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Is there a secular argument against abortion?

Yesterday, an article was published about atheists at CPAC (Conservative Political Action Conference). Featured prominently in the article was Dave Silverman, president of American Atheists. In it, Dave was quoted as …

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Disabled? Write for us!

So, in case you didn’t notice, there was a bit of a kerfuffle recently on Skepchick about ableism. Turns out, not everyone on Skepchick has the same opinions, and we …

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“Animal Rights Come Before Religion,” according to Denmark

A few days after a Copenhagen zoo sparked outrage for killing a healthy, young giraffe in order to “prevent inbreeding,” Denmark has announced that they would no longer allow religious …

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Can Wendy Davis REALLY Have it All?

A recent New York Times cover shows a picture of Wendy Davis, State Senator from Texas and candidate for Governor, with the title “Can Wendy Davis Have It All?” I’ve …

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Stop Calling Macklemore “Brave.”

A few days ago, Macklemore took home four Grammys (for New Artist, Rap Performance, Rap Song for “Thrift Shop,” and and Rap Album for The Heist). After the ceremony, Macklemore posted a …

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Top Video Games of 2013

It’s the end of the year! That means it’s time for lists! Hooray! I was a big gamer growing up, but once I got to college, I got sick of …

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What No One Tells You When You Get Diagnosed

I wrote a post a year ago about being disabled, and recently saw a post on the “Chronically Invisible” Tumblr that really resonated with me. I wanted to write this …

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What if we treated physical disabilities like mental health problems? Well, we do.

I see a common sentiment echoed in the communities who advocate for better mental health access, understanding, and decreasing of stigma against people with mental health issues: “What if we …

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