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Cross-Post: Ask the right question: #whydoesheabuse?

Editor’s Note: This cross-post is written by Steph of Grounded Parents. To read the full post and to leave comments, click through the link at the end.  ****** As the …

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Quickies: Ray Rice, Science Funding, and Ghosts

What the Ray Rice Video Really Shows – The New Yorker sums up the hypocrisy of the reaction about the video where Ray Rice abuses his fiance. (Content warning: domestic violence.) U.S. …

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Quickies: Rejected Princesses, LGBT Youth Homelessness, and Stolen Nude Selfies

No Tiara, No Problem: ‘Rejected Princesses’ Have Stories Worth Telling – “Many of us have come to know the tales of Disney’s princesses by heart. But put Snow White, Cinderella, …

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Guest Post: Coming Out as Feminist

Editor’s Note: Today’s post, by Chris (who also blogs at Grounded Parents), was written a while ago about finally coming to terms with the identity “feminist.” ****** I’m tired. I’m …

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Quickies: MRAs, Typewriter Noises, and Donating to Charity in the Name of Non-consent

Open letter to the gaming community – A concise letter, the gist of which is “if you see something, say something.” From mrmisconception. Grover Norquist Goes to Burning Man – …

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Quickies: Homeless Women, Anita Sarkeesian, and Rowdy (White) Retirement Communities

One Woman’s Lessons From Living On The Street – “Susan says life on the streets is a constant battle for all homeless people, but for women it’s particularly hard. On …

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Guest Post: The Second Amendment is for White People

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post, by Jon Childress, is a must-read on the racial politics of guns in America.  ****** If you haven’t been following (on social media, not cable news) …

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Quickies: Prayer Meetings, Anti-Vax Mentality, and the Indifference of White America

How neuroscience is being used to spread quackery in business and education – The origin of the phrase “cargo-cult science” and how charlatans and pseudoscientists are co-opting neuroscience language without …

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