If you want to leave a comment, click through the link at the bottom to the full post.  ****** It’s …

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Quickies

Quickies: Black American Motherhood, Brain Perception Disorders, and Sarcasm is Awesome

Between the World and Me: Black American Motherhood – “There was a time when some of us believed our daughters were safe. ‘At least you have girls,’ a white colleague …

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