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FeminismParenting

Cross Post: The Radical Notion that Children are People

Editor’s Note: This cross post from Grounded Parents was written by Cassandra Phoenix. Click through the link at the bottom to read the full post and make comments.  ****** I …

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Quickies

Quickies: Bill Nye Fights for Science, Gaming Misogyny, and Comic Book Parents

Tuskegee Syphilis Study Recruitment Letter – An example of the letter sent out to some black men in Alabama, in one of the most infamous cases of unethical science. Gaming …

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Book Club

Skepchick Book Club: Life Ascending

Note: Information about next month’s book is at the bottom of this post. Welcome back to the Skepchick Book Club! This month we read Life Ascending: The Ten Great Inventions of …

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Quickies

Quickies: Teenage Nostalgia, Sexism is Great?, and Domestic Violence

Neural Nostalgia – “Why do we love the music we heard as teenagers?” It’s true–I’m definitely more into the music of my teenagehood now than I was when I was a …

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FeminismGuest Bloggers

Guest Post: Twitter’s Contraception Problem

Editor’s Note: Jenny Splitter, who also blogs on Skepchick’s parenting blog Grounded Parents, wrote this piece to raise awareness on why you never see contraceptives advertised on Twitter.  ****** If …

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Quickies

Quickies: Racism, Housing Scams, and Fossil-Loving Creationists

What I Did After Police Killed My Son – “Ten years later, we in Wisconsin passed the nation’s first law calling for outside reviews.” From Jamie & Eric. The most …

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Quickies

Quickies: Women Leaving Engineering, Fergusen, and a Star Trek Writer’s Response to a Homophobe

Many Women Leave Engineering, Blame The Work Culture – “From the aerospace sector to Silicon Valley, engineering has a retention problem: Close to 40 percent of women with engineering degrees …

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Guest Bloggers

Guest Post: Invisible Intersex

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post, by Amy, is about her experience with growing up as an intersexed individual. ****** Do you know someone who is intersexed? Would you be able …

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