Wine pours from a decanter with three holes for a waterfall effect
Skepticism

Wine Gifts You Don’t Need

Every year folks tell me they’re too intimidated to buy actual wine for the wine geek in their lives. Since that wine geek is often me, I always tell them …

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A hand holds up Brewdog's "No Label" beer
FeaturedFeminism

Beer, Queer? Thoughts On Beer and Gender

Scottish self-proclaimed “punk rock” brewery Brewdog has released what it calls “the world’s first transgender beer.” Dubbed “No Label,” the beer is “brewed with hops that have changed sex from …

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Shelves of stemware
FeaturedSkepticism

Do You Need Fancy Stemware?

Have you ever eaten yogurt with a fork? Ever had cereal from a coffee mug? Coffee from a mason jar? Have you, like me, made nachos in a saucepan because …

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Young Black man flexes biceps while wearing shirt that reads, "This is what a feminist looks like"
Feminism

How Feminists Can Do More to Fight Toxic Masculinity

@AbsurdistWords had some powerful things to say on Twitter on Thursday about toxic masculinity and the ways we rob men of healthy tools for processing and expressing emotion. (I highly …

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Muslim Science-Loving Kid Comes Out On Top, Infuriates White Atheists

The brave and brilliant youngster Ahmed Mohamed has been showered with support since his ludicrous and racist arrest this week, receiving invitations to MIT, Harvard, NASA, Facebook, Twittter, and the …

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Ashley Madison logo depicts white woman with finger over lips in "shhh" gesture
FeaturedFeminism

So Your Partner was on Ashley Madison. DTMFA.

I’m in a cab late at night making conversation with the typically chatty driver; I realize I’ve lost my keys and have to find a place to crash. Texting frantically, …

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Elizabeth Banks checks out Channing Tatum's abs in Magic Mike and they are fine as shit
FeaturedFeminism

Five Reasons ‘Magic Mike XXL’ Is a Feminist Film

I saw Magic Mike XXL over the weekend knowing absolutely nothing about the film going in except that both Mallory Ortberg and Alex endorsed it (which would be enough for me …

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Carli Lloyd raises her fingers in the air after her third World Cup goal
FeaturedFeminism

Feminism Needs Women’s Sports

How much fun is sports twitter? I was newly reminded last night during the breathtaking opening minutes of the USA vs. Japan World Cup, when my TL was a sea …

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