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Quickies: Queen Bee Syndrome, Rachel Dolezal, and Breakthroughs in Bioengineering

‘Queen Bee syndrome’: the myth that keeps working women in their little box – “The idea popularised by Heathers and The Devil Wears Prada, that successful women connive to keep …

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Quickies: Placentophagy, Gamergaters’ Latest Ethics Trolling, and How Privileged People React to Injustice

Gamergate’s Newest Nemesis Is A Canadian PhD Student – “Gamergate trolls attacked Natalie Zed when she compared them to Lord Voldemort’s minions.” From Amy. What to Expect When You’re Expecting …

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Quickies: Drug Testing, Vintage Female Health Products, and Exploiting Poor People for Entertainment 

Girls Rule in an Indian Village – Check out these gorgeous photos of a rare matriarchal society, the Khasi people. From Donna. The Pointlessness of the Workplace Drug Test – …

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Quickies: Sexist Interview Questions, Sexuality Education for Kids, and Mineral Miracle Arrest

Women reveal all the sexist questions they’ve been asked at job interviews – “From inquiries about how willing they would be to flirt with customers, to requests for them to …

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Religion

Atheist Music Review: “After Life Goes By”

I’m not the kind of person who actively seeks out atheist music to listen to. In fact, I don’t usually enjoy listening to songs where I have to listen carefully to …

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Quickies: Gender Binary and Colors, the Mysteries of the Universe, and Petting Parties

Lovely Illustrations From The Story Of A Black Boy Who Dreams Of Going To Mars – This project still needs to be funded on Kickstarter so consider checking it out! …

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FeaturedGuest Bloggers

Guest Post: The Popcorn Movie in Jeopardy?: A Response to Sady Doyle

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is by Leah Misemer and talks about the difficulties faced when translating comics, which can be produced cheaply and serially, into movies, which are expensive and …

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Quickies: Falling for Fake Science, Trans Veterans’ Support Group, and Roe v. Wade and the Right to Privacy

Why We Fall For Fake Science – “The retraction of a Science paper claiming a 20-minute talk with a gay canvasser can change views on gay marriage may not quash …

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