Chart showing the percent of men who rated each trait as important.
FeaturedScience

A Survey Did Not Prove Men Want Dependent Wives

Surveys are funny things. You can get some interesting revelations out of a well-done survey, but if the survey has significant flaws you can also end up with a barrage …

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PayScale Infographic showing that in 6 fields men only make a couple percentages more in wages then women in the same jobs
Anti-ScienceFeminism

Bad Chart Thursday: Redditors Prove the Gender Wage Gap is a Myth

Ladies, you can all stop complaining about not being paid as much as men because Reddit has determined that there is no gender wage gap. Reddit user Rhiever posted in …

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Study results showing that women and men were assigned equal bonuses in the non-merit condition but men got higher bonuses in the merit condition
FeaturedFeminism

The Paradox of Meritocracy

I’ve written about the gender pay gap before and every time I do I get people who respond by insisting that there is perfect equality in the workplace and any …

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Chicago Bean in Snowstorm
Events

Skepchick Schedule for ChiFi

Starting tomorrow, all of your favorite Skepchicks will be at the historic Palmer House in Chicago for ChiFi. We also have a ton of friends of Skepchick joining us for Skepchick-themed programming …

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Events

Join Skepchick in Chicago next Week for Chi-Fi

Next week Skepchick will be running a bunch of events during geek con Chi-Fi at the historic Palmer House in downtown Chicago. All of your favorite Skepchick, Mad Art Lab, …

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ReligionSkepticism

Most Republicans Want a Christian Theocracy and Other Lessons From Reading Polling Data

This week a Public Policy Polling (PPP) poll showing that 57% of republicans in the US want to institute Christianity as a national religion has been making the rounds on social …

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SKepchick OITNB cosplay. Photo by Jamie Bernstein.
Events

Skepchick is Coming to Chicago for Chi-Fi

You’ve probably heard of SkepchickCON where all the Skepchicks descend upon Minneapolis as part of CONvergence, but this year we’re expanding to Chicago. The weekend of March 19-22, 2015 the …

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Anti-ScienceSkepticism

7 Ways Anti-Vaxxers Are Worse than You Ever Could Have Imagined

I wrote the other day about how most parents that are not vaccinating are not senseless or stupid; They are just parents who have anxieties around vaccines and are not sure …

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